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Reminder: Schedule your parent-teacher conference on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Students do not report to school that day.

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Dates to Remember  (Check out the School Calendar Webpage for more activities.)

Wednesday, October 29th- Career Fair Field Trip

Thursday, October 30th- Eighth Grader take the Explore Test 8am

                                 Middle School Halloween Dance, 3:15pm MS Auditorium
                                 Forensics Meet, 3:30pm in the HS Library

Friday, October 31st- Football vs Lipscomb, Away,  7pm

Saturday, November 1st- Annual Holiday Market- 9am-4pm on the Front Lawn

Monday, November 3rd- Day of the Dead Reception in the High School Library
6-7pm. All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 4th-Parent-Teacher Conference Day, no school for students

Thursday, November 13th- All Pro Dad's Breakfast (see below)

Halloween Dance for grades 5-8

The Halloween Dance for grades 5-8 is Thursday afternoon from 3:15-5:00 pm. Tickets for the dance may be purchased for $5 during lunch Tuesday-Thursday. Otherwise, tickets purchased at the door will be $8. Students are welcome to wear costumes, but masks are not allowed.
2nd Annual Holiday Market

Join us for the PTSO Holiday Market this Saturday, November 1st from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on the front lawn of the school. There will be vendors, booths, food and entertainment, so come out and support our East Nashville Magnet School community! 

This free event will feature Nashville area craft artists, local businesses, live music, kids' activities and food. More informaion can be found at the PTSO Facebook page.

Day of the Dead Celebration and Reception  

To celebrate the Day of the Dead Holiday, and to join in the combined Project Based Learning activity with Ms. Pagan, Ms. Kroeger, Ms. Banks and Ms. Michele Bennett-please visit the High School library to be a part of the interactive art display to remember friends, family members, and significant others who have passed.

You are invited to a reception on Monday, November 3rd from 6-7pm in the High School Library.  Visit and enjoy light refreshments, music, student art work, and add your remembrance to our growing display.

All are welcome!!

Parent Conference Day 

Next Tuesday, November 4 is Parent Conference Day. The structure of the conferences are student led, so this is an opportunity for your child to explain their progress in each of their classes. By taking ownership of their learning, students will be able to evaluate their performance to date, and set new academic goals for each subject.

8th Grade School Choice Day

Wednesday, November 5th is 8th grade School Choice Day. School Choice Day is designed for 8th grade students to choose an alternate academy-based high school if they do not intend to return to East in 9th grade. However, all of our 8th grade students automatically continue to 9th grade at East Nashville Magnet and accept their seat by submitting the continuation form that will be sent home during the 3rd quarter.
East Eagles Football Round-Up

East Vs. Maplewood

East remains hot as they check another opponent off their schedule. The Eagles remain undefeated as they defeated the Maplewood Panthers in a convincing 36-7 win. East Nashville offense started out slow as they matched a season low in first quarter points with 6.

The defense set the tone for this game forcing a critical turnover-on-downs in the red zone on the Panthers first possession. The defense stood its ground all night forcing two red-zone turnovers, three turnover-on-downs, two interceptions, and one forced fumble.

The defense did give up some big plays, but when a stop was needed a stop was made. Junior Deandre Gavins(#7) led the defense with nine tackles.  With a great overall game, Daniel Brown (#1) was named the night’s defensive player of the game.  The defense was in route to another shut-out until a fourth quarter blocked punt was returned for a touchdown. Making Maplewood the first team to score on the Eagles this season.

The offense found their swagger in the second half scoring 22 second-half points. Senior leader Isiah Upton (#2) displayed the type of headache he can give opposing coaches. The senior quarterback went for a season high in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. (205 rush yds. , 3 rush TD’s). Eagles senior had a QB rate of 104.8 completing 50% of his passes for 125 yards and one touchdown. Running back Lennox Mcafee (#10) extends his streak to five games with over 100 yards rushing and adding one touchdown.

East faces arguably its toughest opponent next Friday as the Pearl-Cohn Firebirds (6-1) look to give the Eagles (6-0) their first loss of the season. This should be a down to the wire game in Commodores stadium. Come out and support your eagles as they look to remain unbeaten. Game time: 10/17 @ 7p.m. –Keaven Burton 
Is Your Email Address Correct?  

East Nashville Magnet is using the Evirts email program to communicate with parents and students.  Make sure your email contact information is up-to-date so you don't miss any vital information.  

We use this information system to communicate with students and their families about class work, student activities, and schoolwide news.  Please make sure the school office has your correct information, if you are not currently receiving emails call the school office at 262-6947. _________________________________________
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The PTSO may be contacted at 

You can also find the PTSO on Facebook at                    
Schoolwide Seminar  

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 Our next School-wide Seminar with be held on October 23th.   

For more information, go to or contact Christy Wall, our Paideia Coach, at 615-262-6947 x2201

Attend East Nashville Magnet School

You must apply to attend East Nashville Magnet School.  Optional School Application information and materials can be found at:  

You may schedule a tour by calling the office 262-6947.  During the tour, you will be able to see classrooms and meet some of our teachers and staff. We look forward to you visiting our school.
Middle School Immunizations

The new Certificate of Immunization showing that your child has met the new immunization requirements is required for entry into 7th grade and should be available from your child’s medical provider beginning April 1.

Children currently enrolled in a Tennessee school and entering the 7th grade must show proof of two new immunizations:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster (“Tdap”)
  • Verification of immunity to varicella; (2 doses or history of disease)

For more information

Ten for Ten Donation 

What is 10 for 10? 
$1 per student/family for each of the 10 months of school = $10 for 10 months. It's that simple! No magazines, no wrapping paper, no cookie dough, no asking your friends and family to buy stuff. We're just asking families to make a simple donation to support our school. Any donation amount is accepted.

1) You can make a yearly donation, or smaller donations throughout the year.
2) Just send your donation to the office in an envelope to the "PTSO."
Where does the10 for 10 money go?
It's hard to find a bargin these days, but Ten for Ten is a pretty good one.  Just $10 supports programs and buys supplies for each of your students. Our initial focus with donations will be equipping our classrooms with electric pencil sharpeners! The PTSO has also purchased the mascot costume, bought a giant parachute for the PE department, hosted the middle school dance and math night, purchased advanced technology for the teachers to share, held a parent program, Literary Week and a book drive. That's just to name a few and we have more to come. 
Donations from Corporations
Office Depot 5% Back

As you make purchases, please remember that Office Depot will donate 5% of your purchase back to our school.  Just tell the cashier at the beginning of your check-out and they will scan our school's barcode.  Each month, the proceeds are forwarded to the school.  Click here to learn more about the 5% Back to Schools Program.

The Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, color, age, and/or disability in admission to, access to, or operation of its programs, services, or activities. MNPS does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. Contact MNPS ADA Coordinator at 259-8531.

MNPS maintains an official complaint procedure that complies with the standards set aside by Federal Programs under No Child Left Behind. Complaints regarding Public School Choice and Supplemental Educational Services (SES) are covered under this procedure. It can be found by clicking on Complaint Process.
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