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Monday Announcements, May 21

posted May 21, 2018, 8:10 AM by Eric Rose-Phillips
●   Last week, our MESA club students traveled to Portland State University and had a great time!  
Here are the results:

- Team “SYMO” - Brent and Michael (McGuire) - won a bridge-building/cantilever engineering on-site competition – taking 1st place for Oregon High Schools!

- Team Blast Off 1! Ryan, Sydnee, and Nida won the “Debris Debacle” Boat-building on-site 
competition- taking 1st place for Oregon high schools!

- Team Egg Heads won 3rd place for Oregon High Schools for their launcher design in the “distance accuracy” category – congrats to Elvis, Tabitha, Alyssa, and Brandy!

- Team Blast off #2! Won 3rd place in the “Debris Debacle” On site for Oregon High schools – 
congrats to Karla and Victoria!

- Our school mentor from Oregon Institute of Technology – Chris Love – won Mentor of the Year out of all Oregon MESA chapters! A HUGE thank you to Chris for all the work he has put in for our ECHS students.

- Ms. Carver is so proud of our sophomores – Andres, Victoria, Sydnee, Nida, Ryan, Chris, Zak – who just completed their “sounding payload” that will be LAUNCHED INTO SPACE in June by NASA in Virgina. They presented their final design at MESA Day and are the only high schoolers in Oregon who have participated in this gravity research!

- Overall we had a great time at MESA Day – our final MESA Day meeting and end–of-year celebration will be tomorrow Tuesday May 22nd! MESA Club members: bring a snack to share to our final club meeting!

● Did you know local recycling regulations are changing? Because of these new recycling rules, the 
only items that should go into your blue recycling bins are paper and cardboard. Please do not put 
shredded paper into your recycling container. Stay tuned as there is a campaign being developed by 
Marion County regarding these new recycling rules. Thank you for your help in making this 
adjustment.

●   Yearbooks are arriving soon!  We will be having a yearbook launch party on June 1st at 3:05 pm 
in the courtyard. Root beer floats will be served! Our seniors will receive their yearbooks at their mandatory meeting held on the same day!

●   Graduation is coming quickly!!  It will be on Thursday, June 7th at 7:00 pm.  Thank you to 
those students who have offered to help this year, we have filled all of the available spots.

●    “Do you need community engagement hours? Have you ever wanted to be a test subject? If you 
answered yes to one or both of those questions then your in luck. The Science Research students are 
looking for people to be test subjects for their research project and if you sign up you can 
receive community engagement hours for participating. If you are interested in signing up to be a 
test subject then see the sign up board outside Ms. Utley’s room (room 152) and sign up to be a 
test subject.”  (5 weeks-starting 4/30)

● Attention pregnant or parenting moms, If you are nursing or are interested in nursing, please 
speak to Jenny right away! We have a specialist coming to meet with our students starting today!

● Have you ever wondered what to do after school?  Come join a club!!  The poetry club will 
continue to meet every Monday after school in Mrs. Utley’s room, we also have Magic Mondays meeting in Kresner’s room. If you haven’t played, you can still join, they will provide the cards and teach 
you how to play! The MESA club will continue to meet on Tuesdays at 3:30 pm, in Ms. Carver’s room. 
Basketball club meets every Tuesday from 3:30-5:00 pm in the gym for all skill levels. Volleyball 
open gym will continue every Thursday after school at 3:45 pm in the gym. Come join in the fun!!

●   As always, thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Model, by being::
o   Respectful and Responsible,
o   On time and Organized
o   Listening and Learning and
o   Embracing Hard Work.

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