The Taylor Road Messenger

Monday, August 7, 2017

Big image

Mark Your Calendar! Upcoming Events

8/7: First day of school!

8/11: School Governance Council Meeting (7:30AM)

8/19: Family Pet Walk (11:00AM)

8/22: 7th and 8th Grade Curriculum Night (6:00PM)

8/23: 6th Grade Curriculum Night (6:00PM)

9/1: Teacher Work Day

9/4: Labor Day--No School

News you want to share? Let us know!

The TRMS Messenger will be coming to you weekly this academic year! It will continue to feature important dates for major school events and activities along with exciting news from Taylor Road Middle School and the community. If you have events, recognitions, or photos you wish to be included in TRMS Messenger, please email Dana Bennett at bennettd@fultonschools.org. Follow us on Twitter! @Proud_Tigers

Student Code of Conduct & Discipline Handbook

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! We are again utilizing an electronic delivery of our 2017-2018 Student Code of Conduct & Discipline Handbook to parents who have an email address on file with their school. This electronic delivery process involves completion of two simple steps, 1) Reviewing the Student Code of Conduct and 2) Completing and submitting the Acknowledgement of Electronic Receipt. Instructions are below:

  1. Please review and save the updated 2017-2018 Student Code of Conduct & Discipline Handbook at http://www.fultonschools.org/en/divisions/acd/supportserv/Pages/StudentDiscipline.aspx

  1. Please click the link below to review and submit the required Acknowledgement of Electronic Receipt Form. After review of the Acknowledgement of Electronic Receipt, please complete the electronic form and submit it.

It is important that you review and discuss the Code of Conduct with your child(ren). Teachers will also review the Code of Conduct with students at the beginning of the school year.

We encourage you to acknowledge receipt of these materials electronically, however, a limited number of hardcopies of the Receipt form and the Code of Conduct & Handbook will be available either at your school or the Office of Student Discipline.

Thank you and have a wonderful school year!

Taylor Road Tips from the Front Office

Late Arrival – If it is after 9:15, and your child does not have a note from a doctor, please come to the front office and check them in.


Early Dismissal –Please have your child bring a note to the front office. 6th grade, your connection classes are at the end of the day. If you have PE you may want to pick them up before class starts. They could be outside and that could delay your dismissal. To avoid any delay due to traffic issues we recommend that you pick up your child by 3:45. All check outs require a photo ID.


If your child is going to be checked out by another person other than you that is not on your emergency contact, we will need a note from you and they will be asked to show a photo ID.


Dropping off items – We will no longer be putting names on the message board for lunch drop offs. Please make sure your student knows to check with the front office if they have forgotten their lunch.


Cell Phones – Since students will not have their cell phones during the school day, it would be helpful if they could memorize your phone numbers if they need to use the phone in the front office.


Parking – You may park in any spaces in front of the school. Please don’t park in the carpool drop off area or the bus loading area at the side of the school.


Transportation Changes – If your child will ride a different bus home you will need to send in a handwritten note with the child the morning of with the name of the child and bus number. We will approve it and your child will give it to the bus driver at dismissal.


We are excited to start our school year and hope these tips will be helpful!

EOG Milestone Results

If you did not pick up your child’s EOG Milestones results on the verification day, it will be sent home with the student next week. Please be on the lookout!

The Wonder of Reading

Taylor Road MS is excited to announce a year-long focus on character through literacy education using the novel Wonder as the common thread.

Our overall goal includes the increase of student literacy skills. Wonder is a novel that is accessible to our entire school community – all levels of readers – from an English-language learner to a talented and gifted student examining deeper connections to the human condition.

The novel is especially relevant for middle school students as they struggle with who they are and who they will become. Focusing on character attributes explored in the novel could assist our young adults as they confront adversity and micro-aggressions of word and deed.

Our themes we will explore during the year include:

  • Courage

  • Kindness-Compassion

  • Empathy

  • Integrity

  • Patience

  • Forgiveness

  • Perseverance

  • Reflection

Community members and parents will be asked to share their favorite excerpts from the book with students during the year through video-taped interviews and in-person discussions. Check out the novel through our local libraries, or you can order your copy on your own through your favorite bookseller, or reserve a copy through a bulk TRMS purchase to be delivered later this fall.

If you are interested in joining our committee, please email gambill@fultonschools.org.

School Clinic News

If your child has a medical condition requiring medicine, please have your physician fill out the appropriate form and return it to the clinic as soon as possible. If your child has a medical condition and does not require medicine, please email morristracy@fultonschools.org to let her know. Forms can be found on our website under Clinic. Have a safe and healthy school year.

Big image
Big image

Taste of Johns Creek is returning to appease the foodie in you! You will be able to sample more than 20 local restaurants on the campus of Chattahoochee High School. There will be an Art Walk with shopping abound from local hand-made artisans, enjoy live acoustic

music, local entertainment, kid’s activities and taste some of the best food the Johns Creek-area has to offer at this exciting event for the whole family. Just make sure you bring your appetite!

WHEN: Saturday; August 19, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Chattahoochee High School 5230 Taylor Road – Johns Creek - GA – 30022

RESTAURANTS: We are expecting more than 20 restaurants including- Pita Mediterranean Street Food, Frozen Cow Creamery, Olivia's Cup Cakes, Williamson Bros. BBQ, Petite Pies, and more to tempt your taste buds and fill your senses.

BENEFITTING: The Chattahoochee High School Booster Clubs

COST: Admission to the Taste is FREE with food samples costing $1.00 to $4.00 each – tickets must be purchased for food and kids zone.

Click here for more information.

WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?

PTA Membership

BE INFORMED. BE ACTIVE!

Find out more about TRMS PTA on our website,

www.trmspta.com

Click on the link to purchase your membership:

http://www.trmspta.com/membership.html

Questions?

Email Nikki Webber, PTA President, at trmsptapresident@gmail.com