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  • Ms. Abernathy and Ms. Fripp's class welcome future Bobcats at Kindergarten Round Up.
  • Future BFES Bobcats enjoy listening to Mrs. Bottoms read a book at Kindergarten Round Up.
  • Future BFES Bobcats tryout the playground at Kindergarten Round Up
  • Dylan is this year's recipient of the "Yes I Can" award.
  • Students listen to author Leslie McKinney on Read Across America Day.
  • Media Specialist, Tiffany Johnson, and author, Leslie McKinney dress up for Read Across America Day.
  • Students listen to author Tracey Cox on Read Across America Day.
  • Mrs. Johnson reads to a class for Read Across America Day.
  • Students celebrate Read Across America Day by dressing up as their favorite Dr. Seuss character.
  • Kindergarten students dress-up for Read Across America Day.
  • Students dress up as their favorite Dr. Seuss character for Read Across America.
  • 1st Grade students dress up as their favorite character for Read Across America Day.
  • Congratulations to Sheila Halter, our Teacher of the Year, and Colleen Zeller, our Professional of the Year
  • Spelling Bee participants
  • 5th grade Book Club competed in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
  • 5th grade Book Club competed in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
  • Girl Scouts visited State Capitol to meet with Senator John Albers
  • Students participate in the country's largest shared read aloud experience by listening to "Bunny Cakes"by Rosemary Wells.
  • Freddie the Falcon visits Birmingham Falls to promote healthy eating!
  • After meeting our $55,000 fundraising goal during the Bobcat Blast, students slime Principal Bottoms and Assistant Principal Cheatham!
  • Thank you to Dentistry at Milton, our platinum level business partner, for their generous donation of $5,000! This donation will be applied towards academic initiatives supporting the students of Birmingham Falls!
  • The Bobcat Dads, with special guest Bobby the Bobcat, welcome car pool riders to school!



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GADOE Issues CCRPI Report

Field Day - Wednesday, May 6th

Field Day is just around the corner – Wednesday, May 6, 2015 and Rain Date of May 7th.  Please see two attachments:

  1. Field Day basic info 2015.pdf
  2. Field Day Shirt Vol-BFES 2015.pdf

Additional updates will follow.  Any questions, comments, or concerns – please contact Robin Dunn. 

Career Day - Monday, May 18th

We are planning for a Career Day at BFES.  To do so, we need your help!  We ask that you share information on your profession with our students on Monday, May 18, 2015.  There are 17 career clusters/categories identified by the State of Georgia, and we would love to have representatives from all clusters address our students.  Attached is a chart identifying each cluster and examples of careers for each one.   So, if you have a PASSION for your career and would like to share that passion with our students please fill out the attached form. 

Career Day Letter.pdf

Career Clusters.pdf

Career Day Registration.pdf 

Birmingham Falls Elementary has recently purchased online access to USATESTPREP.com.  USATestprep is a leader in online review for elementary standardized testing.  Based on Common Core standards, this interactive, student-centered, and engaging website is a great tool for your child to review concepts taught in the classroom.  Not only is it an amazing review resource, but a great way to prepare for the upcoming GA Milestones Assessment.  Students in grades 3rd, 4th and 5th grade have access to math and English language arts concepts.  Each student has a username and password.  Students are able to access this website and its resources from home.  Be sure to ask your child today about their login information. http://www.usatestprep.com/Home

GA Milestone End of Grade Assessment

Students at Birmingham Falls in grades 3 through 5 will take the Georgia Milestone End of Grade Assessment (GA Milestone EOG) in the following content areas: language arts, mathematics, science and social studies. Testing dates are April 16th  through May 1st.  The GA Milestone EOG is designed to provide students with critical information about their own achievement and their readiness for their next level of learning.  Teachers have been working hard preparing students for this assessment. 

The GA Milestone Assessment includes the following features:

  • open-ended (constructed-response) items in language arts and mathematics 
  • a writing component (in response to passages read by students) at every grade level within the language arts assessment;
  • norm-referenced items in all content areas to complement the criterion-referenced information and to provide a national comparison.

Special education students in grades 3-5 with the read to accommodation and all fourth grade students will participate in the online administration of the GA Milestone EOG.

All other 3rd and 5th grade students will take the traditional paper-pencil test. The goal is to transition to online administration over time for all grade levels. 

Below is a Ga Milestone Parent Questions & Answer Brochure link that can prove more details about the GA Milestone End of Grade Assessment.


If you have additional questions, please contact Dr. Cheatham, Testing Coordinator at 770-667-2820 or cheatham@fultonschools.org

After School Enrichment Programs

There are 14 opportunities for your student(s) to have fun and be challenged after school this semester. Please visit www.birminghamfalls.com for more information and to register.

NST Running & Soccer

NFL Play 60

Up With Kids Basketball

You Gotta Have Art           

Let's Pretend Drama

Up With Kids Volleyball


Guitar Club

Bricks 4 Kids                       

Excellence in Etiquette    

Sperber Music

Kids Chess   

Imagine That: Science/School of Magic

Imagine That: Aerospace Engineering

 Milton High School Mini-Camp Registration is OPEN!!!

MHS Cheer Mini-Camp, June 15 – 19, 2015 (9am – 12pm)

Visit www.miltoncheer.com to reserve your spot!!

 Cambridge Mini Cheer Camp: Save the Date: July 13th -17th

We are super excited to announce the dates to Cambridge High School's Annual Mini Cheer Camp!  Save the date from Monday, July 13th through Friday, July 17th, from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Bring your campers to learn how to cheer, dance, jump and supervised stunting & tumbling.  Open to campers 4-14.  We will send out registration information soon!

 Carpool Line Student Drop Off
Students should only be dropped off in the designated student carpool drop off area, in front of the front doors to the school. Please refrain from dropping off students in the bus lane or side parking lots, as this creates potentially unsafe situations for the student.

Big Bobcats on Campus Winners

Congratulations to all the Big Bobcats on Campus for March.  We had 310 students with perfect attendance last month. 

The winners of the plush bobcats for March are:

  • ​Kindergarten: Marin Dumand
  • 1st grade: Nate Blahnik
  • 2nd grade: Jack Flores
  • 3rd grade: Ann Ritter
  • 4th grade: Nolan Hudson
  • 5th grade: Michael DiPonzio

Thank you for your commitment to excellent attendance at Birmingham Falls and helping your child become a "Big Bobcat on Campus".


Our school is preparing to take part in the FITNESSGRAM physical fitness assessment. FITNESSGRAM was selected by the Georgia Department of Education because it measures only those areas of fitness related to the health of students. The areas of health related fitness include: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.


 Business Partner Spotlight: Crabapple Orthodontics

Dr. Javid Yavari is proud to be a Business Partner with Birmingham Falls Elementary School! Dr. Yavari provides quality orthodontic care for children and adults; specializing in Invisalign and In-Ovation braces. Our team strives in personalized patient care in order to create a positive, effective, and rewarding orthodontic experience.

We are excited to have the opportunity to meet you and provide a solution to your orthodontic concerns. Please check out our website at http://www.crabappleortho.com or call (770) 664-1999 to schedule your complimentary consultation today!​

 Student Health Forms

If you have a student who has asthma, allergies, seizure disorder or other health-related conditions that require administration of medication or treatment during the school day, please be sure to provide the School Clinic with all necessary information. All Medication Authorization Forms and Health Care Plans may be found on the Student Health Services Website. If you have any questions, please contact the clinic or Judy Reddick RN, Cluster School Nurse, at 404-625-6169.

 Home Access Center

The following video contains information about using Home Access Center (HAC).


 New Procedures 

Watch the video below for information regarding our new intercom system, computer check-in system, and volunteer training!

 Business Partners

We are actively seeking business partners for the 2014-2015 school year. If you own a business, or know of a business that would be interested in partnering with BFES to help fund our school’s education and technology programs, please have them contact Kelly Rosen at kellyrosen@bellsouth.net, or by cell at 770-568-9241. Please review our business partner flyer and contact Kelly with any questions.

 Want to Volunteer at BFES?

Complete the Online Volunteer Training! The online volunteer approval process takes 48 hours, and must be completed before volunteering in your child's class.

If you, or a family member plan on volunteering at school, online volunteer training must be completed!

Forms completed online will be sent to the school, however we will need to see your license when you come to the school to ensure you are on the approved list.

Thank you for volunteering at our school!

Birmingham Falls Elementary School 

14865 Birmingham Highway 

Milton, GA 30004 

770-667-2820 | Fax: 770-667-2806
Building Hours: 7:10 am - 4:00 pm M-F




4/20/2015 8:00 AM 5th grade parent preview of Human Growth and Development materials 
4/21/2015 5:00 PM Chick fil A Night 
4/21/2015 7:00 PM Katie Reeves Comm. Meeting 
4/27/2015 12:00 AM 2nd Grade Dress Rehearsal 
4/28/2015 8:00 AM 2nd Grade Play 
4/29/2015 8:00 AM Kindergarten In-House Field Trip 
4/29/2015 9:00 AM 1st Grade Puppetry Arts Field Trip 
5/1/2015 1:00 PM Mother's Day Program 1st grade 
5/1/2015 5:00 PM Spring Fling/Bingo Night 
5/4/2015 12:00 AM Art Exhibit 
5/4/2015 8:00 AM 3rd Grade Great Americans Dress Rehearsal 
5/4/2015 8:45 AM 4th Grade Chattahoochee Nature Center Field Trip 
5/5/2015 8:00 AM 3rd grade Great American 
5/6/2015 12:00 AM Field Day 
5/6/2015 9:00 AM Volunteer Appreciation Brunch 
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