T.H. Rogers School
Elementary UIL Academics
UIL Elementary Academics is a series of academic and speaking contests designed to allow students to showcase their talents outside the classroom! Visit the HISD UIL Academics website to learn more!
Joining a Team
TH Rogers 2nd – 5th graders in good academic and behavioral standing are eligible to participate on a UIL team.
Competition Areas by Grade Level
Entry info regarding eligible competitions for each grade level is handled completely in school. Interested participants must be in good academic and behavioral standing to qualify for a team. There are specific entry limits for each contest, and each coach will determine the route to qualification for their team.
Coach Information and Team Practice Schedules
Our classroom teachers will serve as coaches for our UIL teams. There will be opportunities for parent volunteers to work with teachers to co-coach teams or serve as team parents. Practices will be determined by each coach as appropriate to the contest preparation needs. Students will be expected to study and prepare independently as well.
Parent Volunteer Opportunities
All participating schools are required to provide parent volunteers to serve as Test Proctors, Graders, and/or Speech Judges on competition days. Having several volunteers throughout the contest day will make the competition run more smoothly and end on time. If your student is competing, please plan to volunteer a few hours of your time on each contest date. In addition, each of teams will need at least one team parent to aid in team communications, snacks/treats/games for competitions days, back-up travel help, and specific team support, as asked by the coaches.
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Competition Dates and Registration Information
T.H. Rogers will compete in four competitions this year! Registration for each individual competition will be completed by the UIL Coordinator in the week prior to each contest date and specific contest times will be issued.
UIL Team members must be able to commit to competing on the following dates:
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Other Important Details
Parents will be responsible for bringing their child to the competition site at least one hour prior to their contest start time. Competitors only have to stay for the duration of their contest. Students will need to bring necessary materials specific to their contests as determined by each coach. I will also send out pictures and messages via Email and classroom dojo”
For additional information, please contact Ms. Breanna Mason, 3rd Grade Teacher and Elementary UIL Campus Coordinator at BMason1@houstonisd.org. Thank you for your interest and support!