Health & Wellness

Shallowford Elementary Students Launch Coats4Kids Campaign

With old man winter causing the thermostat to plummet, Shallowford Elementary students realized the blistering reality of how the cold impacts those in need.   Leah Conroy’s fifth-grade class listened as she talked about students—students in their own Cobb community—who lacked coats, scarves, or gloves…

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Inspired by the Heart: Special Art from Special Students

You won’t want to miss the 8th Annual “Inspired By the HeArt” art show, a collaboration of Cobb Schools special education art students, their fabulous teachers, and the Cobb County Parks and Recreation department. The show can be viewed now through February 28th at the Art Station…


Volunteers Breaking Down Barriers to Educational Success

Underneath the impressive statistics, informative facts and awesome awards we often convey when sharing CCSD news, it might interest you to know there is a whole other world of caring that plays a crucial role in student achievement districtwide. Every school, no matter its…


His Fight is OUR Fight at Compton Elementary

Compton Elementary School is not just a school. Compton is a family. So, when one of their very own students was diagnosed with cancer, the school and community did what families do—they jumped in to help.   Compton third-grader Patrick Hayes was diagnosed with…



Stay Healthy: Know the Facts about Flu

Although the temperature may be rising and Spring appears to be chirping around the corner, don’t let something like the flu keep you trapped indoors.   Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect…



Riverside Intermediate Community Reaches Beyond Classroom to Support Students

Touting the mission, A Student Focus, Family Friendly, Learning Community, it is evident Riverside Intermediate’s faculty and leadership recognizes the importance of engaging families and the community to increase student success. Many families in the Riverside community struggle to meet basic needs. Intentionally and strategically, Riverside Intermediate partners with the community to establish programs…



Cobb Student Philanthropy – “Be The Good”

A quick survey of philanthropic slogans throughout the district turns up themes that rival some of advertising’s greatest campaigns in both creativity and caring.  Bullard Elementary leads the way with some outstanding imaginative themes. “Share What You Can” is the label for one of…