Just a little reminder that students who have not turned in paperwork to take dual credit classes in the fall need to do so by 3 PM on Thursday, June 7. After that, students will need to take their paperwork to TVCC and register themselves.
Saturday, May 26 2018
Video starts early around 9:20 am with no sound until 9:45. Ceremony starts at about the 43 minute mark in the video.
Note: These are VERY LARGE, high-quality, unedited files which may take many hours to download.
Saturday, the Athletic Booster Club hosted the annual Athletic Banquet at the first Baptist Church in Eustace. Following a meal, each athletic team was recognized by their coaches. The following awards were announced at the banquet:
Boys Offseason Award – Francisco Gomez
Girls Offseason Award – Madison Holbert
Volleyball Heart Award – Zoie Bailey and Reece Thorne
Volleyball Newcomer of the Year – Rubi Bailey
Volleyball MVP – Hailey Purselley
Girls Cross Country Newcomer of the Year – Jordan Romano
Girls Cross Country Heart Award – Reece Thorne
Girls Cross Country MVP – Sabrina Davis
Boys Cross Country Newcomer of the Year – Collin Sutton
Boys Cross Country Hear Award – Jaden Lopez
Boys Cross Country MVP – Dalton Page
Football Offensive MVP – Alejandro Sanchez and Clifton Johnson
Football Team MVP – Cory Strawn
Football 11 Strong Award – Joey Harris and Michael Schultz
Cheer Most Improved – Juliana Machado
Cheer Heart Award – McKenna Lilly
Cheer Most Spirited – Brooke Caldwell
Cheer Best All-Round – Zoie Bailey
Girls Basketball Newcomer of the Year – Kendal Lowry
Girls Basketball Heart Award – Madelyn Bristow
Girls Basketball Defensive Player of the Year – Lilly Sorrels
Girls Basketball Offensive Player of the Year – Madison Holbert
Girls Basketball MVP – Zoie Bailey
Boys Basketball Heart Award – Tucker Reeve
Boys Basketball Defensive Players of the Year – Kelly Ashton and Joey Harris
Boys Basketball Offensive Player of the Year – Clifton Johnson
Boys Basketball MVP – Ethan Austin
Boys Powerlifting MVP – Marcus Staggs
Girls Powerlifting MVP – Raini Goodell
Fishing Team of the Year – Colby Carpenter and Micah Everitt
Softball Offensive Player of the Year – Haley Purselley
Softball Defensive Player of the Year – Katelyn Ridgle
Softball MVP – Jacee Gray
Baseball Pitcher of the Year – Cody Strawn
Baseball Offensive MVP – Chris Carlson
Baseball MVP – All the Senior Players
Boys Golf Most Improved – Paxton Schwartz
Boys Golf MVP – Clayton Carpenter
Girls Golf Most Improved – Tabitha Rigby
Girls Golf MVP – Bethany McKinness
Girls Track Field Event MVP – Miranda Fotenot
Girls Track Newcommers of the Year – Sara Larson & Krisslyn Westbrook
Girls Track Heart Award – Jana Peters
Girls Track MVP – Bailey Holbert
Boys Track Newcomer of the Year – Colby Carpenter
Boys Track Hear Award – Alejandro Sanchez and Tristan Costello
Boys Track MVP – Dalton Page
Team of the Year – Boys and Girls Track Teams
Code Purple Award – Michael Schultz and Zoie Bailey
Male Athletes of the Year – Cory Strawn and Clifton Johnson
Female Athlete of the Year – Hailey Purselley
Last Friday, the Eustace FFA Chapter held their annual banquet. The banquet was held in the High School cafeteria and was catered by Danny’s BBQ. There was a great turnout for the event, and I want to thank everyone that came out to show their support for our FFA chapter and our students. I also want to thank our ag teachers, Theresa Tindel, Steve Stegall, and McKayla Arnold, for another great year and for their hard work and dedication to the students of EISD!
This is the last week of the 2017-2018 school year. Students attend classes four days this week. Friday is a staff work day.
Monday – Intermediate – Right Choice and Perfect Attendance Awards; Board Meeting – 6:00 – High School Library
Tuesday – Intermediate School – Money-aire and Skating
Wednesday – Early Out Day; Early Childhood – Water Day; Intermediate School – Awards Day; Baccalaureate – 7:00 PM – First Baptist Church in Eustace
Thursday – Last Day of Classes; Early Out Day; Intermediate School – Big Prize Giveaway & Money-aire
Friday – Staff Workday
Saturday – Graduation – 10:00 AM – E. L. Kirk Gym
Monday, May 28 – Memorial Day Holiday
I hope everyone has a great week!
The annual Top 10 Banquet was held last night at Vetoni’s. The Top 10 Banquet allows our top 10 graduates to honor a special teacher that made a difference in their time at EISD. The students write a letter to their teacher and read it to the teacher and the audience. The teachers are presented with the framed letter, a certificate, and a plaque. The students also receive a certificate.
Below are the students and the teachers that they chose to honor:
Graduating 10th – Hayden Shaddox Teacher – Chris Powers
Graduating 9th – Charles “Bucky” Womble Teacher – Steve Stegall
Graduating 8th – Tanner Van Horn Teacher – Ronnie Babcock
Graduating 7th – Jazmine Valencia Teacher – Ashley Moulton
Graduating 6th – Brooke Caldwell Teacher – Vikki GoDair
Graduating 5th – Anna Gaddis Teacher – Sunny Hardy
Graduating 4th – Jessica Plunk Teacher – Cody Taylor
Graduating 3rd – Jodi Costlow Teacher – Theresa Tindel
Graduating 2nd – Shelby Jade Evans Teacher – Tiffany Miley
Graduating 1st – Micah Zimmerer Teacher – Josh Sypert
The Top 10 Students
Top 10 Students with Teachers
The annual National Honor Society Banquet was held on Monday at the First Baptist Church in Eustace. Following a catered meal from Danny’s BBQ, students were recognized for their service hours and the number of years they had been in the NHS.
The following seniors received their NHS collars that will be worn at graduation:
TANNER VAN HORN
The following students received their NHS patches for their letter jackets:
MADELYNN BRAGG BROOKE MCATEE
ABBIE CATES MACKENZIE NOLEN
SADIE CATES MAKAYLA PFOH
WILL CHASTANT MACI PRICE
MIRANDA FONTENOT TUCKER REEVE
MADISON HOLBERT GABRIEL RUETER
JORGANN HOLGERSEN ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
NOAH JOHNSON TANNER STAHL
MADISON LILLEY REECE THORNE
KALEY MARPLE YASMINE WASHINGTON
BLAKE MARTIN GRACIE WOODLAND
The following students are new NHS members for the 2017-2018 school year:
LACIE BYRD COOPER CATES
RAINI GOODELL DAVID GILBREATH
JANA PETERS MAGGIE GROOM
KATELYN RIDGLE DAVID GROSE
MAKENZIE SKILES RACHEL HARTSHORN
MCKENZIE ROGERS BRILEY HOLT
MCKENZIE HOYT JADEN LOPEZ
JAYSON LOSIEWICS KENDALL LOWRY
KOLE GRAHAM ERYN MERONEY
REBEKAH WISDOM ASHTON MILNER
ZOE TUNNELL DALTON PAGE
MADISON BRISTOW HANNAH PATTERSON
STEPHANIE CARLSON EDUARDO VALENCIA
The 2017-2018 NHS Officers were:
Jade Evans—Vice President
The 2018-2019 NHS Officers are:
Treasurer: Brooke McAtee
Secretary: Blake Martin
Vice President: Reece Thorne
President: Yasmine Washington
A few highlights from the 2017-2018 NHS:
Senior with most NHS hours: Bethany McKinness – She had 1308 hours this year.
Junior with most NHS hours: Madison Holbert – She had 403 hours this year.
Sophomore with the most NHS hours: Hannah Patterson – She had 176 hours this year.
Most hours overall in NHS was Bethany McKinness. She is graduating with 1839 hours.
The 2017-2018 NHS students turned in a total of 13,231 hours of community service!
A special thank you to the NHS Faculty Council: VIKKI GODAIR, RACHEL KILLIAN, CHUCK POWERS, BRENT RAGLAND, LAURA CHEEK, PHYLLIS BICE, GWEN ORR
The 2017-2018 NHS sponsor was Sarah Sapp.
A very special thank you to Amanda Planeta and Dora Cavazos for their help in planning, organizing, and officiating this year’s NHS Banquet! Also, a special thank you to Amanda Planeta for supplying the names for this post.
The Bulldog’s baseball season came to an end this past weekend in the Area round. The Bulldogs ended the year as district runner up and as bi-district champs. Congratulations to the Bulldogs on a great year!!
There are nine days left in the 2017 – 2018 school year.
There will be state testing done throughout this week. This is also banquet week, with different banquets taking place all week long. Primary will have their AR Store opened all week.
Monday – Grades 5 & 8 Math retest; Grades 3, 4, 6, & 7 STAAR Math; National Honor Society Banquet – 6:00 – First Baptist Church
Tuesday – Grades 5 & 8 Reading retest; Grades 3, 4, 6, & 7 STAAR Reading; Top 10 Banquet – 6:00 – Vetoni’s
Wednesday – Grades 5 & 8 – Science; High School Daytime Awards – 10:00 AM
Thursday – Grade 8 – Social Studies; Middle School Awards Night – 6:00 – Middle School Gym; High School Awards Night – 7:00 – Auditorium
Friday – STAAR Make-Up Day; 2nd Grade Math Blast; FFA Banquet – High School Cafeteria
Saturday – Athletic Banquet
I hope everyone has a great week!
May 12, 2018- The Geraldine McLauchlin Lewis Scholarship in now ready for application for graduating seniors. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.
Last night, Eustace ISD hosted its annual Employee Appreciation Banquet at the First Baptist Church in Eustace. After a meal, catered by Danny’s BBQ, employees were recognized for years of service. Below are the employees that received service pins:
Four staff members were recognized that are retiring at the end of this school year:
Mary Walker – Middle School Teacher – 15 years with Eustace
Candice Burns – Middle School Teacher – 25 years with Eustace
Holly Bailey – Primary School Teacher – 29 years with Eustace
Rosemary Abbott – Food Service Director – 36 years with Eustace
Following the awards, drawings were held for door prizes. Through the efforts of Markie Saye and Mona Thomas, everyone in attendance received at least one door prize! Thanks Markie and Mona!! And, a very special thank you to all the businesses and individuals that donated prizes for our Banquet.
A special thank you to our Board of Trustees for providing this opportunity to celebrate our employees. Also, a special thank you to Karen Thompson for keeping up with the service pins and other awards. Finally, a special thank you to Brother Paul McKinney and the First Baptist Church for allowing us to use their wonderful facility!
Congratulations to Dalton Page on qualifying for the State Track Meet in the 1600m run!! Dalton placed 2nd in the 1600m at the Regional Track Meet on Saturday.
Congratulations also go out to the Bulldog baseball team on their win over Grand Saline last Friday. With that win, the Bulldogs take sole possession of 2nd place in the district. The Bulldogs will face Kemp in the bi-district round of the state playoffs this Thursday and Friday. The games will be played in Mabank. Starting times will be posted to the district’s Tweeter account later in the week.
Also, last Friday was the Bulldog’s last home game of the season. The senior players were honored before the game. I want to send a special thank you to all our senior baseball players!
April 30 – May 4 is Teacher Appreciation Week.
Monday – Early Voting for Bond Election
Tuesday – Last Day for Early Voting in Bond Election
Thursday – Bi-District Baseball Playoff v. Kemp in Mabank
Friday – Bi-District Baseball Playoff v. Kemp in Mabank
Saturday – Election Day for Bond Proposal
I hope everyone has a great week!