Weekly Updates

This Week - October 17
 
On Wednesday, report cards will be sent home with students.  Please contact your child’s teacher if you have any questions concerning grades.
 
Also on Wednesday, our football team will play Bluefield.  This is a home game at Abingdon High School and it will be played at 5:30 p.m.
 
On Thursday, clubs will meet at 2:00 p.m.  Any student who does not have a club should come to the main office to pick one.
 
Thursday is the deadline for 8th grade students to return their permission slips for the ETSU field trip.  The ETSU campus tour will be on October 28th.
 
On Friday, we will have picture retakes.  Everyone is encouraged to have their picture taken.  
 
Also on Friday, we will be selling tickets to the Abingdon High School football game during lunch.  
 
We will have tryouts for boys and girls basketball starting on October 24th.  Additionally we will have tryouts for Cheerleading that same week.  We will announce times this week.  Students who wish to try out will need to have a VHSL physical on file in the office. 
 
A reminder that students are not allowed to bring blankets or quilts to school.  
 
Now is the time to order your 2023 yearbook.  Students can bring $45 to the library to reserve their copy.  Yearbooks will be delivered in May.
 
 
This Week - October 10
 
On Monday, our volleyball team will play Wallace Middle in the finals.  Their game will be played at Abingdon High School.  It will start at 5:30 p.m. and admission is $5.00.
 
Also on Monday, our football team will travel to Wise to play Central.  Their game will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
On Tuesday, our sixth graders will participate in a field trip to Dreamland Alpaca Farm.  They will return in time for lunch at school.
 
Tuesday is the last day of the 1st Nine Weeks grading period.  On Wednesday, October 19th, report cards will be sent home.
 
School will dismiss two hours early on Tuesday at 1:07 p.m.  School will be closed on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for Fall Break.  Classes will resume on Monday, October 17th.
 
On Friday, October 21st, we will have picture retakes.
 
We will have tryouts for boys and girls basketball starting on October 24th.  Additionally we will have tryouts for Cheerleading that same week.  Times will be announced next week.  Students who wish to try out will need to have a VHSL physical on file in the office.
 
This Week - October 3
 
On Monday, members of TSA will meet after school in Mrs. Gross’ classroom.
 
Also on Monday, the volleyball team will travel to Union High to play.  Their match will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
On Monday, our football team will play Union at home.  Their game will be held at Abingdon High School and will start at 5:30 p.m.  Our band students will be performing during the game.
 
On Tuesday, our volleyball team will travel to Wallace Middle School.  Their match will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
On Thursday, flu vaccinations will be given only to those students who signed up.  The Health Department will be here to give the vaccinations starting at 10:30 a.m. 
 
Also on Thursday, our football team will travel to Sullivan East to play.  Their game will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
The volleyball SemiFinals will be played on Thursday here at EBSMS.  The match will start at 5:30 p.m.
 
On Friday, we will have Students vs Staff volleyball games.  Each grade will have an opportunity to watch during designated time periods.  During the games, the Parent Council will be selling refreshments.  We are asking parents to send in donations of items to sell such as candy, drinks, etc.  Also parents who wish to help should contact Kandice Woods at [email protected]
 
Our AgriScience class is seeking donations of 2 liter bottles.  Students can bring these to the AgriScience classroom.  
 
Students are reminded to charge their Chromebooks each day.  
 
Picture Retakes will be on Friday, October 21st.  
 
The end of the first nine weeks grading period is Tuesday, October 11th.  Report cards will be sent home on Wednesday, October 19th.
 
School will dismiss two hours early on Tuesday, October 11th.
 
School will be closed for Fall Break on October 12th, 13th and 14th.