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State BOE To Hold Hearing On Common Core

State Board of Education member Scott Johnson will host a public hearing on the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts at 7 p.m. on Sept. 4, 2014 at Marietta High School Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, GA 30064. Mr. Johnson hopes to hear from interested citizens and educators regarding these standards and other education issues, as part of the Board’s formal evaluation of the standards.

Posted 8/29/2014

Two Cobb County Schools Named Schools of Excellence by National PTA

Brumby Elementary and King Springs Elementary schools have been named 2014-2016 Schools of Excellence by the National PTA. Both schools were recognized for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships, and were among just 170 schools nationwide to receive the two-year designation. Read more.

Posted 8/28/2014

Tyler Gwynn of Allatoona High School
Named Cobb County Teacher of the Year

The Cobb County School District has selected Tyler Gwynn, a Geography, Psychology and Current Events teacher at Allatoona High School, as the 2014-2015 district Teacher of the Year! Superintendent Chris Ragsdale surprised Mr. Gwynn with the announcement during a pep rally at Allatoona on Aug. 22, 2014, in front of more than 1,000 screaming students, cheerleaders, football players and band members. Mr. Gwynn was surrounded by family members, students, friends and colleagues cheering in celebration. Read more.

Posted 8/22/2014

Cobb ACT Scores Increase; Top State & Nation

The Cobb County School District’s recently graduated class of 2014 has outperformed its peers across the state and nation on the ACT assessment for college readiness. The average Composite score of 22.2 was one-tenth of a point higher than last year’s score, almost 1.5 points higher than the state average of 20.8, and topped the national Composite score of 21.0. Read more.

Posted 8/20/2014

Mt. Bethel Elementary 28th Annual Fun Run

Mt. Bethel Elementary School is proud to announce the 28th Annual Mt. Bethel Fun Run.  The Fun Run is a 5K event dedicated to promoting health and fit...

Posted: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:48:43 +0000

Floyd MS Students Participate In “GoIT” STEM Camp

Rising sixth grade students at Floyd Middle School eagerly participated in a “GoIT” STEM Camp on June 24-26 sponsored by Tata Consulting Services. St...

Posted: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:45:52 +0000

Walton High School’s Band to Perform in Parade

Mark your calendar. A Cobb County public school band will appear in a nationally televised parade. The Walton High School Marching Raider Band will ...

Posted: Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:12:45 +0000

Art of the Art Teacher Show

The Art of the Art Teacher show, featuring mixed media works from Cobb County Visual Arts Teachers, will be on display in the gallery of the Big Shant...

Posted: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:19:50 +0000

Cobb Proposes Becoming IE2 District in 2015

By June 2015, state law requires all Georgia school districts to choose a framework for leading and operating schools. The Cobb County School District currently saves almost $44 million annually through state waivers no longer available after July 1, 2015, unless a contract is developed to become either a charter system or an Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2) system. The Cobb County Board of Education will take up the IE2 proposal at its Sept. 2014 meeting. Click here for more information.

Posted 8/13/2014

Images From The First Day of School

We will be posting photos from the first day of the 2014-15 school year as they become available! Keep checking back with CobbCast throughout the next few days for updates. See photos.

Posted 8/4/2014

District Names Teachers of the Year For Elementary, Middle & High Levels

In three separate surprise presentations at their respective schools on July 28, Superintendent Chris Ragsdale named the school district’s three academic level Teachers of the Year. They are Beth Knight of Hendricks Elementary School, Rick Parker of Daniell Middle School, and Tyler Gwynn of Allatoona High School. On the first day of pre-planning, Mr. Ragsdale surprised the teachers by naming them academic level Teachers of the Year in front of their fellow teachers and staff members. Read more.

Posted 7/28/2014

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