Friday, May 3, 2013
Three Marietta Middle School students, Eric Finderup, Andrew Levine and Hrithik Saride, have earned state level recognition in the annual Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Three Marietta Middle School (MMS) students, Eric Finderup, Andrew Levine and Hrithik Saride, have earned state level recognition in the annual Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP). Each student will be recognized at the Duke TIP State Award Ceremony Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Southern Polytechnic State University. “A student who scores exceptionally well on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®) is eligible to participate in the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search,” said Dr. Tim Jones, MMS principal. “Students who participate are then invited to take the ACT or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT®). Of the 14 students at MMS that took the test, three qualified for state recognition acknowledging exceptional performance on …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Kroger’s Atlanta Division will donate a total of $9,000 in grants to Marietta City Schools, including A.L. Burruss Elementary, Westside Elementary School and Marietta Middle School.
Kroger’s Atlanta Division – which includes Georgia, South Carolina, Eastern Tennessee and Northern Alabama – will donate a total of $9,000 in grants to three Marietta City Schools as part of its 2012-2013 “Earning Plus Learning” program. The annual contest invited schools from across the Division to creatively describe their efforts to “Go for the Gold” throughout the school year in terms of diversity, nutrition, exercise, fair play and helping others. “Kroger’s Earning Plus Learning program has donated millions of dollars to local schools and students throughout the years,” said Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger’s Atlanta Division. “We are proud to reward these deserving schools who have worked …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Eleven Marietta City Schools students are among the system winners of the 2012-2013 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition.
Thursday, March 28
Eleven Marietta City Schools (MCS) students are among the system winners of the 2012-2013 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition. The purpose of the Young Georgia Authors (YGA) writing competition is to encourage students to develop enthusiasm for and expertise in their writing, to provide a context to celebrate their writing successes, and to recognize student achievement in arts and academics. “Each year we look forward to naming the student winners of the annual Young Georgia Authors writing contest. This year’s entries were well-written, creative, and enjoyable to read,” said Jill Sims, MCS Executive Director, Curriculum and Instruction. 1. Phoenix Craggette, Lockheed Elementary, Kindergarten 2. Kennedy Ayres, A.L. Burruss…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Almost 700 people are expected to attend the Marietta Police Department's Firearm Safety Seminar on Thursday at the Marietta Middle School Auditorium.
The Marietta Police Department usually hosts two or three firearms safety seminars each year. On average there are 100 people in attendance. The seminar on Thursday, Jan. 24, has had an overwhelming amount of public interest. As of Wednesday, almost 700 people had registered to attend the event at the Marietta Middle School Auditorium, 121 Winn St., at 6:30 p.m. "Because of the importance of this topic we chose to accept everyone that wanted to attend," Marietta Police Public Information Officer David Baldwin said. "We wanted to leave no one behind. That, of course, is the main reason that we had to find another venue to accommodate the incredible surge in registration requests." The seminar is usually held at the Marietta City Hall …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Marietta Schools Foundation's first Food Truck Fest will take place before the Marietta High School Homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 19.
In celebration of the Marietta High School Homecoming 2012, the Marietta Schools Foundation is sponsoring the first Blue Devil Block Party and Food Truck Fest on Winn Street (in front of the Marietta Middle School), Friday, Oct. 19 from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Meet up with former classmates, celebrate with young and old, and enjoy food from some of Atlanta’s best trucks. Music performances will be given by MHS alumni and The Stiles Brothers. The following food trucks will be featured: The Marietta City Schools Foundation will be selling desserts at Winn St. and Polk St., near the Alumni House. Following in the footsteps of Kennesaw and Smyrna, Marietta will start having its own food truck events 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays off the Marietta Square. Smyrna …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The MCS Transportation Department hosts their annual "Kindergarten Kruise" Tuesday, Aug. 7 for elementary students and their parents.
Marietta City Schools classes begin at all schools district-wide Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012. Pre-registration dates/times, pre-opening and open house activities dates/times vary district-wide. The MCS Transportation Department hosts their annual "Kindergarten Kruise" Tuesday, Aug. 7 for elementary students (regular and special education routes) and their parents. Buses run during regularly scheduled route times, and any elementary student, regardless of grade, can ride the bus with their parent. Parents and students return to their original pickup location upon completion of the route. All Elementary Schools Marietta Sixth Grade Academy Marietta Middle School Marietta High School (MHS) Elementary Schools Marietta Center for Advanced Academics …
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The Saturday morning ceremony saw 350 Marietta High School seniors become graduates at Northcutt Stadium behind Marietta Middle School.
On Saturday, the Marietta High School class of 2012 walked across the stage at Northcutt Stadium, Marietta Middle School, and said goodbye to their high school lives. Among the student speakers were Student Body President Paula Diaz, Senior Class President Janei Smiley, Salutatorian Mary Allyson Chastain and Valedictorian Sagar Patel.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
MCAA, Marietta Middle School and West Side Elementary students are among the top finishers in the 2011-2012 Georgia PTA annual Reflections cultural arts program.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Four Marietta City Schools students are among the top finishers in the 2011-2012 Georgia PTA annual Reflections cultural arts program. The Georgia PTA’s annual Reflections program offers students in preschool through grade 12 the opportunity to create works of art in the areas of literature, photography, film/video production, musical composition, visual arts (which includes art forms such as drawing, painting, print making, and collage), and dance choreography. Musical Composition Literature Film Production The placing announcements and the names of Georgia participants whose entries advanced to the National PTA level of judging took place at the Georgia PTA Reflections Reception held Sunday, March 25, 2012, at the Woodruff Arts Center in…
Friday, March 30, 2012
The Marietta School Foundation Gala at the Strand Theatre featured performances by students and celebrated the schools and award recipients.
Students, faculty, family and friends, and community leaders were present at the Marietta Schools Foundation Awards Gala Thursday at the Strand Theatre. Performances included: Scholarships were presented to the following Marietta High School students: Admiral Jim Ellis received the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award. He is a 1965 graduate of Marietta High School. After graduating high school, Ellis attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, which he graduated in 1969 with a degree in aerospace engineering. Ellis completed a master’s degree in aerospace engineering at Georgia Tech in 1970. He also earned a master’s degree in aeronautical systems from the University of West Florida while in flight training in Pensacola. He was in the Navy …
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Eleven Marietta City Schools students were named system winners of the 2011-2012 Young Georgia Authors Competition.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Eleven Marietta City Schools students were named system winners of the 2011-2012 Young Georgia Authors Competition. “Congratulations to all the students competing in this year’s writing contest. Their entries were well-written, organized, and enjoyable to read,” said Dr. Debra McCracken, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, in a press release. Marietta City School 2011-2012 Young Georgia Authors winners include: The Georgia Department of Education selects from among system winners for the Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) district competition that includes entries from other area school systems. RESA district winners advance to the statewide competition. Keep up with Marietta news by subscribing to our free …