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May 20, 2019

EWHS Weekly Message – Week of May 20, 2019


Senior Scholarship Information Needed | At the Senior Awards Ceremony, the school would like to acknowledge the different scholarships and scholarship amounts that each Senior has been awarded.  Seniors should turn in their scholarship awards letter or confirmation to their counselor. All scholarships should be submitted even if the Senior is not going to accept it.  Deadline: Friday, May 24 (if you can not meet this deadline, please see your counselor).


East Wake Athletic Club (Warrior Club) Officer Nominations | If you or you know someone who is interested in serving as an officer or committee chair for the East Wake Athletic Club (Warrior Club) then you should submit the name to


They are seeking nominations for all positions: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, apparel committee chair, membership committee chair, concessions committee chair, sponsorship committee chair, social media committee chair.


East Wake PTSA Officer Nominations | If you or you know someone who is interested in serving as an officer or committee chair for the East Wake PTSA Board then you should submit the name to


EWHS PTSA Meeting | The PTSA will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 21 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center.


Band Concert | The EWHS band program will show off their talents at the Spring concert on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.


Chorus Senior Showcase | The Chorus Senior Showcase will be Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.


FFA Awards Banquet | The East Wake FFA Awards banquet will be on Thursday, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.


Mandatory Commencement Practice | Seniors that are participating in commencement exercises are required to attend the commencement practice on Friday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center. Seniors that do not attend this event, will not be allowed to walk at graduation on June 15.


Commencement | Graduation will be on Saturday, June 15 at 8 p.m. at the Raleigh Convention Center.  All graduating seniors will report to the Raleigh Convention Center no later than 7 p.m. on June 15.  The processional will begin at 8 p.m. sharp!  Late students (arriving after 7 p.m.) will not be allowed to join the processional.  Each Senior will be awarded eight (8) graduation tickets which will be distributed at the mandatory commencement practice.  Seniors who fail to assume full financial responsibility to East Wake High School or WCPSS will not receive graduation tickets.  Seniors were provided with attire requirements for this event at the Senior Class meeting (page 6 of the Senior Commencement Handbook).  A Senior Commencement Handbook can be picked up at the front office.


Senior Awards Ceremony Practice | Seniors will practice for the Senior Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 30 at 1 p.m. in the EWHS Main Gym.


Senior Awards Ceremony & Senior Picnic | Senior Awards Ceremony & Senior Picnic will be on May 31.  A cap & gown is required for this event.  The senior picnic will immediately follow the awards ceremony. 


Baccalaureate | The Baccalaureate program will be June 2 at 3 p.m. at Zebulon Baptist Church.  A cap & gown is required for this event.


Senior Picnic Volunteer Signup | The 2019 Senior Picnic is scheduled for Friday, May 31st. Volunteers and donations are needed for this event. There is a signup form on the school website for anyone interested in participating. Donations can be dropped off in Ms. Reynolds Room 142. Click here to signup.


Scholarships | Seniors should visit our school website at for scholarship information.  If a student receives a scholarship, no matter if they accept the scholarship or not should turn it into Student Services.  The student will be recognized at the Senior Awards Day Program for this accomplishment.  For more information, Seniors should see their Guidance Counselor.


School Improvement Plan | The purpose of school improvement is to improve achievement and outcomes for every student by working to eliminate the ability to predict achievement based on socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity.  We do this by collaboratively and continuously analyzing data and making decisions considering the unique needs of the learning community and the district's strategic plan.  To view our school’s plan, please click here.  The login information is located on the right side of the screen.


Food Pantry | Did you know that our school has a Food Pantry? If you are experiencing or you know of a family that is experiencing a stressful time and needs food, the East Wake High School Food Pantry is here to help. The Interfaith Food Shuttle recently stocked our pantry with fresh fruit, vegetables, and meats for families that may be experiencing difficult times. EWHS Food Pantry is open to any family in need. Please see Mrs. Bell for more information or call 919-365-2625 x23925.


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