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
School Strategic Plan
Important Dates and Information
8/12: Boy Scouts Meet 7:00-8:00 pm, Cafeteria
8/13: Open House for Grades 1st - 5th; 6:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
you may access information from PTSA via the
new online system
PTAvenue Parent Portal. The link to
access the system is on the
PTSA website at
8/18: Zaxby's Spirit Night 5:00-10:00 pm
8/20: Fall Pictures
8/20: Target Open House 6:30-7:00 pm, Media Center
8/21: Bingo Night 6:30-8:00 pm, Cafeteria
Relay for Life will
be offering pizza meal deals.
Meals must be
preordered no later than 8/19.
8/21: Ford 101; 9:30 am and 6:00 pm
8/24: Steviie B's Spirit Night 3:30-9:00
8/28: Foundation Friday: Sports Jersey
9/3: Chick-fil-A Spirit Night
Gifted Eligibility Meeting 6:30-7:00 pm, Media Center
Elementary's 2015-2016 Supply List
Elementary School Handbook 2015-2016
All Summer: Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge;
Ford Elementary Receives STEM
Ford is the first elementary school within the Cobb
County School District to receive STEM certification from the
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
Congratulations to Colleen
Ford Elementary School's 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year!
Cauffiel and Dr. Frost
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,
Congratulations to Eileen Dunk,
Ford Elementary School's 2015-2016
Classified Employee of the Year!
Pictured: Mrs. Dunk and Dr. Frost
Please complete this 24 question survey from
the Georgia Department of Education.
The data will be used to calculate the School Climate Star
Rating, a diagnostic tool within the CCRPI (College and Career
Readiness Performance Index). We appreciate your time and
Georgia Parent Survey
BYOD Permission Form
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.
Georgia Reading Campaign
The Get Georgia Reading Campaign is
offering free access to digital books until August 30, 2015.
During this trial, all readers will share a single account
that provides them with unlimited access to
enhanced digital books, without the personalization
Trammell for the username and password. Please include
your child's first and last name.
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
New Security System
school has a new security system for entering the building
through the front doors. With this new system, visitors need to
"Buzz-In" after 8:10 AM. Please view
the letter from Dr.
Frost explaining this new system.
ou 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
2015 Harrison High School Summer Camps
The Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership Wins a
The Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership (GAPP) has
Forest Service 2015 Wings
Across the Americas Conservation Award for Urban
Communities in Conservation. Ford Elementary was included in the
Below are the contributions attributed to Ford’s efforts in this
Elementary School is a nationally recognized Green Ribbon School
and is one of the original partners in the GAPP.
Ford has planned, organized, and led two Learning Garden
Conferences reaching more than 400 teachers and administrators.
The garden program at Ford is the model used by the
Captain Planet Foundation and Greening Youth Foundation for the
gardens these organizations have developed in the Atlanta area.
The garden program at Ford has been featured in the PBS
program Growing a Greener World and highlighted in Herb
Broda’s book Moving the Classroom Outdoors:
Schoolyard-Enhanced Learning in Action.
The school hosts an event called Evening in the
Garden where the community comes together to celebrate the
gardens. This event
reaches more than 500 people annually.
The awards event will take place March 11, at the Hilton Omaha
in Nebraska, in conjunction with the North American Wildlife and
Natural Resources Conference.