EHS New Gymnasium Grand Opening

EHS New Gymnasium Grand Opening set for next Thursday, October 9th at 5:30 p.m. The first interscholastic contest in our new gymnasium will be next Thursday’s Volleyball match v. McKinleyville Varsity @ 6:30 pm. Physical Education classes may utilize our gym the following day. Come out and celebrate with the Loggers!!

Major accolades to our Academic Counselors and staff for a very successful and well attended Humboldt/Del Norte College Recruiting Night on Tuesday evening (Sept. 30th) Congrats to Mr. Chris Hill, Ms. Feldstein, Ms Cox Mr. Golec, Ms. Zygaczenko, Ms. Mann and Ms. Taylor for your work on this awesome event at Eureka High School..

Trevor Hash, a senior at Eureka High School has been recognized by the College Board as a 2008-09 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar. Based upon his exemplary PSAT test scores, Trevor was chosen from a pool of 200K Hispanic students who took the 2007 National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test.

Answer to last week’s trivia question: #1 attendance spectator sport is High School Football. No Winner as Principal for One Hour

Our new EHS Gymnasium paid for through the proceeds of our Eureka City Schools Bond Measures S & T looks spectacular. Some of the improvements are infrastructure upgrades and not visible to the public. There are new floors, new heaters, new courtside bleachers, completed drainage grading and roof renovations. The lobby and entryway are beautifully refurbished. On behalf of Eureka High School we thank our district operations staff for a job well done: Mr. Bruce Slidom- District Maintenance Supervisor, Mr. Mike McKay – Project Director, Mr. Randy Lingard, & Mr. Scott Stanky – Painters, Mr. Brad Ford, head carpenter, Mr. Doug Dean & Mr. Paul Huddleston - utility maintenance and Mr. Russell Owens- Electrician. Go Loggers!

Buy $1 certificates of ownership in the Eureka High School Pool! This fundraiser activity will commence after homecoming and be well up and running by the second week of November.

Dr. Pawlick’ initial “Coffee Klatch” held yesterday morning appeared quite successful. The attendees were hosted by our Instructional Leadership Team in our relaxing Principal’s Hospitality room. Many ideas surfaced around the concept of Improving Customer Service; and also the good things about Eureka High School.

Congratulations to David Loring a senior at Eureka High School for being named 2009 National Merit ProgramSemifinalist-- Approximately 16,000 academically talented seniors, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, have been named Semifinalists in the 54th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. David now has an opportunity to continue for 8,200 National Merit scholarships, worth more than $35 million, offered next spring.

Dr. Pawlick’s Tie of the Week Award goes to Mr. Raphael Rivera-Chavez, a member of our World Languages Department. Mr. Rivera is the master of the single Windsor knot. His ties emit reflective earth tones.

Remember the Principal’s “Coffee Klatch” every Thursday Morning at Eureka High School. Please RSVP in advance at 707 441 0262 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Parents shopping Eureka High as a “School of Choice” are encouraged to attend. Campus tours available on request following the “Klatch.”

“Be the 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!” You will be the Instructional Leader and I will teach one class of your choosing, or cover your job while you run Eureka High School. Trivia Question: What is the name of the horse in “Jingle Bells?”

To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge. Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881), Sybil, 1845