Hillgrove High School

Christian Suttle, Principal

Leander Brooks, AP  |  Dr. Jason Faklaris, AP  |  Jessica Tibbetts, AP
Sherri Thoroughman, AP  |  Samuel Sanford, AP  |  George Morgan, SSA

4165 Luther Ward Road
Powder Springs 30127
Phone: 678-331-3961
FAX: 678-331-8128

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Band Director Recognized Nationally

Hillgrove's own Patrick Erwin was recognized by the National Association of Music Educators while attending the Bands of America Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana over the weekend. Mr. Erwin was the recipient of the George N. Parks Award for Leadership in Music Education. The award recognizes music educators who are the embodiment of leadership, collaboration, perseverance, and enthusiasm for their craft. Mr. Erwin is the only recipient this year, chosen from hundreds of candidates. Mr. Erwin works tirelessly to support his students, collaborates and works closely with our Hillgrove staff, and also regularly supports activities and events within the Cobb School District and Hillgrove community. Mr. Erwin is "deliberately successful" and we are indeed proud of him. Please join us in congratulating him on this national award.

Patrick Erwin - Director of Hillgrove Bands

Cast Your Vote for Freshman Class Officers

The time has come to vote for Freshman class officers. Click here to view the candidates' campaign speeches. After viewing the speeches, click here to cast your vote.

Hillgrove Habitat for Humanity!

The Hillgrove Habitat Club is now collecting BoxTops for Education.  Each BoxTop is worth 10 cents!  These dimes will add up to help us reach our goal for our Habitat for Humanity house build in February!!  Yep, the high schools of Cobb County raise all the money and build a house for someone!  Drop your BoxTops off at the library. For a list of products, http://www.boxtops4education.com/participating-products

Hillgrove Career Expo - We need your input

Hillgrove Career Expo March 8 from 7-9pm, Hillgrove gym.  We need input from students!  Please complete the brief survey so we can get the professionals you want to meet!  http://goo.gl/forms/0pIHrdvndT


A Busy Weekend for the Grove

This past weekend, several Hillgrove teams and organizations were in action around the county and state.  Here is a brief run down of the action:


  • Several swimmers qualified for the county and state swim meet thanks to their qualifying times over the weekend.

  • The Competition Cheerleading team took 5th place at the GHSA State Cheerleading Championship on Saturday.

  • The boys and girls basketball team got their seasons off to a great start, both winning their season openers.

  • NJROTC Drill Team took several top 10 finishes in the regional meet held in Augusta. The Fighting Hawks qualified for the Sweet-16 State Championships.

  • Three Hillgrove athletes signed their letters of intent last week. Congratulations to Kathryn Jackson (softball - Samford University), Taylor Decelles (softball - Samford University), and Carlee Dykes (soccer - Wesleyan College)

Taking an Advanced Placement (AP) Exam this year?


  • Complete registration online at: www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/112431

  • Students are responsible for signing up for ALL AP EXAMS THROUGH THIS SITE. Students will also pay for their exams through this site

  • Registration will be open from NOVEMBER 9 until DECEMBER 11 for students enrolled in an AP course during the fall semester.

  • For more information, including detailed pricing, please click here.

NEW PSAT/SAT Resources!!!

New PSAT/SAT resources are available from Khan Academy. These resources have been placed into Office 365 for you to access anywhere. You can obtain directions for accessing the great new resources by clicking here.


Seniors – Enter your Senior Yearbook Picture Quote here

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Hillgrove's PTSA offers SAT and ACT Prep Classes. The first deadline is Aug. 20. Follow this link for more information. Practice tests are available for a fee even if you do not take the class.

Physical forms and concussion forms for the 2015-2016 seasons are now available – please make sure to obtain the physical form on LEGAL size paper from the front office or the athletics office in Admin 5



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