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  • GCPS BookMobile is coming to the Berkmar Cluster!

    GREAT NEWS!  The GCPS BookMobile will be coming to the Berkmar cluster this summer!  The BookMobile makes several stops in neighborhoods and apartment complexes each week and students will have a chance to get on the bus and check out books.  For more information, visit the BookMobile website.  

    If you would like to support the BookMobile, there is a BookMobile 5K and Fun Run at Pinckneyville Middle School on May 4th at 8:00 AM.  All runners 18 years and under get a FREE book!  And the school with the most participants will win a visit from the BookMobile!  You can register for the race at the website above.

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  • Georgia Milestones Testing

    Here is the Georgia Milestones Testing Schedule.  Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest each night and a healthy breakfast each morning of testing.

    April 9 - 5th Grade Social Studies
    April 10 - 3rd Grade English/Language Arts Section 1
    April 11 - 3rd Grade English/Language Arts Section 2
    April 12 - 3rd Grade English/Language Arts Section 3
    April 15 - 5th Grade English/Language Arts Section 1
    April 16 - 5th Grade English/Language Arts Section 2
    April 17 - 5th Grade English/Language Arts Section 3
    April 18 - 3rd Grade Math Section 1
    April 19 - 3rd Grade Math Section 2
    April 22 - 4th Grade English/Language Arts Section 1
    April 23 - 4th Grade English/Language Arts Section 2
    April 24 - 4th Grade English/Language Arts Section 3
    April 25 - 5th Grade Math Section 1
    April 26 - 5th Grade Math Section 2
    April 29 - 4th Grade Math Section 1
    April 30 - 4th Grade Math Section 2
    May 1 - 5th Grade Science
    May 2 - Final Day for Makeups


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  • Gwinnett Grows Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten Registration is May 2, 2019.  

    WHO:  Rising kindergarteners - children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019 - and their parents or guardians.

    WHAT:  Register for the 2019-20 school year.  (Parents may complete some paperwork online, starting April 1.  Online Registration Paperwork)

    WHERE:  Visit the school website to register online and complete the registration process here at the school on May 2.

    WHEN:  Thursday, May 2, 2019, from 10 am until 2 pm

    WHY:  Your child will complete the Kindergarten Readiness Entry Profile, allowing your child's teacher to be ready to welcome your new kindergartener on the first day of school - Monday, August 5, 2019.  (Look online for other important calendar dates for the 2019-20 school year.)

    PLEASE BRING:  Your child; an official document showing proof of birth date; evidence of vision, hearing, dental, and nutrition screenings obtained in the past year (a current Georgia Form #3300-Rev. 2013); a valid Certificate of Immunization (Georgia Form #3231); proof that you live in the attendance zone; proof of authorized person to enroll; the child's social security number (or you may sign a waiver at the school); and a photo ID for the adult registering the child.  

    BRING YOUR RISING KINDERGARTENER WITH YOU ON MAY 2!  Your child will complete a Kindergarten Readiness Entry Profile and take part in other activities.  It's very important that your child participates in this exciting day.

    We look forward to welcoming you and your child to our school!

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  • Berkmar High School Media Center Extended Hours

    Berkmar High School offers extended hours in the Media Center.  Any Berkmar Cluster Student or Parent may visit the Media Center to use computers and resources available.  Here is the schedule for April.

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  • Digital Learning Day

    If bad weather causes school to be cancelled or dismissed early, public announcements will be made on GCPS TV, on the school system’s website, on GCPS Twitter and Facebook, through SchoolMessenger calls and optional texts, and via metro-Atlanta radio and television stations. Full-day cancellations usually are announced by 6 a.m.

    In the event that Gwinnett County Public Schools decides to utilize a Digital Learning Day, students will log onto eCLASS to complete assignments.  

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School Information

  • Principal: Dr. Scott Frandsen

    Established in 1987
    Berkmar Cluster School

    School Colors: Red, White, and Blue

    Staff Hours: 7:50 am - 3:50 pm
    Student Arrival: 8:20 am - 8:50 am
    Tardy Bell: 8:50 am
    Dismissal Bell: 3:20 pm

    Mascot: Patriots

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