NJROTC Rifle Team State Champions!

The Eureka High School NJROTC rifle team, coached by Gunnery Sergeant Darrin Smith, won the
California Rifle and Pistol Association Championship in the 3- position Sporter category. Eureka High School Juniors Josh Cyphers, Darrin Smith, Stephen McGuigan, and Daniel Russell all participated in the shooting match and excelled in the competition against the top air rifle teams in the state. Their first—place score will allow the Eureka High School NJROTC Rifle Team to compete at the Jr. Olympics this April.

2008-09 Eureka High School Bank of America Achievement Award Winners Announced:
Certificates of Achievement represent the first level of recognition in a specific subject area (16 in all) and are awarded to senior students who have demonstrated excellence in one of these areas. Plaques of Achievement represent the highest level of recognition in Applied Arts, Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Math/Science. These are given to the strongest overall, most well-rounded, outstanding seniors within these general study areas.

Selected by the Eureka High School faculty as 2008-09 Bank of America Achievement Award Plaque and Certificate Winners: 2008-09 Bank of America Plaque Winners:* Applied Arts- Lucas Nickols; Fine Arts-Jennifer Rydz; Liberal Arts-Elizabeth Hedlund; Math/Science-Corinne Rushing; 2008-09 Bank of America Certificate Winners: Agriculture- Ashley Lourenzo; Art -Khalisa Her & Emily Cruz; Business-Michael Campbell; Music: Vocal-Laura Kramer; Instrumental-Eva Hamer; English -Brenley Larson; World Languages: French-Mikial Weronko; German-Mathew Roscoe; Spanish-Bret Hendry & Sarah Knight; Math-Alec Condon; Science-Reed Williston; Social Studies-Ariel (Teddy) Ulansey; Theater Arts-Random Schlosser & Ashley Dunn; Trades & Industrial: Automotive-Alex Mervinsky; Drafting/CAD-Kirk Powell; Metals-Wyatt Papstein; Woodworking-Henry Hoff. Great Job by the Loggers!!!!

The Salad and Soup Bar at Eureka High School appears quite popular with students and faculty. The salad bar, with more than 30 organic choices offered, opened on Jan. 21. We have never seen a cafeteria serving line extend out the door and down the hall. Lunch servings overall are up with the salad bar running about three to one over the Pepperoni Pizza line. Let’s report back in a month. YUMMO!!!

Answer to last week’s trivia question: Who is buried in Grant’s Tomb? Answer: Sort of Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Grant (Now I’ve been to Grant’s tomb or is it Grants’ tomb? And technically the Grants are entombed above ground so one would not say they were buried).

Greg Allen (Class of 2009) of the Eureka High School Loggers was named this week to an all-state football team: earned spots on the 30th annual Cal-Hi Sports all-state football teams announced on Monday. Mr. Allen, 6-foot-2, 180-pounds, was picked as a wide receiver on the second team offense for the Division III schools.

Dr. Pawlick’s Necktie of the Week Award goes to Mr. Jack Lakin, Assistant Principal at Zane Middle School. Mr. Lakin put on a rose and white Landmark of genuine silk – excellent double Windsor knot, GQ tie length to the belt buckle.

Parents of eighth graders whom are shopping Eureka High School are invited to attend the Principal’s “Koffee” Klatch” every Thursday morning, 11:00 am, room #103; Good food and conversation. Stop by. Try Derek’s “Logger Rolls.”

Principal for One Hour” trivia contest: The first EHS employee to correctly report the answer of this Friday Morning Briefing’s trivia question (to Mrs. Karen Wilson, Secretary to the Principal) will win “Principal for One Hour!” This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Trivia Question:? “What bird was credited with saving Rome from attack y the Gauls in 390 B.C?”

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” John Dewey