Garrison Mill Elementary School

Kyle Giesler, Principal

Tracie Bucy, Assistant Principal

4111 Wesley Chapel Rd
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: (770) 642-5600
FAX: (770) 642-5602

News and Announcements


International Night This Thursday

Thursday Night, 6:30-8:00 PM
20 Countries will be represented!
The activities can be found in the gym.
Dinner will be served in the cafeteria.


STEM Loving Students!

This is for you:

Grades 2-HS Lego Building Competition on February 2nd at Baker ES
Grades 3-8 STEM Camp Cobb is being offered February 19-21 (during break) at Daniell MS. Students can choose from 3 full days of STEM-infused learning experiences


Garrison Mill Reading Bowl Team

  From the Coaches:  Thank you so much for being a part of this school year’s team! We appreciate the hard work you put in to make this team a success. We sincerely hope that all 4th graders will be back next year. 5th graders, we hope to see you at next year’s competition on Mabry’s team.
Team Celebration!

When:  Monday, January 22
Where:  Room 203
Who:   All Team Members (competition and non-competition)
Time:  2:20 - 3:00 PM
For:  Pizza, Cake, & Laughs
RSVP:  January 17 (email
 
 

EVERYDAY HEROES WEEK

Day Date Activity
Monday 1/22 Links of Kindness Day
Tuesday 1/23 Everyday Heroes Promise Signing
Wednesday 1/24 Wear Your Thinking Cap for T.H.I.N.K. DAY
Thursday 1/25 Mix It Up Day AND International Night
Friday 1/26 Celebrate Your Hero Day
For more detailed information please download the Everyday Heroes Week flyer.

Contratulations Garrison Mill!

Image result for The governor's award Student achievement
2017 State Award Winner
State Award Letter
Greatest Gains
Highest Performing

Asbestos Management Plan

Please see this annual letter from Cobb County regarding Asbestos in schools. Asbestos Letter


Sibling Transfer Announcement

Parents/guardians of a student who has a sibling already enrolled in a District school through an approved transfer may apply for a younger sibling to attend the same school in accordance with District Administrative Rule JBCD-R. This provision attempts to address siblings enrolled in different schools at the same time due to an approved transfer. A sibling is defined as a brother, sister, step-brother, or step-sister living in the same household and who otherwise meets the requirements for enrollment. The application window for the 2018-2019 school year will be open from January 4, 2018 through January 31, 2018.

For more information about this opportunity, and for a link to the online application, visit http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx


Registration Information

For registration information, please access the county website:  www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/enrollment/.  Here is some helpful Kindergarten Information


Kindergarten Screening for Gifted Services

At Garrison Mill, all kindergarten students will automatically be screened in the spring for potential need of gifted services. The parents of students requiring further evaluation will be contacted. For further information about the screening process please read: Kindergarten Screening


Iowa Assessment Information

Students are assessed in the fall on the Iowa Assessments. This is a norm-referenced assessment that measures student achievement in comparison to other students nationwide. Students in grades 3, 5, and 7 are tested in Reading, Mathematics, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies. Read More...


Blackboard Connect Parent Portal

The Blackboard Connect Parent Portal is an online system designed to allow you to customize how you receive notifications from your child's school as well as from the district. Notifications can now be received by phone, text message, or email.

Download: Parent Instructions for Setting Up Your Blackboard Connect Account

ParentVue

ParentVue helps parents stay informed and connected by allowing parents to access near real-time information on assignments and scores, attendance, and demographic information. ParentVUE offers parents a single sign-on to view all of their children’s information regardless of school.

Create an account: download instructions.

Review the Acceptable Use Policy: Download Agreement


Principal
Kyle Giesler
Kyle Giesler
Asst. Principal

Tracie Bucy

 

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General Information

Start Time:  7:50 AM
Dismissal Time:  2:20 PM

Late Arrivals and
Early Dismissals

For the safety of all students, if your child arrives after 7:50 AM, you must sign your child in at the PTA desk in the lobby. There are no transportation changes or dismissals permitted after 1:40 PM.


Inclement Weather

We encourage our staff and parents to listen to News/Talk 750 WSB (750 on the AM radio dial) when winter weather threatens. In addition, the News/Talk 750 WSB website provides a complete and frequently updated list of school closings online at: www.wsbradio.com.

In the event of an early dismissal due to inclement weather, the After School Program (ASP) will also be closed.


Bus Pass

Students are permitted to ride a different bus or get off at a different stop, if there is a childcare need. The Bus Pass form must be completed in advance and returned to the front office for authorization. Students may not ride a different bus for playdates, parties, sleepovers, etc.