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EMS Weekly Family Update               @EMSGenerals            #ServingupConfidence                May 8, 2022

                                      

 IMPORTANT DATES

  • Monday, May 16th 6:30 – 8:00pm- CHOIR SPRING CONCERT (GYM)
  • Tuesday, May 17th 6:00 – 7:30pm- BAND SPRING CONCERT (GYM)
  • Wednesday, May 18th 6:00 – 7:00pm NJHS Induction Ceremony
  • Thursday, May 19th 6:30 – 8:00pm- ORCHESTRA CONCERT (CAF)
  • Monday, May 30th Memorial Day, No school
  • Tuesday, May 31 @ 11:30. Last Day of School for EMS Students. Breakfast will be served, but not lunch.
   

                                             The Weekly Message (5.8.22) from our principal   LINK TO VIDEO

 

Athletics

Current 8th graders interested in high school athletics should contact the head coach of the desired program to find out about summer clinics as well as tryout requirements and expectations. Contact info can be located on the individual high school websites. Reminder, a physical examination using the NMAA physical form dated on or after April 1, 2022 is required for student participation, including tryouts. It is recommended that students get physicals completed over the summer. NMAA packet link is located on the EMS athletics webpage.

 

A Note from the Health Office

  • Medication Pick-up:  Stop by the Health Office anytime between 8:15 and 3:00 during the month of May to pick up your child's medication.  Please note that only emergency meds can be sent home with students, i.e., EpiPens, inhalers, etc.  All as-needed prescription and over-the-counter meds must either be picked up by a parent or guardian, or they will be destroyed on the last day of school.  Please email Paula Kelley, Health Assistant, at Paula.Kelley@aps.edu to let her know how you'd like us to proceed with any meds or supplies brought into the Health Office.
  • Shot Clinic:  All incoming 7th graders have two additional immunization requirements:  Tdap and Meningococcal.  The Midtown Public Health Office will be hosting a shot clinic on Saturday, May 7th.  Please see the flyer below for more information.

8th Grade Washington DC Trip

If you are going to Washington DC with our school in a few weeks, we will have a mandatory meeting on Friday, May 13 at 5 pm. You will learn about room assignments, packing information, and travel information. Let Ms. Wente or Ms. Schwab know if you can not make it.

 

Extended Learning Time Program (ELTP) update

Eisenhower Middle School will remain on the Traditional Calendar. For the 22-23 school year, our students' first day of school will be on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022.

APS Story: More Schools Choose Extended Learning

APS Story: 2022-2023 School Calendars  Eisenhower is on a Traditional Calendar

 

Calendar Reminder

The Last Day of School for EMS students is May 31 @ 11:30 am. Breakfast will be served, but not lunch.

 

End of the Year Important Dates

  • On May 23, Eisenhower will host a 6th Grade Play Day during 5th, 6th, and 7th periods

  • On May 26, Eisenhower will host 7th Grade Field Day on campus during 5th, 6th, and 7th periods.

  • 8th-Graders have three exciting end-of-year activities coming their way in May:

1. Luau Dance on May 20 from 6pm - 8pm in the gym

2. Main Event on May 23 from 9:15am - 2:45pm

3. Promotion Celebration on May 24 from 8:30am - 11am in the gym

 

Families Connected ParentVue Video Series

ParentVue playlists: Chinese   Swahili   English   Spanish   Arabic   Dari   Vietnamese

 

A Note from the Counseling Center

Summer School Registration for soon-to-be 9th graders will take place at Eisenhower April 4th-May 31st. This year, incoming Freshmen can only take Physical Education (PE) during summer school. Summer School sites will include Del Norte HS, Manzano HS, Rio Grande HS, Valley HS, and e-Cademy. Full price tuition is $250 per semester (Freshmen must complete two semesters of PE to meet the 1.0 credit graduation requirement.), but students who have Free or Reduced Lunch applications on file with APS may be eligible for reduced tuition fees. All summer school fees must be paid through ParentVue. Please have interested students connect with their School Counselor to register.

Volunteer with APS

While encouraging family and community participation, we must consider the safety of every child in the district. State law requires a background check from volunteers before participating in any volunteer activity at any APS school.

  • APS background checks are valid for two years.
  • After completing and submitting the Volunteer Clearance Request, the background check may take 7 to 10 business days to process.
    Clearance decisions may take longer if any instances appear in the background check.
  • You must complete the Payment section in the Volunteer Clearance Request before you can submit your application and begin the background clearance process.

Contact sfcs.clearance@aps.edu or call (505) 830-6240 for more information

 

End of the Day Student Safety

A friendly reminder that afternoon duty teachers will make sure to remind students to exit fences safely by 3:15 pm. We want to ensure students are on their way home as we do not have duty staff on the campus after 3:15 pm. Students are welcome to wait in the pick-up locations or use the school phone to call a family member to pick them up. Students attending an afterschool event or club are welcome to report directly to that location. Please know that safety is our main concern.

 

PTA INFORMATION/UPDATES

We need volunteers for the staff appreciation luncheon on Cinco de Mayo! Sign up HERE

Looking for Parent Volunteers for 8th grade End of the Year events!

8th-grade Activity Fee LINK

 

Did you know that the PTA has a one-stop online shop for everything from EMS Spirit Gear to PTA Memberships? You can make your annual Direct Donation here too. Check it out today! 

YEARBOOK SALES OPEN NOW - ADAM KUHN

Pre-Order Your Yearbook Now

Cost - $40      School Code: 6064

 

Community News:

If you are a current 7th or 8th-grade girl, you can play EHS Women's soccer in the Fall of 2022. Activities start June 20. For more information, fill out the Google Form

Shot Clinic
La Cueva Boys Basketball Skills Camp