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March 22, 2017

Parent Input Letter

Over the next few months, we will be in the process of assigning students to classes for next year. Parents may complete the input form (link below) to provide additional information regarding their child's educational needs.  Please know we will consider many factors and every child is carefully placed whether or not you complete this form. We appreciate the trust you place in us.

Parent Input Form for 2017-2018 School Year


March 20, 2017

Georgia Milestones Information for Parents of Students in Grades 3-5

Georgia Milestones testing begins Wednesday, April 19th for our 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.  Please visit the links below for information regarding this assessment and sample test items.  Additionally, the testing schedule is below.  Please ensure your child is present and arrives to school before 7:50 a.m. each day of testing.

3rd Grade Milestones - Parent/Student Study Guide
4th Grade Milestones - Parent/Student Study Guide
5th Grade Milestones - Parent/Student Study Guide

March 13, 2017

East Side's PTA & Foundation Informational Videos

East Side has an amazing PTA and Foundation!  The videos below were shown at Kindergarten Orientation on March 1st.  Please watch them to hear all of the wonderful things happening at East Side! 


February 28, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers were treated to a delicious breakfast to kickoff Teacher Appreciation Week by our cafeteria manager, Kristin Cronk.  Throughout the week, students and families provided an assortment of gifts and treats.  The week ended with the annual PTA-sponsored teacher appreciation luncheon.  We are so fortunate to have the best teachers & staff!


February 3, 2017

Counselor Appreciation Week

East Side loves our counselors: Mrs. Anne Rowley, Ms. Virginia Hetzel, & Ms. Chandra Garrett!!  

February 6 - 10, East Side students celebrated counselor-themed dress up days. 



January 30, 2017

International Festival

East Side's annual International Festival was held on Saturday, January 21, and was another huge success.  Thank you to all of the volunteers who make this wonderful experience possible for our families. 

January 30, 2017

2017-2018 School Choice

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2017-2018 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2017 on the District website. For more information, please see our 2017-18 School Choice webpage.

Deadline for applying is Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

The web address for the link is:


January 26, 2017

2017 Learning Resources Public Review

3-12 ELA and K-12 ESOL        

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in 3-12 English Language Arts and K – 12 ESOL. Print and digital materials will be available for public review, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, at the following locations and dates:

2017 Resources Public Review


January 18, 2017

Kindergarten Orientation & Registration

Kindergarten Orientation:  Wednesday, March 1 at 8:30 a.m.
Kindergarten Registration:  Wednesday, March 29 from 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Parents of students who will enter kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year, please visit the links below for more information.

Kindergarten Orientation Information
Kindergarten Registration Information

January 13, 2017

East Side Strikes GOLD!

Highest performing schools exhibit high academic performance by earning a three-year average CCRPI Achievement Score in at least the 93rd percentile.  In addition, the three-year average CCRPI Achievement Gap Score must be at or above the 75th percentile in the state.

Way to go Eagles!


January 11, 2017

Cobb County Special Student Services Parent Sessions

Cobb County Special Student Services is proud to offer the opportunities below for parents of students who are served in special education.

Community Connections Flyer

Fostering Independence VIP Flyer


January 6, 2017

Inclement Weather - 2 Hour Early Dismissal

East Side students will be dismissed today beginning at 12:20 p.m.  Please meet your child at the bus stop 2 hours earlier than the regularly scheduled time.  There will be no ASP or after-school activities today. All weekend activities are cancelled as well.

As always, please visit Cobb County's website for the most updated information on school closings.


December 21, 2016

Holiday Break

We wish you all a wonderful & safe holiday break!  We will see students back at school on Thursday, January 5.


December 21, 2016

Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our spelling bee winner, Jana Malla and runner-up, Prisha Dev!  Jana will compete at the district level as East Side's representative.  Congratulations once again to all of the 4th and 5th grade class finalists!  Special thanks to the following staff for helping organize & judge the spelling bee: Mary Agnew, Sherry Werbke, Leigh Lyjak, Dawn Alexander, Chandra Garrett, Kelly Jones, & Renee Mitchell.

November 10, 2016

Veterans Day Program – 11/11/2016

7:00-8:00- Breakfast & Photos (Veterans eat with their children in the cafeteria)
7:50-8:00- Welcome by Ms. Mavity
8:00-8:03- Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem
8:03-8:10- Video
8:10-8:25   March of Honor (dismissed by military branch – veterans will march
from cafeteria to outside in the carpool lane and enter back in the cafeteria)
8:25-8:30- Kindergartners sing and closing by Ms. Mavity


November 7, 2016

Fall Festival

Thank you to all of the volunteers and families for making this year's Fall Festival one of the best ever!


November 4, 2016

Upcoming Important Dates

Tuesday, November 8 - Election Day - No School

Friday, November 11 - Veterans Day Breakfast & Parade March.  Breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m. 

Monday, November 14 - Friday, November 18 - Book Fair


October 26, 2016

East Side Teacher of the Year Pep Rally

East Side celebrates our wonderful Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Trish Morrison!

Morrison - TOTY


October 21, 2016

Georgia Parent Survey

Please complete the Georgia Parent Survey to provide feedback on East Side Elementary.  Your responses are anonymous and go directly to the State.  Parent participation in this survey is a part of our School Rating from the State (CCRPI).  The survey is 24 questions and can be accessed from personal computers, smartphones, or tablets.
  We thank you for your participation.   Click here for the link:  Parent Survey Link


October 17, 2016

Veterans Day Breakfast          Veterans Day

Please join us as we honor our military and celebrate them on November 11th.  Please RSVP by this Friday, October 21.

Veterans Day RSVP


October 17, 2016

Conference Week

Teachers are looking forward to meeting with parents to discuss student progress.  Don't forget dismissal is two hours earlier each day this week.

ASP will remain open until 6 p.m. as usual.


October 17, 2016

East Side's STEM Day

Many thanks to East Side's STEM Committee & staff for providing an outstanding experience for our students.   As always, our parents go above and beyond to support East Side.
STEM Day 2016 Slideshow

STEM 2016STEM 2016

September 21, 2016

East Side Celebrates Peace Day

East Side thanks our amazing art teacher, Mary Kaltreider, for organizing our first ever "Pinwheels for Peace" day by having each student make a pinwheel - nearly 1,300!


Custodian Appreciation Day!

 East Side thanks our awesome custodial team: Robert, Yolie, Wade, Amy, & Brian for keeping our school clean and safe for our students and staff.


September 20, 2016

East Cobber Parade

Thank you to everyone who came out to last Saturday's East Cobber Parade.  It was a great turnout! Go Eagles!

September 7, 2016

East Side celebrates first walk to school day of the year!

Walk to School Day 2016-17East Side Eagle

August 31, 2016

East Side celebrates Classified Employee of the Year, Pat Mabry, Secretary!


August 30, 2016

Challenging Behavior and Strategies Meeting

Please click here for more information.


August 29, 2016

Science Olympiad Applications are now OPEN!

Science Olympiad Applications are now OPEN! Applications are now open for East Side’s Science Olympiad Team! Please download application from the East Side Science Olympiad Site. You can find the website on the school webpage under class pages – clubs. Information about the team can also be found there.

Here’s what a former Science Olympian from East Side had to say:
“I remember the first year of the team at State, and feeling very proud of myself and the team. Working on the team gave me a lot of experience and knowledge which I have used on the Dodgen Robotics Team. I am currently trying out for the Walton Robotics Team and have been accepted into the engineering STEM program. The East Side Science Olympiad team helped me achieve these goals and is a great foundation for STEM.”
Tejas George
Member of the first year team

Who Can Compete? Students in fourth and fifth grades are eligible to apply for the Science Olympiad team. The team will consist of 18-20 members. Each member will compete in 2-3 events. Only eight fifth grade students can be selected for each team. Applications are due to Mrs. Kelly Jones (room 324) on Wednesday, Sept. 14th and NO LATE applications will be accepted. For more information, please contact Mrs. Kelly Jones at Kelly.Jones@cobbk12org


August 22, 2016

East Side Strikes GOLD!

Highest performing schools exhibit high academic performance by earning a three-year average CCRPI Achievement Score in at least the 93rd percentile.  In addition, the three-year average CCRPI Achievement Gap Score must be at or above the 75th percentile in the state.

Way to go Eagles!


August 16, 2016

East Side Thanks Our Awesome Parent Volunteers!
Our Parents ROCK!

125 parents attended training to provide our teachers with monthly grade level collaboration, in addition to the quarterly full day collaboration funded by our school's Foundation.

August 11, 2016

Gifted Eligibility Process

The gifted education program (Target) provides appropriate instruction for eligible students by delivering effective and innovative strategies beyond the basic curriculum. If you are wondering how gifted students are identified or how they are served, please watch this informational video from Cobb County’s Advanced Learning Program. If you have questions please contact one of our Target teachers. Click here for video.

Parent Meeting - ScreenTime & Using Technology Effectively. Click here for more details.


School Is Back In On Monday, August 1
July 25, 2016

Teachers are back getting ready for their new students. School Start Date is Monday, August 1, 2016. School Start time is 7:20 AM - 7:50 AM. Students will be counted tardy at 7:50 AM.

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

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


School Is Almost Back In Session
July 21, 2016

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

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