Schools will be closed Monday, December 11, 2017

All Cobb County Schools will be closed Monday, December 11, for both students and staff, due to continued power outages at multiple schools and poor travel conditions on secondary roads in the northern part of the county.


 

  Dates You Need To Know

Tue, Dec 19, 2017   &   Wed, Dec 20, 2017
Thu, Dec 21, 2017   thru   Mon, Jan 1, 2018
Tue, Jan 2, 2018
Wed, Jan 3, 2018
Thu, Jan 4, 2018

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CBS 46 Donates 2,650 Books to Compton Elementary School Students
CBS 46 Donates 2,650 Books to Compton Elementary School Students
Posted: 12/5/2017

Not all students go home to a library of books. Some don’t have any books to call their own. After a visit from the CBS 46 news team, that won’t be the case for students…


Physical Education Georgia Performance Standards Survey
Physical Education Georgia Performance Standards Survey
Posted: 11/28/2017

The Georgia Department of Education welcomes feedback from teachers, administrators, and parents regarding the review of the Physical Education Georgia Performance Standards (GPS). This survey feedback will be used to inform the development of Physical Education Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). The survey will end January 12, 2018.


Cooper Middle School Thanks Shari Clark for being a Phenomenal Teacher
Cooper Middle School Thanks Shari Clark for being a Phenomenal Teacher
Posted: 11/27/2017

 “I’m so overwhelmed right now. This is like an early Christmas gift. I will remember this day forever.” That’s how Shari Clark responded to being named the Cooper Middle School Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the…


East Side Elementary School Students Applaud Lindsey Phillips as the Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
East Side Elementary School Students Applaud Lindsey Phillips as the Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Posted: 11/27/2017

As fifth grader Neve prepared to reveal the name of East Side Elementary School’s Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week, her classmates tried to get her attention. The students wanted Neve to pick their favorite…


Timber Ridge Elementary School Educates Parents About Protecting Students in the Digital World
Timber Ridge Elementary School Educates Parents About Protecting Students in the Digital World
Posted: 11/27/2017

Cyberbullying and digital citizenship are two vocabulary terms that Timber Ridge Elementary School staff members want parents to recognize and understand. To provide Timber Ridge parents with the knowledge they need to protect their children…


Cobb Students Thank Veterans for Their Service

Cobb Students Thank Veterans for Their Service

Pickett’s Mill Elementary School arranged a Missing in Action Table for One in tribute to prisoners of war and those service members missing in action. Second graders at Rocky Mount Elementary School painted “sharing rocks”…


Bullard Elementary Students Honored as Part of National Student POWER Award Program

Bullard Elementary Students Honored as Part of National Student POWER Award Program

As part of National School Psychology Awareness Week, six Bullard Elementary School students were honored with national Student POWER Awards. Sponsored by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), the Student POWER Award program recognizes…


Frey Elementary School Holds Flaming Finale to Career Week—A Fire Breather

Frey Elementary School Holds Flaming Finale to Career Week—A Fire Breather

During career week, Frey Elementary School students heard from parents and community members about a range of careers from public safety and finance to careers in the medical field. However, one Cobb graduate showed the…


Atlanta Braves Players Pinch Hit as Guest Readers at Argyle Elementary School

Atlanta Braves Players Pinch Hit as Guest Readers at Argyle Elementary School

What size is your shoe? When is your next game? Does everyone cheer you on? Is it fun playing? Those are some of the questions Argyle Elementary School students lobbed at the Atlanta Braves minor…


Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week: Blackwell Elementary School Honors Kari Brooks

Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week: Blackwell Elementary School Honors Kari Brooks

“Being selected by a student as the Teacher of the Week is one of the proudest moments I think I have ever had. It makes me feel honored and appreciated for the work I’m doing…


Rocky Mount Elementary Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 97th Birthday

Rocky Mount Elementary Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 97th Birthday

When Susie Belle Raper first started teaching, she rode the Tallulah Falls Railway to and from her teaching job every week. For 36 years, she taught first graders how to read and write. She spent her…


East Side Elementary School Honors Veterans with Breakfast and Parade

East Side Elementary School Honors Veterans with Breakfast and Parade

“One day, I get this letter from Uncle Sam saying I’m going to Korea. So… I went!” The white-haired man wearing a blue cap with the words “Korea Veteran” pulls a large black and white…


Campbell High School Students Name Two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith

Campbell High School Students Name Two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith

During Campbell High School’s largest pep rally of the year—the homecoming pep rally—students and staff members paused to honor two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith. Typically, when the Cobb…


Shallowford Falls Elementary Students Raise $41,000 for School

Shallowford Falls Elementary Students Raise $41,000 for School

It’s not every day teachers give their students permission to shower them with colored powder. However, that’s exactly what Shallowford Falls Elementary School teachers and staff members did October 13 to reward students for exceeding…


Teachers of the Year Drive Away in New Cars

Teachers of the Year Drive Away in New Cars

When Nicole Kempson rolls up to Lindley Sixth Grade Academy, the students may “ooh” and “awe” when they see her new white Jeep Grand Cherokee glistening in the fall sun.


St. Ann Catholic Church Partners with LaBelle Elementary School to Provide Food for Every Student

St. Ann Catholic Church Partners with LaBelle Elementary School to Provide Food for Every Student

Every Friday, volunteers from St. Ann Catholic Church pull up to LaBelle Elementary School with hundreds of bags of food for students to take home for the weekend. Since they started in April 2015, the…


Recent News Stories

Cobb County School District Earns Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments Increased CCRPI Scores for Cobb Exceed State Average; Bests State for Sixth Consecutive Year Campbell High School Earns Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Award Board Recognitions – October 26, 2017
Cobb County School District Magazine Cheatham Hill Teacher Monica Alicea Awarded Third Place in National Voya Unsung Hero Competition Board of Education Approves Calendars for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 School Years Cobb Community Says Thank You, Holds Pep Rally in Honor of Teachers of the Year
South Cobb High School Hosts Panel of HBCU Alumni Walton High Student Selina Nie Promotes STEM Education at Home and Abroad Keheley Elementary Recognizes Brandy Medlin as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week CCSD Teacher of the Year Nicole Kempson Cements Place in Cobb History
Murdock Elementary, Rocky Mount Elementary Students Lace Up Shoes for International Walk to School Day Community Members Serve as Principals for a Day CCSD Recognizes Public Safety Personnel Milford ES Honors Jennifer Williams as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Dickerson and Dodgen Middle Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools Lindley MS Community Cuts Ribbon on New School Store Thanks to $10,000 Donation U.S. Department of Education Visits Ford Elementary on Prestigious 2017 Green Schools Tour Mountain View Elementary School Earns 2017 Active Schools National Award

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