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Title I Presents: Living the Dream Literacy Event

Daily Reading Empowers AMazing Success!

Please join the Cobb County School District Title I Department and the Cobb County Library Media Education Department in partnership with Scholastic Achievement Partners and Cobb County Public Libraries for our annual Summer Literacy Family Summit on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 9:00AM-12:00PM.  Families will participate in short sessions to learn strategies to keep reading skills growing over the summer, learn about summer reading opportunities and participate in a ½ price book sale.  Each eligible family participant will receive a free book compliments of the Cobb County School District Title I Office. Please register online at http://bit.ly/1DnrhzH

Cobb County Safety Village
1220 Al Bishop Dr, Marietta, GA 30008
(770) 852-3270

Click here to download the flyer for this event in English
Click here to download the flyer for this event in Spanish

Posted: 4/21/2015

Notice: Summer Enrichment Academies

Registration has now closed for the Summer Enrichment Academies for High Achievers. Thank you to everyone who came out to register today at CCSD Commerce Park. Overwhelming response by parents saw the available slots for students quickly filled and registration has now concluded.

Posted: 4/20/2015

Accounting Director Given National Award

The National Government Finance Officer Association (GFOA) has awarded the 2015 Award of Financial Reporting Achievement to Jan Hendrix, Director of Accounting. The organization is the premier governmental accounting organization in the country and the achievement is the highest form or recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Brad Johnson, Chief Financial officer, says “We are fortunate to have Jan and her entire accounting staff to manage the district’s accounting and financial reporting records.” To achieve this award, the association convened a national committee to evaluate the quality of Cobb County Schools’ accounting reporting function.

Posted: 4/17/2015

Cobb Named One of Best for Music Education

Cobb County has been recognized as one of the best school districts in the country for music education. The honor comes from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. Read More

Posted: 4/15/2015

Nine Cobb Schools Recognized for Using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Nine Cobb schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education for supporting a positive school climate using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) frameworks. The recognition system identifies schools that exemplify best practices in their implementation of Tier 1 PBIS. Read More

Posted: 4/15/2015

Simpson Middle School Recognized as a 2015 National Model School

Simpson MS classroom

Simpson Middle School has been recognized as a 2015 National Model School. The prestigious honor is an important one and brings not only accolades but the opportunity for Simpson MS staff to present best practices at the 23rd Annual Model Schools Conference, in Atlanta in June. The recognition comes from the International Center for Leadership in Education for what is says is Simpson "being an innovative leader in driving student learning."

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Posted: 4/15/2015

Cobb Schools’ Hiring Fair

Overwhelming response to the news of Cobb County Schools’ Hiring Fair has prompted a venue change, according to Kevin Kiger, Executive Director of Employment. Read More

Posted: 4/3/2015

House Bill 91 Diploma Requirement Update

Governor Deal signed into law provisions for students no longer enrolled in the school system to petition the Local Board of Education for a diploma... Read More

Posted: 3/31/2015

Cobb Releases 2015 Graduation Schedule

The Cobb County School District has released dates, locations and times for the 2015 Spring Commencement Schedule. Please click here for more information.

Posted: 12/11/2014

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