May SHS PTSA Meeting

Stratford CSI

From May 29th – May 31st, from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM, the Stratford Counseling Department will be hosting the College Search Institute (CSI) for the Class of 2020. Please see the attached flyer for more information, and mark your calendars for this important and informative event!

Sign Up for Donations for the Houston Area Recruiters Network

Let’s help our College Counselor welcome the Houston Area Recruiters Network (HARN) with lunch as they meet with our students during the lunch periods on Tuesday, April 30th. Below is a link for a Signup Genius for needed items. Thanks so much for your support!

Decision Day 2019

On Friday, May 3rd, Stratford High School will be celebrating the Class of 2019 with a Decision Day celebration. Please join us as we recognize our seniors and their post-secondary plans. See attached flyer for more information.

Scholarship Information


The following scholarships have deadlines through April 30th:

2019 Student-View Scholarship! – Due Apr. 22, 2019

Azteca Scholarship (posted in E-Scholarships SBISD Site) – Due Apr. 26, 2019

Dedman Distinguished Scholars Program (DDSP) at UT at Austin (Sophomores and Juniors only) – Due Apr. 28, 2019 at 11:59p.m. CST

Barbara Devetski Scholarship (12th grade women only) – Due Apr. 30, 2019

The Sara Scholarship (Female Seniors involved with Golf) – Due Apr. 30, 2019

Susan Poorman Blackie (Houston Marathon Foundation) Scholarship – Due Apr. 30, 2019

For more information regarding these scholarship opportunities, please visit

Have you been awarded a scholarship? Please read below!

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 for a university, needs to stop by room 224 or fill out the google form via the link below.




Senior Class Destinations

Please let us know where the senior class is headed to next year. Just open the QR code below and fill in the form. Or, if you would rather, just email the following information.

– Student’s 1st and last name
– Name of college, university, technical school and location ie. state or country if not in U.S.
or Name of military branch

Please help us have a complete listing of where this year’s seniors will be next year.

APEX Leadership Program – University of Mississippi

The 11th Annual Apex Leadership Summit at Ole Miss will be held this summer. Three sessions will be offered: June 9-12, June 23-26, and July 7-10, 2019. The selected students from the Class of 2020 will experience a program packed with leadership development, team building, and sessions covering ethics and social responsibility, problem-solving, developing a leadership resume, and community outreach. They will also participate in the Rebel Challenge Ropes Course, community outreach projects, and informational meetings with various academic programs. It is full of networking opportunities for the student with other rising seniors from all over the US and the faculty and staff at the University.

Selection to this program is on a competitive basis, and is based on demonstrated leadership or leadership potential in high school and the community.

Any interested student must stop by room 224 to be considered for this opportunity.

SHS Playhouse Production of Pippin – Tickets on Sale Now!

With an infectiously unforgettable score from musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man’s search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this updated, colorful, circus-inspired version of Pippin continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart. Come see what it takes to be extraordinary.   Performances April 25th through May 4th. Suggested for audiences 13 and older.. Tickets on sale now at

Stratford Playhouse SY 2019-20 Big Show Audition Information

Students are invited to audition for the Stratford Playhouse 2019-20 big show – the musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. The Drowsy Chaperone is an homage to American musicals of the Jazz Age, examining the effect musicals have on the fans who adore them. The Man in Chair, a mousy, agoraphobic Broadway fanatic, seeking to cure his “non-specific sadness”, listens to a recording of a fictional 1928 musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone. Please see the audition information,  production agreement and character descriptions for more information.

Human Trafficking.. Be Part of the Solution

St Thomas Presbyterian church is hosting a forum: Human Trafficking…Be Part of the Solution.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, 7:00 -9:00 pm.
14100 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
The panel discussion will include representatives from United Against Human Trafficking, Houston Police Department, A 2nd Cup and The Landing. Please join us to learn more about this serious problem and ways you can become part of the solution. Additional information available on our website: or call 281-497-4846, ext 2

Click here for the flyer.

SHS Track & Field – CFA Spirit Night

Wanna an alternative to making dinner? Get the kiddos CFA and support the SHS T&F at the same time. Drop your receipt in the Sprit Night boxes!

SBISD Board of Trustees Candidate Forum

Have an Article Request for the Scoop?

Reminder to send any requests for the Scoop using the Submit form on the PTSA website!

Thank you!

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 –

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,, 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.