The Woodlands High School

Highlander Happenings September 8 - September 19, 2020

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A few reminders as students who have elected in-person instruction return to campus on Tuesday September 8, 2020:

  • Students are required to wear face coverings at all times while on district transportation and in the facilities throughout the school day and at after-school events.
  • The recommended PPE for students is a face mask that covers the mouth and nose at all times.
  • If a student forgets their mask they may report to the Main Office, Clinic, or Grade-Level office to be issued a disposable face mask.
  • Students should not change their instructional election to in-person/virtual or virtual/in-person instruction without consulting their respective guidance counselor.
  • Deliveries of forgotten items to students such as lunches, athletic equipment, uniforms, assignments, etc will not be received in the reception area as we must limit the number of visitors to the facility. Students should plan accordingly. If a student forgets their lunch, they will be allowed to purchase or charge their lunch in the cafeteria. The front office will not receive lunch deliveries from parents or family members for students.
  • Parents and students should review the CISD health screener frequently so as to appropriately monitor student health.
  • Should a student become ill at school or have symptoms of COVID-19, they must report to the clinic isolation room immediately.
  • Should a student who has been in attendance at school test positive for COVID-19, the school nurse must be contacted immediately, and the student should compose a list of all individuals with whom they may have had close contact to provide the school nurse.

Our goal is to open school safely and maintain a safe environment for all students - thank you for your assistance!


Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! Please take a moment to review the attendance procedures we feel will ensure a smooth, successful year.

Virtual Students will continue to complete the Daily Attendance assignment for each class according to the RED/GREEN Calendar.

In-Person Students that are absent from class on their day can login online and complete the Daily Attendance check for their classes and be counted present. However, In-Person students will need to communicate with their teacher about the lesson/instructional assignment for that day. Daily attendance must be completed by 11:59 P.M. on the day of instruction.

Students who are attending virtual instruction, but have elected to attend one or more classes on campus, must attend on a regular basis. Students will communicate with their teacher/coach, and this is expected each day for that class. Students at the main campus will enter the building and report directly to their class. Students at the freshman campus will enter & exit by the front office entrance. Students MAY NOT loiter in the building after their class is completed, as doing so will result in consequences.

Absences will accrue and all attendance policies will be in effect for all students. Students must be in attendance at least 90% of the time that classes are in session.

To report an absence, please call:

9th Grade (832) 592-8025

10th Grade (936) 709-1233

11th Grade (936) 709-1234

12th Grade (936) 709-1236

A full explanation of policies concerning attendance can be found in the TWHS Student/Parent handbook. The Attendance Office staff will happily answer any questions and assist you with any attendance related concerns. Feel free to call the numbers above at any time. You may leave a message if you call outside of the 7:00 to 3:00 office hours.


Students assigned late arrival must have their own personal transportation to arrive to campus no earlier than 15 minutes before their scheduled 2nd or 6th block class. Likewise students who have early dismissal must have personal transportation to be off campus at the conclusion of their 3th or 7th block class. Students are not permitted to loiter on campus.


All students are able to access their class schedules for the fall semester through the Student Access portal.

RED/GREEN DAY SCHEDULE: The Woodland High School uses the Red/Green schedule. A school calendar listing red and green calendar days is posted on TWHS website. Students will have 8 classes with periods 1-4 on Red days and periods 5-8 on Green days. The bell schedule can also be viewed on our webpage. We will notify students and parents when we will begin the Advisory bell schedule. At this time we will remain on the Regular Bell Schedule.

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Senior Campus Counselor Assignments

Ms. Kimm Dwyer A-Bru

Ms. Brittany Darden Brv-Doc

Ms. Tracie Turner Dod-Grig

Ms. Keisha Clarke Grih-Jor

Ms. Angie McNeal Jos-Mars

Ms. Jane Iribarren Mart-Oz

Ms. Emily Bethell P-Sae

Ms. Amy Hollie Saf-Tes

Ms. Tiffani Jaqua Tet-Z

Ms. Stacey Moseley Lead Counselor A-Z

Ms. Kassidy Villegas College & Career A-Z

Senior Campus Administrators

Dr. Ted Landry Principal

Mr. Paul LeBlanc Associate Principal Operations

Dr. Kelly Marchiando Associate Principal Curriculum

Assistant Principal Assignments

Mr. Larry Klapesky A-Coo

Ms. Shawne LeDee Cop-Gul

Ms. Sarah Davidson Gum-Led

Ms. Wendi Spears Lee-Par

Mr. Gary Madore Pas-Smi

Mr. Dennis Muehsler Smj-Z

9th Grade Campus Counselors

Ms. Vicky Woods A-Hai

Ms. Alli Chambers Haj-Pat

Ms. Julie Crain Pau-Z

9th Grade Campus Administrators

Ms. Deborah Shepard Principal

Mr. Patrick Ubernosky Associate Principal

Mr. Adrian Cortez A-K

Ms. Paige Jeanes L-Z


This year, our TWHS teachers will be utilizing a common homepage for their Canvas courses. Teachers will provide a description of how to navigate their Canvas courses, use the button titled 'How to Navigate My Canvas Course'. To access the current marking period resources students and parents will simply click the button link associated with the current grading period.
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TWHS libraries offer two platforms for your reading needs: Destiny Discover and Sora. Both of these are accessed via the SSO and the Library Canvas courses.

Destiny Discover is the entire catalog of books at each campus--print, ebook, and audio book. At this time, students will need to log into Destiny Discover to browse and hold print books. The print books will be delivered to student's English teacher. See the attached document for Destiny Discover directions.

If interested in an audio or ebook, select the book title. You will be directed to choose to either open in Sora or on the web. Digital books have a two week check out, and if no one else is waiting for the title you may opt to renew. See the attached document for Sora directions.

Sora is only digital books (audio and ebooks). These books are accessible either via the web or through the downloadable app.

If we do not have a specific digital book that you would like, send your request to the librarian of your campus.

Dana Robinson 9th Grade Campus -

Lacey Estrada Sr. Campus -

Dolores Lamoglia Sr. Campus -


Conroe ISD utilizes the School Messenger program to communicate to parents and guardians using email, phone and text messages. Parents and guardians must OPT-IN to receive text messages. If you would like to receive SMS (text message) notifications on your mobile device, please text "Y" to 67587.

Failure to opt-in could result in not receiving timely or emergency text messages from Conroe ISD or The Woodlands High School. For more information, please visit

If you need to update your child's school record with new or additional parent/guardian contact information, please contact the respective campus registrar:

TWHS Main Campus - Greta Champion -

TWHS 9th Grade Campus - Carolyn Czubinski -


Conroe ISD will have a Technology Help Desk to assist teachers, students, parents, and guardians with Canvas, Seesaw, Parent Access, or Student Access. The Help Desk is available weekdays beginning Monday, August 10, from 7:30 AM until 9:00 PM. You may reach the Help Desk by emailing or calling 936-709-7658. Canvas users can also click the 'Help' button prior to logging in for assistance.


All students must have their ID/barcode to purchase food items since our new system is touchless.

Meal Prices for 20-21 School Year

Child Nutrition is encouraging parents to make payments on their student's account via before meal service periods. This will allow students to move through the serving lines more quickly and limit the handling of monies. Menus are posted on the serving lines in the campus cafeteria, on the Child Nutrition website and are attached to the Collins website.

PK-12 Breakfast:

Full price student $1.50

Reduced price student $.30

Non-student meal and second meal $2.50

PK-12 Lunch:

Full price student Lunch $3.00

Reduced price student Lunch $.40

Non-student meal and second meal $3.75

Families that have a need and qualify for free or reduced breakfast/lunch purchases must complete an application each year. Free and reduced applications will be processed online. The website to complete a free and reduced application is


Please visit the CISD's Frequently Asked Questions site for a comprehensive list of questions and answers regarding the Road Map to Reopening and pertinent information for this school year.


Evening Homework Help is offered through virtual and in-person sessions on Mondays-Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 P.M. on the Senior Campus for all students 9th - 12th. To participate virtually , please contact your Math, Science, English, or Spanish teacher to access the link through Canvas. In-person sessions are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays for Math and Science in room 302; on Mondays for Spanish in room 226. English is only offered virtually at this time.

Mondays and Wednesdays


5:30-7:30 P.M.

Tuesdays and Thursdays


5:30-7:30 P.M.


The Woodlands High School has both Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts for each campus. Please make sure you go to the official accounts, as there are several fake accounts on the internet. The official sites are: for the 9th Grade Campus for the Senior Campus

Twitter handles are @TWHSCISD for the Senior Campus. Twitter for the 9th Grade campus is @TWHS9THCISD.

Instagram handles: For the Senior campus - thewoodlandshs and for the 9th Grade Campus - twhs9thcisd.


All AP students need to make sure they have signed into their account and have enrolled in their AP class sections or exam only sections. Your teacher will give you the join code, so be sure to check with them if needed. For students that do NOT already have a College Board account, you will need to go to College Board to create one. Please make sure you only have ONE account, and you must use your legal name when you register. Starting September 10th, all AP students in yearlong/first semester classes will be able to register for AP exams on the school webstore at See TWHS website at and click on AP Exam Deadline & Ordering Information for more details about deadlines.

If students have any questions, please contact your AP teacher or Mrs. Spears ( in grade level.


PSAT Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

All 10th and 11th grade students will take the test on that day. 9th grade students will have an opportunity to pay if they would like the opportunity to take the test. The information on registering as a freshman will be released soon.

GPA Exemptions:

If a current junior or senior would like to have a GPA exemption for a program such as football or orchestra, please have them contact their counselor for a GPA exemption form. Students can add or take away a GPA exemption through September 11, 2020. Students who might seek a GPA exemption should currently have at least a 4.0 weighted GPA. Further information on GPA exemptions can be found on the counselor’s webpage or through the CISD link:

Note: The best way to reach your child’s counselor is via email. All of the counselor email addresses are under our counselor corner webpage. For our virtual students, we are happy to set up phone conferences or zoom conferences. For our in person students, they can begin to make requests via email as well to see their counselor starting next week.

Link to Counselor Corner Homepage:


Students are required to wear a cloth mask/cloth face covering or non-medical grade mask while at school unless they provide a written medical exemption from a physician. Students whose families do not want their child to wear a cloth face mask/cloth face covering or non-medical grade mask for any reason other than a medical reason should select the Remote/Online Instruction option for their child.

If your child is returning to campus and will require daily, emergency, or as needed medication at school this year, parents are welcome to come and check that in to the clinic by signing up for a time slot here: Medications must be in the original container, unexpired, and we ask that no more than a 30-day supply is checked in at one time. There is a permission form that will need to be completed by a parent or guardian for each medication, and inhalers or any other emergency medications must be accompanied by an action plan or doctor's order. If your child will need a Seizure Action Plan, Asthma Action Plan. or Severe Allergy Action Plan, please email Mrs. Ansley at to have those forms emailed to you.

NEW THIS YEAR: Doctor's orders are required for over the counter medications that could possibly mask the symptoms of COVID. Any medications used to treat symptoms consistent with COVID-19 such as cough, shortness of breath, headache, sore throat, and body aches will not be administered without a current healthcare provider’s note. This would include metered dose inhalers, cough and cold medications, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen. At this time, nebulized medications will not be administered during the school day. You can more find information in the CISD Roadmap to Reopening at


CLUB SPORTS: Club Sports-If you are participating in a club sport such as Lacrosse, Rugby, or Hockey this year and would like to receive a .5 PE credit, please contact Keisha Clarke via email,, to learn more about the application process and our upcoming meeting on Sept. 16th.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Boys basketball will begin in class skills next week. This class is vital to improving our basketball team for the upcoming season. We will also be having weight training after school Mon.-Thur. from 2:45-3:45 at the main campus, small weight room. Please make sure your online physical information is correctly done and up to date. Please email Coach Jones with any physical questions at

TWHS ICE HOCKEY: Tryouts for the 2020-21 hockey season will be held on Friday, September 11 at 9pm at Willowbrook Ice for TWHS students. Players must be registered at prior to tryout to be eligible for the team. Additional information can also be found on the ISHL website.


INTERACT: Hey Highlanders! TWHS Interact is having our second meeting of the year in-person on Monday, September 14 at 7:00pm for freshmen and sophomores and at 7:15pm for juniors and seniors in the TWHS senior campus cafeteria. Masks will be required and we are looking forward to getting to see everyone in real life!! As always, anyone is welcome (especially freshman!) to come and see what Interact is all about. We are a club of about 300 people dedicated to serving our community and learning the power of Service Above Self. It is a great way to both meet new people and volunteer! If you're interested and would like to receive updates/notifications, you can join our Band app here (for students) : For more information, check out our website at and follow us on instagram and snapchat @twhsinteract. If you have any questions you can email us at!!

SCUBA CLUB: The Woodlands High School Scuba Club will hold its first meeting Monday, September 14th…but here’s an important update: the meeting will now be online at 4pm—an hour later than originally scheduled, to allow participants to get home and join the Zoom meeting. Details on joining the meeting will be posted to the club web site soon. All students 9th through 12th are welcome, as well as any interested staff/faculty and parents. We will still elect this year’s officers at the meeting—President, Vice President, and Secretary. Each meeting attended (including this one!) will get your name in the drawing for some nice prizes at the end of the school year! Join our Remind by texting @twhsscu to 81010, and visit our web site at (not .com!).

ROBOTICS CLUB: If you are interested in joining Robotics Club, please fill out the form at the following link:

We will use the information you send to invite you to Zoom meetings and online trainings to get you started.

Have questions? You may email the sponsors:

Lauren Hamel, Robot/Build Mentor - or Jennifer Davies, Business Mentor -

FBLA: You can still join FBLA. Please email Mrs. Filer at so she can add you to the list and TWHS FBLA Canvas Course. Our next meeting is Wednesday, September 9, 2020. If you want to attend you need to email Mrs. Filer, so she can send you Zoom Information.


Spiritwear: You asked, I heard. TWHS PTO “W” masks are now available for Pre-Sale only until September 7, 2020. Our masks are handmade and embroidered by a local seamstress. Please allow a couple weeks from the deadline date for your order to be completed. If you ordered Spirit Wear clothing with a pre-sale order I will fulfill the clothing order first.

Also, do not get left out on our new vintage TWHS t-shirt this year.

MEMBERSHIP: TWHS PTO Membership is open! This year TWHS PTO plans to use the majority of the Membership Drive funds to help our

Main and 9th Grade Campus with PPE to keep our schools open and our Staff and Students healthy.
Please JOIN the TWHS PTO at the $20 level or more if you are able.

Our Membership Drive this year will help fund necessary PPE for our Teachers and Staff so our kids can return to school safely.

The TWHS PTO is also doing a Mask Drive so that teachers do not have to purchase out-of-pocket supplies for their classrooms when a student's mask becomes soiled or breaks.

Masks should be Disposable 3-ply face masks with earloops.

Two ways to donate:

Donate extra funds on the PTO website with their membership purchase or you can purchase masks on your own and drop off at these locations:

97 Speckled Egg Place

22 Candle Pine Place

3 Twisted Birch Place

2 June Breeze Place

Go to or for more information email

Go Highlanders!


SENIOR DUES: Seniors--you can now go onto the TWHS webstore at to pay for your seniors dues. They are $90, but they will go up to $100 on February 1st. Seniors dues help pay for prom, graduation, and the senior picnic. If any questions, please contact Mr. Klapesky in grade level.

JROTC: After-school activities had their first sessions this week, and we had a great turnout! NOTE: activities are canceled for next week (except Drill Team) due to uniform fittings. Resuming Monday, September 14th, PT is on Mondays and Wednesdays; Orienteering on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Aerospace Team Monday through Thursday (simulators, must sign-up—see the GroupMe); and Marksmanship (upperclassmen only, must sign up—see Cadet Godwin).

Uniform Fittings: ALL Freshman Cadets (both in-person and remote learners) will go on their flight’s uniform issue date, 3-5pm (don’t forget to wear your mask!):

A Flight: Tuesday, September 8th

B Flight: Wednesday, September 9th

C Flight: Thursday, September 10th

If cadets are unable to come on their assigned days because of band, football, etc., there will be a makeup day Friday, September 11th. For returning cadets who are remote learners, there will be a “WALK UP” uniform pickup on Thursday, September 17th from 3:30-5:00 pm (don’t forget your mask!).

Great Job by junior Cadet Zach Ghezzi, who took initiative organizing a water drive and delivering donations to hurricane victims in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He and his team collected 177 cases of water and 20 gallon jugs and dropped them off to be distributed! One person can make a difference!

The Woodlands High School Calendar

September 7 – September 19, 2020

Monday, September 7, 2020

School Holiday

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Varsity Tennis @ Willis 3:00 Willis High School

Evening Tutorials Science/Math 5:30 Cafeteria

Theatre Department Parent Meeting Via Zoom

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

JV Tennis vs Madisonville 3:00 TWHS

Evening Tutorials English/Spanish 5:30 Cafeteria

Thursday, September 10, 2020

JV Tennis vs Willis 3:00 TWHS

Evening Tutorials Science/Math 5:30 Cafeteria

Friday, September 11, 2020

Volleyball @ Cinco Ranch Scrimmage 4:30 Cinco Ranch High School

Saturday, September 12, 2020

District Choir @ Conroe High School

Cross Country Andy Well Meet @ Kingwood High School

Volleyball @ Bryan Scrimmage 4:30 College Station High School

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020

Scuba Club Meeting 3:00 LGI

Evening Tutorials English/Spanish 5:30 Cafeteria

Student Council Meeting 6:00 Cafeteria

Interact Meeting 7:00 Cafeteria

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Varsity Tennis vs Oak Ridge TWHS 3:00

Evening Tutorials Science/Math 5:30 Cafeteria

Choir Parent Meeting Via Zoom

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Evening Tutorials English/Spanish 5:30 Cafeteria

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Cross Country Willis Wildcat Invitational

JV Tennis @ Oak Ridge 3:00 Oak Ridge High School

Evening Tutorials Science/Math 5:30 Cafeteria

Friday, September 18, 2020

Varsity Tennis vs Seven Lakes 3:00 TWHS

Football Scrimmages @ Atascosita @ George Turner Stadium

Volleyball vs Montgomery Senior Night 6:00 TWHS

Saturday, September 19, 2020

SAT Test 8:00 am TWHS

Cross Country Andy Wells Region 3 Preview @ Kate Barr Ross Memorial Park

Volleyball @ Cy-Ranch 3:00 Cypress Ranch High School

The Woodlands High School

The Conroe Independent School District (District) is an equal opportunity educational provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Active of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner.

For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, Texas 77304; (936) 709-7752.