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Message from Principal Scott
Greetings Cedar Grove Middle School Parents/Guardians and Scholars:                                                        
The CGMS faculty and staff are gearing up for an EPIC 21-22 school year!

  1. School starts Monday, August 2, 2021.
  2. The School Supply List is posted on our school’s website.
  3. Scholars cannot share any supplies or personal items. If items are used in Physical Education, they will be cleaned and sanitized before and after every use.
  4. Our school’s Uniform Policy is located on our school’s website, please read!
  5. Spirit wear will be on sale soon.
  6. Bus routes are posted on our school’s website.
  7. Scholars must be in 1st period/homeroom by 8:50 a.m. Scholars may enter the building beginning at 8:20 a.m. Scholars are tardy after 8:50 a.m.
  8. Scholars who are car riders must be picked up between the hours of 3:55p.m. and 4:10 p.m. in the front parking lot. Please do not drop off or pick up your scholar(s) directly in front of the school, please use parking lot area in front of the flagpole. The area in front of the school is reserved for our SPECIAL EDUCATION BUSES NEEDING PARKING IN THE AREA.
  9. Scholars must wear a mask or face covering on the bus and throughout the day during school.
  10. If a scholar is wearing a face mask they must also wear a mask or face covering.
  11. Scholars are encouraged to bring their own hand sanitizer, whatever personal PPE you want your scholar to have, a water or clear plastic refillable water bottle. We have purified water refill bottle stations throughout the building.
  12. Scholars will not use their grade level lockers this year to limit the amount of congregating. The will need a locker for their gym lockers.
  13. Scholars may use book bags. A clear or mesh book bag is preferred but not mandated.
  14. CELLPHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES MUST REMAIN IN THE OFF POSITION UNLESS USED FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES. EARPHONES, HEADPHONES AND EAR BUDS MUST BE PUT AWAY AT ALL TIMES UNLESS USED FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES.
  15. It is CGMS goal that every scholar and parent/guardian have access to Student/ Parent Infinite Campus Portal to monitor, attendance, grades, progress, etc. See our school’s website for sign up information.
  16. We encourage all of our scholars to join a club, sports team or organization.
  17. If your scholar will be attending another school, please go to our school’s website and complete the digital withdrawal form.
  18. Lastly, it is CRITICAL to ensure all contact numbers, emails, and home addresses are up to date in order to receive phone and mailing correspondence from CGMS. Please complete the digital Scholar Update Information Form located on our school’s website and be sure to include a copy of your ID for verification purposes.

 
MISSION STATEMENT
Cedar Grove Middle School prepares students for high school and productive citizenship through performance-based instruction.


VISION
Cedar Grove Middle School aims to establish and sustain a high performing culture that inspires our community of learners to achieve educational excellence.
 

CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN (CSIP)
Priority Areas 2021-2022
Priority Area 1: Mathematics

Priority Area 2: Literacy

Priority 3: School Culture and Climate


“ONE SCHOOL – ONE TEAM”
 
It's Time !
First Day of School for 2021 - 2022
Monday, August 2, 2021
School Hours:  8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Scholars may begin entering building at 8:20 a.m.
All entering the building must wear a mask

Bus Transportation Information:  CGMS 2021 - 22 Bus Routes

 

 
2021 - 2022 Visitor and Volunteer Protocol
Greetings Cedar Grove Middle School Family & Stakeholders,             
      
Out of an abundance of caution and due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, effective immediately all schools and offices in DeKalb County School District we will continue the visitor protocol that was in place for the 2020 - 2021 school year. 

Visitors and volunteers will not be permitted in buildings until further notice.  We will continue to monitor conditions and data provided by the Department of Public Health (DPH), the DeKalb County Board of Health (DBOH) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). 
    
It is our sincere hope that conditions will improve, and we will be able to reopen our doors a benefit from the value that our committed volunteers add to our schools and centers.  We appreciate each of our volunteers and community partners.  In the interim, we will look for and we invite you to help us identify opportunities for volunteers to support our school community virtually.

Respectfully,
Dr. Marcia Scott, Principal
 
CGMS Open House 2021
Our Open House is in person 
All attendees must have on a mask at all times.
This is an excellent opportunity for parents to meet our teachers 
and tour our building.

Date:  Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Open House Time:  2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Curriculum Night Time:  5:00 pm

Were you unable to attend our 5:00 p.m. Curriculum Night in person?
Click HERE to attend virtually
 


Parents and Guardians please complete the Free/Reduce Meal Application.
 
Complete the online application at www.schoolcafe.com or pick one up at any School Distribution Site. 

See the attached a promotional Flyer: "It's More Than a Free & Reduced Application" that can help explain the significance of completing a new application 
every year.
 
Thank you for completing the lunch application the value received from completing the application such as funding for Title 1, E-Rate, Internet Access, Discounted Fees for ACT & SAT Test, and additional funding for our student's programs & services.
 
DeKalb County Student Code of Conduct 2021 - 2022
The Department of Student Relations provides support to each school and center in DeKalb County School District, by interpreting and implementing the rules and regulations regarding student conduct. 

This Department also facilitates Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), the Bullying Awareness Campaign and Prevention/Intervention Activities.


 
Parent Right to Know
This letter lets you know about your right to request information about the qualifications of classroom staff working with your child and about student assessments given during the school year.

 

 
Registration Information for 2021 - 2022!

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 candace_carter@dekalbschoolsga.org

2021 - 2022 Registration Documents
 
DeKalb County School District Mask Wearing Protocols
Please click HERE for the latest Dekalb County School District Protocols
 
Return to CGMS Information
Click HERE parent checklist

 
Clubs and Organizations
Participation in clubs and activities help scholars at Cedar Grove Middle develop a sense of camaraderie and make friendships based on common interests.  We encourage scholars to get involved and have some fun while they learn new skills.

 

 
New for 2021 - 2022 School Year
Cedar Grove Middle School Uniform Policy

Our school colors are Navy Blue, Carolina Blue, and White

CGMS is a uniform school.  We strongly encourage our parents and guardians to ensure that your scholars wears the preferred uniform on the 1st day of school.
Click HERE to our uniform policy. 

 

 
Title I Stakeholders Meeting 2021 - 2022
The following survey is confidential and your responses will assist us with future planning for parental involvement activities and events at Cedar Grove Middle School.


This survey ends September 30, 2021.
 
Virtual Front Office
Do you need assistance, click HERE for steps to access our CGMS Saints Front Office



 
CGMS Creed



Please view our CGMS PBIS, click HERE
 

Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.
District Events
Click on the image above for Back to School Information.
Upcoming Events

CGMS Office 
Directory

Front Office
Mrs. Sally King
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Scott, Principal
678-874-4202

School Administration
Dr. Marcia Scott
Principal

Mr. Jonathan Banks
6th Grade Assistant Principal

Ms. Imani Shakur
7th Grade Assistant Principal

Ms. Patricia Wells
8th Grade Assistant Principal 


Counseling Center
Ms. Vivian Omari
Head Counselor
678-874-4230

Dr. Delawna Davis
Grade 7 Counselor
678-874-4227

Ms. Mary Crane
Grade 6 Counselor
678-874-4229

Ms. Priscilla Jenkins
Counseling Administrative and Infinite Campus
Parent Portal Sign up
Bullying Liaison
678-874-4232

Mrs. Candace Carter
Registrar
678-439-6295

Dr. Cynthia Turner
School Social Worker
678-536-9326

Attendance Office
Ms. Glynis Jones
Attendance Protocol Manager, 
Discipline Liaison Coordinator, 
Bullying Liaison
678-827-6951

Media Center
Ms. Lawana Pete
Teacher Librarian 
678-829-4999

Student Enrollment Office
Mrs. Candace Carter 
Registrar
678-439-6295

Registration Quick Links

Region 7 Parent Resource Center
Ms. Annette D. Ford
Facilitator, Title I
404-668-9518
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