Welcome to Grand Oaks High School PTO

Our goal is to support the faculty and staff at Grand Oaks and to foster the academic and social success of our students with the support from parents. Together we can make a difference!

Whether you’re a parent considering Grand Oaks for your child, a parent of an incoming student at Grand Oaks, or already a proud Grand Oaks parent, we encourage you to get involved! The Grand Oaks High School PTO is a great way to meet fellow Grand Oaks parents and faculty as well as stay in tune to what's happening on campus. We strive to help create a welcoming environment to foster parent involvement, keep parents informed, and support Grand Oaks's faculty and staff.

Important Updates

Back-to-School Campus Access Schedules!

Journey to the First Day: Back-to-School Schedule

As we ramp up for the return of students participating in In-Person Instruction on September 8, the District has prepared a Back-to-School Schedule for families. πŸ‘€ Take a close look at the second page during the week of Aug 31 for in person BY LAST NAME

CLICK HERE to view the schedules!

2020-2021 Student Class Schedules

Students can access their class scheudles beginning August 5, 2020 using the Student Access Center linked here. Students will need their Student ID to access the portal. From the tab menu, select STUDENT INFORMATION (second from the left) and click on SCHEDULE (second from the bottom).

CLICK HERE for Student Access

Virtual GROWL Camp | New Students & Incoming Freshman

Who is this for?

All incoming freshman and new students to GOHS.

What to do?

Review the videos available to learn more about GOHS.

Where do I go?

Visit the GOHS main website and click on the oroange buttong labeled "Growl Camp."

When do I do it?

The videos will be available starting August 5th. You may watch them at your leisure and in the comfort of your own home.

What will I learn?

You will receive information about:

  • Bell Schedules
  • Attendance
  • Student Organizations
  • & More Important Information!

If you have any questions, please contact your Assistant Principal!

*Orignial annoucement can be found here.

A Note from GOHS PTO

Hey Grizzly Nation! πŸ“£πŸŽ‰ The 2020-2021 school year was scheduled to kickoff with GROWL (freshman orientation) on July 27th & 28th and is immediately followed by our class schedule pickup day on August 3rd. However, the ever-changing Covid-19 situation has unfortunately delayed our initial Road to Reopening plan and forced our scheduled events in August to go virtual. No matter what happens though, we cannot forget to celebrate the important moments for our students together with adminsitration, teachers, staff, and parents! And GOHS PTO is here to help.

🐻🧑 This year we are welcoming a new class of freshman and having our first graduating class of Grand Oaks High School!! πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘¨β€πŸŽ“ GOHS PTO asks for your support. Parent involvement is more important than ever this year! It is your attitude and commitment that will determine the year our kids have, and together we can ensure they don’t skip a bit. Please join the PTO and donate to the 2020-2021 membership drive today! Link to sign up below. Please share to spread the word! #grizzlynation #grandoakspto

Purchase your membership here!

Kindly Note:

UPCOMING EVENTS listed on our website are subject to change due to Covid-19. Please follow our social media pages for most up-to-date announcements.

A Note from Dr. Povich | July 22, 2020

"Due to recent events and advice from the District (https://www.conroeisd.net/update-from-conroe-isd-2020-2021…/) and local health officials, the planned GOHS GROWL Camp for Freshmen and New Students on July 27 & 28 and the Student Schedule Pickup scheduled for Seniors, Juniors, and Sophomores on August 3 at Grand Oaks High School all have been canceled. These events will now be rescheduled virtually for all of our students.

From the very beginning of the summer, our AV Productions Teacher and CTE Department Chair, Ms. Loretta Jones, and our Assistant Principal, Ken Shields, have worked on a backup plan to perform these programs on a virtual platform in case we needed it. I would like to thank these two for their forward vision plus our Seniors and our Assistant Principals that have been working on this to make it happen. We will be finishing the GROWL Camp information videos and sharing this with all of our parents and students. One positive from this unfortunate situation is that we will now have something that we can post throughout the school year for new families and students to view when they are considering moving into our community and more information we can showcase about our school and community when hiring future employees.

Schedule pickup will now be virtual by having online viewing of schedules via Student Access on August 5. We need more time to complete individual student schedules based on the platform parents select for their students to attend school on September 8 (virtual or in-person - these decisions are due by July 28 through the Snapcode email invites parents received from the District).

In addition, I have listed the new alpha assignments based on the last names of students for our Counselors and Assistant Principals. Due to adding about 900 students, we were able to hire two more Counselors and two more Assistant Principals. We are excited about our new employees in their past experiences and their expertise they bring to our campus.

Counselors Administrators

        • Ana Amos: A-Bur Ken Shields: A-Ce
        • Secarra Walton: Bus-Dn Sabrina Pomales: Cf-Ga
        • Gerald Scott, Jr.: Do-Ham Dr. Lazaro Moreno: Gb-K
        • Emily Hosier: Han-La Sarah Dorsey: L-O
        • Valeria Fuller: Lb-Mor Crizelda Marroquin: P-Sm
        • Delorean Hogan: Mos-Rn Wohn Harden: Sn-Z
        • Joan Stevenson-Jones: Ro-St Josh Algaze: Associate Principal for Operations
        • Kasey Lucas: Su-Z Bethany Rees: Associate Principal for Curriculum
        • Danielle Stadick: College & Career Counselor
        • Karen Peery: Lead Counselor

Lastly, I know there are a lot of questions about what will online learning look like for our students starting August 12. I am a parent as well and have the same questions! What I can tell you at this time is that the beginning will be more about getting our students and parents comfortable with Canvas (online platform used by CISD). We also plan on having a common template throughout our Faculty Canvas pages in order to simply the navigation for our students (research shows the more you can use a common setup in virtual learning the better the learning for your students). Our Counselors and Assistant Principals reported back to work yesterday and our Teachers report back to work on August 4. As we finalize our plans we will share them with everyone.


Please be safe and take care of your loved ones,

Chris Povich

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Roadmap to Reopening

Conroe ISD has assembled a task force comprised of over 75 members including District administrators, campus administrators, teachers, parents, nurses, community members, and representatives from operational departments throughout the District.

This task force is working on several aspects related to reopening, including:

  • Developing protocols, procedures, and practices intended to provide as safe a learning environment as possible;
  • Preparing for academic delivery models that lead to high levels of academic success and mitigate learning loss;
  • Addressing the physical, social, emotional, and nutritional needs of students and staff;
  • Increasing engagement and equity; and
  • Communicating

Please visit the Roadmap to Reopening website for more details!

#grizzlynation

Upcoming Events


August 5 VirtualGROWL Camp
August 12First Dayof SchoolVIRTUAL!
August 21PTO Meeting
September 9HomecomingPep Rally
September 11HomecomingGame
September 12HomecomingDance
February 5Ladies Night Out

2020 – 2021 PTO Board


PresidentCathryn Sandel
VP of FundraisingKrystal Hunt
VPs of MembershipRyan Cantu & Tiffany Martin
VP of ProgramsMiesha Weaver
TreasurerStephanie Provo
Volunteer CoordinatorLydia Newsom
SecretaryHeather Curtis
ParliamentarianMarcia Melchor
CommunicationsGiovi Marquis & Amanda Sheridan

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