Welcome to Palmer Middle School
Lisa Jackson, Principal
Dana Carlton, Asst. Principal
Brad Blackman, Asst. Principal
Glenda Canada, Support & Services Admin.
Scholastic BOGO Book Fair!
Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6
All books are buy one, get one free! It's a great time to
purchase books for summer pleasure reading.
Hours: 8:30 - 3:30 (Monday-Thursday)
8:30 - 9:15 (Friday)
Palmer Teacher of the Year and Employee of the Year!
Palmer Middle is proud to announce Mrs. Jacquie Mericka-Brand as
its 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Mericka-Brand is
the Science Department Lead and teaches 8th grade.
Mrs. Mandy Woodham is Palmer's 2016-2017 Classified Employee of
the Year. Mrs. Woodham works as the Media Center parapro.
Congratulations to both of these wonderful, hard-working ladies
who always put students first!
Mrs. Woodham and Mrs.
North Cobb High School
Rising 9th Grade Parent Night
(Club and Athletic Expo)
Monday, April 11, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thank you Piedmont Church!
Palmer Middle School would like to thank
Piedmont Church for their generous donation of an iPad Air to
teacher Tina McLaughlin and Palmer's Rise unit.
Advanced Ed Parent Survey – We Need Your Input!
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 open
February 22 – April 29.
Advanced Ed Student survey, click
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.
Palmer Academic Team Advances to GA State Semi-Finals!
The Palmer Academic Team won first place among the top two
Region 2 schools, and moves on to the Georgia State
Semi-Finals on January 30th. Good luck!
Palmer Science Teacher Winner in Cobb Tank Grant
Congratulations to teacher Tami
McIntire and family, one of the prestigious winners of the Cobb Tank Grant
Competition! Mrs. McIntire co-authored the idea for the project
"Virtual Mentors" with her children who are also Cobb County
educators!We are so proud of you, Mrs. McIntire! Visit the Cobb Tank website at
to learn more!
Mrs. Dora Brown Honored at Teacher of the Year Breakfast
Teacher of the Year Dora Brown was
honored at the Teacher of the Year Breakfast Celebration and Pep
Rally at Roswell Street Baptist Church. She was cheered at
the breakfast by Palmer Middle School parents,
teachers, students, and community members Congratulations
Palmer Middle School faculty and
staff would like to thank owner Kristie Owen Lane and the staff
of Kol Koi Pond and Garden for their generous dontation of time
to clean and maintain our koi pond in the lobby. Please
support this locally-owned business! http://kolkoipondandwatergarden.com/
Congratulations to Palmer's Chorus!
They had the privilege of
singing at the Cobb County School Disctrict's Leadership and
The SAT and PSAT are changing!
information about the new SAT and PSAT, click
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!!