March 31, 2018- The Blue Knights Motorcycle Club is offering their annual Peace Officer Memorial Scholarship to graduating seniors and freshman level college students. Applications are  available in the counselor’s office.


July 31, 2018– Financial Futures Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and plan to major in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and other degrees related to the personal finance industry. For further information and to apply, visit 


March 30, 2018- The Texas Builders Foundation is offering a scholarship to a Texas high school graduate who plans to pursue a construction related trade certification or construction degree. For complete eligibility requirements and information, refer to the Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship Guidebook and the scholarship instructions and auto-fill application at www.TexasBuilders


March 31, 2018– The Daniel McMahon Chapter of the  Daughters of the American Revolution is offering a $500 scholarship to a Henderson County graduating senior who plans to continue their education at TVCC. TVCC will match this scholarship with an additional $500. The application is available in the counselor’s office.


April 5, 2018-The Henderson County Literary Club is offering a $500 scholarship, with a matching grant from TVCC to graduating female seniors. The application is  available in the counselor’s office.


This Week

Congratulations to Bucky Womble being named the winner of the Air Force Association Chapter 416 Essay Contest!! Bulldog Proud of you, Bucky!!

The weather has caused the cancellation of several activities over the past few days. The annual Bulldog Relays had to be canceled and the Eustace Varsity Baseball Tournament had to be postponed.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Bulldog Relays – running events only; Varsity Softball at Kerens – 6:00

Tuesday – JV Baseball at Mineola

Thursday – Varsity Softball at Frankston Tournament; JV Baseball at Athens Tournament; Varsity Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament; High School Track at Corsicana

Friday – District Softball at Mineola; JV Baseball at Athens Tournament; Varsity Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament

Saturday – Varsity Softball at Frankston Tournament; JV Baseball at Athens Tournament; Varsity Baseball at Grand Saline Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!

Scholarships; Summer Pre-Med Camp


March 28, 2018– the Tulsa Welding School in Houston is hosting its annual welding competition on April 14, 2018. The grand prize winner will receive a full tuition scholarship to attend Tulsa Welding School. The competition is open to high school seniors who have taken a welding class in high school or at a vocational technical institute. To apply, visit Applications are also available in the counselor’s office


May 1, 2018– The First State Bank is offering two scholarships to graduating seniors who will be attending TVCC in the Fall of 2018 and are children of First State Bank customers, who have been associated with FSB for no less than three  The scholarships are $1,200 each. The application and scholarship guidelines are available in the counselor’s office.


Stephen F. Austin State University is hosting their tenth JAMP Camp at SFA for juniors(next year seniors) who are interested in getting a jump start on their premedical undergraduate lifestyle and hopefully greater success in applying for the JAMP program in two years. Students will participate in college level instruction in science and math, they spend each morning with clinical professionals in the community, experience a medical school setting at the McGovern Medical School in Houston, and participate in many other activities.  To get more information about this camp and to apply, visit Follow the links on the left side of the homepage to get to the Summer Pre-Med Camp website. The camp will be held July 8-15, 2018. Application deadline is April 1, 2018.


This Week

I hope everyone had a great three day weekend! Today is the start of the fifth six weeks. We have two more six weeks in the 2017-2018 school year. The fifth six weeks is one of the busiest of the year. We have softball, baseball, track, band, and UIL academics all going on at the same time.

The weather may have an impact on some activities this week.

Tuesday – Start of 5th 6 Weeks; JV baseball at Sunnyvale – 6:00; Varsity Baseball at Martins Mill – 6:00

Wednesday – High School One Act Play Critique at Van; Intermediate School – Spring Pictures

Thursday – Report Cards Issued; Bulldog Relays; Varsity Softball Tournament at Whitehouse; Eustace Varsity Baseball Tournament

Friday – Intermediate School – Right Choice & Money-aire; Varsity Softball Tournament at Whitehouse; Eustace Varsity Baseball Tournament

Saturday – Varsity Softball Tournament at Whitehouse; Eustace Varsity Baseball Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!



May 30, 2018- Patterson Law Group is looking for motivated and passionate students to create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign. Submission can be in the following forms:

  • Video or other multimedia
  • Written (like a poem). Not to exceed three paragraphs
  • Photo or Graphic (including a viral Facebook post or mock-up of a billboard)

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States and must maintain a GPA of at least a 3.0.

The recipient will be awarded a $2108 financial aid scholarship to go toward the expenses of his or her education.

Scholarship details and the application can be found at


TVCC Scholarships

April 15, 2018– The TVCC Scholarship application is now available. Students who plan to attend TVCC in the Fall of 2018 may use this application to apply for any general scholarship offered by TVCC Foundation. . Under the section where it asks: Please indicate the name(s) of scholarships for which you are applying (only one application necessary for ANY donor or departmental scholarship in the college catalog): just put the words any foundation scholarship. The TVCC foundation scholarship committee will match each student with the best scholarship that fits their dreams and accomplishments. The application is attached and is fillable so that it can be emailed back to TVCC. There are also paper applications in the counselor’s office. To access scholarshipo application, click on:

TVCC Scholarship


April 15, 2018-Cedar Creek Lake Rotary Club /TVCC scholarship is also available. Because this scholarship will be matched by TVCC, applicants can use the TVCC scholarship (above) and simply put Cedar Creek Rotary Club in the section asking for which scholarship the student is applying for. Also, students who have graduated and are currently attending TVCC full time may apply for this scholarship.


Board Meeting Tonight

Tonight, the EISD Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meeting. The meeting starts at 7:00 PM and will be held in the High School library. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

The Board will hear the following reports:

  • RevTrak Report
  • Actual Costs for Electricity
  • Energy Savings Report for December
  • Update on Enrollment

The board may consider action on the following agenda items:

  • Minutes from Previous Meetings
  • Financial Reports
  • Approval of an Order Calling a Bond Election
  • 2018-2019 School Calendar
  • Changing the Date of the March Board Meeting

The board will enter close session to consider personnel & staffing, evaluations and contracts for Assistant Superintendents, Athletic Director, Director of Special Programs, and Campus Principals, student transfers. Any action taken on a closed meeting item will be done in open session.



This Week

There is so much going on right now, that I am including Monday and Tuesday of next week in this post. A reminder to everyone that Monday, February 19 is a school holiday. Classes will resume Tuesday, February 20 at regular times.

This Week

Monday – Varsity Softball at Rice – 6:00; Board Meeting – High School Library – 7:00

Tuesday – Baseball Scrimmage @ Scurry – 4:30; Boys High School Basketball v. Edgewood – 5:00; Senior Night Boys Basketball;

Thursday – Varsity Softball at Blooming Grove Tournament

Friday – 2nd Grade Field Trip; End of 4th Six Weeks; Varsity Softball at Blooming Grove Tournament; Baseball Scrimmage v. Canton – JV/V – 4:30

Saturday – Softball at Blooming Grove Tournament; Baseball Scrimmage v. Mabank – JV2 – 12:00

Monday – School Holiday; Varsity Baseball at Martins Mill – 6:00; JV2 Baseball at Canton – 5:00 – Double Header; JV3 Baseball v. John Tyler – 5:00

Tuesday – Start of 4th Six Weeks; JV Baseball at Sunnyvale – 6:00; JV & Varsity Softball at Mabank – 5:30


March 1, 2018- The National Farm Kids Farm Kids to College Scholarship is available for graduating seniors who plan to pursue an agriculture related degree from an accredited college or university. There will be three national scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each.

To apply, go to :


March 1, 2018– The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is offering scholarships ranging from $500-$10,000 per academic year- the average scholarship is about $3,700. Applicants must be graduating seniors with above average grades  who plan to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. For further information and to apply, go to


March 15, 2018– The Beyond the Boroughs National Scholarship awards four-year scholarships- each worth up to $20,000 is available to male and female students of any race from any state. The aim is to create deserved college scholarship opportunities for students, with a primary focus on first generation collegians. This is for  graduating seniors who have been accepted to a college or university and are from  LOW INCOME households. To apply , visit


March 15, 2018– The Microsoft disAbility Scholarship enables high school students with disabilities to go to college and target a career in the technology industry. In addition, the hope is to contribute to increasing the pool of persons living with a disability enrolling in higher education and, in the long term, decrease the unemployment bias for this demographic.

To be considered for the Microsoft disAbility Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be a current high school senior with living with a disAbility (as defined by WHO), whether that be visual, hearing, mobility, cognitive, speech or other disAbility.
  2. Plan to attend an undergraduate program in a 2 or 4-year University/College or Technical College in the fall of the academic year following high-school graduation. Schools must be in the USA or have a USA-Affiliate for financial transactions (contact Seattle Foundation to verify non-USA school’s eligibility).
  3. Declare a major in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, law, business, or a related field  (e.g. paralegal, pre-law, finance, business administration, or marketing).
  4. Demonstrate a passion for technology.
  5. Demonstrate leadership at school and/or in the community.
  6. Have a high school cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  7. Require financial assistance to attend college.
  8. Enrollment status must be full-time or half time.

To apply, go to


October 31, 2018– KidGuard is a technology services company that provides information and tools for parents to keep their kids safe online. The KidGuard for Education Scholarship is an effort to bring awareness and inspire solutions on issues such as cyberbullying, online predators, ten suicide and childhood depression in the age of technology. High school students, grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. There are multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000. Students must write an essay on one of five topics. For further information, visit