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

News and Announcements


Enjoy! School Resumes February 25th


Let's Celebrate Read Across America!



Monday,
2/25
KSU Football Players will read books in the classrooms – Wear Black & Gold to celebrate.
Tuesday,
2/26
Celebrate the book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and estimate how many
goldfish are in the bowl. Winner gets the bowl full of goldfish!
Wednesday,
2/27
Give the gift of reading by donating a new or gently used book for a local charity. If you
donate you can have your photo taken in the media center with special Dr. Seuss props.
You’ll also receive a printed photo.
Thursday
2/28
Celebrate the book What Pet Should I Get? and draw a picture and/or write about your
favorite kind of pet. You can also make up your own “Dr. Seuss” style pet. Submissions will
be displayed in the hallway outside the media center.
Friday,
3/1
It’s Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Read Across America Day AND Book Character Dress-Up day!  Choose your favorite book (no masks please).


SAVE THE DATE


Parent Help Please

1.  Garrison Mill Parent Survey

2.  STEAM Family Survey


The Northeast Cobb Business Association Presents:  2019 5K-9 and Puppy Trot

DATE: June 8, 2019
PLACE: Piedmont Church, 570 Piedmont Rd. Marietta, GA 30066
TIME: Registration Opens at 7:00 a.m.
RACE BEGINS: 8:00 a.m. and Puppy Trot 9:00 a.m.
Registration: www.northeastcobbba.com or on www.Active.com
Sponsorship Application:  NCBA 2019 5K9
Please see the 5K-9 Flyer for additional information.


Cobb Regional Technology Competition

We are very proud of the following students for their participation in the CRTC
held at Kennesaw Mountain High School last Saturday.

Livia Chasteen Digital Game Design 05~06
Wilson Chasteen Robotics 03~04
Asher Crane Robotics 03~04
Owen Crane Animation 05~06
Teddy Behrman Digital Game Design 03~04

Congratulations Reflections Winners!

  Student Category
K Izabella Wallace Visual Arts
  Adeline Morley Visual Arts
2nd Shreya Ram Photography & Visual Arts
  Trisha Manoj Visual Arts
3rd Anahelle Villefanche Music Composition
  Lydia Morley Literature  
  Teddy Behrman Music Composition  
5th Alexandria Wallace Visual Arts  
  Zowie Villefranche Music Composition  

We are so excited to announce that 4 students also won at the county level this year!!! Additional Congratulations to: Adeline Morley, Alexandria Wallace, Anahelle Villefranche and Shreya Ram. These students were honored with a reception hosted by the ECCC PTA before the holidays. Their entries have now been submitted for competition at the state level!!! Winners are expected to be announced later this month. All 9 school winners will attend an awards ceremony in their honor at Garrison Mill on Jan 24th (prior to International Night).


Cafeteria Shout Outs

This is exciting news! 
For classroom celebrations,
you may also order a class
pizza party
or a
snack pack.
 


High Five Fridays

Every Friday morning, we are inviting Moms & Dads to come help out in the carpool line and welcome the kids to school. We are expecting lots of laughs, high fives, and encouragement! The kids will love it! It is such a great way for everyone to start the day.  Please use SignUp Genius to volunteer.

We Love Our GM Greyhound Chorus

You will want to join Chorus too!

On this date in 1814, the Star-Spangled Banner was written. Please stand as Garrison Mill Greyhound Chorus sings our National Anthem


Be a Sub

COBB COUNTY SCHOOLSi s looking for Substitute Teachers.  If you are interested, please reference the Flyer and the Cobb County Website.


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

 

Upcoming Events


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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. No transportation changes or dismissals are  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.