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.
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
download this flyer
for all the details. Information in
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.
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.
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,
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!
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!
Hendricks Elementary would like to welcome our new assistant
principal, Kaliah Rachel. She comes to us from Milford
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
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.
- The child's
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
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
A yearbook holds treasured memories and is a great keepsake for
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
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
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
The supply lists for the 2014-2015 school year are now
available. Download one with button below and be ready for
summer bargain sales!
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
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
For additional information, visit the press release on
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
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
Hourly rate of pay $14.37
Apply online at
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 are Proud to Announce....
We have been named a 2012
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
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