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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 luncheon with Elizabeth Mavity.  We greatly appreciate everything she has done in supporting East Side!   We are thankful at East Side to have so many parent volunteers who selflessly dedicate their time to make our school and instructional program the best in Cobb County!

 Volunteer of the Year - 2017

April 17, 2017

Georgia DOE Parents of Students with Disabilities Survey

Parents of students with disabilities are asked to complete the Georgia Department of Education survey found in the document below.   Thank you in advance for your input and time!

2017 Parent Survey Flyer


April 13, 2017

Teacher & 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!

TOTY & CEOTY 2017-18TOTY & CEOTY 2017-18


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

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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!


August 31, 2016

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