Announcements
Last updated: 10/23/2014
Teen Read Week in the Library - Week of October 20
This year's Teen Read Week theme is "Unlock the Mystery at the Library." There are mystery books to check out and win. Chances for prizes with each book checked out and for each overdue book returned.

Check out a mystery book and win a ticket to come to Clue, the Movie to be shown in the library after school on Thursday, October 23. There will be popcorn, pop, and treats provided.

Enter the Clue scavenger hunt for a chance to win an e-reader. Each day a clue will be read during both lunch periods, and prizes awarded to the first person to tell Mrs. Earley the name of the book. See Mrs. Earley for contest sheets.

 
Ohio Graduation Test- Juniors and Seniors
The Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) will be given to 11th and 12th Graders in the Media Center. The tests will be given in the following order:

Monday, October 27 Reading
Tuesday, October 28 Math
Wednesday, October 29 Writing
Thursday, October 30 Science
Friday, October 31 Social Studies

Make-up testing will begin on Monday, November 3.

 
FFA Participates in District Job Interview
Four students from the FFA program participated at the District Job Interview on October 21 at Hillsboro High School. Each student competed against 18-19 students. In the contest the students had to write a thank you letter, go through a job interview, fill out an application, and prepare a portfolio with a resume. Brice Walker placed 7th overall, Emma Mathews placed 2nd overall, Hannah Pickering placed 3rd overall, and Shelby Williams placed 1st overall and qualified for the state competition.
 
Cross Country Competes in District Championship Race
The cross country team competed in the district race at West Chester on Saturday. The team of Ian Henson, Nathan Crouch, Josh Jones, Elijah Howard, and Jack Whittenburg placed well with Ian Henson placing the highest on the team with a 18:17 5K, his personal best. Emilee Cross and Rebecca Bevan also ran well to finish out the year.
 
FFA Fruit Sale - Runs through Friday, November 14
FFA fruit and other items can be ordered from an FFA member now until November 14. If you have any questions, please call 937-584-2474.

Click here for an order form.
 
Girls Basketball Conditioning - Begins Monday, October 20- October 30
Girls basketball conditioning will begin Monday, October 20 and run through Thursday, October 30. Conditioning will be held after school Monday through Thursday from 3:00 until 5:15 PM.
 
Online Payments for Student Meals Now Accepted
Online payments are now being accepted for student meals through www.k12paymentcenter.com.The online payment system is a secure, easy and a convenient way to apply funds directly to your student's account. There are two different account options to choose from, basic or premium. With either option, there is a $1.95 transaction fee charged for the system. For complete details on the system, click here.
 
Upload Your Photos for Possible Use in the Yearbook and Website
Community Upload (Click Here) Click the button to the left to upload your photos of East Clinton activities. Your photos may be used on the website or in the yearbook. The access code to upload photos is "2014."
 
Picture Retakes - Tuesday, October 28
Picture retake day will be on October 28.
 
Spanish Club Movie Trip
Spanish Club is going to see "The Book of Life" in Hillsboro Wednesday, October 29. The cost will be $7.50 and that includes your movie ticket, popcorn, drink, and M&Ms. See Mrs. Melnek for a permission slip by Friday. Permission slips are due Tuesday, October 28.
 
Attention Seniors - Review Credits, Transcripts, Testing and Plans
Ms. Luck will be meeting with seniors to review credit, transcripts, testing, and future plans. Please be sure to see Ms. Luck by the end of October.
 
Senior Pictures - All Photos Due by Friday, January 30
Class of 2015 pictures for the yearbook and class composite must meet the following guidelines: must be a vertical head/shoulders ONLY picture, no writing on shirt, no distracting elements or backgrounds, NO HANDS in picture. All photos must be in color. Any picture deemed unacceptable will not be used and a replacement photo will be requested. All photos must be submitted by Friday, January 30, 2015. There will be two dates to be announced later that a professional photographer will take the a senior photo at no charge. School pictures may be used for those not wishing to submit a photo or for those not submitting before the deadline. Pictures MUST be submitted in digital form by e-mail, CD, or digital download. Contact Mr. Jason Basford at 937-584-2474 or e-mail jason.basford@eastclinton.org with any questions.
 
AAA Driving School - November Dates Scheduled
There are scheduled classes for AAA Driving School are on November 3,4,5,10,11,12. They will be from 3:00-7:15 PM. If you have any questions please call (937) 393-3489
 
Representatives Visit Schedule

There will be multiple representatives visiting during lunch in the month of October:
October 24 - University of Cincinnati; National Guard
October 29 - Ohio Northern University

 
1989 Football Team to be Honored on October 24
On October 24, ECHS will be honoring the 25 year Reunion of the 1989 undefeated football team. There will be a pre-game tailgate set up and the team will be recognized at halftime.
 
Ohio Valley Hoops Classic - December 5-7 at Wilmington College
Make plans to attend the Ohio Valley Hoops Classic December 5-7 at Fred Raizk Arena on the campus of Wilmington College for a weekend of outstanding high school basketball. East Clinton will take on Blanchester on Sunday, December 7 at 1:00 PM. The 21 team field includes nine past state champions accounting for a total of 26 state championships. Check out the website www.ohiovalleyhoopsclassic.com for complete details.
 
Pre-Order 2015 Yearbook - $60.00 Until Friday, December 19
Buy a Yearbook
Order a 2015 yearbook now for $60 until Friday, December 19. Books can be ordered online at the link to the left, https://yearbookforever.com, or from Mr. Basford in room 210 at the high school. Name stamps, customization, and accessories can only be ordered online. For questions, please contact Mr. Jason Basford at 937-584-2474 or email jason.basford@eastclinton.org.
Calendar
October 24 Football vs. Chillicothe 7:30 (Senior Night)
October 31 Football at Clinton Massie 7:30
November 1 Marching Band at MSBA Centerville
November 8 Marching Band MSBA Class Championships
November 13 - 15 Marching Band BOA Grand Nationals

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