Tiger Tracks Inside Edition

Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - September 30, 2019

It's Custodian Appreciation Week! Join us in celebrating our AWESOME Tiger custodial staff and thank them for all they do for us!!


Monday, September 30

View the most updated Duty Schedule here

Deadline: Biggest Loser sign up. (See details below)

On Site flu shots at THS. (See details in clinic corner below) 2:00-3:30

Tuesday, October 1

Annual Staff TraInings DUE TODAY!

American Federation of Teachers (AFT) in the lounge - 11:30-1:00

Volleyball: @ Kempner 4:30/5:30/6:30

Tennis vs Kempner 3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 2

College wear Wednesday

Department Head Meeting 3:00 (FOCR)

Football (Freshman) @ Dulles 4:30

Football vs Dulles (JV) 5:00

Thursday, October 3
Theme Day Thursday: Neon Out "Outshine the Vikings

Tennis @ Kempner 3:00 pm

Football vs Dulles (Varsity) @ Mercer 6:30 pm

Friday, October 4

Volleyball vs Bush (Home) 4:30/5:30/6:30

Saturday October 5


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Congratulations to Mr. Smith and THS Percussion who competed at the Drums of Fall Drumline Competition! Below highlights ALL their amazing accomplishments on that day:

  • Best snares
  • Best tenors
  • Best cymbals


Think Before You Post-Awareness Campaign

We have teamed up with FBI Houston to spread the important message that false and hoax threats of violence are no joke. Make plans to spread the Think Before You Post awareness campaign by using our media tool kit. High School students can enter a video in the PSA contest to win prizes.

Think Before You Post Graphs

Think Before You Post PSA Video

Think Before Your Post PSA Contest

SHOUT OUT to Mrs. Martinez and Mrs. Thorpe for spending their Wednesday displaying the amazing "HELLO" in the commons.

If you haven't seen it yet, you MUST take time to see their work and our students' acts of kindness.
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Sign up in Ms. Baker's office in F114!!! (Refer to the flyer in your mailbox for details)

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Teacher toolkit

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Clinic Corner: On-Site Flu Shot

On-Site Flu Shot Clinics

For Employees and Dependents (Age 4+)

Starts September 16

  • FREE to employees, spouses and dependents (4 years and older) covered by FBISD medical plans
  • $26 for employees without FBISD medical insurance
  • Bring a COPY (front and back) of FBISD insurance card and write your date of birth on it

Please see attached flyer for more information and schedule for your school or location. Schools not listed have scheduled clinics with other vendors. Please see your nurse for information on when your flu clinic will be held.

Need more info? Details on the flu vaccine and in-network providers can be found HERE

Click Here for Schedule

Click Here for Influenza Vaccine Flyer

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Benefit Coordinator Site Visit: 10.15.2019 8:00-4:30 in the Library

Open Enrollment October 21-November 5

Congratulations to Coach Marsh!!!

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HabitudesOnline Access Information for NEW Users!

You now have access to the HabitudesOnline platform.

To access your account, you will log in via www.habitudesonline.com using the following credentials:

  • Username: Your email
  • Password: Habitudes

Our platform is optimized for the Google Chrome web-browser and may not function optimally with all browsers. Google Chrome is a free browser that can be downloaded HERE.

Let us know if we can assist you with anything else. If you have specific tech support questions, simply use the chat feature in the bottom right-hand corner of your HabitudesOnline home screen or contact us via email at techsupport@growingleaders.com.

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2019-2020 Fort Bend Letter Jacket Program

Please refer to the email from Ms. Kilgore to address any questions students may have about purchasing letter jackets.

Teacher Resources

UH Teacher Appreciation Day 10.12.2019

Houston Teachers family, friends, and guest can enjoy the game at a preferred rate of $15!

Request for Educational Support

Ms. Franco, our Professional Learning Lead, now has a form to fill out for any Educational support requests.

Student password assistance

Refer to the email from Ms. Spina for specific instructions on 8.14.2019 if you are having trouble navigating through the site.

Having an issue with Technology?

Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a Support Portal ticker (Formerly CRM ticket) instead of emailing him when you have a request. Thank you!

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"If you devote yourself to an ATTITUDE that these messages are important to our kids and make it a HABIT to stay engaged (no matter how many times over the years you’ve seen the same videos), then you’ll be able to work wonders with your Advisory kiddos. Please send the message through your own body language that these lessons are important and should be given our utmost attention!" The amazing Mr. Pope.

Check out Advisory Courses in Schoology!

9th grade Access Code: 25JG-6TGZ-63PVB

10th grade Access Code: VH3S-K9X8-5BGJV

11th grade Access Code: JJRJ-J73S-VV69B

12th grade Access Code: 2NQ2-Q2R3-DQTR9

Weekly Advisory Lesson Plans are located in the 1st 9 weeks folder of your appropriate Schoology Course under the appropriate dated week. You MUST log in and JOIN the correct Schoology course to access the videos and materials for this week's lessons.

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Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Positive Office Referrals

Want a way to award Tiger Pride Points or recognize a student? Submit a positive office referral!

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Grading Policy and Reporting Reminders! - PLEASE REVIEW!

  • Do NOT put a 0 in on any assignment that was not completed due to student absence - for any reason - until the student has had sufficient time and opportunity to complete the assignment and failed to do so.
  • Assignments in grade book must have specific name - i.e. Ch 12 vocab assignment vs Homework 2
  • Grades must be entered within 5 days of assignment due date.
  • Late Work is accepted - 1 day late is up to 15 points off; 2 days late is up to 30 points off
  • Parent contact is required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact

Link for Student Schoology Access

How to Reset Your Network Password

Do you have news to share? Email THS Announcements! (THS.Announcements@fortbendisd.com)

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October 9

Homecoming Community Pep Rally - 6:00 PM

October 11

Student Holiday/Professional Development Day

Staff Group Picture - 7:30 am

October 12

Homecoming Dance 8:00pm

October 14

Holiday - No School

October 15

Benefits Coordinator Site Visit--Library