Griffin Middle School

    Empowering All Students to Pursue Their Dreams

Paul Gillihan, Principal

Tracy Efaw AP-6  | Sheleta Young, AP-7  | Dr. Candace English, AP-8  | Kacie Phipps, SLI | Kizzy Jackson, SSA | Richard White, ISS/Teacher Leader
4010 King Springs Rd. | Smyrna, GA  30082
Office: (678) 842-6917 | Fax: (678) 842-6919
Registration/Records Fax: (678) 842-6924

Griffin Middle School
Parent Faciliator and Title I Office

Parent Facilitator: Mr. Eduardo Quintana

For the Cobb County School District Title I Office Click HERE

Parent Resource Room
Hours of Operation
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Title I Parent Survey
Please Complete by May 1st

To our Families:

Cobb County School District Title I Department appreciates the partnerships we have with our families. As the parent/guardian of a child attending a Title I school you are an important part of the Title I team. Your input is vital in the planning and implementation of the family engagement program and activities in our schools and those provided by the District. The focus of all Title I programs is to help eligible students meet the same high academic achievement standards expected of all children, regardless of their socioeconomic status and background. The following surveys are confidential and will be used to assist us with future planning for family engagement initiatives and events.

A Nuestras Familias:

El Departamento de Título I del Distrito Escolar del Condado de Cobb aprecia las alianzas que tenemos con nuestras familias. Como padre/tutor de un estudiante asiste a una escuela Título I, es usted una parte importante del equipo Titulo I. Su contribución es vital en el planeo e implementación del programa de participación de familias y actividades  en nuestras escuelas y esas las proporcionadas por el Distrito. El foco de todos los programas de Título I es el  ayudar a los estudiantes cumplir con los mismos estándares de alto rendimiento académico que se espera de todos los niños, independientemente de su nivel socioeconómico y antecedentes. Las siguientes encuestas son confidenciales y se utilizarán para ayudarnos con la planificación de futuros eventos e iniciativas de participación de las familias.

Agradecemos sus comentarios y gracias por tomarse el tiempo para completar la encuesta.

We appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the time to complete the survey.

District Survey:

English –  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Title1FY17

Spanish – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5CRBNVD

Portuguese – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5JCCY2X

Middle School Survey:

English – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W33L9YG

Spanish – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5WB5DH6

Portuguese – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5SK3YL8

Encuesta del Distrito:

Inglés – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Title1FY17

Español – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5CRBNVD

Portugués – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5JCCY2X

Encuesta de la escuela secundaria:

Inglés – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/W33L9YG

Español – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5WB5DH6

Portugués – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5SK3YL8

 

Title I Input Meeting Flyer
April 13, 2017

Click HERE

 


 

Title 1 Family School Policy Staff Development
Spring 2017

Join us as we work collaboratively on a family engagement
activity to revise the 2017-2018 Title I Policy and
the Family Engagement Activities Plan for GMS.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 during 1st planning
In the PL Room

7th grade- 9:30-10:30

Connections- 11:10-11:55

8th grade- 12:20-1:20

6th grade- 2:45-3:45

Questions? Contact:
rockette.anderson@cobbk12.org, Academic Coach
eduardo.quintana@cobbk12.org, Parent Facilitator


Griffin Middle School Title I Information
Click on the following links

Parents may provide input on the School-Parent Compact at any time. Please contact Eduardo Quintana, Parent Facilitator, at (678) 842-6917, extension 057, or via email at eduardo.quintana@cobbk12.org to provide input.

 


MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS!

The Georgia Department of Education provides the following resource for students and families about the transition to middle school. Please read this information to learn how to be a successful middle school student.

  A GUIDE for successful middle school transition in ENGLISH

A GUIDE for successful middle school transition in SPANISH

The Parent Engagement Program

The goal of the Parent Engagement Program is to increase student achievement by engaging and empowering parents, as well as other stakeholders, to become actively involved in their children’s education across all grade levels. (Georgia Department of Education, 2016)

Need more information? View this brochure: Parent Engagement Program


What is Title 1?

 The focus of the Title I program is on helping all students meet the same high standards expected of all children.-Georgia Department of Education

For information about Title 1 view this brochure:
A Parent's Guide to Title 1 in ENGLISH
A Parent's Guide to Title 1 in SPANISH


GMS PARENT RESOURCE CENTER
Located in Room 361 at Griffin Middle School

Do you need help and resources for parenting an adolescent?
Peer Pressure, Bullying, Self-esteem, Gang Prevention, Drugs, Discipline, Parenting Roles

The Parent Resource Center is provided through the CCSD Title I Department for Griffin Middle School parents to access various resources that support parenting efforts with middle school adolescents. Resources include informational pamphlets, homework tools, and access to technology.
There are three computers with Internet access for parents to use for educational purposes.

No appointment is necessary to use the Parent Resource Room. However, parents do need
to sign-in before accessing resources. If assistance is needed regarding available resources,
please contact Mr. Quintana via email at
eduardo.quintana@cobbk12.org.

For parenting information and assistance beyond the PRR resources, please contact your student's school counselor to set up an appointment for more in-depth discussions pertaining to your student.

To contact via email, click on the name of your student's school counselor
Stella Cress-6th Grade School Counselor
Dr. Delawna Brown-Davis-7th Grade School Counselor
Cheryl McFadden-8th Grade School Counselor

 


What additional benefits does Title I
provide to Griffin Middle School?


Title I provides many educational resources to support academic achievement.

  • Parent Facilitator
  • Parent Resource Center
  • Subject Area Academic Coaches
  • Staff Professional Development
  • Instructional Resources
  • Community Outreach Programs