The Woodlands High School

Highlander Happenings August 21 – September 1, 2023

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Senior Campus Counselor Assignments

Ms. Emmons A-Bru

Ms. Darden Brv-Dew

Ms. Algaze Dex-Gou

Ms. Clarke Gov-Joh

Ms. Monica Frank Joi-Mas

Ms. Iribarren Mat-Pag

Ms. Bethell Pah-Ros

Ms. Bradberry Rot-Tay

Ms. Jaqua Taz-Z

Ms. Tabor Lead Counselor A-Z

Ms. St. Romain College & Career A-Z

Senior Campus Administrators

Dr. Landry Principal

Mr. Muehsler Associate Principal Operations

Ms. Poliak Associate Principal Curriculum

Assistant Principal Assignments

Mr. Rushing A-Coo

Ms. LeDee Cop-Gul

Ms. Braun Gum-Led

Ms. Ward Lee-Par

Ms. Wyrick Pas-Smi

Mr. Harbin Smj-Z

9th Grade Campus Counselors

Ms. Woods A-Gq

Ms. Chambers Gr-Pal

Ms. Crain Pam-Z

9th Grade Campus Administrators

Mrs. Shepard Principal

Mr. Ubernosky Associate Principal

Mr. Cortez A-K

Ms. Jeanes L-Z


Welcome to the 2023-2024 School Year Highlanders! Please click on the link to find the latest Counselors Corner Newsletter.


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Students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes are receiving join codes from their AP teachers in classes now. Students MUST join their teacher's college board AP classroom using this join code in order to test in May. Additionally, beginning September 1, parents/students must pay for AP exams through school cash online. Deadline to pay for exams is October 30, 2023.

Students may only have ONE College Board account (if student has taken the PSAT/SAT or another AP test, they already have an account). DO NOT create a new college board account if you are unsure. If students have issues with their College Board account, parents/students must contact College Board at The school cannot help students with College Board accounts.

Please find additional information at:

Contact Assistant Principal Laura Braun at with any Advanced Placement Testing questions.


BOYS BASKETBALL: Boys basketball has already begun preparing for the 2023-24 season. We have strength and conditioning Mon-Thur, right after school at the main campus. We will be competing in a Fall league and a few shootouts as well. Please go to our website for more information.

TENNIS: The Highlander tennis team opened the season with a convincing 14-5 victory over the Katy Jordan Knights. TWHS netters opened District play this Saturday @ Oak Ridge at 8:00 a.m. The Highlander tennis team is ranked #4 in State 6A in the latest TTCA Coaches poll.


Your nurses this year are Alana Ansley at the Senior Campus, or 936-709-1076, and Erica Falcon at the Ninth Grade Campus, or 832-592-8209. Our clinic hours are 7:00-3:00 on school days. We are looking forward to a happy and healthy year with your students, and truly appreciate the donations of snacks and feminine hygiene supplies that parents have given us!

● As we are completing enrollment for this school year, we will be emailing or sending letters home if your student has any overdue vaccines or expiring Conscientious Objector exemptions. If you receive one of those letters, please take care of any missing vaccines promptly so that your student may remain enrolled.

● If your student requires any medications while they are on campus, they must be checked in to the clinic or athletic trainers by a parent or guardian. All medications must be in their original, labeled container, unexpired, and we ask that you provide no more than a 30-day supply. We highly encourage students to carry their own Epi-Pen or inhaler; those do need to be accompanied by a form that is completed by your doctor each school year. This self-carry form must also be provided to the clinic to be kept on file throughout the school year. You can find those forms on our clinic website:

● Please continue to self-report any positive student COVID cases in the COVID application (in the student SSO). We are still requiring students who test positive to stay home for 5 days after their first day of symptoms, and they may return on day 6 as long as they have improving symptoms and have been fever-free for at least 24 hours. There is no need for close contacts to quarantine unless they are symptomatic.

● Feel free to follow us on our Instagram account, @twhsclinic.


CLUB SPORTS: Parents, do you have an athlete in Club sports such as Lacrosse, Hockey, or Rugby this school year? If your athlete is in need of PE credit, please have them sign up in the Grade Level Office for our Club Sports Meeting. We will meet in LGI 1 on Wednesday, August 30th, during advisory. The application process and requirements to obtain PE credit will be discussed with your athlete. Applications are due on October 2nd. Late entry or late applications will not be granted PE credit.

DESTINATION IMAGINATION: Destination Imagination will be holding an informational meeting to form new teams for the 2023-24 season. If you would like to solve open-ended, STEAM-focused challenges, please join us in Room 221 on Thursday, August 24th from 2:45-3:30 p.m. Freshman are welcome to use the shuttle to join us.

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS: Calling all adventurers! The Dungeons and Dragons Club will be hosting meetings every Wednesday until 4 p.m. in Room 231. We accept players of all classes and experience levels. If you have any questions, feel free to email Mrs. Rickman ( or stop by Room 231.

INTERACT CLUB: TWHS Interact Club, in association with Rotary, is a fun and rewarding community service club. With this year's focus in promoting clean water and sanitation, this club is committed to bettering the community by volunteering in all different walks of life. With a student led officer team and experienced sponsors, we can't wait to kick off this school year with our first meeting on August 22 in the LGI 1 at 2:45 p.m. on the Senior Campus. Our freshmen meetings will be on the freshmen campus in the mornings before school on the same day as Senior Campus meetings. See you there!

MEET IN THE MIDDLE: MEET IN THE MIDDLE kicks off in September! Our first meeting of the year will be held on Monday, September 11th, at 2:30 p.m. in Room 107. Meet in the Middle is a club that brings students with intellectual disabilities together with their typically developing peers for activities that center around fun, fitness, and friendship. At the kickoff, we will have pizza, drinks, and lots of other snacks! EVERYONE is welcome to join. Mrs. Maberry ( sponsors the club and can answer any questions you have.

SCUBA CLUB: Welcome back to school! Scuba Club at TWHS is for ANYONE interested in scuba diving—you do NOT have to be certified to be a member; we can help you with the process of learning to dive! We are trying something new this year. We know everyone has a lot on their calendars with multiple clubs and activities after school most days. Instead of having regular monthly meetings, we will have just a few during the year, but they will be good ones—guest speakers, show and tell, and snacks! Most of our club business will be conducted via our GroupMe chat. Search for “Scuba Club at TWHS” and request permission to join. Our club President, senior Alexander Bleakley, will coordinate events for us such as a Fall Dive Meetup at one of our local scuba locations (for those already scuba certified) and a “Try Scuba” Event at Woodlands Dive Center (for those interested in learning more and trying out the equipment in their practice pool). All of this will happen on GroupMe so join soon! We also have a website,, with information and photos from previous events.

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council is off to a fast start this year. We helped with Kilt Camps and Orientations on both campuses the week before school started. Senior Student Council Officers organized car painting the day before school started and bring your childhood backpack for the first week of school for the Class of 2024. Looking forward to our first Pep Rally on August 25th - Back to the Beach. If interested in Student Council, our next meeting is on Monday, August 28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Senior Campus Cafeteria. Any questions, please email Kristen Gartner at, Senior Campus, or Jill Parsley at, Freshman Campus.

TABLE TENNIS CLUB: Table Tennis Club meets in Room 216 from 2:45-3:45 p.m. Save the following dates: August 15, 17, 21, 23, 29, 31, Sept 5, 7, 11, 13, 19, 21, 25 & 27. Beginners welcome!


ATTENDANCE: To report an absence, call:

9th Grade: 832-592-8025

10th Grade: 936-709-1234

11th Grade: 936-709-1236

12th Grade: 936-709-1233

Grades 10-12: 936-709-1213

If your student needs to leave early, please send him or her in with a note to be delivered to the attendance office before school, during lunch or between classes. Doing so ensures the check-out process will be as quick and efficient as possible. Feel free to call the attendance office with any questions or concerns you may have. We're here to help.

STUDENT LUNCHES: We do not accept food delivery from delivery services during the school day. Services delivering food will be turned away. Pizza delivery, Uber Eats, Door Dash, Grub Hub, etc.. are not permitted.

STUDENT PARKING: Please note that the posted speed limit on the TWHS property is 10 MPH. Please be sure to observe the speed limit as well follow traffic rules such as stopping at intersections and cross paths on the property as well as using blinkers when turning into parking spaces and pathways.

Students assigned parking spaces in the Band Lot (1279-1508) or ROTC Lot (2114-2163) must move their cars by 3 pm every day. Students/Parents are not allowed to cut through the church parking lot. Nor are they allowed to park at the church or the neighborhood across the street. You will be towed. All information about parking can be found on the school website:

TWHS SOCIAL MEDIA: The Woodlands High School has Facebook, Instagram 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.

Instagram handles are @thewoodlandshs and @twhs9thcisd.


Welcome Back Highlanders!

The Woodlands High School PTO would love to have your support! Memberships in TWHS PTO are family memberships that cover both campuses and are renewed annually.

The TWHS PTO uses membership fees and donations to present special events and student programs such as Shattered Lives, Highlighted Highlanders, & Graduation Highlanders. We also supply classrooms with needed technology and educational materials, conduct orientation, host teacher luncheons, distribute textbooks & so much more! It also gives you the opportunity to volunteer in the school if your schedule allows for it. And if you can’t that’s ok too!

Please click the link below to help support our school!


We are excited to start this new year with a bang. The Spirit Wear Committee has made a few changes to the PTO online store. We have moved onto a new online site called Square. You can located the new site on our PTO website, click on the link below or copy and paste. Check out our new merchandise things are going fast.


ACADEMIC UIL TEAMS: Our competition teams are now forming for Spring events in Accounting, Spelling, Math, Social Studies, Current Issues and Events, Literary Criticism and Computer Science. There is a bulletin board in the cafeteria with teams and coach information. Teams practice on the Senior Campus and meet during advisory. Students should contact the coach directly for practice information. Questions, please email Laura Landsbaum at

JROTC: Welcome back returning cadets, and welcome to our new cadets! We are busy getting our beginning-of-school requirements completed. If you are interested in JROTC but did not yet enroll—we can still work with you but time is running out fast!

Upperclassmen, your permission forms and doctor’s examination were due FRIDAY (August 18th) for full credit on your major grade, as has been briefed during class. Freshmen, you have until August Thursday, August 24th.

Freshman uniform fittings are next week. A Flight (5th period) is Monday August 21st; B Flight (6th period) is Tuesday August 22nd; and C Flight (7th period) is Wednesday August 23rd. You must take the shuttle bus to the senior campus after school for this. Expect to be at the senior campus until about 4pm.

Our cadets at the senior campus have their first uniform day Wednesday August 23rd or August 24th (whichever day they have JROTC class). Cadets wear their uniform at school all day on their weekly uniform day.

After-school activities start Monday August 28th. Come try out Drill, after-school PT, and Aerospace. We also have a new Raiders team, Orienteering, Marksmanship, and Academics which you will learn about soon! Freshmen can take the shuttle bus to the senior campus after school to participate—see you there!

We have multiple Community Service events in the coming weeks. We will be supporting our Cross Country team at Friday Night Lights on August 25th and Nike South on September 30th, and our swim team at their meet September 26th. Learn how to sign up during your flight period.

JROTC parents, you should be receiving our weekly Parent Newsletter link via email on Wednesdays. We send it to the parent email(s) listed in the school’s system. If you are NOT receiving the emails from Lt Col McMartin, 1) check your junk/spam folder, and 2) email to ensure you are on our mailing list.

LIBRARY: If you purchased a Print Card online, please come and pick it up in the library. You may also purchase them in person with cash. Print Cards cost $2.00 and cover 20 black and white prints.

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Any current juniors or seniors wishing to join Science National Honor Society, please stop by Room 307 to see Mrs. Parker or Room 365 to see Mrs. Champagne. You must have taken an Honors or AP science course with an average of 85 or higher in all science classes to apply.

TWHS CHOIR: The choir program is off to an amazing start for the 23-24 school year! Please click the link to our Choir Notes Newsletter to stay up-to-date on all things choir. It's going to be a great year!

TWHS NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: The 2023-24 J.L. McCullough Chapter of National Honor Society is off to a great start. We inducted 205 members back in April, and installed four new officers: President Claire Daugherty, Vice President Daniel Palomo, Community Liaison Barbara Koulikova, and Secretary Michelle van Rinsum. Chapter members have already worked on several key events, including Senior Awards Night, graduation, and local charity B.E. Blessed. We are looking forward to this years' service and donation focus of completed backpacks for students in our local community that are in need. For more information on upcoming NHS events, meetings, donation opportunities, and our next application opportunity, follow us on Instagram @twhs_nhs or on Facebook at TWHS National Honor Society, or check out our webpage through the TWHS school portal, get involved.

The Woodlands High School Calendar

August 18 – September 1, 2023

Friday, August 18, 2023

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Northwest ISD

Water Polo Tournament @ Strake Jesuit

Science NHS 6:40 a.m. & 2:40 p.m. LGI 1

Tennis Vars @ Oak Ridge 3:00

Football Scrimmage v Atascocita - TWHS

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Northwest ISD

Water Polo Tournament @ Strake Jesuit


Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Orchestra Parent Meeting 6:30 Stage

Interact Meeting 2:40 LGI 1

Tennis Vars v New Caney 3:00 - TWHS

Volleyball @ Oak Ridge 4:30/5:30

Tennis Booster Club Meeting 5:30 LGI 1

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Model United Nations 3:00 LGI 1

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Varsity Volleyball Tournament @ Leander

Water Polo Houston Tournament

DECA Meeting 2:30 LGI 2

Tennis JV @ New Caney 3:30

9th Football Red/Green v North Shore 4:30/6:00 - TWHS

9th Football White v Klein 4:30 - TWHS 9th

JV Football @ North Shore 4:30

Friday, August 25, 2023

Varsity Volleyball Tournament - Leander

Tennis Vars & JV v Conroe 3:00 - TWHS

Tennis Vars @ Clements 3:00

Water Polo Houston Tournament

Varsity Football v North Shore 7:00 - Woodforest

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Varsity Volleyball Tournament - Leander

Water Polo Houston Tournament

SAT Testing


Monday, August 28, 2023

Student Council 5:00 Cafeteria

Cheer Parent Meeting 6:00 LGI 1

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Tennis Vars v Grand Oaks 3:00

Volleyball @ New Caney 4:30/5:30

Theater Parent Meeting 6:30

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Model United Nations 3:00 LGI 1

Water Polo v Oak Ridge 4:00 - Natatorium

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Tennis JV @ Grand Oaks 3:30

9th Football Red/Green @ Lamar 4:30/6:00

JV Football v Lamar 4:30 - TWHS

Friday, September 1, 2023

Science NHS 6:40 a.m. & 2:40 p.m. LGI 1

Tennis JV @ Memorial 3:00

Volleyball @ Conroe 4:30/5:30

Water Polo v Conroe 6:00 - Natatorium

Varsity Football @ Lamar 7:30

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.

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