Congratulations to the following students selected to attend the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School next year!
J. Caldwell - Drama
T. Hodrick - Drama
S. Logan - Technical Arts
S. Sherer - Drama
C. Zinn - Drama
****Last Day to purchase yearbooks is March 4th****
Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 - MIDDLE SCHOOL (grades 6-8)
Parent Climate Survey
Georgia Parent Survey link: http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp
We need your input for the Georgia Schools’ Parent Survey. The survey window will be open until February 26, 2016. Parents/Guardians may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet.
For parents/guardians who do not have access to the Internet, you are welcome to come to the school any time between 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to use our computers in the media center and/or parent resource center (room 143). Wednesdays the centers are closed at 3:00 p.m.
The Georgia Parent Survey 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. We appreciate you taking the time to share your opinions.”
School Choice (HB 251 & SB 10) Transfers
Today is the first day that parents/guardians may begin apply for School Choice transfers. Capacity numbers have been posted (see Mr. York’s email from Friday) and the online application is active. This year we will be accepting application online only. Therefore we again have a kiosk set up in the lobby at 514 Glover Street for parents to access.
We are again asking that all schools post the following announcement of their website:
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
Monthly Parent Newsletters
We want to thank Mr. James Cooper and the FEDUP 4-U organization joint with No Place for Hate® for coming and encouraging our students to be FED UP with Bullies, FED UP with Violence, and focus on kindness and self-love. They brought amazing energy and dialogue about making smart decisions about self and peer groups in order to move toward a bright and productive future. YOU ALL WERE AWESOME!!! Go to the FedUp4U website to learn more information about the programs and activities the organization hosts: http://www.fedup4u.org/
Student cell phones may not be seen or heard this year. Any student cell phone seen or heard will be collected for parents to pick up after school.
"Students shall not use, display, or turn on communication beepers, cellular phones, video phones, or electronic devices during instructional time, class change time, breakfast or lunch. The Principal shall determine specified times on campus when electronic devices may be used for instructional purposes." Cobb County School District Administrative Rule JCDA-R. Student Code of Conduct (Middle) Page 6.
Congratulations to our 28 8th Grade students who have been accepted into Cobb County Magnet Schools!
We are quite proud of them!
Earn Money for your school!
Please check out this website to find out more information about the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl: http://smithamiddlehelenruffin.weebly.com/
Tracy Massey - Volunteer of the Year!
Our students and staff thank you for all of your help and support throughout this year!
Derek Kamal - Teacher of the Year!
Angela Cavarraubias - Classified Employee of the Year!