Lip Sync Showdown

Get ready Awtrey for our Foundation 50th Celebration featuring a Lip Sync Showdown! Applications are due Monday, March 28! LipSync Application The celebration will be on Friday, April 29 at 6 PM. We will have food trucks and other activities to celebrate our 50th Anniversary!

Awtrey’s Teacher of the Year 2015

2015 TOTY – Ms Bailey

Congratulations Ms Tonia Bailey our 2015 Teacher of the Year for Awtrey!


Selected from among their peers, Cobb Schools’ Teachers of the Year are among the best and most celebrated educators in our district. Highlighted for their expert use of instructional and academic strategies, the list of TOTYs represents Cobb’s most distinguished and well-respected professionals. They are known as teacher leaders, tireless champions of their students and mentors and coaches of their fellow educators and staff.

Each year, the Cobb Chamber of Commerce “Give Our Schools a Hand” program holds a celebration honoring all the 2015-16 Teachers of the Year from Cobb County Schools.  The 27th anniversary celebration culminated with the community pep rally on October 27, 2015 at Roswell Street Baptist Church. Teachers of the Year began their day with a special breakfast, then attended a pep rally with hundreds of students, teachers, family members, and friends cheering for the honorees.

Awtrey’s Teacher of the Year, Tonia Bailey, was among the honorees and celebrated the honor with her mother, husband, Roger  Evanson, and sons Miles and Max. In addition to family members, each honoree was able to select a group of students to attend the Pep Rally.

Ms. Bailey-Evanson was delighted to be selected as Awtrey’s 2015-16 Teacher of the Year and explained that after 25 years in education, teaching remains her PASSION. She enjoys teaching and interacting with her students in the classroom as well as serving as the School Leadership Intern (SLI). Living in the Awtrey community enables her to develop strong relationships with the families she serve.
We salute Ms. Tonia Bailey-Evanson!


Here is a highlight of the Pep Rally


AdvancED Parent Survey

We are asking each parent to take a few moments to fill out our AdvancED Parent Survey linked below.

Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphones or tablet.  All parents should be encouraged to participate in the AdvancED Parent Survey because the data will be used to inform the school and the district of parent’s opinions. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to AdvancED’s eProve for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online.

This survey will no longer be available after April 1, 2016. So please take a few moments to complete the survey prior to then.

Parent Survey

Exceptional Children Week

AMS Exceptional Children’s Spirit Week

We are all …

“More Than Ordinary”


Help us celebrate Exceptional Children’s Week

Monday: Mismatched Monday: Wear Clothes/Outfit that Doesn’t Match

Tuesday: Crazy/Different Hair Day

Wednesday: SHARE the LOVE Day—Wear Red/Hearts and Compliment Someone

Thursday: Crazy Hat Day

Friday: Race Shirt Day – Wear a Shirt from a race you completed or will complete.


Let’s Celebrate our Goals and Achievements!

**Awtrey believes we all share unique qualities that make us similar yet different and each quality and our achievements should be celebrated, loved and accepted!

Camp Twin Lakes Drive

Several of our students are working with Girl Scout Troop 16122 to gather art supplies for Camp Twin Lakes.

What is Camp Twin Lakes?

Camp Twin Lakes is a life-changing camp experience for thousands of Georgia’s children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges. Camp Twin Lakes provides week-long summer camps and year-round weekend retreats at three fully accessible and medically-supportive campsites, day camps, and through hospital-based Camp-To-Go programs.

What they Need  

Troop 16122 is collecting art supplies to help out Camp Twin Lakes. They need many supplies but here are the ones that are needed most:

  • Colored Pencils
  • Glue Bottles
  • Construction Paper
  • Popsicles Sticks
  • Glitter
  • Watercolor Paints
  • Markers

The homeroom with the most donations will win a…


So make sure to bring in donations and remember the drive ends on March 11!

If you have any questions about the drive contact us at:


Gimme Me 5 for Education Basketball Tournament

Awtrey Middle School
Basketball Tournaments

February 29 – March 11

Gimme 5 on 5 March Madness Games
Each day will host a different grade level tournament!
Grade level Team WINNERS will play TEACHERS!!

Monday, Tuesday (2/29, 3/1) – Grade 6, 8:00am – Gym $1.00
Wednesday, Thursday (3/2, 3/3) – Grade 7, 8:00am – Gym $1.00
Tuesday, Wednesday (3/8, 3/9) – Grade 8, 8:00am – Gym $1.00
Friday, March 11th, Students vs Teachers

Gimme 5 on 5 Tournament
8:00am, Gym $5.00

If students have donated to the Gimme 5 campaign,
ALL games FREE!

Come support your grade level!

$1.00 to play OR watch Grade Tournaments
$5.00 Students VS Teachers Tournament

Gimme 5, $5 Donation gets you in ALL GAMES FREE!!

self addressed envelope

Please Send In…

We need all parents to send in to their student’s homeroom teacher a self-addressed/stamped business sized envelope for end of year mailing. This envelope needs to have your mailing address written neatly on the envelope and a regular stamp attached ready to mail.

If you have more than one student, please send in a separate envelope for each student.


Cultural Extravaganza

Awtrey Middle School’s 21st Annual Cultural Extravaganza

Date:  March 5, 2016

Come join all the fun and excitement!  Students will have booths set up representing many of the world’s countries.  Besides colorful displays and artifacts from these countries native foods will also be available to try!

The fun starts at 10:00 am and last until 2:00 pm!  Live entertainment will also take place during the event!

Students who attend Awtrey may pick up a sheet in the cafeteria lobby and visit three displays and have a chance at winning a cash prize!

See you there!