Welcome to Hollydale Elementary
Professional Development School in Partnership with Kennesaw State University

Jennifer Ridgway, Principal  Angie Allison, Asst.Principal

Mission: Nurturing a Community of Learners
Vision: Empowering our Community to Thrive

News and Announcements

Georgia Parent Survey – Please give us your feedback!

The survey can be completed using your personal computer, smartphone or tablet.  We are asking that all parents participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online
Click HERE to take the survey.

Book Fair vote with your change "WINNERS"

GOTR is SO much fun!  
Congratulations to our girls
and thank you to our dedicated coaches:
Ms. Wimbush, Ms. Smead, Ms. Hodges,
Ms. Chabucos, and Ms. Benavides


Congratulations to our Reflections Participants and Winners!



Honoring our Veterans!

Celebrating Red Ribbon Week
with a visit from the DEA!



Third grade student, Ana Arias, dresses up for
book character day as Emberlina Sprite-a-Light,
the character in a picture book written by
one of our teachers, Rita Campbell


Our Administration "Going for the Gold"
Angie Allison Assistant Principal, Jennifer Ridgway Principal, Tiffany Jones Student Leadership Intern


Annual Title I
Parent Input Meeting
Click HERE for the Feedback Form
Click HERE for the Schoolwide Plan Input Form


What is School Council?

The establishment 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 shall:  

·  Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues
·   Regularly participate in school council meetings
·   Participate in information and training programs
·   Act as a link between the school council and the community
·  Encourage the participation of parents and others
within the school community

·   Work to improve student achievement and performance.


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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.

Student Supply List
Click HERE for 2016-17 Supply List

Visit Our
Parent Resource Center

Open Daily from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Click HERE for more information.

We LOVE our Volunteers! 
Click HERE to sign up!
Oprima AQUI para Espanol

For the 2016-17 school year
Hollydale will have a

Dual Language Immersion Program.
Click HERE for a brochure in English.
Click HERE 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 HERE.
ESOL Parents clcik HERE.

5th Grade LOVES to READ!


Parent Involvement & District Survey
Click HERE to access survey


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!



Hollydale announces
Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to all our nominees:
Andrea Green, Melissa Gilbert,
Samantha Brown, Sue Craig


Samantha Brown TOTY!


Sue Craig CEOTY!



Learning Resources for Public Review
Click HERE for more information

2016-17 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information,
please see our 2016-17 School Choice webpage.
The web address for the link is: http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx


November 2016 Student of the Month


Seeking professional,
safety-minded individuals for

School Bus Drivers!
Starting rate is $14.51/hour
Apply online:  www.ccsdbusdriver.com

Click HERE for more information

Georgia Milestone Assessment Guides
Provide detailed information about how our
3rd-5th graders will be assessed annually. 
Use these to practice/review at home.

3rd Grade Assessment Guide - Click HERE
4th Grade Assessment Guide - Click HERE
5th Assessment Grade Guide - Click

IOWA Assessment Parent Information
Click HERE for brochure

Click for information about
Standard School Attire.

          ParentVUE Documentation for Parents
               ParentVUE Acceptable Use Policy & User Agreement
               ParentVUE Guide for Parents

 Parent Brochures for
MATH Strategies

(Click on your student's grade level)

Kindergarten Spanish
First Grade
First Grade Spanish
Second Grade
Second Grade Spanish
Third Grade
Third Grade Spanish
Fourth Grade
Fourth Grade Spanish
Fifth Grade
Fifth Grade Spanish

A lot has been happening around Hollydale...

Student Accident Insurance Forms from Young Group
Click HERE for English
Click HERE for Spanish

Visit our Parent Resource Center!

Click HERE 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 learning.
  • The educational process is the collaborative responsibility of students, teachers, parents, and community.
  • Learning is a life-long process.
  • Children are our greatest resource and they are our future.
  •  Attendance Policy in English
  •  Attendance Policy in Spanish
Hollydale School Calendar
Add the CCSD Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.

Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP)

School Improvement Info. Please take a moment to review!