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RAMS PRIDE…Purposely Running In the Direction of Excellence
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Principal's Message

I am so grateful and honored to be the principal of the “new” R. L. Norris Elementary School
(now back on Harrison Road). Being the daughter of three R. L. Norris High School Alumnae (Kathleen Grant Drayton, Class of 70 and Herman “Johnny” & Emmie Joyce Cowins, Class of 1964), I understand the importance of remembering and honoring the legacy that has been left by so many, especially that of Mr. Raymond Luther Norris. 
This year will truly be a great year as the fantastic faculty, superb staff, and studious students get settled in a brand new building. We would like to cordially invite parents, alumnae, and community members to come by and see the excited things that will happen this year.
At R. L. Norris, we believe each of us possesses a talent to be used for the greater good. I believe what Albert Einstein stated, “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” This school year I have challenged the faculty and staff to educate the heart of the students of R. L. Norris Elementary School. According to Aristotle, educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.
This year we will show our RAMS PRIDE…Purposely Running In the Direction of Excellence.
Your Principal,
Mrs. Shantell Crockett

School News

Annual Town Hall Meeting January 21, 2020

Please join us tonight at Thomson High School at 6:00 pm for our Annual Town Hall Meeting. All stakeholders are cordially invited to the annual input meeting to discuss revisions to the following Title I documents for 2020-2021: • School-Level Parent and Family Engagement Plan for 2020-2021 • Parent Compact for 2020-2021 • Use of Parent Engagement Funds for 2020-2021 • Suggestions for Training for School Staff to Work with Parents for 2020-2021 The meeting will be held at the location below: JANUARY 21, 2020 6:00 P.M. THOMSON HIGH SCHOOL

January 16, 2020 @ 12:30-Parent Engagement-Lunch and Learn

While you enjoy a sub sandwich, chips, and a cookie, teachers will review the Reading and Math Standards that your child is currently learning and provide you with resources that you can use at home to help your child be prepared for the Georgia Milestones Assessment in April. Invitations for this event will be sent home with students on January 7, 2020. Please RSVP by January 13, 2020 that you will be attending so that we can make sure to have enough food for everyone. We look forward to seeing you at our "Lunch and Learn!"