Like last year and the year before that, Cobb County School District students posted ACT scores above the state and national average. This is the thirteenth year that Cobb’s graduating class has topped their peers around the country.
Teachers and principals arrive well before students and do not leave for the day until long after the school bell rings. However, the principals at Shallowford Falls Elementary School took that dedication to a whole new level. They extended their hours overnight.
What if kids cheered about eating their vegetables? What if kids celebrated at the suggestion of tossing their sugary drinks in favor of water? What if kids squealed with excitement about trying new foods?
This time next year, current Griffin Middle School eighth graders will be attending classes at either Campbell High School or Osborne High School. Their middle school days will be behind them, and their graduation in front of them.
While we may not know precisely what “success” will look like for each person, we do know the best way to prepare each and every one of our students to be ready when their opportunity for success presents itself. Not only do we know how to prepare our students, but we are also committed to preparing them and this is what makes the Cobb County School District the best place to lead, teach, and learn.
They laughed. They giggled. They cheered when they beat the high school kids in arm wrestling. They talked about school as they gobbled down their lunches. They applauded the “big kids” who danced between the rows of cafeteria tables. They…
Hurley encouraged all South Cobb parents to take advantage of the HBCU educational event. She credited the event with helping her son understand that college is attainable for everyone who has the dedication and drive to pursue a higher education.
Young musicians from across Cobb County will put their collective talents on display at the annual Cobb-Marietta Marching Band Exhibition on October 8 and October 15 starting at 7 p.m. each night.
There are many more such stories that remind the students of why they stand outside of school with buckets and signs, rallying for donations. They are cheerleaders for a cause, a cause close to home. They are doing it for kids, kids like them.
In an effort to create excitement for reading and accessibility of books, Riverside Intermediate School partnered with community organizations to install Little Lending Libraries.