HS Weekly Update 3/28/22

High School Students and Families,

I hope you all had a great weekend! Thank you to all of the volunteers for coming out to our beautification day. And a special shoutout to Sarah Yagnow and Elizabeth Millan for organizing!

Please note that tomorrow night’s Board of Directors meeting will be virtual-only. The link to join is below.

Here are this week’s updates and reminders:

Teacher Workday: Just a friendly reminder that we have a teacher workday on Thursday, March 31st. This will be a professional development day for our K-12 staff.

Board Seats: The Eno River Academy Board of Directors is made up of seven volunteers: six parent members and one community member. Parent members serve on 3-year terms and are voted in by ERA families. The community member is appointed by the board and serves a 1-year term. There are two board openings with term dates starting July 2022.

Click on the links above for the application packets and instructions for both positions. The application period is open from Monday, April 4, 2022, through Monday, April 25, 2025.

Upcoming Meetings: All meetings will be held via Zoom and will begin at 5:00 pm except the Board of Directors meeting which will begin at 5:30 pm.

  • Board of Directors: March 29th (5:30 pm) Zoom Link This meeting will be a hybrid of both in-person and online. In-person will take place in the Anspach Commons at the high school.

  • D&I: April 25, May 23 Zoom Link

Recycling on Campus:  Our Earth Challenge Club has set up recycling for ERA HS. You CAN recycle: aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass bottles, paper and cardboard. Please DO NOT recycle: any plastic bags, styrofoam, food remnants or paper towels! Please be mindful of what you put in the recycling bins.

Good Morning, Bobcats: Click here for the latest episode of Good Morning Bobcats, our morning show.

HS Performance:  Our Performing Arts Club will present Catch the Waves, a family-friendly sci-fi comedy on April 29 and 30.  Admission is free, but donations are welcome.  Concessions and souvenirs will be available (cash only).  Please come support our students who have been working hard on this production.

March Madness Food Drive: The Habitat for Humanity Club is hosting a food drive alongside March Madness. Donations will be accepted from March 22nd to April 8th. There will be a donation box in the commons and on each hallway. All food will be donated to the OCIM Food Pantry. Each item is 1 point towards your team of choice and your CATS group. The CATS group + teacher with the most points (regardless of team standing) will receive a voucher that can be exchanged for 1 treat at the next Habitat for Humanity bake sale.

April Kudos Kart: Please consider donating to our April Kudos Kart.  You can find the Sign Up Genius here.  Feel free to reach out to Kristin Martin with any questions.  Thank you in advance!

Snow Cone Fridays:  Come enjoy a snow cone and support the Kids Helping Kids club. Snow Cones will be available every Friday from March 18th to May 13th for $1. All proceeds will go to Preston’s League.

Prom 2022 Tickets:  Prom tickets are officially on sale starting this week.  Students may purchase before/after school or during lunch from Mrs. Jones.  The last day to purchase is Friday, April 7.

The National Art Honor Society: ERA Art Day will be on April 30th from 1 to 3pm.  K-8 students and families are invited to attend this event where art from around the world will be celebrated.  Art stations include clay, photography, button making, fabric cards, and more. Please join us in celebrating creativity and expression.

Boys’ Summer Basketball Camp:  Students in grades K-8 can sign up for the boy’s basketball camp, which will be held June 20-24 from 1:00-5:00. Click here for more information. Parents can contact Coach Teets at mteets@enoriveracademy.org for more information or for a camp application.

Covid Dashboard: 0 total (K-12) reported 3/21-3/28. K-8: 0 and HS: 0

Previous cases: K-8: 60 cases and HS: 48 cases

Thank you for your continued support throughout this school year.  We appreciate it!

Have a great rest of your week!

Partners in Education,