Tiger Tracks

Parent Newsletter - Issue #254 - October 7, 2019

Happy Homecoming Week! Lots of Information This Week! Don't Miss Out!

This Week in Tiger Territory!

Monday, October 7

HOCO Spirit Week: GenERAtion Day! Freshmen: Flinstones Sophomores: Explorers Juniors: Cowboys/Cowgirls Seniors: Hippies

Athletic Booster Club Meeting - 6:30PM Library


Tuesday, October 8

HOCO Spirit Week: Celebrity Day

Volleyball: v Elkins 4:30/5:30/6:30

Tennis: @Bush 3:00

Orchestra: Pre-Honor Concert 7:00pm


Wednesday, October 9

HOCO Spirit Week: Meme Day

Homecoming Pep Rally - 6:00PM Football Field

Belles Dance Team BBQ - Commons and Bus Ramp


Thursday, October 10

HOCO Spirit Week: Clash of the Colors Day! Freshmen: Grey Sophomores: Red Juniors: Black Seniors: White

End of 1st 9 Weeks Grading Term - UIL Eligibility Check

NHS Meeting - Seniors - Before or After School

Tennis: v Bush @THS 3:00PM

Football: FR v AHS 4:30/6:30, JV @AHS 5:00

Volleyball: @ Dulles 4:30/5:30/6:30PM


Friday, October 11

Student Holiday - Professional Development Day

Homecoming Tailgate @Mercer - 3:15 PM

Football: v AHS @Mercer 7:00PM


Saturday, October 12

Homecoming Dance 8:00PM-12:00AM

Swim: FB Classic Meet 9:45AM @Don Cook Natatorium

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Homecoming Shirts are on sale during lunch this week for $10! Get yours before the sell out!

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This Week in Advisory!

This week in Advisory, all grade levels will continue the lesson with the Habitude they were introduced to last week. All 9th-11th grade students will be reviewing a power point on PSAT strategies and to understand the importance of the PSAT. On Monday, ALL grade levels will be voting for Homecoming King and Queen!

AP Exam registration has begun! Deadline November 1st!

This year, The College Board has changed the AP exam registration process significantly. The registration and ordering process will be much earlier this year and it is important that students register as soon as possible. Please see the step by step guide listed below in order to register for your AP exams.

· AP Exam Registration

o Students will receive the AP exam registration join code from their AP course instructor.

o Students will have a different registration join code for each AP course.

o Students will Sign in to My AP at https://myap.collegeboard.org/login.

o Use your College Board username and password to sign in to My AP. If you’ve never had a College Board account, you can create one via the Sign Up link.

o Click the Join a Course or Exam button

o Enter the join code your teacher gave you and click Submit.

o Check the course information. Make sure the information that comes up is for the course you are taking. If it is, click Yes.

o Fill out registration information. If this is your first time joining a class, you’ll need to provide some additional information. You only have to do this once.

· AP Exam Pricing

o Students have until November 1 to commit to taking the AP exam without late fee penalties.

o The AP exam will be $94 per exam.

o The AP Exam will be $23 per exam for Free and Reduced lunch students.

o AP Capstone is $142 and $71 respectively.

o There will be a $40 deposit for each exam which will be due at the AP exam registration deadline of November 1.

o Students with Spring AP exams will have the opportunity to register by March 1.

· AP Exam Payments

o Coming soon!

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Pink Out Shirts are NOW on Sale during ALL lunches! Buy yours before they sell out!

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Join Walk, Watch, Repeat!

Want to do your part to keep Travis safe? Join Walk, Watch, Repeat! This program was started at Ridge Point HS as an effort to get additional adult eyes and ears into the hallways of the school, helping school personnel make their campus a more safe and secure place for student learning. Thanks to the efforts of the founders at RPHS and some amazing Tiger parents, WWR has come to Travis!

To find out more about training to become a WWR parent:

1. Go to the FBISD website at THIS LINK and complete a criminal history check.

Email our Walk, Watch, Repeat parent coordinators at walkwatchrepeat@gmail.com to find out how to get trained!
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Connect with the Counselors!

Your Travis HS Counselors are now on Twitter! Follow them @TheTigerSuite!
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A Note Regarding Food Brought To School To Share

Just a reminder, students that are bringing food items to school for classroom or extra-curricular purposes that will be shared with other students may only bring store bought items that have packaging that lists the ingredients.


Also a reminder, students may not sell food items at school for any reason unless through a school approved fundraiser and only then at times specified via the fundraiser.

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Parent Resource Corner

Check out the link below to learn more about apps that your teens can download to hide things from the adults that care about them.

Check your Tiger Pride Points online!

Click Here to check your student's Tiger Pride Point total on our Travis High School website!
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Planning To Volunteer This Year?

All volunteers must update their criminal background check annually. Click Here to access the online criminal history form.

Important Dates From the Counseling Office

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Don't Forget to Check Out the College and Career Newsletter from Mrs. Martinez!

October 14

Holiday - No School


October 16

PSAT Day - Campus Wide Testing

Senior Late Arrival/Senior Meeting - 10:45am


October 17

Pink Out!


October 23

HARN College Fair - All Lunches


October 24

Picture Retake Day


November 1

Progress Report 3 Ends


November 2

SAT


November 6

Pro Grad Meeting

Check out the FBISD Dress Code! Be sure your Tiger is in dress code!

Counselor and Administrator Splits

Counselors

Dwelvin Oliphant, 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)


Principals

Sarah Laberge, Principal

Lizzie Herring, Associate Principal

Damien Bassett, Assistant Principal (A-C)

Lisa Long, Assistant Principal (D-I)

Derryk Pope, Assistant Principal (J-M)

Tara Baker (Pugh), Assistant Principal (N-R)

Erik Smith, Assistant Principal (S-Z)

To request that an announcement be added to this newsletter...

Email Mrs. Herring

Lizzie.Herring@fortbendisd.com!