Welcome to McCleskey MS
Principal: Claire Lyons
News and Announcements
Iowa Assessments and Cognitive Abilities Test
On October 9, 2014, 7th grade students will take the
Cognitive Abilities Test, and from October 13 to October
16, 2014 7th grade students will take the Iowa
From Oct. 21-23 during conference week, the 8th grade will be
participating in the Readistep Testing.
The Book Fair is coming!!!
October 20th – 24th
Monday & Wednesday - 8:15-9:10 am; 2- 5 pm
open all day 8:15-7 pm
- open all day 8:15-4 pm
Information about the new Georgia Milestones Test to be
utilized this year in the state of Georgia:
We will keep updating you with information as we receive it.
Click the link below to donate funds to our school through the Cobb Schools Foundation in partnership with our McCleskey Foundation!
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.
following Civil Rights Compliance Notices:
Civil Rights Compliance Notice
Civil Rights Compliance Notice-Spanish
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 on the following links for information for Parents to
manage Blackboard Connect Portal for Cobb County School District
See the following documents for Vaccination Requirements:
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!
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
Robotics – Tuesdays and Thursdays until
Garden Club – Every other Tuesday until
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
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