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The Gift of Sight: Georgia Doctors of Optometry Provide Free Eye Exams, Frames for Cobb Students
The Gift of Sight: Georgia Doctors of Optometry Provide Free Eye Exams, Frames for Cobb Students
Posted: 10/18/2019

A Fair Oaks Elementary School student covered one eye and tried to read the letters on the eye chart.


Campbell High School Students Help Complete 450+ Hours of Community Service
Campbell High School Students Help Complete 450+ Hours of Community Service
Posted: 10/15/2019

Some Campbell High School students dedicated a day of their fall break to community service. In fact, about 100 volunteers including students, teachers, parents and Campbell staff members performed over 450 hours of community service in one day.  


Donations Needed: Cobb Schools Continues Support for the Center for Children and Young Adults
Donations Needed: Cobb Schools Continues Support for the Center for Children and Young Adults
Posted: 10/15/2019

Disinfectant spray, sponges, and bleach—those are some of the items in critical need at the Center for Children and Young Adults (CCYA). 


Q&A #2 with Board Member Dr. Jaha Howard of Post 2
Q&A #2 with Board Member Dr. Jaha Howard of Post 2
Posted: 10/14/2019

Cobb School Board Member Dr. Jaha Howard updates us on the happenings in Post 2.


Cobb Schools SAT Scores Lead Metro, Georgia, Nation
Cobb Schools SAT Scores Lead Metro, Georgia, Nation
Posted: 10/13/2019

Not only did Cobb Schools increase their average SAT scores and best the state and national average in 2019, but they also led all of their metro Atlanta peers by 20+ points with an average score of 1114. 


This is Cobb: Lt. Michael Wilson Mentors Students, Keeps Community Safe 30+ Years
This is Cobb: Lt. Michael Wilson Mentors Students, Keeps Community Safe 30+ Years
Posted: 10/10/2019

Kindergarten students often rush up to the police officers they see just to say, “hi” or even “thank you.” Many want to dress as police officers and look to them as role models.  


Cobb Schools Team Up Against Drugs with Oakland Raiders Darren Waller
Cobb Schools Team Up Against Drugs with Oakland Raiders Darren Waller
Posted: 10/9/2019

On October 10th, Cobb Schools will team up against drugs with Oakland Raiders tight end and Cobb alum Darren Waller for a free event at the North Cobb Performing Arts Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  


Cobb Schools Celebrates Public Safety Appreciation Week
Cobb Schools Celebrates Public Safety Appreciation Week
Posted: 10/8/2019

Safety is the number one priority in the Cobb County School District, and in October we stop and pay tribute to our team of 65 dedicated police officers who are committed to keeping every student, every staff member, and every visitor to Cobb Schools safe. 


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Cobb Schools Graduation Rate Increases AGAIN, Bests State

Cobb Schools Graduation Rate Increases AGAIN, Bests State

As in prior years, students in the Cobb County School District graduated at a higher rate than their peers across the state.


Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition

Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition

Young musicians from across Cobb County will put their collective talents on display at the annual Cobb-Marietta Marching Band Exhibition on the evenings of October 7 and October 14.


Two Cobb Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon School Recognition

Two Cobb Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon School Recognition

Only six Georgia public schools made the elite list of 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Two of the schools are in the Cobb County School District: Sope Creek Elementary School and Tritt Elementary School.  


This is Cobb: Sprayberry Custodian’s Career Spans 40-Years

This is Cobb: Sprayberry Custodian’s Career Spans 40-Years

Before Lassiter High School welcomed its first class of students and more than three decades before East Cobb Middle School’s new campus was built, George Burcher began his career as a school custodian.  


Cobb Custodians—The Best of the Best

Cobb Custodians—The Best of the Best

Students see them every day, throughout the day. Students see them in the school halls, in their classrooms, in the cafeteria—all over the campus. Each one is another smiling face that welcomes students and helps make Cobb the best place to teach, lead, and learn.  


Rewind: What You Need to Know to be Ready for Conference Week

Rewind: What You Need to Know to be Ready for Conference Week

Insights for getting the most out of your student’s teacher conference.


Pebblebrook High School CCCEPA’s ComPAny to Perform GROOVE

Pebblebrook High School CCCEPA’s ComPAny to Perform GROOVE

The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts (CCCEPA) will present ComPAny 2020 in GROOVE at 7:30 p.m. October 4 and October 5 and at 3:00 p.m. October 6. 


76 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

76 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.


Cobb County Students SAT Scores Rise Again, Top State and National by 66+ points

Cobb County Students SAT Scores Rise Again, Top State and National by 66+ points

The average SAT score for students in Cobb Schools increased again in 2019 and continued the District’s trend of surpassing the state and national scores.


Cobb Schools Celebrates Classified Employees of the Year

Cobb Schools Celebrates Classified Employees of the Year

Their warmth, kindness, patience, compassion, and knowledge describe the characteristics that make the Classified Employees of the Year such a valuable part of Cobb Schools’ mission of One Team, One Goal, Student Success.  


Supporting Your Student with Special Needs

Supporting Your Student with Special Needs

Special Education leaders provide insights on how to leverage the resources available in Cobb for special needs students and their families.


Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods Selects 2 Cobb Students for 2019-2020 Student Advisory Council

Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods Selects 2 Cobb Students for 2019-2020 Student Advisory Council

Of the 130 Georgia students selected to serve on the Student Advisory Council for 2019-2020, State School Superintendent Richard Woods picked two students from Cobb Schools. 


Together Cobb: C&S Paving Company Supports School Families Facing Homelessness

Together Cobb: C&S Paving Company Supports School Families Facing Homelessness

Every day, the Cobb County School District Social Work Department helps students and parents access the help and resources they need.


Graduation Rate, Georgia Milestones AND Student Literacy—Cobb School Board Meeting Celebrates Student Successes

Graduation Rate, Georgia Milestones AND Student Literacy—Cobb School Board Meeting Celebrates Student Successes

During the second board meeting of the 2019-2020 school year, the Cobb County School District Board of Education highlighted the success of the students across the county.  


Magnet Focus: The Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain HS

Magnet Focus: The Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Kennesaw Mountain HS

Dr. Kelly Ingle, Cobb’s Coordinator of The Academy of Mathematics, Sciencem, and Technology, discusses the distinctive aspects of this Magnet program.


Recent News Stories

Cobb Schools Honored for Farm to School Excellence at 2019 Golden Radish Awards This is Cobb: Osborne High School Teacher Dedicates 50 Years of Service to Students Garrett Middle School Awarded Fully Funded Three-Year JumpStart Theatre Program Diversity: Cobb Leads the Way
Palmer Middle School’s Barbara Truluck Named Georgia’s Counselor of the Year; Cobb’s Sherri Hill Earns Advocate of the Year Award Magnet Focus: The School for International Studies at North Cobb HS Never Forget: Hillgrove High School Holds 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony Harrison High School Teacher Selected to Serve on Teacher Council for Bill of Rights Institute
This is Cobb: Pope High School Graduate Excels Thanks to Dual Enrollment Program Walton High School to Screen Film to Raise Awareness of How Anxiety Impacts Students Getting a School Social Worker in Your Corner Calling All Teachers!
Smyrna Primrose West Continues Support of Cobb Schools National Study Ranks Cobb, Again, as Georgia’s Best Large School District Blackwell Elementary Students Construct Robotic Arm for International Student in Need Magnet Focus: The Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook HS
Baseball Star Dansby Swanson Shines Light on Success of Green Acres Elementary Students Parent Education Event at Allatoona High School to Discuss Effects of Social Media Lassiter Pope Kell Navy JROTC Holds Freshman Orientation Cobb Board of Education Praises Success of Cobb Horizon High School, Appoints Director for New Cobb Career Academy

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