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There's always something exciting happening at Marietta Public Schools, and we want to help you stay informed and involved. We will update this page regularly with important district announcements and news. Please check back often!

Board Approves Resignations and Projects

Marietta’s Board of Education met on Monday, February 4, 2019, for their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. The first order of business was the school’s audit report, presented by Mary Johnson & Associates, PLLC. With a few minor recommendations already implemented, they gave the school a clean report after the examination of their financial records as required by the State Department of Education, as well as state and federal governmental auditing standards. For more information on the February 4 board meeting, please read the article provided by Joani Hartin.

Indian Cross Country Runners Sign Letters of Intent

On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, two members of the Marietta Indians State Championship Cross Country team signed letters of intent to pursue their sport in college. For more information, check out Joani Hartin's letters of intent article on Chase Waterhouse and Preston Whisenhunt.

Cross Country team members sign letter of intent
Chickasaws Provide New Track

Student athletes in Marietta’s track program will soon have access to a new, top-of-the-line track surface, compliments of the Chickasaw Nation. “We are beyond grateful for Governor Anoatubby and our Chickasaw Legislators for supporting our students and our school,” said Marietta Public Schools’ Superintendent Brandi Naylor. “Because of this generous donation and the support of our community, our stadium facilities will be top-notch and a source of pride for years to come.”

For more on this story, please check out the full article by Joani Hartin.

Indians Win Big at Tish Tourney

Indians Win Big at Tish Tourney
By Joani Hartin  - Public Information Officer 

The 13th ranked Marietta Indians strung together three bin wins over the weekend to take top honors in the Tishomingo Tournament. On Thursday, January 24 the Indians faced the Pauls Valley Panthers in the first round of play. After four full quarters of close play, the score was tied at 46, forcing the contest into overtime. 

Please take a moment to read the full article on the Indians.

Teacher Feature: Shari Hallum

Teacher working with her fourth grade students in groupsTeacher Feature: Shari Hallum
by Joani Hartin - Public Information Officer 

Veteran Marietta teacher Shari Hallum pretty much runs her classroom the way the experts say it should be done. The day I visited her, the fourth-grade science and math teacher had her twenty-something students divided into groups. 

Please take a moment to read the full article on Shari Hallum.