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.

Are you reading, Huskies?
Be sure to Log Your Minutes at Schlastic.com/summer!

Ga 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.

richard woods reading
For the resources mentioned in the video, please use this link.

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.

Camp Discovery
2015-16 Kindergarteners
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 kindergartener.

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 login 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.
log your summer reading minutes!
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, Huskies!

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 libraries!

Summer Registrationschool full of students
July 14, 2015

Hendricks will be open to register new students on Tuesday, July 14, 2015.
The hours will be from 9:00AM until 6:00PM.

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.

Summer Break is Underway!

Enjoy the summer break. The first day back for the new school year will be Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. See you then!

school backpackNew Supply Lists 2015-2016

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!

Supply Lists 2015

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.

Garrett Middle School's Gator Camp

Attention 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 the flyer.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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 were named a 2012
National Blue Ribbon School 2012National 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 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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