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Cobb County School District
Board of Education Newsletter


Retirees Leave With Combined 4,733 Years Of Service

When Barbara Furr turned off the engine of a big, yellow school bus for the last time recently, she ended 45 years of service to the students of the Cobb County School District. “I was 32 years old when I started and here I am 79,” said Furr with a laugh. “It (the time) went so fast.” Read more

Cobb County School District Congratulates 2017 Teacher Leader Academy Graduates

The Cobb County School District proudly welcomes 106 new graduates of its nationally recognized Teacher Leader Academy (TLA). The graduates represent 40 different schools within the District and include 35 supervisor/instructors and 83 new inductees. Read more

Cobb County Schools Collect Nearly 25,000 Cans for MUST Ministries in Partnership With the Atlanta Braves

CCSD Schools, Teachers Recognized for Keeping Cobb Green

Awtrey Middle School Hosts “Eggstravaganza” for New Outdoor Classroom

GaDOE Recertifies Kennesaw Mountain High School’s STEM Program

The Cobb County School District is excited to announce the 2017 KiDtalk winners. The KiDtalk contest was designed to give students the forum to share their groundbreaking ideas. New for this year we encouraged teachers to share their ideas as well with the addition of TeacherTalks. This year’s KiDtalks & TeacherTalks shared how they are committed to impacting their world, community and/or school by…”

The KiDtalk and TeacherTalk contests support knowledge, innovation and deeper learning. These are three essential components of teaching and learning for Cobb students, according to Director of Instruction and Innovation, Melissa Morse.

 “This is a perfect combination of engaging student learning, using relevant social and video platforms to keep the connection real for students and letting student voice inspire. Our students and teachers love the challenge of high-level learning and the KiDtalk contest is the perfect forum for students of any age to make their thinking relevant and their insight be heard.” Read more 

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David Chastain, Chair - Scott Sweeney, Vice-Chair
David Banks - David Morgan - Randy Scamihorn - Susan Thayer - Brad Wheeler
Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale

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