Bobcat Weekly Blast – October 9

This week

Reminder that this Friday we will have a half day – HS dismissal at 12:00pm click here for the Bell Schedule


Congratulations to Student Council Reps:

  • CG Hopkins for 9th

  • Ali Otto for 10th

  • Corina Abukaf for 11th

  • Ozzy Tewell for 12th

Lunch Donations

We would love to invite families who are inclined to donate a hot lunch to help out any students who may have forgotten or are unable to purchase lunch here at school. You can do this by adding an additional lunch to your order for the office!

Clothing Drive – Last week to donate!

The Children’s Clothing Closet would love your donations of gently used clothing and shoes to benefit families in need. Sizes in most need are: 6 up through youth 18 and shoe sizes child 12 through adult 8. Collection bins are in the main office and will be there through October 13!

Caramel Apple Bar Teacher Appreciation:

With your help, we would love to treat our teachers to a caramel apple bar on Friday, October 27.  Sign up here and drop off items to Mrs. Triplett or Ms. Moore in the front office by Thursday, October 26.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Kristin Martin at Thank you!

Feedback please:

Did you attend the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration?  Please give us some feedback on the event:  Hispanic Heritage Month Feedback 2023

The Bobcat Weekly: Click here for the latest issue of The Bobcat Weekly student newspaper

This week in Athletics:

Monday, 10/9

  • 6:00pm Volleyball v. Vance Charter – SENIOR NIGHT

  • 6:00pm Soccer @ Henderson Collegiate

Tuesday, 10/10

  • 5:30pm Ultimate v. Riverside

  • 3:00pm Golf @ Caswell Pines – release at 1:00pm

Wednesday, 10/11

  • 5:00pm JV Volleyball v. Emerson Waldorf

Thursday, 10/12

  • 3:00pm Tennis v. Oxford Webb

Friday, 10/13

  • 6:00pm Soccer v. OHS

What you might have missed:

Bells this week:

Due to the change in wifi, we will not have bells this week. Please be reminded of the daily bell schedule and Friday’s early release bell schedule. Click here for the bell schedules.

1st Quarter Grades:

Grades will be due Tuesday, October 24 at 12pm. Report cards will be distributed in CATS on Friday, October 27.

Spirit Week and Homecoming:

Spirit Week is October 30-November 3! Followed by the Fall dance on November 4th from 7pm-10pm.

  • Monday: Costume day

  • Tuesday: No School (except for those taking the test)

  • Wednesday: Pajama Day

  • Thursday: Twin Day

  • Friday: ERA School Spirit Day.

The Dance is November 4th, 7-10pm.

Trunk or Treat:

The high school National Honors Society will be hosting their second annual Trunk or Treat in the lower school parking lot on October 28th from 2 to 4pm. Please come out and either decorate a trunk or just come trunk or treat. If you want to sign up to decorate a trunk, please fill out the form below. We are also asking for candy donations so that clubs and other organizations don’t have to purchase it all out of their club funds. If you want to donate candy, there will be a bin set up in the front office of the high school from September 5th to October 26th.

Trunk Or Treat Sign Up Form

Peer Tutoring by National Honor Society:

Students may sign up for peer tutoring during lunches using this form.

Yearbook Updates:

  • Click here to purchase the 2024 ERA Yearbook.

  • Submit your photos for the yearbook! We need photos of:

    • Fall Fun! (Pumpkin patches, pumpkin carving, apple picking, corn mazes, haunted houses, etc)

    • Students in their extracurricular activities

    • Students at their jobs/internships/volunteer work

    • Pet photos

    • Traveling/Vacations/Summer Adventures

  • To submit your photos for the yearbook this year, email photos to Please include the first and last names and grade levels for all students pictured and a short description for each photo submitted.

  • Senior ads are now available for purchase. Click here to purchase an ad for your senior!

  • If you have a local business and would like to purchase a business ad, click here!

  • We still have 2023 (last school year) yearbooks available! You can purchase one from the high school front office for $15 cash. Supplies are very limited so act fast!

  • School photos (including retakes) are now available to view and purchase. Click here To view/purchase school portraits on your JostensPix account. If you need to create an account, use the information below:


    • Event Code: FE8123

    • Also Needed: PowerSchool Unique Student ID

  • Follow the yearbook @enoriveracademyyb on Instagram and Facebook for important updates and yearbook class fun!

October Board of Directors Meeting and Retreat:

The next board meeting will be October 24 and will be held via zoom. A link will be provided at a later date.

Community Connections:

Community Connections Yearly Calendar: The Community Connections group of teachers and parents aims to work hard behind the scenes to support the caring and engaged community we have. This calendar is an overview of what happens on campus throughout the year (subject to change). Watch the weekly email updates for Sign-up Genius links and other information about these events if you would like to attend or help out!

UNC Chapel Hill Virtual Visit

UNC will be holding a special session just for our seniors to talk about the upcoming application process. This will be held on Wednesday, October 11th at 11:45AM and will take up the lunch period. Please join on the zoom at

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.

Upcoming Important Dates:

Click here for the 23-24 ERA School Calendar

  • October 13 – Early Release

  • October 14 – PSAT (9:00am)

  • October 16 – October 20 – Fall Break

  • October 25 – Fall Chorus and Piano Concert, 6pm

  • October 27 – CATS & Report Cards

  • October 28 – Trunk or Treat (2:00 – 4:00)

  • October 30 – November 3 – Fall Spirit Week

  • October 31 – Early Release & PreACT (all students stay home except 10th graders)

  • November 3 – CATS & Honor Roll Celebration

  • November 9 – HS Tour, 9am

  • November 10 – No School

  • November 17 – CATS & Progress Reports

  • November 22 – November 24 – Thanksgiving Break

  • November 30 – Play, 6pm

  • December 1 – Play, during school day

  • December 2 – Children’s Market (10:00am – 2:00pm)

  • December 5 – Winter Band Concert, 6pm

  • December 7 – Art Show, 6pm

  • December 7 – HS Tour, 9am

  • December 7 & 8 – Teacher Made Final Exams

  • December 11 – English 2 EOC

  • December 12 – Math 1 EOC

  • December 13 – Biology EOC

  • December 14 –  Math 3 EOC

  • December 18 – January 2 – Winter Break

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!

Advanced Digital Design

Starting with the Basics

A Djembe to Play!