Welcome back to school ECMS Family & Friends!
We look forward to seeing our old friends and meeting new friends & the new incoming 6th Graders!
Here are a few dates to add to your calendar for August 2017:
Wildcat Daze: Friday, July 29, 2016
6th Grade: 9:00AM – 10:30AM
7th Grade: 10:45AM – 11:45AM
8th Grade: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
First Day of School: Monday, August 1, 2016
No arrivals before 8:45 am
Band & Orchestra Instrument Test Drive: Saturday, August 6th, 2016
Come out to ECMS starting at 10:00 am to test drive Band and Orchestra instruments. Don’t worry! There will be instructors there to help you choose which instrument would work best for you!
Open House: Thursday, August 18, 2016
Newcomers welcome at 5:30PM
SAVE THE DATE! Junior Wildcat Food Truck Night!
Friday, August 26th – 5:30 pm
Save the date for the first ever Wildcat Nation Community Food Truck Night! Wheeler High School and East Cobb Middle School will host a Food Truck Night prior to the Wheeler Wildcat’s home football game against Centennial! Sample meals from food truck vendors including The Freakin Incan, Meatballerz, and Atlanta Ice Cream!
Are you an ECMS Teacher that would like to request support and funds from the ECMS Foundation to support your STEAM activities at our school? Please complete the attached form and submit to our ECMS Foundation Co-Presidents: Cheri Craft at email@example.com or Melissa Rogers at firstname.lastname@example.org
ECMS Foundation – Request for Funds Form
Interested in joining the ECMS Foundation Board for the 2016-2017 school year? The nominating committee is taking submissions of all those interested now through April 2, 2016. We are especially in need of Treasurer Co-Chairs. Selections will be made at the next meeting to be held at Chick-Fil-A Eastlake on May 2nd, 6 pm. If interested, please contact Melissa Rogers at email@example.com
The AdvancED Parent Survey deadline has been extended to April 29th. In hopes that schools reach the recommended percentage of parent participation. Parents if you have not accessed this survey to provide the State with you opinion about our school, please do so. You may use any personal device to complete this survey, the survey link is listed below. Thank you for participating!
Parents – We are now in another Survey Window for a different survey –AdvancED Parent Survey. Please help our school by completing the survey via the link below. The data from this survey will inform the school and the district about parents’ opinions about our school. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to AdvancED for analysis. Individual data results will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. You may use any personal device to complete this survey, it is available in multiple languages, and the link is on our school’s website and school computers if you do not have access at home. The AdvancED Parent Survey will be open February 22 – April 1. The link to access the survey is http://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/922/p913.
AdvancED, formerly SACS, is the non-profit organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems and certifies that accreditation standards are being met.
Thank you in advance for your support!
Have you filled out the online GA Parent survey? ECMS is asking all parents to complete this new Georgia School Climate Star Rating survey. Thank you for your support!
Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.
The annual ECMS Rising 6th Grade Dinner will be held on Monday, February 8th, 2016. 5th Graders and their families from Eastvalley, Sedalia Park, Sope Creek, Powers Ferry and Brumby elementary schools have been invited to attend this event. The PTSA will assist in this celebration by providing sandwiches from Chick-Fil-A, drinks and cookies.
We will need VOLUNTEERS for set up, collecting tickets, distributing food, providing water and cookies, and for clean up. The dinner will be held in the cafeteria from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Volunteers are scheduled from 5 pm – 6:45 pm to allow for set up and clean up.
Please join us as we welcome our future ECMS students and families!
Do you have a Rising 6th Grader and misplaced your form? Please follow this link. All forms and funds for dinner(s) are due to the front office of each elementary school no later than Monday, 2/1. Rising 6th Grade Dinner Reservation Form
Come visit us and see the Jazz Band, Chamber Orchestra and Chorus perform! They will be in the cafeteria from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm.
Visit with many of ECMS’ clubs and organizations including:
- ECMS PTSA – Spirit Wear will be for sale during the dinner – cash only please.
- Wheeler Jr. Football
- East Cobb Cheetahs Track Club
- ECMS Step Team
- ECMS BETA Club
- Boy Scout Troops… and more!
ECMS Foundation Car Magnets
The ECMS Foundation has a new car magnet! These will be available and on sale at the Food Truck Night on Friday, October 23rd!