’s Elite Spartan Step Team stomped the competition at the 2012 Disney STEP Classic Feb. 18. The team won first place for its age division and came in third place overall amongst competing middle and high school teams.
In addition to taking third place in the overall competition, 12 of the team’s members were named academic athletes, an award presented to competitors who show leadership on their team and in their communities all while making good grades. The Elite Spartan Step Team had the highest number of academic athletes on a single team at the Disney competition.
The Spartans are no strangers to awards. They are currently the national middle school step champions and will compete at the 2012 national competition in April.
hosts Griffin Middle School Spirit Night, Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy some tacos and fajitas knowing that a portion of the evening’s proceeds benefits the Wildcats.
offers prospective parents and students two opportunities to get to know the teachers and the campus Thursday, March 1. The morning session begins at 9:30 a.m. and the evening session at 7 p.m. For information call 770-435-1596.
holds a comedy fundraiser at Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. See some of Atlanta’s funniest comedians at this fundraiser for the kindergarten through sixth grade Science Technology Engineering and Math charter school that will open in Smyrna July 2013. The show is appropriate for audiences 21 and older and tickets are $25. Tickets can be purchased at the Smyrna Academy of Excellence website.
’s PTA meets in the cafeteria Tuesday, March 13 at 6 p.m. Kids at the meeting can participate in a karate demonstration given by . Moore’s will also give away a free month of unlimited classes.
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