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Video of the Week: The Library Show

Tune it to The Cobb County Library Show to get the latest on what is happening at the library and across the county. This month Jim Montgomery of Cobb Works tells about their mobile career center.

 

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Video of the Week: Libby Dunn

Libby runs a Christian school. She gives and gives and gives — so isn’t it time for her to receive? Her colleagues certainly think so.

 

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Angela Reign performs Proud Mary for the Songs for Kids Foundation

Selected as Best Female Country Artist of the Year (Georgia Music Awards, 2013), and headlining at major music events and venues across the country, East Cobber Angela Reign is taking the music industry by storm!

 

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Video of the Week: Cobb Students Earn Top Honors in waterSmartSM H2O in HD Video Challenge

Three videos produced by individual teams of Cobb County high school students have been chosen as the winners of the second annual H2O in HD video challenge.

H2O in HD – which is presented in partnership with the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (CCMWA) and Cobb County Water System – invited Cobb County high school students to create 60- second Public Service Announcements showcasing water conservation and video production skills. More than 17 entries from six high schools were submitted.

Entries were scored by a select panel of judges including David Tyler, Cobb TV23 Producer and Chief Engineer; Julie Newell, Southern Polytechnic State University International Studies Department Chair; Gary Cobb, CBS46 and Peachtree TV Director of Community Engagement and Michael Tierce, Kennesaw State University Department of English Associate Chair.

The winning entries, including special recognition for the “People’s Choice Award” decided by online voters, were announced during a video premiere party at CCMWA on April 22.

 

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EAST COBBER Video of the Week: Momisms

William Tell
Momisms Song by Anita Renfroe
An oldie but goodie for everyone who is a mom or has a mom! Anita Renfroe is a female comedian known for her YouTube hit entitled Momisms where she set typical mother sayings to the tune of the William Tell Overture. Happy Mother’s Day to all East Cobb moms. Enjoy!

 

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Video of the Week: Bob Ott at Hyde Farm

Cobb Commissioner Bob Ott tours the historic Hyde Farm.

 

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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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