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PTO News
Apr 14, 2022

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Important Upcoming Dates

  • Apr 20-22 - HOSA State Competition - Galveston
  • Apr 22 - COVID-19 Testing at DeBakey HSHP
  • Apr 23 - Prom
  • Apr 26 - Class of 2023 College Prep Meeting (learn more)
  • May 03 - Belize 2023 - Virtual Information Session (learn more)
  • May 05 - PTO Uniform Store @ DeBakey
  • May 05 - 07 - VEX Robotics World Championship (learn more)
  • Jun 07 - Last Day of School
  • Jun 11 - DeBakey Graduation, 4PM @ Barnett Stadium
  • Jun 15 - Report Cards

Snack Donations Still Needed - HOSA and Robotics

If you are able, please consider donating snacks for our participating students competing at next week's HOSA State competition in Galveston and the Robotics World Championship in Dallas on May 5-7.
  • If you would like to donate snacks for the competitors (boxes of chips, fruit, granola, crackers, etc...), drop off any donations to the front office and mark them for 'HOSA Competition' or 'Robotics Competition'.
  • If you would like to make a monetary donation to help support the robotics competitors, visit our general donation form and enter 'Robotics Competition' in the notes.

Senior Signing Day - Donations Needed

The Senior will have College Signing Day on May 20. College Counselor, Mr. Rosa, has planned multiple activities during lunch for the students. We will have cookies, DJ and photo backdrop for kids to take selfies. 

Any Senior that has declared and evidenced that they received a scholarship award to Mr. Rosa receives a raffle ticket for prizes at the event.  There will be awards for the most scholarships and the largest amount of a singular scholarship in addition to others awards.

We are asking for parent donations for the college experience gift table.

Below are some suggested college related items. Items will be sent to the school for collection & display before the event on May 20.

Adventure Awaits to Belize - Spring 2023

Learn more about an upcoming adventure to Belize!

Find out about what to see and do, travel logistics, how to earn high school/college credit and more.

Info session - Tuesday, May 3 @ 6PM - Sign up to learn more

DeBakey 50th Anniversary Celebration - Update

We are thrilled to inform you that 2022 is the 50th Anniversary for our beloved school. We want to celebrate this milestone with a celebration that you ALL are invited to attend. DeBakey HSHP will host a 50th Celebration 2-day event, October 28-29, 2022. The festivities will be held at the school's beautiful new building located in the Houston Medical Center as well as the Health Museum in the museum district. 

We have created a google form for you to fill out that will help us plan this special event. This form will be collecting information until May 31, 2022. Here is the link to the google form: Link to form

ATTN Class of 2023! College Prep Meeting - Apr 26

Are you ready for college? Do not miss this meeting!

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 @ 5PM

Meeting link has been sent to your student's email address.

Student Council Applications - Open!

Please contact Ms. Adcox in room 307 or via email at if you have any questions or concerns.

The purpose of the Michael E. DeBakey HS for Health Professions (DeBakey HSHP) Student Council / Class Office is to give students an opportunity to develop their leadership skills by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the Student Council and Class Office is the voice of the student body. (resource: TASSP)  All officers will serve on the Principal’s Advisors Council. Students wishing to run for a Student Council or Class Office should submit their completed application with all required documents and signatures no later than 3:45 pm Wednesday April 13, 2022. 

Please contact Ms. Adcox in room 307 or via email at if you have any questions or concerns and also for a a copy of the application form.

Volunteer Service Hour Opportunities

HOSA Food Bank Food Drive

Donate food items to Ms Dulap's room ( RM 424 ) for volunteer hours - 3 cans of food = 1 volunteer hour

Help Refugees Suffering from Conflict in Ethiopia

Collecting First Aid Donations (Bandaids, gauze, masks, etc)
Deadline Apr 29 - Dr. Li's Room (Rom 234)
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