October 2, 2022

A great way to stay connected to the school is the Columbus County Schools Mobile App.
Please download it at Android and Apple App stores, then follow East Columbus.
September 15, 2022, through October 15, 2022, has been declared National Hispanic Heritage
Month. Help us celebrate the rich history, heritage, and diversity of our Hispanic American
students.
Please log onto Swampchomp.org nightly to sign up for your lunches and swamp sessions. If
used correctly, this program can be powerful, but we need everyone to do their part.

Homecoming is this week! Show your East Side pride by participating in Spirit Week!
• Monday is Anything But a Backpack day – bring your school supplies in anything but a
bookbag! Be mindful of space and in our classrooms!
• Tuesday is Celebrity day so dress as your favorite celebrity or TV/movie character. Be
creative and group costumes are welcome!
• Wednesday is generation day. Freshmen dress as babies, sophomore as toddlers, juniors
dress for their future career, and seniors dress like grandparents!
• Thursday will be cowboys vs aliens. Dress as a cowboy from out west or an alien from
outer space!
• Friday: color wars – freshmen wear all white, sophomores wear all black, juniors all
green and seniors all orange!

Our Lady Hawks soccer team will host Tar Heel Middle School on Monday and Elizabethtown
Middle School on Thursday. Game time is 4:00 pm.
Our Lady Gators volleyball teams will travel to Whiteville High School on Tuesday, and travel to
Heide Trask High School on Thursday. JV games begin at 4:30 and varsity games begin at 6:00
pm.
Our Hawks football team played a strong game against South Columbus last week. This week
they will travel to Clarkton to take on the Blue Devils. Game time is 6:00 pm. Go Hawks!
Our Lady Gators tennis team will host South Columbus on Tuesday and travel to West
Columbus on Thursday. Matches begin at 4:00 pm.

Our varsity boys soccer team will travel to South Columbus on Monday and host West
Columbus High School on Wednesday. Game time is 5:00 pm.
Our Gator Homecoming Week will culminate on Friday, as our varsity boys football team take
on the Heide Trask High School Titans. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households
can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. For more information,
please Go to https://www.fcc.gov/acp.
Thank you and have a great night.