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That’s Creative! Schools Encourage Love of Reading, Learning Despite Social Distancing
That’s Creative! Schools Encourage Love of Reading, Learning Despite Social Distancing
Posted: 4/3/2020

Many great ideas are coming to life all over the Cobb County School District. Schools and teachers are finding creative ways to use the internet and video-conferencing technologies to connect with their students while schools remain closed due to COVID-19.


Staying Safe Online: Cybersecurity Tips for Digital Learning
Staying Safe Online: Cybersecurity Tips for Digital Learning
Posted: 4/2/2020

With classrooms across Cobb and the country going virtual, some parents and students may be concerned about how to stay safe in a digital learning environment.


How are Cobb Students Feeling? Here’s a Snapshot
How are Cobb Students Feeling? Here’s a Snapshot
Posted: 4/1/2020

From constant news updates about the latest on the Coronavirus to a complete change to their school routine and not being able to socialize with their friends, some people may wonder how Cobb students are faring during this unprecedented time.


A Tradition Spanning More 3 Decades Continues as Floyd Middle School Showcases Art at Mable House
A Tradition Spanning More 3 Decades Continues as Floyd Middle School Showcases Art at Mable House
Posted: 3/31/2020

Over 700 pieces of art from students at Floyd Middle School are being featured at the Mable House Art Gallery in Mableton. 


Away from School, Cobb Counselors Still Helping Students
Away from School, Cobb Counselors Still Helping Students
Posted: 3/30/2020

Ford Elementary School counselors knew families would all be together while schools are closed and may benefit from information on conflict resolution and how to solve problems.


Two Weeks in the Books: Students, Teachers Continue to Master Digital Learning
Two Weeks in the Books: Students, Teachers Continue to Master Digital Learning
Posted: 3/27/2020

Online learning continues around the Cobb County School District, and students and teachers are beginning to settle into virtual learning. 


How will the SAT, ACT Testing Delay Impact Students? A Cobb Counselor Has Answers
How will the SAT, ACT Testing Delay Impact Students? A Cobb Counselor Has Answers
Posted: 3/26/2020

During this unprecedented time, parents and students have many questions especially those who are looking ahead to the next steps after high school graduation.


Frequently Asked Questions: Cobb Schools and COVID-19
Frequently Asked Questions: Cobb Schools and COVID-19
Posted: 3/20/2020

We understand our community's concerns regarding the potential impact of COVID-19 and want to keep our school families updated on how Cobb Schools is responding.


Cobb Schools Covid19 information

Resources for Our Families in Need

Resources for Our Families in Need

Our school staff strives to help families in need every day. That’s why dozens of schools have food and clothing pantries on campus. 


Collaboration and Caring: Lindley Student-artisans Prep for the Future

Collaboration and Caring: Lindley Student-artisans Prep for the Future

Before students transitioned to digital learning, Bob the Builder had nothing on the Lindley Middle School STEM Academy students who tried their hands as masons and hit the ground running on their school’s new outdoor learning area.  


Keeping active while “sheltering in place”

Keeping active while “sheltering in place”

With Cobb County schools closed, and now public parks and outdoor areas closed, too, many families are finding it difficult to get exercise. Jake Steinfeld, of Body by Jake, recently announced that he started an Instagram channel to help people stay active during the COVID-19 quarantining.


Magnet Focus: International Baccalaureate Program at Campbell H.S.

Magnet Focus: International Baccalaureate Program at Campbell H.S.

Dan Penick, Cobb’s Coordinator of The International Baccalaureate Program at Campbell H.S., discusses the distinctive aspects of this Magnet program.


Thank you, Cobb! Community, School Staff React to BOE’s Vote to Pay All Salaried, Hourly Employees During School Closure

Thank you, Cobb! Community, School Staff React to BOE’s Vote to Pay All Salaried, Hourly Employees During School Closure

As more and more businesses and educational institutions shut down across the country to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus, people are left to wonder whether they will still see a paycheck.  


Week One: What Digital Learning Looks Like Across Cobb Schools

Week One: What Digital Learning Looks Like Across Cobb Schools

This week, Cobb students, teachers, administrators and support staff took on the challenge of learning in a new way—online from home.


What a Great Community! Support Comes from All Over to Help Feed Cobb Students

What a Great Community! Support Comes from All Over to Help Feed Cobb Students

Many organizations in Cobb County are pitching in to help make lunches and distribute food to needy families around the county. 


Cobb BOE Votes to Pay All Salaried, Hourly Employees While Schools Closed

Cobb BOE Votes to Pay All Salaried, Hourly Employees While Schools Closed

Members of the Cobb County School District Board of Education met virtually for the monthly meeting Thursday.


Cobb Schools, MUST Extend Partnership to Feed Students for the Rest of the School Year

Cobb Schools, MUST Extend Partnership to Feed Students for the Rest of the School Year

During week two of Cobb Schools’ partnership with MUST Ministries, the District and non-profit are teaming up to provide students with a 5-day supply of breakfasts and lunches at 8 school locations on Mondays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Parents Praise Cobb Teachers for Successful Transition to Digital Classrooms

Parents Praise Cobb Teachers for Successful Transition to Digital Classrooms

The extended closure of schools across the country may be unprecedented, but it is something Cobb teachers have spent years planning and training for thanks to the help of Cobb Schools 28-member team of technology training and integration specialists.  


Georgia DOE Suspends Georgia Milestones, Accountability Requirements

Georgia DOE Suspends Georgia Milestones, Accountability Requirements

Due to school closings and uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced this week that Georgia Milestones assessment testing will be suspended indefinitely.  


Ways to Help Cobb Families in Need

Ways to Help Cobb Families in Need

Although schools are closed, those in need in the community still need help.


How to Talk to Your Kids about the Coronavirus

How to Talk to Your Kids about the Coronavirus

With all the concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we understand that parents may be looking for guidance on how to explain the news to their children.  


Recent News Stories

This is Cobb: Sommer Taylor Continues her Mission to Feed Students During School Closure Cobb Schools, MUST Ministries Provide Food for 1,000s of Those in Need Use the Library from Home! Cobb Schools, Cobb County Public Library Partner to Extend Digital Learning Resources Cobb Schools and MUST Ministries Open 29 Food Pantries to the Public
MUST Volunteers Needed: Join Cobb Schools as We Support our Community Cobb Community to Provide Lunches for Austell Elementary, Mableton Elementary Students, More Locations Coming Cobb Schools to Partner with MUST Ministries to Feed Cobb Families in Need Riverside Intermediate Takes First in Black History Bowl
Leaping Literacy! Fair Oaks Elementary Hosts Literacy Rockstar Three Cobb High School Teachers Selected to Fly on NASA’s SOFIA as Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors This is Cobb: Ricky Cooper, A Hero Among Us Coronavirus Guidance from the Department of Public Health
Staying Healthy in the Classroom Cobb Schools Foundation Honors 2020 Volunteers of the Year Cobb Schools Coronavirus Update from the Superintendent McCleskey’s Annette Simpson named Georgia Middle School Science Teacher of the Year
Cobb BOE Considers Property Purchase Opening Door to New Home for Cobb Horizon High school 74 Cobb Schools High School Seniors Named Finalists for National Merit Scholarships Durham Middle School Serves as Leader for Helping Others 14 Cobb Schools Recognized as 2020 AP Honor Schools, Some Earn Honor for Multiple Categories

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