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6800 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
Courier #: 377
P: 980-343-6430  |  F: 980-343-6437 
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Principal's Weekly Update

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Mr. Parker, Principal

​​Weekly Message from East Meck Principal, Mr. Rick Parker

Archived Weekly Updates        

Weelly Update - October 12, 2018

Good afternoon, this is Rick Parker, Principal of East Mecklenburg High School calling with our Friday Weekly Update.

Due to Hurricane Michael pushing through the Charlotte area and causing unexpected CMS school closings, I received confirmation late last night about our new dates for our football game, barbecue, and homecoming. Here is the revised schedule for our upcoming events.

Our Culinary Barbecue event has been moved to Monday, October 15th. 11a.m. - 1 p.m. takeout only and 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. dine-in.

Our Homecoming event has been moved to Friday, October 26th when we play Hickory Ridge. This gives our students time to vote for Homecoming. We will still plan to have a Pep Rally.

Our Football game against Rocky River that was scheduled for October 12th is now scheduled on Friday, November 9th. This will be our last home game and it will be our Senior Night.

College Application Week is October 15th-19th! This week was developed to encourage and support students in applying for college, financial aid and completing Residency Determination Services (RDS). During this week, Student Services and Communities In Schools will provide information and activities to support with these important steps towards pursing higher education.
Students will be able to sign up to complete applications in the media center during the following times:
·         Monday, October 15th B DAY 2nd Period
·         Tuesday, October 16th A DAY 1st Period
·         Wednesday, October 17th B DAY 3rd Period
·         Thursday, October 18th A DAY 4th Period
·         Friday, October 19th B DAY 1st Period

To hype up the excitement, please have your student join in College Application Week THEME DAYS
MONDAY (10/15/18): COLLEGE SPORTS TEAM DAY! (Rep Your #1 College Sports Team!)
TUESDAY (10/16/18): COLLEGE TWIN/TRIPLET DAY (Find A Partner or Two & Get Creative To Rep Your Favorite College)
WEDNESDAY (10/17/18): HOUSE DIVIDED DAY! (Are You Team Duke or Are You Team Carolina?)
THURSDAY (10/18/18): CAREER/PROFESSIONAL DAY (Dress for the job you want: Wear professional attire or dress for career you want)
FRIDAY (10/19/18): COLLEGE SPIRIT DAY! (Go All Out For Your Favorite College!)
Is your student confused about their Career Path? Have them take the ASVAB Career Exploration Exam that will help them highlight their strengths on November 7th. See Ms. McGraw or Sgt. Waller if interested.
*Mayor's Youth Employment Program is here again providing youth career and professional development experiences during the summer. Many of these jobs pay a minimum of $9 per hour. To apply please see Ms. McGraw, your Career Development Coordinator, in the Career Center.
*Are you interested in your Junior or Senior receiving free college classes at CPCC next semester?  Please contact Ms. McGraw in the Career Center for more information on Career and College Promise!!!

The SW4A Tennis Tournament has been moved to Monday @ East Meck 3p.m. start.  Same format as last week.

Friday regular season games should be completed Monday.  Varsity only will play at 4p.m. in order for coaches to attend the SW4A meeting at 7pm Butler HS.

SW4A Volleyball tournament will be played Tuesday, 10/16 –Thursday, 10/18.  Same format and locations.

Enjoy your beautiful cool week-end!

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