Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Lisa Jackson, Principal
Dana Carlton, Asst. Principal
Brad Blackman, Asst. Principal
Glenda Canada, Support & Services Admin.

Report Cards
Report cards were mailed June 2nd. If you have not received your child's report card, please contact the Front Office.

Summer Registration
Tuesday, July 12th
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Please read important information about enrollment at Cobb County School's enrollment page so that you are prepared for your visit.

Palmer Middle School Advanced Content Placement Criteria
Please click here for information about criteria for placement in Advanced Content classes.
 
Summer Reading and Math Activities
Summer Math Packets
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hese packets are to be completed over the summer. Please find the applicable packet by next-year's grade level.
Rising 6th Grade
Rising 7th Grade
Rising 8th Grade
HS Summer Math Packet - Algebra I and Algebra I/Geometry

Summer Reading Activities
Go to the link here for a variety of summer reading activities as well as information about how to earn prizes when you return to school! This may also be accessed by going to the Media Center page in the links at the top and then going to the Summer Reading tab!
You can also visit Cobb County School District's Summer Read Page for resources and activities. Go to www.cobbsummerreading.com

AVID College Fair
Check out this CCSD video of our AVID College Fair!



Office 365 for Cobb County Students
Office 365 is free for Cobb County students! For more information, go to the CCSD Office 365 Support Page for parents located here or use the link on the left.

DESTINY’S DAUGHTERS OF PROMISE

Next year we will be partnering with this group for young ladies and they will meet at Palmer once a week.  Destiny’s Daughters of Promise is grounded in leadership development and basic life skills that serve to help teen girls discover their strength, potential and leadership abilities.  The projects they do are designed to connect school learning with real-world experiences.
APPLICATIONS ARE ONLINE AT www.ddpgirls.org or can be picked up in the front office at Palmer.
For more information contact them at 770-485-5894 or Ms. Fearing at Palmer.

Check out this video to learn more!


KSU Day of Service

A huge thank you to the KSU volunteers who helped us on our Day of Service.  We couldn't have done it without you!

Palmer Teacher of the Year and Employee of the Year!

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


Thank you Piedmont Church!

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.


 Palmer Academic Team Advances to GA State Semi-Finals!

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!

 

Palmer Science Teacher Winner in Cobb Tank Grant Competition!

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!

 

Mrs. Dora Brown Honored at Teacher of the Year Breakfast Celebration!


Teacher of the Year Dora BrownT

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!.


Kol Koi Pond and Water Garden

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!  http://kolkoipondandwatergarden.com/


The SAT and PSAT are changing!
For information about the new SAT and PSAT, click here.

Palmer Re-Validated as an
AVID 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!!



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