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Frey Elementary School Holds Flaming Finale to Career Week—A Fire Breather
Frey Elementary School Holds Flaming Finale to Career Week—A Fire Breather
Posted: 11/16/2017

During career week, Frey Elementary School students heard from parents and community members about a range of careers from public safety and finance to careers in the medical field. However, one Cobb graduate showed the…


Atlanta Braves Players Pinch Hit as Guest Readers at Argyle Elementary School
Atlanta Braves Players Pinch Hit as Guest Readers at Argyle Elementary School
Posted: 11/15/2017

What size is your shoe? When is your next game? Does everyone cheer you on? Is it fun playing? Those are some of the questions Argyle Elementary School students lobbed at the Atlanta Braves minor…


Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week: Blackwell Elementary School Honors Kari Brooks
Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week: Blackwell Elementary School Honors Kari Brooks
Posted: 11/15/2017

“Being selected by a student as the Teacher of the Week is one of the proudest moments I think I have ever had. It makes me feel honored and appreciated for the work I’m doing…


National School Psychology Awareness Week
National School Psychology Awareness Week
Posted: 11/14/2017

During the week of November 13-17, 2017, districts throughout the country celebrate National School Psychology Awareness Week to highlight the important work school psychologists do to help students. The 49 school psychologists employed by the Cobb County School District serve as resources for school staff, students, and families to ensure that all students have the support they need to be successful. We would like to thank our awesome psychologists for all they do to contribute to student success!


Rocky Mount Elementary Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 97th Birthday
Rocky Mount Elementary Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 97th Birthday
Posted: 11/13/2017

When Susie Belle Raper first started teaching, she rode the Tallulah Falls Railway to and from her teaching job every week. For 36 years, she taught first graders how to read and write. She spent her…


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East Side Elementary School Honors Veterans with Breakfast and Parade

East Side Elementary School Honors Veterans with Breakfast and Parade

“One day, I get this letter from Uncle Sam saying I’m going to Korea. So… I went!” The white-haired man wearing a blue cap with the words “Korea Veteran” pulls a large black and white…


Campbell High School Students Name Two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith

Campbell High School Students Name Two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith

During Campbell High School’s largest pep rally of the year—the homecoming pep rally—students and staff members paused to honor two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week: James Crawley and Brian Smith. Typically, when the Cobb…


Shallowford Falls Elementary Students Raise $41,000 for School

Shallowford Falls Elementary Students Raise $41,000 for School

It’s not every day teachers give their students permission to shower them with colored powder. However, that’s exactly what Shallowford Falls Elementary School teachers and staff members did October 13 to reward students for exceeding…


Teachers of the Year Drive Away in New Cars

Teachers of the Year Drive Away in New Cars

When Nicole Kempson rolls up to Lindley Sixth Grade Academy, the students may “ooh” and “awe” when they see her new white Jeep Grand Cherokee glistening in the fall sun.


St. Ann Catholic Church Partners with LaBelle Elementary School to Provide Food for Every Student

St. Ann Catholic Church Partners with LaBelle Elementary School to Provide Food for Every Student

Every Friday, volunteers from St. Ann Catholic Church pull up to LaBelle Elementary School with hundreds of bags of food for students to take home for the weekend. Since they started in April 2015, the…


Cobb County School District Earns Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments

Cobb County School District Earns Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments

Once again state officials served up the Golden Radish Award to the Cobb County School District (CCSD) in recognition of Cobb’s commitment to farm to school nutrition. Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Education and Public Health,…


Increased CCRPI Scores for Cobb Exceed State Average; Bests State for Sixth Consecutive Year

Increased CCRPI Scores for Cobb Exceed State Average; Bests State for Sixth Consecutive Year

For the sixth consecutive year, the Cobb County School District score has exceeded the state average on the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI).

Superintendent Chris Ragsdale applauded the results: “Cobb’s results are further evidence of the outstanding work being done by our teachers and administrators to prepare students for the future and highlights the quality of public education in the Cobb County School District. It also exhibits the focus on our mission of One Team, One Goal: Student Success.”

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Campbell High School Earns Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Award

Campbell High School Earns Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Award

The Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Library Association (GLA) recently named Campbell High School the recipient of the Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Award.  The Judy Serritella Exemplary Library Media Program was created to recognize…


Board Recognitions – October 26, 2017

Board Recognitions – October 26, 2017

Note: The following photos were taken at the Cobb County School Board Meeting on October 26, 2017. Chief of Staff Dr. Kevin Daniel presented these students and staff to the board for special recognition. Excerpts from the…


Cobb County School District Magazine

Cobb County School District Magazine

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of the Cobb County School District Magazine. In this issue, you will find stories focusing on school safety, student achievement, staff recognition and programs in our schools that engage students in their own learning. Many of the stories include community partners who embrace and share our mission of One Team, One Goal: Student Success. Please click on the magazine cover to start reading.


Recent News Stories

Cheatham Hill Teacher Monica Alicea Awarded Third Place in National Voya Unsung Hero Competition Board of Education Approves Calendars for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 School Years South Cobb High School Hosts Panel of HBCU Alumni Cobb Community Says Thank You, Holds Pep Rally in Honor of Teachers of the Year
Walton High Student Selina Nie Promotes STEM Education at Home and Abroad Keheley Elementary Recognizes Brandy Medlin as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Murdock Elementary, Rocky Mount Elementary Students Lace Up Shoes for International Walk to School Day CCSD Teacher of the Year Nicole Kempson Cements Place in Cobb History
Community Members Serve as Principals for a Day CCSD Recognizes Public Safety Personnel Lindley MS Community Cuts Ribbon on New School Store Thanks to $10,000 Donation Milford ES Honors Jennifer Williams as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Dickerson and Dodgen Middle Schools Named National Blue Ribbon Schools U.S. Department of Education Visits Ford Elementary on Prestigious 2017 Green Schools Tour Mountain View Elementary School Earns 2017 Active Schools National Award Green Acres Elementary School Crowns Judi Faison the Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Three CCSD Teachers Named Georgia Art Educators of the Year FOX 5 Celebrates Campbell High School as ‘Team of the Week’ CCSD Students Watch Solar Eclipse During Legends of Learning Event Board Recognitions – September 14, 2017

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