• Abbotts Hill's Learning Commons STRIVES.....

    To instill a love of reading in all students
    Reading should be on each student’s personal list of things they enjoy doing in their free time

    To encourage and support each student’s self-directed quest for knowledge
    Students will become confident in their ability to access information in print and electronic form

    To provide opportunities for each student to use technology to acquire knowledge and share their learning in a meaningful and authentic way
    Students will become skillful at using websites and apps that allow them to develop and showcase their learning

    All activities within the Learning Commons will be designed to foster and develop the 4 Cs:

    • Communication
    • Collaboration
    • Critical Thinking
    • Community


    All activities within the Learning Commons will address at least one of the American Association of School Librarians Standards Categories which state that learners will use skills and resources to:

    • Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge
    • Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge
    • Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society
    • Pursue personal and aesthetic growth
Mrs. Linda Dickinson

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Mrs. Linda Dickinson

Mrs. Dickinson has been the Media Specialist at Abbotts Hill since 2015 and taught third grade at our school for ten years before that! She loves igniting a love of reading in all K-5th graders and enjoys integrating literature with engaging lessons that align with those being taught in the classrooms.

When not at her home away from home (the Learning Commons) she can be found playing with her supersized rescue dog named Jessie, hiking with her sweet husband, shopping with her mom, spending time with friends, and of course, reading! She is immensely proud of her two adult children. Her daughter, Bailey, is in graduate school to become a PA and her son, Sam, is a Data Scientist at Facebook!

Mrs. Marylou  Huslak

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Mrs. Marylou Huslak

Mrs. Huslak has been at Abbotts Hill since the school opened in the fall of 2000.  She was a Kinergarten Paraprofessional before transitioning to the role of Media Center Parapro.  She enjoys working with all sudents and faculty who visit the Learning Commons each day. She lives in the Johns Creek area and has 2 adult children.  She enjoys reading and playing with her dog, Toby.