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Public Meeting on FIRST rating for Hempstead ISD set for December 17

Posted Date: 12/01/2018

A public meeting will be held to distribute information on the 2017-2018 School FIRST (Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas) rating for Hempstead I.S.D. for the fiscal year 2016-2017.

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HISD Accepting GATE Referrals

Posted Date: 11/12/2018

Hempstead ISD is accepting referrals for students enrolled in K–11 for screening and possible placement in the Gifted and Talented Program. Referrals will be accepted through Dec. 21. Read more...

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Prosperity Bank Replaces Outdoor Scoreboards at HISD

Posted Date: 11/16/2018

Bobcat Stadium has a new scoreboard.  Prosperity Bank, who has been sponsoring the scoreboards for many years, is replacing the old outdoor scoreboards. Read more...

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Bobcat Band Receives Donation from VFW Post 4007

Posted Date: 08/29/2018

HHS Band Director Ronald A. Walker, Sr. and Drum Major Sally Pacheco were excited to accept a check from Travis Winfree on Wednesday, August 29.  Mr. Winfree presented the $400 donation on behalf of

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HHS Students Visit Area Universities

Students from Hempstead High School have had the opportunity this fall to visit several area colleges and universities. Campus tours have become a tradition at HHS.

Posted Date: 12/03/2018

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Erika Douglas Appointed Principal of Hempstead Middle School

Erika Douglas has been appointed as principal of the Hempstead Middle School.  Douglas brings a broad range of experiences in education to her new role as principal. Read more...

Posted Date: 11/29/2018

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Hempstead Elementary Hosts Parent University Nights

Hempstead Elementary brings back Parent University nights to help parents.  Parents are highly encouraged to attend.  During these nights, staff will introduce Math & Reading resources. Read more...

Posted Date: 12/03/2018

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Erik Rosillo Wins Purple Laptop

Erik Rosillo, a 1st grader at Hempstead Elementary, won the purple laptop in the Purple Paw Contest held during the month of November. Erik's name was drawn from almost 500 purple paws in the box.

Posted Date: 11/16/2018

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Bobcat Bucks Promote Positive Behavior and Reinforce TEKS at HES

Students at Hempstead Elementary had their first opportunity to shop at the Bobcat Bucks Store on Friday, September 21.  To purchase items, students had to make a withdrawal from their Bobcat Bucks

Posted Date: 10/01/2018

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Pre-K Students are hands-on with STEM

Students at Hempstead Early Childhood Center are getting a hands-on jump start on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  On Wednesday, September 26, Dr. Halcyon Watkins visited HECC

Posted Date: 10/01/2018

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Hempstead Volleyball All-District Selections Released

Congratulations to the Hempstead Ladycats who received all-district honors for the 2018 volleyball season.  The Ladycats had a great season and finished the year as Bi-district finalists.

Posted Date: 12/03/2018

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Band Places at Blinn Marching Competition

The Hempstead Bobcat Band placed 3rd at the Blinn Band Marching competition on Saturday, October 13.

Posted Date: 10/15/2018

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Hempstead ISD
1440 13th Street
P.O. Box 1007
Hempstead, Texas 77445

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Phone: 979-826-3304
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Christmas Holidays

Christmas Holidays

Hempstead ISD will have early dismissal on Friday, December 21,2018,

All schools and offices at Hempstead ISD will be closed from Monday, December 24, 2018 through Friday, January 4, 2019 for the Christmas holidays.

Monday, January 7, 2019 will be a Staff In-Service Day/Student Holiday.  Regular classes will resume on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at regular time.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

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