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2020 National Merit Scholarship program semifinalists announced | Education |

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of approximately 16000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship ...

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 ...

Lassiter High School Band teaches discipline, love for music, and—most important—belonging  Atlanta Magazine

“You like Beyoncé?” It's a 90-degree Friday night in September, and in front of some 4,000 high school football fans packed into bleachers for homecoming, ...

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 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.

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 ...

1,000 Runners Preparing For 5th Annual Lutzie 43 Road Race  Marietta, GA Patch

1000 Runners Preparing For Marietta Race - Marietta, GA - The fifth annual Lutzie 43 Road Race will happen this Saturday at Lassiter High School to honor ...

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 ...

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.

Milestones: Cobb and Marietta improve in 20 categories

Students from both Cobb County and Marietta City's school districts once again improved on their Milestones scores in most subjects, but fell behind in a few ...

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 ...

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 ...

Local schools set to hold commencement ceremonies

It's almost time for the class of 2019 to throw their caps in the air. Graduation season is upon us, and thousands of seniors from Marietta High, Cobb County ...

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

Cobb County and Marietta high school class of 2019 students are weeks away from reaching one of the most important milestones in their lives. Graduation ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Cobb names districtwide Teachers of the Year

COBB COUNTY — Three Cobb County teachers were taken by surprise Wednesday morning when their families joined Superintendent Chris Ragsdale in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Cobb schools 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians announced  East Cobb News

The Cobb County School District on Tuesday announced the Class of 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians, and students from East Cobb schools had some of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

'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.

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 ...

Man hit by vehicle in northeast Cobb

Cobb Police are asking for the public's help to find a motorist who hit a Marietta man in east Cobb before driving off Tuesday night.

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 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 ...

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 back stadium parking lot closing due to gym construction  East Cobb News

Starting on Sunday, the Lassiter back stadium parking lot will be closed because of the start of construction for a new primary gymnasium. New Lassiter High ...

Lassiter grad bids to become American Ninja Warrior

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

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 ...

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 ...

Community says goodbye to Lassiter High teens  WXIA-TV

A community gathered around the family of the Lassiter High School students for a military funeral inside the sanctuary of Piedmont Church in Marietta, Ga.

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.

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.

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 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.

SUPER SENIORS: East Cobb student's legal mind balanced with need to help others

EAST COBB — A Lassiter High School graduating senior's goal is to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

East Cobb Sports & Recreation Archives  East Cobb News

Players, parents, volunteers and representatives of the Atlanta Braves turned out at Field 2 at Carl Harrison Park Saturday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ...

Cobb names Teacher of the Year, who will move on to state competition

POWDER SPRINGS — The Cobb County School District has crowned its new districtwide outstanding educator.

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..

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 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 ...

11 Cobb teams to compete in the 11th annual Lutzie 43 7-on-7 tournament

Lassiter is set to host its 11th annual Lutzie 43 7-on-7 Tournament on Friday at Lassiter High School and will have a 24-team varsity field.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

East Cobb traffic update: Injuries reported in Roswell Road crash  East Cobb News

Eastbound traffic on Roswell Road near Old Canton Road has been bottlenecked more than usual this morning due to a multi-vehicle crash not far from the ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Safety Derrik Allen set to transfer from Notre Dame  247Sports

Irish Illustrated has confirmed through a source that Fighting Irish redshirt freshman safety Derrik Allen is set to transfer from Notre Dame.

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.

Georgia student dies after completing presentation  WRDW-TV

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

Enjoying the Rhodes less traveled | Sports

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

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.

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!

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.

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 ...

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