If you and your student are new to Sam Houston for the 2021-2022 school year, plan to attend Colt Camp. This is an orientation session for incoming 6th graders as well as a separate session for 7th and 8th graders who are new to campus. Times and dates:
6th Graders Last Name A-L: Monday, July 26 5pm-7pm
6th Graders Last Name M-Z: Tuesday, July 27 5pm-7pm
New 7th and 8th Graders: Friday, July 30 1pm-4pm
Student Council (StuCo)
Student Council members are a representation of the SHMS student body. Students are involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with the school administration, staff members, and parents for the benefit of the school and its students.
The student council helps to share students' ideas, interest, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They also help raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events and community projects.
The Sam Houston Colts Cheerleaders are responsible for promoting school spirit, attending and cheering at all Football games, select Basketball games, and performing at pep rallies! To become a part of this team you must be a 7th or 8th grade student and try out in the second semester of school.
Sponsors: Mrs. Gibbs and Ms. Lewis
An academic team which competes at the district/regional/state level in 5 different areas (Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Super Quiz)
National Junior Honor Society
NJHS is a national honor society. It was established to recognize outstanding students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character (and Citizenship for NJHS). Requirements for membership: 85 or above in all classes. 5 hours of community service hours per six weeks, application and essay.
The Sam Houston Coltettes purpose is to increase school spirit at the campus and at athletic events. They promote good sportsmanship, help students acquire basic attributes of good citizenship, encourage the responsibility of students, improve student self-esteem, and promote cooperation between the student body and school staff.