High School Weekly Update

From Co-Principals Ruby Bode & Chuck Scott

February 5, 2021

Dear EPHS Family,

One of the Global Outcomes that we value in our school and EP community is Global Awareness and Compassion. What this Global Outcome means to us at EPHS is that we seek to understand, value and advocate for, and engage with others in our community and globally. It means that we value multiple and diverse perspectives. This Global Outcome is a prerequisite to critical thinking & problem solving. We have faced many crisis this school year, and it has made us more aware of how crucial this Global Outcome is for moving forward together and creating a hopeful future.

National School Counselor Week

We are celebrating Mr. Loeffler this week because Feb 1-5 is National School Counselor Week! We appreciate the support he brings to us every day, but want to take a moment to say "thank you!" and "we love you!" to Mr. Loeffler. We are so happy he joined our bobcat family and are grateful for the positive impact he has had on our school community.

Celebrating Black History Month

During February, we take time to celebrate, recognize, and bring awareness to the experience and contribution of the people of African descent across the Americas. Visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture to learn more.

Visit the resources compiled by a joint collaboration between The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum by clicking HERE.

From the Counseling Office

We will hold a local scholarship meeting for ALL seniors on Monday, February 8, at 2:00 in the auditorium. We will talk about the process, timeline and applications for the 30+ local scholarships on offer. We hope to see all seniors there.

Mr. Loeffler will start presenting to juniors in their history classes on February 10th & 11th about looking ahead at future plans- like colleges and career options. For those not in history this quarter, there will be a 2:00 session offered on Thursday February 11th in the Auditorium.

Quarantine Guidance for Students

Based on the guidance and recommendations from the Colorado Department of Education, the Colorado Department of Health and Environment and Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, we do not let any student or staff with symptoms of COVID 19 attend EPHS.

In accordance with this guidance:

  • Any student with the critical symptom of loss of taste or smell must stay at home for 10 days and be fever free to return to school,

  • Any student with major symptoms that last longer than 24 hours must have a negative test result or must stay home for 10 days AND be symptom free to return to school,

  • Any student with minor symptoms that last longer than 48 hours must have a negative test result or must stay home for 10 days AND be symptom free to return to school.

Thank you for your support as we work to keep everyone safe and healthy at school. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the front office at 970-586-5321.

Year Books

The deadline has passed to reserve a 2020-21 EPHS Yearbook. If you did not reserve a yearbook, and you are interested in reserving one, please contact Julie Fischer at the EPHS office, 970-586-5321 x.3303 or email julie_cooney_fischer@psdr3.k12.co.us

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program

The signature Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program will be running virtually in 2021. The 2-week opportunity is available to rising sophomore, junior, and senior girls—trans and cis—and non-binary students. No prior computer science experience is required.

To find our more click HERE!

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Athletics News

We are so proud of all our athletes that competed this week! Check out our High School Webpage to find a calendar of all the events. Scroll to the bottom to view the upcoming calendar events, click on View Calendar, or click on the Parent Calendar Icon.

Sports pictures are February 8 after school starting at 3:00pm. Picture retakes are march 8.

Athletic Director, Chuck Scott, will be providing information on a weekly basis about whether or not each event it hosting spectators. If you have any questions email Charles_scott@psdr3.k12.co.us or call 970-586-5321x.3301

Contact Your Principals

If you have questions, please ask. Contact your principals.

Chuck Scott, chuck_scott@psdr3.k12.co.us, 970-586-5321 x.3301

Ruby Bode, ruby_bode@psdr3.k12.co.us, 970-586-5321 x.3302

Habla Español?

Rodrigo Santana, Enlace Cultural de la escuela


970-586-5321, x.3353