Georgia Habitats

Here are the links that students may use as additional resources for their habitats project.

The wonderful YouTube Song we listen to almost every day during our unit.

Here is a PowerPoint which can be used to study the different regions. I will be using this in class to help guide the students with our habitat notebooks.



Field Day T-Shirts and other important dates

Almost Happy Spring!!!

Here is the link for ordering your child’s field day t-shirt, if you would  prefer to order online.

Select: Mrs. Brindles/3rd grade class

The shirts will be shipped to the school and distributed at a later date, TBD.

Please look under the social studies and science tabs for the information regarding both our Market Day and our Habitats Project. I have uploaded them in these sections in case, you happen to misplace them. 🙂

Important Dates for March:

3/2 – Spring Pictures

3/22 – 3rd quarter report cards sent home

3/23 – Career Day for 3rd grade AND Habitat Projects DUE

3/28-  Wellstar In-house Field Trip

3/30- 3rd Grade Market Day


Informational Research Homework

Good Afternoon! The students are gathering some notes at home for our in class writing on a specific topic that they wanted to find out more information about. We will be using the Cobb Digitial Library.

I have attached the link here for the easier access 😀

Students can use this to search ebooks, pebblego, BrainPop, and World Book plus many more sites.

Login information: first select Nickajack ES

username: student id

Password: student id

This assignment is just to help students learn how to research information in this system.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.



Online Book Fair

When:     December 1st – December 15th
Unique code for checkout:   nesBraves2017
The Nickajack Learning Commons and Nickajack PTA are hosting the Jack’s first online book fair! Our partner, Children’s Bookstore, has over 200,000 titles available! The incredible selection of books, from baby board books to young adult, includes all genres of fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels and books in a series.  Shopping on the site is easy – shop award winning books, books by reading level, books in a series, bargain books, and Best of books.
The fair is open 24/7 and will run until midnight December 15th.  All books are shipped directly to the customer.  Our school will earn 30% of every book purchased – proceeds will benefit our Nickajack Learning Commons and Nickajack PTA.

Family & Friends Luncheon plus our Fall Book Fair

Family & Friends Luncheon ~~~~~ Wednesday, November 15th! Plus our Fall Book Fair!!

Our class will go to lunch from 11:25 to 12:05, Please join us for lunch! Our students will have sack lunches on both Tuesday & Thursday to allow the other grades to have their luncheons.


Roast Turkey w/Rolls

Cornbread Dressing

Cranberry Sauce


Sweet Potato Soufflé

w/ Marshmallows

Mashed Potatoes

Green Beans

 “Candy Corn” Fruit Cup

Fresh Fruit

Holiday Apple Crisp


Milk Choices

100 % Juices

Ice Tea (Adults only)


All Guests (including child guests)

$3.75 Per. Person


Happy Monday!!

Happy Monday!

I hope that everyone that attended the Fall Festival had a wonderful time! I was unable to attend as we had a prior engagement to attend. I can’t wait to hear how much fun the students had 🙂

Conference week is this week!! This means that everyday is an early-release day. Students will be dismissed around 12:20 and depart on the the buses around 12:30. If you cannot keep your conference time, please contact me and we can easily reschedule. Because conferences are set for 20 minute intervals, please try to be on time.

Thank you for your support through the PTA Foundation “Back the Jack.” Our class was presented with a Grant Approval for our STEM Bins!! We are super excited and can not wait to receive the supplies and get them up and running!!

Send in Native American Projects starting Wednesday. If you need to send me a Power point, you can send it to this school email. We will use some of next week to introduce projects, if we do not complete them on Friday.

Have a wonderful week!

It’s that time of year again…. Let’s Back the Jack!!!!

BACK the JACK Campaign

The Nickajack Elementary Foundation needs your help in raising the funds necessary to support our school’s commitment to technology, academic excellence and student success and to provide our kids with the most competitive education possible! Our BACK the JACK fundraising goal for the 2017-2018 school year is $75,000. It’s another large undertaking but we know that together, we can make it happen! The official campaign dates are August 28 – September 15, 2017.

Make a donation to BACK the JACK of $125 or more and you are entered to win an Nintendo Switch.

Please make your tax deductible donation by Friday, September 15th. Donations can be made via Paypal/credit card using the link below, OR we encourage  you to donate via check to save us the 3% Paypal service fee. To donate by check, fill out a BTJ Donation Form and include it with  a check made out to the Nickajack Elementary Foundation. Place them in an envelope in the black box at school. It takes ALL of us – Let’s BACK the JACK!

Back the jack color logoDONATE  ONLINE HERE!

This year, we are raising funds to continue to develop our school’s Learning Commons and fund STEAM initiatives and the teacher grant program. We will also be earmarking funds for student reading, math and enrichment programs. This is all very exciting!

We are suggesting $125 per child, but we appreciate every donation made, no matter the amount. You might further consider joining one of our higher donation levels. The various levels of patronage are from $149 to $5,000+, see levels below.

Donors Silver level and higher receive an invitation to the Donor Recognition Event.

Donor Levels

Supporter Level up to $149
Bronze Level, $150- $299
Silver Level, $300- $549
Gold Level, $550- $1,499
Platinum Level, $1,500-$4,999
Diamond Level, $5,000+