Happy Hallows’ Eve Loggers

Happy Hallows’ Eve Loggers. After a two week cessation the Friday Morning Briefing is back. Thanks to all you readers that e-mailed who actually pondered if the new Principal had been replaced? Nice to be missed?


It was a pleasure to escort my twin sister Joann to our 40th SPFHS New Jersey High school reunion on October 18th. A remarkable experience it was; great to see old buddies Scott Hurley, Baxter Brooks, John Sellers & Joann Evdo.

Call for Parent Volunteers: Contact the Office of Instructional Leadership This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Parents are invited to join the Eureka High School WLT (Accreditation Leadership Team). The group meets the third Thursday of every month in room #IT205. The focus of the WLT is school wide issues, concerns and the future at EHS. The next meeting will be Nov. 20th at 3:30 pm. For more information contact self- study coordinator Jennifer Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 476-1632.

Parents are invited to join the Eureka High School Site Council. The SSC meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month in room #M114 at 3:30 pm. (Meeting duration 90 minutes) The Mission of the EHS School Site Council is to improve instruction and student learning so that all students achieve high academic standards. The SSC members include Parents, Students, Teachers et al.. contact Ms. Brenda Smith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Answer to last week’s trivia question: What is the longest movie ever made? Answer: Insomnia (87 Hrs.) Winner: Ms. Roseann Fleming-SPNJ

Come to the EHS Auditorium to view (Drama Teacher) Ms. Adina Lawson’s “Eureka High Players” perform The Miracle Worker: November 1,6,7,8 @ 7:30pm and Sunday, November 2nd @ 2:00pm… A teacher’s story...

Eureka High School art students of extraordinaire teachers Mr. Daniel Holmes, Mr. Don Sible and Mr. Aaron Stack will show their art this Saturday night, November 1st, at “World Cup” coffee shop located on F St between 14th and Wabash. Projects on display from 6pm through 9pm will include Beading, Digital Photography, Drawing and Painting. Please come out and support our young EHS Logger artists! “ars longa vita brevis”

Dr. Pawlick’s Tie of the Week Award goes to Mr. Kevin Scheffler, Assistant Principal. Mr. Scheffler hung a Warner Brothers M&M “jolie cravat” Plain not Peanut; single Windsor knot with an open collar. Go Loggers.

Another Measure S and T school bond accolade: The renovation of the Eureka High School 60-year-old
industrial arts building including our new 127-seat lecture hall has received national recognition for the “ideal sound system.” In addition to a redesigned, art deco-influenced exterior, the interior of the building was redone to house our new technology department, networking computer and internet-based learning, Eureka’s local cable TV provider and the lecture hall. We thank the citizens of Eureka for passing our school construction bond. Link here for more info: http://www.klipsch.com/news-center/features/details/eureka-the-ideal-sound-system.aspx

Remember the Principal’s “Coffee Klatch” every Thursday Morning at Eureka High School. RSVP by Wednesday.

Read about the Eureka High School NJROTC drill and Inspection on Monday morning:
http://www.northcoastjournal.com/issues/2008/10/30/learning-drill/

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!” I will do your job while you do mine. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Trivia Question: What famous literary character offers this sage advice: "Neither a borrower nor a lender be"?

If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. Robert Fritz