Volunteer Appreciation Tea

Yesterday afternoon we had a tea for our volunteers. Mrs. Demian and I took the opportunity to tell our volunteers how much we appreciate their time and support. We have had wonderful year, and we look forward to another great year in our learning commons.

Free Access to Thousands of Digital Books!

Through a partnership between Get Georgia Reading – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and myON, all educators, librarians, students and parents in Georgia have free access to thousands of enhanced digital books available in myON through August 31, 2018.

To get started with myON:

·       Go to www.myON.com and click the myON login button.

·       Enter the following login information

·       School Name: Get Georgia Reading ( Note: Do not cut and paste, instead start typing “Get Georgia” and select from the drop down menu.)

·       Username: cobbcounty   

·       Password: read  

·       Click the Sign In button and select a book to start reading!


Summer Reading Program

Yesterday Ms. Brizzi and Ms. Cota-Hobbs visited Ford to talk about the Summer Reading Program. They are from West Cobb Regional Library. Each grade level visited the learning commons to learn more about the fun activities at West Cobb Regional Library and the Summer Reading Program. For more information about West Cobb Regional Library, visit http://www.cobbcat.org/venue/west-cobb-regional-library/

For information about the Summer Reading Program visit https://www.cobbsummerreading.com/faq.html.

Book Fair

Thank you for your help and support during our book fair. We had a very successful book fair, and the money we made will be used to make improvements to our learning commons. It was a purrrrrfect book fair!

Our Spring Book Fair

Book Fair dates:
March 9th: 5:30 pm – 6:30 p.m.
March 12th – 15th: 7:15 – 2:40 p.m.
March 16th 7:15 – 11:00 a.m.

NEW digital payment option for students: eWallet! Now you can send your child to shop the fair cash-free! You must create an eWallet for each student; accounts cannot be shared or transferred. Visit our Book Fair Homepage to learn more and to create an account. We look forward to seeing you and your family at our Book Fair! Remember, all purchases benefit our school.
(Information from www.Scholastic.com)


National Park Rangers Visit Ford Elementary

Two rangers from the National Park Service, Jake Boling and Anthony Winegar, visited Ford today to share information about the different regions in Georgia, national parks in Georgia, and their careers. To learn more about the national parks in Georgia, visit https://home.nps.gov/state/ga/index.htm.

For information about Kids in Parks, visit  https://www.nps.gov/kids/index.cfm.

(Jake Boling and Anthony Winegar)