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Attention Elementary School Coaches

The book Sylo has been removed from the state level Helen Ruffin competition for elementary only. We are still awaiting notification from the state. We have reached out with no response as of our meeting on August 31, 2015. The … Continue reading

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Mandatory Coaches Training

Coaches Training–Mandatory The Cobb County Ruffin Reading Bowl Steering Committee will be offering two MANDATORY meetings for all coaches. The dates and locations are as follows:  September 15, 2015 – 6-8 PM at McEachern High School or September 28, 2015 … Continue reading

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2016 competition date

HRRB Cobb County Competition Date: January 16, 2016 at McEachern High School Regional Competition     February 13, 2018   Carrollton, GA Divisional Competition   February 27, 2016   Clayton State University State Competition     March 19, 2016   … Continue reading

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Georgia Children’s Literature Award Finalists announced 2015 – 2016

Elementary and Middle School List High School List The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano A Bird On Water Street by Elizabeth O. Dulemba (2014) Paperback by Elizabeth O. Dulemba Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson ​

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Congratulations!!! Cobb Rocks the HeRRB competition!

Congratulations to Lovinggood Middle School and Walton High School Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl teams.   Both teams will represent Cobb County in the State competition!   Way to go! You make us proud!

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2013 – 2014 HRRB WInners!

Congratulations to all of the teams that partipated this year. The top two teams will go on to regional competition. Elementary School 1st Place – Shallowford Falls 2nd Place – Still 3rd Place – Birney Middle School 1st Place – … Continue reading

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History of the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

Helen Ruffin was the media specialist at Skyhaven Elementary School in DeKalb County until her retirement in 1992. To encourage her students to read, she created a competition game based on the Georgia Children’s Book Award nominees. The idea took … Continue reading

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