The Eckstein Weekly
March 6, 2020
Eckstein News
Annual Eckstein Band Rummage Sale: Save the Date for April 25!
The Rummage Sale will be Saturday, April 25, 9am-3pm! We need your donations to make this event a success.  Please set aside your gently used clothing, household items, books, music, furniture, sporting goods and more. All donations accepted on Friday, April 24, from 1:30PM to 5:30 PM in the Eckstein Cafeteria. All funds raised go directly to our incredible Eckstein Music Program. Funds are used to help support off-campus music performances, repair and maintain instruments and provide much needed student scholarships. Our goal is to make music accessible to all. If you have any questions, please contact Gretchen Ludwig.

From the Office
If you shop at Office Depot/Office Max, give them Eckstein’s school code – 70107353. Eckstein gets money back every quarter. The Main Office uses this as their ‘supply’ money so we don’t have to use other school money. The checks have ranged from $12 to over $700.00 at times. It is an easy way to give back to the school! 

All Spring Athletes Need to Complete Athletic Paperwork
This includes a physical form signed by your doctor in order to turn out for any sports. Forms are available here and across the hall from the front office.

Boys Soccer Tryouts
Boys Soccer Tryouts will continue Monday, March 9 th   from 4:00-5:30 PM on the Eckstein field. Practices will start on Thursday, March 12 th  and run Mondays and Thursdays after school from 4:00-5:30 P.M.

Girls Volleyball Tryouts Next Week
Girls Volleyball Tryouts will be on the following dates/times in the Eckstein gym:
Wednesday, March 11 th  from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM for 7 th  & 8 th  graders
Friday, March 13 th  from 4:00-6:00 PM for 6 th  graders
Monday, March 16 th  from 4:00-6:00 PM by request
Practices will start on Tuesday, March 17 th , and follow these dates/times:
Varsity: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:00-5:30 PM
JV: Tuesdays and Fridays, 4:00-5:30 PM
JVC: Mondays and Fridays, 4:00-5:30 PM

Eckstein Track
Be a part of the Eckstein track program! Practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:15 on the Eckstein track/field. The first day of practice will be Tuesday, March 10 th .

Boys' Varsity Soccer and Track Schedules
Click here to find the complete schedules for Boys' Varsity Soccer and Track. Scroll to the bottom of the Athletics page to see the spring sports info.

Donut Forget to Read Book Club Rescheduled
Donut Forget to Read Book Club will be rescheduled to April. The date will be decided in the next few weeks. In the meantime, more time to get the book, Maybe He Just Likes You  by Barbara Dee, which is a highly recommended read from students and adults alike! RSVP to the librarian Erin Sterling at .
Harry Potter Land is Coming!
Come to the Eckstein Library Wednesday, March 18 th  from 5:30 – 7:00pm. Eckstein students have been working hard on creating Harry Potter Land and families/community members are invited! Try out activities at different areas of Harry Potter Land, including the Leaky Cauldron, a Quidditch field, Zonko’s, and more. Students need to come with adults or get a permission slip from Ms. Sterling to attend. There is a $2 suggested donation to enter.
  • Mar 13: Orchestra Concert, 7:30 pm
  • Mar 18: Harry Potter Land, Eckstein Library 5:30-7:00 pm
  • Mar 19: Concert Band Fest, 7:30 pm
  • Mar 21: Varsity Boys' Soccer Game, Eagle Staff MS, 9 am
  • Mar 21: Band Solo and Ensemble Festival, 9 am-12 pm
  • Mar 25: Eckstein Talent Show and bake sale
  • Mar 28: Saturday School, Eckstein Middle School
  • Mar 28: Varsity Boys' Soccer Game, Franklin HS, 9:30 am
  • Mar 28: Track Meet, NE Athletic Complex, 10:30 am
  • Apr 25: Eckstein Band Rummage Sale, Eckstein, 9 am-3 pm
Community News
Roosevelt High School Engineering Summer Enrichment
July 6 - July 31, Monday through Friday, 11:30-4:15p.m.. Open to Roosevelt bound incoming 9 th  graders. High School level content. Industry standard software. No cost. Allows incoming RHS freshman to bypass the prerequisite introduction course and start freshman year with specialty courses in Architecture, Robotics, Aerospace, Digital Electronics, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, and Project Management. Enrollment is limited. For questions, contact Karl Ruff. To preregister, fill out the summer program interest form .
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