New Kindergarten Parent
Informational Meeting

When: Wednesday
Date: February 3rd
Time 10 AM
Where: Media Center
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Registration Information

Registration day is Wednesday, March 30th, 8:30 to 11:30 AM. Please bring the necessary information with you at the time of registration. This information can be found here:

Math Night Cancelled

Both Math Night and the PTA meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, February 4th have been cancelled.

Spring Picture Day

Friday, February 5th
Please visit GCI Portraits for an order form.

Valentine Flower Sale

Give your teacher a flower for Valentine's Day!  Orders are due by February 5th and will be distributed on February 12th.  Sponsored by the GM PTA.  Order Form

Congratulations Sean Bowden!

Congratulations Shilpi McReynolds!

Time Changes/Traffic Re-Route

Important Information - Please Read

7:15 AM Doors Open/Students Proceed to Homeroom
7:50 AM School Starts/Tardy Bell
(all students inside homeroom)
1:40 PM Transportation Change Cut-Off
2:20 PM End of the School Day
6:00 PM ASP Ends

Bus Routes

Bus Routes will be posted by Wednesday, July 29 at
3pm on the Cafeteria Windows.  WebQuery

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.

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 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...


Kyle Giesler
Asst. Principal
Niki Bristow

Upcoming Events

General Information

Start Time:  7:50 AM

Dismissal Time:  2:20 PM

If your child arrives after 7:50 AM, you must sign the child in at the PTA desk in the lobby.  No transportation changes or dismissal is 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:

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

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

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.

School Bus Drivers Needed


Apply online: