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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



SWTJC Dual-Credit Mandatory Orientation

All new Southwest Texas Junior College Dual-Credit students are required to attend orientation on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10:00 am. 

Departure time is 8:00 am.  Arrival time back to CHS is approximately 2:00 pm. 

Please sign up with Mrs. Maldonado to attend the mandatory orientation.



Call: 830-879-2374




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Cotulla FFA Members Attend Texas FFA Convention in Fort Worth, Texas

Members from the Cotulla FFA chapter attended the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Cotulla FFA members who attended the convention were: Clarissa Consuegra, Jordyn Leone, Kade Northcut, Devlin Reese, and Karina Sauceda.

Karina Sauceda receiving the FFA Ambassador Award!

Kade Northcut receiving the Lone Star FFA Degree!  It is the highest FFA degree bestowed by a state FFA association.

Devlin Reese receiving the Lone Star FFA Degree!  It is the highest FFA degree bestowed by a FFA State association.

Devlin, Jordyn, Karina, Clarissa, and Kade participated in the 5K Walk/Run!


MCB Summer Band for all 8th - 12th graders!

Wednesday, July 30th  -  Friday, August 1st, 2014

9:00 am - 10:30 am (Marching Fundamentals)

10:45 am - 12:00 noon (Full Band Music)

12 noon - 1:00 pm (Lunch on your own)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Sectionals, Mariachi)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Sectionals, Mariachi)

Monday, August 4th  -  Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Mondays - Thursdays (no practice on Fridays)

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Mariachi)

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm (Full Band Inside)

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm (Full Band outside)

ENCINAL Pick-Up is 1 hour before camp

More MCB Information on Facebook! 





Drug Testing for NMS and CHS Students

Monday, August 4, 2014 at the CHS Cafetorium

9:00 am - 12 noon

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Cotulla High School is proud to welcome Cory Spivey as the new Athletic Director!

Attention all football players:

Please report to the CHS Portable buildings by the Ag shop on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:30 AM for the first day of practice.

Go Cowboys!


Volleyball Players begin practice on Monday, August 4, 2014

Newman Middle School Gym

Time: 7:00 -  11:30 AM

Go Cowgirls!



When: July 31st
Where:  Betty Avant Cafetorium (Cotulla High School)
Time:  9:00 am - 6:00 pm


When:  August 1st
Where:  Encinal Elementary Cafeteria
Time:  9:30 am - 6:00 pm


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 www.applytexas.org for additional information.


Class Schedules will be mailed to students Monday, August 18, 2014.

Deadline to make a schedule change is Wednesday, August 20, 2014.  Students will have to call, email, or visit Mrs. Maldonado. 

Have a great year!


Class of 2018 Freshmen Orientation

Monday, August 18, 2014

CHS Cafetorium

12:00 noon - 2:30 pm

Hosted by the CHS National Honor Society!



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ACT Test is September 13th

Register for the September 13th Test by August 8, 2014.

Visit www.actstudent.org

Don't forget your ACT Registration Ticket and ID.


SAT Test is October 11th

The SAT test is Saturday, October 11, 2014. 

Register at www.collegeboard.com 

Don't forget your SAT Registration Ticket and ID.


Need Scholarships? Get a Fastweb Account

All students and parents should create a FASTWEB account by visiting http://www.fastweb.com


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)

English II (Test date - Dec. 3rd)

Biology (Test date - Dec. 4th)

US History (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


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