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Walk to School Day! Picture of Giving Garden Project Giving Gardens photo of vegtables Giving Gardens-digging up sweet potatoes Children testing water in the stream. Adopt a stream picture of map and school area. working at the creek. Boy with watermelons Artwork by a kid Kids working with magnets Picture of comuter lab Girl looking at lake sediment. Girls studying what is found in creek water. Picture of children working with water in a lake. Picture of butterfly bulletin board a tagged Monarch butterfly Awards Day Kids with plants from garden Children studying the stream.

STEM Workdays-Join us!!

Workdays will be Saturday, 16, and 23 from 9-12:00

We will have three workdays this fall to continue clearing the invasive species in the outdoor classroom that was recently certified as a Georgia Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary. We will be adding mulch to the path and under the benches and teaching platform.  Sagamore received a grant for additional native plants and has purchased 15 native azaleas and 50 native ferns to be added to the area. The plan is to include the fourth grade in the planning and planting of the plants as part of their STEM project, Improving Your Local Ecosystem in conjunction with their study of ecosystems in their science class.

Sign-up to help by clicking the link below!!


 

 

Bring your family, gloves, and shovels!                                         

Picture Day - How to purchase photos

October 4 and October 5

Our wonderful photographer, Ken Rada was here to take our student's pictures.  Check out his work here.
All picture orders take place online.  Once they are available for purchase, the school will send out a code to access Ken Rada's Sagamore Hills School Photos on his website.  






Afterschool Academy (ASA)-After School Extended Day Program (ASEDP)

Our After School Extended Day Program runs each day after school from 2:30 pm until 6:00 pm. Children enjoy outdoor fun, gym time, art, games, and even some time to complete homework. The cost for the program is $60.00 a week for one and $110.00 for two and $170.00 for three.  
Each year, there is an annual program registration fee of $25.00 for one, $40.00 for two, or $65.00 for three.  Applications are required to be turned in before the student is allowed to stay for ASA.  Parents are responsible for any changes to the information sheet.

Payments can be made 3 ways at this time:
1.  Check-made out to Sagamore Hills-ASEDP
2. Online payments here-please note there is a service fee.
3. Money order-made out to Sagamore Hills -ASEDP-please put child's name in the notes

The card reader at Sagamore is currently unavailable.  Staff will let parents know once it is up and running.

Application:

Visitor Policy Change

Sagamore Hills Families:

Message from DeKalb County School District

Out of an abundance of caution and due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, we will continue the visitor protocol that was in place for the 2020-2021 school year.
 Visitors and volunteers will not be permitted in buildings until further notice.  We will continue to monitor conditions and data provided by the Department of Public Health(DPH), the DeKalb County Board of Health (DBOH) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).  It is our sincere hope that conditions will improve, and we will be able to reopen our doors and benefit from the value that our committed volunteers add to our schools and centers.  
 We appreciate each of our volunteers and community partners.  In the interim, we will look for and we invite you to help us identify opportunities for volunteers to support our school community virtually.

Back to School Parent Information

 

  Welcome Back!  Please click on the link below for important back-to-school information!





Sagamore's Project Learning Garden Helps Local Families

Spencer working in the Garden
Photo credit: Kevin D. Lilies
 
 
 Check out an article about Sagamore's STEM Garden and a new initiative called "Project Learning Garden".  This initiative is through the Atlanta-based Captain Planet Foundation, is helping schools address food scarity across the region.  

Parent Guide for In-Person Learning


Superintendent's Newsletter

Please click here to access Superintendent, 
Mrs. Cheryl Watson-Harris' Weekly Newsletter.

2021-2022 School Supply Lists

 
School Supply lists for Sagamore Hills are here! 

 
Please click on the link for the school supply lists for each grade.
 
 
 

Stay Informed!

Stay informed about Sagamore Hills Elementary School events!

Last minute messages regarding severe weather, school closings, etc. will be communicated through School Messenger.  To OPT IN, text "Y" or "Yes" to 6-7587.

 This is a great way to stay informed about school programs, activities, and important updates.

More important links below: 

PTA Website: http://sagamorehillspta.org/

Sagamore Hills Foundation: http://sagamorehillsfoundation.org

Sagamore Hills PTA Electronic Announcements: http://sagamorehillspta.org/announcements

Sagamore Named Project Wet School of the Year!

 
Each year Georgia Project WET recognizes a School at the Awards Ceremony during EEA’s annual conference.  Sagamore is proud to announce that we were named School of the Year for 2020!  Great job students and staff!  What great fun we have learning about water and our local Turtle Creek!
 
 
 Monica Kilpatrick, Georgia Project State Coordinator is pictured above with Stepanie Spencer, our fabulous S.T.E.M. Teacher!  
District Events
Upcoming Events
STEM workday
Sat Oct 23 2021
Thanksgiving Break-No School
Mon Nov 22 2021
to Fri Nov 26 2021

Winter Break
Mon Dec 20 2021
to Mon Jan 3 2022

1st day of 2nd Semester
Tue Jan 4 2022
Dr. MLK, Jr. Day
Mon Jan 17 2022
February Break-No School
Fri Feb 18 2022
President's Day
Mon Feb 21 2022
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