January 7, 2019

EMCA Wildcat Announcements 1-7-2019

Calendar of upcoming events:

NOTE: EMCA follows Autauga County weather closings.

Tuesday (Jan 8) – Softball Tryouts 3:30-4:30pm for non-basketball girls, weather/field conditions permitting; closed to parents

Thursday (Jan 10) – Basketball – EMCA JVB, VG, VB vs. Restoration; JVB begin at 4pm

Friday (Jan 11) – Basketball – EMCA JVB, VG, VB at Chambers; JVB begin at 4pm

Friday (Jan 11) – ASPIRE Test Results (3rd – 10th grades in spring 2018)  will be sent home with students. Parents, please ask your student(s) for the results.

Monday (Jan 28) – ZAPS Test-Prep Seminar; optional, for 10th-12th grade students, see details below


SGA Can-A-Thon, now through January 11

Each classroom will be collecting non-perishable food items now through Thursday, January 11. All canned goods/dry goods will be taken to the Autauga Interfaith Care Center. Each homeroom class will be competing to see which class can collect the most cans/dry goods; the winners (one elementary homeroom, one secondary homeroom) will receive a pizza party. Also, each student that brings in 8 or more cans/dry goods will be awarded a free dress down day (date TBA).

Items on the “much needed” list are bottled water, and items that can be prepared with water such as oatmeal, mac-n-cheese, etc. Here are some other suggested items: pasta, rice, peanut butter, granola bars, and of course, regular canned goods. Thank you for your generosity toward families in our community who are in need. 


2018-2019 Beta Club Scholarship Application

The National Beta Scholarship Program offers over $300,000 in scholarships to senior members of the Beta Club.  Seniors can apply for one of the 255 scholarships awarded annually. The application can be found by visiting The deadline to apply is January 24, 2019. Apply early!


ZAPS ACT Test-Prep Seminar at EMCA- Monday, January 28

This ZAPS test-prep seminar helps students with practice tips and strategies for taking and improving their ACT score. Typically, it will help raise their ACT scores by 1 to 4 points.  Each student will receive a comprehensive Study Guide and 24 practice-test workouts.  Register and pay at  or call 877-927-8378 by January 21; cost is $89.99 per student.  The seminar will take place on EMCA’s campus, on January 28, during school hours.  Registered students will be excused from classes to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Lise Price at  or at 334-358-4085. All students receive a full length, online ACT Practice Test with Seminar Registration! See attached flyer.


Scripture for today:

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. ~Proverbs 1:7 NASB

EMCA ZAPS – 1-28-2019.pdf