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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Coach Martin recently had the 2nd – 5th grade Punt, Pass & Kick competition. Congratulations to our winners! All 1st place winners will be traveling to Tupelo on October 25th for the next phase of the competition – good luck to them! Girls 6-7 yr old group 1st Makenzie Bailey – 2Gordon 2nd Tamber Lavender Read More »
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 »
We were thrilled to have Mrs. Linda Ashton, who plays the lever harp, perform at Cook. Mrs. Ashton lives in Oklahoma and was in town visiting her grandchildren, who are two of Cook’s students, during the week of October 5, 2015. She brought her harps and played them for Mrs. Gordon’s 2nd grade and Mrs. Read More »
On Friday, September 25, Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School’s students attended a performance by Andy Offutt Irwin. Andy is a native of Covington, GA, and is the recipient of the 2013 National Storytelling Network’s Circle of Excellence Award. He is a storyteller, humorist, singer, songwriter, musician, whistler and a walking menagerie of sound effects Read More »
Parent information letters, competition rules, and waivers were sent home Friday, September 11, 2015. The competition is open to all 2nd-5th graders. There are separate competitions for boys & girls. Cook’s winners will automatically advance to the Sectional Competition in Tupelo. (Date to be announced.) All waiver forms are due to Coach by September 21, 2015. Competition will be held during the Read More »
On September 21, a group of 4th grade dancers performed at the Charity Fundraiser for Life Choices Pregnancy Care Center held at Mississippi University for Women. They did a wonderful job AND were the group who had the most baby items collected to donate to Life Choices!
In spring 2015, Cook had a total of 190 students/families who contributed money to help fight heart disease and stroke through our American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Events Fundraiser. Through the efforts of these students and families, the school raised a total of $7,224.00, surpassing the goal of $6,000!!! Winners of the Jump Rope for Heart Basketball Read More »
Cook had a total of 190 students/families who contributed money to help fight heart disease and stroke through our American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Events Fundraiser. Through the efforts of these students and families, the school raised a total of $7,224.00, surpassing the goal of $6,000!!!