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Weekly Updates

This Week - October 4
It’s Spirit Week!  In celebration of Abingdon High’s homecoming on Thursday, we are having a week of dress up days.
Monday is Pajama Day.
Tuesday is Twin Day.
Wednesday is Wacky Wednesday.
Thursday is Falcon Day.
Friday is Neon 90’s Day.
More details about each day are provided on the website calendar.
On Monday, our football team will travel to Wise Central.  Their game will begin at 5:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, flu vaccinations will be given to those who have signed up.
Also on Tuesday and Thursday, we will have an Open Gym for those interested in playing girls basketball.
On Wednesday, we will have Picture Retakes.  
Also on Wednesday, we will have club sign-ups.  Club descriptions were emailed to all students and are linked under Latest News on our website.
On Thursday, our football team will travel to Bluefield.  Their game will begin at 6:00 p.m.
A reminder to all students and parents that students are not allowed to carry any medications.  Instead parents are asked to bring in medications for their students.  Medications must be in original packaging and a form must be completed for both prescription and over the counter medications.  If you have any questions concerning medications please contact our school nurse.  
This Week - September 27
Monday is the deadline to sign up for the Flu Vaccination Clinic.  This is optional and not required.  The clinic will be held at EBSMS on October 5th.  More details can be found under Latest News.  
Also on Monday, our football team will travel to Union High School.  Their game will begin at 5:30 p.m.  
On Thursday, our volleyball team will play Marion Middle here at EBSMS.  The game will begin at 5:30 p.m. and admission is $4.00. 
Also on Thursday, our football team will play Chilhowie Middle at home.  The game will begin at 5:30 p.m. and admission is $5.00. 
Students are encouraged to bring their own water bottles.  Due to COVID restrictions, the water fountains only provide for filling a water bottle or small cups.  Currently, we are providing single use paper cups but due to supply shortages we sometimes don’t have the cups.  We do have EBSMS water bottles for sale in the office for $5.00
This Week - September 20
On Tuesday, the volleyball team will travel to Chilhowie.  Their game will start at 5:30 p.m.
On Friday, the seventh grade students will participate in a Hearing and Vision Screening.  Students who wear glasses or contacts need to wear them for the screening.  
Boys basketball will have Open Gym on Mondays and Wednesdays.  Girls basketball will have Open Gym on Thursday this week.
At this time, the Transportation Department is not allowing students to ride another bus home with other students.  If a student needs to ride a different bus for other reasons such as child care, parents must contact the Transportation Department for permission.  Their number is 276-739-3054.
Don’t forget to link your Food City card to our School Bucks account.  This must be done online at https://www.foodcity.com/.  Our school number is 40899.
Food City School Bucks
If you can, please support E. B. Stanley Middle School through the Food City School Bucks program.  If you have a Food City card, you must link it online.  No longer can you link your card at the cash register.  Cards must be relinked every year.

Click on https://www.foodcity.com/ and login in (if you don’t have an account, it is a quick process to set one up)

Next click on Community (under the “cart” on the right hand side) and select School Bucks.

Click on Customer Login.

In the middle of the next screen, you will see “My School Bucks” and the opportunity to “Update Your School.”  

The easiest way to find E. B. Stanley is to enter our number 40899. 


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