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Video of the Week: East Cobb’s New Horizons Band performing at Glover Park

Flashback to 2011 when East Cobb’s New Horizons Band performed at Peachtree Presbyterian Church’s annual American Pop Music Celebration. Catch the New Horizons Band on May 1 at the first Brown Bag Concert of the season on the Marietta Square , Glover Park. The FREE concert begins at noon. Bring your brown bag lunch and hear a variety of old favorites performed by this premier concert band.  For more info about the band, please see www.ecnhb.com.

 

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There’s a new guy in town: Social Host Ordinance

Parents, property owners and tenants, the Social Host Ordinance (SHO) has been adopted by various counties and cities throughout Georgia. If you’re not sure what the SHO is then it’s time for you to meet Officer Joe! You’ll see him in the new EUDL videos from Cobb Alcohol Taskforce (Cobb AT).

 
 

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Video of the Week: 99 cent download helps Warechowski family with rapidly rising medical costs

An update from 11Alive News on East Cobb’s Warechowski family and their three year old son Mikey. Download “Playgrounds in Heaven” for 99 cents on iTunes – all the proceeds go to the family to help pay for Michael’s medical care.

 

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Video of the Week: Kincaid Elementary Student Projects On Display During STEM Expo

Kincaid Elementary School held two big events focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math during the past month. Through various activities, students and families learned that STEM activities are all around us, are used every day, and can be fun.
Day took place on February 20, with the STEM Night Expo occurring on March 6.

For STEM Day on February 20, every grade at Kincaid participated in special lesson and programs, including a STEM Career Fair for fourth and fifth graders. Kindergarten got a head start by journeying through the Solar System in the STAR Lab the previous week.

1st Grade demonstrated sound energy by designing Native American drums!
2nd Grade designed and programmed robots!
3rd Grade learned all about earth science with edible soil!
4th Grade learned about exciting STEM jobs at the Career Fair and constructed spaghetti bridges (sponsored by IBM)!
5th Grade learned about exciting STEM jobs at the Career Fair and played Jeopardy against IBM’s super computer, Watson (sponsored by IBM).
Kincaid families came to the school March 6 for STEM Night to learn about how the school is moving toward a fully-integrated STEM curriculum. They watched a presentation by principal Cheryl Mauldin and learned about plans for a new lab. The night was capped with the STEM Expo featuring STEM projects Kincaid students worked on in classrooms and the science lab:

Kindergarten – Stuffed Animal Day
1st Grade – Native American Style Drums
2nd Grade – Puff Mobiles Challenge
3rd Grade – Mining Tools Challenge
4th Grade – Rain Gauges
5th Grade – Glubber, Jitterbug, Straw Tower and Water Passages

(Source: Cobbk12.org)

 

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Video of the Week: Kell Students in the News

Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5
Kell High School art students bring Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame inductees to canvas.

 

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Sen. Judson Hill: Capitol Update Week 7

Sen. Judson Hill (R – Marietta) shares an update on Senate Bill 98 and highlights several bills that passed during the 7th week of the 2014 legislative session.

 

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Video of the Week: The Clinic

Rock on! East Cobb band The Clinic gives audiences a healthy dose of entertainment. Featuring four local professionals with talent to spare. Band members are:

Bob Baumann, phenomenal lead guitarist and vocalist. An anesthesiologist, but he never puts audiences to sleep!
Robert Modugno, front man and guitarist. Recovering OB, aspiring actor. Playing rock since high school, just a few years ago.
Jeff Pullen, drummer extraordinaire. First class salesman/business owner. Started playing with bands in the Catskills, or was it the Poconos?
Jim Sasser, seasoned bass man and raconteur. You name it…he’s done it!

Find more from The Clinic at www.clinicrockbandatlanta.com.

 

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Video of the Week: District 3 update with Comm. JoAnn Birrell

TV23 caught up with District 3 Commissioner JoAnn Birrell in November about happenings in her district.

 

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Video of the Week: Porsche returns home

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Thanks to all the EAST COBBER readers who helped in the search for Porsche. She returned home on New Year’s Day, after 179 days of being lost. Welcome home Porsche!

 

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Video of the Week: ‘Sophisticated Ladies’ takes the stage

The musical legacy of “The Duke” is celebrated in Duke Ellington’s SOPHISTICATED LADIES, a stylish and brassy retrospective that has taken audiences and critics alike by storm throughout the world. Winner of two Tony Awards, SOPHISTICATED LADIES is a glorious re-creation of the Duke Ellington big band sound and features all his most famous numbers, from the infamous Speak Easy era of the Cotton Club up to his death, including “It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing,” “Take the ‘A’ Train,” “Satin Doll,” and the haunting “In a Sentimental Mood.” Featuring The Atlanta Lyric Orchestra and some of the metro area’s most talented performers, this song and dance extravaganza is an abundance of riches from the most sophisticated and sassy jazz king of them all.

SOPHISTICATED LADIES is playing at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre through January 19.