EAGLE EXPRESS

November 12, 2019

Eagle Academy encourages academic excellence by integrating proven instructional methods with a challenging curriculum and high expectations.This combination provides every child with the foundation needed to achieve proficiency of Eagle Academy’s performance standards at each instructional level.

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DID YOU GET YOUR HOMEWORK DONE?

Children learn about life from the examples and expectations set by their parents and/or guardians. You've done your homework and selected Eagle Academy as your school of choice. We are honored that you have chosen EACS. Our tradition of excellence and the success of our former students are our legacy.


Attendance at EACS is not a guarantee of success. Our highly trained Spalding and Saxon educators do a fabulous job, however, your student's success is ultimately predicated on your commitment to supporting your child at home. It is essential for parents to stay actively involved in your child’s education, encourage learning, and ensure that daily homework assignments are completed. Practice assignments do improve scores on class tests and assessments at all grade levels.

According to an article about parental involvement at Education Week.org, children who have an encouraging support group earn better grades, attend school regularly, and have better social skills.

Parental involvement is more than just showing up for a scheduled parent-teacher conference or popular school events. Parents need to take an active role in their child’s “educational career”.


How Can You Help


  • Monitor your students while they do their homework.
  • Double-check your student's homework assignments for accuracy and completeness.
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PLAN AHEAD - Get Here Earlier

Parents, as winter approaches and the temperature drops, we encourage you to give yourself and your students a little extra time in the morning to get to school. Students should be here promptly at 8:20 as it takes them longer to get all their winter gear (hats, gloves, scarfs, coats, boots) off and put away before getting ready to start the day by 8:30.
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Thank You!

Thank you Eagle Academy families for your generous donations to support our annual Military Appreciation event benefitting the JBER Fisher House. Our families sure have giant hearts, we appreciate your kindness!


Final Countdown

It's the final days of our Farm Fresh Citrus Fundraiser. Purchasing fruit from this sale is very comparable to what you'll find in the stores with the added benefit of supporting the PTO. Turn in all sales slips to the PTO lock box in lobby by November 14th.


November Meeting

Our next PTO meeting is this Thursday, November 14th at 6:00pm in the staff lounge at school. Childcare is provided in the gym for free and time attending counts toward volunteer time. We are discussing spring fundraising options to help us ensure we can support programs like Outdoor Learning Day, Field Day, Iditared and more!

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PARENT ORIENTATION MEETINGS

If you are new to Eagle Academy, or would like a re-fresher, we have Parent Orientation Meetings scheduled. All NEW to Eagle Academy families are REQUIRED to attend one. Please make arrangements to attend one of the following:


  • Thursday, December 5th - 9:00 am
  • Friday, January 10th - 9:00 am


If you would like a reminder call, please call the school office to get added to the list for the date you plan to attend.

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“Sesame Street” debuts

On November 10, 1969, “Sesame Street,” a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut. “Sesame Street,” with its memorable theme song (“Can you tell me how to get/How to get to Sesame Street”), went on to become the most widely viewed children’s program in the world. It has aired in more than 120 countries.

World War I Ends

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice agreement with the Allies in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France. The First World War left nine million soldiers dead and 21 million wounded, with Germany, Russia, Austria-Hungary, France, and Great Britain each losing nearly a million or more lives. In addition, at least five million civilians died from disease, starvation, or exposure.

Dedication of the Tomb of the Unknowns

On November 11, 1921, exactly three years after the end of World War I, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is dedicated at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia during an Armistice Day ceremony presided over by President Warren G. Harding.


Two days before, an unknown American soldier, who had fallen somewhere on a World War I battlefield, arrived at the nation’s capital from a military cemetery in France. On Armistice Day, in the presence of President Harding and other government, military, and international dignitaries, the unknown soldier was buried with highest honors beside the Memorial Amphitheater. As the soldier was lowered to his final resting place, a two-inch layer of soil brought from France was placed below his coffin so that he might rest forever atop the earth on which he died.

Ellis Island closes

On November 12, 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892. Today, an estimated 40 percent of all Americans can trace their roots through Ellis Island, located in New York Harbor off the New Jersey coast and named for merchant Samuel Ellis, who owned the land in the 1770s.


On January 2, 1892, 15-year-old Annie Moore, from Ireland, became the first person to pass through the newly opened Ellis Island, which President Benjamin Harrison designated as America’s first federal immigration center in 1890. Before that time, the processing of immigrants had been handled by individual states.

Microsoft releases Xbox gaming console

Microsoft releases the Xbox gaming console on November 15, 2001, dramatically influencing the history of consumer entertainment technology.


Microsoft CEO Bill Gates first decided to venture into the video game market because he feared that gaming consoles would soon compete with personal computers. At the time, Japanese companies Sony and Nintendo dominated the field, and no American company had challenged them since Atari ceased selling its Jaguar console in 1996.

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1ST QTR CITIZENSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

2nd GRADE LEARNS ABOUT ENGINES IN TECHNOLOGY

3RD GRADE WROTE and MAILED FRIENDLY LETTERS

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EACS STUDENTS CAN BE SEEN IN THE DARK WITH REFLECTOR TAPE ON THEIR BACKPACKS

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4th GRADE ART PROJECT: SHOULDER BUDDIES

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4th GRADE SPELLING DICTATION

5th & 6th GRADE FIELD TRIP TO PACIFIC RIM

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