Good morning. Just a quick reminder that tomorrow, Friday, it the first Remote Learning paper/pencil exchange.
Ellsworth Community School has the following positions posted for the 2020/21 school year; Athletic Director (beginning July 1, 2020.) https://5il.co/f4aj
The regularly scheduled ECS Board of Education meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing at its scheduled time; 5:00 PM on Monday, April 13. The meeting is open to the public. Login information can be found at; https://www.ellsworth.k12.mi.us/school-board--94
Here's What's Happening This Week in Middle School; https://www.smore.com/avy02-ellsworth-ms-newsletter?ref=email
K-12 Remote Learning resource boxes are available for pickup today and tomorrow (Thursday/Friday) from 9:00-12:00 at the high school gym lobby. Please follow the signs and stay in your vehicle until your boxes are brought to you. https://5il.co/ewdg
ECS Update: Please see the attached list of suggestions for obtaining internet access for students. https://5il.co/etrm
Hello Ellsworth elementary students. Mr. Panda here. I had fun putting my puzzle together for Mr. Gaffney ‘s challenge. I’m excited for spring break. I’m going to put on my crazy socks now. See you tomorrow. https://5il.co/eeak
Students under 18 can still signup for ECS emergency closure food service "brunch bags." Two breakfasts/lunches available every M-W-F for pickup from 10-11 at ECS elem. or in Atwood. Delivery also available. "Hot" items stating today. https://5il.co/eblg
Today's ECS Closure Challenge comes from Mr. Gaffney. Take some time today to build a puzzle. Send pictures of you and your completed puzzle to firstname.lastname@example.org to share. #LancerChallenge
Today's Closure Challenge comes from Mrs. Kiteley. She likes to make lists. Today she's asking students to make a list of 20 things they're thankful for. #LancerChallenge
Here's what's happening this week in Middle School. https://www.smore.com/nwz6j-ellsworth-ms-newsletter?ref=email
Today's message of Inspiration and Hope for families and students comes from Mrs. Gee. https://vimeo.com/399922099/c8348ea75f
Inspiration for Today ... Hope for Tomorrow Today's message comes to you from Mr. Faivor. Keep smiling Lancers! https://vimeo.com/399142079
Inspiration for Today ... Hope for Tomorrow. Today's message to students comes from Mr. Nagel. https://vimeo.com/398844476
Good morning Lancers. We hope all our our students are doing well and hanging in there. As a way to reach out and say "hi" each of our teachers will be recording short video messages of inspiration. We'll post one each day. Hope to see you soon. https://vimeo.com/398844364
Thanks to the ladies who came in this morning to pack 60 breakfast/lunch bags for tomorrow's distribution. You're the best. The form will remain open to sign up for breakfast/lunch deliveries during the closure. This is for all students. https://forms.gle/ZfE8gmP57VmeEpXc8
ECS Update: Attention Lancer Families. Effective immediately the MHSAA has suspended all high school athletic contests, including Regional and District games schedules for tonight and tomorrow night.
Congratulations to the ECS varsity boys basketball team on wrapping up their second straight Northern Lakes conference championship last night finishing the season unbeaten in conference play. The next travel to Gaylord St. Mary on Monday night to take on Alba in the first round of MHSAA District action.
The Cybertronic Lancers have advanced to the semifinals in today’s competition in Traverse City. Good luck!!!
ECS Update: Attention elementary students and parents. Monday begins "March is Reading" month. Please see the attached calendar of reading events at the elementary school during the month of March. https://5il.co/d98g
Calling the ECS Class of 2033. Ellsworth Community School will be holding Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2020/21 school year on Thursday, April 16. Registration is by appointment. Times available from 9-2 and 4-6. Call 231-588-2544 to make an appointment. https://5il.co/d6x6
🏀 Lancer Fans the ECS Spirit store is open until 11am on Friday, February 28th! All orders will be delivered on Monday, March 9th. 🏀 https://5il.co/d6wl
ECS Update: Next week is ECS Homecoming. Attached is the Spirt Week calendar. The homecoming week culminates with an assembly and the game on Friday and the dance on Saturday. https://5il.co/ce5q
ECS Update: Advance notice. This coming Friday, January 24 is a half-day for all students in grades K-12. School will be dismissed at 11:00 and no lunch will be served.
ECS Update: Make plans to attend the ECS school Spelling Bee on Wednesday, January 22 at 9:00 AM in the high school gym. https://5il.co/cak2
Congratulations to Olivia Strange, Lillian Sundstrom, and Calista Hoeksema for winning the Antrim Conservation District’s essay contest. Olivia was 1st place in the 10th-12th grade level and will receive $350 for her essay on causes and solutions to rising water levels. Lillian also wrote about rising water levels and will receive $150. Calista was 1st place in the 7th-9th grade level and will receive $350 for her essay invasive purple loosestrife.
The ECS Building Trades class is making great progress on this year’s project house. Windows are being installed and everything should be “dried in” before real winter hits. The 20’x20’ house complete with front porch, full kitchen/bath, and shake siding will be sold in the spring. Thanks to Mr. Cary and the crew for all their hard work this year.
ECS Update: Check out the ECS Student Council online Spirit Store and order some Lancer gear for the holidays. Shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and more available. Deadline to order is this coming Friday, November 8. https://www.screenmaster.net/EllsworthLancerWear/shop/home
The Queen of Bling and Sparkle has been busy at Ellsworth Elementary this week. Students are able to redeem PBIS tickets they earn for following the Lancer Values to have a visit from the Queen! From there they have the privilege of being treated like royalty for the remainder of the school day! It is so much fun to see such big surprising smiles whenever she arrives to a classroom.
ECS Update: Elementary (K-5) parents. Please see the attached letter describing a free child care option that will be available to students in grades K-5 on most weather related school closures this winter. https://5il.co/b06k
ECS Update: Please see the attached letter concerning fall Parent-Teacher conferences which will be held on Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8. https://5il.co/b06n
ECS Update: Tonight's Cross County meet has been moved to Boyne Falls at 4:00 p.m.
ECS Update: Please see the following letter and RSVP survey for a Math Information Night that ECS will be hosting on Tuesday, October 29 for the parents of all students in grades K-8. https://5il.co/apt7 tinyurl.com/y5rmjkau
ECS Update: Advance notice. This coming Friday, September 27 is a 1/2-day for all students in grades K-12. School will dismiss at 11:00 and no lunch will be served.
Congratulations to Ellsworth senior, Private Todd Schultz for just completing 10 weeks of basic training for the Army at Ft. Sill, OK. Throughout the year he will have drills at Camp Grayling and upon HS graduation he will go to AIT at Ft. Leonardwood, MO for construction equipment repair. We are so proud of you TJ, way to go!
ECS Update: The 9th annual Lancer Leap Showcase is scheduled for Wed, June 12 in the high school. Doors open at 4:30 for displays and performances begin at 5:30. We hope to see everyone there to celebrate the hard work of our students and staff. https://5il.co/80m2
Make plans to attend the sixth annual ECS K-12 Art Show on Thursday, May 30 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Ellsworth Elementary. https://5il.co/7uno
ECS Update: Reminder, free 2019/20 sports physicals will be Thursday, May 16 from 4:00-6:00 in the high school.
Good luck to the Cybertronic Lancers Robotics team when they travel to Alpena this weekend for their first competition of the year.
ECS Update: We have tickets available in the high school office for Monday (March 4) night's opening girls MHSAA District basketball vs. Gaylord St. Mary for $6.
ECS Update: Please see the attached summer welding camp opportunity being offered through CharEm ISD. https://5il.co/6pa4
Congratulations to ECS students Calista Hoeskema, Jurgen Griswold, and Patrick Puroll on their performance in last night's Antrim County Spelling Bee. Out of 22 spellers Calista placed 1st, Jurgen 2nd and Patrick 6th. All three ECS students will be moving on to the Regional Spelling Bee at the State Theater on March 17th.
ECS Update: Tomorrow night’s girls basketball game has been cancelled. Senior parent night has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26.
ECS Update: Tonight's home basketball games have been cancelled.
ECS Update: Elementary basketball will be playing during halftime of the girls and boys varsity games tomorrow night.
ECS Update: Tonight’s basketball games have been cancelled. They are rescheduled for tomorrow (Thursday.) Girls/Boys Varsity only vs. Alba. Girls start at 5:30. Boys to follow.
ECS Update: Tonight (Monday, February 11) there will be make-up Mt. McSauba ski lessons.
ECS Update: Due to continuing poor road conditions tonight's basketball games have at Harbor Light have been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
ECS Update: Elementary basketball will practice/scrimmage Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m.
The Ellsworth Community School Spirit Squad debuted their cheers at the Homecoming game on Friday! In a short period of time, they have worked incredibly hard practicing well-loved cheers, such as Dexterity Check and the Lancer Battle Cry, in addition to learning new cheers. The Spirit Squad's goal is to bring even more school spirit to our already amazing students and community! Let's Go Lancers!
ECS Update: Make plans to have dinner at ECS tonight. The junior class will be holding a "Crockpot Dinner" fundraiser from 5:30-7:30 in the high school cafeteria during the homecoming basketball games. Admission is by donation. https://5il.co/6egl
ECS Update: Next week is homecoming. Please see the attached calendar for Spirit Week theme days for students in grades PK-5. https://5il.co/6blk
ECS Update: Next week is homecoming. Please see the attached calendar for Spirit Week theme days for students in grades 6-12. https://5il.co/6blj
The scheduled home boys JV & Varsity basketball game vs. Harbor Light is still on! Come on out to support your Lancers. JV starts at 5:30PM; Varsity to follow.
The Giving Tree is located in the gym lobby. Take an ornament home and purchase a much needed baby or toddler item for our local Moms & Tots Center of Ellsworth. Return the gift to the Giving Tree by December 17th and the National Honor Society will turn the gifts into the center in time for the Christmas season!
Mrs. Stuck joined the English 12 classroom to do a Book Talk on one of her favorite historical fiction reads. Book Talks are a way for students learn what others like to read and helps expand their knowledge of book options and genres. Students can then check out the book or put it on their "Might Like to Read" list.
Students in Mrs. Speicher's 10th grade U.S. History class completed group research projects on aspects of the Civil War era. Some of the topics included prominent politicians, significant battles, everyday life of northerners and southerners, and the effects of the war. Students dressed up as politicians, created models, displayed primary source documents, and created posters for visuals!
Game ready for game day. Visit the EHS Student Council online spirit store and get your Lancer gear today; www.screenmaster.net/ellsworthlancerwear
ECS Update: Sorry for the confusion. Power is back on. Ellsworth Community School will be OPEN today.
The new Gaga Ball game at the elementary is a huge hit. Thanks to Ruben OviedoDelgado for constructing it for us!
ECS Update: ECS will once again be offering free after school homework help for students in grades 6-12 starting next week (Tuesday, September 11.) Pre-registration is required. Please see the attached form for more details; http://5il.co/4prw
VENUE CHANGE: The baseball picnic has been moved to the High School Cafeteria for tonight, starting at 6PM. Don't forget your dish to pass!
The ECS robotics team is getting ready to compete in the State Championships at SVSU over the next three days in the DTE Energy division. For more info, visit http://www.firstinmichigan.org/
ECS Update: Please see the attached opportunity for students to attend this summer's "College for Kids" at NCMC in Petoskey. Registration opens Monday, April 9. http://5il.co/340p
ECS will be holding registration for free preschool for the 2018/19 school year on Fri., April 6 in the elementary school. Please call 231-588-2544 or email email@example.com for more details.
Sports Update: Attention parents. Please see the attached flyer for information about the 4th Annual Lancer Softball Camp; http://5il.co/2zd5
ECS Update: This is an excellent summer learning opportunity for students in grades 8-11. http://5il.co/2x00
Attention Parents: Don't miss this local opportunity to visit with more than 40 colleges and universities on Wednesday, March 14 from 6-7:30 at Charlevoix Middle/High School; http://5il.co/2x2p
ECS Reminder: Don't miss the middle school Science Fair taking place this week during Parent-Teacher conferences in the ECS Middle/High School Commons. http://5il.co/2w7l
ECS Closed: Due to icy road conditions Ellsworth Community School will be closed today, Wednesday, February 21. Have a safe day.
ECS Closed: Due to icy road conditions Ellsworth Community School will be closed today, Tuesday, February 20. Have a safe day.
The Ellsworth Community School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5:00 p.m. on February 5th in the Superintendent's Office at 9467 Park Street, Ellsworth, MI 49729.
ECS Sports Update: Parents tomorrow (Saturday, January 27) elementary basketball will be playing in Alba, NOT Vanderbilt as previously scheduled. Games begin at 9:00, players should arrive by 8:30.
Sports Update: The Girls JV & Varsity basketball game against Grand Traverse Academy has been cancelled for tonight.
ECS Sports Update: Tonight's boys and girls basketball games have been canceled. The boys/girls varsity games are rescheduled for February 19. The boys JV game is rescheduled for February 8.
ECS Parents: Don't forget to attend this evenings middle/high school Christmas Band Concert at 6:00 p.m. in the high school gym.
ECS Parents: Don't forget to attend this evenings elementary Christmas Concert at 6:00 p.m. in the high school gym.
Check out the TV 7&4 video and article from last night's ceremony honoring the CL-E football team. https://tinyurl.com/y9js6ttf
Lancer Athletics: Come cheer on the JV and Varsity Boys Basketball teams as they take on Central Lake this evening. The JV game starts at 5:30.
Lancer Athletics: Come cheer on the Girls JV and Varsity basketball teams this evening as they host Alanson (JV game starts at 5:30)
Lancer Athletics: Come cheer on the Boys JV and Varsity basketball teams this evening as they host Alanson (JV game starts at 5:30)
ECS Parents: Middle/high school first semester exams are scheduled for Wed., Dec. 20-Fri., Dec. 22. The schedule can be found at http://5il.co/2hhz
Lancer Athletics: Come cheer on the Boys JV and Varsity basketball teams this evening as they host Wolverine (JV game starts at 5:30)
Lancer Athletics: Come cheer on the Lady Lancer basketball teams this evening as they travel to Central Lake to take on the Trojans (JV game starts at 6:00).
Here’s what’s happening this week in Middle School; https://www.smore.com/2m0wt-ms-newsletter?ref=email
The EHS "Giving Tree" is located in the lobby near the gym. Please take an ornament home from the Christmas tree and purchase a much needed baby or toddler item for our local Moms & Tots Center of Ellsworth. Return the unwrapped gift to the Giving Tree by December 19th and the National Honor Society will turn the gifts into the center in time for the Christmas season.
This morning secondary students spent time in their houses doing an activity designed by Mr. Dziadosz called Telestrations. The students had fun laughing and getting to know each other better.
Make plans to attens the middle/high school band concert this evening (Wednesday, November 11) at 6:00 p.m. in the high school gym.
Ellsworth FFA members are attending the 90th National FFA Convention and Expo this week in Indianapolis, IN. The members are attending student leadership workshops and sessions, and learning about agricultural careers. These Ellsworth students are networking with ag industry leaders and over 65, 000 fellow members from all across the United States.