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

News and Announcements


Parent Meeting Tonight, April 18

The PTA Meeting & 2019-2020 Officers Election will be held in the Media Center at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be followed by:


2019-20 Garrison Mill Placement Input

Please complete the electronic 2019-20 Garrison Mill Placement Input Form to give input on your child’s placement for the next school year. The purpose of this form is to give Garrison Mill information on your child's specific learning needs. The deadline for submitting the form is Friday, April 26.


Registration Information for New Students

For additional information and a list of the required enrollment documentation, please see the Online Registration Flyer or
the Spanish Flyer.  When your online registration is complete, please make an appointment through SignUpGenius to bring
your enrollment documentation to Garrison Mill. 


Congratulations to Our Science Olympiad Team!

Eighteen Garrison Mill students participated in the Cobb Regional ESO (Elementary Science Olympiad) on Saturday, March 23rd. With the help of parent coaches, these children worked for months to prepare for their events.  Ms. Janardhanan and Ms. Schulman put the team together and guided parents and students. The team participated in all 18 events and ranked 15th overall out of 26 schools. View Rankings
The following students placed in the top 10 for their events and took home ribbons:
Ananya Manibushan 4th place - 24 Game
6th place - Crime Busters
Samantha Baty 6th place - Crime Busters
8th place - Paper Rockets
Maddic Jordan 6th place - Grab a Gram
9th place - Bridge Building
Olivia Tindall 4th place - 24 Game
Caitlyn Philpott 8th place - Paper Rockets
Isabella Rader 9th place - Bridge Building
The following students participated in other events:
Asher Crane Owen Crane Noemi Curran Coty Dawson
Brandon Delaney Dacota Jordan Zander Lee Brendan Miller
Jack Murphy Sadig Sherif Cole Steskal  
Congratulations to all our winners and participants. Great showing!!

Read the full article on COBBCAST.


Honoring Our Heroes Contest Winners

5th Grade Michael Liam Boxa
5th Grade Hassan Tira
3rd Grade Blas Prado
2nd Grade Trisha Manoj
2nd Grade William Reither

The East Cobb County Council's, "Honoring Our Heroes" essay contest took place in February. We are thankful that these students took on the challenge. The winners will be honored in a reception at East Cobb Middle School from 7pm to 8:30pm on March 26th.  Congratulations!


Parent Help Please

Please respond to the following survey:  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

 

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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.