Weekly Message from East Meck Principal, Mr. Rick Parker
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Weekly Update June 2, 2017
Good evening, this is Rick Parker, principal of East Mecklenburg High School, calling with our Friday Weekly Update. We finished up the last week of regular classes this week. Students were busy tying up loose ends with test, assignments, make-up work, and projects. E.A.S.T. Seminars concluded this week with Interview /Dress tips, Auto Care 101, Carolina Swing Dancing and Zumba. Our Block Exams begin on Monday, June 5 – June 8th with June 9th being a make-up day. Monday, June 5 – Period 1 Exam, Tuesday, June 6 – Period 2 Exam, Wednesday, June 7 – Period 3 Exam, and Thursday, June 8 – Period 4 Exam. We will begin all exams at 7:25 a.m. and dismissal is at 12:30 p.m. Students will have an opportunity to receive a bag lunch before dismissal to the buses. There are no early dismissals during exam time. Pajamas and blankets are not allowed to be worn or brought to school during exam times.
Congratulations to Luke Little, Junior Baseball Player, who was named the SW4A Conference Player of the Year! I am so Proud of Luke and his accomplishment! He had a batting average of .407 and in 57 innings he struck out 76 batters.
Kudos to our Staff Member Spotlight of the Week is Rochelle McCormick, Social Worker. Please visit our East Meck website to learn more about this awesome staff member.
IB is looking to update the parent contact database, please respond to the survey link attached: https://goo.gl/forms/4KSRNYRP89VkmGbm2
Heart of a Champion Day Event is June 3rd for FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS TO STUDENT ATHLETES. The buses for Heart of a Champion physicals will leave East Meck at 1:30 pm and return between 3:30 and 4:00. You must have preregistered to participate.
Seniors, Graduation Rehearsal is June 6th, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. @ Bojangles Arena. Please plan to arrive at 6:45 p.m. Students do not have to bring their cap and gowns to rehearsal. It is mandatory to attend in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. Graduation is June 10th, 4 p.m. @ Bojangles Arena. All fines must be paid in order to participate in Graduation and receive a diploma.
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