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March 5, 2018




Tuesday March 6th, 8th grade students will receive high school registration packets to take home for parent signature.  Forms must be returned to Student Services by March 8th.  High School registration will take place during Social Studies classes March 9th, 12th, 13th.



Please join us at our next PTA meeting Tuesday March 5 at 3:30.



We need volunteers for our Career Fair April 26 to be a success.  Please view the following information.



If you have a 7th grade daughter who is interested in STEM, please view the following flyer for a very unique opportunity.



Stars in the East is right around the corner, Thursday March 15th. We can’t wait to see all our Eastern Wake County “Stars” on stage, and we know you can’t either; so here is how you can get your tickets.

Tickets go on sale on February 19th. Tickets can be purchased at East Wake Education Foundation (16 East Fourth Street Wendell, NC 27591) Monday thru Thursday 8:30am to 9:30am or 12pm to


2pm except no afternoon hours on February 20th.  Tickets will also be sold the following days:  February 22nd 7am to 9:30am

March 12th 7 am to 9:30am

February 27th 12pm to 6pm

March 6th 12pm to 6pm


Any remaining tickets will be sold in front of the auditorium at dress rehearsal on

March 13th from 4pm to 5:30pm.



The PTA is in need of individuals to volunteer to serve as the: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasure for the next school year (2018-2019). If you are interested, please email:



Please make sure to review the make-up days due to school closings for 1-4, 1-5, 1-17, 1-18, and 1-19.  Due to inclement weather, the make-up days for ZGTMMS Traditional Calendar are:  1-22, 2-19, 3-29, & 6-11.  Report Cards will go home February 2.



WCPSS bus rider families are now able to use a free bus tracking system called Here Comes the Bus.   Here Comes the Bus translates GPS data into an easy to use customizable map that works on a computer, tablet or smartphone. It allows you to see where the bus is and how close it is to your stop.  You can sign up for Here Comes the Bus at  You will need the district code and your student’s ID number to sign up. The WCPSS school code is 67500. For your smartphone or tablet, download the Here Comes the Bus app from the App Store or Google Play.



WCPSS created an invaluable new resource for your child to ensure that he or she is successful in Math 1! The NC Math 1 Student Support Site is designed for you to help your child stay on track while offering you resources to help him or her with homework.   We encourage you to take advantage of the NC Math 1 Student Support Site via your student’s login to our Canvas website. Once you have logged in to Canvas, click on the tile that says "NC Math 1 Student Support Site" to access the support resources.   Detailed information was sent home with all Math I students.

This is just a reminder regarding carpool.  Please drop off students prior to 8:15 am in carpool located at the back of the school.  After 8:15am students are considered tardy and should be checked in at the main office with a parent.  All check-outs should conclude before 2:30pm.   Please do not drop off students in front of the cafeteria or by the trailers for safety reasons.



Have a great week COUGARS!




Candis Jones, Principal




February 6     PTA Meeting

March 5         Social Worker Week

March 6         PTA Meeting

March 12       School Improvement Meeting

March 15       Registration begins for 6th & 7th Grade

March 15       Stars in the East

March 22       Rising Grade 6 Open House

March 26       Benchmark Week

March 27       Writing Performance task

March 29       End of Quarter 3

March 30       Holiday

April 2-6        Spring Break