Check below this photo collage, in the "Important Announcement" area, to see special events happening at EAST. 


Important Announcements

The School Improvement Team of East Chapel Hill High School is seeking nominations to fill one parent position on our SIT.  The deadline for nominations is May 31, 2015. The parent that is nominated and selected will begin their role on July 1, 2015.  Currently, two parent representatives will be returning for 2015-2016 term and all representatives serve a two-year term. The North Carolina General Assembly Statute GS §115C≠105.27 states: "....Parents serving on school improvement teams shall reflect the racial and socioeconomic composition of the students enrolled in that school and shall not be members of the building-level staff.”

If you would like to nominate a parent to serve on this team, please complete the form linked here. 

Jenny Liu, Anwesha Nandi, and Gracie Lian placed 1st in the Division II National Oceans Science Bowl's. These ladies produced an impressive video using stop-action animation 

portraying this year’s theme, The Science of Oil in the Ocean. 

Their video will now go to the next round of judging to contend for the title of National Winner. Enjoy!


More students at East are making local and state news. Read what they have accomplished below.

Three of our creative writers at East were selected as finalists in our district's All-High School Fiction and Poetry Contest!

1st place Fiction: 
Linnea Van Manen, Milk 

2nd place Fiction: 
Liana (LeLe) Zalutsky, The King of Fruits

2nd place for Poetry:
Aatia Jaine Davison, "yourorifices"

Milena Wuerth
received the Harvard Book Award. Juniors who receive this award are nominated and selected by teachers. Students receiving this award are recognized for their excellence in academics and achievement in other nonacademic areas.

Joshua Zhou
, was one of 20 Best of Category winners, earning $5,000 at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from May 10-15. 

On Wed. 5/27 from 5:30 - 8:00 pm at East Chapel Hill High School we will hold our Biology Exhibition Night - A Symposium of Student Projects.  There will be an array of student projects to look at and listen to.  These are all projects concerning human health - a culmination of the focus of these courses all year.  

The event will be held in the Upper Quad C large hallway area and in rooms 252 and 253.  Please enter at the lower entrance near the bus lot and look for signs directing you to the location. 

We encourage you to all come and enjoy celebrating our students' work!

The U.S. News National Rankings for Best High Schools named East Chapel Hill high School # 6 among NC schools. U.S. News reported data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools with highest rankings were awarded gold, silver or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. All three Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools received gold medals and were ranked in the top 10. 

Image courtesy of: U.S. News & World Report

Students, are you ready for FINAL EXAMS?
The links below are from NCDPI and provide general information and examples of required FINAL EXAMS for high school students. Final Exams will begin as early as May 28 for some students. Use this link to review the FINAL EXAM SCHEDULE for ECHHSAll released forms available here were taken from the NCDPI Released Forms page. 

NC Final Exams (NCFE)

End of Course (EOC)

Parents, students and community stakeholders, let your opinions be heard! Help our school collect data and turn your perceptions into knowledge that will guide East Chapel Hill High School to continually improve and earn accreditation. 

Students, parents and community stakeholders may respond to the following survey links until the end of June.

Student AdvancED survey
Parent AdvancED survey
Other Stakeholders AdvancED survey

Important Message for all Parents of Seniors:

The Class of 2015 Senior Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 28th at 10:00 am in the Auditorium. In preparation for the event, ​we need some information from you​ and/or your student​. ​​Some scholarships and awards are presented on stage. Others​ are​ listed in the ceremony program​ and are ​limited to accepted scholarships and awards​ (verses all offers)​.  ​Most importantly,​ all scholarship information ​must ​be ​self-reported​ for acknowledge​ment​ on awards day. Students were provided a Scholarship Data Request Form to complete by listing their scholarship information. ​Please remind your student to complete this important form and return it to Quad B Counseling by the May 15th deadline.

Meet our Teacher of the Year for 2015 and Classified and Support Staff of the Year.

Maureen Galvin was voted 2015 Teacher of the Year.  Her fellow teachers, students and parents say she is tough, has high expectations, and cares deeply for her students.
Jeff Alquire was voted 2015 Classified Staff of the Year. His colleagues expressed his extreme dedication to supporting the staff's needs.
Gale Sendzia was voted 2015 Exceptional Children Support Staff of the Year. Her colleagues expressed her enthusiasm for helping teachers and students.

Calendar of Upcoming Events at ECHHS


Upcoming Events: Board Meeting, May 21; Lincoln Center Closing to Public at 3:30 pm, May 29 / Lincoln Center estará cerrado al público a partir de la 3:30 pm, 29 de mayo

School Make-Up Days Listed / Días para recuperar días de no escuela

School in Session on Monday, May 25 / Escuelas en sesión el lunes, 25 de mayo


Quick Links

 "This Week in Wildcat Sports"

Click here for Daily Student Announcements, and thank your SGA members for making this possible.

Career Information Center (CIC)

Course Catalog (HS & MS students)

Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM)


CHCCS Calendar (2014-15)

CHCCS District Website

Drivers Education Form

East Student Government Website (SGA)

Health Alerts

Google Apps for Staff

HS Breakfast and Lunch Menus

Map & Driving Directions to ECHHS


Off Campus Lunch agreement for Seniors

Order your 2014-2015 Yearbook here

Parking information and application form

PowerSchool login for parents and students
Parents, get your own login by visiting the HomeBase website and turning in a completed application to Mrs. Hartsfiled in the Quad B office. The district code for cell phone apps is ZPBJ.

PowerSchool login for Teachers

Senior Ads for Yearbook

Time Keeper


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ECHO Student Newspaper

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