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Weekly Message 11/10/19 and TSI Notice

Good Afternoon East Garner Magnet Middle School Families, this is Jimmy Sposato, the proud principal of the Trojans calling with a few reminders. There is no school on Monday, November 11th in honor of Veterans Day. Thank you to all the veterans and families of veterans for your service and sacrifice for our country.

 

Report cards came home on Friday - those students with a B average (As balance out Cs) or All As will be recognized at the 1st quarter Honor Roll recognition will be November 12 (6th - 9:15, 7th-1:10, 8th-8:20). The PTSA will providing the students a treat!

 

Friday we will have Fall Portrait Re-takes. If you purchased a package and are unhappy wiht the results your child can have a retake if they return the pictures. Students absent on the first picture day will also have their pictures taken.

 

Duke University is offering all area students a FREE ticket to the game to the November 30 game vs Miami. Their families and friends can also purchase significantly discounted tickets for only $14. Parking is also free for all fans in our general public lots.All the students and their families have to do is visit www.GoDuke.com/BeAStudent to register.

 

Athletics Update: Congratulations to our Volleyball Team for their undefeated season and our Football team for winning the conference championship as well. Our soccer team had their first winning season this year. Great job Trojans!  Basketball tryouts begin Tuesday. Students must have all forms/physicals submitted before they can tryout.

 

EGMMS has been designated as a  has been designated as a Targeted Support & Improvement Additional Targeted Support (TSI-AT) school by the North Carolina State Board of Education.  I have attached a letter to provide additional information. TSI Letter. I have also attached a link for the NC Report Cards:

https://ncreportcards.ondemand.sas.com/src/school?school=920404&year=2019&lng=en

 

I am confident that we are going to have a great year, with a renewed focus on equitable access to a strong culture, rigor and engagement. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us at 919-662-2339.