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  • Therapy Dog  
    Buddy and his owner JR Poe came to visit on Friday. Buddy is a therapy dog that travels with Mr. Poe to area hospitals to bring a smile to patients faces. Buddy and Mr. Poe showed off some Buddy's training. Thanks for visiting ELMS! Also thanks to Buddy for bringing the kids and staff a treat.

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  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme   
    Announcement: International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) information session will be held at Lee County High School on October 21st from 6-7 pm in the media center. It is for any student interested in the program that is currently a 7th or 8th grader.

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  • Drug Dog on Campus

    On Wednesday, October 15th, Deputy Hector (Dog) and Deputy Mauldin sponsored an assembly about the Hector the narcotics and tracking drug dog in preparation for Red Ribbon Week. Ribbon week, is an alcohol, tobacco and other drug and violence prevention awareness campaign that will take place at East Lee Middle School on October 27th-31st. For the presentation, the Hector the drug dog came in and demonstrated for four classes on, how he found the drugs. After the demonstration was over, Deputy Mauldin answered any questions the students had. The demonstration was from 8:00-10:00 am for students.

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  • Red Ribbon Week
    East Lee will celebrate Red Ribbon Week during the week of Oct. 27 - 31st. Red Ribbon Week is used to promote drug free lives among students. During this time, the goal is to increase student awareness regarding the harmful and negative effects of drug abuse while also encouraging students to make good choices and live a drug free life. School counselors, Mrs. Harris and Mrs. Brown, sponsor this week of themed activities and encourage school-wide staff and student involvement and participation in the events.
    Student Contest: Students have the opportunity to participate in a selfie-inspired contest. Here's how it works -- 1) Take a selfie. 2) Print your selfie. 3) Frame your selfie in a way that represents how you support the theme "Love Yourself: Be Drug Free". Be creative! 4) Submit your selfie to a counselor by Friday, October 31st for the chance to win a prize!
    Dress-up Days:
    • Monday, October 27 - Red Ribbon Week Kickoff: Wear Red
    • Tuesday, October 28 - Give Drugs the Boot: Wear boots to school
    • Wednesday, October 29 - Join the Fight Against Drugs: Dress as a superhero to show that you support the fight against drugs. (No masks!)
    • Thursday, October 30 - Say Peace Out to Drugs: Throwback Thursday lands us in the 60s. Wear tie-dye or other 60s inspired gear.
    • Friday, October 31 - Friends Don't Let Friends Do Drugs: Twin/Multiples Day
    For additional information, visit the Counselors' webpage using the Guidance tab above.

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    Attention Students and Parents: The JLine Dance Crew out of New York will be visiting East Lee on Friday, October 31st to wrap up our Red Ribbon Week celebrations. JLine is a hip-hop style dance crew with an inspiration message focused on making good choices, anti-bullying and substance awareness. East Lee is excited to welcome JLine and looks forward to their performances on October 31st.

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  • Math Night
    Math Night 2014  

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  • On October 3rd, 2014 students from East Lee Middle School had the opportunity to travel to the Lee County Innovation Center and Mertek Solutions in recognition of National Manufacturing Day . This event has been organized to highlight the importance of manufacturing to the U.S. economy and showcase the rewarding, highly skilled jobs available in manufacturing fields. Students had the opportunity to tour both facilities networking with business representatives as they learn more about possible career opportunities in the manufacturing Industry.
    National Manufacturing Day 1  

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  • EssayContest2014  

    Attention: 6th, 7th and 8th Grade Students,

    Please find attached the information for the annual American History Essay Competition as sponsored by the Private Grady Chapter/Daughters of the American Revolution.  

    The items attached are: A poster announcing the contest the guidelines to this year's contest where the subject/title is this year is addressing immigration and the title of the essays is "A Child's Journey Through Ellis Island". Our essays in the past have been impressive and this year we look forward to seeing what our students do this year.

    Note:  The deadline is Friday, November 14, 2014.

    For more information contact Sally Vice Regent/Private John Grady Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution

    • 919-708-8531 (Cell)
    • 919-776-9293 (Home)

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  • Thanks again Ms. Cole for your years of dedication to the students of East Lee and Lee County!
     Ms. Cole 2014

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  • Announcement: East Lee Athletic Boosters need your help!!  We need parents to help get the Athletic Boosters off the ground.  East Lee Athletic Boosters is set up to help our Athletic Department get the things it needs to help our students have a fun and successful school year.  If you are interested, please feel free to contact Brandy Morton, East Lee Athletic Boosters President.  This is for parents of students in East Lee and all sports.  You can get in contact with Brandy by email with is brandy213122@gmail.com.  Help the Rockets have a successful 2014/2015 school year. Thanks for your help in supporting East Lee Middle School.
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  • Camera
    Parents, Staff & Students: If you have pictures from the 2014-2015 school year that you would like to see in the yearbook, email them to rharris.elms@lee.k12.nc.us. Remember that pictures must be school appropriate and school-related (athletic events, ELMS at the fair, club pictures, ELMS students, etc.).

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  • 2013-2014 Yearbook Order your 2014-2015 yearbook today! Do not wait! Order now through November 26th to take advantage of Jostens' "Back to School" deal which is guaranteed to be the lowest price of the year. Yearbooks are currently $26.75 including tax. Students can purchase their yearbook online at www.jostens.com or through Mrs. Harris in room 600B. Checks should be made payable to East Lee Middle School. Exact change only.

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Daily Announcements

  • Upcoming Events

    • October 20th- Home Game- SanLee
    • October 22nd- Away Game- SanLee
    • October 22nd- Wear Orange- Unite Against Bullying
    • October 24th- Middle School Night at Lee Senior for fall sports
    • October 24th- In School Fundraiser Dance

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  • Unite Against Bullying
    On October 22nd, East Lee staff and students will Unite Against Bullying. All staff and students are encouraged to wear orange to school on Wednesday. Be part of the solution, not the problem - Unite Against Bullying.

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  • School Fundraising
    On October 24th, students will have the opportunity to participate in our in-school fundraising dance during their IE time. Tickets are $2 and can be purchased from a counselor now through October 23rd. Don't miss out on the chance to dance, enjoy a variety of music selections, socialize and dress up in the photobooth! So that photobooth photos can be printed and distributed to students, each trip to the photobooth will be $1, so bring a little extra on dance day so that you can take advantage of the photobooth fun! All proceeds will go towards bringing the JLine Dance Crew to East Lee on October 31st.

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  • Fall Sports Athletic Banquet   
    Mark your calendars! The Fall Sports Athletic Banquet will be held at 6:00 PM on Tuesday November 18th in the ELMS cafeteria. 

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