Pope High School HS

Tom Flugum, Principal

Kimberly Artigas, AP | James Bishop, AP | Terri Browne, AP | Denise Danielson, AP | Josh Mathews, AP/AD | Nancy Zarbnisky, AP

3001 Hembree Road
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: 770-578-7900
FAX: 770-578-7902

3001 Hembree Road
Marietta, GA 30062
Phone: 770-578-7900
FAX: 770-578-7902

Welcome to Pope High School

Inspiring students to achieve extraordinary success!

News and Announcements

Picture Retakes

Picture retake day for grades 9-11 is Friday, October 19th! This is the last chance for students to get photographed, especially if they missed picture day in August.  The photographers will be stationed outside the theater during lunches, so students should go during their lunch periods. 

Governor's Honor's Program

Please congratulate the following students who have been named as Pope’s nominees for the 2019 Governor’s Honors Program. They will move on to the county level selection process next.

 The Academic Nominees:

Caroline Liu – Chinese
Swati Murugappan – Communicative Arts
Gabrielle DeWeese – Communicative Arts
Weslie Mahoney – Social Studies

 The Fine Arts Nominees:

Cass Faynziberg – Visual Arts
Abi Barnes – Visual Arts
Carolyn Gilmer – Visual Arts
Leo Ding – Music (Strings)
Kendall Doyle – Dance
Elisa Fontanillas – Music (Strings)
Owen Hardy – Music (Woodwind)

 The CTAE Nominee:

Alexander Tabidze - Mechanical Engineering

Pope Drama Events

The Pope Drama department would be honored to have you attend our fall one act A Wrinkle in Time and our annual Halloween event Haunted Theatre: The Circus.  Please see information below.

Pope Band Community Show and Food Truck Festival

Who's Who Applications

Who’s Who applications were given out during the senior class meeting on Thursday, Oct 4. If you need to download another form one is included here. Applications will not be accepted after October 19th. The Who’s Who/Superlative ceremony will be held Thursday, Nov 15. Parents will be notified beforehand if their child is receiving an award. If you have questions, please email sara.register@cobbk12.org.

Dead Band Running 5K Race

Join the Pope Band on November 3rd at their second annual Day of the Dead themed 5K race/walk on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018.  The race will be held at 7 PM at the Mountain View Aquatic Center.  We will have loads of community, family-friendly fun, including raffles, strectching led by the Pope color guard, drum line start by the  percussion section, and live on-course music by band students.  We will also have free glow items, food, face paint, tattoos, balloon art, and photo ops.  There will be medals for top runners overall and standard age group divisions as well as a costume contest with prizes for the best Day of the Dead costume.  Come on out and celebrate with us!


SWAG: Shop with a Greyhound

The ultimate give-back-to-your-community event is on! In 2008, Pope High School successfully launched a community service program called Shop with a Greyhound, or as we fondly call it, SWAG.   Our 11th annual SWAG day is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018. 

By registering, you are committing to be one of “Santa’s Helpers”.  You will be responsible for raising money in order to take children from Brumby Elementary School shopping for the Holidays. 

In order to register, you need to complete the online SWAG registration form and pay the $75 donation online via My Payment Plus.  Then print the online donation receipt and permission form, staple them together, and turn in to room 118.  All 3 things (online registration, online donation, and receipt and permission form turned in) must be completed by Friday, November 9th and only the first 400 applicants will be accepted. 

Important Dates:

  • Friday, November 9th- Online registration closes- must have all 3 of the following:
    1. online registration form completed          

    2. online donation of $75 made via My Payment Plus (this includes a long sleeve SWAG shirt).  Make sure to print your receipt.

    3. permission form printed, signed, stapled to receipt, and turned in to room 118

  • Wednesday, December 5th- SWAG meeting during X-block
  • Saturday, December 8th- SWAG 12:15pm-6:00pm

Fall Final Exam Schedule Released

Please see this document to see the final exam schedule and early release schedule.

Exam Exemptions - Students in good standing may exempt one non-EOC/AP/PLTW exam each semester. Students who receive discipline resulting in a consequence of ISS or OSS are not eligible to exempt an exam for that semester. 


  • One exam
  • Passing the class


  • Students may not exempt an EOC test.  Students may exempt the teacher generated final of an EOC course in the fall semester for a course that has the EOC test in the spring.
  • Students in a PLTW class (engineering) may not exempt a PLTW exam.  Students may exempt the teacher generated final of a PLTW course in the Fall semester for a course that has the PLTW exam in the Spring.
  • Students may not exempt an AP mid-term or final, fall or spring.
  • Students who receive ISS or OSS will not be eligible to exempt an exam.



2018 Important Dates

Picture Retakes (9th-11th) Oct 19
Staff Day (No Students) Nov 6
Who's Who Ceremony Nov 15
Thanksgiving Break Nov 19-23
Final Exam Schedule Dec 18-21


Student of the Week

Congratulations to Ali Limbacker!

Ali is a senior this year.  He was nominated for expertise in videography and helping out the counseling staff on his own time.  He is always willing to help and has been a great team player.  We are proud to call you a Greyhound Ali! 




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