Good afternoon Bobcats!
I hope everyone had a great weekend, reminder today is the end of the 3rd quarter grading period. Report cards will go out next Monday, March 20. Please see the updates below and let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
Congratulations to Taylor Christensen who was selected through a rigorous selection process (over 1,700 state-level nominees) to attend the 2023 session of the North Carolina Governor’s School.
Friday – No School:
This Friday is a teacher work day, no school for students. Please enjoy a long weekend! We will have CATS on Monday.
Biogen Community Lab Summer Programs:
We are excited to share that applications are now open for our *TWO* 2023 Summer programs. This is the first summer where we will have both a local, in-person program in our RTP, NC lab and our global virtual program in collaboration with MIT. Applications for both programs are currently open and will close on March 21st. Visit our website for program details and applications for both programs. If you or your friends know any students who might be interested, please encourage them to apply!
April Kudos Kart:
Please consider donating to our April Kudos Kart. This was a huge hit with our staff last year!! You can find the Sign Up Genius here. Feel free to reach out to Kristin Martin with any questions. Thank you in advance!
Bobcat Cheer Camp:
Will be held at ERA K-8 campus gym and open to rising 6th through 12th grade students.
Learn the fundamentals of cheerleading, chants, jumps, a choreographed dance and what will be expected for team tryouts.
Click here for more information.
World Down Syndrome Day:
Join us on Tuesday, March 21st as we bring awareness to Down Syndrome. On this day, two different socks are worn to celebrate human uniqueness. Please join us as we spread awareness by wearing fun socks that day.
Invitation to the Secret Garden
Six students from the high school are involved in a community theater show coming up later this month. Free tickets are available to reserve seats at http://bit.ly/DSSecretGarden. The cast and orchestra members are volunteers of all ages that will entertain and inspire you to celebrate springtime in a musical version of the children’s classic, The Secret Garden.
Click here for the latest edition of the Bobcat Weekly!
2:00pm Men’s Golf – release at 2:30pm
5:00pm Men’s Baseball @ Voyager (double header)
6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Bartlett Yancey
5:00 Men’s Volleyball v. Home School
4:00 Track and Field @ Seaforth- release at 2:30pm
6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Cummings
6:00 Men’s Baseball v. Southern Durham
5:00 Men’s Volleyball @ Hillside- release at 3:15pm
4:30pm Men’s Tennis @ CR- release at 3:15pm
6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Enloe
4:30pm Men’s Tennis @ Graham
4:00 Track and Field @ Cary Academy
What you might have missed:
3rd Quarter Honor Roll Celebration:
We will celebrate our 3rd quarter honor roll students with a trail mix bar on March 22 at lunch. You can sign up to donate items or volunteer using this signupgenius.
Proud parents and alumni!
Help us decorate our halls and celebrate the accomplishments of ERA students by purchasing college pennants!” and I attached the sign up link below. It would also be great if you could post the link on Instagram and Facebook. Thanks again!
Click here to sign up.
Registration links for STEM Camps 2023 are open!
STEM Camp provides the opportunity for students to do hands-on activities with faculty and staff in the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and the School of Engineering.
Please visit STEM Camp | Events | Campbell University or click on the appropriate link below to register. We would love for your student(s) to join us.
Registration for STEM Camp includes a $150.00 non-refundable fee per student. Fifty seats are available per camp and are a first come, first served basis. Please register your student for the correct grade level.
High School Camp Registration Deadline: July 5, 2023
High School Camp (rising 9th – 12th graders) will be held Tuesday – Thursday, July 18 – 20, 2023
Efland Ruritan Club Scholarship
Seniors have the opportunity for two scholarships that are guaranteed money for ERA. One scholarship is for students who are trying to enter four year college/community college and one is for technical school. Please see the information linked here and here and drop off your application by April 4th.
In an effort to highlight our amazing staff and students we are initiating the Bobcat Spotlight.
Each month has a different character trait (March is Perseverance). When you see someone exhibiting this behavior then you nominate them using this link. You can also snap a picture if you like!
Both students and teachers can be nominated! Check out the bulletin board in the commons to see printed pictures and blurbs about how our nominated students and staff displayed the character trait!
Board of Directors Meetings
The next Board of Directors meetings will be held on March 22nd at 5:30 pm.
March Zoom Link
Upcoming Important Dates:
Click here for the 22-23 ERA School Calendar
Monday, March 13 – End of Quarter 3
Friday, March 17 – Teacher Work Day
Monday, March 20 – 3rd quarter report cards – CATS
Tuesday, March 21 – ACT Makeup
Tuesday, April 4 – CATS
April 7 – 14 – Spring Break, No School
April 17 – 28 – Driver’s Ed after school
Monday, April 24 – 4th quarter progress reports available on PowerSchool
April 24 – April 28 – Spring Spirit Week
Tuesday, April 25 – Band Concert 6pm
Friday April 28 – Prom
May 1 – 5 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 1 – May 11 – AP Exams
Monday 5/1 – 8:00 US Gov, 12:00 Chem
Tuesday 5/2 – 8:00 APES, 12:00 Psych
Wednesday 5/3 – 8:00 Literature, 12:00 Comp Sci A
Thursday 5/4 – 8:00 Human Geography, 12:00 Seminar & Stat
Friday 5/5 – 8:00 US History
Monday 5/8 – 8:00 Calc, 12:00 Comp Sci Principles
Tuesday 5/9 – 8:00 Language
Thursday 5/11 – 8:00 World, 12:00 Physics
Monday, May 1 – Teacher Work Day
Thursday, May 11 – Performing Arts Show, 6pm
Tuesday, May 16 – CATS & Art Show, 6pm
Wednesday, May 17 -Teacher Made Exams 1st & 3rd
Thursday, May 18 – Teacher Made Exams 2nd & 4th
Friday, May 19 – Math 3 EOC
Monday, May 22 – English 2 EOC
Tuesday, May 23 – Biology EOC
Wednesday, May 24 – Math 1 EOC, 2pm Graduation Rehearsal
Thursday, May 25 – EOC Make Ups, 4pm Graduation
Friday, May 26 – Early Release Day, End of 4th Quarter
Wednesday, May 31 – Report Cards
What you might have missed:
Athletics Contact List
Bobcat Spotlight Nomination
Calendar of Events
Covid Positive or Exposure Link
Electronic Use Agreement
Food Pantry Donations
Intent to Return
OTC Medication Administration Form
Submissions for Eno Aura
Teacher Appreciation Donations
Yearbook Ordering, Upload Photos, Senior Ads, Business Ads