Tiger Tracks

Parent Newsletter - Issue #257 - October 28, 2019

This Week in Tiger Territory!

Monday, October 28

Good Luck to Cross Country at the Regional Meet!!! Wear your Tiger gear to school to show support!!

Girls Basketball Parent Meeting - 6:00 PM Commons

Band Parent Meeting - 6:15 PM - Band Hall

Baseball Parent Meeting - 7:00 PM - Auditorium

Tuesday, October 29

Blood Drive

Europe Trip 2021 Meeting - 6:00 PM Library

Volleyball: @ Bush 4:30/5:30/6:30

Swim Meet: @George Ranch HS 5:30

Wednesday, October 30

College Wear Wednesday!

Jostens Graduation and Jewelry Orders - All Lunches

Thursday, October 31

Thursday Theme Day: Super Hero Day!

Jostens Graduation and Jewelry Orders - All Lunches

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

Friday, November 1

DEADLINE: Registration for AP Exams without paying Late Fee - see information below

Fridays We Wear RED!

End of PR #3

Football: v Kempner @ Hall Stadium 7:00 PM

Theatre: Arsenic and Old Lace 7:00 PM

Saturday, November 2


Theatre: Arsenic and Old Lace 7:00 PM

PTO Needs YOU!!

Spooktacular News!!! Our next Teacher Appreciation event will take place on October 31st. We are asking any volunteers to donate items towards a Halloween Social for our THS Teachers and Staff... no tricks, just TREATS!! Items that are signed up for may be dropped off at the front office, the morning of October 31st, between 7:30am-9:30am.

Below is the link to the sign-up:


Deadline for AP Exam Registration is THIS WEEK! 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

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This Week in Advisory

This week in Advisory all grade levels will do a follow up activity on Tuesday with the Habitude lesson that was introduced last week. All students will complete the required 2nd 9 weeks Digital Citizenship lesson also this week focusing on Online Safety.

Attention Juniors and Seniors!

VERY IMPORTANT – JOSTENS will be at our campus

Wednesday and Thursday Oct. 30th and 31st for Class Ring/Class Jewelry and Cap & Gown Orders.

Please bring your deposit of $75 for Class Jewelry and/or your deposit of $80 for your graduation order.

Visit JOSTENS.com to design your ring, view senior apparel, graduation items and announcements, or place your order for cap & gown and class jewelry.

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2020 Commencement Schedule – Smart Financial Centre

Thursday, May 28, 2020

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Austin HS

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Ridge Point HS

Friday, May 29, 2020

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Hightower HS

1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Bush HS

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Elkins HS

8:00 – 9:30 p.m. Dulles HS

Saturday, May 30, 2020

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. Clements HS

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marshall HS

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Kempner HS

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Travis HS

8:30 – 9:30 p.m. Willowridge HS

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Parent Resource Corner

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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!

November 6

Pro Grad Meeting

November 13

Athletic Signing Day

November 15

Pep Rally - Activity Schedule

November 22

Progress Report 4 Ends

November 25-November 29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2

Athletic Booster Club Meeting

December 3

Pro Grad Meeting

December 7


December 10

English 1 EOC Retest

December 11

Biology EOC Retest

US History EOC Retest

Academic Excellence Awards Night

December 12

English II EOC Retest

December 13

Algebra 1 EOC Retest

December 16-19

Fall Semester Exams

Counselor and Administrator Splits


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)


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)

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