Coleman Connection

Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 8/3

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Principal's Weekly Video Message

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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

Practice Log-in for ALL Students, August 10

To ensure ALL students can successfully log into Zoom, we are hosting a trial login on Monday, August 10th at 1 pm.


ALL students should log into their homeroom teacher’s zoom at 1 pm!


Homeroom teachers will be providing additional information during

Open House.

Coleman Middle Parent Guide to 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.

Have you seen the new PARENT PORTAL?

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