Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Lisa Jackson, Principal
Dana Carlton, Asst. Principal
Brad Blackman, Asst. Principal
Glenda Canada, Support & Services Admin
Palmer Re-Validated as an
AVID National Demonstration School
Palmer Middle School officially received re-validation as the only AVID National Demonstration School in the state of Georgia!!
Our AVID program met the standards for supporting the program effectiveness and student progress. The AVID program is designed to
increase students’ achievement, develop skills in writing for learning, achieve success in honor classes, and become an effective
learner in groups.
Congratulations to all who helped make this possible including: our AVID students, the AVID site team, the school administration,
and especially our AVID site team leader Mrs. Dora Brown and our AVID instructor Mr. Vijay Koilpillai!!
Mark Your Calendar!
Panther Preview Day
Thursday, July 30, 2015
8:45 a.m. - 8th grade
10:30 a.m. - 6th grade
12:45 p.m. - 7th grade
First Day of School
Monday, August 3, 2015
Palmer Welcomes Mrs. Lisa Jackson
As Our New Principal
Mrs. Jackson is excited to join the Palmer family and would love to meet you!
Feel free to drop in and chat with her in the Media Center. No appointment needed.
- July 14: 5:30 – 7:00 PM
- July 17: 8:30 – 10:00 AM
- July 21: 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Congratulations to Chris Abel!! Winner of the National Braille Challenge in Los Angeles, CA
Rising 7th Grade Palmer Student Wins National Braille Challenge.
Summer Reading Challenge 2015
The Cobb County Public Library System and Scholastic, Inc. have partnered to provide all students with an opportunity to “Read
for the World Record” this summer. The files below contain more information about the program. Students will receive logins and
information for the Scholastic Challenge during the month of May at school from the media center.
Read for the World Record Challenge Website
Cobb Summer Reading Letter – English 2015
Cobb Summer Reading Letter – Spanish 2015
Suggested Summer Reading MS