MCS Kindergarten Registration

Marietta City Schools will hold a Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Board of Education office, 111 Academy Drive, Marietta, OH.

Children must be five years of age on or before August 1, 2019 to attend Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year.

Parents/guardians are asked to bring the child’s official birth certificate with stamped seal, immunization record, as well as divorce, separation or custody papers showing legal guardianship.  Proof of residency in the school district, such as a bill or rental agreement identifying the physical address is also required.

It is not necessary to bring your child to Kindergarten registration.

For further information or questions you may call Lesa at 740-376-2468, ext 8110.

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Board of Education Office

 

Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 17th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

For more information about prescription drug disposal, click here.

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Last fall Americans turned in nearly 460 tons (more than 900,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at more than 5,800 sites operated by the DEA and almost 4,800 of its state and local law enforcement partners. Overall, in its 16 previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in almost 11 million pounds—nearly 5,500 tons—of pills.

This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health shows year after year that the majority of misused and abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including someone else’s medication being stolen from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards.

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County is joining with the National AfterSchool Association (NAA) to celebrate the professionals that are at the heart of our program during “Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week” April 22-26, 2018.

We believe our afterschool professionals make a difference in the lives of the young people at our Club. We encourage everyone to join us this week in thanking our team of afterschool professionals for their service to our Club and the students they help.


Why is it important to recognize Afterschool Professionals?

An estimated 10.2 million children participate in an afterschool program each year. Today, afterschool programs are viewed as much more than just childcare. They are widely credited as the way to enhance education in STEM, literacy, the arts, social and emotional learning, health and wellness, and more. With that demand comes increased responsibility on the estimated 850,000 of professionals who are making a difference in the lives of our children. 

What is Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week?

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week is a joint effort of community partners, afterschool programs, youth and child care workers, and individuals who have committed to dedicating time to recognize and appreciate those who work with youth during out-of-school hours. The week is marked by celebrations and public relations efforts to encourage people to thank afterschool professionals serving children in programs and organizations across the nation.

Who is an Afterschool Professional?

An Afterschool Professional is someone who works with children and youth in diverse school and community-based settings to provide a wide variety of extended learning opportunities and care during out-of-school hours. Currently, there is an estimated 850,000 afterschool professionals in the US.

How can I thank an Afterschool Professional?

  • Write a post on social media, tag our Club in it and use the hashtag “#heartofafterschool”

  • Give a hand-written card from you and/or your child to an afterschool professional in your life

  • Send an email to an afterschool professional or their supervisor describing why that person is appreciated


April 22 - 26, 2019 is Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week! This event recognizes those who work with and on behalf of youth during out-of-school hours. The week is marked by celebrations encouraging people to thank the afterschool professionals who make a difference in the lives of young people.