ECHS Newsletter Dec.17

It's A Different World Than Where You Come From!

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A Special Wish for Our ECHS Families

We all have many reasons to celebrate with family and friends. Our wish is that this Christmas is as warm and sweet as a cup of hot cocoa and filled with more granted wishes than you can count.

Stay blessed this holiday season and have a Joyous, Happy and Peaceful New Year!

From the administrators, teachers and staff at ECHS

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Cole Patin- Class of 2022

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What are you involved here at DHS?

"At the moment I am just involved in the environmental club, however I plan on joining theatre and debate club during the upcoming semester."

What do you plan to do after you graduate from high school?

"After I graduate high school I plan on continuing my education at Dillard University to pursue a degree in Computer Software Engineering."

What advice would you give other students on getting through high school?

"Some advice I would give other students on getting through high school, is to get a planner and plan out your week based on your assignments and extracurricular activities."

Scholarship Recognition

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Grade Dispute

If any student is wanting to dispute their grade for a valid reason, please click here.


Parents, it is imperative that your scholar attends school daily and arrives on time to each class. In an effort to ensure that your students get the best education possible, DHS continues to enforce truancy fines for excessive tardies and multiple unexcused absences.

Counselor Appointment Request

Click here to schedule an appointment with your ECHS counselor.

Schedule Change Update

No more special schedule changes, only missing courses or closed sections for classes will be changed.
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ECHS College Acceptances

Interested in joining the military?


April 7, 2022

Register here.

Need to contact a recruiter?

Recruiter information is here.

Attention Class of 2022!

Per TEA, all graduating seniors must complete a financial aid application to graduate.

FAFSA and TASFA opens October 1!

The FAFSA application is for U.S. citizens and TASFA is for non-U.S. citizens.

Students and their parent/guardian that carried them on the 2020 tax return must create an FSAID to access the 2022-2023 application on October 1. *Do not complete the 2021-2022 application. FSAID creation does not apply to the TASFA application. *

For questions/concerns, please contact Ms. Iesha Jackson(

Dallas County Promise

The Promise Pledge is now LIVE on the website! You can find the official Promise Pledge steps online. The Promise Pledge is the first step of the Dallas County Promise. Please see the additional steps here. The Dallas County Promise is a last-dollar scholarship opportunity. The expectation is that ALL seniors complete ALL steps of the Promise. The Promise is non-binding and serves as a post-secondary OPTION. ECHS students do not need to apply to Dallas College, but instead a partner university.

For questions/concerns, please contact Ms. Iesha Jackson(

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Transcript Request Form for Texas Schools ONLY

Check your email from Ms. Jackson for the Out of State Schools Request Form

Request a College Application Fee Waiver

Please use fee waivers on your College Board account before requesting more waivers.

Dallas College System Log-In Steps

How to access eConnect and eCampus.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Dec. 20 Dec. 31 Winter Break
  • Jan. 3 Student Holiday/PD Day
  • Jan. 17 MLK Day
  • Feb 17-18 Student Holiday/PD Day
  • Feb. 21 President's Day

DeSoto ISD 2021-2022 Calendar

ECHS 2021-2022 Activities Calendar