Welcome to Harmony-Leland Elementary
Dr. Hermia Simmons-Deveaux - Principal
Dr. Reisha McKinney - Assistant Principal

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Important HLES Dates

September:

  • PTA Meeting - Thursday, September 3rd @ 6:15pm   Target Open House

  • All Pro Dads - Friday, September 4th

  • Labor Day Holiday - Monday, September 7th

  • WATCH D.O.G.S. Pizza Night - Thursday, September 10th

  • School Picture Day - Friday, September 18th

  • Fall Break - September 19 - 27, 2015

October:

  • Scholastic Book Fair - October 5 - 9, 2015   Click HERE for more information.   Volunteers Needed!  Click HERE to let us know that you would like to volunteer for the book fair.

  • Moms & Muffins - Friday, October 9th

  • PTA Meeting - Thursday, October 15th @ 6:15   Performance - 4th & 5th Graders  

  • Parent/Teacher Conference Week - October 19 - 23, 2015  Early Dismissal @ 12:15pm

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Parents & Students...

Just a reminder that Youth in Arts & Movement Studies (YAMS) is offered at our school every morning for 3rd through 5th grade students.  YAMS Clubs meet every morning from 7:15-7:50 on Monday through Thursday.  Choose from the following;

 

Art:  Ms. Spann

Chorus & Percussion Ensemble:  Mr. Wuestefeld

Mileage Club:  Ms. Martin

 

If your child is interested, have them contact the club leader.  Contracts and payments are due on Friday, September 4th.  YAMS programs will begin on Tuesday, September 8th.

 

Please return the contract and payment as soon as possible.  We are looking forward to a great year of extracurricular activities.

 

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Yankee Candle PTA Fundraiser

The Yankee Candle Fundraiser main event will run from August 21st - September 5th. 
Sales will continue throughout the remainder of 2015.

Click HERE for Information in English

Click HERE for Information in Spanish

Click HERE for Information of Specific Prizes

 For More Information Please Visit the PTA Website

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Our Principal
Dr. Hermia Simmons-Deveaux

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Click HERE for Parking Lot Safety Information...

 

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Click HERE for Information Regarding Student Use of Office 365

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Jr. Basketball

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Supply List

2015-16 School Year Supply Lists

Click HERE for Grades K - 4

Click HERE for Grade 5




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Georgia OAS

Click HERE to access OAS

Georgia Milestone Assessment Weights

You will need a GTID to login.  You will receive this from your child's homeroom teacher.

System Requirements:  IE 7.0 - 8.0 or Firefox 2.0 - 3.0
If technical difficulties click on Support

Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will take the End of Grade Georgia Milestone Assessment in the spring of 2015.  These tests will measure your child's mastery of the skills and content taught throughout the year.  It is important for your child to attend school each day and complete assignments to learn the required curriculum.  The Online assessment is ONE tool you can access to support your student.

The Georgia Online Assessment System provides:

  • practice tests based on the skills and knowledge that will be tested

  • test items presented in the same format

  • ability to take the tests as many times as they wish

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Volunteers
Click HERE for HLES Volunteer Opportunities

5 Reasons You Should Volunteer at Your Child's School

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School Choice2015-16 School Choice

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2015-2016 school year.  Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2015 on the District website.  For more information, please see our 2015-16 School Choice webpage.

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Register today for i9Sports Winter Programs...
Click HERE for English
Click HERE for Spanish

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What is Remind 101?

Remind 101 is a simple way for you to stay informed and up-to-date with what’s happening at Harmony Leland Elementary.

 By joining Remind 101, you will receive updates & reminders from Mrs. Tammy Floyd (HLES Parent Liaison)regarding Parent Workshops, Schoolwide Meetings, etc... via push notifications, SMS, or email.

 Your phone number will remain confidential.

Click HERE for download instructions.

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New Student Enrollment/Student Withdrawal

Attendance Clerk, Ms. S. Brown, will process all student withdrawals and new student enrollment Monday - Thursday between 8:00am - 10:00am.

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Synergy Grade Book

Fourth and Fifth Grade Parents

Cobb County 4th and 5th grade teachers have a new tool for teacher gradebooks and parent information. Our new system, Synergy, has a ParentVUE that allows parents to view student gradebook information. In order to access this system, the following steps are required by
the enrolling parent:

1. Complete the attached Acceptable Use Policy and User Agreement form. Bring the form to Open House and present it along with photo identification.

2. Receive your individualized Activation Key

3. Pick-up your Parent Vue Getting Started Guide.

4. Again forms may be completed and activation keys obtained at Open House from 6:30pm-8:00pm or from 7:30am-3:00pm in the front office beginning September 3rd - 30th, 2014.

**Grades will be available for parents to view on September 11, 2014.

Thanks for your patience...

Click HERE for the CCSD ParentVUE Acceptable Use Policy & User Agreement Form


The Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) Began August 2012

Click here for information about CCGPS.


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with the latest events and activities at Harmony Leland!Sign up to receive HLES Notes, an informative bi-monthly parent email newsletter! Click here to sign up!

Click HERE to access the PTA website.


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Elementary Student Lunch - $2.15
Reduced Lunch - $0.40
School Staff Lunch - $3.00
Guest Lunch - $3.25

Elementary Student Breakfast - $1.25
Reduced Breakfast - $0.30
School Staff and Guest Breakfast - $1.50

A la carte Milk - $0.60

CCSD Food & Nutrition Services
Cynthia Downs, Executive Director
770-426-3380

www.mypaymentsplus.com

Online Application for Free & Reduced Meals: 
http://mealapps.cobbk12.org

Click here for the CCSD Food & Nutrition Services Website


Cobb County Kindergarten
and New First Grade Registration

Kindergarten students must be five years old
on or before September 1st.

First grade students must be six years old
on or before September 1st.

Bring the following documents and information to HLES to register your child:

  1. State law requires a certificate of immunization (form #3231) and a hearing, dental and vision form (form #3300) available from physicians or the Cobb County Health Department. Form #3300 Certificates must be dated within 12 months of the first day of school.
  2. Proof of birth: A certified Birth Certificate, Military ID, Driver's License, Passport, Adoption Record, a religious record authorized by a religious official, an official school transcript, or an affidavit of age. CCSD Rule JF
  3. Social Security number (optional)
  4. Two proofs of residency in school attendance zone.

Also needed are the names and phone numbers of persons who may pick up your child if you cannot be reached, and the name and phone number of your child's doctor.  For further enrollment/immunization information, please see the CCSD website http://www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/enrollment/

Students may receive a short screening in the first weeks of school.  Results from this screening help provide information on your child's development.


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**If your child receives free school lunches, you may qualify for Internet Essentials from Comcast. Click HERE for more details.


Health Insurance
Looking for affordable health insurance for your child? Click HERE to apply for PeachCare for Kids.
PeachCare


Reminders...

  • Spirit Days - Students do not have to wear uniforms on Fridays.  We would like to see everyone in their school spirit shirts, but it is not required.
  • Transportation Changes - Any transportation mode change must made in writing.
  • PTA Membership Drive - Please don't forget to join our PTA.

School Times...

  • Students may begin arriving at 7:15 AM.
  • School starts at 7:50 AM. Students who are not present by this time are tardy.
  • Morning announcements begin at 7:55 AM.
  • Buses begin loading at 2:15 PM.
  • Buses, daycare riders, car riders, and walkers are dismissed at 2:20 PM.
  • ASP starts at 2:45 PM and ends at 6:00 PM.

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