School Contact Numbers
Office: 817-305-4700  Attendance: (A-K) 817-305-4720  (L-Z) 817-305-4717
 PLEASE JOIN PTSA!!!
RALLY FOR THE PANTHERS 

By joining the PTSA and considering an additional donation to Pitch in for Panther$ One & Done fundraiser you can directly help the students & teachers at CHHS. This year’s PTSA budget of over $40,000 will be used towards sponsoring teacher grants, education programs for students & parents, special events, staff appreciation, campus beautification & improvements, just to name a few.  

CHHS PTSA benefits ALL CHHS students & staff!

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN CHHS PTSA, RECEIVE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY EMAILS AND/OR MAKE A DONATION THERE ARE THREE OPTIONS TO DO SO:

1.  Complete this ALL-IN-ONE FORM, which includes membership information, communication options, payment options & volunteer opportunities. 

2. Print and fill out THIS FORM & drop it off along with your dues ($10.00 per member) in the front office.
3.  Pay online for PTSA memberships and donations by clicking on the links below.

If you choose to pay via PayPal please click on the links below. If you do not have a PayPal account, once on PayPal choose the link that says "Don't Have a PayPal Account?" to pay with a credit or debit card.


PTSA Membership - $10 per person

Click below to donate to CHHS Pitch in for Panther$. 
A donation of $40 is suggested but ANY amount is appreciated.  Donations are tax deductible & may be eligible for a matching donation from your employer.


Questions - contact Claudia Wyngaarde at vpmembership@chhsptsa.org

SKYWARD

There is a new feature in Family Access called Skyward School Directory.  This feature allows parents to share child/parent information with the School Directory in Skyward. Selections on this screen will apply to all children in this family regardless of what campus they attend.
 
To be a part of the Skyward School Directory, please follow these instructions:
  • Login to Skyward Family Access
  • Click on “My Account”
  • Under School Directory, check the box to add your family
  • Make your selections as to what information you want to display for your family
  • To view school directory, clink on School Directory link.

AMAZON SMILE

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, & convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on Amazon Smile the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers.

This is FREE MONEY for our school & FUSS FREE FUNDRAISING!! Do your Back to School, holiday or every day online shopping by clicking HERE

Thank you for helping the PTSA meet our financial goal of $10,000 this year to support campus programs $ events throughout the School year. 

Questions? Email Dana Holland at vpwaysmeans@chhsptsa.org

2016-2017 PTSA Events



CHHS PTSA BYLAW CHANGES

CHHS PTSA is updating our bylaws and standing rules.  Please click HERE if you would like to review proposed changes to the CHHS PTSA Bylaws.  There are also proposed changes to the Standing Rules which can be viewed HERE.  There will be a vote to approve these changes at the February 13th General Meeting.  Please email Leslie Williams at parliamentarian@chhsptsa.org if you have any questions.

STAFF APPRECIATION BREAKFAST

Can you donate items for our Feb. 20 Staff Appreciation Breakfast for teachers? It’s a Monday holiday for our kids, but our teachers will be in training all day Feb. 20, so PTSA is feeding them a pancake breakfast to start off the day. Big thanks go to The Original Pancake House, who will be donating the made-on-site pancakes, butter and syrup. PTSA will be purchasing Starbucks coffee, and is asking parents to help provide the “extras” like fruit, gluten-free muffins and cutlery. If you would like to donate items for this event, please sign up here (and share this link with your friends). Non-perishable items can be dropped at school in the front office by 4 p.m. Feb. 17. Perishable items either need to be dropped at school by 7:45 a.m.Monday, Feb. 20 or contact Jackie Turner at 817-718-3897 or jtmomof1@gmail.com to arrange pick up/drop off over that weekend.

PARENT UNIVERSITY

The CHHS Counseling Department will host Parent University 2017 from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 at CHHS. Parents can find out more about their students’ schedules and college prep by attending sessions about course selection, ACT/SAT, Top Tier universities, and more! The event is open to all incoming 9th-12th grade families. Just prior to Parent U., CHHS PTSA will hold a General Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. Parents are invited to attend to approve changes to the CHHS PTSA by-laws and to hear from Principal Lance Groppel. Incoming 9th grade (and all) parents can also sign up for PTSA now for next year to be in-the-know over the summer. Anyone who joins at the PTSA table will get a gift card to Chick-Fil-A.

CAREER NIGHT

Is your student clueless about what type of career they are interested in pursuing after high school? Or maybe they have some ideas, but would like more information from someone in the field? Mark your calendar for a CAREER NIGHT from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at CHHS, sponsored by the AP Booster Club, the CHHS Counseling Department and CHHS PTSA. At least 30 speakers in the following fields will give 15-minute presentations, with time for questions, about their educational background and their career:


-Athletics/Training Careers              - Mortgage Industry
-Computer Careers                         - Finance Careers
-Education (Principal, Counselor, Teacher)
-Engineering (Civil & Aviation)  
-Engineering (Chemical & Petroleum)
-Healthcare (Doctor, Nurse)             - Pharmacist
-Chemist                                        - Radiology Services
-Legal Careers            
-Entomology & Careers in Biology


Students and parents are invited to attend. There will be 4 opportunities to hear each speaker in different classrooms, so students and parents can pick and choose which speakers interest them. There is room for a few more speakers, if you are in a field not listed above. There will be drawings for Amazon gift cards for those who attend. For more information, email Robyn Schmidt at krkcschmidt@gmail.com.

TEXAS PTA SCHOLARSHIP APPS AVAILABLE

Texas PTA High School Senior and Faculty scholarship applications are now available online! Check it out! CLICK HERE

FREE AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING

NEED free AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING?
CHHS Counseling has launched the PREP (Panthers Ready for Extra Practice) program at CHHS. From 4-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday in the library, teachers and students are available to tutor students; a teacher can proctor make-up quizzes and exams or supervise seat time, and a space will be available for students to work, collaborate and utilize technology that may otherwise be unavailable. To make it possible for all students to participate, at 6 p.m., a late bus drives students to 3 drop-off locations: Mid-Cities Blvd. & 360; Grapevine Mills Mall and Grapevine Middle.  No sign up is required. For more information, contact the Counseling Office.

GRATEFUL DADS

The Grateful Dads program encourages the involvement of dads on campus. We invite all CHHS Dads to participate in our 2016-2017 Greeter Program.  Greeters serve to greet the students as they arrive in the morning.  

Greeters are needed for Friday of each week from 8:00 am to 8:40 am in three locations on campus.   Please visit Signup Genius for additional details and to sign up for the Greeter Program by following THIS LINK For questions or comments, please contact Bryan Holland, Grateful Dads Chairperson, at 817-875-5215 or gratefuldads@chhsptsa.org

SUBMIT VOLUNTEER HOURS

It’s time to submit the number of adult volunteer hours you volunteered for any CHHS  organization.  PTSA collects CHHS’s total number of volunteer hours so that GCISD can use them for applying for grants and other uses. This is only parent hours, not students’ Community Scholar hours (see CSAP program guidelines on the Counseling website for more info).   Please submit your hours HERE - it only takes 2 minutes!


Questions?  Contact Dawn Treese at vpvolunteers@chhsptsa.org

DESTINATION IMAGINATION

PTSA is launching the new DI season and CHHS students interested in scientific/structural/technical problem solving/acting with a team of up to 7 kids can send an email to: di@chhsptsa.org to get signed up. The season culminates with a tournament in February. Whether you are new or experienced in DI, you can represent CHHS. To view the challenges for 2016-2017 CLICK HERE.  We are also seeking parent involvement. If you would like to be a Team Leader or a Tournament Appraiser, just send an email to Tammy Qualls at di@chhsptsa.org for more information. For more information about DI CLICK HERE.