Our Commitment

  • EAMS is committed to putting "Children First". We will provide our students with a safe and nurturing environment, prepare our students intellectually to conquer future challenges, and promote for our students a sense of self-worth and responsible citizenship.

Falcons SOAR

  • S hows respect

    O beys rules

    A ccepts responsibility

    R ises to excellence

District Newsroom

  • Geography Bee 2020

    The Alexander County Middle School Geography Bee was held Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at the Alexander County Board of Education office. Izaac Solis, an 8th grade student, was the winner of the county competition. Lucas Orren, a 6th grade student, was the second-place winner. Both students attend East Alexander Middle School. Read more and see the photos by clicking the headline.

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  • Professional Development Day Announced

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  • School Matters - January 2020 Board of Education News

    Tiffany Stine Completes Comprehensive Training, School Board Recognized, and other news - click the heading to read these stories and more.

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

    Click the headline to view the school board meeting tonight at 6:00 PM or to watch previous meetings.

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  • New principal named at EAMS

    Effective Jan. 21, 2020, Mrs. Kristie Love will serve as the principal at East Alexander Middle School. Mrs. Love currently serves as the assistant principal at East Iredell Elementary School. “I am so happy to be a part of the East Alexander family! I will work hard to build a strong positive learning environment. I believe all students can learn and will work with the staff to instill a positive growth mindset. Together we are Falcons flying to Success...One School, One Goal,” stated Mrs. Love. Prior to her current position, Mrs. Love served as the assistant principal at West Iredell Middle School. “Both of the schools (East Iredell Elementary and West Iredell Middle School) where Mrs. Love has worked most recently are similar demographically to East Alexander Middle School. She understands the needs of at-risk children while supporting academic growth,” stated Associate Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Curry. “Mrs. Love has a strong background in curriculum and instruction, as well as all things management, having served as a discipline, testing, and transportation coordinator,” continued Dr. Curry. She was also an 8th-grade science teacher, blended learning coach, and instructional facilitator earlier in her career. Mrs. Love earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Appalachian State University and her master’s degree in administration from Gardner-Webb University. Mrs. Love and her husband, Chris have two children. Their son Dillon is 21 and a Senior at Furman University. Their daughter Maddie is 19 and a freshman at the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Love enjoys spending time hiking, walking her dog (a 2-year-old Goldendoodle), and exercising. She is also an avid sports fan and especially loves attending college baseball and football games. She has a strong passion for children and helping them realize their potential to b

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  • The Alexander County School System is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you have questions or concerns regarding the accessibility of the website or if you are unable to access a page or document on the website, you may contact the Communications Department via email at rmeade@alexander.k12.nc.us or by phone at 828-632-7001.

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Emergency Alert

  • When possible, school safety alerts appear as a pop-up on your screen as you open the district website.  
    If your child's school has an alert, you can go to the School Safety Department page on the district website for information regarding those codes.  
     
     
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Announcements

  • Parents...please plan to use multiple communication sources for weather-related information over the next few days.  The school system will continue to use the automated call system to alert parents of school delays, dismissals, and cancellations.  In the event you do not receive a call, you should also check the district website, district social media, WACB AM 860 radio, or Breaking News with the Taylorsville Times.

    The likelihood that all surrounding school systems will also be making calls during the same timeframe is extremely high.  This could overload phone lines and cell towers. 

    Thank you for your cooperation.

     

     

     

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  • ATTENTION RISING 7TH GRADE PARENTS

    Students entering 7th grade are now required to have one dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccine and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine for individuals who have not already received those vaccines.Read More...

     

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  • Early Closing of School  

     
    In case of snow or icy conditions which occur during the school day and cause hazardous driving conditions, school may be dismissed early. If school is dismissed early, announcements about school closings due to weather or other emergencies are communicated through a telephone-based notification service. This is our primary source for disseminating information to parents and staff. When possible, we also contact the following radio stations: WACB-AM (860), WKVS (103.3); and television stations: WBTV (Channel 3), WSOC (Channel 9), WCNC (Channel 36), WXII (Channel 12) and Fox News 18. 
     
    Parents, please contact the office to update your contact information if it changes at any point in the year.
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