The Woodlands High School

Highlander Happenings September 20 – October 2, 2021

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It's time for AP testing registration and payment. Schoolcashonline payment will open on 9/7. Please see the attached letter for all information about AP exam payment & registration. NEW this year is the "All Things AP Testing Newsletter"---you will find everything you need to know about AP testing---I will update throughout the year. This link will also be posted on the TWHS freshman/senior campus school websites. Please be sure to read the attached letter--it will provide you with step-by-step instructions on what your student should do next to make sure they are enrolled in their myapclassroom and how to make AP testing payments.

Parent Letter: Parent---AP Exam Parent Stud letter BOY.pdf

Newsletter---"All Things AP Testing"------

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Spears at


TENNIS: The Highlander tennis team has been on a roll, winning their last four matches to go 6-4 on the season and 1-0 in District play. TWHS defeated Willis 19-0 in the District opener and Katy Tompkins(#7 in State last year) 12-7.

The Highlanders will play Oak Ridge this Friday in a rain make-up. Our JV defeated Willis 18-1 and fell to Memorial 15-10, meanwhile our Freshmen defeated Memorial 20-6. JV plays Oak Ridge at home Thursday, 9/16/21 @ 3pm.

Team Tennis is the defending Region 2 Champions, and currently ranked #7 in 6A TTCA Coaches poll.

LADY HIGHLANDER GOLF: The Highlander Girls Golf Team travelled to DFW on Sept 10-11 for the Heart of Texas Championship at Pecan Valley

Many of the state's best 5A and 6A schools were in attendance.

The girls played well and earned a 5th place finish in the highly competitive field.

The Team scores of 311-306-307 were a great start to the season.

Congratulations to Sophomore Highlander Veronika Exposito claimed the individual Championship with fantastic scores of 74-73-71.

Juniors Sofia Bastidas and Leena Stephens aided the teams solid finish while Freshmen Charlotte Stick, Tate Hutcheson and Blythe Bowman had stellar debuts Highlanders!

Awesome job girls!


  • The newest CCC Newsletter goes live Friday, Sep. 17.
  • Senior rank updated and posted to Naviance on Sep. 10.
    • Junior and sophomore ranks update later. We expect to see those updates run before Thanksgiving.
  • We finished orienting all 1105 seniors last week! That means that all seniors should now know that they must submit college applications before requesting transcripts and recommendation letters.
    • Current students can request official transcripts online in Naviance (log in to Naviance through your SSO). For unofficial transcripts, bring $1 cash to the CCC in room 251.
    • All requests for counselor or teacher recommendation letters must begin in-person at the CCC (not online) after seniors have submitted their applications and completed the brag sheet.


College Fair: Mark your calendars parents and students! C.I.S.D. College Fair is October 12th at Lone Star Convention Center from 6:30 - 8:30. There will be 150-200 colleges and universities as well as sessions on Financial Aid and Applying to College. Sessions will be offered in English and Spanish. As of now this College Fair is scheduled to be in person!

Assessment News:

Hello Highlanders, PSAT/SAT School Day/TSI is coming to TWHS on October 13, 2021.

Grade 9 PSAT—Students who registered and paid to test by September 17 will be placed on a roster and a study guide will be delivered to them in math class. For an electronic copy, use the link below. Students should report to school at the normal time and look for alpha posters on the wall to indicate testing locations.

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Grade 10 & 11 PSAT—All 10th and 11thgraders are given the PSAT free of charge. Students should report to school at the normal time and look at the alpha posters on the wall that indicate their testing location. A study guide may be picked up in the cafeteria from September 20-October 7, 2021. An electronic copy of the study guide can be found at the link below.

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Grade 12 PSAT—SENIORS DO NOT TAKE THE PSAT. Any senior not registered for the TSI or SAT School Day test will have late arrival and should report to school at 11:30.

Grade 12 SAT SCHOOL DAY—This test is for SENIORS ONLY. Seniors who registered and paid via school cash by midnight on Sunday September 19th will be placed on a testing roster. Students should report to school at the normal time and look for alpha posters on the wall to indicate testing locations. Hard copies of study guides will be placed in the cafeteria when they become available. An electronic copy can be found at the link below.

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Grade 12 TSI - Your senior is also still able to register for the TSI. If interested, please reach out to Mrs. Teague in College and Career:

Seniors who are not testing on October 13th will have late arrival and should plan on reporting to school at 11:30am.

Club Sports: If your student is participating in a club sport such as Lacrosse, Rugby, or Hockey this year and would like to receive a .5 PE credit, please submit your application to the Grade Level Office. Applications for PE credit are due on October 1st!


MEET IN THE MIDDLE: The KICKOFF meeting was postponed due to Hurricane Nicholas. We will kick things off with pizza and cookies on Monday, Sep 27. We meet in room 107 from 2:45 to 3:30 on the second and fourth Monday every month.

Our club brings together students of differing intellectual abilities for fun, fellowship, sports and service! Join us!

CHESS CLUB: Chess club will meet weekly on Tuesdays at 2:45 in room 119 on the senior campus. It's drop in, all levels welcome. There are no dues or fees, just a place to talk and play chess.

FBLA: Officer's Installation and New Member Induction will be Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 6:00 pm in the LGI2 (Room 141 at the Senior Campus). Members please RSVP via this link:

SCUBA: We held our first meeting of the year September 13th and elected this year’s club officers. Congratulations to President Rachel Williams, Vice President Gabriel Aviles, and Secretary Alexander Bleakley! Our next club meeting will be Monday, October 4th, at 3pm in the Senior Campus LGI. You do NOT have to already be Scuba certified to attend—we will discuss setting up a “Try Scuba” event at The Woodlands Dive Center for newcomers.


Please consider joining the PTO today!

Join & Volunteer - The Woodlands High School PTO The Woodlands, Texas

2021-2022 Membership is now open. PTO membership is renewed annually. If you were on a PTO volunteer list/committee last year, you need to re-join each year so we can keep our email lists current.


TWHS FACEBOOK & TWITTER: The Woodlands High School has both Facebook 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.

STAY IN TOUCH with TWHS: Be sure to "friend" The Caledonian on Facebook, follow them on Twitter/Instagram @twhscaledonian and bookmark the website - for ALL the school news you need.

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 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:

ATTENDANCE: To report an absence, call:

9th Grade: 832-592-8025

10th Grade: 936-709-1236

11th Grade: 936-709-1233

12th Grade: 936-709-1234

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.


Students who test positive for COVID-19 are asked to self-report it online, instead of by phone. They need to log in to their SSO, click on the COVID-19 Central/Check-In icon, click on the Self-Report button, complete the information, and click Submit. It will be the student’s responsibility to email their teachers to get their missing assignments.

Students who have a household member test positive do not need to quarantine at home as long as they are vaccinated (and we have their vaccine record on file) and they do not have any symptoms. It is recommended that they test between day 3 and 7 since their last exposure to the positive person, and that they wear a mask for 14 days, but neither is required. If they are not vaccinated or they are having symptoms, they must quarantine for 10 days from their last exposure to that person, and they need to call or email the clinic to start that process. This is not something that can be self-reported yet, but the district is working on it.

Students do not need a negative test or doctor’s note to return to school after having COVID; they just need to be fever-free for 24 hours, and have an improvement in symptoms. If they have a physical on file, there is a form that has to be signed by an MD or DO that goes to the trainers, and it specifies a “return to physical activity.”

Please visit the CISD Roadmap to Remaining Open for the most up-to-date information:

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NATIONAL ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY: Potential National English Honor Society members will receive acceptance emails on Friday, September 17th. The induction, which is student-only, will be held at 2:45 on Tuesday, September 21st in the LGI. We are excited to see everyone there! If you missed out on this round of recruitment, you can get involved as a potential member this semester and officially apply in the Spring. Stay up to date by joining the remind @twhsnehs2 or Band app through the link:

JROTC: Due to Hurricane Nicholas, our Booster Club Meeting for this month has been postponed to September 21st at 7 PM at the Senior Campus.

On October 1st and 2nd JROTC will assist with the Nike South cross country meet. Come out and support our runners! On October 9th we will assist with the band’s Lone Star Preview. Come hear some awesome performances!

Our Orienteering, Drill, and Marksmanship Teams are hard at work after school preparing for upcoming meets beginning next month!

TWHS THEATER: TWHS Theater is proud to present our first show, James and the Giant Peach! This show will bring the timeless classic to life with all your favorite characters in the TWHS Blackbox. This intimate setting is great for all ages! Tickets are limited so make sure to get them before we sell out! Go to to purchase yours today!

We will also have a Picnic on Saturday at noon where kids will be able to meet characters from the show and take a backstage tour. This is a great opportunity to get access to behind the scenes!

THE WOODLANDS HIGH SCHOOL ART TRUST: Submissions for 2021 are now OPEN! Please pass this on to Texas Artists!

Have you ever noticed the 49 works of art by established Texas artists that are permanently displayed in the hallways at school? This is The Woodlands High School Art Trust Collection and we are celebrating our 11th year! This collection of art works has been selected and purchased by our students over the past 10 years. Each year we add new works to the collection and our next selection process has begun. Submissions will be accepted until October 10th for consideration into our collection for 2021. We invite established Texas artists who have had work accepted into a juried show and are at least 22 years old to submit works to be considered for acquisition in 2021. If you know an established Texas Artist that might be interested, please pass this information on! Click HERE to learn more.

In mid-October, our student committee will narrow down the works submitted to 12-15 artworks that will be voted on by the entire student body in mid-November. Posters of the artworks will be on view at school in November and the original pieces will be displayed in the cafeteria just prior to voting. The students will purchase as many as possible of the pieces that receive the most votes on November 18.

The artworks are purchased through funds set aside by Student Council from the Homecoming Dance, however, the framing, lighting and conservation of these pieces need funding. Consider helping with that funding and show your support for The Woodlands High School Art Trust by joining our "One Hundred Friends of Art." Our goal is to have 100 arts supporters make an annual donation to support our cause. Donations are tax deductible and start as low as $10!! Visit our website to make a contribution:

The Woodlands High School Art Trust (TWHSAT) a 501(c)3 organization, was established in 2011 to help maintain, conserve and display the student-selected, student-purchased collection of established artists at The Woodlands High School. The vision for the TWHS Art Trust is to see the art collection grow each year and to have it extend through the hallways of the high school. Pre-COVID we offered FREE tours of our collection to schools and other groups by appointment and we hope to resume these tours as soon as we are able.

Other than the public sculptures around The Woodlands, this is the ONLY permanent collection of art available to the public. It is seen by THOUSANDS of people every day. Please consider supporting this unique collection that sets us apart from other public high schools and strengthens our goal of being one of the best high schools in the state and country.

For more information on The Woodlands High School Art Trust please visit our website: or contact Susan Cosculluela at

The Woodlands High School Calendar

September 20 – October 2, 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Basketball Fall League 4:00 Gym 1 & 2

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Spanish Room 226

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

NEHS Meeting 2:35 LGI 1

Japanese Club Meeting 2:45 LGI 2

Tennis vs Grand Oaks 3:00 TWHS

Volleyball vs Willis 4:30/5:30 TWHS

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Math & Science Room 302

Swim & Dive Picture Day/Senior Night 5:30 Natatorium

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

FBLA Meetings 2:40 Room 245

Model United Nations Meeting 3:00 LGI 1

Football Freshman White @ Grand Oaks 4:00 Grand Oaks High School

JV Football Red @ Jordan 4:30 Jordan High School

Evening Tutorials 5:30 English Room 168 & Spanish Room 226

JV Football Green @ Grand Oaks 5:30 Grand Oaks High School

Thursday, September 23, 2021

DECA Meeting 2:35 LGI 2

JV Tennis @ Grand Oaks 3:00 Grand Oaks High School

Sustainable Development Club Meeting 3:00 LGI 1

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Math & Science Room 302

Varsity Football vs MX Prep Academy 7:00 Woodforest Bank Stadium

Friday, September 24, 2021

Tennis vs Seven Lakes 3:00 Seven Lakes High School

Volleyball @ Oak Ridge 4:30/5:30 Oak Ridge High School

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Band Contest

Cheer Clinic @ TWHS

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021

Basketball Fall League 4:00 Gym 1 & 2

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Spanish Room 226

Student Council Meeting 6:00 Cafeteria

Interact Meeting 7:00 Cafeteria

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Mu Alpha Theta 3:00 LGI 2

Tennis vs Conroe 3:00 TWHS

Volleyball vs Grand Oaks 4:30/5:30 TWHS

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Math & Science Room 302

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

UNICEF Meeting 6:50 am LGI 1

FBLA Meeting 2:40 Room 245

Model United Nations Meeting 3:00 LGI 1

Evening Tutorials 5:30 English Room 168 & Spanish Room 226

Thursday, September 30, 2021

GSA Meeting 2:35 LGI 1

JV Tennis vs Conroe 3:00 TWHS

Theatre Thespian Meeting 3:00 Auditorium

Evening Tutorials 5:30 Math & Science Room 302

Friday, October 1, 2021

Senior Sunrise Breakfast 6:30 am Courtyard

Science NHS Meeting 6:30 am LGI 1

Tennis @ Clements 3:00 Clements High School

Volleyball @ Conroe 4:30/5:30 Conroe High School

Improv Show 7:00 Auditorium

Saturday, October 2, 2021

SAT Testing 8:00 am

Boys/Girls Cross Country Nike South @ Bear Branch Sportsfields

The Woodlands High School

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