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Magnet Program Application Deadline

This is a final reminder that Magnet Program applications for Wheeler, Kennesaw Mt, North Cobb, South Cobb, and Campbell must be postmarked by December 7th. Pebblebrook applications will be available in January. For last minute questions call the individual program directors or contact Mrs. Jackson at Mabry.

posted on: December 06, 2007

8th Grade High School Visit

On Monday morning, November 19, the entire 8th grade will visit Lassiter High School for a presentation by members of the Lassiter administration, staff, and student body. This will give our students a glimpse into the opportunities and challenges available to them when they move on to high school. We will ride school busses over and back, with the presentation taking about an hour. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Jackson, the 8th grade counselor.

posted on: November 14, 2007

HIgh School Magnet Programs

This is a reminder that applications for the Magnet Programs at Wheeler, Campbell, South Cobb, North Cobb, and Kennesaw Mountain are due on December 7th. Applications can be downloaded from their individual websites, or are available in the Mabry guidance office. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me or the individual Magnet Program directors. Pebblebrook applications have a separate deadline and will be available in January.

Mrs. Jackson
8th grade counselor

posted on: November 09, 2007

Pebblebrook information for 8th grade students and parents

The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School presents Company 2008 in JUMP, JIVE, and WAIL. There is a special performance for 8th graders who are interested in applying to the performing arts magnet program. COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS are available for 8th graders  and their parents for this OPEN HOUSE Performance:

Friday, October 12 at 7:30 PM
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
Cobb Civic Center
S. Marietta Pkwy.
Marietta, GA

Tickets to the Friday, 10/12, performance are complimentary for 8th graders who are interested in learning more about the magnet program for the performing arts.  A Q&A session will be held after the performance followed by an informal backstage reception. Tickets should be reserved IN ADVANCE. They will be held at the box office for pick-up on the night of the performance. Box office opens at 6:30 PM. To reserve tickets, please call 770-819-2521 extension 247 or e-mail 
frank.timmerman@cobbk12.org.

Frank Timmerman, Director
Cobb County Center for 
Excellence in the Performing Arts
991 Old Alabama Road
Mableton, GA 30126
(770) 819-2521 ext. 247
www.cccepa.com

posted on: October 10, 2007

Rising 6th Grade Parent Meeting

We will be holding our orientation meeting for parents of rising 6th graders on Monday, May 14. Parents of students receiving gifted or special education services will have small group meetings at 6:00. At 6:30 the building will be open for informal tours. Our general meeting will begin at 7:00 in the theater.

posted on: April 27, 2007

Cyber-Bullying

The Mabry PTSA is hosting a cyber-bullying informational meeting presented by Jeff Dess of Prevention Intervention on the evening of Tuesday, April 10th from 7 to 9 pm in the Mabry theater. Mr. Dess will be speaking to ADULTS ONLY regarding the issues surrounding cyber-bullying and other internet concerns facing our children and families today. Please note that no children will be admitted to the theater.

posted on: March 29, 2007

New Immunization Requirements for Rising 6th Graders

All children entering 6th grade on or after July 1, 2007, are required to meet the following new requirements for immunizations.

1. Have 2 doses of MMR, OR 2 doses of Measles vaccine, 2 doses of Mumps vaccine, and 1 dose of Rubella vaccine OR laboratory proof of immunity.
2. Have 2 doses of Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine OR documentation of disease OR laboratory proof of immunity.

This is a change in the Varicella vaccine requirement. At the time the current 5th graders entered school only 1 dose of this vaccine was required. Please check with your health care provider to receive any needed vaccinations or to obtain an up to date Georgia Certificate of Immunization. (Form 3231).

New Immunization Rules for 6th Grade Students

posted on: March 12, 2007

Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking

There will be a Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking at Southern Polytechnic State University on Monday, March 26 at 6:30 p.m. Any parent or community member with an interest in this issue is welcome to attend. Please see the attached invitation for more information.

Town Hall Meeting

posted on: March 12, 2007

Career Cruising

During the month of December our classroom guidance lesson for all three grade levels will be Career Cruising, an internet based career exploration tool. Students will take an interest inventory, explore how class subject areas relate to individual careers, take an closer look at specific career profiles, or begin to examine the relationship between careers and college programs. This tool can be accessed from any computer by doing the following:

Log in at: www.careercruising.com
Enter the school user name: mabry
Enter the school password: guidance
Click on "Start Career Cruising" to begin

posted on: December 07, 2006

Counselor Responsibilities

The counselors at Mabry have the following grade level responsibilities. Please feel free to contact the appropriate counselor when you have questions or concerns.

Mrs. Jackson
Grade 6
Grade 7, last names beginning with A through K

Mrs. Cantrel-Johnson
Grade 7, last names beginning with L through Z
Grade 8

posted on: August 21, 2006

Rising 6th Grade Parent Meeting

The orientation meeting for parents of rising 6th graders will be held on Monday, May 1st in the Mabry Theater. Parents of students receiving special education or target services will have an informational meeting at 6:00. From 6:00 to 6:30 there will be an opportunity for informal tours of the building. The formal meeting will begin at 7:00.

posted on: April 25, 2006

Town Hall meeting on underage drinking

Attached please find your invitation to a Town Hall Meeting, "Start Talking Before they Start Drinking," sponsored by the Cobb Underage Drinking Task Force. The Town Hall meeting will be on March 27 and will focus on the issue of underage drinking in our community.
We hope to see you there!

underage drinking.doc

posted on: March 12, 2006

Parent Meetings

Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Cantrel-Johnson are more than happy to meet with parents regarding any issues or questions. In order for us to give you the most time and attention possible, please call or email us to make an appointment before coming to the building to see us. It is difficult for us to give you necessary time and attention when you do not have an apppointment. In addition, without an appointment we cannot guarentee that we will be available to meet. Certainly, if you have an emergency situation with your student, one us will make arrangements to speak with you. Thank you for your cooperation.

posted on: August 19, 2005

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