Eaton Parent Newsletter

March 18th, 2022

Dear Eaton Families,

We had a great week at school! Our 5th graders went on a fun field trip to Masonboro Island. They learned a lot, and had a great time. Next week is our last week before spring intersession. We have another great week ahead, with some fun events planned.

Book Fair

March 21st- March 25th

We are so excited for our Spring Book Fair next week! Class Wish List visits will take place on Monday and Tuesday. We hope you are able to come out and shop during Bingo Night on Thursday, March 24th from 5:00-7:00. Our Book Fair will close on Friday, March 25th, at 10:00am.

Beach Blanket Bingo Night

Thursday, March 24th


Join us for some Bingo fun on the front lawn! Bring a blanket and pre-order pizza to enjoy with your family while you play. We will not be selling pizza that night, so please make sure you turn in your pizza order form to your child's teacher by Tuesday, March 22nd. Money will be collected at the event when you pick up your pizza. We will continue to sell 50/50 raffle tickets during Bingo Night.

Lunch Menu for the Week:

Monday: Pizza, Ham & Cheese Sandwich

Tuesday: Corn Puppies & Roll Up

Wednesday: Chick-fil-a Sandwich & Turkey and Cheese

Thursday: Managers Choice, Chicken with Buffalo Sauce

Friday: PB&J or Munchie Pack

Volunteers to Help in Cafeteria on Fridays

When we return from Spring intersession we would love to have Level 2 volunteers help sell ice cream in the cafeteria on Fridays. If you are interested, please email Mrs. Allen,

Rising 6th Graders

Please see the pdf attachment below for information on "Off to Middle School Night". Dates and times are provided for all NHCS middle schools.

Roland-Grise will hold a Family Life Education course descriptions and information Open House on March 22nd from 5:30-7pm. This is a floating event.
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End-of-Grade (EOG) Assessments @ Eaton

Our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will participate in End-of-Grade (EOG) assessments. These are state-assessments based on grade level standards. 3rd and 4th graders will take the EOG assessments in Reading and Math. 5th graders will take the EOG assessments in Reading, Math and Science.

EOG Assessment Dates:

May 26th, Science EOG (5th Grade)

May 27th, Reading EOG (3rd, 4th & 5th Grades)

June 1st, Math EOG (3rd Grade)

June 2nd, Math EOG (4th & 5th Grades)

In addition to EOG assessments, some 3rd graders will be invited to take the Read to Achieve (RTA) assessment on June 3rd. This assessment is for 3rd grade students who are not proficient in reading. It is an additional opportunity for 3rd grade students to show proficiency in reading. You will receive a phone call after the Reading EOG if your 3rd grader is invited to take this assessment.

News from Nurse Tammy

Updates from the PTA

Bingo Beach Blanket Night

March 24th, 5:00-7:00

Join us for Bingo, pizza, and Book Fair shopping! Don't forget to pre-order your pizza. We will not be selling pizza at the event.

PTA 50/50 Raffle @ Bingo Night, March 24th:

Each student has received a bundle of five 50/50 raffle tickets. We will be holding another 50/50 raffle at Bingo night, March 24th.

Thank you for supporting our Spring Art Kit Fundraiser! Orders will be sent home with students on Wednesday, March 23rd.

Please consider joining the PTA:

Eaton's PTA Website:

Important Upcoming Dates

March 21st- 25th Eaton Book Fair

March 24th Beach Blanket Bingo Night

March 25th Half-Day for Students

March 28th- April 8th Spring Intersession

April 11th- 18th Spring Break

April 15th Good Friday Holiday

April 21st Report Cards

NHCS Year-Round Calendar:

Literacy at Home (Digital Children’s Reading Initiative):

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Office of Early Learning is pleased to announce the newest resource to support young readers in North Carolina, “Literacy at Home.” As part of current legislation, Senate Bill 387 directs NC DPI to develop and share a digital children’s reading initiative designed to support the continued growth of North Carolina’s youngest readers. The site is home to easily accessible resources in the foundational areas of reading supported by the science of reading. Developed for each grade level, pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, resources are available to support phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral language.

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Our School's Why:

School Mission:

To promote academic excellence through inclusion, modeling, collaboration and challenging students to think in innovative ways.

School Vision:

We are creating a nurturing school community that prepares the whole child to be a problem solver, critical thinker, and empathetic global citizen.

Core Values:

Empowerment, Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Academic Excellence