2018-19 Scholarship Information

2018-2019 Stratford PTSA Scholarships for Seniors

Stratford PTSA is proud to offer $1,000 scholarships for Stratford seniors. Deadline for applications is Thursday, March 7th, 2019. Applications and supporting documentation must be turned into Ms. Autry, in Room 224 by 3pm.

These scholarships are merit and need based. Factors such as academics, extracurricular activities, work experience and financial need are considered.  Applicants must be a member of the Stratford PTSA.  Please find membership applications on the PTSA Website at http://stratfordptsa.com/join-ptsa
Please complete the following steps:

  1. Register your intent to apply for the scholarship at https://goo.gl/forms/3gc7kZfMmDQW6fTw1
  2. Complete the Scholarship package (click the link  to download form), teacher recommendation form
 Questions? Email Michelle Majewski at shsptsascholarships@gmail.com with any questions.


2018-2019 Anton Segal Memorial Scholarship for Juniors

Anton Segal was a Harvard graduate who explored the world and had a love of other cultures. His memory is honored annually with a memorial scholarship donated by Hungry’s Cafe in the amount of $4000. Stratford juniors are the only students eligible to apply for this special scholarship.
The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 7th, 2019.
Please complete the following steps:

  1. Register your intent to apply for the scholarship at https://goo.gl/forms/3gc7kZfMmDQW6fTw1
  2. Please download the attached criteria, application and teacher recommendation forms.(click the link to download form)

Questions? Email Michelle Majewski at shsptsascholarships@gmail.com with any questions.

Big Day

Family Sponsor Form

Business and Community Sponsor Form


Important Scholarship Deadlines

The following scholarships have deadlines this week:

Tuesday, February 19
Tommy Tune Scholarships

Friday, February 22
Spring Branch Education Foundation – due to room 224 by 3:00 or can be delivered directly to SBEF on Monday, February 25th by 4:00 PM CST

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA)


Upcoming College Visit

The following colleges/institutions will be visiting this week:

Tuesday, February 19 – The University of the Incarnate Word (2:30 in the library)
Friday, February 22 – Loyola University (A lunch)
Paul Mitchell Institute (Both lunches)

Please remind students to sign up through Naviance for all 2:30 visits.


Meningitis Vaccine Resources

Please see attached fliers for local locations that offer the meningitis vaccine. Remember that proof of this immunization is required before students can attend any college or university in the fall. Please contact our clinic for any additional questions.

English Flier

Spanish Flier

AP Registration

AP Registration will be open from February 11 – March 1. If you would like to take an AP exam, please register no later than March 1 at 11:59 p.m. You may pay for the exam by credit card (preferred), cash, or check. If paying by credit card, follow the instructions on the webpage. If paying by cash or check, please print the ticket and bring it to Mrs. Hooks in the 3rd floor copy room. To register: https://apregistration.springbranchisd.com/shs
Direct all questions to Brittnee Hooks, brittnee.hooks@springbranchisd.com or 713.251.3657.

School Day SAT Testing

SBISD has registered all Juniors to take the School Day SAT, at no cost, on March 6, 2019. We will provide calculators, however, students may use their own calculator. As students arrive on campus, they will be directed to their testing location. All other students will follow a normal schedule. Direct all questions to Brittnee Hooks, brittnee.hooks@springbranchisd.com or 713.251.3657.

Course Selection Meetings

Throughout the month of February, the counseling department will be meeting with students to discuss their course selections for next year. Each social studies class has been assigned a day to meet in the library to finalize courses. For any questions, please contact your student’s alpha counselor.

Class of 2019 Scholarship Information

At this time we are compiling a list of all scholarship and academic award letters received. Any student that has been awarded a scholarship, or any merit based scholarship from a university, needs to stop by room 224 or fill out the google form via the link below.


Please note that even if the student chooses not to attend the university, we still need this information to update our school profile.

SHS Cheerleading Tryouts

Cheerleading tryouts for the 2019-2020 school year are almost here! There will be a mandatory parent meeting held on Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria (*note – this is an updated date!). Everything you need to know about tryouts and Stratford cheerleading will be covered at the meeting. Tryouts will be March 5th – 7th!

Click here for more information.

Class of 2021 Peer Group Meeting

Class of 2022 Get Together

This Chili Cook-Off is gonna be HOT!

Visit www.shsclassof2021.com for more info or to buy tickets/register a team. The whole Stratford community is invited for this fun event!

Garage Sale Drop Off!

If you are cleaning out closets etc., remember the Stratford Garage Sale Drop Off!

Texas PTA Rally Day

SHS Playhouse Production of Pippin – Tickets on Sale Now!

Stratford Playhouse’s production of Newsies sold out, and you don’t want to miss their next show, either! Pippin is coming end of April!  With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man’s journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this circus-inspired version of Pippin continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart. April 25- March 4th. Tickets on sale now at shsplayhouse.org. Rated PG-13

Dr. Collier Presentation on Teenage Brain Development

CIS is pleased to announce that Dr. Crystal Collier will be providing an engaging presentation about Teenage Brain Development regarding Drugs, Technology, and Addiction. Dr. Collier is a phenomenal presenter and is incredibly engaging. This event will be on Tuesday, March 5th at 6pm at  Memorial Church of Christ Chapel.

For more information about Dr. Collier: https://drcrystalcollier.com/


SHS Playhouse After Gala Item Sales

We have a few awesome things left over from the the SHS Playhouse Gala and Auction and would like to offer the Stratford community a chance to purchase many of these at ‘buy now’ prices!

Click this link to view items – https://shsplayhouse17.wufoo.com/forms/gala-item-after-sales/

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

“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.