Monday, January 28, 2013
Student artwork selected for DeKalb County Department of Watershed calendar.
Twelve DeKalb County students had artwork selected from more than 200 entries from 13 schools to be included in the Department of Watershed Management 2013 Calendar. Mia Brady, a third grader from Midvale Elementary School in Tucker, had one of the winning entries, under the tutelage of art teacher Euginia Mullis. The awards ceremony was held Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Maloof Auditorium in Decatur.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Parents were agitated as neither the Regional Superintendent nor board members appeared to have answers.
The Tucker Parent Council (TPC) met Monday, only hours after the release of the report from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the division of AdvancED responsible for the accreditation of schools in the South. There were approximately 25 parents and community members at the meeting held at Midvale Elementary School, just off LaVista Road in Tucker. Most of those in attendance represented Livsey Elementary School. The TPC's guest was Cynthia Brictson, Region II Superintendent for DeKalb County Schools. Also present were Marshall Orson and Jim McMahan, two of the three incoming board members who are scheduled to take their posts Jan. 7, 2013. Brictson mainly took notes and made offers to carry the sentiment of the …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Midvale Elementary is hosting the year's last TPC meeting.
The Tucker Parent Council holds a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17 at Midvale Elementary School "for a candid discussion about the issues facing our Tucker Schools," according to an email sent by a council member last week. Unfortunately, the email did not divulge what time the meeting takes place, and there was no response to Tucker Patch's enquiries. The TPC email address is email@example.com and Midvale's phone number is 678-874-3402. "We will be revisiting items left unresolved at the last TPC meeting and will be addressing additional concerns. Regional superintendent Cynthia Brictson will be our guest," the council member added. Related articles on Tucker Patch Mark Your Calendar On Jan. 15 at Tucker High School, the school …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Students at Midvale Elementary School nailed it.
The DeKalb County Schools robotics competition was held at Tucker High School on Saturday. Midvale Elementary won the competition and will move on to compete in the next round. Great job, kids! Keep going!!
Friday, July 6, 2012
It's never too early to work on becoming a high school cheerleader.
Midvale Elementary School is hosting a cheerleading camp for girls in kindergarten through 8th grade. This would be good for all young girls interested in being cheerleaders and it would give them a chance to meet the Tucker High School Cheerleaders. Cheers, chants and techniques will be taught by the THS Varsity Football Cheerleaders, and the sessions will take place July 16-18 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. For information on how to register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Cyclist Lance Armstrong is behind new program.
Students at Midvale Elementary School in Tucker are taking advantage of a new program from the National School Learning Association to stay sharp both mentally and physically during the summer break. It's called The Summer Fit: Exercises for the Brain and Body While Away From School. "Besides doing the academics of reading, writing and math, the idea for the fitness came from Lance Armstrong, a friend of the publisher," said Leland Graham, author and consultant for School Box Stores, which sells the workbooks. "(It's) divided up into 10 weeks and the first five weeks review the skills that the child has been learning this year in school," Graham added. "The next five weeks gets them ready for when school returns." Cycling legend Armstrong …