All students interested, Academy Art University from San Francisco will be here on Tues. Feb. 26th at lunch time.  If you are interested sign up in the counseling center.

Attention SENIORS: changes to MJC dates. MJC will not be here for the assessment/advisor workshop on Tues. Jan. 29th, it has been changed to Thurs, March 14 and the Ed Plan workshop has been changed from Tues. Feb. 5th to Thurs. March 28th.  If you have any questions contact Ms. S in the counseling center.

Seniors your name verification form for your diploma are due by this Friday, 01-31. Make sure to drop them in the main office.

Juniors & Seniors interested in applying for an 8 week paid internship this summer, please come pick up a flyer in the counseling center. Applications are due February 1, 2019 so don’t wait!  

Track- If you were not able to make the meeting make sure you see Mr. Bower in room 34 or Mr. Anserlian in room 2 to get the paperwork and sign up. There are more copies for those who did not receive one.

SAVE THE DATE! Winter Homecoming Dance will be Friday, February 8 from 9-11:30pm after the basketball game! Tickets go on sale today! Pick up a contract in room 13, at the ASB window, or the library. You must have all signatures before you can purchase a ticket. Tickets are PRESALE only and will only be sold through next Tuesday, February 5 at 3:30pm, so don’t wait!

PSAT TEST- Sophomores and Freshmen tests are on sale now in the counseling center. SOPHOMORE test date is Tuesday Feb. 26, 2019 and the cost is $16  FRESHMAN test date is Thursday Feb. 28, 2019 and the cost is $11.

12th graders attention!  If you missed EHS Financial Aid Night and you need help filling out and submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Calif. Dream Act Application (CADAA), MJC is available to help Mon-Fri from 8am-6pm.  Locations at both campuses: East Campus, Student Services Building West Campus, Yosemite Hall.

Film Club – There will be a Film Club meeting this Friday during lunch in Room 12. We will be discussing our next movie night, our film, and other video projects for the second semester. Be there!

Senior ads in the yearbook will be available for online sales until 3pm today.  They will not be available to purchase online after that, but may still be available to purchase with cash or checks at the school.  Inquire with Mrs. Headley for purchases after February 28.

The Lions Club speaking contest is February 7. There is only 1 spot available. Who wants it?  The last day to sign up is January 30 (or until all spots are full).

If you like to write, make sure to enter the school wide writing contest.  See your English teacher for details.

Did you know scholarship applications will only be accepted before school and during lunch?  This is for the scholarships that you turn in directly to the ASB office.  There are no exceptions to this, so please be sure you turn them in on time…we don’t want you to miss any opportunities.

Most every student qualifies for some scholarships.  Even if you’re not going to a Junior College or 4-year college after high school.  Do scholarships seems confusing? Overwhelming? Not sure which ones to apply for? Worried that none of the scholarships apply to you?  Go see Mrs. Nunes in the ASB office to get help or to request the “Scholarship Info…Where do I start?” for more information.

Did you attend Van Allen School for at least 3 years?  If so, the Sandy Anderson scholarship is now open and available to you!  It is due March 12.  Get more information from the bulletin boards, in Naviance, or ask Mrs. Nunes in the ASB office.

Planning on being a teacher?  The California Retired Teachers Association is offering scholarships.  See Mrs. Nunes in the ASB office to get an application.  They are due to ASB on February 15.

National Defense Transportation Association is offering 3 different types of scholarships: General Chapter Scholarships – preference given to those in transportation and/or logistics related fields. Military Affiliation Scholarships – awarded to those who have served or are serving in the military. Vocational Scholarships – open to those who plan to enroll in vocational training institutes.  Don’t be misled by the name of these scholarships. Transportation related fields include air, sea, motor and rail, communications, marketing, sales, advertising, computer technicians, insurance, employee benefits, health care, security, first-responders including police, EMT’s, paramedics, mechanics, technicians, those who build trucks, planes, ships, rail cars, dispatchers, warehouse persons, load planners, drivers, pilots, rail personnel, Engineers, road construction, air traffic controllers, rail construction, teachers and educators.  Please get the application from Mrs. Nunes in the ASB office.

Speech Contest: The Escalon Sunrise Rotary will be holding its annual speech contest on Thursday, January 31st in the EHS cafeteria at 7 am. This year’s topic is “Be the Inspiration” and the length of each speech should be 5 minutes. Cash prizes are $75, $100 and $125 and they will be awarded to the top students. Any interested student can pick up more info from Mrs. Baldwin in room 30.

CSF applications are due to Mr. Bower in Room 34 by Friday February 1st. Remember, you must apply each semester.

Seniors – we have many past due payments for Grad Bash! If you have not made your next payment, please do so ASAP! We also still have Grad Bash tickets available, stop by room 13 for more info.

Congratulations to the JV Boys basketball team for their victory at Riverbank on Friday.  

The boys basketball team would like to thank everyone that came to the game at Riverbank on Friday night.  The support is very much appreciated. We hope you will come to our three games this week; Tuesday at home, Thursday at Ripon and Friday at home.

Debate Club- The Debate Club yearbook picture will be taken Tuesday at lunch in the theater. Meet there at the start of lunch for a quick photo.


SPORTS – Week at a Glance                      

Tuesday, January 29

Boys Basketball vs. Ripon Christian, 4:30/6:00/7:30

Girls Basketball at Ripon Christian, 6:00/7:30

Boys Soccer vs. Hughson, 3:30, release 2:45

Girls Soccer at Hughson, (Var. only) 3:30, release 1:35, depart 1:50

Thursday, January 31

Boys Basketball at Ripon, 4:30/6:00/7:30

Girls Basketball vs Ripon, 6:00/7:30

Boys Soccer at Hilmar, 3:30, release 1:35, depart 1:50

Girls Soccer vs. Hilmar, 3:30, release 2:45

Friday, February 1

Boys Basketball vs Livingston, 4:30/6:00/7:30

Girls Basketball at Livingston, 6:00/7:30

Saturday, February 2

Wrestling, TVL Finals, Location TBA, 9:00am

Softball Catcher tryouts will be today Monday 01-28, on the Varsity Softball field at 3:30.