Preparing students for high school success!
    Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School / Model PTSA / Georgia School of Excellence / AdvanceEd Accredited /
Association for Middle Level Education / National Association of Secondary School Principals / Northeast Cobb Business Association

Feb. 10-12: Honor Band Weekend at Lovinggood Middle School          Feb. 13: Adapted PE Dance at Kennesaw Mountain High School          Feb. 15: 8 Grade ASO Field Trip          Feb. 15: Future Fest at the Marietta Civic Center          Feb. 16: 7th & 8th Grade Chorus LGPE Preview Concert in Theater at 7:00 p.m.          Feb. 17: SWAG Celebration          Feb. 20-24: February Winter Break - No School

CCSD School Transfer Applications Available Online

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) tranfers for the 2017-2018 school year. Beginning on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, parents/guardians can apply for the transfers. The district will only accept online applications. IN order to provide access to the application for parents/guardians who may need it, a kiosk is available in the lobby of the CCSD Central Offices at 514 Glover Street.

For more information, please see CCSD 2017-2018 School Choice webpage.

The deadline for applying is Tuesday, February 28, 2017.


Sprayberry High School Invites Daniell Families to Meet New Football Coach

Sprayberry High School is excited to announce that Brett Vavra has officially been named as Sprayberry Head Football Coach! They will have a "Meet and Greet" for all parents, players, and Jr. Jackets on February 7th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Cafeteria of Sprayberry High School.

For further information regarding Coach Vavra, feel free to visit Sprayberry's website.


GA FBLA Regional Leadership Conference

Daniell FBLA members recetnly participated in the GA FBLA Regional Leadership Conference. Members competed in various online skilss testing events.

Congratulations to the following members who placed in our region!

     * Business Computations - Chelsea H. - 7th Place

      * Business Spelling - Nyla W. - 3rd Place

     * Business Spelling - Nevin G. - 4th Place

     * Business Spelling - Angelina D. - 9th Place

     * Career Exploration - Caleb P. - 7th Place

In addition to competing in these events, two of Daniell's FBLA officers, Angelina and Amaury, and FBLA Advisor John Kendall represented Daniell at the Fall Leadership Conference3 in Novemeber. The conference was held at the Classic Center in Athens, GA. Angelina and Amaury were able to be a partof exciting leadership training workshops with dynamic keynote speaker, Bill Cordes.

We are so pround of all of our members for their continous hard work!


PSA Contest for Atlanta Area Schools

The Greatest Save Teen PSA Project - Peer to Peer Prevention

Are you always creating and posting videos? Are you tired of hearing about adult issues and want to give teens a voice? Well consider participating in the Greatest Save Teen Public Service Announcement (PSA) Project. Students are encouraged to create a 30-second video message covering topics such as internet safety, date rape, human trafficking, abduction and other personal safety issues to prevent teens from becoming victims. The PSAs will be used in school and communities to raise awareness about personal safety and prevent teen victimization. The winning school will be recognized at a pre-game ceremony with the Atlanta Braves. The submission deadline is March 1, 2017. If you are interested in participating, email contact@kindervision.org

Feel free to visit www.TeenPSA.org to see current tean PSA winners from around the country!


Discerning Dolphin

Let's give a round of applause to 8th Grader Jahnvi Bhagat. Jahnvi represented Daniell Middle School in the Cobb County Spelling Bee this past Saturday, January 28th. Jahnvi placed 3rd and will now represent the school in the District Spelling Bee. Congratulations Jahnvi.


6 and 7 Grade Neon Glow In the Dark Blue Jean Ball

Daniell PTSA will be hosting its First Annual 6/7 Grade Neon Glow in the Dark Blue Jean Ball.This dance will be for our 6 and 7 graders and will be this upcoming Friday, January 27th from 4:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be $5.00 and will include a slice of pizza and water. Students can purchase tickets Wednesday thru Friday during lunch. The dance will have a live DJ, dance contests, mannequin challenge, Glow in the Dark necklaces and bracelots, and TONS of other fun. For further information, visit the Daniell PTSA website at www.daniellptsa.com.

Parents remember to be at the school no later than 6:30 p.m. for student pick up.


Congratulations to Our 2017 Spelling Bee Winner!

On January 18th, approximately 30 students participated in Daniell's annual Spelling Bee. After about an hour of intense spelling, it came down to three students: Jahnvi Bhagat, Abrar Chowdury, and Nicholas Bornstein. For the third year in a row, Jahnvi Bhagat has earned the title of Daniell Spelling Bee Champion!

Jahnvi will represent us at the Cobb County Spelling Bee on January 28th.

Good Luck, Jahnvi!

Congratulations to Our 2017 Geography Bee Winner!

Congratulations go out to Nick Mondragon, our two-time Daniell Geography Bee champion! Nick prevailed over the best social studies students in our school on Wednesday, January 18th, defeating sixth grader Lucas Akers in the final round by correctly identifying Honduras as the site of the La Mosquitia region.

Nick will have a chance to compete in the Georgia Sate Geography Bee on March 31st.

Great job, Nick!

Upcoming Opportunities to Learn About Daniell

Event

Date

Time

Location

Upcoming 6th Grade Parent Night Tuesday, January 17, 2017 6:00-8:00 p.m. Daniell Middle School
DMS Counselors Speak to 5th Grade Students Spring 2017 During the School Day Elementary School
5th Grade Students Visit Daniell MS May 3, 2017 During the School Day (Field Trip) Field Trip to Daniell MS


Daniell Band Students Named As Members of Cobb County Honor Band

On Saturday, December 3 over 700 students auditioned for the Cobb County Honor Band. This is one of the most competitive honor bands in the state if not the nation. We are proud to announce that 3 Daniell Band students were named as members of the Honor Band.

Daniella McAninch was named as a member of the alto sax section. Diego Diaz-Hernandez was named as a member of the trombone section. Lastly, Ty Count won the Bari Sax audition as a 7th grader and was named 1st chair which is a tremendous honor for a 7th grade student.

Additionally, 2 7
th grade students passed to the final all state band audition. Congratulations to Ty Count and Madolyn Bitzis  who will be taking the final all state band audition in January.

We congratulate all Daniell Band students who took the initiative to prepare for the audition. Your preparation benefited you musically in many ways and Ms. Holbrook, Mr. Kaufman are proud of you.

 





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Come explore what Daniell has to offer by joining us for a personalized tour from the counselors, Lauren McAfee and Cayce Pope, followed by a Q & A session with Principal David Nelson and some of our students.

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CCSD Direction for Continuous Improvement


Proud to be a 100% Feeder to Sprayberry High School

Academic Excellence

Advisement & Progress Report Dates

Modified Bell Schedule Will Run on These Days

September 14, 2016

November 4, 2016

January 6, 2017

March 3, 2017

April 14, 2017


 Report Card Dates

First Semester - January 6, 2017

Second Semester - May 31, 2017

 

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Teacher of the Year

Jeff Montgomery

Classified Employee of the Year

Debbie Mauldin