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Title I Workshop
Please join us on December 8th from 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
On Tuesday, December 8th, our Title I department is hosting a technology workshop entitled "Leaving a Positive Digital Footprint Online".
Palmetto's METI, Mrs Sickler, will be our presenter. This workshop will focus on how to teach our children to safely interact online while leaving a positive digital footprint. There will also be an introduction to the Commonsense Digital Citizenship Curriculum. In addition , we will explore parent resources that provide ratings and recommendations for age-appropriate media such as books, movies and games . Lastly, parent resources for remote learners will be sharedl The meeting will be held virtually on Microsoft Teams. The link will be sent to parents via ClassDoJo.
Face to Face – begins Oct 14 for full-time in-person instruction
This is a voluntary opportunity for all students in PreK-5 (pre-kindergarten through fifth grade) to receive five days of face to face instruction.
Students who choose to continue with Universal Remote Learning will continue to participate in online instruction via the Microsoft Teams application.
To access Classlink:
User Name: Student Identification Number
Password: Birthday MM/DD/YYYY
Our students will follow a daily schedule that will structure their day with instruction in Language Arts, Math , Science/Social Studies and Special Area classes.
Laptop Distribution for Grades 2-5
Students in grades 2 - 5 are eligible to check out a Dell laptop for remote learning.
Any students in grades 2 - 5 who did not receive a device for the spring session of remote learning can receive a device.
Please call our Parent Liaison, Mrs. Wallace at 470-254-6261 to schedule an appointment for device pick up. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you experience any technical issues then call the Technology Hotline at 470-254-2300.
School Supply Lists
Students returning to school face to face are encouraged to bring their school supplies to school.
Palmetto will provide plastic storage bags to hold each individual child's supplies.
Our goal is for all of our students to have personal supplies to keep our Eagles germ free!
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is an evidence-based, data-driven framework proven to reduce disciplinary incidents, increase a school's sense of safety, and support improved academic outcomes.
We will be using six consistent school expectations for all of our Eagles:
Strives for Success
Please review this Virtual PBIS Matrix for student expectations.
Tag Testing Procedures
TAG Testing Procedures
Ms. Allen , our TAG teacher , will begin testing to identify students for our TAG program .
Please review the following link for additional information:
For additional information email Ms. Allen at email@example.com .
12:30 PM - 7:30 PM FCS Board Work Session
December 10, 2020
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM FCS Board Meeting
December 18, 2020
December 21, 2020
December 22, 2020
December 23, 2020
December 24, 2020
December 25, 2020
December 28, 2020
December 29, 2020
December 30, 2020
December 31, 2020
January 1, 2021
Microsoft Office 365
Classroom instruction during remote learning will be done on Microsoft Teams. To access Teams , students will log into ClassLink. Then they will access the Office 365 app. The Teams app is located here.
If this is your child's frst time to log into Teams, they may be prompted to sign in with their email and password. Every student in Fulton County has an email account.
A student’s email address is IDfirstname.lastname@example.org (Example: email@example.com). The student ID is your Fulton lunch number. The password is the student's birthday . The format is MM/DD/YY
Here are resource links to help with Microsoft Teams:
The Infinite Campus portals - Campus Parent and Campus Student - provide access to information for all enrolled students in their household. Information includes grades, attendance, assignments, and school announcements.
All parents will need to register the first time they access their account.
Go to the following link for step by step directions:
Student App Guides
If you need assistance finding student apps during remote learning, then check out these links.
FCSTV Video Lessons
FCSTV video lessons will premiere on August 18th and each Tuesday and Thursday thereafter! Families of students in PreK though Second Grade can see the lessons on Comcast 24, Google Fiber TV Channel 145 and AT&T Chanel 99 (residents of Fulton County), or visit www.fultonschools.org/fcstv to see the programs from any device with internet access. Please review the attached veiwing schedule guide.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program
Palmetto Eagles will receive three nutritious fruit and vegetable snacks each week. The menu this week includes:
Wednesday, November 18th
Thursday, November 19th
Friday, November 20th
Palmetto Curbside Meal Pickup
Beginning September 23rd, Palmetto will provide curbside meal pick-ups every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the carrider lane.
- Curbside Pick-Up provides an opportunity for families to drive-thru and pick up FREE grab & go meal kits for all children 18 & under.
- Children do not have to be present to receive a FREE meal kit.
- A student’s ID Number is not needed to receive a FREE grab & go meal kit.
- To maximize social distancing, drivers are not to leave their vehicles; however, walk-ups are allowed.
Each grab & go meal kit will contain 10 meals - 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches - to feed students until the next meal kit distribution. The grab & go meal kits contain a variety of kid-friendly choices such as whole-grain rich breakfast cereals, 100% fruit juice, assorted fresh fruits and vegetables, and low-fat milk! All meal kits will also include items that can be reheated at home such as whole-grain rich grilled cheese sandwiches or French toast sticks. Meal safety, reheating instructions, and a menu are provided in meal kits.
Please fill out this form each week to secure your child’s FREE grab & go meal kit. We ask that non-FCS students also complete our pre-order form to help us with forecasting orders. All Pre-order forms must be placed by Tuesday at 11:59 p.m.
Mobile Food Stop to Begin!
Starting on September 9th, school buses will deliver meals to Palmetto Preserve Apartments from 10:45am-12:00pm.
These deliveries will occur every Wednesday until further notice.
Get Connected with ClassDoJo!
Palmetto Elementary will use the mobile app ClassDojo for home and school communicatiom.
More information will be given by classroom teachers to help parents connect to their child's classroom!