Cougar Chronicle

What's going on at Cumming Elementary? 5/2/16

Georgia Milestone Testing

CONGRATULATIONS COUGARS!!! We have completed the GA Milestones for 2015-16!

Thank you, parents, for your support during this two week testing period. Your compassion to keep pushing your children to do their very best every day was evident. Teachers and students spent time on Friday celebrating their accomplishments. We hope you had a very restful weekend!

News from the Cafeteria

As we come to the end of another school year, Forsyth County Food Services will no longer allow Negative charges to student accounts effective after meal service on Friday, May 6th 2016.

To ensure that your child can continue to enjoy school meals or to clear your student’s account of any negative balances, please send a payment (cash or check) to the school, or visit, to make a payment online.

Relay for Life Week

May 2nd-6th

*Throughout the week, we will have a penny drop competition. The class with the most change on Friday will win a Popsicle party!

Monday- Encouraging card day- make cards to take to the cancer centers in our area.

Tuesday- Superhero day! Dress up as a super hero for $1 (within dress code, please!)

Wednesday- Spirit Day—wear your Cumming Elementary Relay for Life shirt or other spirit wear! There will also be a lollipop sale today. Buy a lollipop for $1!

Thursday- Pajama day (within dress code, please!)

Friday- Hay Day- bring $1 to wear your favorite hat.

Title I May Feedback Meeting

Tuesday, May 17th, 5pm

540 Dahlonega Street

Cumming, GA

Be on the lookout for an invitation in your child's folder! We LOVE for parents to come to this event to help plan for next school year.

Give your feedback about what the Title I program should buy, what kinds of professional development teachers should receive, and what kinds of learning opportunities parents should have.

Children will have fun playing educational activities while parents provide their input!

Please RSVP to Zo Sanchez.


Please make sure these dates and events are marked on your calendar:

May 4 : Talent Show (4th & 5th)

May 5 : Talent Show (2nd & 3rd)

May 6 : Talent Show (K & 1st)

May 9 : Earth Day Activities

May 11 : Lunchtime Learning @ OMS

May 12 : Field Day

May 13 : Career Day

May 17 : Title I May Feedback Meeting

May 27 : Last Day of School/ 5th Grade Honors Day (8:45 AM)