Seniors! The Texas deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 1/15/21. Submit by this date for priority consideration. Your college uses your FAFSA data to determine your federal aid eligibility. Many colleges use FAFSA data to award their own aid, too. Your college deadline may be different, but some schools have limited funds, so don’t delay! Here's a review of what to expect: https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/filling-out First, create your FSA ID: https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch Then, complete your FAFSA application on the myStudentAid mobile app or online here: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Capital Farm Credit Scholarship - Application Deadline 2/26/2021 The Capital Farm Credit Dayton Office is currently accepting applications for their 2021 $1,000.00 Scholarship. This scholarship is available to current high school seniors that have educational goals/plans related to the fields of agriculture, education, or natural resources. (Including Ag. Communications, Ag. Economic/Business, Ag. Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management, Education, etc.) The specific requirements and guidelines may be found on the application form. Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Franco.
Taco Bell Foundation Live Más Scholarship - Application Deadline 01/20/2021 by 7:00 p.m. Taco Bell Foundation is giving away more than $7.5 million in scholarships to passionate students across the nation! Whether you’re planning on attending a 4-year university, community college or a 2-year vocational school, this scholarship is for you! To apply, simply create a 2-minute video that tells us what your passion is and how you’ll use it to make a difference—no grades, essays or test scores required! For information and online application: https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
Due to bad weather, the school board meeting scheduled for tonight, January 11, has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the regular time.
Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarships - Application Deadline 3/1/21 This year Dixie Youth Baseball will be awarding (100) $2000.00 scholarships, and Texas Dixie Youth Baseball will award another eight (8) $1000.00 scholarships. To apply, the student must be a graduating senior who has played at least one year in a Dixie Youth Baseball Program. Applications postmarked after the deadline or not filled out completely will not be considered. Students may pick up an application from Mrs. Franco, or may print the application at the following link: https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.leagueathletics.com/Images/Club/22268/2021%20Youth%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf
The Texas Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society (TAAIS) Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 TAAIS Memorial Foundation Asthma Scholarship Award. This $3,000 one-time award will be granted to up to five qualified and deserving high school seniors in Texas who suffer from asthma. The deadline to apply for the award is March 1, 2021. Please visit TAAIS for more information and to download an application. https://taais.org/scholarship/
Texas Farm Bureau 2021 Scholarships – Application Deadline 3/5/2021 The scholarship application process is online through a portal called MyTFB. All information for the scholarships can be found on the Texas Farm Bureau website under the Youth Opportunities page. The direct link is https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/. All students applying for the scholarships must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family, with membership remaining current during the duration of the scholarship. To become a Texas Farm Bureau member go to the following link: https://my.texasfarmbureau.org. Click “Create Account" and "Don’t have a Membership?"
Zoom School Board Meeting 12-14-2020 7:00pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82918750494?pwd=eERrT292V3gyRk92Z082ZjdwVnAwdz09
Juniors & Seniors - Here are direct links to the SAT and ACT registration information. If you qualify for free or reduced lunch, you can take the tests FREE with a fee waiver. See Mrs. Franco or Mrs. Courville for details. SAT - https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register/dates-deadlines ACT - http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html
Fleet Reserve Association Education Foundation Scholarships - Application Deadline 4/15/2021 Up to $5,000 to students pursuing trade school, community & four year college, & graduate degrees. Students may apply if they are affiliated with the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard through their own service or that of a spouse, parent, grandparent or great-grandparent. Scholarship recipients must be U.S. citizens & full-time students at an accredited U.S. trade school, community college, college or university. There is a variety of scholarships. Info. and applications: https://www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/Fra_Education_Foundation_Scholarships/Web/Content/FRA_Education_Foundation.aspx?hkey=fe5fe4c8-48b6-4003-be7b-5f3f317c6600
Avonlea Scholarship - Application Deadline 4/2/2021 Avonlea Jewelry in Lumberton, TX, is excited to offer a scholarship of $1,000 to students who are entering or are already enrolled in high school or college. Students with any major can apply. https://www.avonleajewelry.com/pages/avonlea-scholarship
Hagan Scholarship Foundation - Application deadline 12/1/2020 The purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide high-achieving students from small towns and rural areas with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt-free! Five hundred of these need-based merit scholarships will be awarded in April 2021. About forty percent (40%) of eligible applicants are awarded scholarships. This is the highest award percentage of any national scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $48,000 over four years to attend college. Recipients must have achieved a high school GPA of 3.75, be ranked in the top 20% of the high school graduating class, and enroll at an eligible four-year not-for-profit college or university the first semester following high school graduation. The FAFSA EFC must be less than $6,500. Recipients must work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of each year of college. For all requirements, information, and application, go to https://haganscholarships.org/.
Foot Locker is awarding $20,000 to 20 student athletes! You do not have to be on a high school varsity team, and you do not have to play sports in college. Application deadline is 01/08/2021. Eligibility requirements, judging criteria, FAQs, and application may be found here: https://www.footlockerscholarathletes.com/
Have Questions About College? Ask ADVi! ADVi is a chatbot who can answer your questions about attending public colleges and universities in Texas. ADVi, short for “adviser”, is free for Colmesneil students and can answer your questions 24/7/365. Want to chat with ADVi? Take out your phone and text "COLLEGE" to 512-829-3687. You can ask ADVi anything – no question is too silly or too hard! You can ask questions like: What is ApplyTexas? How long does the FAFSA take? What is campus life like? What tests do I need to take? Where can I look for scholarships? Learn more at www.askADVi.org.
The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for 6th-12th grade Texas students to learn about protecting the environment and film a 30-second video to share this knowledge with others! 9th-12th Grade Students Win Scholarships! 1st Place: $2,500 Scholarship 2nd Place: $1,500 Scholarship 3rd Place: $500 Scholarship 6th-8th Grade Students Win GoPro Cameras and Accessories! 1st Place: GoPro HERO Black Premium Package (approximate value $850) 2nd Place: GoPro HERO Black Deluxe Package (approximate value $540) 3rd Place: GoPro HERO Black Package (approximate value $425) https://takecareoftexas.org/teens/video-contest
Burger King Scholars Program - Application Deadline 12/15/20 Scholarships range from $5000-$50,000. High school seniors are invited to apply if they have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent; be active in their community through volunteering, sports, clubs and/or religious organizations; and plan to enroll full-time in 2021-22 at an accredited two- or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school. https://burgerking.scholarsapply.org/information.php
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is designed to encourage students to consider a future in the teaching profession. Scholars receive up to $8,000-$10,000 in annual funding for up to four years. Approximately 100 new scholarships are awarded each year. https://www.raiseyourhandtexas.org/foundation/raising-texas-teachers/charles-butt-scholarship/
Sam Houston Electric Cooperative Scholarships - Application Deadline 2/1/21 Each year Sam Houston Electric Cooperative sponsors a scholarship program for high school seniors whose parents or legal guardians are active Sam Houston EC members. The awards include several $3,000 ($1,500 per semester) scholarships and a limited number of $1,500 ($750 per semester) vocational scholarships. The 2020-2021 Scholarship application can be downloaded at https://www.samhouston.net/media/2020-2021-Scholarship-Packet1.pdf.
CISD Website Scholarship Page! Click "MENU" at the top of the Colmesneil ISD website, then click "STUDENTS" and scroll down to click "SCHOLARSHIPS AND LINKS". This is a central location where you can find all scholarship information that has been previously posted on the website in "News" and "Live Feed". This page will continue to be updated as new scholarship information becomes available. The direct link is https://www.colmesneilisd.net/o/cisd/page/scholarships-and-links.
These Texas colleges are covering 100% of tuition and fees for students who meet the requirements: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/txoc-academy/texas-oncourse/CollegeFinances/Tuition+Guarantee+Programs.pdf
Before each year of college, apply for federal grants, work-study, and loans with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. Your college uses your FAFSA data to determine your federal aid eligibility. Many states and colleges use FAFSA data to award their own aid. The new 2021–22 FAFSA form is here! Some states and schools have limited funds, so don’t delay! Here's a review of what to expect: https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/filling-out First, create your FSA ID: https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch Then, complete your FAFSA application on the myStudentAid mobile app or online here: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Texas "Student of Integrity" Scholarships - Application Deadline 03/01/2021 BBB Serving SETX “Student of Integrity” Award Program recognizes seniors in high school who personify high ethics demonstrated through leadership, overall personal integrity, and academic achievements. Selected students receive scholarships of $2,500.00 each. Competition for this scholarship is limited to students in a nine-county area, so apply now! More information & online application ➡ https://www.bbb.org/southeast-texas/scholarships/about/
Texas Farm Credit Scholarships - Application Deadline 01/08/2021 Every Texas Farm Credit branch recognizes two outstanding students per month from March to April of the school year. Winners receive $100 Visa gift cards and advance to the selection process for the Marsha Martin Scholarship program. Six students will be awarded a $2000 scholarship. Students may apply for both the Ag Student of the Month program and the Marsha Martin Scholarship program by completing one convenient application. Applicants must be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in 2021, be a member of FFA or 4-H, and plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree, such as agricultural business, ag economics or animal science. BONUS! - The FFA or 4H club in which each Marsha Martin Scholarship recipient is a member will receive a $500 club contribution on behalf of Texas Farm Credit! https://www.texasfcs.com/news/scholarship-programs
FREE SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR 9TH-12TH GRADE STUDENTS! Hello 9th-12th Grade Students! What if you could earn scholarship money from colleges every time you got a good grade in high school? What if you could also earn money for playing sports, participating in school clubs, being a leader, volunteering in the community, and more? RaiseMe is a platform that helps 9th-12th grade students earn scholarships for their achievements in high school. Over 250 colleges and universities have partnered with RaiseMe, and award scholarships for activities such as grades, club or sports participation, even college visits. Partner colleges assign a potential dollar amount to certain achievements. For example, one college may offer $100 for an A, and another may offer $1000. RaiseMe shows you the minimum amount you’d be guaranteed in scholarships from a college if you are accepted to that school. This is free money for things you are already doing! Email me or stop by my classroom (3B) if you have questions or need any help. Sign up free at https://www.raise.me/join/colmesneil-jh-hs! RaiseMe also has a phone app! Carrie Franco Dual Credit College Liaison, Online Course Proctor, Student Scholarships
Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship - Application Deadline 11/15/2020 The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $50,000 ($1,000 per year to $12,500 per year). Applicants do not have to be related to a member of the Elks to qualify. Scholarships are available only to high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. It is acceptable for a student to enroll in a two-year college for the first two years of the four-year program. Applicants are not required to take the ACT or SAT. Male and female students compete separately. Applications are judged on academics, leadership, service/community involvement, and financial need. The application must be completed and submitted online by the November 15, 2020, deadline. For more information and the online application, go to https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm.
Captured in the wild out of Mr. Ibison's Physics Class, these images of Bulldog Physics Students demonstrate their ability to calculate the acceleration due to gravity using nothing more than a tuning fork, a weight, a sharpie, a strip of paper- and, of course a working knowledge of kinematic equations.
Community members and parents are invited to a Zoom meeting to gather input on the Colmesneil Elementary Target Improvement Plan Wednesday, September 30th at 4:00 p.m. Topic: Target Improvement Plan Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9887308478?pwd=cGZBcXE4SFk5TDV0UHlCTHdFTEFLZz09 Meeting ID: 988 730 8478 Passcode: Targetplan
Dear Colmesneil ISD School Community, The district has been actively monitoring TS Beta and at this time, we are continuing school as normal. Please continue to monitor weather conditions and the district social media outlets. We will post all updates as soon as possible. If you have flooding issues at your residence, please contact your student’s campus as soon as possible to make us aware of the situation. Thank you, CISD Administration
Deweyville cannot play our Junior High football team this week. Fortunately, we have found another opponent. Our Junior High football team will now play Hull-Daisetta on Thursday @ Hull-Daisetta @ 4:30. It will be a scrimmage format. All visitors, including players and coaches must enter on the home side and have their temperature checked. All fans must have a face covering as well. Thanks. #TeamOverMe
Colmesneil Staff will report to work at the regular time on Monday. Students will return to school on Tuesday. Busses will run their regular schedule. School start time is 7:50am. If this plan changes, we will let everyone know ASAP!
Dear Colmesneil ISD Community, In light of the recent closures around us and impending heavy traffic on 69, because of mandatory evacuation orders, we are going to close school for the remainder of the week. Please continue to check the district’s site for more information. Our prayers are for safety and protection for everyone.
Thursday, August 13 If your child rides the school bus to school, please be aware that bus times are estimated to be the same as last year. Please allow for extra time the first few days. This applies to afternoon routes as well. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4pm-6pm OPEN HOUSE Meet your teachers, pick up schedules, pay school device insurance fees for take home use, and fill out paperwork! See you there. #betterwithbulldogs
For the 2020-21 school year, student parking will be in the old student parking lot, west of the campus, across from the horseshoe. At this time, there will be no painting of parking spots.Thank you for your understanding at this time.
"New Student Registration Day"...Students who are new to Colmesneil ISD may come to school on Thursday, July 30th from 8:30 a.m. til 3:00 p.m. to enroll for the 2020-2021 school year. Grades PK-6 please go to the elementary office. Grades 7-12 go the the high school office. For further information please call 409-837-5757 ext. 2001(elementary) ext. 3001 (jh/hs)
If you are a parent or guardian of a 2020-2021 Colmesneil ISD student, please complete the following survey located at https://forms.gle/WrbBAwvJK95QnCQC9
The scheduled School Board meeting for Monday, June 15, 2020 has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 18, 2020 in the CISD Bandhall at 7:00pm.
ATTENTION 2020 SENIORS Due to unforeseen circumstances the official transcripts will not be ready by tomorrow. We will update as soon as possible and inform the students when they’re ready for pickup. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Coach Day would like for every Bulldog to VOTE FOR THE BULLDOGS! https://www.12newsnow.com/sportspoll
On Monday, March 23rd from 8:00 am til 3:00 pm students/parents may pick up class assignments at the elementary and JH/HS. Please check in at the building office for assistance. Also, please make sure all 7-12 students are checking their email daily. #betterwithbulldogs!
On Monday, March 23rd from 8:00 am til 3:00 pm students/parents may pick up class assignments at the elementary and JH/HS. Please check in at the building office for assistance. Also, please make sure all 7-12 students are checking their email daily.
Grades 7-12 Students of Colmesneil ISD: Please make sure you are checking your school emails every day.
Monday 3-16-20 4:45pm Students are out of school until further notice. Teachers are to report Wednesday at 8:00am. Plans are being made to provide educational resources for all our students while CISD is closed. As of today, we will re-evaluate our situation on April 3rd.
Friday is class picture day for grades PK-6 in the elementary. Kindergarten will have their cap and gown pictures. If you would like to order, picture packets were sent home by their teacher.
Wednesday will be a busy day at the Junior High/High School with Spring Sports Pictures and a Blood Drive. Also, good luck to our students at the Houston Livestock Breeding Beef Heifer Show.
SMILE FOR THE CAMERA! JH/HS Spring Sport Picture Day - Wednesday, March 11 Kindergarten Cap & Gown Picture Day - Friday, March 13 Class Group Picture Day (PK-6) - Friday, March 13 Sorry, there is no makeup day for these pictures.
HS AND JH CHEER TRYOUTS 2020-2021 MANDATORY CHEER MEETING IN ELEMENTARY LIBRARY-March 4 @ 3:45pm or 6:30pm Please see complete Cheer information at https://5il.co/dein or at the Colmesneilisd.net website, under Documents-District-Students-Cheer Letter.
Everyone come out today and cheer on our Bulldogs Baseball team as they host New Waverley today at 1:00. ⚾️⚾️⚾️
Good luck to our FFa students as they compete in San Antonio this week!
This is a Reminder! SMILE! Thursday, February 6, 2020 - INDIVIDUAL SPRING PICTURES Order packets were given to students. Extras are in the campus office or Order before Picture Day on mylifetouch.com Enter our Picture Day ID: EVTVZNHZF BE SURE TO PREPAY!
SMILE! Thursday, February 6, 2020 - SPRING PICTURES Order before Picture Day on mylifetouch.com Enter our Picture Day ID: EVTVZNHZF
Have you downloaded the COLMESNEIL ISD APP from your App store? Check out the complete website at https://www.colmesneilisd.net/ Keep up to date with events, news, menus, and scores!
IT’S KIDS HEART CHALLENGE TIME!! PLEASE READ...VERY IMPORTANT!!! Parents...The Kids Heart Challenge has kicked off and packets will be coming home today. VERY IMPORTANT!!! You MUST register online before you post it on Facebook. If you post on FB but to do not register your child online then your child WILL NOT get credit for the donations. You can register on your computer or on the Kids Heart Challenge APP.
The latest Federal Report cards for the state, district, and each campus are located under "About Us".
Early Release Friday,January 10, 2020 1:00
All staff returns to school Monday, January 6, 2020. Students return on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.
Our High School Band Christmas Concert will begin at 1:00 pm in the R.B. Moffett Gym. Please come and enjoy the music!
Tomorrow-Monday, December 16, is JH and HS Basketball and 7-12 Band pictures. We will begin at 8:00 am in the R.B. Moffett Gym. Picture packets were sent home last week. If your student needs another one, please see their coach/teacher or Mrs. Gobert.
In honor of CHEYENNE COURTNEY, a Blood Drive will be held Friday, December 13, 8:30 am - 2:30 pm in the High School Library. Visit www.giveblood.org and login to Digital Donor--Sponsor Code is 7751 or just show up at the high school. **FREE T-SHIRT FOR YOUR SUCCESSFUL DONATION**
Our new App is great, BUT you will find so much more on our actual WEBSITE. Visit https://www.colmesneilisd.net/ and take a look as we are continuing to update and add information.
Elementary grades, K through 5th, is busy this week doing their final practices for their P.E. Program! The program will be next Monday evening at 7pm. All students should be there by 6:30. Admission is $4.00. SANTA will be there at 6:15 for pictures. $3.00 for 1 or 2 for $5.00.
Don't forget to download the school app. On an iphone-the app is searchable by entering "Colmesneil ISD". On an android, enter http://bit.ly/2KKgL0m in your web browser. You will be able to install the app from that link.
Lady Dogs started off strong in the Deweyville Tournament. They beat Bridge City JV 42-22. Then fell to West Orange Stark 23-41 in a hard fought game. We will play in the third place game at 2:00 Saturday in Deweyville.
Welcome to our new website and app!
Elementary and JH will travel to West Sabine Elementary and Middle School for UIL on Tuesday and Wednesday. 12-3 and 12-4. Let's go, Bulldogs
Check out the December School Events. Lots of exciting things happening at CISD.
Elysian Fields Results This past weekend the Bulldog Speech Team traveled to Elysian Fields for a tournament. Overall the team was very successful. The results include: Autumn Rose 1st in Lincoln-Douglas with a perfect score, she also took second in Informative Speaking Morgan Belt and Ethan Eveland placed 2nd in CX Debate, Morgan also placed 3rd in Informative Speaking and Ethan placed .4th in Persuasive Speaking Thaddeus Woods placed 6th in Persuasive Speaking Nathaneil Rackley placed 6th in Informative Speaking Scott Eddins placed 1st in Poetry with straight ones on all ballots. Lindsey Courtney placed 3rd in Poetry and 5th Informative Speaking Avery Broussard placed 4th in poetry In Prose Kaci Ferguson placed 1st with a perfect ranking in all rounds. Susie Dobbins placed 3rd. This weekend the team will be travelling to Center.
The Jr. HIgh Girls Basketball team will start their season on Monday, Nov. 11 in Warren. The girls will take on the Warren Lady Warriors. According to 8th grade student Kathy Martinez, "the team is growing stronger each practice and ready for the first game." Take the short drive to Warren and support the Jr. High Girls Basketball team. Go Dogs!! Make sure you attend the football game Friday night. The CHS twirlers have a special performance planned for the last home game of the season. The twirlers are excited to show off their skills during half time. Senior Night will be held this Friday, November 8 at 6:30 pm. Seniors from Band, Football and Volleyball will be recognized at the pre-game festivities
JH Football game at 4:30 today in Burkeville.
Volleyball Bi-District Tonight! Support your Ladydogs at 5:30 pm at the Warren High School Gym.