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.

International Night    Feb. 5, 2015

One of our most popular events of the year, International Night, is coming up on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.

Each grade level or support team takes on a continent of world and presents information and activities from the contries on that continent.

Come learn about Asian countries, African countries, Australia, Europe, South America, North America and even Antartica!

Doors open at 6:15 for visitors to enter through our front hallway to pickup their "passports" for the evening.  Come early so that you have time to enjoy all the displays, performances and food tastings.

Around the world in just one night! Please join us!

Spirit Wear - Order Now!

If you are in need of a new Hendricks T-shirt or hoodie, please have a look at the styles we have on offer and order one today!

Students brought home flyers and order sheets this week. Please return your order form and money by next Friday, Jan. 30.

For your convenience, you may alsoorder online. At the spirit wear website, simply type in Hendricks Elementary and choose our school from the list.

Let's see some great looking Huskies showing that Hendricks spirit!

2015-16 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 ou
r2015-16 School Choice webpage.

Read for a Six Flags Ticket

Hendricks students can earn a ticket to Six Flags just by doing something we all love, READING!

The annual Six Flags Read to Succeed program is now underway!  Each student needs to document 6 hours of reading. Ask your child's teacher for the reading log.

Reading is always fun, but now it also earns you some extra fun!

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.

New Student Registrationschool full of students

Welcome new students!

All elementary and middle school students who are new in Cobb County will need to register with the school they will attend. Registration needs to be done before the student attends class. 

If you do not register, you will not have a homeroom assigned for you on the first day of school, so be ready for the new year and register!

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.

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

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

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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