Options High School

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  • "The Socorro Independent School District kicked off the 2019 graduation season celebrating graduating seniors at Options High School on May 30.

    SISD Superintendent José Espinoza, Ed.D., and Options Principal Dr. Maggie Aguilar welcomed family and friends to the event. The celebration also featured an address from Region 19 Executive Director Armando Aguirre and several graduates.

    “Options High School graduates, you have a bright future ahead of you,” Espinoza said. “As you move on from Team SISD remember to dream big! Never doubt yourself because you are capable of great things. With perseverance, you can do anything you set your mind to.”

    Options High School is a non-traditional high school that offers numerous academic options and a unique competency-based learning system for students to earn their high school diploma.

    “I had a great experience at Options High School,” said proud graduate Angel Ortega. “The principal and teachers really cared about my needs and that helped me get to where I am now. I’m really happy that this time has come.”

    Like Ortega, many students were grateful to have support from highly qualified teachers and staff.

    “My mom is in the military and she wasn’t going to be here for my graduation next year, which is why I decided to come to Options and graduate early,” said Sirena Silva. “I really liked Options. Everyone is equal and we are one big family.”

    Proud parents and siblings were happy to see the graduates turn their tassels and walk on stage to receive their diplomas.

    “I’m so happy and eager to see my son graduate,” said Lorena Marquez, a parent of an Options graduate. “This is a great school because students can work at their own pace, the teachers are attentive and keep the students accountable.”"

    (Taken from the SISD website June 28, 2019)

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Head Start Program at Options HS

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    Young parents in SISD can enroll their children in Head Start at Options High School.

    Young parents in the Socorro Independent School District, who are working to earn their high school diplomas, now may enroll their children in the new ESC19 Head Start program that will be offered at Options High School for the 2019-2020 school year.

    For additional information, contact Mrs. Betancis at 937-4008. 

    View these two Options HS video clips:
    ESC Region 19 Head Start at Options High School
    Options High School "Jump Start Your Career"

     


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About Us

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  • Options High School opened its doors on June 4, 2007. OHS is a non-traditional high school that offers academic options for students that want to complete the necessary requirements for obtaining a high school diploma. OHS uses a competency-based learning system with flexible scheduling for young adults who are not successfully completing a traditional high school program. The student’s commitment and desire to earn a high school diploma, combined with a caring, positive learning climate, determines the student’s degree of success. OHS is designed to serve those students who are self-disciplined, strongly motivated, and committed to furthering their education in a self-paced environment. Students make progress at their own pace using computers and other supportive software, and are expected to meet all SISD graduation requirements. Their records are sent to their home campus for verification of graduation eligibility, and have the opportunity to attend a graduation ceremony at the home campus.
     
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