This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



February 5, 2016


Board Appoints Richard Morgan, Jr.

Head Football Coach, Marietta High School

Morgan, Current Head Football Coach

Oscar Smith High School, Chesapeake Public Schools


The Board of Education of the City of Marietta has named Richard Morgan, Jr— currently the Head Football Coach at Oscar Smith High School in Chesapeake, VA — as the new Head Football Coach at Marietta High School. Morgan assumes the post March 1, 2016.

Morgan has 22 years’ experience coaching football, including 16 years as a high school head football coach. He closed out last season, his 14th consecutive season at Oscar Smith with 82 consecutive season wins, 164 wins and 20 losses in the past 14 years, 2 state championship wins, 13 state playoff appearances, 12 district championship wins, 6 region championship wins and national team ranking 9 years. More>>



 Tickets are Now Available

Scholarship Opportunities

Marietta Kiwanis 2016 Scholarships Available
March 15, 2016 - Deadline
Marietta Kiwanis has nine scholarships listed below available, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply for one of the scholarships by the March 15, 2016 deadline. Information on each scholarship and application forms are available on the club's website at: www.mariettakiwanis.org/scholarships  

Holiday Camp for Kids

Marietta Community School

Holiday Camp - February 15 - 19

Registration is Open


Marietta Community School will offer child care during school holidays throughout the school year for ages K-6 grade. These camps will be held at West Side School. A $10.00 registration fee holds your child's place for the appropriate dates, but you will need to reserve the days your child will be attending before each camp. The cost is $35.00 per day, multiple sibling and employee discounts are available upon request. Camp is open from 7:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. More>>

Board Adopts Two-Year Calendar

The Board of Education of the City of Marietta adopted a two-year school calendar at their Jan. 19, 2016, meeting. The 2016-2017 school calendar begins classes Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, and the 2017-2018 calendar begins classes Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. Both calendars include a Fall Break in September.

View 2016-2017 School Calendar>
View 2017-2018 School Calendar>

Mark Your Calendars

  • Feb. 9, 2016                   BOE Combined Work Session/Reg. Meeting
  • Feb. 10, 2016                 New Football Coach Meet & Greet Event
  • Feb. 15, 2016                 President's Day - All Locations and Offices are Closed
  • Feb. 16-19, 2016            Mid-Winter Break - Schools are Closed


Marietta City Schools - 250 Howard Street - Marietta GA 30060 - 770.422-3500 - www.marietta-city.org - mcspr@marietta-city.org


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