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Schedule Review Week

On Monday, November 9th through Friday November 13th students will be able to log into Campus to view their tentative schedules for T2 and T3. If they would like to make elective or level changes there will be an online google form they can complete. The Change Form and the Master Schedule will be on the EHS website. This is students’ LAST opportunity to make elective course changes to their second and third trimester schedule. Schedule change requests are due Friday, November 13th at 3:00pm. Please note that requests for specific teachers or hours of the day cannot be honored.


Seniors Considering a Schedule Change

All seniors considering changing their schedule (especially if the change involves dropping a core academic class) are encouraged to contact any colleges they have applied to or are considering. Making a schedule change could impact chances of admission or admission status.


Signs of Depression and How Parents Can Help

As we head towards winter, still dealing with the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to keep an eye out for signs of depression, especially in teenagers. With so many things important to teenagers disrupted — school, seeing friends, sports, and other activities that shape identity — many kids are struggling, even those without a history of depression or anxiety.

This week we’ve rounded up childmind.org resources to help parents recognize the signs of depression in teenagers and get them effective treatment. Our experts also offer tips on how to support the healthy coping skills kids need — like avoiding negative and self-critical thinking patterns — to stay resilient and optimistic in this tough time.


Gap Year Solutions- Webinars

Gap Year Solutions continues to deliver on its educational mission by partnering with libraries and schools throughout the U.S. to host informational webinars. Since these are online, they are open to anyone from anywhere in the world to join.


November 12th - Why Gap Years Matter More Than Ever! Free webinar hosted byBelmont High School PTSO, Belmont, MA. 7:00PM ET. Register here.


December 7th - Why Gap Years Matter More Than Ever! Free webinar hosted byWinnetka Library, Winnetka, IL. 7:00PM CT. Register here (opens 9AM on Saturday November 21).


Dakota County CARES Transportation Resources

We have been able to expand the CARES Transportation Resources Program! Now, anybody negatively affected by COVID-19 can apply for Lyft codes or GoTo card funds to support them in their transportation needs. You can find additional details and the application at the following webpage: www.co.dakota.mn.us/Transportation/GettingAround/Pages/CARES-Transportation-Resources.aspx


Dakota County Library- Virtual Program Series- Online Homework Help

Each class runs from 7–8 p.m., and registration required for each event. Sessions will be recorded and made available for those who are not able to attend live.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 5: Introduction to Online Homework Help: Explore HelpNow, a free online tutoring service. Register here.

  • Monday, Nov. 9: Explore E-books and Digital Collections: Discover free digital collections of books, audiobooks, and more that support K-12 learning. Register here.

Link to Library Series Brochure


EHS College/Military Visits


EHS has had over 90 virtual college visits already this school year!

The admission representatives that visit Eagan high school are the same people that review college applications. EHS College visits will be hosting virtual visits this year.


Students can view scheduled visits by logging into their Naviance Student account. We highly encourage students to register ahead of the meeting on their Naviance Student account. A link for the virtual visit will be available to join the day of the college visit. We ask that students do not miss class for these visits. We also host visits Thursday evenings starting at 4:00 p.m.! College visits are added daily, so students are encouraged to log into Naviance to see updates.



Virtual College visits for the Week of November 2nd:


Monday, November 2:

University of Wisconsin, La-Crosse - 1:00 p.m.

Mount Saint Mary's University, Los Angeles - 6:00 p.m.


Wednesday, November 4:

Carroll University - 4:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 5:

North Dakota State College of Science - 10:00 a.m.

Kansas State University - 10:30 a.m.


Friday, November 6:

College of the Atlantic - 9:30 a.m.


*** Students should register on Naviance if they would like to attend any of these virtual visits.

Eagan High School Counseling

For more details about our program and resources visit the Eagan High School Counseling Website.


EHS Counselors:

Susan Olsen (A-B) AVID

susan.olsen@district196.org

651-683-6929

Jolaine Haider (C-Gr)

jolaine.haider@district196.org

651-683-6924

Beth Streit (Gu-Kt)

beth.streit@district196.org

651-683-6928

Michelle Lehmann (Ku-Ne)

michelle.lehmann@district196.org

651-683-6923

Dave Fritze (Ng-Sh)

david.fritze@district196.org

651-683-6926

Norah Krohse-Hermon (Si-Z)

norah.krohsehermon@district196.org

651-683-6930

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