This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



April 3, 2015



U.S. Congressman John Lewis Visits A.L. Burruss Elementary 

Civil Rights Activist and Legend, U.S. Congressman John Lewis visited A.L. Burruss Elementary. Third grade students who are studying US Government welcomed him to the school. Fifth grade students were selected to hear his presentation about his memories of times spent with Dr. Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and Pres. Kennedy and more.


Dr. Emily Lembeck shares exciting news about Marietta City Schools in the new Superintendent's Report Card.


As we watch the flowers begin to bud and temperatures warm, there is a collective feeling of relief from the monitoring of severe winter weather that is subject to constant change, with the priority of keeping precious students and our great MCS employees safe. This semester, Marietta City Schools saw the advancement of several important projects. In particular, our Graduate Marietta Campaign has gained momentum in its goal of equipping MCS students with the knowledge to graduate prepared. As a result, the Board of Education of the City of Marietta approved the implementation of a new Graduate Marietta Student Success Center. More>>


MHS Principal Receives Resolution by GA House of Representatives and 2015 Creating Community Award


Leigh Colburn

Marietta High School (MHS) Principal Leigh Colburn, who was recently honored with a special resolution by the Georgia House of Representatives, received the 2015 Creating Community Award, a distinction presented by the Cobb County Commission and Cobb Community Relations Council. The award serves as a model for inclusion and inspiration for the rest of Cobb County to follow. More>>

MCS Hosts Invitation Only Recruitment Event


Marietta City Schools (MCS) is hosting an invitation only “Teach Marietta” Job Fair on Saturday, May 2, 2015.  Job fair invitations will be issued based upon district needs and applicant qualifications. Individuals interested in joining the MCS team are encouraged to submit an online application and resume at its new recruitment website: www.teachmarietta.org. More>>

MHS Athletics - College Recruitment Workshop 

Marietta High School’s Athletic Department is hosting a workshop to show athletes how to prepare for college recruiting.

Tues., April 21, 2015 - 7:30 PM at the MHS Cafeteria

For Athletes & Parents Grades 7 –12

Attendees will learn:

- How do I get NOTICED?

- How do I get RECRUITED?

- How can I get SCHOLARSHIP offers?

- Where do I START?



Attendees will receive a FREE SAT/ACT Prep DVD valued at $200!

Limit 1 per family / S&H not included 

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 Schools Closed for Spring Break

Schools Closed Spring Break, 
April 6 - April 10, 2015 

Marietta City Schools will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 6, 2015 through Friday, April 10, 2015. 

Classes resume at all Marietta City Schools 
with their regular schedules Monday, April 13, 2015.


 Mark Your Calendars

  • April 6-10, 2015      Spring Break
  • April 21, 2015         Regularly Scheduled BOE Meeting 


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