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Kennesaw Mountain High School
STEM Program

STEM

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

 

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.

 

2018-19 School Choice

The Cobb County School District is again offering School Choice (HB 251) transfers for the 2018-2019 school year. Individual school capacity information and applications will be available beginning February 5, 2018 on the District website. For more information, please

see our 2018-19 School Choice webpage. Deadline for applying is Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

 

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:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1GF-ezKRh8eTTlNeFlKdHV0Szg/view

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.

 

KMHS Prom

Prom is Saturday, March 10th at Opera from 6:00 to 10:00pm. Permission forms are available at the Mane Link desk or on the school website. This year students will pay online. Ticket prices start at $70, but increase by $5 each week. Ticket purchases are non-refundable.

Once online payment is complete, on February 9th, February 16th, or March 5th, students will then bring their completed permission form(s) along with a photocopy of your driver’s license to the Mane Link desk to finalize the process.

KMHS Student Contract

Non-KMHS Student Contract

 

National Honor Society

Applications are due to Ms. Kline in room 603 or Mrs. Morlan in room 627 before 8:15 am on February 16, 2018.

Information
Application

 

Coach G's trips! 

2019: There are a few seats left on the trip to Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

2020: Have you ever wanted to go on an African safari to see rhinos, giraffes, elephants and more? What about visiting Robben Island, the former prison island where Nelson Mandela was held from 1964 to 1982. What about sitting front row at an ostrich race? Well, now you can! Join Coach G on an amazing journey to SOUTH AFRICA in the summer of 2020!

There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, March 7th at 6:00 in room 221 to learn more information about this amazing journey of a lifetime. Please contact Coach G at Corey.Goldstein@cobbk12.org for more information.

 

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.

Beginning December 1st, the $2 payment must be processed through MyPaymentsPlus.

Certificates will be ready for pick-up in two days.

 

Parking for Spring Semester

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. All parking must be paid through mypaymentsplus.com. All prior tickets must be paid in full before receiving a second semester decal.

PLEASE NOTE THAT A COPY OF CURRENT INSURANCE AND DRIVERS LICENSE MUST ACCOMPANY THE PARKING APPLICATION

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

 

Midyear Transcripts and GaFutures

At this time, GaFutures.org does not include fall semester grades. We will announce once the site is updated.  Students should come to the Counseling Office for all transcript requests. Cost: $2 per transcript.

 

ParentVue

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.

 

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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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

 

Graduation Dates just announced-Kennesaw Mountain High School Seniors will have their graduation ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 2:30pm at the Kennesaw State Convocation Center.

 

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
APAP 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

FEB
19-23
Winter Break



FEB
28
No Homeroom



MAR
1
6:00 pm
8th grade parent night, orientation and sports fair



MAR
2
Homeroom after 1st block for progress report distribution


MAR
6
Character Education


MAR
10
Prom



MAR
26
6:00-8:00 pm
McEachern HS
Quest College Fair

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