Welcome to Blackwell Elementary
P.R.O.U.D. to be a Bulldog
Our Mission:  Believe*Excel*Succeed!

Missy Shackelford, Principal
Karen Wacker, Assistant Principal
Chris Davis, Intervention Specialist

No Student Checkout from 1:45-2:25 (OR 12:00-12:30 on early dismissal days) in the office. 
This is for the safety of all students at dismissal.

IMPORTANT PARENT MEETING
TUESDAY, AUGUST 27   6:00-7:00 P.M.

Parents should attend RISE night to discuss your child's progress towards a grade level goal and how to partner with Blackwell to ensure the success of your child!  Teachers will also be discussing classroom procedures and school expectations. 

Child care will be provided for Blackwell students in the cafeteria.  Please drop off your child beginning at 5:45 and report to your child's classroom for this event.  It will begin promptly at 6:00.  We look forward to having all Blackwell parents participate in Raising Individual Student Expectations (RISE).


 





Important Dates




Thursday, August 22  Foundation Chick Fil A Biscuit Day

Tuesday, August 27  RISE NIGHT 6:00-7:00  Important for ALL parents to attend to hear information about your child's progress.  Childcare will be provided for Blackwell students in the cafeteria beginning at 5:45.  Parents will then report to classrooms for the session which will begin promptly at 6:00.

Wednesday, August 28--Early Release Day.  Students will be dismissed approximately 2 hours early.  Please be at bus stops or in car rider line 2 hours early. 

Wednesday, August 28 is SCHOOL PICTURE DAY!!!  All children will have their picture made for the yearbook on this day.  Please make sure they are dressed for pictures and tell them to bring their biggest smile!!

Monday, September 2  Labor Day holiday--Cobb County schools are closed

 

CAFETERIA NEWS!!!

Ice cream prices in the cafeteria are now $1.25.  Please make note and send in the correct amount if you want your child to have ice cream at lunch.  Thank you!




REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020

Please start the registration online.  When you complete the online registration, please call the office at 678-494-7600 and make an appointment with Mrs. Irma Gil to finish the process.  Appointments are only made from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Monday-Friday.  You MUST have an appointment to register your child at Blackwell. 
New students will begin classes the day after the registration process is complete.
Thank you!

   

Congratulations to Blackwell's Teacher of the Year

and Classified Employee of the Year for 2019-2020! 



Ms. Donna Gottesman (on the right)--Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Mandy Roberson (on the left)--Classified Employee of the Year




 








- The school building opens at 7:20 a.m. Please do not drop students off before 7:20 a.m. Please drop off students at the front entrance.  Please do not leave your car to walk your students in. Car rider line will go much faster this way.

- School starts at 7:50 AM.  Students must be in their classroom at this time to be counted "on time."

- Breakfast will be served until 7:45 AM

-Parents/visitors MUST sign in at the office on each visit to Blackwell

- Student check-out is not permitted after 1:45 PM

- All transportation changes must be in the form of a hand written note with a signature and a date. We cannot accept changes that are sent via email, fax, text, or phone.

-Please put your child's name in all articles of clothing, lunchbox and backpacks!  Lost and Found gets overly crowded due to not having names on items