This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter


November 14, 2014   


Marietta High School Educator, Julie Pinto, Receives State Award
Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics
Julie Pinto, a high school mathematics teacher at Marietta High School (MHS) receives the Georgia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (GCTM) Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics, an award given to one educator per grade-level in the state.
“Julie Pinto is a role model to her colleagues, an inspiration to her students and our school community, and a leader in the improvement of math instruction,” said Leigh Colburn, principal at MHS. “In my experience with Mrs. Pinto, I have found her to be instructionally sound, focused, and articulate.  Her professional contacts, creativity, emotional maturity, and work ethic have a daily positive impact upon her students and our school.”
The Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics is given to educators who demonstrate strong content foundation in mathematics appropriate for their teaching level and show evidence of growth in their subject of mathematics. Awardees are esteemed as peer role models for other teachers and academic leaders within their schools and communities.



 Board of Education News

The Board of Education of the City of Marietta Swearing-In Ceremony for Alan Levine. 


Alan Levine will serve as the Marietta City Schools Ward One Board Member. More>>
Photo: Taken by MDJ Staff Writer, Emily Boorstein.


 Georgia Department of Education News


​State Board of Education Proposes Revisions to CCGPS Standards in ELA, Math
Proposed changes posted for public comment for 60 days. More>>


 Choice Academies Program


District Opens Application Window Elementary Choice Academies Program


The open application window for the 2015-2016 Marietta City Schools (MCS) elementary Choice Academies program is Nov. 10, 2014 through Jan. 23, 2015. Interested Marietta City residents seeking to apply for Choice Academies must submit their completed application no later than Jan. 23, 2015. More»


Register for child care during school holidays throughout the school year for ages K-6 grade. More>>



 Mark Your Calendars


  • November18             BOE Regular Scheduled Meeting
  • November 20            SGT Calendar Recommendations Deadline
  • November 24 - 28    Thanksgiving Break (No school for students)

The Board of Education of the City of Marietta does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or gender in its employment practices, student programs and dealings with the public.

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