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Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 7/27/2020

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Principal's Weekly Video Message

Coleman Middle Parent Guide to Digital Learning

Open House/Meet Your Teacher Day - LIVE, Virtual Sessions

OPEN HOUSE/MEET YOUR TEACHER DAY – AUGUST 7th


10 am

3 pm


Your child's homeroom teacher will contact you BEFORE August 7th with information on how to join the Open House.


Please take a moment to complete the following:


1.) Sign required documents and parent/student handbook on My Payment Plus

https://www2.mypaymentsplus.com


How to Set Up A MPP Account for Parents:

Streaming: https://vimeo.com/345028817


How to Review Signed Documents in MPP:

Streaming: https://vimeo.com/345054468


2.) Update your contact information in the Parent Portal


http://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/home/public/parents/content/parent-info-resources/parent-portal


3.) Apply for Free/Reduced Lunch, if applicable (Remember: Every family must apply EVERY school year!)


http://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/home/public/about/business-and-finance/snp/content/free-reduced

Materials Pick-up - We have what you need to succeed during digital learning!

Our first material pick-up will be Friday, August 7 in the bus lanes. PTA will also be selling memberships and spirit wear. Please stay tuned for times and directions!


This will be the first opportunity to come by the school to pick up items your child will need for their first unit during digital learning. We have what you need to succeed during digital learning!

Need a device?

We are pleased to check out school-owned devices for families who do not have access to a device or families who have multiple children and need access to additional devices.


We will begin to check-out devices on Monday, August 3. However, you may call the front office to reserve a device; we are open from 8 am - 4 pm.

Supply List

The student supply list is available on the Coleman Middle website at: https://www.gcpsk12.org/cms/lib/GA02204486/Centricity/Domain/10530/General-Student-Supply-List_FY20.pdf

Rising 6th and 8th grade math prep courses - please complete by Wednesday, August 12!

Rising 6th graders should have explored and completed at least through Unit 2:

https://sites.google.com/g.gcpsk12.org/coleman6math/home


Rising 8th graders should have completed the ENTIRE Algebra I prep course! The Algebra I Prep Course is loaded on each student's eCLASS page.

Have you read this summer?

All students are encouraged to complete the Tic-Tac-Toe activity by Friday, August 28. Hold on to the tic-tac-toe board---we will collect it soon!


https://www.gcpsk12.org/cms/lib/GA02204486/Centricity/Domain/64/2020%20Summer%20reading.pdf

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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 firstname.lastname@gcpsk12.org



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

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Coleman Middle School


Gwinnett's flagship STEAM school &

GA Department of Education STEAM-certified school