Nicholson Elementary School

Faith Harmeyer, Principal

Cheri Vaniman, Assistant Principal

1599 Shallowford Road
Marietta, GA 30066
Phone: (770) 928-5573
FAX: (770) 928-5575

Welcome to Nicholson Elementary!

Where tomorrow's stars are shining brightly today!!

Nicholson News and Announcements

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The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states and will be completed online, by phone, or by mail on April 1st, 2020. The count is required by the U.S. Constitution and is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Learn more about this year’s U.S. Census at

After School Clubs

After School Enrichment Club Registration is Now Open!

 Parents be on the lookout for a packet of fliers from the clubs coming home with your students this week. Please see the club schedule and registration links below. If you have any questions please contact Katy Thurow at

Club Schedule and contact information:


Tuesday: SOCCER--, TECH--

Wednesday: DRAMA--, ART--, ACROTUMBLING---

Thursday:,, GUITAR-- www.fineartsmatter.coma>

Stars and Strikes Night

Tuesday, January 14th

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Chick Fil A Biscuit Sales

January 17 and January 31

$3.50 each

7:15 - 7:50 AM at the front of the school.

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Atlanta Hawks Night
Saturday, January 18
7:30 PM
are still available---get yours soon!!

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Martin Luther King Jr. Observance
Monday, January 20th
Student Holiday


Math Resources for Parents

Did you know there are parent videos that explain each part of math lessons for K-5th grade? The Cobb County math department has put together these videos for parents of students in K-5th grades.  The videos show examples of how problems are solved and how they can practice at home.  Use the link below----the videos can be found by scrolling towards the bottom of the webpage and the videos will be on the left.

Math Videos

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Nicholson has a new 'Little Free Library'!!

Nicholson ES is now the proud owner of an officially chartered Little Free Library. A Little Free Library is a small community library that belongs to students, parents, and even other members of the community. It’s a means by which you can take a book or leave a book to share with other kids or adults. The mission statement of the organization is “to inspire a love of reading, build community, and spark creativity by fostering neighborhood book exchanges”. A big thank you to Mrs. Sherman’s husband (4th grade) who spent many hours building the library. It can be found as you exit Nicholson near the walkway to McCleskey.  Learn more at
This is separate from the Nicholson Media Center, so please do not put any books that belong to the Media Center in the Little Free Library.  Thanks!!


Little Library
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How to Receive Call-outs, Texts and Emails from Nicholson and the CCSD

Staying up to date with what is going on in your child's school is important! Here is a way to make sure you don't miss a thing! To receive Ms. Harmeyer’s, Nicholson’s and Cobb County’s communications, you'll need to set up an account with CCSD's Parent Notification system, also known as Cobb County Blackboard.  Follow this link: to get to the page.

Select "Sign Me Up".  To create your account you must have your child's student ID which is the same as their lunch number. 

CUSTOMIZE:  Once you are signed up, you can subscribe to receive notifications from Nicholson by email, text or phone (or all three).  You can also add multiple phone #'s and email addresses if needed.

For additional information here's a great step-by-step parent guide:

Online Registration for Students New to Cobb for the 2019-2020 School Year
  Click on the picture for information on how to register your child for the upcoming school year.

Online registration

Please note---you must start the registration online.  When you complete the online registration, please call the office at 770-928-5573 and make an appointment with Mrs. Colacicco to finish the process.  Appointments are only made from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Monday-Friday.  
You MUST have an appointment to register your child at Nicholson.  

New students will begin classes the day after the registration process is complete. 
Thank you!

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A Note from Nurse Quinn....
Please use the link below for all medical forms you may need for the 2019-2020 school year.   Thank you!
Cobb County Student Medical Forms

Congratulations to Nicholson's Staff Members of the Year   2019-20

The votes are in, and the winners chosen for Nicholson's Teacher of the Year, and Classified Employee of the Year!

Teacher of the Year - Luwanda Scott-Vaught 
Classified Employee of the Year -
Jill Colacicco

 Teacher of the Year
                          Luwanda Scott-Vaught
Classified Employee of the Year
                         Jill Colacicco

NEW!!  'Here Comes the Bus' Tracking App

Click the picture to watch a short video on this convenient new app!
For more information, click on a link below for an informational brochure.
Here Comes the Bus brochure (English)              
Here Comes the Bus brochure (Spanish)

Send in those Boxtops!

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Boxtop Collection Sheet

Pop Top Collection

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Little things can make a big difference. You can help support the Ronald McDonald House of Atlanta by collecting the little tabs you pull to open soda, soup or other aluminum cans. We donate the tabs to the Ronald McDonald house, and the funds generated from recycling these aluminum gems help offset the many expenses of running the house.