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Video: submitted by Shannon McGinnis

Eight talented athletes signed college letters of intent Thursday, Nov. 13 to compete at the college level in lacrosse, swimming, volleyball, and field hockey. Congratulations to Ellis Llewellyn, Ellie Richardson, Marissa Creatore, Annie Carter, Sarena Seelbach, Danielle Amer, Morgan Smith and Michael Wohl. Way to go Wildcats! 


Image: Courtesy of Phil Stapleton


Smiles abound and a winning streak continues. Be sure to congratulate the ECHHS field hockey team on their 7th straight NC state championship. Read all of the details in The Herald Sun.


Important Announcements

Friday, November 21st is make-up picture day for students and staff. Pictures will be taken in the small gym from 8:45 am until the end of lunch. Remember to wear you best and we hope to see you there. Please email Jennifer Martin if you have any questions about make-up pictures. 

Are you a gifted writer? Be the first to submit your essays to three different writing contests going on in Orange County and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Visit this website for more details. You could win up to $5,000 in one of these contests. 

SENIORS, the yearbook staff would like first to congratulate you on becoming a senior! It is time to submit your quotations for the yearbook. Click on this link to submit your quotes before Dec. 22nd. Also, don't forget to order you 2014-2015 yearbook from Jostens

Student Government Association (SGA) is collecting canned food items for the Chapel Hill Veterans Association between now and Thanksgiving break. We would LOVE to have any support you can offer whether you bring items from your own pantry or you bring in items from your local grocery store. Drop your non-perishable food items in one of the many boxes outside the SGA office.  And thanks for supporting the SGA's efforts to help our local neighbors in need. 

Calendar of Upcoming Events at ECHHS


DISTRICT ALERT!

Upcoming Events: Board of Education Meeting, 12/4
Board of Education Holds Board Candidate Interviews, 11/24 Teacher Workday, Thanksgiving Holiday Nov. 26-28; Lincoln Center Offices Close Early Nov. 26 / Día de trabajo para maestros, Días festivos de Acción de Gracias del 26 al 28 de nov.; Oficinas en Lincoln Center cerrarán temprano el 26 nov.
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A Very Potter Musical comes to East - Read Full Article

By Mia Colloredo-Mansfeld A parody based on J.K. Rowling’s famous Harry Potter series, A Very Potter Musical (AVPM)  is currently being directed by East’s Theater IV class. The play was originally written and produced by a group of students at the University of Michigan in 2009. Given the task of creating a theater company and […]

Teachers leave for better pay, opportunities - Read Full Article

By Maggie Hassel According to a district report released this summer, the turnover rate for teachers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School system this past year was 14.47%, the highest in nine years. Across the nation, and especially in North Carolina — where education consistently takes center-stage in the political arena — concerns about teachers […]

Wildcat Points liven up East extracurriculars - Read Full Article

By Daniel Stratton Starting this year at East, students can now earn Wildcat Points by attending sporting and cultural arts events. Wildcat Points were modeled after the University of North Carolina’s “Carolina Fever” program, which rewards students for attending sporting events. To earn points at East, students simply scan their student ID at the entrance […]