Welcome to McCleskey MS
Principal: Claire Lyons


News and Announcements



Parents,

Please take a few minutes to complete the Climate Survey.  The resulting information assists us to continual improve.  Thank you for your input.

Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey is also modeled after the student survey and contains 24 questions.  A Spanish version of the parent survey will be available soon.  Parents will be able to complete the survey using their personal computers, smartphones or iPads.   All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey because the data will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating .  Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.  The URL address for the Georgia Parent Survey is posted below.

Georgia Parent Survey:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp



November 17-21 is No Place for Hate week at McCleskey!



See the link for the activities we have planned in suppport of this week long event!
NO PLACE FOR HATE WEEK 14.docx

There is plenty of good information at the Georgia Dept. of Education website about the new Ga. Milestones Assessment we will be using for Standardized testing later this year. Please use these resources to familiarize yourself with new assessment procedures and methods for the state of Georgia. There are many differences from previous assessments.
http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/Georgia-Milestones-Assessment-System.aspx

Parent information guide about the new Georgia Milestones Test:

PTA_GA_6PG_17DEC13_FINAL.pdf

We will keep updating you with information as we receive it.



In preparation of the upcoming SACs/ AdvancEd visit November 17 –19, please read the attached "District Direction for Continuous Improvement Chart"
District Direction for Continuous Improvement in Cobb colors.docx

More ParentVue Information:

ParentVUEParentGuide.pdf


Congratulations to the 2014 Teacher of the Year
Ms. Amy Shannon!

And the 2014 Classified Employee of the Year
Ms. Mary Nobles!

And our Cobb County Counselor of the Year
Dr. Helen Nguyen!


Click the link below to donate funds to our school through the Cobb Schools Foundation in partnership with our McCleskey Foundation!

https://secure3.4agoodcause.com/cobb-schools/gift.aspx

Be sure and select McCleskey Middle School under the Gift Designation drop down menu to ensure that your gift is directed to our school.

You can also donate using the form below:

McCleskey Middle School Foundation Donation Form.docx

The McCleskey Foundation grade level T shirts will be on sale every Monday and Friday in the skylight.  The cost for the T shirts is $10.   


 See the following Civil Rights Compliance Notices:

Civil Rights Compliance Notice
Civil Rights Compliance Notice-Spanish


CCSD Asbestos Mgmt Plan information:

AHERA Flyer 2014.pdf


 Click on the following links for information for Parents to manage Blackboard Connect Portal for Cobb County School District contact:

BBConnectpg1

BBConnectpg2

BBConnectpg3

BBConnectpg4


See the following documents for Vaccination Requirements:

Req Vaccines.jpg
Req Vaccines2.jpg

Effective July 1, 2014, all children born on or after January 1, 2002 who are entering 7th grade, and new entrants* to Georgia schools in grades 8-12 will be required to have Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria and Pertussis) and meningococcal conjugate vaccines before entering school for the 2014-2015 school year. Visit Cobb Public Health or your private physician to get these vaccines NOW.

*New entrants include anyone that is entering Georgia schools for the first time or is returning to a Georgia school after being gone for more than 12 months or one school year.

For more information, call Cobb Public Health at 770-514-2349 or visit www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.org.


Please review the CCSD Dress Code Policy with your student!

DRESS CODE.docx


Parents Encouraged To Review New Common Core Standards

The Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS) are being implemented. Learn more about how these new standards will better prepare Cobb County students for future college and career choices on a special section of the District website.


Clubs and Activities

Intramurals begin at 8:00 am.  Please enter at the front and remain in the lower lobby until a PE teacher comes to get you.  No students are admitted to intramurals after 8:00 am.

 

Robotics – Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:30 pm

 

Garden Club – Every other Tuesday until 5:00 pm

 

Fit Club Activities all at 8:00 am on the following days; arrive at 7:50 to dress out

Running Club – Tuesdays

All Girls Fitness  – Wednesdays

Fitness Friday – Fridays

 

Art Club – Mondays at 8:00 am; Art Room

 

Board Game Club – Wednesdays until 5:15; Ms. Skelton’s room

 

BAM (Boys at McCleskey) – Every Thursday @ 8:15 am in Room 8A3/4

 

Environmental Club – after school until 5:15 pm; see Mrs. Ghosh for a schedule

 

Hat Days – every Wednesday – pay $1, wear a hat for Relay for Life

 

Yearbook – yearbook staff only Thursdays @ 8:00 am; 7A3

 

NJHS – 1st & 3rd Thursdays until 5:15 pm

 

CCSD District Calendar
Click here for Traditional Calendar View
Add the CCSD Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.