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…




Beta Testers and Computer Coding: Unlocking Creative Potential

 Eighth grade CS/STEM students at Barber Middle School are excitedly awaiting the results of their entry into a unique nation-wide music re-mix competition, sponsored by Amazon and Georgia Tech.  The students used their computer science and coding skills to creatively code and re-mix hit songs by the Grammy-Award winning singer, Ciara. According to their teacher Saundra Watts, the Barber students are…


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…