Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 2/5
Attention Rising 9th Graders - Important Info From Duluth HS
We are entering the next step of the registration process for classes at DHS for the 2021 - 2022 School year. Next week, you will be able to view all course recommendations for your student.
The link below is a video that explains the entire process.
Also - a reminder to mark your calendar for our virtual Rising 9th Grade Meet & Greet on Monday, February 15th from 6:00-8:00pm. More information will be coming soon.
Coleman MS vs. Duluth MS - Who can buy more pizza?
Give your Kitchen (and yourself) the night off on Thursday, February 18th! Order Pizza from Papa Johns and 20% of your total purchase will benefit Coleman Middle School. Just make sure to ORDER ONLINE and enter the code COLEMAN20 at checkout!! Thank you for your support!
SPIRITWEAR POP-UP SHOP
Friday morning, February 19th your Coleman PTA will be offering spiritwear for sale at our pop-up shop. Look for us in the upper parking lot of the car rider line. We will have T-shirts, hoodies, long sleeve t-shirts and more. Sale starts at 8:20 am and will go until 9:15. Can’t wait to see you there!
Satisfeed and Coleman Middle School Volunteer Sign up:
SATISFEED and the Duluth Cluster schools have teamed up this year to help families in need. SATISFEED delivers hunger relief for Gwinnett’s families in need. With their food co-op and weekend support programs, they work to fight food insecurity and reduce food waste. Satisfeed believes that physical fulfillment is crucial for children to reach their highest potential – our mission is to nourish Gwinnett’s children for a brighter future, with food rescue and donations that we deliver directly to hungry families.
Coleman MS is the cluster School providing the volunteers to distribute food boxes on February 13th and May 8th at Life International Church; 4830 River Green Parkway, Duluth 30096. We need 20 volunteers with an additional 2 bilingual volunteers for each day. Please plan to wear your Wildcat Spiritwear!
You can sign up to serve through the following link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4daca823a02-satisfeed If you have any questions or need more information, please reach out to Mandy Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One School, One Read!
The 2021 Coleman Reads One Book One School book is New Kid by Jerry Craft.
Our goal is to have our school community, students, parents, teachers and other community members reading the same book. We want people to be talking about the book in the classrooms, at the PTA meetings and at the grocery store. we want our whole community to be excited about reading!
The Coleman Library Media Center will be having contests and events pertaining to the book from January 7th—February 12th 2021 and the book will be available for purchase both online and at the in person Coleman Scholastic Book Fair.
For more information about the program: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-tyJPEVhRJnfiV1HsneYwFkEmiGTaww5/view?usp=sharing
Every Tuesday through the month of January we will have an activity or trivia contest associated with our book New Kid by Jerry Craft.
This week contest:
Here is the prompt for the week:
"The book ends with Jordan and his fellow students leaving for summer vacation. In at least 2 sentences tell me what you think Jordan is going to do this summer? Look at the last chapter of the book for some clues of what you think he is going to do this summer, who do you think he will hang out with? What do you think he wants to do before he goes back to school for the next year?"
Have you seen this quarter's driving questions?
GCPS Parent Perception Survey
The administration window for the Parent Survey will begin soon for the 2020-21 school year.
Please note the following:
The Parent Survey will be administered February 8 through February 26. Due to the pandemic, GCPS is administering a contactless version of the survey this year. There will be no paper or school computer option. Instead, SchoolMessenger will deliver an email invitation to families to complete a survey for each school at which they have one or more enrolled students. The survey will be available in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese and will be accessed using the link and unique code provided in the SchoolMessenger email.
Please be on the lookout - we appreciate your feedback and continued support!
Business Partnerships/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!
Thank you for our 2020-2021 Coleman Middle Business Partners! We appreciate your support!
A4L American - Appliances for Less
James Wang, Owner
6930 Buford Hwy, Suite B, Doraville 30340
Academic Center for Excellence
3195 Buford Hwy Duluth GA 30097
Amy Fuchs I FamilyHomesGa
Call or Text me at 404.439.1031
Indigo Trade Paper Co., LLC
500 Pinnacle Court
Norcross, GA. 30096
Mathnasium Berkeley Lake
4895 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, #104
Norcross, GA 30092
Yolanda Grace, MBA
Digital Learning Assistance
Who to contact & When
Our Assistant Principal Contact Info...
Jennifer Dunn, 6th grade, Jennifer.Dunn@gcpsk12.org
Kim Booth, 7th grade, Kim.Booth@gcpsk12.org
Jamie Larkin, 8th grade, Jamie.Larkin@gcpsk12.org