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6800 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC 28212
Courier #: 377
P: 980-343-6430  |  F: 980-343-6437 
LC: Central Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 9-12
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Upcoming Events:

2017 Spring End-of-Year Exam Schedule:

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1st Semester EXAM Schedule

All exams begin at 7:15 and school will dismiss at 12:15​

January 18th—Period 1 exams

January 19th—Period 2 exams

January 20th—Period 3 exams

January 23rd—Period 4 exams

January 24th—Make up exams


Proctors Needed:

East Meck is in need of volunteer proctors January 18th-23​th from 7:00-9:45AM.  To serve as a proctor, you need to be 18+ years old and register as a CMS volunteer. 
If you are interested, please email juliab.mercabi@cms.k12.nc.us

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Parent volunteers are welcome these days.  We need hallway monitors and volunteer proctors.  Email juliab.mercabi@cms.k12.nc.us if you are interested.


If you have any questions, please contact Julia Mercabi, Testing Coordinator at juliab.mercabi@cms.k12.nc.us.

Thank you for your support!​

Preparing for the SAT? New Official SAT Practice through KHAN Academy website: 

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​Understanding the PSAT Scores for Parents and Students:


Good Information for Parents and Students:

Sophomores and Juniors received a copy of their score reports in homeroom on Wednesday.  Please look over this important information with your child.  For more details, use the access code listed on the front cover of the score report.  Additionally, for a detailed, parent friendly explanation of the score report visit:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/scores/understanding-scores

JUNIORS!!!

The ACT is March 1st.  Bring #2 pencils and a calculator.  School will dismiss at 12:30.


East Meck has 2 options to help!

1. Free Strategies session class sponsored by Kaplan on January25th @10 AM in the Media Center

                                       OR

2.  Free Edgenuity ACTreview after school in 631 lab from 2:30-4:00 Feb 16-18 and 22-25

Students must sign up with Mrs. Mercabi in 630 or via email beginning January 21st

Space for both options is limited to the first 30 students.

ACT information sessions for parents or juniors:

February 11th at 7:30 AM in room 630

                      OR

February 11th at 12:30 PM in room 630

http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/


Special PSAT & ACT Note 

Parents of Freshmen and Juniors, please be on the lookout for score reports.  Freshmen received their practice PSAT and ACT scores and Juniors received their practice ACT scores Wednesday in homeroom. 

A quick note to parents of Sophomores and Juniors- the actual PSAT scores are scheduled to be delivered to East Meck on January 6th, and will be available online beginning January 7th.  


ACT Scores Available for Sophmores

Parents of Sophomores,

Your child received his/her ACT PLAN test scores on Wednesday, November 18th in homeroom.  Included in the packet are a detailed score report, the test booklet, and a guide for interpreting scores.  Please see the links below for additional information on the PLAN test and preparing for the ACT.  ​

http://www.act.org/plan/pdf/Plan-UsingYourResults.pdf (English version for interpreting scores)

http://www.act.org/plan/pdf/Plan-UsingYourResults-Spanish.pdf (Spanish version for interpreting scores)

http://www.act.org/plan/downloads.html (other resources for parents)


Free SAT Prep on Triumph

http://www.tcaprep.com/nsg/index.php/members/login/1628136437

User name—Student ID

Password—Birthday in this format YYYYMMDD

To access practice test—Select Study Guide for SAT.  Click Step 3 at the top tab and select test #6

 

ACT information

Need a fee waiver?  Bring a copy of your child nutrition letter to Guidance.  Go to www.actstudent.org  to create an account and register.

 

Free ACTPrep on Triumph— http://www.tcaprep.com/nsg/index.php/members/login/1628136437

User name—Student ID

Password—Birthday in this format YYYYMMDD

To access practice test—Select Study Guide for ACT.  Click Step 3 at the top tab and select test #6

Great article for parents that explains in detail ACT scoring and test information broken down for freshman, sophomores, juniors, and senior.  Visit  www.studypoint.com/ed/act-scoring  Look midway down the right side of the page

 

All juniors will have the opportunity to take a FREE practice ACT in October.  More details to follow soon!

 

PSAT information

For detailed information on the new test and FREE practice tests, visit these webpages:

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/test-design/redesign-specifications

http://blog.prepscholar.com/the-new-psat-redesigned-in-2015-complete-guide

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Proctors Needed:

East Meck will need proctors for Semester 1 Exams at the end of the year.  Proctors must be at least 18 years of age and registered as a CMS volunteer.  (To register as a volunteer, please visit https://www.cmsvolunteers.com/).

If you are interested in proctoring, please contact Julia Mercabi, School Testing Coordinator at juliab.mercabi@cms.k12.nc.us or 980-343-6430.

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