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

Krystal Wallin, Support and Services Administrator
Cobb County School District Direction for Continuous Improvement

New Student Registration

Important Dates and Information

5/13 - 8/16: The Summer Reading Challenge begins May 13th and ends August 16th.
Reading Resources and Important Information
Biblionasium: Log Your Minutes
Summer Reading Program FAQ for Parents

Tuesday, 7/30:
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. - New Kindergarten Student Orientation (parents only) 
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Sneak-a-
Peek Session 1
11:00 - 11:30- Target Open House
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Sneak-a-
Peek Session 2 

Parents and students only need to plan to attend one Sneak-a-Peek session on July 30

Wednesday, 7/31: 
Trial Run Bus Runs 
Please check the CCSD Transportation Website for details

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

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

Dr. Ruddell

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

Congratulations to Our Retirees: Mrs. Nix and Mrs. Turner!
We will miss you!


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  

BYOD Information
BYOD Guidelines

BYOD Permission Form

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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)

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 Terri Cheatham,
Ford Elementary School's 2019-2020
Classified Employee of the Year!

Classified Employee of the Year

Pictured:  Mrs. Cheatham and Mr. O'Connell

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

Ford Foundation Donation Page


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

Cobb County Public Library System: Library PASS