*****Class of 2019 Teacher Appreciation Luncheon*****

This is our last Luncheon to express our gratefulness and appreciation for the Awesome Stratford Teachers and Staff!! Again, we need you to donate desserts, help set up, serve and clean up. It’s pretty easy and a lot of fun! We always raffle off some gift cards to add to the mix, so if you would like to donate a card to help us out, that would be great!

If you have questions, please call Karen Montgomery at 281-382-0071. Or email kmontgomery006@comcast.net

Click on Sign Up Genius below to help!

DATE:10/25/2018

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SHS PTSA Meeting – Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30 p.m.

SENIOR ADS DUE WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018

2019 Senior Parents – Attached are three SENIOR AD FORMS – 1. Senior Ad Info 2. A visual of each senior ad size. Each photo represents a page. 3. Senior Ad contract. Direct all questions to the Yearbook Room at 713-251-3534.

Click here to view forms.

2019 Yearbook Sales – Available Now for Purchase

The 2018-2019 yearbook is  available for purchase on Balfour.com or www.smart-pay.com. Remember to check this off your list early! The only way to guarantee a yearbook is to pre-order one! Senior Ad information will be on the school website as well. Please start gathering your photos now for senior ads. If you want yearbook updates, please follow us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/stratford.mnemosyne!  Questions?  Contact the Yearbook Room at 713-251-3534.

Don’t Miss the Annual Stratford Tailgate Party on Friday, October 26

Join the Class of 2019 for the Annual Stratford Tailgate Party on Friday, October 26th from 5-6:15 pm in the Teacher parking lot. Enjoy tailgating with family, friends and neighbors with dinner from JCI, games, raffle prizes & more.

Let’s get the party started and get fired up to cheer on the Spartans to a victory over Cy-Falls.

This is a fundraiser to support the Class of 2019 Project Prom.
Dinner Tickets $10 each. Pre-buy your tickets on Venmo @Michelleholmes13
Dinner includes burger or hot dogs, chips, drink and dessert
Raffle Tickets $2 each at the event.
Email Michelle Holmes at modum13@yahoo.com for more details. See you there!

Stratford Financial Aid Night

Please join us on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM for Financial Aid Night. The meeting will be in the library, and will cover the following topics:

-Financial Aid Overview – Truth vs. Myth
-FASFA/TASFA information
-Scholarships

We will also have representatives on hand to help with application completion during the evening. For additional questions, please contact Jennifer Shock at: jennifer.shock@springbranchisd.com.

Upcoming College Visits

The following colleges will be visiting Stratford this week:

Monday:
Boston University
Colorado College
Pepperdine University
Penn State

Tuesday:
University of Houston – Victoria
University of Houston – Main Campus

Wednesday:
Duke University
Whitman College
SMU

Thursday:
Texas State

Friday:
Northwestern University

Please remind students that you must register through Naviance to attend any afternoon or Spartan Time session.

Upcoming College Fairs

October 18th – Houston Performing and Visual Arts Fair
7PM-9PM at Rice University – The Shephard School of Music
https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/pva/houston-performing-and-visual-arts-college-fair/

October 27th – HBCU College Expo
10AM – 5PM at NRG Center
https://www.thecollegeexpo.org/events/houston
(Free tickets are available in room 224)

NACAC Houston Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

On Thursday, October 18th, from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, students and parents will have the opportunity to visit with over 75 universities in the regarding majors in the areas of performing and visual arts.

Location:
Rice – Shephard School of Music
6100 Main St
Houston, TX 77005

To register for the free event:
https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/pva/houston-performing-and-visual-arts-college-fair/

Grace’s Gladiator T-Shirts on sale NOW!

Purchase your Grace’s Gladiator t-shirt for $15 during lunch or in the front office. Help support Grace and her battle against cancer! Available sizes: M-2XL.

Stratford Class of 2021 Golf Tournament

Join us for the First Annual

Stratford Class of 2021 Golf Tournament
​October 28 | 3-6 PM

at Top Golf Katy

For more information regarding the tournament, visit the Class of 2021 website at www.shsclassof2021.com.

Class of 2021 Fall Parent Social – Nov 7

Nominate a Stratford Educator for the HEB Excellence in Education Awards

The H E B Excellence in Education Awards are designed to honor outstanding public school professionals and to thank them for their dedication and commitment. Through this program, H E B seeks to pay tribute to those educators who go the extra mile each and every day to serve their students and their communities and who inspire others to do the same.
For more information and to submit a nomination or application, visit www.heb.com/nominate.

Nominations are open through October 22, 2018.

Nominate Today!

Class of 2020 – Swigs, Clear Game Bags, & Stadium Chairs

Please help support Class of 2020 by purchasing these fun items! Custom Stratford “S” Swigs ($25), Clear Game Bags – needed for Cy-Fair games ($20), and Stadium Chairs ($60). Contact Ann Barry, thebarrysiv@gmail.com, for easy payment and pick up options.

Booster Club Sportsfest – All Sports Auction

Spartan Booster Club Auction This Week!

SHS Spartan Booster Club Auction is this Friday, October 19th, 7:00-11:00 pm at Houston Distributing Company, 7100 High Life Drive, Houston, TX 77066. Come enjoy delicious fajitas and drinks while supporting our student athletes. Last day to purchase tickets online is Monday, October 15th. Walk-ins that evening will be accepted as well. If you cannot attend, plan on having a friend purchase some raffle tickets (see flyer) or spots to adult parties on your behalf.

For tickets: http://www.shsboosterclub.com/auctiontickets.aspx

To Volunteer: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/20f0a48afa622ab9-sportsfest

Auction 101 Flyer

She Kills Monsters comes to Stratford Playhouse!

She Kills Monsters, a play complete with dragons, battles, and comedy, is coming to Stratford Playhouse! Performances will be in the Black Box Theatre at Stratford at 7:30 on this Thursday, Friday and Saturday and a 2:30 matinee also on Saturday (October 18-20). This show is about a young woman whose high school stister has died. She gets to know her sister through playing Dungeons and Dragons game. It’s a true nerd-fest! Tickets are $10 at the door. Come join the fun! Recommended for ages 13 and over.

 

NEWSIES Individual Tickets On Sale Now!

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!!

NEWSIES Individual Tickets on Sale Now!!

Do NOT delay in buying your tickets! Any ticket is better than NO ticket when we sell out!! You will not want to miss this show!!

www.shsplayhouse.org

Playhouse Fundraiser – Cozy Sweatshirt Material Blankets!

The holidays and cooler weather are coming up fast! The Playhouse booster club is selling these super soft blankets as a fundraiser just in time!

The blankets are 50×72 and cozy, sweatshirt material, perfect for a gift, chilly sports game, sofa throw or second home. These are one of a kind, unique and hand painted in USA. $69 each.

Questions? Contact Amy Waltz at amylwaltz@yahoo.com or Katherine Jones at littlepatooties@msn.com.

Click here to order!

Order your Stratford America Cookbook until this Friday!

“Like” the PTSA Facebook Page to Stay Informed!!

The PTSA sends out a weekly newsletter every Monday morning.  Any articles that should be included should be sent by the previous Friday using this form.

We are moving away from sending out Eblasts throughout the week unless absolutely urgent and instead, will be posting things during the week to the PTSA Facebook page.  Please make sure and like this page so that you can stay up to date on current Stratford PTSA news.