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*Bus Routes

*Bus Change Form

*ParentVUE / StudentVUE

*Nurse's Corner

*Mackin VIA


*District Direction for Continuous Improvement

*CCSD Transportation Department

*CCSD Department of Public Safety

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Upcoming Events:

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For information about school closings, please go to CCSD Home Page.



School Is Out for Summer
May 25, 2016

Enjoy your summer and we look forward to seeing you return for the new school year.

Here is some helpful information for current and new students at East Side.

School Tour
PTA & Foundation Introduction
Supply Lists for 2016-17

School Registration Information is located under our Information page. Please visit the webpage for additional registration news and forms.

East Side Play Dates events: Saturday, July 16 10 am-12pm and Sunday, July 24th 12-2pm

Meet and Greet is Thursday, July 28, 2016. Times are listed below. For more information, click here.

10:00-11:30 AM - Kindergarten
12:30-2:00 PM - 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Grades

2:30-4:00 PM - 4th and 5th Grades

East Side Survey
April 14, 2016

Parents are encouraged to participate in the AdvancED Parent Survey. The data from this survey will inform the school and the district about parents’ opinions about our school. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to AdvancED for analysis. Individual data results will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. You may use any personal device to complete this survey. The AdvancED Parent Survey will be open February 22 – April 29. The link to access the survey is

AdvancED, formerly SACS, is the non-profit organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems and certifies that accreditation standards are being met.

Art Show is coming to East Side on Thursday, April 28, for more information, click on the information link.

More Registration
April 1, 2016

Did you miss Kdg registration on March 30?
Please visit website for additional registration dates and times..

Placement Requests
March 14, 2016

2016-17 Placement Requests
Please view letter and form from Ms. Mavity regarding placement for 2016-17 school year.
Forms must be returned to Mrs. Mabry in the front office by April 18, 2016.

Letter From Ms. Mavity --- Form to Turn In

Kindergarten Registration
March 7, 2016

Registration for the 2016-17 Kindergarten class
Wednesday, March 30
8:30-11:30 AM
East Side Media

Please visit website for list of information required.

Palmer Middle School Parent Event - Monday, 14th at 6:30 PM

Click here for flyer.

School Choice and Winter Break
February 12, 2016

Winter Break is February 13 - 21. School will reopen on February 22 at 7:20 AM. Enjoy your break.

2015-16 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information, please see our 2016-17 School Choice webpage. The web address for the link is:

All schools, regardless of having any available space, are asked to have this posted by Friday, February 5.

Student Council Valentine's Sale
February 5, 2016

Student Council is having a Valentine’s Day fundraiser Tuesday, February 9th to Friday, February 12th. Students will be selling candy grams and a card for $1.00 from 7:20-7:50 in the cafeteria. Students are able to buy a candy gram for their friends, family, and/or teachers. Student Council will then deliver those cards to the students or teachers that same morning. Thank you for supporting East Side’s Student Council!

STEM Night This Week
January 25, 2016

STEM Night is this week.

Tuesday, January 26 - Last Name begins with A-L
Wednesday, January 27 - Last Name begins with M-Z

Time: 6 - 7:30 PM on both nights

If you need more information, please see below.

STEM Night - Mark Your Calendar
January 13, 2016

Save the Date
East Side STEM night is coming soon! Tuesday, January 26th and Wednesday, January 27th from 6-7:30.We will break up the two nights alphabetical by last name (A-L) on the 26th, and (M-Z) on the 27th. Bring the entire family there will be 10 fun activities including engineering, robotics, coding, and more! Maddio’s will have pizza dinner here for you to purchase. Flyer will be coming home soon!!

Please RSVP by Friday, January 22.

STEM Night Flyer

Happy New Year
January 7, 2016

Welcome back students. We are ready to get to learning after our break.

Holiday Break is Coming
December 11, 2015

December 14 - 18 is the last week before the holiday break. Please make sure to check lost and found before break.

School Holidays are December 19, 2015 to January 4, 2016.

East Side wishes you a Happy Holidays!

School begins again on January 5, 2016. The school opens at 7:20 AM.

January 11, 2016 - Special Education Parent Event Information Link

Upcoming Parents Events
October 28, 2015

Parent Event on Monday, November 2nd, at 6:30 PM

Future Parent Events Dates

News At East Side
October 19, 2015

Conference Week/Early Release - October 19-23
Fall Festival - Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5:30 PM

Parent Surveys - Please Complete Below

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet. All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:

LEGO Building is Coming to East Side
September 29, 2015

Cobb EMC is once again sponsoring a Lego Building Competition to be held at East Side Elementary School on Friday, October 16, 2015 from 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. The event is open to students grades 2-8. There will be prizes awarded. Funds raised through this event will benefit the Cobb County School System - Elementary Science Olympiad program. A limited number of LEGO® builders (40 in each heat) will display speed and accuracy for a chance to win some great prizes. DATE: 10/16/2015 ( Fri 6:00PM - 9:30PM EDT )

To register and find more information about this event, please visit the following link:!

Upcoming Dickerson Parent Meeting
September 15, 2015

Dickerson has an upcoming parent meeting that you maybe interested in attending. Click here to see flyer for more information.

Gifted Eligibility
September 11, 2015

Please click here for more information on Gifted Eligibility Process.

Science Fair Is Coming
September 10, 2015

East Side's Science Fair is October 1st. Plan now for your project.

Science Fair Information

PTA Science Fair Link

Robotics Team Sign Up
August 11, 2015

Be a Part of the Robo Sport - Represent your School - Join the East Side FLL Robotics team

Now Accepting Applications!

For Consideration Please fill out an online application at :

Application Deadline is August 15th.
Teams will be announced on August 20th.

For questions please email:

Induction to American Schools
August 4, 2015

Introduction to American Schools
Presented by the East Side PTA
Thursday, August 6, 2015
10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.
East Side Media Center

Are you new to East Side? Are you new to this country? Would you like to meet other new families? Then this meeting is for you.
This is a friendly informational meeting created by some of East Side’s international and American parents in order to answer your questions and help you feel comfortable in your new environment.
We will talk about what to expect this year, cultural tips, where to find information about school life, and so much more.
Please RSVP or send questions to Julia French at

Wonderful First Day At East Side
August 3, 2015

What an amazing first day of school. It was a great to start to the year. Students were ready to learn and excited about their new adventures.

Upcoming Dates to Note

Open House for Kindergarten, 1st, & 2nd Grade
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:00 PM

Open House for 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade
Thursday, August 13, 2015 6:00 PM

Happy Summer! Now Registration
May 21, 2015

Enjoy your summer break!

If you need information on school registration, please click the link, School Registration.

We also have some videos that may help you find our more information about East Side. Click here to view. You can also find more information about PTA and Foundation under the Parent Link tab on our website.

Please click below for our school supply list.
School Supplies 2015-16.

Optional Summer Reading for Rising 5th Graders

East Side KIDTalk Finalist
May 18, 2015

Congratulations to Samarth Mahapatra on being named a Top Ten Finalist in the 1st annual KiDtalk Student Voice Competition for the Cobb County School District. The top ten finalists are the student(s) who exhibited the best perspectives on the prompt Why Not?, truly articulating what they care about as students in our district.

KiDtalk enthusiasts can view the top 10 submissions and “like” their favorite. That means all students, parents, staff and community members can share in the excitement and selection of our finalists.

Join us in voting for your favorite! Here is the link, so you can cast your vote for your favorite.