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The front office will be closed the week of November 20-24.
Have a great Thanksgiving break.



2017 Best Public
High Schools in Georgia

niche      KMHS #12

KMHS #12


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.


Georgia Parent Survey

The Georgia Parent Survey queries parents regarding school matters. Parents may complete the survey using their personal computer, smartphone or tablet. All parents should be encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey as the data will be used as part of the calculation of the School Climate Star Rating. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The Georgia Parent Survey is also available in Spanish. Parents may select the Spanish version within the survey. Results from the Georgia Parent Survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. Please take a moment to complete this survey for Kennesaw Mountain High School. Thank you.


Financial Aid Night

Financial Aid Night will be hosted at Harrison High School this year. 

Monday, November 13th at 6:00 pm

Who should attend?  Parents of juniors and seniors

Learn about important information regarding the FAFSA, and how to pay for college using resources such as federal aid, grants, scholarships, student loans, and HOPE.

All college bound seniors should complete the FAFSA regardless of family income! It is your application for HOPE/Zell Miller. Most colleges require completion of the FAFSA to receive scholarships (including those that are NOT need based).


Attention 11th Grade Parents

We will have our Success 1600, Parent Meeting on Tuesday, November 14th at 6pm in the Cafeteria at KMHS. This meeting is mandatory for all participants. Please see the attached flyer and parent letter for details. You can also contact Mrs. Mitchell at KMHS in room 200 with any additional questions.

Juniors, we look forward to seeing you there! 

Parent Meeting Flyer

Parent Informational Letter


Senior Ad Information

Students/Parents go to jostens.com/yearbookads

The pricing is as follows through December 1st:

Full Page $425.00
1/2 Page $275.00
1/4 Page $150.00

Informational Flyer



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.

Wednesday, November 15 is the last day to process certificates before the Thanksgiving Break. Beginning December 1st, the $2 payment must be processed through MyPaymentsPlus.

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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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)


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Thanksgiving Break

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