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Red Ribbon Week Dress-Up Days
Mon, Oct. 23 – “Lei off of drugs” (Hawaiian Day)
Tues, Oct. 24 – “Put a CAP on drugs” (Hat/Cap Day)
Wed, Oct. 25 – “Have the power to say no” (Super Hero Day) ***No scary costumes & faces can’t be covered***
Thurs, Oct. 26 – “Stomp out Drugs” (Boots Day)
Fri, Oct. 27 – “Team up against drugs!” (Wear maroon sports team jersey/shirt)
***All Dress Up Days must be in Dress Code***
Thank you to the Cleveland First United Methodist Church! They delivered Sonic drinks to the Tarkington ISD employees on Friday, Oct. 13th.
Hunter Anderson, of Tarkington High School, has been named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from Tarkington ISD and National Merit Scholarship Corporation was presented by Daniel Barton, Tarkington High School principal.
Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
Hunter Anderson’s PSAT performance confirms his outstanding potential for academic success.
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.
Seniors, if you are currently applying to colleges and need help with your essays, please stop by and make an appointment with Mrs. Hullum at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. McCormick at email@example.com for more questions and support. To be considered for the most scholarship monies given out by colleges, the applications' deadlines are generally the beginning of November or December. See your college's website for specific deadlines. If you haven't started your application yet, now is the time to do so at www.applytexas.org
Tarkington High School received distinction designations from TEA for Academic Achievement in Social Studies, Reading/ELA, Science, and Top 25% in Closing Performance Gaps. Tarkington High School Principal, Daniel Barton, would like to congratulate the staff and students for achieving a new standard of excellence for the high school. Tarkington High School has received 11 academic distinctions from TEA over the past 4 years. However, this is the first year that Tarkington High School has received Distinctions in 4 areas in a single year and represents the collective efforts of our students, parents, staff, and the school board of Tarkington ISD. Congratulations for your outstanding achievements THS and GO Horns!!
Tarkington High School Administration
Principal Assistant Principal Counselor (A-L) Counselor (M-Z)
Daniel Barton Clint Fisher Kelly McCormick Gina Hullum
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.
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.
Empowering students with skills to compete in an ever-evolving global community within a safe, supportive, and diverse learning environment.
* 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
August - Laurie Williams
September – Noel Lopez
August – Kristin Fuller
September – Andrea Georges