Winter Fun at the Cobb County Library

        There are great things going on during the break at your local Cobb County Public Library.  Pick your closest location, or visit them all! Mountain View Branch Parachute Dance Party, 2/20 @ 3:30 PM Wonderlab: Star Rockets, 2/21 @ 3:30 PM Gritters Branch Lego “Block Party,” 2/19 2:00-5:00 PM Switzer Central … Continue reading Winter Fun at the Cobb County Library

February Lesson Focus: TYPING

Third and fifth grade will be practicing their typing skills in preparation for the Milestones test in April.  We are assisting them with improving their typing skills between now and then since the test will be completely computer-based.  Please check out the Typing Class page above for more details and activities!

February Brings Celebrations of Black History

February is Black History Month, a time when communities and schools give special attention to learning about the contributions and history of African Americans in the United States.  The 2019 theme is “Black Migrations”  Check out these resources to learn more about this month-long celebration. African American History Month at the Library of Congress Black … Continue reading February Brings Celebrations of Black History

WORLD READ-ALOUD DAY IS FEB 1st!

We think everyone in the world should get to read and write! Every year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. World Read Aloud Day is Friday, February 1!    Kincaid Elementary is signed … Continue reading WORLD READ-ALOUD DAY IS FEB 1st!

We Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day marks the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.  Observed on the third Monday of January each year, it falls close to Dr. King’s birthday, January 15.  King was the spokesman for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, which protested racial discrimination.   President Ronald Reagan signed the holiday into law in … Continue reading We Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King

Lessons for the Month of January

This month in second grade, teams will build a geographical map of Georgia in Minecraft.  As an extension, teams may add the hometowns of one or more famous Georgians from the second grade social studies standards.  Parents will be informed of the benefits of and ways we will be using Minecraft prior to the actual … Continue reading Lessons for the Month of January