January 27, 2020
EWHS Weekly Announcement – Week of January 27, 2020
Fall Semester Exam Make-up | Any student that has not completed any exam should report to school on Monday, January 27 to make-up any exam missed. Only students that have an exam to take should report to school on Monday, January 27. ECS students should report to school as normal.
No School – Wednesday, January 29 | Wednesday, January 29 is a teacher workday.
New Bell Schedule | The school will follow the bell schedule below daily Monday – Thursday. The school will operate the following bell schedule on Friday, January 31 – C Week (Wednesday Schedule from the first semester). Clubs will continue to meet on Fridays just as first semester with the revolving bell schedule.
BELL SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY - THURSDAY
1ST Period 7:25-8:55
2ND Period 9:00-10:30
4th Period 12:48-2:18
Bus Stop Safety | As we begin a new semester, this is a good time to review bus safety and bus stop safety with your student. Families are encouraged to have a bus stop safety plan and to talk with your student about safety at the bus stop and on the bus. You can get some bus safety tips by review this link: NCBusSafety.org.
Capturing Kids’ Heart National Showcase School Nominee | East Wake was selected as a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools® nominee! We were one of only 261 of U.S. school campuses that were selected as 2019-2020 Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School® Nominees. Through the National Showcase Schools™ awards, the Flippen Group recognizes and celebrates schools that go the extra mile each day, creating the socio-emotional safety on school campuses that is conducive to learning.
Spring Semester First Period Locators | Tuesday, January 28 is the first day of the second semester. Students should begin arriving at 6:55 a.m. and should be in their first-period class by 7:25 a.m. daily. Posters will be in the gym and cafeteria to assist students with locating their first-period teacher. First-period teachers will have new schedules for all students. ALL students should follow the new schedule that will be provided on the first day of the semester.
ACT Prep | All 11th grade students will take the ACT on February 25. An overview of each test that 11th grade students will take can be found here:
Tobacco-Free Community Forum | WCPSS will host a Tobacco-Free Community Forum on Saturday, March 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Southeast Raleigh High School. This is a youth-led forum for students, parents, WCPSS staff members, community advocates, and policymakers. The information at the forum will focus on the vaping epidemic. For more information, click on the flyer here.
Yearbooks | Yearbooks will go up to $75 plus tax beginning in February. Get it now for only $65 plus tax and save ten dollars!! Don't wait! See Ms. Anderson in room 159 or go online jostensyearbooks.com.
Spring Open House Date | The Spring Open House will be on Thursday, February 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will be an opportunity to meet your child’s second-semester teachers and to learn about the wonderful programs we have to offer for registering for classes. Additional details will be provided as we get closer to the date.
Live Streaming Athletic Events | Wake County Public Schools Athletics has officially installed live streaming cameras in all twenty-four high school stadiums and gymnasiums to help provide parents, relatives, and friends with access to hundreds of athletics events throughout the year. Now, friends and relatives who can't attend local sporting events can watch LIVE from any device. Your annual subscription includes access to the entire network, including all twenty-four Wake County high schools, JV and Varsity events, LIVE and On-Demand. To subscribe, please click on the link: https://www.wakecountyathletics.com/page/show/5332418-wcpss-athletics-live-streaming-subscriptions
REPLAYIT App | Download this app to upload any photos you take throughout the school year. These photos might be used in the yearbook! You can upload photos for your senior ads and baby pics.
Athletics | Please come out and support our athletic teams. Additional details about these events can be found on our school calendar.
Tuesday, January 28
- Basketball vs Smithfield-Selma
Wednesday, January 29
- Indoor Track – GNRC Conference Meet @ West Johnston
Friday, January 31
- Basketball @ Cleveland
Saturday, February 1
- Wrestling - GNRC Tournament