Eastfield Global Magnet School

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Principal’s Message

NW Region POY
Eastfield Family and Friends: 
2019-2020 School Year
I am honored to be serving as Principal for the 7th year and serving as the Northwest Region Principal of the year.  In this school, we learn and grow together.  It is a place where we all work together: teachers, students, families, and administration.  My favorite parts of the day are visiting classrooms, serving as a lunch buddy, or arm wrestling in the cafeteria before the morning bell.  
What Makes EGMS Unique?
  • School of Choice- we have an open enrollment policy for any family interested in EGMS
  • Balanced Calendar-we operate on the 45/15 split-9 weeks in session with a 3 week break Fall, Winter, and Spring.  Students enjoy a full month of vacation in the summer.  Our students are in school the exact number of days as traditional calendar sites.  We choose to balance our breaks throughout the school year.
  • Intercession Camps-because of our balanced calendar we are able to extend learning opportunities by providing 36 additional hours of Reading or STEM Camps during our Fall Intercession  and 36 hours during our Spring Intercession
  • Splash-We are a Dual Language, Spanish Immersion Site.  Parents can choose to enroll students in our language program.  We have one Splash class at every grade level K-5th.
  • Magnet School-We are a global magnet school.  We are globally themed with the following characteristics: Splash, math delivery follows the philosophy of teaching from Singapore, and we integrate a global theme big idea each nine weeks across content.
  • PreK/Headstart- We proudly host one NC PreK classroom for four year old students and one Headstart classroom for three year old students.  
Reaching each child at his/her level of readiness
Teaching each child as an individual
Encouraging each child to be an active global citizen
Inspiring each child to achieve dreams by realizing a college and career focus starts now
PAWS Pledge    
At Eastfield Global Magnet School, we pledge to have Pawsitive Behavior:
   P- Positive Attitude
          A-Academic Excellence
W-Work Together
       S-Safe and In Control
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News & Announcements

Family Academy Oct. 18th

EGMS Family Academy: Friday, October 18th at 8:00 a.m.; please join us for information about a FREE DENTAL SEALANTS program AND an activity with Mrs. Baker to learn about the Upstairs/Downstairs Brain. Snacks, childcare, and handouts provided at no cost to families

Important Volunteer Information

Parents, if you want to volunteer for McDowell County Schools or you want to volunteer at your student's school, please click the title to see the information.

Important Volunteer Information

Parents, if you want to volunteer for McDowell County Schools or you want to volunteer at your student's school, please click the title to see the information.

Free and Reduced Meal Application

Lunch Application

Free and Reduced Applications for McDowell County Schools 
Now you can apply on-line for your children to receive free or reduced price school meals. Your application will be sent from a secure web site directly to the McDowell County Schools Nutrition office.
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Free session: Family Academy this Friday Morning at EGMS!

Families: You are invited to our first monthly Family Academy session for the 19-20 school year - THIS FRIDAY, August 2nd from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m.
Please sign in at the office and we will direct you to Room 226 (Mrs. Brewer's Class). The topic will be: how to help your child deal with stress. The presenters are Mrs. Sally Cocklin and Ms. Rhonda Robbins. This is a free event.

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Staff Flu Clinic
Date: 10/23/2019, 8 AM 11 AM
PTO Halloween Dance
Date: 10/23/2019, 2:45 PM 4:30 PM
Afterschool Movie-must have permission slip
Date: 10/25/2019, 3 PM 5 PM
Good News Club Resumes
Date: 10/30/2019, 3 PM 4 PM
Fall Academic Fair Night
Date: 11/7/2019, 5:30 PM 7 PM