Campbell Middle School Visit

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Our fifth grade students will be touring Campbell Middle School on Tuesday, May 1.  Permission letters will be going home in the next few days.  Parents must sign a permission form in order for students to attend.  

 

This tour is a great way for students to hear a little about the middle school experience from current students and staff.  There are usually performances by the music department and a time for questions.  

 

Parents are invited to tour Campbell on one of the following dates:

 

http://www.cobbk12.org/CampbellMS/Upcoming%20Events/Tour%20days%20at%20CMS.pdf

 

Talking to Your Child About Grief and Tragedy

When tragedy strikes, children depend on the adults in their lives to help them process what happened.  Ongoing communication is one of the best ways to help children during challenging times.  If you need help knowing what to say to your children, here are a couple of websites that might help.

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/aftermath.aspx

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/death.html?ref=search&WT.ac=msh-p-dtop-en-search-clk

If  you believe that your child needs more assistance, please feel free to consult with your school counselors for support at school or a referral to outside resources.

 

Parent Resources

Cobb County is offering a STEM camp over our February Break.  See the details below:

STEMcamp Cobb during February Break! 

CCSD is offering STEMcamp Cobb to students in Grades 3-8 who are looking for something engaging to do during their February break! From February 19-21, students can choose from sessions on coding, robotics, 3D-design, escape rooms, video production, and more! Hosted at Daniell MS. More information and registration is available at http://www.stemcobb.com. Please share with your students! 

 

 

KSU Social Skills Program

The Children & Family Programs at the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development is accepting registration for their 8 week Social Skills Program. Social Skills is a fun prevention/intervention group that is open to all 5‐12 year‐olds who are struggling academically, socially, and/or behaviorally, including those diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, and HFASD.

 Each 60 minute Social Skills Program will focus on developing skills to promote positive peer relationships. Children will participate in games, art projects, life skills, and recreational sport activities. The program will focus on Emotional Regulation, Communication, Participation, Cooperation, and Validation. It will meet Mondays at 3:30 at Logan Farm Park in Acworth beginning 3/5. For more information please contact Dr. Garefino at agarefin@kennesaw.edu

 

Ongoing Community Resources

If you are looking for resources for your family, don’t forget to check the community resources link on the on the Cobb County School District page.  On the link you’ll find information on outside counselors, financial assistance and community agencies.

 

http://www.cobbk12.org/FamilyResources/

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winners!

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winner and runner-up!  Narain Singaram from Mrs. Braswell’s fifth grade class was our winner and will represent Teasley in the County Spelling Bee on Saturday, January 27 at Kell High School.  Rohan Damacharla from Mrs. Hillsman’s fifth grade class was our runner-up.  We had 22 great spellers who represented their classrooms and made it a great competition.

 

Upcoming Events

FIFTH GRADE HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

The fifth grade Human Growth and Development Program will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018.  Permission letters will go home when we return from Winter break.

A parent preview session will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 7:15 AM for parents who would like to preview the program before their children attend the session.  If you would like to preview the material and cannot attend on January 11, please contact Mrs. Corinna Oliver, counselor.

 

SPELLING BEE

Teasley’s annual Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 8:15 in the cafeteria.  Parents of participants are invited to attend.  The winner of the Teasley Spelling Bee will advance to the Cobb County Spelling Bee that will be held on January 27, 2018.

September is Attendance Awareness Month!

 

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During September, Teasley we’ll be participating in Attendance Awareness month.  Research shows that being in school on time improves school performance and increases a students’ chances of graduating on time.  Regular attendance in kindergarten-second grades also makes a child more likely to be a proficient reader by third grade.  When a child misses more than 6 days of school, it lowers our school’s state (CCRPI) rating.  Everyone benefits when students are in school on time!  #schooleveryday #everystudenteveryday

This month each class can earn incentives when every student is on time to school every day.  For each day of perfect attendance (no absences and no tardies) the class will earn an extra minute of recess. It could be up to 20 extra minutes at the end of the month! Classes with outstanding attendance will be recognized throughout the month and will have the chance to earn other prizes.

How can parents help?  First, if your child is truly sick, they should stay home.  However, if they have doctors’ appointments, please schedule them after school or check your child out after 11:00. Please make sure your child is here before 7:50.  Send your child to school on the bus.  Bus riders are never marked tardy.  If you are a car rider, please use the carpool line and get in line early.  The car line tends to be shortest around 7:25.

Thank you so much for making sure your child is at school on time every day!  Attendance matters and is a big part of making your child successful.

Student Council Field Trip!

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Student Council had an after school field trip to the Children’s Hospital of Atlanta to wrap up the year.  About 12 Student Council members were able to attend.  The students played games to learn about the hospital’s “Live Strong for Life” campaign and then helped make treat bags for some of the patients.

Teasley Art Show!

ART SHOW CELEBRATION!  

DON’T MISS OUT!!

Teasley Gym at 5 to 6:30 on March 5th

You and your family are invited to celebrate your students artwork.  Each student has their own masterpiece framed and on display.  You may purchase your child’s framed original art to proudly display in your home or office for 25$ cash or credit only.  In addition, a percentage of the sales go directly to your child’s school.  You may also buy reproductions at the art show.  There will be a few activity tables and a photo booth to capture the night!  If you have any questions, feel free to email Mrs. Brooks, the art teacher, at:   kaylene.hybart@cobbk12.org

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