2019 PTSA Student and Anton Segal Scholarship Information

To aid in the Scholarship application process we are offering the following criteria checklist required for submission.  Scholarship applications will be available for submission in January.

  1. PTSA Student Application Requirements:
    1. Essay: In an essay of 250 words or less, please describe an event, experience, or activity you have had or been a part of that has contributed to your personal growth and how this growth has influenced your ideals and choices in life.
    2. Transcript: A transcript is required for your application. Please request an unofficial transcript from the Registrar. The transcript does not need to be in a sealed envelope.
    3. Teacher recommendations: (2) recommendations
    4. Application –available in January
    5. Resume


  1. Anton Segal Scholarship Checklist:
    1. Personal essay:The personal essay is based on personal experience, which explores the insight, excitement, adventure, and/or fresh understanding the student derived from his or her experience with different races, civilizations, and/or nations. The student essay is the primary focus of this scholarship application. Students are encouraged to write about multiculturalism either locally or globally and how they personally have experienced it. Experience or interest in cultures (other than the familiar industrialized western democracies) shall be highly considered in awarding this scholarship. The applicant’s academics, extracurricular activities, faculty recommendations, and financial need will be considered, but only as secondary factors to the essay.
    2. Unofficial Transcript
    3. Application – available in January
    4. Teacher recommendations: (2) recommendations
    5. Resume

Please watch for notifications on the PTSA website for the official Scholarship application in January.  The application submission deadline is March 8th, 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Majewski at shsptsascholarships@gmail.comor call 713-855-5064.  Please also feel free to contact your SHS Counselor.

Application Deadlines

If your student has an application/scholarship deadline over the December break, please remind them that they must request their letters of recommendation by DECEMBER 14. They may visit their designated counselor or Mrs. Shock in room 224 for any questions.

Stratford International Club December Luncheon

The Stratford International Club will be meeting Friday December 14 at 11:00 at the MacFadyen Home 12330 Boheme Drive. For more information contact Rosemary MacFadyen at bruceandrosemary@aol.com. The 30th anniversary celebration will be held on Friday January 11th at the Alpharetta Yeargin Art Museum at 11:00.

University Scholarship Opportunities

Danforth Scholars Program – Washington University, St. Louis, MO –

Stratford Calendars at a Discount

The Spartanaires have extra Stratford High School Calendars for the 2018-2019 School Year! If you did not get a calendar yet, the Spartanaires will be selling the remaining calendars at a discounted price of $7.00. You can order online at http://supportingspartanaires.weebly.com/ or purchase a calendar in the front office. This colorful calendar features pictures of teams and organizations at Stratford and contains important Stratford and District events including our A-B day schedule. All purchases support the Spartanaire Drill Team.

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.

Class of 22 Fundraiser – Spartan Car Emblem

SBISD Police Department Toy Drive

NEWSIES Individual Tickets On Sale Now!


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!!


Stratford Playhouse Newsies Production – Backstage Pass Form

Do you know any budding young actors/actresses? The Stratford HS Playhouse is offering the opportunity to  have access to back stage for the big show, the musical Newsies!! The links below contain the registration form. It’s so fun and makes a GREAT Christmas present! We have made the registrations available online only this year. Easy to register, but we will sell out FAST!

*Walk-on passes are now sold out.


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!

SBISD Police Department Pics with Santa

Kona Ice will be there from 4-8p and a portion of purchases will be donated to the Explorers program that the Police Department offers.

The Explorer Program is something offered to  High Schoolers.  The program meets twice a month and it is for kids that want to be police officers – similar to a Police Academy.   Some of the Explorers have graduated and have gone to the police academy in Houston and even been hired.

Follow the Police Department on Facebook and Twitter @sbisdpd

“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.