Teacher Information

Phone: (284) 634-5342


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree, Secondary Education, Texas State 1986 Special Education Certification Business Composite Certification

Doug Purcell

Coach Purcell is in his 17th year at Hightower H.S.  Coach Purcell retired from coaching as Head Coach of Boy's Soccer and Asst. Coach Football.  Coach Purcell teaches Special Education Occupational Prep and Co-Teach's in Social Studies.  He experienced college football with Sam Houston State, receiving his BBA from Texas State.  His wife is Jane Purcell.  Their daughter Sarah graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, finishing 4 years of college soccer.  She was named 2014 MVP, scoring the most points for the 2014 season. 

Teacher Schedule

  • Period 1: US History In-Class Support
    Period 2: US History Co-Teach
    Period 3: Special Ed    
    Period 4: US History In-Class Support
    Period 5: US History Co-Teach
    Period 6: Conference 
    Period 7: Occ Prep
    Period 8: US History Co-Teach

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorial 1: Monday thru Friday 6:30 a.m. to 7:20 a.m.