Patriot Post

September 4, 2020

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Title I

Please review the Draft of the Family and Community Engagement Plan & School-Family Promise (Plan/Promise) provided by Corley Elementary.

Students participating in the Title I, Part A program and their families agree that this Plan/Promise outlines how the entire school staff, the students and their families will share the responsibility for improved student academic achievement at Corley Elementary. This Plan/Promise also describes how the school and families will build and develop a partnership to help students achieve the challenging State and district academic standards. If you have comments or questions, please contact Dr. Tricia B. Sumpter.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

  • SEL is how adults and children understand and manage emotions, set & achieve positive goals, feel & show empathy for others, maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions.

  • Parents and teachers teach these skills on a daily basis already!

  • Your kids are receiving SEL lessons every week from their teacher and from counseling lessons

Early Check-Out

Parents are asked to call the school 45 minutes -1 hour prior to requesting early check-out in order to prepare the student.

When you arrive to the school please have your Photo ID out and ready to show at the door Buzz In System. We will bring your student to you.

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Register for Free and Reduced-Price Meals:

Did you know that families can apply for Free and Reduced-Price meals if their household income has been affected by the current pandemic? By signing up today, families can ensure their children begin the school year with these benefits. Additionally, this eligibility can be used to access other types of public assistance or services that may be available during this pandemic, such as low-cost internet services. Fill out a Free and Reduced-Price Meal online application.

If you completed a form last school year, you will need to reapply for the cuurent school year. Applications typically are processed within three days. Questions about Free and Reduced-Price meals, eligibility, and applications can be sent to

If you have any other questions please contact our Cafe Manager, Brenda McFarland at 770-806-7879.

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· Students, staff and visitors must wear a face mask when in the building.

· School visits are limited to registration time; by appointment only.

· The Visitors Management System (VMS), or “Buzz-in” system, will be used. ALL parents and other school visitors will be required to state the purpose of the visit before gaining access to the school building.

· Visitors will not be permitted in the building this year. Guests will be permitted to enter the reception area to conduct business that cannot be conducted over the phone. We strongly encourage the use of phone and/or email to conduct school business. Should this not be possible, school business beyond the reception area must be conducted by appointment only.

Girl Scouts at Corley are back VIRTUALLY!

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