Bullard Elementary School News – Mrs. Newcomb’s class wins Pizza Party

DSC00691aThe Freedom Challenge Cup, a competition between local elementary schools to collect food for Tackle Hunger, collected over 17,500 non-perishable food items this year to help those in need during the holiday season. The competing schools were Acworth Intermediate, Bullard Elementary, Kennesaw Elementary, Lewis Elementary, McCall Primary, North Cobb Christian and Pitner Elementary. The food collected went to stock the food pantries at Acworth United Methodist, Mars Hill Presbyterian, Redemption Baptist and MUST Ministries.
The competition was presented by Freedom Church, Piedmont Church, NorthStar Church and the City of Acworth. The winner of the first annual Freedom Challenge Cup was Bullard Elementary with 9,000 items.  Bullard received the Freedom Cup to display at their school. Congratulations to all of the participating schools for taking the Challenge and helping our community Tackle Hunger!

Mrs. Newcomb’s class at Bullard collected the most cans during the first Freedom Challenge canned food drive. Bullard collected 9000 of these cans.  Principal, Dr. Patrice Moore holds the trophy. Great job Bullard. More Photos from the pizza party  are at http://www.flickr.com/photos/brightnews/sets


reeceGrab your family, friends, neighbors, pick up a toy for someone between the ages of newborn and 15 years, and jet over to California Dreaming 745 Chastain Rd near I-75. Free photos with Santa, free face painting, live music. California Dreaming is partnered with the Kennesaw Police and the Jerry Worthan Memorial Christmas Fund – so  if you bring a gift you receive a card for a free appetizer or dessert. Starts at 6:00 pm – ends at 9:00 pm. Call (770) 428-2055 for reservations.

EC Baseball gives Toys

East Cobb Baseball Academy

East Cobb Baseball Academy

East Cobb Baseball Academy Gives Toys Marine Toys for Tots Foundation

East Cobb Baseball Academy President Chance Beam announced Sunday morning that the Academy has donated over 100 new toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.  “Teaching our young athletes important life lessons is one of the cornerstones of our program, and there’s no life lesson more important than the act of giving to those in need,” said Beam.  “We’re very proud of the broad participation we had from our athletes this year, and exceeding our goals for toys contributed.”



The public is invited to bring a toy to California Dreaming on Monday, December 17 6-9 pm. All toys will benefit the children of the Jerry Worthan Memorial Christmas Fund. Come visit Santa, free photos, and if you bring a toy you receive a ticket for a free appetizer or dessert. California Dreaming is located on Chastain Rd at I-75. Toys can be dropped off all weekend.  Presents needed for newborn through 15 yrs of age

Pictured at left: Sgt Luther explains the value of giving to Carson and Jack.