ECMS News from the Principal

January 2018

January 8-12 Return to School Information

Students return from the Christmas Break on Monday, January 8. All students should follow the same schedule they had during the fall semester, except that their required semester courses will flip during the same time slot (6th Keyboarding and Study Skills, 7th Health and Technology Applications, 8th Teen Leadership and Career Investigation). Upon arriving at school on Monday, January 8, all students should report to their grade level gyms to wait until the bell rings to start the day.

On Tuesday, January 9, students may wear College Day attire or they may participate in the newest ECMS tradition Dress to the 9's and dress up for the day. Students opting not to participate in either College Day or Dress to the 9's must be in regular dress code.

A Parent Advisory Committee Meeting will take place on January 9th at 4:15 for any parent that would like to attend. Campus Attendance will be the focus of the January meeting.

Basketball picks back up on Thursday, January 11 as ECMS teams take on Sweeny. Boys play at home on Thursday and the girls travel to Sweeny.

College Day is coming!!!

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ECMS hosting College Day on Tuesday, January 9

The ECMS Counselors have planned for ECMS College Day to take place on Tuesday, January 9. This annual event brings local high school graduates that are currently enrolled in college back to our campus to visit with students in all three grade levels. College students explain what college life involves and students have the opportunity to ask questions. This fun day is a highlight of the annual calendar for our students and college visitors alike.

ECMS students may dress in college attire for College Day.

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Students Receive Prizes for Perfect December Attendance

As an attendance incentive, students with perfect attendance for the month of December were entered into a drawing for prizes ranging from Showplace 3 movie tickets, to local restaurant gift cards from Sonic and Mr. Gatti's, to the grand prize of $100 cash on the day before being dismissed for the Christmas break. 364 students qualified and had their names entered into the drawing and 34 students won prizes. Giselle Rodriguez was the Grand Prize Winner and left school for the Christmas break with an extra $100 spending money. Thanks to all students who had perfect attendance in December and congratulations to the lucky winners!

El Campo Middle School

El Campo Middle School is a 6, 7, and 8th grade campus in El Campo, Texas, that has approximately 870 students. We are a TEA Met Standard Campus.