Here is the list of nominees for the Georgia Children's Book Award
. Students who will be in 4th, 5th, or 6th 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 Jan. 2016. Start early!
Deron Hicks, 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!
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
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.