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Milford Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Milford Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Posted: 10/18/2018

From Cuba and the Dominican Republic to Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico, Milford Elementary School students took a trip around Latin America without even leaving Cobb County. 


Cobb Community Honors Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year Fred Veeder
Cobb Community Honors Cobb Schools Teacher of the Year Fred Veeder
Posted: 10/17/2018

Standing on the stage of Marietta’s Strand Theater, Fred Veeder recounted a time when his college professor started crying as he told his students how much they meant to him.


Griffin Middle School gets Class of 2023 Excited for High School
Griffin Middle School gets Class of 2023 Excited for High School
Posted: 10/16/2018

This time next year, current Griffin Middle School eighth graders will be attending classes at either Campbell High School or Osborne High School. Their middle school days will be behind them, and their graduation in front of them. 


How Schools Work: A Conversation with Board Member David Chastain
How Schools Work: A Conversation with Board Member David Chastain
Posted: 10/11/2018

Cobb School Board Member, David Chastain, discusses his perspective on issues relating to Cobb County Schools.


What is Student Success?
What is Student Success?
Posted: 10/8/2018

If student success can’t be measured by a single test grade or a single grade in a class, then what can we turn to, to understand what success is?


Hillgrove High Band Members Build Relationships with Compton Elementary Students
Hillgrove High Band Members Build Relationships with Compton Elementary Students
Posted: 10/4/2018

Students at Compton Elementary School were making new friends. Their new friends pulled up to the school in a yellow bus from Hillgrove High School ready to show the Compton students “What the World Needs Now.” 


South Cobb High School and the HBCU Experience
South Cobb High School and the HBCU Experience
Posted: 10/3/2018

South Cobb High School will host the school’s second annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Panel for parents and students at 6:00 p.m. on October 10 in the South Cobb Theater.  


Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition
Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition
Posted: 10/2/2018

Young musicians from across Cobb County will put their collective talents on display at the annual Cobb-Marietta Marching Band Exhibition on October 8 and October 15 starting at 7 p.m. each night.


Graduation Rate Offers Evidence of Cobb Excellence
Graduation Rate Offers Evidence of Cobb Excellence
Posted: 9/20/2018

The Cobb County School District’s graduation rate has continually outpaced the state’s growth, even as Georgia’s rate has steadily climbed, year-after-year since 2015.


Literacy in Cobb – Building a Foundation for Student Success
Literacy in Cobb – Building a Foundation for Student Success
Posted: 9/13/2018

The Cobb County School District is dedicated to the success of each and every one of our students, and we know that success begins with literacy.


Brumby Elementary Makes Students Strong4Life

Brumby Elementary Makes Students Strong4Life

What if kids cheered about eating their vegetables? What if kids celebrated at the suggestion of tossing their sugary drinks in favor of water? What if kids squealed with excitement about trying new foods? 


Kids Helping Kids: Lost Mountain Middle School Students Raise $27,000 to Battle Childhood Cancer

Kids Helping Kids: Lost Mountain Middle School Students Raise $27,000 to Battle Childhood Cancer

Jennifer Dawson thinks her Lost Mountain Middle School students can change in the world, and they know it.


Riverside Intermediate Spreads Literacy, Opens Little Lending Libraries

Riverside Intermediate Spreads Literacy, Opens Little Lending Libraries

Even when school is not in session, Riverside Intermediate School students will have access to books. 


Fair Oaks Elementary, Northwest Exterminating Partner to Launch Family Literacy Program

Fair Oaks Elementary, Northwest Exterminating Partner to Launch Family Literacy Program

Fair Oaks Elementary School and Northwest Exterminating have partnered together to develop the Northwest Eagle Literacy Program, an innovative bilingual program.


Cobb Schools Honors the Classified Employees of the Year

Cobb Schools Honors the Classified Employees of the Year

Our Classified Employees of the Year represent the departments that make it possible for our teachers to do what they do in the classroom. I can’t thank them enough,” said Superintendent Chris Ragsdale. 


Acworth Elementary Community Designs New School Garden 

Acworth Elementary Community Designs New School Garden 

Teachers, students, and parents came together recently at a Design and Dine event to share their vision for the new Acworth Elementary School outdoor garden, which will be designed and built thanks to the school’s partnership with Out Teach. 


80 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

80 Cobb High School Seniors Named Semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships

On September 12, officials for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eighty of this year’s semifinalists attend a Cobb County School District high school.


What Student Success Is Not

What Student Success Is Not

Do you know what the Cobb County School District motto is? 

One Team. One Goal. Student Success. 


The Cobb County School District Applies to GaDOE to Lead the Way in Assessment

The Cobb County School District Applies to GaDOE to Lead the Way in Assessment

In the Cobb County School District, teachers know that students are more than a test score.


How Your Tax Dollars Support the Classroom

How Your Tax Dollars Support the Classroom

The Cobb School District’s Chief Financial Officer, Brad Johnson, discusses the fiscal issues which impact our students’ education in the classroom.


A Conversation with Superintendent Ragsdale

A Conversation with Superintendent Ragsdale

The Superintendent of Cobb County School District discusses the excitement of the new school year and developments on the horizon. Mr. Ragsdale also tells listeners about the growing budget challenges and how you can be a part of keeping Cobb as the best place to teach, lead and learn.


Important Dual Enrollment Summit for Parents and Students Coming in September

Important Dual Enrollment Summit for Parents and Students Coming in September

Did you know that your student can earn college credit while enrolled in a Cobb County School District high school?


Empowering Students for our Digital World

Empowering Students for our Digital World

In the Cobb County School District, educators work as one team to prepare digital age learners for success with the help of classroom resources, data-driven instruction, access to digital resources outside of the classroom, and by promoting digital citizenship.  


Diversity: Cobb Leads

Diversity: Cobb Leads

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 into the county every day.


CCSD Graduation/Commencement Information

CCSD Graduation/Commencement Information

Commencement ceremonies will be held at the dates, times, and venues listed below. 


New Study Ranks Cobb as the Best Big School District in Georgia

New Study Ranks Cobb as the Best Big School District in Georgia

With more Americans on the move than at any other time in history, research studies like the one recently undertaken by Niche.com are more valuable than ever before. Niche recently published a study ranking school districts from across the nation on a variety of criteria. The study finds that no other large district – meaning, any district over 45,000 students – consistently provides the quality of service and outcome that The Cobb County School District does.


Committed to Serving Each and Every Child

Committed to Serving Each and Every Child

"Cobb really is a school system where we are one team with one goal, student success. It doesn’t matter how the student comes to us we are going to do everything we can to ensure student success. This is the best place to teach, lead, and learn."


The Safest Way to Get Your Kids to School

The Safest Way to Get Your Kids to School

What is the safest way to transport your precious children to and from school each day?


What Does Your Student Really Know? CTLS Changes Everything

What Does Your Student Really Know? CTLS Changes Everything

Chief Academic Officer, Jennifer Lawson, is today's guest on The Cobb County School District podcast. She explains why CTLS is a "game-changer" for parents in Cobb County.


The Cobb County School District's Manageable Growth

The Cobb County School District's Manageable Growth

As the 2018-2019 school year begins, classrooms across the district continue to be well-balanced and safe environments for 113,000 students.


Recent News Stories

The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts Presents ‘Step Back in Time’ Smyrna & Brumby Elementary Students Receive FREE Back-in-School Eye Exams! The Cobb County School District Recognizes 16 Teachers for Their Commitment to STEM Education Board Recognitions August 2018
Cobb County School Board Meeting Spotlights Georgia Milestones Achievements Cobb Mentoring Matters is Off to a Great Start! Cobb County School District Alum makes a Difference This is The Cobb County School District
Superintendent Ragsdale Honors the District Teacher of the Year  Cobb Students Wrap Up Successful First Week of School  Exceptional Cobb: Kidtalk 2018 Winner Wows with Inspiring Speech Three Cobb Schools Recognized as National PTA Schools of Excellence
Using Cutting-edge Technology to Keep Your Student Safe What’s in a Name? East Cobb Middle, Brumby Elementary Schools Cut Ribbons on New School Buildings Cobb Horizon High School Opens Doors
Cobb Kindergarten, First Grade Students Take First Bus Ride Cobb High Schools Score Highest in the Metro Area in 7 out of 8 Subject Areas Cobb Students Excel on Georgia Milestones in 2017-2018 Cobb Superintendent Surprises Teacher of the Year Level Winners
Due to Heat: In August & September Students Can Drink Water on Buses Important “Back to School” Bus Route Info for 2018-19 Now Available Back to School: Everything You Need to Know about Getting Your Student to School Cobb Schools Transportation Department Wins Top Awards, Again

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