EBMS Announcements


Rising 6th Grade Student/Parent Orientation

posted May 18, 2017, 8:55 AM by Michele Seagle   [ updated May 18, 2017, 9:00 AM ]

Tuesday, May 23 we will have an informational meeting for our rising 6th grade students and parents.  The meeting will be held in our theater and will begin at 6:00 PM.  Please plan to attend if you have a rising 6th grade student that will attend East Burke Middle School next school year.

End of Grade Test - Help Needed!

posted May 18, 2017, 8:46 AM by Michele Seagle

We are dire need of proctors for our end of grade test. We really need volunteers for the following dates: May 30, May 31, June 1, June 2, and June 5. Volunteers are only needed for 3-4 hours each day beginning at 8:15 am. If you are available, even if it is just for one of these days, please contact our school office ASAP at 828-397-7446.

Attention 8th Grade Parents!

posted May 8, 2017, 6:33 AM by Michele Seagle

The 8th grade formal is set for June 3rd from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. We are in need of parents to donate refreshments for that evening. If you are willing to help please contact Michele Seagle at the school office at 828-397-7446.

Games cancelled

posted Apr 3, 2017, 10:33 AM by Michele Seagle

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.

Attention 8th Grade Band Students and Parents:

posted Mar 15, 2017, 12:31 PM by Michele Seagle

The permission slip to go to MPA in Lenoir is due Monday March 20th.  The field trip is on March 22nd

PTA Shirt Order

posted Mar 6, 2017, 9:13 AM by Michele Seagle

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.

Pre-Contest Band Concert

posted Feb 27, 2017, 12:39 PM by Michele Seagle

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.

BoxTop Collection February 21st

posted Jan 12, 2017, 7:38 AM by Lori Eggers

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.

Book Fair February 24 - March 3

posted Jan 12, 2017, 6:35 AM by Lori Eggers   [ updated Jan 12, 2017, 7:53 AM ]

February 24 - March 2   8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
March 3   8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

DELAY, CLOSING, OR EARLY DISMISSAL OF SCHOOLS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

posted Jan 6, 2017, 6:26 AM by Michele Seagle

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.

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