Tiger Tracks

Parent Newsletter - Issue #233 - February 25th, 2019

This Week in Tiger Land

Monday, February 25

It's Motivational Monday! Motivate yourself with your favorite warm-ups!

Tuesday, February 26

Tiger Tuesday: Camo Out! Support Tiger Soccer, Softball and Baseball!

Softball vs. Dulles (4:30/6:00pm)

Girls' Soccer @ Austin (5:30/7:30pm)

Boys' Soccer vs. Austin (4:30/6:00/7:30pm)

Baseball vs. George Ranch (6:00pm)

Wednesday, February 27

College Wear Wednesday

Thursday, February 28

Good luck to our baseball and softball teams in tournament play this week!

Friday, March 1

Fridays We Wear Red!

Last day for regular AP Test registration without a late fee!

Softball @ Ridge Point (5:30/7:00pm)

Boys' Soccer vs Ridge Point (4:30/6:00/7:30pm)

Good luck Tiger Tennis in tournament play!

Saturday, March 2

Good luck Track at Varsity Meet!

Seniors and Parents

We are offering the TSI for those who need it for FREE on April 9th during the school day.

Deadline to sign up is MARCH 1st!

To take the TSI the STUDENT MUST complete the pre-registration by clicking HERE - this is being sent to both students and parents so everyone is informed...but only students will have access to actually sign up for the the TSI.

Do you need to take the TSI???

SAT : a minimum score of 480 on the Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) test shall be exempt for both reading and writing sections of the TSI Assessment; a minimum score of 530 on the mathematics test shall be exempt for the mathematics section of the TSI Assessment. There is no combined score.

ACT: Composite score of 23 with a minimum of 19 on the English test and/or the mathematics tests shall be exempt for both the reading and writing sections of the TSI Assessment, and/or 19 on the mathematics tests shall be exempt for the mathematics section of the TSI Assessment.

** If you are applying to out-of-state schools you need to check with that institution on their state policies.

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Need a Verification Of Enrollment?

Students needing a Verification of Enrollment or VOE for driving permits or licenses will need to submit their request on the VOE clipboard located at the Registrar’s Office. Students may sign-up for their VOE before school, in between classes, during lunch, or after school. Once they sign-up for their VOE, it will be ready the following day after 7th period for pick up in the black box at the Registrar’s Office.

Please plan accordingly to ensure your VOE will be ready in time for any appointments you may have.

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This Week in Advisory

Freshmen will discuss Habitude Lesson: Fun House Mirror.

Sophomores will discuss Habitude Lesson: Drivers and Passengers.

Juniors will discuss Habitude Lesson: Gardener's Job.

Seniors will continue the Shortcut or Second Mile Lesson.

All grade levels will be watching and discussing a new Harbor video.

PTO Hosting Mardi Gras Madness for Staffulty

Let the Good Times Roll at Travis High School!! On Tuesday, March 5th, we are looking to treat our wonderful faculty and staff with some Mardi Gras Munchies! If you are able to contribute, please drop items off the morning of Tuesday, March 5th, between 7:30am-9:30am, to the front office. See link below. Thank you for all you do!

Drop Off Date: Tuesday 03/05/2019

Drop Off Time: 7:30am - 9:30am

Location: Travis High School Front Office


Be Social with Us!

Follow us on Twitter: @travis_pto

Like us on Facebook: William B. Travis High School PTO

Email: TravisHSPTO@gmail.com

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Spring Exam Exemptions - ALL Grades

Students reviewed the following exam exemption criteria in Advisory last week. It is important to note that all Excused and Unexcused absences count for exemptions. For exemption purposes, 3 tardies will equal 1 absence. Please contact your student's grade level AP if you have exemption questions.

It's time to register for AP Tests NOW!! Don't miss out!!

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Travis High School Class of 2019 Graduation Ceremony Information

SENIORS! Don't forget to order your cap and gown!! Visit Jostens.com to place your order!

PTO/YES Program

The YES table is every Tuesday during all three lunches. Students can look for us in the Commons with the red tablecloth labeled Travis YES Program. If students need a print-out of their hours for National Honor Society or for any other reason, they should fill out the request form available at the table and turn in to one of the YES representatives. Students will be able to pick up the print-out the following Tuesday at the YES table, so please make a note of your deadlines and plan accordingly!

Check Your Student's Tiger Pride Point Total

Tiger Pride Points are the "currency" we use to reward students for good behavior and/or participation in events and initiatives on our campus. Students must have their student ID to receive points.

Counselors' Corner

Schedule changes, counselor alpha splits, level change info...get it all right here!

College and Career Readiness

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