Coleman Connection

Coleman Middle School Newsletter, 1/29

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Principal's Weekly Video Message

1st Semester Awards Ceremony

We don't want the opportunity to pass for us to celebrate our Honor Roll and Principal Honor Roll recipients for 1st semester. We have produced the following video to celebrate each student's success:

Certificates for in-person students were delivered to homeroom; certificates for digital students were mailed.

Congratulations to all!

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Donut Fundraiser

Jr Beta Club and Student Ambassadors are PRE-ORDERING donuts on MyPaymentPlus.

1 dozen for $10.00 (Krispie Kreme) - It is listed under "SCHOOL FUNDRAISER"

The fundraiser benefits Coleman's Care Team.

Dates to pre-order: start tomorrow and goes thru Feb 4, Thursday Midnight.

Open to all students and Faculty.

Donuts available for pick-up on February 11.

One School, One Read!

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:

Every Tuesday through the month of January we will have an activity or trivia contest associated with our book New Kid by Jerry Craft.

This week contest:

This is the activity for this week:

Jordan talks about "Judging Kids by the Covers Of their Books" in one of his sketch book drawings. If you wrote a book about yourself, what would the title be (or what would your book cover look like?) If you want to draw a book cover upload it below). Add the title below and explain WHY you chose that title.

Students can write out the title and explain WHY they chose that title OR they can draw/ illustrate the cover and upload a picture of it on the form. Contest closes on Monday, Feb 1. Winners announced Tuesday, Feb 2nd.

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Congratulations CMS Band!

We are excited to announce four of our CMS Band Members have made it to the 2nd Round All State Audition!

Kaelyn Lange // Flute // 8th Grade

Joseph Lee // Clarinet // 8th Grade

Jordan Morrissette // Trombone // 8th Grade

Gareth Weinberger // Trombone // 8th Grade

We are also excited to announce two of our CMS Band students were selected for the District 13 Honor Band!

Joseph Lee // Clarinet // 8th Grade

Hillary Celin Fnu // Clarinet // 7th Grade

Congrats to the band and Mr. Franco!

GCPS Parent Perception Survey

The administration window for the Parent Survey will begin soon for the 2020-21 school year.

Please note the following:

The Parent Survey will be administered February 8 through February 26. Due to the pandemic, GCPS is administering a contactless version of the survey this year. There will be no paper or school computer option. Instead, SchoolMessenger will deliver an email invitation to families to complete a survey for each school at which they have one or more enrolled students. The survey will be available in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese and will be accessed using the link and unique code provided in the SchoolMessenger email.

Please be on the lookout - we appreciate your feedback and continued support!

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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!

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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


Amy Fuchs I FamilyHomesGa

Keller Williams

Chattahoochee North

main 678.578.2700

Call or Text me at 404.439.1031

Indigo Trade Paper Co., LLC

500 Pinnacle Court

Suite 125

Norcross, GA. 30096


Mathnasium Berkeley Lake

Kevin Thi
4895 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, #104

Norcross, GA 30092


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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