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My Mission

As School Counselor, my primary responsibility is to promote the academic, personal, and social development of all students.  I look forward to offering support to students, staff, families, and community members.

My goal is to create a positive and supportive environment conducive to learning and success.  Please know that I am dedicated in making every possible effort to make certain that all students receive as much personal assistance as possible to ensure that their years at San Augustine High School are productive and meaningful.



Como la Consejera Escolar, mi responsabilidad primordial es promover el desarrollo académico, social y personal de todos los estudiantes.  Estaré ofreciendo siempre el mejor apoyo a estudiantes, maestros, familias y miembros de la comunidad.

Mi objetivo es crear un entorno positivo y propicio para el aprendizaje y el éxito.  Quiero que sepan que estoy dedicada en hacer todo el esfuerzo posible para asegurarme que todos los estudiantes reciban la mayor atención como sea posible para asegurar que sus años en la Escuela Preparatoria San Augustine (San Augustine High School) sea productiva y significativa. 

Recent Posts

Attention Seniors: Frontier Fiesta Scholarship

Every year, the Frontier Fiesta Association at the University of Houston awards scholarships to deserving  incoming freshman.  This year, they will be offering four scholarships to incoming freshman students who will be attending the University of Houston in the 2016 fall semester.  To apply for these scholarships, students can log onto their website at or email Jessica Bonds at
See Ms. Cartwright if you have questions.

Attention Seniors: Michael O'Malley Scholarship

Any senior that is interested in pursuing their education and becoming a physician are encouraged to apply for the Michael O'Malley Scholarship.  Applications must be postmarked by January 15, 2016.
Interested students may pick up an application in the Counseling Center.

Fine Arts Preview Day at Angelina College

Angelina College will host a Fine Arts Preview Day on Friday, October 30th for seniors interested in a career in Art, Graphic Arts, Journalism, Music/Sound Recording Technology, Communication-Speech, and Theater.
Interested seniors should see Ms. Cartwright no later than Thursday, October 22nd to register.

Attention Sophomore: It is HOBY Application Time!

The Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Program (HOBY) is the nation’s foremost youth leadership development organization.  HOBY programs provide youth with unique leadership training to make a better world.  The conference is open to sophomores.

This  year’s conference will be held in Galveston, Texas.  Date of conference has not been set yet.

Interested sophomores can apply by:

  1. In 100 words or less, describe the most rewarding and challenging aspect of being a leader in your school and community.
  2. Turn in the completed essay no later than Friday, November 13th to Ms. Cartwright.
  3. A committee will choose SAHS’s ambassador.
  4. The chosen ambassador will be notified no later than Friday, December 4th.

If you have further questions or for more specific information, please see Ms. Cartwright.

Community Career EXPO and Resource

Are you between the ages of 16-24?  Ready to connect to your future?
Discover what's available in your community.  Work Force Solutions of Deep East Texas will be hosting the Community Career and EXPO Resource on Friday, October 23rd at the Community House in Center, Texas.  Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. and the EXPO begins at 10:00 a.m. Interested students may pick up a flyer in the Counseling Center for more details.

Juniors and Seniors: John Barbe on Monday

John Barbe will be on campus Monday, October 5th, to meet with juniors (ordering class rings) and seniors (ordering caps and gowns).  Each class will be called out at the times listed below.  They will be set up in the foyer beside the office.
Juniors:  9:30 a.m.
Seniors:  10:15 a.m.
Mark your calendars!!!!

Scholarship Opportunity: Texas Student Housing

Texas Student Housing is offering Texas high school seniors and Texas community college graduates off-campus housing scholarships.  These scholarships are open to students accepted to or attending college in Austin, College Station, and Denton, Texas that have NOT signed off campus housing leases with a TSH facility managed by Asset Campus Housing.
If you are interested or you have questions, call 817-490-4755 or e-mail,
Visit for more information. 

Juniors and Seniors: East Texas Baptist University Recruiting Visit

Meredith Palmer from East Texas Baptist University will be on campus Wednesday, October 21st to visit with juniors and seniors at the following times:
Seniors:  6th period
Juniors:  7th period
Mark your calendars!

Seniors: Air Force Recruiting Visit

SSgt. Matthew Bobbitt from the United States Air Force will be on campus Tuesday, October 27th during 6th period to visit with seniors.  Individual consultations can be scheduled for that day as well.  See Ms. Cartwright for appointments.
Mark your calendars!

Juniors and Seniors: Open House at Texas A&M-Texarkana

Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be having an Eagle Open House on October 10th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  This is a day for high school juniors and seniors to come check out their campus.  Lunch and t-shirts will be provided for those participating.  Registration information can be found at:
See Ms. Cartwright if you are interested.

Juniors and Seniors: UT @ Arlington Recruiting Visit

Brooke Currier from the University of Texas at Arlington will be on campus Tuesday, December 8th to visit with Juniors and Seniors at the following times:
Seniors:  6th period
Juniors:  7th period
Mark your calendars!!!!!

Seniors: SFA Recruiting Visit

Janet McLeroy from Stephen F. Austin State University will be on campus on Friday, October 23rd at 10:30 a.m. to visit with seniors.
Mark your calendars!

Seniors: TSTC Recruiting Visit Re-Scheduled

Patricia Lopez from Texas State Technical College in Marshall will be on campus to visit seniors on Wednesday, October 7th at 12:50 in the library.
Mark your calendars!!!!

Seniors: Project Graduation Meeting on Friday

Holli Harris will be providing lunch for seniors in the Library on Friday, October 2nd.  All seniors who plan to attend Project Graduation need to be in attendance at the lunch meeting.  There will be pizza and drinks.

Wendy's High School Heisman Deadline

The Wendy's High School Heisman deadline is Friday, October 2nd.  If you are an athlete that meets the eligibility criteria apply today!!!!