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Homecoming 2014 Parade
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Meet at the Newman Middle School parking lot at 5:45 pm

Parade starts at 6:30 pm
Go Cowboys and Cowgirls!
Homecoming 2014 Pep Rally
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Pep Rally for everyone!



End of the 1st Six Weeks Grading Period
08:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Make sure that you are passing your classes to be eligible for extracurricular participation!
Homecoming Festivities
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Meet us at the stadium to see our Homecoming Representatives!



Cross Country Meet in Dilley
08:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Go Cowboys and Cowgirls!



2nd Six Weeks Grading Period Begins
08:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Start off on the right track by making good grades!



High School
CHS Homecoming 2014 Dance

CHS Homecoming 2014 Dance

Saturday, October 4, 2014

8:00 - 11:30 pm

CHS Cafetorium

For all 9th - 12th graders

"Western Attire"

We will have a DJ David Z, Pictures, Food, etc.

Hosted by: Student Council and National Honor Society!




CHS Office Staff

Cotulla High School Office Team

Joe Reyes, Principal

Dulce Annis, Assistant Principal

Bobbie Jo Mendez, Principal Secretary

Marlene Costley-Maldonado, Counselor

Diane T. Gonzalez, Attendance Clerk

Rashell Sanchez, PEIMS Clerk

Phone: 830-879-2374



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The Mighty Cowboy Band participated at the 14th Annual Hornet Invitational at East Central High School on Saturday September 27th coming home with the Second Place Trophy. The bands colorguard was awarded the “Outstanding Colorguard” Award in Class AAA and the Percussion section, including Pit Percussion and it’s Drumline narrowly missed the “Outstanding Percussion” Award by one point.  Other bands competing in the AAA bracket included; Randolph HS, Poth HS , Nixon Smiley HS, Blanco HS, Marion HS, and Karnes City HS.

Upcoming Marching Contest is Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Mathis High School. 


Bell Schedule

Friday, October 3, 2014

1st Period 8:00 – 8:44

2nd Period 8:49 – 9:33

Announcements 9:25 – 9:33

3rd Period 9:38– 10:22

PEP Rally 10:27 – 11:11

Myers Memorial Stadium

Competition Pep Rally!

4th Period 11:16 – 12:00

5th Period 12:05 – 12:49

A Lunch 12:00 – 12:30

(B, D, & E)

5th Period 12:35 – 1:19

B Lunch 12:49 – 1:19

(A, C, K, & GYM)

6th Period 1:24 – 2:08

7th Period 2:13 – 2:58

8th Period 3:03 – 3:45

CHS Students weld the "CHS" sign for the Bonfire!!!!

Thank you to Patrick Flores, Reno Lopez, Esteban Cruz, and Marcos Trevino (all CHS Football Players and Welding students) for creating the CHS for the Bonfire!


FFA members attend Greenhand Camp in Mercedes, Texas.

Students attending: Celissa Pena, Jasmine Gonzalez, Cadence Tripp, Jonathan Tripp, Julissa Ayala, Heather Hernandez, Adrian Sanchez, Reyvan Narvaiz, Ashley Maldonado, Chris Hinojosa, Horacio Ramon, Kassidy Garcia, Humberto Aguero, Mariah Ramon, Madison Purdy, Griffin Benton, and Angel Martinez.  FFA Teachers/Sponsors are Samantha Longino and Sammy Yanez.


Students attending the SAT Boot Camp on October 1, 2014 must have their permission slip turned in to the Counseling Center by Monday, September 29th.  We leave CHS at 7:45 am!  Gear Up IV has sponsored all 10th graders.  Please take advantage of this opportunity!


HOMECOMING 2014 Spirit Week

Let's Go Cowboys and Cowgirls!

Monday, September 29th

"Jersey Day" Team Up Against the Tigers!  (wear a sports jersey)

Tuesday, September 30th

"Camo Day" Lasso the Tigers! (wear camouflage)

Wednesday, October 1st

"Super Hero/Villian Day" Cowgirls and Cowboys to the Rescue

Thursday, October 2nd

"Battle of the Colors"

Freshmen-Blue, Sophomores-Green, Juniors-Turquoise, Seniors-Black

Friday, October 3rd

"Cowboy/Cowgirl Up!"


CHS Homecoming Parade Route

Parade starts at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 3, 2014

The parade will start at Tilden Street between NMS and RBE it will continue down Tilden street and turn right at the light.  Right again, at Aguero's on Carrizo Street, right again on Kerr Street and end behind the courthouse.  The pep rally will take place in front of the Courthouse.


CHS Homecoming Court 2014

Congratulations to all of the Homecoming Representatives!


Pep Squad

Alexandra Bowers



Roberta Garcia







National Honor Society

Alicia Zamudio and Abram DeLaGarza







Student Council

Diana Garcia and Matthew Butcher








Christianna Hinojosa and Devlin Reese



Malyssa Quiles and Noe Rodriguez





Fall Sports

Deandra Ramon and Jared Garcia


Spring Sports

Jada Garcia and Jacob Gonzalez




Jazz Band

Katarina Osio and Rolando Benavidez


Alyssa Quiles and Cody Thomas

Mighty Cowboy Band

Clarissa Consuegra and Christian Perales








Cadence Tripp and Damian Ortiz






Senior Class

Jacqueline Salas and Kade Northcut


Junior Class

Jenna-Rae Flores and Mykal Perkins





Sophomore Class

Angel Buenrostro and Gerardo Viesca


Freshmen Class

Reyvan Narvaiz and Seth Summers


How Bout Them Cowboys!

Go Cowboys! Have a great Homecoming Game! 

Beat the Brooks Academy Tigers on Friday, October 3, 2014

Kick-off time is 7:30 pm

Myers Memorial Stadium


"Keep Your Eye on the DC Target"

Go Support the "UNDEFEATED" Cotulla Cowgirls!

Beat the Dilley Lady Wolves!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Freshmen, JV, and Varsity

Dilley High School Gymnasium


2014-2015 Chaparettes

Celissa Pena, Cheyanne DelToro, Senaida Ramirez, Alexis Salazar, Mariah Ramon, Alezai Garcia-Captain, Rochell Moreno-1st lt., Julissa Ayala, Mellanie Garza, Angel Buenrostro, Julie Martinez, (not pictured, Chloe Lochte, Co-Captain)

Sponsor: Kathy Galindo-Garcia, Co-Sponsor: Mary Smith


National Honor Society will be host the concession stand on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 4-9 pm.  Bring your items to NMS for the HS Volleyball game.


The essay topics for Apply Texas are listed below: 

  • Essay A: Describe a setting in which you have collaborated or interacted with people whose experiences and/or beliefs differ from yours. Address your initial feelings, and how those feelings were or were not changed by this experience.
  • Essay B: Describe a circumstance, obstacle or conflict in your life, and the skills and resources you used to resolve it. Did it change you? If so, how?
  • Essay C: Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extra-curricular activities might help you achieve your goals.

The essays should be at least 1 page long.  Save your essays on a USB and then you can copy and paste them to your application. Please make sure that you meet the application deadlines.  If you received an ACT or SAT fee waiver, then you are eligible to receive ACT or SAT application fee waivers.  Just come by Mrs. Maldonado's office. Visit for additional information.



Coca-Cola Scholarship is due by October 31st.  Visit for the online application. High School Seniors attending school in the United States ;
• U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program);
• anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application;
• planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution;
• carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.  Applicants must not be children or grandchildren of employees, officers or owners of Coca−Cola bottling companies.

Gates Millenium Scholarship is due January 14th.  Visit http://ttps:// for the online application. Gates Millennium Scholarship – eligible applicants African American, American Indian/Alaska native, Asian Pacific or Hispanic American, US citizen or legal permanent resident, GPA of 3.0 on an unweighted 4.0 scale, and demonstrate community service.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund website is

Questbridge College Match - Offers an opportunity for academically outstanding low-income high school seniors to admission and full four year scholarships.

Horatio Alger Scholarship - enrollment full time as a high school senior, with plans to enter college no later than the fall following graduation; a strong commitment to pursuing and completing a bachelor's degree at an accredited institution located in the United States; critical financial need ($50,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is preferred, if higher explanation must be provided); involvement in co-curricular and community activities; demonstrated integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and a United States Citizenship.

Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship- Applications from both male and female student athletes who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and within their communities. Eligibility for application is limited exclusively to men and women whose senior year of high school is the 2011–2012 academic year, who have at least a “B” grade average, and participate in at least one of 27 sports. We want to hear from all student athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for underclassmen.

Prudential Spirit of Community Award - Open to students enrolled in grades 5-12.

Dr Pepper Tuition Scholarship - Create a sixy second video telling us how you will make an impact on society for your chance to win a college tuition from Dr. Pepper.  Must be a resident and must be 18 years old.

University of Texas at Austin - Students who are interested in attending UT-Austin must apply for admissions and submit a scholarship application.  Scholarship application is available via the Apply Texas Application at  

University of Texas-Pan American, Excellence AwardMost are available to all majors with a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.5 and full-time enrollment status

  • Available to Undergraduate and Graduate students
  • Most require US citizenship or legal permanent resident status. However, International students are still encouraged to apply.
  • Awards vary depending on funds. 
  • Recipients are selected on a competitive basis.
  • Scholarships are not automatically renewable; students must re-apply each year
  • Priority is given to students who have not received an institutional scholarship

Harvard University Financial Aid Initiative - Announced in December of 2007, Harvard has dramatically reduced the amount expected by families to contribute to the cost of their student's education.  For more information,

Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT - At MIT, we award all our aid based on financial need.  For more information go to

Texas A&M University Music Scholarship - Music Scholarships are based upon talent displayed through a music scholarship audition.  Audition at A&M Kingsville campus by contacting the Music Department.

Terry Foundation Scholarship - The Terry Foundation has been extended to 8 universities, Texas State, Texas A&M College Station, UT Austin, University of Houston, University of Texas San Antonio, Texas Tech University, University of Texas - Dallas, and University of Texas North Texas - Denton.

Al's Formal Wear - This year two $1,00 college scholarships will be offered.  Entries are accepted October 15, 2014 through May 31, 2015.     

Helpful Websites

College Prowler

Apply Texas

Fast Web

College and Finance

Scholarship Hunter

Scholarship Experts

Scholarship Experts.Com

Hispanic Scholarship Fund




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SAT Test is October 11th

The SAT test is Saturday, October 11, 2014. 

Register at 

Don't forget your SAT Registration Ticket and ID.


ACT Test is October 25th

ACT test on Saturday, October  25th!

Report to the testing center at 7:45 am


Don't forget your ACT Registration Ticket and ID.


FFA Monthly Meetings

The FFA monthly meetings in the Cafetorium!

Wednesdays at 6 pm

  • October 8th
  • November 5th
  • December 3rd
  • January 7th
  • February 4th
  • March 4th
  • April 1st


1st six weeks grading period ends!

The end of the 1st six weeks is Friday, October 3, 2014.


STAAR Assessment Requirements

Students are required to pass the following State Assessments for graduation.

STAAR Retest Dates:

English I (Test date: Dec. 1st)

Algebra I (Test date - Dec. 2nd)

US History (Test date - Dec. 2nd)

English II (Test date - Dec. 3rd)

Biology (Test date - Dec. 4th)

Make-ups on Dec. 5th



The HOMECOMING PARADE will begin at Newman Middle School on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM.  Parade Participants need to meet at the NMS parking lot at 5:45 PM.


National Honor Society Meeting!

National Honor Society Members meeting will be held on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:00 PM in the CHS Office. 


Need Scholarships? Get a Fastweb Account

All students and parents should create a FASTWEB account by visiting


College Applications

Seniors are encouraged to continue to work on their College Applications!


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