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School Messenger from Mrs. Graf

September 3, 2018  Week 7

School Messenger


Good afternoon Explorers,

It’s Week 7 of school already!  We are #LEADing here at EGES in our school improvement work and our instructional excellence.


PTA Corner:

Thanks to everyone who came out for the PTA Spirit Night at Chuck-E-Cheese this past Friday evening.  Snifty pencils will continue to be on sale. Snifty pencils are $1.


This Week:


  • 9/6 Digital Family Night & Read to Achieve Night 5:30-7:30; limited to 20 families.  Please send back your RSVP as soon as possible.
  • 9/4-6 CogAt Testing for 3rd Grade



Looking Ahead:


  • 9/17-21 Attendance Awareness Spirit Week
  • 9/20 Quarter 1 Report Cards Sent Home
  • 9/24 Teacher Workday:   Parent Conference Day Your teacher will be sending out a sign up.
  • Student Track Out 1:  September 24-October 5, 2018



Looking for Parent Volunteers:  Have a few minutes before carpool in the afternoon?  We need your help! We have several tasks that we are looking for parents to help complete.  If you have a few minutes before the carpool line begins at dismissal, please see our task board outside in the carpool lane.  We can also use parents to help us maintain our grounds and flower baskets, walk the carpool loop and help us clean up litter, shelve books in the media center,  collect coolers from classroom snacks (begins in October), and more!

School Year Dates to Mark Your Calendars:

Student Track Out 1:  September 24-October 5, 2018

Student Track Out 2/Holiday Break:  December 17-January 2, 2019

Last Track Out/Spring Break:  March 11-22, 2019

Early Release Dates:  8/17, 10/19, 11/20, 01/18, 02/15, & 3/8  School will release at 1:15 p.m.

Holidays/No School:  9/3, 11/12, 11/21-23, 01/21, 04/19, 5/27

Last Day of School:  5/24

All of this information will be posted on the school website under Principal Messages.  Please call the school at 919-773-7411 with any questions.


Always Explorer Proud,  
Mrs. Graf