Coleman Connection

Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 1/10/2020

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Coleman Middle School will become a student-focused community which promotes life-long learning and real-world problem solving through the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in a global learning community.


The mission of Coleman Middle School is to provide students with rigorous and innovative learning opportunities using Project / Problem Based Learning (PBL) which promote collaboration, critical thinking, community, and creativity.

Principal's Weekly Video Message

Two Honors for Coleman Middle School!

Over winter break, we received the following accolades:


-Governor's Office of Student Achievement Bronze Award for Greatest Gains over the last three years as measured by CCPRI (https://gosa.georgia.gov/accountability-0/single-statewide-accountability-system-ssas-awards)


-Green and Healthy Schools Programs - Coleman was recognized as a school which is "taking action" (https://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/local/good-news-from-schools-more-than-schools-honored-in-green/article_fed9c360-2bfa-11ea-a82f-537f2476d744.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter)

Report Cards Are Coming Home Today!

Please be on the lookout for your student's report card - they are coming home TODAY. Take a moment to review it with your child. Also make sure to talk to your child about his/her goals for 2nd semester.


If your student is not meeting promotion criteria at the end of 1st semester, make sure they attend Saturday School which begins TOMORROW!

6th grade needs 2 litter bottles!

6th grade is requesting clean and empty 2-liter bottles for their Q3 PBL. If you have any spare bottles to donate, please have your child bring them to Mrs. Manoj in the 6th grade hallway. Thank you.

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2nd Annual Duluth Cluster STEAM/STEM Expo - March 20

The second annual Duluth Cluster STEAM/STEM Expo will be held on Friday, March 20, 2020. This event will showcase student projects in STEAM and/or STEM from each of the seven Duluth cluster schools. The Expo will be held at Duluth High School from 5:30- 7 PM. Students are expected to be with their submission during the Expo.


Please have students submit science fair projects, PBL (project based learning) presentations, prototypes, inventions, art work, theatrical and musical performances, etc. from this school year - anything that is STEAM or STEM related that they would like to exhibit to the Duluth community.


Please use the following link for students to register their product prior to March 6, 2020:


https://forms.gle/re7TTcFgCGfJM7VG8


eCLASS Update!

Beginning on January 24th, students will no longer be able to access eCLASS using Internet Explorer (IE) due to our provider, D2L, officially ending support for the IE browser. If users attempt to open C&I with IE, they will receive a message directing them to use a different browser. Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and all major mobile browsers are still supported.

Yearbooks are now ON SALE! Only $25! Get yours now before the price increases!

ybpay.lifetouch.com

School code: 14092220

Duluth Public Library January Updates

Thank you to our 2019-2020 Business Partners!

Mathnasium Berkeley Lake

Kevin Thi
4895 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, #104

Norcross, GA 30092

770-881-8462


Academic Center for Excellence

Rabia Shahbaz

3195 Buford Hwy Duluth GA 30097

Phone: 678-878-4999

E-mail: rabia@academicsforexcellence.com


Jimmy John's Subs

3631 Peachtree Industrial BLVD, Duluth GA

Catering: April Woodard april.jjcatering@gmail.com


The Local Pantry

Suite1000

2715 Buford Highway

Duluth, Ga 30096

www.thelocalpantryduluth.com

Business 678 682 8340

Cell 678 367 8253


The Whitlock Insurance Group

3300 Breckinridge Blvd Suite 200

Duluth, GA 30096

(678) 906-2008

https://twgins.net/

Business Partnerships/Friends of Coleman

Please consider donating $100 and becoming "Friends of Coleman".


Do you know of a business that might be interested in becoming a business partner? Business Partnerships begin at $100 as well.


Partnership proceeds go directly to the classroom to support PBL projects, technology initiatives, and other innovations!


Please contact me at JW.Mozley@gcpsk12.org if you are interested. We appreciate your support and generosity!

Who to contact & When

Your student's teacher is always the most appropriate first contact. You may contact them by e-mail. All teachers use LotusNotes (NOT Google) for parent e-mail. E-mails are teacherfirstname.teacherlastname@gcpsk12.org


Our Assistant Principal Contact Info...

Kim Booth, 6th grade, Kim.Booth@gcpsk12.org

Jamie Larkin, 7th grade, Jamie.Larkin@gcpsk12.org

Jennifer Dunn, 8th grade, Jennifer.Dunn@gcpsk12.org

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Save the Date - Important Dates for Your Calendar

January 13 - School Council, 6 pm, Media Center

January 20 - MLK Holiday, School Closed

January 27 - 1st semester Awards Ceremony (by invitation only), 6 pm, DHS Theater

February 7 - Coleman Digital Learning Day #3

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Coleman Middle School

Gwinnett's flagship STEAM school &

GA Department of Education STEAM-certified school

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