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May 17, 2017

East Side Welcomes Dr. Ashley Beasley, Assistant Principal

Please welcome our new assistant principal, Dr. Ashley Beasley, who is joining our staff beginning next school year!  She has previously been assistant principal at Powers Ferry Elementary for the past five years.  We feel very fortunate to have her join our staff.

 Ashley Beasley


May 12, 2017

Social Studies and Science Needs Assessment Survey

Cobb County School District is seeking your input as they begin the process of a new science and social studies textbook acquisition.  Please provide your responses back with the county before May 23.  Thank you in advance for your time.

May 11, 2017


Please join East Side in congratulating Kristin Erbskorn, East Side's assistant principal for being appointed principal at Davis Elementary beginning July 1, 2017!  On behalf of the entire East Side community, we thank Mrs. Erbskorn for her seven years of dedication and service to our students, staff, parents, and community.



May 4, 2017

East Side's PTA Recognized at District 9 PTA Conference

We are so fortunate at East Side to have a strong, supportive, and dedicated PTA.  Our PTA was recognized in several areas at the District 9 Spring PTA Conference.  East Side's PTA earned the following awards:  Hearst Family School Partnership, Best Ideas, Model PTA, and 2nd Place for Outstanding Local Unit!  District 9 spans across 6 counties - so we are very proud of all of their accomplishments!  Thank you to the leadership of our PTA Co-Presidents, Jennifer Deak and Susyn Ahern.  Thank you also to all of the wonderful parents who serve and support our school's PTA.


April 20, 2017

East Side's Parent Volunteer of the Year

On Monday, April 17th, Lynn Stewart-Almond, East Side parent volunteer, was recognized at the county's annual Volunteer of the Year celebration lunceon with Elizabeth Mavity.  We greatly appreciate everything she has done in supporting East Side!  We are thankful at East Side to have so many wonderful parent volunteers who selflessly dedicate their time to make our school and instructional program the best in Cobb County!



April 13, 2017

Teacher and Classified Employee of the Year

East Side is proud to announce our 2017-2018 Teacher and Classified Employee of the Year!  A very deserving congratulations goes to Mrs. Susanne Smith, first grade teacher and Mrs. Pennie Bedsole, bookkeeper!


February 10, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week

East Side has the greatest teachers!  Next week (February 13 - 17)  is Teacher Appreciation Week.  Join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of our wonderful teachers!


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        textbooks

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!

2016 CCRPI - 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

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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 BeeSpelling 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.


December 19, 2016

East Side's Giving Tree

This year the East Side Staff and PTA joined together to make the holiday season a little brighter for over 100 families and their children.  Our parents and staff started taking tags before Thanksgiving Break and the gifts started coming shortly after.  Thank you to everyone that donated!  Your spirit of giving will make many children very happy.  A special thank you to the PTA Outreach Committee for organizing the gifts and delivering them.

Giving Tree


December 8, 2016

East Side's 11th Annual Jingle Jog

East Side's 11th Annual Jingle Jog was held last Saturday, December 3rd, and was another huge success!  Over 500 registered students, East Side alumni, and adults came out to support the school's P.E. department.  Additionally, students were encouraged to bring a new toy to donate to Toys for Tots. A huge thank you to our P.E. department - Coach Daniel, Coach Chaddy, & Coach Whatley.  Thank you also for all of the volunteers that came out as well as the many sponsors who supported this wonderful event!

Jingle Jog - 2016

December 1, 2016

Fifth Grade's Ellis Island Simulation

Ellis Island, located in Upper New York Bay, was a gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection for over 60 years (1892-1954).  Today, East Side's fifth grade students experienced some of the challenges these immigrants faced including: mock medical inspections, baggage checks, legal exams, employment assessment, & holding areas.

This could not have been as successful without the amazing help and support of our parents & fifth grade teachers!

Fifth Grade - Ellis Island Simulation

November 28, 2016

Iowa Scores Brochure

Students in third and fifth grades tested in September on the Iowa assessment.  Please see the informative brochure below on how to read your child's score report.

IOWA Brochure - Fall 2016


November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Breakfast & March of Honor

East Side celebrates Veterans Day with over 120 veterans attending along with their families for the fourth annual breakfast, program, & march of honor. 


November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Breakfast & March of Honor

East Side celebrates Veterans Day with over 120 veterans attending along with their families for the fourth annual breakfast, program, & march of honor. 

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

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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