Student Announcements – Friday, April 19, 2024

Upcoming Dates:

4/19/2024 – 6/13/2024 at 2pm, Register/Deadline to Register for Summer Learning Academy

4/19/2024 – Broadway Night, 7-9pm Aud

4/23/2024 – Spring Orchestra Concert, 7-10pm  AUD

4/24/2024 – World Language Dept. Honor Society Induction, 7-8pm  Aud

4/25/2024 – College Fair, 6-8pm  Main/AUX Gyms & Café

4/26/2024 – Shave For The Brave, 5pm EHS Track

4/27/2024 – Junior Prom, 6-10pm

4/30/2024 – Spring Band Concert, 7-10pm  Aud

5/1/2024 – Announcement Day (sports), 1-2pm

5/9/2024 – Spring Chorus Concert, 7-10pm

5/13 & 5/14/2024 –  Literature Keystones

5/16 & 5/17/2024 – Algebra Keystones

5/21 & 5/22/2024 – Biology Keystones

5/17/2024 – Senior Ball, 7-10pm

5/23/2024 – Art Show, 7-9pm

5/24/2024 – 11AM Dismissal

5/24/2024 – Undergraduate Awards, 9-10am AUD

5/27/2024 – School Closed, Memorial Day

5/28/2024 – Senior Awards, 6:30-9pm AUD

5/30 & 5/31 – Finals (seniors only, regular classes for underclassman)

6/3 & 6/4 – Finals (Underclassman)

6/7/2024 – Last Day of School for Students

Late Bus

The late bus will run Tuesdays and Thursdays. The bus picks up around 3:15pm at door #4.  You may only use the late bus for clubs or detention.

Students will use a Google form to sign up for the late bus which will be posted here on the website and also in Schoology under the Materials section.  The form will only accept responses on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:23am until the 10:30am deadline**   Late Bus Sign Up

Chromebook / IT Help

The IT department  will hold  Chromebook support for students  during Hornet Homeroom (10:18 – 10:55) and from 2 to 2:30 pm outside the library entrance.

** Thursdays only, there will be NO tech support during Hornet homeroom, ONLY  AT 2-2:25PM **

Parking

There have been issues with faculty/student parking, please make sure to park in your assigned numbered spot. If there is another car parked in your spot, please take a picture of the license plate.   Send the picture to Gina Jones at gjones@eastpennsd.org then park your car in the parallel spots next to the sidewalk in Lot J by the Auditorium.

Shave for the Brave T-shirt Sales

Shave for the Brave Shirts will be for sale at all lunches and Mrs. Kaunitz’s room 216 starting this week for $12 cash.  Thanks! 

Art Show T Shirt Order

Orders for the annual art show tee shirt are live! You can see the linked order form for an image of our blooming art-cade themed design, which will be printed on a black soft style tee.  See one of the art teachers to fill out a form, or print the one linked below. You can also order online! Tee shirts are ONLY $16. Money and forms are due April 21st.

https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1xKMO2hGMenG9-Q60-NoXY-iO143Wmyq0C_XGfhO0C2Y/edit?usp=sharing

College Fair

EHS Counseling proudly presents the College Fair on Thursday, April 25th from 6-8pm. There will be over 100 College, Career & Technical & Military Representatives in our Main gym and Aux Gym. There is a flyer in the Main Office to scan the QR code to see the list of representatives. We hope to see you there.

College Visit

A representative from Penn State University will be at EHS on the following dates:

Monday, April 29 @ 10:00

Juniors and seniors interested in attending the visit should sign up through Naviance.

DeSales Free Course

Juniors, are you interested in taking a free course at DeSales University in the fall? 

DeSales High School Scholars is a competitive program that allows two students from EHS to take a free college course at DeSales.  Please contact Mrs. Greene in the counseling office for more details and an application.  Application materials, including a letter of recommendation, are due Tuesday April 30 at 3:00 pm.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Operation Giggles

Operation Giggles is ON! During the month of April, the Interact Club will be collecting NEW toys and craft kits for children (ages 1-18yrs) at the Lehigh Valley Hospital.  The collection will run through the month of April.  Items can be dropped off outside Mrs. Kaunitz’s room, 216. Thank you for your support! 

Keystone Testing and Late Start Information for EHS

May 13th and 14th  – Literature
May 16th and 17th – Algebra 1
May 21 and 22 – Biology
 
Keystone Exams will be held at EHS on the dates listed below.  Students will receive a personalized letter informing them of which test they are scheduled to take as well as their room assignments on specific dates.  Students who are not testing will arrive at school on a 3 HOUR delayed schedule on testing dates.   Letters will be mailed home with information for all students.
Keystone Exam Modified Bell Schedule – Spring 2024.docx.pdf 
 

SAT Testing

All SAT tests are now digital!  You MUST have your Chromebook with the BlueBook app installed and up to date with you on testing day to sit for the SAT.  There will be no loaner Chromebooks available on test days.  It is imperative that you follow the directions that you have received from the College Board so that you are prepared when you arrive for the SATs.  The next testing date for the SATs here at EHS is May 4th

Finals    

SENIORS –  May 30& 31      UNDERCLASSMAN – June 3 & 4

Students who have 4 exams in one day can move one exam to the mornings of the half days in Learning Lab or afternoons on the half days.  Students must make arrangements with their teachers to determine the best time and location for the make-up exam.

Altered schedule – no HR, longer classes for exams, lunch schedule followed (see below)

Phones will  be collected until all students finish their exams.  Phones may not leave the classroom during exams (no phones in bathrooms).

Students who do not have exams or are exempt, still must attend classes.   Attendance will be taken.

 NO OPEN CAMPUS – ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED

General Rules

Pre-approved absences- students must work with their teachers to arrange a time for the exams. This can be earlier than the exam days, during make-up days,  or over the summer.

Absence notes must be provided within 24 hours of the missed exam in order to be  eligible to take make up exams  (written note or texts / emails from parents via Safe Arrival are permitted)

Exams (no homerooms) 5/30, 5/31, 6/3, and 6/4
Block 1A/1B7:23 – 8:5693 mins
Block 2A/2B9:02 – 10:3593 mins
Block 3A/3B10:41- 12:45124 mins
Lunch 110:41- 11:1231 mins
Lunch 211:12 – 11:4331 mins
Lunch 311:43 – 12:1431 mins
Lunch 412:14 – 12:4531 mins
Block 4A/4B12:51 – 2:2594 mins
Review of Exams and Underclass Makeups 6/5/24 & 6/6/24
Block 1A/1B7:23 – 8:1552 mins
Block 2A/2B8:21 – 9:1049 mins
Block 3A/3B9:16 – 10:0549 mins
Block 4A/4B10-11 – 11:0049 mins

Summer Learning Academy    (Remediation, Grade Improvement & Acceleration)

June 17th – July 3rd, 2024

In-Person Remediation – 2-hour and 10-minute Classes Per Day at 8am and 10:15am

June 17 – August 4, 2024

On-Line Acceleration/NCAA

Registration and Deadline to Register:

Monday, April 15th, 2024 – June 13th, 2024 at 2pm

  • ​All course offerings are subject to change due to the enrollment numbers and teacher availability for individual courses. It is within the Summer School Principal’s discretion to drop, add, or condense courses based on enrollment figures. Courses will be offered in the following manner:

Acceleration – A course that serves as a prerequisite to prepare students for the subsequent sequential course. These classes will be delivered via online learning. Students must pass the course, and score an 80% or higher on the midterm and final exams to earn credit. Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry will be offered for acceleration. These math courses meet NCAA Clearinghouse Regulations; you must select the NCAA course on the registration form if needed.

Accelerated Graduation Requirement Courses – A one-half or one-quarter credit course that is a graduation requirement or elective course counting toward the student’s required 21 credits and does not fit readily into the student’s schedule during the regular academic year. Driver’s Ed: Keys to Driving will be offered via online learning through Schoology. *Aquatics requires a time commitment of 90 minutes per day for three weeks, (Monday- Thursday). Well-Fit requires a time commitment of 2-hours a day for three weeks.

Remediation – A course being taken to improve a failing grade from a course taken during the regular academic year and earn the missing requirement (No Credit Earned). The student will be taking it to attain a passing grade. Remediation for core classes will be delivered via in-person learning. Students will be required to attend in person 2 hours and 10 minutes a day for three weeks, (Monday- Thursday).

Fee Schedule:

In-Person Remediation (Incl. Driver’s Ed): $250.00

On-Line Accelerated Courses: Health A/B $150.00

NCAA Accredited Acceleration Courses: $660.00

Accelerated Well-Fit, Aquatics & Driver’s Ed: $250.00

Mr. Marc Zimmerman

Summer Learning Academy Principal
Phone: 610-965-1650
Counseling Office: 610-965-1660  

School Store

The School Store will be open during Hornet Homeroom everyday (10:18 – 10:55).  Students that come, need to have a signed pass from the homeroom teacher. 

Athletics

  • Interested in trying out for cheerleading for the 24-25 school year? Any 9th, 10th, or 11th grade student interested must attend the parent and student meeting on Monday, April 29th from 5:45-7:30 in cafe 2 at EHS. Open gyms will follow on 5/7 and 5/8, with official tryouts taking place 5/13-5/16. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Coach Cayleigh. Her email address can be found on the athletic office webpage.

Clubs

  • The Young Republicans Club meetings are 2:30-3:30 PM in room 310. All are welcome! For more information, please see Mrs. Smeltz in room 319, or join our Schoology group (access code V7KF-3XNJ-J65F7).

Upcoming Meetings:

May 1st

May 15th

  • No Place for Hate will meet after school in room 309 from 2:30-3:00.

Our dates for the rest of the year are as follows: 

Thursday:

5/2, 5/16

All are welcome to attend!  

  • The Bible Study Club will be meeting Tuesdays from6:45 – 7:15am in Room 254. Come spend some time with us learning scripture and fellowshipping with other students! You can enter through the door right by the Counseling suite at 6:45. Hope to see you there! Join the Bible Study Club Schoology group for more information: 22D5-XNX5-J3Q24. 
  • The Interact Club will continue to collect soda tabs for the Ronald McDonald House.   Please drop off at Mrs. Kaunitz’s room, 216.
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