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Cobb Schools Honored for Farm to School Excellence at 2019 Golden Radish Awards
Cobb Schools Honored for Farm to School Excellence at 2019 Golden Radish Awards
Posted: 9/19/2019

Cobb Schools continues to stand out for the district’s farm to school program, once again winning a 2019 Golden Radish Award.


This is Cobb: Osborne High School Teacher Dedicates 50 Years of Service to Students
This is Cobb: Osborne High School Teacher Dedicates 50 Years of Service to Students
Posted: 9/17/2019

It was the year that U.S. astronauts first walked on the moon, and Sesame Street debuted on television. It was also the birth year of a host of celebrities including Tyler Perry, Gwen Stefani, and Jennifer Aniston.  


Garrett Middle School Awarded Fully Funded Three-Year JumpStart Theatre Program
Garrett Middle School Awarded Fully Funded Three-Year JumpStart Theatre Program
Posted: 9/17/2019

Garrett Middle School is one of three metro-Atlanta middle schools that will partner with the Alliance Theatre for the regional launch of The JumpStart Theatre program, which the Educational Theatre Association developed.   


Diversity: Cobb Leads the Way
Diversity: Cobb Leads the Way
Posted: 9/15/2019

The Cobb County School District is the 23rd largest district in the country and is one of the most diverse counties in the nation with new residents moving in every day.


Palmer Middle School’s Barbara Truluck Named Georgia’s Counselor of the Year; Cobb’s Sherri Hill Earns Advocate of the Year Award
Palmer Middle School’s Barbara Truluck Named Georgia’s Counselor of the Year; Cobb’s Sherri Hill Earns Advocate of the Year Award
Posted: 9/14/2019

One by one students stepped forward to describe a champion at Palmer Middle School. 


Magnet Focus: The School for International Studies at North Cobb HS
Magnet Focus: The School for International Studies at North Cobb HS
Posted: 9/12/2019

James Auld, Cobb’s Coordinator of The School for International Studies, discusses the distinctive aspects of this Magnet program.


Never Forget: Hillgrove High School Holds 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Never Forget: Hillgrove High School Holds 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Posted: 9/11/2019

Students, teachers, parents, and Cobb first responders gathered at Hillgrove High School for the school’s annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony. 


Harrison High School Teacher Selected to Serve on Teacher Council for Bill of Rights Institute
Harrison High School Teacher Selected to Serve on Teacher Council for Bill of Rights Institute
Posted: 9/10/2019

The Bill of Rights Institute recently announced that Harrison High School’s Matt Logan will serve as one of the twenty members of the group’s Teacher Council.


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This is Cobb: Pope High School Graduate Excels Thanks to Dual Enrollment Program

This is Cobb: Pope High School Graduate Excels Thanks to Dual Enrollment Program

Olivia Shapiro graduated in May 2019 along with more than 8,000 Cobb high school graduates. She is now a fulltime college student like many of her Pope High School classmates, except she is a step ahead. 


Walton High School to Screen Film to Raise Awareness of How Anxiety Impacts Students

Walton High School to Screen Film to Raise Awareness of How Anxiety Impacts Students

Walton High School, in partnership with Axis Hope LLC, will host a special screening of the documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” to start a dialogue between local families, community leaders, and mental health experts. 


Getting a School Social Worker in Your Corner

Getting a School Social Worker in Your Corner

Supervisor of School Social Workers, Ana Murphy, discusses the role and benefits of involving a School Social Worker in your student’s academic life.


Calling All Teachers!

Calling All Teachers!

Teachers, whether your idea involves chickens, bunnies, racing bikes, 3D printing, a planetarium, or something extra unusual, now is the time to pitch your innovative ideas on how to increase student success.  


Smyrna Primrose West Continues Support of Cobb Schools

Smyrna Primrose West Continues Support of Cobb Schools

Some Cobb School social workers have a few more resources to help families in the Smyrna area thanks to the recent gift card donations from Smyrna Primrose West.  


Blackwell Elementary Students Construct Robotic Arm for International Student in Need

Blackwell Elementary Students Construct Robotic Arm for International Student in Need

“We get to build special things for special people.” According to a Blackwell Elementary School student, that is what makes the school’s robotics and coding club so great. 


National Study Ranks Cobb, Again, as Georgia’s Best Large School District

National Study Ranks Cobb, Again, as Georgia’s Best Large School District

Cobb Schools Superintendent Chris Ragsdale often says, “Cobb is the best place to teach, lead, and learn.” A recent national study by Niche provides the Cobb Superintendent with more evidence in support of his statement.   


Magnet Focus: The Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook HS

Magnet Focus: The Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook HS

Director Frank Timmerman discusses various aspects of The Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts Magnet program at Pebblebrook High School.


Baseball Star Dansby Swanson Shines Light on Success of Green Acres Elementary Students

Baseball Star Dansby Swanson Shines Light on Success of Green Acres Elementary Students

The fourth and fifth graders knew they were in for a Friday celebration at Green Acres Elementary as a result of their success on the Georgia Milestones assessment.


Parent Education Event at Allatoona High School to Discuss Effects of Social Media

Parent Education Event at Allatoona High School to Discuss Effects of Social Media

Cobb parents are going to learn about the effects of social media on the mental health of children during a free public event at Allatoona High School on August 29 at 7 p.m.  


Lassiter Pope Kell Navy JROTC Holds Freshman Orientation

Lassiter Pope Kell Navy JROTC Holds Freshman Orientation

Although all Cobb students are back in class now, a group of students from Lassiter, Pope, and Kell high schools started the school year a little early.


Cobb Board of Education Praises Success of Cobb Horizon High School, Appoints Director for New Cobb Career Academy

Cobb Board of Education Praises Success of Cobb Horizon High School, Appoints Director for New Cobb Career Academy

The Cobb County School District’s newest high school, Cobb Horizon, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, and during the Board of Education meeting, board members reviewed the success of the new school. 


Cobb Schools: A Special Place

Cobb Schools: A Special Place

The Cobb County School District is a special place. The teachers, students, staff, and parents of this District are central to our county’s daily life and have been for over 100 years.


Attention Parents: Attend Dual Enrollment Summit to Learn How Your High Schooler Can Earn College-Credit

Attention Parents: Attend Dual Enrollment Summit to Learn How Your High Schooler Can Earn College-Credit

One Kennesaw Mountain High School student earned 60 college credit hours while also fulfilling requirements toward her 2019 high school graduation. That’s two years of college with 100 percent free tuition, including mandatory fees and books. 


Cindy Wadsworth Named Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year

Cindy Wadsworth Named Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year

Kind, caring, funny, and “the best teacher ever”—those are the words students use to describe the 2019-2020 Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year, Cindy Wadsworth.  


Recent News Stories

How Schools Work: Attendance Name our New School Rocky Mount Elementary Opens 20-Year-Old Time Capsule Statewide Digital Library Expands Cobb’s Students Access to About 15,000 Books
McCleskey Middle School Teacher Completes National Food Safety and Nutrition Training School Buses Keep Our Students Safe Ceremonial Groundbreaking Builds Excitement for New Harmony Leland Clay Replacement School How Schools Work: Can My Student Be Part of an IB or Magnet Program?
Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: Brad Wheeler, Post 7 Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: Charisse Davis, Post 6 Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: David Banks, Post 5 Great Start to the New School Year: Superintendent Ragsdale
Back to School with Board Member David Banks Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: David Chastain, Post 4 Board Members Welcome Students Back Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: Dr. Jaha Howard, Post 2
Cobb First in Metro on the GA Milestones! Cobb Schools Board Member Q&A: Randy Scamihorn, Post 1 What You Need to Know for the New School Year Back to School: Q&A with Superintendent Chris Ragsdale

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