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Tarkington High School
2770 FM 163
Cleveland, Texas 77327
Phone: 281-592-7739
Fax: 281-592-0693

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The 2015 THS Longhorn yearbook is now on sale for $45. If you would like to order one, see any of the yearbook staff


The Faculty & Staff of Tarkington High School would like to say "THANK YOU" to our school board for all that they do!!

Crosby Invitational UIL Academic Meet Results


Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Academic UIL meet that was held on Crosby on 1/24/15. The results from the meet are below.


Number Sense: 1st place - Jack Hankins, 2nd place team

Computer Science: 2nd place - Hunter Anderson, 5th place - Josh Cavanaugh, 2nd place team

Computer Applications: 5th place - Kylee Martin, 6th place - Josh Cavanaugh

News Writing: 5th place - Isabeau McGreggor

Social Studies: 2nd place team

Math: 5th place - Jack Hankins, 3rd place team

Headlines:3rd place - Shelby Hare

Attention all interested and returning cross-country and distance track runners!


 There will be a information meeting that you MUST attend on Thursday February 5th after school in Coach Cook's room. We will be going over the training schedule for both track and cross-country, as well as pass out needed paperwork so it is VERY important that you attend this meeting! If you know you can not make that date, please come see Coach Cook in Room 307 ASAP.



Seniors & Parents

Scholarship opportunities are added to the scholarship page (found under Parent/Student Resources, go to the Counseling page) as they come in. Make sure you check the page periodically for scholarship opportunities or you may go to the Counseling office. There is an advisor from Kingwood College at THS every Thursday to meet with students. If you are interested in meeting with him, go to the counseling office and fill out a request to see him. 


Scholarship Workshops

The Counseling Department will be hosting Scholarship Workships for the Juniors and Seniors on the following dates:

Feb. 4th & 25th

March 18

April 15

May 13

Sessions will be held in the library from 4:00 - 5:00 pm and cover such topics as searching for scholarships, completing applications, and writing essays. Those of you who are currently completing applications are encouraged to bring those and ask questions about completion and get them proofread.

Sign up sheets are in the counseling office; you may stop in and sign up, or you may call or email your counselor to add you to the list.



Representatives from Kingwood College will be at THS on March 26 to help the senior students with the scholarship application process. Students will be meeting with the advisor during their English IV class. 


Houston National College Fair


The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) will be hosting the Houston National College Fair on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the NRG Center (Reliant Center) in Houston. Click here to see flyer.


More information can be found at and


Congratulations to the THS Staff & Students on your Academic Achievements for the 2013-2014 school year!!!

Tarkington High School Administration


        Principal                     Assistant Principal                  Counselor (A-L)               Counselor (M-Z)

    Daniel Barton                  Denise Johnson                          Amy Hollie                      Renee Padgett




Student Hours

7:55 am - 3:39 pm

Tutorials are available every morning from 7:30 - 7:55 & afternoon from 3:39 - 4:00

Please see the Teacher Tutorial Time form located under the Student/Parent Resources tab for specific days and times.

THS Vision

Providing a premiere education that develops life-long learners who contribute positively to world-change through social and civic responsibility and are capable of leading in a global society.

THS Mission Statement

Empowering students with skills to compete in an ever-evolving global community within a safe, supportive, and diverse learning environment.

THS Values & Beliefs

* Exhibit school pride
* Fostering professional & personal growth
* Believe in all students
* Fairness, honesty and respect for all stakeholders
* Celebrate & support student success
* Promote rigorous and relevant instruction
* Expect high achievement for all
* Collaboration with all stakeholders
* Consistent & equitable classroom management
* Technological advancement and integration for all stakeholders
* Student-centric decision making
* Protection of instructional time


Teacher of the Month

September - Laurie Williams

October - Mark Newton

November - Cheryl Gilbert

December - David LaBar

January - Robbin Phelps


Paraprofessional of the Month

September - Andrea Georges

October - Dana Burt

November - Christy Sanford

December - Betty Robison

January - Mary Mizell