Sour Lake Elementary Student Council collected 406 toys for the Toy Feast.  ToyFeast is the largest source of donations for the Salvation Army in Southeast Texas. We are so proud of our students for taking part in this cause.

Is your child struggling with anxiety, depression, or behavioral problems? Did they experience Hurricane Harvey? Project Gold provides evidence-based mental health services for children and adolescents in your area  We are looking for children ages 5-17 affected by Hurricane Harvey or its aftermath who currently exhibit anxiety, depression, and/or behavioral problems  Therapy will be provided using telehealth services (using a Wi-Fi enabled computer or phone) directly in your home For more information on Project Gold, please contact Hetal Modi at

Congratulations to the Big Blue Machine! We had 11 students make the ATSSB Region 10 All-Region Band! 9 of these sudents qualified to Area and the opportunity to make the Texas All-State Band. Flute - Stephen Matherne (area) and Ashton Goebel (area)
Clarinet - David Matherne (area and Kohner Trahan (area)
Alto Sax - Adam Borel (first chair/area) and Abby Thomas (area)
Trumpet - Landon Matak and Jacob Cruz
French Horn - Emma Goebel (area)
Trombone - Benjamin Stone (area)
Tuba - Payton Sparks (area)  The ATSSB Region concert will be on December 15 at Silsbee HS auditorium at 5:00pm. Area auditions for the Texas All-State Band are on January 12 in Tyler.

Students of the Month Aubrey Thibodeaux China Elementary Chase Johnson Sour Lake Elementary Gavin Weeks Henderson Middle School Ashlon Jackson HJ High School

Teachers of the Month Beth Holder, Cheryl King, Brittany Granger, and Paul Sims
Employee of the Month Debra Corbello, Ashley Vazquez, Valerie Herman, Kristin Brown, Katy Doleman, Helen Rayon, Larry Spears, Gloria Malveaux, Aaron Burleson

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Please be advised:  In continuing our efforts for drug prevention and campus safety, HJISD has partnered with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, the Sour Lake Police Department, and the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department to conduct unannounced inspections of our campuses with the Jefferson County K-9 Unit.


Congratulations the the Big Blue Machine.  Area Qualifying UIL Marching Band

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