Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Lisa Jackson, Principal
Dana Carlton, Asst. Principal
Brad Blackman, Asst. Principal
Glenda Canada, Support & Services Admin
2015-16 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice
and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual
capacity information and applications will be available
February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information,
2016-17 School Choice
The web address for the link is:
Buddy Picture Day!
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Students may take pictures with up to
5 of their friends (total 6
people per group)
Students may only take group shots with their grade level
Each person in the group must have $10. No money, no pictures.
There are NO pre-order forms.
North Cobb HS Rising 9th Grade Parent
January 28, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: North Cobb HS Theater
Kell HS Rising 9th Grade Parent Night
February 9, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Kell HS Theater
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 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
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!!