CONGRATULATIONs Ms. White!
Five teachers were chosen as
finalists to win $500 from Montlick & Associates and an oil
change provided by AAMCO.
The high school teacher with the
most votes was:
Ms. Evelyn White of Pebblebrook
Ms. White will receive a $2,500 donation for
Pebblebrook from Montlick & Associates and a $500 gift
certificate for car care services provided by AAMCO.
All seniors will participate in Senior Clearance Week Monday,
May 2nd - Friday, May 6th in "The Nest" in the cafeteria. You
must complete the form by Friday, May 6th. Submit the completed
form to Ms. Dowdy by Friday, May 6th.
Click here for clearance form
Making the Grade: College readiness
workshop pays off for Cobb students
This time last year, Pebblebrook High senior Jennifer Garcia
had no idea what was involved in applying to college. But the
Mableton student knew one thing: She wanted to go.
“Then my friends told me about this after-school program that
met every Tuesday and talked about how to prepare for college
and what you need to do to apply,” she said. “I went in the fall
and learned something I didn’t know on the very first day: I
needed to take the SAT and the ACT. I signed up for them right
Teacher of the Month-April
HERE FOR THE
A.P. EXAM SCHEDULE
A.P. PARENT PERMISSION
Congratulations to our very own Mr.
Larry Riley. Mr. Riley was recognized and awarded the
Community Service of the Year Award by BUY-COBB Inc.
BUY –COBB Inc. : Blacks
United For Youth, INC. which provides mentoring, leadership
development, scholarships, and community services for the youth
of Cobb County and the surrounding communities of greater
Thank you Mr. Riley for all
you do for the students of the Cobb County School District!
GEORGIA SHAPE SCHOOL HEALTH
On behalf of Georgia Shape, we invite
you to the final Georgia Shape School Health Summit on June
1, 2016 at Kennesaw State University from 9am-3pm
These events have armed educators with free and low cost
physical activity, nutrition and child health resources
currently available to them through Georgia Shape and partner
organizations. Expert technical assistance will be provided to
educators to further develop school wellness policies, build
grant writing capacity, and increase adoption of nutrition and
physical activity standards.
Georgia Shape is the
Governor’s statewide, multi-agency and multi-dimensional
initiative that brings together governmental, philanthropic,
academic and business communities to address childhood obesity
in Georgia. Over the next ten years Georgia Shape will work
towards increasing the number of students in the Healthy Fitness
Zone for Body Mass Index by ten percent. Other objectives set
forth by the Governor and Georgia Shape include reaching
disparate populations, increasing the aerobic capacity measure
of Georgia’s youth, increasing the breast feeding rate across
Georgia, and increasing the number of early care centers that
excel in nutrition and physical activity measures.
We need your leadership to
encourage all schools to participate in Georgia Shape. Through
your attendance and support, we believe the community, your
staff, and educators from across the state will further buy
into, and believe, that this important work is imperative to
improving the health of our most prized population, our
Thank you for your
support and we look forward to seeing you soon!
2016 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Kennesaw State University Center
Busbee Drive NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Please register online by
copying this link into internet browser
Please note the link works
best using Google Chrome browser.
Contact Angie Mykytyn at
email@example.com or 770-432-7937 or Kelsey McDavid
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO COMPLETE PEBBLEBROOK'S TITLE 1 SURVEY.
2016-2017 Teacher of the Year:
2016-2017 Classified Employee of
NEW ATHLETICS WEBSITE
PHS is proud to unveil our new athletics page. Please click here,
or the Athletic link above, to view our new website to see up to date photos of our student athletes and announcements
from the coaches.
Click on the picture below to see our picture gallery from Pebblebrook's Career Expo.
Click HERE for more information.
EARN A SERVICE CORD
NOTE TO SENIORS: ALL COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL
15, 2016 TO RECEIVE A SERVICE CORD.
Pebblebrook High School students may earn a service cord for graduation when volunteering through clubs or
volunteering independently for an approved organization.
For the current school year (2015-2016), students must reach a total of 80 CUMULATIVE HOURS by the end
of senior year.
FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONS, PLEASE INSTRUCT THE SUPERVISOR TO LIST THE STUDENT'S NAME, ALONG
WITH A DESCRIPTION OF COMMUNITY SERVICE PERFORMED, AND THE NUMBER OF HOURS EARNED ON THE OFFICIAL LETTERHEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION.
At Pebblebrook, we are committed to giving back to our school, our community, our state and the nation.
Please contact the Community Service Administrator, Mr. Tommy Perry with any questions.
Four Pebblebrook Grads in Book of Mormon
Click here to read more from playbill.com.
Pebblebrook Varsity Boys Basketball Team
The Falcons keep flying high as they move on to the GHSA AAAAAA
State Basketball Championship Game.
For the second year in a row, the Pebblebrook boys’ varsity basketball team is heading to the
GHSA AAAAAA championship in Macon. The state runner up Falcons just defeated Milton High School 77 -70 at the
University of West Georgia this past weekend. Coach George
Washington said that the team was led by Collin Sexton 35 points 5 assists 5 rebounds, JJ Smith 20 points 10
rebounds, Jared Harper 11 points 10 assists, Dwight Murray 10 points 5 rebounds, and Tyler Morman had 12 rebounds.
Congratulations to Austin Ford Pebblebrook's STAR Student and Marvin Phinizy
who was selected as Austin's STAR Teacher!!!
Pebblebrook Named AP Honor School
State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently named 272 Advanced Placement (AP)
Honor Schools. Fifteen Cobb County high schools were
included in this prestigious honor. The Cobb schools
recognized by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE)
fall into five categories, based on the results of 2015 AP
courses and exams. Superintendent Woods named Pebblebrook as
an honor school in these categories:
AP STEM School: Stem schools have students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP
science courses (AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP
Statistics, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental
Science, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, and AP Computer Science).
AP Humanities School: Humanities schools have students testing in all of the following AP
courses: at least one ELA course, two social sciences courses, one fine arts course, and one world language
EOC March MM 'Test Out' Opportunity
The EOC ‘Test Out’ opportunity for school year 2016-2017 is in the March Mid-Month
administration. ‘Test Out’ guidelines and registration
for students who are eligible and wish to participate are
posted on Blackboard. The fee to test out is $50.00
Pebblebrook's Mr. Timmerman interviewed on
Mr. Timmerman, Director of the Cobb County Center for Excellence in Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School, was interviewed
for Backstage.com. Read the full story by clicking
Congratulations Ms. Harrell
TOTY Pep Rally at Roswell Baptist Church
Pebblebrook has in accordance with
the mandated requirements of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency
Response Act (AHERA) prepared an Inspection Report and
Management Plan. The purpose of the inspection report and
management plan is for detecting, controlling and informing the
public of any asbestos containing materials that may exist in
this school facility. In the event that a building
addition, renovation or response action is required at this
facility, the inspection report and management plan will be
This will advise you that a copy of the inspection report and management plan for this facility
is available for public review in the administrative offices of
the facility during normal working hours. Copies are
available, upon written request, only in completed sets at 25
cents per sheet. Thanks.
HB91 PETITION PROCESS for Formerly Enrolled Students
Implications for currently enrolled students:
Assessments required for graduation
- The GAA is still required for students on
the alternative track to graduate at this time because it was
not addressed in the law.
- According to state law enacted on March
30, 2015, currently enrolled students do not have to pass the
GHSGT, GHSWT, or EOC/EOCTs to graduate.
- Currently enrolled students are still
required to take the EOCs for any EOC course in which they are
- “Currently Enrolled Students” includes ALL enrolled students including 5th/6th
- Students who left school in December having fulfilled all graduation
requirements except for assessment requirements will be treated
as currently enrolled students
Implications for former, non-enrolled students:
Petition Process is in development
- A petition form will be placed on the CCSD website in the near future. Former
students must meet ALL graduation requirements other than the assessment requirement to receive a diploma.
Please direct any inquiries to Risa Fischer, Secretary in Teaching and Learning at (770) 426-3316.
2015-16 School Choice
The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice
(HB 251 and SB10) transfers for the 2015-2016 school year.
Individual school capacity information and applications will be
available beginning February 1, 2015 on the District website.
For more information, please see our
2015-16 School Choice
Students should wear or have their IDs on them at all times.
We will order a limited number of lanyards that we can make
available to students. For safety reasons, we need to be
able to identify Pebblebrook students especially since we have
an open campus. Reminding your child of this requirement
will assist us.
SYNERGY PARENTVUE/ STUDENTVUE:
To access the ParentVue/StudentVue Portal, please go to the
NOTE: Students accounts are already set up and
DO NOT require activation letters. Students are to log in with
their student ID and current network password. If they have not
setup an account yet, their initial password can be obtained
from their teachers.
For additional instructions, click
If you are not able to access Synergy, and you have gotten
your password reset in the media center, please come to the main
office between classes, before or after school so that we can
correct the issue.
STUDENT ACCIDENT INSURANCE
Student accident insurance applications from the Young Group are
now available online in PDF format for parents to download and print on demand.
English version •
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
FIRE LANE CHANGES FOR SCHOOLS
The Cobb County Fire Lane Ordinance was amended to include a provision for student pick-up at schools. Per
the Fire Marshall's Office, no one is allowed to park in a Fire Lane, whether there is a driver in
the vehicle or not, at any time other than the following:
- 30 minutes prior to the end of the school day and 30 minutes after the end of the school day (this does not
include the After School Program nor any other activity at the school)
- Passengers actively loading or unloading during the day (this would cover students unloading in the morning at the
beginning of the school day)
- Stopping or parking a vehicle in a fire lane at any other time is prohibited, unless passengers are actively loading or
- Enforcement of this new provision will begin on April 9, 2012. Fire lanes can be identified by “No Parking Fire Lane”
signage and/or curbing that is red in color. Fire lane violations currently result in a fine of $135.00.
Should you have questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Safety (678) 594-8620.