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SHMS: Creating Productive Members of the Community 

Sam Houston's main goal as a campus is to create well rounded, productive members of the community. Catch up with former Sam students and see how they already are or are in school to become contributing members of society!

Former SHMS Student: Paloma Garcia

8th Grade Year: 2009-2010

Currently Enrolled: Freshman at Texas Tech University 

How she plans on making a positive impact on the community:

"As an Early Childhood Education Major I plan on making a difference by helping to shape the next generation of young people. I would love to have an impact on a child's life the way my time at Sam Houston did for me." 


Former SHMS Student: Maddie Willis

8th Grade Year: 2008-2009

Currently Enrolled: Eastfield College (Taking a semester off from her partial scholarship at Colorado Christian University) 

How she is making a positive impact on the community:

"Working with very young children benefits the community by laying educational groundwork for the rest of thier lives." 



Former SHMS Student: Vanessa Ramos 

 8th Grade Year: 2009-2010

 Currently Enrolled: Richland Community College with plans to  obtain a RN from Collin County Community College & then finish    her degree at UTA! Vanessa is currently employed at a well respected dermatological office AND going to school full time! 

 How she plans a positive impact on the community:

"I believe that if you have the desire to achieve an education and a better future that in the end all of the hard work will totally be worth it! " 


Former SHMS Student: Raheem Peters

8th Grade Year: 2008-2009

Currently Enrolled: Tulsa Welding College

How he plans on making a positive impact on the community:

"Having a good career will help me to support myself and family and that allows me to be a contributing member of the community!" 


A Healthy Community is a Productive Community! 

SHMS's very own Nurse Thompson shares important tips about staying healthy during this year's flu season. Find out how to keep your family well by viewing this very important news letter. 

Notes from a Nurse 


Sam Houston Gives Back 

The giving spirit is in the air! Find out how Houston students are making a difference in the community on our Opportunities Page


Volunteer Opportunities

Want to lend a hand but are not sure where to start? Our Resources Page has five great options to encourage even the youngest volunteer to get involved!  


Game Day Schedules

Show your support for the black and sliver! To find out the location of the next big game, take a look at the Schedule's Page.

8th Grade Science and ELAR Resources

Your success is your teacher's number one priority! Check out the awesome resources our 8th grade science and ELAR teachers have come up with to help you be the best student you can be!/p>

Credit Recovery

Need to complete a credit recovery course? Find a computer lab schedule as well as log in instructions on our Resource Page.

Our Twitter account has a real "colt" following!

Looking for a great way to connect with what's happening at SHMS? You can now follow Sam Houston on Twitter! We'll be givin' you SHMS updates 140 characters at a time!

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