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Two Cobb schools make Georgia top 10 list

Two Cobb County schools made U.S. News & World Report's list of top 10 high schools in the state, released this week.

Lassiter teens get hands-on lesson on drunk driving

MARIETTA — Lassiter High School junior Harper Coombs stumbled and struggled to take nine steps, one foot in front of the other, as Cobb police officer ...

U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Marietta Schools Make List  Marietta, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Marietta, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...

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 ...

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 ...

Southeastern Brass Band Festival to take the stage at Lassiter High School

The inaugural Southeastern Brass Band Festival will be May 11 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Lassiter High School Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road in ...

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.

Lassiter grad completes White House internship

A Lassiter High School graduate and University of Georgia student has spent the last several months as an intern at the White House.

Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air.

Northcutt Stadium grass brings green to Marietta Touchdown Club

MARIETTA — The grass may be gone from the football field at Marietta High's Northcutt Stadium, but now has the chance to grow in the yards of team ...

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 ...

Marietta City Schools names new chief operating officer

Marietta City Schools will get a new chief operating officer, effective July 1, after the school board's unanimous approval on Tuesday.

Cobb Horizon High School celebrates commencement

The 2019 high school commencement season continued Monday night when the first Cobb County school, Cobb Horizon High School, held its diploma ...

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.

Cobb, Marietta high school graduation dates, times  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2019 will begin Monday, May 20 and run through Saturday, May 25.

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 ...

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 ...

SALLY LITCHFIELD: Trio of friends set to graduate from 3 Cobb high schools

It's that time of year — high school graduation is right around the corner. On April 27, a low country boil at Hardage Farm Clubhouse was held to celebrate Nick.

Eight students from Cobb honored as STARs at annual banquet

MARIETTA — Eight academic superstars from high schools in Cobb County advanced to the regional level after being honored this week at the 52nd annual ...

Spotlight to shine on STAR students Monday

Thirty-three of the county's top performing high school seniors will be recognized Monday evening at the 52nd-annual STAR Student and Teacher banquet, ...

AROUND TOWN: Church takes action on parking as Marietta Square grows busier

WITH TRAFFIC SWAMPING Marietta Square, the general citizenry isn't the only one feeling the squeeze. First Baptist Church of Marietta is taking steps to protect ...

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 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 ...

19 Cobb County Students Named 2019 Georgia Scholars  Marietta, GA Patch

19 Cobb Students Named 2019 Georgia Scholars - Marietta, GA - State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced 19 graduating seniors from Cobb ...

Cobb schools honor 229 retirees at annual luncheon

The Cobb County School District celebrated 229 retirees with more than 5000 years of collective experience at Cobb schools at its annual retirement luncheon ...

Cobb ACT results for 2018 led by Walton, Pope and Lassiter  East Cobb News

Walton, Pope and Lassiter High School students paced the Cobb ACT results for 2018, as the Cobb County School District surpassed the Georgia and national ...

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.

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.

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.

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, ...

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 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 ...

The Marietta National Merit $2,500 Scholarship Winners  Marietta, GA Patch

The Marietta National Merit $2500 Scholars - Marietta, GA - The 2019 National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners were announced Wednesday. See the Marietta ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Lassiter grad bids to become American Ninja Warrior

It was nervousness and tears that precluded one of Alyssa Varsalona's greatest experiences.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ex-student’s tweet prompts safety concern at Cobb school  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A tweet from a former Lassiter High School student prompted a message the principal and caused some current students to either leave early or come late.

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 ...

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 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 ...

Cobb County Student SAT Scores Increase Again

From Cobb County Schools: Continuing the trend from prior years, Cobb County School District students once again scored higher on the SAT. Cobb's Class of ...

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 ...

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.

'The Biggest Little Farm' captures couple's journey to reconnect with nature

The Biggest Little Farm” opens on May 24 at Landmark Midtown Cinema. The award-winning documentary tells the story of a couple with dreams of farming.

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, ...

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 ...

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.”

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Bus Driver In Crash That Killed Lassiter Students Appears Before Judge

Bus Driver In Fatal Roswell Crash Appears In Court - East Cobb, GA - BREAKING: Bus driver in fatal crash that killed two brothers who attended Lassiter High ...

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.

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

Georgia Tech softball inks four during the fall signing period.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

Hillgrove beats Lassiter after early surge | Sports

POWDER SPRINGS — Five runs in the first inning sparked the momentum as Hillgrove defeated Lassiter 8-2 on Saturday.

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.

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 ...

Here are the high school seniors who made the cut to become Georgia Scholars  The Georgia Sun

Graduating seniors from across Georgia have been recognized as 2019 Georgia Scholars, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced today.

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.

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 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 ...

Buccaneers welcome 13 additional players to signing class  Live 5 News WCSC

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern head football coach Autry Denson welcomed his first signing class on Wednesday morning as the Buccaneers ...

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.

Cobb Schools Foundation honors district volunteers

MARIETTA — The Cobb Schools Foundation and Cobb County School District honored more than 100 volunteers from schools across the district at the annual ...

Sope Creek ES principal honored by Georgia PTA  East Cobb News

The Georgia PTA had its annual Convention Leadership Training event in Atlanta over the weekend, and the principal at Sope Creek ES was named the ...

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 ...

Update: 2 teen pedestrians hit by car, seriously injured at Wheeler HS  East Cobb News

UPDATED, 12:55 P.M. SUNDAY: Cobb Police said two teenage pedestrians were seriously injured Saturday night, one of them with life-threatening injuries, ...

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

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

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 ...

Early run puts Lassiter girls lacrosse team out front against Hillgrove

MARIETTA — Lassiter's girls lacrosse team built up a big lead in the first half and never looked back as it beat Hillgrove 17-5 in the second round of the.

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.

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.

Lassiter High Christmas Tree Lot: Hours, Location, Prices

East Cobb, GA - The sales of Christmas trees will benefit the Marching Trojans Band.

WHS ensemble chosen to perform with Atlanta Wind Symphony  Daily Tribune News

First, Woodland High's marching band was selected for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now, its wind symphony has been chosen to perform a first-ever ...

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.

Counting Down The Irish — Derrik Allen  247Sports

Considered one of the top safeties in the country during the 2018 recruiting cycle, 6-foot-1½, 213-pound Derrik Allen from Marietta, Ga./Lassiter High School ...

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.

Greyhounds ease past Trojans in sloppy game | Sports

MARIETTA — Pope and Lassiter were not expecting to play their best basketball in early December.

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.

East Cobb educators Archives  East Cobb News

The Georgia PTA had its annual Convention Leadership Training event in Atlanta over the weekend, and the principal at Sope Creek ES was named the ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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.

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!

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 ...

Georgia student dies after completing presentation  WRDW-TV

A Georgia high school student collapsed and died after completing a school presentation.

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 ...

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 ...

Sansing earns 1000th win as Kennesaw State baseball coach

Kennesaw State led from the start and beat Presbyterian 7-3 on Wednesday to give Mike Sansing his 1000th win at the Owls' helm.

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