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Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.
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Dear Parent or Guardian,  
 
During the week of December 7 through 11, the counseling department will provide classroom lessons focused on college and career awareness. 

Scholars will participate in an online career aptitude and interest assessment called the YouScience Profile. With this program, scholars match their unique talents and interests with their best fit college and career paths. 

 
Attention Parents and Guardians
Teen Lures Program

Dear Parents/Guardians,
Friday, December 11, 2020, the Cedar Grove Middle School's Counseling Department will provide classroom lessons using the Teen Lures Personal Safety Prevention Program. Due to the sensitive nature of this curriculum, parent notification is required. 

Please visit our school's website to review the topics and to get additional information about the curriculum. 

If you would like to opt out, please download, sign, date and return the form to your grade level counselor by Friday, December 4, 2020.


Respectfully,
Dr. Marcia Scott, Principal
Ms. Vivian Omari, Head Counselor
 
Virtual Learning Schedule
Week 15:  November 30 - December 4, 2020

Click our Saints logo to help you get started on our weekly activities at Cedar Grove Middle School.  


 
Tutorial
ATTENTION, ATTENTION
CGMS VIRTUAL SATURDAY TUTORIAL PROGRAM
DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11TH.
 
Cedar Grove Middle School's Virtual Saturday Tutorial Program will begin Saturday, January 9, 2021, from 9 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for scholars in Grades 6-8. Our tutorial program will focus on English Language Arts, Literacy & Mathematics remediation and enrichment.
 
Parents and Guardians, you must register your scholar by clicking on the link below before your scholar can participate in the Virtual Tutorial Program.  If you have any questions, please contact, Mrs. Gustard, ELA Academic Coach, at Alicia_Gustard@dekalbschoolsga.org
  
 
CGMS Spelling Bee
This year's Cedar Grove Spelling Bee is fast approaching, the first of December. However, before your scholar may participate in the Virtual Spelling Bee you must first register your scholar(s). All information regarding the Spelling Bee is in the attached letter along with other important links. Also, Cedar Groves Middle School's contact person for our school's Spelling Bee is Ms. Eileen Durden. If you have any questions, please email her at Eileen_Durden@dekalbschoolsga.org

We want as many of our scholars in all grades to participate in our school's Spelling Bee to move on the DeKalb County School District's Regional Spelling Bee.


The video tutorial below will walk you through the registration process: 

 

 
CGMS Creed
Please view and learn our amazing CGMS School Creed
 
Media Center Curbside Pick-up
Great News Cedar Grove Saints!

Do you need a good book to read?  CGMS is offering curbside book checkout from our Media Center.


For More Information, click HERE
 
Parent Right to Know
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) law, all schools receiving Title I funds must inform parents of their right to ask schools about the professional qualifications of their scholar's teachers and paraprofessionals. Our school receives Title I funding and we are happy to share this information with you upon your request.

 
District-wide Virtual Tech Cafe'
Parents and Guardians
Did you miss any recent DCSD Virtual Tech Cafe' sessions?  
Below are the links to videos for previous Tech Cafe' sessions hosted by Instructional Technology and Parent and Family Engagement.

Helpful videos for CGMS Parents and Guardians
 
CGMS BOOK CLUB
Every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Our Saints Book is open to all scholars in our school to provide an opportunity for readers from different classes/ grade levels to connect with scholars and staff.
 
Virtual Learning Support for Students
Need help with virtual learning tools?
Call the DeKalb County School District Help Desk,
678-676-1188 or visit the DCSD Virtual Learning Support page

Quick Help
My scholar does not remember their student ID and I have never logged into the parent portal, please help? Please visit https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/infinite-campus/ 

This will take you directly to the registration page. 
You will need the last four of your child’s SS#, DOB, and school ID# (lunch number).
 
Registration Information for 2020 - 2021!
UPDATE SCHOLAR INFORMATION
If you are making a change of address you must submit a copy of your current valid lease/mortgage document and utility bill (electric, gas or water) in the name of the parent or guardian enrolling the scholar. 

Download, complete and sign the scholar information form along with a government issued Photo ID to Mrs. Carter, Registrar, at cgmsregistrar@gmail.com
 
If you have any specific questions regarding the information below, please email Mrs. Candace Carter, Registrar, at cgmsregistrar@gmail.com 

2020 - 2021 Registration Documents

 
District Events
Upcoming Events
13.5 Week Progress Week
Tue Dec 8 2020
Winter Break
Mon Dec 21 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021

1st Day of 2nd Semester
Tue Jan 19 2021


Virtual Office 
Directory

Front Office
Sally King
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Scott, Principal
678-390-4174

School Administration
Dr. Marcia Scott
Principal

Jonathan Banks
6th Grade Assistant Principal

Imani Shakur
7th Grade Assistant Principal

Patricia Wells
8th Grade Assistant Principal 


Counseling Center
Vivian Omari
Head Counselor
404-790-8852

Delawna Davis
Grade 7 Counselor
404-919-0906

Mary Crane
Grade 6 Counselor
404-997-2815

Priscilla Jenkins
Counseling Administrative and Infinite Campus
Parent Portal Sign up
470-223-8705

Cynthia Turner
School Social Worker
678-536-9326

Attendance Office
Glynis Jones
Attendance Manager and 
Administrative Assistant
678-827-6951


Media Center
Lawana Pete
Teacher Librarian 
678-829-4999

Roydavian Fulton
Media Center Support
470-485-5851


Student Enrollment Office
Candace Carter 
Registrar
678-439-6295









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