The Taylor Road Messenger

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mark Your Calendar! Upcoming Events

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

9/5: Club Sign Up Starts

A Message from the Principal

As you may know, on Monday, August 21st at approximately 2:35 p.m. the Atlanta Metro Area will experience a 98% solar eclipse event. This is an exciting and significant event and our school leadership team has been reviewing information on safety precautions for the Solar Eclipse. After looking at the specific requirements, our Administrative Team has made the decision to not participate in the outside viewing of the Solar Eclipse.

For families who have made alternative plans for viewing the eclipse, know ALL student absences and/or checkouts on this day will be counted as excused. If you wish to pick up your child, please do so prior to 12:30 for the safety of you and the student. Additionally, the District will delay dismissal at all elementary schools until 3:05. Our bus dismissal may be delayed by about 20 minutes.

For more information about safety during the Solar Eclipse, visit Thank you and please feel free to contact the school should you have any other questions.

Ed Williamson


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Student Accident Insurance

Dear Parents and Guardians:

Fulton County Schools (FCS) provides access to Student Accident Insurance coverage through T. W. Lord & Associates. A summary of coverages are provided below for your information, review and convenience. If your child(ren) is/are not covered under a family medical plan or some other medical program, medical attention to your child(ren) could be delayed and/or interrupted. The program offered through T. W. Lord & Associates is being offered as a convenience to parents and guardians and is being provided solely as a service by the District.

Please be advised and it is extremely important that you are aware and understand that in general FCS may not liable or responsible for student injuries/accidents or the medical expenses associated with such injuries/accidents occurring on District property or while participating in a District sponsored event(s). FCS does not purchase student accident insurance for students. Your child(ren) should be covered under a family medical plan or some other medical program such as Medicaid, PeachCare, etc., that would cover a child for accidental injuries and medical treatment, if necessary.

Please make sure you are aware of how your child(ren) will be covered medically if an accidental injury should occur requiring more than first aide.

Student Accident and Football Accident Insurance Plan brochures (hard copies), will not be available in schools this year, but will be available electronically on the Risk Management Public Portal


A link to T. W. Lord’s website will be provided once available.

A summary of coverages and premiums for 2017-18 school year are as follows:

Plan Cost Plan Cost

Basic School Time $ 19.50 Basic Football (incl. Spring) $ 98.50

Preferred School Time $ 32.00 Preferred Football (incl. Spring) $168.50

Basic 24-Hour Coverage $ 85.00 Basic Football (Sr. No Spring) $ 79.50

Preferred 24-Hour Coverage $135.00 Preferred Football (Sr. No Spring) $139.50

Basic 24-Hour Summer Only $ 29.00 Basic Spring Football (New Players) $ 19.00

Preferred 24-Hour Summer Only $ 44.00 Preferred Spring Football (New Players) $ 29.00

Full Time Accidental Dental $ 7.00

Premier Option

Premier School-Time $ 49.00 Premier Football (incl. Spring) $278.00

Premier 24-hour coverage $225.00 Premier Football (Sr. No Spring) $229.00

Premier 24-Hour Summer Only $ 69.00 Premier Spring Football (New Players) $ 49.00

You may also contact T. W. Lord at (770) 427-2461 for additional information on obtaining coverage, or you may contact the Risk Management Department at (470) 254-2176 or via email at

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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.


PTA Membership


Find out more about TRMS PTA on our website,

Click on the link to purchase your membership:


Email Nikki Webber, PTA President, at