Student drop off is at 8:45AM. There is no one to supervise students until that time.
Morning Help & Assessment Sessions began August 12, 2019 and are available to students each morning at 8:15 in the WildCat Lab, Room 245. Students who report to school between 8:15- 8:45 must and report to Help Sessions.
Intramurals will begin next week August 19, 2019 and students must be present by 8:10 in the café in order to participate.
We are excited to announce upcoming events that your child will be invited to attend this Fall at East Cobb Middle School. To provide a safe and orderly environment at these events, we have implemented a behavior expectations plan. All students recently participated in Team Talks. During these “Talks”, topics of discussion included but were not limited to: academics, retention, attendance, behavior, and goals. Stay tuned as the letter will be linked on this blog for your reference. Your child was given the letter on Monday, August 12, 2019.
We urge you to allow students to ride the bus! Taking the bus is the easiest, safest, most efficient way to get 1400+ students to and from school. Cobb County School District now has a School Bus Tracking App for Parents “Here Comes the Bus” tracking features indicates:
- Real-time location of your child’s bus on a map
- Gives scheduled and actual arrival times at home and school for bus routes
- Provides push and email notifications when the bus is near.
Sign-Up Instructions for Parents: https://herecomesthebus.com/
Cellphones/Devices must be docked in the pocket docking station upon entering class. (STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO RETURN THE DEVICE TO THEIR LOCKER, IF THEY ARE IN POSSESSION OF IT UPON ENTERING CLASS, IT MUST BE DOCKED IN THE ASSIGNED DOCKING POCKET IN THE CLASSROOM).
Cellphones/Devices should not be seen or heard in the classroom, café, or at school unless it has been deemed appropriate for instructional use ONLY by a teacher, enacting BYOD Bring your own device); which will be communicated prior to or at the beginning of class.-Up Instructions for Parents: https://herecomesthebus.com/
Be mindful as not turn in at the bus only entrance. Traffic must enter at the traffic light to turn into East Cobb Middle School. Violators are not only risking the safety of others but also run the risk of being ticketed.
Early check-out time ends at 3:45PM. If a student must be checked out prior to 3:45PM. Announcements each day begin at 4:10PM in order to dismiss car riders right at 4:15PM. There is no after school care at Middle Schools.
Please join us for Back to School Night for all grade levels, Thursday, August 15th starting with PTSA and directions from Ms. Young at 5:15PM in the café followed by your student’s schedule rotation. Make sure to know who your student’s homeroom teacher is. We are asking that parents come to Back to School Night without students to provide enough space for parents to sit, meet and hear from the teachers.
Picture day is this Friday, August 16, 2019! Everyone will take a picture for the yearbook on Friday. Parents, your students received picture packets in homeroom last week. Please send money for the selected packet if you plan on purchasing pictures.