Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Principal: Dr. Peter R. Giles
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Dana Carlton
Please refer to the
School District website
for inclement weather information.
2014-2015 Geography Bee Winners
First Place - Zach El Jiche
Second Place - Edin Pelja
March is Youth Art Month (YAM)
Join the challenge! Complete the contest drawings and win
Kell High School Hyrbrid Block Schedule
Re-scheduled due to inclement weather for Thursday, March 5th, 6:30 pm
in the Kell High School Cafeteria
Kell High School Rising 9th Grade Parent Night
Monday, March 2nd, 6:30-7:30 pm
Kell High School Parent/Guardian Elective
Registration Information Meetings
Thursday, March 5th, 9:30-10:30 am
Monday, March 9th, 2:00-3:00 pm
Questions? Contact the Kell High School
Counseling Department at 678-494-7847
Palmer Academic Takes 4th at State Meet!!
View the Palmer Academic Team on
Congratulations VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Winners!
Three sixth grade students won honors in the VFW Patriot’s Pen
Essay contest. Lexi
Compton won 1st place and $200.00, Ivy Wanjiki won 2nd
place and $150.00, and Rosie Hall won 3rd place and
$100.00. The cash prizes
were awarded by the Acworth VFW Post 5308 in a celebration
dinner on Tuesday, January 20th. At
the same event, Palmer faculty member, Ms. Terra Mahre was award
the VFW Citizenship Teacher of the Year.
Congratulations and KEEP WRITING!
Congratulations to the following students!
Emma Holt won Third Place in Film Production
Smarra Estes won Second Place in Dance Choreography
Douglas McCluer won First Place in the Musical Composition.
Harsha Patil won First Place in Photography
Ajane Minniefield won First Place in Photography
Sasamon Omoma won First Place in Literature
All of our First and Second Place winners will move on to the
Also, Palmer Middle School won an award for having the MOST
PARTICIPANTS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL! So Thank You to all that
participated. We could not have done this without you!!
The 2015-2016 theme will be "Let Your Imagination
Check out the
new Palmer Staff Recognition Page!
Click on "staff recognition" at the far right on the main menu.
the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) announced the
College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores on
December 8, district administrators noticed that specific
information for calculating a portion of the score was not
included in the released score for each middle school.
Therefore, the middle school CCRPI scores showed an inaccurate
drop across the district. The issue was immediately
addressed on December 9 by the district with the GaDOE
Accountability and Assessment Department and is currently being
the new data is incorporated into the recalculation, correct
scores for CCSD middle schools will be released and published by
the GaDOE at the end of January. Based on internal
preliminary calculations by district administrators, the results
show that the CCRPI score at every middle school, as well as the
overall district score, will increase. The corrected
scores will be issued by the State within the next 45 days.
2015-16 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice
(HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2015-2016 school year.
Individual school capacity information and applications will be
available beginning February 1, 2015 on the District website.
For more information, please see our 2015-16
School Choice webpage.
District Direction for Continuous
Palmer is on Twitter!
Follow "Palmer Middle School @PalmerMiddle" for the latest news and events for our students, parents, faculty and community.
professional, safety-minded individuals for
School Bus Drivers!
Starting rate is $14.51/hour