Does your child have a love for all things related to science? Elementary Science Olympiad events take advantage of the natural
curiosity of each child, and allow for in-depth hands-on learning opportunities in STEM. Interested 3rd through 5th grade students
at Shakerag can apply for the Science Olympiad Team by clicking here. Tryouts will be held on Wednesday, December 13
and Thursday, December 14. For more information about Science Olympiad and how to sign-up for tryouts, please visit
our school’s Science Olympiad website by clicking here.
17th Annual Fulton County Schools Technology Competition
The 17th Annual Fulton County Schools Technology Competition is going to be held on January 27, 2018 at Westlake High School. If your child is a 3rd, 4th, or 5th grader and would like to participate in the competition, intial sign-ups will be starting at 3:00pm on December 15. Please read more information about the competition by clicking here.
Annual Shakerag Giving Tree - Thank You!
The PTA and the Daisy/Brownie Troop 17031 would like to thank our Shakerag Families for your continued support of the Giving Tree. Through your generosity, we collected many holiday gifts for children in need within our community. These gifts will be delivered to The North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC) who provided aid to over 3,400 children last year. Thank you for helping to bring joy to so many families this holiday season.
Georgia Parent Survey
It's time to complete the annual Georgia Parent Survey for this year. This important survey is utilized as part of the calculation for Shakerag's school climate rating which is reported with our CCRPI scores. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet. Survey responses are anonymous and are submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. Please click here for the link to begin this quick survey. We would really appreciate your feedback.
Don't forget to order a copy of our 2017-2018 Shakerag Elementary Yearbook for only $40.00 each. Click here to order online now, as prices will increase later in the year!
Fulton County Schools, along with Superintendent Dr. Jeff Rose, are creating short weekly videos that spotlight the achievements of schools as they relate to the new strategic plan. Click on each video link below to check it out:
Shakerag Heart Walk in honor of Coach Cooper
Mark your calendars... We will be hosting our annual Shakerag Heart Walk in honor of Coach Cooper on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Please watch our website as we get closer for registration details.
2017-2018 School Year Calendar
We are so excited for another great year to begin! Please click here to review the 2017-2018 school calendar for Shakerag Elementary. Our
school calendar is slightly different from the original Fulton County school
calendar. Our students will also be out on September 5, November 27,
February 20 and March 30 so our teachers can engage in additional
professional development opportunities.
Shakerag Volunteer Registration
To keep in compliance with State Law and best practices, for the 2017-2018 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.
As part of our move towards Personalized Learning, we will be teaching all our students how to use the Internet safely, ethically, and responsibly. Visit Common Sense Media for tools that you can use at home to further support these goals.
Shakerag is part of Fulton County's first group of schools working towards the goal of Personalized Learning for our students. We are excited to begin the work of transforming education to help challenge and engage students for the 21st century.
Below is a quick look at our past, present and future learning.