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US ARMY CADET COMMAND APPROVES JROTC PROGRAM FOR EAST CHICAGO CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
 
East Chicago, IN- Starting in August 2018, East Chicago Central High School will add Army JROTC to its course offerings. Through hard work, determination and collaboration East Chicago Central High School can now boast it will have a world-class JROTC Program.
The motto of JROTC IS TO MOTIVATE YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE BETTER CITIZENS. JROTC programs teach important values like teamwork, moral character, good citizenship and service to the nation. 
If you are interested in your son or daughter participating in this program, please contact your guidance counselor today!
For more information click the link below
The U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that teaches students character education, student achievement, wellness, leadership, and diversity.

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Promotion/Graduation (Keep reading for Spanish)

 

January 16, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians,

It may be hard to believe, but your eighth-grader is now in his or her final semester at East Chicago Middle School at Block!  As the time for graduation is quickly approaching we want to make sure you are reminded and aware of the eligibility criteria for every eighth-grade student.

Please be advised that participation in our graduation ceremony is a privilege and not a right.  At East Chicago Middle School at Block, we have established clear academic and behavior expectations which must be met by all students. 

If any of the following criteria applies to your eighth-grader, he or she will NOT be allowed to participate in graduation or any end-of-the-year activities:

  • Has accumulated three or more suspensions during the 2017-18 SY
  • Does not have at least a “C” in all core classes (English, Math, Soc. Studies, Science)
  • Fails to meet our 95% attendance rate policy
  • Has been placed on the “No Fly” list for three grading periods
  • Receives an ineligibility recommendation from team teachers

If your eighth-grader meets our eligibility requirements and will be attending graduation, the date is scheduled June 1, 2018. Each student will be issued two tickets to invite family and friends. Our 8th graders will be required to wear cap and gowns. The cost of the cap and gown is $20 (cash only). The deadline for submitting your payment is April 30th.  If your child does not order a cap and gown, he/she will not be allowed to participate in our graduation ceremony.  You may pay your $20 to Connie Panousis in the main office at any time. In addition, students will take graduation pictures the morning of the ceremony payable graduation day. Information on purchasing picture packets will be forthcoming.

We will also have our annual 8th grade luncheon and awards on May 31st.  The attire at the luncheon is also dressy. All young men will be required to wear dress pants and shoes. Jeans or gym shoes are NOT allowed at the graduation or the 8th grade luncheon.

No refunds are allowed in the event your student does not meet our participation criteria.

Sincerely,

 

Dee Etta Wright

16 de enero del 2018

Estimados padres / tutores,

Puede ser difícil de creer, pero su estudiante de octávo grado ahora se encuentra en su último semestre en East Chicago Middle School en Block. Como el momento de la graduación se acerca rápidamente, queremos asegurarnos de que se recuerden y estén al tanto de los criterios de elegibilidad para cada estudiante de octávo grado.

Tenga en cuenta que la participación en nuestra ceremonia de graduación es un privilegio y no un derecho. En East Chicago Middle School en Block, hemos establecido claras expectativas académicas y de conducta que deben cumplir todos los estudiantes.

Si alguno de los siguientes criterios se aplica a su hijo de octávo grado, NO se le permitirá participar en la graduación ó en actividades de fin de año:

  • Ha acumulado tres o más suspensiones durante el año escolar 2017-18.
  • No tiene al menos una "C" en todas las clases de (Lectura y Lenguaje, Matemáticas, Estudios Sociales, Ciencia)
  • No cumple con nuestra póliza de asistencia al escuela del 95%
  • Ha sido incluido en la lista "No Volar" (No Fly) durante tres períodos de calificación
  • Recibe una recomendación de inelegibilidad de los maestros del equipo

 

Si su alumno de octavo grado cumple con nuestros requisítos de elegibilidad y asistirá a la graduación, la fecha está programada para el 1 de junio de 2018.  Cada estudiante recibirá dos boletos para invitar a familiares y amigos. Nuestros estudiantes de 8º grado deberán usar gorra y bata de graduación. El costo de la gorra y la bata es de $ 20 (solo en efectivo). Si su hijo no pide una gorra y una bata, no se le permitirá participar en nuestra ceremonia de graduación. Puede pagarle sus $ 20 a Connie Panousis en la oficina principal a cualquier momento.

Además, los estudiantes tomarán fotos de graduación por la mañana del día de graduación.  Las fotos podrán ser pagadas el día de la ceremonia. La información sobre la compra de paquetes de fotos estará próxima.También tendremos nuestro almuerzo y premios anuales de 8 grado el 31 de mayo. El vestuario deberá ser semiformal.  Todos los hombres jóvenes deberán usar pantalones y zapatos de vestir. Los pantalones (Jeans ) o zapatos de gimnasia NO están permitidos en la graduación o en el almuerzo de octavo grado.

No se permiten reembolsos en caso de que su estudiante no cumpla con nuestros criterios de participación.

Sinceramente,

Dee Etta Wright

Announcements

  • New Student Hours for 2017-18
    Pre-K: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Elementary Schools: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
    Middle School: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
    High School: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Late Start Wednesdays: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM)

  • Middle School Code of Conduct and Dress Code