Georgian Heights
Elementary School
About Us
Academic Brief


Georgian Heights' students complete major science projects, develop inventions, participate in recycling projects and attend resident camping programs. Georgian Heights has a math/science lab which provides teachers and students access to an extensive array of equipment and materials. A variety of animals and plants are housed in the classrooms. Students develop a sense of responsibility and learn about animal behavior as they care for these animals. Interdisciplinary themes are interwoven into our content areas and the teaching and learning process are made rigorous and relevant for the students at Georgian Heights Alternative Elementary School.



Academic Support

READING PROGRAM: Guided Reading



Clubs

There is an instrumental music program; hand chimes club, recorder club and choir for fourth and fifth grade students. Students are able to participate in a variety of other clubs including the Exploration, Chess, and Math Olympiad.


Techie Club-For 3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Students http://www.techcorpsohio.org/ After-school


Provides students with: Technology and 21st century skills; A safe and supportive environment to elevate their confidence with technology; A new awareness of technology and other STEM-related careers; and connections with role models employed in technology intensive fields.


Chess Club-4th & 5th Grade Students/during Lunch Period


Choir-4th & 5th Grade Students


Morning Announcements-Students help share the important news of the day


Safety-Patrol-5th Grade Students help assist students in crosswalks for safety



Community Partnerships

Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District and American Electric Power. Big Brother and Big Sister is a long-time partnership. The AEP partnership has won very special awards for working with students as tutors, mentors and industry specialists.



Curriculum

Emphasizes hands-on math, science and environmental studies, and includes reading, language arts, social studies, health, art, music and physical education. Students at Georgian Heights have the opportunity to use computers in their classroom, which emphasizes the infusion of technology throughout the curriculum.



Dress Code:
We follow the Superintendent’s Dress Code Policy with clothing that does not detract from the educational atmosphere. For more information, click here


Fun Activities:

Georgian Heights has an Active PTA that plans family fun events such as: Movie Nights, Rock Band, Spring Dance.


Students learn environmental studies first-hand at a campsite and at school.


Students support community endeavors by donating to Operation Feed and the Ohio Wildlife Center.


They participate in the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Stream Quality Monitoring Project and recycling projects.



Hours of Operation:

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.




Lunch Menu:



Mascot:

Red Tailed Hawk




Mission Statement:
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."



Parent Involvement

 

Parent involvement in a child's education is extremely important!


You can become involved in your child's education in a variety of ways such as; -Join the PTA -Volunteer in your child's room -Volunteer for the school -Become a Room Parent -Become a Room Parent helper -Attend Parent/Teacher conferences -Check your child's backpack nightly -Attend Open houses, room parties and other school events For more information please contact us at 365-5931 or at the above listed email.



Principal:
Nakita Smoot



Principal Email Address


 

 




PTA/PTO Contact Information

2015-2016 PTA Officers
 
President: Matt Stanley
Vice President: Courtney McKibben
Treasurer: Stephanie Dowell
Secretary: Mary Lou Stanley
PTA email address georgianheightspta.yahoo.com   
                                                                                                                                                 Join our PTA! We invite all families to attend our monthly meetings which are usually scheduled on the first Thursday of each month.

Join PTA for $5 membership fee. A portion of the membership fees go to National & Ohio State PTA for advocating rights for children and many more programs and grants. A portion finances family fun events, camp, teacher appreciation, student expenses: Safety Patrol, Special Olympics, Student Awards...



 



PTA/PTO Website




School Colors:

Maroon/Yellow




School Motto:

Where Excellence Begins!



Vision Statement

School Vision


Giving students tools for


Higher level thinking through rigorous instruction that


Empowers them to


Succeed in a Global Community

Georgian Heights Alternative Elementary School
784 Georgian Dr.
Columbus, OH 43228
Phone: (614) 365-5931
Fax: (614) 365-6885
Principal - Nakita Smoot
(614) 365-5931  |   784 Georgian Dr. Columbus, OH 43228
georgianheightses@columbus.k12.oh.us
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