E.J. Hayes Weekly Newsletter

December 3, 2021

Note from the Principal's Desk

Greetings Parents and Stakeholders,

As the calendar year is winding down, please remind your students to continue to treat the teachers, staff, and students with respect. The teamwork here definitely makes the dream work. Students are doing an amazing job with wearing masks. Thank you for your support. Please continue to encourage your child to read each night. This one act can make the difference between a student gaining proficiency in any given subject. And like always, thank you for choosing E.J. Hayes: Where relationships foster learning!

Mr. Myers

PTA Meeting and Choral Concert

Tuesday, Dec. 14th 2021 at 6:30pm

201 Andrews Street

Williamston, NC

We will meet in the gym and go over Parent Teacher Association business. Students who are apart of our Choral society will also sing songs to the audience.

Important Dates

  • December 14 - PTA Meeting and choral concert at 6:30pm
  • December 17 - Early Release Day for Students
  • December 20 - No School for students and 10 month employees
  • December 21-31 - Winter Break (No School for students and staff)
  • January 3 - Optional Teacher Work Day (No school for students)

Students of the Month: December

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Please consider donating to our Holiday Shoppe!

We are taking donations of new/used items for our Christmas Shoppe. Please think about donating new or slightly used jewelry, ties, scarves, ornaments, picture frames, etc... Students will be able to 'buy' items with earned tickets and then have them gift wrapped so they can give them to the people that they love. If you are interested in donating your time as a gift wrapper please contact the school or your teacher for a link to a sign up form. More information is included below. Thanks in advance...
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Two Choices

The cafeteria will now offer two main entree dishes each day. Students will choose which main dish that they would like in the mornings during announcements.
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Reminder: Elementary students in grades K-5 may wear any solid color "polo" style shirt. Pants, skirts, jumpers or shorts must be khaki, navy blue, or black. Students can wear Non Hooded solid colored sweatshirts/sweaters to school. Students might be asked to take Jackets or coats off in the building. Students are not allowed to wear hooded sweatshirts in the building. Bedroom shoes are not permitted at E.J. Hayes. The full dress code is listed under Martin County Board Policy 4303. Thank you for your support in this matter!

MCS Dress Code Survey

Instructions for Accessing PowerSchool's Parent Portal

Instructions for Accessing PowerSchool's Parent Portal. Students received a piece of paper with this information on it yesterday. Please check your child's folders.

There are two ways to access your child's information in PowerSchool. In addition to these instructions, you will need the letter from your child's school/teacher that contains the access IDs and passwords.

The First Way (This is the quickest and easiest way.)

1. Go to martin.powerschool.com/public

2. Enter the Student Access ID and Student Access Password into the Parent Sign In fields

(Yes, it will work!)

3. Make sure to enter the Student Access Password in ALL CAPS

4. This should take you right in to your child's information

The Second Way (This way allows the parent to receive periodic email updates.)

1. Go to martin.powerschool.com/public

2. Click on the Create Account tab

3. Click the blue Create Account button

4. On the Create Parent Account page, at the top, enter the parent's first and last name,

email address, desired username, and password (twice). Make sure to follow the password parameters in order for your password and account to be created


5. In the link to Student Account section under the number 1, enter your first student's

name, PARENT access ID and PARENT access password. Then, in the dropdown, select the choice that best represents your relationship to the student.

6. If you have multiple children, you can enter their information under numbers (2 through 7). By adding all of your children to one account, you can access all of your children using one username and password.

7. After you have entered all of the required information, click on the Enter button.

8. If you were successful, you will get a message saying "Congratulations! Your new Parent

Account has been created. Enter your Username and password to start using your new account." Then use your new username and password to sign into your parent account.

9. If you were unsuccessful, you will get a message saying you are missing some required

information. Correct what is missing or incorrect and Enter again.

10. Please Note: You can only use your email address one time to setup an account. If your

email address has already been used and is attached to an existing account, your account creation will be unsuccessful and you will have to use another email address.

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