Egg Harbor Township High School

Week of February 7, 2021

A Message From Our Principal

Greetings:


It’s been an exciting week! We started the rotating schedule and I have heard from several parents how happy their children were when they came home from school. It appears that the Freshmen seemed to understand the schedule, so Kudos to our teachers for helping them! Other students felt like it was more like they remember school to be and felt more normal! My hope is that we continue to become more normal.


I had a great meeting with our Road Back to School Pandemic team this week. Most were very positive and offering some suggestions to get back to more days in and eventually a 5 day in person week. I have gathered all the information and forwarded it to our central office team for their committee meeting. I was grateful to hear from students, parents, and teachers. Change can happen, just be patient, it won’t happen overnight.


Keep looking each day on our High School web page at our banner which has the live stream of any athletic home event! Another exciting thing to come from our own EHT TV studio! And if you miss the game you can still watch it. All are recorded and on the page for your viewing pleasure. Currently only Varsity level athletic events are streamed and taped.


Have an awesome Valentine's weekend! Make sure you are kind to people on this special day and always!


Until next week, stay safe, be well, continue to dream of the possibilities ahead of us, be happy and smile at someone!


Ms.Connor


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Beginning Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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GRADUATION 2021 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SENIORS AND PARENTS/GUARDIANS

ATTENTION Seniors and Parents/Guardians of Seniors!! Believe it or not, it is time to begin planning for your 2021 Graduation Ceremony!!! There are 3 very important things you need to complete by SUNDAY JANUARY 31!


1. Join the "Class of 2021-Graduation" Google Classroom- this will ensure you have access to ALL graduation information as well as the links to order caps/gowns and diplomas. Parents are welcome to join as well!!

Join Code: cqzylrk


2. Order your Cap & Gown package directly from Jostens.com by 1/31! THERE IS NO COST ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PACKAGE! Please watch the instructional video FIRST that explains the ENTIRE process.


Watch the video prior to ordering!!!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/18ZODRyYH-UI3ZkRmmp7Z_bZ0Gq6R-aOZ/view?usp=sharing


Order link:
https://www.jostens.com/apps/catalog/gradPackage.mvc?customerId=1057561&customerName=Egg-Harbor-Township-High-School&catalogOsr=GRAD_PROD_HS_SENIOR_CUSTOMER_CATALOG&catalogName=Graduation-Packages&categoryOsr=PACKAGES&requestedView=LIST


3. Complete the Graduation Contract & Diploma Information Google Form by Sunday 1/31! ENSURE YOU ARE LOGGED INTO YOUR GOOGLE ACCOUNT IN ORDER TO ACCESS!!!


Contract/Diploma link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDveGQHdIrPPRzqRYm44gy_1RpACUkHmIOuD00gPlSP6cdSQ/viewform?usp=sf_link


I am looking forward to planning you an amazing graduation ceremony in June!!! Please email me at quinnv@eht.k12.nj.us with any questions.

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

Students of the Week

STUDENT: Maryurith Vindel Mejia

NOMINATED By: Mrs. Casto

Maryurith is such a pleasure to have in class! She is very hardworking, even with the challenges that come with virtual learning. The reason I am nominating her for SOW is the consideration and support she gives to all of her classmates. She is always the first to help them with their work or to give words of encouragement when they are trying something new. She contributes so much positivity to our class each day!



STUDENT: Genesis Gonzalez

NOMINATED By: Mrs. Terry & Ms. Marshall

Genesis has been superb student in our Algebra class this year. Genesis has great class participation and completes all her work in a timely manner. Genesis offers assistance and encouragement to her classmates. Genesis is a great team player and shows an overwhelming desire to succeed!

Stockton University’s “Your Voice, Your Vote—The Power of the Youth Movement”

Last week students in our African American Studies class participated in Stockton University’s “Your Voice, Your Vote—The Power of the Youth Movement” This year, Senior Selena Leighbody​ served as a panelist. Great work, students!!
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Freshman Social Studies

Some of our Freshman discussed how interconnected our global economy has been for the past 400 years by tracing the trade routes of goods such as: The horse, apples, cinnamon, chickenpox, vanilla, coffee, and tea. Here, Ava Fortucci and her classmates compare historic trade routes with that of the iphone and Nike sneakers. Great work young scholars,
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CLIMATE AND CULTURE

Wishing a Happy New Year to all who are celebrating the Year of the Ox! May the new year bring joy, love, peace, and happiness to you!

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Mighty Showcase

Student Council hosted the Mighty Showcase this year where students performed various acts virtually. Below are the final submissions. Don't forget to check out and subscribe to our Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK3AM5nbqgfnnhcqfWWtaTw?reload=9



That's a wrap on our first ever virtual Talent Show Case. Thanks for the support!

Act 6: Junior Arielle Maldonado-Cook performs "Faded"

The Mighty Showcase- Arielle Maldonado-Cook "Faded"

Act 7: Sophomore Zachary Walker showcases "Avengers: Endgame" and "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" retold with Legos

The Mighty Showcase- Zack Walker"Avengers: Endgame Retold and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Retold"

Act 8: Sophomore Jamar Felder performs "Fear God"

The Mighty Showcase- Jamar Felder "Fear God"
The Drama Club's fall production of Under Milk Wood is underway! The production will be filmed and then distributed online. A photo from our virtual script readthrough is attached. More info to come!​
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Homework Help

If you need some homework help after the school day is complete, check out the program below being offered by Stockton University. Feel free to share

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THE NEST IS ONLINE

Kick off the virtual start of the school year with some new EHT gear! The School Store is now online and open for business! Check out "The Nest @ EHTHS" to get all your #ehtpride gear. For a limited time, get FREE local delivery to EHT for any size order. >> http://shopthenesteht.com/ << #ehtstrong #embrace #engage #educate
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COMMUNITY PRIDE

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT & RESOURCES

As time passes, it can become difficult staying at home day in and day out. Some days may be easier than others in dealing with this national pandemic amongst other issues. Please know that our guidance counselors, social workers, student assistance counselors, school nurses, and our High School Teen Center serve as available resources daily to assist with any concerns, fears, and/or anxieties. Our district website and school websites provide contact information or call 646-7911 x 1001.

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Join Together Atlantic County

In an effort to raise information and awareness about the use of opiates and it's potential consequences among athletes, Join Together Atlantic County (JTAC) has developed a series of informational videos for students, parents, educators and coaches. Please take a few moments to review this important information below:


http://www.jtacnj.org/opioids-and-athletes.html

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM OUR SCHOOL DISTRICT

Need help joining your Google Classroom? This video explains how to find your EHT School District Google Classroom codes and how to add or "join" an active Google Classroom. #ehtpride #ehtstrong #ehtready https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzvUOJKkh3k&feature=youtu.be
Locating Codes and Joining Google Classroom
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ATHLETICS

Mr. Michael J. Pellegrino

Supervisor of Athletics and Activities

Telephone: (609) 653-1804 Fax: (609) 653-0335

pellegrm@eht.k12.nj.us

ATHLETICS

LIVE SPORTS CHANNEL

We are now broadcasting live sports for all the home games/meets through the winter season. We started with Boys Basketball v Oakcrest Weds night and will feature Girls Basketball this Friday at 5:30. Click on the picture below to view the channel.

BOYS BASKETBALL

The boys varsity basketball team continues their hot start and are now 4-0. They ended last week with a 74-44 win over Cedar Creek and a 82-38 win over Pleasantville.

Both games had multiple players in double figures in scoring. Scoring leaders

vs Cedar Creek: Carlos Lopez 19, Ethan Dod 11, Ahmad Brock 15

vs Pleasantville: Carlos Lopez 23, DJ Germann 26, Isaiah Glenn 10


The team will end this week with games home against ACIT (Friday, February 12th at 5:30 pm) and on the road against Holy Spirit (Saturday, February 13th at 11:30 am)