Week of April 16th

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Come join us for Sweets & Swings and listen to sweet sounds played by ECMS and Wheeler HS Jazz bands on Tuesday, April 24th at 7pm in the East Cobb MS cafeteria. Please join us for a PTA meeting at 6PM before the concert. We’d love to see you there!

International and Family Night is Tuesday May, 1st at 6pm. Come and enjoy creative and informative displays of different countries, cultures and cuisine presented by our students, staff, parents and community here at ECMS! All students/all children must be accompanied and monitored by a parent or guardian. Students must go home after school and return with parents for this event.

We are wrapping up Milestone Testing Window is April 10th – 19th.  Please help us see to it that students eat a balanced breakfast, get significant rest (go to bed a proper hour) and be sure that students are on time for school.   Parents please limit checkouts during this time when possible. Please see the schedule below…

Monday, April 16 7th – ELA Section 1 and 8th – Science Sections 1 and 2
Tuesday, April 17 7th – ELA Sections 2 and 3 and 8th – Social Studies Sections 1 and 2
Wednesday, April 18 7th – Math Section 1
Thursday, April 19 7th – Math Section 2
Friday, April 20 6th, 7th, 8th Make-ups—All content areas

Please note: During the 7th grade test administration window, there will be two administration times to accommodate online administration. Students who have an ELA or Social Studies homeroom will begin testing in the morning. Students who have a Math or Science homeroom will begin testing in the afternoon.


Week of April 9th

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Milestone Testing Window is April 10th – 19th. A letter went home with specific days for grade levels. 6th and 8th grade students are testing this week and 7th and 8th grade students are testing next week. All grade levels will take Math and ELA assessments and 8th grade students will also take Science and Social Studies. Please help us see to it that students eat a balanced breakfast, get significant rest (go to bed a proper hour) and be sure that students are on time for school.   Parents please limit checkouts during this time when possible. Please see the schedule below…

Tuesday, April 10 6th & 8th – ELA Section 1
Wednesday, April 11 6th & 8th – ELA Sections 2 and 3
Thursday, April 12 6th & 8th – Math Section 1
Friday, April 13 6th & 8th – Math Section 2
Monday, April 16 7th – ELA Section 1 and 8th – Science Sections 1 and 2
Tuesday, April 17 7th – ELA Sections 2 and 3 and 8th – Social Studies Sections 1 and 2
Wednesday, April 18 7th – Math Section 1
Thursday, April 19 7th – Math Section 2
Friday, April 20 6th, 7th, 8th Make-ups—all content areas

Please note: During the 7th grade test administration window, there will be two administration times to accommodate online administration. Students who have an ELA or Social Studies homeroom will begin testing in the morning. Students who have a Math or Science homeroom will begin testing in the afternoon.

 



Week of March 26th

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This Thursday, April 29, 2018 is East Cobb Spirit Night at Xdrenaline! Get an entire hour of activity time for only $5! This deal is only for East Cobb Middle School on Thursday night from 4:30 – 8:00 PM. This is almost 70% off regular ticket price, so take advantage of this special deal exclusive for East Cobb Middle School. See you at Xdrenaline!

Quarter 3 (Q3) Report Cards were made available to view online Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in both StudentVue and ParentVue. Report envelopes were sent home with pertinent information and a signature cover page for Q3 reporting. Parents please sign in the appropriate place for Q3 indicating that you have seen all information and that you have viewed your child’s Q3 report card online. Students are to return the envelope to their homeroom teachers. Parents if you still do not have access to ParentVue please come by our guidance department to obtain your access code.

Milestone Testing Window is April 10th – 19th there will be a letter that comes home with specific days for grade levels. The information below is provided to assist you and your student in becoming familiar with the features of online testing.

Experience Online Testing Georgia is a digital resource created to provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with the online testing platform. The website can be accessed through the following link: http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/. This practice site does not require a log-in and is available 7 days a week. Importantly, this practice site is not designed as a “practice test” to measure a student’s knowledge of course content and scores will not be generated. It is intended to allow students to familiarize themselves with the online platform prior to testing.

READ READ READ! One of our goals is to show growth in student Lexile scores. An action to reach this goal is to give students an opportunity to read more. We read at least once a week during our Advisement Period. Parents, you can help us with that action at home and have your child read for at least 20 to 30 minutes each night. The more you read to more you know, the more you read the better your score. Thank you for supporting our goals and actions.

SPRING BREAK is next week! All schools will be closed April 2, 2018 – April 6, 2018


Week of March 19th

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Quarter 3 (Q3) Report Cards will be available to view online this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in both StudentVue and ParentVue. Report envelopes will be sent home with pertinent information and a signature cover page for Q3 reporting.  Parents please sign in the appropriate place for Q3 indicating that you have seen all information and that you have viewed your child’s Q3 report card online. Students are to return the envelope to their homeroom teachers. Parents if you still do not have access to ParentVue please come by our guidance department to obtain your access code.

Milestone Testing Window is April 10th – 19th there will be a letter that comes home with specific days for grade levels. The information below is provided to assist you and your student in becoming familiar with the features of online testing.
Experience Online Testing Georgia is a digital resource created to provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with the online testing platform. The website can be accessed through the following link:  http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/. This practice site does not require a log-in and is available 7 days a week.  Importantly, this practice site is not designed as a “practice test” to measure a student’s knowledge of course content and scores will not be generated.  It is intended to allow students to familiarize themselves with the online platform prior to testing.

READ READ READ! One of our goals is to show growth in student Lexile scores. An action to reach this goal is to give students an opportunity to read more. We read at least once a week during our Advisement Period. Parents, you can help us with that action at home and have your child read for at least 20 to 30 minutes each night. The more you read to more you know, the more you read the better your score. Thank you for supporting our goals and actions.

SPRING BREAK IS ON THE HORIZON.  All schools will be closed April 2, 2018 – April 6, 2018


Week of March 12th

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Early Release @ 1:30pm – Wednesday, March 14, 2018

 

Coming Soon:  Quarter 3 Report Cards will be available in ParentVue and StudentVue Wednesday, March 21, 2018. 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.  Important information will 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 important accompanying documents.

READ READ READ! One of our goals is to show growth in student Lexile scores. An action to reach this goal is to give students an opportunity to read more. We read at least once a week during our Advisement Period. Parents, you can help us with that action at home and have your child read for at least 20 to 30 minutes each night. The more you read to more you know, the more you read the better your score. Thank you for supporting our goals and actions.

Join us for Math/Science Night at East Cobb Middle School on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6PM! Our Math and Science Departments are preparing engaging and interactive activities for our community; come on out have a mathematic and scientific good time! Some activities include… and much, much more!

  • UV Keychains
  • Scooter bots
  • Robotics
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Space Lab
  • Cake Walk – Solve math questions
  • Q Balls – microphone

Students with extra-curricular activities/practices that are not scheduled for 4:30 must go home and be brought back to their activity or practice.


Week of March 5th

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Come out on Saturday, March 10, 2018 and wear your crazy socks and shake your shamrocks! It’s a 5K that supports two schools East Cobb Middle and Brumby Elementary right here at East Cobb Middle! Go to our schools’ website or use the QR code on the flyer to register. Registration is $20! We can’t wait to run/walk with you!  You may also click the link to sign up! www.crazysocksshakeyourshamrocks.racewire.com/

Join us for Math/Science Night at East Cobb Middle School on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6PM! Our Math and Science Departments are preparing engaging and interactive activities for our community; come on out have a mathematic and scientific good time!

Reminders:
Help sessions are at 8:15 every morning! If students arrive at school prior to 8:45 they will report to help sessions in the appropriate grade level.

Monday – Language Arts
Tuesday – Science
Wednesday – Study Skills in the Theater
Thursday – Math
Friday – Social Studies


Week of February 27th

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We are celebrating Read Across America this week!

Monday, 2/26 – Reading in PJs!
Tuesday, 2/27 – Crazy about reading with crazy hair and/or crazy socks!
Wednesday, 2/28 – Dress up as your favorite book character or author!
Thursday, 3/1 – Oh the Places You Will Go: Dress up as your favorite career choice! (What do you want to be when you grow up)?
Friday, 3/2 – Dr. Seuss Day: It’s his Birthday Dress up as a Dr. Seuss Character or Dr. Seuss Attire/Accessories!

Remember the more you read the more you know and the more you read the better your Lexile score. Let’s continue to focus on raising those Lexile scores!

Thursday, March 1, 2018 is Rising 9th Grade Parent Night at Wheeler High School at 6PM in the Auditorium.  Click here to see the flyer!

Come out on Saturday, March 10, 2018 and wear your crazy socks and shake your shamrocks! It’s a 5K that supports two schools East Cobb Middle and Brumby Elementary right here at East Cobb Middle! Go to our schools’ website or use the QR code on the flyer to register. Registration is $20! We can’t wait to run/walk with you!  You may also click the link to sign up! www.crazysocksshakeyourshamrocks.racewire.com/

Join us for Math/Science Night at East Cobb Middle School on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6PM! Our Math and Science Departments are preparing engaging and interactive activities for our community; come on out have a mathematic and scientific good time!

Reminders:
Help sessions are at 8:15 every morning! If students arrive at school prior to 8:45 they will report to help sessions in the appropriate grade level.

Monday – Language Arts
Tuesday – Science
Wednesday – Study Skills in the Theater
Thursday – Math
Friday – Social Studies

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.

 


Week of February 12th

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Thank you to all the came out to Rising 6th Grade Parent night! We are looking forward to our rising 6th graders coming to East Cobb Middle School next year!

Quarter 3 Progress Reports were made available in ParentVue and StudentVue Friday, February 9, 2018. 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 important accompanying documents. Parents if you still do not have access to ParentVue please come by our guidance department to obtain your access code. Students are to return their envelope to their homeroom teachers.

March 1, 2018 is Rising 9th Grade Parent night at Wheeler High School at 6PM in the Auditorium.

It is time for 8th grade students to choose their electives for high school. Flyers were provided to 8th graders last week with a list of all electives that they are eligible to sign-up for! Registration is online. The deadline Friday Feb 16, 2018. Don’t miss out!

Come out on March 10, 2018 and wear your crazy socks and shake your shamrocks! It’s a 5K that supports two schools East Cobb Middle and Brumby Elementary right here at East Cobb Middle! Go to our schools’ website or use the QR code on the flyer to register. Registration is $20! We can’t wait to run/walk with you!

Winter Break is next week and school will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018 – Friday, February 23, 2018!


Week of January 29th

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It is time for 8th grade students to choose their electives for high school. Flyers were provided to 8th graders last week with a list of all electives that they are eligible to sign-up for! Registration is online. The deadline Friday Feb 16, 2018. Don’t miss out!

February 8, 2018 is Rising 6th Grade Parent Night at ECMS. If you have family, friends and neighbors with 5th graders in our feeder area, please remind them of this great night. We look forward to seeing you there! Click HERE for a copy of the flyer.

8th Grade Parents, PSAT scores are in and will be distributed with progress reports on February 9, 2018, BUT if you would like to have them prior to that they will be available for pick up beginning Wednesday, January 24, 2018 through Tuesday, February 6, 2018. After that the score reports will come home in Progress Envelopes on the February 9, 2018.

Help sessions are at 8:15 every morning! If students arrive at school prior to 8:45 they will report to help sessions in the appropriate grade level.

Monday – Language Arts
Tuesday – Science
Wednesday – Study Skills in the Theater
Thursday – Math
Friday – Social Studies

READ READ READ! One of our goals is to show growth in student Lexile scores. An action to reach this goal is to give students an opportunity to read more. We read at least once a week during our Advisement Period. Parents, you can help us with that action at home and have your child read for at least 20 to 30 minutes each night. The more you read to more you know, the more you read the better your score. Thank you for supporting our goals and actions.