Bottom Row Left to Right:
Celissa Peña, Renee Chapa, Khiandra Garcia, Celisia Cruz, Captain, Ari Espinoza, Ashley Maldonado, Alexa Arredondo
Top Row Left to Right:
Reylynn Ramirez, Yajaira Gauna, Aaliyah Chayo, Cristine Cruz, Co-Captain, Gabby Perkins, Carolina Garcia, Danae Garcia
NHS will host the Halloween Door Decorating Contest. The judging will be held on Friday, October 27th. The winners will be announced at the Pep Rally.
The TACRAO College Fair will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm in the CHS Cafetorium. Juniors and Seniors will attend from 3:00 – 3:30 and Freshmen and Sophomores will attend from 3:30 – 4:00 pm.
The SAT will be held at Cotulla High School on Saturday, November 4th at 7:45 am in the CHS Cafetorium. You must have your SAT ticket and picture ID.
The registration deadline for the December 2, 2017 SAT test is Friday, November 3rd. This is the SAT with Essay that all Juniors are highly recommended to register for. Juniors and Seniors who receive a free or reduced lunch plan are eligible for up to 2 fee waivers.
The next ACT test is scheduled for December 9, 2017. The registration deadline is Saturday, November 4th. Juniors and Seniors who receive a free or reduced lunch plan are eligible for up to 2 fee waivers.
APPLY TEXAS FOR SENIORS
It is time to apply to college! Seniors can visit the www.applytexas.org website, create an account, and obtain a username and password.
Seniors who have received an ACT or SAT fee waiver their Junior or Senior year are eligible to receive 5 application fee waivers from the counseling center.
Seniors who need to have their high school transcripts sent to colleges and universities need to fill out a transcript request form in the counseling center.
Transcripts will be mailed out every Tuesday of the week.
October 1st is the first day that Seniors can begin their Free Application for Federal Student Aid application. The FAFSA application is what colleges and universities use to see how much grant and loan money a student is eligible for.
Seniors need to create a FSA ID for the student and one parent. Students will need their parent’s 2016 Income tax forms to complete the FAFSA. Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov for the FAFSA application and www.FSAID.ed.gov for the FSA ID website.
There are three types of Financial Student Aid
GRANTS are financial aid that students do not have to repay.
LOANS are borrowed money that students must repay with interest.
WORK-STUDY lets students work and earn money to help pay for school.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation scholarship is due October 31st. Visit www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
The Stokes Educational Scholarship for high school Seniors majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering is due October 31st. Visit www.intelligencecareers/gov/nsa
The Voice of Democracy Contest Scholarship is due October 31st. www.vfw.org/community/programs.
The Hagan Scholarship Foundation Application is due November 15, 2017. Visit www.hsfmo.org
The Marsha Martin Scholarship and Ag Student of the Month is due December 1, 2017. www.TexasFCS.com for the application.
The Home Service Club Scholarship is due December 1, 2017. Visit https://www.hscwarranty.com/scholarship
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Essay Contest Scholarship is due December 31, 2017. Visit www.thefire.org/contest
The Texas Student Housing Scholarship Application is due January 31, 2018. The scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have not signed off-campus housing leases. Visit http://www.texasstudenthousing.net/
Valley Telephone Cooperative Scholarship Program for children of Valley Telephone Cooperative members is due March 16, 2018. Applications are in the Counselor’s Office.
The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarship for state Qualifiers in UIL Academic Contests is due May 11, 2018. Online applications can be found at www.tilfoundation.org
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Tuition Exemptions
Students are classified and promoted each year based on the number of credits.
Freshmen 0 - 6.5 credits
Sophomores 7 - 13.5 credits
Juniors 14 - 20.5 credits
Seniors 21+ credits
Cotulla High School will host the College Fair on November 1, 2017 from 3:00 - 3:50 pm in the CHS Cafetorium!
3:00 - 3:30 pm Juniors and Seniors
3:30 - 3:50 pm Freshmen and Sophomores