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Another Successful Reality Store! 2017RealityStore

ECCHS held its 5th annual Reality Store event on March 24, 2017, in the multi-purpose room of our Band/ROTC building. At this event, 9th graders are given a month's salary (on paper) and have 10 "booths" they must visit to spend their money... housing and utilities, clothing, transportation, choices (phone, internet, cable), childcare, insurance (car and medical), life's unexpected, furniture, and groceries. Financial counseling is provided for those who... 

Info Meeting for Cheerleader Tryouts Let's Cheer

Any girl who is interested in trying out for ECCHS cheerleading should plan to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, April 13th. There will be a meeting for current ECCHS students in the ECCHS cafeteria at 3:10 with Mrs. Jeannie Jourolmon. 
ECMS students should plan to meet with Mrs. Robin Wood in her room #615 following 4th shift. 
Tryouts have been scheduled for the week of April 24-28. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Jourolmon or Mrs. Wood.

A Great Opportunity for Health Occ. Students! Elbert Memorial Hospital

Students interested in future careers in the health occupations field and who would like to participate in the 2017 Youth Volunteer Program at Elbert Memorial Hospital need to stop by and pick up at application form from Mrs. Fuller in the Office. The deadline for returning to the Elbert Memorial Auxiliary is May 10, 2017.

2017 FHF Pageant was a huge success! FHFPageant2017

The 6th annual Friends Helping Friends Pageant & Silent Auction held on Saturday, March 18th at the ECMS Auditorium was a huge success raising over $31,000! Pageant coordinators FHF founding sponsor Sandy Adams and EC Schools FHF sponsor Chrystal Thomas, overwhelmed by the amazing generosity of this community, would like to express their sincere appreciation to everyone who helped provide this wonderful opportunity for students who have extra special needs. Click the following link to read all about this wonderful event: http://bit.ly/2neBwGx

State Supt. Richard Woods Visits ECCHS StateSuptWoods

ECCHS was privileged and humbled to host State School Superintendent, Mr. Richard Woods, today (3/17/17) as he participated in his regional tour of Georgia School Districts. This was a great opportunity for Superintendent Woods to see the tremendous energy and support the Elbert County Board of Education, and School District Superintendent, Mr. Chuck Bell, have provided to ensure student success in being College, Career, and/or Military ready. The campus tour included both core and elective environments and illustrated the numerous ways ECCHS students are challenged to achieve more as local and global citizens. Today was a great day to be “Blue Devil Proud”! To see a few more pics, click here: http://bit.ly/2nw0uSG

Congratulations to Maureen Truett! MaureenTruettPiedmontSigning

Congratulations to Blue Devil Senior Maureen Truett for signing today with Piedmont College in Demorest, GA to be a member of their 2017 PC Lady Lions Tennis Team! Pictured with Maureen are her parents, Jeff and Connie Garrett; grandparents, Gloria and Gene Ellison; ECCHS Athletic Director, Sid Fritts; ECSD Supt. Chuck Bell; Cale Craft; Morgan Truett; Lila Layne; Mary Truett; ECCHS Head tennis Coach David Bennett; Walker Layne; and ECCHS Principal Jason Kouns. To learn more about Maureen’s new team, click on the following link: http://www.piedmontlions.com/index.aspx?path=wtenn

 Congratulations, Maureen! We're so proud of you!

Please Support our Golf Teams! GolfFundraiserApril1st

The ECCHS Boys' and Girls' Golf Teams will be holding a Three-man Lauderdale fundraiser tournament on April 1st at Elberton Country Club beginning at 9 am. Businesses or individuals can sponsor holes for a $100 donation. Teams are also needed to play ...

Congrats to Mary Grace Lunsford! MGLunsfordSigningTable

Congratulations to Blue Devil Senior Mary Grace Lunsford for signing today with Piedmont College in Demorest, GA to be a member of their 2017 PC Lady Lions Softball Team! Pictured with Mary Grace are her parents, Jarred & Mona Lunsford; grandparents, John & Susan Lunsford; sister, Hannah Brown; ECCHS Athletic Director, Sid Fritts; travel ball coach, Jim Fambrough; ECCHS Asst. Softball Coach, Corrie Padgett; ECCHS Head Softball Coach, Cherish Ingram; travel ball coach, Kathy Guin; childhood coach, Steven Brown; and boyfriend, Avery Hunt. To learn more about Mary Grace’s new team, click on the following link: http://www.piedmontlions.com/index.aspx?path=softball

Congratulations, Mary Grace! We're so proud of you! 

Kevin Almond is Awarded the Tony Beahringer Memorial Wrestling Scholarship KevinAlmondTonyBeahringerAward

Elbert County Blue Devil Wrestling Senior Kevin Almond was named the recipient of the 3rd Annual Tony Beahringer Memorial Wrestling Scholarship at the annual ECCHS Winter Sports Banquet on March 6, 2017. The monetary award is given to a college-bound wrestler who has a passion for the sport much like Tony Beahringer had during his years at ECCHS. The award was presented by Mrs. Glenna Hamilton, who is Tony's mother, her husband Mr. Tim Hamilton, and their grandson. Kevin is the 3rd winner of this scholarship. 

Congratulations, Kevin! You earned it!

Isaac Johnson Earns the Kyle D. Wilhite Memorial Wrestling Award IsaacJohnson-KyleWilhiteAward

Elbert County Blue Devil Wrestling Senior Isaac Johnson was named the winner of the Kyle D. Wilhite Memorial Wrestling Award at the annual ECCHS Winter Sports Banquet on March 6, 2017. Each year the award winner is selected by Elbert County wrestling coaches, who are asked to select the Blue Devil wrestler who shows the most sportsmanship, provides the most leadership and displays the most competitive spirit among the team. The award was presented by Mrs. Connie Spivey, mother of Kyle Wilhite, and her husband Mr. Jerry Spivey. Isaac is the 22nd winner of the prestigious Kyle D. Wilhite Memorial Wrestling Award. 

Congratulations, Isaac, on this well-deserved honor!    

SAR Selects Essay Contest Winners SARcontestwinners2017

The Samuel Elbert Chapter Sons of the American Revolution had their annual youth night with the ECCHS High School represented by  (L-R) Superintendent Chuck Bell and Dr. Edna Eberhardt and her American History students.  From Left to Right is Superintendent Chuck Bell, Jackson Caruso (first place-essay on “Thomas Jefferson and his life during the American Revolution”); Dr. Edna Eberhardt, classroom teacher, and MaKala Whitfield (2nd place-“Lafayette and the France Involvement”);  Paola Medellin (absent from picture-3rd place-“The Boston Tea Party”).  President Olds Harris presented the awards and the certificates to the Student. 

Garrett Anderson - March Academic SOTM (LA!) GarrettAnderson

Congratulations to Garrett Anderson for being named the ECCHS Academic Student of the Month by the Language Arts Dept. for March 2017! Read more about Garrett here: http://bit.ly/2m4xQH0

Ash Bennett - JROTC COTM - March 2017 CadetAshBennett

Congratulations to Cadet PFC Ash Bennett for being named the Cadet of the Month for March 2017 by the JROTC Dept! Read more about Ash here: http://bit.ly/2lQw7ob

Connor Edwards - March 2017 Career Pathway SOTM ConnerEdwards

Congratulations to Connor Edwards for being named the Career Pathway Student of the Month for March 2017! Read more about Conner here: http://bit.ly/2mFcbTB

Cassidy Bond - March PE SOTM CassidyBond

Congratulations to Cassidy Bond! Paris was selected by Mrs. Erica Wilson from Intro to Recreational Games class as the PE Student of the Month for March 2017! Read more about this award here: http://bit.ly/2lcnxRX

Our 2017 DAR Good Citizen is Grace Fuller! GraceFuller-drape

Each year, the ECCHS faculty votes on a member of the senior class to receive the DAR Good Citizen Award. This award is given to an exemplary student based on their contributions to their community and school. The senior chosen demonstrates outstanding qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism.

This year, we are pleased to announce that the winner of the DAR Good Citizen Award is Grace Fuller. She is the daughter of Mark & Kim Fuller. While at ECCHS, ....

Michaela Brown is Miss ECCHS 2017! 2017Pageant

The 2nd annual Miss ECCHS Pageant was held on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Seventeen beautiful contestants competed in interview, casual wear, and evening gown. Our winners are:...

Congrats to Our 2017 Honor Grads with Distinction! 2017HonorsDistinction

In order to be named an Honor Graduate with Distinction, students must be HOPE Scholarship-eligible, and have achieved a cumulative weighted average of 97 or above by the end of the first semester of their senior year.

In alphabetical order, the 2017 Honor Graduates with Distinction are:...

Congrats to Our 2017 Honor Grads! 2017HonorGrads

In order to be named an Honor Graduate, students must be HOPE Scholarship-eligible, and have achieved a cumulative weighted average of 93 or above by the end of the first semester of their senior year.

As pictured in alphabetical order, the 2017 Honor Graduates are:...

Congrats to Our 2017 STAR Student & Teacher! PalmerSchatzSTAR

Elbert County Comprehensive High School and the Elbert County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that Eva Schatz, daughter of Sara and Jack Schatz, has been named the STAR Student for 2016-2017. Eva chose her AP Government teacher, Mr. Charles Palmer, as her STAR Teacher. Congratulations to both of you for this well-deserved honor! Read more about this announcement by clicking on this link: http://bit.ly/2kI9wYk

BOE Approves 17-18 Calendar 17-18Calendar

At its January 23, 2017 regular meeting, the Elbert County Board of Education approved the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. Click on the link below for a PDF copy of the 2017-2018 School Calendar.  http://bit.ly/2jZmzXs

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