Thursday October 18, 2012 EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL @ Midland College
Students of the Week • SENIOR: • Senior Ismael Chavez demonstrates the core value of responsibility. He works very hard to keep his grades up stay focused on graduation. • JUNIOR: • Junior Anthony Rodriguez demonstrates the core value of kindness. He is very friendly is always willing to help others. • SOPHOMORE: • Sophomore Alex Ramos demonstrates the core values of kindness and responsibility. He is always willing to help other students, groups, or teachers when in need. • FRESHMAN: • Freshman Itzel Hernandez demonstrates the core value of desire. Even when things get hard she fights through to reach her goals.
Quote of the Day "The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Anon.
College Visits • Make sure you… • Complete a request for college absence form at least 3 days prior to absence • Have your request approved • RETURN your signed request for college absence form with your college brochure • Without each of these steps your absences will be unexcused.
Senior Pictures Only 56/80 of our seniors have had their picture taken by Sam Hollis. If you are wanting your senior picture to be in the yearbook you have to get that taken care of. Remember: You do not have to pay for the Basic Yearbook Sitting. Call Sam Hollis at 684-4343 and book your senior photo session today!
Leaving School Before 4:10? You MUST… Senior, Juniors, and Sophomores: YOU must sign out in the office & have a parent call Freshman: Your parent is to meet you in the front office and your parent must sign you out. If your parent forgets to sign you out then YOU must sign out and then have a parent call the office. You are responsible for being signed out of school. Any student who does not sign out in the front office prior to leaving campus will serve lunch detention upon return.
Book Club Book Club has chosen to read Unwind by Neal Shusterman. We will meet Thursday, 10/18 at lunch to discuss the first 1/4 of the novel. If you want to join Book Club in reading this novel, please get a copy of Unwind and read the first 1/4 of the novel by next Thursday.
UIL Academic Teams • ECHS@MC will be competing in UIL Academic Contests next spring at the District 2-5A UIL Academic Meet. • Any grade level may compete • For more information and a complete list of available events that students may compete in is available in Mr. Holik’s room • For more information please speak with Mr. Holik in room #112 Mark this in your planner. This is the last week for this to be posted on the announcements!
ECHS@MC Need/Want community service hours? Sign up for the Community Wide Garage Sale in the front office with Mrs. Coleman. Who When Shifts 9th-12th graders Oct. 20th-21st Oct. 20 8:30-10:30 10:30-12:30 12:30-3:00 Oct. 21 2:00-4:00
Yearbook Who When Where Returning Yearbook Staff Oct. 22nd at 4:15pm Mrs. Gay’s Room
Midland Teen Court ALL students Who Where When Opportunities Requirements Jurors and Attorneys Neat, conservative clothing: long pants or skirt. NO HATS, electronics, or gum. Arrive at 5:00 SHARP Complete a blue juror form Listen to testimony of various offenses and determine a constructive sentence for each case Oct. 15, 22, 29 Nov. 5, 26 Dec. 3, 10 Midland County Courthouse 500 N. Loraine www.midlandteencourt.ort Mark this in your planner because this is the last week for it to be in the announcements!
Youth & Government Section meetings This Week Tuesday: Legislative 4:15-5:00 Thursday: UN 4:15-5:00 Friday: Officers 8:15-8:45 2. October Community Service Projects A. KMB Make a Difference Day October 20th 8:00-11:00am (lunch provided 11:30-12:30) Sign-up by Oct 12th in Ms. Wright's room B. YMCA Halloween Carnival October 26th 5:30-9:00pm Sign-up by Oct 19th in Ms. Wright's room (no scary costumes) CANCELLED
Juniors • Friday October 19th Josten’s will be taking senior ring orders in Room #221 F. Marie Hall 1:00-4:00pm • There is a $50 deposit for all orders. If you are unable to pay your deposit, please see the representative to make special arrangements.
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