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Nicholson News and Announcements:
Milestones Testing - April 13 - 19
Testing for 3rd, 4th,
and 5th grades will continue through Tuesday 4/19.
Testing begins promptly at 8:00 and students who are tardy
will not be able to join a test in progress. Students
who are absent during testing will take make-up tests upon
their return. Please be sure your child is well
rested, has a healthy breakfast, and brings a healthy snack
to school to help them do their best!
Parent Survey--Deadline approaching!
Parents are encouraged to
participate in the AdvancED Parent Survey. The
data from this survey will inform the school and the
district about parents’ opinions about our school.
Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted
directly to AdvancED for analysis. Individual data
results will not be available to the public and will not be
posted online. You may use any personal device to
complete this survey.
The AdvancED Parent Survey will
be available until April 29. The link to access the
AdvancED, formerly SACS, is the
non-profit organization that conducts rigorous, on-site
reviews of PreK-12 schools and school systems and certifies
that accreditation standards are being met.
YEARBOOKS ARE ON SALE NOW!
We are busy taking lots and lots of photos to fill the pages
of the 2015-2016 Nicholson Yearbook. Yearbooks are a great
way to forever preserve memories that are made here at
Nicholson. For an order form, please just click on the link
below, print and fill out the order form, and send the form
and payment in to reserve your copy today!
Yearbook Order Form
Requests for 2016-2017 School Year
If you would like to provide us any input about your child
before we begin placing our students in classes for next
year, you may fill out a “Class Placement Input Form” which
will allow you to let us know a little about your child.
These will be available in the front office. If you
choose to fill out this optional form, it is due back in the
office by May 5th.
We will certainly take your input into consideration.
Congratulations to our Staff
Members of the Year for 2016 - 2017!
Teacher of the Year (TOTY):
Support Person of the Year (SPOTY):
Mrs. Julie Hughie
Summer Registration for
Tuesday, July 12
9 AM - 6 PM
is for all students new to Nicholson for the 2016 - 2017
school year. Please click on the link below for
information about what you'll need to bring to complete your
Parent Volunteers Needed!
It's not too late!
parents to come to our school to volunteer.
There are many ways that you can get involved.
Please contact your child’s teacher to see how you
can help out.
Some ideas are: Field day volunteer, media center helper,
guest reader, and copy parent -- no experience necessary,
and ANY amount of time you can spare will be SO
2016-17 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is
again offering School Choice (HB 251and 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
Cobb County School district is
able to offer Office 365 to all Cobb County students and
their families--free of charge!! Cobb County students
may download the full version of Microsoft Office and
familiar Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and OneNote. Office 365 is a user-based service
and allows each student to install Microsoft Office on up to
five PCs or Macs and five mobile devices (including iPads).
In addition, access to Microsoft Office mobile applications
on iPhone and Android phones is available. (Office Mobile
applications are included with all Windows phones.)
Click here for more information about Office 365.
Parents should have already received an e-mail invitation to
download Office 365. If you did not receive the e-mail or
need help downloading, please contact
for more information.
Cobb County Now Hiring School
is a FANTASTIC Part-Time job with FULL-TIME BENEFITS!
Just a few of the great benefits of
working in Transportation:
rate is $14.51/hour
Dental, Life, and Cancer Insurance
days follow the Cobb County School Calendar
a difference in a child’s life
Apply online: www.ccsdbusdriver.com
District Direction for Continuous Improvement
Nicholson is now officially
enrolled in Kroger's
Community Rewards program. Once
you have gone online and enrolled YOUR Kroger Plus Card with
Nicholson, EVERY TIME you use
your card at checkout, all eligible purchases will earn our
school a rebate! Just for presenting your card like
you normally do! All it takes is about 5 minutes of
your time to enroll. See link below for instructions!
enrolling your Kroger Plus Card
We will continue to log our volunteer hours this year. Please
sign in and record your volunteer hours every time you visit
Nicholson. The volunteer sign-in sheet is located in
the lobby next to the computer used for visitor badges.