HAPPY HALLOWEEN!! East Coweta Indian News Friday, October 31, 2014
East Coweta Indian News
Friday, October 31, 2014
Coweta Special Olympics is having its 2nd Annual “Share the Joy Day” on October 31st . This
event will be held during the ECH/Newnan football game. There will be volunteers moving
throughout the stands with orange buckets collecting donations (during the first quarter). All
proceeds will benefit Coweta Special Olympics. If you are interested in volunteering or making a
donation, please contact Renea Walton by email [email protected]
Science Olympiad will meet on Wednesday, November 5th, after school. Our Invitational
Tournament is HERE at ECHS on Saturday, November 8!!!
Beta Club will hold their regular monthly meeting Thursday, November 6th at 3:40 in the 9th
LAST CALL for the Close-Up Trip to Washington, D.C.!! See Mrs. Thompson BY322 by Nov. 7th!!
Attention all service club members (Beta Club, French/Spanish/NHS): if you are in need of
service hours for your organization, the World Language Department has a job for you! Please
come see Mrs. Barber or Mrs. deAza-Post on Starr Hall, or Mrs. Poling on Brantley to sign up to
work the ECHS Poetry Competition on Saturday, November 15th.
Advanced Academic members need to attend the club’s monthly meeting on November 19th.
Attendance counts towards active membership. If you are interested in ordering a club shirt,
you must see Mrs. Stefenelli immediately.
Indian Princess Benefit Pageant Entry forms are available from Mrs. Thompson (BY322) or Ms.
Williams (BN703). Forms and fees are due to Mrs. Thompson by November 20th. MANDATORY
meeting on November 20th at 3:45 in the 9th Grade cafeteria.
Can-A-Thon time is here! Every year Coweta County Schools participates in a canned food
drive that benefits the Coweta County Food Pantry. Last year ECHS had the highest donation
of the ENTIRE COUNTY! Let’s keep the tradition alive! This year’s Can-A-Thon is being
hosted by the Newnan Junior Service League, and will be ongoing to the Thanksgiving Break
(Friday, 11/21). All 3rd block classes will be competing to see who can collect the most
cans/donations. The winning 3rd block will win a party! Cans, cash, and checks (made
payable to East Coweta High School) are accepted.
The ECHS Chess Club meets on Monday’s at 3:40pm in the 9th grade media center.
Followers of Christ will meet in Mrs. Lanave’s room, RD 1008 on Tuesdays from 3:45 –
4:45. New members are always welcome.
East Coweta Fellowship of Christian Athletes meets every Friday morning at 7:45
in the football theatre room.
Save Boxtops for Education!
National Honor Society members: Don’t forget to bring your spare change to donate
to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Fundraising ends 11/11! Who will win…juniors or
McIntosh High School
V Comp Cheer
Columbus Blue Devil Invitational
South Cobb High School
Columbus Aquatic Center
University of West Ga
V FB Cheer
V Comp Cheer
The East Coweta Gridiron Club has old East Coweta Football Jerseys available for
purchase at $10 per jersey. These jerseys were game jerseys from the 1990s – early
2000s. We thought you might be interested in purchasing a jersey to wear to the game
or as a keepsake. All proceeds from the sales of the jerseys will go back into the
supporting the football program. All jersey numbers are not available. There are white
jerseys, purple jerseys and purple mesh jerseys. Please remember these are game worn
jerseys and as such are in game worn condition. Please contact Claire Branch @
[email protected] if you would like to purchase a jersey. Checks can be made
payable to the East Coweta Gridiron Club.
Check out the new East Coweta Wrestling Team Web Page.
East Coweta High School is now on Twitter! Follow us at @echs2012 for
announcements and any last minute changes or cancellations!!
Student parking permits are available for $20 before and after school in the 9th grade
Guidance is now on Twitter!!! Follow us at @eccounselors.
The Prudential Spirit of the Community Award program is searching for
top youth volunteers. School level recipients will be sent on to the statelevel judging panel. If selected, students could receive $1,000, an
impressive silver medallion, and a trip to Washington, D.C., next May. If
you feel you've made a positive difference through a volunteer activity
during the past year, visit spirit.prudential.com to apply. Applications
must be submitted through a certifier, who is Mr. Horton for ECHS. This
must be done by November 4, 2014, and his email address is
West Georgia Technical College will offer the High School COMPASS exam exclusively for East
Coweta High School on Tuesday, November 11, here at EC. Students will need to sign up in the
guidance office. Seniors will be first priority.
SAT/ACT Test Prep Class offered at ECHS:
Elite Test Prep will offer a twelve week
ACT prep course to EC students after school, on campus, November 13 through December 11th.
Class will be held on Mondays and Thursdays; 4:00-5:30 pm, beginning November 13-December
11 ( Actual ACT on Sat. December 13, Deadline to register, November 7). Cost --$315.00 for
course and materials. Sign up in EC Guidance, payment due on first day of class—check
payable to Elite Test Prep. Deadline to sign up is November 10. For more info, contact Camille
at [email protected]; website: www.elitetestspecialist.com.
Attention Parents of Juniors!
Please plan to attend JUNIOR PARENT NIGHT @ ECHS on
Thursday, November 20 at 6 pm in the EC Main Cafeteria. Information on College and Senior
Year Planning, Dual Enrollment and College Admissions will be given.
DUAL ENROLLMENT INFORMATION NIGHT, Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 6 pm @ ECHS Main
Cafeteria. Parents and students are invited to attend this informative session on Dual
enrollment /Early college credit.
On Campus College Information Sessions:
The EC Guidance Counselors will host On Campus College Visits for Juniors and Seniors throughout the
fall and a few in the spring. Space for these sessions will be limited and students will be required to sign
up ahead of time in the guidance office. These sessions will be widely advertised in the Indian News, on
the Counseling Twitter (@eccounselors.com) and Edmodo accounts and during daily announcements.
College Lunch Visits
November 7 – University of West Georgia
Senior Dues are $30.00 until December 19th.
Beginning January 1st they are $40 until April
1st, and $50 after April 1st. Senior dues must be paid in order to attend the Senior Picnic.
You will receive your picnic ticket at the same time that you pick up your yearbook, report
then to the stadium for lunch and yearbook signing.
Turn in formal and casual pictures . DUE DATE is December 16th.
Senior Yearbook Ads need to be turned in NO LATER THAN December 16th
Room 1001. None will be accepted after this date.
January 15, 2015- Financial Aid/HOPE Scholarship Night at ECHS
The Colored Rocks Foundation will award 15 cash prizes to male students of color who graduate
from a high school in Georgia and who set positive examples and make worthy commitments to
the success of their peers. To enter, students are asked to register at www.coloredrocks.org and
submit an essay that describes why they believe themselves to be a Colored Rock, along with an
outline of a personal plan to help develop future Colored Rocks among at-risk students
attending middle, elementary or high schools in Georgia. Applications are accepted until
midnight, December 6, 2014 for the cash award.
Graduating high school seniors who operate their own small business are eligible to receive a
2015 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award from the NFIB You Entrepreneur Foundation. Visit
www.NFIB.com/YEA for more information and to apply online between October 1 and
December 18, 2014.
Certificate of Attendance (COA) and ADAP Alcohol and Drug Awareness Certificate should be
signed up 24 hours in advance. The cost is $1.00 each to sign up.
Please refer to the student handbook for information concerning all attendance policies
including CCSS Truancy and TAADRA laws and consequences.
As always we do not take phone calls for CHECK OUTS. - If you are needing to CHECK OUT your
student: you may send an e-mail or a fax with a copy of your ID attached to it. Send e-mails to:
[email protected]; fax number is 770-254-2857.
Change in Certificates of Attendance: all students including 15 to 18 years of age or currently
enrolled in high school - YOUR ATTENDANCE COUNTS- if you miss 40 blocks or 10 days from
ECHS or CEC you will lose your right to drive in the state of Georgia.
PUBLIC NOTICE : Be it known that all schools in the Coweta County School System have been duly
inspected for asbestos according to EPA regulations and an Asbestos Management Plan is available at
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