Monday, March 4, 2013
Lynne Parks graduated from North Cobb High School.
A Kennesaw woman next month will perform at New York City's Carnegie Hall. North Cobb High graduate Lynne Parks, a student at Eastern Kentucky University, and 30 other members of the University Singers are scheduled to perform six selections at the world-renowned venue on April 8. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our students to perform in one of the world's most revered concert halls," said Dr. Richard Waters, the director of the University Singers. "The students in the University Singers recognize and embrace their role as representatives and ambassadors for the University, the community of Richmond, and the state of Kentucky whenever they go on tour." Since it opened in 1891, Carnegie Hall has "been the premier classical …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The Cobb County School District has released the schedule of graduations for the county's 16 high schools.
Thursday, January 3
The North Cobb High Class of 2013 will graduate at 2:30 p.m. May 24 at the KSU Convocation Center, according to the Cobb County School District. The school system has released the schedule of graduations for the county's 16 high schools. Elsewhere in North Cobb, the KSU Convocation Center will host the commencement exercises for Harrison High at 10 a.m. May 25 and Kennesaw Mountain High at 7 p.m. May 25. Click here for the complete schedule.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
There may be additional consequences for the students.
Two North Cobb High students face criminal trespass charges after they tried Monday to break into what they thought was a vacant home. A worker at the home spotted the pair and alerted authorities of a "burglary in progress near North Cobb High," said Officer Mike Bowman, spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. The worker followed the girl and boy, who left the house and returned to North Cobb High. The school was put on a state of heightened alert for a brief period of time while police made sure everything was safe and clear, Cobb County School District spokesman Doug Goodwin said. "Once they were located," Bowman said, "they were interviewed and charged with criminal trespass. Both juveniles were turned over to their parents …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
After Friday's 42-14 victory over Valdosta, North Cobb is moving to Round No. 2 of the state playoffs.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The last time North Cobb High won in the postseason, Jimmy Carter was president. Friday night, the Warriors did something about that. North Cobb (9-2) routed Valdosta High (7-4) 42-14 to advance to the second round of the Class AAAAAA state football playoffs. Next week, the Warriors will visit Fairburn's Langston Hughes High. Hughes defeated Rockdale County 37-3. Elsewhere in North Cobb, Allatoona bounced back from its Nov. 9 loss to East Paulding with Friday's 24-21 victory over Heritage. The Bucs will face M.L. King in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs. Click here to view highlights from Friday's North Cobb-Valdosta game. And check Patch later today for a photo gallery and game recap from the Allatoona-Heritage contest.
Friday, November 16, 2012
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Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Here are some of the highlights for Aug. 23 from Kennesaw and nearby Patches.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Here's what you need to know in Kennesaw for Aug. 16.
l. Like the weather Monday? It felt like fall—and was perfect for the first day of school! Today will be a repeat, according to the National Weather Service. Look for sunny skies with a high near 88. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 62. 2. Monday was the first day back to school for Kennesaw students, and 800 freshmen at North Cobb High School walked into a brand-new building. The Ninth Grade Academy not only relieves overcrowding at NCHS, but also is designed to ease the transition from middle school to high school for ninth-graders. Freshmen will take the majority of core classes exclusively in the new facility and eat lunch in their own state-of-the-art cafeteria. 3. Don't forget the Kennesaw Town Hall meeting tonight from…
Saturday, August 13, 2011
Scrimmage game ushers in new stadium seating and new field for the Allatoona Buccaneers.
The 2011 High School football season gets underway in just a week, and in preparation for that, the North Cobb Warriors (Region 4-AAAAA) traveled to Allatoona (Region 7B-AAA) for a preseason scrimmage with the Buccaneers. Allatoona has just completed a phase of additions to its football stadium. A new turf field paid for by SPLOST III dollars approved by voters in 2008 and an entire set of new bleachers on the home side of the field were just completed about a week ago. The Buccaneers have practiced on the new field for just five days. Both teams came out looking very offense-oriented. North Cobb scored on its first possession, with Ty Griffin running the ball in for the game's first score. Allatoona fired right back, marching down the …