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School Matters - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Piedmont Triad Education Consortium (PTEC) - Announces the Appointment of Dr. Lillie Cox, Executive Director - August 1, 2016

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School Matters - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

NC Superintendents United Priorities and Their Guide to Strengthening Public Schools, Regu…

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Ellis Middle School Community Council
Ellis Middle School Community Council has set up an account with Amazon Smile.  Sign into Amazon Smile and select William Ellis Middle School as your charity of choice and a percentage of your purchases will automatically go to the school.  Click here for more information and instructions.  Thank you for all you do to support our school and our students!   

Attention Parents and Guardians: This is a reminder that students get "Reward Time" outside during Jag Jam.  If your son or daughter needs to be picked up early  it will be better to pick your child up before 2:30 as it usually takes some time to call students from the outside fields. Thanks for your help with this issue!

Support WEMS participate in the Together in Education Program. 
Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card use WEMS school code 6943 and earn money for WEMS. 

Mission: William Ellis Middle School promotes a learning environment that cultivates life long learners who see new challenges as learning opportunities and who commit their unique personal skills to positively impact their communities.

Vision: William Ellis Middel School will make education a shared experience between parents, community, teachers and students.

Motto: Willing - Eager - Motivated - Successful

Purpose of Fundraisers: At William Ellis Middle School we are continually looking at ways to serve all students.  Many of our projects have a positive and lasting impact on our school, and have been realized thanks to the generous donations and hard work of our dedicated parents and community. 

This Year is no different than others.  Your continued support will strengthen our community and afford our children opportunities to be challenged in new and exciting ways.  Your donations have currently purchased; academic supplies for every subject, twenty I pads, twenty chrome books, recreation supplies for field day,  athletic supplies for all sports, WS Dash game for academic award students, and teacher recognition.

Fundraisers Months: 
S
eptember -  EMSCC Fundraiser Campaign
October -  BETA (Haunted Trail at Dance and Fellowship of Christian Students)
November - Band (Mrs. Pumpkin Chicken Pie Sale and World's Finest Chocolate's)
December - BETA Toys for Tots 
January - Canned Food Drive - Restock the Shelves (Junior Civitans)  
February -  Fellowship of Christian Students and Big Brothers Big Sisters
March - Autism Awareness (Hoops for Heart)
April - EMSCC TA Fundraiser
May - Victory Junction Gang Camp (Dodgeball Tournament)
June - Locks of Love with yearbook signing (possible concessions open)

Electronic Days:  6th Graders - Funds are used to purchase educational supplies, novels, recreation materials and team rally prizes.  7th Graders - Funds are used to have an end of the year free reward activity for all seventh graders, extra snacks for the DC trip and team rally prices.

Other Fundraisers: 7th Grader - Washington DC Trip, T-Shirt Sale, Fall Belk Charity Day Sale, Womanless Beauty Pageant and Christmas Tree Sale.

PE:  Donations are given to support Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hoops for Heart, Cancer Run, Toys for Tots and Storehouse for Jesus.

- Coming together is a beginning, Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success. - Henry Ford

Thank you for all you do to support Ellis!

William Ellis Middle School
(336) 998-2007
Alicia Holman, Principal    holmana@davie.k12.nc.us
Jon Williams, Asst. Principal    williamsj@davie.k12.nc.us
Kim Price, EMSCC Co-President    kiprice@vt.edu
Rindy Comer, EMSCC Co-President    rindy@yadtel.net

HELP Needed for school year 2016-2017 - Interested in sharing your helping hands with the Ellis Middle School Committee Council (EMSCC)?
If you are interested in the following service positions: VICE-PRESIDENT, CONSCESSION STAND CHAIR, CONSCESSION STAND COMMITTEE, FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE, FUNDRAISING CHAIR, JAGUAR CLUB COMMITTEE, JAGUAR CLUB CHAIR, STAFF APPRECIATION COMMITTEE,  ACADEMIC AWARDS COMMITTEE, BANNER COMMITTEE, & VETERANS’ DINNER COMMITTEE. 

If you are interested please call 336-998-2007 or email Rindy Comer rindy@yadtel.net  Thank you!

Open Gym: There will be two open gym dates for potential athletes to attend prior to try-outs. These open gyms are an opportunity to meet the coaches, meet other potential players, and prepare for try-outs. All athletes interested in trying out are welcome to attend.

Open Gym will be held in the gym at Ellis on the following dates:
Tuesday, August 16th 9am-11am
Thursday August 18th 9am-11am 

Try-outs: Try-outs will be held over a two-day period the week before students return to school. If an athlete is unable to attend try-outs, for whatever reason, communication must be made in advance to discuss personal circumstances for other arrangements to be made. All athletes interested in trying out should attend both try-out days unless other arrangements have been made as stated previously. 

MUST have current physical to try out! Physical forms are available at WEMS office.

Try outs will be held in the gym at Ellis on the following dates:
Monday, August 22nd 4pm- 6pm
Tuesday, August 23rd 4pm-6pm 

Please feel free to contact Coach Wallace (wallaces@davie.k12.nc.us) or Coach Little (littleb@davie.k12.nc.us) with any additional questions or concerns. 

Ellis Open House for School Year 2016-2017

6th Grade - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
7th and 8th Grade - Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Student(s) transferring to Ellis for assistance please contact the school office Monday - Thursday at (336) 998-2007.
Thank you!

Girls Soccer Tryouts - Will be held after school in Ms. Reynolds room on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 and Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Boys Soccer Tryouts - Will be held after school in Ms. Reynolds room on Thursday, September 8, 2016 and Friday, September 9, 2016.

Must have current physical to tryout!  Physical Forms are available at WEMS office.