Welcome to Russell Elementary
A 2014 GADOE PBIS School
(Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports)
School Tours Available on Wednesdays
(Please contact Ms.
Jessica Jones to schedule.)
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Come and take this opportunity to meet your teacher, see your classroom and explore the school. You will also be able to join
PTA, buy Russell spirit wear, and place money on your lunch account. The After School Program staff will be there to help you sign up for
ASP and make your initial payment. There will be information regarding our 5th grade fundraiser. The bus routes will be posted
around the school as well. There will be lots of helpful information so please join us. There will be two sessions. The
first one is from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. The second session is from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Accepting Lego Donations in Our Front Office
Click Here for more info.
2015-2016 Russell Club Opportunities
NEW FOR 2015!!!
Read about the ALICE Lab in the Russell STEM Lab
(Program was developed at Carnegie Mellon University)
Click HERE for more information about our SUMMER Reading Program, SUMMER SOAR!
Be sure to visit our Russell Media Center this summer, as it will be open two days a week this June! The specific dates will
be June 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 and 29. We have copies of all the SUMMER SOAR reading documents posted at the link above. Happy Reading!
STEAM IT Up @ Russell Elementary School
Did you know that our SPECIALISTS are blazing a new trail of integrating the ARTS into STEM? We are
calling it, STEAM It UP! The Russell Specialists have planned lessons that align with the processes that
our students are learning in their science and math classes. Be sure to ask your child about it today and
check out our STEAM It Up bulletin board outside of our Art room. Please email
Ms. Kelly Bodner for more information!
STEAM It UP Video
3-5 STEAM It UP Video
Check out our latest posting on Russell's Online Parent University YOUTUBE Channel!
Russell Online Parent Unversity YouTUBE Channel
Our next video will be in November. If there is a particular topic you would like addressed, please email us below.
Email Us HERE!
We are excited to announce that Russell Elementary is partnering with The Clean Air Campaign. The Clean Air Campaign is committed to improving
Georgia’s air quality. Daily they announce Smog Alerts on days when the air quality is unhealthy. You can check the air quality
by visiting our Russell’s website or http://www.cleanaircampaign.org/.
Each morning in the car rider line Blair the Bear will show the daily air quality.
The Weatherbug system has been installed at Russell. We are one of only two schools in Cobb County to have the Weatherbug. Click on the weather bug to
view the current weather at Russell Elementary School.