Eastside Elementary School

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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!

Announcements

  • Get GA ReadingThrough a partnership between Get Georgia Reading -- Campaign for Grade Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to thousands of enhanced digital books available in myON through August 31, 2018.

    Digital books in the award-winning myON personalized literacy platform provide flexible reading scafolds, embedded tools, and metrics to support and track student reading and growth. 

    Getting started is quick and easy!

    1. Go to www.myON.com and click the myON login button.

    2. Enter the following login information:

                    a. School name: Get Georgia Reading (Type the first few letters and select from the drop-down menu.)

                    b. Username: whitfieldcounty

                    c. Password: read

    3. Click on the Sign In button, select a book and start reading!

     

     

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  • WHERE:   Eastside Elementary School

    WHEN:  Thursday, March 15, 2018

    TIME:          5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

     

    Creative Discovery Museum presents

     

    Title I STEAM FAMILY NIGHT!

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

     

    • News Paper Boats (Engineering)
    • Ozobots (Technology)
    • Noodle People (Engineering, Art, & Technology)
    • Wrecking Ball Activity (Engineering)
    • Airplane Build (Science, Art, & Engineering)
    • Wind Mills (Science & Engineering)
    • Water Way Bridge Building (Engineering & Math)
    • Control Tower (Science & Art)
    • Foam Cottage Village (Engineering)
    • Refreshments

     

     

    One lucky family will win a Creative Discovery Museum family membership that is good for one year!  Come and have a night full of learning and fun! You can also visit the book fair in the library. 

    There will be an ESOL Parent Meeting at 4 p.m. prior to family night. 

     

    Family Night_SP

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  • Eastside's book fair will be open March 12-16 in the media center. We will open each morning at 7:15 a.m. and close around 2:10 each day during the fair. We will have a special early morning, Tuesday, March 13, where parents and grandparents can bring their students to shop at 7 a.m. and enjoy a doughnut in the school lobby. Thursday, March 15 the book fair will also be open from 5-6:30 p.m. for a special Title I family event. We hope to see you there!

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  • 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

  • The 7th Annual Book Blast is July 26!

    The 7th Annual Book Blast will be held on July 26 between 4-6 p.m. at the Mack Gaston Community Center. There will be character book readings, games, crafts, door prizes and so much more!

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  • You shop. Amazon gives.

    Support the Whitfield Education Foundation by starting your shopping at Amazon Smile, and for every purchase made, Amazon will donate a percentage to the Foundation. Just make sure you select Whitfield Education Foundation as your charitable organization of choice before checking out!

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  • District Receives $50,000 Computer Coding Grant

    Eastbrook and Valley Point middle schools have been awarded a $50,000 computer coding grant from the Georgia Department of Education that will provide students with new computer coding programs. The grant includes funding for equipment, training, curriculum and teacher professional development.

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  • Summer Reading – Literacy for Life!

    Whether it’s reading, writing, speaking, listening, or deciphering, each day provides opportunities for us to deepen our literacy skills. The provided calendars can be used during the summer to keep those literacy skills sharp and to be ready to learn, grow, and share--even when school is not in session. We encourage you to use the calendars and mark off the activities you do. Each student who completes and returns these to school can redeem them in their school media center for a small treat!

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  • FREE Summer Reading with myON and Get Georgia Reading

    Through a partnership between Get Georgia Reading – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to thousands of enhanced digital books available in myON through August 31, 2018.

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  • Awards for Civic Oration Winners

    Students spoke Thursday on topics ranging from toilets and hand sanitizer to cars and traffic signals during the annual Civic Oration Contest. Local students recently had opportunities to demonstrate their public speaking skills and take pride in personal accomplishments. On Thursday, May 3, the kids took part in the speech contest sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization.

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  • Young Georgia Authors Place at State, Region

    Coahulla Creek High School student Presley Sneed earned the top spot among Georgia seniors competing in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition. Earlier this year, 10 students from Whitfield County Schools placed in the region served by the North Georgia Regional Education Service Agency (RESA).

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