Varner Elementary School

Althea Singletary, Principal   |   Dr. Ashley Campoli, Assistant Principal

4761 Gaydon Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Phone: 770-222-3775
FAX: 770-222-3777

Welcome to Varner Elementary

Home of the Vikings!

Celebrating Varner's 25th Anniversary
* * 1990-2015 * *

News and Announcements

Feeling Groovy Book Fair

February 1st - 5th
Varner Media Center

Volunteers needed to work the Book Fair.
Please email if you are interested.  

Milestones 2016 Information

In an effort to help Grade 3-5 students prepare for the upcoming Milestone assessment, we are posting some helpful dates and documents below.

Retention Concern Notification Letter**

Milestone Testing Schedule


(for those in danger of not passing)

Re-test Dates


April 13-22


May 2-17 (tentatively)

May 18-20

EOG Parent Brochure


Study Guides for Milestones
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5

                                        Who will re-test?                                          

Grade 3

Grade 5

Reading: Students who score     below level

Reading: Students who score     below level

Math: Students who score
Level 1           

*Students who do not pass the re-test in the above areas may not be promoted to the next grade level.

** Students in danger of not passing the Milestone assessment will be sent a Retention Concern Notification Letter by  January 29th. These students have not shown grade level proficiency in one or more areas listed on the letter.


Varner 2015-2016 Pictures

2016-17 School Choice

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251and 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.

   Dismissal Procedures:

Dismissal changes and checkouts must be completed by 1:45 p.m.

Gimme 5 Campaign
The 10th Annual, Gimme 5 for Education Campaign is underway!  Please see information coming home with your child on Monday, February 8th.  Please return the included envelope by Friday, February 12.  All donations go directly to fund  programs such as teacher grants, ASP scholarships, and scholarships for Cobb County Seniors. If our school raises $250 or more, 20% of funds will be given back to Varner Elementary.  If our school raises $750 or more, then 50% of all donations with be given back to Varner Elementary. 

Please click here to view the
Asbestos Management Plan

Microsoft Office 365 is now available FREE
for Varner Families
Download here

 Varner Enrichment Programs:

Please click here to view the enrichment opportunities for students at Varner

Gifted Eligibility in Cobb County


Varner is pleased to welcome
WATCH D.O.G.S. to our school.

Please click here if you would like to learn more about the program or be a part of it.

District/Board Calendar

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Our Mission:

  • Anchoring Excellence in a Safe Harbor for Learning

Our Vision:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Noble Character
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Habits of Life-Long Learners
  • Organization in Action
  • Responsible Citizens