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Daily Announcements (2.24.2020)

PARENT SECTION

(NEW) SCHOOL-WIDE FOOD DRIVE

Welcome to Winterfest week.  To support Winterfest, Eastview is hosting a school-wide food drive. March is Food insecurity month. Nearly one in ten Minnesotans experience food Insecurity and 14% of children in Minnesota are food insecure.  Students are asked to bring nonperishable food items and toiletries to their first hour class.  Thank you in advance for your support.

 

(NEW) NOT TOO LATE TO PLAY

Still want to play BINGO but haven't had a chance to drop your registration in the mail?  Please email me, Beret Anderson, with your name and email address and I will reserve your seat. You can PAY AT THE DOOR!  Walk-Ins are also welcome.  It's a great evening for parents, friends and family of EVHS.  We want to see you on Sunday, March 1st at Bogarts from 4pm to 7pm. For $45 you get 10 BINGO cards, 3 Raffle Tickets and Appetizers. Must be 18 years old to play.

The SILENT AUCTION will be opening for bids on February 27th at 5:00 pm and closing on March 1st during our Bingo event. Check out our Bidding Owl site.  There is a drop down in the upper left hand corner of the site that allows you to View Items.  Items are regularly being added so check back often. 

 

ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK TODAY

Orders are now being taken for the 2019-2020 Eastview yearbooks. Yearbooks will be distributed the last week of school. 

ORDER A YEARBOOK

 

SENIOR PARENT SECTION

SENIOR PARENTS, MAKE SURE YOUR SWEETHEARTS HAVE THEIR TICKET TO THE BIGGEST SENIOR PARTY ON GRADUATION NIGHT!

Graduating seniors are invited to attend the 2020 All-Night Senior Party, a chemical-free lock-in, which takes place the night of graduation, June 6, 2020 (10:00 pm – 4:00 am) at EVHS.  Each year this party is a highlight for the graduating seniors with at least 80% of the class attending.  Students will enjoy activities, food, music, games, prizes, and more!! It is the place to be on graduation night! 

Don’t procrastinate! Senior party ticket prices leap after February! Current price is $90! All money generated from ticket sales goes directly to fund the party!

Ticket Prices:

$90 January 16th - February 29th

$100 March 1st- May 22nd

$120 June 6th at the door (cash only)

Click here to be directed to the senior party website to purchase tickets and for additional party information: LINK:  http://www.eastviewseniorparty.com/Tickets

 

 

SENIOR PARENTS - SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR THE SENIOR PARTY

Seeking Volunteers – WE NEED YOU!!!! Please consider volunteering to help plan the 2020 EVHS Senior Class Party. The Eastview Senior Party Committee has an immediate need for volunteers to join and support various planning committees. Volunteers will help plan the 1) PRIZES, 2) FOOD, 3) DECORATIONS, and 4) the BINGO BONANZA. Please consider sharing your time and talents to make this a great night for our graduates! Click on the SignUp Genius link to view the available slots and sign up. If you have questions, please email eastviewseniorparty@gmail.com. Thank you!

 


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

(NEW)  ANTI-VAPING CAMPAIGN

This week, Eastview’s DP program is leading an anti-vaping campaign; sharing information with students about vaping and asking that they consider taking a pledge to not vape. Awareness about the dangers of vaping were prominent in the news this fall, including serious lung illnesses and even death as a result of vaping. Within our student body, the DP program aims to educate and inform students, as well as encourage safe and healthy decisions regarding the use of vapes. Students will also be encouraged to seek help if they are concerned they or a friend are addicted to vaping.

 

2020 WINTERFEST WEEK FEBRUARY 24-29

Winterfest Dress-Up Days:

Tuesday: Turtleneck or Throwback Tuesday (Wear a turtleneck or dress in your favorite throwback style)

Wednesday: Wildlife Wednesday (Wear clothing with majestic photos of wildlife or your favorite wildlife pattern)

Thursday: Tie-Dye/Technicolor Thursday (Wear tie-dyed clothing or colorful clothing)

Friday: Color Day & Pepfest

Saturday: Dance 8-11 PM, Tickets $10.00 @ Door or $6 at Lunch.

 

Service Projects - All Week:

Food Drive – 360 Communities – Period 1 Eastview Food Drive

The greater community is invited by to donate nonperishables and toiletries the week starting February 24-28 as part of Eastview’s School-Wide Winterfest Food Drive. All donations will be delivered to local 360 Communities Food Shelves. Donations may be dropped off by students with their first period teacher. See Mr. John Kelly in C232 or email at john.kelly@district196.org with questions or concerns. All are welcome and encouraged to donate.

Operation Gratitude Letter Writing - Wednesday, 2/26 at 2:30pm in C232

Write a letter or letters to an active duty soldier or a wounded veteran. More information here: Operation Gratitude

Happy Cart Donations for Fairview Ridges Hospital

Items distributed to families that are waiting around in hospital rooms. Sealed Items Only: Crackers, Pretzels, Crayons (Eight-pack), Stickers, Small Toys, Playing Cards, etc.  Donations accepted in C232. 

 

GET YOUR ALL-NIGHT SENIOR PARTY TICKETS TODAY

Graduating seniors are invited to attend the 2020 All-Night Senior Party, a chemical-free lock-in, which takes place the night of graduation, June 6, 2020 (10:00 pm – 4:00 am) at EVHS.  Each year this party is a highlight for the graduating seniors with at least 80% of the class attending.  It is the place to be on graduation night! 

Senior Party tickets are on sale now for $90.

Ticket Prices:

$90 January 16th - February 29th

$100 March 1st- May 22nd

$120 June 6th at the door (cash only)

Click here to be directed to the senior party website to purchase tickets and for additional party information: LINKhttp://www.eastviewseniorparty.com/Tickets

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH ESSAY-ART-ORATORY CONTEST

All Eastview students are invited to participate in Advancing the Dream: a Black History Month Essay-Art-Oratory Contest.  Taking inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, respond to the following prompt: Is the dream alive today the way Dr. King envisioned it?  What would he think of the moment in which we are living?  What are our collective next steps in keeping that vision alive?  What role can each of us play in advancing the cause of justice and equity in society and in our school?   What action(s) will you take in your daily life to carry out Dr. King’s dream?  Students may choose to write an essay, poetry or prose, create an original piece of art, or record yourself speaking or singing.    There will be a $50 prize in each of the three categories.  Entries are due Friday, February 28th.    More information can be found in the Schoology announcement.  See Ms. Hanson in the Student Services Office with questions.

 

FROM COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Do you seek employment as a swim instructor aide? 

Water Safety Aide (ages 13+)

Mon-Thu | Mar 23-26 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 p.m. | 4 sessions | $175 | BHMS

 

Do you seek employment as a swim instructor? 

Water Safety Instructor (ages 16+)

Mon-Thu | Mar 23-26 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | 4 sessions | $280 | BHMS

 

Do you seek employment as a lifeguard? 

Lifeguarding plus Waterpark Module (ages 15+)

Mon-Thu | Mar 23-26 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. | 4 sessions | $270 | BHMS

 


COLLEGE AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

PERSPECTIVES ON PARENTING SEMINAR - COLLEGE PLANNING - Thursday, March 5, 6:30 PM

Post-High School Planning:   This Perspectives on Parenting - College Planning seminar will take place Thursday, March 5 at 6:30 pm, in the EVHS East Commons.  (NOTE: This seminar coincides with Parent-Teacher Conferences on this date (5:00 pm to 8:45 pm), so plan your conferences around this hour long presentation.) 

This seminar is very timely for parents of sophomores and juniors, but all grades are welcome to attend.   This informational seminar outlines the process for planning and preparing for a post-high school education. 

 

UPCOMING COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIRS

District 196 College Fair at Eastview High School

-           Monday, March 9th – 4:30-6:00 PM – EVHS Commons

-           Visit with representatives from over 100 colleges, universities, community colleges, and technical programs.  For a complete list of colleges and more information visit: http://mn-acac.org/MEFstudents/

-           Sign up for a scannable barcode to save time to encourage more conversations with the colleges  at: www.gotocollegefairs.com

-           This Minnesota Education Fair ( MEF) is sponsored by the Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC)

School of Environmental Sciences College and Career Fair

 

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. 

DATE

TIME

COLLEGE/MILITARY

2/25/2020      

8:25am         

Bradley University

2/25/2020

12:40pm

Niagara University

2/28/2020

9:20am

Simpson College

3/3/2020

11:10am

United States Army

3/11/2020

11:10am

U.S. Navy

3/17/2020

8:25am

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

3/17/2020

12:40pm

University of North Dakota

3/18/2020

11:10am

Marines

3/19/2020

1:35pm

Bellin College

3/31/2020

11:10am

Air Force Reserve

 


ATHLETICS

(NEW) EASTVIEW WINTER POSTSEASON UPDATES

The Winter Sport postseason competition season continues!  Here is the latest:

Boys Hockey: The boys hockey team season came to an end with a 5-0 loss to St. Thomas Academy in the Section Quarterfinal Game on Thursday.  Congrats to all team members on a great season!

Swim and Dive: The Boys Swim and Dive team competed in the Section 3AA Meet this past week and qualified three individuals and one relay to the State Meet at the University of Minnesota this coming week! In Diving Alex Sulistyo was the Section Champion and advanced to State Diving Prelims on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at the University of Minnesota.  Kyle Kunisaki was the Section Runner-up in the 100 Backstroke, Reid Lambert was the Section Runner-up in the 100 Breaststroke and the 200 Individual Medley Relay of Kunisaki, Lambert, Daniel Panikkar and Nicholas Phomsouvanh placed 3rd, but made the time cut and all advanced to State Swim Prelims on Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the U of M. Tickets are $7 for Diving Prelims and $10 for Swimming Prelims (Friday) and Finals (Saturday) for both students and adults. Good luck to the State Qualifiers and congrats to all team members on a great season! Here are the “heat sheets” for the State Swim and Dive AA Prelims.

 

Wrestling: The Eastview Wrestling Team competed in the Section 2AAA Individual Tournament on Friday, February 21st and Saturday, February 22nd at Rosemount.  Roman Gilbert placed 2nd at 132 pounds and Kellen Stewart placed 2nd at 285 pounds and both will participate in the State Tourney at Xcel Center February 28th and 29th!  A link to the State Tournament schedule will be posted on the MSHSL website as well as on Track Wrestling later today.  Ticket costs per session are $16 for adults and $10 for students.  Any students wishing to attend will require parental permission as it is an individual tournament and not team participation. Eastview Wrestlers Place 12 at Sections 

 

Gymnastics: The Apple Valley/Eastview Gymnastics Team had one individual compete in the State Tournament at Roy Wilkins on Saturday, February 22nd.  Advancing to State was Abbie Swanson on Bars and Beam!  On Beam, Abbie had an 8.675 and placed 38th and on Bars, she recorded a 8.8375 to place 35th.  It was a great State Meet and a great season for the entire AV-EV Gymnastics team!     

 

 

 

Girls Basketball: The girls received the #5 Seed in Section 3AAAA.  They will open their playoffs at #4 Apple Valley on Wednesday.  Tickets are $8 adults/$6 for students and Senior Citizens.  NO PASSES ARE ALLOWED.  If they win they will advance to the Section Semis on February 29th at 7:00 p.m. at the highest remaining seed.  The Section Championship Game is Wednesday, March 4th at 7:00 at the highest remaining seed!.  Click here for the full bracket. Teams who qualify will participate in the State Tournament at Williams Arena March 11-14.

CI and PI Hockey: Our Dakota Hawks teams have just one week left of regular season play.  Their playoffs are still TBD based on their regular season finish.  The CI Hawks are 6-3 overall and host their “Community Night” tomorrow at Rosemount vs. Owatonna.  The PI Hawks are 6-1 on the season and host Humboldt on Monday night at Apple Valley.  Their State Tournament, if they should qualify, will be held March 13-14 at Bloomington Jefferson.

Boys Basketball: The boys have one week left in the regular season and currently lead the SSC with a 14-2 record and are 21-3 overall.  They will travel to Lakeville South on Monday night.  Their playoffs are scheduled for March 5th and March 10th at the higher seeded team and their Section Championship Game is March 13th at Farmington.  Teams who qualify will participate in the State Tournament at Target Center March 18-21.

Lots more details about all of these teams along with several photos are posted on @evhsathletics Twitter account, but here are a few photos from the past weekend.

 

EASTVIEW SOFTBALL TRYOUT INFO

All students who are interested in trying out for softball, please take a look at this INFORMATION FLYER.  Tryouts are March 9-11.  If you have questions or need more information, please contact Charity Jacobson or Sydney Dwyer.

 

EVHS BOYS LACROSSE INFO

All 9th-12th grade boys interested in playing lacrosse this Spring must first register through FeePay. You will need a current physical (within the last 3 years) which must be submitted at the time of registration.  If your physical is less than 3 years old, then you do not need to submit a new one.  Tryouts begin Monday, March 30, 2020 – Yes, that is the Monday after Spring Break.  If you are not registered and have not submitted a physical by Spring Break, then you will not be able to tryout.  Get 'er done.  Booster Club information and schedules are available at www.eastviewlacrosse.com

 

GAME/MEET/MATCH RESULTS

Friday, February 21st

(NEW) EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL BEAT FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL 46-35 

The JV Girls Basketball team capped off their season with a 46-35 upset victory over the Farmington Tigers Friday night. The Lightning were led by Caitlyn Han who scored 13 points and who (along with Olivia Ward) held the Tigers' leading scorer to 4 points. Madi Wodele was also instrumental in the victory, narrowly missing a double-double. She dominated the boards with 9, while putting up 11 points. Vanessa Wright and Olivia Ward did a great job handling Farmington's full-court pressure and scoring 7 points each. Ward and Lauren Machacek led the team in steals. Other scorers were Machacek, Savanah Gardner and Claire Pepin. Ellie Fulford and Britta Hagen played key minutes to help seal the victory. Congratulations to the team on a great season. 

 

(NEW) EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS FRESHMAN BASKETBALL BEAT FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL 43-32 

The Lightning Freshman Girls Basketball Team closed out the regular season with a solid win over Farmington 43-32 on Friday Feb 21

The Lightning played very good defense creating 10 steals and had 35 rebounds.

Jaysa Randle - 16 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals

Sam Quady - 10 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals

Lizie Bryant - 6 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals

Daniella Oduro - 4 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals

Amy Loch - 4 points and 5 rebounds

AviElla Raspberry - 2 points, team high 8 rebounds, 1 steal

Korra Kalaus - 1 point - left midway through second half with injured knee

Shah'd Ibrahim - returned after out 2 weeks to play a few minutes nursing bruised knee

Veronica Ortega and Blaine Mesay who are out for the season with injuries provided incredible support and cheering for their teammates!!

Special thanks to team manager Fatima Ahmed, for her help and unwavering support for the team and her loud enthusiasm cheering at games and practices.

It was an awesome year by this great group of players who not only played hard together all year, but created a team culture of "Team First & Team Family".

 


ARTS & ACTIVITIES

(NEW) EASTVIEW SPEECH TAKES 1ST PLACE AT BLOOMINGTON JEFFERSON

This past Saturday, at the 50th Bloomington Jefferson Speech Tournament, the Eastview Speech Team took home the 1st place sweepstakes trophy.  The team had 59 breaks to finals and honor finals, topping all other teams. Congrats to the entire team. 

The following students earned first place:  Hanisa Pasupuleti , Thor Reimann, Vikash Giritharan, Allie Hering

The following students earned second place:  Alli Hering, Mimi Le, Josh Negussie, Thomas Nelson, Joy Tang, Campbell Bernstein, Samantha Corbet, and Ella Erdahl

The following students earned first place:  Nicholas Bigelow, Kayla Faulkner, Akansha Kamineni, Adams/Bernstein 3

 

(NEW) BRAVO TECH CREW

Tech Crew for BRAVO 2020: British Invasion begins Tuesday at 2:30 in the PAC.  See you there!

 

(NEW) INVESTMENT CLUB MEETING

There will be an investment club meeting after school on Tuesday in room C239.  Stonebridge Captial Advisors will be here to discuss our recent purchase, our portfolio and any other questions you have.  As usual, new members are welcome!

 

BOYS VOLLEYBALL PRESEASON PARENT MEETING

The preseason parent/player meeting will be on Wednesday, February 26, at 7pm.  Please plan to be there, or have a parent attend…or both!  Come be a part of the fastest growing boys sport in America!

 

BOYS AND GIRLS SPRING RUGBY

Spring rugby registration is now open for girls and boys. Rugby teaches total body skills, including safe tackling techniques, which carry over into multiple sports.  Rugby suits all body styles and skills.  No experience is necessary!  Read more about us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @EaganRugby.

Preseason (indoor) practice begins on March 1st at Blackhawk Middle School Gym (1-3PM for boys, 4:30-6:30 for girls).  We have a full day camp on Friday, March 6th from 9-3 at the West St. Paul dome.  Games begin in April and playoffs finish around the first week of June.  Go to https://eaasports.sportngin.com/rugby to learn more about rugby and for details about registration.

 


LEARNING COMMONS

THANK YOU & NEW WISH LIST ITEMS

The Learning Commons has recently received three significant donations of common household/garage goods from our wish list.  We were able to further stock our makerspace and shared some of the supplies with the applied math classes.  Thank you for your generous donations to build our Zapp Lab and other hands on work spaces!

We have added a few new items to our wish list, but have a special request. As your family may be upgrading your phone technology, please consider donating old phones to the Learning Commons.  We have a set of Google Cardboard Virtual Reality headsets, but no devices to project the videos.  The minimum requirement is simply a functioning phone which can connect to the internet.  We will be able to access hundreds of virtual tours with minimal investment and provide students with a whole new way to interact with rich learning opportunities.  Check out a sample video here and even more amazing with virtual reality!

 

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE LEARNING COMMONS

Current events: https://www.smore.com/tvqcd  (updated 12/2/19)

Open to all students from 7am-3:30pm daily.  We offer space for quiet study, group collaboration, hands-on projects and a green screen video studio.  Please stop by to see our space whenever you are in the building!