|Park Street/KSU TOSS Students Promote Healthy Living
Activities, April 26
Visiting Kennesaw State University Teachers of Specific Subjects (TOSS) and their supervising Park Street Elementary teachers recently facilitated a fun-filled health initiative for Park Street students. Kindergarten and third graders were paired for outdoor activities focused on Fitness for Living Day. Students also received fresh fruit and vegetables along with healthy living tips.
Park Street Hosts CRCT
Pep Rally, April 16
Park Street Elementary students prepped for their upcoming Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) with a pep rally. Park Street P.R.I.D.E. Camp students shared testing strategies with the audience of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. The chant/call to duty this year for all students was “We want level 3’s on the CRCT”!
Park Street 2013 Science
PRIDE Night, Feb. 7
Park Street Elementary recently held Science PRIDE night featuring nearly 75 student science projects. Small group and/or individualized experiments emphasizing the scientific process were featured by grade 3 – 5 students, while K – 2 grades conducted class experiments.
Rotary Visits Park Street - Supports Literacy, Feb. 6
Members of the Rotary Club of Marietta recently visited Park Street Elementary in support of Marietta Reads! During their visit, Rotarians read Take the Lead George Washington to second graders. Each class received its own copy of the book for the classroom library.
Park Street Spelling Bee
Winners, Jan. 18
Congratulations to Park Street Elementary Spelling Bee winners! Justin placed first and Jaylen placed second. Justin will now compete in the district Spelling Bee on January 25.
|Rotary Visits Park Street - Supports Marietta Reads!, Dec. 3
Members of the Rotary Club of Marietta recently visited Park Street Elementary second grade classrooms. Rotarians readSeabiscuit, the Wonder Horse by Meghan McCarthy. The book is part of the Marietta Reads! One Book Marietta Project created to provide the Marietta community a common experience by reading the same book.
Park Street S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Celebration, Nov. 29
Park Street Elementary recently hosted their S.M.A.R.T. ‘short term’ Goals celebration for second graders. More than 60 students received medallions from Principal Lawson for reaching individualized goals in reading and mathematics. The goals were set using the Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-based (S.M.A.R.T.) process.
Park Street Math Fun Curriculum
Night, Nov. 30
Park Street Elementary recently hosted Math Fun Curriculum Night. Parents joined students to participate in a variety of math-related, interactive hands-on activities and games. Families also enjoyed free hot dogs, chips and drinks donated by VFW, Rainbow Post 2681 Partners in Education.
City Honors Park Street Contest
Winners, Oct. 10
The Marietta City Council recently honored several students from Park Street Elementary School for their winning poster contest entries as part of Public Power and Clean Water week. Watch video | More»
Home Depot Grant Funds Park Street Campus Beautification, Oct. 8
Park Street Elementary recently completed a Home Depot grant-funded campus beautification. The grant from The Home Depot Foundation is valued at approximately $10,000. With the help of nearly 150 Home Depot Team and Rainbow Post VFW 2681 and Ladies Auxiliary volunteers, projects completed on Monday, Oct. 8 included re-designing landscaping, planting flower beds at the front door entry, mulching student playground areas, and painting a custom mural depicting Park Street’s S.M.A.R.T. Goals Academy.
Special thanks to Roger Anderson, Sr Director Learning, The Home Depot; Tim Crow, Executive VP of HR, The Home Depot; Commander Dan Gardner, VFW Rainbow Post 2681; Jr.Vice/Service Officer Tracy S. Marion, VFW Rainbow Post 2681; and Catherine Woodling, Marketing-PR, The Home Depot.
|Park Street Safety Patrol Learns Flag Etiquette, Oct. 3
Park Street Elementary students recently received a lesson in flag etiquette from Mrs. Grogan and Mr. Aksentis, facilitators of the Park Street Safety Patrol. The daily hoisting, lowering, and setting of the flag at half-mast on special occasions is one of the major duties of a PSE patroller.
Student of the Month
Elizabeth Ann Taylor, a student at Park Street Elementary was named the October 2012 Student of the Month. She is highly involved with many activities including Reading Bowl, STAR Student of the month, Panther News, Safety Patrol and is currently on pace to receive high achievement on her SMART goals set earlier this year in reading and mathematics. A previous Kiwanis GEM Award winner and current Beta Club nominee she holds the highest AR points in her class and highest book level rate among 5th graders at Park Street.
Park Street PIEs Donate/Collect School Supplies, Aug. 20-24
Mr. Brett Bittner, MCS BOE Ward 1 Representative
Education Partners: WellStar/Kennestone Hospital, VFW-Rainbow Post 2681, and Ward 1 School Board member, Brett Bittner recently contributed a wide array of school supplies for Park Street Elementary students. Thank you all, it is encouraging to know that we have exceptional community members that want to support our mission as a school. Park Street Elementary students, teachers and parents are very appreciative.