HS Bobcat Weekly Blast 11/28

Good afternoon Bobcats!

We are so close to the end of Semester 1! Looking at the three weeks ahead:







This week:







Pajama Day

JV Basketball AWAY – release at 3:15

Anything but a backpack Day

Basketball AWAY – release at 3:15

Character Day

Basketball @ home

Holiday Happiness

Band Concert, 6p

Class Colors

Basketball AWAY – release JV at 2:45

Children’s Market & Dance

Next week:







Basketball @ home

Teacher made exams, 1st and 3rd

Art Show, 6p

Teacher made exams, 2nd and 4th

Basketball AWAY – release JV at 2:45

Biology EOC

Basketball AWAY – release JV at 2:45

Two weeks out:







English 2 EOC

Math 1 EOC

Math 3 EOC

Ms. Sealy

IG:  @PrincipalSealy


Donations for Needy Families:

Sadly, our number of needy families has increased again this year. If you would like to donate a gift card for those in need, please drop it off at the high school no later than December 12th. Walmart and Target gift cards are best so that families can purchase food, clothing and/or gifts. Thank you for your generosity. If you are in need and would like to be included, please email me directly. Your information will be kept confidential.

Exam Schedule:

  • Wednesday, December 7 – Teacher Made Exams 1st and 3rd period

  • Thursday, December 8 – Teacher Made Exams 3rd and 4th period

  • Friday, December 9 – Biology EOC Exam

  • Monday, December 12 – English 2 EOC Exam

  • Tuesday, December 13 – Math 1 EOC Exam

  • Wednesday, December 14 – Math 3 EOC Exam

  • Thursday, December 15 – Make up exams

  • Friday, December 16 – Make up exams

Frequently asked questions: (be on the lookout for more exam-specific information coming soon!)

Do I have to come to school if I don’t have the scheduled EOC that day?

No, you should not report to school on a day that you do not have a scheduled exam.

What is the bell schedule for teacher-made exams?

There will be a regular bell schedule on Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8.

Can I leave after I finish my EOC?

Once the entire testing session is over (everyone has finished the regular testing session) students may be dismissed. Students who are unable to be picked up after their testing session is over, will report to the commons until their ride can pick them up.

January Board of Directors Meeting:

The next Board of Directors meeting will be held on January 18th at 5:30 pm. Click here for the Zoom meeting link. We will not have a December meeting.

Children’s Market:

ERA’s annual Children’s Market will be December 3 from 10am-12pm! Any student, club, or team can have a booth at the market to sell items or host a community service project. Applications are due by November 22 to Mrs. Hover. Come out for a fun morning of holiday shopping with our young entrepreneurs!

Winter Band Concert:

December 1st, 6pm in the HS Gym, please come out and support!

Food Pantry Donations:

We are in need of donations to add to our student lunch food pantry. If you are able, please bring any of the following items to the high school main office:

  • Fruit snacks

  • Snack crackers

  • Chips

  • Cup of Noodles

  • Microwavable Mac n Cheese

Bobcat Nation T-Shirts:

For basketball season, we will be selling limited edition, student section T-shirts at the basketball games tonight, and tomorrow and before school tomorrow. The cost is $20. All proceeds will go to the fund to pay student entry fees to regular season winter athletic contests.

Ornament Sale:

Ornament sale: Our high school’s National Art Honor’s Society once again has customizable gingerbread style ceramic ornaments for sale! Purchases do include a ribbon for hanging. In the linked flyer is a QR code that will take you to an order form. Ornaments are on sale through pre-orders only through December 8 and will also be available at the Children’s Market on December 3. Pick up will occur at the high school front office or may be sent home with your student. Please consider supporting the NAHS!

Teacher Appreciation Donations

Here is a list of all of our teacher appreciation events coming up this school year. Please click here if you would like to sign up to donate or volunteer.

  • Friday, December 9 – “Hot Cocoa Bar”

  • Monday, February 13 – “Sandwich Bar”

  • Tuesday, February 14 – “Old School Valentines”

  • Wednesday, March 1 – “Apple Nacho Bar”

  • Friday, March 3 – “Rock Paper Scissors Tournament”

Additionally – if you have any additional wrapping paper, or craft supplies please bring them to school next week for our staff to use in the faculty door decorating contest!

Winter Semi-Formal:

Tickets will go on sale for the ERA Winter Semi-Formal on Tuesday November 14. Tickets will be sold at lunch until December 1. From November 14-22 the ticket price is $10. The week of the dance they will be $15.

The Dance is from 7pm-10pm on December 3rd.. Doors will open at 6:45 to students.

Tickets will be sold at the door this year, only to ERA students, and will be $15.

Students who wish to bring a guest who is not an ERA student should email Ms. Price (sprice@enoriveracademy.org) for a Guest Form. These should be submitted back to Ms. Price prior to November 22. These will not be accepted late, and guests without a completed form will not be allowed entry to the dance.

Please click here to see the ERA Student Council wishlist for events. If you are interested in parent volunteer opportunities, please contact Ms. Price.

Down Home Garden Center & General Store

in Mebane is partnering with ERA on Saturday, December 10. 10% of your purchases that day will be donated to ERA as long as you mention Eno River at checkout! We’d like to thank the Laws family for partnering with us during the holidays!

Bobcat Annual Fund:

If you would like to donate, Eno River Academy is a 501(c)(3) corporation (EIN # 04-3753649) and contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. We accept checks, money orders, and PayPal (@enoriveracademy).


This week:


  • 4:30 JV Basketball @ Positive Day – release at 3:15


  • 5:30 Women’s Basketball @ Cornerstone – release at 3:15

  • 7:00  Men’s V Basketball @ Cornerstone


  • 4:30 JV Basketball v. Excelsior

  • 6:00 Women’s Basketball v. RTP

  • 7:30 Men’s Basketball v. RTP


  • 4:30 JV Basketball @ River Mill – release at 2:45

  • 6:00 Women’s Basketball @ River Mill

  • 7:30 Men’s Basketball @ River Mill

Upcoming Important Dates:

Click here for the 22-23 ERA School Calendar

  • December 3 – Children’s Market, 10am – 12pm

  • December 3 – Winter semi-formal Dance, 7pm – 10pm

  • Wednesday, December 7 – Teacher Made Exams, 1st and 3rd

  • Thursday, December 8 – Teacher Made Exams, 2nd and 4th

  • Friday, December 9 – Biology EOC

  • Monday, December 12 – English 2 EOC

  • Tuesday, December 13 – Math 1 EOC

  • Wednesday, December 14 – Math 3 EOC

  • Friday, December 16 – End of 2nd Quarter.

  • Monday, December 19 – January 2 – No School

What you might have missed:

Athletics FAQs

Athletics Contact List

Calendar of Events

Children’s Market Applications

Covid Guidance

Covid Positive or Exposure Link

Electronic Use Agreement


Food Pantry Donations

OTC Medication Administration Form

Submissions for Eno Aura

Yearbook Ordering, Upload Photos, Senior Ads, Business Ads, Senior Baby Photo Submission (12/1)

Senior Quote Submission (12/1)