Annual Golf Tournament

The Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, October 17th, was a success! Thank you to all sponsors, organizers, and participants for the wonderful event.
This fun Cooper event includes lunch, driving range, putting and chipping contests, 18 holes of golf, dinner, and awards!

Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Thank you for a wonderful 2022 Grandparents & Special Friends Day event!
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 18th Annual Signatures Author Series featuring New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand on Friday, December 9, 2022, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center!
Elin Hilderbrand is the mother of three children and loves riding the Peloton, cooking, and going to the beach. She is the author of 28 novels, including The Hotel Nantucket and the New York Times bestselling novel Golden Girl. Some of Hilderbrand's novels include Summer of '69, The Perfect Couple, The Identicals, and The Rumor. Hilderbrand's novels are filled with era history, emotional depth, and multiple points of view.

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, Jesmyn Ward, and Taylor Jenkins Reid. The luncheon also features local authors, book signings, and a Signatures-themed drawing.


The 2022 Bohemian Dragon Gala was a huge success!
Thank you, Cooper Community, for an amazing 2022 Bohemian Dragon Gala! The evening was filled with live music, cocktails, dinner, auctions, and dancing “under the stars” at the music festival–themed event. For the first time in three years, Cooper families and friends joined together to support the School in a big way!

Special thanks go out to Gala Chairs Louise Blanchard, Amy Hadra, and Jennifer Ruckman, and the entire Gala Committee for their continued hard work and dedication to this important fundraising event.

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.