Upcoming Events

Pep Rally
Date: 9/19/2014
Open House
Date: 9/22/2014, 6 PM
Cougar Criminal Justice Club
Date: 9/23/2014, 3:55 PM 5 PM
Location: Room 1118
Wipe Out Willis - Hawaiian Day
Date: 9/24/2014
Australia Trip Interest Meeting
Date: 9/24/2014, 7 PM 8:30 PM
Location: CSHS Room 1210
NHS Chapter Meeting
Date: 9/25/2014, 7:45 AM 8:45 AM
Location: LGI
Junior Class Ring Assembly
Date: 9/25/2014, 10 AM
Location: Auditorium
NHS Chapter Meeting
Date: 9/25/2014, 3:55 PM 4:55 PM
Location: LGI
Region Choir Auditions
Date: 9/27/2014, 4:30 AM 5:30 AM
Location: Belton High School
CSHS Mentor Elementary
Date: 9/30/2014, 7:45 AM 8:10 AM
Location: Room 1210 LGI


News and Announcements

Three CSHS students named Hispanic Scholars

Three CSHS students named Hispanic Scholars Jose Emmanuel Quiros, Alexander Sanchez, and Samantha Villalobos have been named Scholars by the 2014-2015 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) and received a certificate of recognition from the College Board.

To be eligible for this honor, students must have taken the PSAT/NMSQT during their junior year, be of at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino descent, achieve the minimum PSAT/NMSQT score (181 this year), and achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher by the end of junior year. The NHRP awards students in two categories, Scholar and Honorable Mention. The Scholar distinction indicates that a student has achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher while Honorable Mention indicates a GPA of 3.0-3.49.

The College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program identifies academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school students. Each year, the NHRP honors about 5,000 of the highest-scoring students from over 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT. These students are from the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Mariana Islands, and the Marshall Islands, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools abroad. Approximately 200 of the top-scoring PAA™ students from Puerto Rico are also included.
Pep Rally This Friday
We'll be on an Afternoon Activity Schedule for our first pep rally this Friday. Check out the bell schedule (especially if you have morning off periods) and the seating chart.
AP Scholars
Twenty-three students at College Station High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.
CSHS Students Qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

CSHS Students Qualify as National Merit Semifinalists Congratulations to College Station High School's first three National Merit Semifinalists, Jiatao Liang, David Rambo, and Kelly Zhang. These three students have earned qualifying scores on their 11th grade PSAT and will be competing to become National Merit Finalists. They are among only 16,000 students in the nation who have qualified to compete for National Merit Scholarships.

We'd also like to recognize their classmates at our sister school, A&M Consolidated, who qualified as National Merit Semifinalists: Anisha Datta, Dawson Deere, Evan Gan, Yuchen Gao, Charles Morey, Jeremy Rees, Dahlia Rohm, Shilpa Saravanan, and Emily Zhao.

Congratulations to all of these CSISD students!
Cougar Media Advertising
Cougar Media is currently selling business ads in both yearbook and newspaper. Our deadline for yearbook ads this year is October 2; newspaper deadlines occur throughout the year based on its publication schedule.

If you or someone you know is interested in more information about business ads for newspaper or yearbook, please do not hesitate to contact either Teresa Laffin (yearbook adviser) at tlaffin@csisd.org or Courtney Wellmann (newspaper adviser) at cwellmann@csisd.org.

Senior ads for yearbook are also now available, with a deadline of October 15. For more information about senior ads, please contact Ms. Laffin.
Students Named to All-State Journalism Staff

Students Named to All-State Journalism Staff The University Interscholastic League announced recently that Fiona Cohen and Lisa Liu from College Station High School’s The Catamount newspaper have been named to the 2013-14 All-State Journalism staff.

“High school journalists who go above and beyond the classroom assignments earn the elite title of All-State staff,” said Jeanne Acton, UIL Journalism Director.

To become a member of the All-State Journalism Staff, students must accumulate points over the year based on their achievements at UIL journalism competition and other writing and publication contests, both statewide and nationwide. Students then apply to UIL to become a member of the staff.

Cohen is a senior and entertainment editor, and Liu is a junior and managing editor. The staff is advised by Courtney Wellmann. Assistant adviser is Teresa Laffin.
Student HAC Accounts
STUDENTS: If you would like to be able to check your grades online instead of asking your parents to do so for you, simply fill out the survey at the link below and a Home Access Center (HAC) account will be created for you. As soon as your account is set up, an email will be sent to you with log-in information. Please allow at least 24 hours for new accounts to be created.

Student HAC Account Form
Picture Day

Picture Day Picture day order forms for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be distributed in social studies classes on Tuesday, September 2.

Picture day is Tuesday, September 9, during social studies classes.

Parents, if your child does not have a social studies class, please have him or her see Mrs. Laffin in room 2011 before or after school.

Senior pictures should be scheduled individually through Specialties Photography at 696-9898.
Varsity Football Ticket Information

Varsity Football Ticket Information 2014-15 CSISD VARSITY FOOTBALL PRICES:

Student pre-sale: $3.00
Adult pre-sale: $5.00
Reserved: $8.00
At the Gate (general): $6.00

Pre-sale tickets may be purchased on Thursdays during all lunches and @ the CSHS Field House 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cougar Family Fun Night

Cougar Family Fun Night Come enjoy a special Family Night for the first home football game against the Waco Lions!
Starting an hour before the game, the CSHS Cougar Club is hosting lots of fun activities for the whole family!
College Station Drama Presents The Crucible

College Station Drama Presents The Crucible Thursday, Sept. 4 @ 7:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 6 @ 1:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 7 @ 5:00pm

Tickets: $7.00 in advance
$10.00 at the door

Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria and Drama Room (1326) ALL WEEK!
Tutorial Schedule and Bus Information

Tutorial Schedule and Bus Information Beginning next week, after-school tutorial bus transportation will be provided Monday-Thursday afternoons at 5:00 pm. Students must check availability with the teacher before staying after school. Students need to report to their teacher to obtain a tutorial bus pass. Immediately following 7th period, students must then go to the main office to have their bus passes signed by Ms. Brooks at the front desk. Once the pass has been signed, students should report directly back to their tutorials by 3:55pm. After the tutoring session, students should wait in the front of the school to ride the tutorial bus at 5:00 pm.

Please see the departmental tutorial schedule for tutorial options.
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