East Hamilton Middle High School


Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements – Monday, September 24, 2018 

  • ​Students going on the Titans field trip tomorrow 9/25 need to wear either school colors in dress code or Titans gear, with comfortable walking shoes. Make sure to bring money for food as well.


  • Hurricane Joe’s will be open this Friday!


  • Bring Pizza money. The Golf Team will be selling pizza this Wednesday.


  • Homecoming Spirit Week is next week 9/24-9/28.

  • Monday – PJ Day
    Tuesday – Tacky Tourist Day
    Wednesday – Powderpuff
    Thursday – Vine / Meme Day
    Friday – Spirit Day


  • MS soccer tryouts will be the week of September 24. Anyone wishing to tryout should pick up information from Coach Daverson in the e-lab, or Mrs. Bird on the upper green hallway. Information regarding tryouts is on the school website.

  • Middle School Boys Basketball tryouts are September 24 & 25 from 2:30-4:15. Packets are available in Room 2136 (Coach Finley’s Room).

  • Any girl interested in Middle School Girl’s Basketball needs to come by Coach Brewer’s room on upper green for informational packet. Tryouts will be on September 24th and 25th.


  • Any student who is wanting to bring an non-EH student to the Homecoming Dance will need to turn in a date form to Mrs. Adcox by September 25th. The forms are outside Mrs. Adcox's door on lower yellow. Tickets for the dance go on sell September 24th.


  • The homecoming semiformal dance will be held on Saturday, September 29th in the gym from 8-11 pm! Tickets will be on sale for $10 at lunch starting Monday, September 24th and will also be sold at the door for $15. Refreshments will be provided! There has been some confusion about the dress code for the dance: Girls-make sure dresses are an appropriate length, Boys-No shorts!


  • Attention All Animal Lovers: If you are interested in the well-being of animals, the Humane Alliance welcomes you to its first club meeting that will be located in Mr. Taylor’s room in the yellow hallway. The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 27th right after school. Come get involved as we plan activities that are fun, come help us make a difference in our local community.


  • The Peer Ambassador’s Club is sponsoring Blue Shirt Day for the STOMP out Bullying Campaign on October 1st, please join us by wearing blue shirts that day to raise awareness to help end bullying!


  • Book Fair is 10/1-10/5.


  • The Fall 2018 ACT Senior Retake is scheduled to take place on October 2, 2018. This is the final opportunity for our current seniors to take the ACT for FREE at East Hamilton during regular school hours.


  • The 30th Annual Tennessee River Rescue will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This is an excellent opportunity for our students to earn up to 4 volunteer / community service hours and have a ton of fun while cleaning up the environment. T-shirts will be handed out first – come, first – served with minimum of 2 hours work required. It can be muddy – but very rewarding – work. The TN Aquarium has made a zone for East Hamilton to clean up this year. Please see Mr. Maples in room 1241 for more details and to sign up!


  • Students interested in taking the PSAT on October 24th, please see Mr. Franks to sign-up. Cost is $16.


  • High School Boys Basketball Tryouts will be held on October 29th from 4:30-6:30 pm.


  • Any HS Student interested in joining FBLA, Please see Mr. Hamilton on the lower connector to pick up your form. Deadline to join is Friday, November 30th.


  • Governor’s School – Sophomores and Juniors interested in applying to Governor’s School, see Dr. Franks for more information.


  • Do you have a suggestion for improving East Hamilton? A suggestion box is located outside Ms. Donohue’s room on Lower Blue


  • The Comics Creator’s Club will meet in Mr. Myers middle school art room on Mondays after school until 3:30.

Shout Outs

The day started with 144 middle school tennis players from all over Hamilton County.  The day ended with 24 players.  10 of those 24 players will represent East Hamilton.  Zoey Burgner, Jessica Lance, Connor Lloyd, & Aarav Amin are playing singles.  Bethany Kelman, Jaida Kimbrough, Brooke Cherwonuk, Maddie Morrison, David Culp, & Aarav Patel are playing doubles.  Good day at the courts.  Wish them good luck-they play Friday for all the marbles.

The Middle School Softball Team beat Sale Creek 11-5, and Brown 10-3, last night. We will play Soddy Daisy today at Warner Park at 4:30.

Congratulations to the middle school boys cross country team for placing third in the county championships Thursday, as well as finishing second in their regular season division. Boys winning individual awards in the championship are Ryan Conley, Maddux Seal, and Ty Marek. Boys winning all-county recognition for the season are Ryan Conley, Maddux Seal, Ty Marek, Liam Wise, and Ryan De Castro.

Congratulations to middle school girls cross country for winning individual championship awards Thursday, including Georgia Dobson, Iris Barnes, and Piper Borski. Winning all-county recognition for the season are Georgia Dobson, Iris Barnes, and Emmy Holliday.
Congratulations to the high school boys and girls cross country teams for sweeping their home meet Thursday, defeating Ooltewah and CSAS. Jacob Kiemeyer, Hayden Apps, and Caleb Nunley placed in the top five boys. Nicole Spencer, Emily Gregg, Claire Yolitz, and Carmen Merolle placed in the top five girls.

Congrats to MILLER WICK, 
the District Golf Champion this year!


Congrats to Ben Nelson National Merit Semifinalist 

Congrats to Sarah Chong for scoring a 35 on her ACT and has a Super-score of 36


Congratulations to our 2018 Homecoming Court!

9th Grade – Brooklyn Dennis

10th Grade – Kennedy Bass

11th Grade – Struti Patel


Homecoming King Candidates –

Logan Galloway

Kenny Hughes

Cameron Montgomery

Brendon Smith

Jackson Stone


Homecoming Queen Candidates –

Gabby Ayalya

Sydney Batten

Kyndall Blum

Gabby Larson

Malia Medley


Homecoming Court should see Ms. Donohue in Lower Blue for Information!


AP TRIP 2019

When:  February 27-March 3, 2019

Where:  University of Florida and Walt Disney World Resort

Who:  Any student (9-12) enrolled in an Advanced Placement Course

Cost:  $885 per student includes

  • Passenger Coach Transportation
  • University of Florida Campus Tour
  • 4-Nights Lodging at Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  • 3-Day Disney Park Hopper Pass
  • 1-Disney Youth In Education Program:  Careers in Marine Science at Epcot
  • 6-Disney Meal Vouchers

Payment Information

  • September 7, 2018 - $220 Deposit Due (non-refundable)
  • November 9, 2018 - $220 Second Payment Due
  • January 11, 2019 - $220 Third Payment Due
  • February 8, 2019 - $225 Final Payment Due

***Students may have the opportunity to participate in fundraising activities to help with the cost of their trip.

Questions:  Contact Julie Smith smith_jul@hcde.org


Parent Meeting for AP Trip to Florida

Thursday, September 27th


There will be a parent meeting on Thursday, September 27th, at 6pm in Julie Smith's room (1218)for students who plan to go on the AP Trip to Florida in the spring.The first payment for the trip is due Friday, September 7th. Please contactJulie Smith at smith_jul@hcde.org if you have any questions.


Capstone Judges Needed

November 6th-8th


Community Judges needed forFall Capstone Presentations!!

When: Tuesday through Thursday,November 6th through8th

Times: Can choose an all day slot (7:30-2) or a half day slot (7:30-10:30 OR 10:30-2)

Breakfast and/or lunch is provided

Email Kayla Jones to sign up today at Jones_Kayla@hcde.org


Upcoming College Visits

Various Dates


Please note the upcoming visits from the colleges below. Please see Ms. Ellis in the Counseling Center to sign up and get more information.

  • University of Alabama at Huntsville: October 1, 2018 at 9AM
  • Vanderbilt: October 4, 2018 at 11AM
  • NYU: October 11, 2018 at 9AM (time may change; will provide update if necessary)


Spring Break Trip to Belize

Spring Break 2019


Travel toBelize for Spring Break 2019!


This trip includes a zip-line tour through the rain forest, a jungle "survival" hike, snorkeling at Ambergris Caye and a visit to a Mayan ruins site.This will be the 10th year a group from the EH community has traveled during Spring Break with EF Tours.

Everyone is welcome! Students, family members and community members are all welcome on the trips.


Questions?? Email Penny Holloway at holloway_penelope@hcde.org (7th grade Math teacher at EHS)




Swim Team 


Get in swim team shape by participating in the OSC Swim Clinic, September 24th-27th from 3-4pm each day. For more information, contact Cindy Newman at newman2820@gmail.com.


Literacy Magazine Club

Applications Available


The Literary Magazine Club applications are available outside Mrs. Maples door, room 1247 on lower yellow. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Maples at maples_melissa@hcde.org.



Sign Up Today


Anyone interested in joining FBLA can pick up membership forms from Mr. Hamilton (room 1259) on the lower connector. The cost is $25 and that includes a t-shirt.


Any HS Student interested in going on the TN Titan Learning Lab field Trip, Please see Mr. Hamilton for permission slip (Room 1259). Forms are due by September 14th and the cost is $30.


EHHS Boys Basketball Tryouts

Monday, October 29th


High School Boys Basketball Tryouts will be held on October 29th from 4:30-6:30 pm.




EHS Volleyball T-Shirt Sale

Order Today


High School Volleyball is selling 10 year anniversary T-shirts for $15, Students will get into home volleyball games for free if they wear the shirt to the game.Shirts will be on sale before school in the middle school gym and during lunch on Monday/Wednesday/Friday.See Coach Mitchell to get your shirt.


EHS Choir Fundraiser

Ends September 25th


East Hamilton High School Choir family, friends, and fans - Thank you so much for taking the time to view our fundraiser page. Your generous support will help us offer a higher quality music experience for all of our students. Your donation is tax deductible and you will receive a receipt for your gift. We strive to create high-quality music experiences that bring pride to our school and our local community. If you could please spread the word about our fundraiser by sharing it with your friends on Facebook, Twitter, and email- we would greatly appreciate it! Thank you for your support! ~ Mrs Holmes


EHS Choir J.Crew Shopping Day

Thursday, September 27th


EHS choir is having a special shopping day for the choir at JCrew Mercantile at Hamilton Place Mall. Join us for sips, snacks, and a little shopping on September27th from 4-8pm.Use this coupon for 20% off a $100 purchase. The EHSChoir gets 10% of proceeds from the day for anyone that brings coupon.


EHHS Writing Lab Fundraiser

Ends November 30th


The writing lab is a peer-tutoring program facilitated by East Hamilton's chapter of National English Honor Society. As the club advisor and an English teacher, Mrs. Luckhart can't help but see the great influence this lab could have on schoolwide literacy. Hergoal through this project is to raise the necessary funding to purchase two desktop computers to increase the relevance and effectiveness of the writing lab next year. Please visit the DonorsChoose funding page for more information about this project.




ACT Senior Retake

Tuesday, October 2nd

The Fall 2018 ACT Senior Retake is scheduled to take place on October 2, 2018. This is the final opportunity for our current seniors to take the ACT for FREE at East Hamilton during regular school hours.


TN Promise Mandatory Meeting

Monday, October 22nd


The TN Promise 1st Mandatory Meeting for all seniors is Monday, October 22nd at 8:30 am. The meeting will be held here at East Hamilton High School.


Senior Capstone Presentations

November 6th-8th


Senior Capstone presentations for the fall semester will be November 6th, 7th, & 8th. Seniors must complete all Capstone requirements. Please contact Kayla Jones if you have any questions at jones_kayla@hcde.org.


Senior Yearbook Pictures

Don't Wait!

Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch is the official East Hamilton senior yearbook portrait photographer. They work directly with our school yearbook staff to provide images that meet their specifications.Prestige strongly recommends having senior portraits taken over the summer. Contact them directly at http://prestige.gettimely.com/to book an appointment.


Senior Baby Pictures

Too cute!


Seniors: Yearbook needs a print or digital copy of a baby picture and casual senior photo, as well as your senior quote. Turn them into Mrs Jones in the library or email them to EastHamYearbook@gmail.com. Please turn them in all together to avoid confusion.

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