On April 20th, 2017 John Kim died unexpectedly and left behind his wife Sarah, his daughters Amelia (14), Cameron (10) and Serena (7). Our communities at Eagle Rock Jr/Sr High, Belmont High School, and Solano Avenue Elementary have lost a beloved colleague, educator and friend. Any donation will help cover funeral costs and help the single income family.
We use critical and creative thinking skills to analyze and take responsible action on complex problems. We exercise initiative in making reasoned, ethical decisions.
IB Learner Profile Quote:
"No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking."
Principal Keipp's Announcements (Week of April 24th):
ERHS earned five commendations this week: CA Gold Ribbon School, CA Title 1 Achieving School, CA Exemplary Arts Program, Re-Validation as an International Baccalaureate World School for our Middle Years Program, and First Place for School Spirit & Sustainability from the Sandy Hook Promise Foundation. All of these accolades result from our collaboration with students, teachers, families, community, and District. Thank you so very much for supporting our neighborhood public school!
Wednesday, April 26, is Denim Day. We invite everyone to wear denim to make a statement against sexual assault. Wear jeans with a purpose.
California Science tests will be taking place on campus for 10th graders this Monday and Tuesday.
Fifteen week grades are due this Friday on April 28. Thank you for supporting your student's academic goals.
In arts, congratulations to our choirs for earning scores of Excellent at Friday’s LAUSD Choral Festival. There is a band concert this Thursday in the Auditorium.
In athletics, congratulations to our tennis team for competing in playoffs and having a great season! Also, our track team is Northern League Champion for the third consecutive year of all 4 levels. We also wish safe travels to our relay team and coaches who will be headed to the Penn Relays this week. Check out our website for a variety of match ups this week.
In academic competitions, congratulations to our SkillsUSA team, led by Mr. Laird, for earning five medals in San Diego and Charlie Stein advancing to Nationals! Also congratulations to our Eagle Rockbotics team who competed in Houston and arrive home tonight.
On Thursday, April 20, ERHS learned that our Counselor, Mr. Kim, passed away. Mr. Kim’s family may share further details as they become available and request your prudence, as he has young children. Mr. Kim will always be remembered as a warm, caring and nurturing person. He made sure that his students were taken care of first. We will miss his involvement, dedication and the support that he provided for our students. A GoFundMe has been set up and is accessible through our website, Facebook, and Twitter.
Crisis counselors for students and staff will continue to be available at our school.
For seniors, we will be holding college mentorship opportunities throughout the week. We are working with the District to provide resources for our school. One of the specific senior events will be a College Mentorship Day. We invite students and families to come on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 8am-1pm, in the library for assistance with college selection, financial aid, and more.
Advanced Placement (AP) Class Presentations: @ LUNCH
Teachers will provide a description and expectations for the course. There are multiple teachers teaching the various subjects. The one presenting the subject matter may or may not be your teacher for the 2017-2018 school year.
Individuals and Societies
Lee & McGuire – World Hist
Espanta – US Hist
Cohen – US Govt
Language & Literature
Gravino & Malmed
English Language & English Lit
Bodner – French
Franco & Mendoza
Spanish Lang & Spanish Lit
Voting for Juniors
Gallegos – Biology
Khatchaturian – Chemistry (Rm 204)
Ramos-Lopez – Physics (Rm 310)
Oliveros – Room 218
Nuno & Lee - Rm B33
Flatley, Rodriguez, and Si – Room B27
Statistics & Calculus
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ALL of our winter sports teams made it to playoffs! As Spring Sports gets underway, be sure to support the team by seeing them play!
Girls Water Polo clinched their fifth city championship in six years. This year, they defeated Palisades in the final game to capture the crown. Kudos to first-‐year coach Alan Clemente.
The Girls' Varsity Basketball team went undefeated in northern league and are competing in the Open Division. Coach Kramer is proud of his girls’ quickness and tenacity this season.
Varsity players Ashley B. and Kaelyn L. drive to the hoop for two points.
Girls Varsity Soccer team were Northern league champions and runner-‐up in the Division 3 finals. Congratulations to Coach Aguilar for a great season.
Varsity Player Monserrat takes aim at the goal during the playoff game against Burmingham.
Wrestling took first in league and narrowly missed out in competing in the City Finals as a team. Head coach was Juan Carlos Ortiz.
Wrestlers receive final instructions before the City championships.
Boys' Soccer played in the play-‐offs and lost a close match to Gardena. Coach Escobar feels good about his young talent and is already looking at next season.
Varsity player Abraham G. dribbles past a defender
Boys' Basketball went 7-‐3 in league, taking second place. Coach Dunbar coached the Varsity team and Coach Estrada oversaw the JV team.
Varsity Player Cedric C. goes on a fast break against Fremont in the playoffs.
Spirit Squads - Thank you to our Spirit Squads for cheering our Winter teams on!
Our junior high after-school basketball teams continued their winning ways. The Girls are back-‐to-‐ back league champions and placed fourth in the tournament. Boys’ were also league champions and placed third in the tournament. Coaches Ritchie and Kim have done a stellar job in leading them!
Testing from April 17th through May 26th
From April 17th through May 26th, 2017 your child will be participating in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System."
Students fight isolation, rejection through power of "Hello"
"Eagle Rock Junior/Senior High is one of 15 L.A. Unified campuses that is piloting Start with Hello, a national program that underscores the importance of connecting with classmates who may be friendless and alone." - LAUSD Daily.
ATTENTION ALL 7th and 8th GRADERS! A World Fit For Kids! MATH Program is here! This no-cost program operates Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:15PM-4:30PM. Computer-based math help with video game component! Meet in Computer Lab S7A.
"Our marching band in their new uniforms led the NELA Veteran's Day parade Today! You make us proud Eagles!"
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