Nicholson Elementary School

Faith Harmeyer, Principal

Cheri Vaniman, Assistant Principal

1599 Shallowford Road
Marietta, GA 30066
Phone: (770) 928-5573
FAX: (770) 928-5575

Welcome to Nicholson Elementary!

Where tomorrow's stars are shining brightly today!!

Nicholson News and Announcements

Volunteers needed

Keep Nicholson Stars Shining!  Volunteer!!
 We have 2 important events coming up in November and December and we need your help to make these events successful.

1.  VIP LUNCHES- scheduled on Nov 20 & 21. We need help packing lunches, selling tickets and serving tea to our students and their guests. 

2.  STAFF HOLIDAY LUNCHEON-- we would love for our staff and teachers to share a meal together, and the only way for them to be able to do this is if we have 1-2 volunteers in each class who will supervise the students.  It's a great way for your children to see you in their classroom.

Click on the link below to sign-up online.  Your help will be so appreciated and will contribute to the success of these events.

Keep Nicholson Stars Shining!  Volunteer!


Math Resources for Parents

Did you know there are parent videos that explain each part of math lessons for K-5th grade? The Cobb County math department has put together these videos for parents of students in K-5th grades.  The videos show examples of how problems are solved and how they can practice at home.  Use the link below----the videos can be found by scrolling towards the bottom of the webpage and the videos will be on the left.

Math Videos

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Nicholson Star Tree

November 8 - December 18

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Paradise Grille Spirit Night!

November 14
5PM - 8 PM

Paradise Grille

Scholastic Book Fair
November 18 - November 22

Book Fair Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday:  7:30 AM until NOON
Tuesday, 11/19----SPECIAL EXTENDED HOURS!!:  7:30 AM UNTIL 6:00 PM!! 
(Great for ASP families!!)
Volunteers Needed! 
No experience necessary!  All volunteers will receive a $5 gift certificate for the Book Fair!  Click HERE to sign up!

Go CASH FREE!  Set up an 'eWallet'---a digital payment option for your child.  For more information and to sign up, click here.

Chick Fil A Biscuit Sales

November 22

We will continue to sell Chick-Fil-A biscuits out front, on designated Fridays from 7:15-7:50 or Until Supplies Last! Biscuits will now be $3.50 each**.

 **Chick-Fil-A raised their prices twice (we chose not to raise the price the 1st time, unfortunately, we must increase the cost going forward!)

 Proceeds from biscuit sales are for the little “extras” for our staff and students**.

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Thanksgiving Special Events at Nicholson

VIP lunch for K, 2, and 4:
    Wednesday, November 20
VIP lunch for 1, 3, and 5:
    Thursday, November 21
Click HERE for the holiday lunch schedule.
Kindergarten Play:
    Friday, November 22 8:00 AM

Don't forget to visit the Book Fair!!

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Kell Parent Night

Hot Topic Event
Please join us for an informative parent education night at Kell High School in the Theater. Topics discussed will be E-Cigarettes and Social Media.  
Click here for a flyer with complete details.

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NEW!  Online Report Cards

Beginning this year, your child’s report card will be available to you online! If you have not activated your ParentVue account, you will receive an activation code at conferences.

 If you have already activated your account, use your log in information you previously set-up to see your child’s grades. If you have forgotten your activation code, please bring your ID to the front office to receive it.

 Kindergarten parents…if you registered online this year, the username and password you used to register will be your log in information. There is no need for an activation code.

More information can be found in the links below for ParentVue and Online Report Cards.

Parent Vue Guide for Parents:     English       Spanish
Parent Guide for Online Report Cards:        English      Spanish
Online Report Card Information Video

Your Input is Needed!

In an effort to promote Family and Community Partnerships within our school, we are conducting a survey to determine what topics parents are interested in learning more about that would enhance healthy child/parent relationships. We will use this information to develop the types of opportunities that you and other parents are looking for. 

 Please complete the survey link below.

 Thank you in advance for completing the survey and providing your valuable input.

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How to Receive Call-outs, Texts and Emails from Nicholson and the CCSD

Staying up to date with what is going on in your child's school is important! Here is a way to make sure you don't miss a thing! To receive Ms. Harmeyer’s, Nicholson’s and Cobb County’s communications, you'll need to set up an account with CCSD's Parent Notification system, also known as Cobb County Blackboard.  Follow this link: to get to the page.

Select "Sign Me Up".  To create your account you must have your child's student ID which is the same as their lunch number. 

CUSTOMIZE:  Once you are signed up, you can subscribe to receive notifications from Nicholson by email, text or phone (or all three).  You can also add multiple phone #'s and email addresses if needed.

For additional information here's a great step-by-step parent guide:

After School Clubs

After School Club Schedule

Mondays- Basketball: 8/12-11/18

 Tuesdays- Soccer : 8/27-12/10 and Tech: 8/27-12/10

 Wednesdays- (Beginning 9/4) Drama : 9/4-12/11 and Art: 9/4-12/11

 Thursdays- Karate: 8/29-12/12, Lego: 8/29-12/12 , and Guitar: 8/29-12/12

 **** No classes on early release days or conference week (10/14 - 10/18)*****


Online Registration for Students New to Cobb for the 2019-2020 School Year
  Click on the picture for information on how to register your child for the upcoming school year.

Online registration

Please note---you must start the registration online.  When you complete the online registration, please call the office at 770-928-5573 and make an appointment with Mrs. Colacicco to finish the process.  Appointments are only made from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday-Friday.  
You MUST have an appointment to register your child at Nicholson.  

New students will begin classes the day after the registration process is complete. 
Thank you!

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A Note from Nurse Quinn....
Please use the link below for all medical forms you may need for the 2019-2020 school year.   Thank you!
Cobb County Student Medical Forms

Congratulations to Nicholson's Staff Members of the Year   2019-20

The votes are in, and the winners chosen for Nicholson's Teacher of the Year, and Classified Employee of the Year!

Teacher of the Year - Luwanda Scott-Vaught 
Classified Employee of the Year -
Jill Colacicco

 Teacher of the Year
                          Luwanda Scott-Vaught
Classified Employee of the Year
                         Jill Colacicco

NEW!!  'Here Comes the Bus' Tracking App

Click the picture to watch a short video on this convenient new app!
For more information, click on a link below for an informational brochure.
Here Comes the Bus brochure (English)              
Here Comes the Bus brochure (Spanish)

Send in those Boxtops!

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Boxtop Collection Sheet

Pop Top Collection

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Little things can make a big difference. You can help support the Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta by collecting the little tabs you pull to open soda, soup or other aluminum cans. We donate the tabs to the Ronald McDonald house, and the funds generated from recycling these aluminum gems help offset the many expenses of running the house.