State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox, fresh off her recent appearance on TV game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, spent time with some real fifth graders Dec. 4 at Hollydale Elementary in Marietta. Supt. Cox was serenaded over breakfast by the Hollydale chorus and then proceeded to the fifth grade class of Ms. Hodge & Mr. Carle. Both teachers collaborated on a math exercise using the interactive whiteboards and student response systems, part of the District’s 21st Century Classroom initiative.
Mrs. Cox observed the class activity and assisted students with their answers. Before leaving, she fielded questions from students, mostly involving her appearance on 5th Grader.