School begins at 8:00 --7th Grade; 8:05 --8th Grade

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Christmas Concert

Zora Ellis and Talladega High School will hold their annual Christmas Concert on Tuesday, December 9, 2008, featuring performances by the 7th grade beginning band, the 8th grade band and the THS Symphonic Band. The Concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Harwell Auditorium. Admission is $3.00. Students 12 and under - $1.00

Prior to the Concert the band will host a Spaghetti supper fundraiser in the ZEJH lunchroom from 5:00-6:30. Tickets are $6.00. (see a band student to purchase a ticket) Plates include; Spaghetti, bread, salad, dessert and a drink.

We hope to see you there!
Have a Happy Holiday Season!

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Project "I'm Already There"

Thanks to Ellis students for collecting $249 towards Regan's Project!

BC Members and Mrs. Carroll

Can Food Drive

Ellis collected 485 canned goods for The Red Door Kitchen's Thanksgiving Meal!!!

Thanks from BC Members and Mrs. Carroll!

Ellis Jr. High School Students to Compete in National Geographic Bee

The first round of the 2009 National Geographic Bee will be held at Ellis Jr. High School, Talladega, Alabama on Tuesday, December 2, 2008.

For the 21st year, the National Geographic Society is holding the National Geographic Bee for students in the fourth through eighth grades in thousands of schools across the United States and in the five U.S. territories, as well as in Department of Defense Dependents Schools around the world.

The winner of the Ellis Jr. High School Bee will advance to the next level of competition, a written examination to determine state competitors. All school winners are eligible to win the national championship and its first prize, a $25,000 college scholarship, at the national competition May 19 and 20, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

You may contact Mr. Scott Bailey, Principal, at 256-315-5700 for more information.

Patriot's Pen Local Post Winner Advances to District

Patriot's Pen is a VFW sponsored youth essay competition that gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of winning U.S. savings bonds. Ellis Jr. High student, Nicholas Pennington, wrote an original essay on Why Veterans Should be Honored, which was chosen to advance to the VFW Distriction level. Congratulations to Nicholas and thank you for representing Ellis Jr. High School and the city of Talladega.