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
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:
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
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.
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.
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
I appreciate everyone’s patience with the unplanned 6 day break last week. We still have almost a day and a half of extra time to work with during the spring semester. As of right now, none of the days missed will have to be made up.
Monday – Middle School Basketball: Girls at Scurry; Boys host Scurry – 5:00
Tuesday – High School Basketball v. Alba-Golden – 4:00
Thursday – Called Board Meeting – 6:00 – High School Library
I hope everyone had a great Christmas break! We are now into the second semester of the 2017-2018 school year. Today is the start of the 4th 6 weeks. There are 93 instructional days in the 2nd semester. The 2nd semester will also have several holidays: January 15, February 19, March 12 – 16, March 30, and April 20.
As is always the case, the 2nd semester will feature many different events and activities. Check back here and follow us on Twitter for the latest updates.
Congratulations to the JV girls, JV boys, and varsity boys on posting district basketball wins against Quitman last night!
Wednesday – Start of 4th 6 Weeks
Thursday – Report cards issued; Perfect Attendance and Right Choice Awards – Intermediate; Middle School Basketball – Boys at Grand Saline & Girls v. Grand Saline – 5:00; Construction Committee Meeting – 6:00 – High School library
Friday – 3rd 6 Weeks Drawings – Intermediate School; High School basketball v. Grand Saline – 4:00
Saturday – High School Band Area Auditions; Cheerleading Show-Off – 8:00 – 2:00 – Kirk Gym
Congratulations to Jorgann Holgerson on placing third in Informative Speaking at the Ennis Christmas Classic competition! Jorgann is pictured below with her trophy:
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!
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