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The 3rd six weeks begins on Monday, November 27, 2017.  

NHS wants CHS to get in the Christmas Spirit!  The Christmas decorating contest will begin this week.  The judging will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017. 

FFA will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. 

The CHS Band Concert will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm.



The 15th Annual Men’s Leadership Conference will be held on Monday, December 18, 2017 at TAMIU in Laredo.  A list of Juniors and Seniors will be selected to attend Men’s Leadership Conference.


The NHS Christmas Party and Gift Exchange will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017. 


The CHS Faculty and Staff will celebrate the Christmas Holiday Break on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm.   The staff will return to work Monday, January 8, 2018.  The students will return to school on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.






All Class Ring and Cap and Gown ordering will be held on Tuesday, December 12th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Cafetorium.




It is time to apply to college!  Seniors can visit the www.applytexas.org website, create an account, and obtain a username and password.

Seniors who have received an ACT or SAT fee waiver their Junior or Senior year are eligible to receive 5 application fee waivers from the counseling center. 

Seniors who need to have their high school transcripts sent to colleges and universities need to fill out a transcript request form in the counseling center. 

Transcripts will be mailed out every Tuesday of the week.


October 1st is the first day that Seniors can begin their Free Application for Federal Student Aid application.  The FAFSA application is what colleges and universities use to see how much grant and loan money a student is eligible for. 


Seniors need to create a FSA ID for the student and one parent.  Students will need their parent’s 2016 Income tax forms to complete the FAFSA.  Visit www.fafsa.ed.gov for the FAFSA application and www.FSAID.ed.gov for the FSA ID website. 

There are three types of Financial Student Aid

GRANTS are financial aid that students do not have to repay.

LOANS are borrowed money that students must repay with interest.

WORK-STUDY lets students work and earn money to help pay for school.


College Acceptances

Class of 2018

  • Leah Swinney to University of the Incarnate Word and Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • Kathryn Gonzalez to Texas A&M University and University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Chandani Patel to Texas State University and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Ashley Maldonado to Texas A&M University 
  • Juan Malvaez to University of Texas at Arlington
  • Seth Summers to University of Texas at Austin
  • Heather Hernandez to Texas A&M University 
  • Celissa Pena to Texas A&M University 
  • Maria Sackett to University of the Incarnate Word 
  • Reyvan Narvaiz to Texas State University and University of Mary Hardin Baylor
  • Brandon Mendez to University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Adrian Sanchez to University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Kassidy Garcia to Blinn College
  • Ricardo Quesada to Tulsa Welding School
  • Justin Salazar to Universal Technical Institute
  • Crystal Perez to Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
  • Imelda Martinez to Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Updated: November 27, 2017                

Please submit College Acceptance Information to Mrs. Maldonado for posting.



December 2017

The Marsha Martin Scholarship and Ag Student of the Month is due December 1, 2017.  www.TexasFCS.com for the application.


The Home Service Club Scholarship is due December 1, 2017.  Visit https://www.hscwarranty.com/scholarship


The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education Essay Contest Scholarship is due December 31, 2017.  Visit www.thefire.org/contest


January 2018

The Texas Student Housing Scholarship Application is due January 31, 2018.  The scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have not signed off-campus housing leases.  Visit http://www.texasstudenthousing.net/


March 2018

Valley Telephone Cooperative Scholarship Program for children of Valley Telephone Cooperative members is due March 16, 2018.  Applications are in the Counselor’s Office. 


May 2018

The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarship for state Qualifiers in UIL Academic Contests is due May 11, 2018.  Online applications can be found at www.tilfoundation.org

Visit  www.fastweb.com                        www.Scholarships.com              www.Schoolsoup.com            www.collegeforalltexans.com

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Tuition Exemptions

  • Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program
  • Texas Exemption for Students Under Conservatorship of the Dept. of Family & Protective Services
  • Texas Exemptions for Texas Veterans (Hazelwood Exemption)
  • Texas Highest Ranking High School Graduate (For public college/university)

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CHS Office Staff

Cotulla High School Office Team

Dr. Scott Norris, Principal

Frank Guerra, Assistant Principal 

Bobbie Jo Gonzalez, Principal Secretary (Ext. 2010)

Marlene Costley-Maldonado, Counselor (Ext. 2020)

Leticia Carrizalez, Attendance Clerk (Ext. 2003)

Rashell Sanchez, PEIMS Clerk (Ext. 2004)

Phone: 830-879-2374

Fax: 830-879-2618 (Counseling Center/PEIMS)

Fax: 830-879-4343 (Administrators/Secretary)



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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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