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  Welcome to Eastern Middle School

Ralph Mayo, Principal
Jim Shukie and Lora Parisi, Assistant Principals 
 

Attention: 8th Grade Students and 8th Grade Parents
Please take the time to read the flyer below regarding the AVID program at Greenwich High School.  If there are any questions, please contact Taylor Risley at taylor_risley@greenwich.k12.ct.us
AVID Flyer 

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The 8th Grade Production of

DAMN YANKEE TICKETS ARE ON SALE!


Interested in seeing the 8th grade production of Damn Yankees? Performances are scheduled for:
Thursday, January 29th at 4:00 PM
Friday, January 30th at 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 31st at 7:30 PM 

Tickets are on sale in the main lobby before school. Tickets are $5 each for the Thursday performance and $15 each for theFriday/Saturday evening performances. Any questions please see Mrs. Hoffman in room 211.

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Spring Competitive Sports: 2015
(Boys Baseball, Girls Softball and Co-Ed Track)
Tryouts will start April 6th
 
If you want to try out you need to fill out a brand new permission form  (double-sided) turned into Mrs. Gittens in the MAIN OFFICE by March 13th.  Permission forms are available in the Main office or you may download the permission form here

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8th Grade DC Trip: Medical Forms Due

All parents of 8th graders who are going to Washington DC should read the letter from Nurse Angie Lucas, and download the medication form if necessary.  Any student who will carry over-the-counter or prescription medication, or who should have teachers carrying prescription medication for them on the trip MUST have the form filled out for each medication.  All forms and medication to be carried by the teachers on the trip must be reviewed by Mrs. Lucas on or before April 21st. Please make every effort to do this before the April break in order to allow Mrs. Lucas the time to get the paperwork and medication checks processed effectively.

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Information to 8th Grade Parents Regarding the
Transition from 8th to 9th Grade

High School Options for 8th Grade Students

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Please see below for the
Standardized Assessment calendar for
the 2014-2015 School Year:

 8th Grade Science CMTs:
March 12th 

8th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessment:
Tuesday, March 17th – Friday, March 20th – Math
Monday, March 23rd – Friday, March 27th – Language Arts 

7th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessment:
Monday, March 30th – Thursday, April 2nd – Math
Monday, April 6th – Friday, April 10th – Language Arts 

6th Grade Smarter Balanced Assessment:
Tuesday, April 21st – Friday, April 24th – Math
Tuesday, April 28th – Friday, May 1st – Language Arts

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Pajama Day Clothing Drive Success!
 
Students brought in new or gently used clothing for donation to Mothers for Others and got to wear their pajamas to school!  Check out the flyer for details! 

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First Marking Period Report Cards

As of November 5th, your child's first marking period report card is available to access online through the Aspen Family Portal. The link below contains directions on how to access your child's first marking period grades in Aspen:  how to access report cards.
 If you have any questions regarding your child's first marking period grades, please contact your child's teacher.  For your convenience, the Aspen link is located below:
https://ct-greenwich.myfollett.com/aspen/logon.do  If you have difficulty logging onto Aspen please email, parent_portal@greenwich.k12.ct.us.
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10/21/14: Parent Workshop - DLE Part 1 - Infrastructure
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Caught in the Act! 

Our staff participated in our second annual Ugly Sweater Day! Click the picture to go to see the slideshows on the Caught in the Act page!
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Chromebook Rollout Day: October 9!
 
The entire 6th grade received chromebooks, and spent the day learning to use them!
Click the picture for a slideshow of the day, 
and here for the movie!

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Chromebooks: FAQ

Have Questions About the Chromebooks?
 
Submit Them Here!
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2015 YEARBOOK IS NOW ON SALE! 

Yearbooks for the 2014-2015 school year are now on sale for $25! Order your yearbook by October 17th and receive up to 4 free personalization icons on the cover of your yearbook with the purchase of a personalization package. Yearbooks are currently on sale online.  

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Late Buses 

Every Day After School except Wednesdays 
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Aspen Family Portal

Find your student's grades, schedule and information online using the Aspen Family Portal Quicklink on the left side of this page.  Questions?  Check the Aspen Family Portal Reference first.  The Helpdesk email is family_portal@greenwich.k12.ct.us for issues with which you need more assistance.
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D.C. Slideshows Are Up!

8th Grade Trip to Washington, DC 2015: 4/28 - 5/1
Registration information was sent home on Tuesday, 5/20.    
Questions?  See  Mr. Roth's letter  for more information and links.
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Are you confused on how to access your student portal, your school email,
library catalog, or online encyclopedias?  Use the link above to help you!
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Student Email Account Information and Directions
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Online Science Textbooks

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2014-15 School Supplies List for All Grades

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