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10.13.19 SCHOOL MESSENGER

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Hello Cougar Families and Happy Sunday,

Check out some scenes from the classroom this week!

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Senora Spaulding y la clase estudiando vocabulario de las Artes...

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The Den can get a little silly sometimes, especially when Ms. Hoernecker and Mr. Carver are there...

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Mr. Poynter guides students through a logic puzzle involving the Periodic Table in Chemistry class. Sounds extremely challenging!..

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Students in Piano class choose new music pieces to study with Ms. Carpenter...

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We hope everybody had a wonderful weekend,

Brandon Brekke and EHS School Leadership



 



COMING UP! THE 1ST ANNUAL INVEST IN EHS DAY.

This year, IT’S EASY TO INVEST IN EHS. By donating $36 for each of your students, you can help us reach our goal of $40,000 to fund investments in EHS technology, training, and classroom tools.

The EHSEF benefits ALL students at EHS. November 4th is your chance to show your financial support of our incredible Evergreen High School.



Test Fest is This Wednesday, October16th

 


test fest

Please make note that only students who are testing will attend school on Wednesday, October 16th.  Parents do not need to call the attendance line.

PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test Student Guides are available in the Career and College Center.

BEFORE TEST DAY:

  • Stop by the Career and College Center on Monday and Tuesday to find your testing room.


ON TEST DAY:

  • Students MUST arrive in their testing room no later than 7:25 a.m

  • Students must bring their student ID, a calculator and #2 pencils.

  • No cellphones or smartwatches in testing rooms!!

  • Freshmen will be done around 11:00 a.m.  Sophomores and Juniors will finish around 11:30 a.m.  (Students with accommodations will finish at various times.)

  • A limited Lunch will be available in the cafeteria at 11:30 a.m. and buses will run on a normal schedule.

  • Students may leave school when they are finished testing.  Students who need to ride the bus will be supervised in the Commons until buses arrive at 2:30pm.  



Homecoming Week

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Monday, October 14th-Friday, October 18th

We will have an altered schedule all week. 
Please see the family calendar to view
details.

homecoming schedule

Spirit Days-  This year we are pairing each decade spirit day with a popular movie from that decade.  


Monday-  Hippie Day- The 60's "Hair"

Tuesday-  Tourist Day- The 70's "Jaws"

Wednesday- PJ Day- The 80's "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Thursday- Twin Day- The 90's "The Parent Trap"

Friday- Blue & Gold Spirit- The 2000's "Friday Night Lights"

spirit days

 

Wednesday, October 16th- Test Fest, Powder Puff Game- 6:30 p.m. warm-up/  6:45 p.m. Game start

Friday, October 18thREGULAR ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE


Homecoming Assembly-1:45-2:30 p.m. 

         Peach Fuzz (Boys VB)- 2:45 p.m.

Tailgate- 5:00 p.m.**

** Tailgate is being run differently this year. Our tailgate will be incorporated into our pre-game festivities, and will be held on the west end of our stadium track, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  All students/community members wishing to attend the tailgate must pay gate admission and enter the stadium.  Finally, no outside food or drinks will be allowed in the stadium for our homecoming game.  There will be plenty of food and swag being sold at our tailgate AND at our football, booster led concession stand once the tailgate concludes.  

We will have an extended half time with incredible performances from our Poms and Marching Band!  Plus, come out to see our amazing Cheer squad and Pep Band, as they pump up the crowd! It’s homecoming after all!  Call all the Alumni you know and invite them to this very special event!

 

Saturday, October 19th- Homecoming Dance in the EHS Gym, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. PURCHASE TICKETS and GUEST FORM

dance tickets

We are so excited about Homecoming and hope to see all of our families there.  It's going to be a blast!




Upcoming Performing Arts Events

Our Cougar Pride Marching Band competes in Regionals on Monday, October 14th. Wish them luck!! 

They will also be hosting an concert on Thursday, October 17th.  
Come out to enjoy some beautiful music and support our EHS Instrumental Music groups starting at 8pm, in the EHS auditorium.

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The week following our Instrumental Music Concert, we will also have a Fall Choir Concert.  Please come out to support our Choir students on Tuesday, October 22nd beginning at 7pm in the EHS Auditorium.

choir concert

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The EHS Fall Play is coming!  Purchase your tickets now to attend “The Diviners”, November 7-9th.  Tickets can be purchased by visiting Evergreenhstheatre.ticketleap.com.

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Innovation Fund

Innovation Fund

Calling all Jeffco student innovators in 9th - 11th Grades: IDEAS WANTED! What would enhance YOUR learning experience? Level up your ED & tell us - apply for Jeffco’s Innovation Fund! The Sky’s the limit!  Click HERE to learn more and access the application thru October 28th.




Job Opportunities

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Want to join a great team?  Evergreen High School is currently hiring for the following positions: 
  
1.  Full Time Health Room Aide
2.  3 Custodial Positions - Hours Vary

Visit the Jeffco Jobs Board now to apply!



Counselors' Corner


Counseling



 10th Grade Update:

 

Counselors were in 10th grade study hall classes this week.  This was Part 1 of a two part process.  The students did an interest inventory called the O*Net to begin the process of researching careers based on their interests. 

Warrant Tech Application:

2020-2021 Warren Tech Application goes LIVE on October 29th  the same day as the Sophomore Career Expo! The online application “Apply Now” button can be found under the ADMISSIONS tab on the opening page of the Warren Tech website. The Priority Application Deadline is February 13, 2020. Please contact your counselor if you have questions.

 

Nurse Aide-Starts January 2020:

Students can still apply for a January 2020 start date. As a reminder…this is Warren Tech’s only ONE semester-long program.  This is a great program if you would like to pursue a career in nursing. 


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Reducing anxiety in teens:

Leanin1220 and Robbie's Hope present "LET'S GET REEL!".
The"Let's Get REEL!" film series kicks off the evening with live music from local group Orange Mountain with tasty snacks and beverages. You'll then view the critically-acclaimed documentary Angst which you can only see at an official showing. You'll then learn a basic meditation technique to calm the nervous system and finally engage with a panel of teens and mental health professionals to understand just how common anxiety is and to learn solutions and ask questions about reducing your own anxiety. Event is free but donations of $5 for teens and $10 for adults are welcome. Donations benefit Lean in 1220 and Robbie’s Hope. 

Date: November 15th, Evergreen Firehouse, 6-9pm 

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Sincerely EHS Counseling


Farmer's Market

farmers market

CTE students will be running the Youth Farm Stand every Saturday through October.

This year we will be setting up and selling a variety of fresh local fruits and vegetables at the Buffalo Park Community Garden from 9:00 am to noon.  We also will have fresh homemade salsa's and jams for sale.


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Please visit this link to join PTSA. 

This week our fabulous PTSA put on an amazing spread for our Parent Teacher Conferences.  All staff members were treated to a wonderful taco bar before meeting with our Parent Community.  They SO appreciate this opportunity to grab a meal before they head into the gym for the night!  

Thank You PTSA members and Volunteers!!!

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Upcoming PTSA Sponsored Event


CPR

Would you like to become CPR certified?  You could save a life!  PTSA will be hosting Evergreen Fire and Rescue in the EHS Library on October 24th from 3:00-6:30pm.  This is a free CPR course for all EHS students, family and staff. There will be an $8 charge to receive a certification card. Click HERE to reserve your spot now!  Space is limited.   Registration for EHS students and staff will close on Wednesday October 15th.  Registrations for the community will then be live the until the 22nd. 



Athletics and Activities


Upcoming Events:

Thank you for your continued support of the EHS kids and programs! 

10/14 -  Band Regionals @ Echo Park

10/14 - Soccer vs Green Mountain @ LMF, 7pm

10/15 - Gymnastics @ Pomona HS, 5:30pm

10/15 - Volleyball @ GMHS, 6:30pm

10/16 - Homecoming Powder Puff game @ 6:45pm (no entry fee charged)

10/17 - Fall Instrumental Music Concert

10/17 - XC Regionals @ Lincoln Park GC, Grand Junction

10/17 - Soccer vs Golden @ NAAC

10/17 - Volleyball @ WRHS

10/18 - Football vs Lincoln (see Homecoming details)

10/19 - Poms will compete in the Top of Hill Dance competition @ Smoky Hill HS in Aurora, 10am

10/17,18 & 19 - Boys Tennis @ State

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Results:

10/7 - EHS Golf Team finished 8th at State with Jack Mitchell in top 10

10/8 - Softball vs GMHS

10/9 - What a great turn out at Pinnacle Academy! Congratulations to our talented gymnasts!

10/10 - Volleyball @ Golden

10/11 - XC Leagues 

10/12 - Football @ GWHS, Boys Soccer vs Steamboat Springs, and Softball vs Wheat Ridge


Fall Sport Results:

For more details about fall sports results: CHSAA website - Fall Sports, Max Preps website - Evergreen , Gymnastics results link, Cross Country results link

Interested in EHS Winter Sports? 

Visit the team websites and contact coaches 

for information on pre-season meetings or practices.

Parent meetings:

Alpine Ski - 10/22/19 (6pm EHS Library)

Swim and Dive - 10/28/19 (6pm EHS Library)


Requirements necessary prior to tryouts:

- EHS online Athletic Registration

(Winter registration window = Oct 21st - Nov 11th)

- current physical on file

- active planetHS student account

- $175 Jeffco Athletic Fee paid on Jeffco Connect (due prior to competition)

- Note that additional Booster Fees may be requested 

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Registration required for First day of Winter Sports:

Ski Teams (dryland) = Nov 2nd

Basketball, Girls Swim/Dive, and Wrestling = Nov. 18th

 

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