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Weekly Message - 5/14/23

Hello families! This is Stacie Boyer, principal of Ephesus with a LOTS of updates/reminders for the week of May 14th:

  • Check out Nurse Liz’s Notes!
  • Big thanks to our community for showering our staff with treats and love last week during teacher appreciation. Each day was such a treat and the sweet notes really brightened our days. The way our community shows up for us is incredible. Thank you!
  • Shoutout to Evan Zhu, former Roadrunner and current ECHHS student for bringing our garden back to life for his Eagle Scout project! Check out the picture to see the progress!


Field Day - Wednesday, 5/24 - Volunteers Needed

  • We are very excited for Field Day on Wednesday, 5/24, and we hope you are too!  It will be a day filled with games, fitness, and fun!  More info will be shared later with specifics about what to expect and plan for, but we are now asking for parent volunteers to help at each of our game stations. 
  • Please take a look at the attached spreadsheet and sign yourself up if you're available. Also, we are in need of 4 cornhole board sets to use for the day.  If you are willing to let us borrow these for the day, please email Coach Efird (

Library Books

  • This Friday, May 19 is the last day to check out books from the school library. All library books are due back the following Friday, May 26. Per our district library policy, families are not responsible for paying for or replacing missing library books. However, if you are willing and able to replace a book and want to send a copy into school with your student, Ms. Bailey will happily accept it.

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  • Madame Catlett will be hosting another Virtual French Poetry Contest for her students this year! This event is optional and open to all 1-5th graders. Video submissions are due this Thursday May 18th. Click here for more information about the contest and how to sign your child up.

Want a cold treat?

  • Brewer's Italian Ice will be coming to the Ephesus After School Program on Wednesday, May 24 from 3:30-4:30. They will be located near the garden entrance (bus loop). Anyone in the community is welcome to stop by and grab a cold treat while they are on site! If you are not part of the after-school program but wish to purchase a treat, you can do so around 4:30.

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  • Our next spirit day is Friday, May 19th at Brandweins Bagels from 6:30am-3:30pm. They will donate 10% of ALL sales.
  • 5/20/2023:  Last 1st grade playdate of the year! Saturday, 3-5pm at Ephesus. Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet at our water party!