Dowell Elementary School

Christine Dinizio, Principal

Tangela Hendrix, Assistant Principal  |  Maxine Miller, Assistant Principal

2121 West Sandtown Road
Marietta, GA 30064
Phone: 678-594-8059
Fax: 678-594-8061

Welcome to Dowell Elementary

 Dowell has an Instagram and Twitter!
Please follow us on Instagram @dowellelementary
 and on Twitter @TheDowellDL to see all the great
things we are doing at Dowell!


School-Day Extended 45 Minutes on August 21 due to Solar Eclipse

 Due to the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017,  the Cobb County School District will delay dismissal of elementary, middle and high school students by 45 minutes. 

 The peak time to experience the solar eclipse falls during our regularly scheduled elementary school dismissal time.  Since student safety is always our first priority so we will delay dismissal to ensure that neither students nor employees are on the roadways during the time of the eclipse.   Subsequently, high schools and middle schools will delay dismissal as well.

 Schools will be provided with further guidance and instructional resources as appropriate.  Parents are welcome to pick-up their child at the typical dismissal time if needed.

 For more information regarding the solar eclipse visit the National Weather Service at

 Dowell Elementary School Plan for the Eclipse

 ·      Students in grades K-2 will not go outside to view the eclipse but will engage in interactive eclipse related activities. K-2 students will be able  to view the eclipse via televised broadcast.

·      Students in grades 3-5 will be able to go outside to view the eclipse only with a signed permission form. Forms will go home on Friday August 11 and are due back on Thursday August 17.  All students who return the permission form signed, will receive certified ISO eclipse shades for use during the eclipse viewing. Proper eyewear safety and precautions must be adhered to by students. Students who do not return the permission form by Thursday August 17 will remain inside and be able  to view the eclipse via televised broadcast


   Back to School Bash

 Date: August 18, 2017

Time: 2:45-4:45

Cost: $8.00

Join us for inflatables, dancing, pizza, sno-cones, and more…

Ticket Presales August 7-16

Fiesta de Regreso a Clases

Fecha: 18 Agosto 2017

Hora: 2:45-4:45

Precio: $8.00

El evento incluye juegos inflables, música y baile, pizza, raspados y mas…

Boletos en venta del 7 al 16 de Agosto.



  We are excited to be working with you on your child’s pictures this year.  We have made some fantastic changes to backgrounds, processes, and cameras.  We look forward to providing you with great pictures, good client service, and quick turnaround time.

When you receive your child’s picture order form:

§  Tear off the envelope

§  Fill out the form completely and legibly

§  Enclose payment:  CASH - in the exact amount

                                    CHECKS - made out to “School Pictures of Georgia”

                                    DEBIT/CREDIT CARD

                                                Go to –

·      Click “Order Here” the click on your School Name.

·      Follow the online prompts. Pick your packages and options.

·      Check out by completing the online form.

·      IMPORTANT: Print TWO receipts. Place one copy in your child’s order envelope and keep the other copy as a receipt.



PLEASE NOTE:  Any orders after 11:59p.m. the day of pictures are considered late orders. 72 hours after picture day, you will be able to place an order online.

Should your child miss picture day or you would like to have your pictures retaken, your school has a set retake day in approximately 4 to 6 weeks.

We will have your child’s pictures back to you within 3 weeks.

Please do NOT call the school with picture questions.  Please email Lisa at  or call 770-919-9183.

PTA Open House: August 31, 2017
5:30 p.m.: Ambassadors will be selling snacks and there will be information/sign ups for clubs and ASP


Dowell's 2017-2018
Teacher of the Year

Dowell's Classified Employee of the Year

Kelli Beechler
Cobb County's Elementary School Counselor

Follow Happenings in Art
on Twitter @createsomeart  #dowellartrocks

Microsoft Office 365

Cobb County School District is pleased to offer Microsoft Office 365 to its employees and students

Parents – Go to the following link and watch the video and review the resources.


Preparing innovative learners for a dynamic world.


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