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Mableton Elementary Students Name Kristin Bosley Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Mableton Elementary Students Name Kristin Bosley Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Posted: 9/21/2017

When Mableton Elementary School student Milo left Kristin Bosley’s class at the end of his fourth grade year, he was sad. He had enjoyed being in her math class in third and fourth grades. So,…



FOX 5 Celebrates Campbell High School as ‘Team of the Week’
FOX 5 Celebrates Campbell High School as ‘Team of the Week’
Posted: 9/20/2017

As Campbell High School senior Justin Hayes ran in front of the bleachers carrying the coveted giant gold hand, his football teammates erupted with cheers during the school pep rally September 14. The Campbell Spartans…



Three CCSD Teachers Named Georgia Art Educators of the Year
Three CCSD Teachers Named Georgia Art Educators of the Year
Posted: 9/20/2017

The Georgia Art Education Association looked over the entire state of Georgia for outstanding art teachers. The association found the three school-level Art Educators of the Year inside the Cobb County School District. The Elementary…



Board Recognitions – September 14, 2017
Board Recognitions – September 14, 2017
Posted: 9/19/2017

The following photos were taken at the Cobb County School Board Meeting on September 14, 2017. Chief of Staff Dr. Kevin Daniel presented these students and staff to the board for special recognition. Excerpts from the recognition announcements are included...



Cobb Adult Education Center Students Explore Other Cultures, Expand Literacy Skills in Escape Room Challenge
Cobb Adult Education Center Students Explore Other Cultures, Expand Literacy Skills in Escape Room Challenge
Posted: 9/19/2017

“Locked” in a classroom inside the Adult Education Center, students worked against the clock to escape the room by translating the secret combination written in Russian, Japanese, and Hindi. Down the hall, a different group…



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CCSD Students Watch Solar Eclipse During Legends of Learning Event

CCSD Students Watch Solar Eclipse During Legends of Learning Event

Clemson University hosted 40 middle school students from the Cobb County School District for a field trip of a lifetime. Two students from each participating CCSD middle school traveled to Clemson to watch the August 21 eclipse from one of the most optimal places in the country.


Harmony-Leland ES Names Ceilette Lewis-Heron Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week

Harmony-Leland ES Names Ceilette Lewis-Heron Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week

Harmony-Leland Elementary School fifth grader Jade recognizes that “there wouldn’t be any other career” without teachers. That’s why she was excited for the opportunity to honor the teacher who has impacted her school career the…


82 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

82 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

Officials for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) have announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eighty-two students from the Cobb County School District made the named semifinalist…


State School Superintendent Richard Woods Names 6 CCSD Students to Advisory Councils

State School Superintendent Richard Woods Names 6 CCSD Students to Advisory Councils

State School Superintendent Richard Woods selected 142 Georgia students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council. Six of those students will represent the Cobb County School District (CCSD), split evenly between the middle school…


Green Acres Elementary Designs School Garden, Receives $75,000 Grant to Build It

Green Acres Elementary Designs School Garden, Receives $75,000 Grant to Build It

A lawn of green grass grows along the sidewalk leading to the entrance of Green Acres Elementary, but that area will soon undergo a fall makeover thanks to a $75,000 grant the school received to…


Floyd Middle School Opens MUST Ministries’ 25th School Food Pantry in Cobb County

Floyd Middle School Opens MUST Ministries’ 25th School Food Pantry in Cobb County

“Every day some of my students were coming to me and saying, ‘Ms. Folk, do you have any food that I can have; do you have any lunch money that I can borrow; do you…


Cobb County School District Social Workers Receive Donation of School Supplies

Cobb County School District Social Workers Receive Donation of School Supplies

Cobb County School District local school social workers will receive a donation of school supplies to be used for students in need at each of their schools. With a desire to contribute to Cobb County…


Norton Park Celebrates the CCSD Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Mary McDonnell

Norton Park Celebrates the CCSD Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Mary McDonnell

Decades ago she walked the hallways of Norton Park Elementary School as a first grader. Today, Academic Coach Mary McDonnell educates Norton Park students like she once was. McDonnell’s impact on one student led to…


CCSD Celebrates Classified Employees of the Year

CCSD Celebrates Classified Employees of the Year

The Cobb County School District Classified Employee of the Year Level Winners include: (Pictured from Left to Right) Geri Connaughton, Paraprofessional, Durham Middle School; Matthew Brooks, Paraprofess...


Lassiter High School Coach Proposes to Girlfriend During School Pep Rally

Lassiter High School Coach Proposes to Girlfriend During School Pep Rally

Cheerleaders, the band, and bleachers packed with students, it was a traditional pump-you-up pep rally, until Lassiter High School history teacher Robbie Galvin took the floor, and then took a knee to propose to his…


South Cobb Class of 1959 Joins Superintendent Ragsdale for a Photo

South Cobb Class of 1959 Joins Superintendent Ragsdale for a Photo

In preparation for their 58th year class reunion, members of the South Cobb High School class of 1959 gathered at the Cobb County School District central office to meet with Superintendent Chris Ragsdale.


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