Bobcat Weekly Blast – August 28

I hope you all had a great weekend! Just a reminder that we have an early release day this Friday and Monday is a school holiday. High School early release is at 12:00pm and all students must be picked up no later than 12:30pm. Please see below for new updates and as always please feel free to reach out to me with any questions!



September Board of Directors Meeting and Retreat:

The annual board retreat will be held on Wednesday, September 13th from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, in person, at the high school. The monthly meeting will be held from 6:00 pm-7:00 pm. Click here to join the meeting remotely.



Our online spirit gear store closes tonight at 9:00 pm. Show your support for our school by ordering online here.


Women’s Basketball

There will be a mandatory interest meeting on Tuesday 9/12 at 11:35am in Mr. Oakleys Room. Please email Coach Gatt at if you are unable to attend.


There will also be Saturday open gyms on 9/16, 9/23, 9/30 and 10/7 from 10:30am-12:00pm in the HS gym.


Hispanic Heritage Month

We are creating a bulletin board in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, and want to celebrate all heritages of the school. If interested we would love to have students/families share their favorite part of their own culture. To share please fill out the form here by 9/8.


Additionally, we will have a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration on 9/21 from 4-6 pm at the lower school. Please be on the lookout for additional details and sign up lists.


Interested in Applying to ECU?

ECU will be offering TWO free application weeks coming up in September and October!

September 24-29th

October 16-20th

For students interested in applying to the Honors College and having their application fee waived.


This week in Athletics:

Tuesday, 8/29

  • 3:00pm Women’s Golf (release at 1:00pm)

  • 4:00pm Tennis @ Vance Charter (release at 2:00pm)

  • 5:00pm XC

  • 6:00pm Men’s Soccer @ Wood’s Charter


Wednesday, 8/30

  • 6:00pm Men’s Soccer v. River Mill


Thursday, 8/31

  • 3:00pm Tennis v. RCS (release at 2:00pm)


What you might have missed:

Ultimate Frisbee:

Is your high schooler interested in playing ultimate frisbee this fall? If so, please have them fill out this survey. We are still looking for a coach for the team. If you would be interested, please contact Julie Gillette.


Athletics Update:

Our online spirit gear store is now open. Please see our August Athletics Update to learn more about it, as well as cheerleading tryouts.


Upcoming Important Dates:

Click here for the 23-24 ERA School Calendar

  • Friday, September 1 – Early Release

  • Monday, September 4 – No School

  • Friday, September 15 – Progress Reports

  • Monday, September 18 – Teacher Work Day

  • Friday, October 13 – Early Release

  • October 16-20 – Fall Break

  • Friday, October 27 – Report Cards

  • Tuesday, October 31 – Early Release


Teacher Donations:

We have three teachers that have put together Donors Choose projects! I’ve linked them both below and if you’d like to donate or share them with your social media connections, we would be so grateful!


Keyboards for New Group Piano Class

Advanced Digital Design

Starting with the Basics