Ecker Hill

Welcome to Ecker Hill Middle School

Our Mission:
Empowering, challenging, and motivating sixth and seventh grade students to become socially and academically responsible citizens.

Principal
Traci Evans

Assistant Principal
Sam Salinas

2465 West Kilby Rd
Park City, UT 84098
Phone: 435-645-5610
Fax: 435-645-5619

School Hours
M-Th 8:50 am - 3:40 pm
F 8:50 am - 1:35 pm
Bell Schedule
Student Handbook

Office Hours
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Grade Levels
6 and 7

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Park City School District

End-of-Year Galileo: April 16, 17, 18, and 19

Ecker students will start Galileo testing the first day after Spring Break. During the 4-day testing window, we will be on a modified testing schedule. Please remind your student to bring headphones and a reading book.

Please note: Students who are not enrolled in Advisory, need to come to school at the regular start time and be in their English classrooms by 8:50 am.

If you have any questions, please contact Ali Gallagher at agallagher@pcschools.us.

Galileo de fin de año: 16, 17, 18 y 19 de abril

Los estudiantes de Ecker Hill Middle School comenzarán las pruebas de Galileo el primer día después de las vacaciones de primavera. Durante la ventana de prueba de 4 días, estaremos en una calendario de pruebas modificado . Por favor recuérdele a su hijo que traiga audífonos y un libro de lectura a cada sesión de prueba.

Tenga en cuenta: En los días de exámenes, todos los estudiantes que no están inscritos en Advisory deben ir a la escuela a la hora de inicio regular y estar en sus clases de inglés antes de las 8:50 a.m.

Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con Ali Gallagher a agallagher@pcschools.us.

End-of-Year SAGE Testing May 17, 21, 22, 23

Ecker students will start SAGE testing on May 17, 2018. We will be on a modified testing schedule for the four days of testing. Students need to bring headphones and a reading book to all test sessions.

2018 Modified Testing Schedule

May 17: Writing
May 21: ELA
May 22: Math
May 23: Science

Please note: Students who are not enrolled in Advisory, need to come to school at the regular start time and be in their English classrooms by 8:50 am.

If you have any questions, please contact Ali Gallagher at agallagher@pcschools.us.

Los exámenes SAGE de fin de año son el 17, 21, 22 y 23 de Mayo.

Los estudiantes de Ecker Hill comenzarán los exámenes de SAGE el 17 de Mayo, 2018. Tendremos un horario modificado por los cuatro días que duren los exámenes. Los alumnos deben traer sus audífonos y un libro para leer a todas las sesiones.

Horario modificado por exámenes 2018

Mayo 17: Escritura/composición escrita
Mayo 21: Artes del lenguage
Mayo 23: Ciencia

Por favor tengan en cuenta que los alumnos que no tienen el período consultivo, deben venir a la escuela a la hora regular y estar presente en sus clases de inglés a los 8:50 am.

Si tienen alguna pregunta, por favor contacten a Ali Gallagher agallagher@pcschools.us.

Class Registration for 2018-19

Important Dates for 2017-18 7th Grade Students and Parents

April 24 New Student Meet and Greet
TMJH Admin and Counseling are hosting a New Student Meet and Greet on Tuesday, April 24 from 6-7pm. This is an opportunity for any new incoming students to come to our school, meet admin and counselors, ask questions, and take a tour of the building.

Important Dates for 2017-18 6th Grade Students and Parents

May 7 - 5:00 to 6:00 pm, JRES parent/student orientation/tour at EHMS
May 8 - 5:00 to 6:00 pm, PPES parent/student orientation/tour at EHMS
May 9 - 5:00 to 6:00 pm, MPES/TSES parent/student orientation/tour at EHMS
May 16 - 5:00 to 6:00 pm, Spanish-speaking parent/student orientation/tour (all schools) at EHMS

Questions? Contact Ecker front office staff or your student’s counselor.
2018-19 Counseling Staff: Kristen Brindza (6/7th), Nora Buchanan (7th),
Johnna Roussos (6th), Becky Broadhead, Counseling Secretary.

Don’t forget! Incoming 7th-graders need the following immunizations:

  • Tdap booster
  • Meningococcal
  • 2nd Varicella.

Once all of the immunizations are received, please bring proof of immunizations to office.

Información para la inscripción (registro)
Fechas importantes para nuevos estudiantes de 6to grado del año 2018-19

Fechas importantes para estudiantes de 7mo grado del año 2018-19
Orientación en INGLES de 5:00-6:00 pm en Ecker Hill:
7 de mayo JRES
8 de mayo PPES
9 de mayo MPES y TSES
Orientación en ESPAÑOL de 5:00-6:00 pm en Ecker Hill:
16 de mayo – Padres y alumnos de todas las primarias podrán asistir

Para mas información, hagan el favor de contactar las oficinas de Ecker Hill o
a consejería con Nora Buchanan (7mo), Johnna Roussos (6to),
o Kristen Brindza (6to/7mo)

No se olviden que los estudiantes de 7mo necesitan las siguientes vacunas:
Refuerzo Tdap, Meningocócica & segunda Varicela.
Una vez recibidas las vacunas, traiga el comprobante a la oficina.

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Parents & Law Enforcement Working Together for Students

EHMS After School Programs

NEW:! We now have a website where you will find information on all after-school programs at EHMS, including Homework Club, Timberwolf Tuesdays enrichment, and more. Visit us at www.ehmsafterschool.com for information and to register.

WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)

WATCH D.O.G.S. is a program that positively impacts the school by the committed involvement of fathers and father-figures in student’s life. Our goal is to have you spend at least one day this year at the school to be a positive male role model and to provide an extra set of eyes and ears.

Scheduling Options:

  • All day: 8:30 am to 3:40 pm (Monday-Thursday) or 8:30am to 1:35pm (Friday)
  • Advisory M-W-F: 8:45 am to 9:15 am
  • During lunch: 11:30 am to 12:50 pm (Monday-Thursday) or 11:00 am to 12:40 pm (Friday)
  • After school activities: 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Anytime that is convenient for you. Just specify your timeframe when you sign up.

Becoming an EHMS Watch D.O.G. is easy! Just complete the Registration Form and then click on the WATCH D.O.G.S. link to sign up.

School Fee and Lunch Payments

School fees are handled through the TMJH Main Office. School fees can be paid at e-Funds for Schools with a credit card, checking account or debit card. You can set up and maintain your own e-Funds account. The school will never have access to your banking information. You have the flexibility of making payments any time from home and you even have the option to make recurring payments or installments.

Your child may qualify for free or reduced price meals. Assistance is available to those who qualify. Please bring in a completed application (en español.) Note: Proof of need must be attached to the application before it can be processed.

Online Lunch Account System: PayPAMS (lunch balances roll over each year)

Additional News and Information

Parent Laptop Orientation

Parent Electronic Device Orientation

All EHMS students will receive a district-owned laptop for the school year. Parents are required to view the Electronic Device Orientation before the student will receive his or her computer. Parents may watch the orientation from home, or at the school. Directions are shown below:

Las direcciones españolas

  1. Go to http://www.gcntraining.com/ (opens in new tab)
  2. Click "Login to View Training"
  3. Select "New User - I do not have a Personal ID" and click Next
  4. Enter Organization ID as 70308p and then click Submit
  5. Enter Your Preferred Personal ID (recommended as First Name and Last Name with no spaces) and click Submit
  6. Complete the following fields keeping in mind:
    • This orientation only needs to be completed once per family if the boxes are filled out correctly
    • First Name (Legal) and Last Name reference the parent going through the Laptop Orientation
    • School, Student First Name, Student Last Name, Student Grade Level reference the OLDEST student belonging to this family in the Park City School District
    • Additional Student Names references all other students in grades 6-12 belonging to this family in Park City School District. Please use legal names and enter the school in parenthesis, i.e. Barney Rubble (EHMS), Fred Flintstone (PCHS).
    • Email Address reference the parent going through the Electronic Device Orientation
  7. Click Submit after filling out the above fields in the appropriate manner
  8. Click View next to Electronic Device Orientation - Park City in the Tutorial Progress>Required box and follow the directions of the tutorial (Si lo quiere en español se encuentran por el Optional caja)

Logout after finishing the tutorial. Make sure you have reviewed and electronically signed both the Internet Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and the Electronic Device User Agreement (EDUA) during the online registration process. Students may not receive their laptop until all three pieces (Orientation, AUP, and EDUA) have been received and recorded by school officials.

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Parent PowerSchool Access

To set up a Parent PowerSchool Account, parents will need their student's parent access ID and password. (This information is mailed home the first week of September.) Parents can link all of their students to one Parent Account, all you need is the parent access ID and password for each of your students. For instructions, see the Parent Single Sign-On Instruction Sheet.

If you lose, or didn't receive, your Parent Account set-up instructions, contact the school. For security reasons, we will not give out account information by phone, fax, or email. Logins can be picked up in person or mailed to the home address we have on file. PowerSchool logins are reset every summer to protect your privacy.

With a Parent PowerSchool Account, parents will have access to a special Email Notifications page where they can sign up for automatic progress reports. Because of this exclusive feature, it is highly recommended that parents keep their account ID and password confidential and not share it with their student. Students get their own ID and password when they pick up their laptop.

How to sign up for PowerSchool Email Notifications

How to Sign Up for PowerSchool Notifications
Cómo registrarse para recibir notificaciones de PowerSchool

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Parent Canvas Accounts

Parents can now create their own Canvas account and link to all their PCSD Students. Provided below is a list of information each parent will need to have on hand and links to the instructions on creating the account and linking the students.

Gather the Canvas Login information for your student(s)
Quick access to your personal email account
Use a computer to navigate to https://pcsd.instructure.com
Follow the How Do I Sign Up for a Canvas Account as a Parent Guide
Add another student (or two or three) by following the How do I link to another student as an observer Guide
Review the Observer Guide for an overview of what to expect

Please Note: PCSD Employees wishing to observe their students within PCSD should NOT use their @pcschools.us email address. They should use a personal email address.

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The Park City Schools Aquatic Center is also located at Ecker Hill Middle School. Check out our page for event times and other information.