Sweepstakes Band, Middle School Robotics and This Week

Bulldog Band Wins Sweepstakes

Congratulations to the Bulldog Band on earning its second Sweepstakes Award ever! The Bulldog Band earned all ones in the concert contest and all ones in the sight reading contest. These two ratings, plus the one earned in the marching contest, qualified the band for the Sweepstakes trophy. Also the Bulldog Band was one of only three bands in our region to receive all ones in concert and sight reading. Below is a video of the Bulldog Band’s performance.

Middle School Robotics Team Advances to State

Congratulations to our Middle School robotics team on earning a wildcard spot at the state robotics competition! Our Middle School team was in the top 62 teams out of a total of 1,300.

Middle School Robotics Team

One Act Play Advances

Eustace, Malakoff and Kemp High School were the three advancing schools from the U.I.L. One Act Play Zone A contest held at Corsicana High School on March 7,2020. In addition to advancing to the District Contest that will be held at University High School’s Performing Arts Center in Waco, Texas on March 21st, there were three students that received an All Star Cast Honorable Mention award, Trey Oakley, Maddy Wiggs and JD Byrd. Matthew Holzer received an All Star Cast award and Haley McCauley received a Technical Achievement award. There will be three other schools for a total of six competing at the District Level. The three schools that advanced from Zone B were Blooming Grove, Palmer and Rice. Three schools will advance out of the six to the Bi-District meet to be held in Waco on March 25th.

This Week

Monday – Middle School Track at Wills Point; JV2 Baseball at Rains – 5:00; JV Baseball at Canton – 5:00; Varsity Boys and Girls Golf at Edgewood

Tuesday – Varsity Softball v. Kemp – 5:00

Wednesday – Middle School Spring Pictures

Thursday – Primary Open House; High School Track at Wills Point; Varsity Baseball at Mabank Tournament;

Friday – Early Release; Varsity Baseball at Mabank Tournament

Saturday – Texas Distance Festival; Eustace JV Softball Tournament

Monday, March 16 – JV 2 Baseball at Mabank – 5:00

Tuesday, March 17 – JV and Varsity Softball at Tyler Lee – 5:00

Thursday, March 19 – Varsity Baseball at Brownsboro; JV Baseball at Van Tournament

Friday, March 20 – JV & Varsity District Softball at Malakoff – 4:30; JV & Varsity Baseball at Wills Point -5:00; JV Baseball at Van Tournament

Saturday, March 21 – District One Act Play – University High School – Waco; Varsity Baseball v. Tyler Heat – 2:00

I hope everyone has a great week and a safe and enjoyable spring break!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baseball, Softball, Construction Update, and This Week

Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on winning the championship of the Westwood Tournament! The Bulldogs were undefeated during the tournament.

Varsity Baseball – Westwood Tournament Champs!

The Lady Bulldogs softball team was also in tournament play this past weekend traveling to Tyler to take part in the Tyler Lone Star Classic. The Lady Bulldogs competed against Longview Spring Hill, Tyler Lee, Harmony, Athens, and Union Grove. The ladies went 2-3 in the tournament including a come-from-behind 15-3 win against Union Grove.

Varsity Softball

The new High School construction project is moving forward. While the much needed rain slowed down some of the concrete work, this past week the foundation was poured for the classroom area. This morning, crews were onsite early to finish the foundation in the classroom area. As is evident, the steel work is progressing daily.

This Week

Monday – Golf- Varsity Boys & Girls Kemp Invitational at Cedar Creek Country Club; JV Baseball v.  John Tyler- 5:00;  JV2 Baseball at La Poyner –   5:00; JV and V Softballv. New Summerfield/Frankston – 4:30; MS Track at Mabank.

Tuesday –  VB and VG Golf at Kemp Invitational at Cedar Creek Country Club

Wednesday – UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest at Canton. Bulldog Band performs at 9:00 AM; Middle School – Spring Sports/Extracurricular Pictures

Thursday – High School One Act Play – West Zone; Middle School – Bulldog Bingo; Varsity Baseball @ Mexia Tournament; Varsity Softball at Frankston Tournament; Cedar Creek Relays at Mabank

Friday – Kindergarten – Muffins with Mom; Varsity Softball at Frankston Tournament; Varsity Baseball at Mexia Tournament

Saturday – High School One Act Play – East Zone; Girls Regional Powerlifting at Fairfield; Varsity Baseball at Mexia Tournament; Varsity Softball at Frankston Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!

7th Grade Writing Awards and This Week

I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable three-day weekend! Our next holiday will be Presidents’ Day on February 17.

Three Eustace Middle School 7th grade students were recognized by the VFW for their essays for the VFW Patriot’s Pen Scholarship Competition Post 4326. Gabrielle Baez placed 1st in the competition, Lillian Hagood placed 2nd, and Mia Morrison placed 3rd. Gabrielle was awarded a $300 scholarship check, Lillian was awarded $200, and Mia was awarded $100. Cassie Munden, our 7th grade writing teacher, was named Teacher of the Year by VFW Post 4326. Ms. Munden was awarded $500. Congratulations to these students and teacher for their awards!

7th Grade Writing Teacher Cassie Munden
Gabrielle Baez – 1st Place in VFW Writing Contest
Lillian Hagood – 2nd Place VFW Writing Contest
Mia Morrison 3rd Place VFW Writing Contest

This Week

Tuesday – Boys and Girls High School District Basketball v. Mildred – 5:00

Thursday – Intermediate – Party Bus; Middle School Basketball – Boys at Kemp and Girls v. Kemp – 5:00;

Friday – Boys and Girls District Basketball at Scurry – 5:00

Saturday – Powerlifting at Van

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

Congratulations to the varsity girls and varsity boys basketball teams on posting district wins against Blooming Grove this past Saturday! Our High School basketball teams are in action Tuesday v. Kemp in Eustace. The first games will start at 5:00 PM

This Week:

Monday – Texas Academic Performance Report Public Hearing – 5:45- High School Library; School Board Meeting – Closed Session – 6:00 – Open Session – 7:00 – High School Library

Tuesday – High School District Basketball v. Kemp – 5:00

Wednesday – Intermediate – Semester Skating

Thursday – Primary – Semester Awards; Intermediate – Semester Awards; Middle School – Bulldog Bingo; Middle School Basketball – Boys at Scurry – Girls v. Scurry – 5:00; State Spirit Competition  – Our Cheer Squad Performs at 8:54 – Crowd Leading, 9:54 – Band Chant, 11:09 – Fight Song, 11:50 – Top 20 Announced, 3:50 – Finalists Announced, 5:15 – Finals Start

Friday – All-Region Clinic in Canton; High School Basketball at Palmer – 5:00

Saturday – Middle School Boys Basketball at Spring Hill Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!

Welcome Back and This Week

I hope everyone had a great Christmas break! Today starts the fourth six weeks and the second semester for all campuses. There are 91 total days in the second semester. The 4th six weeks has 32 days, the fifth six weeks has 29 days, and the 6th six weeks has 30 days.  With all the activities and events that occur during the spring semester, the 91 days will pass quickly.

Construction work on the new High School is progressing.  There will be steel going up soon. Here is the link to the latest video of the construction site: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14fx8NF5IjZASMhPGguc5jOynmsPsX-Fe/view?usp=sharing 
Special thanks to Rusty Meyners for the video.

This Week

Tuesday – Start of 4th Six Weeks; JVAB, VG, VB District Basketball at Rice – 5:00

Thursday – Report Cards; Intermediate – Perfect Attendance/Right Choice Awards; Middle School Basketball – Boys v. Malakoff – Girls at Malakoff – 5:00

Friday  – Intermediate – All A’s/Semester Drawings; Primary – Perfect Attendance/Right Choice; JVBB, JVAB, JVG, VG, & VB District Basketball v. Blooming Grove – 5:00; MS Girls 8A Basketball Tournament at Crandall

lSaturday – MS Boys Basketball Tournament at Van; MS Girls 8A Basketball Tournament at Crandall; Power Lifting at Lindale; Area Auditions

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

This is the last week in the 3rd six weeks. It is also the last week of the first semester. Thursday and Friday will be early release days.

Monday – Primary  – Christmas Around the World; Middle School Boys Basketball at Palmer – 5:00; Middle School Girls Basketball v. Palmer – 5:00; School Board Meeting Open Session – 7:00

Tuesday – Primary – Christmas Around the World; JVBB, JVBA, & VB Basketball v. Ferris – 5:00; JVG & VG District VB at Mildred – 5:00

Wednesday – 2nd Grade Field Trip

Thursday – High School Finals; Early Release

Friday – End 3rd 6 Weeks; Early Release; High School Finals; Intermediate – 1st Semester Drawings & Money-aire; JVG & VG District Basketball v. Scurry- 5:00; JVBB, JVBA, & VB Basketball v. Grace – 5:00

Christmas Holidays – December 23 – January 3

December 26, 27, & 28 – Varsity Boys Basketball at Buffalo Tournament

December 31 – JVBB, JVBA, VB Basketball at Wills Point – 12:00

Monday, January 6 – Staff Workday

Tuesday, January 7 – Classes resume at regular times.

I hope everyone has a great week, a very Merry Christmas, and a very happy New Year!

Middle School One Act Play, TVCC Graduates and This Week

Congratulations to the Middle School One Act Play on earning a district championship last Friday! Spencer Kirby was also named as best performer! Other members of the cast were named All-Stars and two others earned honorable mention recognition. The play also earned a technical award. Great job by the cast, crew, and directors!

Cast and Crew of Middle School OAP


The following students will graduate from TVCC with their certificates in welding:
Mitchell Boyd
Michael Gunter
Jacob Kile
Jaden Lopez
Taylor Reese
Colton Smitherman
Collin Sutton
Kaylee Thomas
Zachary Usmiller

Graduation will be held on Thursday, December 12 at 5:30 at Athens High School.

DogDash 5K

The Eustace Cross Country runners will be hosting their annual 5K fundraiser race this coming Saturday, December 14. If you’re interested,  you may click on the following link to register: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=202905

This Week

Monday – Middle School Boys Basketball v. Rice and Middle School Girls Basketball at Rice – 5:00

Tuesday – Algebra I and English I End of Course Retests; High School Girls Basketball v. Australia; JVBB, JVAB, & VB Basketball at Athens

Wednesday – Biology End of Course Retest

Thursday – English II End of Course Retest; Christmas Concert – 7:00 PM – High School Auditorium; JV & V Girls Basketball at Edgewood Tournament; JVBB, JVBA, and VB at Eustace Dog Pound Tournament

Friday – US History End of Course Retest and EOC Make-up Day; JV & V Girls Basketball at Edgewood Tournament; JVBB, JVBA, and VB at Eustace Dog Pound Tournament

Saturday – JV & V Girls Basketball at Edgewood Tournament; JVBB, JVBA, and VB at Eustace Dog Pound Tournament; DogDash 5K; Christmas on the Square

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

Welcome Back and This Week

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break! We have 15 school days remaining in the 3rd six weeks and the first semester. These 15 days will be filled with many events and activities.

Monday – Middle School Basketball – Boys v. Kemp; Girls at Kemp – 5:00;

Tuesday – High School Girls Basketball at Wills Point – 5:00; High School Boys Basketball at Chapel Hill – 5:00

Wednesday – Middle School Winter Sports/Staff/Grade Level Pictures

Thursday – Middle School One Act Play in Kemp; JV Boys Basketball Tournament at LaPoyner; Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament at Slocum; Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament at Trinidad

Friday – Middle School One Act Play in Kemp; V Boys Basketball Tournament at LaPoyner; Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament at Slocum; Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament at Trinidad

Saturday – Middle School Daddy/Daughter Dance; JV Boys Basketball Tournament at LaPoyner; Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament at Slocum; Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament at Trinidad

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

This Week

This is the third week of the 3rd six weeks. We have three more weeks to go in the first semester. This is also the week before our Thanksgiving Holidays.

Our football, cross country, volleyball, and marching band seasons are completed. We are now getting our basketball and concert band seasons underway.

Preparations are also underway for UIL Academic Contests for the elementary grades and the middle school grades.

This Friday is an early release day. Buses will run about 2 hours early on Friday.

Monday – Varsity Girls Basketball v. Oakwood – 6:30; Board Meeting – Public Hearing on Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas – 6:00; Regular Open Meeting will start at 7:00 PM.

Tuesday – Middle School Picture Retakes

Thursday – Middle School-Bulldog Bingo; JVB and JVA Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament in Eustace

Friday – Early Release Day; JVA and Varsity Boys Basketball at Martin’s Mill; JVB and JVA Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament in Eustace

Saturday – JVB and JVA Boys Basketball at Lindale Tournament; JV and Varsity Girls Basketball Tournament in Eustace

Monday, Novmeber 25 – Friday, November 29 – Thanksgiving Holidays.

Classes will resume on Monday, December 2.

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

 

Senior Night, Salute to Veterans, State Cross Country, and This Week

Friday night was Senior Night for students that participated in fall activities. A special thank you to these students for all their hard work and dedication over the last four years. You may view a video of the entire Senior Night Ceremony at this link: https://youtu.be/I6B9mepGZLI

Veterans were honored at Friday night’s game with a huge American flag hand held on the field during the playing of the National Anthem. Video of the event may be found at this link: https://youtu.be/Z3aFyfUtzJI

Saturday, the Eustace Bulldogs boys cross country team participated at the UIL State Cross Country Meet in Round Rock. For the second year in a row, the Bulldogs brought home a state championship!! The Bulldogs had an overall score of 85. The second place team had a score of 112. Dalton Page led the Bulldogs with an overall finish of 2nd place. Jayden Lopez also placed in the top ten runners at tenth place. A complete video of the cross country send off, start, finish, and award ceremonies may be found at this link: https://youtu.be/hjU9X0wpei4

Dalton Page – Silver Medal – 2nd Overall

Jayden Lopez – 10th Place Overall

STATE CHAMPS

STATE CHAMPS

This Week

Monday – Middle School Girls Basketball v. Malakoff – 5:00; Jazz Clinic at Quinlan

Tuesday – High School Girls Basketball v. Ferris – 5:00; Jazz Clinic at Quinlan

Wednesday – Intermediate Picture Retakes;

Thursday – Intermediate Perfect Attendance Awards; Intermediate Fundraiser Delivery; High School Boys Basketball Scrimmage at Lone Oak

Friday – Intermediate – Right Choice and 6 Weeks Drawings; Middle School – Coat Drive Ends; Primary – Perfect Attendance and Right Choice Awards

Saturday – Varsity Girls Basketball at Kaufman – 1:00; Middle School Girls Basketball at Crandall Tournament

I hope everyone has a great week!