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.
APPLY TEXAS FOR SENIORS
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.
Class of 2018
Updated: November 27, 2017
Please submit College Acceptance Information to Mrs. Maldonado for posting.
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
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/
Valley Telephone Cooperative Scholarship Program for children of Valley Telephone Cooperative members is due March 16, 2018. Applications are in the Counselor’s Office.
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
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Tuition Exemptions
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