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Principal: Dr. Robert Downs    

Inspiring students to achieve extraordinary success!
Second Wind Dreams Cheerleader!!
On Friday, September 26th, Second Wind Dreams and Pope High School’s cheerleading squad made a cheerleading dream come true for an elder of the East Cobb community. This dream fulfillment took place during the 7:30 p.m. home football game. Lynn, the 85-year-old dreamer and resident of Arbor Terrace of East Cobb,  cheered alongside the school’s cheerleaders during the game’s first half. Lynn escorted the school’s mascot around during the “dog walk.” In preparation of game day, Pope High school cheerleaders visited Lynn at her residence to teach her multiple cheers on Tuesday, September 23rd.
Click below to see some of the press coverage of this fantastic event:

http://www.ajc.com/gallery/news/local/85-year-old-womans-cheerleading-dream-fulfilled/gCNcW/#6188700

http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/story/26648705/cobb-county-woman-relives-cheerleader-days


Dress Code Enforcement Update:

Dear Pope High School Community,

As our student scholars are well underway to a successful school year, we want to maintain the pursuit of excellence in academics as well as post-graduate preparation. Dressing for success is just as imperative as good grades and community involvement. Toward this goal, the Pope staff plans to more vigorously and systematically reinforce Cobb County School District dress code policy in order to ensure the safety, security, and success of our students. Parents and students, please be sure to check for the following dress code regulations to ensure appropriate attire for a successful school day. Dress code regulations include, but are not limited to, the following:

·         Ladies’ tops should not expose cleavage, midriff, or undergarments and should have straps wider than “spaghetti straps” (at least 2 fingers’ width).

·         Ladies’ shorts, skirts, and dresses should be fingertip length or longer.

·         Spandex pants, yoga pants, and leggings are only admissible if the top or blouse is fingertip length or longer.

·         Men (or ladies, for that matter) may not wear hats, tanks, or bottoms that expose underwear.

Please be aware that we will begin enforcing the dress code more strictly on the morning of Monday, October 6. Students who are not dressed for success will be required to wait in the ISS (In-School Suspension) classroom until someone can bring them a change of clothes. Also, please note that special days, such as Spirit Days or assemblies such as Who’s Who, are NOT exempt from the District’s dress code policy.

Please refer to the Cobb County School District Parent Information Guide for a complete Dress Code Policy and enforcement guidelines. We appreciate your support in ensuring that our students are dressed appropriately!


Picture Retakes Thursday for Grades 9-11

Any student that would like to have a picture retake will need to do so during their lunch period on Thursday.  Cameras will be set up near the cafeteria in the Main Street hallway.  You may prepay for your student’s picture by going to the Lifetouch website and using school code
GG104498Y1.  This is the last chance for underclassmen to have their Yearbook photos taken.  If students do not have a school picture taken, they will not appear in the student photo section of the yearbook.
Congratulations to our National Merit Semi-Finalists



Isabel Ott, Grace Liu, Ijegayehu Jones, Cecilia Quach (Not Pictured)


Matt Hobby Stand Tough video


Matt Hobby Info
In 2014 Pope High School continues the fight against Childhood Cancer…because

Making Advances Towards The cure!

Matt Hobby T-shirts will go on sale Sept 2
Click here for more details...
Governor's Honors Info-Oct 1 meeting!

The Governor’s Honors Program is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. The program offers instruction that is significantly different from the typical high school classroom, and that is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

 

GHP is held in mid-summer as a residential educational experience on a college or university campus. Students attend classes in the mornings and afternoons in specific areas of study, and they participate in a wide variety of social and instructional opportunities every evening. Meals and rooms are provided by the program with the only required/expected costs to the students being travel expenses to/from the interviews, a few basic school supplies, basics for their dorm rooms, and spending money as desired during the program.

 

Students interested in GHP should attend an informational meeting on October 1 in the theatre at 2:15. Please see Mrs. Dahlberg in room 212 for information.


NEW PARKING REGULATIONS FOR 2014-2015
 

Starting this year, Pope will have designated Teacher Parking areas. We will not assign specific parking spots, but any parking area that is painted BLUE is designated as teacher parking, and students who park in the teacher sections will be ticketed. Thank you for your cooperation and attention to this new policy.

Pope wins the Director's Cup!
For the first time ever, The Georgia Athletic Directors Association awarded Pope High School its Directors Cup, an award given annually to a high school in each sporting classification for having a superior athletic program. Pope was also granted the boys’ Directors Cups (girl's took third overall) and the Region Sportsmanship Award, the latter of which stands as a reflection of the behavior of players, coaches, and fans in the entire school community.
Click here for more info and final standings...

Click here for the AJC article...

Important Upcoming Dates:

Oct 2               Rising 9th Grade Parent night- 7:00 pm
Oct 10            Matt Hobby game
Oct 15            PSAT Testing day
Oct 24            Homecoming game
Oct 25            Homecoming Dance

Freshman Course Guide 2014


Important News and Information
News Archive- When it disappears from the front page...
New Pope Policies for 2013
Fine Arts news
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Pope NHS volunteers  at the Shallowford Falls ES ~ STEM Math Night. The NHS students were actively involved with the students while facilitating all of the STEM activities. Their enthusiasm was contagious!

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Dr. Dahlhauser update...

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