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Hello Cougar Families and Happy Sunday,

Thank you to our families, students, and faculty for handling the events of this last week with poise and resiliency. As always, please reach out if your child needs any care and support. We hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend. 

See below for additional important announcements and information.


Brandon Brekke and EHS School Leadership

EHS Health Aide Position - Open

Health Aide position now open at EHS! Come and join our fantastic staff. If interested see the Jeffco Jobs Board, easily found with a quick Google search.


Date: Wednesday, April 24th & Wednesday May 1st (if necessary)
Time: 8:00 am (during Advise)
Location: Small Gym

Event: Doubles Tournament-Any gender, any grade level
Format: Single Elimination Tournament (1 game played to 11 points)
-Championship Game best 2 of 3
Awards: T-Shirts for 1st place
Entry Fee: No entry fee this year!
Deadline: Entries must be turned in to Mr. Brake by Tuesday, April 23 at 3:00 pm

PROM 2019
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Click here for all PROM information

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society Induction ceremony will be held this Thursday, April 25, 2019 in the EHS Auditorium at 7:00 pm.  Please join us in celebrating your student's outstanding accomplishment.  Junior inductees are asked to bring something yummy to share for the reception following the ceremony.  Current Sophomores who qualify will receive National Honor Society invitations for membership in early May.  If your student is interested in joining, please visit our website for details and qualification requirements.

Sources of Strength

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May is Healthy Activities month through Sources of Strength! We have some exciting events planned for EHS, starting with a Spirit Week:

Monday, April 29th is Sports Team Day- Wear your favorite team's jersey or gear
Tuesday, April 30th is Dress Like a Tourist or Hiker Day
Wednesday, May 1st is Wear Your Favorite Band/Concert Shirt Day
Thursday, May 2nd is Crazy Hat Day- This is in honor of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4th
Friday, May 3rd is Wear Your Beach Gear- Please be dress code appropriate

Let's have fun together and participate in our Sources of Strength Spirit Week! Look out for more announcements on what we have planned during lunches for May 1st, 8th, and 15th.

STEM Endorsement

EHS is seeking current juniors interested in earning a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) diploma endorsement.  The Colorado legislature recently enacted legislation that allows schools to enhance diplomas with a STEM endorsement that speaks to a student’s achievements and accomplishments in STEM-related areas.  

Skylar Gale, a senior at Evergreen High School, volunteered to participate in the pilot program of the STEM diploma endorsement program this year. One program requirement is the public presentation of a STEM capstone project. Skylar elected to present her project at the regional science fair won several special awards and easily qualified for the state competition. Last week she competed at the state fair and won the following special awards:

• Colorado Earth System Science Collaborative – Best Use of Data Award
• Colorado Mineral Society – 1st Place Senior Division, Best Earth Science Award
• Colorado Scientific Society – 2nd Place Senior Division, Excellence in Geology Award
• Geological Society of America – 2nd Prize Award in Environmental Geology
• Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists – 1st Prize Excellence in Earth Science Award
• United States Department of Commerce – Excellence in Science and Engineering Award, Summer Internship at DOC Labs Boulder (NOAA, NTCIS, NIST, NTIS)
• United States Geological Survey – Excellence in Geological or Water Resources Research Award
• National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration Taking the Pulse of the Planet Award

She will now attend the International Science and Engineering Fair with an all-expense paid trip won at the regional fair.  Congratulations!

Food Drive


Our food drive hosted in math classrooms at Evergreen High School will conclude this Monday, April 22nd. Each math teacher has been assigned supplies to collect for ECHO.  Please help local families by bringing food into your math classes on this last day! Below are the items each math teacher will be collecting.


Mr. Benson-Ramen noodles

Ms. Berninzoni-Canned tuna/chicken and toothpaste/toothbrushes

Mr. Carver-Peanut butter
Mr. Hamm-Condiments
Ms. Horn-Hearty Soups/Stews and toilet paper
Ms. Hornecker-Canned pasta meals and disposable razors
Ms. Oren-Soap/deodorant/body wash/shave cream and dish soap
Mr. Remec-Sugar and shampoo
Ms. Sherrill-Canned fruit and laundry detergent

Counselor's Corner

College and Career


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Outdoor Lab Leaders

Potential Outdoor Lab High School Leaders! The application for being an Outdoor Lab High School Leader is open. Evergreen Middle School will be going the week of August 26th-30th during the 2019-2020 school year. See Mr. Borkovec in Counseling to fill out an application to be a leader. All of the female spots are filled, but you can still apply to go on another school's trip. We still need 8 male leaders! You can get community service or credit for being an Outdoor Lab leader. Apply today!



Remember to drop off your completed Senior Memory Boards in the office before May 1st. We still have blank boards available for pick up as well. They will be displayed in the halls of EHS the week of May 3rd and then taken to the senior lunch after graduation practice.   Please contact Betsy Hays at 303-619-8317 or with any questions.

Senior Scholarships:  

Each year EHS proudly recognizes the outstanding academic achievements of our graduating seniors by collecting scholarship award offer letters. Both accepted and declined. The monetary total is presented at both Senior Academic Awards Ceremony and Graduation.

Please have your senior submit ALL scholarship award offer letters that come from a prospective school to Michelle Yeager no later than Monday, April 29, at 2:30pm. Please indicate clearly whether the offer is accepted or declined. Accepted scholarships will be printed in the Senior Academic Awards Program.  

Robotics Club

Team Blitz

Looking for a robotics club? Come join the Mountain Area Robotics Club - Team Blitz! They are currently meeting at Conifer High School but looking for all mountain area students to jump it! Contact Conifer High School for more information.


LEANIN.TEAM is now offering a resiliency workshop for high school students on the 4th Thursday of every month.  The primary focus will be on cultivating resilience & self-compassion, students will be engaged in important discussions surrounding these topics and will develop skills to help them through high school, college and beyond! Sign up at  If unable to sign up, feel free to attend anyway. If you have any questions please contact Jen at

Reminder: offers free individual and group counseling sessions for youth ages 12-20!


UPDATE! As our faculty prepares for Jeffco’s initiative to provide devices for all students (likely to be touchscreen Chromebooks), the Foundation will be instrumental in helping to provide resources and funding for training and professional development. The EHS Technology Committee will be developing ideas and opportunities for training, to be presented at the next Board meeting.

The next Board meeting will be held on May 13th at 7:30AM, in the EHS main office conference room.  

The EHSEF will be seeking new board members for the 2019/2020 school year! If interested, please contact EHSF Board President Dan O’Neil at or 303-332-8170.

Without the efforts of this group, EHS would simply not be as successful as we are. Please consider financially supporting the Evergreen High School Education Foundation by donating HERE.


Please join us for our monthly meeting this
Monday, April 23rd
6pm at Wild Game

Athletics & Activites 

Cougar Claw

Weekly Sport Results!

EHS Girls Soccer continues to dominate league play! When looking at RPI, our Evergreen girls soccer team is 2nd in the state! With an 8-2 overall record and undefeated in league, our cougars are well on their way to a playoff berth. With dominating wins this week against Northridge (8-1) and Green Mountain (4-0), our girl Cougars traveled down to Cheyenne Mountain on Friday in a difficult matchup. Results to come…..

Baseball is touting a 9-5 overall record and 3-1 league record. With big wins this week against D’Evelyn (13-5) and Green Mountain (11-3) baseball is on a role as they take on D’Evelyn on Friday and Golden again on Saturday. With a 1 run loss to Golden this past week, Evergreen looks to get a “W” when they play Golden on our home field. Results to come….

Girls Golf- Three of our girls golfers had personal bests today, breaking barriers: Riley Roberts broke 90 (score of 87); Rachel Malpass broke 100 with a score of 93 and freshman Kate Guest broke 100 for the first time with a 99! Evergreen took 1st place with a total of 362 (20 shots over our closest competitor, Golden!)

Boys Lacrosse had a heartbreaking loss against Air Academy this past week, losing 7-6. They bounced back and beat Thomas Jefferson later in the week, 11-6. On the cusp of league play, the Cougars had a big game against Conifer this past Friday night. Results to come……

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Girls Lacrosse has had another successful week increasing their wins and showing the Jeffco league just who’s ready to dominate playoffs later this spring. With a 7-2 overall record, and 5-1 record in league, our Cougs are well on their way to a playoff berth. With dominating wins this week against Dakota Ridge (14-8), Ralston Valley (13-9) and Steamboat Springs (14-7), the girls look to this Saturday with a tough matchup against Rock Canyon. Results to come…..

The ACE Student Leadership Conference was held last Friday at Arapahoe Community College, students have the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication necessary in the workforce.

The following students attended and presented in the following categories:

Luke Harman - Interview Skills/Career Exploration
Grace Arnold - Interview Skills/Event Planning
Devyn Dhieux - Interview Skills/ School Based Business
Jessica Kishimoto - Interview Skills/School Based Business
Matthew Nelson - Interview Skills/Travel & Tourism
Grey Yager - Interview Skills/Travel & Tourism
Avery Murray - Interview Skills/Dress for Success

Jeffco Solo and Ensemble - Evergreen High School Contestant Results
Ellie Cothran - Violin Solo - Superior Rating
Lauren Oeser - Violin Solo - Superior Rating
Cole Toth - Violin Solo - Superior Rating
Ellie Cothran and Kit Winfrey - Violin Duet - Superior Rating
Lauren Oeser - Piano Solo - Superior Rating
Max Parry - Trumpet, Tray Koch - Trumpet, Claire Kenney - Horn, Vivian Sikorsky - Euphonium, and Maddie Sontag - Tuba = EHS Brass Quintet - Superior Rating
A Superior Rating is the highest rating possible to receive at Solo & Ensemble Adjudication. Please Congratulate these wonderfully talented musicians when you see them!

Home Varsity Games, Week of 4/22

Tues., 4/23 Girls Golf Varsity League Match @ Westwoods Golf Course, 8:00 a.m.
Girls Tennis vs. D’Evelyn @ EHS Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer vs. Golden @ NAAC, 5:00 p.m.

Wed., 4/24 Girls Tennis vs. Wheat Ridge @ EHS Tennis Courts, 3:30 p.m.

Thurs., 4/25 Baseball vs. Wheat Ridge @ EHS Baseball Field, 4:00 p.m.
Girls LAX vs. Conifer @ Conifer, 4:00 p.m.

Fri., 4/26 Boys Swim & Dive Meet vs. Arvada West, Wulf Rec Center, 4:00 p.m.
Boys Lacrosse vs. Golden @ EHS Turf Field, 7:00 p.m.

Sat. 4/27 Girls LAX vs. Green Mountain, Trailblazer Stadium, 10:00 a.m.


Open Coaching Positions
JV Softball Coach

Improv Show on Friday, 4/26, 7:00 p.m. in the EHS Auditorium. Come out and see our amazing improv group. They will make you laugh and will send you into your weekend in a great mood!

Softball Parent/Player Informational Meeting for the 2019 fall season will be held at EHS on Monday, 5/13 at 6:00 p.m. in the library.

Student Senate Application Process Open for the 2019-2020 School Year
Calling all leaders!! We are excited to announce the opening of our Senate membership process for the 2019-2020 school year! No previous student council experience is necessary! We are looking for incoming 9th grade-incoming 12th grade students to join our team. Prerequisites include a thirst for positively impacting Evergreen High School, our greater community, and the world! We look forward to hearing your thoughts on how you can be a contributing member to Student Senate. Please see our Co-Student Body Presidents, Sydnee Warren or Lily Mott if you have any questions. Of course, you can also ask any of our current Senators or Mr. Ramaker for more information. Please see Ms. Krupka in the main office for an application.

An Exciting Message from a Community Member and our area’s Field Hockey Assistant Coach
My name is Meghan Hollenbach and I am an assistant coach for the Dakota Ridge High School Field Hockey team. This team actually accounts for all students in Jefferson County, which is why I'm reaching out to the community!
Last season we didn't have any interest from students in the Evergreen or Conifer school district and we want to try and advertise this great fall sport to more girls in the hopes that they want to come out and play!
In the fall, we practice down at the Rooney Road Sports Complex after school from 5pm - 7pm. I do live and work in Evergreen and commute down to the field after work, so I know it's a bit further of a drive than practices in other sports might be, but depending on interest we might be able to organize carpools or something!
Meghan Hollenbach

If interested, please contact head coach Jessica Summers at Looking forward to seeing you all on the field next fall!

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