Here is our Plan B schedule that will begin on Monday, October 19th.
Monday & Tuesday: Cohort A Last names A-L approved for F2F instruction will report for in person learning
Wednesday: Asynchronous learning (All students will be virtual
Thursday & Friday: Cohort B Last names M-Z approved F2F students will report for in person learning
We know that many are unfamiliar with our building and our expectations. We will have staff on duty throughout the building beginning at 8:00 am to assist with getting students to class safely. First core teachers will also share their room number with students this week to help them get prepared.
Please click here to review the arrival and dismissal procedures.
Students that are riding a bus to or from school must read and become familiar with our Plan B bus expectations. Click here to access Plan B Bus expectations.
We have expanded our learning expectations to include in person learning. Please click here to read the Learning Expectations for Plan B.
This is a lot of information, but it is important information to share ahead of time so families can read together and be prepared for all of the new expectations for attending school during a pandemic. We plan to provide time for reviewing these procedures with students next week.
We will have information posted and share bus routes with families by the end of the week. Don’t forget to update new phone numbers and email addresses with our front office at 919-776-8441 if anything changes so you continue to receive important updates.
Lee County Schools has created a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for our Plan B regarding guidance on instruction, health and saftey and transportation for students and staff. This FAQ will be updated as additional questions arise and more information becomes available. The document will automatically be updated as changes are made. Here is the link to the English and Spanish FAQs.
Lee County Board of Education approved an AMENDED Plan B for Lee County Schools, at a special called meeting on Wednesday, September 16.
The following will take place for East Lee students beginning, Monday, October 19th:
Parents/Guardians that choose for their students to come to school to receive face to face instruction will be divided into two groups by LAST name
Group A: Last Name A-L
Group B: Last Name M-Z
Group A will come to school on Monday and Tuesday and will be virtual Wednesday to Friday
Group B will come to school on Thursday and Friday and will be virtual Monday to Wednesday
Parents/Guardians who choose for their child(ren) to remain virtual will be able to watch live lessons or recorded lessons and submit assignments online Monday-Friday
Students will receive asynchronous virtual instructions on Wednesday, this will allow deep cleaning of the school between groups of students
In order to prepare for on campus learning, we would like for parents to notify the school the learning preference of their child and to provide information for any transportation needs. Any students without a documented preference will be included in in person learning for two days per week.
The decision made by a parent or guardian will remain in effect through the end of the first semester, December18th.
If you are not getting calls and messages from our all call system, your numbers are not correct in our system. Please call the school to update your contact information so that you are able to receive phone calls, text messages, and emails. Please call the school at 919-776-8441.
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4th Annual Forest Products Week Essay Contest
Did you know wood is the only natural resource on Earth that is renewable, recyclable and biodegradable? To celebrate Forest Products Week, the North Carolina Forestry Association along with its sponsors; N.C. Forest Service and the NC Sustainable Forestry Initiative, are hosting a statewide essay contest to promote the 1,000 companies directly contributing to the North Carolina forest economy.
Top essays will be selected from the elementary, middle and high school categories. All three winners will each receive a $200 visa gift card. The teacher of the winning essay will also receive $100 visa gift card for classroom materials, and a scholarship to attend the 2021 Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience next summer.
The contest is open to all students in North Carolina, including charter, private and homeschool students.
Grade Level Essay Length Writing Prompt
Elementary (3rd-5th) 350 words or less Explore a tree in your backyard, neighborhood, or on school campus. What signs of wildlife do you see? Is your tree healthy? What species is your tree? Write an informative report detailing your observations.
Middle (6th-8th) 400 words or less - Research an everyday product made from trees in North Carolina. Describe how it is made, and how the item has helped you in your daily life.
High (9th-12th) 500 words or less - The N.C. Forest Service will be sharing about the benefits of good fire in 2021. Research prescribed fire and explain how this best management practice benefits the forest.
For teachers that are using the essay contest as a class assignment, teachers are required to select the top five essays in the class OR up to five essays per class. If teachers lead multiple sections of a course, teachers can send the top five essays per class section.
2020 Submission Process
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and a large portion of North Carolina students remote learning this semester, our submission process has changed for the 2020 year.
• Teachers submitting essays on behalf of students will send one email with attached essays saved as individual word documents/scanned documents to email@example.com. Include “2020 Forest Products Week Essay Contest” as your subject header.
• Students or parents submitting essays on behalf of students should send one email with attached essay saved as a word document/scanned documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include “2020 Forest Products Week Essay Contest” as your subject header
• All essays should include the contact information form at the bottom of the essay. Details can be found on our website.
Essays will be due on the last day of National Forest Products Week (October 23, 2020.) Essays must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 23, 2020. Students and teachers of winning essays will be notified by December 7.
Visit our website for more information on the contest; including judging criteria and resources for writing great essays: https://www.ncforestry.org/education/forest-products-week-essay-contest
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Rocket Families- Are you still in need of laptop? Please click on the link below!
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Say Something Anonymous reporting systems allow students, staff, parents and community members to anonymously report safety concerns to school administration. Please click here to submit a tip.
Families, as you fill out the form to request a laptop, please make sure you fill it out for the correct school. If you have students at Elementary or High School you must fill out the form on their pages. If your child needs a laptop for home use during Plan C, please make sure you have filled out our form and make plans to come by and check one out. Please complete the survey by Tuesday, August 11th at noon.
Familias, al completar el formulario para solicitar una computadora portátil, asegúrese de completarlo para la escuela correcta. Si tiene estudiantes en la escuela primaria o secundaria, debe completar el formulario en sus páginas.Si su hijo necesita una computadora portátil para usar en el hogar durante el Plan C, complete nuestro formulario y haga planes para venir y realizar un pago. Complete la encuesta antes del martes 11 de agosto al mediodía.
Rising Seventh Graders
2020-2021 School Year begins August 17th
Click here for the board approved 2020-2021 Traditional School Calendar