The Pirate Press

October 18, 2019

Attention Parents!!

Center Point ISD is excited to announce that Ascender (new parent portal) is coming very soon. Ascender will replace TxConnect starting October 29, 2019 and offers more features with a totally new look! Best of all, parents will NOT need to create a new username and password to access Ascender since the TxConnect account log-in information will transfer over.

Mark your calendars for October 29, 2019 and get ready for Ascender. We will update the links on CPISD Website once the new site is active (

Need access to the Parent Portal? Please contact your campus office for more details or to sign up for an account if you do not currently use TxConnect.

Red Ribbon Week activities

We will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 21-October 25.

Elementary Campus:

Monday: Red-dy Day - Wear Red for Drug Awareness

Tuesday: Sock It To Drugs - Crazy Socks Day

Wednesday: Don't Let Drugs Ruin Your Dreams - Pajama and crazy hair day

Thursday: Don't Hide...Be Drug Free - Camo Day

Friday: Team Up Against Drugs - Pirate Pride - wear pirate spirit attire

Officer Cooley and Mrs. Morgan will team up during the week to speak with the kids on drug awareness and play some games.

Drug awareness trinkets will be given to kids daily.

Secondary Campus:

We will be showing a short 5-6 minute video each day in which a celebrity explains what their "natural high" is. There is also a small giveaway item for your 2nd period students each day. Here's the schedule:

Monday, October 21

Video: Bethany Hamilton, Pro Surfer

Giveaway: Red Ribbon Bracelet (wear all week for daily drawings)

Tuesday, October 22

Video: Switchfoot, Grammy Award Winning Band

Giveaway: Pencil

Wednesday, October 23

Video: Corbin Bleu, Actor from High School Musical

Giveaway: Sticker

Thursday, October 24

Video: Donald Brown, NFL Running Back

Giveaway: Lollipop

Friday, October 25

Video: Erik Wahl, Artist

Giveaway: Bookmark

CPISD New Staff

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Secondary Campus

Mrs.Menzies is a new 6th grade teacher. She graduated from Baytown Sterling and attended college at Texas A&M. She has been teaching for seventeen years. She became a teacher so she could be a part of her children’s lives and the lives of other children. She was also influenced by the many teachers in her family. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Sports Summary

HS Volleyball

October 15, 2019 the Lady Pirates took on the Great Hearts Monte Vista Lions. The Jv lost in 2 sets, but top performers in that game. Were Kortney Carmouche, Sadie Duran, and Karina Longoria. The varsity won in 3 straight sets. The Lady Pirates boasted a great serving and serve reception game. Detersively they shut down the Lions as well. Lexi Mills had 7 kills, 14 assists, 2 aces, and 7 digs. Iris Lozano had 5 kills and key defensive locks to gain momentum in the catch. Kammi Skeen also had 5 kills. Kiersten Adams and kaylee Blackledge rounded out the offense with 4 and 2 kills respectively. The Lady Pirates will play Harper today October 18th at 4 pm.

HS Football

October 11,2019

Last Friday night your Center Point Pirates pillaged the Harper Longhorns to open district play. The Pirates won in convincing fashion 42-14.

The offense steamrolled the horns to grind out 436 yards rushing. Cody Daily had 232 yds and 3 touchdowns. Kolton Kitchens added 2 tds and 79 yds rushing. Alex Valadez had 97 yds on the ground. Alvaro Bustamante added the last Td. The offensive line did an outstanding job! Bryan Arreola, Nick Moehle, Cade Crawley, Fernando Fuentes, and Joseph Carmouche are to be commended.

Defensively, the Pirates were led by Trenton Cabaniss, Valadez, Micheal Haese, Tyven Grey, and Jake Laque who kept the Longhorns corralled all night. Bustamante added an interception to his dossier to bring his season total to 2. Other defensive notables were Kolby Vincent, Sammy Bustamante, Moehle, Haiden Hass,Leo Martinez, and Christian Martinez.

The boys stand 1-0 in district play and travel to Brackett this Friday.

It's a great day to be a Pirate!

Middle School Football

October 3, 2019

Your Center Point Middle School Pirates had a strong showing in Ingram. The White team competed in a three team contest with Bandera and Ingram. The Pirates scored twice against Bandera on runs by Mauricio Gallegos and Jose Gallegos. The Center Point defense shutout Bandera and allowed just one score to Ingram. Jesse Segura and Isaac Cervantes provided the big plays defensively..

The Black team hammered Ingram 34-0. It was an all-around great team effort. The Pirate defense, led by Rene Rodriguez, Jaron Cooper, and Ely Marrs, limited their opponents to just one first down and less than 60 total yards. On offense, Houston Willrich, Ashton Kettinger, Clayton Thomas, and Jude Hueber all had rushing touchdowns. Big play of the night was a long pass play from Hueber to Jeremyah Vela to pick up a first down. The other two TDs came on special teams as Thomas scored on a kick return and punt return. Great job by all the Pirates!!

October 10, 2019

Your Center Point Middle School Pirates fought their way to two victories in Harper. The White team won 16-6, then the Black team blanked the Horns, 16-0. Quarterback Jose Gallegos led the White team by scoring both touchdowns. Mauricio Gallegos also contributed on offense, with a two-point reception and multiple long runs. Up front, Max Mann, Marco Mendoza, and company provided the backs with room to run. Isaac Cervantes and Casey Vincent made big plays defensively. Vincent's coming on an interception to halt a drive in the second half.

The Black team recorded its third shutout in four games. Javy Arreola and Clayton Thomas made big hits from their secondary positions. Jaron Cooper forced a fumble that Joel Lozano recovered for a key second half turnover.

The Pirate touchdowns came from Thomas and Houston Willrich. A long run by Jude Hueber set up the team's first score and the offensive line worked hard up front to lead the way.

Great job by the Pirates to start district play with two wins!

Elementary News

Elementary Book Fair

The week of October,4th the elementary held its annual book fair which turned out to be a great success for all the students and staff involved.Along with hundreds of book choices,the book fair offered cool contests to get kids reading and thinking creatively.To make things a little competitive Mrs.Geurin offered an ice cream float party for the class that sold the most in dollar amount. The winner of the party is going to Mrs. McCulloch's 4th grade class! Congrats!

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