Welcome to
Nicholson Elementary!


Principal: Joan Johnson 
  Assistant Principal:
Wendy Rice

Where tomorrow's stars are shining brightly today!!


Nicholson News and Announcements: 

 

Milestones Testing - April 13 - 19
Testing for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will continue through Tuesday 4/19.  Testing begins promptly at 8:00 and students who are tardy will not be able to join a test in progress.  Students who are absent during testing will take make-up tests upon their return.  Please be sure your child is well rested, has a healthy breakfast, and brings a healthy snack to school to help them do their best!

Parent Survey--Deadline approaching!
Parents are encouraged to participate in the AdvancED Parent Survey.  The data from this survey will inform the school and the district about parents’ opinions about our school.  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to AdvancED for analysis.  Individual data results will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  You may use any personal device to complete this survey.  The AdvancED Parent Survey will be available until April 29.  The link to access the survey is http://eprovesurveys.advanc-ed.org/surveys/#/action/922/p913.

AdvancED, formerly SACS, is the non-profit organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems and certifies that accreditation standards are being met.

YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW!
We are busy taking lots and lots of photos to fill the pages of the 2015-2016 Nicholson Yearbook. Yearbooks are a great way to forever preserve memories that are made here at Nicholson. For an order form, please just click on the link below, print and fill out the order form, and send the form and payment in to reserve your copy today!


                 Yearbook Order Form

Student Placement Requests for 2016-2017 School Year
If you would like to provide us any input about your child before we begin placing our students in classes for next year, you may fill out a “Class Placement Input Form” which will allow you to let us know a little about your child. These will be available in the front office. If you choose to fill out this optional form, it is due back in the office by May 5th. We will certainly take your input into consideration.

Congratulations to our Staff Members of the Year for 2016 - 2017!
Teacher of the Year (TOTY): 
Mrs. Jessica Boyd

Support Person of the Year (SPOTY): 
Mrs. Julie Hughie

Summer Registration for New Students
Tuesday, July 12  9 AM - 6 PM
This registration is for all students new to Nicholson for the 2016 - 2017 school year.  Please click on the link below for information about what you'll need to bring to complete your child's registration.

                  Registration Information

Parent Volunteers Needed!  It's not too late! 
Calling all parents to come to our school to volunteer.  There are many ways that you can get involved.  Please contact your child’s teacher to see how you can help out.  Some ideas are: Field day volunteer, media center helper, guest reader, and copy parent -- no experience necessary, and ANY amount of time you can spare will be SO APPRECIATED!!

2016-17 School Choice

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information, please see our
2016-17 School Choice webpage.

     Sign in to Microsoft Online Services
Cobb County School district is able to offer Office 365 to all Cobb County students and their families--free of charge!!  Cobb County students may download the full version of Microsoft Office and familiar Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. Office 365 is a user-based service and allows each student to install Microsoft Office on up to five PCs or Macs and five mobile devices (including iPads). In addition, access to Microsoft Office mobile applications on iPhone and Android phones is available. (Office Mobile applications are included with all Windows phones.) Click here for more information about Office 365. Parents should have already received an e-mail invitation to download Office 365.  If you did not receive the e-mail or need help downloading, please contact Lisa Messinger for more information. 

 

Cobb County Now Hiring School Bus Drivers
This is a FANTASTIC Part-Time job with FULL-TIME BENEFITS!  Just a few of the great benefits of working in Transportation:

¨ Starting rate is $14.51/hour

¨ Health, Dental, Life, and Cancer Insurance

¨ Work days follow the Cobb County School Calendar

¨ Making a difference in a child’s life
Apply online:  www.ccsdbusdriver.com

District Direction for Continuous Improvement
                                  Click here

Kroger Community Rewards
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 eligible 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!
   Instructions on enrolling your Kroger Plus Card

Attention Volunteers!                                     
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.                            

 

School & District Calendar
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