1725 Bill Murdock Road
Marietta, GA 30062
Office: 770-578-2726
Fax: 770-578-2728

Welcome to Dodgen Middle School!

2017 National Blue Ribbon School
For Exemplary High Performance

Congratulations to Dodgen's Teacher of the Year, Janie Smalley!  And to the Classified Employee of the Year, Sara Khosravi!  Thank you so much for supporting the Dodgen Foundation!  We have exceeded our goal.        Congratulations to Dodgen PTSA, one of 3 schools recognized as a National PTSA School of Excellence.  Congratulations to Dodgen, the #1 Middle School in Cobb County on niche.com. See more information below as well as on the Parent and Student resource page.   Congratulations to Dodgen Middle School--a National Blue Ribbon School!   School Choice information is posted below.    Panther Pride!     Please browse the videos posted below for important information before you call the school.    Dodgen is  BYOD. (Bring Your Own Device.)


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Welcome to the Dodgen Community!
We look forward to meeting you!

Summer Registration is Wednesday, July 10
To reduce your wait time, registration is by appointment. 
Schedule your appointment time when t
enrolling parent/legal guardian can attend.

Prior to your appointment
, please complete the Cobb Online Registration here. 

All required enrollment documents can be found
 at http://www.cobbk12.org/aboutccsd/enrollment/

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The Summer Reading Challenge has begun! 
It will end on July 31st! 

All Dodgen students are challenged to read 20 minutes daily
and log at least 1,500 minutes using Biblionasium.

Please click here for information.

 See the Parent Letter here and the FAQs here.

Biblionasium can be reached by using Destiny or Mackin Via.

Continue to learn this Summer
with Cobb's Summer Link

Cobb’s Summer Link incorporates both digital and print resources
 to extend learning opportunities to families
of K-12th grade students through the summer.

Please visit this link below to learn more about Cobb's learning resources for the summer.

7th Grade Vaccination Requirements 

All students born on or after January 1, 2002 who are entering 7th grade
and all new students enrolling in Georgia schools* in grades 8-12 will need
proof of a whooping cough booster and a meningococcal shot.  

*This includes any student entering Georgia schools for the first time or returning
to a Georgia school after being gone for more than 12 months or one school year.  

For more info, please call or visit Cobb & Douglas Public Health
at 770-514-2417  or

6th Grade Dodgen Space Camp Trip

 click here for the flyer

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All Cobb County Students have free access to the
Microsoft Office Tools through Office 365.  
For Help, visit
Office 365 Help

Congratulations to Dodgen's own
Mr. Fred Veeder
2018-2019 Cobb County Teacher of the Year!

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Fred & RagsdaleFred Olympics

Understanding and Managing Anxiety Presentation
presented by Karen Schwartz on February 26.

Watch our Dodgen Science Olympiad Video!

Congratulations to Dodgen's State Champion Science Olympiad team!

It's a three-peat! Dayton-bound for Nationals!

Vision Statement:

All children will receive the respect, encouragement and opportunities they need to build the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be successful, contributing members of a global society.

Mission Statement:

Dodgen Middle School's mission is to promote academic excellence, individual responsibility, resourcefulness, creativity, mutual respect, and self-esteem in a healthy, nurturing environment.


We believe our role is to:

  • Challenge students in academics, fine arts, foreign language, physical education and health
  • Prepare students to be life-long learners
  • Use differentiated instruction to address the individual needs of all learners
  • Provide a safe, healthy and nurturing environment that promotes academic growth, leadership opportunities and exploration of interests and talents
  • Incorporate technology into the learning environment
  • Partner with families and community members to enhance student achievement
  • Empower students to reach their full potential
  • Encourage responsibility and self-reliance
  • Promote a culture of excellence and mutual respect
  • Embrace the diversity of our population
  • Foster enthusiasm and a love for learning

 Thank you to Dodgen's Partners in Education

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Publix Partners is turning groceries into education!!

Please help our school by signing up for Publix Partners. Over the years, Publix Partners has contributed more than $30million to over 4,500 schools in 5 states!

It’s easy to give:

·        register for a Publix.com account

·        sign up for the program

·        select your school


Every time you shop at Publix, just enter your phone number on the PIN pad during check-out.

Publix will make a quarterly donation towards our school, based on the accumulated eligible sales.

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