previous month   OCT 2014   next month
CHS Calendar of Events
SMTWTFS
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
      View Full-Page Calendar
Upcoming Events
OCT

24

FRI
4-H Club Dance
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bring a toy or a $5.00 donation for the dance.
Location: LaSalle County Showbarn
Cotulla Cowboys (OPEN) Schedule
7:30 PM to 7:30 PM
No Game tonight.. The Cowboys are getting ready for the Wolves!

OCT

25

SAT
ACT Test
7:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Must have registration ticket and picture ID!
Fall Festival
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
RBE Parking Lot

OCT

28

TUE

OCT

30

THU
JV Cowboys VS Dilley AWAY
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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

_______________________________________________

 

A+ Learning for Credit Recovery
Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Fair, 74 F

Forecast:
Fri - Sunny. High: 90 Low: 64
Sat - Sunny. High: 91 Low: 63
Sun - Sunny. High: 91 Low: 65
Mon - Sunny. High: 90 Low: 68
Tue - Sunny. High: 91 Low: 67

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)
High School
 
Slide Show
71751_2!_!534!_!401!_!c

 

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Advanced Placement Chemistry!

Cotulla High School's AP Chemistry students recently completed a lab in which they tie-dyed aprons to wear during their lab experiments. Students in AP Chemistry this year are: Back row - Norbert Inocencio, Joseph Garcia, Jeremy Acosta, Diana Garcia, David Alvarado, Mykal Perkins, Bernardo Flores.  Front Row - Kristen Contreras, Adilem Perez, Lyzette Guzman, Jenna Flores, Karina Pena, & Rochell Moreno. 

*2nd picture was just a fun picture!

__________________________________________________________________________________

Way To Go Mighty Cowboy Band!

Congratulations to the Cotulla High School Mighty Cowboy Band!

Division 1 Rating!

___________________________________________________________________________________________

Go! Fight! Win!

Cotulla Cowboys!

Way to Go Cowboys!

Now get ready to beat the Dilly Wolves on Friday, October 31, 2014

Parent's Night for Varsity Football Players, Varsity Cheerleaders, and Chaparettes

Kick-off time is 7:30 pm

Cotulla High School

_____________________________________________________________________________________

"Way to Go District Champs"

Go Support the "UNDEFEATED" Cotulla Cowgirls!

Beat the Lady Wolves!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Freshmen, JV, and Varsity

Newman Middle School Gymnasium

____________________________________________________________

Cotulla High School Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 27th

"Wear Red Day"

Tuesday, October 28th

"My Future is Bright (College) Day"

Wednesday, October 29th

"Team Up (Jersey) Day"

Thursday, October 30th

I'm Too Bright (Neon) Day"

Friday, October 31st"

Drug Free (Spirit) Day"

Please see full details below!

__________________________________________________________________________________

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CHS Students wore pink on Friday, October 17th!

________________________________________________________________________________________

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 www.applytexas.org for additional information.

_____________________________________________________________________________________

Scholarships!

Coca-Cola Scholarship is due by October 31st.  Visit http://coca-colascholars.org/ 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://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/2bfd8f53-40aa-4705-9f8b-d92d972e59df 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 http://www.hsf.net

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.

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 U.S.legal 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 www.applytexas.org/  

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, http://college.harvard.edu/finanial-aid

Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT - At MIT, we award all our aid based on financial need.  For more information go to web.mit.edu/sfs/financial_aid/prospective_freshman

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

http://collegeprowler.com

Apply Texas

Applytexas.org/

Fast Web

www.fastweb.com

College and Finance

http://www.collegeandfinance.com/

Scholarship Hunter

Scholarshiphunter.com

Scholarship Experts

Scholarship Experts.Com

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

http://www.hsf.net

                        

 

 


Choose another page in this section.
District Calendar
Check out these announcements!
ACT Test is October 25th

ACT test on Saturday, October  25th!

Report to the testing center at 7:45 am

Visit www.actstudent.org

Don't forget your ACT Registration Ticket and ID.

___________________________________________________

FFA Monthly Meetings

The FFA monthly meetings in the Cafetorium!

Wednesdays at 6 pm

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

_______________________________________________________

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

__________________________________________________________

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 http://www.fastweb.com

_______________________________________________________________________________-

College Applications

http://www.applytexas.org

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

_________________________________________

Think Before You...

___________________________________________________________

Google Safe Search
Google  
E-Note Sign-Up
Name:
E-mail Address:
10-Digit, Mobile Number:
Mobile Carrier: