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Early Release for Students/Inservice for Staff
1:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Students will be released at 1:00 pm
Teachers will participate in Professional Development until 3 pm
Cowboys VS Nixon-Smiley AWAY
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM






Deadline to sign up for SAT Boot Camp
08:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Turn in your permission slip and registration information to Mrs. Maldonado.






SAT Boot Camp
08:00 AM to 3:00 PM
for all 9th-12th graders who are interested in attending the Boot Camp. Cost is $39.00.
Students will leave at 7:45 am.



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!

High School
SAT Test Prep Boot Camp

Don't forget to sign up for the SAT Boot Camp that will be held on October 1, 2014!

Sign up by September 26, 2014!

Cost is $39.00.  Available to 9th - 12th graders. 



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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Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Light Rain, 82 F

Sun - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 90 Low: 73
Mon - Mostly Sunny. High: 93 Low: 72
Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 89 Low: 72
Wed - Sunny. High: 90 Low: 66
Thu - Sunny. High: 90 Low: 71

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Bell Schedule for Friday, September 19, 2014

1st Period 8:00 – 8:44

2nd Period 8:49 – 9:33

Announcements 9:25 – 9:33

3rd Period 9:38– 10:22

                     4th Period 10:27 – 11:11                  

6th 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)

7th Period 1:24 – 2:08

8th Period 2:13 – 2:58

PEP Rally 2:58 - 3:45 pm


National Honor Society will be selling "Homecoming 2014" Roster Ribbons for $5.00 beginning September 24th!  

Contact any NHS member, Mrs. Maldonado, or Mrs. Patterson.


Cotulla FFA Officers and Members attend District Leadership Lab!

The Cotulla FFA participated in the Leadership lab on Saturday, September 13, 2014. 

Karina Sauceda, Clarissa Consuegra, Delvin Reese, Jordyn Leone, Angelica Avina, Horacio Ramon,Bailey Ramirez, Celissa Pena, Sabrina Sanchez, Jesslyn Benavidez, Annabel Garcia, Corina Maldonado, Mariah Ramon, Madison Purday, Chris Hinojosa, Marcos Trevino, Christianna Hionojosa, Kassidy Garcia, Justin Salazar.


Cotulla High School Seniors, Diana Garcia and Jacqueline Salas attended the 3rd Annual James Otis Lecture Program, to be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  The program will be in the House of Representatives at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas.  The Seniors were accompanied by Samantha Longino, CHS Ag Teacher and FFA Sponsor.

Diana Garcia is the Student Council President, National Honor Society Member, and UILAcademic Competitor.  Jacqueline Salas is the National Honor Society Secretary and a UIL Academic Competitor.  Congratulations to both Jacqueline and Diana. 



Congratulations to CHS for receiving Distinction Recognition from the TEA!

(2014 Accountability Summary Report)

Academic Distinction in Mathematics and Academic Distinction in Social Studies


How Bout Them Cowboys!

Go Cowboys! 

Beat the LaPryor on Friday, September 19, 2014

Come out and support our Cowboys!

Kick-off time is 7:30 pm

Myers Memorial Stadium


"Keep Your Eye on the DC Target"

Go Cotulla Cowgirls!

Beat the Hebbronville Lady Longhorns

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Freshmen, JV, and Varsity

Hebbronville High School Gymnasium

"Cowgirls Point"


We love our Mighty Cowboy Band!

Keep up the good work!

Upcoming Marching Contest is Saturday, September 27, 2014 at East Central High School in San Antonio, Texas. 

Support our MCB!

"Numb3rs" T-shirts for sale ($13)

Contact Mr. Martinez for a Numb3rs t-shirt.  The following sizes are available:

10 - youth large

7- adult small

13 - adult medium

2- adult 2XL

3- adult 3XL

Don't forget to wear your Band Booster shirts to the football games and marching contests!


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

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.


FFA Officers and Members will be attending the Greenhand Camp on Saturday, September 29, 2014. Contact Ms. Longino or Mr. Yanez for more information.


South Texas Blood and Tissue awards Cotulla High School FFA $1,000!

Congratulations to the Cotulla FFA for hosting four or more blood drives!  Last year, CHS provided 140 units of blood to the STBT! 

The next Blood Drive is scheduled for September 30th! 

Don't forget to donate!


Now is the time to sign up for UIL! 

Please visit with Mrs. Patterson, UIL Director in B-2 for a list of events! 

UIL is a great way to show your academic talents. 



Hello Class of 2015,

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.  Applications for the Fall 2015 will be available August 1, 2014.  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.


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iPAD Distribution

CISD Technology Department will distribute iPADS on the following days:

Monday, Sept. 22nd to 9th graders

Tuesday, Sept. 23rd to 12th graders

Wednesday, Sept. 24th to 11th graders

Thursday, Sept. 25th to 10th graders

Make sure you have turned in your form and $25.00!



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


Student Classification

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



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. 


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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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