Announcements March 18 - 22, 2024

An 8th Grade Parent Night will be held Tuesday, March 19 from 6:00-7:00 at East Middle. Representatives from East High will be here to share about:
High School registration
ROPE Award requirements
Jump Start
Gear Up
Career and Technical Education Courses
The high school registration process will begin this week with an overview of the courses and explanation of the process with all 8th graders.  Representatives from East High will be at East Middle on Monday, March 25 for individual registration sessions.
8th graders will learn about a summer opportunity that will give them a Jump Start into high school. Jump Start is a 2-week program from July 8th - July 19th that focuses on preparing your student for this transition. Find the link on the webpage for JumpStart to learn more about the program and apply. Applications will be accepted until March 28th.
Serendipity Snow Cone truck will be here Thursday, March 21.  Students can purchase Snow Cones for $2 each and will pick theirs up after lunch on Thursday.  Money should be turned in to their homeroom teacher by Thursday of this week.
Yearbooks continue to be for sale for $35 each.  These can be purchased through your child's homeroom teacher.
NC Checkin Testing will take place this week.  Please encourage your child to do their best, be on time each day, and come in with their iPad fully charged.  We will test on the following schedule:
Tuesday, March 19 - 7th Grade Reading
Wednesday, March 20 - 6th and 8th Grade Reading
Thursday, March 21 - 7th Grade Reading and 8th Grade Science
Friday, March 22 - 6th and 8th Grade Math
Sports Schedule:
Tuesday, March 19 - Baseball at home vs. Shelby
Tuesday, March 19 - Girls Soccer at home vs. Shelby
Wednesday, March 20  - Tennis at home vs. Kings Mountain
Wednesday, March 20 - Track and Field at Shelby
Thursday, March 21 - Baseball at home vs. Chase
Thursday, March 21 - Girls Soccer at home vs. Chase
Looking Ahead:

GEAR UP will be hosting the March College Quest Event, scheduled to take place on March 27th, 2024, at 6:00 PM in the East Rutherford Middle School Cafeteria. This event promises to be an engaging and informative opportunity for both you and your child to explore the exciting world of higher education together. Trivia will be played to test your knowledge of colleges and universities. As well as learn about upcoming GEAR UP events. We hope you come and enjoy this fun event with your child.