News From the Nest

Evansdale Weekly Newsletter - February 2nd Edition

A Message from the Assistant Principal ...


If your child took the Cogat test in October (letters went home notifying you if this were the case), we have scores and they

will be sent home next Friday the 9th. We hit a snag with the reports and have to delay sending them out, but they will be

arriving in the courier next Friday, February 9th. Thank you for your understanding. if you have any questions, please

contact Ms. Jessica Jackson at 678-874-2706 or


Robert Clayton

Assistant Principal

Evansdale Elementary

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Evansdale Presents "Nifty Numbers", a Title 1 Family Math Night!

Come play with numbers through fun games, activities, and hands-on projects next Thursday, February 8th, 6:00-7:30 p.m., at Evansdale!

You will go on a journey to explore they are represented, how they relate to each other, and the effects that operations have on them. You and your child just might discover some amazing things. Throughout the event, you will find yourself having fun doing and talking about math in a way where making sense of numbers is mere child's play!

  • Explore 8 hands-on stations
  • Choose from 3 activity levels at each station
  • Create projects to take home
  • Go at your own pace
  • Reinforce classroom learning
  • Connect with community

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Evansdale Reporters are "Tree"mendous

Thanks to all who noticed and reported a tree that had broken and was leaning near the nature trail. We notified the county and are happy to report that the tree was removed this morning. We truly appreciate all who keep an eagle eye on Evansdale's campus.


Evansdale is requesting parent assistance regarding data collection using the Georgia Parent Climate Survey. All parents are encouraged to participate in the survey and the data will be used as part of the calculation of Evansdale's Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey site. Thank you for your support!

Georgia Parent Climate Survey:

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Henderson Middle School Tour & Orientation Dates for Rising 6th Grade Parents

Final Parent Tour Date: The tour will take place at 9:30 am for each session on the

following dates; February 2nd

Parent Orientation Meeting: This informational meeting will be held at Henderson Middle at 6:30 p.m. on February 8th.

Evansdale Student Tour: This tour is ONLY FOR 5th grade students. Parents can not attend.Our students will take a trip to Henderson Middle on February 22nd for an orientation and tour of the school.

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DCSD Make Up Days Set

DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will make up two of its three inclement weather days on Friday, February 16 and Friday, March 9. A survey is being presented by DCSD for options on making up the other two days. Click on this link to take the survey -

Save the Date for PreK Lottery - March 20, 2018. Details Coming Soon!

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DCSD School Choice Enrollment Deadline Next Friday, Feb 9th

  • Parent Support Center is open (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY) during Open Enrollment
2652 Lawrenceville Highway Decatur, GA 30033. Reserve your appointment online at

  • Call-In support is available from 1/8/18 - 4/16/18 at 678-676-0050
  • Applications submitted with all required paperwork during the open enrollment window are ON TIME.
  • All applications are required to be submitted online ONLY.
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Save the Date(s)

02/05-02/09 National School Counseling Week

02/06 School Council, 5 p.m.

02/06 PTA Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m.

02/08 Title 1 Math Night, 6 p.m.

02/09 AR 55% Prize Day

02/10 Honor Chorus

02/10 Father Daughter Dance, 2 p.m.

02/16 Regular School Day (Inclement Weather Make-Up Day #1)

02/19 Presidents' Day, No School

02/22 Kindergarten Round Up, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

02/27 Black History Program, 6 p.m.

02/28 AR 65% Cut Off

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