This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



February 20, 2015


Marietta Middle School Wins 

Cobb/Paulding Regional Science Fair

Congratulations to all of our Cobb-Paulding Regional Science and Engineering Fair winners from Marietta Middle School. All students who attended today's fair from Marietta Middle School placed. We had five first place projects--the most first place winners in Marietta Middle School history. In addition, Marietta Middle School's Grace Miner claimed the "Best of Fair" award, and was awarded a check in the amount of $50. All of the first place winners will move on to the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair on March 26th-28th in Athens, GA. Students' places and project categories are listed below. 
1st Place
Eryn Early-Behavioral and Social Science
Nyah Gulri and Hailey Barahona-Plant Sciences
Jordan Mark-Plant Sciences
Grace Miner-Environmental Management
Carrington Rogers and Zoe Shippee-Medicine and Health

2nd Place
Eesha Parashar and Rhea Thompson-Behavioral and Social Science

3rd Place
Abigail Jacobs-Environmental Sciences


 MCAA & A.L. Burruss Best in Regional Reading Bowl


Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA) Reading Bowl team wins first place and A.L. Burruss Elementary School (ALB) wins second place at the Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Competition held at The University of West Georgia. More>>


 MCAA Parent Receives State Award

Gittleman, selected for the 2015 Georgia Parent Leadership Award


Elizabeth Melinda Gittleman, a Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA) parent, receives the 2015 Georgia Parent Leadership Award. Gittleman is one of only six parents from across the state selected by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and the Georgia Parent Teacher Association (GA PTA) to receive the award. More>>


 News You Can Use


What is the New Georgia Milestones Assessment?



The Georgia Milestones Assessment System (Georgia Milestones) is a comprehensive summative assessment program spanning grades 3 through high school. Georgia Milestones End-of Grade (EOG) study guides  and End-of-Course (EOC) study guides are available for teachers and families to help prepare students for the Georgia Milestones assessments.



 Mark Your Calendars


  • February 28, 2015  Georgia Symphony Orchestra Concert at MPAC
  • March 9, 2015        K-5 Elementary School Conference Week, Early Dismissal


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