Travis Early College High School

1st Nine Weeks Highlights

Congratulations Travis Early College High School for earning an A rating from the Texas Education Agency

Panther Pride

Tyler Hunter Gorentz Scholarship

Congratulations to Julissa and Cecilio for being named the recipients of the 2019 Tyler Hunter Gorentz Scholarship awarded through the SAISD Foundation. In honor of Tyler, a part of his legacy is raising awareness of suicide prevention.

National Merit Scholarship

Class of 2020 students, Nicolas and Christopher were named as Commended Students through the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations gentlemen!

College Ready

Hard At Work

Travis students working on College Algebra, Physics and English on a Friday afternoon in the SLAC lab at San Antonio College.

Travis College Fair

Universities from around Texas were on site to speak to students about admission, degree plans, programs, and student life. Over fifteen universities participated in the event and all 400 students including 8th grade students from MLK Academy visited with college representatives.

College Tours & Preview Days

October

19 - UNT & Texas State Preview Days

24 - Carnegie Mellon Representative on Campus

November

1 - St. Mary's On The Spot Admission

8 - C/O '23 Visit to UTSA

22 - C/O '22 Visit to TAMUSA

22 - UIW On The Spot Admission

Student Activities

Art Students Show Off Their Talent!

Artpace Chalk It Up turns Downtown San Antonio into a chalk canvas, showcasing local emerging artists and raising funds for Artpace’s education and public programs. Chalk It Up encourages everyone to become an artist for a day as we work on a collaborative city block-sized mural. Local schools, universities, and non-profits are invited to play a significant role at Chalk It Up by creating an original design together as members of “Team Works.


https://artpace.org/artpace_events/15th-annual-chalk-it-up

Spurs AVID Celebration

The AVID Celebration held October 5th vs. Orlando Magic highlighted the importance of pursuing careers through educational opportunities by bringing together students, area colleges, and positive role models who shared their stories to provide a unique learning opportunity.


  • College Fair/Photo Ops/Spurs Gift
    • A chance to meet and talk with Local College Representatives
    • Spurs Coyote Visit
    • Pictures with the Championship Banners and 5 Championship Trophies

  • Speaker Series
  • Professional speaker panel provided by the San Antonio Spurs
      • Talking Points:
        • College/Major/Year You Graduated
        • Past Jobs in Sports (how you got where you are now)
        • Day to Day Duties & Obligations (in season and off)
        • Their College Story and Journey

Welcome New Staff Members

Ms. Yvonne Salinas

Associate Principal of Network Schools


Ms. Rebecca Ash

Senior Coordinator of Operations of Network Schools


Ms. Dominique Rodriguez

Operations Clerk

CAMPUS ATTENDANCE GOAL 98%

1st Nine Weeks Attendance Update

We have 205 students with perfect attendance for the 1st nine weeks, 9-12 grade. This is an amazing start for the year, we hope to have many more in January. In addition, we have 3 teachers with perfect attendance for the 1st quarter: Ms. Duong, Coach Montoya and Mr. Hinojosa.


The following 3 teachers achieved the highest attendance rate for the 1st nine weeks in their AVID class:

Gloria Rodriguez-99.3%

Ruby Chapa-99%

Emily Hanley-98.7%

Attendance for each grade level for the 1st nine weeks is as follows:

9th - 98.39% = 1st

10th - 97.61% = 3rd

11th - 97.66% = 2nd

12th - 97.31% = 4th

It's Time to Renew Our Charter

The time has come for us to resubmit the application for a new charter.


Purpose of the Renewal:

  • Continue service as an Early College High School
  • Continue our partnership with San Antonio College
  • Continue enrolling students who reside outside the SAISD Boundry
  • Establish new autonomies (scheduling, calendaring, etc.)


More information to come.

Upcoming Events

October:

14 Student Holiday/Staff Development

15 Senior Parent Night 6:00 pm

16 Region 20 Parent Meeting 9:00 am

18 Picture Day

21 Gamma Sig Investiture 11:00 am

21 Zumba Challenge 5:30 pm

22 Region 20 Parent Meeting Human Trafficking 6:00 pm

24 Carnegie Mellon Representative 9:00 am

25 Fall Fest/Trunk or Treat


November:

1 Dia De Los Muertos Event

7 McTeacher Night

8 Farmer's Market

11 Parent Pow Wow Meeting

21 Family Thanksgiving Luncheon

25-29 Thanksgiving Break



Visit our campus website for events and activities

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