News and Announcements

COLE PHOTOGRAPHERS WIN HIGH HONORS!

Cole photography students started out their competition season with strong wins in the ATPI Fall Photo Contest. With almost 5000 entries from public and private schools across the country, Cole photographers came out on top in numerous categories. Click the headline above for a full list of winners and to see their winning entries.

FSH ELEMENTARY RECEIVES MCEC PETE TAYLOR AWARD

The Fort Sam Houston Elementary School was one of this year's recipients of the Peter Taylor Award from the Military Child Education Coalition. The Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award recognizes successful partnerships and projects that ultimately benefit military-connected children. The Elementary project was their recent PepsiCo Recycling Challenge. Click the headline above for a link to the MCEC article.

COLE HIGH SCHOOL NAMED ONE OF THE BEST!

U.S. News and World Report has named Robert G. Cole High School as one of the "Best High Schools" in Texas for 2020. This well-deserved award recognizes all the hard work from our administrators, staff, teachers, and students. Click the headline above for a link to the US News Report.

IMPORTANT INTENT TO RETURN FORMS

Parents, we ask for your cooperation as we begin planning for the 2021-2022 school year. Please let us know your intended status for next school year by completing and updating information.
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SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF THE WEEK

With the continued weather conditions, power outages and water issues in our area, FSHISD is cancelling school for all students and staff for the remainder of the week. We hope that you and your families are continuing to stay safe and warm. We look forward to reconnecting with you all on Monday, February 22nd.

Public Hearing on TAPR

The district will host a public hearing on its 2019-2020 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) during the Board Meeting scheduled for January 21, 2021, at 11:00 am. The meeting will be streamed live on the district Facebook page at www.facebook.com/fshisd.

Fort Sam Houston ISD Schools Receive Purple Star Designation

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) announced on Thursday that both Fort Sam Houston Elementary School and Robert G. Cole Middle and High School have been awarded the Purple Star Designation for their support and commitment to meeting the unique needs of their military-connected students. 
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COLE ALUM SAVES A LIFE!

Cole alum Bree Randle donated bone marrow to a complete stranger 4 years ago. Click the headline above to read the touching article about how the two finally met. Way to go, Bree!

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING ATHLETIC EVENTS

Please click the headline above for a very important letter from Dr. Gary Bates, our Superintendent of Schools dated October 2, 2020. It contains important updates regarding spectators at our home athletic events.

Thanksgiving Message

Click the headline above to see a heartfelt video message from Dr. Bates and also find a link to some useful holiday safety ideas from the CDC.
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