Announcements for October 15, 2019


Monica Garza, Editor


The JV Boys and the Varsity Girls will compete today at North Shore.


Varsity Tennis team has a match today at 2pm at Rockport-Fulton against Victoria West in the Bi-District round of the playoffs.

Cross Country

The Girl’s Cross-Country team participated in the Miller Buc Invitational this past Saturday at West Guth Park. Results are listed:
Varsity – 4th place overall
Ellie Herrick – 6th
Brianna Rodriguez – 22nd
Maddie Bennett – 28th
Rayven Ramos – 31st
Jasmine Herrera – 34th
Savannah Saenz – 35th
Claire Bennet – 37th
Mady Reyna – 38th
Celeste Valdez – 39th
Riley Garcia – 40th
The Boy’s Cross Country team also participated in the Miller Buc Invitational this past Saturday at West Guth Park. Results are listed:
Varsity – 7th place overall
Chris Alamaguer-36th
Angelo Gonzalez-37th
Ivan Avila-43rd
Anthony Garrett-44th
Aaron Andrade-56th
The Cross Country District Championship is Thursday, October 17th in Laredo.


The Cherokee Softball Program is selling TM merchandise. Fan Cloth items will be here the week after Thanksgiving Break.

All orders can be placed at our online store:

The Online Store will close Oct. 25th by Midnight.

Bullying and Cybersecurity

The Technology Department added a few resources to the district’s website  in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month as well as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.  On the Students/Parents page visitors will find the following items:

On each campus page also has a Report A Bully link. Students can report an incident and the information is sent to the campus administrator.

Afternoon tutorials

Library tutorials are held each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after school from 4:10 – 5:10.

“Grease” tickets on sale


  • Staff: $10
  • Adults: $12
  • At the door: $15


  • Thursday, Oct. 17, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 20, 2:30 and 7 p.m.

Clear bag sales

Athletic training students are taking orders for clear bags. They have the two-color TM logo on them and are available in three different varieties. All orders and money are due no later than 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16. Bags are scheduled to arrive by October 30. Download an order form here. Contact Coach Madeline Price 361-903-6732 for more information.

Many local schools and event venues require spectators to use clear bags and no longer allow large purses, totes, or diaper bags. These venues include:

  • All CCISD campuses (including Cabaniss and Buc Stadium and the Natatorium)
  • Calallen ISD
  • Victoria ISD
  • Alice ISD (Football stadium)
  • American Bank Center
  • All NFL stadiums

‘Dancing with the teachers’

The senior class is planning a dance competition for 6 p.m. November 7 to raise funds for Grad Night.

  • 10–15 students, or small groups of students, may choose a staff member to dance with
  • Staff members must sign that they are willing to dance participate
  • Contestants must create their own routine, costumes and props
  • Music must be approved by school administrators
  • Practices cannot interfere with class instruction and should be scheduled before or after school, during lunch, or a conference period
  • Participants are highly encouraged to promote their performance
  • Contestants will receive a score based on judges’ results and monetary donations by the audience

For more information: Ms. Amanda Boone in room 128

Warriors & Cherokees basketball at AT&T Center

The Cherokees are scheduled to play the West Oso Lady Bears at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Tickets, which include the Spurs game against the Minnesota Timberwolves that evening, are $22, $32, $56 or $66. Contact girls basketball coach James Bueno for more information.

The Warriors are scheduled to play the West Oso Bears on Friday, Nov. 29 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. Tickets, which include the Spurs game against the Los Angeles Clippers that evening, will be $55 and $68. Ticket are expected to be available for ordering soon. Contact boys basketball coach Tres Garcia for more details.

Toys, Touchdowns & Tutus

Warrior football and the Golden Brigade plan to host a benefit for patients at Driscoll Children’s Hospital at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the PAC. Members of the football teams will perform with members of the Golden Brigade. Admission to the show is one new toy to be donated to Driscoll Children’s Hospital.

Win a yearbook

The yearbook staff is offering students five chances throughout the year to win a copy of the 2020 edition of the yearbook. Five scavenger hunts are scheduled throughout the year and the winner of each contest will receive a copy of the yearbook when they arrive in May. Tickets to enter the contests may be purchased from Matt Meinheit in Room 225 or from one of the yearbook students.

The $10 ticket price includes entry to the remaining four scavenger hunts and can be credited toward the purchase of a yearbook. Scavenger hunts are scheduled during activity schedule:

  • Friday, Nov. 15
  • Thursday, Dec. 19
  • Friday, Jan. 31
  • Friday, Feb. 21

NJROTC scholarship

The Navy announced a new scholarship program for students who don’t quite make the minimum scores (SAT/ACT) to qualify for the  Navy officer ROTC program scholarship. Students must be able to pass a Navy Physical Fitness test (1.5 mile run, push ups, sit ups). The new program will pay 100% of college costs (tuition and room and board) for one full year for accepted students at any college that supports the program. Students are automatically enrolled into the Navy ROTC program at that school with a full 4-year Navy ROTC scholarship after successfully completing the initial year.

See LCDR Joe Harmon in Room 139 for more information.

Tom Shelby Scholarship

The Tom Selby Memorial Athletic Scholarship was established in the Spring of 2019 in memory of Tom Selby, a longtime Tuloso-Midway ISD educator and coach.

The Tom Selby Memorial Athletic Scholarship will award a scholarship to a current Tuloso-Midway senior, one male and one female, who participated as a player, manager or trainer, in any sport, and who plans on continuing their education in college or vocational programs.

For more information: Ms. Stacie Figueroa in room S106

Pep Rally Themes

October 25: “Tye” Down the Tigers! (Everyone tye-dye!)

November 8: Maroon and Gold Madness—Senior Pep Rally outside in the morning (wear everything maroon and gold)

ID Lanyards

All faculty, staff and students must wear school IDs at all times during school hours. Individuals that did not receive an ID must see librarian Mrs. Debbie VanZandt to have one made. A $5 replacement fee will be required to replace lost  IDs. Students may face a disciplinary consequence for continued failures to wear their IDs.

School security policies

Hoods, hats, etc.

Hooded jackets may be worn, but hoods, caps, beanies or any item cannot be worm on a student’s head. If a student is seen with such an item, it will be confiscated. A disciplinary consequence will follow additional offenses.

No bags in student section

Students will not be permitted to bring a backpack games. All purses will be checked. Students need to be sure to have a ride at 10 p.m. If the student is picked up late, they will not be able to attend the next home game.

The War Cry staff posts announcements each day during the eighth-period newspaper class. Contact student media adviser Matt Meinheit [email protected] before eighth period to add an item to the announcements