Eaton Parent Newsletter

March 25th, 2022

Dear Eaton Families,

Our students (and staff) have worked hard and are ready for a well-deserved Spring intersession break. We will miss our Olympians over the next few weeks. We hope you all enjoy a restful, fun, happy break! We will return to school on Tuesday, April 19th.

Volunteer Training

We will have a volunteer training session on Friday, April 22nd, at 12:00 noon on Zoom. Please join the training if you are interested in volunteering at Eaton. You do not need to complete anything prior to the training. Please click on the Zoom link on 4/22 at 12:00 to join.

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, Mrs. Allen will contact you with available days and times needed. We are excited to have our volunteers in teh

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.

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

Thank you for supporting our Book Fair this week! We appreciate our volunteers who helped to make our Book Fair a success.

Congratulations to our 50/50 raffle winner, Ms. Pat Harkey!

Please consider joining the PTA:

Eaton's PTA Website:

Important Upcoming Dates

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.

Previous Newsletters


March 18th, 2022

March 11th, 2022

March 4th, 2022


February 25th, 2022

February 18th, 2022

February 11th, 2022

February 4th, 2022


January 28th, 2022

January 20th, 2022

January 14th, 2022

January 7th, 2022

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

NHCS Arts Enrichment Summer Camps

Please see this link for NHCS Arts Enrichment Summer Camps. The registration deadline is March 31st.