The Mr. Ellis Newsletter

What's Going On in Mr. E's Class and Around CEMS

Week of May 11th to May 15th

Progress Reports for the 4th Grading Period will go out Wednesday, May 13th.


We need proctors for our end of year testing. See the form further down the newsletter. Please send an email with all the information listed, if you can proctor for us. We appreciate all the help we can get.


End of Year Testing Dates

Social Studies NC Final Exam - Thursday, May 21st

Science NC Final Exam - Thursday, May 28th

Reading EOG - Wednesday, June 3rd

Math EOG - Thursday, June 4th

CTE Test (only students who have Mrs. Hamby this semester) - Monday, June 8th


LAST DAY OF SCHOOL WILL BE THURSDAY, JUNE 11TH. IT WILL BE A FULL DAY!


Harnett County Schools will be in session on the following days:

June 9, 2015 - This will now be a full day of school. It was originally a half day of school for students.

June 10, 2015 - (This was a mandatory teacher workday.)

June 11, 2015 - (This was an optional teacher workday.)

Proctors Needed!!!!

Secured Proctor Form (Please email this information to me)



Proctor Name: _______________________________________


Day(s) of availability: (circle all that apply)



Thursday, May 21st Social Studies NCFE

Thursday, May 28th Science NCFE/EOG

Wednesday, June 3rd ELA EOG

Thursday, June 4th Math EOG



Contact Information: (please circle the preferred method of contact)


email: ___________________________________


home phone #: _____________ cell phone #: _________________





The following guidelines are from the NC Department of Public Instruction and must be strictly adhered to by all schools, “A proctor should not be assigned to proctor in a room where his or her relative or ward is to be tested. Relatives and wards include children, stepchildren, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, siblings, in-laws, and persons under the proctor’s guardianship. Additionally, test administrators should not administer tests with a proctor who is a personal family member or a close acquaintance.”



Do you have any relatives or wards enrolled at CEMS?

If yes, please list the name(s) of those relatives or wards:



Do you have any relatives or wards teaching at CEMS?

If yes, please list the name(s) of those teachers:

Vocabulary Words

No Vocabulary Words this Week

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