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Welcome to the THS College & Career Center page!  My name is Emily Nichols, the College and Career Counselor for THS.  I have been in Tomball ISD since 2007, and began my career in education in 1999.  I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BA in Fashion Merchandising, and a minor in Business.  In 2004 I received my Masters of Education in School Counseling from Sam Houston State University.
 
I am here to meet your students college and career needs.  Students are always welcome in Cougar Corner (College & Career Center).  Parents may simply contact me and schedule an appointment.  I work with all grade levels in different areas of college and career readiness throughout each year.  Many events will be held each year for students to learn more about post high school options, careers, financial aid, and much more.  Make sure you check out the many resources I have posted for you.  The Links section is organized by area of interest with many helpful links for students and parents.
 
I am the Dual Credit Coordinator for our campus.  You will find helpful information on Dual Credit for our campus. We partner with Lone Star College, Tomball.  Our LSC Dual Credit Advisor is Erica Clark.
 
Please keep checking back on the Important Event Dates section and watch for many important announcements and event dates being posted!  
 

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Dual Credit information has been updated

Please see the Dual Credit link on the right hand side of this website for the power point and handouts.
 
Thank you!

Career Fair - February 10, 2016

Lift & Move USA Career Fair
A one-day event to showcase career opportunities in the crane, rigging and specialized transport industry.
 
This is an exciting, fast-paced, high-tech sector of the construction industry that is experiencing a labor shortage and seeking the following positions:
  • Crane Operators
  • Riggers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Field Engineers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Mechanics
  • Welders
  • Lift Planners
  • IT Specialists
  • Computer and Design Engineers
  • Sales Staff
  • Branch Managers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
When:  February 10, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Where:  TNT Crane & Rigging
925 South Loop West
Houston, Texas 77054
 

TISD College Fair 2016

Tomball ISD College Fair 2016
Thursday, February 25th
6:30 to 8 pm
Tomball Memorial High School Cafeteria
 
Come learn more about colleges, universities, military, and much more!

PSAT Score Distribution

PSAT scores will be distributed during English class on Friday, February 5th.
 
English teachers will review the attached Power Point with their students.
 
PARENT MEETING - Understanding the PSAT Scores presented by Princeton Review is on February 22nd at 6:30 pm in the LGI.

Mandatory FIRST TIME Dual Credit STUDENT Meeting

Students taking Dual Credit courses for the FIRST TIME are required to attend a mandatory meeting.  There are four meeting times available, please attend ONE.
 
February 10th in the LGI
6:45 am 
OR
2:45 pm
 
OR
 
February 11th in the LGI
6:45 am 
OR
2:45 pm

Girls State 2016 Application THS - FOR JUNIOR GIRLS

THS sends one junior girl each year to Girls State.
 
The application deadline is February 11, 2016
 
What is Girls State?
 

Girls State History

The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary began an effort over five decades ago to devise a means to:

  • educate our youth in the duties, privileges and responsibilities of American citizenship
  • give future citizens, in a realistic manner, an opportunity to learn the problems of government by performing the same duties as real office holders in the everyday world
  • inform them of the rights and privileges of American citizenship
  • instill a deep sense of the personal responsibilities and obligations which this citizenship entails

The Girls State program in Texas has been one of constant improvement and growth. The number of participants has grown from 94 to over 500. The progress of Girls State in Texas could not have been accomplished if it had not been for the pioneers of Bluebonnet Girls State; the full cooperation and encouragement of the Department Presidents of the American Legion Auxiliary; former directors, members and chairmen of the Girls State Committee; the press, radio and television; school and state officials; interested individuals; most of all the local units who sponsor girls; and last but not least, the citizens.

One of Girls State’s most influential pioneers was Frances Goff who began working with Girls State in 1947. She used her considerable experience in state government to shape the program as Director from 1952 until 1994.

During past sessions of Girls State, citizens have been privileged to hear many outstanding speakers including: then Governor George W. Bush, former Presidents George Bush and Lyndon Baines Johnson, First Lady Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson and Miss Barbara Jordan. Former Girls State citizens Gov. Ann W. Richards, Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn, Judge Bea Ann Smith and others have also returned to the program as guest speakers.

Boys State 2016 Application THS - FOR JUNIOR BOYS

THS sends one Junior boy each year to Boys State.  
 
Application Deadline is February 11, 2016
 
What is Boys State?

American Legion Boys State is among the most respected educational programs of government instruction for high school students. Each participant becomes a part of the operation of his local, county and state government. Boys State has been a program of The American Legion since 1935.  At Boys State, participants learn the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county and state governments.  Operated by students elected to various offices, Boys State activities include legislative sessions, court Proceedings, law enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses, and recreational programs.

 
 

Don't miss out on these events in the Career Center!

Monday, January 25th - Baylor University at 8 am
 
Tuesday, January 26th @ 8:20 am - Learn about the LSC, Tomball Honors College and the Fellows Scholarship (TWO years of tuition and fees!!)
 
Wednesday, February 3rd @ 9:30 am - Mississippi State University representative visit!
 
Tuesday, February 23rd @ 10:30 - Stephen F. Austin State University representative visit!
 
Sign up through Family Connection!!  (Colleges Tab) www.tinyurl.com/thsnaviance

First Time Dual Credit Parent Meeting

The First Time Dual Credit meeting will be held on February 11th at 6:30 pm in the LGI.  This meeting is for parents of students who will be taking dual credit courses for the first time in 2016-2017.

Additional Financial Aid & FAFSA Night at TMHS

For those unable to attend the THS event, Tomball Memorial HS is offering their Financial Aid and FAFSA Night on January 26th at 6:30 pm in their auditorium.