Daily Announcements

Here is the list of nominees for the Georgia Children's Book Award. Students who will be in 4th or 5th grade in the fall of 2015, should consider these titles for summer reading. These are the books that students will read for the  the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in 2016. Start early!

Explore an Ocean of Books at the Scholastic Bookfair 3/30/2015  - 4/2/2015 in the media center. Open daily from 8:30 am until 3:30 p.m. We accept cash and credit cards only. NO CHECKS. The last day to shop at school is Thursday April 2nd until NOON -- then we must pack it up!

Shop online through April 6th and books will be delivered to your child...there are lots more titles online , too!

Deron Hick, author of The Shakespeare Mysteries, visited 5th grade students at Garrett. He also went to National Hills and Tutt on Monday, March 23rd. A graduate of Evans High School, Mr. Hicks encouraged students to discover more about the most famous author in the English language. Thanks to The Book Tavern  for sponsoring the visit!

4th and 5th graders attended a beautiful concert by Symphony Orchestra Augusta February 12th.  Students collaborated with singing and recorders.

Congratualtions to the Science Fair Winners!
Overall Winner -- Hudson Granade
Third grade 1st place -- Katie DeLoach
Third grade 2nd place -- Jayla Stallings
Third grade 3rd place -- Luke Milhous
Third grade 3rd place -- Logan Moody
Fourth grade 1st place -- Aniyah Thomas
Fourth grade 2nd place -- Mikhala Austin
Fourth grade 3rd place -- Brooklyn Salva
Fourth grade Honorable Mention -- Summer Cooper
Fifth grade 1st place -- Hudson Granade
Fifth grade 2nd place -- Morgan Shepherd
Fifth grade 3rd place -- Na'Kiyah Haris

Check out our Parental Involvement Opportunities for this month
Garrett Parental Involvement Calendar for March.pdf

Garrett Elementary's Teacher of the Year 2014-2015
Mollie Silver
We appreciate your dedication and hard work!


Here is information regarding the proposal to merge Garrett with National Hills Elementary School:
Proposal to merge Garrett & NHE.pdf

The school board finalized plans to merge the schools beginning the 2015-16 school year. Mrs. LaJuana Quarles has been named principal of National Hills and Garrett Elementary Schools beginning in 2014-15. Ms. Cindy Scoggins will be the assistant principal of both schools.

Garrett Elementary School
1100 Eisenhower Drive
Augusta, GA 30904
Phone: 706-737-7222
Fax: 706-737-1166
Hours: 8:15AM-4:15PM

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 1
Richmond County Association of Student Councils' Annual Leadership Conference
Laney Gymnasium
8:15am - 3:15pm
Friday, April 3
Mon, Apr 6 - Fri, Apr 10
Monday, April 13
Saturday, April 18
Band/Solo/Ensemble @ GRU 8:00AM~4:00PM

Tuesday, April 21
Progress Reports
Monday, April 27
Title I Parent Facilitators' Meeting @ 9:00 AM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Title I Intervention Specialists' Meeting @ 1:00 PM
RCSS Title I Classroom
Jazz Performance Evaluation @ Greenbrier HS 4:00PM~7:00PM

Complaint Procedures under The Elementary and Secondary Education Assistance Act

Parent Email Alert Registration

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Today, 4/1/2015
High: 77 Low: 53
Partly sunny
12% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/2/2015
High: 78 Low: 60
Chance thunderstorms
35% chance of precipitation.