This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



August 21, 2015



Featured Picture: Sawyer Road Elementary Students Learning about US History.



Excellence in Financial Reporting

Awards and Recognition


MCS Finance Department

Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence


Financial Reporting – Comprehensive Annual Financial Report


Marietta City Schools Finance Department received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. More>>



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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Auditioning for Shrek, The Musical

Marietta High School’s Theatre Department
2nd Annual K-12 Musical
Proudly Presents
Shrek, The Musical
August 22, 2015-­‐ Saturday 
10 am -­‐2:00 pm (Singing and Acting)
August 23, 2015-­‐Sunday
pm -­‐7:00 pm (Dancing) 
Open to ALL MCS Students K-­‐12.
For Audition Packet Go To www.bluedeviltheatre.com
Auditions located at the
Marietta Performing Arts Center


Welcome Back from Our Superintendent

String Class Available for MCS 4th and 5th Graders


MCS is excited to announce a new partnership with The Kennesaw State University String Project in offering string classes. Classes are open to all MCS fourth and fifth graders and will be hosted at Marietta Center for Advanced Academics (MCAA) on Tuesdays from 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm.


The KSU String Project is a university-community partnership that offers economical group string lessons on violin, viola, or cello to elementary students while providing real-world teaching experience for KSU undergraduate music education majors, under the supervision of a master teacher and university professor.


 Mark Your Calendars

  • August 22-23, 2015        Open (K-12) Auditions for Shrek, the Musical
  • September 7, 2015         Labor Day- Schools Closed


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