Programs and Activities

Below is a list of programs we offer at Etiwanda Intermediate.
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Battle of the Books

Sixth through eighth graders enjoy reading an exciting list of books over the school year.  They participate in book parties to discuss the books and team up to compete district wide about the book's’ content in May.

E3 After School Programs

Sixth through eighth graders can participate in several programs throughout the year including robotics, engineering, anatomy, coding, chess and industrial tech.

Science Jr. Inventor Team

Sixth through eighth graders Jr. Inventors encourages active, hands-on group participation with an emphasis on engineering.

Scripps National Spelling Bee

Sixth through eighth graders compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee each winter.  The school winner advances to a regional bee with the opportunity to go to Washington D.C. to compete in the National competition.

GATEWAY Courses

The EIS GATEway to Learning program is an after-school program that offers Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students enriched learning opportunities that go beyond the differentiated classroom experience.  Through collaborative teacher effort, classes have been developed that focus on a theme and culminate in a field trip.

Friends of Rachel Team

Sixth through eighth graders can meet monthly to plan school wide activities and maintain the monthly character themes. The program designed to inspire, equip, and empower people to create a positive culture change in their school and community by starting a chain reaction of respect, kindness and compassion.

Yearlong Exploratory Classes

AVID

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a global program that we offer as a seventh and eighth grade, year-long elective. AVID teaches skills and behaviors for academic success, promoting hard work, determination, and self-advocacy.

Yearbook

8th grade students who want to participate in creating and designing our school’s yearbook will join in the yearbook team as their 8th grade yearlong elective.

Wildcat TV

7th graders who have desire for video editing and broadcasting have an opportunity to join a yearlong elective where students showcase their work in a school wide broadcast of their news report.

Leadership

Eighth graders have an opportunity to participate in leadership roles with a variety of school wide events including dances, pep rallies, lunch time activities, and much more.

Advanced Art

Eighth graders have an opportunity to tap into their special artistic talents with many great projects throughout the year during their elective class. They showcase their work during our magnificent art show at Open House.

After School Interventions

Each Intervention opportunity, students are selected using a variety of data measures to help meet the needs of our students in order to be successful in their grade level.

  • Early Fall- Homework Lab with 4 classes 3 days a week (Tuesday and Thursday)
  • Fall/Winter Math Intervention - 6 weeks, 2 days a week
  • Winter- Homework Lab- 6 weeks, 2 days a week
  • Spring- ELA Intervention  

CJSF (California Junior Scholarship Federation)

The purpose of this 8th grade group is to promote high standards of scholarship and citizenship on the part middle schools. Students must earn good grades, must attend quarterly meetings, and work community service hours. These participating students will be recognized at the Promotion Ceremony.

Safe School Ambassadors

This program helps create a positive school climate by educating and training students to prevent and stop bullying and school violence. They use communication and intervention skills to prevent and emotional and physical bullying.

Cub Connection

A group of 8th grade students builds relationships with 6th grade students to help their transition to middle school. Our 8th graders are positive role models and act as mentors to support and guide our 6th graders. This group works on building communication skills to help develop social and emotional confidence.

Behavioral Groups with support staff

This is a group of students who require the most thorough intervention in order to focus on their education and prevent further disruptions on campus. They will gain key strategies to cope and effectively react to certain social situations.

JUMP (Junior Upcoming Medical Professionals)

This is a 6th-8th student led organization designed to be a stepping stone for students interested in entering the health science field. There will be bi-weekly meetings where students will learn teamwork, work ethic, public speaking, healthcare careers, and medical terminology.

Parent Educational Evenings

EIS plans several educational evenings that address a variety of topics including: Access to Educational Technology, Cyberbullying, Common Trends Among the Youth, and GATE Family Night. We also partner with local apartments to conduct a community outreach program.

PE Family Fitness Nights

Twice a year we invite Wildcat families to the gymnasium for a fun night with our PE staff. We inform parents about the current fitness standards and have the attendees participate in an interactive program.

College and Career Fair

Our robust college and career fair includes over 50 local businesses, colleges and universities, and local community programs to promote college and career readiness.

College Field Trips

There are a variety of college trips our students attend through our AVID program, CJSF, and our college and career elective classes.