Annual Golf Tournament

Register now for the Annual John Cooper School Golf Tournament on Monday, October 18, 2021, at The Woodlands Country Club, Palmer Course!
The 34th Annual John Cooper School Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021 at The Woodlands Country Club, Palmer Course. Please join the Cooper Community for a fun day of golf, chipping and putting contests, dinner, and awards benefiting the Dragon Booster Club! Sponsorships and individual player opportunities are available online now!  For more information or questions about the tournament, please email

Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Grandparents and Special Friends Day is a unique opportunity for various generations within our Cooper community to share all that Cooper has to offer in the way of an enriching academic and social environment where children learn and grow.

This annual event is held the Friday morning before Thanksgiving in the Dunlap Gymnasium and includes continental breakfast, a special program, and classroom and campus visits for Cooper students and their grandparent(s) or special friend(s) to enjoy.

Signatures Author Series

Register now for the 17th Annual Signatures Author Series on Friday, December 3, 2021, featuring instant New York Times bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid
Register now for the 17th Annual Signatures Author Series on Friday, December 3, 2021, featuring instant New York Times bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid of Malibu Rising, Daisy Jones and the Six, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, and more! During the event, the speaker's representatives require that masks be worn at all times except while eating and drinking. Call 281-367-0900 ext. 2441 for more information about the event!

The John Cooper School Signatures Author Series luncheon is a highly anticipated annual event held each year. The popular event is sponsored by the Fine Arts Council and has featured keynote speakers such as best-selling authors Barbara Bush, Dave Berry, Mitch Albom, Anthony Bourdain, John Grogan, Nicholas Sparks, Candace Bushnell, Kathryn Stockett with Tate Taylor, Jodi Picoult, Tyler Florence, Gillian Flynn, Cheryl Strayed, Paula Hawkins, Kevin Kwan, Maria Semple, and Jesmyn Ward. The luncheon also features local authors, book signings, and a Signatures-themed drawing.


Save the Date… March 2022!
The John Cooper School will host a live, in-person Gala on March 2, 2022, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center, following the annual two-week online auction. This biennial event will include cocktails, Big Board and Live Auctions, dinner, and dancing! Sponsorships and individual tickets will be available for this event to benefit our incredible students and faculty of the School.

The Advancement Office is excited to announce that Louise Blanchard, Amy Hadra, and Jennifer Ruckman will chair the 2022 Gala! They are already looking to fill the Gala Committee with enthusiastic volunteers who will help plan a robust online auction and fun-filled live Gala. Volunteers are needed for Auction Solicitations, Class Projects (Lower School Memory Books), on-campus Promotions, and much more. Committee Meetings will begin in October 2021. If you are interested in joining the 2022 Gala Committee, please email or call 281-367-0900 ext. 2441. 

Upcoming Advancement Events

From Curiosity to Wisdom
The John Cooper School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school. Our mission is to provide a challenging education in a caring environment to a diverse group of select students, enabling them to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators, responsible citizens and leaders, and lifetime learners.

The John Cooper School seeks to attract qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds to its faculty, staff, and student body. The School does not discriminate against any individual in admissions, educational programs, personnel policies, general practices, or employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, physical disability, or age.