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Varner Elementary School Families Celebrate STEM
Varner Elementary School Families Celebrate STEM
Posted: 2/15/2018

What has drones, a 10-foot catapult, a labyrinth, robots, and microscopes? Answer: The Varner Elementary School Family STEM Night. School staff members and parent volunteers teamed up to get more than 400 students and parents…


GADOE Review of High School Science Standards
GADOE Review of High School Science Standards
Posted: 2/14/2018

The Georgia Department of Education welcomes feedback from teachers, administrators, and parents regarding the review of the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS) for 12 high school science courses: Astronomy, Botany, Ecology, Entomology, Epidemiology, Forensic Science, Geology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Meteorology, Microbiology, Oceanography, and Zoology. This survey feedback will be used to inform the development of Science Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE). The survey will close at 5:00 PM EDT on March 2, 2018.


Hillgrove High School Students Publish Book, Share it with Mableton Elementary School Students
Hillgrove High School Students Publish Book, Share it with Mableton Elementary School Students
Posted: 2/14/2018

Very few high school students publish a book before they graduate and even fewer publish a book in another language, but that’s exactly what a group of Hillgrove High School students did. The Hillgrove Honors…


Durham Middle School Crowns Michele Downey Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Durham Middle School Crowns Michele Downey Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week
Posted: 2/12/2018

When Michele Downey was in middle school, one of her teachers predicted that she was going to be a teacher because of Downey’s desire to help her fellow students. Her teacher was correct. Today, Downey…


Cobb County School District Employees Earn $11,900 for School Programs Through Employment Program at SunTrust Park
Cobb County School District Employees Earn $11,900 for School Programs Through Employment Program at SunTrust Park
Posted: 2/12/2018

The official food and beverage partner of the Atlanta Braves, Delaware North Sportservice, announced a major donation to Cobb County School District schools through an employment incentive program offered to district employees. The program gave…


Tritt Elementary School Recognized with STEM Education Award
Tritt Elementary School Recognized with STEM Education Award
Posted: 2/12/2018

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) announced that Tritt Elementary School is the elementary school-level winner of a STEM Education Award. The award recognizes and celebrates schools, programs, and…


Learning Resources Public Review: Feb. 2018

The Cobb County School District is offering the community an opportunity to review learning resources currently under consideration for K-12 Science and Social Studies. Print and digital materials will be available for public review, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday, at the following location and dates:

  • CCSD Hawthorne Center - Room 139
    1595 Hawthorne Avenue, Smyrna, GA
  • Tuesday, February 6 - Friday, February 16, 2018

Digital materials may be accessed at:

After reviewing the print and/or digital materials, we ask that you take a moment to provide feedback using the online form below.

Thank you for your participation, and if you have any questions, please contact the Learning Resources Manager Kelly Brown, at kelly.brown@cobbk12.org.

CCSD Student IDs Now Double as County Library Passes

CCSD Student IDs Now Double as County Library Passes

Students in the Cobb County School District (CCSD) don’t need an extra card to access the digital and print resources inside the Cobb County Public Libraries. A new initiative, Library PASS – Public Library Access for Student…


School Choice Transfers Open Feb. 5, 2018

School Choice Transfers Open Feb. 5, 2018

The Cobb County School District is offering School Choice (HB 251) transfers for the 2018-2019 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 5, 2018 on the District website. For more information, please see our 2018-19 School Choice webpage. The deadline for applying is Wednesday, February 28, 2018.


Cobb Schools Earns Highest Long Term, Short Term Credit Ratings

Cobb Schools Earns Highest Long Term, Short Term Credit Ratings

Moody’s Investor’s Service (Moody’s) once again assigned a Aaa Credit Rating to the Cobb County School District (CCSD). This rating is the highest credit rating available for a government entity. The district first secured the…


Board Recognitions – January 25, 2018

Board Recognitions – January 25, 2018

Note: The following photos were taken at the Cobb County School Board Meeting on January 25, 2018. Chief of Staff Dr. Kevin Daniel presented these students and staff to the Board for special recognition. Excerpts from the recognition announcements…


Clay Elementary Celebrates Student Achievement with 70’s Themed Dance

Clay Elementary Celebrates Student Achievement with 70’s Themed Dance

“Turn the beat around…love to hear it, love to hear it!” School staff said, “Let’s celebrate” because Clay Elementary School students are “Takin’ Care of Business.” There was a party going on at Clay to…


Griffin Middle School Students Design Tiny Houses

Griffin Middle School Students Design Tiny Houses

As a way to help their community look for a solution to a shortage in affordable homes, Griffin Middle School students recently partnered up to design and build models of tiny, energy-efficient homes. The tiny…


Floyd Middle School Students Examine Career Field Opportunities

Floyd Middle School Students Examine Career Field Opportunities

Leonel peered into a microscope. The Floyd Middle School sixth grader was examining human cells just like cytotechnologist Angela Hunter does every day for her job at WellStar Health System. Hunter wheeled in a cart…


Smyrna Elementary Students Fly Back in History, Debut Amelia Earhart Museum

Smyrna Elementary Students Fly Back in History, Debut Amelia Earhart Museum

Breaking news! The search for the famed Amelia Earhart is over. Clad in her traditional leather boots and black goggles, Earhart was recently discovered inside Smyrna Elementary School where she was educating students and parents…


Governor Recognizes 11 Cobb Schools on 2017 Shape Honor Roll

Governor Recognizes 11 Cobb Schools on 2017 Shape Honor Roll

The 2017 Governor’s Shape Honor Roll recognized 11 elementary schools in the Cobb County School District (CCSD) for the staff’s dedication to creating a healthy school environment and a culture of wellness for staff, students,…


Keheley Elementary Uses National Grant to Host Family Math Night

Keheley Elementary Uses National Grant to Host Family Math Night

Long after the end-of-school bell rang and the last teacher should have left the building, Keheley Elementary School hummed as students and their parents busily worked to solve math problems. Some students battled it out…


Recent News Stories

Cobb Schools Foundation Surprises Teachers with a Record-Breaking $40,000 in IMPACT Grants Acworth ES Celebrates Angela McDill as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Harrison HS Surprises Andrea Walter with Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Award Acworth Elementary School Cuts Ribbon on 26th School Food Pantry
CCSD Executive Director of Transportation Rick Grisham Receives 2017 STN Leadership Award Tritt Elementary School Recognizes Beth Blick as Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week CBS 46 Donates 2,650 Books to Compton Elementary School Students Timber Ridge Elementary School Educates Parents About Protecting Students in the Digital World
Cobb Students Thank Veterans for Their Service East Side ES Students Applaud Lindsey Phillips as the Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week Cooper Middle School Thanks Shari Clark for being a Phenomenal Teacher Bullard Elementary Students Honored as Part of National Student POWER Award Program
Frey Elementary School Holds Flaming Finale to Career Week—A Fire Breather Atlanta Braves Players Pinch Hit as Guest Readers at Argyle Elementary School Phenomenal Friday Teacher of the Week: Blackwell Elementary School Honors Kari Brooks Rocky Mount Elementary Students Celebrate Retired Teacher’s 97th Birthday
East Side Elementary School Honors Veterans with Breakfast and Parade Campbell HS Students Name Two Phenomenal Friday Teachers of the Week Cobb County School District Earns Golden Radish Award for Farm to School Accomplishments Shallowford Falls Elementary Students Raise $41,000 for School

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