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Monday Announcements for February 17th

posted by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive has kicked off and we need your shoes!!  Please bring your gently used shoes of all sizes to donate to our shoe drive.  This is a competition between all of the high schools, and we have done really well in the past years.  Let’s make this year the best yet!! 

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment is about to begin!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be used there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Finals are coming up on March 4th and 5th, stay focused and finish the term out strong!!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


New Tuesday leadership club with OSU and 4-H!

posted Feb 14, 2020, 4:12 PM by Eric Phillips

Join our NEW weekly leadership club on Tuesdays with Oregon State University and 4-H!
Come learn and develop your passion while we design community projects with our friends! We will meet weekly for fun activities, meet community leaders, and share our student voices. Through this club, you will develop your own leadership and teamwork skills to add to your resume! We look forward to seeing you in the ECHS Computer Lab every Tuesday, starting February 18th from 3:25-4:45!



Monday Announcements for February 10th

posted Feb 10, 2020, 1:08 PM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • The winning classroom for the highest student percentage at our Friday Night Live, Winter White Out was Mrs. Pemberton’s AVID class.  They got to enjoy donuts last Friday, congratulations!! 

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • Our next Building 50 Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 11th at 10:00 am in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved.  

  • The 1000 soles shoe drive is getting ready to kick off!!  Start saving your gently used of all sizes to donate to our shoe drive.  This is a competition between all of the high schools, and we have done really well in the past years.  Let’s make this year the best yet!! 

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment has begun!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be used there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • How can you make someone’s day just a little bit brighter?  Two dimes and a nickel, 25 pennies, or one small quarter is all you need! Continuing this week, during both lunches, Val-O-Grams are on sale.  Stop by and check out the selection of cards and candy. Also, for every Val-O-Gram purchased, you will earn a chance to win some cool prizes in a drawing on Feb. 14th.  See your options in the main lobby showcase. Proceeds go to helping make your yearbook bigger and better every year!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Monday, the 17th of Feb. is the President’s Day Holiday, and what does that mean to you?  It means we will not have school that day!  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for February 3rd

posted Feb 3, 2020, 1:59 PM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • Our next Building 50 Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11th at 10:00 am in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved.  

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment is about to begin!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be used there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Val-O-Grams are coming!! They will go on sale starting on the 3rd of Feb. through the 13th of Feb.  Start thinking now of who’s day you can brighten!! 

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for January 27th

posted Jan 27, 2020, 9:07 AM by Eric Phillips

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Friday Night Live is coming up this coming Friday on Jan. 31st from 7:00-9:00 pm in the gym. Tickets are only $3.00 and will go on sale TODAY until Friday, the 31st during both lunches. It will be a “Winter White Out” glow party, so wear as much white as possible.  Do you remember the giant snowball fight last year? Come this year and make it happen again!! We will also be having a snowman building contest, DJ, cookie decorating, giant games, food, and much much more!! You won’t want to miss it, and we want to see you there!! And just a reminder, ECHS students, this event counts toward your community engagement hours, and TPP and Baker, you have free childcare available!!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • Our next Building 50 Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11th at 10:00 am in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved.  

  • Phone – Free February in the library. A social experiment is about to begin!  Starting February 3rd, all cellphones and other mobile devices such as Ipads or other  tablets will be off limits while in the library for the entire month of February. Please do not have them out or Mrs. Rediger will ask you to put them away or leave the library -  that includes listening to music. Remember, the hallways have tables and phones can be use there to listen to music, watch videos, play games, be on social media, etc. The library is a place to read, work on assignments with your Chromebook or one of the desktops, research, and print. I know it will be very hard for many of our students, but let’s see if you can leave your phone alone!

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Val-O-Grams are coming!! They will go on sale starting on the 3rd of Feb. through the 13th of Feb.  Start thinking now of who’s day you can brighten!! 

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for January 21st

posted Jan 21, 2020, 8:53 AM by Eric Phillips

  • Are you interested in saving lives?  If so, please sign up to donate blood in our blood drive today!!  It is today, January 21st from 10:30 am- 4:00 pm in the gym. You can schedule an appointment online or sign up in the gym too!  If you are 16 years of age, you will need to pick up a parent permission slip in the office, but if you are 17 years of age or above, it does not require parent permission to donate blood. Drop-ins are welcome too.

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Don’t forget, we have a grading day with no school coming up this Friday, Jan. 24th.  Enjoy your day off!

  • Friday Night Live is coming up on Jan. 31st from 7:00-9:00 pm in the gym. Tickets are only $3.00 and will go on sale from the 27th to the 31st during both lunches. It will be a “Winter White Out” glow party, so wear as much white as possible.  Do you remember the giant snowball fight last year? Come this year and make it happen again!! We will also be having a snowman building contest, DJ, cookie decorating, giant games, food, and much much more!! You won’t want to miss it, and we want to see you there!!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. ECHS students, we are in need of help during second lunch, did you know you can count this as Community Engagement hours, plus it’s fun!

  • Our next Building 50 Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 11th at 10:00 am in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved.  

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Val-O-Grams are coming!! They will go on sale starting on the 3rd of Feb. through the 13th of Feb.  Start thinking now of who’s day you can brighten!! 

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


Monday Announcements for January 13th

posted Jan 13, 2020, 8:16 AM by Eric Phillips

  • Are you interested in saving lives?  If so, please sign up to donate blood in our upcoming blood drive!!  It will be on January 21st from 10:30 am- 4:00 pm in the gym. You can schedule an appointment online or sign up in the offices too!  If you are 16 years of age, you will need to pick up a parent permission slip in the office, but if you are 17 years of age or above, it does not require parent permission to donate blood.  Please spread the word to community members as well, so we can all make a difference. Drop-ins are welcome too.

  • Mondays are a  great day to go to our Magic Monday Club happening in Mr. Kresner’s room. Please check with Mr. Kresner, if you need more details!

  • Monday, Jan. 20th is a holiday, enjoy a day off!!  We also have a grading day with no school coming up on Friday, Jan. 24th.  

  • Friday Night Live is coming up on Jan. 31st from 7:00-9:00 pm in the gym. Tickets are only $3.00 and will go on sale from the 27th to the 31st during both lunches. It will be a “Winter White Out” glow party, so wear as much white as possible.  You won’t want to miss it!!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. Please come only if you are serious about helping and reliable. You may be eligible for volunteer hours plus it is fun!

  • Our second Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held this Tuesday, Jan. 14th at 6:30 pm in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved.  

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


Have a great week!!


ECHS applications for 2020-2021 are available now!

posted Jan 7, 2020, 3:55 PM by Eric Phillips   [ updated Jan 13, 2020, 3:17 PM ]

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 26th! 
The ECHS prospective student open house starts at 6:30 pm and goes util 8:00 pm. This is the best way to get direct information and perspective on what applying for and attending ECHS is like. 
Bring your questions and your curiosity!

Monday Announcements for January 6th

posted Jan 6, 2020, 11:06 AM by Eric Phillips   [ updated Jan 6, 2020, 11:08 AM ]

  • Our coin drive to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society ended before break and we want to thank everyone that gave so generously!  We raised a total of $362.23!!! Thank you to Ms. Carver & Ms. Dayson for being such good sports in our obstacle contest and the singing, we appreciate you. Also, how about that dinosaur??  Mr. Shreve held up his end of the bargain, and really made it fun, thank you, Mr. Shreve!! If you missed it, be sure to ask around, we are guessing there are some good videos from your classmates!  Your giving has benefited a great organization, and children battling blood diseases thank you for your help!

  • Mondays are a special day, because we offer two great clubs to get involved in!  We have two clubs you can be involved in. We have Magic Mondays happening in Mr. Kresner’s room and Minecraft Monday happening in Mrs.Pemberton’s room.  

  • We did not get a chance at the assembly before break to announce the winners of the wreath decorating.  In third place- Room 148-Kresner and McHugh, In second place- Room 106- Caulder’s Room, and in 1st place- Room 156B- Dayson’s room!  Congratulations to you all, there were some super creative wreaths this year! 

  • Friday Night Live is coming up on Jan. 17th from 7:00-9:00 pm in the gym. Tickets are only $3.00 and will go on sale from the 13th to the 17th during both lunches. It will be a “Winter White Out” glo party, so wear as much white as possible.  You won’t want to miss it!!

  • Are you musical?  Join our Music Club Madness happening every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm in Mrs. Utley’s room.  We are looking for students that sing or play any type of instrument, come on down and join in!!

  • Have you smelled the delicious popcorn being sold in the lobby?  It is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for only .50 cents. Students wanting to participate in the popcorn venture should see Mrs. Caulder to do a short training. Please come only if you are serious about helping and reliable. You may be eligible for volunteer hours plus it is fun!

  • Our second Parent Club meeting with Mr. Shreve will be held on Jan. 14th at 6:30 pm in the library.  Please remind your parents, if they would like to be involved. We will be sending a reminder message home soon.

  • Come join our crossfit club, it is being held on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the gym where Bob will be the supervisor. The club will be working as a group, doing a set workout for the day, which will be planned out beforehand by a fellow student. Please bring a water bottle, along with clothes that are comfortable to workout in, and proper shoes. Everyone is welcome to come to the new club, we hope you will consider joining in!

  • Graduating Seniors- We have our first mandatory senior meeting coming up on Jan. 10th in the library.  The meeting will be at 9:00 am for both ECHS and TPP graduating seniors. 

  • Hey building 50 students, are you interested in volleyball, or want to learn more about volleyball?  Please join our volleyball club happening every Wednesday after school from 3:45-4:30 pm in the gym. Make sure to wear something comfortable to play in.  We hope to see you there!

  • Do you love to write and being creative, well then our Creative writing club is perfect for you!  They are meeting every Thursday in Mrs. Utley’s classroom at 3:30 pm.  

  • Thank you for being a Building 50 ROLE Models:

o Respectful and Responsible,

o On time and Organized

o Listening and Learning and

o Embracing Hard Work.


        Have a great week and again, welcome back!!


Letter to prospective new ECHS students & parents

posted Dec 19, 2019, 2:09 PM by Eric Phillips


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