Tuesday, ​September​ ​19,​ ​2017

FFA:​ ​The FFA Soil Judging teams participated yesterday at the District Contest. There were 198 contestants representing 13 schools. The top six teams qualify for the State contest. Our​ ​teams​ ​took the​ ​top​ ​five​ ​teams​ ​in​ ​the​ ​contest.​ We have placed 5 of the top six teams in previous years. However, this is the first time one school has taken the top 5 spots in the District contest. Congratulations teams!!!

DOT​ ​DAY:​ ​ ​Last Friday was International Dot Day. Dot Day was started after a children’s book called, “The Dot” by Peter Reynolds. The story encourages students to: "Make a mark and see where it takes you.” ​ ​Make​ ​your​ ​mark​ ​Thursday​ ​by​ ​wearing​ ​dots/circles​ ​along​ ​with​ ​your​ ​class​ ​colors.

HOMECOMING​ ​DANCE:​ ​ ​ ​There will be a dance after the football game on Friday. It will be held in the cafeteria and will end at 11:30. The dance is sponsored by Student Council and is for Eastern students ONLY.​ It will cost $5.00 to get in. Please have your ride here on time. Remember that once you enter the dance, you cannot leave and come back in.

STUDENT​ ​COUNCIL:​ ​ The collection of bottled water and canned goods for hurricane relief has been extended​ ​through​ ​next​ ​week.​ ​ ​Leave your canned goods and/or bottled water in Mrs. Gulley’s or Mrs. Temple’s rooms.

ART​ ​CLUB:​ ​ ​ ​Meeting after​ ​school​ ​Wednesday​ ​until​ ​4:15​ in Mrs. Temple’s room.

Reminder:​ The IACAC Southern Indiana College Fair will take place at New Albany High School on Sept. 27, between 6:30-8:00 p.m.
University​ ​of​ ​Southern​ ​Indiana​ Open House - October​ ​14​ ​and​ ​November​ ​11​. Check USIedu/visit for more information.
Marian​ ​University​ ​ ​Blue and Gold Days for this fall are scheduled for​ ​Oct.​ ​7​ and Oct.​ ​28.​ ​ Visit

Homecoming:​ ​ ​​Dress​ ​Themes​ ​for​ ​Homecoming​ ​Week:
     Wednesday: Wear your favorite college team
     Thursday: Class Colors: Seniors -- Black
                                           Juniors -- Gray Freshmen -- Neon
                                          Sophomores -- White
     Friday: Extreme Purple and Gold

Cross​ ​Country:​ ​ ​ ​The Boys’ Cross Country team ran well Saturday at the Crawford County Invitational, finishing in 2nd place out of 27 complete teams. Winning medals in their respective races were Uriah​ ​Guthrie,​ ​Rhett​ ​Pennington,​ ​Matt​ ​Coats,​ ​and​ ​Brandon​ ​Sill.

Congratulations​ ​to​ ​Carley​ ​England,​ this week’s scholar-athlete.

Tuesday: Boys’ Tennis @ Borden 4:15
               Volleyball @ Medora 6:00
Wednesday:​ Boys’ Tennis vs. Silver Creek 5:00

EHS Statements

Vision Statement:  Our vision for Eastern High School is to achieve excellence in education.

Mission Statement:  The mission of Eastern High School is to graduate students with the life skills to become contributing members of a changing society.

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