Welcome to Nickajack Elementary
I am a Nickajack Brave.
I am a Respectful, Responsible, Role Model
and I am Ready to Learn!
Positive Thoughts + Positive Actions = Positive Results
Positive Behavior Interventions & Support
April/May Smoke Signals
Parent Workshop #4
" Being a
Single Parent" on Thursday, May 5th.
Our special guest speaker will be Kendall Ficklin, founder and
operator of Ficklin & Associates, Inc., a company
dedicated to helping people find the keys to unlock their untapped
(for those registered)
Deadline Extended: Register by April 28th by returning the
Campus Cleanup Day
Saturday, May 7, Dawn 'til Done
whenever you like, stay as long as you can. As mom always says, "Many
hands make for light work." We know this is Mother's Day weekend, but mom
also loves when we all work hard and make a difference!
is a punch list:
SIGNS: Remove old signs, Paint posts, Hang new signs (needed: painting
tools, drop cloths to protect concrete)
STAIN: Stain or paint bleachers/benches in K-2 play area (needed: stain
GROUND COVER: Pinestraw/Mulch and Plant Distribution (needed: rakes,
PRUNE & TRASH: Pull Weeds, Trim Bushes, Pick Up Trash (needed: pruning
tools, garbage bags)
BANNERS: Mavell Road Frontage; Indoor Hallways (needed: A-Frame
Questions? Please contact PTA Co-Presidents:
Shane Hayes at
Seth Rubenstein at
Cash or Money
Order Payments ONLY Beginning Monday, April 11, 2016
For all school or ASP Payments made
to the school. Please be sure that payments are placed in the
appropriate envelope and have the student's first and last name and
their teacher's name.
Any checks received will be returned to the student to take home.
ASP payments can still be made through
My Payments Plus
Jessica Powers at school
with any questions.
Sign here for Kindergarten Summer Screening
Unveils Bottlecap Mural
Thank you everyone who collected and sent in bottle caps for the mural!
Stop by and see the awesome mural in our hallway across from the
Art and Music classrooms.
Special thanks to teachers Mrs. Kordel, Ms. Bonadona, Ms. Heflin, Mrs. Wood, Ms.
Zhun and the Nickajack PTA for making this a reality!
Ms. Cynthia Wood
Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017
Ms. Wood is a our fabulous 2nd Grade Team
She is a Smyrna native, having attended King Springs ES, Griffin MS and
Campbell HS. She still lives in Smyrna and is committed to making our
Smyrna schools great! This is her 19th year teaching.
Congratulations Ms. Wood!
Also pictured, Mrs. Leslie Maples, our fabulous 5th grade Team Leader, is our runner up for Teacher of the Year!
Congratulations Mrs. Maples!
Classified Employee of the Year for 2016-2017
Mrs. Yost is the Media Center Paraprofessional and is a Nickajack
parent. She has been involved with the PTA for the last 13 years
at the school. Congratulations Mrs. Yost! Ms. Williams is a
Kindergarten Paraprofessional and is our runner up for Classified
Employee of the Yeat. Congratulations Ms. Williams!
2016-2017 School Choice
251 and SB10) transfers for
capacity information and
applications are available
Please keep bringing in those sneakers!
Man" wants your sneakers.....PLEASE!
Bring your gently used sneakers to school.
Drop donations in the box labeled with "Sole Man" in the front
lobby of the school.
CCRPI stands for College and Career Readiness Performance Index and it is the way the state now evaluates a school's performance. There are several
factors that contribute to the overall score including Student Absences.
Click here for more information
Have you Ordered your Yearbook Yet?
LAST Chance, deadline to order: April 29th.
Order online at https://2015-2016-nickajack-yearbook.cheddarup.com
Looking for more Great NES Photos!
have some great shots of your child & his/her friends at an NES event?
You could see them in the yearbook if you upload to
Important Change of Transportation Policy
We want to make sure your student is picked up or taken home from school in the afternoon in the most safe & orderly way possible.
Therefore, Changes in Transportation will no longer be accepted over the phone.
We ask that parents make all transportation arrangements clear before your student leaves for school in the morning. Parents may place a notice of change in
the student's folder, or write in their agenda.
If a transportation change is necessary after the start of the school day, the Changes must be made in writing & submitted
to office personnel before 1:30 pm.
You may also fax the change to 678-842-5832 but please call to verify that it is received by office personnel.
- All written changes must include the student's name, teacher's name, dates the change is effective, & the new mode
- Parent's contact information & signature is required.
Click Here for Transportation Change Form.
Please do not send dismissal messages via email to the teachers.
Common Core Georgia
School Strategic Action
Plan Assessment Plan