PSJA Collegiate High School News
Informational Parent Meeting
Interested in learning what PSJA Collegiate High School Program has to offer? All 8th, 9th and 10th grade students and their parents are invited to come to our informational parent meeting on 2/10/20 from 5:30-6:30 in our cafeteria. You'll have a chance to meet our staff and ask questions about our campus. We look forward to seeing you there!
BPA State Qualifiers
Top student from PSJA Collegiate will be attending the Business Professionals of America 2020 State Leadership Conference, in Dallas, TX, March 4-7, 2020.
State Qualifiers include:
2nd Place in Advance Office System & Procedures, Cassandra Rios
2nd Place in Extemporaneous Speech – Andrea Sepulveda
3rd Place in Intermediate Word Processing – Nayeli Garza
4th Place in Integrated Office Applications – Josue Cedillo
4th Place in Medical Office Procedures – Selena Moore
5th Place – 1st Alternate in Advanced Spreadsheet Application Nicolas Rodrigues
3rd Place – 1st Alternate in Administrative Support Team Event:
Early Release Days
Early Release Days are scheduled for next week on Dec. 19th and 20th. See attached schedule.
PSJA Family Posada
Join us on Friday at the PSJA Family Posada. PSJA Collegiate HS Program will have a food and game booth. The event is held at PSJA Administration building from 6-10pm. See you there!
Benchmark Exams Nov. 19th
Benchmark exams for all students will be on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. All students need to report to a PSJA Collegiate HS Program all day. Students should report to their testing site by 8:00 am on testing day.
School Photos 11/22/19
Mark your calendars for school photos. Students are required to wear their PSJA Collegiate Uniform polo for pictures.
Nov. 8th- District Dress Up Day "Groovy 60's"
All staff and students are invited to dress up for this event to celebrate the PSJA Centennial.
Veteran's Day Event 11/11/19 at 2 pm
PSJA Collegiate HS Program will have it's first annual Veteran's Day Event on November 11th at 2pm.
Book Fair 10/18-11/1
Students and their families are invited to shop in person at our library (K Building) or online starting 10/16-11/1 at:
All online orders help support our campus and books are available online for Early Readers through Young Adults so you can shop for your whole family.
Tutoring is Starting
Tutoring starts 10/15. Students should talk to their teacher to find out which days and times they are available.
Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest
Papa John's Fundraiser
Pre-orders for the Track of Hope Cancer Benefit Walk Fundraiser are due by Oct. 11th. Payment can be made with any of our student council representatives or at the library.
“Greater: The Greatest Motivation & Inspiration Show on Earth” 9/30/19
Our campus will be participating in “Greater: The Greatest Motivation & Inspiration Show on Earth” on Monday, September 30, 2019 at PSJA Stadium. All our PSJA Collegiate High School Program students will be attending the event.
Important information for the day of the event:
· Bus students will be taken directly to PSJA stadium in the morning
· Students that are parent drop offs will need to be dropped off on the north side entrance between 7:45-8:25 am (See attached map.)
· Students must wear their Collegiate Uniform polo shirts.
· Students may wear caps or visors and sunglasses.
· No sweaters and/ or hoodies are not allowed at this event.
· No backpacks are not allowed in the stadium.
· No drinks or outside food is allowed in the stadium.
· Breakfast, snacks, and water will be provided.
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Centennial Kick Off Event
All of our PSJA Community is invited to attend.
Roaring 1920's Dress Up Day
Students and staff are invited to dress up on Friday, Sept. 13th for the Roaring 1920's Dress Up Day in celebration of 100 years of PSJA ISD.
Centennial Shirts are Here!
Centennial shirts are available for $10 in the front office. Shirts may be worn on Fridays. Parents are also able to buy fan shirts to wear throughout the year at district events.
Important Update to all Staff, Parents, Students and Visitors:
Please note the important update to our campus map. The west side gate entrance and exit from Veteran’s Road will be closed. Also, when using the visitor or staff parking lots located on the south side of the campus via Ridge Road, ONLY right turns are allowed to enter or exit. Do NOT use the center turning lane. Thank you for cooperating with these safety procedures.
Meet the Teacher 9/5/19 from 4:30-6:30
Million Father March
Uniform & Spirit Shirts Are Here
Our PSJA Collegiate HS Program uniforms and spirit shirts have arrived. Stop by to purchase in the front office. Uniforms are mandatory in all PSJA schools.
Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year
The first day of classes is Monday, 8/26/19. Classes start at 8:25. Breakfast is provided in our cafeteria. Bus transportation is also provided. Please note the change in our student drop off and pick up map. There will be an additional west side entrance and exit off of Veteran's "I" road that you can use in addition to the north side entrance / exit off of Bears Trail. Bus transportation will be provided for our fine arts and athletics students during the day and after school in the drop off and pick up area as well. We are excited to see all our students on Monday.
Attention parents and students, thank you for participating in our TSI enrichment camps. We are so proud of the hard work our students put in during camp. Congratulations to those students who passed their tests. They are one step closer to taking college classes here at PSJA Collegiate HS Program. For those students unable to attend enrichment and those who need another opportunity to test, we will be offering TSI tutoring and testing during the fall semester.
STC Registration August 19th
STC registration for TSI Reading and Writing Complete students will be from 9-4 at PSJA Collegiate HS Program library during Enrichment camp. Be sure to attend.
August Enrichment Camps
Join us for Enrichment Camps. See flyers for more details.
Please help us share the word. We are now recruiting for the 2019-2020 school year. Click here to apply.
About the PSJA Collegiate High School:
The PSJA Collegiate High School Program is located at the new PSJA College & University Center at the corner of Ridge Rd. and Veterans Blvd. in San Juan. The school opened its doors in August 2018 with a 9th-grade cohort of approximately 125 students. For the 2019-2020 school year, the school will be housing 9th & 10th grade students.
The school provides a smaller student-to-teacher ratio, one-to-one support, and mentoring.
PSJA Collegiate High School Program students have the opportunity to receive a High School Diploma with Collegiate Honors, complete the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Core Curriculum, obtain College Certificates, or earn an Associate Degree, or at least 60 credit hours toward a Baccalaureate Degree during grades 9-12.
Students attending this school may continue to be part of extracurricular programs in Fine Arts and Athletics at their zoned campus.
Questions? Call 956.354.2000 ext. 1045
PSJA Collegiate High School Program Town Hall Meeting
All 8th grade students and their parents are invited to attend our Town Hall Meeting on 5/28/19 from 5:30-6:30 at PSJA Collegiate High School Program.
Fill out your admissions agreement/ application here
Our online Admissions Agreement Form is ready. Incoming 9th grade students make sure to fill out this form to secure your spot at PSJA Collegiate High School Program.
Current students attending PSJA Collegiate High School Program do not need to fill out the admissions agreement. Current students DO need to regisiter for the 2019-2020 school year if they have not done so already.
Early Release Days
High School Students will have the following early release days:
Buses will continue to run for early release days.
TSI Enrichment Camps
TSI Enrichment Camps are scheduled for May for our rising 10th grade students, and in August for our incoming 9th grade students.
For the May enrichment camp, our students will be given time to register, either for a morning session or an afternoon session, depending on whether they will need
1) STAAR Retests, 2) Credit Recovery, or 3) TSI.
Informational Parent Meeting for 8th graders
Interested 8th graders and their parents are invited to join us on April 25th, 2019 at 5pm in our PSJA Collegiate HS Program Cafeteria for an informational parent meeting about enrolling at our campus for 2019-2020.
Join us for Open House on Thursday, 3/7/19
Benchmarks will be:
3/5/19- Algebra I
3/6/19- Biology I
All students must report to Colllegiate by 8:15. Students will remain on campus all day.
Campus Moving Update
We are excited to announce our campus is moving to its new location after the holiday break. Starting on January 8th classes will be held at 704 W. Ridge Road in San Juan. Please look at the map for details about drop off and pick up.
Algebra Benchmark 12-11-18
Biology Benchmark 12-12-18
All students need to report to Collegiate HS Program by 8am for testing. Dress code is required everyday. It is recommended students bring a sweater or jacket if their classroom is cold, blankets are not allowed. Please make plans for your student to remain on campus all day. No classes off campus during testing days or early pick ups are allowed.
11/13/18 ELA Benchmark
Dear Parents, the ELA 1 EOC- Benchmark 1 for all 9th grade students will be on Tuesday, 11/13/18. Students must report to class by 8:15 a.m. Testing will begin promptly. Breakfast will be provided starting at 7:30 am. Students must remain on campus the entire day. For students that normally end the day at another high school, please plan to pick up your child at Collegiate after school or have them ride the bus, only on Tuesday, 11/13. Please remind your son/daughter to get plenty of rest and eat breakfast before the exam. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
11/12/18 STC Fast Track Application Day
Students who are TSI complete received a permission slip to attend our STC Fast Tract Application Day on Monday 11/12/18. They will be going to STC to register for their first college classes.
College and University Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Red Ribbon Week Activities
TSI Testing Update
Parents we will be TSI testing Oct. 1st and 2nd. This is a very important test for our students which allows them to enroll in dual credit/ college courses. Please make sure your child is here on time both days. Thank you for your support.
Join us for Meet the Teacher
Parents we hope to see you on Wednesday September 5, 2018 for Meet The Teacher Night from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm .
Congratulations to our BRIGHT Summer Readers!
Jael Garcia, Leisly Elizalde, Priscilla Salazar, Iris Arredondo
Thank you to all students who participated in summer reading and turned in their reading logs.
Thank you for attending the Million Father March
Spirit Shirts Are Here $10
Parents our spirit shirts have arrived. You can stop by the office or send your child with money. Students can continue to wear college shirts also. Uniforms should arrive next week.
Ninja Reading Shirts on Sale
Help us win an author visit! Support our school library by ordering your child a "Be a Ninja Reader" shirt. Shirts are $10 (2X and 3X are $12) and must be pre-paid by Sept. 14th. Shirts may be worn in place of the uniform. If our campus has the most orders we will get a free author visit.
PSJA Collegiate High School Program: Location
All students report to 715 S. Standard, San Juan, TX .