Sope Creek Elementary Boosterthon Fun Run Raises $85,000 for PTA


The colors of the rainbow rained down on some Sope Creek Elementary students running to raise money for the school’s Parent Teacher Association. The annual Boosterthon Fun Run raised $85,000 and had students leaping with excitement as they ran toward their goal of 35 laps. Prior to race day, students gathered pledges for each lap […]

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Meet The Cobb County Board of Education

The Cobb County Board of Education consists of seven elected members who appoint a superintendent responsible for the administration of the system. Elected to serve four-year terms, each school board member votes on issues that affect school curriculum and instruction, auxiliary services, personnel and administration. The Board of Education meets twice each month. The first meeting is a […]

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Before You Fill Out Your Child’s Emergency Card…


Contrary to popular belief, a school emergency card will not protect your children from spending time in the hands of social services if something tragic happens to you. The emergency card only gives named contacts permission to pick your kid up if they are sick, not take short-term custody of them if one or both parents are killed or incapacitated in an accident. Without a plan in place […]

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Cobb County School Board Approves 2017 Budget


The Cobb County Board of Education approved a $986 million budget for Fiscal Year 2017 during its May 19, 2016 meeting, funding a full 180-day school year. The new budget includes 2.50% raises for all eligible employees, position adjustments and competitive salary adjustments for school and school support staff. Fiscal Year 2017 begins July 1, […]

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Different Drum Theatrics To Hold Auditions


Different Drum Theatrics is holding auditions for its premiere production of “Almost, Maine”, a quirky romantic comedy. Different Drum Theatrics is a non-profit, educational theatre organization in Cobb County with big dreams. Different Drum was started by a dynamic group of women with a wide variety of theatre and business backgrounds. The group strives to create performance opportunities for […]

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The Cobb County Police Department Wants Your Feedback


Community Meeting Scheduled Tuesday, August 23 The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) is coming to East Cobb to hear the community’s experience, concerns, and suggestions about their interaction with the Cobb County Police Department. A community meeting is scheduled this Tuesday, August 23, from 7pm to 9pm at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, […]

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Our Students, Our Schools, Our Responsibility


The East Cobb County Council of PTAs extends best wishes to all families of students attending the 35 schools that are members of our council. Our students and our families attend Kell, Lassiter, Pope, Sprayberry, Walton, or Wheeler High Schools and the feeder elementary and middle schools. We look forward to a wonderful year of […]

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Register Now for Cobb County Citizens Public Safety Academy


Cobb County Department of Public Safety staff will start its fall session of the Citizens Public Safety Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The 14-week program will be held in the evenings at the Cobb County DPS Training Center. The program provides an opportunity for Cobb residents to gain an insider’s look at the departments that […]

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McCobb LLC: Offices Just for You


“Our goal is to help our clients as they successfully run their businesses,” says Ann Chambers, Executive Suite Manager of McCobb LLC, which is located in East Cobb at 2265 Roswell Road. A wide range of firms call McCobb their home, including attorneys, CPA, chiropractor, architect, senior services, and insurance firm, and many others. A […]

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Time to Register for Enrichment of Life Movement (E.L.M.)


Registration opens for Enrichment of Life Movement (ELM) Fall Session on August 15. Classes run September 13 through November 1. The registration deadline is August 26 and is open to residents of Cobb and surrounding counties. ELM is proud to celebrate its 32nd year of serving senior adults. ELM is a unique non-profit, nondenominational learning […]

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