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Volunteer Work Day 2014

Volunteer Work Day
January 29, 2014
8:00am til 2:00pm


Come help support your school by working on various projects including making decorations for the upcoming Taste of Holcomb Bridge.

Stay all day or only for an hour or two. All help is appreciated.

Contact Ms. Rocha at

Scoliosis Screening

Scoliosis Screening
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
7:45am – 11:00am
Volunteers needed!

Hi Parents! Every year HBMS conducts a scoliosis screening for 6th and 8th grade students. I am looking for volunteers to help. The screening will be held at HBMS on Tuesday, February 4th from 7:45am til 11:00am. If you would like to volunteer and you have not been trained in the last two years, you will attend a scoliosis training session on Thursday, January 30, 2014 from 9am-11am.

It is a simple course- you watch a video from Children’s Healthcare and after, nurses will explain what to look for during the screening. Completion of the training will certify you for the next two years.

Please let me know if you would like to volunteer. We only need 12 parents and your help would be greatly appreciated.

Please contact Petie Armbruster at by Friday, January 24th.

HBMS Book Fair November 11-15, 2013 Preorder The Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck

doawkThe Book Fair is coming Nov 11th-15th. You can help support our Media Center by pre-ordering the next Jeff Kinney book in the Wimpy Kid series – The Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck.

Click on the link below, print out the order form, fill it out and enclose the form with $8.49 payment in an envelope and bring to the Media Center. All orders are due by October 25th!! The books will be shipped directly to the school and given to your homeroom teacher. Order form in English and in Español. More information about the Book Fair will be posted soon. Hope to see you there!
Parents: Volunteers are needed to help set up, work during the Book Fair, and help pack up!
If you would like to volunteer or have questions, contact Barb Crowe at or 770/643-2916.

Red Ribbon Week

redribbonRed Ribbon Week began in 1985 as a campaign to educate our children about the negative effects of drugs and alcohol after D.E.A. Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was killed by a drug cartel. Please show your support by talking with your children about how to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.

Monday: Red Ribbon Week Kick-Off
Tuesday: Wear your favorite sports team apparel
Wednesday: Bring a new pair of socks for donation to North Fulton Community Charities AND wear your own red, crazy, or mis-matched socks
Friday: Wear something RED and/or your “Stick to a Good Plan” sticker and receive and I Care Buck

Click here for more information and an printable flyer that you can post so that you don’t miss any of the activities this week.

School Governance Council Information Meeting

Hello parents! Holcomb Bridge needs Parents to Serve on its Governance Council… Need more Information?






With the implementation of the Fulton County Charter System and now our very own initiation to the School Governance Council, I am asking you (our community) to play an active role in the vision and direction of Holcomb Bridge Middle School. By serving on the School Governance Council you will have the opportunity to positively impact our school like never before.

Please join me on Tuesday, October 1st at 6:00pm in the media center at our very own Holcomb Bridge Middle School for a community information meeting! Let me show you how to become involved!


Your Partner and Your Principal,

Joy Schroerlucke

New requirements for ALL school volunteers

As of July 1, 2012, Georgia law states that anyone volunteering in the schools, anywhere within the school: classroom, Media Center, or on field trips, is now a MANDATED REPORTER and is required to report any suspected child abuse or neglect. We cannot allow anyone to volunteer if they haven’t completed the following steps:

Please take a few minutes this weekend to fulfill the 3 requirements listed below.

1. All volunteers must complete the Parent Volunteer Video slideshow and submit the Certification to the front desk at Holcomb Bridge MS.

2. Provide the Volunteer Abuse Training Verification Form

3. Submit the Volunteer Information Form that can be found at

ALL THREE forms must be completed and submitted to the front office in order to volunteer at HBMS.

Caring and Sharing for teachers at HBMS

Hello to All HBMS families!

Did you know that teachers have to spend an average of $400.00 of their personal money for school supplies for our children?

We are kicking off our Caring and Sharing program during Curriculum Night this Thursday August 22 at 6:30.

We will have a box at the front entrance of the school to collect school supplies that our teachers might need throughout the year. These supplies will stay in our school and benefit our children.

Please go to the dollar store and grab a pack of pencils, a stack of paper, or anything you know your child forgets, and let’s stock pile supplies for our teachers!

Thank you so much for making our school a “Caring and Sharing” environment!

Sweet Treats for the Teachers – Friday

Sweet Treats for the Teachers!!
Friday, May 10, 2013

The PTA is providing a Teacher Appreciation lunch this Friday for the faculty and staff of HBMS and we need desserts. If you are able to provide a dessert, please drop off in the front office Friday morning. Any items would be MUCH APPRECIATED!

Thanks so much!!
Please let Emily Lee know if you are able to provide a dessert. Email at

We need YOUR help on Friday! 8th Grade Dance

We REALLY need your help! The 8th Grade dance is this Friday from 6:30pm-9:00pm and we need 7th grade parents to chaperone and 8th grade parents to help decorate on Friday and clean up on Saturday.
The 8th grade parents are not allowed to be at the actual dance but we promise- next year we will be doing the same for your kids!

So if you can please help out, PLEASE let us know by emailing Emily Lee at emilylee003 at gmail dot com.

Decorating starts at 8:00am on Friday and will go until around 5:00pm. Any time you can help would be so appreciated!! (7th grade parents are welcome too if you can). We do have so much fun decorating!!

Chaperoning would simply mean we need you at the dance at 6:00pm and the dance is over at 9:00pm. This is pretty fun too because you actually get to see how much fun the kids have.

Clean up is Saturday morning around 8:00/9:00am and again- ANY HELP would be so appreciated!

Our school is wonderful because of YOU!
P.S. Tickets are still available for 8th Graders: $15 Thursday and Friday morning $20 at the door.

Looking for new or gently used children’s books

Help local homeless children by donating gently used or brand new children’s books!
During: April 22-30
Location: At the front office in the mornings
Books for ages: 1-10
All books will be going to homeless children through HomeStretch in Roswell.

This project is coordinated by 8th grader Morgan McCraw for her Girl Scout silver award.