Welcome to Nolan Elementary!

4435 Shackleford Ridge Road

Signal Mtn., TN 37377 • 423-886-0898

 All visitors and parent volunteers must stop by the main office to sign in and secure a badge.

We greatly appreciate everyone's diligence in following this procedure and reminding each other as well. 


Drop-off begins at 8:20. See this link for details.

First bell at 8:40, second bell at 8:45. Please see the links at the bottom of this page for information regarding transportation. 

Kids First Online Coupon Books:

Kids First is a program administered by the Hamilton County Schools Fund for Excellence, a non-profit fundraising organization for the public schools in the Chattanooga area.

They are now available year-round online, so you can purchase a Mobile Kids First Coupon Book here, and start saving today! Select Nolan Elementary as your school of choice at checkout, and earn $5/book for our school!

Teacher Recognition Opportunities:

Tennessee Titans Radio has partnered with American Paper & Twine Company to recognize outstanding teachers! Each week, a teacher will be chosen from online submissions. The teacher of the week will receive $400 in supplies from American Paper & Twine Co., and their affiliates, and recognition during game-day radio broadcast. Teacher of the year will receive $800 and tickets and accommodations to the TItans-Texans game. To nominate a Nolan teacher, please fill out the form on this link

In addition, here are some other opportunities to recognize your favorite Nolan teachers: 

 WTVC Newschannel 9 Educator of Week

 WDEF News 12 Golden Apple Award

Mountain Education Foundation:


Go here for more information on MEF.

Every amount helps. Thank you!

Transportation Links:

Bus Rider information can be found here and hereHCDE online bus stop locator link requires a numbered grade level (choose any from 01-05), street address, and then select the school code (149) to view bus stop locations.

If you are unable to find the information you need, please contact the school office at 423-886-0898. Thank you!

Aftercare and Car Rider information can be found here.

Directions and details regarding car rider drop-off, pick-up, and traffic are here.


Principal's Newsletter -- October 3, 2014

School Events
10/27/2014 to 10/31/2014
•  PTA Signal Mountain Social Services Coin Drive
•  K-2-4 Vision Screenings
•  Early Voting Ends
•  4th & 5th Grade Auditions for Talent Show
Time: 3:45 PM
•  Halloween
11/3/2014 to 11/7/2014
•  Book Fair
•  Book Fair Family Night
•  Election Day

Congratulations, Fire Prevention Poster Winners!
Congratulations to this year’s Signal Mountain Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners.  The winning posters will be...

Coin Drive for SMSS   
Nolan Elementary Annual Coin Drive for Signal Mountain Social Services will take place October 27th-31st. Vote on your favorite...

Farewell for Mike Taylor (MEF)   
Join us to say thank you and farewell to Mike Taylor and his family!

Book Fair   
Nolan’s Scholastic Book Fair: November 3rd-7th 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM to Noon on Friday...

Reflections Art Contest   
Deadline October 24th The Reflections Art Contest is an opportunity for your child to submit an artistic piece with a central...

GeoBee Club   
The first meeting is October 15th, after school from 3:30 to 4:15 PM in Mrs. Whitney’s room (Room 205 in the Kindergarten...

SMMHS Informational Tour and Q&A for Parents (any grade level)   
Informational Meeting and Q&A for Parents at Signal Mountain Middle/High School will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 29th from...

School Pictures   
Fall picture day is Friday, October 3rd. To order prints online, click here and enter your child's first name (code isOS104092Y0)....

Volunteers Needed!   
MEF Phone-A-Thon: Calling all volunteers! MEF needs your help for the annual Phone-A-Thon. Volunteers like you will be manning...

Homework Hotline   
Homework Hotline begins September 22, 2014. Calls will be answered from3:30-7:00 PM, Monday-Thursday. Teachers are available...

Chess Club   
Chess Club meets every Monday from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. in the Nolan Library. Mrs. Huseman is the teacher liason. Coaching is provided...

Buddy Benches in the News!   
Update: News story on WRCB here. Way to go, Nolan students, PTA, and staff! :) Additional story on News Channel 9 can be found...

Teacher Snacks - October First Grade   
Dear First Grade Parents, We appreciate our wonderful staff at Nolan and want to provide them with some healthy snacks...

Departmental Wish Lists   
The following departments are in need of items. We appreciate your continued generosity and support of our school, in all areas!...

Information for New to Nolan Parents   
Welcome to Nolan Elementary! Listed below are some helpful links for those of you who are New to Nolan. The PTA's New to Nolan...

Good News Club   
Good News Club Mondays3:45-5:15 Start Date: September 22 Place: Art Room Contact: Trisha Morristrishddmorris@gmail.com...

Music Department -- Chorus and Handbells   
For information regarding Chorus and Handbells rehearsal schedules, please visit this link. Thank you!

Cross Country News   
Tryouts for Cross Country Team Cross Country for 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade Students:Cross country tryouts will start next week...

After School Strings Class   
Violin, viola, cello, and bass instruments class open to all 4th and 5th graders. Cost is $45 per month. This class is taught...

Signal Mountain Nursery   
Save those receipts! Nolan Elementary receives 2% towards merchandise credit.

Scouting and Nolan   
Signal Mountain Girl Scouts welcomes girls in grades K-12, and you can register your child now or anytime throughout the school...