• Blue Devil News - April 19, 2019

    Posted by Melina Barbuto on 4/19/2019 4:00:00 PM

     math_carnival_experiences

    Our Eighth Grade Students Participated in the Math Carnival to practice for their
    Milestone in Math. Thank you to our teachers for pulling this together! 
    You guys rock!

     

    8TH GRADE DANCE

    When: Friday, May 10th from 6:00-9:00 P.M.

    Where: Marietta Middle School

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • 8th Grade Student at Marietta Middle School (Students from other grades or schools cannot attend).
    • Passing Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA for 4th
    • Have not received ISS or OSS for 4th
    • Create a plan to be picked up no later than 9:00 p.m.

    Attire: Semi-Formal Dress

    • Dresses and skirts of appropriate length and design.
    • Dress shirts, dress pants, button-up shirts, slacks, and khakis.
    • Please no jeans, t-shirts, or shorts.
    • If you have a question about the outfit you want to wear, take a picture of it and show your teacher or Mr. Booker.

    Applications can be picked up at the office! 

     

    HONOR'S NIGHT

    Honors Night will be on May 20th at 6:30pm at Turner Chapel. 

    Invitations will be sent home.

     

    YEARBOOK

    Yearbooks are still on sale, get yours while they're available. Currently, they are at $35. Follow the link to purchase your yearbook!

     

    SPRING PICTURES

    Packets or payment must be turned in at the front office. 

     

    MARIETTA COMMUNITY EGG HUNT

    Marietta Community Egg Hunt The inaugural Marietta Community Egg Hunt will be April 19th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Marietta High School practice fields behind the school at 1171 Whitlock Avenue NW in Marietta.

    There will food, games, music, activities, egg hunts and the giant Superior Plumbing and Zaxby’s hot air balloons.

    Egg hunts will start at 5:30 p.m. for ages three and under, a special needs hunt at 6 p.m., ages 4-7 at 7 p.m., another special needs hunt at 8 p.m. and ages 8-10 at 8:30 p.m. Toddler hunts will be in a separate area at 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m.

    There will be a Kid’s Zone with unlimited rides for $7 per child. 

    Parking and admission are free.

    For more information, call 770-423-1330, e-mail billwatson@jrmmanagement.com or visit www.mariettaegghunt.com.

      

    MARIETTA PAL SUMMER CAMP

    Marietta PAL Summer Camp June 3 - July 19; Registration deadline Monday, April 22

     

    ARTS

     

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    SPORTS

     

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    CROSS COUNTRY
     
    2019 Information Meeting
    Date: Tuesday, April 30th @6:30PM, MHS Seminar Room
    Grades: Rising 8th -12th grades
     
    For more information visit: MARIETTACC.COM
     

    VOLLEYBALL

    Please fill out the form if you plan to attend tryouts for Marietta Middle School! Tryouts will be held May 6-8 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the main gym at Marietta Middle School.

    We will make 2 teams, any players who do not make a team are encouraged to participate in our fall ball development program.

     

    LACROSSE

      lacrosse schedule from end of March to April

     

    LOOKING AHEAD

    • GA Milestones - Wednesday, April 17th - Friday, April 26th
    • GA Milestones Retesting - through May 3rd
    • Cross Country Information Meeting - Tuesday, April 30th @6:30pm, MHS Seminar Room
    • MAP Testing - Rescheduling TBD
    • Volleyball Tryouts - Monday, May 6th - Wednesday, May 8th, @4:30-6:30pm
    • Eighth Grade Dance - Friday, May 10th, @6:00-9:00pm
    • Fine Arts Night - Wednesday, May 15th @6:30, Marietta Performing Arts Center
    • Honors Night - Monday, May 20th @6:30pm, Turner Chapel
    • Eighth Grade Honor Walk - Friday, May 24th
    • Last Day of School - Friday, May 24th
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  • Blue Devil News - April 12, 2019

    Posted by Melina Barbuto on 4/12/2019 4:00:00 PM

     find-your-path-career-day  Career-day-2019

    Our students in the different Career classes were able to meet some awesome
    community members and learn about their career choices.
    Thank you to all our visitors! 

     

    GA MILESTONES EOG

    Milestones start THIS WEDNESDAY, April 17th.

    Georgia Milestones End of Grade Assessment is designed to provide information about how well students are mastering the state adopted content standards in the core content areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Importantly, Georgia Milestones is designed to provide students with critical information about their own achievement and their readiness for their next level of learning—be it the next grade, the next course, or the next endeavor (college or career). MMS students will be taking the EOG assessments beginning APRIL 17th

    Resources are available for both parents and students. Students have the ability to explore the features of the exam by visiting www.gaexperienceonline.com . Study guides are also available. 

    7th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR07_Study_Guide_7.5.18.pdf

    8th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR08_Study_Guide_11.13.18.pdf 

     

    8TH GRADE DANCE

    When: Friday, May 10th from 6:00-9:00 P.M.

    Where: Marietta Middle School

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • 8th Grade Student at Marietta Middle School (Students from other grades or schools cannot attend).
    • Passing Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA for 4th
    • Have not received ISS or OSS for 4th
    • Create a plan to be picked up no later than 9:00 p.m.

    Attire: Semi-Formal Dress

    • Dresses and skirts of appropriate length and design.
    • Dress shirts, dress pants, button-up shirts, slacks, and khakis.
    • Please no jeans, t-shirts, or shorts.
    • If you have a question about the outfit you want to wear, take a picture of it and show your teacher or Mr. Booker.

    Applications can be picked up at the office! 

     

    HONOR'S NIGHT

    Honors Night will be on May 20th at 6:30pm at Turner Chapel. 

    Invitations will be sent home.

     

    SPRING PICTURES

    Spring Pictures will be sent home next week. Packets or payment must be turned in at the front office. 

     

    MARIETTA COMMUNITY EGG HUNT

    Marietta Community Egg Hunt The inaugural Marietta Community Egg Hunt will be April 19th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Marietta High School practice fields behind the school at 1171 Whitlock Avenue NW in Marietta.

    There will food, games, music, activities, egg hunts and the giant Superior Plumbing and Zaxby’s hot air balloons.

    Egg hunts will start at 5:30 p.m. for ages three and under, a special needs hunt at 6 p.m., ages 4-7 at 7 p.m., another special needs hunt at 8 p.m. and ages 8-10 at 8:30 p.m. Toddler hunts will be in a separate area at 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m.

    There will be a Kid’s Zone with unlimited rides for $7 per child. 

    Parking and admission are free.

    For more information, call 770-423-1330, e-mail billwatson@jrmmanagement.com or visit www.mariettaegghunt.com.

     

       
    BELIZE TRIP

    Belize Trip, Summer 2020 information meeting April 16th @6pm in the MMS Cafeteria Belize QR Code

     

    Dear Parents and Guardians, 

    Coach Brandon Nicholson is thrilled to share this travel opportunity for our students! Learn more about this exciting tour at an information session where they'll discuss:

    • What they'll see and do
    • Travel logistics
    • How to earn high school/college credit
    • Affordable payment options
    • And more

    We look forward to seeing you there! 

    P.S. Can't make the meeting? Want more information? RSVP with the link below and select "I can't make it". 

    WHEN: Tuesday, April 16th, @6pm

    WHERE: MMS Cafeteria

    RSVP AT: https://rsvp/eftours.com/8xxczeg

     

    MARIETTA PAL SUMMER CAMP

    Marietta PAL Summer Camp June 3 - July 19; Registration deadline Monday, April 22

     

    SPORTS

     

    ATHLETICS MEETING

    Join Craig McKinney, MCS Director of Athletics, for an informative evening on the Mission and Structure of Athletics in the Marietta City School District on Thursday, April 18, 2019 in the MHS Seminar Room at 7:00PM.

     

    VOLLEYBALL

    Please fill out the form if you plan to attend tryouts for Marietta Middle School! Tryouts will be held May 6-8 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the main gym at Marietta Middle School.

    We will make 2 teams, any players who do not make a team are encouraged to participate in our fall ball development program.

     

    LACROSSE

      lacrosse schedule from end of March to April

     

    LOOKING AHEAD

    • GA Milestones - Wednesday, April 17th - Friday, April 26th
    • Belize Interest Meeting - Tuesday, April 16th, @6pm
    • Athletic Meeting - Thursday, April 18 @7pm, MHS Seminar Room
    • MAP Testing - Wednesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 2nd
    • Eighth Grade Dance - Friday, May 10th, @6-9pm
    • Honors Night - Monday, May 20th @6:30pm, Turner Chapel
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  • Blue Devil News - March 29, 2019

    Posted by Melina Barbuto on 3/29/2019 4:00:00 PM

    Lion King Jr Pictures

    Our wonderful run of The Lion King Jr! 
    Congratulations to all the performers for their great job!

     

    GA MILESTONES EOG

    Georgia Milestones End of Grade Assessment is designed to provide information about how well students are mastering the state adopted content standards in the core content areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Importantly, Georgia Milestones is designed to provide students with critical information about their own achievement and their readiness for their next level of learning—be it the next grade, the next course, or the next endeavor (college or career). MMS students will be taking the EOG assessments beginning April 17. 

    Resources are available for both parents and students. Students have the ability to explore the features of the exam by visiting www.gaexperienceonline.com . Study guides are also available. 

    7th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR07_Study_Guide_7.5.18.pdf

    8th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR08_Study_Guide_11.13.18.pdf 

     

    STUDIO VISUAL ART AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

    Marietta Middle School is excited to offer Studio Visual Art class to qualifying students. This course will encompass the following topics: art awareness, art criticism, art history, ceramics, drawing, painting, multi-media and sculpture. This is a year-long course for art students with further opportunities to grow their talents through an individualized study.  

    Interested students must submit a photograph of an artwork though the link provided and complete the MMS Studio Visual Arts. As part of the application, students will be required to include a short description of why they should be considered for this course as well as a photograph of an original artwork. This artwork should be a recent example from a school project or completed independently. Please save your picture using your full name. All applications are due by Friday, April 12, 2019.

    Please forward any questions to Mrs. Northcutt at mnorthcutt@marietta-city.k12.ga.us or Mrs. Arrington-Hagood at aarrington@marietta-city.k12.ga.us. Students accepted into Studio Visual Art must demonstrated exceptional potential in Visual Arts. This course will require hard work and extraordinary commitment and dedication.

    Please note that student placement in yearlong elective courses such as Studio Visual Art can be impacted by student's academic need (take priority) and seat availability.

     

    ZAXBY'S NIGHT

     Zaxby's Night, Friday April 5th from 5-8pm at S. Marietta Pkwy Zaxby's

     

    SPRING LUAU DANCE

    Aloha and Mahalo! Aloha Friday is on the horizon! Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6-8 pm, we will have a Spring Luau at MMS. The Spring Luau Dance will be in the MMS Cafeteria. Tickets only cost $5 and refreshments will be served at the dance. There will be a “How Low Can You Go?” limbo contest and door prizes. DJ Babyface will be on the 1s and 2s. The attire for the dance is Dress to Impress or Hawaiian attire! Students will need to be picked up no later than 8PM the night of the dance.

     

    8TH GRADE DANCE

    When: Friday, May 10th from 6:00-9:00 P.M.

    Where: Marietta Middle School

    Eligibility Criteria:

    • 8th Grade Student at Marietta Middle School (Students from other grades or schools cannot attend).
    • Passing Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA for 4th
    • Have not received ISS or OSS for 4th
    • Create a plan to be picked up no later than 9:00 p.m.

    Attire: Semi-Formal Dress

    • Dresses and skirts of appropriate length and design.
    • Dress shirts, dress pants, button-up shirts, slacks, and khakis.
    • Please no jeans, t-shirts, or shorts.
    • If you have a question about the outfit you want to wear, take a picture of it and show your teacher or Mr. Booker.

     

    HEALTH ELECTIVE

    Eighth grade students who are interested in taking Health next year need to complete the registration link at http://bit.ly/FY20Health by April 12, 2019.  Students will take the Health course as part of their PE/Health offering. Students will report to the Health classroom during their regular scheduled PE class. The Health class for 0.5 high school credit is offered through an online format and covers the Georgia Performance Standards for 9-12 Health.

     

    CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

    Summer Camp 2019. June 3 -  July 19   

     

     

         

     

    ARTS

    BAND

    The 7th and 8th grade symphonic bands performed at LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation the past two days at McEachern High School. Both groups earned some of the highest scores for our school ever. Eighth grade earned an overall Superior; seventh grade earned the highest marks possible, straight Superiors! 

    While students had a few months to prepare for the concert portions, students also had to perform a sight-reading evaluation. 

    Overall, our bands received complements on how well we played and were thanked by many on how polite and respectful our students were. We are proud of their hard work and how well they represented MMS and the system!

     

    ART

    Gabby Kern (7th) & Nicole Munoz (8th) won first place in their divisions for the Kiwanis Art Showcase. These girls created their original piece of art at home using the medium, style, and subject matter of their choice.

    Congratulations to these two young ladies for their hard work and accomplishment!

    Gabby Kern, 7th grader, with her award winning artwork.                                                 Nicole Munoz and her award-winning artwork.

     

    STUDIO VISUAL ARTS

     Studio Art Elective link at top of the Blog. Due by April 12th

     

    ORCHESTRA

    Here are the results for orchestra District 12 LGPE:

    7th grade orchestra received a rating of superior from all 3 judges and a superior in sight reading as well.

    8th grade orchestra received an overall rating of excellent (2 excellents and 1 superior) and a superior in sight reading.

    Congratulations to those hard-working students for their great outcomes!

     

    SPORTS

     

    VOLLEYBALL

    Please fill out the form if you plan to attend tryouts for Marietta Middle School! Tryouts will be held May 6-8 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the main gym at Marietta Middle School.

    We will make 2 teams, any players who do not make a team are encouraged to participate in our fall ball development program.

     

    LACROSSE

     Lacrosse Schedule for February and March  lacrosse schedule from end of March to April

     

    LOOKING AHEAD

    • Spring Break (NO SCHOOL) - Monday, April 1st - Friday, April 5th
    • GA Milestones - Wednesday, April 17th - Friday, April 26th
    • MAP Testing - Wednesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 2nd
    • Eighth Grade Dance - Friday, May 10th,@6pm, Location TBD
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  • Blue Devil News - March 22, 2019

    Posted by Melina Barbuto on 3/22/2019 4:00:00 PM

    The united Chorus, Orchestra, and Band students at Charleston!

    Our united Band, Orchestra, Chorus, and Theatre students
    united for their performance at Charleston.

     

    GA MILESTONES EOG

    Georgia Milestones End of Grade Assessment is designed to provide information about how well students are mastering the state adopted content standards in the core content areas of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Importantly, Georgia Milestones is designed to provide students with critical information about their own achievement and their readiness for their next level of learning—be it the next grade, the next course, or the next endeavor (college or career). MMS students will be taking the EOG assessments beginning April 17. 

    Resources are available for both parents and students. Students have the ability to explore the features of the exam by visiting www.gaexperienceonline.com . Study guides are also available. 

    7th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR07_Study_Guide_7.5.18.pdf

    8th grade: http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Documents/Milestones/Study-Resource%20Guides/GM_GR08_Study_Guide_11.13.18.pdf 

       

    LIBRARY PASS

    Your child now has a Library PASS with the Cobb County Public Library System. They can now access free resources and databases 24/7 to help with their homework or projects. For more information about their Library PASS and how to use it, please visit one of the 16 Cobb County Public Library locations or visit them online at cobbcat.org/librarypass.

     

    CAMP OPPORTUNITIES

    Summer Camp 2019. June 3 -  July 19   Brain Camp VI on Sat. Mar. 23 from 8:30-1pm

     

    Chalk1Up for Safety Contest at Brain Camp VI

        

    MINDSETS CORNER

     

    Mindset Matters Teen Talk

     

    ARTS

    BAND

    The 7th and 8th grade symphonic bands performed at LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation the past two days at McEachern High School. Both groups earned some of the highest scores for our school ever. Eighth grade earned an overall Superior; seventh grade earned the highest marks possible, straight Superiors! 

    While students had a few months to prepare for the concert portions, students also had to perform a sight-reading evaluation. 

    Overall, our bands received complements on how well we played and were thanked by many on how polite and respectful our students were. We are proud of their hard work and how well they represented MMS and the system!

     

    ART

    Gabby Kern (7th) & Nicole Munoz (8th) won first place in their divisions for the Kiwanis Art Showcase. These girls created their original piece of art at home using the medium, style, and subject matter of their choice.

    Congratulations to these two young ladies for their hard work and accomplishment!

    Gabby Kern, 7th grader, with her award winning artwork.                                                 Nicole Munoz and her award-winning artwork.

     

    ORCHESTRA

    Here are the results for orchestra District 12 LGPE:

    7th grade orchestra received a rating of superior from all 3 judges and a superior in sight reading as well.

    8th grade orchestra received an overall rating of excellent (2 excellents and 1 superior) and a superior in sight reading.

    Congratulations to those hard-working students for their great outcomes!

     

    LION KING JR



    Lion King Jr                                Lion King Jr.

    If you missed the first show, don't worry, there are more opportunities to join the pride! Buy your tickets for The Lion King Jr! 

     

    SPORTS

     

    CHEERLEADING

    Cheerleading Informational Meeting on Mar. 28th, 7:15am, MMS Cafeteria

     

    VOLLEYBALL

    Please fill out the form if you plan to attend tryouts for Marietta Middle School! Tryouts will be held May 6-8 from 4:30-6:30 PM in the main gym at Marietta Middle School.

    We will make 2 teams, any players who do not make a team are encouraged to participate in our fall ball development program.

     

    SOCCER

    Marietta Soccer Logo

    Schedule for Soccer

     

    LACROSSE

     Lacrosse Schedule for February and March  lacrosse schedule from end of March to April

     

    LOOKING AHEAD

    • The Lion King Jr. - Thursday, March 21st - Saturday, March 23rd, Tuesday, March 26th - Wednesday, March 27th, Thursday, March 28th
    • Spring Break (NO SCHOOL) - Monday, April 1st - Friday, April 5th
    • GA Milestones - Wednesday, April 17th - Friday, April 26th
    • MAP Testing - Wednesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 2nd
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