Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Lisa Jackson, Principal
Dana Carlton, Asst. Principal
Brad Blackman, Asst. Principal
Glenda Canada, Support & Services Admin
Palmer Staff Members Honored with Bags of Thankfulness!
Students wrote notes of thankfulness to staff members the week
before Thanksgiving. The bags were given to staff members at the
end of the week as a keepsake of gratitude for all that they do
Palmer Science Teacher Winner in Cobb Tank Grant
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
to learn more!
Mrs. Dora Brown Honored at Teacher of the Year Breakfast
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
Georgia Parent Survey
It is that time of year again for the Georgia Parent School
Climate Survey for the 2015-2016 school year. The faculty and
staff at Palmer Middle School would greatly appreciate our
parents taking a few minutes to complete the Georgia Parent
School Climate Survey. The survey contains 24 questions,
and you will be able to complete the survey using your personal
computers, smartphones, or iPads. The data is used as part of the calculation of the School
Climate Star Rating. Last year Palmer had a School Climate
Star Rating of four stars. Survey responses are anonymous
and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of
Education for analysis. Data results from the Georgia
Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not
be posted online. To take the
here or use the link on the left.
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/
Congratulations to Palmer's Chorus!
They had the privilege of
singing at the Cobb County School Disctrict's Leadership and
The SAT and PSAT are changing!
information about the new SAT and PSAT, click
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!!
Congratulations to Chris Abel!! Winner of the National Braille Challenge in Los Angeles, CA
Rising 7th Grade Palmer Student Wins National Braille Challenge.