Thursday, April 13 is a half day for students as we start our Easter holiday and spring break. Students return to school on Monday, April 24. Have a safe and wonderful week.
Please see the information below about our Battle of the PTAs. Your students will be bringing home information and vouchers to be used for this event. Please let the office know if you need more information.
The baseball and softball games have been cancelled for today. They have been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 5. There will also be no baseball or track practice this afternoon. Softball will practice today.
The permission slip to go to MPA in Lenoir is due The field trip is on
Our PTA is now taking orders for EBMS shirts. Students should have brought home an order form. If you need another form please let the office know. These orders and the money are due no later than March 17.
The pre-contest band concert that was scheduled for this Friday, March 3, has been cancelled. More information will be coming about a future pre-contest practice.
Please attach the .10 cent boxtops to the collection sheet. Place all bonus boxtops in a ziplock bag. The student that turns in the most boxtops will receive a gift certificate to the book fair.
February 24 - March 2 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
March 3 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
In the case of inclement or severe weather, local radio stations are notified:
WMNC (1430 AM/92.1 FM), WKVS (103.3 FM), WCIS (760 AM), WHKY (1290 AM), WNNC/WAIZ (1230 AM/630 AM), and Foothills Weather Network (formerly Burke Weather)
Parents and students are requested to listen to one of these radio stations as the source of information concerning delay, closing, or early dismissal of Burke County Public Schools. Secondary sources of information are the following TV stations: WBTV, WYFF, WSPA, WSOC, WLOS, WCCB (Fox News), and WCNC or call the school system’s weather hotline number 433-8047, press 1 for English and 2 for Spanish. The closing information will also be listed on our website – www.burke.k12.nc.us.
School personnel who remain in continuous contact with the local law enforcement and the Highway Patrol always monitor weather conditions. The decision to close or delay school will be made by school officials between 5:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. The local media will be notified of any school cancellation, early dismissal or delay and given information of alternate schedules or other pertinent information. If these media sources are not announcing information concerning Burke County Public Schools, schools will operate on a normal schedule.
Below is a link to the slide show of the information that was presented at the meeting for rising 6th grade students on Thursday, May 12. Click on the picture below to view the slide show. There also is a printable version of this in the EBMS Documents section of this page. We also have included a 6th Grade Jump-Start Registration form in the EBMS Documents section and a 6th grade supply list is also in the Supply Lists section.