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SUBJECT: DeBakey PTO Newsletter - January 22. 2023

DeBakey PTO

DeBakey PTO Newsletter

January 23, 2023

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In This Issue
  • Important Upcoming Dates
  • Summer 2024 Travel Tour Opportunity
  • Chaperones Needed - HOSA Spring Area 2 Conference
  • Free Online ACT and SAT Practice exams with Revolution Prep
  • InGenius Prep Free Webinar:
    Webinar Series for 11th Graders
  • HISD News
    • HISD launches its first ever Spanish live stream channel
  • Odds and Ends
    • BCM is Seeking Debakey Alum
    • DeBakey Uniform & Spirit Wear Store

  • Jan 26 - 8th Grade Open House
  • Jan 27 - HOSA Spring Area 2 Conference
  • Jan 27 - iFest, 2:30PM
  • Feb 14 - PTO Meeting
  • Feb 20 - No School - Teacher Service Day
  • Feb 24 - Cycle 4 Ends
  • Feb 27 - Cycle 5 Begins
  • Mar 03 - Cycle 4 Report Cards
  • Mar 13 - 17 - Spring Break
Summer 2024 Travel Tour Opportunity

Learn more about traveling to Switzerland, Italy, France and Spain in Summer 2024! Ms. Ramirez-McBride will be hosting a meeting on Feb 2 at 5:30PM in Room 148!

Register to get more details!
HOSA Spring Area 2 Conference - Chaperones Needed

HOSA Teacher Sponsors are requesting 5 parent chaperones for 107 students participating in the upcoming Spring Area 2 Conference on Friday, January 27th, at Clear Lake HS.

The school bus will depart DeBakey HS at around 1pm and return at around 10:30 pm. Please review the available slots on the link below and sign up by January 24th. Thank you for supporting DeBakey HOSA! For additional questions, please contact Dr. Boughaba at Fadia.Boughaba@houstonisd.org.

We are also in need of drinks and snacks for the event. If you are able, please drop off at the front office by Weds and label them with 'HOSA'.

Sign Up Today!
Revolution Prep
Free Online ACT and SAT Practice Exams with Revolution Prep

Revolution Prep are offering our students the opportunity to take a FREE ONLINE ACT and SAT practice exam, see below to register:


ACT Practice Exam

Saturday January 28,2023

8:00 am to 12 :00 pm

Live Online


SAT Practice Exam

Saturday February 11, 2023

8:00 am to 12 :00 pm

Live Online


Click here to register: https://www.revolutionprep.com/partners/7616/

Webinar Series for 11th Graders

InGenius prep is hosting a series of webinars aimed at preparing 11th graders for college planning. The (3) webinars will be covering:

Click on the links above to learn more about each webinar.

HISD launches its first ever Spanish live stream channel

HISD now has a dedicated Spanish livestream, which will allow viewers to see board meetings and a variety of district-related content. Just go to www.HoustonISD.org/livetv and click “Live” or “En vivo” to watch.

For registered speakers and those in attendance at board meetings, the district will provide simultaneous Spanish and American Sign Language interpreters.

With more than 60% of HISD’s population identifying as Hispanic, the district aims to give more families the opportunity to engage in a way that empowers them to be advocates for their students’ educational journeys.

Learn more

BCM is seeking DeBakey HSHP Alum

Are you a DeBakey High School for Health Professions-HTX graduate?

 We're celebrating DeBakey High's 50th anniversary and want to hear from you! Send an email to pa@bcm.edu with your name, which year you gradated and a brief summary of how your experience has influenced your career and life!

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