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Today is the first day that parents/guardians may begin apply for School Choice transfers.  Capacity numbers have been posted (see Mr. York’s email from Friday) and the online application is active.  This year we will be accepting application online only.  Therefore we again have a kiosk set up in the lobby at 514 Glover Street for parents to access.

We are again asking that all schools post the following announcement of their website:

2015-16 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251
and SB10) transfers for the 2016-2017 school year. Individual school
capacity information and applications will be available beginning
February 1, 2016 on the District website. For more information, please
see our 2016-17 School Choice webpage.

The web address for the link is: http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx

All schools, regardless of having any available space, are asked to have this posted by Friday, February 5.


Are you looking for ways to increase your SAT or ACT scores? Click here for a list of resources and activities that will help you to prepare for these important college entrance exams. 


Congratulations to Rachel Stammen


Rachel has been named Allatoona High School’s 2016 STAR Student. Rachel won this award by being in the top 10% of her class and earning the highest SAT score of any member of the senior class. She will receive special recognition and will go on to compete for the system title. As the STAR student, Rachel has the privilege of selecting a STAR teacher, the educator who has had the most influence on her academic achievement throughout her school career. Rachel has chosen Mr. Joseph Maselli as her STAR Teacher. Allatoona is very proud of our STAR student, Rachel Stammen, and our STAR Teacher, Joseph Maselli. Congratulations to both of you!


Rising 9th Grade Parent Night

February 11th at 6:30pm in the AHS auditorium.
Topics of discussion to include:

* Course Registration
* Making the transition from middle school to high school
* Getting involved
* Graduation Requirements

If you have an 8th grader planning to attend Allatoona next year, you won’t want to miss this informational meeting!

8th Grade Registration Handbook


Graduation
Friday, May 27, 2016
9:00 am Buccaneer Stadium


Georgia Parent Survey
2015-2016

 This suite of surveys includes student surveys, staff surveys, and parent surveys which are combined together to calculate Allatoona’s School Climate Star Rating on the state of Georgia’s College and Career Ready Performance Index.  The Georgia Parent Survey contains 24 questions. Parents may complete the survey using your personal computer, smartphone, or tablet. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis.  Individual data results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. 

To access the survey, please go to: http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp


Allatoona High School would like to extend congratulations to Jake Smith who has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalist.  Over 1.5 million student’s took the PSAT last year and Jake earned this honor by scoring in the top 1% of all student’s in the State of Georgia on last year’s PSAT test. 

Additional congratulations goes out to Rachel Stammen, who earned a commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program for scoring in the top 5% of all junior PSAT test takers nation-wide.

Thanks to both of these students for their commitment to academic excellence and representing Allatoona High School at the state and national level!   

Click on the link to open PDF file for additional information concerning the National Merit Scholarship Program


Taking the AP exam after learning all semester in an AP class is strongly recommended at Allatoona High School.  Why take an AP exam?  There are many great reasons:

  • The AP test is terrific practice for college exams.
  • Students can earn college credit for the high school course if they score a 3,4, or 5 on the AP test (depending on the college of choice).
  • Students are well prepared after spending a semester with teachers who care, help build skills, and are at the school for extra tutoring in the mornings and afternoons.
  • AP testing builds confident college students!
  • Students who sign up for and take the AP exam are exempt from taking the final exam for that AP class.

Get ahead and register for your AP exam now!  Parents and students can visit our new registration site at the following address:

www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/110057

On the Total Registration site you will find it easy to create an account, register for an AP test, and pay online with a credit or debit card.  You can also pay in cash or check at the school, but it is strongly recommended to register and pay online at one convenient stop.  Once you have entered the Total Registration site, you will click on the tab at the top of the page to locate your school and the prompts will help you create an account. 

New this year is our 2015/2016 exam exemption policy for all students who sign up by the end of the 12-week marking period to take the AP exam in May.  Ask any AP teacher or administrator about the details of this opportunity.

Students: You can do it!  You are smart, prepared, and ready to achieve!  Believe in yourself!


English Summer Reading

9th AND Honors 9th Lit Comp 2015-2016

10th grade - World AND Honrs World Lit Com 2015-2016

11th grade - American Literature and Honors American Literature

11th grade - AP Langauge 2015-2016

12th grade - AP English Literature 2015-2016

12th grade - British AND Honors British 2015-2016


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