Welcome to Russell Elementary
"Home of the Roadrunners!"
"A GADOE Exceptional Media Program"
"The Lego WeDO STEM Lab"
Mr. Peter Manson, Principal | Ms. Tammy Watson, AP
Play Russell's School Song: Go RUSSELL!
(Check out our video of Russell!)
NOW Accepting Lego Donations in Our Front Office
Click Here for More Information
Thank you Orchard Community Church for all of your hard work in
July to paint the panels in our courtyard and weed/mulch our
Butterfly Garden! It looks amazing.
New to Russell Student Registration
July 17, 2014
9 - 5:30 PM
Meet Our NEW Staff Members for
Russell's Dress Code
Uniform Shopping Guide
Parent Involvement: Bridging the GAP
In an effort to empower and engage our families, Mr. Timothy Fairley conducted research on the best ways to engage
and empower families at Russell Elementary School. Based on
recommendations from his study, we have implemented the Russell
RoadCHAT to encourage a dialogue between home and school.
We will continue the Russell RoadCHAT during the 2014-2015
If you have not done so already, please complete the
PARENT INVOLVEMENT survey below, so we can better serve our
Russell RoadCHAT Part
Parent Involvement Survey OPEN July 1 - August 15
Media Center and Family Resource Center will be OPENED on
Mondays and Wednedays for checkout from 10 AM till 1 PM in June!
(June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, and 30) Click Here for Your
Checkout Log: Checkout Log
Fizz. Boom. Read! Students that participate will
receive a special prize in August! Please visit the following
link for more information:
Congrats to Ms. K for being an honored as an 11 ALIVE
Class Act Teacher! We are so proud of her!!! Check
out the story below from 11 Alive!
A BIG THANK YOU to Ms. K and Ms. Osley for their help in
writing the grant and helping bring the Lego Lab to Russell
The Lego WeDO STEM Lab is NOW up and running!
All of our 2nd - 5th Grade Teachers have been trained and can
access this amazing opportunity for our students! Congrats
to Ms. Chesterfield class for being the first class to access
the lab!!! Students learned about engineering,
collaboration and simple machines! Thank you Ms.
Chesterfield and Ms. Singleton for being the first class to use
Thank you Cobb County School District for making this
dream a reality through the Promising Practices Grant!
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.