BRICK SALES --- NOW THROUGH MAY 5TH.
FLYER ATTACHED. TELL YOUR SENIORS,PLEASE.
Spring Testing Information
The STAAR End-of Course tests for English 1 and English 2 will be given on March 31 (English 1) and April 1 (English 2) for students taking the test for the first time or for students who are retesting. It is important that all students be present and on time on these days.
TAKS Retesting (for Senior students) will occur during the week of April 21-April 24, 2014.
The TAKS testing schedule will be as follows:
Social Studies--April 24th
Retesters will report to the library at 7:20 on these days.
The final round of STAAR EOC (End-of-Course) tests will occur during the week of May 6th-9th for students taking the test for the first time or for students who are retesting. It is important that all students be present and on time on these days.
The testing schedule will be as follows:
Algebra I--May 7th
U. S. History--May 8th
Senior Class Meeting
The seniors will have a class meeting during 3rd/8th period on Friday, May 2nd to discuss prom photo packages, prom guidelines, travel forms, fines/fees, attendance, etc.
The PHS 13-14 Talent Show is May 2nd at 6 pm.
Tickets are $5 at lunches and $10 at the door.
Important Dates For The Senior Class
May 9th – Last Day to buy Prom Tickets
May 16th – Prom at the Bell Tower on 34th St.
May 16th – Senior Packets will be handed out during check-in
May 19th to 23rd – Senior dress up week
- Mon. the 19th – Spartan Gear Day
- Tues. the 20th – Celebrity Day
- Wed. the 21st – Senior Citizen Day
- Thurs. the 22nd – Would you be my friend if I dressed like this day?
- Fri. the 23rd – College Day
May 23rd – Last day to buy Picnic Tickets
May 23rd – Last Day of Instruction for Seniors
May 23rd – All Fees are Due
- Fees must be paid in order to walk at Graduation
May 27th – Final Senior Class Meeting
May 28th – Senior Picnic at H&H Ranch
- Seniors must ride the bus
May 29th – Graduation Rehearsal
- Seniors must ride the bus
May 30th – Pizza Party and Yearbook signing
May 31st – Graduation
- Seniors arrive at 7:45 am
- Event begins at 9am
- Location is the MO Campbell Center in Aldine
- Seniors are responsible for their own transportation/no bus available
Prom Tickets On Sale
Prom tickets are now on sale.
Theme: Moroccan Mystique
Location: Bell Tower on 34th Street in Houston
Date/Time: Friday, May 16 from 8pm to midhight
Save $ 5 --- Tickets are $ 65 if purchased by April 18th.
May 9th is the last day to purchase Prom tickets !
See Ms. Sutherland in room C 104.
2014-2015 Academic Calendar
2014-2015 Calendar - Printable Version
PHS Art Winners
Final Competitions of the '13-'14 year for PHS Art Students!
Daniella Mata won Grand Champion at Montgomery County Fair, bringing in $2,500!
Alex Nora and Tasnuva Haider both won Medals with a perfect score of 4 at State Vase at Bryan High School.
April 18 Will Be A "B" Day For Secondary Students
April 18 Designated Bad Weather Make Up Day
All students at Keefer Crossing Middle School, White Oak Middle School, New Caney High School and Porter High School will follow their B-Day schedules on April 18.
Please update your family calendars to reflect the changes. Should you have any questions, contact your child’s campus.
Golden Grace Joins Collegiate Dance Team
Alyssa Perry, a senior Golden Grace, is one of only two incoming freshmen to make the Houston Baptist University dance team for next year.
Spartan Track and Field Regional Qualifiers
Congratulations to the following athletes for qualifying for the Region III 4A track meet at Sam Houston: The top 2 athletes from this meet qualify for the State Meet in Austin.
Evelyn Chavez- 1600/3200
Alyssa Herrington- Discus
Courtney Mitchell- Shot put
Alex Reece- Pole Vault
Band Receives First HS Varsity Sweepstakes Award at UIL C&SR 2014
Our non-varsity band - The Symphonic Band - made a dramatic improvement from last year's scores with a 223-222 score from six judges, which earned them 2nd division Concert and 2nd division Sightreading. non-varsity is now performing concert music AND sightreading at an "EXCELLENT" level.
Our varsity group - The Wind Ensemble - accomplished something truly remarkable. They received 112-112 from six judges, making 1st Division "Superior" Ratings in Concert AND Sightreading! Since the band also earned a 1st Division superior rating in UIL Marching Contest this year, that means the band won 1st Division in EVERY CATEGORY this year! This accomplishment earns them their first-ever UIL HS Varsity Sweepstakes Award!
Our band is the first band in New Caney ISD history to ever be awarded the varsity Sweepstakes award.
Letter Jacket Fitting
On 4/15 we will be having our second ACADEMIC only letter jacket fitting in the LGI during lunches.
Technology Students Association State Contest
PHS competed at the Waco Convention Center and came home winners. Our students won 58 total medals ranging from 1st to 5th place. Click this link to view individual results.
Porter High School (Chapter 510) brought home the award for Outstanding School and 3rd Place in State.
TAFE at Nationals
This past week sophomores Sarah Reece and Samantha Hughes competed at the Future Educators Association national competition in Minneapolis, MN. They did an awesome job and advanced to the final round on Friday. Although they did not bring home a trophy, making it to nationals as sophomores, and advancing to the final rounds while at nationals, is truly a wonderful accomplishment!
Choir UIL Concert & Sight Reading/Spring Concert
Choir has a very exciting week coming up and would love to include you!
This Tuesday, April 15, Spartan Chorale will be traveling to Summer Creek HS to compete in UIL Concert & Sight Reading.
If you would like to hear us perform before the competition, all choirs will be performing on the Spring Concert this Thursday, April 10 @ 6:30 in the auditorium. Admission is free.
Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive
New Caney Association for School Nutrition is sponsoring a Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive.
April 14 - 25
A donation box is located by the Clinic door. Donations will be sent to The Mission.
Contact the Child Nutrition Dept. at 281-577-8690 or the Campus Nurse for additional information.
Final 19-4A District Track Results
PHS girls came away from the District Meet with 2 District Champions, 5 Area Qualifiers and a 4th place finish overall. Below are the final top 6 placers:
1st Place (District Champions/Area Qualifier)
Alyssa Herrington- Discus
Evelyn Chavez- 3200
Evelyn Chavez- 1600
2nd Place (Area Qualifier)
Haley Warren- Discus
Courtney Mitchell- Shot put (School Record)
3rd Place (Area Qualifier)
Sam Pennese- 100m (PR)
Tierra Mauney- 400m (PR)
4x400m Relay (Mauney, Tristan, Gonzalez, Droddy) (SB)
Marqia Jefferson- Triple Jump
Sam Pennese- Long Jump
Sam Pennese- Triple Jump (PR)
Becca Gonzalez- 800m (PR)
4x200m Relay (Pennese, Brooks, Housman, Jefferson) (SB)
Alyssa Herrington- Shot Put
Kim Hinton- 100 Hurdles (School Record)
Kim Hinton- 300 Hurdles (School Record)
PR- personal record
SB- seasons best
Porter HS "Seussical" in the Houston Chronicle
Porter High School's "Seussical" has an article in the Houston Chronicle this Thursday in the Ultimate Kingwood section. Be sure to save your paper!
Below is a link to the online article. What GREAT news for New Caney ISD!
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