Falcon Flash 9.16.16

September 16, 2016

From the OTHS Counselors:

Congratulations to OTHS National Merit Semi-Finalists!


National Merit Semi-Finalists


Brian Bandaranaike

Kavya Chandran

Lucy Chen

Divya Gunukula

Jonathan Howard

Jianing Lei

Audrey Liu

Matthew Vargas


Mini-College Fair

  • Campus Mini-College Fair for students during all lunches on September 27, 2016


Current 9th and 10th Grade Parent Meeting

September 20 at 6pm in the OTHS PAC(Performing Arts Center)

  • (Information regarding how you and your child can prepare for post-secondary options, college applications, SAT, PSAT, ACT and other resources will be shared by the counseling staff)


Updated Senior Class Ranks and Transcripts:

  • Updated Senior class ranks and transcripts will be distributed on September 29, 2016 during all lunches. Students must present a student ID.
  • Note: Students can still request transcripts to be sent to universities. They do not NEED to wait until September 29, 2016.


Naviance Parent Training

  • Training will be held in the OTHS PAC on October 3, 2016 at 6:30pm. For more information about Naviance: https://www.naviance.com/

SAT Practice Test

There is still time to register to take the new SAT practice test or ACT practice test to be held at Tompkins High School, Saturday, October 22, from 9 am to 1 pm.


Deadline to register is October 12th and space is limited at a cost of $40. Here is the link to register: http://tompkinshsptsa.org/2-general/91-register-for-the-sat-or-act-practice-test

Theme Days

Click link below to see our 2016 Theme Day Flyer for this football season. Next Wednesday's theme is Preppy Day.


Click here to view 2016 Theme Day Flyer

Class of 2017 Senior Panoramic Picture

Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 7:30am

OTHS

Reminder to wear your Senior Class of 2017 shirt!

OTHS PTSA Info

Membership

Our current membership count is 906 members. To reach our next membership role with the Texas PTA, we need to reach 1,078 members. We need your help! If you have not joined for the 2016-17 school year, please join the Tompkins PTSA. The PTSA provides educational programs for our students and their parents, and supports the staff in a variety of ways. And students who join PTSA for all their years in attendance at Tompkins High School are eligible to apply for Tompkins PTSA scholarships their senior year! You can sign up at this link: http://www.tompkinshsptsa.org/spirit-store/category/12-membership Or, use the attached form and turn in to the front office in an envelope marked, "Tompkins PTSA".


Volunteers Opportunities


Congratulations to Tompkins PTSA and our members

Here is a portion of an email we received recently from the President of the Texas PTA that we wanted to share with everyone to reinforce how your membership not only helps and supports Tompkins High School families and staff, but it does something much bigger, and supports your voice in the State Legislature.

OTHS Band Mum Sales

Mum sales this year will be held from 9/12 thru 9/23, during lunches and also after school in the Fine Arts Hallway.


Thursday (9/15)

Freshman Commons during lunches; after school till 5:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Friday (9/16)

Main Commons during lunches; after school till 5:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Monday (9/19)

Freshman Commons during lunches; after school till 5:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Tuesday (9/20)

Main Commons during lunches; after school till 7:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Wednesday (9/21)

Freshman Commons during lunches; after school till 7:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Thursday (9/22)

Main Commons during lunches; after school till 7:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway

Friday (9/23)

Freshman Commons during lunches; after school till 5:00 pm in the Fine Arts Hallway


Sales forms will be available during lunches and after school.

Be a Cavalette Sidekick!

Join the team on Friday, September 23 for a night of fun at the Falcon Football Game!

  • Meet us as Cavalettes arrive at Rhodes Stadium
  • Receive a Sidekick T Shirt
  • Sit in the stands with the Cavalettes and cheer on the Falcons
  • Watch halftime performance from the Cavalette section.
  • Team photo and a photo with your Cavalette


Grades 1-5 - $40.00 per student

You may register on our website at www.crimsoncavalettes.org or for more info, contact us at sidekicks @crimsoncavalettes.org


Look forward to seeing you at the game!

Miller Career and Technology Center Tour

Miller Career & Technology Center is inviting all freshmen in the district to tour the campus and learn about programs for juniors and seniors. Tompkins High School freshmen will tour Miller on Wednesday, October 26th.


Ninth grade students who would like to participate can pick up a permission slip in Counselor’s Office. Permission slips are due on October 18th.


In order to attend, your child MUST submit a signed permission form.

This is an optional field trip.


Miller Career Center Programs include:


Business & Industry Public Service


  • Architectural Design-Practicum v Clinical Rotation-Practicum
  • Auto Tech I v Cosmetology I
  • Auto Tech II v Cosmetology II
  • Cisco Computer Maintenance v Criminal Justice I
  • Cisco Internetworking Technologies I & II v Criminal Justice II w/Special Topics
  • Culinary Arts v Dental Assisting-Practicum
  • Culinary Arts-Practicum v Education & Training
  • Digital Audio I & II v EMT Basic-Practicum
  • Film-A/V Production II v Pharmacy Tech-Practicum
  • Film-Practicum
  • Hospitality Services-Hotel & Restaurant Management



Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)


  • Hospitality Services-Practicum v STEM-Practicum
  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Manufacturing Engineering I & II
  • Online Independent Study & Mentorship PreAP/GT (grades 10-12)
  • PACE PreAP/GT
  • Veterinary Medical Applications
  • Vet Assisting-Practicum
2016 MCTC Recruitment Commercial

OTHS Immunization Clinic

Thursday, Sep. 22nd, 12-3pm

OTHS Main Clinic

Click here for an Immunization Permission Slip

Senior College Application Workshop

Workshops will be held each Thursday during enrichment. Pick up a pass from the counseling office.

Last Call Class Rings

Herff Jones Graduation Center will be here Tuesday, September 27th during all lunches in main commons. This will be the last time to order class ring to participate in the OTHS Ring Ceremony.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 17th

  • Orchestra Car Wash - Cici's Pizza Pin Oak - 8:00 AM - 1:00PM
  • Cheer Car Wash - McDonald's Greenbusch and Westheimer Parkway -10:00AM - 2:00PM


Monday, September 19 - Regular Bell Schedule


Tuesday, September 20 - Regular Bell Schedule

  • Class of 2019 & 2020 Parent Night - (PAC) - 6:00 PM


Wednesday, September 21 - Regular Bell Schedule


Thursday, September 22 - Enrichment Bell Schedule

  • Pep Rally Tickets distributed during all lunches. No charge, but students must wear a Tompkins shirt to the Pep Rally.
  • JV/Soph Football @ Seven Lakes, 4:30/6:15
  • Freshman Football Vs Seven Lakes @ OTHS, 4:30/6:15


Friday, September 23 - Pep Rally Bell Schedule

  • Pep Rally Tickets distributed during all lunches. No charge, but students must wear a Tompkins shirt to the pep Rally.
  • Pep Rally - Main Gym - 2:00 p.m.
  • Volleyball @ Katy HS, 4:30/5:30
  • Football vs Seven Lakes @ Rhodes Stadium, 7:00 p.m.
  • FFA - Ft. Bend County Fair Goat Show


Saturday, September 24

  • Boys Cross Country @ Texas A&M
  • Girls Cross Country @ Brenham
  • FFA - Ft Bend County Fair Broiler and Steer Show