School begins at 8:00 --7th Grade; 8:05 --8th Grade

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Homecoming Dress Up Days

Thurs., Sept. 19: Cowboy and Indian Day
Fri., Sept. 20: Steve Urkel Day
Mon., Sept. 23: Classy Day and Fall Pictures (Clothing should be appropriate for school.)
Tues., Sept. 24: Spirit/Red and White Day

We encourage everyone to show their school spirit and participate in these homecoming activities.

Friday, September 13, 2013

New Website for Zora Ellis

Zora Ellis has a new website! Check it out at Please keep in mind that it is a working progress, so not all content has been added at this time.

Progress Reports go home on Monday, Sept. 16th.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Semester Finals

Students will be informed by their teachers whether or not they are exempt from semester tests. Attendance will not be held against exempt students starting May 21st.

Exam schedule:

  • Tuesday, May 21st-- 1st, 3rd, and 5th period tests
  • Wednesday, May 22nd-- 2nd, 4th, and 6th period tests      
  • Thursday, May 23rd-- Make-up tests for students who have an excused absence for May 21st or May 22nd 

Friday, May 10, 2013

May Student of the Month

My name is Justavian W. I have an older brother and two older sisters. My goal is to attend Tuskegee University to become a computer teacher. My favorite thing to do is to learn more about computers. I like to hang out with my friends on  the weekends. My favorite subjects are math and science.

April Student of the Month

My name is Madison S. I have a brother named Kason and a sister named Kendall. My best friend is Haley S. I have a chocolate lab named Ariel. My favorite color is pink, like every girl, I guess. I am excited about being in the 9th grade next year and making new friends. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Cell Phones

PARENTS may pick up cell phones and other electronic devices in Mrs. Thomas' office beginning May 20th.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Final Report Cards

Bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope so we can mail your report card to you!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Awards Ceremony 2013

The 2012-2013 Ellis Awards Ceremony is scheduled for May 16th at 7:00 p.m.  Guests, notified by an invitation, will be served cake and drinks. Trophies will be presented to students who have excelled this school year. We are so proud to be able to recognize these students for their hard work and success!

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

May Employee Birthdays

Mrs. Ragland-8th
Mrs. Foy-12th
Mrs. B. Smith-12th
Mrs. Taylor-19th
Ms. Phillips-26th
Mr. J. Ragland-26th

Monday, April 29, 2013

ARMT Tests

  • May 6-- ARMT Science (7th Grade Only)
  • May 7-8-- ARMT Reading
  • May 9-10-- ARMT Math

Friday, April 26, 2013

Thanks, Ellis PTO

Ellis' faculty and staff were treated to a delicious lunch Tuesday, May 23rd by our hard-working PTO. The menu included: barbecue pork and chicken, potato salad, baked beans, homemade desserts, and an assortment of beverages. Thank you, PTO!


Monday, April 15, 2013

Attention Current 8th Graders!

Talladega High School counselors will be present Thursday, April 18th at 6:00 in the Ellis lunchroom to meet with our students who will be entering the 9th grade in the fall of next year and their parents. THS counselors will explain how these students will register for classes on computers the week of April 22nd-25th for the 2013-2014 school year. A question and answer session will be provided.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Progress Report

Progress reports will be sent home April 17th. 
Continue to work hard!

Spring Fling Dance

Spring Fling Dance
April 20th 6:00-8:00 p.m. 
$6.00 admission paid in advance or $7.00 at the door
accompanied by permission form