Congratulations to all 4 High School track teams on winning district championships last week! The JV girls, JV boys, and varsity girls all scored at least 200 points in their divisions. The varsity boys won all three relays on their way to winning their division. The Area Track meet will be this Thursday in Sunnyvale.
Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on posting two wins last week against Quitman! The wins put the Bulldogs at 6-0 in district play. The Bulldogs play Edgewood this week.
Congratulations also go out to Mady Bragg on placing 1st in Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the Regional UIL Academics Meet on Saturday! Mady will now be traveling to Austin to compete at the State UIL Academics Meet.
EHS will be hosting two 8th grade parent meetings this week. One will be Tuesday evening and the other will be Wednesday morning. We will serve a light meal starting at 5:30 in the High School cafeteria. The meeting will follow at 6:00. On Wednesday, we will serve a light breakfast at 8:30. The meeting will start at 8:45. These meetings will give parents of 8th grade students a chance to learn about the different types of endorsements that are available to High School students. Parents will also learn about dual-credit courses, certification courses, and when students get to participate in these types of courses.
Also, a reminder that this Friday is a school holiday. Classes will resume Monday, April 23 at regular times.
Monday – Board Meeting – 7:00 – High School library
Tuesday – 8th Grade Parent Meeting – Meal – 5:30 – Meeting – 6:00; District Baseball v. Edgewood
Wednesday – 8th Grade Parent Meeting – Meal – 8:30 – Meeting – 6:00; Intermediate School – Class/Staff Pictures
Thursday – Area Track Meet at Sunnyvale
Friday – School Holiday; District Baseball at Edgewood
Saturday – Prom – 7:00
I hope everyone has a great week!
April 30, 2018– The Athens Noon Kiwanis Club is offering their annual scholarship in conjunction with TVCC. The amount of the scholarship is $750 with TVCC matching that for a total of $1,500. To be eligible to apply , the applicant must plan on attending TVCC in the fall of 2018. The application is available in the counselor’s office.
April 20, 2018– Delta Kappa Gamma Epsilon, an international society for women educators, is offering their annual $500 scholarship for graduating senior female students who wish to pursue their secondary education with plans to enter the teaching profession. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
Congratulations to the varsity softball team on a district win over Kemp on Friday!
Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on posting two wins over Alba-Golden on Thursday. Those two wins put the baseball team at 4-0 in district play!!
Also, last Monday, the District Middle School Track Meet was held in Eustace. Both the 8th grade girls and 8th grade boys were overall district champs! The 7th grade girls placed 2nd and the 7th grade boys placed 4th. Congratulations to all the participants on a great performance!
Today is the start of the 6th 6 weeks. There are 33 days left in the 2017-2018 school year. This is also the week that many of the STAAR tests are given.
Monday – Start of 6th 6 Weeks; Boys and Girls District Golf
Tuesday – STAAR Tests: Grades 4 & 7 Writing; Grades 5 & 8 Math; End of Course – English I; District Baseball at Quitman; District Softball v. Quitman
Wednesday – STAAR Tests: Grades 5 & 8 Reading; District Track Meet Prelims at Mineola;
Thursday – STAAR Tests: End of Course English II; Intermediate – Perfect Attendance Awards; Middle School Track Pictures; Report Cards issued; District Track Finals at Mineola
Friday – STAAR Tests: Makeup Day; Intermediate School – Right Choice Awards/Money-aire/Drawings; District Baseball v. Quitman; District Softball at Alba; Regional Academic Meet at Tyler Jr. College
Saturday – Regional Academic Meet at Tyler Jr. College
May 1, 2018-The Travis Stone Cates Memorial Scholarship is now ready for application. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in education and coaching are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 1, 2018– The Eustace Athletic Booster Club Scholarship is now ready for application. Parents of graduating seniors must be an active member of the club, and must have worked a certain number of events to be eligible to apply. The application , along with the eligibility criteria is available in the counselor’s office.
May 4, 2018– The Eustace Board of Trustees will be awarding two $800 scholarships to two graduating seniors in 2018. The Scholarship application requires one letter of recommendation from an educator and will also require an interview before the Board. The interview will be conducted on May 21 prior to the regular board meeting. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
June 15, 2018-GOBanking Rates is a personal finance resource that is offering a $2,500 to graduating seniors who will start college in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of application, and the judging criteria will be based on insight and consideration of the response question, and the quality of the essay submitted. For further information and to apply, visit https://www.gobankingrates.com/scholarships/
Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on a 2-0 start in district play. The Bulldogs recorded two wins over Mineola last week!
Congratulations also go out to the Middle School band on earning a Division I in concert and a Division I in sight reading!
Congratulations to the following High School students on advancing to the Regional UIL Academic Meet:
Samantha Woodard – Computer Applications
Kalen Estes – Computer Applications
Danny Stout – Computer Science
Noah Johnson – Social Studies
Mady Bragg – Lincoln/Douglas Debate
Jorgann Holgersen – Informative Speaking
Monday – Middle School District Track meet in Eustace.
Tuesday – District Baseball v. Alba Golden – 6:00; District Softball v. Grand Saline – 6:00
Thursday – JV Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament; High School Track at Mineola
Friday – End 5th 6 Weeks; District Baseball at Alba Golden – 6:00; District Softball at Kemp – 6:00; JV Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament
Saturday – JV Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament
TVCC Dual credit registration will begin on Monday, April 2, 2018, All students, grades 9-11, who have taken the TSI and are eligible to take dual credit classes for the summer and/or Fall 2018, will need to see me to get concurrent forms. Please remember that if a student has never taken a college class, there are additional things that have to be completed before a student can actually register. Students should not wait until the very last minute to take care of this. Please note these deadlines:
Summer 1&2 registration- May 17. 2018
Fall registration- June 7, 2018
April 23, 2018– The TVCC Science Club is hosting its 5th annual Earth Day Festival and Egg Catapult Scholarship Competition on Monday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Athens Campus. The competition is open to any student that is currently enrolled at TVCC and a $1000.00 scholarship is awarded for the individual/ individuals that are awarded 1st place. There will also be scholarships awarded for the 2nd and 3rd place finishers. The competition consists of a cost analysis, design, and performance component. The top 5 groups will also produce a presentation for the final determination. Those interested need to contact Jan Jennings at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 903-675-6382 to receive the registration documents, rules, permission forms and regulations.
The 55th Annual Texas Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference is scheduled for June 11-15, 2018 on the campus of Tarleton State University in Stephenville Texas. All expenses are paid, with the exception of spending money. Eligible applicants must be a Junior or Senior when the 2018-2019 school year begins. The application process is online at http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
April 16, 2018– The American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship is now open to graduating seniors for application. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
May 25, 2018– The Ozarka Natural Spring Water $10,000 “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship is ready for application. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a degree in the Earth/Environmental Sciences at an accredited four-year college or university and have a t least a cumulative 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply. Examples of Earth/Environmental Sciences are: Geology, Hydrogeology, Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Education, Forestry, Oceanography, Ecology. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
Verto Education provides the opportunity for eligible students to spend their first semester of college studying abroad while earning college credit. There is also an opportunity to win a $5,000 scholarship for graduating seniors who have demonstrated leadership qualities and an interest in global economic, health, education or humanitarian issues. For more information, visit www.verto.education.org .
This Friday is our Good Friday holiday. Classes will resume at regular times on Monday, April 2.
There are two weeks left in the 5th 6 weeks. The six weeks ends on Friday, April 6. The 6th 6 weeks begins on Monday, April 9.
This week marks the start of our district baseball games. Due to the possibility of rain, the baseball game against Mineola, which was originally scheduled for Tuesday, has been moved to today. Also, the softball game against Mineola that was scheduled for Tuesday has been moved to today as well.
Monday – Middle School Track at Mineola; JV & Varsity Baseball v. Mineola – 4:30; Varsity Softball at Mineola – 6:00
Tuesday – High School UIL Speech Contests at Grand Saline; Middle School UIL Concert Contest
Thursday – Primary Easter Egg Hunt; District Baseball at Mineola; High School Track at Sunnyvale; Called Board Meeting – 4:00 – Administration Building
Friday – Good Friday Holiday; District Softball at Edgewood; Texas Relays
Saturday – Texas Relays
I hope everyone has a great week!