Pope High School    

Mr. Tom Flugum, Principal

Kimberly Artigas, AP|  Terri Browne, AP | Denise Danielson, AP | Eric Gray, AP | Josh Mathews, AP/AD  |  Nancy Zarbnisky, AP 
3001 Hembree Road
Marietta, Georgia 30062
Phone: 770-578-7900
FAX: 770-578-7902

Academies @ Pope

STEM Academy  >  Globalization Academy  >  Culinary Arts Academy  > 


College and Career Pathways @ Pope High School

Academies @ Pope offers career academies for students of exceptional merit. There are currently three academic focuses:

STEM Academy- This academy has two focuses- Engineering and Advanced Math & Science

STEM Meeting Presentation 12-20-2016

Globalization Academy- Pope Globalization Academy Foundation

Culinary Arts Academy

Each Academy focus adds to a high school curriculum that is demanding and rich in academic challenge. Students are encouraged to exceed their own expectations as well as those of their parents and teachers.

Each Academy has an application process that involves teacher recommendations and course and grade pre-requisites that are spelled out for each Academy.

Why Career Academies?

The state of Georgia is now requiring students to complete a pathway in high school to prepare them for college or a career, and the lieutenant governor has launched the College and Career Academy Network. The state has taken other steps requiring students to identify a career pathway focus in middle school.

What is special about the Academies?

Preparation for college AND high-demand, high-wage careers

Parent and community involvement

Personalized learning environment for ALL students

Engaging curriculum and instruction

Practical work experiences such as job shadowing and internships

Opportunities for online courses, college credit, and professional certifications during high school

Project-based, interdisciplinary learning

Rigor
All students form a deeper understanding of required academic subjects, electives, and specialized courses to prepare them for college

Relevance
Teachers incorporate real-world examples into all academic and specialized courses

Relationships
Students share smaller personalized environments with classmates with common interests and a team of teachers who serve as their advocates

Readiness
Connections with business and community partners provide students with 21st Century and Academic Skills for post-secondary and career success

TIMELINE- 2017-2018 Academies

Oct 5- Dodgen Rising 9th Grade night @ Dodgen- Academy info will be included in event

Oct 10- Hightower Trail Rising 9th Grade night @ Hightower Trail- Academy info will be included in event

Oct 17 – Freshman Academy applications available online

Jan 5 –   Freshman Academy application deadline

Feb 17 – Freshman Academy acceptance notifications

 

2016-2017 Online Application

Teacher Recommendation Form

Powerpoint from Academy Information Night 2016