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January 17th , 2019 ECHS PTSA Meeting

Principals Report: 

Electronic Device Policy: a discussion was had regarding revisiting and enforcing the district policy regarding use of electronic devices during the instructional day. This policy enforcement would start the Fall of 2018.

Curriculum Updates:  Starting Fall 2018, classes that count as 2 credit hours are no longer eligible to be used as dual enrollment to meet the credit requirements for High School. Mrs. Rankins discussed the options that are being.   Please contact Mrs. Rankins for questions and concerns.

School Improvement Team:  We are in great need for two more parent representatives for the school improvement team. We will be putting the school improvement team meetings right before the PTSA meetings on Thursdays. HOWEVER, if you agree to be on the School Improvement Team, Principal Woods-Weeks needs to have a meeting with the team BEFORE the kids go on break for the holiday. Please contact us at with SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT TEAM in the subject line.  This meeting will take place during the 1st week in December. Please sign up by November 28th, 2017 at the following link:


Meeting Minutes

August PTSA Meeting Minutes

October PTSA Meeting Mintues



PTSA Registration Form:

Please complete and leave in a sealed envelope in the school's front office with "PTSA" written on the envelope

Online Registration Click Here

 We have VACANCIES!!!

Please submit your name to if you are interested in the following positions:

  • Delegate (2)
  • 11th & 12th Grade Parent Representatives
  • Hospitality/Nomination Committee Chair 

PTSA Meeting Dates:

December 17th, 2019 - Executive Board Meeting 5:30pm & General Body Meeting 6pm

J.D. Clement Early College High School located in the Robinson Science Building 1801 Fayetteville Street, Durham, NC 27707

Please ring the doorbell at the front door in order to gain access into the building.

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ECHS T-shirts. – If you have ordered and ECHS T-shirt they are now in. We still have some available if you would like to purchase one.  Please contact the PTSA or Mrs. Jones in the front office if you would like one. You can also request one electronically at the following link:



Annual Eagle Giving Tree: The PTSA would like to thank everyone who donated wish list items to our Annual Eagle Giving Drive. The kindness shown will allow others to have a wonderful and memorable holiday season. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!!

Annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair and Music Fest: A huge thank you to everyone who particiapated in this year's Barnes & Noble Book Fair and Music Fest!! The PTSA was honored to have over 22 students to volunteer for gift wrapping and book fair voucher distribution. Students will receive volunteer hours for their community service to the PTSA. A grand thank you to the Music Club for their beautiful holiday music performances. Thank you and thank you to everyone for the many purchases and advertisement of this event. Pleae continue to shop Barnes & Nobles through December 13th utilizing our book fair voucher.