The Woodlands High School

Highlander Happenings February 24 – March 7, 2020

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ACADEMICS:


BELL SCHEDULE FOR EARLY RELEASE DAY FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH:

March 6th is the final day of the 3rd marking period. That is an early release day for students. Please see the posted bell schedule.

Period Red 1 7:20 – 8:15

Period Red 2 8:22 – 9:17

Period Red 3 9:24 – 10:19

Period Red 4 10:26 – 11:20


AP EXAM ORDER DEADLINE

The final deadline to purchase exams is Sunday, February 23, 2020.


CISD SAT Prep Course

Information provided by CISD College Readiness Department: TWHS is offering the SAT School Day on March 25th. Now it’s time to prepare. College Readiness suggests the following test preparation activities to maximize your score.

-Link your October PSAT/NMSQT scores with Khan Academy. Using your College Board account, access this FREE practice. Studies show using Khan Academy for ten hours or more of instruction will raise scores up to 50 points.

- Use College Board’s Question of the Day Phone App. This is quick practice you can do anytime you have a moment to study.

- Attend CISD Bootcamp on Saturday, March 21st from 8:00am-12:00pm. This four-hour intensive class teaches test prep strategies and gives you practice and feedback. CISD teachers with lead your practice. Sign up on School Cash (under the District tab).

Bootcamp is limited; please register by February 28th to save your seat.

Questions about the SAT School Day exam? Contact your high school

Questions about test prep? Contact CISD College Readiness https://www.conroeisd.net/department/guidance-counseling/college-readiness/

ATHLETICS:

BOYS BASKETBALL:

  • February 11th vs. Klein Forest

On Tuesday, February 11th, The Highlanders (7-6 in district) faced the 3rd place Klein Forest Golden Eagles (10-4 in district). The Highlanders were coming off a tough loss to Klein Collins. The game started quickly for The Highlanders, who jumped out to a 7-0 lead, but then turned just as quickly as The Highlanders found themselves on the wrong end of a 17-3 run by the Golden Eagles, and ended up trailing 17-10 at the end of the 1st quarter. The Highlanders opened the 2nd quarter on a 10-0 run, leading to a 20-17 advantage, but by the end of the 2nd, the Golden Eagles had regained the lead, going into halftime up 26-24. After falling behind 36-30 late in the 3rd quarter, The Highlanders scored the final 6 points and were tied at 36-36 heading into the final quarter. An 0 for 7 start for The Highlanders in the 4th quarter left them staring at a 42-36 deficit, which would stretch to 9 points with 4:27 to go in the game. After that, The Highlanders started to crawl back into the game, and with 1:32 remaining, a three-pointer by Ben Mills pulled the Highlanders within 1 at 48-47. A free throw by the Golden Eagles put their lead back at 2 points, but another bucket by Ben Mills tied the game at 49-49 with 1:10 remaining to play. On the next possession, a bucket by the Golden Eagles again stretched the lead to 2 points, but with 19 seconds to go Brock Luechtefeld found Cole Himmer behind the defense for a game-tying basket. Cole was also fouled on the play and made the free throw to give The Highlanders a one-point lead. The Golden Eagles were unable to convert on their next possession and were forced to foul. A free throw by Cole Himmer provided the final score of 53-51 and a much-needed win for The Highlanders, who remained tied for the fourth and final district playoff spot with Conroe. Scoring for The Highlanders were Hagen Byerly-17, Brock Luechtefeld-13, Ben Mills-8, Cole Himmer-5, Tyler Hveem-5, David Omokwale-3, and Peyton Mattingly-2. In other games, the JV won 55-36, the Sophomores won 57-41, the Freshman Green won 49-36, and the Freshman Red won 51-36.

  • February 14th vs. Oak Ridge

On Friday, February 14th, The Highlanders (8-6 in district) faced the second-to-last place Oak Ridge War Eagles (2-12 in district) on Senior Night in their final home game of the season. Coming off of a big victory over Klein Forest, The Highlanders needed another win to keep pace with Conroe for the 4th and final playoff spot. By the end of the 1st quarter, The Highlanders were clinging to a small 16-14 lead, but by the end of the 2nd that advantage was stretched to 35-24. But if they were hoping to cruise to an easy victory over the War Eagles, they were mistaken, and with 4 quick points at the end of the 3rd quarter, the War Eagles closed the gap to 47-42 entering the final stanza. The Highlanders started out the 4th quarter with buckets by Ben Mills and Brock Luechtefeld stretching the lead back to 9 points at 51-42 with 6:30 to play. However, over the next minute-plus, the War Eagles responded with a 10-0 run leading them to a 52-51 lead at 5:17. The game was back and forth the rest of the way, and The Highlanders found themselves trailing 63-62 with the ball out of bounds and 16.9 seconds on the clock. After a timeout, Coach Reed substituted Andres Pallares and called his name for an out-of-bounds play under the basket. Andres responded with a clutch bucket with 15 seconds to play, leading to a 64-63 advantage. On the War Eagles next possession, they were able to drive down the right side of the lane to attempt a game winning shot, but that attempt was blocked out of bounds by Ben Mills with 6.5 seconds to play. On their inbounds play the War Eagles were again unable to convert, and The Highlanders escaped with a 64-63 victory. The win sets up an exciting final game against 2nd place College Park as a Highlander victory assures them of securing the final district playoff spot. Scoring for The Highlanders were Brock Luechtefeld-18, Hagen Byerly-14, Tyler Hveem-10, David Omokwale-6, Andres Pallares-4, Kylan Williams-4, Peyton Mattingly-3, Ben Mills-3, and Cole Himmer-2. In other games, the JV won 58-46, the Sophomores won 61-27, the Freshman Green won 54-38, and the Freshman Red won 41-16.

  • February 18th vs. College Park

On Tuesday, February 18th, The Highlanders (9-6 in district) faced the 2nd place College Park Cavaliers (11-4 in district) for their final regular-season game. This was a “win-and-your-in” game for The Highlanders, who would automatically qualify for the playoffs with a victory. They started out hot and opened with an outstanding 1st quarter, jumping out to an 18-7 lead, which was extended slightly by halftime to 31-19. At the opening of the 3rd quarter, The Highlanders were able to stretch that lead further and commanded a 36-23 lead with 6:13 to play in the quarter. But the wheels came off after that, and the Cavaliers went on a 16-2 run, closing out the quarter with a 39-38 advantage. The game was tight during the 4th quarter with the Cavaliers maintaining a small lead, but The Highlanders battled back, tying the game at 45-45 with 3:50 to play on a free throw by Brock Luechtefeld. The Cavaliers went back on top, extending their lead to 4 points, but a three-pointer by Ben Mills brought The Highlanders back to within 1 point with 1:33 to play. They were never able to get closer the rest of the way and ended up losing 56-51. The loss meant that The Highlanders would need to get some help to make the playoffs, and they got that help when Klein Oak beat Conroe in overtime to give The Highlanders their 15th straight playoff berth. Scoring for The Highlanders were Ben Mills-16, Hagen Byerly-7, Brock Luechtefeld-7, Andres Pallares-7, Peyton Mattingly-5, Kylan Williams-4, David Omokwale-3, and Tyler Hveem-2. In other games, the JV lost 58-47, the Sophomores won 60-48, the Freshman Green won 55-48, and the Freshman Red won 50-34.

  • Come out and watch The Highlanders playoff game on Tuesday, February 25th at 8:00 pm against the Westfield Mustangs at Grand Oaks High School, 4800 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring, TX 77386.

LADY HIGHLANDER BASKETBALL: The Lady Highlander Freshmen Green team finished the year with an overall record of seven wins and six losses. They also won a district championship with a record of 4-1. The last game of the year was the district championship clincher against Oak Ridge. The Lady Highlanders started the game off fast, taking a significant lead by the end of the first quarter. They sealed the win by winning every quarter and finished with a 10 point lead.
  • The Freshmen-(Red) team wrapped up their season with a 46-24 home victory over Klein Collins, to clinch the district title!!! The girls worked extremely hard this season to achieve their ultimate goal, which was to be District Champs!! The ladies endured all the bumps, bruises, illnesses, and injuries that came along the way to still finish on top!! . The Red team finished the season with an overall record of 22-3, and district record of 13-1, and stayed undefeated at home!! The future is bright for the Lady Highlanders!!
  • The Lady Highlanders JV team concluded the 2019-2020 season with a 61-34 win versus Klein Forest High School. Sowmya Swaminathan led all scorers with 15 points! It was an awesome team win and a great way to cap off a long season. Despite numerous changes in the line-up due to various situations, the Lady Highlanders finished the season with a 14-11 overall record as well as captured 1st place in the Magnolia JV Tournament! As we evaluate our efforts over the season, each individual player played an integral part in all of the team's success, from scoring, to defending, to just being the ultimate motivating teammate! Thanks Ladies for another successful season in the books...now on to Post Season...Time to Get Better!
  • Lady Highlander Varsity Basketball was led this year by 5 awesome seniors Kaylee Hall, Emma Steele, Kamryn Clarke, Lauren Barnes, and Lauren Hoffman. These young ladies may not have always showed up in the stat sheet game after game, but their heart and team first mentality was the glue that kept us together through a rocky season. The Lady Highlanders had to overcome many injuries, illnesses, and multiple line-ups with the majority of the team not yet having varsity experience up until this year. This can only work in our favor in the future and on to the next season. All the girls gained some great on court experience, and we absolutely know what we have to work on in this off season! This year the Lady Highlanders were led by Hailey Anderson averaging 12 points and 6 rebounds a game also leading the way was Kara Sumodobila and Anna-Claire Biggerstaff averaging 8 points and 3 rebounds for the season. Lady Highlander Varsity Basketball had a great "Just Never Stop" mentality this year. A trait you just can't teach and trait that you always need! Great job girls! Go Highlanders!!

SWIM AND DIVE: The Highlander Swim and Dive team competed at the state championship Friday and Saturday in Austin. There were many great swims, including Lillie Nordmann setting a new state record in the 200 freestyle and Matthew Tannenberger set two new school records in the 200 free and the 500 fr record which was set in 1999, and the boys' 200 medley relay set a new record as well. Cameron Cash won the diving competition for the guys! Way to go! The boys' team earned 2nd overall and the girls' team earned 5th. It was an eventful way to wrap up a great season. Ooowweee!


TENNIS: The Varsity defeated Cy-Ranch and Cy-Fair without dropping a match. College Park nipped the Highlanders 6-5 in the last match of the day Friday Feb 14th. The JV had success at the Klein JV Invitational on Tues Feb 18th.

Individual results: Girls A doubles--Gwen Goetz/Emma Samuelson-1st

Girls B doubles- -Nirajana Ramesh/Kaylie Nguyen-1st

Girls A singles- Ashlee Jarvis-2nd

Boys A singles-Carson Moore-1st Diego Escudero-2nd

Boys A doubles-Kawan Ardalan/Ethan Nguyen-1st Logan Smalling/Colin Lynch-3rd

Mixed Doubles-Lauren Friebel/Richard Ullrich-2nd

The Varsity will be at the Klein ISD Varsity Invitational Friday, Feb. 21st.

COUNSELOR’S CORNER:

Updated GPA and Class Ranks:

Sophomore GPA and Class Rank will be downloaded before we leave for spring break on March 6, 2020.


Dates for Verification Sheets to be distributed to check course selections in the computer:

1st Verification Sheet of Course Selections: Week of March 30, 2020

Final Day to make changes to Course Selections for the 2019-2020 Calendar Year: April 24, 2020


Upcoming Individual Student Conferences with their Counselors:

During the months of February and March, all of our current 9th -11th grade students will meet one on one with their school counselor to discuss next year’s courses as well as their four year plans. In addition, they will discuss other topics that are pertinent to each grade level. For instance, upcoming juniors will hear a lot about taking the SAT and ACT next year in the spring.

Presentations:

Conroe ISD will be hosting screenings of the award-winning film Screenagers on two of our high school campuses in February. Screenagers is a film that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games and academics. The film offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world.

Presentations are open to all CISD staff members, parents, and students (10 & older). CISD will host two events and you are welcome to attend either event. For more information, please view the trailer at this link:

https://www.screenagersmovie.com/screenagers-1

February 24, 2020

College Park High School Auditorium

6:00 PM

College Park High School

3701 College Park Drive

The Woodlands, TX 77384


SENIOR NEWS:

April 24 – Initial Deadline to turn in your Scholarships and Awards for the Senior Awards Night.

April 25 – Senior Prom held at 8:00 pm at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

May 1 – Final Deadline to turn in your Scholarship and Award Documents for the Senior Awards Night and ability to be printed in our program.

May 8 – Final Deadline to turn in your Scholarship and Award Documents for Senior Awards Night and the ability to be in the Addendum.

May 12 – Senior Awards Night held at 7:00 pm in TWHS Auditorium.

Senior Exams:

May 14 – 7th and 8th Class Periods

May 15 – 3rd and 4th Class Periods

May 18 – 5th and 6th Class Periods

May 19 – 1st and 2nd Class Periods

May 20 – Senior Picnic is held from 12:00 – 2:00 pm at the Rob Fleming Park located at 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, Spring, TX 77389.

May 21 – Graduation practice starts at 8:00 am. Students will need to be on campus by then to load on the buses to transport students to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. When we return, students will receive their graduation tickets for family members. At this time, we are not sure how many Commencement tickets families will get in accordance to the Pavilion. However, there are open seating in the lawn in which the Pavilion will provide extra chairs for family members.

May 21 – Graduation: Students arrive prior to 6:30 pm at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion to report to their lineup location. Graduation starts promptly at 7:30 pm.


COLLEGE AND CAREER CENTER:

Junior Jumpstart will take place on March 25th at Grand Oaks High School from 6:30-8:30 pm. This one night only event is open to all CISD Juniors and their parents to meet with college and career representatives from around the country. Food trucks will be available beginning at 5:00 pm with sessions starting at 6:30.

CLUB NEWS:

FBLA: Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 3:00 pm in Room 252.


HOSA: The TWHS HOSA Club will be hosting a Fun Run on Saturday February 29th at 11:00 AM. The cost is $10 per person. All proceeds will be donated to All Ears! Listening and Language Center for hearing impaired children. Please come support our community.


INTERACT: Registration for the 3rd Annual Interact Ultimate Frisbee Fest is open now! Go to twhsinteract.org/ultimate to buy your t-shirt and register a team!


MEET IN THE MIDDLE: Meet in the Middle Club will have its next meeting on Monday, February 24th, from 2:45-3:30pm in room 107.

We will be at the track for some T&F activities!

We 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, please stop by room 107 and talk to Mrs. Maberry before school, during lunch or advisory. You can also email dmaberry@conroeisd.net

Upcoming Meeting Schedule: March 23, April 13 & 27, May 11


SCUBA: Congratulations to sophomore Tyler Druskoff and freshmen Noah Braun and Tyler Warner for trying Scuba this past Saturday at Woodlands Dive Center! Photos are on our web site at www.twhsscuba.club/Try_Feb2020/.


Our next club meeting will be Monday, March 2nd, at 3pm in the Senior Campus LGI. Scuba Instructor Gary Conner will be our guest speaker—come with any questions you may have on getting certified, earning advanced ratings and specialties, or planning dive trips to exotic locales! All are welcome; snacks will be provided and we’ll give away some more prizes.


Don’t forget: we’re giving away a pair of neoprene diving boots at our final meeting of the year in May. Each meeting you attend gets your name in the drawing—the more meetings you attend, the better your chances of winning!

PTO NEWS:

TWHS PTO BOARD: Are you interested in getting more involved with the PTO next year? If so, please contact Lisa Doornik at twhspto@gmail.com for more information. We are a fun group and are looking for new people to get involved. Our elections will take place at the General Membership meeting in April.


GRADUATION HIGHLANDERS DONATIONS NEEDED: Graduation Highlanders is looking for sponsors to help offset the costs of the event. This is a great event that takes place after graduation every year. It provides a fun, safe environment for the seniors to celebrate their graduation with their class. We will recognize our sponsors in a brochure at graduation that will be seen by 4,000 plus attendees. If you have a business, please consider donating to this worthy cause. We also accept and appreciate donations by individuals. Contact Lisa Doornik at twhspto@gmail.com for more information.


GRADUATION HIGHLANDERS REGISTRATION: Registration for Graduation Highlanders, our lock-in party following graduation for our seniors, will open after spring break. This fee is not covered by your Senior Dues. More information to come!

OTHER NEWS:

BREAKFAST: Just a reminder that breakfast is served at both campuses. School breakfast will give your child a healthy start to the day. A nutritious breakfast helps students be more alert so they can learn more in class. Breakfast has vitamins and nutrients for a strong and healthy body. Breakfast at school is affordable at only $1.35. If you qualify for free and reduced price meals, you also qualify for the breakfast program, with no additional paperwork. You cannot find a healthy breakfast at such a low cost anywhere else. Help your child start the day right with school breakfast!


CISD SCHOOL MESSENGER: Conroe ISD has changed mass communication systems. In order to receive SMS/text messages from Conroe ISD or your child’s campus about timely issues including rainy day dismissal or campus updates, text "Y" to 67587.


PARKING LOT SAFETY: 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. Please note that state law prohibits drivers from using driveways located on private property to gain access to other roads or highways. The driveways at Christ Church United Methodist next door to TWHS are not to be used by students or parents as a cut through to gain access to Millennium Dr. or Research Forest Dr. as a means to avoid the traffic controls in the mornings or afternoons. Drivers who do this will be ticketed. In addition to being ticketed, student drivers who are caught cutting though will lose their parking privileges the remainder of the time they are a student at TWHS.


EARLY CHECK OUT FROM SCHOOL: Parents and guardians, if your student needs to check out of school early, please provide a note, in advance, requesting early release. The student may submit the note to the attendance office upon arrival to school, between classes, or during lunch. Your note should include your child's name; the date and time the student needs to leave; the reason the student needs to leave; parent/guardian signature and contact telephone number. If your student will be leaving campus with another student, or will be picked up by someone other than a parent or guardian, include that information, as well. Anyone picking up a student is required to present proper identification at time of check -out. Thank you for helping the attendance office provide a smooth and quick check-out process for our students.

SCHOOL NEWS:

SHATTERED LIVES: We are excited to announce that Shattered Lives of Montgomery County will be at The Woodlands High School on February 27 & 28, 2020. Shattered Lives is sponsored by the TWHS PTO.


SENIOR CLASS DUES: $100 and can be found on the School Cash Online/Webstore. These dues pay for parts of graduation, prom, and senior class picnic.


ART DEPARTMENT NEWS: Congratulations to our Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo School Art contest winners:

Spencer Johnson received CISD Best of Show in 3D for his plasticine sculpture, A Crazy Kind of Courage. Sidney Boyles was awarded Special Merit and the Premium 3D Award for her stoneware sculpture, This Town Ain’t Big Enough for the Bowl of Us. Fernanda Reyes received a Special Merit award for her plasticine sculpture, A Wild Spirit. In the 2D category, Aloye Young was awarded CISD Best of Show for his oil painting, Some Morning Light. Sidney Boyles received a Special Merit award for her color pencil drawing, Clean Run. Zhamanta Chavez was awarded a Gold Medal for her mixed media, Good Job. Additional kudos to Crystal Scott for placing 4th in the Portrait Class in the HLSR Quick Draw competition. We are very proud of the efforts of these student-artists and all the others from TWHS who participated in the HLSR School Art program this year.

  • We are pleased to announce the following award winners from the 2019-2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Competition: Sidney Boyles received the Silver Key award for her drawing, Strawberry Festival Parade, and two Honorable Mentions for her ceramic sculptures, Kraig the Kraken and Bleached Reef. Peyton Farnum received the Gold Key award in the Design category for her piece, Lightning Mind Logo Concept and an Honorable Mention for her drawing, If Only English Could Save You. Melanie Lopez was awarded a Silver Key award for her Art Portfolio, A Study of Individuals Through Painting. Abigayle Schroder received the Silver Key award for her painting, Yours Truly, an Honorable Mention for her painting, After Physical Labor, and an Honorable Mention for her portfolio, Provisions & Contingencies. Crystal Scott received three gold key awards in Digital Art for her pieces Stuck in Limbo, India and Ruby Throated Hummingbird and an additional Gold Key award for her work, Dragons of the World in the Art Portfolio category. She also received a Silver Key award for her Digital Art piece, Kenya and an Honorable Mention for her digital art piece, Victorian Portrait. Students who receive a Gold or Silver Key are eligible to apply for the Scholastic Awards Summer Scholarship Program for an opportunity to attend summer art programs on a full-tuition scholarship. For more information about this program, please refer to the Scholastic Art & Writing website or email Mrs. Lucas.
  • On February 8, visual art students in Conroe ISD participated in the regional Visual Art Scholastic Event at Bryan High School. Students were permitted to enter up to two artworks in a variety of media and compete in their division based on high school art credits. Students met with a judge to discuss their inspiration, concept, process, aesthetic decisions for their artworks and reflect on how it represents their individuality. The judge scores the work and interview according to a rubric. The scores are rated on a scale of I-IV, and the works that earn IVs receive a medal and advance to the next round of judging for state.
  • We are exceedingly proud of each of our students’ accomplishments and participation in regional VASE this year, but would like to recognize the following students who received a IV rating: Ignacio Arias, Tori Bowman, Sidney Boyles, Madeleine Clark, Paris Couch, Camila De La Puente, Cris Dixon, Peyton Farnum, Mckenzie Gunter, Fatima Hasan, Sarah Helgerud, Adriana Hermoza, Oliver Johnson, Evie Linantud, Melannie Lopez, Joyi Morgan, James Schillinger, Abigayle Schroder, Crystal Scott, Victoria Smith, Skylar Stevenson, Emma Tomlinson, Sujata Tyagi, Ale Valencia, Regina Valencia, Marisol Villareal, Katelin Welsh, Kayla Widiaman, Sera Albers, Anabela Castano De Los Santos, Isabella Celleri, Elijah Contreras, Zoe Conway, Alexandra Costeira, Sharon Geer, Olivia Hardeman, Zoe Kogut, Jennifer O’Connell, Laura Reyes, Evelynn Stubbs, Isabella Tandy, Annabelle Bachrach, Zhamanta Chavez, Ivory Cronce, Mialean Cruz, Alexandria Fox, Lily Franchville, Sophia Gonzalez, Molly Jones, James Leaper, Oceana Misiaszek, Killian Nelson, Ivanna Popoca, Pablo Rodriquez, Natalie Sorber, Valentina Tenorio, Marlie Thompson, Morganne Tison, Sera Albers, Nikki Coffel, Galia Echegaray, Ashlyn Hudgeons, Maja Legatt, Marla Marono Garza, Tanmya Tripathi

The following students have advanced to the state competition in San Marcos April 24-25: Sidney Boyles, Paris Couch, Crystal Scott, Katelin Welsh, Isabella Celleri, Alexandra Costeira, Jennifer O’Connell, Evelynn Stubbs, Mialean Cruz, Molly Jones, Natalie Sorber, Cristobal Rocha-Carselle, Ellis Andrew Kologinczak

Congratulations to all!!!

The work of all these artists can be seen on the TWHS Art Department Twitter feed (@TWHS_ArtDept) or Instagram page (@twhs_artdept)


TEXAS BLUEBONNET GIRLS’ STATE: TWHS is happy to announce that the American Legion Auxiliary has selected six junior girls to represent our school at Texas Girls' State in Seguin this summer, at Texas Lutheran University. The six students are: Hope Owens, Mariana Ruffo, Alicia Aranguren, Ana Pimienta, Sydney Moore, and Elizabeth Billig. Students were selected based on character, leadership, and citizenship, and were initially nominated by teachers and staff. Congratulations to these students!


HIGHLIGHTED HIGHLANDERS: Several times a year The Woodlands High School and the PTO honor students for outstanding citizenship, achievement, or service. Students are nominated by faculty and staff based on Good Citizenship, High or Unique Achievements, A Random Act of Kindness, Leadership, Excellent Attitude, etc. The honored students were invited to attend a reception in their honor hosted by Dr. Landry at the Senior Campus and Mrs. Houser at the Ninth Grade Campus and additional faculty and staff. The “Highlighted Highlanders” received a certificate and a highlighter recognizing their accomplishment. Senior campus honorees include Beatriz Aguilhera Pantozzi, Agatha Alcantara, Ignacio Arias, Rachel Berry, Valeria Sofia Carranza, Mauricio Carrera Gonzalez, Gabriel Chavez Nass, Lauren Clough, Helen Crawford, Andrew Di Tirro, Alison Dougherty, Kaden Erman, Brad Frost, Colin Fulkerson, Olivia Gray, Emily Grayless, Mustapha Haidar, Garrett Hudgins, Tyler Hulet, Rajiv Iyer, Will Jordan, Jennifer Kernodle, Manan Khandelwal, Natalie Lomento, Norma Lozano Montemayor, Ethan Mais, Tamara Marono Garza, Anne McCoy, Jose Carlos Miranda Villalon, Joyi Morgan, Luke Moser, Bill Nowlin, Lane O’Brien, Niah Lily Patel, Christina Petway, Octavius Platt, Anthony Pondant, Erica Prather, Windsor Ratcliff, Joseph Ray, Reese Richey, Tomas Rincon Rumbos, Jake Rister, Abigayle Schroder, Rafael Segura, Maya Shearer, Daniel Sierra, Matthew Silva, Ian Suarez, Emma Tetlow, Mackenzie Grace Thomas, Emma Thomas, Melanie Tirado, Diana Tleukhanova, Sujata Tyagi, Eduo Valbuena Molero, James Venegas, Ethan Walker, Trinity Webster, and Aloye Young. Ninth Grade honorees were Sahian Bennett-Fonseca, Ana Bolivar, Valeria Carrillo, Bianca Castigliano, Alexnder Clerveus, Dimitri Diniaco, Lily Friele-Ortiz, Abby French, McKenna Gillespie, Jae Green, Saben Grumbles, Mario Gutierrez-Munoz, Elisabeth Guzman, Shanaia Hage, Clement Harris, Hope Howard, Katelyn Hua, Lauren Huckabay, Sanjiv Iyer, Cory Joubert, John MacCallum, Killian Neslon, Enrique Perozo, Elizabeth Proctor, Ayden Ressler, Eric Roth, Derek Semmelrock, Sophia Shaker, Srivi Vedala, and Kaelyn Zusi.


JROTC: Be sure to come out to Chili Cook Off on February 22nd from 11:30AM to 2PM at the senior campus cafeteria. There will be chili tasting, a baking contest, face painting, a silent auction, a “jail,” games, and more! Come support the cadets, our Booster club, and have fun.

  • The Orienteering Team competes in the Jones Forest Score-O Saturday, February 22nd. Cadets will meet at Jones Forest at 9am and will compete 10-11 am, finishing in time to head to the Chili Cook Off. Good luck to our competitors!
  • Kitty Hawk Air Society will be hosting a study session after school on February 25th. Don’t fall behind on your classes! Tutors will be available to help. See a Kitty Hawk Board member if you have any questions.
  • The Aerospace Team will host their next guest speaker, Glenn Yeldezian, Thursday February 27th from 4-5pm at the Senior Campus. Mr. Yeldezian will be talking about flying gliders (you can get your license at age 16!) and opportunities to fly locally with the Soaring Club of Houston.
  • The drill and PT teams are currently preparing for Cooper High School Meet next weekend, February 28th and 29th. Be sure to wish them luck!
  • Cadets on the roster for the Young Eagles event Saturday, Feburary 29th 8am-noon need to ensure they complete the paperwork emailed to their parents and bring it with them to the Conroe Airport that morning. Uniform is polos and you must wear close-toed shoes (no sandals or flip-flops).
  • The next Airman of the Quarter competition will be March 4th after school for upperclassmen cadets and March 5th during first period for freshman cadets. Nominated cadets, be sure to wear service dress and prepare with your flight commanders.


The Woodlands High School Calendar

February 24 – March 7, 2020


Monday, February 24, 2020

Student Council Meeting 6:00 Cafeteria

Interact Meeting 7:00 Cafeteria


Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Girls JV Soccer @ Kingwood 4:30 Kingwood High School

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Room 301

German NHS Induction and Showcase 5:30 TWHS

Softball vs College Park 6:15 TWHS

Boys Soccer @ College Park 7:30 College Park High School

Girls Varsity Soccer vs College Park 7:30 TWHS


Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Cheer Parent Meeting 6:00 LGI


Thursday, February 27, 2020

FCA Meeting 6:55 am LGI

Shattered Lives

Theatre UIL @ Klein 3:30 Klein High School

Baseball JV @ Klein Cain 3:30 Klein Cain High School

JV Girls/Boys Track Meet 4:00 TWHS

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Room 301

Softball vs Liberty 6:30 TWHS


Friday, February 28, 2020

Stronger Together Club 6:50 am LGI

Tennis JV vs Oak Ridge

Tennis vs Spring Branch ISD

Baseball Varsity Tournament @ Kingwood High School

Baseball JV Tournament @ Klein Cain High School

Softball vs Cinco Ranch 1:30 TWHS

Varsity Girls/Boys Track Stafford Invite 4:00 Stafford High School

Boys 9th Grade Soccer vs Katy Paetow 4:00 TWHS

Baseball Soph. @ Klein Collins Tournament 4:30 Klein Collins High School

Softball vs Bellaire 5:00 TWHS

Girls Varsity Soccer @ Klein Oak 5:30 Klein Oak High School

Boys Soccer vs Klein Oak 7:30 TWHS


Saturday, February 29, 2020

Softball Humble ISD JV Tournament

Tennis vs Spring Branch ISD

Theatre UIL Zone @ Klein High School

HOSA Fun Run 11:00 TWHS

Baseball Soph. @ Klein Collins Tournament 11:00 Klein Collins High School

Softball vs Cy Ranch 4:00 TWHS

Baseball Varsity Tournament 5:00 Atascocita High School

Softball vs Grand Oaks 5:45 TWHS

Baseball JV @ Klein Cain 6:00 Klein Cain High School


Sunday, March 1, 2020


Monday, March 2, 2020

Highlanders for the Environment 3:00 Room 312

Scuba Club Meeting 3:00 LGI

Baseball Sub Varsity vs Oak Ridge 5:00 Scotland Yard

TFA Parent Meeting & Showcase 6:00 TWHS Black Box

Boys Soccer Booster Club Meeting 7:00 TWHS


Tuesday, March 3, 2020

ROTC Drill Team Expo Main Gym

Tennis Freshman vs Madisonville

Social Studies NHS Meeting 2:45 LGI

MU Alpha Theta 5:00 Cafeteria

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Room 301

Bass Fishing Club Meeting 6:00 LGI

Softball @ Klein Oak 6:15 Klein Oak High School

Baseball Varsity @ Oak Ridge 7:00 Oak Ridge High School

Boys Soccer @ Klein Cain 7:30 Klein Cain High School


Wednesday, March 4, 2020

EFTA Meeting 2:45 LGI

JV Boys Track Meet @ Klein Cain 4:00 Klein Cain High School

JV Girls Track Meet @ Summer Creek 4:00 Summer Creek High School

TWHS StuCo Talent Show 7:00 TWHS Auditorium


Thursday, March 5, 2020

FCA Meetings 6:55 LGI

Softball Barbers Hill Tournament @ Barbers Hill High School

Tennis vs Cy-Fair ISD

Choir Madrigal Festival @ San Antonio

Baseball Soph. Tournament 1:00 Scotland Yard

Baseball Varsity Langerhaus-Bratcher Invite @ Westwood High School

Varsity Girls/Boys Track Dan Green Invite 4:00 TWHS

Baseball JV @ Cy Woods 5:15 Cypress Woods High School

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Room 301


Friday, March 6, 2020

Student Early Release 11:20

Science National Honor Society Meeting 6:45 am LGI

Tennis Varsity vs Chancellors @ Houston

Softball Barbers Hill Tournament @ Barbers Hill High School

Choir Madrigal Festival @ San Antonio

Baseball Soph. Tournament 1:00 Scotland Yard

Baseball Varsity Langerhaus-Bratcher Invite 1:00 McNeil High School

Baseball JV Tournament @ Langham Creek 3:15 Langham Creek High School

Girls JV White Soccer @ Memorial 4:30 Memorial High School

Girls Varsity Soccer @ Klein 5:30 Klein High School

Boys Soccer vs Klein 7:30 TWHS


Saturday, March 7, 2020

Softball Barbers Hill Tournament @ Barbers Hill High School

Baseball Varsity Langerhaus-Bratcher Invite 10:00 Round Rock High School

Baseball JV @ Cy-Ranch 10:00 Cypress Ranch High School

Choir Madrigal Festival @ San Antonio

Baseball Soph. Tournament 11:00 Scotland Yard

The Woodlands High School

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