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  • That's A Wrap!

    Posted by Avari Dyer on 5/17/2018

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    The end of this school year is so close! There are lots of things coming up, so make sure you are paying attention to announcements and fliers around the school. Some of these things are the Beach Bash, library fines, yearbooks, finals, the Variety Show, and the 8th Grade Celebration.

     

    The Beach Bash is on Friday, May 18th, and the tickets are $5 sold at lunch. It will include lots fun things and will be very exciting.

     

    Library fines are getting increasingly bigger, and many are not paying them. Some fines are even close to $50! Yearbooks will be held if not paid, even for silly $.20 fines. So get that change out of your pocket and go pay your fines!

     

    The Variety Show will take place on Friday, May 25th at 1:30. This is different from years past when it was in the morning on the last day of school. This change has been made due to the half days and finals as the last days of school. The show is sure to be fun, with lots of different, entertaining acts. 

     

    Also, yearbooks are always exciting, and they are new each year! Students will get these on the last day of school and have the last hour and a half of the day to sign away with friends.

     

    Finally, finals are sadly going to happen on the last days of school, and there will be 2 days of block schedule and half days. Keep in mind that on half days lunch is not served, there will be food at break.

     

    While this school year is ending, and we are all looking forward to summer, be excited for many exciting things happening at EMS!

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  • Beach Bash at EMS May 18

    Posted by Reese Rutledge on 5/8/2018

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    Eagle Middle School’s student council is always trying to improve the school and help make everyone’s school year fun! Recently they have been planning a big party for the end of the school year. There will be live music, Ben&Jerrys, lots of fun games, and some other food options like concessions and food trucks. There will be exciting water games, bubble soccer will be taken to a new level, and there will be a killer DJ! The theme of the party is: "A hot and chill day at the beach!" And no, you can’t wear a swimsuit but you can wear cool shades.

     

    This awesome bash will be on Friday, May 18. It will be after school, starting at 3:30 and ending at 6:30. Everyone is invited! Even kids from other schools can come and celebrate with us. If you want to come, you have to pay for a ticket. Tickets will be sold for $5 the 2 weeks leading up to the event. Tickets will go on sale starting tomorrow at all 3 lunches. Make sure to buy your ticket and invite all your friends! This beach bash is going to be the highlight of the school year!

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  • EMS Variety Show On Its Way

    Posted by Christine Bonveno on 5/7/2018

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    The variety show is going to be full of so many different acts! There will be, well, a variety! Anyone can try out! You can also be a host of the variety show, but only if you are in eighth grade. So if you are in eighth grade and like to be the center of attention, this is the job for you!

     

    All grade levels are allowed to try out for the variety show. You can dance, sing, act, do magic, and much more! Just don’t lip sync! All you have to do to try out is fill out a form in the office with your name, grade, phone number, and your act. You also have to write down how many people are involved, and how long it will take. The audition packets are due Wednesday, May 9th and the auditions are on the 16th, 17th, and the 18th.

     

    The actual variety show will take place in the EMS Main Gym on Friday May 25th at 1:30. Break a leg!

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  • National Bike To School Day

    Posted by Avari Dyer on 4/27/2018

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    On Wednesday May 9th, it is National Bike to School Day! You can ride alone, or with friends. The school is coming together at two locations. One is at Seven Oaks Elementary, and the other is at Eagle Public Library. Each group will meet at 8:00 AM. There are cool prizes for each rider with a helmet on. Some of the prizes that will be given include:

    * Milk

    * A day pass to the YMCA

    * Enter a drawing for other cool prizes

    * Receive a ticket to exit class 5 minutes early on your way to lunch so you can do a lunchtime ride with Mr. Wells and Mrs. Knudsen around the nearby neighborhood... with a snack afterwards

    Hope to see you there!

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  • ISATs Coming This Week to EMS

    Posted by Karsen Kenyon on 4/16/2018

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    The end of the year is nearing and with that comes ISAT testing. ISAT (also known as Idaho Standards Achievement Test) is testing that is taken state wide in all schools. It is used for teachers and districts to know if they are hitting the learning targets set forth by the Idaho State Common Core, and to monitor student progress. Make sure you start preparing because they are coming up soon. 8th graders start on April 18th and end April 25th, 7th graders start April 22nd and end May 2nd, and lastly 6th graders start May 3rd and end May 9th. Good luck and remember to always do your best on your test.

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  • 8th Grade Math Advisory Feedback Survey

    Posted by LINDSAY NIEDERKLEIN on 4/2/2018

    As part of the 8th Grade Math curriculum this year, the 8th grade Math teachers have instituted a Math Intervention program that happens during Advisory. If you or your student has had the opportunity to participate in Math Advisory, please answer the following questions.

     

    Math Advisory Survey

     

    Thank you for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated.

     

    Mr. Hansen, Mrs. Hampton, Ms. Patton & Mrs. Coulter

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  • BOGO Book Fair THIS WEEK at the Library!

    Posted by Reese Avery on 3/20/2018

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    Everybody likes free stuff, right? Well if you do you are going to love our schools BOGO book fair. BOGO means you are going to go in expecting to get one book, but then you end up with two books, and one of them was free! They have new releases of amazing books! They have very kind of book you could imagine! They even have coloring books. Some new books that you should check out are The Book of Dust, Turtles All the Way Down, The Percy Jackson series, and Pumpkin Spice Latte. Even if you are not a fan of reading they have something for you too! They have, Paint by Stickers, Coke or Pepsi, Yucky Facts, and awesome graphic novels! Reading doesn’t have to be boring! If you find the right book for you it will change your life! So go check out EMS's awesome BOGO book fair!

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  • EMS 8th Graders Heading to New York & D.C.

    Posted by Jaymi Spano on 3/15/2018

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    This spring break, you might be going on a vacation, camping, or simply just resting at home, but some EMS students will be spending it by going to New York and Washington D.C with fellow classmates. The week of March 24th, around 50 students are going to see the sights of Washington D.C and New York. The whole trip is a package deal with airfare, hotels, breakfast, dinner, and transportation provided. Students are required to pay for their own lunches and any souvenirs they want to buy. Everyone is given a chance to go out on their own and get lunches in certain spot, but they will have to pay for it. The students see amazing places such as The Statue of Liberty and The Holocaust Museum along with many other sights, and they will even get to enjoy a play on Broadway. 6th and 7th grade students, start thinking ahead to this great opportunity of spending your 8th grade spring break in New York and D.C.

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  • 2018 EMS ART SHOW COMING SOON!

    Posted by Abbi Schroeder on 2/16/2018

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    The Eagle Middle School Art show is a great way to display your talent, hidden or not! The Art Show will be held in the Library the week before Spring Break. You can turn in drawings, paintings, photos, or pottery. You can turn in up to three works of original art, but you can only turn in things you created. So, that means no paint by numbers, no lined paper, and nothing copied exactly from Pinterest. There will be a first, second, and third place winner for each grade. The first place winner overall, goes to the district art show. If you want to turn in your works of art, they are due by March 2, 2018. Turn in your artwork to Mrs. Durnil in room #218, or Mrs. Vashro in room #219. Ladies and Gentlemen, make sure to go check out the Eagle Middle Art Show!!!

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  • Valentine’s Day Dance

    Posted by Shannon Hendricks on 1/17/2018

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    Well as you know February is quickly approaching, and with February comes Valentine’s Day. On February 9th, our student council will be hosting a Valentine’s Dance. It is a semiformal dance and you do not need a date, but you can have one. “There will be raffles, a photo booth, dance competitions, concessions, a DJ and maybe a bit of live music,” says Jenna Gillberg, from 7th grade student council. She also said, “For entrance fee, people can bring in 2 pairs of new gloves or socks for the homeless shelter or the $5 that will go to getting new water fountains.” So, get your socks and head to the school dance to support some great causes.

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