Eastview High School Daily Announcements
Thursday, October 24th, 2019
(NEW) ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY
Orders are now being taken for the 2019-2020 Eastview yearbooks. Yearbooks will be distributed during the last week of school.
URGENT - SENIOR PARENTS
The Graduation Party only works when parents volunteer to help plan and run the party. The parents running the party need parent volunteers to help in a variety of areas. Please click here on EVHS Committee Volunteer Sign Up to access the volunteer website. You can also contact the executive committee chairs (Cassi Nelson & Melanie Vincent) via the Senior Party email address for more information.
PARENTS ARE KEY SESSION POSTPONED
The Parents are Key Parent Ed session on Teens and Technology that was originally scheduled for this week (Oct 23 and Oct 26) has been postponed. The new date will be published next week. Follow the PAK Facebook page for more information. www.facebook.com/EVHSPAK/
PLAY FOR PATRICK FREE YOUTH HEART SCREENING
The Patrick Schoonover Heart Foundation is having a Play For Patrick Youth Heart Screen on Saturday, October 26th from 8-4 at Eastview High School Gym.
The screening is FREE and open to ALL KIDS ages 14-24. The screen includes Family Health History, Height/Weight, Blood Pressure, EKG, Echocardiogram, reviewing results with a physician and learning how to perform CPR & use an AED.
From August 2015 to September 2019, the Foundation conducted 19 Play for Patrick youth heart screens. Screened 3,169 kids, found 186 with elevated blood pressure (w/repeated check), 237 with abnormal electrical or structural heart defects, taught 2,887 kids & adults CPR & AED awareness and donated 9 AEDs to area schools.
Parents, please register your child. Parents should also plan on attending the screen. You will learn about sudden cardiac arrest, learn/practice hands only CPR and how to use an AED, speak to a physician about your child’s results and be there for support.
Although the screens are free, we still have expenses to cover for equipment, supplies, insurance, etc. We have no paid staff and rely on volunteers and donations to offer these screens.
Any questions please contact us.
LEVY REFERENDUM BY THE NUMBERS
Levy Referendum by the Numbers: This week, District 196 released a new single-sheet flyer that uses key numbers to tell the story of why the district is asking for a levy referendum increase and what the additional funding would provide. There is also information on how to vote, which began September 20 via absentee balloting and continues through Election Day Tuesday, November 5, 2019. This is an important choice for our school district community. Please be informed and vote. For more information about the levy and how to vote, go to the Levy Referendum Website.
YOUR CHILD MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED-PRICE SCHOOL MEALS
District 196 provides healthy meals each day for our high school students. Breakfast costs $1.60 and lunch costs $2.65. Your family may qualify for free or reduced-priced school meals. If you participated in this program last school year and wish to participate again this year, you must submit a new application each year.
If interested, apply today. If you need assistance filling out the application, call the school office and we would be happy to help.
EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL’S FALL DANCE SHOW
When: Sunday, November 3rd at 7:00 pm
Where: Eastview Performing Arts Center
Hosted by the Lightning Dance Team
Tickets: Adults- $7.00 Students- $5.00
PARENTS OF 10TH GRADERS!
Please read the following and sign your son/daughter up for our all day Respect Retreat event coming up!
EASTVIEW DIALOGUE EVENT
Eastview’s National Honor Society will host a Dialogues Series event “Social Media: The Modern Day Outrage Machine” with two speakers from the University of Minnesota on Tuesday, October 29 at 7pm in the PAC. The event is free with cookies offered at its conclusion around 8:30pm.
LEVY AND BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION INFORMATION PRESENTATION FOR STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE
On Tuesday, November 5, the District 196 School Board is holding a special election to ask voters to consider an operating levy referendum and decide on 4 open seats on the District 196 Board of Education. Students who will be 18 and eligible to vote in this election are invited to a brief presentation to provide information, answer questions and listen to concerns. This is an optional opportunity for students. The presentation will be at Eastview in C250 at 7:10am on Wednesday, October 30.
EASTVIEW SOCIAL STUDIES TRIP TO EUROPE SPRING BREAK 2020
Attention current 11th and 12th grade students and parents. There are a few spaces remaining for the Social Studies trip to Spain, France, and Italy during Eastview’s Spring Break 2020. Use this link to find more information, but registrations are due by the end of the month! Imagine traveling to some of the most amazing sites in southern Europe and experiencing three different languages and cultures! Register soon and encourage your bestie to come along! For more information, use the link and you can also talk with Dr. Beach in the C3 area.
FROM COMMUNITY EDUCATION
Fun with Drones (grades 8-12)
PARENTS … JUST FOR YOU:
Seven College Planning Tips You Don’t Know About but Should
Adolescent Depression & Anxiety
SECOND LIFE LETTER JACKETS
The Second Life Letter Jacket program was developed to provide students an opportunity to have a letter jacket who otherwise may not have the resources to purchase one. All patches and embroidered names have been removed from the donated jackets by NHS volunteers. Click Here to complete the application for a jacket. Donated jackets for this program can be dropped off in the EVHS Main Office. Contact Rob Franchino with any questions.
COLLEGE AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
(NEW) JUNIORS: ACT PREP COURSE – REGISTRATION IS DUE BY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Eastview High School is offering the ACT Prep Course to help you prepare for this important test. The course provides 12+ hours of focused study in preparation for the ACT Test. Our experienced teachers will navigate students through the ACT testing process. This year we continue our use of PREPWORKS (https://prepworks.com/) as our online support program. Prepworks features a personalized learning path that continues long after the student completes the course. The combined after school course and online resource will help students build confidence and skills that will boost their scores on the actual test. The cost of the program is $180, which includes instruction, online program and testing materials. Students may also attend the ACT Workshop sessions in February at no additional cost. Scholarships are available for students who need financial assistance (see Larinda Hodges in Guidance).
Whether you have taken the ACT test before or you are new to the experience, we will prepare you to do your personal best. Sophomores may attend this course; however, the online program (Prepworks) is only active through the end of the school year. Renewal cost would be $30.
Registration is limited to 15 students per class. Please register promptly in FeePay.
SEMESTER 1 (Nov-Jan) Curriculum will be completed prior to the Jan 16th test for Juniors.
Nov 4, 11, 18, 25
Dec 2, 9, 16
Nov 7, 14, 21
Dec 5, 12, 19
Jan 9, 16
SEMESTER 2 (Jan-Apr) Curriculum will be completed prior to the April 7th test for Juniors.
Feb 3, 10, 24
Mar 2, 9, 16, 30
Feb 6, 20, 27
Mar 5, 12, 19
ATTENTION, SENIORS & THEIR FAMILIES
Some application deadlines are approaching! Plan to attend the Senior Application Genius hour on Monday, October 28th to check-in, receive assistance, and get your materials submitted! Please add the events below to your calendar to support your college and financial aid process.
Monday, October 28th - Eastview Senior College Application Genius Hour
- 7:30 AM-3:30 PM (East and West Computer Labs). Check-in at the start of the hour. Visit during your study hall (or one other convenient hour).
- Admission and Financial Aid representatives from technical, two year, and four year colleges will be present along with your Counselors to: help you start/or finish your college applications, provide feedback on your personal statement/essay, check the status of your materials/application, get started on your FAFSA or scholarship applications, or if you don't know where to start- help advise on different postsecondary and career options.
- Some Minnesota colleges waive their application fees during this week/month, view the list here.
- Colleges Attending : Inver Hills Community College, University of MInnesota - Duluth, Dakota County Technical College, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and Concordia College.
- All students will get a door prize and be entered to win college giveaways!
Need money for college? It is easier than ever to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) . Available now on www.FAFSA.gov or use the myStudentAid app.
Perspectives on Parenting: Paying for College- Financial Aid and the College Search Process
- Monday, November 4th
- 6:30 PM - Eastview High School Performing Arts Center
- A College Financial Aid Dean will present information about paying for college, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - FAFSA (https://fafsa.ed.gov/), and understanding college financial aid award packages (ex.: grants, loans, scholarships, and work study).
- All grades are welcome to attend.
Saturday, November 23rd - FAFSA Completion Workshop
- 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM - Eastview High School- East and West Labs – Learning Commons
- Complete or ask questions about your FAFSA with Financial Aid Advisors
- Can’t attend our workshop? Check the other workshops in the Twin Cities that are open to the public here!
Monday, December 2nd, Financial Aid 101
- 6:00-7:30 pm Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan
- Learn the basics of how to pay for college and apply for financial aid. Presented by Dakota County Technical College and the Eagan Foundation.
Monday, December 9th, FAFSA Completion Workshop
- 6:00-7:30 pm, Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan
- Complete the online FAFSA with help from a financial aid professional or just come to have your questions about paying for college answered. Presented by Dakota County Technical College.
UPCOMING COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY & MILITARY VISITS
Students should stop by the Counseling Office get a pass to attend the college/university/military Rep Visit prior to the visit in Career Center (located right next to Counseling Office). These university/college or military visits are small group meetings typically lasting 20/30 minutes. These admission reps are often times the same people that review college applications, so it's a great connection for students.
University of Northern Iowa
(NEW) LIGHTNING BOYS SOCCER LOSE 1-4 TO ST. PAUL CENTRAL
The Eastview boys’ soccer season came to a close with a loss to St Paul Central on Wednesday night. Central managed to score two goals early. Your Lightning did not give up, worked hard, and finally junior Aydan Griffitts scored.
It would be the only Lightning goal of the night. Central would go on to score 2 more times. The boys end the season with a record of 16-3.
LIGHTNING FOOTBALL NEWS
The Lightning Football team takes on the Edina Hornets this Friday in Section playoffs! Action starts at 7PM at Kuhlman Edina Stadium located at Edina Community Center. Fill the stands and cheer the team on the road to victory!!!
EV LYM BEANIES & POMS FOR SALE! Help fight cancer & support Lightning Football! Beanies are great gifts for all ages, students, faculty, staff and fans of Eastview High School! Don’t get caught out in the cold without one!
Contact Kelly Buesgens for more information.
EASTVIEW FALL SPORTS POSTSEASON UPDATES
Here is an update on our Fall Teams and how they are doing in postseason competition.
Boys and Girls Cross Country: The Cross Country teams will both compete in the Section 3AA Cross Country Championships today, Thursday, October 24th, at Valleywood Golf Course starting with the Girls at 3:30 followed by the Boys at 4:15. The top two teams and the top 8 individuals not a part of the top two teams will advance to the State Meet. The State Meet is held on Saturday, November 2nd at St. Olaf College. The AA Girls race is at 10:00 a.m. followed by the AA Boys race at 11:00 a.m.
Volleyball: The Lightning Volleyball team finished the second half of their season with several big wins and as a result earned a first round bye and the #4 seed in the very competitive Section 3AAA. They will host the Section Quarterfinal Match tonight, Thursday at 7:00 p.m., vs. the winner of the Rosemount/Apple Valley match. The Semis will take place on Tuesday, October 29th at the High Seed and the Section Championship Match is on Saturday, November 2nd at 6:00 p.m. at Hastings High School.
The State Tournament is held November 7-9 at the Xcel Energy Center.
Girls Tennis: Sophomore Karin Young is STATEBOUND as she was the Section 6AA Singles Champion. She had to defeat two top ranked players to do so including the two time defending State Champion. The Individual Tournament will take place on Thursday and Friday October 24th and 25th at Baseline Tennis Center on the Campus of the University of Minnesota. Karin received the #1 Seed and will play an opponent from Minnetonka in the first round on Thursday at 8:00 a.m. Click here for the full bracket:
Football: The Lightning received the #6 Seed and will travel to #3 Seed Edina Friday night at 7:00 p.m. The winner will advance to the Section Championship vs. the Centennial/Stillwater winner and will be held on Friday, November 1st at the High Seed.
Girls Swim and Dive: The Section Tournament takes place at Oltman Middle School in Woodbury November 6-8. Swim prelims are November 6 at 6:00, Diving Competition is held November 7 at 6:00 and the Swim Finals are November 8th at 6:00. Individuals and Relays that advance to the State Meet will compete at the U of M Aquatic Center November 14-16.
CI and PI Soccer: These teams each still have two weeks remaining in their regular seasons before Sections and State! Stay tuned for the latest Hawks updates. The State Tournament will be held on November 22-23 at Stillwater High School.
Reminder to follow @EVHSathletics on Twitter for the up to the minute updates!
FALL SPORTS SURVEY FOR PARENTS/ATHLETES
Attention all Fall Sport Student-Athletes and parents of all Fall Student-Athletes: Many of our Fall sports have concluded their seasons and all of our Fall sports will be wrapping up in the coming weeks. We ask that each student-athlete as well as parent/guardians of student-athletes take the time to fill out their survey:
These anonymous surveys are also available to be filled out anytime throughout the year on the Eastview Athletics Website and provide valuable feedback to our coaching staff and athletic director as a part of the annual reflection process for each coach and program. If you have a specific suggestion or concerns you would like to see addressed it is always recommended that you and/or your student athlete connect directly with the coach for the most immediate and individualized response. Thanks!
ARTS & ACTIVITIES
FRENCH CLUB MEETING THIS FRIDAY
French Club will be having their first club meeting this Friday, October 25 in B220 after school. All are welcome to take part in a Scavenger Hunt.
EASTVIEW SKI & SNOWBOARD TRIP
Attention all students interested in going on the EVHS Ski & Snowboard Club Trip to Mt. Bachelor in January- Friday, October 25th is the deadline for turning in your deposit to secure your spot. See Mr. Gustafson with questions in B1 cluster.
DECA PREP DAY AT THE U of M
DECA members have an amazing opportunity to participate in a DECA Preparation Day at the The University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management on Friday, October 25. Please see Mrs. Mohr in C238 for permission slips and additional information. If you are still interested in joining DECA, please stop by as well.
EASTVIEW BOOK CLUB
The Eastview Book Club will have its first discussion on Thursday, November 7th! We will meet at 2:35pm in C334. We will be discussing Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone. Please notify Ms. Hanson in the C3 office if you plan to attend so she can get enough TREATS!