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Remote Learning Update 5/15/20

Good afternoon East Garner Magnet Middle School Families, this is Jimmy Sposato, the proud principal of the Trojans calling with your Remote update. We are officially in the last four weeks of the year.

 

Rising 7th and 8th graders. Are you interested in auditioning/applying for advanced electives. Please see the links below or visit our website. Fine Arts Auditions/Applications  Video  

 

Rising 8th graders, if you are interested in being a member of the Unified Physical Education program or learning more please visit these sites: 

Unified Physical Education Video  or  Unified Physical Education google form:

 

Yearbook: Homeroom teachers will be communicating through TalkingPoints asking for pictures from any of the school events and/or activities. Pictures need to be sent to EGMMSYearbook20@gmail.com and in the email subject title include the topic of the photo(s) and who is specifically in the picture. More information on purchasing will be available in the coming weeks. If you have any pictures of your student  from the following:

  • Sports
  • Fine Arts: plays/concerts/ art shows
  • School Events: field trips/ dances/ PBIS events
  • Clubs: Science Olympiad, Gifted Arts, Play Unified, Special Olympics, Boss, Trojan Ambassadors, Y-Learning, PAAL, FCCLA, Broadcasting, 6th grade clubs, FCA
  • Quarantine candide pics (IE: P.E. Family Walk, Recognized as Student of the week or month for team)
  • If they are a twin! 

 

Important: Grading Guidelines

WCPSS has developed grading guidelines that align with NC State Board of Education revised grading policy and provided summaries of these guidelines with key dates, timelines and checklists. For year-long courses the final grade will be based on the average of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter. Students will receive a final grade of  PC-19 for averages above 60 and a WC-19 for averages below 60. Students can continue to improve 3rd quarter grades to improve averages. Access to view Final grades and 4th Quarter are being temporarily disabled as the grade calculation is not accurate. Final grades will be posted by June 5th. Please contact your child’s teacher with questions. Again, we appreciate your patience and understanding during these unprecedented times. Grades 6-8  | Summary of GuidelinesFull Guidelines

 

Please take a quick survey on your remote learning experience

We would like for families to provide feedback on their students’ remote learning experience so far. This will be the first of two surveys this semester designed to help us improve remote learning.

Please complete the survey by May 20: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N985N68

 

We continue to complete plans for closing the school year, celebrating our 8th graders and having students turn in and pick up items. This will likely take place in June so please be patient.

 

We know that energy and focus is beginning to eb on the homefront and we ask that you continue to encourage your kids to engage. We have four weeks left. Each day is an investment in next year!

 

Be safe. I miss you all!

 

EAST SIDE!

 

Jimmy Sposato, Principal