Welcome to Ford Elementary
Growing Toward the Future
Dr. Jami Frost, Principal |
Annette Craddock, Asst. Principal
Important Dates and Information
New Student Registration
July 17th from 9:00 am -6:00 pm
July 31st from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Elementary's 2014-2015 Supply List
Ford Elementary is a National Green
US Dept. of Agriculture at the National Green Ribbon Award
Green Ribbon Award Presentation
at Ford Elementary
Pictured: Superintendent Michael Hinojosa,
State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge,
Laura Turner Seydel from the Captain Planet Foundation,
and Principal Dr. Jami Frost
WSB-TV Video Coverage
This award was a collaborative effort between the district
office, administration, teachers, cafeteria, and custodial
staff. To learn more about
Ford from the document created by the US Department of
Education, click on the link below and then click on
Highlights from the 2013 Honorees.
Click here to view the state-level Green Ribbon Recognition
Ceremony which was held March 20th, 2013 at the
2014 Summer Reading Program ~
FIZZ. BOOM. READ!
Cobb County Schools, Marietta City Schools, Smyrna Public
Library and Cobb County Public Library Team Up for the
Summer Reading Program
Elementary Reading Log
Primary Activity Sheet
Primary Suggested Reading List
Intermediate Activity Sheet
Intermediate Suggested Reading List
High Touch High Tech Science Summer
Camp Information and Registration:
Camp Information Sheet
The World’s Number One Soccer Skills Teaching Program Comes to
Harrison Summer Basketball Camp
Harrison has a
summer youth basketball camp for girls, grades 1-8.
2014 Harrison Girls Summer Camp Registration Form
Additional Information on Harrison's Summer Camps
Piggy Opera and STEAM
Ford's Piggy Opera was featured on 11 Alive news. Watch
this video to learn more about this STEAM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)
Click here to view the video.
Congratulations to Tina Smith,
Ford Elementary School's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year!
Pictured: Mrs. Smith and Dr. Frost
Congratulations to Ford’s Odyssey of
the Mind Team
for Placing 3rd at
to Jane Swanson,
Ford Elementary School's 2014-2015
Classified Employee of the Year!
Pictured: Dr. Frost, Mrs. Swanson,
and Mrs. Craddock
Ford's Strategic Action Plan and Goals
2013 Learning Garden Conference Video
Ford's STEM Day Video
This video was featured on Cobb
edTV. To view this video, click on the
Cobb edTV page, go to the Video Archive, and scroll
until you see Ford STEM Day.
|Add the Ford Elementary Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.
support the Ford Foundation with an online donation.
We appreciate your support!
Student Guide for Cobb Digital Library (MackinVia)
(See Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and password.)
Use your Destiny username and password to access your
Click here for
Destiny @ Ford Elementary.
See Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and
Vision 2026 - A Community Conversation
About the Future of Your School District and Your Schools
Important Notice to
Parents, Guests and Staff at
Cobb County Schools
To prevent being cited
by the Office of the Fire Marshall or the Cobb County Police
the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire
Lane, whether there is a driver in the vehicle or not, at
any time other than the following:
· 30 minutes prior to the end of the
school day and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (this
does not include the After School Program nor any other activity
at the school)
passengers actively loading or unloading
during the day (this would cover students unloading in the
morning at the beginning of the school day)
The only time a vehicle would be
allowed in a Fire Lane would be to actively drop-off and/or
pick-up a student where there is no waiting. Other times, such
as After School Program or after school activities would not be
vs. Hurtful Teasing
and Bullying Behavior
to view the pamphlet and to read more information on this
On September 14th, Ford Elementary School
hosted a Learning Garden Conference. Sally Creel, the Science
Supervisor for Cobb County Schools gave a presentation entitled
Next Generation Gardens. To view her presentation,
CCSD's website features a video of the Ford/EPA Learning
Garden Conference. Look under COBBedTV to view the video. Here
is an article which provides more details about the
Ford Elementary is Featured on
Growing a Greener World!
Episode 309 of Growing a Greener World was filmed last
spring and heavily features the great things going on at Ford!
Click on the link above to view this episode.
Ford Elementary School Foundation's (FESF)
The FESF plays an important role in
advancing the academic excellence at Ford. Click
here to learn
more about the Foundation. You may donate online by using the
link on the right under the calendar.
Thank you in advance for your support of the Ford Foundation
Elementary School Foundation Donation Form
Science Lab Video
New Security System
school has a new security system for entering the building
through the front doors. With this new system, visitors need to
"Buzz-In" after 8:10 AM. Please view
the letter from Dr.
Frost explaining this new system.
Information from Alicia Hayworth, School Social Worker
Help support local families who need
financial assistance by donating your used cell phones and ink
Thank you for your support.
Student Accident Insurance
Student accident insurance applications from the Young Group are
now available online in PDF format for parents to download and
print on demand.
English version •
Summary of the Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools
as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Please note that this will be effective starting
with the next school year.
Ford Elementary School was the recipient of the Cobb
Foundation Impact Grant for $2,500.00.
These funds will be used to purchase learning materials to
support our classroom teachers in the implementation of STEAM
Georgia Organics Blog
Read about the Victory Garden at Ford Elementary.
Chef Alex Reethof Cooking with Ford Students