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District News

12/12/16

Genentech supports the next generation of innovators through Futurelab, their commitment to science education in South San Francisco. Scholarships will be awarded in Spring 2017 to students pursuing a STEM field of study.

Please click HERE to explore STEM majors!!

What are the eligibility requirements for the scholarship?

- 3.0 GPA (weighted)

- Intended STEM major: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

- Graduating seniors who have attended 9th-12th grade at El Camino or SSF High School.

- Acceptance into a four-year university (or two-year college for one-time awards only)

- Demonstrated financial need, passion for science, strong academic performance, extra curricular activities

What is included in a complete application? In addition to the general application, you will be required to submit by March 1, 2017:

- Two letters of recommendation

- Official transcript

- A copy of your Student Aid Report if you completed the FAFSA or a copy of the California Aid Report if you completed the California Dream Act Application

Can I apply to this scholarship if I am currently undeclared?

- Yes, as long as you enroll in a college/university that offers STEM and select a STEM discipline when it's time to declare your major.

What are the award amounts for the 2017 scholarships?

- 1 four-year scholarship ( up to $50,000 per year) The final scholarship award amount will be determined by the college/university's projected full-cost of attendance, minus any other scholarships or aid a student received each year.

- 1 one-time $7,500 scholarship

- 1 one-time $5,000 scholarship

What dates are important to know?

- March 1, 2017 = Application deadline

- April 24-28 2017 = Finalist interviews

- May 1, 2017 = Winners notified

 

If I am awarded the four-year scholarship, do I have to maintain a specific GPA or STEM major each year to keep my scholarship?

- You must maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to continue to receive your scholarship. We would like you to keep a STEM major for four years, but we will review changes to your major on a case-by-case basis.

If I transfer schools, will I still receive my four-year scholarship?

- As long as you transfer to a four-year institution, continue your STEM major, and maintain your GPA, your award will be adjusted to the full cost of attendance of your new school (minus any other scholarships or aid) and will not exceed $50,000/year.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY TODAY!!! DEADLINE IS MARCH 1ST, 2017

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9/10/16

The 17th Annual Black College Expo Returns 2016 with new information and resources to help students succeed! Black College Expo features a very informative and exciting college fair, known as an “Infotainment” college fair, showcasing well over 50 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and educational organizations and programs.

 

The mission is to curtail the high school dropout rate and increase degree and/or certificate enrollment among underserved and underrepresented youth. The goal is to get students excited about education and provide the pathways and resources for students to make positive career choices.

Black College Expo:

  • Connects students and student athletes directly to colleges, including historically black colleges and universities
  • Students can get accepted on the Spot, Application fees waived, and Scholarships on the Spot!
  • Exposes students to available scholarships and helps students access scholarships
  • Assists with college preparation and readiness
  • Assists student athletes with NCAA Eligibility requirements and recruitment opportunities
  • Connects students to career, internship, and vocational opportunities
  • Offers incredible, “life changing” seminars, which provides valuable platforms to connect students to College, Careers & Beyond!

*Oakland Black College Expo - February 18, 2017
Laney College, Oakland CA

 

Click HERE for tickets!

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Important Reminders

Important Reminders from the El Camino High School Attendance Office:

  • Only the parent or custodial guardian may excuse students from school.
  • Students must bring in a note to clear ALL absences and tardies upon their return.  We do not accept phone calls to clear absences.
  • Students who need to leave early must bring in a note with the time of dismissal and the reason.  If they do not have a note, the parent or custodial guardian will need to come into the Attendance Office with photo ID before the student is summonsed from class.
  • For safety and liability reasons, we do not dismiss any students early from school with a phone call. 
  • Unexcused absences will be subject to discipline.

Thank you.

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Elegant Evening

Please Join Us…
El Camino High School's
9th Annual Elegant Evening Dinner Dance
Hosted by the
El Camino High School Alumni Association

Saturday, March 25th, 2017
South San Francisco Conference Center
255 South Airport Boulevard
South San Francisco, CA

 

Click here for more information

Community Meeting

Attention ECHS Community & Alumni of El Camino High School:

 

There will a meeting on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 PM in the El Camino Library for the community to ask questions or voice concerns about naming El Camino's large gym after Owen Kashevaroff.

Colt Society Food Drive

Support ECHS Teachers!

Please consider supporting ECHS teachers in funding their projects on DonorsChoose.org! 

Click here to see a list of current projects.

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Math Tutoring

Math Tutoring Before and After School!

 

Do you need help to find out "y" the "x" matters in Algebra? The Math teachers are offering Algebra I tutoring to current Algebra 1 students on Monday and Thursday from 3:10 - 4:10 in Room 45.  Please be on time and bring your homework.  Homework Center is still available in the library for other courses on Monday and Thursday.

 

The M & M's (Math and Mornings) Lab is open!  Students who need additional help with math may receive assistance from Mr. Finacom on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:45 AM until 8:10 AM. 

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New Mural at ECHS!

If you'd like to see more projects to help enhance our school community, please come and join us for El Camino Alumni Association's 9th Annual Elegant Evening.

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Join the PTSA!

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ECHS Accreditation

ECHS would like to proudly announce that the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges has determined that El Camino High School meets the ACS WASC criteria for accreditation.  It is decision of the Commission to grant ECHS a SIX-YEAR term of accreditation.  Please click here to read the commendation letter. 

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Back to School Night Presentation

Click here to view the presentation that Principal Daniel Lunt gave at the orientation meeting on Back to School Night.  Important information included in this presentation is as follows:

 

* Our three areas of focus this year/goals

* Instruction on how to join the Remind 101 text service

* Instruction on how to set up Parent School Loop accounts

* Information regarding the CAASPP state testing this year

* Information regarding our partnership with Genentech and how to become a parent volunteer

Genentech Invests in Future Scientists

Genentech recently broke ground on the Science Garage, a building for SSFUSD high school students to learn about biotech through labs and mentors. Watch the ABC 7 news story here.