• Brockett joined other schools in doing a Virtual Spirit Week the last week of March through Class Dojo. Activities like “Pajama Day” and “What’cha Reading Wednesday!” served the purpose of keeping students and teachers connected, as a school family, during the shutdown.
• Livsey’s third graders made it all the way to the Sweet Sixteen in the Read to the Final Four competition! The program is a digital literacy platform, powered by Renaissance myON®, to provide access to books and track time spent reading. Livsey was one of two DeKalb County Schools that made it to the Sweet Sixteen.
• On March 5, Livsey had its first Family MATH Night with over 100 participants. Families enjoyed playing math games together and making guesses in the estimation station. This event was a huge success and aims to be an annual event.
• The Midvale PTA’s annual silent auction fundraiser, to be held on March 21 at Tucker Brewing Company, was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. A make-up date will be announced in the near future.
Smoke Rise Elementary
• Special kudos to Smoke Rise Elementary School’s volunteer, Mr. Victor Economy! As students are forced to stay home, a familiar face is always welcomed as students complete virtual learning assignments. Mr. Economy, whose children attended Smoke Rise Elementary School many years ago, has been reading to Smoke Rise Elementary School students for at least the last six years!