The Natives' News
Updated 08/14 - Check back often for NEW information!
COME OUT FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th, TO MEET THE INDIANS - 5:00 PM & CARDINAL/WHITE GAME - 7:00 PM
PLEASE TURN IN ALL HANDBOOK FORMS ASAP!!!
Due to extreme temperatures, students may have water on the bus. Water must be in a clear plastic bottle with a screw on cap. Yeti style or metal hydro flasks are not allowed on buses. - per Limestone County Transportation Department
Baseball Parent Meeting on 8/15/19...
- Dragon Fly
- Sheets and Signs
FOOTBALL-CHEER-BAND GROUP are NOW online to VIEW and ORDER until AUG 23rd!!!
To View and OrderOnline:
Go to www.waldrupphoto.com
Click the VIEW ONLINE Tab
Click the “CLICK HERE TO VIEW IMAGES ONLINE” link in the middle of the page
Enter Event or Organization Name: East Limestone
Here you will see all of the active events for your school…..
Click on the Event to view (blue link)
Enter ANY Email address then Enter PASSWORD: elh2019 (all lowercase)
OR you may click on the direct link to your event: http://waldrup-studio-and-design.hhimagehost.com/EastLimestoneFootballCheerBandPortraits2019
And follow the steps as listed above.
NOTE: this online event is set to expire at midnight on August 23rd. Orders placed online will be processed once the event expires. Delivery will then be approximately 3 weeks after the event expires and shipped directly to the address you provide.
Everyone: Individual and Group portraits are online for Football and Cheer and the overall Band Group. If you are interested in ordering but do not want to use our online service, go to our website www.waldrupphoto.com and click on SPORTS tab and download the order form or call the studio to order. Any orders placed by Aug 14th will not be subject to a late fee.
- The cost of lockers are $6.00.
- Lockers will be sold in HOMEROOMS the first week of school.
- Please send exact change OR separate check for locker fees.
- The cost of parking passes is $25.00.
- Please send exact change OR a separate check for parking pass fees.
- ALL students parking on campus MUST have a parking pass and must park in your designated location.
- Parking decals will be checked beginning 8/13.
High School Beta:
- Old Beta members fees are $25 and are due by 8/31. These may be turned into Mrs. Priest in between classes.
- Freshman Beta invitations will be passed out in the upcoming days. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.
Middle School Beta:
New Rule - Please Read
Science Club Information:
- AP Bio Club Fees are $25.00.
- Science Club Dues are $25.00 for 9th-11th graders and $50.00 for Seniors. Senior dues include your stole for graduation.
- All fees are due by Sept. 3.
Spanish Club Information:
Fee and forms are due August 27.
Spanish Club Trip to Puerto Rico:
If you want your child to participate and want to know more, come to the parent meeting that will we held Thursday, August 15 at 6:00 PM in Mrs. Dawson's classroom.
Class of 2020: text @20srs to 81010.
Class of 2021: text @21srs to 81010.
Text the appropriate code to 81010:
What's going on in SPORTS?
VARSITY SCHEDULE (Game Time 7 PM):
8/29 West Limestone (AWAY)
9/6 Madison Academy (HOME)
9/13 Madison County (AWAY)
9/20 Scottsboro (HOME)
9/27 Athens (HOME)
10/4 Arab (AWAY)
10/11 Ardmore (HOMECOMING)
10/18 Brewer (AWAY)
10/25 Guntersville (AWAY)
11/1 Tanner (HOME)
11/8 1st Round Playoffs
JUNIOR VARSITY SCHEDULE (Game Time 5:30 PM Unless Noted):
9/9 Madison Academy (HOME)
9/16 Elkmont (HOME)
9/30 Athens (AWAY)
10/7 Hazel Green (AWAY - 6 PM)
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE (Game Time 5:30 Unless Noted):
8/24 Jamboree (9:00 AM)8/26 Athens (HOME - 6 PM)
9/3 West Limestone (HOME)
9/9 Madison Academy (HOME)
9/16 Elkmont (AWAY)
10/7 West Limestone (AWAY)
10/14 Ardmore (AWAY)
TBD Sparkman (AWAY)
2019-2020 Ladies' Volleyball Team
What Makes ELHS The BEST of the BEST....
Thank you, East Limestone Community, for supporting us with your prayers!!!
Thank you, NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, for your donation of paper!!! We appreciate your support!!!
From Mrs. Betterton and Mrs Mathis:
Thank you, Limestone County Flea Market, for donating school supplies for our students and teachers!!!
20/20 Letter From Band
East Softball is selling t-shirts. If you need a form, please see Coach Nave or Ms. Medley. Make checks out to East Limestone High School.
August 14 - Attendance Clerk Meeting @ CO Boardroom 1:00-3:00 PM
August 19 - September 6 - Fall Scantron Testing
August 20 - Math Leadership Team Meeting 1/2 day 8:00 AM
August 20 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
August 21-22 - Peer Helper Coordinator Training (Lindsey, Lyda)
August 21 - Principal's Meeting - 8:00 AM
August 22 - AP / ACIP Training
August 23 - REWARDS Training (McLaughlin, Priest, Russell)
August 27 - SPIRE Training (Egbert, Stinson, Williams)
August 27 - Advisory Council Meetings
August 29 - Marzano Yr. 2 Admin Training - Birmingham (Hulsey, Sutton, Wise)
September 10 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
September 11 - First Mid Term Ends
September 11-12 - Athens State Career Fair (11th-12th)
September 13 - 1st 9wks Progress Reports Go Home
September 17 - Fall Portraits
September 18 - Principal's Meeting 8:00 AM
September 23 - Power School PD - Athens State Inservice Center - 12:30-3:30 (Wise)
September 23-27 - No Field Trips - Learning Rounds
September 25 - Half Day for Students/PD
October 1 - Board Work Session
October 2 - PreACT - ALL Sophomores
October 7-11 - Fall Break - No School
October 15 - AP Meeting 8:00 AM
October 16 - PreACT Make-up / PSAT Testing
October 17 - Report Cards Go Home
October 17 - Fall Portrait Retakes
October 22 - Board Meeting - 6:00 PM
October 23 - ACT WorkKeys Online - ALL Seniors
October 23-24 - Story Telling Festival
October 29 - Advisory Council Meeting
October 31 - Student Senate Meeting 12:30-2:00 (Boardroom)
November 2 - Flex Day for 1/2/20
November 4 - LCS American Education Week Kick-Off Event
November 5 - Board Work Session 6:00 PM
November 5 - ACT WorkKeys Make-up
November 8 - Second Mid-Term Ends
November 9-12 - New York Band Trip
November 11 - Veteran's Day - No School
November 11-15 - American Education Week
November 12 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
November 13 - Principal's Meeting 8:00 AM
November 14 - 2nd Nine Weeks Progress Reports Go Home
November 25-29 - Thanksgiving Holidays - No School
December 3 - Board Work Session 6:00 PM
December 4 - AP Meeting 8:00 AM
December 5 - Athens Christmas Parade
December 10 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
December 10 - 9:00-10:30 AM Student Senate (Boardroom)
December 11 - Principal's Meeting 8:00 AM
December 17 - Advisory Council Meetings
December 20 - Half Day for Students/PD
December 23-January 1 Christmas Holidays - No School
January 2 - Flex Day from 11/2 PD
January 3 - Professional Development Day
January 6 - Students Return
January 6 - February 6 - Winter Scantron Testing
January 7 - Report Cards Go Home
January 7 - Board Work Session 6:00 PM
January 14 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
January 15 - Principal's Meeting
January 18-25 - County Basketball Tournament
January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No School
January 21 - March 20 - ACCESS for ELLs and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs
February 5 - Principal's Meeting
February 6 - Board Work Session 6:00
February 10 - Third Mid-Term Ends
February 11 - Board Meeting 6:00
February 12 - AP Meeting 8:00 AM
February 13 - 3rd Nine Weeks Progress Reports Go Home
February 13 - Student Senate 12:30-2:00 (Boardroom)
February 17 - Presidents' Day - No School
February 18 - Advisory Council Meetings
February 22 - Mock for APUSH - Jacques 8:00-12:00
February 22 - APUSH - Cavnar 8:00-12:00
February 24-28 Learning Rounds
February 26 - Half Day for Students/PD
February 28 - Scholars Bowl (HS)
March 2-6 - Read Across America Week
March 2 - April 10 - ACAP Alternate Assessment
March 3 - Board Work Session
March 10 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
March 10 - ACT with Writing (paper) - All Juniors
March 14 - AP Mock Exam AP Stats
March 18 - Principal's Meeting
March 20 - Scholars Bowl (MS)
March 21 - AP Mock Exam Calculus 8:00-12:00
March 24 - PreK Lottery Drawing
March 24 - AP Mock Exam CSP (2 hours after school)
March 27 - Report Cards Go Home
March 30-April 3 - Spring Break - No School
March 30 - May 1 - ACAP Summative (grades 2-8)
March 31 - ACT with Writing make-up
April 4 - PROM
April 7 - Board Work Session 6:00 PM
April 13 - Kindergarten Pre-Registration
April 14 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM (at East)
April 20-21 - ACT WorkKeys retest option
April 21 - Advisory Council Meetings
April 30 - Fourth Mid-Term Ends
April 30 - Student Senate EOY Meeting/County Tour - 9:30-1:30
May 3-9 - Teacher Appreciation Week
May 4 - Kindergarten Pre-Registration
May 4-15 - AP Exams
May 6 - Principal's Meeting 8:00 AM
May 12 - Board Meeting 6:00 PM
May 14 - Advisory Council Meetings
May 21 - Board Meeting 7:00 AM
May 21 - Half Day for Students/PD
May 22 - Teacher Work Day
June 2-3 - Leadership Academy
PST Meeting Dates:
August 28 (moved from August 29 due to Marzano Admin Training)
Middle School Dates:
Public Service Announcements:
Please remember: Faxes or emails are not allowed for students to check out. A signed, written note must be turned into the front office in the morning and/or a parent/guardian must check the student out in person.
Ways to stay In-The-Know:
-Talk to your student! Chances are, they know more than they are sharing.
-Email your student's teachers and/or administrators
-Call your student's teachers, administrators, and/or our WONDERFUL office staff
(Make sure you keep your contact information up-to-date so we can give you a call back!)
-Request a conference. Sometimes face-to-face is the best way to have a conversation.
-If your student's teachers offer REMIND - sign up!
-Check out our school's website - eastlimestonehigh.org
-Make sure to look at the "Natives' News" on our website for up-to-date and future information.
-Follow East Limestone on Twitter - @limestone_east
-School-wide All Calls
-Get an Inow/Chalkable account set up
-Ask your student if his/her teachers are using Moodle or Google Classroom, have them SHOW you.
-Check out the East Limestone Community Information Page and the East Limestone PTO page on Facebook. Please remember that we are a FAMILY. Keep it positive. We are working hard to create, not only, a safe, loving, learning environment for our students, but also, a working environment where our teachers and staff are as supported as our students. Again, if you have a question, just ask.