Welcome to Ford Elementary
Growing Toward the Future
Dr. Jami Frost, Principal |
Annette Craddock, Asst. Principal
Ford Elementary is a National Green
US Dept. of Agriculture at the National Green Ribbon Award
Green Ribbon Award Presentation
August 26th 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
Ford's Strategic Action Plan and Goals
Ford's Thanks for Giving Food Drive
Ford Elementary collected 6,634 cans!
This collection will be used to help
people in our community. We
would like to thank our students, parents, and staff for their
Dr. Mandy Ruddell (pictured below), one of
our counselors agreed to kiss a pig if we collected at least
6,000 cans. We surpassed the goal!
The Holiday Shop has closed and we just want
to say a huge THANK YOU for another great year! This year’s new
tradition of the Giving Jar was a big success. Congratulations
to all of the Ford students that contributed! You contributed
over $157 to add to our Community Outreach Program, which helps
those in need. Thank you for your support and we look forward to
12/5: Chorus -
Winter Concert, 7:00 PM at Durham
12/7: Jingle Jog
12/10: Zaxby’s Family Night
12/19: Chick-fil-A Family Night with a Chorus
12/23 – 1/6/14: Winter Holidays
1/6/14: Staff Day
Ford Elementary School was the recipient of the Cobb
Foundation Impact Grant for $2500.00.
These funds will be used to purchase learning materials to
support our classroom teachers in the implementation of STEAM
Instructional Coaching Parent Letter from
Georgia Organics Blog
Read about the Victory Garden at Ford Elementary
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 •
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.
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.
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.
Chef Alex Reethof Cooking with Ford Students
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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
Begin Friday, August 16
Fridays: 7:00-7:50 am in the car line or bus port
$2.50 per biscuit or order a discount value card.
Proceeds support Ford Foundation Programs!
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
Congratulations to Drena Varghese,
Ford Elementary School's 2013-2014
Teacher of the Year!
Pictured: Drena Varghese and Dr.
Congratulations to Kristie Remeta,
Ford Elementary School's 2013-2014
Classified Employee of the Year!
Pictured: Mrs. Craddock, Ms. Remeta,
and Dr. Frost