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.
*In person or virtual meetings available. Available times are shown in two week time frames from today's date.
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College Board (SAT) - Register for the SAT, use the College Board Big Future for college & career searches, scholarships & more



ACT - Register for the ACT



Khan Academy - Free online tutoring for your academic courses, SAT/ACT, and more!



THS Testing Center Resources - Learning Express (Prep Step) and TERC




College Leadership Workshop

FREE Virtual Event!

Rice University Vietnamese Student Association Presents:


Virtual College Leadership Workshop

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Open to 9th-12th grade students

Workshop Sessions Include:
  • College admission process
  • Financial Aid
  • Extracurriculars
  • Admissions Essay

Workshop Registration Form: tinyurl.com/RiceCLW21

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship Info Session for SENIORS

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship is coming up in the next few weeks! On Monday, November 29th Kenna Stephenson from the HLSR will be share information on the scholarships offered, eligibility requirements, deadlines and more. The scholarship goes live on December 1, 2021. 
The presentation will be held during 3rd period in the library. PASSES WILL BE EMAILED TO THE STUDENT. 


Click HERE to sign up

Sign up closes on November 28th

College Knowledge Night for 10th & 11th Grade Students and Parents

THS and TMHS are partnering again to bring you the annual College Knowledge Night for 10th and 11th grade students and parents on Tuesday, November 9th. The event will now be held in person at the new Tomball Event Center from 6:00 to 8:10 pm. The evening will be structured with three session times, and students and parents will have several presentation topics to choose from. College Knowledge Night is specifically designed for 10th and 11th grade students in mind as they prepare for the college application process.

 College Knowledge Night

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

6:00-8:10 pm

Open to 10th & 11th grade students and parents

 Tomball Event Center

20235 Cypress Rosehill Rd

Tomball, Texas 77377

Session Topics

Texas Public University Admissions

Community College to University - How to Navigate the Transferring Process

In State vs. Out of State Admission

Highly Selective Institutions

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Primeros Pasos: El camino a la Universidad


Click HERE for the even program with session descriptions and times offered.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

Aviation Simulator Event for 11th and 12th Grade

Aviation Simulator

November 10, 2021

Offered 3rd-7th period

*space limited, sign up required


Students interested in a career in aviation or just want to check out the simulator for fun can sign up! 11th and 12th grade students ONLY. Please only sign up for one period. Participants will be sent a pass to attend.

Click HERE to sign up!

Senior Event: Lone Star College Career Exploration

Senior Event:

Lone Star College Career Exploration

Thursday, November 4th

THS Library during 3rd or 4th period

*sign up required, space is limited
Not sure what you want to do after graduation? Interested in the healthcare, accounting or manufacturing fields?  Attend a hands on presentation with the Lone Star College Continuing Education team to see some easy ways to enter some of the fastest growing career fields. Did I mention scholarships?? Yes, these programs also have great scholarships!


  • Sterile Processing - Assisting during surgical procedures
  • Phlebotomy
  • CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Accounting
  • Accounting Certificate Program


  • Floorhand/Roustabout - Oil industry certification. Starting salary of $43K with top earners of $195K
  • Field Service Technician - On site service, diagnostics and repair of electrical products or equipment

SENIORS Click HERE to sign up!

Event Today


Virtual Event

Possibilities Unlimited:

  Connecting to Your Future through Community Colleges, 

      Trade Schools, and More


Thursday, October 21, 2021


6:00 - 6:30 pm Session 1

6:35 - 7:05 pm Session 2

7:10 - 7:40 pm Session 3

7:45 - 8:15 pm Session 4

Confirmed Presenters

  • Air Force
  • Arclabs Welding School
  • Army
  • Flying Tigers Flight School - Chennault Aviation Academy
  • Lone Star College
  • Lone Star College Honors College
  • Lone Star College in Spanish
  • Marines
  • Paul Mitchell Cosmetology Houston
  • Texas Army National Guard
  • Texas State Technical College


See you there!

University of Alabama Free App Week


Apply to the University of Alabama FREE starting now through Friday, October 22nd at 11:59 pm. 


Application Options:

  • UA Freshman App
    • Under the Additional Information section select YES under Application Fee Waiver, then select Free App Week 2022 from the drop down choices.
  • Common Application
    • In the Alabama Application Questions within the General section you will see 'Do you intend to use of these school-specific fee waivers?', then select Free App Week 2022 from the dropdown choices.
Questions? Contact the University of Alabama Undergraduate Admissions office at admissions@ua.edu.  

Young Women Energized Scholarship - Deadline 10/23

5 Day Countdown to YWE Event and $10,000  Scholarship Deadline! 

The # 1 Break-Out Session From Last Year's Young Women Energized Virtual Conference  "Mastering the Art of Writing for Success - Momentum Education " is back again!
This year with an additional topic: "Writing A Powerful Personal Statement - Young Women’s College Preparatory School ".
The objective of both these writing classes is to ensure you highlight your best qualities to gain entry into any college you apply to! REGISTER TODAY! (Registration link below)

Additionally, YWE attendees will receive additional points towards their $10,000 scholarship application score for attending!

The Women’s Energy Network of Houston is pleased to sponsor ten (10) $10,000 one-time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area.  Through its programs, WEN is committed to introducing high school students to careers in  STEM and energy, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.

The scholarship applications deadline is 10/23/2021; recipients will be announced on or about October 30, 2021. 

For more details, visit www.ywehouston.org.

Scholarship Application:

YWE STEM Conference Registration:

Save the Date

THS Renaissance is hosting a Mock SAT on Saturday, November 13th. This is a great opportunity to practice your skills before taking an official SAT. 


Sign up and details coming the week of October 25th

Louisiana Tech University will be here next Tuesday, October 19th during 5th period!

Some of LA Tech's top majors are:

  • Biology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Construction Engineering
  • Accounting and Marketing

They offer amazing scholarships, have a beautiful campus, and is only a short 5 hour drive from Tomball!


Sign up HERE!

Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship for Senior Girls

Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship for Senior Girls

The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members' Scholarship is available to graduating senior women. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to young women who have made the effort during their high school career to volunteer their time and talents to their community. The primary criterion used to evaluate applicants is their Community Service. Academic performance and financial need are secondary considerations in determining the scholarship recipients(s). Applications are available online or in Mrs. Nichols' office. 


The application deadline is January 7, 2022.

DAR Good Citizen Scholarship Contest for Seniors

DAR Good Citizens Program Overview

The DAR Good Citizens program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.  The program is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or secondary schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education.  United States citizenship is not required. The student selected as the school’s DAR Good Citizen must have the qualities of:

Dependability: truthfulness, loyalty, punctuality, and being worthy of trust

Service: cooperation, courtesy, and contributing to the welfare of others

Leadership: personality, self-control, ability to assume responsibility, ability to inspire others, and a decision-maker

Patriotism: devotion to and support of one’s country, supporting service members and veterans, working for causes. that make one’s community stronger, and appreciating the cultural and historic importance of America’s unique population

Click HERE for the details and to apply.

Part 1: Friday, October 15th by 3:00 pm
*ONE student will be selected to move forward to Part 2 of the scholarship contest and be notified by October 20th. 

Purdue and SCAD Rep Visits
Purdue University and SCAD (Savannah College of Art & Design) are coming to THS on Tuesday, October 12th during 5th period!

C Advisory/Lunch/Class

11:49 am-12:19pm


D Advisory/Lunch/Class

12:19-12:49 pm

Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked the No. 8 Most Innovative University in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. It is no secret that Purdue is home to top STEM degrees including Engineering, Professional Flight, and Computer Science, but it doesn’t stop there. Students can choose from over 200 majors housed in our 11 different academic colleges. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all.

Sign up HERE by 10/11


Rice University Virtual Information Session

Rice University
Texas Information Session
Monday, October 18
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Hear from an admission counselor for our region talk about Rice's academic programs, groundbreaking research, vibrant student life and the affordability of Rice.
P.S. Can’t make this event? Request recordings of our virtual information sessions here.