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Lassiter High's Marching Trojan Band performing in Pasadena

After six years, Lassiter High's Marching Band has returned to Pasadena to perform in the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day.

New Lassiter High School gym to cost nearly $5M more than initial estimate  East Cobb News

The Cobb Board of Education on Thursday approved spending $15.66 million to build a new Lassiter High School gym, but it's going to cost a good bit more ...

Savannah native leads Mariettas Lassiter High School Marching Band in 130th Rose Bowl Parade  Savannah Morning News

On New Year's Day, an estimated 70 million people across the globe will be tuning in to watch the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade, and a proud Savannah ...

Lassiter's Irwin steps down as head coach | Cobb Football Friday

Jep Irwin has announced his resignation as head coach of the Lassiter football team, athletic director Scott Kelly confirmed.

Lassiter Band Working To Play Rose Parade  Marietta, GA Patch

Lassiter Band Working To Play Rose Parade - Marietta, GA - The band is one of only 13 high school bands in the nation invited to play the Jan. 1 parade in ...

Ceara Marie Regan | Obituaries

Ceara Marie Regan died unexpectedly on January 8, 2019, from cardiac arrhythmia due to a congenital heart defect. She was 21 years old. Ceara is the ...

Lassiter band students working hard to represent in Rose Parade; fundraiser to take place Saturday

MARIETTA — The Lassiter High School Marching Band is one of only 13 high school bands worldwide invited to perform in the 2019 Tournament of Roses ...

U.S. Navy Jazz Band to perform free at Lassiter on Oct. 27

America's Navy is coming to Marietta. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble performance is scheduled for Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at Lassiter High School's ...

Walton leads eight Cobb high schools on 2018 U.S. News rankings

Eight Cobb County high schools are among the best in the nation, according to the 2018 edition of the U.S. News Best High Schools rankings.

Cobb high school band marching in 2019 Rose Parade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

If you watch the Rose Parade on New Year's Day, you might see some familiar faces. Cobb County's Lassiter High School band is marching in the iconic parade ...

Lassiter High School raises money to perform at 2019 Rose Parade  CBS46 News Atlanta

More than 200 bands from across the country applied to be a part of the parade and just 13 were chosen. Lassiter High School made the list.

Lassiter High School Archives  East Cobb News

Thanks to the Cobb County School District for the photos and info about its “Tank” grant competition that took place recently, and featured several teachers and ...

Law school next on tap for former Lassiter basketball standout Justin Jackson

While many college basketball players ponder futures playing in the NBA or abroad as a senior, Justin Jackson is on a different path.

COBB CARES: Lassiter graduate is making waves at U.S. Naval Academy

Lassiter High School graduate Lauren O'Malley is certainly living the unofficial U.S. Navy motto, “Semper Fortis.”

Fmr. Jenkins HS band member takes own band to this year's Rose Parade  WSAV-TV

PASADENA, Calif. (NBC) -- Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on this year's Rose Parade floats. Each year crews spend thousands of hours building ...

Lassiter girls hold Cambridge at bay to reach semifinals

MARIETTA — It was not the best offensive game for Lassiter's girls lacrosse team, but the Lady Trojans were clicking late in the second half, after trailing by two ...

Warrants: Pair broke into Lassiter high school

Two people have been arrested after police say they broke into Lassiter High School and stole at least $400 worth of handmade jewelry from the school's gym, ...

Lassiter High School Band hosts Fall Community Recycle Day

The Lassiter High School Band Booster Association will host its annual Fall Community Recycle Day on Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lassiter, 2601 ...

High schools raise money for Marietta teacher, baby  FOX 5 Atlanta

High schools in Marietta are coming together to raise money for a local teacher and her baby.

Lassiter High students recognized at International DECA Conference

MARIETTA — Lassiter High School DECA chapter members earned the organization's highest honors at DECA's annual International Career Development ...

Upcoming Red Cross blood drives | Lifestyle

The following upcoming blood drives in Cobb County were taken from the American Red Cross' website.

Grieving Lassiter students uplifted by signs

Friends and families of Lassiter High School students greeted students Friday morning outside the high school in east Cobb with signs saying “You matter,” “We ...

Lassiter High School presents 2017 Percussion Ensemble Symposium

The Lassiter High School Bands Program announced that its fourth Annual Percussion Symposium will be held April 21-22 in the Lassiter High School Concert ...

Cobb School Board looks to tap into reserves for classroom technology

Cobb County's school board is expected to vote Thursday whether to tap into its reserve fund to purchase interactive flat panels for thousands more of its ...

After a history of drama, Cobb will soon have two Lidl grocery stores  Atlanta Journal Constitution

It wasn't without drama, but Lidl announced Wednesday it will open two grocery stores in Cobb County.The Cobb stores will be on Powder Springs Road and in ...

Support, love greet family at funeral of Lassiter High teens  WXIA-TV

"After being a Marine for 24 years, I have buried many, many Marines and sailors," he said. "But when you have to put to rest two young people, it is hard.

Cobb Musicians March into Annual Band Exhibition

From Cobb County: Young musicians from across Cobb County will put their collective talents on display at the annual Cobb-Marietta Marching Band Exhibition ...

Woman hospitalized after single-vehicle crash

A 71-year-old woman who crashed her car into some trees near Lassiter High School Saturday may have lost control of her vehicle because she suffered a ...

Retired Lassiter band director presented with a major award

Alfred L. Watkins, retired Band Director of Lassiter High School and Conductor of the Cobb Wind Symphony, was recently awarded the Midwest Clinic Medal of ...

Lassiter sweeps away Kennesaw Mountain on the road

KENNESAW — The bats were swinging for Lassiter on Friday as the Trojans swept Kennesaw Mountain 6-2 and 14-0 in a first-round doubleheader in the Class ...

Cobb County Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations  Marietta, GA Patch

Cobb Schools 2018 Graduation Dates, Locations - Marietta, GA - The Cobb County School District has announced the times and locations of its 2018 high ...

Lassiter Christmas tree lot now open

The Lassiter High School Band's annual Christmas Tree Lot is now open at the Highland Plaza Publix, 3605 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta.

Boys Swimming Coach of the Year: Hughes fosters depth of Trojan talent

Lassiter's boys swimming team did not need an abundance of top-tier talent to have its most successful state meet in team history.

No Words: Lassiter High School Mourns Brothers Killed In Crash

Lassiter High Mourns Brothers Killed In Crash - East Cobb, GA - BREAKING: Two victims in fatal crash identified as James Irving Pratt, 18, and Joseph Thomas ...

Lassiter to field new team in Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League for 2018

The Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League is forming a mountain bike team for Lassiter High School, Mabry Middle School and Simpson Middle School.

See where Cobb’s valedictorians are going to college and their GPAs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County's graduates are off to their next phases in life, some of which include continuing to sweat in the Georgia heat of summer.

Lassiter lacrosse team looks to overcome talent lost to graduation as it seeks state title repeat

Lassiter graduated 16 seniors from the team that won last year's Class 6A/7A state championship after a 10-5 win over defending champion Lambert.

Blue in the Blood: Retiring sheriff's deputy has family legacy in law enforcement

Kevin Raines keyed the microphone on the two-way radio one last time.

Lassiter's marching band raising funds to go to 130th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade

The Lassiter High School Marching Band was among a select few high school bands, worldwide, invited to perform in the 130th Annual Tournament of Roses ...

Lutzie 43 offers Adapted PE Field Day for special needs students

MARIETTA — The Lutzie 43 Foundation partnered with the Cobb County Elementary School system to host an Adapted Physical Education Field Day at Lassiter ...

Lassiter softball team aims high again in 2017 | Sports

MARIETTA — The postseason consistency of Lassiter's softball team can only be matched by a select few county teams.

Miss North Georgia State Fair crowned

There she is, walking on air… A new Miss North Georgia State Fair has been crowned. The 2018 Miss North Georgia State Fair is Rachel Waddell, 19, ...

Despite frequent pressure on goal, Lassiter withstands narrow first-round game

MARIETTA — Lassiter will take its 2-1 win over Kennesaw Mountain on Tuesday in the first round of the Class AAAAAAA state tournament at Frank Fillmann ...

Lassiter girls best Walton with scoring runs | Sports

MARIETTA — Lassiter's girls lacrosse team was at its best early and late in beating Walton 17-7 on Friday night in a pivotal Area 4-6A/7A game at Frank ...

Georgia Music Educators Association names Administrator of the Year

The Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) recently recognized Christopher Ferrell as the Administrator of the Year for his work as the Cobb County ...

Schools Rally Around Lassiter After 2 Brothers Die In Crash

Schools Rally Around Lassiter After 2 Deaths - East Cobb, GA - Schools are expressing support for Lassiter High School after brothers James and Joseph Pratt ...

Lassiter boys settle for second in team race

ATLANTA — The Lassiter boys were in contention for the majority of Saturday's Class 6A/7A finals at Georgia Tech's McAuley Aquatic Center, but the Trojans ...

Eight Cobb high schools ranked as best high schools in state, country

Half of Cobb's 16 high schools are some of the best in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report.

Commentary: Hutson Mason's knowledge will help on airwaves with new radio show

Hutson Mason used to be on your television playing quarterback at the University of Georgia.

AROUND TOWN: Finger-pointing and the Cobb Republican Party

THERE'S BEEN a bit of Sturm und Drang in Cobb GOP circles following the party's significant losses to Democrats in the Nov. 6 general election.

Lassiter edges Walton to claim its first county championship in seven years

MARIETTA — After tying Walton for the Day 1 lead, Lassiter pulled away on Day 2 and capture its second Cobb County Invitational golf championship Tuesday ...

Kennesaw dad reflects on challenges, rewards of the role of a lifetime

Fathers are providers, coaches, protectors, teachers, and so much more. Today, we celebrate our fathers through Kennesaw resident Adam Cogbill, who shared ...

Lassiter band headed to next year's Rose Parade

For the fifth time in its 37-year history, Lassiter High's marching band is Pasadena-bound.

Police: Former students vandalized high school, terrorized shoppers

Two former Cobb County students face a host of criminal charges following a Saturday evening rampage through east Cobb the duo documented on Snapchat, ...

Lassiter girls wrap up region title with narrow win over Walton

MARIETTA — One goal that came on a free kick was all Lassiter's girls soccer team needed to beat Walton 1-0 on Friday night at Raider Valley and win Region.

Lassiter Band Booster Association to have Spring Community Recycle Day on Saturday

The Lassiter Band Booster Association will host a Spring Community Recycle Day on April 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..

COBB CARES: Talent abounds in Cobb's high school musicals

Let's give a hand to Cobb County's incredible high school musical theatre talent!

Freshman boost numbers, bring influx of talent into Lassiter wrestling program

After seeing a steady decline in wrestlers staying on as part of the program over the past four years — falling from 27 in 2014 to 19 last season — Lassiter ...

See what kind of a GPA it takes to become a top Cobb high school grad  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County schools' valedictorians and salutatorians are the top students of Georgia's second-largest school district.

Softball Welcomes 2019 Signing Class – Softball — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets  Georgia Tech Official Athletic Site

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech softball head coach Aileen Morales added four student-athletes to the 2019-20 roster as part of the fall signing period. “I am excited ...

Three Cobb County wrestling programs headed for Macon in pursuit of state championships

Pope, Hillgrove and Lassiter will each have to navigate challenging fields when the team dual wrestling state championships begin today at the Macon ...

Lassiter High Christmas Tree Lot: Hours, Location, Prices

Photo Credit: Mike Menninger. Lassiter High School's Trojan Marching Band has returned to the Christmas tree selling business, and is hoping to see you stop ...

Paraprofessional resigns after allegedly coming to school under the influence

A paraprofessional at Lassiter High School resigned in August after being accused of coming to work under the influence.

Cobb schools valedictorians and salutatorians announced for 2018; 76 percent of graduates are college-bound  East Cobb News

As graduations continue this week, Cobb schools valedictorians and salutatorians have been named. The district also has released some college-bound ...

Man dies in single-vehicle crash near Jamerson Road  East Cobb News

Cobb Police are investigating the death of a motorist near Jamerson Road Sunday morning. Cobb Police, Holly Springs Road suspicious person, East Cobb ...

STAR STUDENTS: Cobb's top high school students and their teachers to be honored Monday

Twenty-five of Cobb's highest-performing high school seniors will be honored Monday night at the 50th annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, sponsored ...

Lassiter's Jackson takes well to football as late bloomer

Lassiter junior cornerback Chris Jackson grew up playing basketball and appeared to be on track to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, Justin, a former ...

4 Cobb County band kids to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC

Four east Cobb band students, three from Lassiter High and one from Pope, will fulfill lifelong dreams Thanksgiving morning as they march through the streets of ...

Local high school students win scholarships, week-long leadership trip in Washington

Cobb EMC recently selected four local high school juniors to represent the company at the 2018 Washington Youth Tour, an all-expenses-paid, week-long ...

Georgia CB Chris Jackson gave Mark Dantonio his word, then shut down recruitment

Jackson, a 2018 three-star defensive back, signed with Michigan State.

Undefeated Lassiter, Walton enter state rankings | Cobb Football Friday

Lassiter and Walton had been good for several weeks, but just not good enough to crack the Georgia Sports Writers Association's state rankings.

Former Lassiter coach Lindsey hired as Auburn offensive coordinator

Auburn hired former Lassiter High School coach Chip Lindsey as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

5 Cobb School Buildings To Be Phased Out, Replaced  Smyrna, GA Patch

5 Cobb School Buildings To Be Phased Out, Replaced - Smyrna-Vinings, GA - An elementary school in Smyrna and gym in Marietta are among buildings ...

STAR students to be honored at annual banquet Monday

Twenty-eight of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 51st annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

Live updates: Ga. students walk out against gun violence  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A high school shooting in Florida led to a national student walkout that swept up students in Georgia, some with the support of their school districts and others ...

AROUND TOWN: Pete Borden was a gentleman and a patriot

KNOWN FOR HIS stinging pen and heart of gold, former MDJ columnist Pete Borden succumbed to complications from lung cancer, AT is saddened to learn ...

Pope, Walton band directors start and finish careers together

In a world that can be highly competitive, two local band directors formed an unlikely friendship and will retire together this year.

Marietta family adapting to life after daughter's brain tumor

Tears welled in Joyce Jones' eyes as she watched Shepherd Spinal Center therapists help her daughter, Erika Jones, stand for the first time in months.

Erika's slow path to recovery

Erika Jones' hand trembled as she gripped the pen to write a “K” on a sheet of paper taped to a table. Her attempt was slow but determined.

East Cobb high school graduation dates for 2018 announced  East Cobb News

East Cobb high school graduation dates have been announced for the Class of 2018, with five of the six schools holding commencement exercises at the ...

Cobb public, private schools prepare to graduate thousands of students

Lassiter High School graduating senior Allison Fine and thousands of other high school seniors will graduate from a public or a private school in Cobb County ...

School choice applications open until Feb. 28

More than 2000 students have already applied to participate in the Cobb School District's school choice program next year, the district reports.

Bus driver in crash that killed Pratt brothers surrenders to police

The Fulton County school bus driver involved with the wreck that resulted in the death of two east Cobb teens turned himself in to Roswell police Monday at ...

The best high schools in Cobb County  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Of the 17 high schools in the Cobb County School District, nine are included in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the nation's best public schools.

Lassiter Band Director Removed From Post

East Cobb, GA - Ginny Markham will continue to be a teacher in the Cobb County School District but she has been relieved of all band duties.

Young ladies wow judges, spectators at North Georgia State Fair

MARIETTA — This year's beauty pageants at the North Georgia State Fair drew more than 45 contestants from across the state vying to compete for top honors ...

Lassiter upended by Roswell in overtime | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA — In a Friday night battle between an air attack and a ground attack, it was the ground-and-pound that prevailed with Roswell beating Lassiter 36-30 ...

Advocacy group wants more support for Cobb students with dyslexia

An east Cobb mom has seen the difference between children diagnosed with dyslexia early and later in life and how that impacts morale and academic ...

Marietta student charged with bringing weapons to school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A high school student is facing charges of taking an eight and a half inch knife as well as a stun gun to school.

Enjoying the Rhodes less traveled | Sports

Cody Runnels' 10-year career with World Wrestling Entertainment came to an end last May.

Marching Bands Bring 'The Melody of Life' to the Rose Parade  Siera Madre Weekly

Catch a sneak peak of the 2019 Rose Parade bands as they perform their award-winning field shows that led to their selection. Three shows over two days...

East Cobb students Archives  East Cobb News

Thanks to Katie Valley, a sophomore at Walton High School, for letting us know about a fundraiser she's holding over the next few weeks for the Leukemia and ...

Edward Andrews Homes opens four communities in east Cobb

Edward Andrews Homes recently introduced four communities in east Cobb. “With our unique approach to home building, our homes are truly one-of-a-kind and ...

Cobb County 6th District Election Guide 2017: Voting Hours, Polling Places, More

Marietta 6th District Election Guide 2017 - Northeast Cobb, GA - Tuesday is the runoff for Georgia's 6th District election: Here are the polling locations, hours and ...

Here is when Cobb County high schools will hold 2018 graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County Schools will celebrate the Class of 2018 with ceremonies across the county from May 22 through May 26, many located at KSU Convocation ...

These Cobb schools are some of the best in Georgia, study says  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Some of the more than 100 public schools in Cobb County are among the best in Georgia, according to...

Hometown Hero Mark Bloom lives his dream with Atlanta United

Head out to the local park on a Saturday morning, and you'll find hordes of kids playing “the Beautiful Game.” Ask them what they want to be when they grow.

Study: These public, private Cobb schools are among Georgia’s best  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb made it as high as the seventh spot in the ranking of Georgia's 100 best public high schools by Niche, a school and neighborhood review website.

Cobb schools' Greg Ewing earns national award

Lining two walls of the Cobb County School District's board room last week, about 20 people cheered on Cobb County schools Chief Accountability and ...

Students forced to retake ACTs after FedEx loses box of tests, official says  WSB Atlanta

In a statement, FedEx told Channel 2's Chris Jose it's "conducting a thorough search" for the missing box of test scores.

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