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


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

How to Set Up A MPP Account for Parents:


How to Review Signed Documents in MPP:


2.) Update your contact information in the Parent Portal

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

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:

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!

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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 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...

Jennifer Dunn, 6th grade,

Kim Booth, 7th grade,

Jamie Larkin, 8th grade,

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Coleman Middle School

Gwinnett's flagship STEAM school &

GA Department of Education STEAM-certified school