Wednesday, February 27, 2013
A consignment sale is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday.
Prom is around the corner for high school juniors and seniors across Kennesaw, and young ladies from Kennesaw Mountain High and Allatoona High are doing their part to make the big dance affordable for everyone. Strength in Stilettos, a non-profit organization that includes students from both schools, will host the 3rd Annual Prom Dress Consignment Sale at Allatoona High from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. Last year, shoppers had the opportunity to choose from more than 400 "gently loved" dresses. This year, there will be long and short formal dresses, shoes and handbags available for sale. Individuals in need of extra cash can sell their dresses and receive 70 percent of the sales price. Registration is required for sellers. The …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
They received multiple honors.
Four North and West Cobb-area high schools this week were named 2013 Georgia Advanced Placement Honor Schools. Harrison, Kennesaw Mountain and North Cobb were designated AP Merit Schools because at least 20 percent of the student body at each school took AP exams and at least half of all AP exams received scores of at least a three. Students can earn college credit with scores of three or higher on AP subject tests. A five is the highest possible score. Additionally, Harrison, Kennesaw Mountain and North Cobb were named AP Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Schools and AP STEM Achievement Schools. AP STEM Schools have students who tested in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses. At least 40 percent of…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Fellow Mustang Rene Gutierrez finished in fourth place in the 170-pound weight class.
Two Kennesaw-area high schools had strong finishes at Saturday's Class AAAAAA state wrestling championship in Macon. Kennesaw Mountain High's wrestling team finished in the top 10 and had one individual champion. Justan Rivera took top honors in the 182-pound weight class, his second consecutive individual state title. He was the 170-pound state champion in 2012. This year, fellow Mustang Rene Gutierrez placed fourth in that weight class. While Harrison High was the 28th-best team of the day, two Hoyas had top 10 individual finishes. Patrick Mannella and Anthony Fiacco each placed sixth in their divisions. Mannella competed in the 160-pound weight class. Fiacco was in the 152-pound division. Elsewhere in North Cobb, Allatoona was the 18th-…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
The regional competition is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 23, at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah.
Sunday, February 17
Thousands of middle- and high-school students, including a team from Kennesaw Mountain High School, will compete in 120 regional competitions all across the country as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Now in its 23rd year, the of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s National Science Bowl was established to encourage students in the challenging but essential subjects of science and mathematics to excel and ultimately pursue careers in those fields. It's succeeding. Since its inception, more than 225,000 students have participated in what has become one of the nation's largest science competitions. This year, about 9,500 more high school students and 4,500 middle school students are expected to engage, many of whom …
It is hosted by the Kennesaw Mountain PTSA.
Sunday, February 17
Looking for summer employment or internships? The Kennesaw Mountain High School PTSA is hosting a job fair this week to allow students to network with local businesses. The job fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Kennesaw Mountain courtyard. Employers who want to attend must RSVP at http://www.tinyurl.com/kmhsjobfair. Click here for more information.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Dallin Finley will play for Southwest Minnesota State in the fall.
Tuesday, February 12
Kennesaw Mountain High quarterback and defensive back Dallin Finley will play football at Southwest Minnesota State University. Thank you for the sharing the photo, Monica Finley. Related content
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The event will feature dance and song.
A program celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held on Saturday, January 12 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Kennesaw Mountain High School Auditorium. The program, titled United We Stand, Divided We Fall, is an initiative of Reverend John W. and Evangelist Deborah J. Harris, local churches and the City of Kennesaw. The celebration focuses around youth, with the reading of essays about unity, interpretive dance, and singing. A Community Choir made up of members of local churches will perform, as well as many special guests. “The agenda for this year’s celebration is to continue establishing a great MLK Day tradition in Kennesaw,” said Reverend Harris. “We will also be presenting the MLK, Jr Trailblazer Awards, …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Twitter posts referenced "a possible situation" at the school today.
Kennesaw Mountain High principal Kevin Daniel posted this update on the school's website: We want to update you concerning the events of today and to let you know of the steps that we have taken. Except for the police presence and the number of students who are absent or who are checking out early today, we have had nothing out of the ordinary to occur on our campus despite the messages posted on Twitter last night. When first informed of possible trouble, our administrative team and campus officer worked with the CCSD Public Safety Department and the Kennesaw Police Department to investigate the matter and to identify any students who might be involved. As students who were making threatening statements were identified, we have …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Stage Directions magazine featured the top five theatre programs in the nation in this month's issue.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
From the Cobb County School District Department of Communications: The theatre program at Kennesaw Mountain High School was named the best in the southeast by Stage Directions magazine, an industry publication focusing on the art and technology of theatre. The November 2012 issue features the nation’s top five high school theatre programs, based on leadership, community support and providing challenging productions for student participation. Eleventh grader Alexandra Fincher nominated KMHS for inclusion, then students, staff, parents, alumni and community supporters were able to vote and provide reasons why the program meets the highest standards. The KMHS theatre program engages more than 200 drama students in studies of Fundamentals of …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Get a rundown of high school football action in and around Kennesaw.
While Harrison has a bye this week, the Kennesaw Mountain Mustangs hope to rebound against the Marietta Blue Devils after last week's 17-14 loss to the Hoyas. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. at Kennesaw Mountain. In nearby Acworth, Allatoona also has a bye. However, Acworth's other public high school will be on the field. Like Kennesaw Mountain, North Cobb is looking for redemption after last week's overtime loss against South Cobb. The Warriors will take on Hillgrove at home. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Are you a registered user of Kennesaw Patch? Planning to attend any of tonight's games? Upload pictures to the Kennesaw Patch photo gallery. Click here to start posting your snapshots. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to …