Capital Campaign

Help Meet Student Needs Today and Tomorrow!

The past five years have been exciting ones for Museum School families, who have built a top-quality school with a tremendous grassroots, volunteer effort.

Since the school's opening in 2010, its student population has more than doubled, a middle-school program has been added, and the school moved into a fantastic permanent location! With that growth comes the task of funding all renovation costs for a facility that dates back to the 1950s.

Exceeding Expectations, our capital campaign, supports our five-year renovation process, and we need your support. Please join us as we tackle the challenges of the next few years in The Museum School's exciting journey.

Learn more about the renovations, our capital campaign and how you can help!

Taking Innovation Nationwide

We’re Building the Nation’s First Association of Museum Schools!

A recently awarded federal grant of $150,000 will allow our school to create a nationwide Museum School Network, uniting more than 30 museum schools from at least 10 states. The association will share best practices for boosting student achievement at top-performing schools with educators and administrators across the nation.

The vision of Katherine Kelbaugh, principal of The Museum School of Avondale Estates, the project has potential to improve student engagement and achievement in a substantial way across Georgia and the country!


Ready, Set, Read!

TMS Read-a-Thon Runs Sept. 22-Oct. 7

Sept. 22 marks the beginning of this year's PTO Read-a-Thon fundraiser!

Online and automated, this year's Read-a-Thon is easier than ever for students, teachers, parents and donors.

Proceeds from this year's Read-a-Thon will be used to purchase StoryStarter LEGO kits for The Museum School's STEM lab. An interdisciplinary education tool, the kits allow children to recreate scenes from stories they have read or to create their own story scenes.

Designed to build strong reading skills while raising much-needed funds for The Museum School, the Read-a-Thon also lets parents, grandparents and family friends participate in the fun of learning!

Learn how you can support our little readers!

Remembering Tami and Jess

With love and sorrow, The Museum School family remembers Tami and Jess Willadsen, two beautiful people who made immeasurable contributions to our school community and profoundly touched so many lives. Their adventurous spirits and compassionate natures inspired those who knew them well, and their loss is deeply felt. They remain always in our hearts.

Read Principal Katherine Kelbaugh's eulogy.

Read Board Chair Aspen Kron's statement about Tami.

Read TMS Parent Angela Fisher's comments about Jess.

Board Treasurer Spot

The Museum School is accepting nominations for a Treasurer on its Board of Directors. The officer position begins in July 2015.

Candidates should be certified public accountants and have strong project management skills as well as experience in financial projections/forecasting.

The submission deadline is 5:00 p.m. EDT, Sept. 30, 2014.

Position and Submission Details
Nomination Form

Exhibit Night: When Our Little Explorers Shine!

Exhibit Night is a special time at The Museum School: You never know who or what you'll find on display. Four times a year, our students re-enact pivotal moments in history, conduct science experiments and show off their work, from hand-crafted zoos and rainforest models to sun dials, gravity rooms, a student garden and so much more! Be our guest at the first Exhibit Night of the school year: Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6-8 p.m.

2014-2015 School Calendar

October 24
TMS Fall Fest

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November 8
A Night At The Museum Auction


Curricular Partners

Meet Our Curricular Partners