Tiger Tracks Inside Edition

Travis High School Faculty Newsletter - August 5, 2019


Monday, August 5

District Professional Development for those who did not complete during the summer.

Tuesday, August 6

District Professional Development for those who did not complete during the summer.

Wednesday, August 7

All teachers return to campus--Welcome Back!!!!

Attire: Very Casual! Shorts and tennis shoes encouraged.

7:30 Breakfast and Welcome Back (Commons).

11:00 Lunch on your own

12:30-3:00 Campus PD, Department Meetings, Procedures

6:30 Football Parent Meeting

Thursday, August 8

Attire: New Staff T-shirts

7:00 Convocation--pick up at THS

11:00 Lunch on your own

12:30-3:00 Campus PD (Commons)

2:00 Sponsors/Coaches meet with Bookkeeper, Ms. Grimm, and Ms. Laberge

*Program SPED Paras off-site

6:00-8:00 Freshman Parent Night

Volleyball Tournament (V)

Friday, August 9

Attire: Casual and as always Fridays We Wear RED!!!

7:30 Campus PD--Formative Assessment & SLO, PLCs,

and Blended Learning (Commons)

12:15 Lunch on your own

1:15-3:00 Campus PD--Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) (Commons)

Volleyball Tournament (V)

Coffee Club!

Dues are $20 (cash only) for the year. This helps us replenish the supplies. The two coffee pots in the copy room are the ones used for coffee club. You can pay cash to Sabrina Behrens in I101 and receive a receipt. We’ll start coffee club Monday Aug. 19. Thanks!

Beginning of the Year Resources

Having an Issue with Technology?

Our campus IT is Joshua Martin and his office is in the library! Please remember to put in a Support Portal Ticket (Formerly CRM ticket) instead of emailing him when you have a request. Use the link above to submit a request.

Textbook Request Form

This form is to checkout textbooks and teachers editions for the 2019-2020 school year. Please make sure you include all courses and preps that you teach. You may contact Salina Chapa with any textbook questions.

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Check out Advisory Courses in Schoology!

9th grade Access Code: 25JG-6TGZ-63PVB

10th grade Access Code: VH3S-K9X8-5BGJV

11th grade Access Code: JJRJ-J73S-VV69B

12th grade Access Code: 2NQ2-Q2R3-DQTR9

Weekly Advisory Lesson Plans are located in the 1st 9 weeks folder of your appropriate Schoology Course under the appropriate dated week. You MUST log in and JOIN the correct Schoology course to access the videos and materials for this week's lessons.

Schoology Access Code for all THS Professional Development - 35S22-5WVJF - We have uploaded back to school PD resources here too!

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Support Cross Country and Order Gear at their Team Store!

Grading Policy and Reporting Reminders! - PLEASE REVIEW!

  • Do NOT put a 0 in on any assignment that was not completed due to student absence - for any reason - until the student has had sufficient time and opportunity to complete the assignment and failed to do so.
  • Assignments in grade book must have specific name - i.e. Ch 12 vocab assignment vs Homework 2
  • Grades must be entered within 5 days of assignment due date.
  • Late Work is accepted - 1 day late is up to 15 points off; 2 days late is up to 30 points off
  • Parent contact is required any time a student is unsuccessful and any time a student is in danger of failing a course - please document all contact

Link for Student Schoology Access

How to Reset Your Network Password

Do you have news to share? Email THS Announcements! (THS.Announcements@fortbendisd.com)


August 12

Professional Development at THS

August 13

Teacher workday

August 14

First day of school!!!

August 16

Band Community Performance 7:00 PM

August 17

Community Pep Rally 5:00 PM

August 20

First HOME Volleyball Game!

August 24


August 30

First Football Game!

September 2

No School - Labor Day Holiday

September 4

Fall Open House