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September 17, 2018

EWHS Weekly Message – Week of September 17, 2018


WCPSS Closed – Monday, September 17 | WCPSS will be closed to students on Monday, September 17 as a result of the after-effects of Hurricane Florence. All extra-curricular activities are also canceled.


Hurricane Florence – Make-up Days | WCPSS has designated the following days as make-up days: Saturday, October 13 (September 14), Wednesday, October 31 (September 13), and Wednesday, November 21 (September 17).  All of the make-up days will be full school days.


Homecoming Week – September 17 – 21 | We are full of spirit as have an eventful week planned for EWHS Homecoming 2018.

  • Tuesday – Tacky Day
  • Wednesday – No School (Pajamas Day)
  • Thursday – Twin Day
  • Friday – Blue & Gold Day


A homecoming dance is planned immediately following the game (30 minutes after the game is over – 12 a.m.). Tickets to the homecoming dance are $5 and at least 100 tickets must be sold by Thursday at 1 p.m. or the dance will be canceled.  The dance will be held in the cafeteria. 


Individuals that will represent their class on the Homecoming court, an email was sent to their WCPSS email account notifying them.  Homecoming court practice will be on Thursday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. on the football field. 


No School – Wednesday, September 19 | WCPSS on the traditional calendar will be closed on Wednesday, September 19.


PSAT | The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 10. Only students that have registered will be administered this assessment.


School Improvement | Any parents interested in serving as parent representatives for the school improvement team should contact Margaret Sharpe ( or Olinka Baker (


Powder Puff | The Powder Puff game scheduled for Monday, September 17 is canceled.  Stay tuned for a possible make-up date.


Yearbook | Yearbook flyers were distributed to students this week. Yearbooks are currently $55 for students (with tax, that makes them $59).  Checks can be made out to EWHS or cash should be taken to Ms. Anderson’s room 159.  Yearbooks can be ordered at  We do not order extras at the end of the year and we always sell out every year.  Order yours today while the price is still low. 


Service Academy Day | Service Academy Day will be held on September 22, 2018, at Wake Tech’s Southern (Main) Campus in Raleigh. This event provides students, their families, and educators with essential information about the United States Service Academies, their admission standards, and the nomination process.  

Attendees will be given an opportunity to meet with representatives from each service academy (U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy), ask questions about the nomination process and requirements, and meet one-on-one with staff. Service Academy Day is a valuable experience that will benefit students as they prepare for their futures. Students are urged to attend who are interested in learning more about the process.  

If you have any questions, please call my Raleigh office at (919) 856-4630. No RSVP is required.


School Pictures | Please mark your calendar! Senior Tux and Drape pictures will be taken on September 27.  Underclassmen and staff pictures will be taken on September 24.


Spanish Club Meeting | The Spanish Club will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 18 at 2:30 p.m. in room 1703 (Mrs. Margarin’s room).


Interact Club Meeting | The Interact Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. in the media center.


PTSA Meeting | The PTSA will meet on Tuesday, September 18 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center.


Baseball Organizational Meeting | The EWHS baseball parents will have an organizational meeting on Tuesday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. This meeting is to prepare for the golf tournament fundraiser.  Anyone interested in participating in the golf tournament should contact Coach Piercy.


Athletics | Please come out and support our athletic teams.  Additional details about these events can be found on our school calendar.


Tuesday, September 18

  • Girls Golf @ Wendell Country Club
  • Volleyball vs West Johnston


Wednesday, September 19

  • Girls Tennis vs Cleveland
  • Cross Country Meet @ Cleveland
  • Boys Soccer @ Clayton


Thursday, September 20

  • Volleyball vs South Johnston


 Friday, September 14

  • Varsity Football vs Carrboro (Homecoming Game)


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