The Wildcat Post

September 2022

Welcome EBCA Wildcat Family!

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Core Values

EBCA holds Nine Core values which are the following:
  • Wisdom, Courage, Compassion, Justice, Responsibility, Hope, Respect, Integrity, and Pride.

Every month, a core value is covered. In August and September, these core values are reviewed with students. You will also find our core values painted on columns around our school.

What's new this year?

School Counseling Program & Newsletter

Hello Wildcat Parents and Students! My name is Ms. Sanchez and I am so excited to be EBCA's School Counselor! Every month, a newsletter will be sent out covering upcoming events, resources, student features, and other important information. I hope to build meaningful relationships with every one of our students and collaborate with parents and teachers to ensure the success of all EBCA students. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns. I look forward to having a great year!


How can I help?

  • I can help students with working out social conflicts, problem-solving, emotion management, thinking about the future, studying, improving grades, and more!
  • I can help families by sharing community resources, supplying information on various topics, exploring ways to help your child succeed, and addressing student concerns.


How do I meet with students?
  • Teachers/Staff/Admin may refer a student to see me
  • Students may ask their parent or teacher to refer them or see me directly
  • I meet with students during recess, lunch, or specials depending on the urgency


*Please note school counselors do not provide "therapy" or "traditional counseling". Counseling taking place at school will be brief and solution-focused. Referrals for long-term counseling services are available if children need additional support.

Need Support? Request School Counseling Services

Click the button above to submit a request for school counseling services.

Stay Connected: ParentSquare!

Have you ever missed out on parent-teacher conferences, school events, or flyers sent home to your student? Stay connected and never miss out again! Introducing our school's very own parent app. Stay connected from anywhere with our online portal and mobile application. Be sure to set up your account to receive relevant school notifications all in one place. You can also send and receive real-time messages directly with teachers and administrators.


Get Started in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Download the free mobile app (click HERE for iOS) (click HERE for Android) or visit the online portal (click HERE).
  2. Log in with your email or phone registered with the school. (Call the EBCA front office if you need to update your information)
  3. Start receiving posts relevant to your student!


View the video below for more information (Para ver el video en español haz clic AQUÍ)

Overview for Parents

Second Step® Curriculum

This month our teachers began delivering classroom lessons from the Second Step® Curriculum, a research-based social-emotional learning program designed to improve children's social-emotional skills. For the month of September, students will focus on Growth Mindset & Goal-Setting topics. Below are the introductory letters teachers sent home with your students this month.

Upcoming Events

Sports - Scheduled Games

These dates are subject to change.
Volleyball & Football Scheduled Games
  • Thurs., 9/22/2022: Game @ EBCA vs Addams (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
  • Mon., 9/26/2022 *Rescheduled Game*: Game @ EBCA vs Columbia (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)
  • Thurs., 9/29/2022: Game @ EBCA vs King (2:30 PM - 3:30 PM)

Please contact coaches if you have any questions.

(Volleyball Coach: Mrs. Martin | m.marti@myebca.com)
(Football Coach: Mr. Ross | k.ross@myebca.com)

Parent Workshops

Workshops are held in Room 9


First Grade Family Literacy

  • Wednesday, September 28th from 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM


We look forward to seeing you!

Save the Date! Scholastic Book Fair

The book fair will take place Monday, October 3 - Friday, October 7, 2022, from 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM at the EBCA Library. This year, Scholastic is introducing a new way to pay through an eWallet - your child's digital payment account. Click HERE to get started with eWallet!


Below you will find the letter sent home this month regarding the Scholastic Book Fair.

Board Meeting

Board meetings are scheduled during the 4th Thursday of Every Month (except as noted) at 5:30 PM via Zoom (click HERE to join).

  • Upcoming meeting: Thursday, September 22, 2022

Student Spotlights

Student Art Work

Presenting Student Art Work from Mrs. Montoya's Classes

Additional Resources

Dress Code Policy

EBCA’s standard of dress is designed to create an academic environment that is equitable and conducive to learning. All students are expected to follow the dress code policy. Any student out of the dress code will be sent to the clothing closet on campus to change. Repeat offenders will face disciplinary action which may include a referral, parent contact, detention, and/or placement on a behavior contract.


Click on the image to expand and view the appropriate dress code or download the document below.

Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible!