Marietta High School Seniors Fly to San Antonio for Capstone

Marietta High School Seniors Fly to San Antonio for Capstone

Three Marietta High School graduates take their first flight this weekend. Angeles Mendez, Santiago Roque Rios, and Lariyah Ivory, along with 10 other Marietta Mentoring for Leadership seniors, will travel to San Antonio for a thrilling and eye-opening capstone trip. Beverly McAfee, regarded as “the mother of Marietta,” founded the Marietta Mentoring for Leadership program … Read more

Regional 4-H Competition: Cherokee County Youth Shine with Outstanding Results

Regional 4-H Competition: Cherokee County Youth Shine with Outstanding Results

Recently, members of the Cherokee County 4-H Council demonstrated their diligence and aptitude at the Regional 4-H Competition. Students were afforded an opportunity to excel in a multitude of disciplines at the event, including livestock showmanship and public speaking. The pupils of Cherokee County demonstrated exceptional performance across various disciplines, thereby embodying the pride of … Read more

Recognizing Change: Six Alumni in the Cobb County Drug Treatment Court Program Shine

Recognizing Change: Six Alumni in the Cobb County Drug Treatment Court Program Shine

Six people graduated from Cobb County’s Drug Treatment Court program on a memorable event filled with tears, laughter, and heartfelt tales of redemption. Judges, officials, and loved ones crowded the courthouse for this event, which demonstrated the effectiveness of justice reform initiatives and the community’s resolve to treat substance use disorders with rehabilitation rather than … Read more

After pandemic, Cobb and Marietta schools stabilize enrollment

After pandemic, Cobb and Marietta schools stabilize enrollment

COVID-19 epidemic reduced student enrollment in Cobb and Marietta school districts, but enrollment has stabilized. On March 7, Cobb Schools had 106,580 kids and Marietta City Schools 8,692. Students dropped most between March 2020 and March 2021, when the epidemic caused severe disruptions. Randy Scamihorn, Cobb Board of Education Chairman, attributed the decrease to families … Read more

Powering Education: State Superintendent Launches Reading Score Tracker

Powering Education: State Superintendent Launches Reading Score Tracker

The State Superintendent introduced a breakthrough reading score tracking technology to improve education and student progress. This unique program gives educators, parents, and policymakers insights on children’ reading competency and progress across time, helping them to make educated decisions that promote student learning and accomplishment. Literacy skills are more vital than ever in preparing pupils … Read more

State Tech Careers Competition Resounding Success for Cherokee County Students!

State Tech Careers Competition Resounding Success for Cherokee County Students!

The State Tech Careers Competition witnessed the exceptional performance and unwavering commitment of students hailing from Cherokee County, who were duly recognized and awarded commendable honors. Outstanding performances were given by the young achievers of Cherokee County at the competition, which provides a forum for students to showcase their expertise and understanding in a variety … Read more

An Examination of the Leading Private High Schools in Georgia: An Approach to Scholastic Prowess

An Examination of the Leading Private High Schools in Georgia: An Approach to Scholastic Prowess

In a 1996 commencement address at Wellesley College, filmmaker and author Nora Ephron remarked famously, “Your education is a dress rehearsal for the life you are free to lead.” Undoubtedly, numerous students regard their high school years as a critical juncture in this rehearsal—a period characterized by investigation, development, and readiness for what lies ahead. … Read more

Students from Cherokee County Excel in a Reputable Regional Leadership Initiative

Students from Cherokee County Excel in a Reputable Regional Leadership Initiative

Four pupils hailing from the Cherokee County School District have exhibited remarkable qualities of youth leadership as they earnestly complete the Model Atlanta Regional Commission (MARC) leadership program. This accomplishment is truly inspiring. Juniors Soham Duggal and Lavanya Shankar of River Ridge High School, Ella Biesterveld and Isabel Harper of Sequoyah High School, were among … Read more

Third-Grade Recess Rangers Advocate for Extended Recess in Cobb County Schools

Third-Grade Recess Rangers Advocate for Extended Recess in Cobb County Schools

At a recent meeting of the Cobb County Board of Education, three determined third graders—Berkley Carter, Daphne Murray, and June Simmons—attended the podium. Notwithstanding the formidable environment and the imminent two-minute countdown, these youthful advocates maintained their composure in support of a cause near and dear to their hearts: an extension of recess for pupils … Read more