First Day of School Schedule

Freshmen and NEW to HHS students (10th, 11th & 12th) are invited at 7:45am on Monday, August 9th. After the morning orientation, they will follow the abbreviated First Day Schedule.

All RETURNING 10th, 11th and 12th grade students will report to Houston by 11:15am and will go directly to their homerooms.  Every student will receive a new copy of their schedule when visiting their homeroom.  


Freshmen Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 9th 


7:00 am

Mustang Mentors arrive 

Report to auditorium to prep and welcome 9th Graders  

7:15 am - 8:00 am 

9th Graders dropped off in auditorium/lobby entrances 

Bus riders will be directed from the front lobby to the auditorium lobby

There will be tables set up in the auditorium lobby with name tags. 

8:00 am - 8:15 am  

9th Graders report to the varsity gym 

Freshmen pick up a HHS T-Shirt

Look for homeroom sign and join Mentor group

8:15 am – 8:30 am  

9th Graders transition to Homeroom Classrooms with Mentors


8:30 am – 9:00 am 

Orientation Begins! Video Presentation

Welcome and Overview: Mr. Taylor, Mr. Gillespie, Mrs. Blackburn and Mrs. Wells

Mentee Groups complete Session 1

9:00 am – 9:25 am 

Session 1

Group 1: Classroom Discussion & Group 2: Tour

Mentee Groups will be divided in half

Group 1 meets with mentor in classroom, Group 2 completes school tour with mentor

9:25 am – 9:35 am  

Transition to Session 2 


9:35 am - 10:00 am 

Session 2

Group 1: School Tour & Group 2: Classroom Discussion


10:00 am - 10:10 am 



10:10 am - 10:20 am

Meet your Device Video Introduction

Ellie Talley


10:20 am – 11:15 am  

Lunch with Mentee Group in Homeroom Classroom