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Nicholson News and Announcements:
County Wide Registration Day,
July 17, 2014
Student Registration at Nicholson
is Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cobb
County requires 5 documents for enrollment. Please be sure
to bring ALL documents with you to registration:
1) Certificate of Immunization
2) Certificate of Vision, Hearing, Dental and Nutritional
3) Proof of Birth Date
4) Proof of Residency (two)
5) Social Security Number
Please Click Here for More Information
Meet and Greet Dates and Times
Grades 1-5: Friday, August 1
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Kindergarten: Saturday, August
Supply ListShopping for school supplies?
Click the link below to find out what your child will
need for the upcoming school year!
2014-15 Supply List
Summer Office Hours
From June 2 until July 25, the school
office will be open during the following hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 4PM
Friday: All CCSD schools and offices are closed.
On Monday, July 28, all Cobb County schools and offices will
resume the normal Monday - Friday schedule.
Summer Reading Information!
Nicholson Media Center will be open for student checkout
this summer, each Wednesday from NOON till 3:00, from May
28th till June 25th. Nicholson students are welcome to
check out books, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Be sure to
Media Center blog for suggested reading lists, reading
logs, activity sheets, and lots of other resources to make
summer reading fun and easy!
Summer is a time for relaxation, so let your children choose
books that are most interesting to them---we want to make
reading FUN!! They won't even realize it's keeping
them sharp for the next school year!
Nicholson is now officially
enrolled in Kroger's
Community Rewards program. Once
you have gone online and enrolled YOUR Kroger Plus Card with
Nicholson, EVERY TIME you use
your card at checkout, all elgible purchases will earn our
school a rebate! Just for presenting your card like
you normally do! All it takes is about 5 minutes of
your time to enroll. See link below for instructions!
enrolling your Kroger Plus Card
2014-15 School Choice
Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice
(HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2014-2015 school year.
Applications will be available beginning February 10, 2014.
For more information, please see our
2014-15 School Choice website.
Purchase of New Writing Program Proposed
PTA is proposing
to amend the instructional materials portion of the budget
to provide funds for the purchase of materials for a new
writing program that is being made available to the
The Units of Study in Writing Series by Lucy Calkins
is a writing workshop curriculum. The curriculum reflects
the latest research in writing, and will bring coherence and
continuity to our school’s elementary writing program.
If you would like more information about these
materials, please visit the link below:
Let’s Help Nicholson Stars Shine Brighter! Join
All classrooms with 100% membership
will receive a POPCORN PARTY.
The classroom with the most memberships will receive
a PIZZA PARTY
Your child’s Family name will be placed in a membership tree
that will be displayed in the main hallway.
Your family will get a Nicholson 2013-2014 PTA Calendar
Membership Drive Incentives begins: December 6th thru
December 17th, 2013.
Click on link below for a membership form.
Georgia Parent Survey
This survey, conducted by the Georgia Department of
Education will be used to calculate a 'School Climate
Star Rating' within the College
and Career Performance Index--the new index by which
all schools in Georgia are evaluated. Please click on
the link below for a letter from Mrs. Johnson with more
information about the survey. The survey may be
accessed by the second link below.
Letter from Mrs. Johnson
We will continue to log our volunteer hours this year. Please
sign in and record your volunteer hours every time you visit
Nicholson. The volunteer sign-in sheet is located in
the lobby next to the computer used for visitor badges.
This year we'll be
celebrating our Nicholson school spirit by wearing a
Nicholson shirt OR the Nicholson school colors--blue and
silver--every Friday! Chick-Fil-A biscuit sales will
be held one Friday per month.
Nicholson is a 'Steps to
We believe bullying is unfair and one-sided. It happens
when someone keeps hurting, frightening, threatening, or
leaving someone out, on purpose. Cobb County Schools
has designed a pamphlet to help parents and students
navigate the unclear roadways of behaviors that can be seen
as hurtful teasing or bullying behavior.
Click here to access
Fire Lane Violation Information
here for information from the Department of Public
Child Passenger Safety Law
Child passenger safety.
Child passenger safety booster seat.
Congratulations to our Staff
Members of the Year!
Teacher of the Year (TOTY): Mrs. Lisa Gagnon
Support Person of the Year (SPOTY): Mrs. Jill Colacicco