Walk to School Day

Come to the last Walk to School Day of the year!  East Side Elementary is participating the morning of Wednesday, April 30th- rain or shine!  There will be a drawing for personal pedometers that you can use to track your daily steps.  Also, there are “Walking School Bus” backpacks available in the Lost and Found room with everything you need to lead a group walk- a stop sign, a reflective vest, and even pedometers.  So put on your tiger gear and join your friends on a fun walk to school!

East Side Bike Rodeo

Come to the East Side Bike Rodeo!

April 12, 2-4 pm Bus parking lot

Please come for a fun and informative afternoon on your bikes! Helmet/Bike Safety Checks, Obstacle Course, Bike Education, & Ice Cream Float Station!!!

Please note:  helmets are required and there will be no bathroom access

We need lots of volunteers to make this event successful. If you have cycling experience, we need you! And if you don’t, we still need you!

Please sign up for East Side Bike Rodeo! Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps: 1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/E8yiHA 2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on VolunteerSpot) 3. Sign up! Choose your spots – VolunteerSpot will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Dana Stannard at danastannarddvs@gmail.com and she can sign you up manually.

Rising 6th Graders – Dodgen Middle School Coffee Talk

Dodgen MS Quarterly Coffee Talk
Want to meet the principal of Dodgen in an informal setting?  Dodgen MS will hold its final Coffee talk for the year this Friday, March 21 at 9:30 in the Dodgen cafeteria.  Parents of rising 6th graders are welcome.  Come hear from the administration and find out what’s going on at Dodgen!
Also, sign up for the Dodgen enews by clicking on our website: http://www.dodgenptsa.org/ .

East Side School Play

HONK! Have you seen Ugly, our different duckling who is trying to find his way back to his mother?  Please join the East Side cast on Saturday/Sunday, March 15th and 16th at 2:00pm on the Dickerson Middle School stage for this year’s spring musical Honk! Jr.  Tickets are being sold in carpool and at the bus turnaround each morning until the play.  Or you can use the order form on the Foundation website.

Hope to see you there!  HONK!

Sock Hop This Saturday

Bee Bop the Night Away at East Side Elementary Sock Hop – March 8th!

Don’t forget – the ESE Annual Family Sock Hop is just around the corner!

Join us for Varsity food, music, dancing, raffle prizes, a photo booth, ice cream floats, popcorn and lots of fun!

WHEN: Saturday, March 08, 2014

WHO:

  • Kindergarten thru 2nd Grade from 4 – 6 PM
  • 3rd – 5th Grade from 6:30 – 8:30 PM
  • This is not a drop-off event. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult over 18 with a wrist band.

Wristbands are required for Sock Hop admission. Purchase them in advance by completing the form sent home with your child and returning to your teacher or download the order form at www.eastsideelementary.com/resources/pta-forms. Siblings age Pre-K and under and shift-volunteers are free. If you miss the pre-order, you may purchase wristbands at the door on Mar. 08, 2014. Checks and cash only, please. NOTE: Wristband cost covers your admission only – Varsity food and other goodies are purchased separately with cash or check.

February Fun

Marietta Martial Arts, our Partner in Education, is offering a Parent’s Night Out tonight from 6-9:30 pm at MMA’s East Lake location on Roswell Road.  Students will play exciting games, eat pizza, and watch a movie.  The cost is only $20 for the 1st family member, $10 for the second, and $5 for the third or more. If you have any questions, please call Marietta Martial Arts at 770-321-1371.  To register go to https://mariettamartialarts.webconnex.com/PNO_Feb.  All students are invited to join the fun.

Then next Friday night- February 28th from 5:30-7:30pm- is East Side Family Night. Marietta Ice Skating Rink (4880 Lower Roswell Rd) has a special just for our East Side community.  Ten dollars per person gets you on the ice with skate rental.  So bring your family and join teachers and friends as we skate the night away.

Just two of the great ways to have some February Fun!!

Parents Night Out

Presented by the Walton High School Leader Academy
This Saturday night the Walton High School Leader Academy is sponsoring a Parent’s night out for the community. Parents can drop their children off anytime between 6:00 and 10:00 pm this Saturday, February 1st for a well-deserved night out. There will be fun, games, and food for the kids to enjoy.
Location: Sports -a –Rama off Johnson’s Ferry at Old Towne
736 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068
Time and Date: Saturday, February 1st from 6 to 10.

There will be no charge for the babysitting, however we are trying to raise money for the VH1 Save the Music foundation and all donations are greatly appreciated!
Please RSVP at waltonbenefitconcert@gmail.com by Friday the 31st if your child will be in attendance.

School Budget Meeting Tuesday Night

Ms. Mavity will be a speaker tomorrow night at Dodgen Middle School to discuss the school budget deficit.  The meeting will take place from 6:30-7:30pm.  For more information please go to http://eastcobb.patch.com.

School Open House

East Side is always looking for parents to share their particular skills and talents with the school when it can enrich their student’s educational experience. Please join us on January 28th from 8:30am-10:30am for our Open House and see how you could make a difference to increase student success, along with overall morale and school quality.

http://event.celebrations.com/ESE-OpenHouse