January 10, 2019

EMCA Wildcat Announcements 1-10-2019

Calendar of upcoming events:

NOTE: EMCA follows Autauga County weather closings.

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

Friday (Jan 11) – Last Day to bring in canned goods for SGA Can-A-Thon

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.

Friday (Jan 11) – EMCA Chorus Permission Slip due to Mrs. Quinley for 3rd – 5th grade students, see details below

Monday (Jan 14) – Quarterly Parent Meeting; 3:15-5:30

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


Monday (Jan 14) – Quarterly Parent Meeting; 3:15-5:30

On Monday, EMCA offers the opportunity for parents to meet with teachers to discuss their child’s progress. No appointment is necessary; simply come by the office to be directed to your child’s teacher’s room, anytime between 3:15-5:30pm.  


SGA Can-A-Thon, LAST DAY is Friday

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. 


3rd- 5th Grade Chorus Information and Permission Slip

If you enjoy singing, this is an opportunity that you do not want to miss! Chorus is open to all 3rd – 5th graders- no audition is necessary, just a love of singing and a desire to work hard, work together, and make beautiful music. Students who join Chorus are required to attend all rehearsals and participate in the AISA Elementary Choral Festival on April 5, 2019. Rehearsals will be held every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:10- 3:40. If a student is unsure about joining, they are welcome to come to the first few rehearsals to give it a try. If you would like to participate, please have your parent sign the permission slip and return it by Friday, January 11.


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 registered student will receive extensive practice materials as well as a full length online ACT Practice Test..  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.


Character Trait for January:

Obedience vs. Willfulness

Quickly and cheerfully carrying out the direction of those who are responsible for me.

“To obey is better than sacrifice.”~1 Samuel 15:22

EMCA ZAPS – 1-28-2019.pdf