The Mr. Ellis Newsletter

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

Week of March 16th to March 20th

Open House on Tuesday, March 17th from 6 to 7.


Our spring sport season starts this week! Our first home game for baseball, softball, and girls' soccer will be on Thursday versus Dunn. Cost is $4 and the games start at 4:00 pm.


Spring Break will be the week of April 6th to April the 10th.


Students will be given a practice EOG test the week before spring break.

March 30th - Monday - Reading

March 31st - Tuesday - Math

This is a trial run for our school as well as a 3rd 9 weeks benchmark. Please make sure that your child is here so they know where and with whom they will be taking their EOG test with during the last weeks of school.


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

April 3, 2015 - (This was a teacher workday/inclement weather day.)
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.)

June 12, 2015 - (This will be a school day with an early release.)


CEMS Variety Show

The CEMS Variety Show has been changed to Thursday, March 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The cost will be $5. The show is a fundraiser for our FalconSuccess Fest at the end of the year. Forms were sent home to buy tickets.

Vocabulary Words for March 9th

Equation - a mathematical sentence built from expressions using an equals mark.


Solve - to find the solution of an equation


Isolate - to get one thing apart from the others


Inverse Operation - the operation used to cancel out the numbers in an equation


Constant - a term with no variables (just a number)


Words will go out Wednesday March 11th and the Quiz will be Wednesday March 18th.

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