HS Bobcat Weekly Blast 3/20

Good afternoon Bobcats!

I hope everyone enjoyed a nice long weekend! Reminder report cards go home today. Please see the updates below and let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

Ms. Sealy

IG:  @PrincipalSealy


Graduation Information

Parents and Families of SENIORS – please complete this form to help us gather ticket information.

Prom Information

Date: Friday, April 28 from 6:00-10:00

Venue: Starlight Meadow (7165 Shoe Rd. Burlington)

Theme: Red Carpet

Ticket Prices: $50 for ERA seniors; $75 for juniors and all guests

Ticket Sales: March 27-April 27 in Mrs. Jones’s room (Checks or cash only)

Non ERA Guest Approval Forms due to Mrs. Sealy by Friday, April 21

Bobcat Weekly:

Click here for the latest edition of the Bobcat Weekly!


Monday, 3/20

  • 2:00pm Men’s Golf – release at 12:00pm

  • 3:00pm Men’s Tennis – release at 2:00pm

Tuesday, 3/21

  • 6:00pm Men’s Baseball v.  Cummings

  • 6:00pm Women’s Soccer @ Bartlett Yancey

Wednesday, 3/22

  • 5:00 Men’s Volleyball v. Empower

  • 3:00 Men’s Golf  – release at 1:00pm

  • 4:00 Track and Field @ East Chapel Hill  – release at 3:00pm

Thursday, 3/23

  • 6:00pm Women’s Soccer v. Henderson Collegiate

  • 5:00 Men’s Volleyball v. Riverside

  • 4:00pm Men’s Tennis @ The Burlington School – release at 2:30pm

Friday, 3/24

  • 6:00pm Men’s Baseball v.  Cummings

What you might have missed:

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.

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!

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 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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