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Starting Distance Learning Strong!

All upcoming Scholar Assemblies will support our Cook scholars in understanding what it takes to be a strong student during Distance Learning. Our Cook Lion teachers and students work hard and have common rules that support students to reach their go…
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Proud of our Little Lions!

Last June we congratulated all our TK and Kinder students for their completion of their grade. We look forward to the new groups of TK and Kindergarten students who will be learning and growing at Cook during the 20-21 school year!
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Cook is a No Place for Hate School

We are proud to announce that A.G. Cook Elementary GGUSD has been designated as a No Place for Hate School by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). Our full school community, students, staff and parents, worked together this year toward the goal of makin…
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Parent Support Resources from Nurse Janine

Click on this link to see many health and resources should you have concerns or questions regarding the COVID 19 virus and its impact on you or your family. GGUSD also offers many resources at: https://ggusd.us/covidresources
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Cook Distance Learning Journey

It is official, our Cook Scholars will now complete the remainder of the 19-20 school year digitally. This challenge is one we will all manage in order to beat COVID 19! Teachers, parents and students are working hard to learn this new home learning…
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Cook Does it Again! California Distinguished School 2020

Congratulations to all of our hard-working Cook scholars and staff! Cook Elementary is one of only 10 schools in GGUSD who earned the 2020 California Distinguished School award. This award is earned through the indicators scored on the California Dep…
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Happy Lunar New Year!

Cook Elementary celebrated it's annual Lunar New Year festival with the Bolsa Grande High School VSA Club as our special guests! Additional performances were enjoyed by Ms. Wolf's 1st graders who were directed by Mr. Pham, our Vietnamese Bilingual Aide. A large group of 2nd - 6th grade Boys and Girls Club Students shared 2 traditional Tet songs, as well. Cook takes special pride in this annual celebration, as it was the first school to begin the tradition in GGUSD started in the early 1980's by our own legendary retired teacher, Mrs. Thanh-Thuy Le. A very special note of gratitude to all who helped make this celebration so wonderful, including many parents who donated funds to help pay for the bus to bring the Bolsa Grande students to Cook. So many parents, staff members and community members contributed to make this a truly special celebration!! Thank you!!
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Cook Robotic Squad Competes IN Vex IQ

Three Robotic Squad teams competed at the Orange County of Education in the Vex IQ Robotics competition. Each team had to build their own robot, learn to drive it and try to manipulate items on the competition field to earn points. We are proud of ea…
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Mr. David- GGUSD Employee of the Month

We are excited for Mr. David, as he is honored by GGUSD! Mr. David was nominated for this recognition by a parent who said that David knows every child and every parent by first name and that he truly cares about making the children feel safe. She said, “As a parent, my mind is at ease every day knowing that David would do anything for the well-being of my children. He has remained extremely professional and respectful for the past 15 years that my family has gone to Cook.”
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Cook Launches the No Place for Hate Program

Cook School has launched the No Place for Hate program. This program, sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, offers guidance for activities that build mutual respect and kindness between students on our school campus. The goal is to eliminate bully…
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Thank you Eagle Community Credit Union!

Each year Eagle Community Credit Union hosts a backpack and supply donation contest. This year Ms. Morris' class had the greatest amount of votes and they won the contest! Congratulations to Room 41 for winning brand new backpacks full of supplies an…
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Thank you 3M Corporation!

Cook Elementary won a grant for supplies from the 3M Corporation this fall! We are very grateful to the 3M Corporation for over $6000 in supplies we received for Cook staff and students! We are fortunate to have several 3M Corp parents and their chil…
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Red Ribbon Week Fun

Cook celebrated a week of fun and learning with Red Ribbon Week! Students dressed in animal prints, crazy socks, mismatched clothes, red head to toe, and Super Hero gear. Each day was a different theme with a special message to match. Each message su…
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Trunk or Treat Fun

Thank you to all the Cook Families that joined in on the great American tradition of dressing up and having fun at Halloween time. Lots of fun was had by all including food, prizes, Trick or Treating at decorated cars, a Haunted Maze games, and lots…
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Back to School Presentations 2019-2020

Thank you so very much for those who came out to our Annual Cook Back to School Night! For families who were unable to attend or who want to refer to the presentations, please find the links to the files below.  KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION  https://dr…
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Bolsa Grande Students Promote College Goals at Cook Elementary

Bolsa Grande AVID students were met with high-fives and cheers at Cook Elementary School as the elementary students helped celebrate the seniors' upcoming high school graduation. Bolsa's students shared their college plans and met with fifth and sixt…
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Cook Lions Arrive at Kansas City, Missouri!

We are excited to represent Cook in Missouri at the ESEA National Conference. We are honored to receive the 2019 ESEA National Distinguished School Award for exceptional student performance. Yay Cook Scholars! Your hard work and growth mindset paid o…
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Academic Risk-Takers Earn a Wristband

Congratulations to this group of Cook Scholars who earned the Academic Risk-Taker wristband. Each scholar worked hard to participate in ways that made them a better scholar and were willing to accept the risk of growing as a scholar. Well done Cook S…
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Cook Earns National Award!

Cook Elementary is honored to be one of two schools in the state of California to receive the National ESEA Distinguished School Award!! ESEA stands for Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Through the ESEA Act, Cook School receives federal fundin…
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Hooray! Our New Kinder Play Structure has Arrived!!

A shout out of thanks to our school district's support with the installation of our new Kindergarten playground equipment. Also, thanks to our PTO and parents, for contributing funding to upgrade the equipment to our larger play structure. Our children are in for a treat as we unveil the equipment. It will bring great playground joy into the lives of our our littlest Cook scholars for generations to come!
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