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    11/24/17 MDJ: MHS students’ container project teaches engineering skills

    A close-knit group of Marietta High School students meets after school twice a week to hone their engineering and architecture skills and put them to good use.

    Between 30 and 40 students rush to Leon Grant’s classroom after the final bell rings Wednesday and Thursday afternoons to put their heads together and develop new technology for the school’s Haiti Container Project, a self-sustaining lab consisting of six large shipping containers stacked together outside near Marietta High’s bus lanes.

    The goal of the yearslong project is to create an entirely self-sustaining lab that can be used for research, food production...


    Board of Education 2017

    11/22/17 AJC: Marietta City Schools set four legislative priorities

    The Marietta City Schools Board of Education and MCS Superintendent Grant Rivera will suggest four legislative priorities to the Cobb County delegation to the Georgia General Assembly.

    • Assessment flexibility: Instead of state-mandated End-of-Grade and End-of-Course assessments, increased flexibility for teachers and leaders to leverage assessments is requested.
    • Assessment results: By July 1 each year, the state is requested to make available student assessment results to school and district leaders to assist them with planning for the coming school year.




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  • Marietta High School Students

    Marietta City Schools is a system rich in tradition, yet future-focused and results-driven. At MCS we value and support academic achievement and literacy. We have implemented many new initiatives in response to the ever-changing opportunities and challenges of educating and preparing tomorrow's leaders. Our vision is for all students to learn to their fullest potential. In partnership with famiies and the community, our mission is to prepare each student to maximize career, college, and life opportunities. We do this by developing curriculum and programs that meet and effectively serve the educational needs of all students, and fulfill the academic rigor demanded by Georgia's new Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

    View the district's STRATEGIC PLAN.

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