One of Cook’s 2nd graders, Kasey Thomas from Mrs. Gordon’s class, has advanced in Punt, Pass & Kick! She has been invited to the Saints’ Team Competition in New Orleans on Nov. 27th. She will be recognized pregame & halftime during the Saints vs Rams game beginning at 12:00. Way to go, Kasey!
On November 10, 2016 over 800 books were generously donated to the Cook Elementary library by Mitzi Younger, Lee Tortirici, and Dixie Belue who are representatives of the Lowndes County Republican Women. The books were presented in honor of their Vice-President Nancy Johnson. These books were collected in a book drive conducted by the Mississippi Read More »
Albany Mercer COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus fourth grader gives a special donation straight from the heart and the school district honors her generosity. Albany Mercer collected the most money in Cook Elementary’s fundraiser for the American Heart Association and earned special prizes. But instead of donating the $300.00 in her name, she gave Read More »
Congratulations to Mrs. Patti Bartley, one of our 1st grade teachers, who was named Cook’s Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Bartley is the daughter of Duke and Judy Fondren of New Hope. She graduated from Mississippi University for Women in 2003 and has been teaching at Cook 2003-present. She is married to Bobby Bartley, and Read More »
Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart Fundraiser for the American Heart Association In February, Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School’s students participated in Jump Rope/Hoops for Heart to raise money for the American Heart Association. This year’s campaign was dedicated to the memory of Allyson Rutherford, one of Cook’s 2nd grade teachers who unexpectedly passed away due Read More »
On December 17th, our students enjoyed the first YPAS program of the season, “The Adventure of Momotaro.” We were excited that our friend Chieko Iwata, Japan Outreach Coordinator from Mississippi State University, also attended.
Tuesday, Dec. 17th 5:30-7:30 Lots of fun activities for the whole family!
Allyson Leigh Rutherford, 30, of Columbus, MS passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS. Ms. Rutherford was born December 8, 1984, to Lawrence Denson “Denny” and Elsie Dawson Rutherford in Kosciusko, MS. She was a member of Life Church, Columbus, MS, Columbus Choral Society, and Kappa Delta Epsilon Read More »