March 19, 2007
Import Immunization Requirement for 2007 - 2008
If you have a rising 6th grader or will be new to Georgia for the 2007 - 2008 school year, you need to download and read the attached pdf containing important required information regarding Georgia's new immunization requirements for the 2007 - 2008 school year.
Posted by Tim Tyson at 10:41 AM
March 13, 2007
Mabry Orchestra in the News
The Mabry Middle and Lassiter High School Orchestras recently had the opportunity to perform with the internationally-renowned Barrage! This multi-talented string ensemble performs an eclectic repertoire (music, song, and dance) of high-octane, energy-fueled music from varied genre, including jazz, folk, and contemporary world music designed to inspire string students the world over to practice and enjoy stringed music on steroids.
11Alive featured a news story on the Barrage performance and their joint performance with our students. 11Alive graciously granted permission for us to post these two podcasts on our website: their news story about the event, and our students' performance with Barrage! Enjoy!
Posted by Tim Tyson at 10:15 AM
March 05, 2007
World-renowned Surgeons Teach Mabry Students
When Mabry students want to learn about organ transplants and organ donations, they go to the experts. Dr. Larson, world- renowned kidney transplant surgeon, and Dr. Csete, world-renowned liver transplant surgeon, held an interview for several hours with our students, providing them with current research information for their movie project. These doctors as well as others at Emory University graciously shared their time and significant expertise with our Mabry students.
And while our students do not earn a grade for their movie projects, they were excited about learning in a real world context, the medical facilities at Emory University. Even our parent chaperones were mesmerized by these two surgeons as they shared a wealth of learning. We want to express our sincere appreciation to the medical professionals at Emory that made this rich learning activity possible for us!
Posted by Tim Tyson at 09:33 PM
The Sixth Annual Mabry Film Festival
The Sixth Annual Mabry Film Festival, April 24, 2007, 7:30pm, promises to be the best festival yet. This year's theme is "From Learning in Our Classroom to Making a Global Contribution." Approximately twenty-five student-made, two-minute movies will be presented to our black-tie audience entering on the red carpet.
Awards will be given for Best Picture, Best Documentary, Best Teaching and Learning, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Best Independent Film (6th, 7th, and 8th grade awards in this last category). Pending availability, additional special awards will be given to deserving students. These awards may include: an Apple iBook computer, and a digital video camera.
Tickets for the festival are $3.00 and in limited supply. No tickets will be sold at the door as we expect this to be a sold out event. The festival begins at 7:30. Pre-parties begin at 6:30. We anticipate that the doors to the festival will open at 7:15 for general seating. This year, we are attempting to limit the festival to 90 minutes.
Posted by Tim Tyson at 08:26 PM