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 http://www.ushli.org/juan_andrade_scholarship.html.

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 www.uttyler.edu/previewday.

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 http://www.swetamu.com/hsc-2018.html.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!