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 »
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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.
Students who had good behavior for the month of December received a certificate allowing them to have a Pajama Day & an invitation to watch The Polar Express.
4th Grade Winner – A. Mercer 5th Grade Winner – Q. Blunt
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 »
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Chieko Iwata, Japan Outreach Coordinator from Mississippi State, visited Cook’s 1st and 3rd graders on October 14th. This is Ms. Chieko’s second year to visit our school and we are so happy that she wanted to return. During the first visit, Ms. Chieko talked to the students about life in Japan. Among other interesting facts, Read More »