Yearbook Ordering + 8th Grade Ads


Yearbooks are on Sale!
8th-Grade Ads are on Sale!


To purchase a yearbook or an 8th-grade ad, please go here.


Phoenix Academy – Information Meeting

Phoenix Academy
Information Meeting
January 10, 2018


Academy of Choice building
9016 Westview Drive

Park in the back lot

Information will be presented on the Phoenix Academy
middle school and high school programs.


Fine Arts Review & PTA Meeting

PTA Meeting
December 7th
Bylaw Amendments Vote

Fine Arts Review
Immediately Following PTA Meeting (approximately 6:45pm)


Shop for a Cause: SBEF

Shop for a Cause on December 7th to benefit the Spring Branch Education Foundation.


SBISD Transportation Department Holiday Celebration

SBISD Transportation Department
Holiday Celebration


We have a wonderful opportunity to help the SBISD Transportation Department with their annual holiday celebration. This is a chance to show all of the bus drivers how much we love them and all thank them for all they do to keep our kids safe going to and from school.


Please signup to donate here. We hope to get everything on this signup genius filled so that the Transportation Department does not need to do anything but show up.


2018 Expanding Your Horizons Conference


Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics
(STEM Conference for Middle School Girls)

Saturday, February 24, 2018
8:00 am – 3:15 pm

Spring Forest Middle School
14240 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079

$6.00 per student and adult

*Cost includes breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt.

Registration is open and closes when 450 students are registered.  Registration forms can be picked up in room C209 from Mrs. Rodriguez.  Email Mrs. Rodriguez at for more details.

Presented By
The American Association of University Women
West Harris County Branch

Expanding Your Horizons provides career information and role models for middle school girls. Each girl will attend 4 hands on workshops with professional women in a STEM career. The message: there are personal and monetary rewards for taking math and science in middle and high school.

For more information visit our website or contact Carolyn Morris.


2017 Reflections Contest Results

Results are IN!

Please Congratulate our 2017 Cornerstone Reflections Awardees

Award of Excellence
Annie Nguyen
Neena Lester
Rayne Ammar

Students receiving the Award of Excellence will move on to the district Reflections program.

Award of Merit
Clara Carrabba
Hoan My Le
Leslie Quevedo
Eliza Khan

Honorable Mention
Daisy Sanches
Ava Pluchino
Leo Chen
Kristina Pham
Zoey Benali

Our judge was highly impressed with the quality of all the entries and said that the Cornerstone artists have really excelled this year.  Congratulations is in order for all of our artists.


CSA Fundraiser – Happy Pie Company

Help raise funds for Cornerstone Academy by buying a pie at the Happy Pie Company through the end of the year.


Harris County CHIP Survey

Harris County CHIP Survey
Please take a minute to complete this survey with Harris County so they can gain insight on how their Community Health Improvement Plan is doing. Surveys below in both English and Spanish.
Your input makes a difference! Share your thoughts and opinions about health in Harris County by December 22, and you’ll be entered to win a $100 gift card!
This survey is brought to you by Harris County Public Health (HCPH), the local public health agency for Harris County, Texas. The Harris County Community Health Survey allows us to hear directly from residents about their priorities for health. Results will be used to inform health improvement plans for Harris County.
The survey is anonymous; however, to be entered in the drawing to win a $100 gift card, we will ask for your contact info. This is completely optional.


Marquee Birthday Announcements

Marquee Birthday Announcements
Marquee birthday announcements will be sold for $20 each and will be posted during the requested week.
The two message options are listed in the attached request form.
Requests must be submitted 1 week prior to the requested week and will post on Mondays.
Please send any questions to


CSA Roar – Latest Edition

CSA Roar
Click here for the November 7th, 2017
edition of the CSA Roar!


Parent U – Fall Series

Parent U – Fall Series

Parent U provides parents with tips and tools to help their children reach T-2-4 success.


GT Parent Education Series

GT Parent Ed Series
SBISD Advanced Studies staff will present a series of sessions throughout the school year on topics of interest for GT/AP parents. Each session will be offered twice within the same day – once at lunch, once in the evening. Except for the November 2nd event, all sessions take place at the West Support Center, 2100 Shadowdale Dr., 77043.
Mark your calendar for these dates:
January 24, 2018 Surviving Gifted Kids: How to Understand/Live With/Assist Your GT Child
February 6, 2018 Planning for the Future: Pre-AP and AP Course (5th – 10th grades)
March 29, 2018 Twice-Exceptional Children
April 18, 2018 Organizing Your GT Child


Shrek the Musical

All 6th Graders will receive a free ticket.

Cornerstone Academy Presents Shrek the Musical
Thursday, Nov. 30th & Friday, Dec. 1st


Directory Updated & Art Contest Winners

The Cornerstone directory chair and PTA are very pleased to announce our directory art contest winners! There were over 30 submissions this year. The students submitted amazing artwork. Thank you to each of you who entered the contest!
The 2017-2018 Cornerstone directory will be available for distribution mid-November. If you did not order a directory and would still like to order, please contact Merida Carrabba at
The 1st place winner of this
year’s art contest is:
HITESH MANU, 6th grade!
The 2nd place winner is:
8th grade.


Harvey Relief Project

Harvey Relief Project

Harvey Relief for CSA Families, Teachers & Administration – It’s not too late to donate.  Gift card donations are still being accepted at the Front Office.”

Please see this post for additional information.



Memorial High Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher

Memorial High School Theatre presents Peter and the Starcatcher

November 9th – 11th at 7:00pm

Tickets can be purchased here.


Spirit Night: Fajita Pete’s

Fajita Pete’s
Wednesday, November 29th
8800 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 281-974-4945
15% Back to CSA!
Dine-IN, carry-OUT, and catering!
All you have to do is mention Cornerstone.


Seventh Grade Parents – Chaperones Needed

Seventh Grade
Chaperones Needed!
 Friday, November 17th
get involved
Seventh grade is visiting the Health Museum on Friday, November 17th to experience hands on learning about the human body. After several weeks of learning about the different body systems, this is a perfect way to apply their knowledge. We need 5 chaperones to join our trip. Chaperones must have all CSA volunteer forms completed and approved to attend. First come, first assigned. Cost of ticket included!


Staff Appreciation Breakfast

Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Want to help out and earn volunteer hours?
Click here to sign up.
Staff Appreciation plans for the entire year are available here.
Short on time? That’s ok! There are numerous ways you can help out. If you or someone you know has connections to a restaurant and/or catering company, we would love to speak with you about ways we can show our incredible staff and teachers how much we appreciate them. Please contact Paige Wardell at 713/ 204-0214 or Thank you for your generous support! This will be the best year yet!

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