Monday Morning Memo: ECMS

Week #36 May 9- May 13

Expect ExCellence!

Words of Inspiration...

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TEACH, LEARN, and be GREAT this week!

5- Day Forecast

Monday, May 9
  • Happy Monday!
  • Leadership Meeting at 8:35am in the Principal's Conference Room
  • Ms. Carter to visit Poplar Road Elementary about the ECMS Summer Bridge Program at 10:00am


Tuesday, May 10

  • Drama Performance at 7:00pm in the cafeteria


Wednesday, May 11

  • Principal's meeting at 9:00am at Central Office
  • Faculty Meeting at 4:00pm in the cafeteria
  • CCMSL Coaches Banquet at 5:30pm


Thursday, May 12

  • Ms. Carter to meet with remaining feeder schools about the ECMS Summer Bridge Program
  • Middle School Principals meet at 12:00pm at Central Office
  • 8th-Grade Guest Speaker on AIDS awareness at 9:00am
  • Flight class field trip to Delta Museum
  • Spring Athletic Banquet in the cafeteria at 6:00pm


Friday, May 13

  • Happy Friday!
  • Retention forms are due to the Guidance Department
  • Parent Tour of the ECMS at 2:00pm

To Do List/Reminders

  • Have you shared the CCRPI results with your students? They should know their hard work in your classroom is being recognized: http://ccrpi.gadoe.org/2015/
  • PreCheckout information for Honors Day will be distributed later this week. Please read the script as written to students.
  • ECMS YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION is Monday, May 9th (click here for instructions)
  • 6th and 7th grades recommendations links are coming soon
  • Be mindful of classroom management by teaching from bell to bell, creating engaging lessons, and being proactive with potential discipline issues. See something- Say something.
  • Administrators will continue walkthroughs this week. Thank you for continuing to provide a structured and safe environment so your students will continue to learn.
  • Class Profiles are due during post planning.
  • Check your email from Ms. Matthews-Curtis regarding due date for 4th 9 weeks exam.
  • Begin to discuss end of the year reminders with students: No bookbags on the last day of school; return all textbooks and/or equipment; clear library and lunch fines; for students who want their final report cards mailed, bring a stamped addressed envelope to his/her homeroom teacher. Remind students if they have parent portal, thy may access final grades via the Internet.

Teaching and Learning at ECMS (after Milestones)

Have you tried Quizlet Live? The students love the competition. Ask Ms. Knopp for details.

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6th grade social studies are building castles.

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8th grade ELA are reading the Maze Runner...

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6th-grade math class with Ms. Matthews-Curtis looking on...

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You Just Can't Hide that Indian Pride!

2016 Special Olympics... ECMS was represented with ExCellence!

2016 Honor Band participants...

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Ms. Barnett is a CCSS Science Ambassador.

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May Birthdays: Happy Birthday!

08- Greg Anander

17-Diana Harper

18-Alayna Paine

20- Melanie Barnett

24-Rick Dailey

25- Melvenette Bryant

27- Tammy Hyder