Information for the: 2014 - 2015 school year.
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Principal - Elena Ashburn
Grades - 6 - 8
2014-15 School Schedule - 8:15 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
East Garner Middle runs on the Traditional calendar. Currently, the following Traditional calendars are available for download:
Before School: Check with school about third party providers
After School: Check with school about third party providers
Contact the East Garner Middle directly for full information about its before- and after-school care programs. For general information about before- and after-school care programs across WCPSS, go here.
Phone - (919) 662-2339
Fax - (919) 662-2357
Website - http://eastgarnerms.wcpss.net
Address - 6301 Jones Sausage Road, Garner, NC 27529
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East Garner Magnet Middle School (EGMMS) is a part of the world-wide International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP). As an IB school, we incorporate global awareness and community and service into all of our subject area while following the standard course of study. Students in an IB program participate in eight subject areas each year - Language A, Humanities (Social Studies), Math, Science, Healthful Living, Technology, Arts, and Language B. At EGMMS we offer Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese. We also offer drama, chorus, strings, orchestra, piano, visual arts, graphic arts, and dance.
We offer tours of our school each day by appointment. Please call 662-2354 to arrange a tour of our amazing school.
Through the IB program, students develop an understanding and interest in world events and different cultures that will enrich their lives throughout adulthood. Students experience a connectedness throught the Areas of Interaction: Human Ingenuity; Approaches to Learning; Community and Service; Environments; Health and Social Education. Students benefit from a wider range of course offerings in the arts, world languages, technology, social studies, science and even physical education. Teachers ask "Essential Questions" that guide students in finding more than one right answer. During the fifth year of the MYP (Tenth grade), students complete a personal project that demonstrates initiative, organization and creativity.
IB Middle Schools offer grades 6-8 of the Middle Years Programme. Grades 9-10 are offered at our IB High Schools.
Important: Bus routes are subject to change based on actual student distribution, parent appeals, and other factors. The information here will be updated regularly, but updates may take several days to be reflected online. This route information last updated: 9:50 AM, Tue, Oct 28, 2014.
Stop times: Parents can anticipate a stop time based on the route start time, estimating 3 minutes between stops for neighborhood routes and 10 minutes for express routes. The exact stop time will vary during the first weeks of school. Students should be ready and waiting for the bus at least 10 minutes before the bus is expected to arrive.
Bus schedules: We urge parents to be patient as routes settle during the first few weeks of school. With students becoming familiar with this new routine, bus routes may take more time.
Faded Stops: Stops in faded text are on the route, but do not pick up or drop off students attending this school.
Questions?: Contact Transportation.
Can't find your bus stop?: If you cannot find your child's bus stop, please fill out our customer support form to report a missing bus stop.
This route information last updated: 9:50 AM, Tue, Oct 28, 2014.
State report cards are produced by the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI).2011 - 2012
Federal AYP Results (Replaced by AMO)
At EGMMS, we believe that it is our responsibility to prepare our students for high school by equipping them with the necessary tools to be successful. Additionally, we think it is critical that our students are able to situate themselves in the world and therefore we imbed global awareness and community and service in all curricular areas. At East Garner Magnet Middle School (EGMMS), we are proud of our program and our accomplishments. For the past several years, our end-of-grade test scores have continued to climb. Our students can take Pre-Algebra, Algebra, and Geometry at EGMMS. We offer three second languages as part of our International Baccalaureate (IB) program: Mandarin Chinese, French, and Spanish. Our students participate in a school wide novel study in the spring of each year. The novels include: The Other side of Truth, The Bread Winner, The Red Scarf Girl, and Crossing the Wire. We offer enrichment activities for all students at all levels of academic success: Novel Scholars, Literary league, and Bookin' It to Lunch for our Level four and AG students; after school tutoring for all levels of math; reading instruction for struggling readers, and a daily team time for all students to receive additional support from their teachers. We offer over seventy nine-week units of study, such as Bad Guys and Bad Girls of History, Global Garden, From Africa to Freedom, Speak to Me, and Race through Latin America. These classes utilize cooperative learning and provide extensions and support for basic skills in math, reading, and writing, while focusing on internationalism, global citizenship, and student interest.
At East Garner Magnet Middle School, we offer a variety of extracurricular activities for our students. All of our Arts classes participate in quarterly performances plus our yearly musical play that is performed in the spring. We offer a full range of sports including football, volleyball, girls and boys soccer, girls and boys basketball, softball, baseball, cheerleading, and track. We have a variety of after school clubs such as, Spirit club, French club, Mange and Anime, SWAT, Student Ambassadors, Global Classroom, Step Team, Helping Hands, and PAALS. We participate in competitive activities such as Battle of the Books, Science Olympiad, the PAGE Spelling Bee, and WCPSS Reflections. We also offer our students the opportunity to travel internationally. This year we are sponsoring two trips, one to France and one to Spain and Switzerland. We have on-campus book clubs for our student-Novel Scholars, Literary league, Bookin' It to Lunch, and Guys Read.