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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!

Were You Ready for College?

Preparing Students for Higher Education

It’s customary for the public to hear about a school’s report card, which usually has much to say about how that school’s students are performing on standardized tests of some kind. That’s because standardized testing seems to be the name of the game as far as how the performance of schools is judged. But - and it’s a big, big but. Shouldn’t we also look at the job that schools are doing in terms of preparing students for life after they leave the halls of Marietta Public Schools? After all, couldn’t we argue that life is the biggest standardized test of them all?  

 Please take a moment to read our entire Were You Ready for College? article.

Tourney is Back

Marietta’s High School Basketball Tourney is Back
Tournament renamed to honor Moore

Many moons ago, Marietta High School sponsored a basketball tournament that was a pretty big deal. Then, they stopped. Athletic Director and Boys Basketball Coach Jared Messer isn’t sure why. To read the entire story, view our Tourney is Back article.

Brain Building

Middle School STEM Class Teaches Essential Skills, by Joani Hartin

Chris Dobbins, middle school teacher and track coach, is a self-proclaimed science guy. This year, Marietta Middle School’s resident science guy is teaching a STEM class as an elective for a mix of sixth, seventh, and eighth-grade students. 

Please take a moment to read the rest of Joani Hartin’s Brain Building article.