This Week

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team on opening district play with a win over Blooming Grove!

Due to lightning delays, the football game against Winona was called in the second quarter. While the Bulldogs were trailing 28-14, we were about to get the ball back with the opportunity to cut the lead to one touchdown.

This is Homecoming Week! There are many activities and events scheduled for this week. Rain is forecast for everyday this week. In case of cancellations, or changes in plans, please check our Twitter feed on our homepage, or by following us on Twitter at @EustaceISD.

Weather permitting, we will have our annual Celebrate Freedom Parade this Tuesday at 8:30 AM. The parade will take place at the Intermediate bus loop. Everyone is invited to attend!

Also, weather permitting, we will have our Homecoming Tailgate Party and Bonfire this Thursday. The Tailgate Party will start at 6:00 PM and will take place in the Bulldog Stadium parking lot. The bonfire is scheduled to start at 8:00 PM and will take place on the southside of Bulldog Stadium.

Also, this Friday is our annual District-Wide Pep Rally. The pep rally will start at 9:00 AM and will be held in the Kirk Gym. Everyone is invited to attend!

The fall MAP testing window continues this week.

Monday – Middle School Volleyball at Mildred – 4:30; Monday Night Band Rehearsal – 6:30

Tuesday – Celebrate Freedom Parade at Intermediate Bus Loop – 8:30 AM; High School District Volleyball v. Mildred – 4:30

Thursday – Intermediate Individual Pictures; Middle School Football v. Westwood – 5:00; JV Football at Westwood – 6:00; Community Tailgate Party – 6:00; Bonfire – 8:00

Friday – Homecoming Day; District Wide Pep Rally – 9:00 – Kirk Gym; 2nd Grade Grandparents’ Day Lunch; Primary Book Fair Begins; High School District Volleyball v. Palmer – 4:30; Varsity Football v. Westwood – 7:30

Saturday – All Region Jazz Auditions – Crandall; High School and Middle School Cross Country at Canton

I hope everyone has a great week!

This Week

I hope everyone had a great weekend! We have lots of events taking place throughout the week.

The MAP fall assessment window continues throughout this week.

Bulldog Bash is today at 6:30 in the E. L. Kirk Gym. All of the fall sports teams will be introduced, as well as the cheerleaders, student trainers, and band. Everyone is invited to attend. After the Bash, the High School will hold their Meet the Teacher night in the foyer of the Kirk Gym.

Monday – Bulldog Bash – 6:30; Band Practice – After Bulldog Bash

Tuesday – Volleyball – Open; Construction Committee Meeting – 5:00 – High School Library

Thursday – JV Football at Lone Oak – 6:00

Friday – 9th, JV, & V Volleyball at Palestine – 4:30; Varsity Football at Lone Oak – 7:30

Saturday – High School and Middle School Cross Country at Kaufman

M0nday, September 3 – Labor Day Holiday

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).

 

 

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/

 

 

TVCC Dual credit registration

TVCC Dual credit registration will begin on Monday, April 2, 2018, All students, grades 9-11, who have taken the TSI and are eligible to take dual credit classes for the summer and/or Fall 2018, will need to see me to get concurrent forms. Please remember that if a student has never taken a college class, there are additional things that have to be completed before a student can actually register. Students should not wait until the very last minute to take care of this. Please note these deadlines:

Summer 1&2 registration- May 17. 2018

Fall registration- June 7, 2018