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ECHS 2017-18 Enrollment Information

January 31, 2017: ECHS Information Night (6:30-7:30 p.m. in the MPR) for those who missed attending the information night on December 6th (see video of presentation here or below on the thumbnail).

January/February 2017: ECHS will have information sessions for 8th graders at CdMMS, CMMS, Ensign and TeWinkle during this time frame.


* Information on ECHS Principal's Campus Tours, Student Shadow Days and other additional events taking place from January-April 2017 can be found here under section on the webpage titled "Upcoming Information Events".


  • The application for the 2017-18 school year will become live on February 1, 2017.
  • Students who submit their application by March 17, 2017 for early acceptance will be notified by March 31, 2017 of their acceptance status.
  • Students who submit their application by May 5, 2017 for regular acceptance will be notified by May 19, 2017 of their acceptance status.
  • All applications turned in after May 5th through June 30th will be reviewed and placed on a wait-list. Applicants will be notified of their application status in July after 4th quarter grades have been posted.
  • Incoming 10th & 11th grade students may submit an application and will be considered for enrollment. They too can apply as early as February 1, 2017 when the application becomes live.
  • If you have any questions, please call 714-424-7990.


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Today: 1/19/17
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Upcoming ASB & School Events

Modified A Day Bell Schedule

Friday, Jan 20


Community Service Club Meeting

Friday, Jan 20 during Lunch

ECHS Community Service Club is meeting in Room 17 during lunch. Please see Ms. Peters if you have any questions.


ECHS Family Fundraiser Dinner Night

Monday, Jan 23

Come to Raising Cane's located on Harbor Blvd. and ECHS will receive 15% of the proceeds. The fundraiser will be from 5-8 p.m. Click here to download a flyer.


Financial Aid Information Night

Wednesday, Jan 25

Mrs. Gulini will be hosting a Financial Aid Information Night in the Computer Lab from 6-7 p.m. Students who received a letter are welcomed to attend with a parent.


Coastline Community College 2nd Semester Classes Begin

Monday, Jan 30


ECHS Campus Tour

Monday, Jan 30

A tour of the campus and information will be provided for prospective ECHS students and their families. If interested, simply check into the Front Office by 3 p.m.


ECHS Information Night

Tuesday, Jan 31

The 2nd ECHS Information Night for prospective ECHS students and their families will be held in the MPR from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Come learn more about the school and the application process for the 2017-18 school year.


School Site Council Meeting (make-up from Jan 19)

Thursday, Feb 2

ECHS School Site Council will be meeting at 8:00 a.m. in Room 4.


House Competition Day

Friday, Feb 3

House Competition @ 2 p.m.


Chick-fil-A Birthday Free Lunch Program

Wednesday, Feb 15 during Lunch

Happy birthday to all students born in the month of February. Come out during lunch to get your free Chick-fil-A sandwich, chips and cookie!



Thursday, Feb 16

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. in Room 12 for our next PTSA Meeting. The School Title 1 Plan along with the PBIS program will be shared that evening.


Presidents Observance Break

Friday, Feb 17 - Tuesday, Feb 21 (School Closed)

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The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so.  Compliance Officer Contact Information: Russell Lee-Sung, Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041