The Mr. Ellis Newsletter

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

Week of March 9th to March 13th

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.)


Progress Reports went out Thursday, March 5th. Please sign those and return.


Please make sure your child is doing their nightly EOG math prep review. This week involves ratios and rates.


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 today to buy tickets.


March 17th will be an Open House from 6:00 to 7:00.

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.

Would you like to get a text message from me telling you what your child has for homework each night?

Each night, I will send you a text message showing what that night's homework will be. Here are the instructions for signing up:


For 1st Core: Text "@ellis1st" to 678-228-8464

For 2nd Core: Text "@ellis2nd" to 678-228-8464

For 3rd Core: Text "@ellis3rd" to 678-228-8464

For 4th Core: Text "@ellis4th" to 678-228-8464