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Fall Final Exams

Below you will see the schedule for final exams. This will take place December 20th, 21st, and 22nd. Please make sure students are at school, on time, and ready to focus! This year, each exam will be preceded by a study hall to review material before starting exams. Also, please notice that there is only one exam on Thursday. The remaining day students will attend regular classes before leaving for the Winter Break.

Tuesday, December 20​Wednesday, December 21​Thursday, December 22

4th period STUDY HALL
8:55-9:20

​​2nd period STUDY HALL
8:55-9:20
​1st period STUDY HALL
8:55 - 9:20
​4th period EXAM
9:23 - 11:03
​2nd period EXAM
9:23 - 11:03
1st period EXAM
9:23 - 11:03

7th period STUDY HALL
11:06 - 12:05
(lunch in classroom)

6th period STUDY HALL (6th and 8th grades)
4th period STUDY HALL (7th grade)
11:06 - 12:05 (lunch in classroom)

5th period (6th grade)
11:06 - 12:18

5th period (7th/8th grade)
11:06 - 11:48

​7th period EXAM
12:08 - 1:48
6th period EXAM
12:08 - 1:48

6th period (6th grade)
12:22 - 1:05

6th period (7th/8th grade)
11:51 - 1:05

​5th period STUDY HALL
1:51 - 2:19
​​8th period STUDY HALL
1:51 - 2:19
4th period
1:08 - 2:17
5th period EXAM
2:22 - 4:05
8th period EXAM
2:22 - 4:05
7th period
2:20 - 2:53
8th period
2:56 - 3:29
2nd period
3:32 - 4:05

Digital Citizenship

As part of our schoolwide technology initiative, all students are required to complete activities surrounding digital citizenship. Please see the below flyer for information about the program and what your student is required to complete.

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Digital Compass Info Flyer.pdf

Start of the School Year Forms

In an effort to conserve paper and resources, we have decided to convert the "Start of the School Year" forms into PDFs.  Please review and keep for your records.  You may opt to print and complete a few of the forms...

     *PTA Membership
     *GA DOE Parent Occupational Survey
     *Intramural Registration - Required for your child's participation in the sports program

If you would like a Student Accident Insurance Plan application, please contact Mr. Glenn Johnson (Counselor) at johnsong1@fultonschools.org or have your child come by the Counseling Office and ask for one.        

Click here to access all the forms.          

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​Transportation

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​Below are documents with directions on how to locate your student's bus route. Please check it out to make sure you have the necessary information for the first day of school!

 Transportation - Bus Routes website

Transportation Directions_English.pdf

Transportation Directions_Spanish.pdf

TAG Screening and Referral Process

The consideration for gifted services may be reported or automatic as defined by the GaDOE Resource Manual for Gifted Education Services.  The Fulton County School System screens all students for eligibility for gifted services twice a year. Fulton County uses a systematic approach to identify highly capable students who may qualify for gifted services. Please review the following documents for further information.

NOTIFICATION TO PARENTS OF THE SCREENING AND REFERRAL PROCESS.pdf

QA TAG Screening Referral.pdf

2016-2017 School Supply List

Holcomb Bridge is tackling a school wide initiative to improve our students' organizational skills. Our school supply list for next year will give students the tools needed to be successful. We will incorporate binder set up and organization checks into our content classrooms and Hawk 30 lessons. All students must keep ONE binder for all their classes.

Please consider supporting Holcomb Bridge Middle by donating school supplies to be used at our 1st Annual Back to School Bash. You can drop off your donations to the school directly or the bin at the East Roswell Library. We are specifically looking for: highlighters, loose leaf paper, 8-tab dividers with pockets, pencil pouches, markers, pencils, and 3 inch-3 ring canvas zipped binders. No donation is too small!

​Holcomb Bridge Ranked #8

Niche.com recently released its 2016 rankings for schools. They ranked Holcomb Bridge #8 among all middle schools in GA. We are #1 in Fulton County!!! #1!!! This is a testament to the dedication and relentless efforts of teachers, the hard work and commitment of the students, and the incredible support of our parents. It is truly a reflection of the strong team effort of the Holcomb Bridge community.
https://k12.niche.com/holcomb-bridge-middle-school-alpharetta-ga/

​Student Happenings

We have a few new updates.  Check it out!!  #HBMSHawksRock

Climate Star Rating

Holcomb Bridge Middle School has received top honors from the state for its school climate. Holcomb Bridge Received a 5 star climate rating, the highest possible rating. The honor went to only seven other Fulton County schools, and puts Holcomb Bridge in the top 15% of all state of Georgia schools. The following message about Climate Star Ratings comes from the Georgia Department of Education:

School climate refers to the quality and character of school life – the "culture" of a school. A sustainable, positive school climate fosters youth development and student learning, which are essential elements for academic success, career-skill improvement and overall quality of life. The School Climate Star Rating helps determine whether a school is on the right path to school improvement.

"Research has shown us that school climate has a strong impact on student achievement," State School Superintendent Richard Woods said. "The data used to develop the 2014 Star Ratings proves this once again. If your school has a positive climate, it's giving students the environment they need to learn. You'll likely see high achievement there – or a school that's on the right track toward high achievement."  

Each school in Georgia received a 1-5 star ratings, with five stars representing an excellent school climate, and one star representing a school climate most in need of improvement. School Climate Star Ratings are an informational tool for schools, administrators, and parents; they do not affect the school's College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) score.

Interpretations of the star ratings are below; this information can also be found in the School Climate Law.

'5-star' schools ranked excellent according to the school climate index;

'4-star' schools ranked above average according to the school climate index;

'3-star' schools ranked average according to the school climate index;

'2-star' schools ranked below satisfactory according to the school climate index, or

'1-star' schools ranked unsatisfactory according to the school climate index.

School Climate Star Ratings are required by law; they also serve as a companion to the Department of Early Care and Learning's Quality Rated program, which includes an assessment of the learning environment.

"Students cannot learn in environments that do not support them," Superintendent Woods said. "Georgia is committed to measuring the quality of its learning climates, and this aligned approach helps us assess that quality from preschool all the way through 12th grade."

BELL SCHEDULE

 
​1st 9 Weeks6th grade​7th grade​8th grade
5​8:55 - 9:45​8:55 - 9:45​​​8:55 - 9:45
​6​9:48 - 10:38​9:48 - 10:38​9:48 - 10:38
​3 (HAWK 30)​10:41 - 11:07​​10:41 - 11:07​​10:41 - 11:07
​4​11:10 - 12:33​11:10 - 12:00​11:10 - 12:33
​7​12:36 - 1:2612:03 - 1:26​12:36 - 1:26
​81:29 - 2:19​​1:29 - 2:19​​1:29 - 2:19
​12:22 - 3:12​​2:22 - 3:12​​2:22 - 3:12
​23:15 - 4:05​3:15 - 4:05​3:15 - 4:05
​LUNCH

​1st: 11:15 - 11:45
2nd: 11:20 - 11:50

1st: 12:50 - 1:20
2nd: 12:56 - 1: 26

​​1st: 11:58 - 12:28
2nd: 12:03 - 12:33

 

HOME ACCESS CENTER (HAC)

When you are viewing grades in the Home Access Center, please pay attention to the drop down window that allows you to choose which "run" you would like to view. Please be sure to select "All Runs" if you want to see the average for the semester. If you choose "1" or "2," it will only calculate the grade for that grading period. Since grades for non-Connections courses are calculated by semester, not quarter, "All Runs" will give you the correct average.

 

 

 

 

2700 Holcomb Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Ph: 470-254-5280
Fax: 470-254-3333
Chris Shearer, Principal

School Hours:  8:55 AM-4:05 PM
Office Hours:   8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Student Supervision:  Please drop off students no earlier than 8:00 AM to ensure proper supervision. 

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CAPITAL PLAN 2022!

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WEEKLY NEWSLETTERS

HawkTalk 12-2-16.pdf

HawkTalk 11-18-16.pdf

HawkTalk 11-11-16.pdf 

HawkTalk 11-4-16.pdf 

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SPIRIT DAY

On Friday, Dec. 16th, please join us by wearing your tackiest holiday sweater! Tacky Sweater Day will be so much fun if we're all tacky together!

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FULTON'S CHARTER SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION 
 ​Cohort 2 Information Page

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A GEORGIA NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE SCHOOL TO WATCH 2016-2019!

Through a rigorous application and a full day committee visit…the Georgia National Lighthouse School to Watch committee re-designated Holcomb Bridge Middle School a high-performing school that is academically excellent, developmentally responsive and socially equitable.


What is a Georgia National Lighthouse
School to Watch?

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Holcomb Bridge Middle In The News!
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12/8/2016 7:00 PM Winter Chorus Concert 
12/9/2016 7:00 PM Musical Performance 
12/10/2016 7:00 PM Musical Performance 
12/11/2016 7:00 PM Musical Performance 
12/14/2016 7:00 PM Winter Orchestra Concert 
12/15/2016 7:00 PM Winter Band Concert 
12/22/2016 12:00 AM Last Day of the Semester 
12/23/2016 12:00 AM WINTER BREAK 
1/9/2017 12:00 AM First Day of the Semester 
1/16/2017 12:00 AM NO SCHOOL 
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