4575 Wade Green Road
Acworth, GA 30102
Phone: (678) 594-8320
FAX: (678) 594-8319

 

Welcome to Pitner Elementary

Home of the Patriots

MISSION: RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, & EMPOWERED

VISION:  Building a Strong Foundation for a Lifetime of Learning


Best of Cobb voting site

HAPPY 2020!

We are thrilled to be nominated for Best of Cobb 2020.  Pitner is honored to be nominated in the Best Elementary School category and every vote counts.  Click HERE to Vote!


Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey for our CCRPI Rating

Pitner parents are encouraged to complete the Georgia Parent Survey.  Data from this survey will be used, along with staff and student survey results, to determine our School Climate Star Rating on the CCRPI (State Report Card).  Survey responses are anonymous and are submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education.  Please Click HERE to complete your survey. 

Thank you for supporting Pitner Elementary School.



International Night

SAVE THE DATE:  January 30, 2020

International Night is coming soon and we would love to see you there.  Please Click Here to help us make this night a success.


A Message about Census Day 2020

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The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states and will be completed online, by phone, or by mail on April 1, 2020.  The count is required by the U.S. Consitution and is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Click HERE to learn more about this year's U.S. Census.


Counselors' Corner

A Message from your Counselors

Please complete Parent Survey about possible counseling needs.  You can use your cellphone to scan the QR Code to complete a Needs Assessment.  Thank you from Ms. Perry and Mrs. Whitton.

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NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

Please CLICK HERE to complete the online registration.  Once you have completed the online registration, email Diana Cochran at diana.cochran@cobbk12.org to set up an appointment to complete the process.  For more details please CLICK HERE,or for Spanish CLICK HEREVisit www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/enrollment/ to learn more about the enrollment process. 

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Our STEAM Journey

Pitner is excited to start our STEAM journey and enhance the learning experiences of our Patriots.  To help us along this path, please see the attached list of resources.  If you can, please send in any of the following:
STEAM Supply List 


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How to Receive Call-outs, Texts and Emails from Pitner and the CCSD

To receive Dr. Hosey's call-outs, texts Pitner and Cobb County and other info, you'll need to set up an account with CCSD's Parent Notification system, also known as Cobb County Blackboard.  Follow this link:  https://cobbk12.bbcportal.com/ to get to the page.  Select "Sign Me Up".  To create your account you must have your child's student ID (lunch number). 

CUSTOMIZE:  Once you are signed up, you can subscribe to receive notifications from Pitner by email, text or phone (or all three).  You can also add multiple phone #'s and email addresses if needed.

For additional information here's a great step-by-step parent guide http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/blackboard/Parent_BBConnect.pdf


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As you know we are constantly battling viruses and bugs at school.  Please use the guide below to help determine when to keep your student home and when to send them back to school after illness. Please contact your teacher or our school nurse if your student is diagnosed with the flu or has any airborne virus or illness. Our custodian staff follows sanitizing protocols and our teachers are taking extra precautions. Please emphasis the importance of hand washing and the use of hand sanitizer with your students.  If you have an extra bottle of sanitizer or disinfectant wipes, feel free to send them in to your child's teacher or nurse.  Thank you! 
Download a guide to decide if I Need To Stay Home If..

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If you have a student in CCSD, your information is ALREADY in our Automated Contact System.  You will receive notifications provided to the school (landline, cell phone, text, email).  It is critical that you make sure to update all contact information.  Please contact the front office if needed.  You can also visit the district page at http://www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/closinginfo/ to learn about our county's emergency notification plan on the Inclement Weather Information page.  Dr. Hosey will keep Pitner parents updated as he receives any updated information.  You can also text the words "Subscribe CCSD" to 23177 to activate text messaging from CCSD. 

The Pitner App to Stay Updated

The Pitner App - We created a Pitner App for your Smartphone! It is free and instantly connects you to all the important information about Pitner!

Pay on your student’s ASP account, get the information about lunch schedules, check your Parent Vue account, view & upload Pitner photos, view the Pitner calendar, get Push notifications of breaking Pitner news and much more!

Download it for FREE in your App store.

Links to download APP:

iPhone users can use this direct link to download the app

Android users can use this direct link to download the app


Want To Stay in the Loop?  Here Are Several Ways!

  • Follow our Patriot #1, Dr. Hosey, on Twitter at: @pitnerprincipal to receive morning weather reports, motivation and news from our classrooms! You can also scan this QR code to go directly to his Twitter account!
    QR@pitnerprincipal

 

  • Join the PTSA website so that you have online access to many functions involving the school. Click this link to join: https://pitnerptsa.membershiptoolkit.com/login?r=%2FOpen_Forms
  • Sign up for Dr. Hosey's callouts and alerts from the county. It's easy! Go to: https://cobbk12.bbcportal.com/. Please email Kathy Parks if you have any questions or need assistance.
  • Ask to join the Pitner PTSA page on Facebook. It's a valuable resource for news and a place to share information with other parents. Click HERE to join!
  • Always make sure your contact information is kept current in the office, clinic and with your student's teacher! It's very important that we be able to reach you if needed.

It's easy to keep up with all the news and events at Pitner! We hope to have you join us!


Dress Code

When school begins, our Georgia weather is always still very warm. Please make sure your child's clothing meets the dress code standards. Please click here to view specific dress code specifications from the handbook.


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Car Line Guidelines

For the safety of our students and staff, please adhere to the Car Line guidelines. Please click here to download the most recent car line guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the front office.


Fire Lane Policy from the Department of Public Safety

Per the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire Lane, whether there is a driver in the vehicle or not, at any time other than the following:

  • 30 minutes before the end and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (excluding the After School Program or school functions)

  • When passengers are actively loading or unloading during the day.

Please read the notification from the Department of Public Safety here.

Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Safety (678) 594-8620.