Welcome to Ford Elementary
Vision: One Team, One Goal: Student Success!
Mission: Engage, Enrich, Empower

Patrick O'Connell, Principal 
Shay Kappel, Assistant Principal
Meghan Smith, Assistant Principal

Crystal Nunley, Support and Services Administrator

Cobb County School District Direction for Continuous Improvement


Back row: Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Kappel
Front row: Mr. O'Connell and Ms. Nunley

Video Message: Welcome to Ford's 2019 Open House

New Student Registration

Important Dates and Information

9/4-9/6: Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT), Grades 1 and 3

9/6 -9/16: The Ford Elementary School Foundation Big Head Annual Campaign, Flyer, To Donate

9/10: Marietta Pizza Company Spirit Night; 5-10:00

9/9-9/16: IOWA Assessment, Grades 3 and 5

9/13: National Anthem Day; Wear red, white, and blue.

9/13: Yearbook Cover Art Due

9/14: Green Apple Day of Service, 8:00 - 12:00

9/17: Zaxby's Spirit Night, 5:00 - 10:00

9/23-9/27: Fall Break

9/30: Forms and art work for the Reflections program are due Monday, September 30th.

10/14 - 10/18: Conference Week, Early Release: 12:30

10/14 - 10/18: Book Fair, Book Fair Homepage, Click here if you would like to volunteer at the book fair.

Attention 3rd - 5th Grade Students! Click here to learn about the Cobb Regional Technology Competition.

Substitute Teacher Recruitment
Please use this link to easily access the sub application https://cobb.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=121

Ford Elementary 2019-20 Supply List

Important Yearbook Information

Ford's fabulous yearbooks are on sale again!
Order now to get the early bird price of $30.00. It's super easy this year, just go to: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com/Order/SelectJob
ID number - 13904320.  Don't get left without one - Ford's yearbooks are the BEST!

2019-2020 Ford Mustangs Cover Art Contest
Theme: Ford Adventures
Due: September 13, 2019
Details: 'Vertical & Colorful' 81/2 x 11 drawn artwork
Name, grade & teacher on BACK
First Place wins the COVER
2nd - 5th place wins the BACK Cover
All entries will be featured in the book
Return to: Front office

Book Fair

Dates: 10/14/19 - 10/18/19
Shopping Hours:
Monday, 10/14: 7:15 - 4:30
Tuesday, 10/15: 7:15 - 3:00
Wednesday, 10/16: 7:15 - 4:30
Thursday, 10/17: 7:15 - 3:00
Friday, 10/18: 7:15 - 11:00

Book Fair Homepage

Click here if you would like to volunteer at our Book Fair.
Thank you!

Congratulations to Rebecca Goodman,
Ford Elementary School's 2019-2020
Teacher of the Year!

TOTY 2019-2020

Pictured: Mrs. Goodman and Mr. O'Connell

Congratulations to Marla Raines,
Ford Elementary School's 2019-2020
Classified Employee of the Year!

Classified Employee of the Year

Pictured: Mr. O'Connell and Mrs. Raines

stem georgia
School of Excellence STEM AdvancED logo
Green Ribbon School logo
School & District Calendar
Add the Ford Elementary Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.

Online Registration

Registration Flyer (Spanish Flyer)

Congratulation to Dr. Ruddell,
Cobb Elementary Counselor of the Year!

Dr. Ruddell

Pictured: Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Kappel, Dr. Ruddell,
and Mr. O'Connell


Deadline for Entries: September 30th

Microsoft Office 365
Office 365 has the perfect set of digital tools to compliment the 4 C’s (Creativity, Collaboration, Communication, and Critical Thinking) in the classroom.
Office 365 Support Page for Parents  

Ford Foundation Donation Page


Cobb Digital Library and  Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and pa.) 
Destiny @ Ford Elementary


Cobb County Public Library System: Library PASS


BYOD Information
BYOD Guidelines

BYOD Permission Form

Help Support Local Families
Help support local families who need financial assistance by donating your used cell phones and ink cartridges. Flyer