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ALAS Awards Dr. Greg Ewing Hispanic-Serving School District Administrator of the Year

Roberto Rodriguez, White House deputy assistant to the president for education; Dr. Greg Ewing, chief accountability & research officer for the Cobb County School District; and Veronica Rivera, ALAS executive director, are pictured at the second annual Leaders Education Awards Gala on April 25 in Washington, D.C.

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) recognized Dr. Greg Ewing as the Hispanic-Serving School District Administrator of the Year during its second annual Leaders in Education Awards Gala on April 25 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ewing, chief accountability & research officer for the Cobb County School District, received the award in front of numerous education professionals, congressional representatives, and business leaders. Read more

Learning Resources Public Review: Spring 2016

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in K – 2 English Language Arts and K – 12 World Languages (Arabic, American Sign Language, Dual Language Immersion, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish).

Print and digital materials will be available for public review, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, at the following locations and dates:

  • CCSD Central Administrative Building - Lobby
    514 Glover Street, Marietta, GA
    Wednesday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • CCSD Hawthorne Center - Room 139
    1595 Hawthorne Avenue, Smyrna, GA
    Wednesday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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End of the Year Early Release Dates

All CCSD students will be released early on May 24th & 25th, 2016, at the following times:

  • 11:30 a.m. - High School Release
  • 12:30 p.m. - Elementary School Release
  • 1:30 p.m. - Middle School Release

Cobb Schools Receive RAMP Designation

Four Cobb Schools will receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) designation during a special ceremony at the American School Counselor Association’s annual conference on July 11 in New Orleans, La. McCleskey Middle School, Lovinggood Middle School, Pope High School, and South Cobb High School will be honored for making an exemplary commitment to comprehensive school counseling programs. Read more

Cobb Schools Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The Cobb Schools Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2016 Cobb Schools Foundation Academic Scholarships!  The $1,000 scholarships are awarded based on academics, leadership, extracurricular activities and essay.  The foundation awards scholarships to two graduating seniors from each of the 16 Cobb high schools for a total of $32,000 in scholarships. This year 144 seniors applied for the scholarships, which is a record number for the foundation. Read more

CCSD Teacher Hiring Fairs Draw Large Crowds

The Cobb County School District (CCSD) recently hosted two hiring fairs in order to fill more than 500 positions expected for the upcoming 2016-17 school year. The first event was held at Hillgrove High School and drew close to 1000 interested candidates for elementary school job openings. The second event took place at Kennesaw Mountain High School for middle and high school positions with approximately 800 candidates attending. Read more

Cobb Makes List of Best High Schools in the Nation

The U.S. News and World Report included six Cobb Schools in its list of best high schools. The U.S. News rankings include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on their performance on state assessments, their graduation rates, and how well they prepare students for college.  Cobb Schools were awarded two gold medals, three silver medals, and one bronze medal.  The schools that made the list include Walton High School, Lassiter High School, Pope High SchoolHillgrove High School, Allatoona High School, and Harrison High School. Read more 

In Cooperation With The Georgia Department of Health

At the request of the Georgia Department of Health, the Cobb County School District is providing the following information regarding the prevention of the spread of Zika virus in Georgia. Read more

2016 Graduation & Commencement Schedule Online

The Cobb County School District has released the Spring 2016 Graduation and Commencement Schedule. Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 24 through May 27, 2016, at several locations throughout the county. More information about each school's ceremony, venue information as well as access to live Internet broadcasts of the ceremonies and DVD ordering information will be available in the spring.

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