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Weekly Update - 10/18/20

Remote Learning Information:  https://www.wcpss.net/EGMMS2021SchoolYear

Good evening East Garner Magnet Middle School Families, this is Jimmy Sposato, the proud principal of the Trojans reaching with the Weekly Update. Monday is a B Day.  The first quarter ends Thursday, October 22. We have a workday on Friday, Oct. 23. We will not have an Asynchronous Wednesday this week due to the workday on Friday.

 

Plan  B middle school students will return to school in a 3-week rotation starting November 9. We will send out another verification of rotation assignment next week. Please let us know if you did not receive the email. Rotation 3 will be the first on campus. Students will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distancing at all times when on campus. We are not approving any shifts between virtual academy and Plan B at this time as staffing has been assigned based on parent requests in August. You will have an opportunity to change your preference for the 2nd semester beginning later this month. Calendar 2nd Quarter

 

Are you interested in having a Fall portrait taken this year? We are trying to assess interest to determine if a picture day is worth scheduling.  Please complete this Interest Form

 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 is World Unity Day.   The East Garner Middle School community will wear orange to stand in solidarity against bullying and unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion.

 

Athletics - We may still have athletics beginning the 2nd semester. Please know that eligibility will be determined by 1st semester grades. If you want to play football, basketball, soccer, cheer, softball or run track you must work on your grades now!

 

We would like to congratulate Ms. Dawkins, from the Tigers, as the EGMMS Trojan Teacher of the Week. Thank you for all the nominations and we have notified all teachers who were nominated. Teachers appreciate these nominations from their students and parents tremendously. We will continue to do this weekly so keep nominating.  Please take a moment to nominate a teacher for their outstanding work in leading and connecting with their students. Thank you! https://forms.gle/6JkD8KNFDhAKKb3r6

 

FYI: Pandemic Electronic Benefits Program (P-EBT) Extended

NCDHHS has added additional P-EBT benefits for families with students receiving free or reduced-price lunch. Please be sure to share with families and check visit the link above to learn more about the extension of benefits.

 

EAST SIDE!

 

Jimmy Sposato, Principal

Reminder: Apply Online for Meal BenefitsWCPSS Child Nutrition Services wants to remind you that if you have not yet applied for school meal benefits, you may complete an application online at www.wcpss.net/meals.Students eligible for reduced-price meals will receive their breakfast and lunch at no cost for the 2020-2021 school year. School meals will be available to families via curbside pickup. For more information please visit www.wcpss.net. We encourage parents to choose healthy and delicious school meals for their child.