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

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Griffin Middle School


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2017-2018 Student
Dismissal Procedures

Each day for dismissal, Griffin Middle School will start by dismissing Car Riders at 4:15 (if a majority of buses are present). This timeline is linked to how many of our buses are present. After Car Riders have excited, and if all but two buses are present, then GMS will dismiss students to buses by zones. We have 3 zones based on the number of students in each area. Walkers will be dismissed with bus riders but will go to the cafeteria until all buses have left campus and then Walkers will be dismissed. We do this for safety purposes. Our goal is to get all buses off campus by 4:30 and this past year we were successful a majority of the time.

On the first day of school, students will let their homeroom teacher know which mode of transportation they will be: Car Rider, Bus Rider, or Walker. We will record this information, and they will need permission from you to change it to one of the other two. With over 1,300 students, our number one goal is to keep all kids safe and we need your help in doing this. 
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Thank you, Volunteers!
Griffin Looks Great!!

A very special "thank you" goes out to our Annual "Spruce-up" volunteers. Thanks to our volunteers, students will be greeted with a new garden walkway, a manicured lawn, and fresh paint along the sidewalks and in the bus lanes. #BeGreatBeGriffin


Griffin is Great!

First Day of School
Monday, July 31st

Griffin Regular
Student Registration

Begins Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time: 9am-Noon Tuesday-Friday
Where: Griffin MS Student Registration Desk

Drive along the south side of the building, park in parking lot on the left, go to right double doors in the circle drive, then to the student registration desk.

Student Registration Clerks
Email: Juliet Blount
Email: Tomeca Seacrease-Brown

6th Grade Meet & Greet
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

School Visitation Times for 6th Grade
Last Names A-L 5 PM-6PM
Last Names M-Z 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
To accommodate parking for everyone,
please adhere to your scheduled time according
to the first letter of your last name.


7th/8th Grade Meet & Greet
Friday, July 28, 2017

ELA Required
Summer Reading List

Each grade level is assigned required summer reading along with assignments that are due when students return to school in late summer. See below for the book list and the assignment links.

These books are highly recommended,
but students may feel free to select
a novel of high interest that aligns with their specific reading level.

8th Grade AC
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
Adventure of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle


8th Grade
Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
H.I.V.E. by Mark Walden
Sherlock Holmes, The Legend Begins by Andrew Lane Young
Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne


7th Grade AC
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Man from the Other Side by Uri Orlev
Ender in Exile by Orscot Scott Card


7th Grade
Hunger Games by Stephanie
Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Neilsen


6th Grade AC
The Big Field by Mike Lupica
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis


6th Grade
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson
Behemoth by Scott Westerfield
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Ergon by Christopher Paolini


2017 Summer Reading List

7th Grade Immunizations
(Students in 7th Grade for 2017-2018)

Students who will be transitioning from 6th grade into 7th grade for the 2017-2018 school year, please review the following information about required vaccinations.

If you have questions, please contact your student's school counselor. Thank you!

6th Grade Letter-Immunization Info

6th Grade Letter-Immunization Info (Spanish)



Microsoft Office 365
Griffin Middle School Students

We are very excited to announce that
beginning with the 2017-2018 school year,
Griffin students will have access to use
Office 365, unless a parent completes an opt-out.
It is now an opt-out technology program.

Students will visit the learning commons mid-August to do an initial login and learn basic naviagation of Office 365. Parents may also login to ParentVue to get student login information. However, for best results, students need to login for the first time at school. For ParentVue access, please email: kacie.phipps@cobbk12.org or eduardo.quintana@cobbk12.org

If you have issues with Office 365,
please contact CCSD Technology Services @ 770-426-3330.

Office 365 Parent Letter

Office 365 Parent Opt-out Info


Students Get on Board!
Experience Italy
Spring Break 2018
Book Your Trip Now!

HERE to view a video about the experience and for more information about pricing, payment options and full itinerary. Students will experience 9 Days in Florence, Vatican City, Rome and Assisi! Questions? Contact Tracy Santos at tsantosga@gmail.com. Travel is coordinated through Education First International, LTD. and the trip is chaperoned by Griffin MS staff.

Book EARLY for the Best Travel Price!

You're the Best!
Nominate an Employee!

Have you noticed a teacher or staff member going the extra mile to make a Greater Griffin? What better way to honor the hard work of a teacher or staff member than by nominating him/her for Teacher of the Month or Classified Employee of the Month! Please click on the link(s) above to make your nomination(s).
Remember to submit a form each month!  

Classified Employee Nomination Form

Teacher Nomination Form

Griffin Partners in Education

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School Hours

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