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. Mericka-Brand

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.
Main Cafe/Auditorium

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.  Please click here

Advanced Ed Student survey, click here

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.


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 Competition!

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 http://cobbtank.weebly.com to learn more!


Mrs. Dora Brown Honored at Teacher of the Year Breakfast Celebration!

Teacher of the Year Dora BrownT

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 Mrs. Brown!.

Kol Koi Pond and Water Garden

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/

Chorus at District Leadership and Learning

Congratulations to Palmer's Chorus!
They had the privilege of singing at the Cobb County School Disctrict's Leadership and Learning event!

The SAT and PSAT are changing!
For information about the new SAT and PSAT, click here.

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!!

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