Parent Workshops

Turner Middle School
2020-2021 Family Engagement Workshops
Mrs. Lark, Parent Outreach Facilitator 770-651-4149

Due to current circumstances of Covid-19, in compliance with the Georgia Department of Education /Douglas County School System, TMS Family Engagement Activities will be conducted via Digital Platforms. These platforms include but not limited to, Google Meet, Class Dojo, Youtube Video, Facebook and or School Website. Dates and Times are subject to change. Please visit our School Website for updates. https://tms.dcssga.org/

Let’s Get Together! Turner Middle School will host the following events to build the capacity for strong parental involvement to support a partnership among the school, parents, and the community to improve student academic achievement:

TMS Sneak-A-Peek/ Grade Level Core Content- August 3, 2020 @ 6:00 PM– Digital Platform
Parent Advisory Committee Meeting- August 20, 2020 @ 5:30 PM- Digital Platform

 The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss our school’s Title I program. We will cover some topics together as a large group and others in smaller groups. This way you will have an opportunity to ask questions, provide input and participate in more detailed discussions.
Technological Innovations Family Workshop- August 20, 2020 @ 6:00 PM- Digital Platform
 Families will learn how to maneuver through the educational process of online courses, teaching aids, educational software, social networking tools, and other innovative tools available to support student success.
Title I Family Orientation- September 17-2020 @ 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM- Digital Platform
 The purpose of this meeting is to review and discuss our school’s Title I program. We will cover some topics together as a large group and others in smaller groups. This way you will have an opportunity to ask questions, provide input and participate in more detailed discussions.
ELA Family Fun Night –October 1-2020 @ 6:00 PM- Digital Platform
 The purpose for our open house “mix and mingle” night is for families to meet their students’ teachers, get an overview of important school policies, curriculum expectations, as well as, school initiatives.
Social Studies/Diversity Family Night- October-TBD
 This workshop will assist families in developing skills to raise positive family relationships and enrich academic support and growth through the use of safe technology. We will also provide information on the 2014-2015 middle school science fair.
STEM/Math Family Movie Night – November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 PM- Digital Platform
 Our Math Carnival will support different mathematical areas through games and activities. Our aim is to focus on basic math and logical concepts through entertaining and engaging families/students/teachers in an inviting atmosphere.
Science Night – December 10-2020 @ 6:00 PM- Digital Platform
 Our Science Night will afford parents an opportunity to view some of their students’ science exhibits, as well as, expose parents to some of the scientific concepts their students are learning in an entertaining and engaging setting.
Parent Advisory Council Meeting- January 21-2021 @ 5:00 PM- Platform- TBD
 The purpose of our PAC is to ensure effective involvement of all families and to support the partnership between school, parent and community stakeholders.
Milestones Testing Early Prep- TBD
 The GMAS Early Preparation Family Workshop will allow parents to have plenty of time to work with their student/s to ensure a successful pass. Workshop presenters will provide test-taking strategies, student testing tips, and supplemental materials for student use at home.
Parent Advisory Council Meeting- April 8-2021 @ 5:30 PM- Platform- TBD
 The purpose of our PAC is to ensure effective involvement of all families and to support the partnership between school, families and community stakeholders.
Fifth Grade Middle School Orientation – TBD - 6th Grade Middle School Orientation- TBD
 Turner Middle Schools’ Parent Resource Center Available during the 2020-2021 School Year
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