Melissa Rothschild Staff Photo
Subjects Taught
First Grade


I graduated from Brenau Universty in 2000 with a BS in Early Childhood.


This is my 15th year teaching first grade at CPS. I love teaching!!


I have been teaching for 15 years at Cartersville Primary. I have lived in Cartersville all my life. I am married to Andy Rothschild and we have 3 wonderful children. Drew is in 7th grade, Charlie is in 5th, and Francie is in 4th. I enjoy reading and spending time with my family! GO DAWGS!!! 


                                                                       *** Back To School Letter To My Parents*** 

Back to School




Hi Parents! I know that you are so bombarded with Back to School information and paper work that I don’t want to overwhelm you more. I’ll send home policies, rules, schedules, routines, etc. in the next couple of days. For these first few days of school, here’s your must-know information! If you’ve got questions, just let me know!

It’s going to be a GREAT year! 


We Are CPS!!!

-Mrs. Rothschild

Important Times:

8:00 – School Begins

10:00 – Snack Time

1:35-2:05 – Special Areas Classes

12:35-1:05 – Lunch

11:05-11:35 – Recess

2:15 - Dismissal

Contacting Mrs. Rothschild!

Email is the BEST!

Call me at CPS and leave me a message- I’ll call you back as soon as I can!


Special Areas Rotation:

Monday: Art

Tuesday: Music

Wednesday: PE with Coach Adams

Thursday: PE with Coach Payne

Friday: Computer


We will have snack each morning at 10:00. Please send a DRY snack that your child can eat in the classroom without making a mess. No drinks, please! 


Please send a change of clothes with your child ASAP!

We need a full change of clothes (socks, underwear, shorts, and shirt) in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag. Please write your child’s name on the outside of the bag and send it to me.   We will keep these in the classroom for messy Art days, lunch spills, etc.