The Taylor Road Messenger

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Mark Your Calendar!

March 17: Spring Picture Day

March 18: Track Meet

March 21: Linda McCain Meeting (9:30 AM at Autrey Mill MS)

March 23: Progress Reports Sent Home

March 23: No Homework Night

March 23-24: Musical (7:00 PM at CHS Auditorium)

March 25: Musical (2:00 PM at CHS Auditorium)

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Save the Date for Alice in Wonderland, JR!

Save the Date! This year’s school musical is Alice in Wonderland, JR. The shows will be Thursday, March 23 – 7:00pm, Friday, March 24 – 7:00pm, and Saturday, March 25 2:00pm. All shows are held in the Chattahoochee High School Theater. Tickets may be purchased from a cast or crew member for $8 during the pre-sale week (March 13-17). Tickets will also be available at the door or during lunch the week of the musical for $10. We look forward to seeing you there!

Support Alice in Wonderland, JR during spirit week, March 20-24!

Monday, March 20: Mad Hatter Monday (hat day)

Tuesday, March 21:Tie-Dye Tuesday

Wednesday, March 22: Wacky Wonderland Wednesday (wacky-tacky day)

Thursday, March 23: Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum Thursday (twin day)

Friday, March 24: Favorite Wonderland Character Friday

Reflections Winners

Congratulations to two 7th graders at TRMS. Sydney Rowen (Film) and Kate Lee (Visual Arts) were selected as state winners in the National Reflections Competition. If you want to get started on your entry for next year, the theme for 2017-2018 is "Within Reach".

Georgia Poetry Winner

Ashlin Yeo, an 8th grade student, was selected by the Georgia Poetry Society as its THIRD PLACE WINNER for grades 6 through 8. This contest is a statewide challenge, so the competition is significant and the judging rigorous. Ashlin’s poem, “Gray Morning,” will be published in The Reach of Song this summer. Congratulations to Ashlin Yeo and to her language arts teacher Dr. Ray.

MATHCOUNTS Competition

Congratulations to the four students who have qualified for the 2017 state MATHCOUNTS competition. They will be competing on March 20th at Georgia Tech. Best of luck to Jerome Perrera, Max Yuan, Alan Qiao, and Ben Jung!

Essay Contest Winner

Congratulations to Caelyn DeSouza for moving on to the County (District 3) level of the Georgia Farm Bureau Essay Contest. Congratulations and good luck at the county level!

Junior Cougar Cheer Registration

Would you like to be a Junior Cougar Cheerleader? We need spirit and we need you to be a part of a fun team of girls cheering on the Junior Cougars!! We will have a Parent Information Meeting on March 15th at CHS Media Center at 7:00. All rising 3rd -8th graders are welcome. We will also have tryouts for all rising 6th - 8th graders on April 11th & 12th. Please contact Leslie Glass with any information at or visit our website at Registration is now OPEN!!

Junior Cougar Football Registration

It’s that time of year again for Jr. Cougar tackle football registration!!! We will be opening FALL registration Monday March 6th!! Registration is open to ALL rising 3rd-8th grade students. We welcome all current, past and potential new players. This year we will also be hosting an exciting OPEN HOUSE & Football Tailgate at Taylor Road Middle School on Sunday April 23rd from 1:00 -4:00!! We will have games, prizes, food, drink, safety coaches and a FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT!!! This event is FREE!! We welcome anyone to join us for an afternoon of football, family, friends and FUN!! This is a great opportunity to talk to coaches and past players! Visit our website for more information:


We’re proud to announce our newest education partner, AutoBell Car Wash located at 3651 Peachtree Parkway, Suite E-171, Suwanee, GA 30024.

In a show of appreciation, each staff member received their own 2017 AutoBell Car Wash Savings Book chock-full of specials for our many car needs.

We appreciate their dedication and commitment to the educational development and professional achievement of both students and staff here at Taylor Road.

Parents of rising 9th graders

If you’ve never been involved or are looking for a way to serve at Hooch next school year, PTSA is a super way! With your student entering into high school, now is a great time to serve by “shadowing” a current position. By “shadowing” this is a great opportunity to “get your feet wet “& aid in the transition for the following school year. We at Hooch have a few members rolling off their chairperson positions at the end of the 2017-18 school year and would love for you to serve.

A few areas to serve in are Communications, Membership, Legislative, Honor Roll recognition & Staff Appreciation. There are many more opportunities to get involved, see the attached form. We cannot offer the programs/ activities to our students without your help. I would encourage you to get involved and have a voice in yours student’s future whatever that capacity might be.

CHS PTA Volunteer Form

Any questions or if you’re needing more detail please contact Suzie Stagmeier

Best Regards,

Suzie Stagmeier

CHS PTSA President

PTSA Student Ambassador Program

Chattahoochee is gearing up to take applications to the PTSA Student Ambassador Program for the 2017-2018 school year. The ambassadors are selected by the PTSA and commit to assisting the PTSA with programming throughout the year. Two of the main programs that the ambassadors assist with are the Welcome Night for New Families to CHS and the area in the fall and the Student Career Fair in the spring. Click the following for details and the application. Applications will be accepted until March 31st.

PTSA Student Ambassador Application

TEC Camp at Georgia Tech

We would like to invite middle school girls who are rising 7th and 8th graders to our upcoming TEC (Technology, Engineering & Computer) Camp, which will be held from June 12 – 16, 2017, on the Georgia Tech campus.

This fun and interactive camp is hosted by the Georgia Tech Women in Engineering Program and is designed to introduce young girls to the exciting world of engineering with the hope of inspiring them to eventually consider college majors and careers as engineers. More information on the camp can be found in the flyer here and at

School Governance Council Elections Begin March 22nd

It is SGC elections season. Elections will take place March 22nd-28th for parent/guardian representatives and teacher representatives. Each candidate has prepared a statement introducing him/herself and explaining why s/he wants to serve on the Council. As you prepare to cast your vote, please visit our school website at to learn more about the candidates so that you can make an informed decision about your Council representatives. Hard copies of the candidate statements are available in the main office for your viewing as well. Each parent will receive an email with a unique link allowing you to vote in this year’s election. Please make sure the school has your correct email address on file.

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Did your child forget something from home?

Please see the clipboard located near the front desk for new item drop-off procedures.

TRMS Device Behavior Matrix

At the following link, you will find the TRMS Device Behavior Matrix. The behavior matrix explains classroom expectations in reference to the use of students’ new Dell Latitude 3150 laptops. It also lists the consequences for students who do not adhere to these expectations. Please review the document and discuss these expectations with your child. TRMS Device Behavior Matrix


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PTA Membership



Find out more about TRMS PTA on our website,


Email Laura Gossage, PTA President, at