School Governance Council Election Results are in!
The election results are in and I am pleased to announce the parent annd teacher representatives who will serve on our inaugural School Governance Council. Please join me in congratulating these parents and teachers who will help guide our school over the next few years:
Parent/Guardian Representative (1 - year term)
|Parent/Guardian Representatives (2 - year term)||Craig Rubino & Ann Nath|
|Teacher Representative (1-year term)||Maureen Rhodes|
I also want to thank all of you who ran for a position on the School Governance Council. Your willingness to lead is a testament to the strength of our school community.
Our newly elected Parents/Guardians and Teachers will be joined by additional representatives from our school and community over the next month. I have the honor of appointing two school employees and I will nominate two community representatives to be approved by the remainder of the Council in place. All School Governance Council members will participate in training and begin the work of the Council in January and February. Please stay tuned to our website for updates on the Council.
Windy A. Bottoms, ED. S.
The annual Holiday Party is coming soon!
On Wednesday, December 17th and Thursday, December 18th, parents and loved ones are invited to come to the school and enjoy the Holiday Party with their student(s).
Kindergarten, 2nd and 4th grades will be enjoying their party on Wednesday, December 17th, and 1st, 3rd and 5th grades will be enjoying their party on Thursday, December 18th.
Holiday Party Times
Wednesday, Dec. 17th
2nd Grade: 12:30-1:30
4th Grade: 10:30-11:30
Thursday, Dec. 18th
1st Grade: 12:00-1:00
3rd Grade: 10:00-11:00
5th Grade: 11:00-12:00
Father-Daughter Snow Ball Tickets on Sale Now
Pick out your party dress and enjoy a date night with Dad under the twinkling lights and sparkling stars complete with dancing, drinks, and desserts! The second annual Snow Ball is set for Saturday January 10, 6:30-8:30 pm at Birmingham Falls. Return the reservation form with your check, or make your reservation online at
www.bobcatfund.org. RSVP deadline is Friday, December 12. Allergy-friendly desserts are available – please email Michelle O’Riordan at
email@example.com with any dance-related inquiries.
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 November. We had 429 students with perfect attendance last month.
The winners of the plush bobcats for November are:
November's winners of the plush Bobcats are:
- Kindergarten: Ian Kaltz
- 1st grade: Tanner Moshell
- 2nd grade: Anne Donnellan
- 3rd grade: Nicholas Chonjnacki
- 4th grade: Macy Hissin
- 5th grade: John Roth
Thank you for your commitment to excellent attendance at Birmingham Falls and helping your child become a "Big Bobcat on Campus".
Buy Your Yearbook!
Stop, Click, and Order now before it is too late – you won't want to miss out on the opportunity to order a 2014-2015 Birmingham Falls yearbook! $30 at
Send Us Your Photos
Do you photograph your class activities? Share them with the Yearbook Committee and see your BFES photos in print! We need fun school photos from all grade levels taken using a camera, not a smartphone. Email your photos to
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: Dr. Javid Javari, DMD, MS
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
SchoolCollabo is a tool we will be using this year to provide more efficient communication with our community. Please watch the following video for more information!
Home Access Center
The following video contains information about using Home Access Center (HAC).
Watch the video below for information regarding our new intercom system, computer check-in system, and volunteer training!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or by cell at
770-568-9241. Please review our business partner flyer and contact Kelly with any questions.
Want to Volunteer at BFES?
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!
Affidavit of Residency Form
Persons enrolling a student shall submit appropriate proof of residency (notarized Affidavit of Residency and two proofs of residency) upon initial enrollment in Fulton County Schools and upon entry to 6th and 9th grades. The notarized Affidavit of Residence (SS-8) must be submitted at all grade levels, with the exception of 12th grade, stating that the student resides in the school attendance zone or has an approved hardship or other placement for the school they wish to attend.
Affidavit of Residency Form
New Gun Laws Q&A
Q&A Regarding Newly Passed House Bill 60 and House Bill 826
Outdoor Classroom Plan
Click the link below for a virtual view of our plans for an outdoor classroom.
Outdoor Classroom Virtual View