Welcome to Ford Elementary
“STEM Certified…Kid Approved”
Dr. Jami Frost, Principal |
Annette Craddock, Asst. Principal
STEM Certified School
STEM Educator Tour on October
Click here to schedule your visit.
Please sign up if you plan to attend.
Space is limited to 30 participants.
Vision: Create a Community with a Passion for Learning
Mission: Achieve Excellence and Provide a Strong Foundation in
Education and Character
Cobb County School District Direction for Continuous Improvement
2015-2016 Cobb County School District Strategic Plan
Important Dates and Information
Canned food drive kickoff
10/12: Picture Retake Day
10/13: STEM Night, 6:00-8:00 pm
10/16: Parents: Love and Logic Class; 9:00-11:00 am
Please RSVP to the Counselors
10/16: Fall Festival, 6:00-8:30 pm (Rain date 10/23)
10/16: Book Fair, 6:00 pm -7:30 pm
10/19-10/22: (Monday-Thursday) Book Fair, 7:15 am to 2:45 pm
10/20: Zaxby's Spirit Night
10/23: (Friday) Book Fair, 7:15 am to 11:00 am
Parents: Love and Logic Class; 9:00-11:00 am
RSVP to the Counselors
Elementary 2015-2016 Supply List
Elementary School Handbook 2015-2016
Ford Elementary Receives STEM
Ford is the first elementary school within the Cobb
County School District to receive STEM certification from the
Ford Welcomes Our Newest Partner in Education:
David Kessler from Atlantis Hydroponics
Pictured: Dr. Frost and David Kessler
Media Center Survey for Parents
We are working on transforming the media center at Ford into a
learning commons. A learning commons provides a flexible space
that teachers and students can adapt to their needs. This
student-centered environment will accommodate individual and
collaborative student learning. Here is a great
YouTube video on the transformation of several libraries to
a learning commons model.
We would like to have input from
our parents to help us plan how we can better meet the needs of
our students. Please help us by completing this
short survey. If
the link for this survey does not open, please try another
browser (Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer). Thank you for
Entries are due Wednesday, October 14th.
rules and categories, visit
Join us for the fun!
Book Fair Dates:
October 16th, 6:00 pm -7:30 pm (Fall Festival Evening)
October 19th - 22nd, (Monday - Thursday) 7:15 am - 2:45 pm
October 23rd, (Friday) 7:15 am - 11:00 am
Book Fair Homepage
If you would like to volunteer for the book fair, please sign up
http://tinyurl.com/npc87s2. Thank you!
Fall Pine Straw Fundraiser
It’s that time of year again!
Get your Pine
Straw! Ford Elementary School Foundation is
partnering with West Cobb Pine Straw to offer
Ford Families a great way to help maintain our
Outdoor Classrooms, which benefits ALL of our students.
your order form in by Friday, October 16th.
Pine Straw will be delivered to your house by November 2nd.
Allatoona Youth Basketball League (AYBL)
Boys and Girls Grade 1-8; High School Boys: 9-12
Cost: $175 per player
October 9th, 2015
Skills Evaluation: October 11, 2015
Harrison High School is
hosting Hoya Fall Basketball clinics.
Sundays from 1:00-3:00 at Harrison High School
For boys grades 1st-8th.Come out for a
great time of learning and fun!You can register here.
For questions contact Coach Crump at
Ford Elementary School Wins the
Green Your Schools Competition
See the story on the
Cobb Cast Blog.
Cobb County School District is
pleased to offer Microsoft Office 365 to its employees and
Parents, use the following link to review the resources and
watch the video.
Office 365 Information and Video
If you have trouble downloading Office 2013 on your home
computer, go to the following link:
Troubleshoot Office installation with Office 365 for business.
If you did not receive an email about Office 365 for Students,
A School of Excellence
|School & District Calendar
|Add the Ford Elementary Calendar to your personal Google Calendar by clicking on the "+" button above.
support the Ford Foundation with an online donation.
We appreciate your support!
Student Guide for Cobb Digital Library (MackinVia)
(See Mrs. Trammell or your teacher for the username and password.)
Use your Destiny username and password to access your
Click here for
Destiny @ Ford Elementary.
Ford Elementary is Featured on
Growing a Greener World!
Episode 309 of Growing a Greener World was filmed last
spring and heavily features the great things going on at Ford!
Click on the link above to view this episode.
Ford Elementary School Foundation's (FESF)
The FESF plays an important role in
advancing the academic excellence at Ford. Click
here to learn
more about the Foundation. You may donate online by using the
link on the right under the calendar.
Thank you in advance for your support of the Ford Foundation
Elementary School Foundation Donation Form
for your support.
Georgia Organics Blog
Read about the Victory Garden at Ford Elementary.
Help support local families who need
financial assistance by donating your used cell phone and ink
Ford's STEM Day Video
This video was featured on Cobb
edTV. To view this video, click on the
Cobb edTV page, go to the Video Archive, and scroll
until you see Ford STEM Day.
Summary of the Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in Schools
as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
2013 Learning Garden Conference Video
Congratulations to Colleen
Ford Elementary School's 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!
Cauffiel and Dr. Frost
Congratulations to Eileen Dunk,
Ford Elementary School's 2015-2016
Classified Employee of the Year!
Pictured: Mrs. Dunk and Dr. Frost
BYOD Permission Form