Coleman Connection

Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 12/4

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Principal's Weekly Video Message

8th grade virtual parent meeting with Duluth HS on TUESDAY, 11/8

Link to Zoom meeting:
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8th grade materials pick-up for digital students

Please drop by the front office to pick up science supplies for digital students. Science lab supplies will be used on the final exam, so it is IMPORTANT these supplies are picked up - thanks for your support!

Book Fair Next Week!

The Coleman Scholastic Book Fair online shop is now live and the in-person event begins in the media center on Monday, December 7th through Friday, December 11th. Proceeds from both the online fair and in person fair will benefit the Coleman library with the purchase of new books, paying for author visits and other programs in the media center. In order to have as little contact as possible during the in-person book fair we suggest setting up an eWallet account for your student to shop the fair. We will also be taking Credit Cards and cash at the in-person fair.

Link to our Scholastic Virtual Fair:

Link to set up an eWallet account:

We have also created a Holiday Book Gift guide for middle school students. The books included in this guide are available on the Scholastic online shop and some will be available at the in-person fair.
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One School, One Read Kick-off!

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:

1st Semester Final Exam Schedule

  • December 14 - Connection B Exam

  • December 15 - Humanities Exam; Connection A Exam

  • December 16 - Math Exam

  • December 17 - Science Exam

  • December 18 - Make-ups (completed on team)

We DO NOT give final exams early. Exams will be given during the academic period.

If a student is absent during an exam and/or does not take an exam, a "0" will be given for the exam. The exam can be made up on December 18.

Final exams account for 10% of the grade in each class.

Parent Volunteers Needed for 7th Grade PBL Project

Our 7th graders are working on PBL projects that include redesigning our hydroponic greenhouse. In order to implement their ideas, we need to install new flooring in the greenhouse. The floor is currently sections of concrete patio that are not level. We need help getting the floor level and stable enough to hold thousands of pounds of weight. If you have any expertise in this area, please contact Kelli Sinclair ( or Sheila Harmony ( We need recommendations for building materials and volunteers to help install the new flooring.

Empty Stocking Fund Information

Check out the amazing work from Music Technology!

Duluth Public Library December Newsletter

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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!

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

Rabia Shahbaz

3195 Buford Hwy Duluth GA 30097

Phone: 678-878-4999


Indigo Trade Paper Co., LLC

500 Pinnacle Court

Suite 125

Norcross, GA. 30096


Yolanda Grace, MBA

Digital Learning Assistance


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 OUTLOOK (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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