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The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey
and contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using
their personal computer, smartphones, or tablet. For parents who do
not have access to the Internet, please contact the school Media
Specialist. All parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia
Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the
calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are
anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department
of Education for analysis. Individual data results from the Georgia
Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be
Access the Georgia Parent Survey by going to the link below.
Please use the following link for a parent interest survey for
The PSAT 8/9 Assessment will be administered to all 8th graders on
Tuesday, October 18th during the school day.Please read the
letter below from Assistant Principal Brad Blackman for more
informaiton.PSAT 8/9 Parent
Come shop a great selection of books and other fun
items, just in time for the holidays!If you would like to
volunteer for short shifts on any day please visit our
homepage and click the volunteer button in the green box on the
middle of the page or contact Media Specialist Taylor Wickline at
email@example.com. You can also shop the
online fair NOW or at any time until October 26th from the comfort
of home! The books will be delivered right to your student at
Palmer!Book Fair Hours
Monday, Oct. 17 - 8:45 - 4:00Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 18 -
19th - 8:30 - 4:00Thursday, Oct. 20 - 8:30 - 6:30 - Shop
extended hours!Friday, October 21 - 8:30 - 2:30See you at
the book fair!
Scoliosis screenings will take place during
Conference Week October 17 -October 21. For more information and a
permission form, please click the links below. All permission
forms are due by Friday, October 14th.
Scoliosis Letter - English
Scoliosis Letter - Spanish
Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity
to review learning resources being recommended for use in 3-12
English Language Arts and K-12 ESOL. Click on the link for more
Yearbooks now on sale!
CCSD Magnet Program applications are due in December. There are many Magnet Open
Houses offered at schools this fall. Click
for information about Cobb County School District's Magnet Program, Open Houses, and applications.
Zoyo Yogurt will now be sold outside of the Media Center on Wednesday mornings for just $2.00! Check out
more about Zoyo yogurt
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
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.
more about the 3M and Discovery Education Young Scientist Challange here!
We are so proud of you, Sara!
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!
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!!