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CCSD Magnet Program applications are due in December. There are many Magnet Open
Houses offered at schools this fall. Click here
for information about Cobb County School District's Magnet Program, Open Houses, and applications.
Students received Georgia Milestone End of Grade test scores
this week. The scores were reviewed and explained in class.
to view the PowerPoint presentation which provides more information about the results and an explanation of scores.
Zoyo Yogurt will now be sold outside of the Media Center on Wednesday mornings for just $2.00! Check out
more about Zoyo yogurt here!
The announcement was made in person by Superindentent Ragsdale and a team of District leaders at a
school faculty assembly.
Congratulations Mrs. Brand on this prestigious honor!
We are so proud of you!
Please use the link above to access a review of the 2015-2016 goals.
Sara is one of 10 student finalists from across America in the annual premier competition which recognizes scientific thinking
and imagination in students grades 5-8 who dream up a solution to an everyday problem that ultimately could reshape the way we
live our lives. Sara's invention is nano-celulose pellets that help end stormwater pollution by absorbing water runoff as
it rains. Watch her submission video here!
Sara's prizes include $1,000, a trip to St. Paul, MN, for the Finals, and a summer mentorship with a 3M scientist. Find out
more about the 3M and Discovery Education Young Scientist Challange here!
We are so proud of you, Sara!
Please click here
for information about criteria for placement in Advanced Content classes.
Check out this CCSD video of our AVID College Fair!
Office 365 is free for Cobb County students! Parents may now access the agreement through ParentVue. For more information, go
to the CCSD Office 365 Support Page for parents located
or use the link on the left.
Palmer Middle is proud to announce Mrs. Jacquie Mericka-Brand as its 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Mericka-Brand is the
Science Department Lead and teaches 8th grade.
Mrs. Mandy Woodham is Palmer's 2016-2017 Classified Employee of the
Year. Mrs. Woodham works as the Media Center parapro.
Congratulations to both of these wonderful, hard-working ladies who
always put students first!
Mrs. Woodham and Mrs. Mericka-Brand
Palmer Middle School would like to thank Piedmont Church for their generous donation of an
iPad Air to teacher Tina McLaughlin and Palmer's Rise unit.
The Palmer Academic Team won first place among the top two Region 2 schools, and moves on to the Georgia State Semi-Finals on January
30th. Good luck!
Congratulations to teacher Tami McIntire and family, one of the prestigious winners of the Cobb Tank Grant Competition! Mrs.
McIntire co-authored the idea for the project "Virtual Mentors" with her children who are also Cobb County educators!We are so proud of
you, Mrs. McIntire! Visit the Cobb Tank website at http://cobbtank.weebly.com to learn more!
Teacher of the Year Dora Brown was honored at the Teacher of the Year Breakfast Celebration and Pep Rally at Roswell Street Baptist
Church. She was cheered at the breakfast by Palmer Middle School parents, teachers, students, and community members.
Congratulations Mrs. Brown!.
Palmer Middle School faculty and staff would like to thank owner Kristie Owen Lane and the staff of Kol Koi Pond and Garden for their
generous dontation of time to clean and maintain our koi pond in the lobby. Please support this locally-owned business!
The SAT and PSAT are changing!For information about the new SAT and PSAT, click
Palmer Re-Validated as anAVID National Demonstration School
Palmer Middle School officially received re-validation as the only AVID National Demonstration School in the state of Georgia!! Our
AVID program met the standards for supporting the program effectiveness and student progress. The AVID program is designed to
increase students’ achievement, develop skills in writing for learning, achieve success in honor classes, and become an effective
learner in groups.
Congratulations to all who helped make this possible including: our AVID students, the AVID site team, the school administration, and
especially our AVID site team leader Mrs. Dora Brown and our AVID instructor Mr. Vijay Koilpillai!!