Through a special request and recommendation by Representative Richard Bennett, Chair of the House Education Committee, Cook’s 2nd grade student Victoria Valdez-Carranza‘s piece “Grand Ole Flag” was selected to hang in the Education Conference Room at the Mississippi State Capitol. The art work was a product of an arts integration lesson taught by Victoria’s teacher, Read More »
Sabrina Baidas – 4th Grade Zyen Passmore – 5th Grade
Parents will be invited to eat stone soup with their child at lunch. Be watching the newsletters to find out what you can send to contribute to this fun event!
Please send canned or dry food items to help us support Columbus Church of Christ’s food pantry. Stock the Pantry runs Nov. 5-Dec. 7.
Mrs. Sherita O’Neal
At the Whole Schools Initiative Summer Institute in June 2017, Cook was thrilled to learn that it has been named a Model School for Arts Integration! The Whole Schools Initiative, Mississippi’s first comprehensive statewide arts education program, uses the arts as a vehicle for promoting high-quality instruction and learning for students in all disciplines. This Read More »
Cook’s Track Team competed in the CMSD Future Falcon Track Meet held at the Columbus High track on May 18, 2017. Of the 38 events, Cook had two 4th place finishers, eleven who finished 3rd, eight who came in 2nd place, and SEVENTEEN 1st place winners! Congratulations to Coach Amy Martin and all of our Read More »
Congratulations to Kameron Johnson (Ms. Thomason’s 3rd Grade) and LaRencia Ham (Mrs. Ward’s 1st Grade) for winning 1st Place at the District Reading Fair. Kameron also won 2nd Place in the Regional Reading Fair! We’re very proud of these creative students.
In February, SPIRIT students in grades 2-5 coordinated a school wide supply drive to benefit the Lowndes-County Humane Society.
Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School teachers Nan Bolin (art), Courtney Hall (dance) and Tina Morgan (music) were presenters for a session at the Whole Schools Initiative’s Winter Institute February 3, 2017. Their session, entitled “Performing Place Values,” was designed to show classroom teachers how to use music, movement, and visual arts strategies when Read More »