Coleman Connection

Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 3/6

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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

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Java with JW, March 12, 8:30 AM

Join me for our last Java meeting Thursday, March 12. This Java will be a complete listening session - I want to hear from you! Our driving question will be, "What do you expect for your student's experience at Coleman Middle School?" Your input will help as we plan for year 5 and beyond.

I look forward to listening and learning!

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Shamrock Shindig - March 12

Attention all 6th and 7th grade parents! The PTA’s annual Shamrock Shindig is Thursday, March 12 from 4:30-6:00 pm. This exclusive 6th and 7th grade event is a great afternoon of fun, including music from Coleman’s favorite DJ! Sign your student up today on MyPaymentsPlus under the PTA tab. Tickets are $6.00. If you would like to donate your time or treats for the event, please sign up at .

Congratulations in order for 7th grade students!

The Gwinnett County Media Festival was held last week and three of our students podcasts will be moving onto the state media festival. Congratulations to Tatiya Sissoko 7th grade, Chaynce Green, 7th grade and Keiana Thomas 7th grade.

Two other students received awards of merit for their podcasts, Jessie Khamphouy, 7th grade, and Minh Lam, 7th grade.

Out of the 205 projects submitted by Gwinnett County Schools to the Gwinnett County Media Festival, 72 will be moving on to the GA State Media Festival, held in Macon, GA on April 24, 2020.

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Duluth Cluster Schools Foundation Gala - April 17!

Buy your tickets today at

The DCSF Board is pleased to announce that our Annual Gala is returning on Friday, April 17, 2020 from 7pm until 10 pm. The Gala will be held at the Berkeley Hills Country Club and promises to be a lovely night of good food and music and will be a prime opportunity for relationship building between schools and the Duluth community. All proceeds support the Duluth Cluster Schools Foundation and Duluth Cluster Schools!

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Rising 9th graders! Cheerleading Try Out Information

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Thank you to our 2019-2020 Business Partners!

Mathnasium Berkeley Lake

Kevin Thi
4895 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, #104

Norcross, GA 30092


Academic Center for Excellence

Rabia Shahbaz

3195 Buford Hwy Duluth GA 30097

Phone: 678-878-4999


Jimmy John's Subs

3631 Peachtree Industrial BLVD, Duluth GA

Catering: April Woodard

The Local Pantry


2715 Buford Highway

Duluth, Ga 30096

Business 678 682 8340

Cell 678 367 8253

The Whitlock Insurance Group

3300 Breckinridge Blvd Suite 200

Duluth, GA 30096

(678) 906-2008

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 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

Our Assistant Principal Contact Info...

Kim Booth, 6th grade,

Jamie Larkin, 7th grade,

Jennifer Dunn, 8th grade,

Save the Date - Important Dates for Your Calendar

March 12 - 9-week progress reports issued

March 12 - Java with JW, 8:30 AM, Media Center

March 13 - Inclement Weather Make-up #2 or Student Holiday

March 16 - Spring Pictures

March 17 - 20 - Quarter 3 Interim Exams


March 6, 10 am

May 1, 10 am

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Coleman Middle School

Gwinnett's flagship STEAM school &

GA Department of Education STEAM-certified school

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