Tuesday, November 24, 2009


Super Senior Saturday

December 5th
8:30am - 12:15pm
Houston Hall (Ed White HS)
**Bring your transcripts, record of community service, 3 letters of recommendation, and 3 non-family references
See Mrs. Bennett in BUS F or Mrs. Rhett in BUS H for Registration forms
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 2nd

There will be breakfast, college presentations, college application assistance, resume & narrative writing, and much much more!!

***In attendance: Florida State College at Jacksonville, WorkSource, Jacksonville University, Edward Waters College, Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc, and University of North Florida

Monday, November 23, 2009

Do you have an outstanding record for service? FSU's got a program for that!

At Florida State Univeristy, Service Scholars will complete a minimum of 75 community service hours per semester, participate in individual and group service projects, attend regular meetings, engage in classroom learning, and promote community participation among their peers.

Application: http://thecenter.fsu.edu/2010%20Service%20Scholar%20Application.pdf

Deadline: January 15, 2010

Seniors: $28k for college could be yours!!

Entering the contest is easy!
Students must write a typed,
double-spaced essay - 500 words or less - on the topic,
"How does a Realtor Professional Benefit the Community?"
Go to: http://media.floridarealtors.org/ & click on "Scholarship Contest"
Deadline: February 8, 2010

Due date reminder: December 1st for the Essay/Art contest!

You won't want to miss out on this opportunity!
1st place = FREE LAPTOP (for you AND your sponsoring teacher!)

Friday, November 20, 2009


To be considered for an Arts for Life! Scholarship, students must:

• Be graduating high school seniors from a public, private or home education program in Florida in 2010.

• Submit a completed application, a brief essay explaining “How the arts have positively influenced my life” and a sample of work in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual arts.

A committee of judges for each of the five disciplines, comprised of respected experts, reviews and scores the students’ essays and work samples. Each committee selects the top scoring applicants as recipients of an Arts for Life! scholarship.

Winning seniors will be notified in the spring and invited to a special luncheon in their honor hosted by Jeb and Columba Bush. Recipients are invited to showcase their arts discipline through performance and exhibition during the event. As part of the program’s professional development program, the scholarship recipients will also meet renowned working artists who will provide invaluable advice for pursuing a career in the arts.

To apply for a 2009-2010 Arts for Life! scholarship, interested students should visit www.ExcelinEd.org  for an official application and more information on additional requirements. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2010. If you have questions or would like further information, please contact the Foundation for Excellence in Education at (850) 391-4090.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Minorities in Medicine Symposium - FREE w/ lunch!!

Are you interested in studying medicine? If so, check out the UNF/Mayo Clinic Minorities in Medicine Symposium on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at the Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road. Click here for a map. This yearly event will expose you to health career options, scholarship/grant opportunties, as well as giving your the chance to network with medical professionals. Lunch will be provided for you.
All you need to do is reserve a seat for you and any guests. Please visit the UNF PreMedical Professions site and complete the survey provided to reserve your spot!

Vote for Ed White's Casey Turner!!

  1. Go to this site: http://www.thesportsflash.com/
  2. Click on the Iron Man icon (looks like the one above)
  3. Click on "Florida"
  4. Click on "Vote for the Army Iron Man of the Year" link
  5. Click the bubble next to Casey Turner's name and then click "vote"
VOTING ENDS: NOVEMBER 29th @ midnight


Enter for a chance to win part of the $1 million in prizes for your school!

This year's essay topic focuses on the following:

Despite the rapid growth of new technologies, many schools do not have the tools and equipment they need to properly educate their students. So we want to know, how the consumer electronics, computer equipment and software awarded through Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope could benefit your school? Essays should focus on:
  1. How consumer electronics, computer equipment, and software can enhance the education process.
  2. How access to these technologies and the use of social networking can change the way that students learn.
  3. The unique and innovative teaching methods that are enabled by computer and consumer electronics technologies.
In one hundred (100) words or less, enter your essay by using the form at this link: http://www.fourseasonsofhope.com/us/4seasons_hope/education.jsp

Friday, November 13, 2009

2 or more parking tickets = your car getting towed!!

Any student who has received at least two parking tickets for parking without a decal or parking illegally will have their cars towed the next time they have a violation. Anyone who has their car towed must contact ASAP Towing to retrieve it. Do not contact the main office!

Help Us to Help the Needy

The Junior Civitans are holding a food drive to support a local charity for the holiday season. Please bring your canned or dry goods to school and help out a family in need. Donations can be given to classroom teachers or in the food barrel in the front office. Thanks for your help!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

TAKE THE ASVAB! It's not just for the Armed Forces, you know...

Sophomores, juniors and seniors…are you curious about what you might be good at? Don’t know what you want to study in college or what to do after high school? Then take the ASVAB! Fill out a counselor request form with "sign me up for the ASVAB!" if you are interested - the test will be administered Thursday, November 19th at 7:45am at Ed White in Houston Hall.

Donate Blood at Ed White!

Ed White will host a blood drive on Monday November 23rd from 8:00 to 1:00. See Coach Gwynes in student activities for more information and to make an appointment. A government issued ID is required to donate.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

DISCOVERY PARENT NIGHT: dinner & discussion!!

Thursday, November 19th
@ 6:30pm
in Ed White's "Houston Hall"
Come eat with us!

Monday, November 9, 2009


Student tutoring is now available after school

  • Tuesday and Thursday
  • 2:00 - 4:00pm
  • In the media center
  • Bring your ID, materials, class work and questions!!!!

ATTENTION PARENTS: PORTAL NOW LIVE! Check your students' grade & attendance!

You can now check your student’s attendance and grades by accessing the parent portal of the Duval County Public Schools website.

Parent Portal
***You may obtain your user ID and password for each student enrolled at Edward H. White High School by appearing in person with pictured identification.
Regular School Day
Report to the Attendance Office – Main Hallway - See Ms. Santiago
Monday – Friday from 7:30AM until 3:00PM
After Hours – Nights
See the Community Education Coordinators in the Main Office
Monday – Thursday from 4:00PM until 8:00PM

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

UNF + Hicks Scholarship = $FREE tuition, room & board for 4 years!

In partnership with the University of North Florida, the Hicks Scholarship was established to help students in public housing, Section 8 housing, federally subsidized housing, or in a Habijax home. The Scholarhip pays up to the full cost of attending UNF, including tuition, fees, books, room & board (for 4 years if the student remains academically eligible). For more info: http://www.hicksprepclub.com/

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Stetson University (Deland, FL) Scholarhip

Do you have a 3.5 GPA?
Are you in the top 10% of your class?
Do you have an ACT Composite score of at least 29 or a miniumum combined SAT score of 1300?
IF SO - Stetson has a HUGE scholarship for you - see Mrs. Curran for the application!