The Woodlands High School

Highlander Happenings August 19 – August 31, 2019

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Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! Please take a moment to review the attendance procedures we feel will ensure a smooth, successful year.

TWHS classes begin at 7:20 a.m. and are dismissed at 2:35 p.m. Students who arrived between 7:21 and 7:35 are considered tardy. Those who arrive at 7:36, or later, are considered absent from their first class of the day. Please remember, students who arrive at school after 7:35 need to check in through the Attendance Office and have a parent note (or phone call) providing a reason for the absence. Please note that students are required to be in classes 90% of the time that a class is in session a semester. Failure to meet this attendance requirement can result in loss of academic course credit.

Parking privileges are affected by 1st/5th period (2nd/6th for late arrival students) tardies and unexcused absences. Five-day parking privilege suspension will be levied after five tardies or three unexcused absences for those periods.

Absences not covered by a parent note or call will be considered Unexcused after two days.

To report an absence, please call:

9th Grade (832) 592-8025

10th Grade (936) 709-1234

11th Grade (936) 709-1236

12th Grade (936) 709-1233

If it is necessary for your student to leave campus prior to the 2:35 dismissal time, please send a note with them in the morning, stating the time they need to check out and the reason for leaving. He or she will exchange the parent note for a Permit to Leave form, in the Attendance Office, upon arrival in the morning, between classes or during lunch. Juniors and Seniors who drive to school may check themselves out provided they have a parent note authorizing them to do so. By making arrangements in advance, we are able to minimize disruption of class instruction and provide an efficient check out at your designated time.

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.


NINTH GRADE CAMPUS OPEN HOUSE: The Ninth Grade Campus Open House will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. We encourage all parents to come and meet their children’s teachers, counselors and administrators.

SENIOR CAMPUS OPEN HOUSE: Open House for The Woodland High School Senior Campus will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Grade-level parent meetings will be held at 6:00 pm in the LGI and the Auditorium. We encourage all parents to come and meet their children’s teachers, counselors and administrators.


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. Advisory classes will meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Students will not have Advisory on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday. The bell schedule can also be on our webpage. Advisory will begin September 11, 2019.


Senior Campus Counselor Assignments

Ms. Dwyer A-Bru

Ms. Darden Brv-Doc

Ms. Turner Dod-Grig

Ms. Clarke Grih-Jor

Ms. McNeal Jos-Mars

Ms. Iribarren Mart-Oz

Ms. Bethel P-Sae

Ms. Hollie Saf-Tes

Ms. Jaqua Tet-Z

Ms. Moseley Lead Counselor A-Z

Ms. Villegas College & Career A-Z

Senior Campus Administrators

Dr. Landry Principal

Mr. LeBlanc Associate Principal Operations

Ms. Gambertoglio Associate Principal Curriculum

Assistant Principal Assignments

Mr. Klapesky A-Dalr

Ms. LeDee Dals-Hot

Ms. Davidson Hou-Mik

Ms. Spears Mil-San

Mr. Muehsler Sao-Z

Ms. Shepard Instructional AP

9th Grade Campus Counselors

Ms. Woods A-Hai

Ms. Alli Chambers Haj-Pat

Ms. Crain Pau-Z

9th Grade Campus Administrators

Ms. Houser Principal

Mr. Ubernosky Associate Principal

Mr. Bush A-K

Ms. Jeanes L-Z


Every three weeks updated progress reports will be available through Parent Access. Paper progress reports and report cards will only be distributed to students whose parent/guardian do not have Parent Access Accounts. Parents may access their student’s grades online via Parent Access through the CISD Webpage under the Parents/Students tab.

1st Semester

  • Thursday September 5, 2019
  • Thursday September 26, 2019
  • Thursday October 17, 2019 (Report Card)
  • Thursday November 7, 2019
  • Thursday December 5, 2019
  • Thursday January 9, 2020 (Report Card)

2nd Semester

  • Thursday January 30, 2020
  • Thursday February 20, 2020
  • Thursday March 19, 2020 (Report Card)
  • Thursday April 09, 2020
  • Thursday April 30, 2020
  • Thursday June 4, 2020 (Report Card)


There is currently a wait list for parking. If your student has already registered, please know they are on the wait list and will be notified when they are next in line. If students who have parking permits issued need to add another vehicle, they need to email Mrs. Spears all the car information at or fill out a purple form in grade level.

Students who have parking permits issued must meet attendance and tardy requirements to maintain parking privileges. Effective this year, students who have alcohol, tobacco/vape, and drug/paraphernalia offenses will receive parking suspensions in accordance with school policy.


Conroe ISD is in the process of switching emergency notification platforms used to communicate with parents and staff. This change requires an opt-in to the new system to continue receiving 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 by August 20 could result in not receiving timely or emergency text messages from Conroe ISD or your child’s campus. For more information, please visit


Evening tutorials are offered on the Senior Campus for Math and Science. TWHS math and science teachers are available for help on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in room 302. These tutorials will begin on August 27, 2019.


The Woodlands High School has both Facebook and Twitter 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.


Students, please log into Naviance and make sure that you have an updated email address listed.

Naviance Student Login:

To login, you will type in your 6 digit CISD lunch number where it says email and the password is stu+lunch number again. (An example is 123456 and stu123456.)

If you have trouble logging in, please see a staff member in the CCC Room 251.

Once logged in, look under "About Me" and "My Account" to add/update your email address. This will ensure that you receive all communication sent out by the College and Career Center.

Check your emails frequently!

Juniors and Seniors, please check out the CISD Jr/Sr Handbook located on our school webpage under College & Career Center - CISD Resources. This is a very comprehensive resource for exploring and planning your options for after high school.

Seniors, remember to stop by the CCC Room 251 to process requests for counselor or teacher recommendation letters in person as this is not done online. Check out the College & Career Center page of our school website to find links and instructions for brag sheets, transcript requests, setting up college visits, and sending test scores, as well as other resources. Official transcript requests can be made online through Naviance Student. Unofficial transcript requests are made in the CCC Room 251.


SCUBA CLUB: TWHS Scuba Club is for students, parents, and faculty who are active divers, want to get back into the hobby, or are interested in getting certified. There are no club dues. Our first Dive Meetup of the year will be Monday, September 2nd (Labor Day), 10am, at Blue Lagoon Scuba in Huntsville. Come out to log some “bottom time” blowing bubbles and meet some new dive buddies! Our first club meeting will be Monday, September 9th, at 3pm in the Senior Campus LGI (freshmen can take the activity bus from the 9th Grade Campus right after school to get there). We will elect this year’s officers (President, VP, Secretary) so please consider being part of our leadership team! For more information on the Dive Meetup and other events, please visit our website at and join our Remind by texting @twhsscu to 81010. See you soon!

CHESS CLUB: The TWHS Chess club will meet Tuesdays in room 119 at 2:35, and typically last about an hour. It’s an informal group that meets to play, with equipment provided. Our group does not use clocks. No dues or snacks, just chess.

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB: The TWHS Dungeons & Dragons club will have its first meeting on August 28th after school in room 117. New Players Welcome, and we are always searching for new DMs! (Sr. Campus)

NATIONAL SOCIAL STUDIES HONOR SOCIETY: Social Studies Honor Society is an honor society available to Juniors’ and Seniors for achievement in Social Studies classes. NSSHS participates in community service events as well as history and citizenship awareness throughout the community. An informational meeting about requirements to apply for NSSHS will be held September 3rd in the LGI at 2:45. Applications will be available at the meeting or in room 236 from September 4th through the 16th.

Congratulations to our officers for the 2019-2020 school year!

President: Will Mannel

Vice President Events: Victoria Strum

Vice President MEmbership: Wyatt Cade

Secretary: Sigi Ris

Treasurer: Tyler Clough

Public Relations Officer: Rachel Hutto

MEET IN THE MIDDLE: Meet in the Middle Club will have its kick off meeting on Monday, September 16th, from 2:45-3:30pm in room 107. We will meet the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month unless there is a school holiday. The purpose of our club is to bring together students of differing intellectual abilities for fun and fellowship. We support our Special Olympics athletes by practicing bocce, track, and basketball. We hope to see you there; new members can join at any time! If you have questions or would consider being part of our leadership team, please stop by room 107 and talk to Mrs. Maberry before school, during lunch or advisory. You can also email

There are links on the webstore to pay club dues and buy a club t-shirt if you'd like to knock this out quickly:



INTERACT: Welcome back Highlanders! The Woodlands HS Interact Club is about to get off to a great start and you won’t want to miss it! We have many volunteering events already on the calendar and have many more to come. Join us for our first meeting on Monday, August 19th in the Senior Campus Cafeteria at 7:00 pm. We are looking forward to welcoming back our returning members!

If you are not yet a member and are interested in joining Interact, go to our website to learn more about our Club. To highlight just a few of our outstanding accomplishments, we are proud to say that we awarded 180 letters last year and raised $4000 for our International Project through our Ultimate Frisbee Fest. There are very few requirements to join our Club, just pay your dues, fill out the online membership form, and pick up your t-shirt. Should you have any questions, please feel free to email We look forward to welcoming you into our Club for the 2019-2020 school year!

JROTC: Congratulations to the following cadets who excelled at Cadet Leadership Course at the University of Houston, June 3-8. 302 cadets from 19 schools across Texas attended. Commandant’s Award (#1 cadet): Mady Howard; Superintendent’s Award (#2 cadet): Connor Brown; Top 5% Distinguished Honor Graduates: Tyler Druskoff, Sebastian Robledo, and Therese Stubblefield; Top 10% Honor Graduates: Jase Alling, Dylan Anderson, Isa Devia Luna, Zach Ghezzi, Colby Godwin, Bellamie Libby, and Javier Peña Reyes; Top Runner: Tyler Druskoff with a 5:10 mile! Later in June, our Academic Team traveled to Washington, DC for finals and took FIRST PLACE for Texas and SECOND in the NATION for all of Air Force JROTC—congratulations Grace Baldwin, Jeanne Gancel, Zack Walker, and Ethan Harte!

IMPROTANT: All new and returning cadets received forms on the first day of class requiring parent signature. This paperwork, as well as a COMPLETED school physical, are due FRIDAY, AUGUST 30th. The physical is required by the district each year to remain enrolled in JROTC, so please see your family doctor or any of the walk-in options available—there are two weeks remaining to complete it and everything CAN be turned in early (much appreciated)!

TENNIS: The TWHS tennis team started the season off playing 2 of the top 7 teams from last year's final 6A State rankings. Playing without their top boy and girl the Highlanders dropped a heartbreaking 10-9 match to Ft Bend Clements(ranked #7) to open up the season. The TWHS netters bounced back the next day to defeat the defending 6A State Champs Round Rock Westwood(#1) 14-5!!

On Thursday, 8/15/19 the Highlanders(#6-2018) blanked Kingwood(#19) 19-0. This was the first time in 8 years that Kingwood was shut out. TWHS will play Montgomery in a home opener on Friday(8/16/19) @ 3pm at the TWHS Senior campus courts.


TWHS PTO STAFF APPRECIATION: Thank you to all who donated to our August Welcome Back Breakfast. The staff loved the great start to their school year. Our next staff appreciation is a Fiesta luncheon on September 25th. If you are interested in helping with monthly staff luncheons, please join the PTO and check the staff appreciation committee box to receive our emails. This is not a commitment to volunteer but does allow you to know what is coming up each month. Volunteer when you can. 2019-20 Staff Appreciation Committee: Lisa Doornik, Anne Fry, Toni Puccio-Johnson, and Tera Turnbull and Jill Gordley (9th grade campus reps).

VOLUNTEERS: All CISD Volunteers must participate in a background check. Here is the link: . CISD requires all volunteers to fill out the volunteer form on the website. You only have to do it one time for all schools your children attend. Thank you to all the parents who helped the PTO during orientation. We are sincerely grateful for your help!

STUDENT PLANNERS: Planners are available in the front office of both campuses and cost $5. We are aware that the March 2020 month at a glance pages are incorrect. We apologize for the printing error. The weekly pages are correct. Why purchase a PTO planner? The price is great, and the red/green day calendar, bell schedules, and testing schedules are all included.


CLINIC NOTES: Welcome back Highlanders! Hopefully everyone will have a safe and healthy new school year! Our school cafeteria is serving breakfast! Please have your child utilize this service! The morning breakfast menu has a cold and hot menu option for only $1.35. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for teenagers because it provides the nutrients needed to get through the morning efficiently.

If your student has any history of allergies requiring emergency medications, seizure history, or other health concerns, please contact the school nurse, Sonia Wilks for required paperwork for emergency action plan for this school year. All previous emergency action plans for past school years needs to be updated every new school year. Please contact me for any questions or concerns at 936-709-1076.

Conroe ISD Medication Policy 2019-2020:

  • Prescription medication must be in the original container, properly labeled including the student’s name, the name of medication, directions concerning dosage, the schedule for administration, expiration date, and the date the prescription was filled. No more than a ninety (90) day supply of a prescription medication may be checked in at one time.

  • Nonprescription medication must be in the original container, properly labeled with the name of medication, directions concerning dosage, the schedule for administration, and expiration date. NO MORE THAN A THIRTY (30) DAY SUPPLY OF A NONPRESCRPITON MEDICATION.

  • All prescription and nonprescription medications to be administered at school must be labeled in English.

  • Aspirin or aspirin containing products will not be administered to students under the age of eighteen without a physician’s written request.

YEARBOOK PICTURES: Yearbook pictures for the Ninth Grade Campus are scheduled to be taken during students’ English classes on September 18 and 19. Yearbook pictures for 10th and 11th grade students at the Senior Campus are scheduled to be taken on September 10th and 11th.

The Woodlands High School Calendar

August 19 - August 31, 2020

Monday, August 19, 2019

Student Council Meeting 6:00 Cafeteria

Interact Meeting 7:00 Cafeteria

Tuesday, August 20, 2020

Volleyball @ College Station 4:30 College Station High School

TWHS 9th Grade Campus Open House 7:00

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cheer Parent Meeting 6:00 Library

Golf Parent Meeting 6:00 LGI

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Leander High School

DECA Meeting 3:00 LGI

TWHS Senior Campus Parent Meetings 6:00 and Open House 7:00

Friday, August 23, 2019

Science NHS Meeting 6:40 am LGI

Freshman Volleyball Tournament @ Conroe High School

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Leander High School

Choir Freshman and Officer Party 2:45 TWHS 9th Grade Campus

Cross Country Friday Night Lights @ Bear Branch Park 4:30

Freshman Football Scrimmage vs Atasocita 4:00 Woodforest Bank Staduim

JV Football Scrimmage vs Atascoita 5:00 Woodforest Bank Staduim

Varsity Football Scrimmage vs Atascocita 6:00 Woodforest Bank Stadium

Saturday, August 24, 2019

SAT Test 8:00 am

Freshman Volleyball Tournament @ Conroe High School

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Leander High School

Monday, August 26, 2019

Student Council Meeting 6:00 Cafeteria

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Evening Tutorials 5:30

Orchestra Parent Meeting 6:00 TWHS

Girls Basketball Booster Club Meeting 6:00 LGI

Volleyball @ Concordia 4:30 Concordia High School

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Entrepreneurship Club Parent Meeting 6:00 LGI

Thursday, August 29, 2019

FR/JV Volleyball Tournament @ LCHS/CSMS

DECA Meeting 3:00 LGI

Freshman Football Red/Green vs Cy-Fair 4:30 TWHS

JV Football Red/Green @ Cy-Fair 4:30 Cy- Fair High School

Evening Tutorials 5:30

Friday, August 30, 2019

FR/JV Volleyball Tournament @ LCHS/CSMS

Volleyball @ Oak Ridge 4:30 Oak Ridge High School

Saturday, August 31, 2019

FR/JV Volleyball Tournament @ LCHS/CSMS

Choir Fall Party 10:00 Terramont Park

Varsity Football vs Cy-Fair 6:00 Woodforest Bank Stadium

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.