ECHS Weekly Update

Volume 33 - May 19, 2019

Upcoming Dates

May 21 English I and II EOC - Reading portion (Eng. II is a pilot test)

***May 25 Spring Dance (Semi-Formal) ***DATE CHANGE***

May 27 No School - Memorial Day

May 29 Algebra I EOC

May 31 Biology EOC

June 3 First and Second Period Final Exams

June 4 Third and Fourth Period Exams

June 5 End of Year Award Celebrations

June 6 End of Year Barbeque and Fun Day

Textbook Collection, Chromebook Collection, and Fines

  • All student textbooks and teacher class sets will be collected on Friday, May 24, 2019
  • All student Chromebooks will be collected on Thursday, May 30, 2019, AND Friday, May 31, 2019. Chromebook chargers, in their initially issued condition, are due with the Chromebooks.

  • Students will not be permitted to participate in and End-of-Year activities until they are in good financial standing.
  • All ID fines should be paid before the dance, if applicable.

Summer Sessions

Invitations have been sent home with students for Summer Session 1.

We will offer IDS 109 to rising juniors who did not take it during their sophomore year. Additionally, we will be able to offer ACCUPLACER support to students who are rising sophomores, and who have not met eligibility for TTC by the end of their freshmen year in the area of Writing and/or Reading Comprehension.

The sessions run from June 10 - 27, 2019, and meet on M, Tu, W, Th of each week with a release time at 1:30. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

A second summer session (July 8-26 M-Th) will be offered to students who are rising juniors and who have not met necessary ACCUPLACER scores on the Math portions, or who are rising sophomores and who have scored 65 or lower on the ALG 1 EOC and who have not passed the math portions of the ACCUPLACER. This session is designed to provide additional support in Math skills. Participants will be invited following the Algebra 1 EOC.

Publix Partners

ECHS is now a Publix Partners school:

Sign up for a account.
Then log into your account and select a school in your account settings.

Simply enter your phone number at checkout.
Eligible purchases at Publix will help earn money for your school.

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SC Business Week

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce wants your scholars to participate in this year’s annual Business Week Program. Throughout this week-long camp, students will learn about personal finance, ethics in business, leadership profiling, and entrepreneurship. Students will also have the chance to network with numerous South Carolina business leaders and apply for scholarships.

This leadership opportunity is available to rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. South Carolina Business Week will take place July 21 – 26, 2019 in Columbia at the University of South Carolina’s Darla Moore School of Business. Interested students should apply at by April 30th, 2019.

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Volunteer Opportunities - ALL STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE 10 HRS

City of Charleston Police Audit- Youth Feedback Needed - Register Here

They are seeking feedback from Charleston youth on May 7, 2019, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. If you are in middle/high school or college please consider attending this wonderful opportunity to have the youth voice heard!

There is an outside firm conducting an audit of the Charleston Police Department and they are seeking feedback from community youth. If you are interested in providing feedback to the firm conducting the audit of the Charleston Police Department please click the button below IMMEDIATELY!

Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Location: 75 Calhoun Street, 3rd Floor (HR Training Room), Charleston, SC 29401
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

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Extra Help During Lunch

Students, did you know that Ms. Green and Ms. McDonald are both available for extra help during lunch? If you need help with any of your work, please drop-in to see them during lunch. They are in room 222 and 224. No appointments are necessary.


Bell Schedules

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If you have any bus-related complaints throughout the year, please use this link to log your complaint. This is the way that CCSD tracks bus issues and shares them with Durham. I have found that when we use this form, there is generally a swift response.

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