Welcome to Ford Elementary
Engage, Enrich, Empower

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

Debra Hebert, Support and Services Administrator

Pictured: Debra Hebert, Patrick O'Connell, Shay Kappel, and
Meghan Smith

GaDOE STEM Certified School and
AdvancED STEM Certified School

@FordStem on Twitter
Tweets by @FordStem
STEM AdvancED logo

Vision: One Team, One Goal: Student Success!
Mission: Engage, Enrich, Empower

Cobb County School District Direction for Continuous Improvement

Important Dates and Information

3/14: Durham Middle School’s Rising 6th Grade Night Presentation, 6:30 p.m. in the theater, self-guided tour afterwards
3/19: Spring Picture Day
3/19: Spirit Night – Zaxby’s;  5:00-10:00; 5230 Stillesboro Rd.

Kindergarten / New to First Grade Pre-Enrollment
8:30 AM until 11:30 AM Come in any time – expect to spend 15 – 30 minutes. No need to bring your student with you to this.  There will be special events in April and May for the children!

4/1 - 4/5: Spring Break
5/6: Swinging for STEM, Information and Registration
Swinging for STEM 2019

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

Ford Elementary 2018-19 Supply List

2019 Milestones Elementary School EOG Schedule
Click the calendar to enlarge the image.

Ford Mustangs 2018-2019 Yearbook

Only ONE WEEK left to get your Yearbook at the Early Bird Price!

Early bird Price until March 8th ~ $30.00

($40.00 after 3/8/19)

How to order Online
1.   Sign into your account on www.pt-avenue.com
(Organizational Code: FordPTSA)
2.   Select Online Store
3.   Choose Yearbook
4.   Fill out required information (Student, Grade, Teacher)
5.   Add to cart -- checkout and pay
6.   Please write down your order number
This is a big fundraiser for Ford - proceeds from yearbook sales go right back to Ford!

Spelling Bee

Left to Right: Ishaan (First Place), Mr. O'Connell, and
Dheeraj (Runner-Up)

School of ExcellenceFord Elementary:
A School of Excellence
School & District Calendar
Add the Ford Elementary Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.

Kindergarten Registration

Registration Flyer (Spanish Flyer)

Cobb Digital Library and Destiny
Student Guide for Cobb Digital Library (MackinVia)
(See Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and password.) 
Click here for Destiny @ Ford Elementary.

Cobb County Public Library System: Library PASS

Ford Foundation Donation Page


Skills Tutor

Congratulations to Stephanie Beckett,
Ford Elementary School's 2018-2019
Teacher of the Year!

Pictured: Mrs. Beckett and Mr. O'Connell

Congratulations to Wendy Bell,
Ford Elementary School's 2018-2019
Classified Employee of the Year!

Pictured:  Mrs. Bell and Mr. O'Connell

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  

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

BYOD Information
BYOD Guidelines

BYOD Permission Form

Ford Elementary Receives AdvancED STEM Certification
Ford Elementary is proud to have the distinction of earning AdvancED STEM Certification. This certification recognizes that our STEM educational programs have met the rigor and substance vital to creating and sustaining superior, student-centered STEM teaching and learning programs. We are committed to preparing our learners for the careers of tomorrow by continuing to foster and perpetuate their enthusiasm for STEM disciplines today.

Ford Celebrates AdvancEd STEM Certification (YouTube Video)