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Russell Elementary Students Learn While Giving Back
Russell Elementary Students Learn While Giving Back
Posted: 12/10/2018

During December, schools across the Cobb County School District collect food to donate to those in need. 


A Parade of Cultures: Campbell High School Students Learn from Each Other
A Parade of Cultures: Campbell High School Students Learn from Each Other
Posted: 12/9/2018

Spin a globe and point to a place. There’s a good chance that the dot on the globe, or a nearby area, has a connection to at least one Campbell High School student. 


Supporting Your Student with Autism, Dyslexia or Other Disability
Supporting Your Student with Autism, Dyslexia or Other Disability
Posted: 12/7/2018

Susan Christensen and Laurel Kinard discuss CCSD support for special needs students.


Lassiter-Pope-Kell’s NJROTC Recognized for Community Service
Lassiter-Pope-Kell’s NJROTC Recognized for Community Service
Posted: 12/5/2018

Because of their dedication to community beautification, students in the Lassiter-Pope-Kell (LPK) NJROTC program earned the title of Adopt-a-Mile Youth Group of the Year by Keep Cobb Beautiful. 


Bullard Elementary: A STEM Showcase
Bullard Elementary: A STEM Showcase
Posted: 12/3/2018

What is STEM? What is a STEM school? What do STEM lessons teach students? To find the answers, simply walk into Bullard Elementary School... 


Cobb High School Students Team Up to Open Food Pantry at Milford Elementary School
Cobb High School Students Team Up to Open Food Pantry at Milford Elementary School
Posted: 11/29/2018

Many schools throughout the Cobb County School District have food pantries to help students and families in need.


Cobb Students Give Back for Thanksgiving
Cobb Students Give Back for Thanksgiving
Posted: 11/21/2018

Here in the Cobb County School District, our students are giving of themselves to help their fellow students and those in need.


Cobb Schools Transportation Department Drives to the Rescue of Cobb Family in Need
Cobb Schools Transportation Department Drives to the Rescue of Cobb Family in Need
Posted: 11/20/2018

Not all heroes wear capes, some heroes drive school buses.  


Brumby Elementary, MUST Ministries to Serve Families in Need with New Food Pantry
Brumby Elementary, MUST Ministries to Serve Families in Need with New Food Pantry
Posted: 11/19/2018

Students in Aiden’s Target class may have shared their classmate’s view of the world before they joined the Pantry Pals team to help stock the shelves of Brumby’s new food pantry.  


Cobb Schools Honor Veterans
Cobb Schools Honor Veterans
Posted: 11/14/2018

“Dear Veteran, I admire you because you risked your life just for us, and I’m thankful for that…” 


Zep Donates School Supplies to Bryant Elementary School

Zep Donates School Supplies to Bryant Elementary School

It is often said that it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes that means community organizations coming forward to donate supplies to help students succeed in school.   


The Classroom of the Future is Here!

The Classroom of the Future is Here!

John Floresta and Marc Smith discuss the many facets of technology supporting teaching and learning in the classroom.


OutTeach, Target, AT&T Volunteers Unearth New School Garden at Acworth Elementary School

OutTeach, Target, AT&T Volunteers Unearth New School Garden at Acworth Elementary School

Rewind two months and the area along Cantrell Road outside of Acworth Elementary School was a quiet green space, disconnected from where students were actively learning. 


Dickerson Middle School Students Collect Books for Students Impacted by Hurricane Florence

Dickerson Middle School Students Collect Books for Students Impacted by Hurricane Florence

When Hurricane Florence whipped through North Carolina, one middle school lost more than 3,500 books to flooding and mold.


Simpson Middle School Students Hold Cardboard Regatta

Simpson Middle School Students Hold Cardboard Regatta

As the Simpson Middle School students timidly stepped into their cardboard-crafted boats, their faces said it all—will it float?


Cobb County School District Honored for Farm to School Excellence at 2018 Golden Radish Awards

Cobb County School District Honored for Farm to School Excellence at 2018 Golden Radish Awards

The Cobb County School District once again won Gold recognition at the 2018 Golden Radish Awards held at the Georgia Freight Depot.


Cobb Schools Host Student Safety Town Hall at Lassiter High School

Cobb Schools Host Student Safety Town Hall at Lassiter High School

Keeping students and staff safe is the number one priority of the Cobb County School District.


Garrett Middle School Partners with MUST Ministries to Open Food Pantry

Garrett Middle School Partners with MUST Ministries to Open Food Pantry

During the opening of the 30th MUST Ministries school food pantry, President and CEO Dr. Dwight “Ike” Reighard recounted a story he heard from a Cobb principal. 


Brumby Elementary Students Turn Entrepreneurs, Open Donut Shops

Brumby Elementary Students Turn Entrepreneurs, Open Donut Shops

The aroma of freshly baked donuts welcomed students and staff who stepped down the stairs of Brumby Elementary School. 


Using Data for Student Learning

Using Data for Student Learning

Drs. Ehsan Kattoula and Casey Jones discuss how they use the data collected in schools each day to help our students learn.


Cobb Students Demonstrate Content Mastery on CCRPI

Cobb Students Demonstrate Content Mastery on CCRPI

 With a 79.6, Cobb schools topped the state CCRPI average by 3 points. A total of 19 Cobb schools had CCRPI scores above 90. 


Georgia’s First Lady Emphasizes the Importance of Early Literacy, Steps in as Guest Reader for Cobb Students

Georgia’s First Lady Emphasizes the Importance of Early Literacy, Steps in as Guest Reader for Cobb Students

Despite her packed schedule committing her to appointments across the state, Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal made it a priority to visit four Cobb elementary schools.


How Schools Work: A Conversation with Board Member David Chastain

How Schools Work: A Conversation with Board Member David Chastain

Cobb School Board Member, David Chastain, discusses his perspective on issues relating to Cobb County Schools.


Cobb County Student SAT Scores Increase Again

Cobb County Student SAT Scores Increase Again

Continuing the trend from prior years, Cobb County School District students once again scored higher on the SAT than their peers!


Cobb Celebrates Teachers of the Year with Rockin’ Pep Rally

Cobb Celebrates Teachers of the Year with Rockin’ Pep Rally

If a teacher in Cobb County ever daydreamed about being a rock star and stepping on stage to a roaring crowd of fans, they don’t have to go on “American Idol” or travel the globe with a famous band. They just have to stand out for doing what they do every day—helping kids succeed. 


Georgia Department of Education Awards FastTrack Grant to Fund CTAE Lab at Harrison High School

Georgia Department of Education Awards FastTrack Grant to Fund CTAE Lab at Harrison High School

The Georgia Department of Education recently awarded a FastTrack grant to the Cobb County School District to support an audio/video technology and film lab at Harrison High School.


Powder Springs Elementary Students Demonstrate Learning through Arts Integration

Powder Springs Elementary Students Demonstrate Learning through Arts Integration

When Superintendent Chris Ragsdale stepped into a fourth-grade classroom at Powder Springs Elementary School, students gathered around a table and role played as colonists to explore the historical causes of the Revolutionary War. 


How Schools Work: A Conversation with School Board Member Scott Sweeney

How Schools Work: A Conversation with School Board Member Scott Sweeney

Cobb School Board Member, Scott Sweeney, discusses his perspective on issues relating to Cobb County Schools.


Milford Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Milford Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

From Cuba and the Dominican Republic to Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico, Milford Elementary School students took a trip around Latin America without even leaving Cobb County. 


Cobb ACT Scores Top State, Nation for 13th Straight Year

Cobb ACT Scores Top State, Nation for 13th Straight Year

Like last year and the year before that, Cobb County School District students posted ACT scores above the state and national average. This is the thirteenth consecutive year that Cobb’s graduating class has topped their peers around the country.


Cobb Community Honors Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year Fred Veeder

Cobb Community Honors Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year Fred Veeder

Standing on the stage of Marietta’s Strand Theater, Fred Veeder recounted a time when his college professor started crying as he told his students how much they meant to him.


Brumby Elementary Makes Students Strong4Life

Brumby Elementary Makes Students Strong4Life

What if kids cheered about eating their vegetables? What if kids celebrated at the suggestion of tossing their sugary drinks in favor of water? What if kids squealed with excitement about trying new foods? 


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What Student Success Is Not The Cobb County School District Applies to GaDOE to Lead the Way in Assessment A Conversation with Superintendent Ragsdale How Your Tax Dollars Support the Classroom
Empowering Students for our Digital World Diversity: Cobb Leads CCSD Graduation/Commencement Information New Study Ranks Cobb as the Best Big School District in Georgia
Committed to Serving Each and Every Child The Safest Way to Get Your Kids to School What Does Your Student Really Know? CTLS Changes Everything The Cobb County School District Recognizes 16 Teachers for Their Commitment to STEM Education

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