Hightower Trail Middle School

Laura Montgomery, Principal

Joni Myler, AP7/8 | Ruth Hesson, AP6 | Christina Huffman, SSA

3905 Post Oak Tritt Rd.
Marietta, Ga. 30062
Phone: (770) 578-7225
Fax: (770) 578-7227
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM

Previous 2017-2018 Announcements:



Sibling Transfers

Parents/guardians of a student who has a sibling already enrolled in a District school through an approved transfer may apply for a younger sibling to attend the same school in accordance with District Administrative Rule JBCD-R. This provision attempts to address siblings enrolled in different schools at the same time due to an approved transfer. A sibling is defined as a brother, sister, step-brother, or step-sister living in the same household and who otherwise meets the requirements for enrollment.  The application window for the 2018-2019 school year will be open from January 4, 2018 through January 31, 2018.   

For more information about this opportunity, and for a link to the online application, visit http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx.

STEM Newsletter - November 2017 edition



Congratulations to our wonderful counseling department! Deirdre Walsh – counseling clerk, Jeni Norris – 7 th grade, Lara Salzman – 6 th grade, and Travis Schmid – 8 th grade. The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes schools that are committed to delivering a comprehensive, datadriven school counseling program and an exemplary educational environment. This year 104 schools from 27 states will receive this designation. Congratulations!!! 


Coffee with the Counselors

Friday 11/10 @8:15 AM

Art It Out Therapy Center counselors will discuss helping parents recognize anxiety in middle school children.

They will focus on how to talk with children & teens who are anxious and will also teach parents critical coping strategies.

The 2017 Husky Hustle is coming!!!

Click here for the registration form.



Show your school spirit next week! Monday, October 30 – Friday, November 3

Monday is “Matching Day” – Find a friend (or group) and dress alike!

Tuesday is “Grade Level Colors Day” – 6th wear Blue, 7th wear Green, 8th wear Red or you may wear an appropriate costume.

Wednesday is “Vs. Day” – Dress up as competing pairs – UGA vs. Florida or         Nadal vs. Federer or Dorothy vs. Wicked Witch or Dog vs. Cat

Thursday is “Formal Day” – School dress code applies. J

Friday is “Character Homeroom Wars” – Each hallway across grade levels dresses alike “A” hall – Movies, “B” hall – Animals, “C” hall – Sports, “D” hall – Rock Stars




THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 at 6:45 PM in the HTMS Theater

Learn about growing issues in the East Cobb Community:

Please join us for an interactive discussion with Jeff Dess the coordinator of the Prevention Intervention Center of Cobb County Schools. Additionally, he is an author and inspirational speaker for young people and adults alike. He has been effectively working with kids, teens, and adults for over 25 years.

 He will be at HTMS to address current trends facing our teens and to answer questions from parents on topics such as:

  • Bullying Behavior, Cyber-Bullying and Violence Prevention
  • Music and the Media   
  • Stress     
  • Suicide and Depression     
  • Healthy Relationships           
  • Drug Prevention       
  • Internet Safety/Social Media


Click here for registration form.

Picture Day is Coming!

Fall Picture Day is Thursday, August 31st. Students will receive payment packets from their homeroom teacher a couple days prior to picture day. However, if you would like to purchase online in advance go to our website www.gciportraits.com. Click on the tab at the top to 'prepay for pictures'.  The school code for Hightower Trail is HiTrlF17.

Summer Reading 2017

The link to the 2017 Summer Reading Lists is located on the left side of the webpage. ALL students are required to complete the summer reading assignments which will be discussed in language arts classes at the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.

Summer Math Packets 2017
Click Here


2017-2018 Supply Lists

Click here for Rising 6th Grade 2017-18 Supply List

Click here for Rising 7th and 8th Grades 2017-18 Supply List



SNEAK-A-PEEK is Friday, July 28.


Click HERE for digital copy of Family Information Guide and Student Code of Conduct 2017 – 2018.


Click HERE for Sneak-A-Peek Information sheet and required forms. Print packet. Complete forms. All grade levels, in order to receive locker assignment, bring completed forms to Sneak-A-Peek and turn in to HR teacher.  Hard copies of these forms will also be available in the gym at Sneak-A-Peek.

AC Placement and Scheduling 2017-18

Placement criteria for the 2017-2018 school year is now located on the right side of the webpage. All students will be notified via ParentVUE of course requests for next year, which will include if they qualify for advanced content classes.  Course requests will be made visible on July 10.