Welcome to the Berkmar High School Parent Center!
Parent Center Contact Information
The Parent Center is located in the first hallway to the right, off the Main Lobby. The Parent Center is a place where all Berkmar High School parents are welcomed. Here, parents can receive Title I information, review Title I documents, explore parenting resources, and gain information about ways to become more involved in their child’s education. All Title I documents are located in the Parent Center for review. In addition, the Parent Instructional Coordinator (PIC) works closely with Gwinnett County Public Schools, BHS teachers and administrators to promote parent involvement and ways to communicate better with the school. The Parent Instructional Coordinator/Assistant Principal of Title I, plans workshops and meetings throughout the year to continually support our parents.
Parent Instructional Coordinator
Parent Center, Room 8.238
Email: Mary Berkson
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 8 AM - 2:30 PM or by appointment
Title I documents may be accessed on this website or in the Parent Center.
Parents have the right to request information about the degree and qualifications of their child’s teacher(s) and paraprofessional(s), if applicable. Please refer to the GCPS Student-Parent Handbook or contact your school’s principal for more information.
Please sign up for the Parent Portal! Contact Ms. Carolina Ramirez at 770-806-8910. You can access your student's grades, attendance and much more. The registration forms are attached below.
Rising 9th Grade Orientation, February 16, 2021
Rising 9th Grade Orientation, February 16, 2021 @ 5:30 PM
The Administration and Staff of Berkmar High School are excited to meet our rising ninth graders and provide you with important informaiton as we begin the registration process. Please join our virtual meeting on Zoom.Meeting ID: 957 0997 3497
Graduation & Promotion Requirements, February 18, 2021
Virtual Graduation & Promotion Requirements Parent Meeting, February 18, 2021
5 PM, English Presentation & 6:30 PM, Spanish Presentation
We will be presenting information on promotions to the next grade level, credit recovery opportunities, digital learning, grade level assessments, and graduation requirements. Families, please attend this important meeting! Your student is welcome, too. The links to the Zoom meetings are listed below. Thank you!
Meeting ID: 937 3821 3856
Meeting ID: 985 7880 6180
Family-School Partnership Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting
Federal Programs Family-School Partnership Advisory Council (PAC) Meeting
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
All Families Invited to Attend
Berkmar Cluster Parent Technology Meeting, November 10, or 12, or 14, 2020
Berkmar Cluster Parent Technology Virtual Meeting
Title I and the Community School will be hosting a Cluster Parent Technology Virtual Meeting through Zoom to inform parents on how to use: the Parent Portal, My eClass, My Payment Plus, StudentVue, etc. Join us to better understand how to access your student’s grades and keep up with their academic career.
VIRTUAL ZOOM MEETING TIMES:
Tuesday, NOVEMBER 10 | 3:00 PM or
Thursday, NOVEMBER 12| 7:00 PM or
Saturday, NOVEMBER 14| 1:00 PM
THE FOLLOWING ZOOM LINK WILL BE ACTIVE 15 MINUTES BEFORE THE MEETING STARTS:Meeting ID: 936 5824 8971Passcode: 353701
Reunión virtual de tecnología de padres de grupoTítulo I y la Comunidad escolar organizarán una reunión virtual de tecnología para padres de la comunidad Berkmar a través de Zoom para informarlos sobre cómo usar:Portal, My eClass, My Payment Plus, StudentVue, etc. Únase a nosotros para comprender mejor cómo acceder a las calificaciones de su estudiante y mantenerse al día con su carrera académica.HORARIO DE REUNIONES CON ZOOM VIRTUAL:Martes 10 DE NOVIEMBRE | 3:00 PMJueves 12 de noviembre | 7:00 PMSábado 14 de noviembre | 13:00EL SIGUIENTE ENLACE DE ZOOM ESTARÁ ACTIVO 15 MINUTOS ANTES DE QUE COMIENCE LA REUNIÓN:Meeting ID: 936 5824 8971Passcode: 353701
Federal Programs Family-School Partnership Advisory Council, October 28, 2020
Families are encouraged to join the Zoom meeting on October 28, 2020, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, for the fall Federal Programs Family-School Partnership Advisory Council. This meeting is a great opportunity for all parents and families to receive information about the federal programs and provide input to help their continued improvement. Attached is an invitation in English and Spanish with meeting links. Thank you for your time and support!
Title I Budget, 2020-2021
Local School Plan for Improvement, 2020-2021
GCPS Title I Family and Community Engagement Plan, 2020-2021, English and Spanish
Free Virtual Saturday Credit Recovery, Session #2 (Zoom)
February 27, March 6, March 20 & March 27, 2021 (4 Saturdays) 9 AM - 12 PM
Title I is offering Credit Recovery classes on Saturdays, from 9 AM - 12 PM. Students will attend virtually. We will be offering classes in math, language arts, science and social studies. Classes are self-paced, computer-based courses that are facilitated by content area teachers who will support learning. Please encourage your student to contact their counselor to register. Thank you for your support!
Parent Survey for 2020-21, February 8-26, 2021
The survey will be sent to families through SchoolMessenger. Families will receive an email invitation to complete the survey for each school at which they have one or more enrolled students. The survey will be available in multiple languages. Would you please complete the survey? The results will help us help our families and students. Thank you!
Free Virtual Credit Recovery, Saturdays, Session #1
To qualify for enrollment in a credit recovery class, the student must have previously taken the course and did not earn a passing grade. During this session, we are offering math, language arts and science classes. The student must sign-up through their counselor. The teachers will send a Zoom link to all students registered for their classes.
January 23 & 30 and February 6 & 20, 2021
9 AM to 12 PM
Gateway Science Boot Camp
If your student needs to pass the Gateway Science Assessment, we can help! Berkmar High School is offering a Boot Camp which will be taught by our Science and Language Arts teachers. The classes will be virtual and the Zoom link will be posted on the student's eCLASS landing page. The classes will be January 25, January 26, January 27, January 28 and February 1, from 3 - 5 PM. All students needing to pass the Science portion of the Gateway Assessment are invited to attend.
The Science Gateway retest will be given at Berkmar High School on February 2, 2021.
Gateway Social Studies Boot Camp
If your student needs to pass the Gateway Social Studies Assessment, we can help! Berkmar High School is offering a Boot Camp which will be taught by our Social Studies teachers. The classes will be virtual and the Zoom link will be posted on the student's eCLASS landing page. The classes will be January 11, January 12, January 13, January 14 and January 19, from 3 - 5 PM. All students needing to pass the Social Studies portion of the Gateway Assessment are invited to attend.
The Social Studies Gateway retest will be given at Berkmar High School on January 20, 2021.
Saturday Tutoring @ Berkmar High School
Free Saturday Tutoring at Berkmar High School on December 5, December 12 , and December 19, 2020, from 9 AM to 12 noon. Tutoring sessions will be in person. No registration needed. Please call Dr. Linda Clark @ 770-806-3730 for more information.
Attention Parents! Your child can earn college credit in high school!
The new Dual Enrollment dual-credit program provides assistance for postsecondary tuition, mandatory fees, and books. Eligible students may participate part-time or full-time at multiple postsecondary institutions, but applications for Dual Enrollment must be completed every term. The eligible student and parent/guardian should schedule the required Dual Enrollment advisement session with the school counselor to discuss the dual-credit program options. More information can be found on our main web page under the tab 'Home'.
Dual Enrollment Meeting, January 28, 2021 @ 9 AMJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://gcpsk12-org.zoom.us/j/95465895077?pwd=MzhQQnVlWTVtWWNyV2t0d09PR05hdz09Meeting ID: 954 6589 5077Passcode: 884204