HS Bobcat Weekly Blast 3/13

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.

Ms. Sealy

IG:  @PrincipalSealy


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.

Bobcat Weekly:

Click here for the latest edition of the Bobcat Weekly!


Monday, 3/13

  • 2:00pm Men’s Golf – release at 2:30pm

Tuesday, 3/14

  • 5:00pm Men’s Baseball @ Voyager (double header)

  • 6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Bartlett Yancey

Wednesday, 3/15

  • 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

Thursday, 3/16

  • 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

Friday, 3/17

  • 6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Enloe

  • 4:30pm Men’s Tennis @ Graham

Saturday, 3/18

  • 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.

Registration Deadlines:

High School Camp Registration Deadline: July 5, 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.

Bobcat Spotlight

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 FAQs

Athletics Contact List

Bobcat Weekly

Bobcat Spotlight Nomination

Calendar of Events

Covid Guidance

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

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