Garrison Mill Elementary School

Kyle Giesler, Principal

Niki Bristow, Assistant Principal

4111 Wesley Chapel Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: (770) 642-5600
FAX: (770) 642-5602

Welcome ~ Go Greyhounds!



News and Announcements


Lassiter Homecoming Parade

The annual Lassiter Homecoming Parade is this Friday, September 23. The theme this year is “Bright Lights in the Big City.” Participants in the parade should arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. The parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and runs from the Home Depot parking lot to the school bus lot. Plan accordingly as traffic will be affected.


Fall Break Fun @ the Library!

Fall Break events for students. Monday -Thursday Sept. 26-29
For more information:  Download Flyer

Public Review of Learning Resources

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in 3 - 12 English Language Arts and K – 12 ESOL. Click on the link for more information: http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/learningresources/.


Congratulations Jill Clark & Beth Jann!

Jill Clark, Teacher of the Year, and Beth Jann, Classified Emoployee of the Year, were celebreties in the East Cobber Parade this Saturday.  The objective of this event is to spotlight people who contribute to the quality of life in East Cobb County.  Congratulations ladies!

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.


Registration Information

When you register your child, please bring the necessary information which can be found here: www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/enrollment/.
Here is some helpful Kindergarten Information


Kindergarten Screening for Gifted Services

At Garrison Mill, all kindergarteners will automatically be screened in the spring 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 read: 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...


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

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


Principal

Kyle Giesler
Asst. Principal
Nicole_Bristow
Niki Bristow

 

Upcoming Events


General Information

Start Time:  7:50 AM
Dismissal Time:  2:20 PM

Late Arrivals and
Early Dismissals

For the safety of all students, if your child arrives after 7:50 AM, you must sign your child in at the PTA desk in the lobby. There are no transportation changes or dismissals permitted after 1:40 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.


Bus Pass

Students are permitted to ride a different bus or get off at a different stop, if there is a childcare need. The Bus Pass form must be completed in advance and returned to the front office for authorization. Students may not ride a different bus for playdates, parties, sleepovers, etc.