Scholarship; UT Tyler Preview Days; TVEC Youth Tour; Texas A&M Society of Women Engineers Conference

December 29, 2017– The Dr. Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship for Young Hispanic Leaders seeks to recognize Hispanic students who shares Dr. Andrade’s lifelong commitment to servant leadership. 20 $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in an accredited four-year or two-year institution in the U.S. or U.S. territories
  • Demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support
  • At least one parent must be of Hispanic ancestry
  • Be available to attend the 36th National USHLI Conference in Chicago, IL., February 15-18, 2018.

For further information and to apply, visit

The University of Texas Tyler is hosting their annual Preview Days:

  • Saturday, November 18, 2017- 8:30am to 1:00pm
  • Saturday, April 7, 2018- 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

This is a great time for students to visit and tour the campus, meet the faculty, staff and students and ask the college related questions they have. Lunch and a FREE T-Shirt is also provided! To register, visit

For additional information or questions, call the Office of Admissions at 800 UT TYLER or 903-566-7203


Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative is promoting their Government-In-Action Youth Tour (June 6-15), which is an ALL EXPENSE PAID trip to Washington D.C. to join hundreds of other students from around the nation for an experience they will never forget. Youth Tour provides students an educational experience of a lifetime to visit our nation’s capital, and tour places such as the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and many more historic venues. This program is open to all high school students, 10th -12th grade. Applicants must submit an application, available in the counselor’s office, and applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on February 5, 2018.


The Texas A&M section of the Society of Women Engineers would like to invite all high school juniors and seniors, parents, and teachers to their 42nd Annual High School Conference, January 26-27, 2018, at Texas A&M University in College Station. The conference is open to all high juniors and seniors, especially those interested in science, math, or engineering related fields. The cost of the two day event is $50 and will include engineering competitions, department and lab tours, panel discussions, interactions with Texas A&M engineering students, and much more! There are accommodations for 100 students and only 20 adults, so spaces will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis, as completed registration forms and payments are received. Registration closes December 6, 2017. Registration information and more details are available at




































































































































































































Scholarships; TVCC Dual Credit reminder

January 19, 2018– The Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) and the Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) will award approximately $100,000 in scholarships to engineering students attending an ABET- accredited university. To be eligible to apply, a student must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and planning to enter college in the fall of 2018
  • Enroll at an accredited ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited engineering program

Applications and a list of ABET accredited schools are available in the counselor’s office.


February 12, 2018- The Pinnacle Women’s Club will be offering five college scholarships in the amount of $1,500 for the 2018-19 academic year. To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • A graduating senior with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.5
  • Involved in school/community activities

Applications are available in the counselor’s office.


February 23, 2018– The Kiwanis Club of Cedar Creek lake is accepting applications for the Walter Hurst Sophomore of the Year $600 scholarship. The Kiwanis Club Scholarship Committee will select one applicant to represent their club and that applicant will move on to the District Scholarship Committee and one scholarship will be awarded by the District. The Scholarship will be announced in August. Applications are also available in the counselor’s office.


Students who intend to take a dual credit class through TVCC have until Friday, December 15, to get their concurrent forms signed and turned in to counselor’s office.

After that, students will have to go through the registration process at TVCC on their own. Please refer to the email and blog post sent out November 1, 2017.

This Week

Congratulations to Jorgann Holgerson on placing third in Informative Speaking at the Ennis Christmas Classic competition! Jorgann is pictured below with her trophy:

Jorgann Holgerson – 3rd Place Informative Speaking

Congratulations to the boys and girls basketball teams on their performance at the Trinidad Tournament. The girls won the Consolation Championship and the boys were Tournament Champions. The girls finished with three wins in a row at the tournament and the boys have now won 10 games in a row.

This is the last week of the 3rd six weeks and the first semester. Thursday and Friday are early release days. The Primary will be having their Season’s Readings and AR Store  Monday through Wednesday.

Monday – Middle School girls basketball at Alba-Golden; Middle School boys basketball v. Alba-Golden – 5:00

Tuesday – 2nd Grade Christmas Around the World; 2nd Grade Music Program; High School boys basketball v. Chapel Hill; High School girls district basketball at Scurry

Wednesday – 1st Grade Santa Workshop

Thursday – Early Release Day; Primary Movie Day; TAPR Public Hearing 6:45 – High School library; Board Meeting – 7:00 High School library

Friday – Early Release Day; End of 3rd 6 Weeks; Primary – Campus Christmas Parties; Intermediate – 1st Semester Drawings and Money-aire; JV & VG District Basketball v. Edgewood – 4:00; JV & V Boys Basketball at Fruitvale – 4:30

Monday – December 18 – JV & V Boys Basketball v. Crossroads – 6:00

Tuesday – JV & V Girls District Basketball at Alba-Golden – 1:00; JV & V Boys Basketball at Rains – 4:30

December 18 – January 1 – Christmas Holidays

January 2 – Staff Workday

January 3 – Start of 4th 6 Weeks

I hope everyone has a great week and a great Christmas break!


This Week

Congratulations to the EHS varsity boys basketball team on winning the championship of the Elkhart Tournament. The Bulldogs posted wins over Kennard, Elkhart, and Troup to bring home the championship trophy.

The Middle School girls 7A team won the consolation championship in the Canton Tournament. The 7A girls lost in a buzzer beater to Crandall, and then posted wins over Whitehouse and Lindale for the consolation championship.

The High School will be doing End-of-Course testing throughout this week.

Primary will continue with Season’s Readings all this week. Starting Thursday, the Primary will have its AR Store open.

I’m sure some of you have noticed the beautiful Christmas Tree in front of the High School cafeteria. The use of that tree for this holiday season was donated by Josh Truitt and Christmas Décor.

Monday – High School Band All Region Tryouts; MS Girls Basketball v. Mineola – 5:00; MS Boys Basketball at Mineola – 5:00; Construction Committee Meeting – 6:00 – High School Library

Tuesday – JVG & VG v. Wills Point – 5:00

Thursday – Middle School One Act Play Contest at Kemp: Middle School and High School Christmas Concert – 7:00 PM – High School Auditorium; 9th & JV boys basketball at Van Tournament; Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls Basketball at Trinidad Tournament

Friday -9th & JV boys basketball at Van Tournament; Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls Basketball at Trinidad Tournament

Saturday – 9th & JV boys basketball at Van Tournament; Varsity Boys and Varsity Girls Basketball at Trinidad Tournament; Christmas on the Square

I hope everyone has a great week!


December 15, 2017-The Burger King Scholars program is offering $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors with plans to attend a two or four- year accredited university, college or vocational/technical school. In addition, the Burger King McLamore Family Foundation created the James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship Award of $1,000-50,000 which is awarded to three students each year. To be eligible, graduating seniors must

  • have a cumulative, unweighted GPA of at least a 3.3
  • a minimum ACT score of 25, or a minimum combined SAT score of 1220
  • have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity such as student government, team sports, etc
  • demonstrate substantial work experience

For more information and to apply, visit


January 15, 2018- The Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who are planning careers in government service. Applicants are asked to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware. The essay must be accompanied by a recommendation from the high school principal or counselor evaluating the student’s achievements, academic and otherwise, along with transcripts, national testing scores, resume, and any other supporting documentation of the applicant’s choice.

Winners receive an all expense paid weekend, including transportation and housing, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, to attend the scholarship awards ceremony in April, 2018. Scholarship amounts range from $500-5,000. For further information, please visit and click on Scholarships to the left.


January 19, 2018-The Ronald McDonald House Charities is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who plans to attend a two or four year college or university, or vocational/technical school. To apply, visit

Welcome Back and This Week

Welcome back!! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break! We have three weeks left in the first semester. These weeks are three of the busiest weeks in the school year.

This Week

Season’s Readings starts today at the Primary and continues through December 13.

The JVG and VG will be hosting the Eustace Tournament this Thursday, Friday, & Saturday.

Monday – Middle School girls basketball at Quitman – 5:00; Middle School boys basketball v. Quitman – 5:00; Construction Committee Meeting – 6:00 – High School library

Tuesday – Varsity boys basketball at Miller’s Grove – 6:00; JV and Varsity girls basketball v. Kaufman – 5:00

Wednesday – Middle School Band All Region Tryouts; Middle School picture retakes; Primary School picture retakes

Thursday – 9th and JV boys basketball at Mabank Tournament; Varsity boys basketball at Elkhart Tournament; JVG and VG basketball – Eustace Tournament

Friday  – 9th and JV boys basketball at Mabank Tournament; Varsity boys basketball at Elkhart Tournament; JVG and VG basketball – Eustace Tournament

Saturday – 9th and JV boys basketball at Mabank Tournament; Varsity boys basketball at Elkhart Tournament; JVG and VG basketball – Eustace Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!


December 15, 2017- The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship offers college scholarships of $2,500, $10,000 and $25,000 to high school seniors who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their activities in school, the community or the workplace. Scholarship winners are known as AXA Achievers. They are ethnically and economically diverse, but they share these qualities: ambition and drive; determination to set and reach goals; respect for self, family and community; ability to succeed in college. The scholarship is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US.

The 2018 program will be accepting applications from September 5, 2017 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2017, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!


June 19, 2018-The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. All student athletes who are graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this $500 scholarship. To apply, visit


August 1, 2018– The Straight North STEM Scholarship supports students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. Through the Straight North STEM Scholarship, the winning student will be awarded $1,000 to be used toward his or her degree. In addition, $250 book scholarships will be awarded to the two runners-up. The deadline to apply for the Straight North STEM Scholarship is August 1, 2018 and winners will be announced August 15.
Number of scholarships available: 3 Minimum

To apply, visit

This Week

The 2017 football season came to and end this past Friday. The Bulldogs fell in their last game of the year 13-37 against West. I want to give a special thank you to all of our seniors for a great year. The Bulldogs finished 6-4 on the year and 3-4 in district. Also, a special thank you to all the parents, relatives, and friends that supported the Bulldogs through the 2017 season. A thank you goes out to all of the coaches for all the hours put into this football season. Finally, a special thank you to the cheerleaders and the Mighty Bulldog Marching Band for their hard work and support this football season.

Seniors 2018 – Senior Pep Rally

Be sure to check our YouTube page for videos of the Senior Pep Rally, the Bulldogs taking the field with American flags, and the Senior Walk on the field after the game.

Now, we get basketball season underway. There will be games throughout this week, as both the boys and girls teams play individual games on Tuesday and head to tournaments Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

A special congratulations goes out to the High School cafeteria staff on winning the 2017 Thanksgiving Dressing Contest. A picture of the winning team is below:

High School Cafeteria Staff – 2017 winners of Thanksgiving Dressing Contest

This Week

Monday – Jazz Band Clinic and Concert; Middle School Girls Basketball at Kemp – 5:00; FIRST Hearing – 6:50 – High School library; Board Meeting – 7:00 – High School library

Tuesday – National Young Reader’s Day; Rotary Club Book Giveaway; JV & V Boys Basketball at Trinidad; VG Basketball at Frankston – 6:00

Thursday – 9th and JV Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JVG Basketball at Van Tournament; VG Basketball at Ferris; Construction Committee Meeting – 6:00

Friday – Early Release Day; 9th and JV Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JVG Basketball at Van Tournament; VG Basketball at Ferris

Saturday – 9th and JV Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JVG Basketball at Van Tournament; VG Basketball at Ferris

Monday, November 20 – Friday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Holidays

Monday, November 20 – Middle School Girls BB v. Scurry – 5:00; Middle School Boys BB at Scurry – 5:00; JVB, VG & VB Basketball v. Oakwood – 12:00

Tuesday, November 21 – 9th, JV, and V Boys Basketball at Mildred – 4:30

Monday, November 27 – Classes resume at regular times.

I hope everyone has a great week!




Friday Night LIVE! Senior Night vs. West 2017

Friday Night LIVE!  – Senior Night                                                                        Eustace Bulldogs vs. West                                                                                                 6:45pm Friday 10/27/17                                                                                            Produced by Tammy Harvey, EHS Theater                                                                     & Rusty Meyners, EISD Technology


March 26, 2018 – The Texas Rural Education Association (TREA) will award 25 scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to eligible graduating seniors. Eligibility requirements include:

  • Intent to attend a post-graduate program in the fall 2018
  • Applicants must agree to attend the opening banquet of the TREA summer conference to be held on Friday, June 22, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Only three applications can be submitted from each school district who is a member of TREA. Application questions and essay prompt are available in the counselor’s office, and must be returned to the counselor by March 26, 2018. They will then reviewed and submitted online by April 1, 2018