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News

Spring Break is Here
March 28, 2014

Students are off for Spring Break. It is March 29 through April 6. Enjoy your time off! We look forward to seeing our students on April 7.

Substitute Job Fair Coming
March 27, 2014

The School District will host TWO Substitute Job Fairs on Tuesday 4/22/14 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am.  For applicants interested in substituting for the North Area Schools (North of Powder Springs including North Marietta, East Cobb, Kennesaw and Acworth) the job fair will be held at Piedmont Baptist Church located at 570 Piedmont Road, Marietta, 30066.  For applicants interested in substituting for the South Area Schools (Includes Smyrna, Powder Springs, Austell, and Mableton—South Marietta area), the job fair will be held at Skyview Elementary School located at 5805 Dunn Road, Mableton, 30126. To attend applicants must complete the following REQUIREMENTS:

 

1 - RSVP by sending an email to EITHER jobfairnorth@cobbk12.org  OR  jobfairsouth@cobbk12.org. You can only RSVP to one fair and this should be the geographic area you plan to work as a substitute. You must RSVP by 4/15/14.

2 - Bring a resume with you to the fair detailing all of your work and educational experience.

3 - Be prepared to briefly meet with an Administrator.

 

We appreciate your interest in positively impacting our Cobb County students and teachers!  We look forward to meeting you at the job fair.

A Message From Administration
March 25, 2014

Please watch the special message from East Side Elementary's Administration promoting Bus Transportation and Student Safety.

School Carpool Expectations & Safety Concerns
March 19, 2014

Carpool Safety – Guidelines and Expectations!

We have observed several dangerous situations during morning drop off in recent weeks. I am attaching our expectations for carpool along with a letter that I recently received from a concerned parent. The parent observations are very alarming and I wanted to share the letter with our community. I ask that for the safety of “OUR” students that you adhere to the attached guidelines and expectations for morning carpool. These carpool expectations were developed when the new building was built and have remained in place with reminders each year. As we will begin to be more vigilant in monitoring carpool, we ask that you be respectful to our staff members who are working for the safety of our students. Please avoid entering the parking area unless you have a reason to enter the building other than dropping off children.

Carpool Guidelines and Expectations
Letter from Concerned Parent

School Survey & Upcoming Events
March 5, 2014

Please read the linked letter about the parent survey.

East Side Sock Hop is this Saturday. Join us for Varsity food, music, dancing, raffle prizes, a photo booth, ice cream floats, popcorn and lots of fun!

WHEN: Saturday, March 08, 2014
WHO: Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade from 4 – 6 PM
  3rd – 5th Grade from 6:30 – 8:30 PM

This is not a drop-off event. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 18 with a wrist band. Wristbands are required for Sock Hop admission. Purchase them in advance by completing the form sent home with your child and returning to your teacher or download the order form.

School News
February 7, 2014

Current Information on school functions during inclement weather can be found using the link on the left called Cobb County School District.

Attention

Date changes have been made to the following course. Please refer to the link below to get the correct dates. Course will now begin on Tuesday, February 25 and end Tuesday, April 22. Thanks for your patience.

East Side is happy to offer "Parenting The Love and Logic Way" to our community. It is a series of classes, books, and lectures. This parenting program is designed to give you practical skills that can be used immediately. When you sign up, please sign up for all sessions. It is a continuous course. You can sign up at our link.

Kindergarten Registration is Coming!
January 21, 2014

Kindergarten Registration
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Media Center
Link to More Information

School News
January 15, 2014

In the future, current Information on school functions during inclement weather can be found using the link on the left called Cobb County School District.

2014-15 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2014-2015 school year. Applications will be available beginning February 10, 2014. For more information, please see our 2014-15 School Choice website.

Monday, January 20, 2014 is a holiday. School will be closed. Regular schedule resumes Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

Winter Break & Registration Information
December 20, 2013

Winter Holidays are December 21 - January 6. Students return on January 7, 2014. Enjoy your break and we look forward to your return.

Happy Holidays!

For new students transferring to East Side over the break, here is some helpful links.

Winter Break Registration Information
Front Office Registration Page

For families new to East Side, please view our introduction videos to help you learn about our school.
East Side Introduction Videos

For more East Side Information, please select the
Information tab from the menu above.

Hour of Code at East Side
December 13, 2013

East Side's Hour of Code - December 2013

All of our students at East Side are particpating in the Hour of Code this week and next week. We are doing activites as students come through the specials computer lab rotation. They are doing a wonderful job. Ask your students about their coding experience. To see some of the activities that they performed, check out East Side's Computer Lab website at http://eastsidetechnology.org/. If your student does any activites at home, please fill out the form on the website, so that we can calculate all of our hours of code. Thanks for your help.

This week at East Side
December 11, 2013

School Spelling Bee this week. 5th Grade Ellis Island on Friday. We will also be participating in the Computer Science Education Week, the Hour of Code. Ask your kids what they learned in the computer lab.

Welcome Back
December 5, 2013

We hope you had a wonderful break and holiday, now let's get back to learning.

Holiday Break
November 22, 2013

We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday break next week. We look forward to seeing everyone on their return,
Monday, December 2, 2013.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Letter and Survey - Please take the time to participate
November 14, 2013

Dear Parents,

For the first time, the Georgia Department of Education is administering a Georgia Parent Survey. This survey will be used to calculate a School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Performance Index for all Georgia schools, including East Side Elementary.

You will be able to complete this survey using your personal computer, smartphone or iPad and should take no longer than 5-10 minutes. Surveys are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education.

We would greatly appreciate your participation in this important survey. The link to the survey is listed below. After you click the link, a drop-down menu will appear and you will be able to select our school district and school. The Georgia Parent Survey will remain open through Friday, January 31, 2014.

Georgia Parent Survey → http://admin.doe.k12.ga.us/gadoe/sla/gaparents.nsf/Survey.xsp

Thank you for your participation in the Georgia Parent Survey. Please contact us if you have any questions at 770-578-7200. As always, we appreciate your support.

Regards,

Elizabeth J. Mavity
Principal
East Side Elementary

Early Release All Week
October 19, 2013

October 21 - 25. Early Release/Conference Week
Dismissal is at 12:10. Please arrive on time for your conference.

Fall Festival is on Friday
October 14, 2013

Events this week at East Side

Tuesday, October 15 - Bus Driver Appreciation
Friday, October 18 - Fall Festival 5:30 - 9:30 PM (Wristbands are on sale now. You can also get them using this form. Wristbands are $12 through pre-sale and $15 the day of the Festival.)

Early Release/Conference week is next week, October 21 - 25. Mark your calendar.

LEGO Competition at East Side Elementary
September 16, 2013

Cobb EMC is sponsoring a Lego Competition to be held at
East Side Elementary School. This event is open to students grades 3-8. We will also have an adult competition. It will be on October 11, 2013 from 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM. Please sign up using the link below.

LEGO Competition Sign Up

News from Our Superintendent
September 9, 2013

Please read the letter from our superintendent, Dr. Hinojosa, on instructional coaching.

Letter from our Superintendent

News from Public Safety
August 28, 2013

Please read the information
From the Department of Public Safety:

This email serves as a reminder of the Fire Lane ordinance. Please remember to convey to parents, guests and staff that the following instructions/requirements must be adhered to in order to prevent from being cited by the Office of the Fire Marshall or the Cobb County Police Department.

Per the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire Lane, whether there is a driver in the vehicle or not, at any time other than the following:

-30 minutes prior to the end of the school day and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (this does not include the After School Program nor any other activity at the school) -passengers actively loading or unloading during the day (this would cover students unloading in the morning at the beginning of the school day)

The focus of this email is to reemphasize that the only time a vehicle would be allowed in a Fire Lane would be to actively drop-off and/or pick-up a student when there is no waiting. Other times, such as After School Program or after school activities would not be included.

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Safety (678) 594-8620.

Read the form for more information.

News this week
August 23, 2013

Cobb County would like to know how to communicate with its students and parents. Please read the directions below to choose your method of contact.

Directions for Parent/Student Correspondance

We now have new links on the left side of our web page to ParentVue and StudentVue. We also have a new link to Mackinvia which will replace Cobb Virtual Library.

Please read the letter from our nurse for a few reminders of our Cobb County Clinic Policy.

Letter from Nurse Long

Open House this week
August 12, 2013

Open house is this week at East Side. Come meet our staff and learn about your child's teacher.

Grades K, 1, and 2 will be Tuesday, August 13 at 6 PM.

Grades 3, 4, and 5 will be Thursday, August 15 at 6 PM.

We hope to see you there.

Upcoming Events for the New School Year & News
July 22, 2013

Please see the link about our new traffic flow and information sheet. Click here.

Tiger Day is coming on Monday, August 5th. Mark your calendar.

10:00-11:30 AM - Pre K and Kindergarten Meet and Greet
12:30-2:00 PM - 4th and 5th Meet and Greet
2:30-4:00 PM - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Meet and Greet

Student Registration is posted below along with links for more information. Please use our information tab at the top of the page.

We look forward to seeing everyone soon.

School's Out for Summer - Summer Dates to Remember
May 23, 2013

Enjoy your summer!

New Student Registration
Thursday, July 25th
9 AM - 6 PM

2013-14 School Supplies Link

For families new to East Side, please view our introduction videos to help you learn about our school.
East Side Introduction Videos

For more East Side Information, please select the
Information tab from the menu above.

Web Broadcast Announcement
September 12, 2011

Dear Parents/Guardians:

On September 21, 2011 from 3:00PM-4:00PM, State Superintendent of Education, John D. Barge, along with staff in the GA Department of Education Curriculum and Instruction division, will host a web-delivered broadcast through Georgia Public Broadcasting to introduce to all stakeholders the upcoming Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS).

To provide you with a brief history, the state of Georgia, along with 47 other states, has adopted a new set of standards that are geared towards unifying the standards that are used from state to state and enabling students to be college & 21st century workplace and career ready upon graduating from high school.

If you are unable to view the initial broadcast, it will air again from 4:00PM-5:00PM, and then an archived version will appear the following day. Three days later, a closed-caption version of the broadcast will air through the same site. The Web link for the initial broadcast and the archived sessions will be:

http://www.gpb.org/education/common-core

We hope that all stakeholders will find an opportunity to view this broadcast and learn about the future of education, not only in Georgia, but across the United States. Your participation in viewing this broadcast will provide your student with the greatest level of support.