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Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. For parents who do not have access to the Internet, please contact the school to schedule a time to complete the survey at Eastvalley. All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be 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 Georgia Parent Survey link is posted below. 

Georgia Parent Survey:

http://gshs.gadoe.org/parents

 

Tardy Policy

Please remember that students must be in class by 7:50 am in order to be counted on time. Parents must come in to the building and sign their student in if they arrive after 7:50.
 
Remember that when students ride the bus they are never counted tardy!
 

No School on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Eastvalley Elementary will be closed on Monday, January 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Day. 

 

Spring 2019 FAST Programs 

Get a head start on your student's Spring activities. Take a look at our current FAST program offering on Membership Toolkit.
 
We'll be updating the list as more opportunities become available but feel free to take a glance now! 
 

PTA General Meeting - Jan 31

Mark your calendar to join us in the cafeteria at 6 PM on Thursday, January 31st for the PTA General Meeting. Everyone who attends will receive a raffle ticket for door prizes at the conclusion of the meeting!

Prizes will be provided by our amazing partners in education.

 

Door Decorating Contest Celebrating Black History Month

Share in the fun as we celebrate contributions made by Black Americans. The PTA is sponsoring a classroom contest for students to show what they've learned from and how they are inspired by African American culture. The contest begins February 1st and judging will be held the final week of February. 

Contact Culture Club chairs Brittni Brown (BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com) & Theresa Pearson (TheresaPearson@me.com) with questions and to find out how to help with February's door decorations; 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded to the classes with the most creative doors

 

Save the Date for International Night

International Night, a much anticipated Eastvalley tradition, is when you get the chance to stroll around the world simply by moving amongst different classrooms. Enjoy beautiful displays produced by our Eastvalley families and even some tasty cuisine, all before the much anticipated talent show.  There will also be crafts and games.This year's International Night will be held Saturday, March 2nd from 4 PM - 7 PM. 
 
Would your family like to be a host country by hosting a room with a display/craft/food or any combination thereof?  Would you family like to be in the talent show?  To volunteer to be a host country or if you have any questions about International Night, please contact Noelle Lagueux-Alvarez at noelle@courtcamp.com
 
 
Leaders Wanted:  PTA Nominating Committee Forming Soon
 
 
The process of creating a successful 2019-20 Eastvalley PTA leadership team has begun! Each year the PTA membership elects Officers to serve on the Executive Committee, this year available positions are: 
 
Co-President (1)
 
Co-Secretary (1)
 
The Nominating Committee is a special PTA committee with responsibility for selecting and presenting the best qualified nominees for PTA office.  Annually, PTA membership votes for 5 members and 1 alternate to serve on the Nominating Committee.  This year's election of the Nominating Committee will be held during the next PTA General Meeting on Thursday, January 31. If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee or know someone whose leadership would benefit the committee, please share your name or theirs with Brittni Brown (BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com).
 
The requirements and duties for the PTA Officer positions listed above can be found at the Georgia PTA website, and specifics about serving at Eastvalley will be available from the Nominating Committee.  The Nominating Committee will be also be providing more information via the e-blast in February.  If you or someone you know would like to serve in an Officer position, the Nominating Committee would love to talk with you!  Please contact Brittni Brown at BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com if you are interested in being or suggesting a nominee for office.

 

Honoring Our Heroes Essay Contest Ends

We are still accepting entries for this year's  Honoring Our Heroes Essay Program which kicked off on Veteran's Day.

The theme of this year's essay contest is "Everyday Heroes: The Power of One." Additional details can be found online. The entries must be submitted by January 25, 2019 in Eastvalley's Front Office.Winners will be recognized with exciting awards and the first place winner from each grade level will be recognized at the East Cobb Council level which has 35 schools participating from our area.

For further details, contact Ms. Lekha Sengupta at lekharup@yahoo.co.in   

 

East Cobb Middle School's Rising 6th Grade Parent Info Night

Save the date, on Thursday, February 7th at 6pm, ECMS will hold it's Rising 6th Grade Information Night in the ECMS Theater. More details coming soon!

 

Important Upcoming Dates

  • Jan 9: Books for Breakfast for 2nd & 4th grade from 8 - 8:30 AM in the cafeteria
  • Jan 10:
    • Books for Breakfast for 1st, 3rd & 5th grade from 8 - 8:30 AM in the cafeteria
    • STEM speakers for 1st grade
    • 3rd grade field trip to TELLUS museum
    • Zaxby's Spirit Night from 5 - 7 PM
  • Jan 11: Spelling Bee
  • Jan 16: Science Fair
  • Jan 18: Target Parent Orientation at 8:15 AM
  • Jan 21: MLK Jr. Holiday, No school
  • Jan 22: Eastvalley Foundation meeting at 6 PM in the cafeteria
  • Jan 24:
    • Brook & Branch puppet show (in-school field trip)
    • Chick Fil A East Lake Spirit Night from 4:30 - 7:30 PM
  • Jan 25: Honoring Our Heroes essay contest ends
  • Jan 31: PTA General Meeting at 6 PM in the cafeteria
  • Feb 1:
    • Black History Month Door Decorating Contest Begins
    • STEM speaker for 1st grade classes
  • Feb 4: Candy Gram sales begin
  • Feb 6: PTA Board of Directors meeting at 8:30am in the cafeteria
  • Feb 7: Rising 6th Grader Night at ECMS 
  • Feb 8: Picture Day

Click here for more information on the yearbook and photo submission. 


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