CSHS Weekly Bulletin

September 28 - October 2

Week in Review

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Class Ring Sales

Herff Jones will be on campus Tuesday, 11AM-7PM, and Wednesday, 11AM-1PM, in our cafeteria to take orders from juniors.

Open House - Monday, Oct. 5th

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PSAT/ ELA I EOC - Wednesday, Oct. 14th

The PSAT and 9th Grade English 1 EOC Practice Test will be administered on Wednesday, October 14th. All administrators, teachers, and instructional aides will be assigned a duty on this day. If you know you are not going to be here that day, please put your absence in AESOP ASAP. I need all hands on deck so please do not make appointments for that day now that you know we are testing on October 14th.

MANDATORY Test Administrator Training will be held on Thursday October 8th, at 7:30AM and 4:05PM in the LGI.

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2016 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching Awards

Do you know an outstanding teacher in your school or community? Nominate a deserving Texas educator for a 2016 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching Award!

Humanities Texas presents annual awards to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching in Texas schools. In 2016, Humanities Texas will present a total of fifteen awards to exceptional Texas K–12 humanities teachers in three different categories:

  • Twelve teachers across the state will be selected to receive the Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award.
  • One Texas history teacher will be selected to receive the Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award.
  • Two additional teachers will be selected for the Award for Outstanding Early-Career Teaching, which recognizes exemplary contributions of humanities teachers in Texas elementary, middle, and high schools who have completed three or fewer years of teaching.
  • All award winners will receive a $5,000 prize, with an additional $500 for their schools to purchase humanities-based instructional materials.

How to Nominate a Teacher

To nominate a teacher for a 2016 Humanities Texas Outstanding Teaching Award, please complete the online nomination form by Friday, December 11, 2015. The nomination form and instructions can be found on the Humanities Texas website: http://www.humanitiestexas.org/content/2016-nomination-form-outstanding-teaching-awards

Humanities Texas will contact each nominated teacher with instructions on how to apply for the award. Applications will be due February 10, 2016. Winners will be announced in May of 2016.


Please make sure you are showing the Daily Announcements each day during Advocate
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Content Mastery

Remember that ANY student is able to receive help in content mastery. Teachers can start sending students down to room 1046 after instruction (with a Content Mastery pass). Please send any supplemental aides or resources students may need to complete an assignment with them when they come.

Questions? See/email Coach Walsh.


Please be reminded that lesson plans are to be posted in Eduphoria/Forethought by 8:00 AM every Monday.

Have you sent your first parent email out? If so, thank you! If not, please remember to do so at least once every two weeks. If you are having issues with the system, please let us know so we can assist you.

Leadership Team will meet on Tuesday in room 3030.

Please be reminded that all teachers are expected to be outside their classroom doors to help monitor hallways during transition times. A small thing like staff visibility has a tremendous impact on student decision-making.

We will have our CSHS Parent Open House on Monday, October 5th, beginning at 6:30 PM. A modified bell schedule with 8 minute classes and 5 minute passing periods will be used. More information and a bell schedule will be delivered as the event nears.

Are you a club sponsor? Please let Mrs. Costenbader know when you will be meeting so it can be posted in the Daily Announcement. Please plan initial meetings within the first three weeks of school so we can get students involved early.

Workroom volunteers are available to assist with copying/laminating request. Request forms can be located in the workroom (rm. 1039). Submit requests to the appropriate bin in the workroom and requested jobs will be returned upon completion.

To have your teacher website linked to our campus site or if any of the information listed on the Staff Directory page is incorrect, please complete this form. Randi Costenbader will get it updated ASAP.


The 2015-2016 edition of the Cougar Pride yearbook is now available. Click HERE to order.

Duty Schedule

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Walk Through Schedule

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Upcoming Events

10/5 CSHS Open House

10/6 Game Club Meeting

10/6 Volleyball v. Bryan - Dig Pink - (Rodgers)

10/7 First Six Weeks Report cards Distributed - Advocate

10/7 Senior Day - Carolina Creek

10/7 Cougar Pals

10/8 Shelter in Place (5th)

10/8 JV Football v. Livingston (Martindale)

10/9 Pep RallY SCHEDULE

10/9 Football v. Livingston (ALL) - HOMECOMING

10/12 Staff Development/Student Holiday

10/14 PSAT

10/14 Dynamic Duo Drees UP Day

10/19 UIL Region Marching Contest @ Waco Midway

10/20 Game Club Meeting

10/21 Safari - Animal Print Dress Up Day

10/21 Cougar Pals

10/21 Faculty Meeting @ 4PM - LGI

10/22 Faculty Meeting @ 7:30AM - LGI

10/22 Fire Drill - Obstructed (2nd)

10/22 JV Football v. Consol (Grimes)

10/23 Pep Rally SCHEDULE (v. Consol)

10/23 Volleyball v. Consol (ALL)

10/23 Football v. Consol (ALL)

10/26 Senior Class Picture

10/26 UIL Region Marching Contest @ San Antonio

10/27 Picture Day Make-Ups

10/28 Neon Dress Up Day

10/29 Choir Fall Concert (Martindale)

10/30 Pep Rally SCHEDULE (@ Bryan)

10/31 Drumline Contest @ Cougar Stadium

10/31 Orchestra All-State Taping @ Consol

11/6 Pep rally SCHEDULE (v. Caney Creek)



26 - F. Brock

30 - R. Lanier


5 - B. Gibson

13 - M. Broadus

14 - K. Morris

15 - V. Hester

21 - S. Huff

21 - C. Phillips

24 - S. Holder

26 - E. Roberts

29 - Y. Bedell

29 - C. Lehrmann

30 - K. Walsh