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Kennesaw Mountain High School
STEM Program


April 27, 2017-State Superintendent RichardWoods along with CCSD Superintendent Chris Ragsdale officially recognize KMHS as STEM certified by the state of Georgia.


Project Chimps

Kennesaw Mountain High School is proud to announce our partnership with Project Chimps.

Project Chimps

“After almost 100 years of using chimpanzees for invasive biomedical research in the United States, scientists, politicians, policy-makers and the public all agree: it’s no longer necessary, and chimpanzees deserve retirement in accredited sanctuaries…a “super group” of chimpanzee, nonprofit, philanthropic, and legal experts joined together, and founded Project Chimps in 2014 to provide sanctuary for a majority of the last remaining chimpanzees in private research facilities…(this) 36-acre sanctuary is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northern Georgia, and will eventually provide sanctuary for up to 300 chimpanzees.”

Due to our unique partnership, Project Chimps has graciously granted Kennesaw Mountain students unprecedented access to the facility and the wonderful work they do. Students will see firsthand the ethical consequences of biomedical research and the implications and importance of environmental stewardship. We could not be more excited for this unique, real-world learning opportunity. To learn more about Project Chimps please access the following link:


We continue to actively fundraise in support of this worthy cause. If you are interested in donating, please contact either

mark.trachtenbroit@cobbk12.org or joanne.jezequel@cobbk12.org.


Homecoming 2017

Homecoming Week Survival Guide

Important Highlights:

Spirit Days

Monday, October 2 Pajama/Flannel Day
Tuesday, October 3 Tacky Tourist Day
Wednesday, October 4 Jersey/College Day
Thursday, October 5 Throwback Thursday/Decade Day
Friday, October 6 Freedom Friday
(red, white, and blue day)
Pep Rally


Homecoming Dance

Theme: “New York, New York”

Dance Contract

Ticket Sales:

  • Monday during lunch for $20.00
  • Tuesday...no tickets sold!
  • Wednesday-Friday during lunch for $25


Governor’s Honors Program

The nomination process for the Governor’s Honors Program is currently underway. The Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer instructional program designed to provide high-achieving and artistically talented high school students challenging and enriching educational opportunities not usually available during the regular school year. Rising juniors and seniors in Georgia’s public and private high schools, as well as students enrolled in home school, may be nominated by their teachers.  This year’s program, located at Berry College, will be in session from June 17 through July 14. If the idea of spending four weeks this summer on a college campus, studying in-depth an academic field of interest with outstanding high school and college instructors appeals to you, speak to one of your academic teachers as soon as possible or swing by Room 327 to see Ms. Dye for more information. Potential fine arts candidates should see Mr. Dunn in the Fine Arts Building. The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement provides additional information at the GHP website: https://gosa.georgia.gov/governors-honors-program


Club Pictures

Club pictures are going to be taken by the individual clubs. In order for your club to be featured, we need to receive the club photo by October 25th along with the names of those students featured in the club itself.


Important Senior
Yearbook Information

Seniors need to CHOOSE their senior photos by September 27th from Lifetouch. Students and Parents need to pick one Formal (with a blue background) and one casual pose they want in the yearbook and then call 800-736-4775 with pose numbers. They will need the session ID and proof numbers from their prints. If they don’t choose a photo, Mrs. Hoover and the lab choose one for the individual.

Baby Photos will be collected by October 4th. No specific size is required. Baby pictures should be clearly identified. An address label with the student's name and address should be placed on the back of the picture. We prefer a digital copy of the baby photo, but if you are unable to scan or send the photo, a physical copy will suffice. Please send the single photo to kmhsyearbookstaff@gmail.com. If you don't get your senior photos taken, your baby photo will not be in the yearbook. Please bring your photos to room 306 and give them to Mrs. Hoover if you can't email them directly.

See the Senior page for more information.



Please contact Carol James at carol.james@cobbk12.org for information regarding a ParentVue account.


Dress Code

Please remember-when shopping for school clothes, NO holes above the knees are permitted.

Shorts must be no shorter than six inches above the knee.


Certificate of School Enrollment

Certificates of School Enrollment are required to obtain both a Georgia Learner's Permit and a Georgia Driver's License for students under the age of 18. Certificates expire in 30 days.

Apply in the Attendance Office every morning from 7:45-8:20 am. There is a $2.00 processing fee, bring exact change. Certificates will be ready for pick-up in two days.



Please note that purchase procedures must be followed exactly for an expeditious acquisition of the parking decal:

  1. Student has parking application completely filled out
  2. The exact dollar amount (check or cash) accompanies the application
  3. Completed application with exact change brought to Admin I between 8:00-8:15 AM
  4. Student picks up decal during their lunch period


Parking Guidelines
Parking Procedures
Parking Application
Cobb Parking Rules and Regulations
Truancy Form


New Student Registration

All registrations are by appointment only. Please call (678) 594-8190 to schedule an appointment. Click here to view required documents to register your student, and other paperwork to expedite the registration process. Other important info: Required summer assignments, Dear Future Mustang letter.


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Panama February 2018!

Would you like to take an expedition in Panama next year? Join us February 17th - 24th and enjoy seeing Panama and practice speaking Spanish while you are there. You can see Ms. Mitchell in room 200 or Ms. Cepero in room 224 for additional information. Click here to see the trip itinerary.


Traveling with Coach G

Coach G is leading another incredible trip around the world and is headed to China in June 2019! Join us for an amazing journey to Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. There are limited spots available.

We have reserved 3 spots for incoming freshmen only that are just learning of our 17-day trip to Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England and France in June 2018.

If interested, please see Coach G in room 221 or email him at Corey.Goldstein@cobbk12.org


Work Permit

Students can go online to complete the work permit paperwork. Bring the GA DOL printout in person to the main office or the attendance office. The work permit will be completed in 24 hours from the time it is turned in.  

Effective July 1, 2015, with the exception of minors in entertainment, work permits are no longer required for youth age 16 and older.








STEM Georgia
AdvancedEd STEM

February 27, 2017 – State School Superintendent Richard Woods names Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools. Kennesaw Mountain receives the following AP Honor designations:

AP STEM School
AP Merit School
AP STEM Achievement School
AP Humanities School

US News and World Report Washington Post

Postitive Athlete Georgia

April 24, 2017- KMHS is proud to announce the distinction of being named the Most Positive School in Cobb County for the 2016-17 school year by Positive Athlete Georgia.
Greatest Gains Greatest Gains Award
3-year Average CCRPI Progress Score

Silver Designation
Top 5% (of state)


Upcoming Events

The front office will be closed the week of September 25-29 due to fall break and will reopen on Monday, October 2.

Fall Break

Character Education

Homecoming Dance in Courtyard

PSAT for all Sophomores (Juniors must register)


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