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District News and Announcements

National Teacher Appreciation Week: May 1-7, 2016

For all their hard work and dedication, we say "thank you" to our wonderful Cobb County School District Teachers. View the official Presidential Proclamation.

Georgia Department of Education Releases 2015 CCRPI Scores; Cobb County Schools Exceed State Average for Fourth Straight Year

Cobb’s district score of 79.7 on the 2015 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) exceeded the state average for the fourth straight year. Scores for Cobb County schools on the 2015 CCRPI exceeded average scores for Georgia schools at all three levels: elementary, middle, and high.

Click here to view the full release and supporting tables.

Registration/Payment for Summer School Now Open

The Cobb County School District will offer High School summer school courses at Sprayberry High School, June 20, 2016 - July 7, 2016. Registration and payment are to be completed online by following the links below. In order to register, payment must be made first. There will be a face-to-face payment and registration opportunity on June 13, 2016 from 8am-10am, 12pm-2pm, & 5pm-7pm at Sprayberry High School.

ALAS Awards Dr. Greg Ewing Hispanic-Serving School District Administrator of the Year

The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) recognized Dr. Greg Ewing as the Hispanic-Serving School District Administrator of the Year during its second annual Leaders in Education Awards Gala on April 25 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ewing, chief accountability & research officer for the Cobb County School District, received the award in front of numerous education professionals, congressional representatives, and business leaders. Read more

In the photo: Roberto Rodriguez, White House deputy assistant to the president for education; Dr. Greg Ewing, chief accountability & research officer for the Cobb County School District; and Veronica Rivera, ALAS executive director, are pictured at the second annual Leaders Education Awards Gala on April 25 in Washington, D.C.

Learning Resources Public Review: Spring 2016

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources being recommended for use in K – 2 English Language Arts and K – 12 World Languages (Arabic, American Sign Language, Dual Language Immersion, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, and Spanish). Click here to view the list of resources.

Print and digital materials will be available for public review, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, at the following locations and dates:

  • CCSD Central Administrative Building - Lobby
    514 Glover Street, Marietta, GA
    Wednesday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 10, 2016
  • CCSD Hawthorne Center - Room 139
    1595 Hawthorne Avenue, Smyrna, GA
    Wednesday, April 27 – Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Read more and download info

Top 10 KiDtalk Finalists Selected

About 100 students from all over Cobb told us what they would do if they knew they couldn't fail! Please visit to view the Top 10 Finalists and vote for your favorites through May 16th. Voting will be one of the criteria used select the 3 KiDtalk winners. These students will give their KiDtalks LIVE to all CCSD staff members at Learning Kickoff on July 25th.

End of the Year Early Release Dates

All CCSD students will be released early on May 24th & 25th, 2016, at the following times:

  • 11:30 a.m. - High School Release
  • 12:30 p.m. - Elementary School Release
  • 1:30 p.m. - Middle School Release

Cobb Schools Receive RAMP Designation

Four Cobb Schools will receive the Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP) designation during a special ceremony at the American School Counselor Association’s annual conference on July 11 in New Orleans, La. McCleskey Middle School, Lovinggood Middle School, Pope High School, and South Cobb High School will be honored for making an exemplary commitment to comprehensive school counseling programs. Read more

Cobb Schools Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients

The Cobb Schools Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2016 Cobb Schools Foundation Academic Scholarships!  The $1,000 scholarships are awarded based on academics, leadership, extracurricular activities and essay.  The foundation awards scholarships to two graduating seniors from each of the 16 Cobb high schools for a total of $32,000 in scholarships. This year 144 seniors applied for the scholarships, which is a record number for the foundation. Read more

2016 Graduation & Commencement Schedule Online

The Cobb County School District has released the Spring 2016 Graduation and Commencement Schedule. Commencement ceremonies will be held on May 24 through May 27, 2016, at several locations throughout the county. More information about each school's ceremony, venue information as well as access to live Internet broadcasts of the ceremonies and DVD ordering information will be available in the spring.

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2015-16 Need to Know

Early Release
  11:30 a.m. - High School
  12:30 p.m. - Elementary School
    1:30 p.m. - Middle School
May 24 & 25, 2016
May 24-27, 2016
Last Day of School
May 25, 2016

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