Edward B. Cole Sr. Academy

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Excellence... One Day at a time

EBC Values

Commitment to excellence, quality, character, and integrity



Respect, appreciate and understand diverse cultures, languages and individuals



Creation and maintenance of a nurturing family environment that fosters a spirit of cooperation, collaboration, and respect



Growth and education of students come first, enabling pupils to become self-motivated, competent, and lifelong learners




News & Announcements

SCIENCE FAIR TOMORROW!
Tomorrow, March 27th our EBC Scientist will be presenting their scientific discoveries!
Join us as EBC celebrates the importance of “Science All Around Us!”

Agenda:
-8:30-8:35 Introduction by 3rd grade team
-8:35-8:45 Kinder Presentation
-8:45-8:55 1st grade Presentation
-8:55-9:05 2nd grade Presentation
-9:05-9:15 3rd grade Presentation
-9:15-9:25 4th grade Presentation
-9:25-9:35 5th grade Presentation
-9:35 -9:40 Conclusion-3rd grade team
EBC Report Card Conferences March 23-27
Please see your teacher for conference information or call the office at 714-836-9023. Dismissal is at 1PM all week unless you are in PAH Club which is running till 6PM.
Crazy Hair Day March 13
CRAZY HAIR DAY

March 13th, 2015

How to show your School Spirit and be counted in the competition:

• Make your hair look as CRAZY as possible! Use ribbons, flowers, toys, etc.

• Comb (or NOT comb!) your hair into funny shapes!

• You MAY color or spray your hair for this one!

• You may wear a wig!

• USE YOUR CRAZY IMAGINATION!

No-No’s!

• NO jeans!

• Do NOT go buy anything! It is NOT a requirement to ever go to the store to find your School Spirit!

• It is NOT “free dress” day!
***If not participating in Spirit Day, students are still required to wear authorized school uniform or EBC Cougar shirts. No exceptions!
Annual Service Learning Event at Sage Hill High School
For the past 4 years, EBC Academy has partnered with Sage Hill High School in Newport Beach to provide service learning opportunities for our 3rd and 4th grade students. On Wednesday, April 15th at 6:00 PM EBC will participate in the 5th Annual Service Learning Event Hosted by Sage Hill High School.

EBC faculty, 3rd and 4th grade students, and their families are all invited to participate. Classroom teachers will be sending home more information regarding this exciting event. Be on the look out.
African American History Month
Today we celebrated African American History Month.
All classrooms put together exhibits. Check out our pictures!
Kindergarten Open Enrollment- Feb 24-26, 2015
Kindergarten Open Enrollment
Feb. 24-26 - 9AM-12PM

Applicants must be 5 years old by
September 1, 2015 to be eligible for enrollment.
All applicants must bring:
Birth Certificate
Immunization Records
Proof of address
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) (if applicable)
Friday, Jan 30th-EBC's Annual Art Appreciation Exhibit!
Next Friday, January 30th EBC will be having it's annual Art Appreciation exhibit! Students will be displaying their artistic pieces starting at 1:00 PM. Come prepared to be amazed!

Set up: 1:00
k-1: 1:15
2nd- 3rd: 1:35
4th-5th: 1:50

*If it rains we will move the event to Monday February 2nd with the same times.
EBC 3rd Grade Student Earned State Recognition with Achieve 3000
Congratulations to Orlando in Mr. Zimmer's 3rd grade class for earning the "State Daily Top Scorer Achievement" with our Language Arts software (Achieve 3000 - KidBiz). Our students work hard every day on their journey to college and we are excited to recognize his achievement. Keep up the hard work and we look forward to seeing which student will be recognized next here at EBC. Gooooo Cougars!
Information Meeting Today on Intermediate School Registration Procedures (Jan. 8th)
Santa Ana Unified School District is holding an informational meeting tonight January 8th at Villa Fundamental School. This meeting is for all interested parents that want to learn more about registration for 6th grade at Mac Arthur, Mendez and Villa Fundamental Intermediate schools for the 2015-2016 school year.
December 15th - EBC's Winter Program Performance
EBC's Winter Program

Come see our students in action during the Winter Program performances. Our students have worked hard with their teachers and our new music teacher to celebrate the holidays. We hope to see you there! All students need to be there by 530 PM and we will start at 6PM. If you have any questions, please call the office at 714-836-9023.
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Upcoming Events

EBC PTO Meeting
Date: 4/1/2015, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: EBC Campus
Family Friday
Date: 4/10/2015
Location: EBC Academy
EBC PTO Meeting
Date: 5/6/2015, 6 PM 7:30 PM
Location: EBC Campus
Family Friday
Date: 5/8/2015
Location: EBC Academy
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