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 (HB 251

and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school

capacity information and applications will be available beginning

February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information, please

see our 2016-17 School Choice webpage.


The web address for the link is: http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx



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 Night

 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 each day!


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/

Chorus at District Leadership and Learning

Congratulations to Palmer's Chorus!
They had the privilege of singing at the Cobb County School Disctrict's Leadership and Learning event!

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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