Homecoming Week

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in The Pine Tree Puddle Jump and Pig Trot in Longview, TX on Friday, September 20, 2019. 

The Varsity Boys ran 2 varsity teams, one in the 5A/6A division and one in the 4A and under division.

The Varsity Boys in the 5A/6A division placed 2nd out of the 14 teams represented there, missing 1st by only 4 points.

The 2nd Varsity Boys team placed 3rd out of 19 teams in the 4A and under division. They were led by Collin Sutton, Caleb Gonzales, and Francisco Gomez.

The Varsity Girls raced in the 4A and under division and placed 4th out of 15 teams there. The Girls were lead by Freshman Page Row.

The JV Boys placed 2nd out of 21 teams in the 6A and under JV division by only 6 points. The boys were led by Jimmie Skeeters, Cooper Reeve, and Jackson Byrum.

The JV Girls placed 2nd out of 14 teams in the 6A and under JV division. They were led by Brookelyn Patterson and Macy Penix.

The Cross Country teams will race at Van this weekend. Please show them some support!


Thanks to Josh Sypert for the cross country update.

This is Homecoming Week for the Bulldogs and alumni. Welcome back to all of our ex-students!! Everyone is invited to come out and help celebrate this special week. Below is a schedule of activities for the week:

Thursday: Community Tailgate Party – Football Field Parking Lot – 6:00 PM. There will be free hotdogs and hamburgers and all the fixings.

At 8:00 PM, the Bonfire Parade will start. Because of the construction, the bonfire site has been moved. The bonfire will take place in the field beside the new Ag building. The Mighty Bulldog Band and the High School cheerleaders will be performing.

Friday: Around 8:15 AM,  the Homecoming Pep Rally Parade will start in front of the High School. The parade will go along Henderson Street. The Middle School, Intermediate School, and Primary School will join in the parade as it reaches their campus. At 9:00 AM, the Homecoming Pep Rally will start in the Kirk Gym.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball v. Palmer – 4:30; Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Tuesday – Build a Bulldog Fund Raiser – Middle School; High School District Volleyball v. Kemp – 4:30

Thursday – Intermediate School – Individual Pictures; Middle School Football v. Sunnyvale – 4:30; JV Football at Hillsboro – 5:00; Community Wide Tailgate Party – 6:00 Bulldog Stadium Parking Lot; Bonfire – 8:00

Friday – End of the First Six Weeks; High School District Volleyball v. Malakoff – 4:30; Varsity Football v, Hillsboro – 7:30

Saturday – High School Cross Country at Van

I hope everyone has a great week!


This Week

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on opening district play with a 3-0 win over Blooming Grove last Friday. The Lady Bulldogs are 1-0 in district play. The Lady Bulldogs host Mildred on Tuesday and travel to Palmer on Friday.

I want to thank all the people that came out to our Celebrate Freedom Parade last Wednesday. We had a great crowd for our Primary students.

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in the Miller Grove Invite in Miller Grove, TX on Thursday September 12, 2019.  

The Girls Varsity team was led by Jeanne Pickett who placed 19th overall and the team placed 8th out of 24 teams.

The Varsity boys team faced off against defending 1A state champions in Miller Grove in the Open Varsity division. With only a 4 point margin, Miller Grove was able to win against the defending 3A state champions. Eustace placed 2nd out of the 22 teams represented there. Dalton Page and Trenton Porte led the Bulldogs placing 2nd and 4th overall.

The second Varsity boys (Eustace ran 2 varsity teams) team placed 3rd out of the 22 teams there and were led by Collin Sutton and Caleb Gonzales who placed 18th and 21st overall.

The JV girls placed 2nd out of the 10 teams there and were led by overall individual champion freshman Morgan Buccafurno.

The JV boys placed 2nd out of 12 teams and were led by sophomore Cooper Reeve who blasted by the competition in the late stages of the race to win the individual championship by 100 meters!

The Performer of the week is Cooper Reeve and Team of the week is the JV Boys.



The Eustace CC teams will run in Longview in Lear Park on Friday September 20, 2019. (Thanks to Josh Sypert for the CC information.)

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball at Mildred – 4:30; Band Practice – 6:30; School Board Meeting – 6:00 – High School Library

Tuesday – Early Childhood Family Game Night; High School Volleyball v. Mildred – 4:30

Thursday – Donuts with Dad – 1st Grade; JV Football v. Groesbeck; Middle School Football at Groesbeck – 5:00

Friday – Primary School Fall Pictures; High School Cross Country at Longview; High School District Volleyball at Palmer – 4:30; Varsity Football at Groesbeck – 7:30

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

The Eustace Cross Country teams participated in the Tyler Lee Classic in Tyler, TX this Saturday, September 7, 2019.

The Girls Varsity team placed 5th out of 22 teams and were led by Jeanne Pickett who placed 21st.

The JV girls placed 7th out of 20 teams and were led by Morgan Buccafurno

The Boys ran 2 Varsity teams. The first Varsity team ran in the 5A/6A division and placed 2nd out of 23 teams. They were lead by Dalton Page, Jaden Lopez, and Trenton Lopez.

The 2nd Varsity (JV) ran in the 4A and under division and placed 1st out of 22 teams. They were led by Jake Haney.

The JV Boys team placed 7th out of 31 teams and were led by sophomores Cooper Reeve. (Special thanks to Josh Sypert for providing this information.)

The Lady Bulldogs start district play in volleyball this Friday against Blooming Grove. The varsity will play at 4:30 in the Kirk Gym. The JV and 9th grade will follow.

The Bulldogs lost a hard fought game against Winona on Friday night. The final score was 37-23. The Bulldogs are back in action this Friday when they travel to Westwood. Kickoff is set for 7:30.

This Wednesday is our annual Celebrate Freedom Parade. The parade will feature all the classes at the Primary, the Mighty Bulldog Marching Band, and the varsity cheerleaders. The parade will take place at the Intermediate bus loop. Everyone is invited to attend!

The Middle School has their first volleyball games and football games this week. The volleyball teams travel to Blooming Grove on Monday and the football teams travel to Westwood on Thursday.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Volleyball at Blooming Grove – 4:30; Band Practice – 6:30

Wednesday – Celebrate Freedom Parade – 8:30

Thursday – High School Cross Country at Miller Grove; MS Football at Westwood – 5:00; JV Football v. Westwood – 6:00

Friday – Grandparent’s Day Lunch – Primary; High School District Volleyball v. Blooming Grove – 4:30; Varsity Football at Westwood – 7:30

Saturday – High School Band Jazz Auditions in Crandall; Middle School Cross Country at Crandall

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend! This may be a four day week, but there are lots of events and activities throughout the week.

Congratulations to all three volleyball teams on posting wins against Palestine on Friday. The varsity won their match 3-1. Today, volleyball travels to Mabank. The first game will start at 4:30.

Congratulations to the varsity football team on their 29-14 win against Lone Oak! The Bulldogs are 1-0 on the year and travel to Winona this Friday.

This Week

Tuesday – Middle School Penny Wars Starts; High School Volleyball at Mabank – 4:30; Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Wednesday – Middle School Fall Sports Pictures;

Thursday – Primary School Parent Camp; JV Football v. Winona – 5:00

Friday – High School Volleyball v. Grand Saline – 4:30; Varsity Football at Winona – 7:30

Saturday – High School Cross Country at Tyler Lee; Middle School “A” Volleyball at Scurry Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!

Welcome Back and This Week

I want to welcome everyone to the 2019-2020 school year! While this is our first full week of the year, we have already had many activities and events. Just this past weekend, we had our Lady Bulldogs win the Silver bracket at the Athens Volleyball Tournament. We also had our boys cross country team place 2nd in the 5A/6A division at the Commerce Cross Country Meet!

For the first time since the 2006-2007 school year, our enrollment is over 1,600. We are currently at an enrollment of 1,610 students.

Today, Eustace High School will host their Meet the Teacher night in the foyer of the Kirk Gym starting at 6:00 PM.  The annual Bulldog Bash will follow at 6:30  in the Kirk Gym. After the conclusion of the Bulldog Bash, everyone is invited to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new High School. The ceremony will take place on the visitors side parking area of Bulldog Stadium.

A reminder that Monday, September 2 is our Labor Day holiday. Classes will resume at regular times on Tuesday, September 3.

This Week

Monday – High School Meet the Teacher – 6:00 – Foyer of Kirk Gym; Bulldog Bash – 6:30 – Kirk Gym; 7:15 – Groundbreaking Ceremony

Tuesday – High School Volleyball v. Frankston – 4:30

Thursday – JV Football at Lone Oak – 5:00

Friday – High School Volleyball v. Palestine – 4:30; Varsity Football v. Lone Oak – 7:30

Saturday – MS & HS Cross Country at Kaufman

Monday, September 2 – Labor Day Holiday

I hope everyone has a great week!

Middle School Awards Night, Cotton Walker Recognition, and This Week

Last Thursday, the Middle School and High School held their annual awards night. Below are some pictures from both:

After the High School awards, a special recognition took place for retiring board member Cotton Walker. Mr. Walker has served on the school board for a total of 21 years. He has been instrumental in many of the improvements that have happened during that time.

Cotton Walker

This Week

This is the final week of the 2018-2019 school year. We will have early outs on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday is a staff workday.

Monday – Intermediate – Fun in the Sun/Field Day; High School – Senior Finals; Board Meeting – 7:00 PM – High School library

Tuesday – High School – Senior Finals

Wednesday – Early Out; High School Finals Grades 9-11; Intermediate Awards Day; Senior Breakfast; Senior Group Photo and Walk of Fame; Baccalaureate Services – 7:00 PM – First Baptist Church

Thursday – Early Out; End of 6th 6 Weeks; High School Finals Grades 9-11; High School Senior/Faculty Picnic; Intermediate – Big Prize Giveaway/ Money-aire Championship

Friday – Staff Workday; Graduation Practice – 10:00 AM

Saturday – Graduation – 10:00 AM – E. L. Kirk Gymnasium

Monday – District Closed for Memorial Day

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

















Top 10 Banquet

On Tuesday, EHS hosted its annual Top 10 Banquet. The banquet honors the top 10 seniors in this years graduating class. The seniors get to pick a teacher to honor as well. The student writes a letter to their teacher and gets to read it to them. The teachers receive a copy of the letter along with a plaque.  Here is the list of seniors from number 10 to number 1 and the teacher they chose to honor:

Jorgann Holgersen  – Vikki GoDair

Nancy Lowe – Sonny Hardy

Mackenzie Nolen – Ronnie Babcock

Miranda Fontenot – Jeff Brown

Tucker Reeve – Robert Reeve

Gracie Woodland – Todd Felty

Madelynn Bragg – Kristie Bragg

Reece Thorne – Cody Taylor

Noah Johnson – Daniel O’Dunn

Brooke McAtee – Josh Sypert

Pictures from the Top 10 Banquet

National Honor Society Banquet

Last night, Eustace High School hosted its annual National Honor Society Banquet. The banquet was held at the First Baptist Church. Danny’s BBQ provided a catered meal. I would like to thank everyone that came out to honor our students. Pictures of the event are below.

The 2018-2019 NHS Officers started the banquet by providing the Welcome Address, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Prayer. The officers included:

Jasmine Washington – President
Reece Thorne – Vice President
Blake Martin – Secretary
Brooke McAtee – Treasurer

Tiffany Miley, our NHS sponsor, presented Community Service Awards to the following students:

Sophomore – Ella Taylor
Junior – Hannah Patterson
Senior – Skylar Moon
Overall Outstanding Service Award – Gracie Woodland

NHS Members
Madelynn Bragg
Abbie Cates
Sadie Cates
Will Chastant
Miranda Fontenot
Kole Graham
Madison Holbert
Jorgan Holgersen
McKenzie Hoyt
Noah Johnson
Madison Lilley
Jayson Losiewicz
Blake Martin
Zach Martin
Brooke McAtee
Mackenzie Nolen
Makayla Pfoh
Maci Price
Tucker Reeve
Mckenzie Rogers
Gabriel Rueter
Alejandro Sanchez
Tanner Stahl
Reece Thorne
Zoe Tunnell
Yasmine Washington
Rebekah Wisdom
Gracie Woodland

Cooper Cates
Stephanie Carlson
David Gilbreath
Maggie Groom
David Grose
Rachel Hartshorn
Briley Holt
Kendall Lowry
Ashton Milner
Dalton Page
Hannah Patterson
Eduardo Valencia

New NHS Members
Rubi Bailey
James Blaylock
Anna Bragg
Clayton Carpenter
Ashlynn Castro
Madison Fisher
Guadalupe Garcia
Elaine Hendrickson
Makena Lilley
Skylar Moon
Trey Oakley
Macy Penix
Gracey Pitchford
Elexis Porte
Noah Russell
Paxton Schwartz
Ella Taylor
Georgia Utz
Blaine Williamson

NHS Faculty Council
Vikki GoDair
Nickole Traughber
Chuck Powers
Brent Ragland
Laura Cheek
Phyllis Bice
Gwen Orr

FFA Banquet and This Week

Last Friday,  the Eustace FFA hosted its annual banquet in the High School cafeteria. Along with numerous awards and recognitions, those in attendance were also treated to a BBQ dinner catered by Danny’s BBQ. At the end of this post, are various pictures from the banquet.

This Week

We are down to 9 school days left in the 2018-2019 school year. This is one of the busiest weeks in school. Between STAAR testing and banquets, there is something happening everyday.

Monday – STAAR Testing – 3rd, 4th, 6th, & 7th Math; 5th & 8th Math Retest; National Honor Society Banquet – 6:00 PM – First Baptist Church

Tuesday – STAAR Testing – 3rd, 4th, 6th, & 7th Reading; 5th & 8th Reading Retest; Top 10 Banquet – 6:00 PM – Pinnacle Club

Wednesday – STAAR Testing – 5th & 8th Science Test; High School Morning Awards Ceremony – 10:00 AM

Thursday – STAAR Testing – 8th Grade Social Studies; Beginning Band Soundpost Festival; Middle School Awards Night – 6:00; High School Awards Night – 7:00

Friday – 2nd Grade Math Blast; Intermediate – Right Choice/Perfect Attendance Awards; Middle School Band Soundpost Festival; STAAR Makeup Day

Saturday – Band Banquet – 6:00 PM

I hope everyone has a great week!