Marietta Reads! News
West Side Marietta Reads! Top Readers Visit Scholastic, May 15
West Side Elementary Top Readers enjoyed a day at the Scholastic Warehouse for achieving their Marietta Reads! reading goals. Students toured the facility, ate lunch, visited with Clifford the Scholastic mascot, and enjoyed a shopping spree.
West Side Student Earns Zaxby's Marietta Reads!
Party, May 14
West Side Elementary student Patrick Holton participated in the Marietta Reads! Read-A-Thon and earned $699.25 in overall pledges for his reading efforts. As a top reader he won a Zaxby's party for his entire class. Patrick placed 3rd overall in the Marietta City Schools ninth annual Marietta Reads! Read-A-Thon.
Dunleith Marietta Reads! Read-A-Thon Winner, May 8
Dunleith Elementary student Ty, was awarded an iPad for meeting and exceeding his Marietta Reads! Read-A-Thon fundraising program goals. Ty read over 100 hours and collected pledges totaling $2121.
Marietta Reads! Ninth Annual
Read-A-Thon Raises Over $8,000
Marietta Reads! recently completed its ninth annual Read-A-Thon fundraising program for Marietta City Schools (MCS) elementary and Sixth Grade Academy students. This year's Read-A-Thon started March 22, 2013 and ended April 15, 2013. Students collected donations based on the amount of reading they did – elementary students had a target of 500 minutes while sixth grade students set a goal of 500 pages. More»
Marietta Reads! & Cobb County Public Library Partner For Literacy, May 25
Marietta City Schools (MCS) and the
Cobb County Public Library System are teaming for free events to support and celebrate the district’s Marietta Reads! literacy initiative. On Saturday, May 25 at 2 p.m., join Marietta Reads! and Lynne Yates of the Georgia Equine Rescue League (GERL) for a free workshop about horse rescue. This free event takes place in the Activity Room of the Hattie G. Wilson Youth Services Department located at the Cobb County Central Library, 266 Roswell Street, Marietta. More»
Burruss Exceeds Marietta Reads! AR Goals, May 6
A.L. Burruss Elementary students exceeded their Marietta Reads! reading goal of 20,000 Accelerated Reader (AR) points. To celebrate their achievement, a representative from each class got to throw a pie at their teacher during the monthly assembly. When the school achieved their AR school challenge, students that earned the most AR points got to throw pies at the principal, assistant principal,