Fifth graders at Eastside Elementary, Rockmart, will be recognized during a formal program at 9 a.m. Friday, May 27. Teachers plan this special year-end event. Academic awards will be presented and honors such as Mr. and Miss Eastside will be announced.
System administrators have been invited and Superintendent Marvin Williams is scheduled to sing.
Principal Mark Lumpkin will give final remarks. “I not only wish to congratulate each one but remind them to always strive for their best," he said. "I hope parents will stay involved in their child’s education as they enter middle and high school.”
Fifth grade teachers also planned several activities for “fun week” at Eastside.
On Monday, May 23, the fifth graders gathered for their final walk through the halls. Parents were invited to line the walls of the gym to be a part of this event.
Wednesday, May 25, these boys and girls are participating in Q4 AR move and “Wild About Sports”. Each one was given opportunity to sign up for participation and friendly competition.
Thursday, May 26, a party is planned with an inflatable, pizza and Popsicles for the kids.
“We are busy with fun events, but we still have time in the classroom where students continue their work,” Lumpkin said.
The fifth grade honors day program at Van Wert Elementary will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 26.
About 100 students will be recognized for their achievements. A Valedictorian and Salutatorian will be announced.
Superintendent Williams and Principal Sheri Cox are scheduled to give comments and special music will be presented.
Kindergarten honors day will be held at 9 a.m. and Pre-K at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 27. The morning program will focus on these children and parents are invited to attend.
Monica Damron and Kelly Scott are coordinating the eighth grade honors day at Rockmart Middle School. This event will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26.
The Valedictorian and Salutatorian will be introduced. The Jimmy McDonald, Charles Morton and Citizenship plus academic awards will be presented.
“This is a tradition where eighth graders are honored for completing middle school,” said Scott. “Everyone will send them to high school on a positive note.”