Important Upcoming Dates
August 21st - AES to View Solar Eclipse
August 29th - Curriculum Night: 6-7:30pm - PreK, Kindergarten, 2nd & 4th
August 30th - Curriculum Night: 6-7:30 pm - 1st, 3rd, & 5th Grades
AES to View Solar Eclipse
In preparation for the 2017 eclipse, which will happen on Monday, August 21, Fulton County teachers and students will have the opportunity to experience an extremely rare and awe-inspiring event -- a near total solar eclipse.
Fulton County's Eclipse Page
- Parent permission form must be returned for student participation in outdoor viewing.
- All students participating in outdoor viewing will be provided with certified solar glasses for viewing.
- Teachers will provide instructional resources and activities related to the eclipse.
Please see the following communications for additional information.
If interested in volunteering during this event, please contact your child's teacher or the AES front office by Wednesday, August 16th. All volunteers must have completed the Volunteer Safety Training Video and Safety Information Form prior to volunteering as found on the Fulton County website.
Scroll down and click the large, blue button labeled "Register to Volunteer".
There are 3 parts that must be completed: 1. Volunteer Information Form, 2. Video, 3. Volunteer Application. All parts will advance automatically.
Please note: After completing the Volunteer Training, verification takes up to 48 hours to process before the volunteer certification is valid.
Screening and Referral Process for Gifted Services
Please click for detailed information.
Summer Reading Ice Cream Party
All students at AES who complete this program by reading a minimum of 10 books and return their Reading Certificate to the Media Center by Aug. 16 will be signed up to participate in the Summer Reading Ice Cream Party August 18!
2017-2018 AES Approved Release Days
October 5, 2017
January 16, 2018
These days will be teacher professional development days and AES students will not attend school.
Important: Volunteering in Fulton County Schools
To keep in compliance with State Law and best practices, for the 2016-2017 school year, we will require that all persons interested in volunteering in the Fulton County School District to re-register/register (even if a person has completed an application in the past) by completing the new online volunteer registration/application process. The registration process can be found on the FCS District Website under Community/Partners & Volunteers or Click Here. Applicants should be prepared to spend about 10-15 minutes for the training and application process. In accordance with State Law, all volunteers must be current with the Child Abuse Reporting Protocol Training before being allowed to volunteer in our schools. It is very important that volunteers enter their full legal name as it appears on their government issued ID (please do not use nicknames or “goes by” names on the application). All applicants must wait 24 hours after applying for application processing and approval.
AES Digital Citizenship Commitment
Alpharetta Elementary is committed to educating all students about Digital Citizenship to prepare them to become positive, knowledgeable, and responsible members of the online global community. Read our vision and commitment.
Alpharetta Elementary instructs all students in Digital Citizenship using Common Sense Media's lessons, videos, and activities. Click here to learn more about Common Sense Media, their Digital Citizenship curriculum and the criteria met to become a Digital Certified School.
Alpharetta Elementary is a Digital Citizenhip Certified School.