Fort Sam Houston ISD


Thanksgiving Holiday
Date: 11/26/2014 11/28/2014
Thanksgiving Holiday
Date: 11/26/2014 11/28/2014
Penguin Patch sponsored by PTO
Date: 12/1/2014 12/5/2014
Location: PTO Room
5th grade Science Club
Date: 12/1/2014, 3 PM 4:30 PM
Location: room 32
ATSSB Region Auditions
Date: 12/1/2014, 4 PM 8 PM
Location: Navarro High School, 6350 N State Highway 123, Seguin, TX 78155, United States
MS Boys Basketball v Lackland Stacey
Date: 12/4/2014, 5 PM 9 PM
Location: Robert G. Cole High School, 1900 Winans Rd, San Antonio, TX 78234, United States
Girls' Soccer @ Atonement HS
Date: 12/5/2014, 4:30 PM 6 PM
Location: The Atonement Academy, 15415 Red Robin Rd, San Antonio, TX 78255, United States
Boys' Soccer @ OLH (Kerrville, TX)
Date: 12/5/2014, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Kerrville TX

FSH News

Important Impact Aid Survey!

Important Impact Aid Survey! Fort Sam Houston ISD is requesting our parents' cooperation in completing the Impact Aid Survey Form. A letter explaining the reason for the survey and the survey form were sent home with students this week. Please complete, sign, and return the form to your child's campus by Friday, December 5. A separate form is needed for each student. Your cooperation with this necessary survey is greatly appreciated! If you did not get a copy of the form, click the title above for a downloadable copy.
Cole Photography Students Wow Judges in Competition!
The Association of Texas Photography Instructors released its list of winners for their annual Fall Photo Contest. There were almost 7000 entries from schools in Texas, California, New York, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Cole photographers took 33 Awards in various categories, with one 1st place, three 2nd places, six 1st Honorable Mentions, and 23 Honorable Mentions. Cole students competed against numerous large 6A schools and elite private academies. They will post their winning images on their blog at soon. Click on the title above to see a complete list of winners. Way to go, Cole students!
FSHISD Celebrates American Education Week!
In honor of National Education Week, please enjoy this slideshow of great FSHISD student quotes. (The lsideshow was created by Cole student Daniela Riedlova.)

Notice for Competitive Sealed Proposal for Construction Project - New Band Hall / Music Building
Fort Sam Houston ISD is accepting Competitive Sealed Proposals for Construction of a New Band Hall/Music Building at Robert G. Cole High School. Proposals are due no later than 2:30 pm on December 18, 2014. A Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on December 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm. For more information, click the headline above and download the attached informational sheet..
Cole JROTC Featured in Story About Homeless Veterans' Funerals

Cole JROTC Featured in Story About Homeless Veterans' Funerals As part of their community service outreach, cadets in Cole High School's JROTC program serve as pall bearers for the funerals for homeless veterans. Watch the video about the program by clicking on the picture above.
Elementary teacher Ms. Veronica Hellamns honored by KENS5

Elementary teacher Ms. Veronica Hellamns honored by KENS5 Veronica Hellamns of Fort Sam Houston Elementary was awarded the KENS 5/SACU Golden Apple Excel Award on November 12th. The award recognizes 19 teachers from each district in San Antonio for their unwavering dedication to educating young minds. The recognition comes with the Golden Apple trophy and a check for $1,000.

Ms. Hellamns's entire career has been about service - first to her nation in the U.S. Army and now to the military children of FSHE where she's a fourth grade teacher. The beloved and highly regarded Ms. Hellamns was surprised at school in late October and then presented with the award Wednesday, Nov. 12th. Ms. Hellamns is a go-getter, no questions asked, willing to do anything for you teacher. She uses innovative, hands-on and minds-on experiences to engage her students in the content. She makes a true difference in the lives of students every single day and contributes to making FSHE the best school around!

Click on her picture above to see the KENS 5 video.
Cross Country Takes Silver at State!

Cross Country Takes Silver at State! Congratulations to the Boys' Cross Country (XC) team for their silver medal at the UIL State Meet this past Saturday. This was Cole's first appearance on the podium, having finished 6th in state in 2007 and last year. The Cougars finished 2nd to Luling this year, who won their 5th straight XC title. However, Cole nearly pulled off the ultimate upset, finishing only 4 points behind Luling.
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