Go Greyhounds!  Make Every Moment Count!


Student Placement 2015-2016

Dear Garrison Mill Parent(s),

In planning for the 2015-2016 school year, we want to offer you an opportunity to provide input for the placement of your student(s).  If you feel that you have information that would be beneficial to the placement decision, please complete the form below and return it to the front office by 3 PM on Friday, May 1st.  Only hard copy forms will be accepted.  No emails or faxes will be considered. 

Thank you!

Garrison Mill Student Placement Input Form

Cobb Schools Day
with the Atlanta Braves!

Join us Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 1:35 PM as our Atlanta Braves take on the Cincinnati Reds. Ticket prices begin at just $10! Cheer on our Atlanta Braves while you support Cobb Schools. See the Atlanta Braves Game Day Flyer for more information. A portion of each ticket sold benefits the Cobb Schools Foundation programs, grants and scholarships!  See you at Turner Field!

Thank You for Your Support

Thanks to our families and community, Garrison Mill’s Relay for Life team reached the Gold level by raising over $5,000.  Congratulations!

Microsoft Office 365 for Students

The Cobb County School District is offering a free copy of Office 365 for students.  Parents should have received this offer via email.  Before students can download their copy, parents must choose one of the three Parental Consent options from the original email and use the student information provided in the follow-up email.  Please utilize the following links to download Office 365 and access additional CCSD Office 365 Resources.

Important Dates For Rising 6th Graders

5/1  9 AM - 1:15 PM Mabry Shadow Day 
5/5 9 - 11 AM Students Visit Mabry
5/5 6 - 7 PM Parent Night at Mabry
5/19  11 AM - 1:30 PM  Celebration Day
5/21 12:15 PM Walk of Honor

For Rising Kindergarten Students

Registration Information

Registration Information

Parent FAQs at Registration


Kindergarten Screening for Gifted Services - Spring 2015

This spring at Garrison Mill all kindergarteners will automatically be screened for potential need of gifted services. The parents of only students requiring further evaluation will be contacted. For further information about the screening process please click the link below.

Kindergarten Screening

Iowa Assessment Information

Students are assessed in the fall on the Iowa Assessments. This is a norm-referenced assessment that measures student achievement in comparison to other students nationwide. Students in grades 3, 5, and 7 are tested in Reading, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies.  Read More...

Read Across America Week
KSU Football Players
Read to Our Students

Blackboard Connect
Parent Portal

The Blackboard Connect Parent Portal is an online system designed to allow you to customize how you receive notifications from your child's school as well as from the district. Notifications can now be received by phone, text message, or email.

Download:  Parent Instructions for Setting Up Your Blackboard Connect Account


ParentVue helps parents stay informed and connected by allowing parents to access near real-time information on assignments and scores, attendance, and demographic information. ParentVUE offers parents a single sign-on to view all of their children’s information regardless of school.

Create an account: download instructions.

Review the Acceptable Use Policy:  Download Agreement


Kyle Giesler
Asst. Principal
Niki Bristow

Upcoming Events

General Information

Start Time:  7:55 AM

Dismissal Time:  2:25 PM

If your child arrives after 7:55 AM, you must sign the child in at the PTA desk in the lobby.  No transportation changes or dismissal is permitted after 1:45 PM.

Inclement Weather

We encourage our staff and parents to listen to News/Talk 750 WSB (750 on the AM radio dial) when winter weather threatens. In addition, the News/Talk 750 WSB website provides a complete and frequently updated list of school closings online at: www.wsbradio.com.

In the event of an early dismissal due to inclement weather, the After School Program (ASP) will also be closed.

School Bus Drivers Needed


Starting rate is $14.51/hour
Apply online:  CCSDBusDriver.com