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Spaghetti Supper hosted by Woman's Club of Cotulla
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Purchase tickets from any Woman's Club of Cotulla member. Proceeds go towards scholarships.
CHS Cafetorium



UIL Academics Student Activities Conference
06:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Students and Coaches will leave at 6:00 am. Please sign up with the UIL Coaches!



SAT Registration Deadline for Dec 6th test
08:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Register at
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Don't forget to have your scores sent to at least four colleges/universities!
Juniors and Seniors who are enrolled in free/reduced lunch program can receive at least 2 fee waivers.
CHS Office Staff

Cotulla High School Office Team

Joe Reyes, 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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Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Light Rain with Thunder, 66 F

Fri - AM Thunderstorms. High: 83 Low: 52
Sat - Sunny. High: 74 Low: 55
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 82 Low: 65
Mon - Cloudy. High: 84 Low: 69
Tue - Isolated Thunderstorms. High: 81 Low: 60

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High School
Slide Show


Good Luck Adilem Perez at the Region IV Cross Country Competition

on Friday, October 31, 2014!


The Cotulla High School Mighty Cowboy Band

Division 1 Rating!



Buy your Cotulla VS Dilley "Clashing for the Cure" T-shirt!

FFA will donate ALL proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 

Contact Ms. Longino to buy a t-shirt!



Go! Fight! Win! Cotulla Cowboys!

Way to Go Cowboys!

Beat the Dilley Wolves on Friday, October 31, 2014

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

Parent's Night is at 6:00 pm

Kick-off time is 7:30 pm

Meyers Memorial Stadium


"Way to Go District Champs and Good Luck at the Bi-District Playoff Game!"

Go Support the "UNDEFEATED" Cotulla Cowgirls!

Beat Aransas Pass!

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6 pm

Alice High School Gymnasium


Mr. Belcher's Construction Classes keeping busy!


Mr. Castillo's ART classes at work!


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 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.

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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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. 


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College Applications

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


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