EVHS Weekly Announcements

Edition #4: Friday 10.2.2020

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Important Dates

  • Parent/Guardian & Teacher Conferences: October 7-14 (Virtual)
  • No in-person classes for Cohort B; digital learning day for all students (grades 9-11) not taking the ACT: Tuesday, October 6
  • Cohort B In-person classes (shortened classes for all 7 periods): Friday, October 9

(NEW) Schedule Change For Friday, October 9th

Friday, October 9 is now a school day for Cohort B and Digital Academy students.


During the week of October 5-9, our current published schedule does not allow for B cohort students to have the benefit of in-person learning. 12th grade students are taking their ACT exam at Eastview High School on Tuesday, October 6 and there are no in-person classes that day (it remains a digital learning day for students not taking the exam). No classes were scheduled for Friday, October 9. B cohort classes students will now attend shortened classes for all 7 periods on Friday, October 9.


There is no change to the schedule for Monday and Thursday, October 5 and 8.


To allow Cohort B students and teachers to have in-person class during this week (October 5-9), Friday, October 9 is now a student attendance day and will include all 7 periods.


Our Digital Academy students will have their Zoom class sessions each day of the week as normally scheduled.


NOTE: Friday, October 9 was originally scheduled as a Teacher Conference day for families. More information about our conferences will be coming soon.

(NEW) Mid-term Connections

In lieu of Parent/Teacher Conferences this year, we will be focusing on Mid-Term Connections for students and families from Wednesday, October 7th - Wednesday, October 14th. Watch your email for information next week for more details!

(NEW) Order Your 2020-2021 Yearbook Today

Orders are now being taken for the 2020-2021 Eastview yearbooks. To order a yearbook, go to www.yearbookforever.com. Yearbooks will be distributed the last week of school.


More information about yearbooks, senior photo submission and senior grad ads can be found at www.yearbookforever.com.

(NEW) Senior Photo Submission and Grad Ads

The deadline for submitting senior photos for inclusion in the yearbook is Friday, January 1st, 2021. You also have the option to purchase a Grad Ad for your senior.


Portrait Submission and Grad Ad Information

Submit Your Portrait or Purchase a Grad Ad

(NEW) Chipotle Taco Tuesday

The Apple Valley Chipotle is hosting a fundraiser night for the Eastview Storm Step Team on Tuesday, October 6th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Show this flyer on your smartphone or tell the cashier you're supporting the cause and 33% of the proceeds will be donated to the Eastview Storm Step Team. For online orders, use code Z4RLJZ8 before checkout in 'promo' field. Orders placed on Chipotle.com or the Chipotle app for pickup using this unique code will be counted towards the fundraiser.

(NEW) Costa Vida Taco Thursday

Please come out and support the Eastview Football Team with "Taco Thursday" at Costa Vida in Apple Valley on Thursday, October 8th from 5pm-7pm. Please mention Eastview Football when you order. Thank you!

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.

A Note For Parents & Students

In order to enable your teacher to respond to your messages in a timely manner, please include NAME, CLASS NAME, PERIOD on all communication. Example: John Doe, English 9, P3. Thank you.

Eastview Planners Available

2020-21 Eastview Planners are available for purchase in the Main Office. They are $5. Come and get yours and get organized!

Free Lunches For All Students & Educational Benefits

The USDA announced a short-term program to provide school meals at no cost to all students. The program will last until funding runs out. We will announce when the program ends. Until then, all District 196 students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch every school day, whether in school or distance learning at home. A la carte items available at school are not included in this program. To order meals for your child to bring home for distance learning days, complete the take-home meal kit survey (click link below). If your child is enrolled in the 196 Digital Academy and you would like to receive a five-day meal kit each week, complete the 196 Digital Academy five-day meal kit survey (click link below).


Your family may qualify for educational benefits. This program waives co-curricular activity fees for the student. You are encouraged to apply with the link below.

HEALTH & SAFETY

Our school nurse is Melissa Persigehl, RN, BSN, LSN, PHN. Her contacts are melissa.persigehl@district196.org and 952-431-8923. This is monitored each day of the week and weekend.


  • We will be diligent in providing a safe environment for our students, faculty and staff.
  • Everyone has a responsibility in achieving a school that is safe.
  • The face covering policy and physical distancing (6 feet) protocol will be strictly enforced.
  • When students arrive to school in the morning, they will either eat breakfast (distanced in Student Commons) or go directly to their first class for the day. At the end of the day, students will leave the building unless they are waiting for a practice or activity that will begin at 3:15 pm.
  • The doors are unlocked at 7:30am for students to enter. Students should not arrive before 7:30am.


Parent/Guardians at Eastview


  • To ensure and protect the health and safety of our students and faculty/staff, parents & guardians will visit Eastview by appointment only. We will do what we can to accommodate meetings through Zoom call.
  • Parents & Guardians may continue to drop off items for students during the school day at our security office at our student entrance (door #1).


Let's commit to each other to (Refer to SMASH image below)


  • Be Aware and Monitor our health each day (see link below for a symptoms checklist)
  • Wash our hands properly.
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance.
  • Wear masks/face coverings.
  • Show care for our community-#EastviewTogether!

PARENT SECTION

(NEW) From Community Education

The sky’s the limit! Lifelong learning. Find your passion now.

Do you like kids? Do you want to earn some money? Become certified to be a lifeguard or swim lesson instructor and apply to work in our pools!


Lifeguarding plus Waterpark Module Blended Learning (ages 15+)

Thu, Fri & Sat | Oct 15, 16 & 17 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | 3 sessions | $270 | BHMS

Mon, Tue & Wed | Dec 28, 29 & 30 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | 3 sessions | $270 | BHMS


Water Safety Instructor Blended Learning (ages 16+)
Thu, Fri & Sat | Thu Oct 15, 16 & 17 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | 3 sessions | $280 | BHMS
Mon, Tue & Wed | Dec 28, 29 & 30 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | 3 sessions | $280 | BHMS


Parents … What is TikTok?

Learn how it is used and how parents can make it safer for their kids. Explore everything you need to know as it's paving the future of a new social media.

Tue | Oct 6 | 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. | $19 | Live Online

COLLEGE & SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Fall Testing Updates

Seniors

ACT - October 6, 2020

  • What? ACT exam for seniors


  • When? Tuesday, October 6th at 8:00 AM. It is expected that testing will conclude around 12:30 pm. If you arrive before 7:45 AM, please wait in the commons before heading to test rooms.


  • Where? Eastview High School. Please view your testing location HERE .


  • What To Bring?
    • Two #2 Pencils - Mechanical pencils or pens are not allowed.
    • An approved Calculator (View here)
    • Official photo ID (school ID or driver's license)
    • A peanut free snack, water, and/or beverage – only allowed during the 15 minute break.
    • Masks are required. Gloves and hand sanitizer are acceptable to have on test day and in the testing room.Gloves and masks are subject to inspection per ACT.


  • What NOT To Bring?
    • NO CELL PHONES, apple watches, electronic devices, and/or backpacks! Cell phones and electronics are NOT allowed at all during the ACT.


    • Students should leave these personal items in their car, locker, or at home. They will not be allowed in the testing room.


  • Please note -
    • There is no writing portion or makeup option available.
    • Buses will operate on their regular bus routes. Students will be picked up at their regular bus stop and dropped off at Eastview High School and brought back home.
    • Many colleges are changing their admission requirements and how they work with prospective students during the pandemic. More and more are “test optional colleges” that do not require students to take an entrance exam to apply and enroll.



Juniors PreACT - October 7, 2020

  • What? PreACT exam for juniors


  • When? Wednesday, October 7th at 8:00 AM. It is expected that testing will conclude around 12:15 pm. If you arrive before 7:45 AM, please wait in the commons before heading to test rooms.


  • Where? Eastview High School. Please view your testing location HERE.


  • What To Bring?
    • Two #2 Pencils - Mechanical pencils or pens are not allowed.
    • An approved Calculator (View here)
    • Official photo ID (school ID or driver's license)
    • A peanut free snack, water, and/or beverage – only allowed during the 15 minute break.
    • Masks are required. Gloves and hand sanitizer are acceptable to have on test day and in the testing room.Gloves and masks are subject to inspection per ACT.


  • What NOT To Bring?
    • NO CELL PHONES, apple watches, electronic devices, and/or backpacks! Cell phones and electronics are NOT allowed at all during the ACT.
    • Students should leave these personal items in their car, locker, or at home. They will not be allowed in the testing room.


  • Please note -
    • There is no makeup option available.
    • Buses will operate on their regular bus routes. Students will be picked up at their regular bus stop and dropped off at Eastview High School and brought back home.

Class of 2021 College Process Documents and Instructions


  • Watch the "Intro to the College Process" video here!
  • View the Transcript Release Process for Eastview Students & Parents here.
  • Watch the "How to Request a Transcript" video here!
  • View the Eastview High School Steps to Submit the Common App here.
  • Watch the "How to Apply via Common App" video here!
  • View the steps to submit College Applications here. (NOTE: NOT for use with The COMMON APPLICATION. See Common App guidelines sheet instead.)
  • Watch the "How to Apply to College" video here!
  • View the steps to request recommendations from EVHS Staff Members here
  • Watch the "How to Request Recommendations" video here!
  • Students can find these resources:
- Naviance account homepage → Scroll to bottom --> From My School → Pages
- Schoology Class of 2021 → Resources→ College Resources

Virtual College Events

See all in Naviance under "What's New".

AP Exams - Register and Pay Now

EVHS Advanced Placement (AP) exam payment deadline - Tuesday, October 20th. The cost is $80.00 per AP exam. (Financial assistance is available for those who qualify for a fee reduction based on Federal guidelines: Free/Reduced Lunch Program - still register for AP exams in MyPaymentsPlus.) The Advanced Placement exams are administered May 3-14, 2021.


STEP 1: Go to MyPaymentsPlus at https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/welcome. Under Events & Activities, go to School & Academics à High School Assessments & Testing àselect the student à 20-21 EVHS AP Subject [listed by course name] to locate the AP exam fee to be paid. There is a $40 late fee (in addition to the $80 exam fee) for exams ordered after the deadline.


STEP 2: AP students must also set up a College Board account (or update an existing account) at www.collegeboard.org. Students then use a JOIN CODE provided by their AP teacher to access AP Classroom. Once a student is connected to AP Classroom, the system is set to automatically order an exam for the associated AP course. https://apstudents.collegeboard.org/join-your-class-online.

ATHLETICS

ARTS & ACTIVITIES

(NEW) Knowledge Bowl/Quiz Bowl

Wednesday, October 21 at 1pm on Zoom. Zoom meeting details. The 20-21 season will be 100% online. More details about the season at the informational meeting. See Mr. Kelly in C232 or email (john.kelly@district196.org ) if you have any questions.

(NEW) Business Professionals of America (BPA) Info Meeting

There will be an informational Zoom Meeting for Business Professionals of America on Wednesday, October 7th at 2:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m. If you are currently in, or scheduled to be in a business class year, join us to learn more! Our Fall Leadership Conference is right around the corner! Please complete the form linked here: https://forms.gle/ifPaeexznG9R6xPy8 and the zoom link for meetings will be emailed to you. Returning members, you too, must complete this form to obtain the meeting links.

Join the Eastview Math Team

For those who have been wanting to try out the math team, but have been too busy in the past, this is the year for you! Our meets will all be virtual this year, some students participating here at school, and some in the comfort of their own homes. There are 5 meets, each about 3 weeks apart, and always on Mondays. Math Team is a great place to stretch yourself as a math student! We will have more information coming out as we get nearer to the start of the season. Please see Mr. Fusco or Mr. Tomlinson if you have any questions.