This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



August 27, 2015


FootballFootball Season Tickets: On sale in the athletic office at Marietta High School. Pick your seats for the newly renovated Northcutt Stadium! For more information, call the athletic office at 770-429-3154.



Marietta City ACT Scores Outpace State and Nation


American College Testing Program

Marietta City Schools composite score (21.4) on the 2015 ACT outperformed the state (21.0) and the nation (21.0) by .4 points. Marietta High School students outpaced the state in all subject areas tested with higher average scores in English (21.1), Math (20.6), Reading (22.1), Science (21.5), and Writing (21.4).  MHS outscored the nation in all subject areas except in Math by .2 points. The 2015 ACT results reflect the performance of 178 MHS seniors. More>>

Engineering Pipeline Open House

Marietta City Schools


Presents the


Engineering Pipeline


Open House


Thursday, September 3rd

6:00 pm


at the



Performing Arts Center

Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin Visits A.L. Burruss

Marietta Mayor Steve Tumlin visited with second grade students at A. L. Burruss Elementary to answer questions about his job and the function of city government. Burruss second graders are learning

about how good citizens work together with government leaders to improve our community as part of their International Baccalaureate Planner “How We Organize Ourselves.”

Disney Channel Actor Jake Short Visits Lockheed

Actor, Jake Short, visited Lockheed Elementary to speak to Kelsie Peters' 4th grade class. Jake, who stars in Mighty Med on Disney XD. Mighty Med and the Disney Channel series Ant Farm, spoke to the students about how he became an actor and the skills required to have a successful acting career.

Teachers Receive MCS Innovation Grants

Innovative Ideas to Improve Student Achievement


Theresa Allen, Dr. Amanda Amos, Jill Baker, Luke Burch, Susan Donlin, Rozina Essani & Dana Meyer, Laura Floryance, Corinne Rochelin, Jennifer Santi, Nina Small, and Carla Wallace


MCS teachers were awarded Teacher Innovation Grants for their submitted innovative practices during the 2014-2015 school year. Grant recipients received up to $10,000 worth of classroom materials or associated implementation costs. The teachers are being recognized for their projects and their final reports and will receive performance incentives of $2,000. Their reports were published in the 2015 Innovations and Inspirations publication.

Purpose of The Journal:
  • To highlight outstanding teaching practices across the district
  • To encourage teacher inquiry and collective accountability
  • To support the professional development of teachers
  • To contribute to the theory and knowledge base of the profession
  • To identify areas for improvement and systematic ways for finding solutions
  • To celebrate learning and to incite passion for the profession

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  • House Bill 91 Information

    Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 91 into law on March 30, 2015. The law contains provisions for students who are not enrolled in the school system to petition the Local Board of Education for a diploma, if their sole reason for not receiving a diploma was due to not passing any part of the required graduation tests at the time of enrollment. Click Here to confirm if you are eligible to receive your diploma.

Mark Your Calendars

  • September 3, 2015        Engineering Pipeline Open House
  • September 4, 2015        Northcutt Stadium Re-Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
  • September 7, 2015        Labor Day- Schools Closed


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