4010 King Springs Rd. | Smyrna, GA  30082
Office: (678) 842-6917 | Fax: (678) 842-6919
Registration/Records Fax: (678) 842-6924

Welcome to
Griffin Middle School


2017-2018 Give 2 Griffin
Annual Campaign


Click here for Give 2 Griffin Flyer ENGLISH
Haga Clic AquĆ­ Para Dar a Griffin ESPANOL

Thank you Griffin Community!

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PTSA National School of Excellence

Congratulations! Griffin Middle School was recently named a
PTSA National School of Excellence!

Griffin Middle School


September 16 & October 7

PSAT Test:
Wednesday, October 11


Wildcats! PSAT Prep will be taking place
this Saturday, September 16, 2017 and
Saturday, October 7, 2017.

If you are interested in attending,
you need to complete this form
by NOON Friday, September 15th.

PSAT Prep Sign-up Form
The form may be dropped off to Ms. Efaw, or scanned & emailed to tracy.efaw@cobbk12.org


Title I Fall Input Meeting

The Title I Fall Input Meeting will be
held on Thursday, September 21, 2017
from 5 PM-6PM in the GMS Learning Commons.

Please join us as we meet to discuss the following topics:

-Improving Student Academic Performance

-Top Barriers That Hinder Student Achievement

-Ways to get Parents Involved

Your hosts will be:

Paul Gillihan (School Principal)

Rockette Anderson, Matthew Short and Laure Hooper (Academic Coaches)

 Eduardo Quintana (Parent Facilitator)

Click HERE for the English & Spanish Flyer

Please complete the following survey.
We appreciate your input to help make a Greater Griffin!
English- https://goo.gl/forms/ES5bzZL2HKGAwBqG3 

Spanish- https://goo.gl/forms/7DhncAHmb3rdj1NG2

Thursday, September 21st

Annual Title I
State of the School Meeting

October 5, 2017 5:30 PM
GMS Learning Commons

PTSA Reflections Contest

THEME: "Within Reach"

Entries are due to the learning commons
by October 3, 2017.
Questions? Contact jenispraying4u@gmail.com or tatojoka.ma@gmail.com.

For complete details & rules:


Hispanic Heritage Celebration
October 5, 2017 6:30 PM
Griffin MS Cafeteria

Back by popular demand, Griffin Middle School staff is hosting a "Hispanic Heritage Celebration" on Thursday, October 5, 2017 beginning at 6:30 PM. There will be music, dancing, student work displays, and we are requesting Griffin families to donate Hispanic food dishes to share.
Food tickets will be provided upon sign-in at the event.


If you would like to DONATE a Hispanic food dish (tamales, tacos, rice, chips/salsa, etc.), please sign up via this Google form: http://bit.ly/2w6SNCl
or you may access the form via this QR Code

Teachers and staff are welcome to bring a Hispanic dish, too!

In previous years, we have had record turnout for this event,
and we hope to do the same for 2017-2018!


Thank you to our Hispanic Heritage Committee!


Tutoring & Saturday School
Opportunities for GMS Students

Griffin Middle school is pleased to announce that we will be offering Morning and Afternoon Tutoring opportunities and Saturday School to assist students throughout the 2017-2018 school year.  These opportunities are offered at no cost and students will receive extra help from Griffin Middle School teachers to help improve their academic performance and to assist in their preparation for the Georgia Milestones Assessment.

Click on the following links for more
information about student tutoring.
Parent Letter & Permission Form English
Parent Letter & Permission Form Spanish

Tranportation will be provided to students. Please read the attached forms for details & complete the necessary permission slips for your student to participate in tutoring and transporation services. Thank you, Wildcats!


Griffin Middle School Earns the
Cafeteria Golden Achievement Award

The Griffin Middle School cafeteria has been selected as one of 25 cafeterias across the county to be recognized with the Golden Achievement Award. This award is given annually to the top cafeterias based on food quality, customer service, and other quality categories.  Mrs. Rosemary Winters, cafeteria manager, has done a tremendous job serving our students and staff.  We are excited for them as well as for our school.

Congratulations, Rosemary!

Classified Employee of the Year
Lucy Gonzalez


Congratulations, Lucy!


Griffin Partners in Education

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School Begins:
9:15 A.M.
School Ends:
4:15 P.M.

School Council News

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The Griffin Middle School student
dress code policy is available in your student's agenda. Please review the policy with your student.

Administrators & teachers shall enforce the dress code rule, and the principal or designee shall be the final judge as to the appropriateness, neatness and cleanliness of the wearing apparel, or whether or not apparel is disruptive, unsafe, or in violation of the dress code.

Students not following school dress code will contact parents to bring them a change of clothes. If students are not able to contact their parents, they will be placed in In-School Suspension (ISS) for the entire school day. Thank you for your cooperation.

Relay for Life



Italy Trip
Spring Break 2018

Click HERE for info!
Students! Book early for the best price!

Join our PTSA!

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Scholastic Books Orders
Click Here or on the LOGO below to order books online! All orders support the Learning Commons.

Add your child and use classroom code: PXV4X


O365 Parent Letters Information Letter
Opt-Out Letter

9am-Noon M-F

Registration Clerks

Email: Juliet Blount
Email: Tomeca Seacrease-Brown

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