East News

From Principal Matt Scott

12.04.22 East News

12.04.22 - East News


Hey! This is Matt Scott - Principal @ East Limestone.


I hope everyone had a great weekend.

  • The Book Fair will be set up in the library Monday, Dec. 5th- Friday, Dec. 9th!


  • Limestone County Schools will honor our Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Person of the Year tomorrow night at a Banquet. Mrs. Renea Clem, has been named our Teacher of the Year and Mrs. Cynthia Cleveland has been named our Support Staff Person of the Year. Join me in congratulating both of our staff members.


  • The East Toy drive has started. Several of our service organizations are teaming up this year to collect toys! We are encouraging every student to bring toys so this will be a campus wide event. Bring a toy to your first period class, Mrs. Priest, Mrs. Covin or Mrs. Sam.


  • Congratulations to our East Wrestling MS, JV and Varsity teams. We had several individual wins on Saturday at the Huntsville High tournament.


Sports this week @ East:

  • Wrestling:

    • Tue, Dec 6 - @ James Clemens

    • Thur, Dec 8 - @ New Hope

    • Fri, Dec 9 - Home v Hazel Green & Muscle Shoals

    • Sat, Dec 10 - @ Hartselle Invitational Tournament


  • Basketball:

    • Friday, Dec 9 - @ Madison Academy (JVb, VG, VB)


  • This is a reminder that good sportsmanship at athletic events is not only an expectation but also a requirement. Our games and competitions are family-friendly events between high school teams. Profane language, racial slurs, or harassment of the officials, players, coaches, or fellow fans will not be permitted and will result in immediate ejection of the fan from the campus for the current and future events without further warning.

  • On Tuesday, Dec 13 we will have our East Band Christmas Concert in the new gym @ 7:00 pm.


  • On Thursday Dec 15th, Limestone County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Randy Shearouse, will host a strategic planning meeting at East Limestone for East and Creekside parents and community at 7:00 pm in the Old Gym. More information @ LINK


  • Semester exams will be on Dec 14, 15, 16 and make-ups will be given the afternoon of the 16th

  • December 16th will be our last day before the Christmas Holiday break.


Attendance

Just a reminder - parent notes and Dr notes are due upon return within 3 days of an absence. Please review our student handbook for our attendance policy for absences: LINK


Types of excused absences:

  • Sickness or hospitalization

  • Death in the family

  • Court appearance

  • Principal pre-approved absence

  • Religious holiday absence (pre-approved)

  • Emergency reasons - has to be Principal approved


**All other absences are considered unexcused.


**Please log on to Powerschool and review your child’s attendance.



Reminders:

7:25 - Doors open / car line starts

Upcoming Dates:

Dec 17 - Jan 3 - Christmas holiday break

Jan 16 - MLK holiday - no school

Feb 20 - Presidents Day - no school

Mar 24 - Apr 2 - SPRING BREAK

May 26 - Last day of school


Lunch menu:

Monday - chicken stew

Tuesday - corn dog

Wednesday - breaded chicken sandwich

Thursday - bbq pork sandwich

Friday - hamburger or cheeseburger

If we can ever help you please don’t hesitate to call, email or come by the school. We want you to have a great year.


Have a great week and #GoEast

Progress reports go home tomorrow 11.18.22

Progress Reports go home on Friday, 11.18.22.


Parents - you will also be receiving a Mental Health Service form for all students under the age of 14.



These are opt-in forms for students to opt-in to being seen and assisted by the school counselor, or any other school-based mental health professional.

LCS Bus Info - Remind message sent out by LCS Bus Garage

Daily remind message concerning bus info for Limestone County Schools.


Be in the know when bus delays happen.


Send a text to 81010 and send this message "@lcsbuses" or click the following link:


https://www.remind.com/join/lcsbuses

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Important Dates

Aug 8 - 1st day of school

Sep 5 - Labor Day - no school

Oct 6 - 1/2 Day for students

Oct 7 - 16 - FALL BREAK

Nov 10 - Veterans Day program

Nov 11 - Veterans Day - no school

Nov 21 - E-Learning Day

Nov 22 - 27 - Thanksgiving holiday break

Dec 17 - Jan 3 - Christmas holiday break

Jan 4 - 1st day of 2nd semester

Jan 16 - MLK holiday - no school

Feb 20 - Presidents Day - no school

Mar 23 - 1/2 for students

Mar 24 - Apr 2 - SPRING BREAK

May 26 - Last day of school

22-23 School Calendar

East Football News - Meet Coach Woodfin! (News Article)

Free & Reduced Lunch Application


Filling out the Free and Reduced Lunch Application just got easier! Simply scan the QR code on a mobile device to access the application or visit myschoolapps.com



As a reminder, beginning in August, paying student lunches will be $2.60. Anyone needing assistance paying must complete a Free and Reduced Lunch Application BEFORE classes resume August 8 in order to start the year on the Free and Reduced Lunch program. The reduced lunch price will be $.40. Breakfast will continue to be free for all students.

East Limestone Administration

Principal - Matt Scott

Instructional Supervisor - Dr. Rikki Wise

Assistant Principal - Jordan Angus

Assistant Principal - Laura Root

Assistant Principal - Brian Green

Principal Matt Scott

Instagram @PrincipalMS


I am proud to be the Principal @ East Limestone.


Before becoming Principal at East, I served as the Principal @ Creekside for 18 years. The 22-23 school year will be my 28th year in education overall.


I graduated in 1995 from The University of Alabama with my BS in Education.


I am very excited to be a part of East and our community. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to call, email, or come by to see me.


Thx MS