First Lady Deal Visits Garden Hills

First Lady of Georgia, Mrs. Sandra Deal, paid a visit to GHES in September!  She was greeted on the steps by three of our Student Wellness Ambassadors, Zariah Brandao, Brian Le, and Misael Menenses Morales, who accompanied Mrs. Deal during her visit.  Mrs. Deal read to Ms. Adebayo’s and Ms. Mather’s 2nd Grade classes in the…

October is Fuel Your School Month

Chevron is working with DonorsChoose.org to help teachers get the supplies they need for eligible classroom projects. During the month of October, whenever you fuel up with 8 or more gallons at a participating Chevron or Texaco station, Chevron will donate $1 to support GHES teacher projects! Click here to learn more. Local stations participating:…

We Need your collected Pepperidge Farm Labels for Education ASAP!

Did you know Garden Hills collects Labels for Education? These labels, on favorite items such as Goldfish, Campbell’s Soup and Pepperidge Farm products, translate into equipment and technology for our school! Pepperidge Farm is currently offering a great opportunity for schools, so please send in your Labels for Education ASAP to your child’s teacher. Remember to…

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…

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…