Cobb Cares


Durham Middle School Serves as Leader for Helping Others

“Not for ourselves, but for others.” That is the motto for Durham Middle School, a motto the students and staff demonstrate throughout the school year.    The Durham Middle School students and staff members recently donated more than 7,100 items to the Thanks for Giving food…


At Garrett Middle School, No One Eats Alone

Social isolation is a preventable public-health crisis affecting millions of students. It could lead to bullying, self-harm, and community service, according to BeyondDifferences.org. To make sure every student feels included, Garrett Middle School joined schools across…





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…


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…