Eagan High School Newsletter

Newsletter #26 - March 19, 2021

Spring Break for District 196 Schools is March 22 - March 26!

Due to Spring Break there is no Meal Distribution on Wednesday, March 24. It will resume on Wednesday March 31.

ACT for Juniors, Class of 2022- Tuesday, March 30 and Pre-ACT for Sophomores, Class of 2023 - Wednesday, March 31

Reminder to our students and families:


  • March 29 - School resumes. Cohort A in person, Cohorts B and C all Zoom in for classes.
  • March 30 ACT for all Juniors in person. All other students will have a Distance Learning Day in all classes. This is a school day for grades 9, 10 and 12- no in person.
  • March 31 Pre-ACT for all sophomores in person. Wednesday is a school day for students in coursework as usual.

2021 BPA MN State Virtual State Leadership Conference

We wrapped up the 2021 BPA MN State Virtual State Leadership Conference this past Saturday and Eagan HS has four National Qualifiers!

Ankitha Kumar: 1st in Advanced Interview Skills.

Ibby Miyanoorwala: 1st in Business Law & Ethics and 2nd in Basic Office Systems & Procedures.

Sriram Nutulapati: 4th in JAVA.

Donald Thai: 4th in Personal Financial Management and 5th in Intermediate Word Processing.

In addition, Sriram Nutulapati was selected as one of two MN BPA students to run for a National Officer position – elections will take place at the National Conference.

The 2021 BPA National Leadership Conference is scheduled for May 5th-9th in Orlando, FL but will be held virtually this year (I told the students I can take them to Schulze Beach here in Eagan instead!)

Essay Contest for High School Writers!

Want to enter an essay into a contest sponsored by the Minneapolis Federal Reserve?

There are sizable cash prizes for student writers.

Open this link for more information, past essay winners to read and the rules.


https://www.minneapolisfed.org/about-us/community-development-and-engagement/student-essay-contest

Chess Tournament

Congratulations to EHS seniors Zack Post and Jacob Sandish for their individual results in the South Suburban Conference Chess tournament this weekend!

The top 7 players from each division receive a plaque or medal.

Zack placed 6th in the Gold Division and Jacob placed 3rd in the Silver Division.

We spent 9.5 hours on Zoom on a 60º Saturday; these players are hardcore!

(Seniors Sam Wendolek and Brad Fifield also put in the long hours on Saturday; they may not have placed in the standings, but deserve props and recognition!)

Congratulations to our Speech Team & Debate Teams


Congrats to our Speech and Debate Teams' students who have qualified in competition to represent our high school program at the National Speech and Debate High School Tournament in June of 2021. The tournament will be virtual this year. They qualified as follows:


SPEECH

Dramatic Interpretation

Trinh Nguyen

Audrey Schwartz

Duo Interpretation

Alice Hovendon/Colin Roberts

Kai Wilson/Evelyn Gore

Lars Andersen/Olma Wakjira

Humorous Interpretation

James Eiden

US Extemporaneous Speaking

Bianca Turman


DEBATE

Congressional Debate - House

Samantha Lee

Prapthi Sirrkay

Big Question Debate

Archan Sen

Lincoln Douglas Debate

Ashley Chen

Arush Iyer

Policy Debate

Claudia Liverseed/Aerin Engelstad

Heden Abdulahi/Saanvi Malhotra

Math Team

Congratulations to senior Nathan Mihm for competing at the MN State Math Tournament on Monday, March 15th. He competed the week before in an Invitational for the top 50 students in the state. Placing in the top 10 at the Invitational – he helped kick-off Monday’s State Tournament with a Math Bowl. (Think Game Show style with timed questions and whiteboards) Acing his two personal events, along with his combined total points throughout the season, Nathan placed 9th in the State of Minnesota!

Need A Hand?

We all need a hand at times!

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CLICK HERE and we can help!

Free Viewing of "Romeo and Juliet" Theater Offering

https://youtu.be/qPmSe2_7P2A In this strange and challenging year for the theater, a group of fine folks at Eagan High School created a covid-style production of Romeo and Juliet: Moments from a Tragedy. Enjoy these fun and genuinely moving performances from our students.

Class of 2021 Senior Class Party

JOIN THE 2021 EHS SENIOR PARTY!

SENIOR PARTY ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO

(Password EHS)

Saturday, June 5th

9PM - 1AM*

EHS seniors will have exclusive access

to Valley Fair's Route 76

*Schedule for buses to and from Valley Fair to be announced


CLICK HERE for the Senior Party Webpage

Have a Concern to Report to Eagan HS?

We have a reporting system available 24/7 called Reportit.com.

This can be an anonymous report about a problem or unsafe behavior that needs to be dealt with at our school. All reports will be dealt with promptly by EHS adult leaders who are immediately notified.

The link will be on all Newsletters at the bottom of the page or on our EHS website under Families/Bullying Prevention.

Spring Trimester 2021 Student Parking Information

Attention Juniors and Seniors! If you will be attending EHS Spring Trimester under hybrid learning in either cohort A or B and plan to park in the student lot you will need a parking permit. There are still parking permits left so please go to MyPaymentsPlus and secure your parking permit for $32.

Spring trimester parking permits will be available for pick-up in the Principals' Office.

Google Meet

Looking to collaborate with your peers but not sure how now that you can’t host Zoom meetings anymore? Try Google Meet! All students have access, it’s easy to use and you can invite any other EHS students to your meeting. It’s available on iPad, Mac and Windows for free.

Check out this link for the details.

Books and Needed Materials Pick Up or Drop Off at EHS, Remains Open and Available

Our South Entry Doors, specifically Door #1, and vestibule remain open from 7:30 AM - 6 PM each weekday for pick up or drop off of books, materials or other items. If students are finished with a textbook or library book, there is a touch-free book cart in the vestibule for collection.


We have a large supply of school supplies and would be pleased to provide them for any student or family. Please let us know if a student needs to pick up a book, textbook or other items so that we can provide it for them. Call 651-683-6900. Additionally, the offices are open each school day and students may come into the building for assistance. Masks are required at all times in the building.

Eagan High School

Eagan High School is committed to engaging students in activities that foster the knowledge, skills and habits of mind necessary to be active learners, purposeful thinkers and responsible citizens.


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