This Week's Marietta Matters Newsletter



October 14, 2016



SOAR with Marietta City Schools


We are proud of the Marietta City Schools Transportation Department for introducing the SOAR program to our students - teaching them school bus safety. More>>





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MHS Homecoming - Victory and Fun

Join Us for the Marietta Reads! Kick-Off

Lockheed Elementary Receives National Award

Lockheed Elementary PTA Named 

National PTA School of Excellence

Second Annual Charter System Foundation Awards Luncheon


National PTA® named the Lockheed Elementary School (LK) Parent Teacher Asso

ciation (PTA®) as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships. As a National PTA School of Excellence, the PTA is recognized for its effective leadership and commitment in supporting student success and continuous school improvement. 


Pictured Above Left (from left to right): Tyler Barr, Georgia State PTA President Elect; Shaneque Metellus, PTA President; Dr. Devonne Harper, Principal; Alma Calderon, PTA Vice President; Dorietta Thomas, PTA Treasurer; Lisa-Mary Haygood, Georgia PTA President


Pictured Above Right (from left to right): Byron Blackman, Past  PTA President; Araceli Pedraza, PTA Treasurer Alma Calderon, PTA Vice President; Dorietta Thomas,  PTA Secretary; Shaneque Metellus, PTA President



The Georgia Department of Education Back to School GaDOE newsletter is now available. This newsletter is intended primarily for parents and other stakeholders who may not receive other communications from the GaDOE. 


Mark Your Calendars

  • October 23         Marietta Reads Kick-Off


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