Welcome to Hendricks
School Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 2:20
- Doors open at 7:15 a.m.
- Classes Begin at 7:50 a.m.
- Dismissal Begins at 2:20 p.m.
Are you reading, Huskies?
Be sure to Log Your Minutes
DoE Asks Students to Read this Summer!
Watch this video message from the
Superintendent of Georgia Schools, Richard Woods, who encourages
all students to read this summer.
For the resources mentioned in the
video, please use this
Keep reading, Huskies! Visit your local libraries.
If you know someone who cannot access the website for logging
reading minutes, a
log sheet to print can be downloaded here.
July 13-16, 20-23, 2015
Welcome new Husky Pups! Please join us for
an introduction to Kindergarten by attending Camp Discovery.
Students will come to our school for two weeks, four days each
week, and for only 3 hours - 9:00AM - 12:00 noon each day.
The dates are Monday, July 13 - Thursday, July 16
and Monday, July 20 - Thursday, July 23, for a
total of eight great days of camp!
Each day will be filled with STEAM activities - that means,
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math, plus socializing
and playing with other children who will be new to our Hendricks
kindergarten classes this August. Classes will be taught
by our Kindergarten teachers.
This is an awesome opportunity for your child to become
comfortable with starting school. Please join in the fun!
Camp Discovery is for registered Kindergarten students
zoned for Hendricks Elementary and requires a commitment of
attendance for the full eight days of exploration and discovery.
Please drop by our school Mondays - Thursdays to register your
Summer Reading Challenge 2015
One Million Minutes
Hendricks Elementary is excited to be
participating in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.
Each Hendricks student has been assigned a user name and
password to use at the Scholastic Summer Reading website. During
the summer, we hope that our students will
to the Scholastic site and enter the number of minutes spent
reading each day.
We are encouraging all Hendricks Huskies to read 30
minutes a day, every day, all summer.
Here's the challenge
- We would like to see our schoolwide
total reach One Million Minutes
by Aug. 3, 2015; the first day of school next year. If
every Husky reads for 30 minutes each day, we will hit our goal!
Just a little reading EVERY DAY,
If you need any help with logging-in or logging
minutes, please contact
Cynthia Coker, our school media specialist.
Our local Public Libraries in Powder Springs or the
Thread Mill Mall (Sweetwater Branch Library) will be happy to
checkout books to you! Please make a visit to our local
- The child's
July 14, 2015
Hendricks will be open to register new students on
Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
The hours will be from 9:00AM
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:
- 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
* medical forms are available from a doctor's office
For more information, please contact our front office staff
Break is Underway!
the summer break. The first day back for the
new school year will be Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.
See you then!
The supply lists for the 2015-2016 school year are now
available. Download one with the button below and be ready for
summer bargain sales!
Hendricks families! Triumph Learning is an online digital
program that provides your child with meaningful,
standards-based practice in English Language Arts and
Click on the icon below to provide practice for your child.
*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,
Garrett Middle School's Gator Camp
Rising 6th graders, Garrett Middle School is hosting New
Gator Camp this summer during the week of July
6-9, 2015 from 8:30AM - 1:00PM.
Space is limited and registration is required.
For details and the registration link, pleasedownload
Online Resources for Families from the Ga. Department of
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
Ga. Department of Education - Educational
Apps for Families
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
We hope to see you around!
bus routes for the 2014-2015 school year are now available on
the CCSD web site at
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
What to Wear to 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
Visit Our Parent Resource Room
The Hendricks Elementary Parent Resource Room, located
in room 202, is open weekly from
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 1PM
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.
Tags for Bus Riders
If 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
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
Buzz-In System Now in Place
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.
letter from Mr. O'Connell for more details.
We were named a 2012
Blue Ribbon School!
Hendricks Elementary -
formerly Austell Intermediate - was named one of only
219 schools to be awarded the National Blue Ribbon for 2012. We
were one of seven public schools in the state of Georgia to receive the
award that year.
We are so very proud of our students, teachers
and community for being recognized by the United States Department
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)
actively loading or unloading during the day (this would cover
students unloading in the morning at the beginning of the school