Parent Newsletter - Issue #311 - April 4, 2021
This Week in Tiger Territory
Monday, April 5 (A Day)
Tuesday, April 6 (B Day)
Tiger Tuesday: Go Global @ths_tigers #tigerpride365 (TPP)
- District Track & Field Meet
- Softball @ Bush HS 4:30/6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 7 (A Day)
College Wear Wednesday @ths_tigers #tigerpride365 (TPP)
- Varsity Baseball vs. RPHS 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 8 (B Day)
- District Track & Field Meet
- JV Baseball @ RPHS 4:30/7:00 PM
Friday, April 9 (A Day)
On Fridays we wear RED!! @ths_tigers #tigerpride365 (TPP)
- District Track & Field Meet
- JV Baseball vs. Austin HS 4:30/7:00 PM
- Softball vs. Clements 4:30/6:00 PM
- Bellisimo Spring Show 7:00 PM
- Varsity Baseball @ Austin HS 7:00 PM
HOSA State Competition Results
Travis HOSA will be sending 7 out of the 18 students that competed at state to advance to Nationals this year which is a first time in recent years. The students have been working extremely hard and diligently all year to get to this point. Please congratulate these students:
2021-2022 Texas State Officer Reporter- Jon N
Medical Math 2nd Place- Rohan D
Public Health 5th Place- Antoaniette O, Minal K, Felicity O, Arisha S, Toluwalase D and Lazin S
UIL District Results
Several Tigers were successful at the UIL Academic District Meet.
Regional Qualifiers were:
Dorothy O- 1st Place Prose coached by Ms. Schinagel
Danielle B- 1st Place Social Studies coached by Mr. Krenek 2nd Place Team as well.
Daniel Z- 2nd Place Lincoln Douglas Debate coached by Ms. Kennedy
Other winners were:
Ian L, Saood U, Daniel T and Hayden V- 3rd Place Team Computer Science coached by Mr. Thom
Nevin B- 6th place Literary Criticism coached by Mr. Chambers
Many other Tigers competed and finished in the top ten in their event.
Thanks for all the coaches. Taracido, Barocio, Banjo, Jose, Hill. Nowlin, Cheek and those mentioned above who gave many hours of their time this year to prepare our students for this competition.
Course requests for the 2021-2022 school year have been posted in the "Portfolio" tab in Skyward Family Access for verification purposes. Click on the Portfolio tab and then click on the Course Request Report 21-22. Courses listed are requests and not an actual schedule.
After reviewing your requests, if everything is correct, no follow-up is needed.
To correct an error or change a selection, please complete and submit the course verification form using the link below. All course verifications must be complete by April 9, 2021.
You will only be allowed to submit the course verification form once.
Please contact the students school counselor if you have any questions.
Travis HS GT Spring Showcase
Travis High School is hosting our first GT Showcase this Spring! Students selected from each grade level will also have the opportunity to represent THS at the District GT Showcase tentatively planned for the week of April 19th.
Who: All GT Students
What: THS GT SHOWCASE
When: Now - March 29th
How: Students will complete or extend projects and submit them by Monday, March 29th at 11:59 p.m.
Steps for you to take:
Think: What would you like to learn more about? How can you explore this idea? What projects have you been working on this year that you could extend?
Complete: Each student must fill out the THS GT Showcase Student Response form by Monday, February 8 at 3 p.m.
Consider: You may choose to extend your research and submit projects which fulfill other requirements (Science fair, GSA Capstone Projects, HOSA projects, or projects submitted for assignments this school year). GT students may also extend research and submit a project which is a current or upcoming assignment.
Plan: Organize your ideas and work on your project. You are responsible for contacting your mentor when you need assistance and respecting his/her schedule, planning and completing your project, and turning it in on time (Monday, March 29th). This project will allow you to practice skills needed for the workplace - responsibility, communication, and adherence to deadlines.
Submit: You will submit a video of no more than five minutes showing and explaining your project. GT students may choose to submit additional documentation/items, as needed. The deadline for submission is Monday, March 29th at 11:59 p.m. More details and submission guidelines will be sent later.
GT students and parents may attend the Zoom meeting for more information.
Betty Roberts is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: THS GT Showcase Information 2021
Time: Feb 9, 2021 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 829 1242 7688
New Office 365 Features for Students
New features are now added to Office 365 for Students
- Planner (A To-Do app used for personal and teamwork planning)
- Stream (An Enterprise Video service where students can view videos shared with them)
- Whiteboard (Provides freeform, intelligent canvas where real-time people, ideas, and content come together)
Assignment of these new features can take up to 48 hours to complete for all student accounts.
Come Out To Support Our
SENIOR CLASS OF 2021!
Sunday, April 18th, 4 - 7 PM
ProGrad Senior Serve Pop Up Parade and Community Spirit Day!
Click here to sign-up:
Sponsor Restaurant Lomonte's:
WAYS TO EARN TIGER BUCKS
- ProGrad T-shirt👕 - purchase, wear, post/tweet on Social Media ("Wear & Share Wednesdays" - post or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- - purchase, help with sales & distribution
- Community Rewards Programs🛒 - sign-up & share screenshot (e-mail to: email@example.com)
- Spirit Nights🎉 - coordinate, participate & post on our SM pages or e-mail receipt (e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Pop Up Senior Serve📋 -participate on planning committee*
- ProGrad EOY Event📋 - participate on planning committee*
- Dollar-for-Dollar Monetary Donations💲=🐯💲
- Attend Monthly Parent Meetings📝
- Follow Us on Social Media - react to posts like/tweet/share 📲
*E-mail us at: email@example.com to make donations and also to sign-up for any of the above opportunities!🐯💲🐯
Save the Date- Graduation
Friday, June 4th, 8am
3335 Hurricane Lane
Missouri City, TX
More details to come!
Teen Book Con 2021
Check ou this virtual two-day event (April 3rd and April 10th) filled with authors and activities and prizes!
TeenBookCon is a FREE teen-focused event connecting readers to the diverse YA authors they love and their latest books. This year's keynote speaker is Renee Watson! The links below will take you directly to TeenBookCon resources (all resources and links are available on the TeenBookCon website).
More promo posters: https://www.teenbookcon.org/educators
Authors list: https://www.teenbookcon.org/authors
Schedule/panel listings and registration: https://www.teenbookcon.org/schedule
Event program (also available on the TeenBookCon home page) which includes schedule, links to panel registration, and links to activity booths and bookstore
Activity booth area with fun activities from TeenBookCon and public libraries
Official TeenBookCon t-shirts and hoodies
Secondary Students (Grades 6-12) now have access to submit their own Support Portal Incidents
In an effort to enhance our technology support, Fort Bend ISD has given secondary students (Grades 6 - 12) the ability to report application and hardware incidents using the FBISD Support Portal via 1Link.
Student Password Issues
If a student forgets or needs to reset his/her password, please go to my.fortbendisd.com to reset it. If you are having issues and can't seem to navigate the site, please contact Felicia Olivacce, data clerk or Andrea Spina, librarian.
From the Registrar's Office
Verification of Enrollment (for driving purposes)
VOEs take 24 hours to process so please plan accordingly.
Please send Mrs. Charles an email firstname.lastname@example.org to request with a Subject Line: VOE Request.
This QR Code will take you to the VOE website; click Cynthia Charles to get to her email.
Counselor and Administrator Splits
Tenille Pakoejoe, Lead Counselor
Ladale Webster-Lamb (A-Ch)
Monet Newsome (Ci-Go)
Jeanne Andrews (Gr-La)
Cheryl Clark (Le-Ok)
Brenell Young (Ol-Sh)
Tanya Johnson (Si-Z)
Sarah Laberge, Principal
Adrienne Garcia, Associate Principal
Damien Bassett, Assistant Principal (A-C)
Lisa Long, Assistant Principal (D-I)
Derryk Pope, Assistant Principal (J-M)
Tara Baker, Assistant Principal (N-R)
Erik Smith, Assistant Principal (S-Z)