Welcome to Hollydale Elementary
Professional Development School
in Partnership with Kennesaw State University
Mission: Nurturing a
Community of Learners
Vision: Empowering our Community to Thrive
News and Announcements
Administration "Going for the Gold"
Angie Allison Assistant Principal, Jennifer Ridgway Principal,
Tiffany Jones Student Leadership Intern
ESOL Parent Orientation
What is ESOL?
Tuesday, October 11th
7:30am - 8:30am
ESOL Orientacion de Padres
Que es ESOL?
Martes, 11 de Octubre
7:30am - 8:30am
Annual Title I
Parent Input Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 6 at 5pm
HERE for the Feedback Form
HERE for the Schoolwide Plan Input Form
School Council Nomination and Vote!!
Parents, please stop by the front office and nominate yourself
or someone else who may be interested in becoming a part of our
school council. We need one more parent and two parents who are
also business owners. Nominations will be accepted until the end
of the day on Friday, October 7th. The voting will be
Monday, October 10th. Thanks so much for your help!
What is School Council?
of school councils is intended to help local boards of education
by bringing parents and the community together with teachers and
school administrators to create a better understanding of and
mutual respect for each other's concerns and share ideas for
school improvement. School councils shall represent the
community of parents and businesses. The members of the school
council are accountable to the constituents they serve and
school-wide perspective on issues
participate in school council meetings
information and training programs
as a link between the school council and the community
participation of parents and others
within the school community
Work to improve
student achievement and performance.
Hollydale Family and Friends,
We are currently looking at adopting new
content resources and materials for
our ESOL students and teachers.
We would like to invite you to come
and look at the materials that are currently up for
consideration and provide us with your feedback.
These materials will be displayed for
your review in the ESOL room at Hollydale.
If you have any questions, please contact
Kathy O’Hara- Rosa, Lead ESOL teacher.
HERE for 2016-17 Supply List
Parent Resource Center
Open Daily from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
HERE for more
For the 2016-17 school year
Hollydale will have a
Dual Language Immersion Program.
HERE for a
brochure in English.
for a brochure in Spanish.
Cobb county is
looking for parent input on content acquisition for Grades 3-12
English Language Arts and English as a Second Language. Please
respond by June 3rd.
3-12 Parents click
ESOL Parents clcik
LOVES to READ!
Be a Summer Reading
HERE to log your minutes!
performs at our Volunteer Brunch!
We LOVE our Volunteers!
HERE to sign up!
Parent Involvement & District
HERE to access survey
VOLUNTEER of the YEAR!
Hollydale and the Atlanta Falcons'
cheerleader & Harry the Hawk congratulate Lisa Gordon with
husband Nick Gordon as Volunteer of the Year for Hollydale
Elementary. Lisa, we cannot thank you enough for all you have
done for the past 7 years at Hollydale!
Girls on the Run is SO much
HERE for Race Day pictures!
KSU Spring Art Festival "Chalk the Zuckerman"
Teacher of the Year!
Congratulations to all our
Andrea Green, Melissa Gilbert,
Samantha Brown, Sue Craig
Samantha Brown TOTY!
Sue Craig CEOTY!
Learning Resources for Public Review
HERE for more information
(HB 251 and
SB10) transfers for
school capacity information and
applications will be available
beginning February 1, 2016
please see our 2016-17 School
The web address for the link
Our Helen Ruffin Reading
Bowl Team competed at McEachern High School Saturday January
16th! Way to represent Hollydale ES!
Congratulations to our
4th and 5th grade
Spelling Bee contestants and our winner and runnerup!
September 2016 Student of the
Committed to Success
safety-minded individuals for
School Bus Drivers!
Starting rate is $14.51/hour
Click HERE for
Milestone Assessment Guides
information about how our
3rd-5th graders will be assessed annually.
Use these to
practice/review at home.
3rd Grade Assessment Guide - Click
4th Grade Assessment Guide - Click
5th Assessment Grade Guide - Click
Assessment Parent Information
Click for information
Insurance Forms from Young Group
HERE for Spanish
Parent Resource Center!
for more information
Title I Information
To find out more about Title I and the Parents Rights To Know, click on the following links:
Hollydale Elementary School Beliefs
- Hollydale students are unique and valuable and will be
treated with dignity and respect.
- All students can learn and will be provided equal
opportunities for learning.
- All students have the right to learn, acquire
independent thinking skills, and develop positive self
esteem in a safe, nurturing, risk-free environment.
- High expectations result in optimum teaching and
- The educational process is the collaborative
responsibility of students, teachers, parents, and
- Learning is a life-long process.
- Children are our greatest resource and they are our
- Attendance Policy in English
- Attendance Policy in Spanish