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State Superintendent Woods Names 19 Cobb Students 2019 Georgia Scholars
State Superintendent Woods Names 19 Cobb Students 2019 Georgia Scholars
Posted: 5/17/2019

The Georgia Department of Education recently recognized 19 Cobb County School District seniors as 2018 Georgia Scholars!


An Evening of Excellence: Cobb Schools Honors CTAE Students
An Evening of Excellence: Cobb Schools Honors CTAE Students
Posted: 5/16/2019

As a way to celebrate the excellence of Cobb students, educators, and community partners, Cobb Schools recently hosted the second annual Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Awards Night at McEachern High School. 


Preparing for Graduation
Preparing for Graduation
Posted: 5/15/2019

A veteran high school principal offers her insights into the challenges of the lead-up to graduation.


Cheatham Hill Elementary School Team Captures First in Georgia Stock Market Game
Cheatham Hill Elementary School Team Captures First in Georgia Stock Market Game
Posted: 5/15/2019

Last year, Green Acres Elementary School won first place in the Georgia Stock Market Game. This year, another Cobb school claimed the title.


Walton High School Wins 1st Place in State Inventure Prize Competition
Walton High School Wins 1st Place in State Inventure Prize Competition
Posted: 5/14/2019

In May, a team of Walton High School students is headed to the National Invention Convention in Detroit, Michigan.


Cobb Schools to Host Graduation Ceremonies for 8,000+ Students
Cobb Schools to Host Graduation Ceremonies for 8,000+ Students
Posted: 5/13/2019

The Cobb County School District’s 17 high schools will hold commencement ceremonies for more than 8,000 students next week. 


Atlanta Braves Help Green Acres Elementary Celebrate Success of School’s Recycling Program
Atlanta Braves Help Green Acres Elementary Celebrate Success of School’s Recycling Program
Posted: 5/13/2019

Since January, Green Acres Elementary School has recycled over 2,000 lbs.  


Brumby Elementary Students Shop for Mother’s Day Gifts
Brumby Elementary Students Shop for Mother’s Day Gifts
Posted: 5/10/2019

Thanks to the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) of Atlanta, students at Brumby Elementary School will have a little something extra to give their moms for Mother’s Day. 


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School Heroes: Cobb Nurses Save Lives One Day at a Time 

School Heroes: Cobb Nurses Save Lives One Day at a Time 

Only a few months ago a Cobb teacher collapsed. It took three rounds of CPR and three shocks to revive the teacher who thanks to the quick action of the school nurse and her first responder team was able to recover from what could have been a tragedy  


How to Help Your Student Transition from Elementary to Middle School

How to Help Your Student Transition from Elementary to Middle School

Two school leaders share their experiences and thoughts on easing students’ move from fifth grade to sixth grade.


Girl Power! Cobb Students Help Set World Record in Coding

Girl Power! Cobb Students Help Set World Record in Coding

Almost 350 young women from cities around the United States and one in Colombia joined together to set the world record for the most girls coding at the same time. Some of the record-setting girls call the Cobb County School District home.  


Cobb Selects Naviance to Increase Access, Equity, and Strength of County’s College and Career Readiness Programming

Cobb Selects Naviance to Increase Access, Equity, and Strength of County’s College and Career Readiness Programming

Hobsons, the education technology leader, and company behind Naviance, recently announced that the Cobb County School District, the second-largest school system in the state of Georgia, has selected Naviance as its exclusive provider of college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) solutions.


Chalker Elementary Odyssey of the Mind Team Advances to World Finals

Chalker Elementary Odyssey of the Mind Team Advances to World Finals

Last year was the first year that Chalker Elementary School explored the world of Odyssey of the Mind tournaments.


Superintendent Ragsdale Proposes Historic 8 – 12.6% Raise for Staff

Superintendent Ragsdale Proposes Historic 8 – 12.6% Raise for Staff

Superintendent Chris Ragsdale unveiled his recommended Fiscal Year 2020 budget, which prioritizes students and staff and includes a historic 8 to 12.6 % proposed raise for every non-temporary staff member in the Cobb County School District! 


Cobb County School District Superintendent Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award 

Cobb County School District Superintendent Honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award 

On Thursday, April 18th, the 9th District PTA surprised the Cobb County School District and our Superintendent, Chris Ragsdale, with a "Lifetime Achievement Award." 


Kennesaw Elementary’s Beth Finnegan Named Cobb County Library Media Specialist of the Year

Kennesaw Elementary’s Beth Finnegan Named Cobb County Library Media Specialist of the Year

Beth Finnegan of Kennesaw Elementary was recently named the 2019 Cobb County Library Media Specialist of the Year. 


Cobb Schools Foundation Celebrates Volunteers of the Year

Cobb Schools Foundation Celebrates Volunteers of the Year

These treasured members of the school community take up the task of coordinating hundreds of volunteers to help with projects like running school food pantries, hosting fundraising events, and coordinating school dances.


Cobb Schools Launch New Drive to Support The Center for Children and Young Adults 

Cobb Schools Launch New Drive to Support The Center for Children and Young Adults 

Feeding off the success of the donation collection for The Center for Children and Young Adults (CCYA), Cobb Schools staff members are stepping up to continue the support for the Center. 


Smyrna Elementary School Student Illustrates Book Cover

Smyrna Elementary School Student Illustrates Book Cover

She’s only in fifth grade, but one Smyrna Elementary student can already add illustrator to her resume. 


Cobb Schools Hosts Evening of Inspiration for Students with Special Needs

Cobb Schools Hosts Evening of Inspiration for Students with Special Needs

Ballerinas, musicians, cheerleaders, performing artists, and a champion gymnast—the third annual Evening of Inspiration at McEachern High School was a showcase of special abilities. 


Cobb Schools Named One of Nation’s Best Communities for Music Education for 14th Consecutive Time

Cobb Schools Named One of Nation’s Best Communities for Music Education for 14th Consecutive Time

Once again, the Cobb County School District earned the national designation of Best Communities for Music Education. 


Thanks to Community Donation, Cobb Schools Social Worker Helps Family in Need

Thanks to Community Donation, Cobb Schools Social Worker Helps Family in Need

When social worker Bethany Miller at McClure Middle School learned that there was a single mother of five who didn’t have a working car, she set to work to find help for the mother in need. 


Bryant Elementary Students Win Georgia Steppers League State Championship

Bryant Elementary Students Win Georgia Steppers League State Championship

Students from Bryant Elementary School recently stepped their way to state champions.


Recent News Stories

H.A.V.E.N. Academy Students Explore Wonders of Science Rocky Mount Elementary School Foundation Raises More Than $35,000 Brumby Elementary Students Skype with Primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall  Walton High School Wins Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl State Tournament
Wheeler High School Students Beat College Teams to Capture Best Overall Title at Emory DataFest Dickerson Middle School Collects More Than 100,000 Pop-Tabs for Ronald McDonald House Let’s Talk: Cobb Schools Partners with Q99.7, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health to Give Students a Voice Cobb Schools to Release New Safety Training Videos for Students
The Gift of Music: H.A.V.E.N. Academy Students to Experience Music Therapy Thanks to Community Donation  Pope High School, Walton High School Students Nominated for 2019 Shuler Hensley Awards Cobb Students Inspire with Speeches of Optimism Durham Middle School Student Wins Safe Driving PSA Contest
Cobb Schools Celebrate Read Across America North Cobb High Teacher Wins National CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence Award Cobb County Students Win Top Awards at Georgia Student Technology Competition McEachern High School Students, French Exchange Students Learn from Each Other
Cobb Schools Board of Education Awards Contract for New Career Academy McEachern High Boys Basketball Team Crowned State Champs Future Fest 2019 Gives Cobb Students a Glimpse of Coming Opportunities Hayes Elementary School Custodian Turns Hero
Don’t Drink and Drive: Lassiter Students Suit Up to Learn about Dangers of Drunk Driving  It's Time for Testing. How Can I Help My Student? Here Comes the Bus! The App for Cobb Parents is Here

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