Welcome to Hendricks

School Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

  • Doors open at 7:15 a.m.
  • Classes Begin at 7:50 a.m.
  • Dismissal Begins at 2:20 p.m.


DREAMS logoSaturday, May 25, 2015
Cobb County Safety Village


When summer break comes around, do your students have trouble remembering all they learned during the school year?  Fight back with reading!

Please join Cobb County Title I Schools and Cobb County Library Media Services for a morning  of information on helping your student to become a better reader. The D.R.E.A.M.S. Literarcy Day will be held at the Cobb County Safety Village from 9:00 AM - 12:00 noon.

Information about the summer reading program and a free book for all students who attend!

To RSVP for this event, as well as for more information, please checkout the DREAMS website.


Please download this flyer for all the details.    Information in Spanish also available.



school meetingSchool Council Meeting
May 14, 2015   7:00 AM


The Hendricks School Council will hold a meeting on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7:00 AM in room 304.

Please download this flyer for details or contact our parent liaison, Stephanie Jackson, at 770-819-2387.


Would You Like to be on Our School Council?

This year three new parents will be elected to serve on the council. There is no limit on the number of terms a qualified parent can serve.

Who can run for the School Council? Any parent or guardian of a student enrolled in Hendricks Elementary School, excluding those parents that are also employees of the school.

If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Stephanie  Jackson, Parent Liaison at (770) 819 - 2387.


Triumph Learning

Hendricks families! Triumph Learning is an online digital program that provides your child with meaningful, standards-based practice in English Language Arts and Mathematics.

Click on the icon below to provide practice for your child.
triumph online icon

*This site is best supported in Google Chrome.

For login information, please refer to the letter recently sent home with your child.

If you need further information or assistance with Triumph Online, please contact the Hendricks Elementary Academic Coach, Jennifer Shiers.


Online Resources for Families from the Ga. Department of Education

The Ga. DoE has made a flyer full of great educational websites and apps which will be of great help to families and students.

The flyers are 'clickable' when viewed online.  To download your copy, please click the links below.

Ga. Department of Education - Educational Websites for Families

Ga. Department of Education - Educational Apps for Families


love volunteersWe Love Volunteers

The work our teachers, support staff, front office and administrators do is important to our school. It is a full time job keeping a great school great!

We wouldn't have a lot of the special 'extras' that sets Hendricks apart if it weren't for the hours that our volunteers give to our school.

If you would like to be a Hendricks volunteer, please check out all the ways you can help on our Parent Involvement page.

We hope to see you around!




Fifth Grade Panoramic Photo
April 29

Our Fifth Graders will be taking a very special Panoramic Photo on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

The price for a copy of the photo will be $16 - a bargain considering the memories it will hold for years to come!

Mark your calendar because all fifth students will be in the photo.  Make plans to purchase your copy!


Welcome, New Assistant Principal,rachel
Kahliah Rachel

Hendricks Elementary would like to welcome our new assistant principal, Kaliah Rachel. She comes to us from Milford Elementary.

Ms. Rachel took the position as our AP after our former AP, Lori Beck, was promoted to a position in the county's Human Resources department.

We are expecting many successes and a very bright future with Ms. Rachel as a part of our staff. We hope parents and community members will get to know her very soon.


Student Registrationschool full of students

Welcome new students!

Any student new to Cobb County needs to register with the school they will attend.

Please see the list below for items needed for each child registering.

To register for school, you will need:

   
- The child's birth certificate
    - Hearing-Dental-Vision Form (form #3300)*
    - Immunization Form (form #3200)*
    - Social Security Card
    - 2 Proofs of residency - for example, current utility bill, current mortgage papers, current driver's license, etc.

* medical forms are available from a doctor's office

For more information, please contact our front office staff at 770-819-2387.


Yearbooks on Sale Now

The Hendricks PTA would like to announce that yearbook sales have begun.  Just click the Yearbook ad on the left side of this page and place your order. This year's yearbook is $20.

Special dedications are also available for a small fee. Information about dedications as well as the form you will need, can be downloaded here.

A yearbook holds treasured memories and is a great keepsake for your child.


Free Tutoring

Gospel Nation Church is offering free tutoring to Hendricks students on Monday nights at 7:00 PM for all subjects. You can find more information about tutoring on the church's website.

Gospel Nation Christian Fellowship
4711 Meadows Road
Powder Springs, GA 30127


PTA Student Dance Classes
Your PTA is sponsoring Ballet and Jazz cobination classes on Monday evenings through Shannon's Dance Studio. The classes are only $40.00 per month and the PTA will get a portion of the money to benefit school programs! Classes begin Monday, Oct. 6 and will be held in the school gym.

K and 1st graders will have class from 5:30-6:30
2nd and 3rd graders will have class from 6:30-7:30
4th and 5th graders will have class from 7:30-8:30


school busSchool bus routes for the 2014-2015 school year are now available on the CCSD web site at www.cobbk12.org
 
Runs and maps will be posted at your local school for review prior to the first day of school.
 

More Bus Rider info....

During the months of August and September if temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher students may bring water in containers with a screw on lid to drink on the bus. 

 If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Department at 678/594-8000, or email your transportation area supervisor whose email can be found on the Transportation website.



school backpackSupply Lists

The supply lists for the 2014-2015 school year are now available. Download one with button below and be ready for summer bargain sales!

Supply Lists 2014

What to Wear to School?
students dressed for school
Hendricks does not require uniforms for school, but we do have rules for how students must dress.

Are you wondering what you can or can't wear to school? Please read the Dress Code information!


Hendricks Makes Excellent Progress on CCRPI! 

Please read the attached letter from Hendricks Principal Patrick O'Connell to learn more about the CCRPI and the results for Hendricks Elementary School.  

For additional information, visit the press release on www.cobbk12.org.


Visit Our Parent Resource Room

The Hendricks Elementary Parent Resource Room, located in room 202,  is open weekly from
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 1PM


This
valuable area of our school is a place where parents can borrow materials to supplement students' lessons and even find self-help materials addressing all things about being a better parent. Please feel free to browse around!

You may contact our parent liaison, Stephanie Jackson, for more information.


Have You Ever Considered a Job as a Bus Driver?bording the bus

Cobb County School District is looking for those very special folks who would make it their job to transport our students to and from school with safety and a smile!

Apply today!

Hourly rate of pay $14.37
Apply online at
http://www.ccsdbusdriver.com/


Yellow Tags for Bus Riders
school busIf your child is 8 years old and under, regardless of their grade, they should come home with a yellow tag on their backpack for safety reasons.  The bus driver will give you a letter with further details about the yellow tag.


Acar ridersttention Car Riders
If your child will be a car rider in the afternoons at any time during the school year, you must request a car rider sign.  Starting Monday, August 12, if you do not have a car rider sign you will have to sign your child out in the front office.


Buzz-In System Now in Place visitor at the door

Our school has a new system for entering the building through the front doors.  With this new system, visitors need to "Buzz-In" after 8:10am.  We know everyone will have many questions about the new system, so our principal has written a letter to fill you in.

View the letter from Mr. O'Connell for more details.


We are Proud to Announce....
We have been named a 2012
National Blue Ribbon School 2012National Blue Ribbon School!
Hendricks Elementary - formerly Austell Intermediate - has been named as one of only 219 schools to be awarded the National Blue Ribbon for 2012. We are one of seven public schools in the state of Georgia to receive the award this year. We are so very proud of our students, teachers and community for everything they have done to bring about this recognition of excellence given by the United States Department of Education.

Congratulations Hendricks Elementary students and Staff


Safety First in the Fire Lanes
Reminder from the CCSD
Department of Public Safety


Per the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire Lane, whether there is a driver in the vehicle or not, at any time other than the following:

* 30 minutes prior to the end of the school day and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (this does not include the After School Program nor any other activity at the school)

* passengers actively loading or unloading during the day (this would cover students unloading in the morning at the beginning of the school day)


 

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