Friday, May 10, 2013
The Woodstock school was one of 29 recognized by the Character Education Partnership nationwide.
Carmel Elementary School has been recognized as a National School of Character for its commitment to character education and for fostering a positive environment for social and academic learning. The honor, bestowed by the Character Education Partnership, was awarded to only 29 schools and school districts across the country. Schools are selected for using character education to increase academic achievement, reduce student disciplinary action and create an atmosphere viewed as caring and supportive by students, parents and the community. School who were given the honor will be recognized this fall during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. “Each of these schools has a uniquely inspirational story of success in education,” National School …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Carmel Elementary Assistant Principal Dr. Pam Green was recently recognized with accolades.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Carmel Elementary School's Student Ambassadors play an important role at the school each day.
Friday, April 6, 2012
Canton artist Scott McIntyre is working to complete a mural spanning over half of Carmel Elementary School’s media center wall this spring break.
Monday, January 30, 2012
Carmel Elementary students wrote, illustrated and bound bilingual books for an orphanage in Peru.
Fifth grade students at Carmel Elementary School wrote bilingual books for children living in an orphanage in Peru, approximately 3500 miles away. The fifth grade students in Maria Tucker's language arts classes participated in this activity as one of the Learn and Serve projects for the school year. Carmel has received national recognition and awards for its Character Education program which, in part, includes the Learn & Serve activities. All students at Carmel participate in service projects, relating to their academics, during the school year. Each grade level collaborates to decide what projects they want to undertake. Assistant Principal Dr. Pam Green oversees the Character Education at Carmel and said, “We are so proud of our …
Friday, June 10, 2011
Students at Carmel Elementary create a gift for the City of Woodstock.
Ms. Willis’ Homeroom Class Age: 5th Grade School: Carmel Elementary Accomplishment: Students from Merry Willis’ homeroom class presented a Woodstock Coloring Book as a gift to the City of Woodstock. The gift was an end-of-elementary school project initiated by the students. Earlier in the school year, the students received copies of a coloring book created in 1996, under the leadership of Juanita Hughes, as part of Preservation Woodstock. The coloring book is available to youth at the Woodstock Visitors Center. The 5th graders decided to update the book by adding new features and storing the content in digital format. To help them decide on the content updates, the students set out to learn more about the city. They researched its history…
Friday, January 21, 2011
Since joining the faculty at Carmel in 2004, Willis has become instrumental in Cherokee County School District's technology advancements
Merry Willis teaches math and science to 5th graders at Carmel Elementary School. A local gal who grew up in Acworth, Willis’ nomination for Carmel’s Teacher of the Year is the most recent in a series of honors this motivated teacher has accomplished during her teaching career – which just began in 2004 when she joined the Carmel faculty after graduating from Kennesaw State University. Willis is a leader in instructional technology, not only at Carmel, but throughout the Cherokee County School District and state levels. She received her master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in Educational Technology in 2006 and in 2009, completed coursework for an Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in Instructional Technology. She is the …