Guest: Scott Sweeney 00:27 Post 6 Defined 01:02 Inspiration for Running for the Board 02:22 A Business Approach 04:25 Relating to Constituents 05:48 Receiving Input from Others 08:33 The Biggest Challenge 12:10 Weathering the Economic…
From Cuba and the Dominican Republic to Mexico, Panama, and Puerto Rico, Milford Elementary School students took a trip around Latin America without even leaving Cobb County.
During the October 18 Board of Education meeting, Cobb County School District leaders discussed the January launch of a new parent portal—CTLS Parent—that will show parents what their child knows and provide resources to help their child master other content areas.
“We believe the combined efforts of the police department and school administrators with the support of the superintendent’s office and the school board has resulted in our district having safe schools,” said CCSD Captain Wayne Pickett.
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.
Cobb Superintendent Chris Ragsdale praised the Teacher of the Year as one of the District’s team members who make Cobb the best place to teach, lead, and learn.
Guest: David Chastain 00:38 Post 4 Defined 01:13 Why Become a School Board Member? 02:07 What Does it Take to Succeed as a Board Member? 04:42 Community Input 06:53 Cobb Government versus Cobb Schools 09:39…