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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.


End of Semester Information

Schedule for Tuesday, December 19

1st period exam    8:20-9:52 am
2nd period exam   9:57-11:30 am

Schedule for Wednesday, December 20

3rd period exam    8:20-9:52 am
4th period exam   9:57-11:30 am

Early Dismissal Letter

**Due to the importance of final exams, students check-out from the attendance office prior to 11:30 am will be unavailable as this creates interruption to other students taking their exam.

**Please be aware that ParentVUE and StudentVUE will be unavailable beginning Monday 12/18 and will be available again on Thursday 12/21.


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.


Sibling Transfers

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, click here.


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.



Herff-Jones will be available the following dates during ALL LUNCHES for graduation announcements/cap and gown orders:

Friday, December 8, 2017...LAST CHANCE to order before the late order program begins.

Orders can be placed and payments can be made at www.highschool.herffjones.com.


Senior Ad Extension

There are still ads available! Go to www.jostens.com/yearbookads.

Our final senior tribute deadline has passed and we have sold out of pages. However, due to continued demand, we are adding 4 additional tribute pages. With that in mind, we are re-opening the tribute site to allow these pages to be purchased.


If you need additional help with the website, the Customer Service number for Jostens is 877-767-5217.

The final deadline is Monday, December 18th! However, once these pages are filled, the site will be shut down for good.

Please let Mrs. Hoover know if you have any questions or concerns!


Final Exam Survival Kits

Attention all parents of KMHS Students: The KMHS peer leader group Sources of Strength is selling "Final Exam Survival Kit" for your students. These may include snacks, a drink, a  stress ball, and other fun surprises to ease the pain of finals!! Michael Loyd will take payments in the Counseling Office during the school day.

  • Cost is $5 and can be paid in cash or with a check made out to KMHS
  • Please write down your name and your student recipient's name with payment. You may also write a short message.
  • Sales are open from Tuesday, December 5th  and close on Friday December 15th. Survival Kits will be delivered on December 18th

Purchase one today and thank you for your support!!!



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

Thursday, December 14 is the last day to order this semester.

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.



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.


Join the Counseling Office Email List!

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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


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)


UpUpcoming Events

During Lunches

Seniors: Last chance to order from Herff-Jones before late order program starts

Shop with a Mustang


Deadline for Senior Ads


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