EVHS Bi-Weekly Announcements

Edition #6: 9.28.2021


Important Dates
  • Friday, October 1 - Data Analysis Day - No School for Students
  • Thursday, October 7 - Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, October 8 - Teacher Conferences
  • Friday, October 8 - No School
  • Monday, October 18 - Lifetouch Picture Retake Day

New: Lifetouch Picture Retake Day

Picture Retake Day is Monday, October 18th. To order your picture packages ahead of time, visit mylifetouch.com and enter Picture day ID: EVTK24SX9.

New: Eastview Family & Community Connections

We believe ALL students can thrive when we create genuine partnerships with our families and our community. When families, communities and schools work together, students are more successful and the entire community benefits.

Your voice matters! You can help us determine our parent/family education programming, family/community partnerships, and more by providing your feedback. If you missed last night’s Zoom session on Family and Community Engagement opportunities, please take a couple of minutes to share your thoughts via this survey: bit.ly/EFCCsurvey2021.

Check out the EFCC (Eastview Family & Community Connections) page on our website: https://evhs.district196.org/families/eastview-family-community-connections and follow our EFCC Facebook page for updates: https://www.facebook.com/EVHSFamCommunityConnect.

EVHS Movie Night - Tonight!

Eastview is kicking off our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Tuesday, September 28th at 7:00pm in the EVHS Learning Commons. We will be showing the Disney-Pixar film, Coco. It’s a story about an aspiring musician, Miguel, who is confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music and enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. The event is open to all Eastview students; no pre-registration is necessary. Watch for more Hispanic Heritage Month celebration events to follow.

Randy Shaver’s Tackle Cancer in Memoriam of Frank Pasquerella

Event Details:

Wednesday, October 13 (Homecoming Week)

Eastview’s Main Gym

6PM - 8PM

Cost: An entrance donation on the evening of: $1 - $1million. No change will be made. 100% of funds raised go to cancer research.

Event Program:

6 PM: Doors Open

6:15 PM: Dodgeball Begins

6:45 PM: Eastview Parent, Cancer Survivor

Rich Berggren Speaks about Frank Pasquerella

Moment of Silence/Football on a Stick

Randy Shaver Speaks

7:10 PM: Dodgeball Resumes

EVHS Lost & Found

Looking for the Lost & Found? It's located in the Attendance Office on the first floor.

Chipotle Fundraising Night for EV Marching Band 10/5/21

Make dinner a selfless act by joining the Apple Valley Chipotle to support the Eastview High School Marching Band. Come in to the Chipotle at 7638 150th Street West in Apple Valley on Tuesday, October 5th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone, or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to Eastview High School Marching Band.

Check Out The Latest Episode of The Flash

The Flash is Eastview's weekly student news production. Check out the September 22nd episode here.


PICKUP - If you ordered but haven't picked up your 2020-21 yearbook yet, you can do so in the main office. Please bring a photo ID.

FORGOT TO ORDER?- We have some extra 2020-21 yearbooks for sale. If you'd like to purchase one, please bring $85 cash or a check (made out to Eastview High School) to the main office.

ORDER - 2021-22 Yearbooks are now for sale! Go to www.yearbookforever.com and purchase yours today!

2021-22 Eastview Student Planners

2021-22 Eastview Planners are available for purchase in the Main Office. They are $5. Come and get yours and get organized!

Educational Benefits Program (formerly Free and Reduced-Price Meals) Application

Students in District 196 will be provided breakfast and lunch at no cost during the 2021-22 school year due to a grant provided by the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. All families are still encouraged to complete an Educational Benefits Application, formerly the free and reduced-price meals application. Upon approval, these benefits are extended to Activities/Athletics fees and more. A new application must be submitted each year.

Visit the District 196 Food & Nutrition Services website for more information.

Eastview High School and District 196 Text Messages

To opt in to EVHS and District 196 text messages, text Y to 67587. Carrier messaging rates may apply.


Senior Information


Click the link below for information on Senior Portraits, Yearbook Submission instructions and guidelines, and information on purchasing a Grad Ad for your senior.

Senior Portraits, Yearbook Submissions, and Grad Ads


It is not too early to start planning for the 2022 senior party! If you are interested in taking the reins and getting the party started, please contact Suze Fulford at susanne.fulford@district196.org.


Seniors, you can pick up your senior student ID cards at the West Entrance Security Office.

Health & Safety

Masks Required on Buses and Inside Schools

State officials have given school districts the responsibility to determine COVID-19 mitigation strategies at the local level this school year. The 2021-22 COVID-19 Operational Plan for Families, Students and Visitors to Schools that was unanimously approved by our School Board on August 26 requires all students, staff and visitors in all District 196 buildings to wear a face mask indoors when the local transmission level is “substantial” or “high” as measured by the CDC transmission matrix. Currently, the transmission level in Dakota County is high, meaning face masks will be required in our schools to start the year, just as they are required to enter a growing number of businesses, government buildings and on all public transportation and airline flights.

Your partnership is critical to the success of our students. We expect students, staff and visitors to comply with the mask requirement, as outlined in Administrative Regulation 708.7, COVID-19 Masks, until the COVID-19 spread in Dakota County drops to the “moderate” level of transmission. Masks help reduce spread and give us the best opportunity to provide consistent in-person education all year. Just like last year, students will have opportunities for mask breaks during the day, such as at lunch or while outside. If parents and guardians are concerned about their child’s ability to safely wear a mask, they should refer back to Administrative Regulation 708.7 COVID-19 Masks.

Our district is committed to doing all we can to ensure students can continue learning in person this school year. This includes HEPA filters in all learning spaces, social distancing, recommending COVID-19 vaccinations for those who are eligible to receive them and requiring masks when the local transmission level is substantial or high.

Review and Update Emergency Information

If you haven’t already done so, please update your family’s information on record with the district by completing the online review in your Infinite Campus Parent portal account. This is the one time each year the district asks parents to complete the review to ensure schools have up-to-date contact information, emergency contacts, student health records and more. It is important for schools to have current information in order to be notified in case of emergency, changes in the school schedule and to receive regular communication from the schools and district.

All District 196 parents and guardians are encouraged to have an Infinite Campus Parent account of their own to stay involved in their child’s education, and to access end-of-term report cards, transcripts, attendance and other important information. Parents who do not have their own Infinite Campus Parent account can request an activation key from the office at their child’s school. For information on setting up an Infinite Campus Parent account and completing the online review, visit the Family Resources page on our district website.

We look forward to partnering with you to make 2021-22 a safe, fun and productive school year for all of our students and families.


Counseling Office Newsletter

Eastview High School's Counseling Office is here to help with lots of information for you and your family. Check back in this space for the most up-to-date counseling news!

Friday, September 24th Climate Check Newsletter

Counseling Office CLIMATE CHANGE Newsletter Archives

Class of 2022 College Process Documents and Instructions

View the presentation from the Senior Parent College Application Planning Night here (many resources linked).

View the Transcript Release Process for Eastview Students & Parents here.

View the Eastview High School Steps to Submit the Common App here.

View the steps to submit College Applications here.

(NOTE: NOT for use with The COMMON APPLICATION. See Common App guidelines sheet instead.)

View the steps to request recommendations from EVHS Staff Members here

Students can find these resources:

  • Naviance account homepage → Scroll to bottom --> From My School → Pages
  • Schoology Class of 2021 → Resources→ College Resources

Schedule of 2021-22 ACT Test Dates (National)

Test Date Registration Deadline

October 23, 2021 September 17

December 11, 2021 November 5

February 12, 2022 January 7

April 2, 2022 February 25

June 11, 2022 May 6

July 16, 2022 June 17

Registration and additional information can be found at www.actstudent.org.

2021-22 Administration Dates and Deadline for the SAT

SAT Test Registration Deadline

October 2, 2021 September 3

November 6, 2021 October 8

December 4, 2021 November 4

March 12, 2022 February 11

May 7, 2022 April 8

June 4, 2022 May 5

Registration and additional information can be found at www.collegeboard.org.

Revised: PSAT REGISTATION: Deadline Extended to Friday, October 1st

On WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021, Juniors at EVHS are encouraged to take the PSAT/NMSQT exam. (High achieving Sophomores are also encouraged to take the PSAT as practice only.) The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) provides feedback about college-readiness, is excellent practice for the SAT, and is also used by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to determine National Merit Scholarship recipients in the class of 2023.

Test Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Time: 8:00-11:45 a.m.

Location: Eastview High School

Registration opens Wednesday, September 8th and closes Friday, October 1st, or when registration is full.

The cost is $25.00. Registration and payment must be made through MyPaymentsPlus.

IMPORTANT: After you have registered, you must come to the Counseling office during 5th period to see Joan Beckmann. She will verify your PSAT registration and payment and you will be able to pick up your PSAT Official Student Guide. Your test site location will be communicated via email by Thursday, October 7th.

Preparation resources, including sample questions and a full length practice test are available at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice If you have any questions, please contact Farrah Jennings in the Counseling Office at farrah.jennings@district196.org.

New: Upcoming College and University Visits

Students should stop by the Counseling Office and get a pass to attend the college/university/military Rep Visit prior to the right visit. These university/college or military visits are small group meetings typically lasting 20-30 minutes. These admission reps are often times the same people that review college applications, so it's a great connection for students.


11:20am U.S. Army - Lakeville


7:40am - Binghamton University

7:40am - Mount Saint Mary's University

10:25am - Concordia University-Saint Paul


8:35am - Bethel University

8:35am - Boston University


7:40am - Lafayette College

7:40am - Loyola University Chicago

9:30am - Creighton University

9:30am - Elon University

10:25am - Saint Norbert College

10:25am - The College of Saint Scholastica

1:40pm - Kalamazoo College


7:40am - Northern Michigan University

9:30am - Alexandria College

10:25am - University of Chicago

10:25am - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

1:40pm - St Olaf College


8:35am - Marquette University

9:30am - Purdue University-Main Campus

10:25am - University of Denver

10:25am - University of Kansas

1:40pm - Hamline University


9:30am - University of St. Thomas

12:45pm - Drake University

12:45pm - North Dakota State College of Science


New: Alpine Ski (Downhill) Informational Meeting

The preseason informational meeting for Alpine Ski will be Monday October 4 in Eastview High School Room C250 from 7:00 - 8:00pm. Come learn what the Alpine Race Team has to offer. Meet the Coaches, Captains, and Booster Club Members. We welcome skiers of all abilities. If you can ski, we can teach you to race! Visit https://sites.google.com/view/eevalpine/

for more information.

AV/EV Girls Gymnastics

Calling all gymnasts! Interested in joining the Apple Valley-Eastview high school gymnastics team? Please attend our informational meeting on Thursday, October 7th at 2:35 PM in A200. Come to find out more about the competitive program, meet a coach, and ask questions. No commitment required. Contact Brittany Barker if you have any questions at Brittany.barker@district196.org.

9th Grade Baseball Interest Meeting

There will be an important meeting for any freshmen interested in playing baseball next spring. We will meet at 7:15am in Room A102 on Wednesday, September 29. See either Coach Strey if you are unable to attend.

10-12 Grade Baseball Interest Meeting

There will be an important meeting for anyone in grades 10-12 interested in playing baseball next spring. Plan to attend the meeting either before school at 7:15am or after school at 2:35pm on Thursday, September 30. See either Coach Strey if you are unable to attend.

New: Sports Results/Scoreboard



Eastview Girls Swim and Dive were ELECTRIC against the Farmington Tigers Thursday night. The girls swam strong with many hard fought, nail-biting finishes!

In the Varsity 200 Free, 1st went to Stella Bushard (9th) and 2nd to Emma Vogen (11th). Senior Elsa Reilly took 2nd in the 500 Freestyle, and Senior Kamya Chakravarthi posted a best time! Rachel Hutchins (9th) shone bright, taking 1st in the Varsity 100 Free, with Sophia Schwie (12th) close on her heels in 3rd, and Kaia Churness (9th) posting a best time. Emma Vogen swam her heart out in the Varsity 100 Fly, tying for 1st place , with additional strong finishes from Grace Stirratt (9th) and Madalyn Lindgren (9th)! Swimming the Varsity 200 IM, Rachel Huthchins (9th) took 1st, and Hannah Dubbe (10th) posted a best time in 4th place.

There was a strong showing from JV in the 200 IM as well, with Kaitlyn Mello (11th) taking 1st with a best time, and Emma Patterson (9th) taking 2nd. Keira Peterson (9th) swam hard in the JV 50 Free, taking 1st, followed close behind by Marissa Montesinos (9th) in 3rd place. Way to go, ladies!


FOOTBALL Congrats to the Junior Varsity football team for earning their 3rd win of the season and defeating White Bear Lake 39-32!



Boys volleyball has open gym again this Sunday night from 6-8 pm in the south gym. Come check it out if you want to learn more or you want to play next spring!


New: EVMB Takes First place at the Rosemount Marching Band Festival

The Marching Band charged audience and judges with their performance Saturday afternoon at the Rosemount Marching Band Festival. The EVMB earned 1st place in Class AAA for their “Electrified” show performance as well as bringing home Outstanding Hornline, Outstanding Drum Major, and Outstanding Soloist-performed by Carmen Pasquerella.

The Marching Band’s next performance is Saturday, October 2nd, in Sioux Falls, SD.

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EVHS Fall Play - Back Cover


by Emily Hageman


The unexpected divorce of Madison’s parents relocated her to New York City—a place that she has vowed to loathe. Through incredible coincidence, Madison finds a shoebox full of letters belonging to a young woman named Jessica. A connection is formed that will forever change the course of Madison’s life. Narrated by Madison’s older self, Back Cover is a story of loss, courage, humanity, and the painful—but wonderful—experience of growing up.


October 7, 8, & 9 at 7pm


Tickets are $7 for Adults and $5 for Senior Citizens and Students. Ticket sales are now open to the public. Purchase your tickets here.

Mock Trial Info Meeting

Join Mock Trial!

Informational meeting 10/07/21 @7:00-7:20am or 2:45-3:05pm in A302.

What is Mock Trial? Mock Trial is a reenactment of a court case that was really tried in Minnesota. We have attorneys and witnesses on our team who compete against other schools in front of real lawyers and judges. We would love to see you there!! No commitment necessary.


All FCCLA members and those interested in joining this year may come and get paperwork and turn in dues from Ms. Battistone in C138. There is a sign up on the wall for Feed My Starving Children on October 7th at 7pm and October 18th at 5pm in Eagan. There is also a sign up to bring treats for Desserts By FCCLA on October 7th. Please attend our October meeting on the 12th at 6:00pm in C139 and bring a friend.

Calling All Skiers and Snowboarders

Attention Skiers and Snowboarders: It’s time to start planning for the annual ski and snowboard trip. Please see the preliminary interest registration information and google doc link here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q6lnaUSz6hvVGyH46wgy41k2atoyixbo/view?usp=sharing . If interested, please plan on attending a second informational meeting after school on Thursday, October 7 right after school in B126.

Please contact Mr. Gustafson with any questions in the B1 office or over email: scott.gustafson@district196.org.

Rock Climbing Club - New Student Led Club

Looking to try something new? Love a good adrenaline rush? Not afraid of heights? Then harness up and come try the rock climbing club. No experience needed. We’re looking to start in October. Email: EVHSRockClimbing@gmail.com for more info.


Wanted: Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

Looking for a fun way to earn some extra money and make an impact on lots of children in our community? The Community Education Aquatics Program is looking for those that are comfortable with their own swimming abilities to help teach swim lessons. Also, any lifeguards that are willing and able to work, we have shifts available for you also. Applications are available at http://tinyurl.com/y4bvzu9a.

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