Freeman's Mill Elementary School

Expect Excellence in Everything

Upcoming Events

View Calendar

School Announcements

  • Winter Party Celebrations

    Right before Winter Break, our awesome PTA and Room Parents will host a Winter Celebration for each class. Parents are invited to join their child(ren) for the celebration. The schedule is below.

    Wednesday, Dec. 13
    3rd Grade - 1:30 - 2:30 
    4th Grade - 12:30 - 1:30 
    5th Grade - 11:00 - 12:00

    Thursday, Dec. 14
    Kindergarten - 1:30 - 2:30
    1st Grade - 1:00 - 2:00
    2nd Grade - 10:30 - 11:30

    Comments (-1)
  • Holiday Shop

    The annual Holiday Shop is coming to town! Next week, December 4-8, students will get to come to the shop and buy gifts for family and friends. Gifts range from $0.25 - $10.00, with most priced under $5.00. Look for a flyer to come home in your child's folder with what day their class gets to shop.

    Do you have some free time to come be an elf at the shop? The PTA needs volunteers to help kids in the shop. Please consider signing up for a time to come.

    Comments (-1)
  • Polar Express Night

    We hope all FMES families will join us on Thursday, December 7, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. for an evening of holiday fun! This is a family event, so students must attend with an adult. Come and join us for cookies and milk, games with prizes, read-alouds with cool activities, and a frosty STEAM activity for the whole family! "Shop the Halls" is returning this year, where you can do some shopping with some of our local vendors. The PTA Holiday Shop, located in the media center, will also be open for business. Both "Shop the Halls" and the PTA Holiday Shop will have extended hours until 8:30 p.m. There will also be food trucks available starting at 6:00 p.m. and will continue throughout the event for families who wish to purchase food. Everyone is encouraged to wear their favorite holiday pajamas!!

    Comments (-1)
  • Glove, Hat, Sock, and Coat Drive

    FMES Student Council is leading a warm winter item drive from November 27-December 15. Bring in gloves, hats, and socks (NEW items only please) to benefit patrons of a local charity, Village of Hope. We are also collecting new or gently worn coats! Send in items all month long! Students will place items in grade-level bins in the front lobby. The grade level that collects the most items will win A PRIZE!!

    Comments (-1)
  • Student Council Candy Cane Sale

    Beginning Monday, December 11th, the Student Council will be selling candy canes each morning from 8:20 - 8:50 a.m. The candy canes are $0.50 each. Sales will continue through Friday, December 15th or until we run out of candy canes. If your family would like to donate candy canes for the sale, they can be brought to Mrs. Williams through December 12th. Students love all the varieties of candy canes- the fruity/crazy ones are the most popular!

    Comments (-1)
  • Student Spirit Week

    During the week of December 11-15, we invite our students to participate in our Holiday Spirit Week. Look for more details in Friday folders soon!

    Monday: Holiday Best - wear your favorite holiday outfit - it can be fancy or funny
    Tuesday: Wear a holiday hat or headband (purchase one at the Holiday Accessory Sale!)
    Wednesday: Wear your favorite holiday shirt
    Thursday:  Light up your outfit with a light-up necklace or headpiece
    Friday: Ugly (or Cute) Sweater Day

    Comments (-1)
  • Holiday Accessory Sale

    During the week of December 11th, holiday accessories will be for sale before school! Come by our table to purchase a jingle bell bracelet, holiday headbands, and holiday glasses! These items will be super fun to wear all week long during Student Spirit Week! Items will be $1 and $3.

    Comments (-1)

    5th Grade Parents, are you ready to celebrate & honor your graduating 5th grade student? What better way to do so than a Tribute in the Freeman's Mill Yearbook? This year, parents/guardians can design a tribute on the publisher's website by adding a picture and writing a message to their child. Only one size will be offered - 1/8 of a page for $25. The deadline to order is December 15. Information was also sent home in last week's Friday Folder. Your 5th grader will be excited to see his/her tribute when yearbooks arrive at the end of the school year. PURCHASE AND CREATE YOUR TRIBUTE ONLINE TODAY! Just follow these easy steps. 

    1. Go to WWW.YEARBOOKORDERCENTER.COM and enter ORDER #25667


    3. Follow the prompts to design your tribute, add it to your cart, and purchase it. Your tribute is not complete until you add it to your cart and complete the checkout process.

    4. To make the ad creation easier, click the “WATCH VIDEO” or “ONLINE AD CREATION GUIDE” links

    Need help with your order?
    Toll Free: 866-287-3096
    Customer Support: Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST)

    Comments (-1)
  • PTA & Holiday Chorus Performance

    We hope you plan to join us for the PTA Meeting and Holiday Chorus Performance on Thursday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. This event will be held in the FMES Cafeteria.

    Comments (-1)
  • 2023-24 Yearbook Available

    Our yearbook is a hardcover, all-color book full of great pictures of school events. The price is $35.00 per book throughout the winter break. The price will increase to $40.00 starting January 4, 2024. You may purchase your yearbook at MyPaymentsPlus.

    Comments (-1)
  • FMES Science & Engineering Fair

    Attention Freeman’s Mill Scientists! Information is now available for the Freeman’s Mill Science and Engineering Fair. You are encouraged to compete in the fair with a STEM Project submission. Everything you need to know can be found through Google Classroom (code:m552cs2). Projects are due to Mrs. Faloni by December 8th. Projects will be judged at the school level using the rubric provided in the information. Awards will be presented to the top three projects during our STEAM night on February 1st. Top projects (1st place and possibly 2nd and 3rd place) will be invited to attend the Gwinnett Regional Science and Engineering Fair on February 23rd at Gas South District Arena. This is scheduled to be in-person at this time. Start working now! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Faloni at

    Comments (-1)
  • FMES Cub Club

    The Cub Club is a before-school program that is offered every morning, Monday-Friday, during the school year. Students will be provided with free play time outside, weather permitting. Indoor activities include choices of age-appropriate centers, including playing in the gym, movement activities, puzzles, Legos, Art, etc. Students may also complete homework or study during this time.

    The club is in the morning from 7:00-8:00 am. Parents may drop off children at any time during the program’s hours of operation. Cub Club will be held in the Health trailer by the gym. The cost is $25 weekly or $100 monthly.

    If you are interested, please print & complete THIS REGISTRATION FORM and return it, along with your payment of cash or check (please make check out to Freeman’s Mill Elementary), to your child’s teacher. If you have any questions, please email Kristi Johnson at

    Comments (-1)
  • Play 2 Learn

    Play 2 Learn image

    Searching for a high-quality early learning opportunity for you and your young child? Look no further! Join one of our Play 2 Learn classes, right here at Freeman's Mill ES. Play 2 Learn classes are every Monday from 10-11:30 am or 1-2:30 pm. Email for more information.

    Other Helpful Resources:
    Play 2 Learn @ Home
    Building Babies Brains

    Comments (-1)
  • Freeman's Mill ES

    2303 Old Peachtree Rd.
    Lawrenceville, GA 30043

    Student Hours:
    8:50 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

    Meet The Principal
    FMES Principal
    Angie Pacholke

Cluster and Community News