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Greetings from our New Principal
Read the following message from Dr. Trachtenbroit
Financial Aid Night
When: January 29th @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: North Cobb High School (theatre)
A member of Georgia Student Finance Commission will be present
to answer your FAFSA and financial aid questions.
The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition
(STAR)program honors Georgia's highest achieving high school
seniors and the teachers who have been most instrumental in
their academic development.
To obtain the STAR nomination, high school seniors must have
the highest score on any single test date of the three-part SAT
taken through the November test date of their senior year and be
in the top 10 percent or top 10 students of their class based on
grade point average. This year’s STAR student is Mitchell Johns,
who scored 2380 on the SAT and is headed to Harvard College next
year. Mitchell selected Kelly Ingle as his STAR teacher for all
the help she gave him in the Advanced Research and Internship
classes. Congratulations to Mitchell and Ms. Ingle on this great
Students can come to the counseling front desk to sign up for
the ASVAB either before school, during their lunch, or after
school. The test is free.
It will be given on Wed., Feb 4 at 8:30 AM in the Cafeteria.
The ASVAB is used to determine qualification for enlisting in
United States Armed Forces and it is also a career/skills
test for all students wanting to take it who are at least 16
years of age.
National Honor Society
It is time for National Honor Society Applications. They are
due February 27th to Mrs. Morlan in room 627.
Registration for AP Exams
Online AP Exam registration is now open at
Detailed information about the AP Program at KMHS can be
checks and forms must be delivered to Room 306. The following
October 13th- February 1st --$85.00
After February 1st --$100.00
Please order your yearbooks by February 28th
at the very latest. We are NOT ordering extra this year and you
do not want to miss out on this exciting book! Order at
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 webpage.
Spring 2015 Parking
HOPE Scholarship & Grant Program
Students in 10th – 12th grade can check
their HOPE GPA and find information regarding the HOPE program
and its requirements at
www.gacollege411.org. How to check your HOPE GPA:
- Click on Your HOPE GPA on right side of page.
- Sign in to your account or
an Account (Use your full legal name. Do not use your nickname).
- At the screen HOPE GPA, complete the requested
information and click Submit.
Summer 2015 Earth Studies Trip
KMHS Down Under
All aboard for Australia and New Zealand in 2016! We will
have our last meeting for our Journey Down Under trip to
Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015 at 6:30 pm in
the Media Center. We will be discussing some of the highlights
of this amazing journey which includes swimming and snorkeling
in The Great Barrier Reef, a backstage visit at the Sydney Opera
House, visiting one of the world's most spectacular Geothermal
Wonderlands in New Zealand and so much more! Deadline for
signing up will be February 13th and high school credits can be
earned on this trip.
Please email Coach G at
Corey.Goldstein@cobbk12.org to let him know you will be in
attendance as we are expecting a packed house and want to make
sure there are enough seats available. Don’t let this
opportunity pass you by! Those who attend the meeting and
register, will be eligible for a $100 Amazon Gift Card. Monthly
payments are as low as $286/month. This trip is not endorsed by
Kennesaw Mountain High School and is through EFTours. Hope to
see you there!
Certificate of Attendance Information
Certificates of Attendance 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 Tuesday from 7:45-8:20
am. There is a $2.00 processing fee, bring exact change.
Certificates will be ready for pick-up on Friday. The processing
time may be longer if you were not a Cobb County student last
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.
An appointment is
required! Please call (678) 594-8190 to schedule an
to view required documents to register your student, and
other paperwork to expedite the registration process.
Access to Synergy
Students can log in now using their existing student ID#
and password. Students will not need new accounts.
can sign up for their accounts in Ms. James office between
9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each school day. Parents must
bring photo ID and sign the new user agreement in order
to receive a user name and password for Synergy ParentVUE.