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Daily Announcements (9.12.19)
Eastview High School

Eastview High School Daily Announcements

Thursday, September 12th, 2019


 

PARENT SECTION

LIGHTNING CAFE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Lightning Café needs your help!  We’re looking for volunteers to work two Mondays or Thursdays a month from 1:00 to 3:00PM.  The café is a snack bar that meets the needs of Eastview students participating in sports and other after school activities and is the sole fundraising vehicle for our PAK (Parents Are Key) organization, which promotes activities that support our students and staff throughout the year.  This is a great opportunity to connect with Eastview students in a fun and rewarding environment!  Please contact Jessica Sahota to volunteer.


 

FREE/REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATIONS

The District 196 Food and Nutrition Services Department supports academic achievement by providing students with nutritious meals and exceptional customer service.

Any student who is approved for free or reduced-price school meals will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge. A new application must be submitted each year, unless you already received a letter from District 196 indicating that all of your child(ren) have been approved for the current school year. 

Visit the District 196 School Meals page to apply for free and reduced school meal benefits.

 

 

 

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

(NEW) 2019 HOMECOMING WEEK (SEPT. 23-28)

Homecoming Dress-Up Spirit Days:

Monday: College/Jersey Day: Wear college/university apparel or a sports jersey (or both!)

Tuesday: Meme Day: Dress as your favorite internet meme.

Wednesday: Pink Out Day: Wear pink clothing.

Thursday: Color Day & Pepfest (Grade 9: white, 10: grey, 11: blue, 12: black)

 

All Week:

Homecoming Cup – earn points for your grade by participating in Homecoming events and service projects. Cup winner announced at halftime of the football game.

 

Giant Jenga Competition @ Lunch – daily grade winner earns 50 Cup points; weekly winner earns 100 Cup points.

 

Hurricane Dorian Relief (Red Cross) – Coin and cash will be collected each morning as students arrive at the West and North Doors. Students may drop off change at any time throughout the day at the Attendance Office.

 

Student Service Project:

Sandwich Project MN – make sandwiches for the homeless. Goal: 1,500 sandwiches. Wednesday 9/25 @ 2:30pm in C232/C2 Cluster.

 

Saturday 9/28: Homecoming Dance

Cost: $10.00 @ Door or $6 at Lunch. $1 off w/canned Good. Guests must register in the Main Office. Attire is semi-formal: dresses and ties.

 

Homecoming Dance & Tickets

Tickets for the Homecoming Dance, held on Saturday 9/28 from 8-11pm, may be purchased for $6 in advance or $10 at the door.  All students are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance during lunch to eliminate having to wait in line at the dance.  Tickets will be sold Wednesday and Thursday during Homecoming Week lunch break.  Bring a canned good or hand sanitizer and get $1 off.  Guests are welcome; all guests must register and be pre-approved via a Guest Registration Form. Guest Registration Forms may be found in the Main Office. Bring current school IDs.

 

Homecoming Dance Guest Registration Form

All guests at the Homecoming Dance who do not attend Eastview need to complete a Guest Registration Form.  Forms can be picked up in the Main Office. The form needs to be completed by the guest’s home school administration and faxed back to EVHS on Friday, September 27, by 2:30 pm. More information is included on the form.

 

Homecoming Dress Notice

Our Homecoming Dance will be on Saturday, September 28 from 8:00 pm- 11:00 pm. Dress for this dance is semi-formal wherein most ladies wear dress pants/skirt; and most gentlemen wear dress pants and shirt as well as a tie. 

 

(NEW) ATTENTION: 2019-2020 EASTVIEW SKI & SNOWBOARD TRIP

All Students who are interested in attending the 2019-20 Eastview Ski & Snowboard Trip over MLK weekend in January; there will be a short 10 minute informational meeting on Thursday, September 19 at 2:30 in room B126.  We will be discussing trip specifics and timeline for payment/ registration.

 

MCA RESULTS ARE AVAILABLE

11th and 12th graders can pick up their MCA results in the counseling office during their 5th hour class.  

 

GIRLS TENNIS T-SHIRTS FOR SALE

Attention Eastview Girls Tennis Fans!  The Eastview Tennis Team is selling fan shirt for $15.  To order, either see your favorite Eastview tennis player, or print off the order form and drop it off in the main office.

Girls Tennis T-Shirts

 

SENIOR IDS AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP

Attention, Seniors: you can pick up your EVHS senior ID cards at the West Entrance office during school hours.  

 

WEIGHT ROOM / SUPER GROUP

EVHS Fall super group will start Monday, September 9th. Meet on the indoor track at 2:45PM.  Super group training days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday with a 2:45PM start time on the indoor track; the end time will be about 4:00PM.

The weight room is open Monday through Thursday from 3:05PM to 4:45PM and Fridays from 3:05PM to 4:00PM.

 

EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL KIDS CHEER CLINIC

Saturday September 14, 2019 11:00-2:00 pm

Register and pay online!

Location:        Eastview High School 6200 140th St. West, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Check-In:        10:30 am, Lower Level West Entrance - Door 1

Time:              11:00 - 2:00 pm. Special performance for parents at 1:45!

Participants: Girls and boys kindergarten through 6th graders

What:              Cheer, sidelines, jumps, stunt demonstrations, dance and performance

Cost:               $45  - includes cheer shirt, PIZZA and a special award!

No shirt guarantee for registrations received after September 7, 2019. Walk-in registrations accepted with no guarantee on space nor shirt.  Email: eastviewcheerteam@gmail.com Website: http://evhscheer.gear.host/

  

CALLING ALL FUTURE LIGHTNING DANCERS!!

It’s that time of year again!  The Lightning Dance Team (LDT) is excited to host their annual Community Dance Clinic for Pre K-8th Grade students on Saturday, September 21.  All kids who participate in the clinic will also have the opportunity to dance at halftime of the Homecoming Football the following Friday night, September 27. If you have any siblings, neighbors, friends or relatives who might be interested have them Learn more and get registered.  Feel free to direct any questions to Robin Percival.

 

 

COLLEGE AND SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

PSAT/SMSQT EXAM

On WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2019, Juniors at EVHS are encouraged to take the PSAT/NMSQT exam.  (High achieving Sophomores are also encouraged to take the PSAT as practice only.) The PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) provides feedback about college-readiness, is excellent practice for the SAT, and is also used by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to determine National Merit Scholarship recipients in the class of 2021.  

Test Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 7:30-11:15 a.m. (School authorized absence)

Location: Eastview High School

Registration begins Monday, September 9th and concludes Monday, September 30th (or when registration is full).  Priority is given to junior test takers.

The cost is $25.00 payable through FeePay. Registration and payment must be made through Feepay.

IMPORTANT:  After you have registered, you must come to the Counseling office during 5th period to see Susanne Fulford. She will verify your PSAT registration and payment and you will pick up your PSAT Official Student Guide.  Your test site location will be communicated via email by Friday, October 11th.

Preparation resources, including sample questions and a full length practice test are available. If you have any questions, please contact Susanne Fulford in the Counseling Office at 952-431-8915.

 

ATTENTION, PARENTS OF SENIORS

A Senior College Planning Perspectives on Parenting session for parents will be held on Monday, September 16th at 6:30 pm in the EVHS Learning Commons.  This parent presentation will include important topics related to the college application and admission process, sending materials and transcripts, and timeline for senior year.  This information will be covered in senior small groups for students the week of September 16th.  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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.

9/13/2019

8:25am

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

9/16/2019    

9:20am      

Viterbo University

9/16/2019

1:35pm

St. Catherine University - Saint Paul

9/17/2019

9:20am

University of Wisconsin-Stout

9/17/2019

12:40pm

Luther College

9/17/2019

12:40pm

Boston College

9/18/2019

12:40pm

North Dakota State University-Main Campus

9/18/2019

1:35pm

University of Kansas

9/18/2019

11:10am

United States Navy

9/19/2019

9:20am

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

9/19/2019

12:40pm

The University of Chicago

9/19/2019

11:10am

Minnesota Army National Guard

9/20/2019

12:40pm

Mount Holyoke College

9/23/2019

8:25am

Boston University

9/23/2019

1:35pm

Kenyon College

9/23/2019

1:35pm

Coe College

9/24/2019

7:30am

Case Western Reserve University

9/24/2019

7:30am

Concordia College

9/24/2019

8:25am

Johns Hopkins University

9/24/2019

8:25am

Saint John’s University

9/24/2019

9:20am

University of Missouri-Columbia

9/24/2019

9:20am

University of Wisconsin-Superior

9/24/2019

12:40pm

Iowa State University

9/25/2019

9:20am

Michigan Technological University

9/26/2019

9:20am

Colby College

9/26/2019

9:20am

University of Minnesota Rochester

 

  

 

ATHLETICS

IMPORTANT ATHLETIC TRAINING SERVICES INFORMATION FOR ATHLETES AND FAMILIES

If you are an athlete or parent/guardian of an athlete at Eastview please click on the link below for some very important information including available services, clinic locations, training room hours, concussion management, physician visit requirements and an introduction to the Eastview Sports Medicine Team.

Eastview/TCO Parent Letter 

 

ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB LEADER MEETING

The Annual All Sport Booster Club Meeting for All Athletic Booster Club Presidents and Treasurers for 2019-20 will be held on Sunday, September 15th at 7:00 p.m. at Eastview High School in C250.  If you are a President and/or Treasurer for your sport’s Booster Club please plan to join me that evening for some important information that is applicable to all booster clubs.  If you are unable to make it please send a substitute/alternate as we would love to see every Booster Club represented.  Thanks to all of our volunteers and hope to see many of you on the 15th!

 

DAKOTA UNITED HAWKS INFORMATION

The Dakota Hawks are an Adapted Athletics Team from District 196 that plays in the Minnesota State High School League sanctioned sports of Soccer (Fall), Floor Hockey (Winter) and Softball (Spring). Students are eligible to play from 7th-12th grade on any or all of these teams provided they have a qualifying need. In addition to the regular physical activity and healthy competition, this is a fantastic way for student-athletes to meet new friends! Parents tend to form a tight-knit, positive and supportive community as well while they enjoy the camaraderie of being a part of our successful program!

Please contact Brett Kosidowski - Dakota United Hawks Varsity Head Coach / RMS Physical Education for more information.

 

 

ARTS & ACTIVITIES

(NEW) JOIN EASTVIEW SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

Are you a fan of science and can’t get enough of it in with just 1 period a day in school? Think you might want to be an engineer when you grow up? Then you definitely will want to check out Science Olympiad. We’ll have an informational meeting for new and returning members to learn more about what we do, talk about the upcoming season, and meet our captains and coach. We’ll have an information meeting on  Tuesday, 9/17/19  at 2:30 in the East Computer Lab. We look forward to meeting you!

 

(NEW) JOIN INTRAMURAL BADMINTON

Intramural Badminton starts on Tuesday, October 1st at 5:45 – 8pm in the main gym. Cost is $40.00 includes a t-shirt. Please sign up online, click Families/Feepay on the EVHS homepage. Any questions see Ms. Gilson in attendance after 2nd hour or email her. connie.gilson@district196.org.

 

JOIN EASTVIEW ROBOTICS

Robotics families, there will be a mandatory informational meeting on Monday, September 16th in room C250 starting at 7:00 PM.  This meeting is for new and returning parents/guardians and students who are participating on an Eastview Robotics team this season.  If you haven’t signed up yet, this is an opportunity to join or learn more about the program.  For more information, email us or visit our website.

Eastview Robotics Teams participate in FIRST Robotics and our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership. 

 

JOIN THE EVHS BOWLING TEAM

EVHS Bowling team invites students to try out Friday Sept 13th 3:30-5:15. No Experience Necessary, our coach Randy Parrent will help you reach your potential. HS Bowling offers the ability to letter in the sport as well as a unique chance to compete as a team against other High schools. Contact Coach Randy Parrent for more information or stop in at Cedarvale Lanes for this Friday's practice.

 

EVHS HERO CLUB

Are you interested in the world of super-heroes and comic books?  Do you watch the super-hero/super-villain driven movies, television shows, cartoons, etc.? Do you read comics and follow a certain hero, villain or team? Are you interested in creating your own comic book hero or villain, if so, there is an after school group that meets to discuss all things Marvel, DC, etc. that may be of interest to you. The first meeting will be Monday, September 16th at 2:45pm-4pm in C350.  This will be an informational meeting and a time to get to know each other.

Contact Dave Telshaw or Chad Harris for more info.  Hope to see you there!!

 

AUDITION FOR ANNIE!

Auditions for the Eastview winter musical, Annie, will be held on Monday, September 16 and Tuesday, September 17 after school.  Sign-up by scanning the QR code on Annie posters throughout the school.

You must also stop into the Main Office to get audition materials and forms.  All students will need to sing, dance, and act for the audition.  You may bring your own 30 sec – 1 minute song to sing (musical theatre genre is best) or you may sing the preselected song (available in the Main Office).  Singers providing their own song should also bring accompaniment track.  A dance workshop will be held on Sunday, September 15th in the Choir Room.  If you are not able to attend the dance workshop, a video will be linked on the sign-up page where you schedule your audition.  Performances will be the first two weekends in December.

New to Eastview students are encouraged to attend auditions on Monday, September 16 from 2:45 – 3:45, if you are unable to attend at this time, you may sign up for a different time.

There are TONS of roles in this classic musical!  We hope to see you at try-outs. If you have questions, see Mrs. Douma in the choir office or email her.