Addison Elementary School

Susan Hallmark, Principal

Brad Cohen, Assistant Principal

3055 Ebenezer Road
Marietta, Georgia 30066
Phone: 770-578-2700
Fax: 770-578-2702

Welcome to Addison

A "Leader in Me" School

Our Vision
Engaging Learners to Become Successful Leaders!

Our Mission
To assure our citizens literate, confident children who are interested in
learning by providing a relevant curriculum, facilitated by caring, lifelong learners
in a child-centered environment.




November Leaders of the Month


"District Direction for Continuous Improvement Chart"


Ronald McDonald Visits Addison to Discuss Everyday Leaders

The theme of “Everyday Leader,” Ronald’s newest program, is based on the words of President John Quincy Adams:  “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”  Through music, magic and puppetry, students are encouraged to look inside themselves to find leadership qualities that they already possess and can exhibit on a daily basis.  Key points:  A leader inspires others to be their best; takes and accepts responsibility; sets a good example; listens; works with others; and takes action to achieve positive goals.

Our students were engaged throughout the program and learned how to incorporate the Leader in Me 7 Habits in life.


AMAZING ADDISON ATTENDANCE

Wow! We are so proud of our school-wide attendance kickoff! During the month of October, we began attendance incentives to increase students being at school each day! Research shows that school attendance is a direct correlation to student achievement. In addition,  attendance impacts Addison’s CCRPI (College & Career Ready Performance Index) score and we want our school to receive the highest possible rating! Parents, please encourage your children to come to school each day as long as they are healthy and to schedule doctor’s appts. after 11:15AM.

During the month of October, the following classrooms received a piece of playground equipment that can be used at recess time. They received this as a result of having the highest classroom attendance in the grade level for the entire month. Here were the winners for the month of October and their attendance percentage:

Kindergarten- Matacotta 97.7% attendance

First Grade- Gillenwater 99% attendance

Second Grade- Williams 98.1% attendance

Third Grade- Lack 98.5% attendance

Fourth Grade- Rose 98.5% attendance

Fifth Grade- Rivas & Westbrook tie 98.6% attendance

RISE class- Villegas 99.3% attendance

We look forward to seeing which classes are the Attendance winners for November! You can view the winning classrooms and other classroom percentages on the ATTENDANCE bulletin board located in the Addison cafeteria!


Congratulations to Mrs. Newell on receiving the 2016 Cobb Foundation Impact Grant for I-pads to provide a flipped classroom experience in the Addison Math Lab.


ADDISON WINTER BREAK READING CHALLENGE!

It’s time for another Addison Winter Break Reading Challenge.

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During our Winter Break, we are challenging all of our Addison students to take some time and read while we are out of school. Here is how this works: If your child is in K-1st  grade, he or she needs to read for 10 minutes a day for at least 8 of the 14 days.  All students who are in 2nd-5th grades need to read for 20 minutes a day for 8 of the 14 days. Each time you read for the above number of minutes, you need to color one of the pictures on the form. When you return to school, bring your challenge form colored and signed by your parents and you will win a reading award. 

So, come on Addison readers- meet our challenge!

Click here for the Reading Challenge Form.


Georgia Parent Survey

Please note that the school climate surveys for the 2016-2017 school year are officially open, October, 2016 and will remain open through Friday, March 3, 2017. It is critical for all schools to participate in each of the surveys.

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey questions. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet.  For parents that do not have access to the Internet, school administrators should consider scheduling dates and times to allow parents to complete the Georgia Parent Survey at school.  All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the 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.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

    Georgia Parent Survey



Congratulations to Mr. Villegas and Ms. Kerr on receiving a grant from the Cobb Tank for a sensory room and sensory breaks for our students throughout the school.

Click here to see the video pitch to the committee: https://youtu.be/G2KeSheRJeE

 


 


Microsoft Office 365 for Students

The Cobb County School District is offering a free copy of Office 365 for students. Parents should have received this offer via email. Before students can download their copy, parents must choose one of the three Parental Consent options from the original email and use the student information provided in the follow-up email. Please utilize the following links to download Office 365 and access additional CCSD Office 365 Resources.

If you have questions regarding Office 365 or need support, please reference the following materials:

OFFICE 365 SUPPORT PAGE FOR PARENTS

CONSENT VIA EMAIL {Video on how parents can give consent via an email message from CCSD}

CONSENT VIA SYNERGY ParentVUE {Video on how parents can give consent via Synergy ParentVue}


Administrator News

Principal's Blog

Mrs. Hallmarks's Calendar
(December)

Assistant Principal's Blog

Save the date...

Upcoming Addison Events
Tues. Dec. 6 - Zaxby's Night,5-8pm
Fri. Dec. 9 - Addison Chorus Performs at Piedmont Church, 6pm
Sat. Dec. 10 - Holiday Shoppe, 8am-12pm
Thurs. Dec. 15 - First Grade Play, 6pm
Sat. Dec. 17 - Hot Wheels,10am-11pm
Mon. Dec. 19 - 5th Grade Soiree
Tues. Dec. 20 - 3rd & 4th Grade Parties
Wed. Dec. 21 - K, 1 & 2 Holiday Parties
Dec. 22 - Jan 4 - Winter Break, No School
Thurs. Jan. 5 - Students return to school


Addison Calendar

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At Addison we are not bullies. We are bully blockers.

"Bullying is unfair and one-sided. It happens when someone keeps hurting, frightening, threatening, or leaving someone out on purpose."