Category: Clubs & Org

My Person Foundation Mentor program combats suicide in CISD

wdl-2017-02-35-1Brittany Cannon and Danielle Padron were Woodlands-area dance and cheer coaches in 2015 when their students came to class in shock: They had just discovered one of their schoolmates committed suicide.

“Those are faces you never want to see,” Padron said. “They were just so lost and had so many questions.”

Unable to answer their students’ questions or provide any type of explanation, the two women decided to take action in hopes of getting to the root of the problem to prevent future suicides. read more…

Students Make Handmade Bowls for Cooper’s Annual Event to Raise Funds for Food Pantry

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Making Bowls: Representatives from Interfaith of The Woodlands joined Cooper students, faculty and staff to make bowls for the upcoming Empty Bowls event to be held at the school on February 25. Seated are faculty and staff members Jayla Ash Davis, Christine Provencio, Peg Burrell and Jill DelRio. Standing from left are Lucy Gomez (Interfaith Director of Programs); Jamila Musa-Carr (faculty sponsor); NAHS Steering Committee members Madison Scott, Andrea Perez Florez and Jessie Brown; Emily Taylor (faculty sponsor); Missy Herndon (Interfaith President and CEO) and NAHS committee member Isaac

The John Cooper School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Cooper Art Society (CAS) students will continue its tradition of raising funds to help fight hunger in our community by sponsoring the 12th Annual Empty Bowls Project on Saturday, February 25. The 2017 Empty Bowls event will be held in Cooper’s Student Center from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and online reservations are encouraged, but not required.

The public is invited to this annual event that has helped to raise over $75,000 for hunger relief in our community over the past 11 years. Reservations are $10 and can be secured by going to: https://johncooper.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=11396.

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Montgomery HS Alumni Jenny Clopton receives FFA American Degree

12-6-2016-6-40-36-pm-3139856Jenny Clopton, a junior at Texas A & M University recently accomplished something no other current or former Montgomery High School Student has ever accomplished. Jenny was awarded the American Degree presented by the Future Farmers of America in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The award is given to less than one half of one percent of the over 600,000 FFA students nationwide. The award is given to students after they have graduated from high school for at least 1 year, and have continued the development of Agricultural Competencies including receiving the State Degree. During her high school years Jenny showed animals across the state of Texas as well competed on team competitions in Live Stock Judging, Radio Broadcasting and Jr. Chapter Conducting. She served as a chapter officer thru out high school years culminating as President her senior year.
Jenny’s Agricultural Adviser at Montgomery High School, John Slaughter (former American Degree Recipient) gave her tremendous support in her desire to achieve her dream. After graduation from Texas A & M University, Jenny plans to continue to pursue her Agricultural passions by being an Agricultural Science Teacher.

College Park 2016 Middle School Tournament Photo Gallery

 

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College Park Speech and Debate Club President Brinsley Eriksen and Treasurer Jessica Zhang during The Woodlands College Park Middle School Debate Tournament.

College Park Speech and Debate Club, MCJROTC and Interact club members volunteered to judge the Middle School debaters on Sat. Oct. 1, 2016. Photo Gallery available at: https://goo.gl/qwievH

11 Cooper Seniors Named Scholars by National Hispanic Recognition Program

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The John Cooper School National Hispanic Scholars, from left: Jason Weinstein, Victor Kareh, Mark Flanagan, Chase Juszczak, Kaitlyn Ramirez, Jessie Brown, Peyton Hayes, Nicole Juszczak, Alfredo Garcia Sanchez, Gina Valderrama and Christina Rivela.

THE WOODLANDS – The 2016-17 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) selected eleven students from the Cooper Class of 2017 as National Hispanic Scholars.

Established in 1983, the National Hispanic Recognition Program is a College Board program that provides national recognition of the exceptional academic achievements of Hispanic/Latino high school seniors and identifies them for post-secondary institutions. In order to be eligible, students must be at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino, as defined by the NHRP, meet the minimum PSAT cutoff score by state, and achieve a minimum grade point average requirement.