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Since 2007

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Since 2006

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Upcoming ASB & School Events

School Office Re-Opens

Monday, July 24

The School Office will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. through August 8th.

School Registration

Tuesday, August 1 (Seniors & Juniors)

Seniors: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Juniors: 1-4 p.m.

Thursday, August 3 (Sophomores & Freshmen)

Sophomores: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Freshmen: 1-4 p.m.

New Student Kick-Off

Tuesday, August 8

All new students entering ECHS are invited to attend the Kick-Off event to learn about the first week of school, receive a tour of the campus, and learn more about our ASB events in the month of August. Lunch will be provided and parents are welcome to attend. The event will start in our MPR at 11 a.m. with lunch being provided at 12 p.m.

First Day of School

Wednesday, August 9

The day will start with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on the front lawn of the school at 8 a.m., followed by the school day starting at 9:05 a.m. with a Traditional Bell Schedule for high school classes only.

House Competition Day

Friday, August 18

House Assembly Bell Schedule Day

ECHS Fundraiser Day

Wednesday, August 23

Come to Chipotle from 4-8 p.m. and ECHS will receive 50% of the proceeds. Download the flyer here and bring with you to Chipotleafter school that day.

ECHS Back-to-School Night

Thursday, August 24

ECHS Back-to-School Night will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Food for sale will be available as early as 6 p.m. Flyer with more information is forthcoming.

Minimum Day

Friday, August 25

Minimum Bell Schedule Day


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: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041