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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Press Release Archives

expand 2013-2014

  • April 21, 2014 - MCS Demonstrates Progress on College-Career Ready Performance
  • April 18, 2014 - (Correction April 23, 2014) Marietta High School Named – The Washington Post’s America’s Most Challenging High Schools
  • April 16, 2014 - Park Street Educator Selected To Attend 2014 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academys
  • March 13, 2014 - Special Week Honors Georgia’s School Boards
  • February 27, 2014 - Sawyer Road Hosts Superintendent “Coffee Talk” – 7 p.m., March 13
  • February 25, 2014 - Marietta High School Named 2014 Georgia AP Honor School
  • February 11, 2014 - District Launches New Graduate Marietta Web site - Design Engages Students
  • February 5, 2014 - District Elementary Choice Academies Random Drawing Scheduled – Feb. 13
  • February 4, 2014 - System-Wide Kindergarten Registration, Feb. 3-14, 2014
  • January 23, 2014 - Marietta Performing Arts Center Hosts Congressional Art Competition Exhibit
  • January 16, 2014 - Elementary, Sixth and Middle Grades Compete – MCS Annual Spelling Bee
  • January 10, 2014 - A.L. Burruss Elementary Hosts “Superintendent Saturday” Community Dialogue – January 18
  • December 20, 2013 - District Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony School Board Members, Jan. 14
  • December 18, 2013 - School Board Approves Implementation Phase II – Excel Compensation Plan
  • December 17, 2013 - Dunleith Elementary Educator Receives National 2013 Raytheon-EiE Scholarship
  • December 16, 2013 - Schools, District Offices Closed Winter Break, Dec. 23 – Jan. 1
  • December 13, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Outpaces State and Metro Scores 2013 Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT)
  • December 12, 2013 - Lockheed Elementary Supports Computer Science Education Week
  • December 11, 2013 - School District Recognizes Service Two Retiring School Board Members
  • November 8, 2013 - District Opens Application WindowElementary Choice Academies Program
  • November 7, 2013 - District Honors School Psychologists
  • October 31, 2013 - Marietta High School Selected Host School U.S. State Department SportUnited Program
  • October 30, 2013 - Marietta High School JROTC Drive Day Benefits The Empty Stocking Fund, Nov. 2
  • October 30, 2013 - MSGA Educator - Guest Presenter 2013 Georgia Mathematics Conference
  • October 29, 2013 - Marietta Reads! Benefit Book Fair Barnes & Noble Town Center Prado
  • October 16, 2013 - District School Nutrition Program Awarded Kids Eat Right Mini-Grant
  • October 15, 2013 - MCS Students Place 2nd – Georgia 2013 School Bus Safety Poster Contest
  • October 9, 2013 - District Honors National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 21 - 25
  • October 4, 2013 - District Ed-Tech Session Features Dr. Steve Miller – Guest Keynoter
  • October 3, 2013 - Marietta City Elementary/Middle Grades Schools Achieve High Student Participation School Nutrition Program – Breakfast/Lunch
  • September 30, 2013 - MSGA Educator Selected To Serve On Georgia Children’s Book Award Selection Committee
  • September 27, 2013 - Superintendent Hosts “Coffee Talk” – October 10
  • September 26, 2013 - Marietta Average SAT® Scores Outpace State, Reading & Writing
  • September 24, 2013 - MCAA Named 2013 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • September 17, 2013 - Marietta Reads! Hosts 11th Annual Kickoff Event, Saturday, Sept. 28
  • September 16, 2013 - Tenth Annual Marietta Athletic Hall Of Fame Honors Inductees
  • September 11, 2013 - Three Marietta Educators Earn Master Teacher Status
  • September 6, 2013 - MCAA Educator-Leader Named 2013 KSU Distinguished Alumni
  • August 21, 2013 - Marietta City ACT Scores Outpace State - All Four Subject Areas Tested
  • August 15, 2013 - Marietta High School Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Named “Powerhouse” Unit – Reap Top School Awards
  • August 2, 2013 - Employees Inaugurate New MHS Auditorium District Kicks Off Graduate Marietta Campaign
  • July 29, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Partners For School Bus Stop Arm Safety Initiative
  • July 19, 2013 - MHS Educator Named New Marietta Middle School Principal
  • July 5, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Sets Millage Rate Lowers Millage Rate – Property Taxes Decrease
  • July 1, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Pre-Registration, Pre-Opening & Open House Activities

expand 2012-2013

  • August 2, 2013 - Employees Inaugurate New MHS Auditorium District Kicks Off Graduate Marietta Campaign
  • July 29, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Partners For School Bus Stop Arm Safety Initiative
  • July 19, 2013 - MHS Educator Named New Marietta Middle School Principal
  • July 5, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Sets Millage Rate Lowers Millage Rate – Property Taxes Decrease
  • July 1, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Pre-Registration, Pre-Opening & Open House Activities
  • June 24, 2013 - New Director Named, Special Education MCS Department of Special Services
  • June 20, 2013 - Dunleith, Hickory Hills, Lockheed, Park Street, Sawyer Road Elementary Awarded USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grants
  • June 13, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Provides Children Free Meals Throughout Summer Months
  • May 31, 2013 - Energy Conservation – Summer Hours Marietta Schools, Facilities & Central Office
  • May 30, 2013 - Marietta Sixth Grade Academy Wins Overall District 2013 “Save-A-Watt” Energy Challenge
  • May 29, 2013 - MCS Celebrates Teachers & Employees, Names 2014 Teacher Of The Year, May 28
  • May 29, 2013 - MCS Names Debbie Woolard Employee Of The Year, May 28
  • May 23, 2013 - Board Names New Assistant Superintendent, Special Services
  • May 21, 2013 - MCAA Educator Selected To Attend 2013 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
  • May 16, 2013 - Marietta High Educator Nominee Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Jannon Barker Memorial Award
  • May 15, 2013 - Marietta Outpaces State & Metro Score 2013 Fifth Grade Writing Assessment
  • May 14, 2013 - Marietta High School Approved To Offer IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC)
  • May 13, 2013 - Marietta High School Named - Washington Post’s America's Most Challenging High Schools
  • May 10, 2013 - Marietta Reads! Ninth Annual Read-A-Thon Raises Over $8,000
  • May 9, 2013 - Marietta Reads! & Cobb County Public Library Partner For Literacy Events, May 16 & 25
  • May 9, 2013 - Three MCS State Winners Named 2013 Fair Bear Creative Writing Competition
  • May 8, 2013 - MCS School Bus ‘Roadeo’ Tests Driver Skills, Abilities
  • May 7, 2013 - District, Schools Statewide Celebrate School Nurse Appreciation Day – May 8
  • May 6, 2013 - Marietta High Educator Runner-Up 2014 Georgia Teacher Of The Year
  • May 3, 2013 - Sawyer Road Awarded $1,500 Kroger “Go For The Gold” Grant
  • May 2, 2013 - District’s Strategic Plan Video Provides Staff, Parents, Community With Insights
  • May 1, 2013 - District, Education Partners Host STEM Program Engineering Design Expo, May 5
  • April 30, 2013 - Marietta Sixth Grade Academy Hosts Blue Devil Day – May 1
  • April 30, 2013 - MCS Celebrates School Nutrition Employee Week, May 6 – 10, 2013
  • April 29, 2013 - Three Marietta Middle School Students Achieve State Recognition – Duke TIP
  • April 25, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Receive $9,000 Kroger “Go For The Gold” Grants
  • April 23, 2013 - Marietta High School Named Best High School U.S.News and World Report 2013 Best Schools
  • April 19, 2013 - Marietta City – Ranked #1 Mid-Sized School District In Technology Know-How
  • April 4, 2013 - City Schools/Administrative Offices Closed Spring Break, April 8 - 12, 2013
  • April 2, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Earns Continuing AdvancEd SACS CASI Accreditation
  • March 28, 2013 - Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition 2012-2013 System Winners Announced
  • March 27, 2013 - Three Marietta High School Students Named 2013 Georgia Governor's Honors Finalists
  • March 26, 2013 - Marietta Eighth Graders Meeting & Exceeding Surpass State, Metro 2013 Georgia Writing Test
  • March 15, 2013 - Marietta High School Commended Students 2013 National Merit® Scholarship Program
  • March 11, 2013 - Marietta Reads! & Zaxby’s Marietta Partner For Literacy Fundraiser, March 14
  • March 11, 2013 - Marietta High Educator Among Top 10 Finalists 2014 Georgia Teacher Of The Year
  • March 11, 2013 - Title I Informational Video Highlights Marietta Reads! Literacy Initiative Support
  • March 6, 2013 - MCS Social Workers Celebrate National School Social Work Week, March 3 - 9
  • February 28, 2013 - Marietta City Students Celebrate Read Across America Day, March 1
  • February 26, 2013 - Marietta City Schools Charter System Status 10-Year Renewal Approved
  • February 22, 2013 - Superintendent Lembeck Hosts “Coffee Talk” – February 26
  • February 21, 2013 - Marietta High School Named 2013 Georgia AP Honor School
  • February 13, 2013 - Marietta High School Opens Ninth Grade QUEST Performance Learning Center
  • February 1, 2013 - District Elementary Choice Academies Random Drawing Scheduled, Feb. 15
  • January 31, 2013 - District Honors Professional School Counselors Observes National School Counseling Week
  • January 29, 2013 - MCAA-KSU Education Partnership To Train Future STEM Educators
  • January 28, 2013 - Marietta High School Hosts “Looking Toward the Future Transition Fair”
  • January 24, 2013 - Sixth Grade Academy Named Georgia Lighthouse School to Watch
  • January 22, 2013 - Elementary, Sixth and Middle Grades Compete – MCS Annual Spelling Bee
  • January 4, 2013 - Superintendent Hosts “Coffee Talk”, Jan. 14
  • December 17, 2012 - Schools, District Offices Closed Winter Holiday, Dec. 24 – Jan. 2
  • December 3, 2012 - Marietta City Outpaces State and Metro Scores 2012 Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT)
  • November 28, 2012 - Marietta High School Air Force Junior ROTC Unit GA-20021 “Exceeds Standards” Unit Evaluation
  • November 26, 2012 - Marietta High School Joins Go Build Georgia High School Teams Project
  • November 15, 2012 - Catherine Kacyvenski, MSGA Assistant Principal Named Georgia Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year
  • November 12, 2012 - Sixth Grade Academy Wins GAMSP Effective Middle School Program Award
  • November 9, 2012 - Schools and District Offices Close Thanksgiving Break
  • November 7, 2012 - Marietta School Governance Teams Solicit Input Proposed 2013-2014, 2014-2015 School Calendars
  • November 7, 2012 - District Opens Application Window Elementary Choice Academies Program
  • November 6, 2012 - District Honors School Psychologists
  • November 5, 2012 - Superintendent’s “Community Connections" Parent Information Session, Nov. 14
  • October 31, 2012 - Marietta High School JROTC Drive Day Benefits The Empty Stocking Fund, Nov. 3
  • October 29, 2012 - West Side Named Georgia Department of Education Exceptional Library Media Program
  • October 25, 2012 - Superintendent Hosts "Coffee Talk", Oct. 30
  • October 22, 2012 - MCAA Selected Stop – 2012 Georgia Partnership 20th Annual Statewide Bus Trip
  • October 16, 2012 - District Honors National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 22 - 26, 2012
  • October 15, 2012 - Superintendent Hosts "Community Connections" Parent Information Session
  • October 12, 2012 - Dunleith, Hickory Hills, Sawyer Road Elementary Awarded USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grants
  • October 9, 2012 - Two Students Place – State Competition 2012 School Bus Safety Poster Contest
  • October 2, 2012 - Marietta Reads! Flat Mari-Etta Program Kicks off Oct. 1
  • September 25, 2012 - Marietta Educator Earns Master Teacher Status
  • September 24, 2012 - Marietta Average SAT® Scores Outpace State, Math & Writing
  • September 17, 2012 - Marietta Reads! 10th Annual Kickoff Event, Sept. 29
  • September 12, 2012 - Superintendent Hosts "Superintendent Saturday" Community Dialogue, Sept. 22
  • September 10, 2012 - Ninth Annual Marietta Athletic Hall Of Fame Honors Inductees
  • August 24, 2012 - Marietta City ACT Scores Outpace State In Three Of Four Subject Areas Tested
  • August 8, 2012 - District Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony Ward 1 School Board Member, Aug. 14
  • August 3, 2012 - Marietta High School Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Reap 18 Top Leadership School Awards
  • August 1, 2012 - Marietta City Schools Classes Begin, Thursday, August 9 - Pre-Registration/Pre-Opening, Open House Activities Scheduled
  • July 10, 2012 - Marietta City Schools Sets Millage Rate Millage Remains Flat – No Overall Increase

expand 2011-2012

  • June 13, 2012 - Marietta City Schools Pre-Registration, Pre-Opening & Open House Activities
  • May 30, 2012 - MCAA Named 2012 SMART Showcase School
  • May 22, 2012 - Marietta Outpaces State 2012 Fifth Grade Writing Assessment
  • May 18, 2012 - Board Appoints Kristen Beaudin Principal, Hickory Hills Elementary
  • May 17, 2012 - Marietta High School, Performance Learning Center (PLC) Sum-Mester 2012 Summer School Programs
  • May 15, 2012 - Board Names Dayton Hibbs Associate Superintendent
  • May 14, 2012 - MHS Auditorium Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled – May 17
  • May 10, 2012 - MCAA Teachers Named SMART Exemplary Educators
  • May 9, 2012 - Marietta High School Among Best High Schools U.S.News and World Report 2012 Best Schools
  • May 8, 2012 - Energy Conservation – Summer Hours Marietta Schools, Facilities & Central Office
  • April 27, 2012 - Marietta Sixth Grade Academy Hosts Blue Devil Day – May 1
  • April 26, 2012 - Marietta City - Top 10 School District In Technology Know-How
  • April 24, 2012 - District, Education Partners Host STEM Program Engineering Design Expo, April 29
  • April 16, 2012 - High School ProStart Culinary Teacher Wins Georgia Restaurant Educator Excellence Award
  • April 13, 2012 - Burruss, MCAA Educators Selected To Attend 2012 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy
  • April 12, 2012 - MCS School Bus 'Roadeo' Tests Driver Skills, Abilities
  • April 9, 2012 - District, Schools Celebrate National Library Week 2012
  • March 30, 2012 - Four Marietta City Students Named Georgia PTA 2012 Reflections Winners
  • March 29, 2012 - City Schools/Administrative Offices Closed Spring Break, April 2-6, 2012
  • March 28, 2012 - Two Marietta High School Students Chosen 2012 Georgia Governor's Honors Finalists
  • March 27, 2012 - Marietta Eighth Graders Increase Percent Exceeding 2012 Georgia Writing Test
  • March 26, 2012 - Young Georgia Authors Competition 2011-2012 System Winners Announced
  • March 22, 2012 - Marietta High School Students Take Top Honors SkillsUSA State Leadership/Skill Competition
  • March 20, 2012 - Board Names Burley, Former Assistant Principal Interim Principal, Sawyer Road Elementary
  • March 20, 2012 - Board Names Graves, Former Teacher/Coach Interim Assistant Principal - Sawyer Road
  • March 20, 2012 - Board Names Jill Sims, Director Elementary Curriculum/Instruction K-12 Special Programs
  • March 15, 2012 - Marietta High School Launches Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) Initiative
  • March 14, 2012 - Marietta Middle and High School Students Win Awards – FLAG Spoken Language Contest
  • March 13, 2012 - MCAA Educator Awarded $2500 Georgia Educational Technology Consortium Grant
  • February 29, 2012 - Marietta City Students Celebrate Read Across America Day, March 2
  • February 28, 2012 - School Social Workers Celebrate National School Social Work Week, March 4 - 10
  • February 13, 2012 - District Elementary Choice Academies Random Drawing Scheduled – Feb. 16
  • February 7, 2012 - Marietta High School Named 2012 Georgia AP Honor School
  • February 2, 2012 - Hall, Marietta City Schools Athletics Director Earns Certified Athletics Administrator (CAA) Certification
  • January 31, 2012 - Superintendent Hosts "Coffee Talk" – Feb. 2
  • January 30, 2012 - System-Wide Kindergarten Registration, Feb. 6-17, 2012
  • January 27, 2012 - High School Hosts "Looking Toward the Future Transition Conference"
  • January 20, 2012 - School Board Hosts Public Information Forum MHS Auditorium Construction Project, Jan. 24
  • January 18, 2012 - Elementary, Sixth and Middle Grades Compete – MCS Annual Spelling Bee
  • January 17, 2012 - Marietta Center, West Side Elementary Earn Outstanding Student Achievement Awards
  • January 13, 2012 - Middle School Grab n' Go Breakfast Program Recognized NFL Super Bowl Champion, Deuce McAllister To Visit
  • January 12, 2012 - Nine Marietta Schools Named 2011 Title I Distinguished Schools
  • December 14, 2011 - Superintendent Hosts "Coffee Talk" – Jan. 12
  • December 13, 2011 - Marietta High School JROTC Collections Top $7,400 For The Empty Stocking Fund
  • December 9, 2011 - Schools, District Offices Closed Winter Holiday, Dec. 22 – Jan. 2
  • December 2, 2011 - (Correction December 9, 2011) MCS Superintendent, Dr. Emily Lembeck Named GSSA 2012 Superintendent of the Year
  • November 15, 2011 - Schools and District Offices Close Thanksgiving Break
  • November 14, 2011 - Superintendent Hosts "Community Connections" Bond Referendum Public Information Forum
  • November 11, 2011 - MHS Hosts Second Annual 10th Grade IB MYP Personal Project Showcase
  • November 11, 2011 - District Honors School Psychologists
  • November 3, 2011 - High School Graduation Rate Increases to 85.8%
  • October 25, 2011 - District Opens 2012-2013 Application Window Elementary Choice Academies Program
  • October 24, 2011 - Students Place 1st – Metro Atlanta Boys and Girls Club Kiwanis Kids Cultural Challenge
  • October 17, 2011 - Three Students Place 1st – District Competition 2011 Georgia School Bus Safety Poster Contest
  • October 12, 2011 - School Board Approves Special One-time Compensation – MCS Eligible Employees
  • October 11, 2011 - Dunleith Paraprofessional Named Honoree 2011 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award
  • October 4, 2011 - MCS Celebrates National School Lunch Week
  • September 30, 2011 - MSGA Receives 5,000-Watt Solar Energy System Marietta Power & Water Grant Partnership Award
  • September 27, 2011 - Superintendent "Coffee Talk" & MHS Auditorium Project G.O. Bond Referendum Information Session – Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
  • September 20, 2011 - Superintendent Hosts "Community Connections" Public Information Forum
  • September 16, 2011 - Marietta Reads! 9th Annual Kickoff Event, Sept. 24
  • September 15, 2011 - Marietta PLC Site Coordinator Unsung Heroes Award Recipient
  • September 14, 2011 - Marietta Average SAT® Scores Outpace State, All Areas Tested
  • September 9, 2011 - Eighth Annual Marietta Athletic Hall Of Fame Honors Inductees
  • August 29, 2011 - Sawyer Road Elementary Curtain Speech Presentation Alliance Theatre's Into the Woods Musical, Sept. 18
  • August 26, 2011 - School Board Hosts Public Information Forum MHS Auditorium Construction Project, Sept. 12
  • August 17, 2011 - Marietta City ACT Score Outpaces State/National Averages, Exceeds State Average All Four Benchmarks
  • August 15, 2011 - Four Marietta Educators Earn Secondary Science, Performance Incentive Awards
  • August 12, 2011 - Lockheed, Park Street Elementary Schools Awarded USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Grants
  • August 3, 2011 - Marietta High School Air Force Junior ROTC Cadets Earn Top Leadership School Awards
  • August 2, 2011 - Marietta City Schools Classes Begin, Thursday, August 11 Pre-Registration/Pre-Opening, Open House Activities Scheduled
  • July 21, 2011 - Nine Marietta Schools Earn 2010-2011 AYP Status
  • July 12, 2011 - Marietta City Schools Sets Millage Rate No Increase For 12th Consecutive Year