Week of November 27th

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Quarter 2 Progress reports were made available in ParentVue and StudentVue Thursday, November 16, 2017. Important information was sent home in an envelope along with the signature page for you to sign indicating you have viewed your student’s report and other accompanying documents. In the envelope you also received a letter explaining the Cobb County School District’s updated promotion/retention policy.  Parents if you still do not have access to ParentVue please come by our guidance department to obtain your access code. Please note that students have this report feature in StudentVue.

Jingle Jam Fun will take place … Wednesday December 20, 2017! Grade level teams and hallways are responsible for the organization of the logistics to carry out the Jingle Jam Fun! Fun will include:  Holiday Shows, Holiday Tunes, Crafts, Games, and Snacks (Students may bring their own card and board games and snacks.)  Students are to show Respect, Effort, and Pride, exhibiting desirable behavior to earn participation in this event.  That criteria was shared with students and notification sent home to parents in the progress envelopes as well.

Upcoming Concerts all at 7PM:

  • All Grades Chorus Winter Concert Monday, December 11, 2017 in the ECMS Theater.
  • 6th Orchestra Winter Concert Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at WHS.
  • 7th and 8th Band Winter Concert Thursday, December 14, 2017 at WHS.

“The ECMS Community Outreach Committee would like everyone to know that our ECMS Angel Tree will be in the Front Office starting on Monday, November 27, 2017.   Please take a minute to stop by and pick up an angel to support our East Cobb families in need.  All angels will be due back to school by Friday, December 8, 2017.”

Magnet School Applications are due Dec 1st for all schools except Pebblebrook High School.

Last Call… The application for Project Lead the Way (PLTW) has opened for 2nd semester for 6th grade students. Get your application complete, there is a limited number of seats available.



Week of November 13th

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Quarter 2 Progress reports will be available in ParentVue and StudentVue Thursday, November 16, 2017. Important information will continue to be sent home in an envelope along with the signature page for you to sign indicating you have viewed your student’s report and other accompanying documents.  The envelope you will also contain a letter explaining the Cobb County School District’s updated promotion/retention policy.  Parents if you still do not have access to ParentVue please come by our guidance department to obtain your access code. Please note that students have this report feature in StudentVue.

Parents you have asked, so… order forms are now available for our ECMS Team Wood Relay for Life t-shirts.  The order form will be included in the report envelope and on our website.  T-shirts are $25 and money is due to our school no later than Monday, November 27, 2017.  T-shirts orders will be placed on the afternoon of November 27, 2017.

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The application for Project Lead the Way (PLTW) has opened for 2nd semester for 6th grade students. Get your application complete, there is a limited number of seats available.

The ECMS Talent Show will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6PM.  Tickets can be purchased (pre-sale) for $1. Students must be accompanied by parents or guardians. Tickets will need to be purchased for anyone who will be attending.  Tickets sales begin this week and are pre-sale only. Tickets will not be sold at the door. 

Thank you to those who came out and participated in the Campus Clean-up on Saturday, November 11, 2017!

All parents are encouraged to participate in The Georgia Parent Survey. The data is 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. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. The survey link can be found on our ECMS website as well as the PTSA website. You may take the survey on a computer, smartphone, or tablet. There are computers for your use in our Parent Resource Room at East Cobb if needed. Your participation is appreciated.

Also, the Title 1 Parent Input link for School Improvement is also on the ECMS website.


Week of November 6th

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November 7, 2017 is a Professional Learning Day. Students are not to report to school.

East Cobb Middle School’s Title I Parent Workshop: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Assessments: November 9, 2017 – 6pm – Main Conference Room

7th Grade Parents: IOWA scores will be sent home with students on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Campus Clean-up is Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10AM until noon; sponsored by Beta Club. We need help cleaning up our school grounds, spreading pine straw, planting flowers, etc. Come on out and help us show pride in our campus and lend a hand if you can!

Title I is planning a “Learning Launch” event in collaboration with Office Max  on November 11, 2017 at the Austell location on the East-West Connector from 10AM to 1PM.

The ECMS Talent Show will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6PM.  Tickets can be purchased (pre-sale) for $1. Students must be accompanied by parents or guardians. Tickets will need to be purchased for anyone who will be attending.  Tickets sales begin this week and are pre-sale only. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

The application for Project Lead the Way (PLTW) has opened for 2nd semester for 6th grade students. Get your application complete, there is a limited number of seats available.

All parents are encouraged to participate in The Georgia Parent Survey. The data is 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. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. The survey link can be found on our ECMS website as well as the PTSA website. You may take the survey on a computer, smartphone, or tablet. There are computers for your use in our Parent Resource Room at East Cobb if needed. Your participation is appreciated.

Also, the Title 1 Parent Input link for School Improvement is also on the ECMS website.

Students with extra-curricular activities/practices that are not scheduled for 4:30PM MUST go home and be brought back to their activity or practice. There is no supervision after 4:30 PM.