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February 13th

Georgia Platinum Award 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2016!

2010 Georgia School of Excellence!

2012 and 2018 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence!

Message from Dr. Connery

Dear Simpson families,

Happy Thursday. We look forward to seeing you later this month for parent-teacher conferences. February 19th and 20th are early release days to allow for this. Students will be dismissed at 12:50 PM on both days.

Thank you for your continued support. I am so proud of the students, teachers, staff, and families of Simpson Elementary. It is an honor to serve as your principal and I look forward to seeing you soon!

Have a wonderful long weekend!

Proud to be your principal,

Dr. Connery

Simpson and Dr. Connery Featured in Peachtree Corners Magazine!

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Important Dates

February 14

School Holiday/Inclement Weather Make-up Day

February 17

Student Holiday/Teacher Workday

February 18

Talent Show Dress Rehearsal

February 19

Early Release

February 20

Early Release

February 24

County Science Fair

Good News Club

February 27

5th Grade Field Trip

February 28

K and 1st Grade Field Trip

Talent Show

Upcoming Conferences and Parking

If you have a morning conference, please do NOT park in the row closest to the school. You will be blocked by buses until 8:50 AM.

Thank you!


Reminder: if your child gets a new book bag , please make sure you remove the transportation tags from the old one. The front office will be happy to reattach them to the new book bag.


The Spring Book Fair is Coming!

It's that time again...escape into the wilds of reading with our upcoming Spring Scholastic Book Fair!

Book Fair PREVIEW for classes will be held on Thursday, February 13th and Tuesday, February 18th.

The Book Fair will be open for PURCHASING on:

● Wednesday, February 19th

● Thursday, February 20th from 9am- 6pm

● Friday, February 21st from 9am -2pm

We will be closed from 12pm-1:30pm on Wednesday and Thursday for early dismissal and lunch.

Come and Explore the Jungle: Elephants, Tigers, and Books, OH MY!

eWallet is strongly encouraged and so easy to use! Book Fair packets will be sent home in Friday folders soon!

Counselor's Corner

Wow! All of the Superstars are feeling the LOVE today! Thank you to all of our generous parents who purchased over 4,900 carnations! Because of your support we were able to raise $2500 for our Care Team to support our families in need. A HUGE thanks to Coach Halron for spearheading this fundraiser for 26 years!

Our Care Team directly supports students and their families with needs such as food, school supplies, utilities, transportation, holiday gifts and much more. Please contact Sheri Terry, Care Team Coordinator, if we can be of assistance.

Sheri Terry PK-2 and Roshan Finch 3-5

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Kilometer Kids Spring Season Registration is OPEN!

After a wildly successful pilot fall season, Simpson Elementary School's Kilometer Kids program resumes for a spring season!

What is Kilometer Kids? Atlanta Track Club's Kilometer Kids is a free, game-oriented running program designed to get kids active! The Kilometer Kids mission is to promote a healthy and active lifestyle to area youth through a running-based program, empowering children with the knowledge they need to make smart lifestyle choices. Through the program, kids learn that exercise is a fun and rewarding activity, opening the door for physical activity to become a lifelong habit.

When and Where? Practices will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Pinckneyville Middle School track from 5-6 PM starting March 9, 2020.

Interested? Please find detailed information by clicking HERE to learn more about registration, practices, and volunteer opportunities. Note: registration for this season closes March 18.

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Calling All Volunteers for 2020-2021 PTA Committees

The PTA Nominating Committee was approved at the February PTA meeting. They will be working on filling PTA positions for the 2020-2021 school year in the next 2 months, as all board and committee head positions need to be approved at the last General PTA Meeting for this school year on Monday, April 27. Serving in one of these positions is a great way to have an impact on our school and its


If you would like to learn more about the different roles we need to be filled, please reach out to Samantha Morgan at

Show the Love

This February the PTA is asking you to show the love.

Thank you to all that have donated to date! So far we have raised $1,590 and hope to reach our goal of $5,000 by the end of February.

Click here for further details.


Keep collecting those Box Tops!

● Send 10 trimmed unexpired box tops per snack-size Ziploc


● Include child’s name, teacher and grade on each bag.

● Tell children to put the bags in the “Box Tops” box located in Simpson Square.

Remember to also use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt within 14 days of purchase. The app will automatically find the products and instantly add Box Tops to our school’s earnings online.

Thank you for supporting our school programs.

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