Welcome ~ Go Greyhounds!
News and Announcements
Friday, April 21 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Pre-Purchased by April 19
||$25 Per Family of 6
$3 for Additional Tickets
|GM Dog Tag to First 500
students to Pre-Purchase Tickets
at the Door
|$30 Per Family of 6
$5 for Additional Tickets
& Easy Parking
& Shuttle Bus Services
(Shuttle starts at 5:30)
United Methodist Church on Sandy Plains Rd
Earth Day - April 22
Sponsored by the GM Maker’s Club in cooperation with the Environmental Club.
||Trisha won 3rd place in the Writing Fair.
School Council Nominations
It is now time to nominate parents in our community to be on our School Council.
Please complete the
nomination form and return in hard copy to the Garrison Mill
front office by May 26.
2017-2018 Class Placement Input
If you would like to give input on your child’s placement for the next school year, please
submit a hard copy of the
2017-18 Garrison Mill Placement Input Form by Friday, April 28.
Attention Rising Kindergarten Students
Tours will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. If you have any questions,
please call the front office. 770.642.5600
Attention 5th Grade Parents
For registration information, please access the county website:
Here is some helpful
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:
Breaking News (December 9, 2016)
Garrison Mill’s College and Career Ready Performance
Index (CCRPI) score for the 2015-2016 School Year is 95.3! This is the
highest score of any elementary school in Cobb County! For more
information about CCRPI, please visit the Georgia Department of
CCRPI Website. For more details about the Cobb County School
District results, please see this
Release. For a complete list of CCRPI scores for all schools in
Cobb and Marietta click here.
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.
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.
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.
Parent Instructions for Setting Up Your Blackboard Connect Account
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
Start Time: 7:50 AM
Dismissal Time: 2:20 PM
Late Arrivals and
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.
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.
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.