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Welcome to Eastside Elementary!

  • Thank you for visiting Eastside Elementary School! This website is brand new so the information you are used to seeing will be in a different place. Let us know if you need help finding something.

    We look forward to greeting you when the 2017–2018 school year begins Tuesday, Aug. 8. School supply lists are collected and shared on the district website as they become available. Enjoy the rest of your summer!


  • Want to help your child get ahead in math?  Join our fun-filled sessions with hands-on games and activities!  You will get ideas and materials for you and your child to use at home to sharpen math skills.  Please attend this time of math fun and learning! Sessions will cover the math standards in each grade level; you are welcome to attend any session.

    All sessions are on Thursdays; 2:30-3:30

    Feb. 22 4th Grade

    March 1 – 2nd Grade

    March 8 – 1st Grade

    March 15 – 5th Grade

    March 22 – 3rd Grade

    March 29 - Kindergarten



    Campamento de Matemáticas (para los padres)

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  • March 30 will be a regular school day for students and staff. This will be a makeup day for the inclement weather we had the week of Jan. 16-19. 

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  • Math Night_SP


    WHERE: Eastside Elementary School

    WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

    TIME:  5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


    Creative Discovery Museum presents Title I MULTICULTURAL MATH FAMILY NIGHT!

    Learn and review math concepts while learning about some of the cultural significances of eight different countries.

    • Measuring the World
    • Engineering in India
    • Greek Democracy
    • Chinese Abacus
    • Fútbol in Brazil
    • Egyptian Pyramids
    • Scotland Greens
    • Ivory Coast Market
    • Turkish Tiles
    • Sample foods of the world


    Tasty treats - Please bring your favorite treat to share with our families!

    One lucky family will win a Creative Discovery Museum family membership that is good for one year!  Come and have a night full of math and fun!

    We will have a surprise guest! Be sure to bring your camera for a picture.

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  • Fresh Fruit & Vegetables Parents/Guardians –

     Whitfield County School Nutrition is proud to announce that Eastside Elementary School has been selected to participate in the USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.  This program provides all children in participating schools with a variety of FREE fresh fruits and vegetables.  It is an effective and creative way of introducing fresh fruits and vegetables as healthy snack options.  These fresh fruits and vegetables will be offered at school, in addition to normal breakfast and lunch serving times.  Funding has been made available through the USDA.

     Beginning Jan. 8, a fresh fruit or vegetable will be offered to your child(ren) in their classroom five times a week.  We encourage you to talk to your child about the new program and to enjoy this opportunity.  This program will be effect for SY2017-2018.  Menu choices will change with product availability and will be seasonal.

     Thank you for your support of the School Nutrition program.


     Angela R. Brown, EdS,RD,SNS

    School Nutrition Director

    Whitfield County Schools

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  • Spelling bee participants


    Congratulations to Trent Azua for winning Eastside's annual spelling bee! In second through sixth place in the spelling bee were Jaxon Martinez, Salvador Loa, Jaden Guiris, Juan Jiron, and Luis Arellano. Thirty students from fourth and fifth grade participated in the spelling bee. 

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  • Eastside will hold Red Ribbon Week on Oct. 23-27. Our theme for the week will be "We CAN say NO to drugs!" Students are encouraged to bring in canned goods to donate.

    During Red Ribbon Week, each day will have its own theme to help students say no to drugs. 

    Monday: "Peace Out to Drugs!" Students and staff wear peace signs and/or tie dye clothes

    Tuesday: "Crazy Hair and Sock Day!" From head to toe, we are drug free!

    Wednesday: "Pajama Day" Put drugs to sleep by wearing your pajamas!

    Thursday: "Costume Day" Say "boo" to drugs!

    Friday: "Our school chooses to be drug free!" Wear your school shirt or school colors.


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  • Eastside Elementary will be holding its fourth annual Trunk-R-Treat on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 5-6 p.m. Candy donations will be greatly appreciated until the day of the event. Please send the candy donations to school with your child, or you may bring them to the front office. 

    For the safety of our children, please make sure to send only new, unopened bags of individually wrapped candy. 

    Thank you for your contributions. We hope to see you there!


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  • Academic Night SP

    On Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 5-6:30p.m

    Parents can come to Eastside for  learning activities that include:

    •  Family Book 
    • Boo! Sight Word Game  
    • Reading with the Zoo
    • Building a Bridge to Success
    • Long and Short Vowels with Frog and Toad
    • Rolling with Resources with Ready Rosie
    • Master of Words
    • Make Your Mark
    • Mandated Reporter Parent Training
    • Visit our Parent Resource Center



    An ESOL Parent Information Meeting will be from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Parents of ESOL students will receive information about the ESOL program and meet the teachers.

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  • Sp Title I Night 

    Eastside Elementary School invites you to attend the Annual Title I Parent Meeting on Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    You will:

    • Find out how Title I funding helps your child.
    • Have an opportunity to ask questions about our school and its program.
    • Have an opportunity to learn about and visit our Parent Resource Center which is filled with valuable resources for you.


    School-Parent Compact for Achievement and Family Engagement/Involvement Policy

    The School-Parent Compact for Achievement is an agreement that was developed by parents, teachers, and students to explain how parents and teachers will work in partnership to make sure all students get the individual support they need to reach and exceed grade-level standards.  The Family Engagement/Involvement Policy is a plan that describes how Eastside Elementary will provide opportunities to improve parent engagement to support student learning.

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Latest School News

Latest District News

  • NO-COST to Client Flu Shots at County Health Departments in North Georgia

    Flu Shots are now available at NO COST to residents at public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens, and Whitfield Counties while supplies last.

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  • 8 Tips for Fighting the Flu

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend a three-step approach to fighting influenza (flu). The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccination each year. But if you get the flu, there are prescription antiviral drugs that can treat your illness. Early treatment is especially important for the elderly, the very young, people with certain chronic health conditions, and pregnant women. Finally, everyday preventive actions may slow the spread of germs that cause respiratory (nose, throat, and lungs) illnesses, like flu.

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  • Makeup Day is Friday, March 30

    Students and staff will make up a day lost to winter weather on Friday, March 30, which will be a regular school day. The day was reserved as an inclement weather makeup day in the district calendar.

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  • What is ACCESS for ELLs 2.0?

    ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 is an English language proficiency assessment for Grades K–12. The test is administered every year to help school districts monitor the English language development of students identified as English language learners.

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  • Getting Ready for Winter Weather

    From time to time, we remind families about how we respond appropriately to bad weather. Part of that plan depends on our families (and staff) to keep their contact details up-to-date. When inclement weather affects the operation of schools and buses in Whitfield County Schools, we update the district website first. The most up-to-date information will always be published at wcsga.net.

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  • Georgia Parent Survey

    We encourage all parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey, which is available in English or Spanish from Wednesday, Nov. 1 until Friday, March 29. The survey is modeled after the student survey and contains only 24 questions. It should only require five to 10 minutes for parents to complete the survey using a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Families without internet access should contact their school about completing the Georgia Parent Survey at the school.

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  • Three Whitfield County Schools Earn Greatest Gains Award

    Beaverdale Elementary, Cedar Ridge Elementary, and North Whitfield Middle School are among the 226 Georgia public schools honored today, an increase of 8 schools statewide over last year.

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