Track, Baseball, and This Week

Congratulations to Dalton Page on qualifying for the State Track Meet in the 1600m run!! Dalton placed 2nd in the 1600m at the Regional Track Meet on Saturday.

Congratulations also go out to the Bulldog baseball team on their win over Grand Saline last Friday. With that win, the Bulldogs take sole possession of 2nd place in the district. The Bulldogs will face Kemp in the bi-district round of the state playoffs this Thursday and Friday. The games will be played in Mabank. Starting times will be posted to the district’s Tweeter account later in the week.

Also, last Friday was the Bulldog’s last home game of the season. The senior players were honored before the game. I want to send a special thank you to all our senior baseball players!

2018 Senior Baseball Players

April 30 – May 4 is Teacher Appreciation Week.

Monday – Early Voting for Bond Election

Tuesday – Last Day for Early Voting in Bond Election

Thursday – Bi-District Baseball Playoff v. Kemp in Mabank

Friday – Bi-District Baseball Playoff v. Kemp in Mabank

Saturday – Election Day for Bond Proposal

I hope everyone has a great week!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scholarships

May 1, 2018– The JW Wallace Memorial Scholarship is available to graduating seniors who plan to pursue their educational goal through a vocational school program. Applications are Available in the counselor’s office.

 

May 1, 2018– The ATPE (Association of Texas Professional Educators) Scholarship is now ready for application for graduating seniors. Applications are available in the counselor’s office. Note- this scholarship does not require the applicant to plan a career in teaching.

 

June 30, 2018– ZipRecruiter is offering a $3,000 scholarship to students who are enrolled in an accredited college or university, and can write a 500-800 word essay on a job previously or currently held, and what the ideal post-graduate job would be. To apply, go to https://www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

 

March 31, 2019- SoberTimes is offering a $500 essay scholarship geared toward students who make active efforts to fight addiction and substance abuse. Students can get details and submit here: https://sobertimes.com/addiction-and-recovery-scholarship/

 

Imagine America Foundation provides scholarships for trade school students. Please visit : https://www.imagine-america.org/applyforscholarships.

Area Track Results and Regional Qualifiers

Congratulations go out to both the boys and girls track teams on finishing in 3rd place at the Area Meet. There were a total of 17 girls and 17 boys teams participating in the Area Meet. The  boys team finished 1 point behind the 2nd place team.

Here are the girls results:

800m Run – Macy Penix – 3rd Place; Brooke McAtee – 5th Place

1600m Run – Sabrina Davis – 4th  Place; Brooke McAtee – 5th Place; Krislynn Westbrook – 6th Place

3200m Run – Sabrina Davis – 3rd Place; Krislynn Westbrook – 4th Place; Yasmine Washington – 6th Place

100m Hurdles – Reece Thorne – 3rd Place; Sara Larson – 4th Place

300m Hurdles – Bailey Holbert – 4th Place; Reece Thorne – 6th Place

4 x 100m Relay – 5th Place – Erica Hoops, Bailey Holbert, Jana Peters, & Sierra Castillo

4 x 200m Relay – 5th Place – Erica Hoops, Sara Larson, Jana Peters, & Sierra Castillo

4 x 400m Relay – 5th Place – Macy Penix, Ella Taylor, Bailey Holbert, Reece Thorne

Shot Put – Miranda Fontenot – 2nd Place

Discus – Miranda Fontenot – 3rd Place

High Jump – Hannah Patterson – 4th Place; Erica Hoops – 5th Place; Jessica Plunk – 6th Place

Pole Vault – Carly Hunt – 5th Place

Girls Regional Qualifiers – Macy Penix (800m Run), Sabrina Davis(1600m Run, 3200m Run), Krislynn Westbrook(3200m Run), Reece Thorne(100m Hurdles), Sara Larson(100m Hurdles), Bailey Holbert(300m Hurdles), Miranda Fontenot(Shot, Discus), and Hannah Patterson(High Jump).

Boys Results:

100m Dash – Tristian Castillo – 5th Place

400m Dash – Cody Carpenter – 6th Place

800m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place

1600m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place; Jaden Lopez – 5th Place

3200m Run – Dalton Page – 2nd Place; Nicholas Westbrook – 4th Place

300m Hurdles – Tristian Castillo – 3rd Place

4 x 100m Relay – 4th Place – Cory Strawn, Tristian Castillo, Alejandro Sanchez, & Clifton Johnson

4 x 200m Relay – 4th Place – Cory Strawn, Ethan Austin, Alejandro Sanchez

4 x 400m Relay – 2nd Place – Cory Strawn, Cody Carpenter, Alejandro Sanchez, Joey Harris

Long Jump – Ethan Austin – 5th Place

Triple Jump – Cory Strawn – 2nd Place

High Jump – Ethan Austin – 5th Place

Pole Vault – Bucky Womble – 6th Place

Regional Qualifiers – Dalton Page(800m Run, 3200m Run, 1600m Run), Nicholas Westbrook(3200m Run), Tristian Castillo(300m Hurdles, 4 x 100m Relay), Cory Strawn(4 x 100m Relay, 4 x 200m Relay, 4 x 400m Relay, Triple Jump), Alejandro Sanchez( 4 x 100m Relay, 4 x 200m Relay, 4 x 400m Relay), Clifton Johnson( 4 x 100m Relay), Ethan Austin(4 x 200m Relay), Cody Carpenter(4 x 400m Relay).

 

 

This Week

Our Bass Team came up just a few pounds short of qualifying for the state tournament in their first year to compete. The team is already looking forward to next year. A special thank you goes to our bass team coach, Kenneth Carpenter. Another special thank you goes to all the boat captains for their time, effort, and dedication to the students.

The Primary will be doing Guided Reading assessments throughout this week for kindergarten students.

I will have the results of the Area Track Meet and the list of Regional Qualifiers later today. A separate post with that information will be done.

This Week

Tuesday – District Baseball at Grand Saline

Wednesday – Primary – Faculty and Group Pictures

Thursday – Band Concert – 7:00

Friday – 2nd Grade Science Fair; Regional Track Meet at Whitehouse; District Baseball v. Grand Saline – 8:00 – Senior Night

Saturday – Regional Track Meet at Whitehouse

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

Congratulations to all 4 High School track teams on winning district championships last week! The JV girls, JV boys, and varsity girls all scored at least 200 points in their divisions. The varsity boys won all three relays on their way to winning their division. The Area Track meet will be this Thursday in Sunnyvale.

Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on posting two wins last week against Quitman! The wins put the Bulldogs at 6-0 in district play. The Bulldogs play Edgewood this week.

Congratulations also go out to Mady Bragg on placing 1st in Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the Regional UIL Academics Meet on Saturday! Mady will now be traveling to Austin to compete at the State UIL Academics Meet.

EHS will be hosting two 8th grade parent meetings this week. One will be Tuesday evening and the other will be Wednesday morning. We will serve a light meal starting at 5:30 in the High School cafeteria. The meeting will follow at 6:00. On Wednesday, we will serve a light breakfast at 8:30. The meeting will start at 8:45. These meetings will give parents of 8th grade students a chance to learn about the different types of endorsements that are available to High School students. Parents will also learn about dual-credit courses, certification courses, and when students get to participate in these types of courses.

Also, a reminder that this Friday is a school holiday. Classes will resume Monday, April 23 at regular times.

This Week

Monday – Board Meeting – 7:00 – High School library

Tuesday – 8th Grade Parent Meeting – Meal – 5:30 – Meeting – 6:00; District Baseball v. Edgewood

Wednesday – 8th Grade Parent Meeting – Meal – 8:30 – Meeting – 6:00; Intermediate School – Class/Staff Pictures

Thursday – Area Track Meet at Sunnyvale

Friday – School Holiday; District Baseball at Edgewood

Saturday – Prom – 7:00

I hope everyone has a great week!

Congratulations to the varsity softball team on a district win over Kemp on Friday!

Congratulations to the varsity baseball team on posting two wins over Alba-Golden on Thursday. Those two wins put the baseball team at 4-0 in district play!!

Also, last Monday, the District Middle School Track Meet was held in Eustace. Both the 8th grade girls and 8th grade boys were overall district champs! The 7th grade girls placed 2nd and the 7th grade boys placed 4th. Congratulations to all the participants on a great performance!

Today is the start of the 6th 6 weeks. There are 33 days left in the 2017-2018 school year. This is also the week that many of the STAAR tests are given.

Monday – Start of 6th 6 Weeks; Boys and Girls District Golf

Tuesday – STAAR Tests: Grades 4 & 7 Writing; Grades 5 & 8 Math; End of Course – English I; District Baseball at Quitman; District Softball v. Quitman

Wednesday – STAAR Tests: Grades 5 & 8 Reading; District Track Meet Prelims at Mineola;

Thursday – STAAR Tests: End of Course English II; Intermediate – Perfect Attendance Awards; Middle School Track Pictures; Report Cards issued; District Track Finals at Mineola

Friday – STAAR Tests: Makeup Day; Intermediate School – Right Choice Awards/Money-aire/Drawings; District Baseball v. Quitman; District Softball at Alba; Regional Academic Meet at Tyler Jr. College

Saturday – Regional Academic Meet at Tyler Jr. College

 

Scholarships

May 1, 2018-The Travis Stone Cates Memorial Scholarship is now ready for application. Graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in education and coaching are eligible to apply. Applications are available in the counselor’s office.

 

May 1, 2018– The Eustace Athletic Booster Club Scholarship is now ready for application. Parents of graduating seniors must be an active member of the club, and must have worked a certain number of events to be eligible to apply. The application , along with the eligibility criteria is available in the counselor’s office.

 May 4, 2018– The Eustace Board of Trustees will be awarding two $800 scholarships to two graduating seniors in 2018. The Scholarship application requires one letter of recommendation from an educator and will also require an interview before the Board. The interview will be conducted on May 21 prior to the regular board meeting. Applications are   available in the counselor’s office.

June 15, 2018-GOBanking Rates is a personal finance resource that is offering a $2,500 to graduating seniors who will start college in the Fall of 2018. Applicants must be 18 years of age at the time of application, and the judging criteria will be based on insight and consideration of the response question, and the quality of the essay submitted. For further information and to apply, visit https://www.gobankingrates.com/scholarships/