Local School Council Update

Applications are due by Tuesday, September 30th Remember, when you commit to serve on the Local School Council, you are committing to serve Garden Hills to the best of your ability! The LSC meets a few times during the school year with Mr. Usher to discuss the direction of education at GHES and important school…

Updated Address for NAPPS Meeting Tomorrow

Please note that tomorrow’s NAPPS meeting is at Jackson PRIMARY Campus, 4191 Northside Drive, NW, Atlanta, GA  30342. NAPPS (North Atlanta Parents for Public Schools) will host an important and informative meeting on September 24th at noon at Warren T. Jackson Elementary Primary campus. Everyone is encouraged to attend. You may bring your lunch; consider…

News from NAPPS regarding the Atlanta Beltline

Please read this comprehensive document prepared by NAPPS (North Atlanta Parents for Public Schools) or visit their website to gain an understanding of the Atlanta Beltline dispute between APS and City of Atlanta, Invest Atlanta. We encourage all parents and stakeholders to be aware of the dispute, understand the effects on our school system and…

More on APS School System Operating Models

By now, hopefully our APS parents and community are aware that we have BIG decisions to make regarding the future direction of our schools. We have been presented with 3 possible models to discuss and debate upon. They are all a little complex to understand, but we feel it is important that all parents, guardians,…

Important APS “Visioning Sessions”

open for all parents and community members By now parents have received the calls and flyers regarding this important opportunity to make some good changes toward building stronger schools for all APS students. Tonight, all parents and community members are invited to come learn more about the three proposed “Flexibility Options.” Please click APS Flexibility Options to…

Your Stuff Is Needed!

The 3rd-4th-5th grade Fall Dance is on Friday, October 24th and the dance committee has come up with an amazing theme of having a GLOW party. We are in need of black lights and any glow-in the-dark materials you may have around the house. Erinn Grier and Erica Fanelli are the parental chairs on this…

Box Tops

Friday is the last chance to turn in your Box Tops for our Box Tops Contest Challenge! All students who submit Box Tops will be entered into a contest to win one of 3 Bruster’s Ice Cream Gift Cards. Each of the teachers of these lucky winners will receive Gift Cards to purchase supplies for…

From Kiddos Extracurriculars….

INFO FOR PARENTS We are excited to have you joining us for Extracurricular Classes at Garden Hills! This semester our number one priority will be the safety of our students. There will be changes in order to keep our building secure and our children safe. 1. For the first two weeks, parents must send a…

Donors Choose.org

We just found out today that this weekend, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is funding half of every classroom project on the DonorsChoose.org website, as long as parents like us take the projects the rest of the way! If you have never participated in a Donors Choose project, here’s how it works. A teacher…