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Eastern Hills High School

Eastern Hills High School
Eastern Hills High School 2010
Location
5701 Shelton
Fort Worth, Texas 76112
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1959
School district Fort Worth Independent School District
Principal Chad McCarty
Faculty 91.8 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,679 (as of 2005–2006)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 18.3[1]
Color(s) Royal Blue, Gray, and White               
Mascot Highlanders
Information +1 817-815-4000
Website

Eastern Hills High School is a four-year public high school in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. The school is educating students in grades 9–12, as part of the Fort Worth Independent School District.[2] In an historical footnote, the band from the school played "Hail to the Chief" during President John F. Kennedy's visit to Dallas–Fort Worth in November 1963.

As of the 2005–2006 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,679 students and 91.8 classroom teachers (on a FTE basis, for a student-teacher ratio of 18.3:1.[1]

Contents

  • Academics 1
  • Bands 2
  • JROTC 3
  • Incidents 4
  • Statistics 5
    • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) 5.1
    • Class of 2005 5.2
  • Athletics 6
  • Notable alumni 7
  • Military troops alumni 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Academics

  • Recently EHHS has been added to the Gold Seal Program of Choice. EHHS is the site of Fire Science Technology, Law Enforcement and Legal Services, and Teacher Academy and Early Childhood Training. Under these new programs it is possible for a student to graduate high school with College credits, have EMT certification, and be able to receive a $50,000 salary.[3]
  • Technology Department recognized as High School Program of the Year by ATTE (Assoc. of Texas Technology Education)
  • 1998, 1999, and 2000 Texas Successful School award recipient

Bands

The schools award winning Band was headed by Kathy Bernal, through 2013, when she retired. Ms. Bernal was selected as a Who's Who Among American Teachers for six consecutive years and received the Bayard H. Friedman for Teacher Excellence in Performing Arts for 2004-2005.[4] The Jazz Band and Symphonic band regularly make tours abroad.[5] Prior bands under Ms. Bernal's leadership took 1st place in the Nationals over a nine-year period.

JROTC

Instructors LTC Keris, MSG Savage, SFC Molina, and SFC Varnado head the program.

  • Eastern Hills JROTC Rifle Team has won the City Championship for 36 consecutive years.
  • Unarmed Female Drill Team consistently wins first place in major competitions throughout the south-west.
  • Eastern Hills has held the Gold Star — the highest achievement a school can get — for many years and continues to excel each year.

Incidents

A 16-year-old student was stabbed and seriously injured on 9 September 1991 in an incident related to gang rivalry between the students of Eastern Hills and Arlington Lamar High School.[6]

Officials of the school were accused of concealing evidence during the murder trial of one of the students in May 1996.[7]

Statistics

  • Enrollment — 1,680 Students
  • Attendance — 92.4%
  • Dropout — 4.2%
  • Mascot — Highlanders
  • School colors — Royal Blue, Gray, and White

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)

  • Verbal — 423
  • Math — 424
  • Combined — 847
  • Number tested — 97

Class of 2005

  • Number of graduates — 314
  • Number receiving scholarships — 40
  • Amount offered — $1,306,808

Athletics

Notable alumni

  • Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end for the Denver Broncos.[8]
  • Kay Granger, represents Texas's 12th congressional district and former Mayor of Fort Worth.[9]
  • Uwe von Schummann, placekicker for the Miami Dolphins, from 1979 to 1984.[10]
  • Allen Stanford, global financier accused of defrauding billions from investors.[11][12]
  • Brett Johnson, News Reporter for KXAS/NBC 5, 1996-2009.[13]
  • Mitchell Benson American football player for the Indianapolis Colts and San Diego Chargers.
  • Evan Anderson (who graduated in 2004) "FOX 8 New Orleans" is a reporter for the FOX 8 NEWS in New Orleans.
  • Lisa McRee, News Reporter for WFAA/ABC 8, and for a short while the co-host of Good Morning America, with a longer tenure as the original anchor on World News Now.
  • Becky Haskin was a 13-year Fort Worth City Councilwoman noted for the vast improvements made to East Fort Worth during her tenure.
  • Tobi Jackson is the FWISD Board Trustee who led the transformation and renaissance of Eastern Hills High School, when it was slated for closure in 2010.
  • Donnie Pendleton is a professional musician who has laid down tracks on many contemporary musician's albums. He is a highly popular electric guitarist in Texas with national prominence.
  • Marcus Buckley an American Football player for the New York Giants, from 1993 to 1999
  • And Richard Rawlings The boss Of Gas Monkey Garage

Military troops alumni

  • Aaron McKenzie is currently serving as a BM3 in the United States Navy.
  • George Johnson Jr. is currently serving as a SSgt in the United States Air Force.
  • Aaron Saunders is a Retired Veteran of the United States Navy.
  • Shawn Bowles is a Retired Veteran of the United States Navy.
  • Tammera Gonzales is currently serving as a SPC in the United States Army.
  • Jesse Ortega is a veteran after serving 5 years (2007 - 2012) as a Hospital Corpsman in the United States Navy.
  • Johnathan Rutherford is currently serving our country in the United States Army.
  • Larry Brooks, Jr. is currently serving as a HM3 in the United States Navy.
  • James Marcus Dill is a veteran after serving as an Engineer (1995-2014) in the US Army.
  • James Williams Jr. is currently serving as a HN in the United States Navy.
  • Moses Maddox is a veteran who served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps from 1999-2006 as a Mortuary Affairs Specialist, and a Civil Affairs Specialist.

Robert Mathers served in the United States Army.

References


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local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

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function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
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end

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  1. ^ a b c d Eastern Hills High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 27, 2007.
  2. ^ "Eastern Hills High School", Great Schools
  3. ^ "EHHS GSPOC", GSPOC
  4. ^ "EHHS MUSIC", BAND
  5. ^ "High school bands pack up their tunes to travel around the World", Martha Deller, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 11 December 1991.
  6. ^ "Eastern Hills student shot waiting for fight", Richard Dotson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 10 September 1991
  7. ^ "Teacher says chemical hidden from police - Testifying in a former student's murder trial, she says the Eastern Hills High School principal and a district official told her to keep it from investigators", Laura Vozzella, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, May 9, 1996
  8. ^ "Broncos Report", Clarence E. Hill, Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 21, 1998
  9. ^ "Kay Granger", USA Centers for Global Commercial & Investment Relations. Accessed October 25, 2007.
  10. ^ Uwe Von schamann, database Football. Accessed October 25, 2007.
  11. ^ Swartz, Mimi. "The Dark Knight." Texas Monthly. May 2009. Volume 37, Issue 5. 211.
  12. ^ Jean, Sheryl. "Accused billionaire and financier left Mexia with lofty goals." The Dallas Morning News. Thursday February 19, 2009. Retrieved on June 22, 2009.
  13. ^ [1]." NBC5/KXAS Sunday July 9, 2009. Retrieved on July 9, 2009.

External links

  • Eastern Hills High School site
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