Cambridge High School   
 
March 25, 2019

Cambridge
High School 
2845 Bethany Bend
Milton, GA  30004
Main: 470-254-2883
Fax: 470-254-2927   

Principal
Kimberly H. Premoli 
premoli@fultonschools.org

Assistant Principal
Shavanda Toomer
9th Grade
Curriculum
 toomer@fultonschools.org
  
Assistant Principal
Darius Maize
10th Grade
maize@fultonschools.org
  
Assistant Principal
11th Grade
Joel M. Peterson
  petersonj1@fultonschools.org 

Assistant Principal
Jennifer Beard
12th Grade
beardj@fultonschools.org 

Athletic Director 
Lesley Broadwell 
broadwelll@fultonschools.org
    
Administrative Assistant
Peter Vajda
vajdap@fultonschools.org

Administrative Assistant
Tonekia Phairr
phairrt@fultonschools.org
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Congratulations Mr. Brad Coulter
Northwest Learning Community "Teacher of the Year"
Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Mr. Brad Coulter as he was named the Northwest Learning Community Teacher of the Year. Mr. Coulter will continue as a candidate for the Fulton County Teacher of the Year.
Outstanding Northwest Building Custodian
Ms. Shauquitah Moore
Congratulations to our own Ms. Shauquitah Moore who was selected as the Northwest Building Custodian of the Month. Thank you, Ms. Moore, for everything you do for our school. 
"Becky Yarbrough" Cambridge Crest of Honor Recipients
Congratulations to Ms. Janice Walker and Ms. Kim Weldy, our February "Becky Yarbrough Cambridge Crest of Honor" recipients.

Ms. Walker is a Para Professional for one of our CBI students. She approaches each day with a smile on her face and a wonderful attitude.

Ms. Weldy teaches math and in addition, she works daily supporting our students academic needs.
Check out Procedures
Friday, March 29, 2019
Due to the volume of parents and guardians requesting to check out their student(s) on the Friday before a school break, we have put into place the following checkout procedures for Friday, March 29, 2019.
  • Parents and guardians who are planning to check out their student Friday, March 29 must have a signed and dated note to the Attendance Office by 4:00 pm on Thursday, March 28.  
     
  • Students who submit a checkout note before 4:00 pm on Thursday should pick up their pass Friday morning before the bell rings. The student should show their pass to their teacher to leave at their checkout time, reducing disruption to the classroom. Students will need to sign out at the Attendance Office before leaving campus. 
     
  • For students who did not submit a prior checkout note, please be aware that due to the volume of checkouts on Friday, March 29, the Attendance Office cannot accept telephone calls or emails to arrange for a checkout. Parents will need to come to the Attendance Office in person to check out their student.
2019 - 2020 Course Registration Continues
Third-Round Course Verification Forms - Distributed March 25
Students received their third, and final round course verification form today. The third-round is your student's last opportunity to confirm his/her requests for next year and ensure that he/she has selected a total of six credits. If this form is correct, there is no need to return the form. Changes to the form will need to be made by March 29, 2019. Your student should return the form to the front office.

Dual Enrollment courses require students to meet both the guidelines and the deadlines set-forth by both Fulton County Schools and by the dual enrollment institution of choice. A student's failure to meet any guidelines and deadlines will result in the appropriate reassignment of courses to meet graduation requirements.  Students are responsible for applying to the college and completing all required steps by March 29, 2019; this is a firm deadline. Information regarding dual enrollment requirements and the process can be found at www.cambridgehscounseling.com.  

In addition, students who plan to take a course(s) online through either Fulton or Georgia Virtual can list the online course, the vendor they plan to use, and whether they will be taking the course on or off campus. Students are responsible for registering for all online courses. Information about virtual course offerings and registration can be found at:

To assist students and parents/guardians with course registration, visit our web site for resources, timelines, and the complete registration process.

Visit www.cambridgehs.org, "About" and "Academics."

Timeline and important dates:

March 29 Third Course Verification Forms due
May 23 Deadline for final course changes. 

Dual Enrollment Deadline
March 29, 2019
All students who wish to participate in dual enrollment classes next year must have applied to the college and submitted their signed Student Participation Form and Fulton County Contract no later than Friday, March 29, 2019. Any forms received after this date, will not be accepted.  

Please contact Mrs. Wilson, Dual Enrollment Liaison at wilsonrm1@fultonschools.org or your counselor with any questions.
Online Course Registration
Now open
Registration for online classes for the summer session and next fall is now open. Requests for online courses for the next school year must be noted on your student's course verification form by the course registration deadline, May 23, 2019. Registration for all courses (summer 2019 or fall 2019) must be made through either Fulton Virtual or Georgia Virtual. Course registration will be reviewed and approved by your student's counselor. Note, the FVS or GAVS course listed on your student's course verification form does not indicate they are registered or approved for the course. Registration must be made through FVS or GAVS, please links below.

For rising 9th grade student, the process for requesting an online course (summer 2019 or fall 2019) is the same. Your registration request will be reviewed and approved by the middle school staff. 

Graduation Package
Deadline: March 31
Order your senior's graduation package at  www.GABalfour.com . The graduation package is mandatory for seniors participating in the graduation ceremony.

Deadline is March 31, 2019!

The cost of the package is $125.00 (price increase effective 3.1.19) and includes the following:
  • Class of 2019 cap and gown
  • Cambridge stole
  • Tassel
  • Diploma and diploma cover
  • Venue fee.
Items cannot be purchased or paid for separately. 

For more information on Senior Activities and Graduation, see the Seniors page at www.cambridgehs.org
Spring Testing
Begins April 22
Testing begins the week of April 22 and continues through the end of school. All Testing information for End of Course, AP, and Final Exams can be found at www.cambridgehs.org under  Students and Student Testing. Test dates, times, important reminders, and bell schedules can be found on that page.

Questions regarding testing, please contact Mr. Peterson at petersonj1@fultonschools.org

End of Course Testing: April 22 - May 2
AP Testing: May 6 - 17
Final Exams: Seniors - May 16 - May 22, all other students - May 20 - 23
9th and 10th Grade Students
Required Bridge Bill Activity
All 9th and 10th grade students are required to complete the Bridge Bill Activity. These activities are due immediately. If you have questions, please contact Coach Flemmer at flemmerc@fultonschools.org .

9th Grade Students : Students should use their school-issued device and complete the two tasks in the document below: "Dual Enrollment" and "Save Three Occupations." 

9th grade Bridge Activity

10th Grade Students: Use your school-issued device and complete the two tasks in the document below: "Dual Enrollment, Interest Profiler - 180 Questions, and Aptitude Assessment." 

10th grade Bridge Activity

Practice Tests for SAT and ACT
April 27 and 28, 2019
Applerouth will be hosting free practice tests for the SAT and ACT on  April 27 and 28.  Students can take a full-length proctored mock SAT or ACT - for free! Afterwards, students will receive a detailed score report that highlights their strengths and areas for growth. Students will also receive access to an exclusive online Strategy Session led by a top tutor.

To sign up for a practice test, please visit applerouth.com/testdrive .

Wellness at Cambridge
Cambridge High School recognizes that good mental health and well-being is imperative to the successful growth of our students.  In an effort to share resources with our community, the Counseling Department has added a 'Wellness' tab to its new website.  This website includes links to 'Find a Local Therapist' along with suggested informational websites on resilience, substance abuse, and mental health. 
 
Two links recently added include the following:
  • Who are America's Adolescents? Get the latest facts and figures about adolescents and their health at state and national levels. Find information on changing demographics and how adolescents spend their time.
  • Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow┬« (TAG) is a national call to action for organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that improve the health of America's 42 million adolescents. You can make a difference by taking action - check out these resources to learn more about the recommended action steps and resources.
We invite you to view our new website and continue to check-in with your students at home on their well-being!

As practitioners, we are constantly reading and learning to stay abreast of trends and ensure that we are using best practices. Much of what we read is not education-centric and may be of interest to all. During our last Parent Roundtable, we discussed highlights of recent texts and how our practices both personal and professional have been influenced. 

Below are a few of my latest reads, as well as my team's current reads. Enjoy! 

Kimberly H. Premoli
Principal

Ms. Premoli's Reading List:

The End of Average - Todd Rose
The Power of a Positive Team - Jon Gordon
The Power of Positive Leadership - Jon Gordon
The Price of Privilege - Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
The Checklist Manifesto - Atul Gawande
The Naked Roommate: For Parents Only - Harlan Cohen
Daring Greatly - Brene Brown, Ph.D.

Read more titles from our team... 
Cambridge CATS Accepting Members for 2019
What is CATS?
CATS is a mother and daughter philanthropy service organization that started at Alpharetta High School by families in that community. A group of mothers and daughters opened the Cambridge chapter last year and are we are excited to celebrate our one year anniversary of CATS chapter in the Cambridge community. CATS is not governed or organized by Cambridge High School. 

CATS Mission Statement: We are called to serve, assist, and support our community through philanthropy with our time, talent, and love. In doing so, our goal is to foster mother-daughter relationships as they serve side by side and to develop leadership skills among our members while cultivating a sense of civic responsibility and social awareness.

CATS operates as a non-profit organization through membership exclusively through philanthropic purposes. Membership is open to all girls 9th-12th grade in the Cambridge High School district.

* Our chapter will serve approximately 12 philanthropies in 2019!

TO JOIN CAMBRIDGE CATS:
Please email  catscambridgehs@gmail.com   and plan to attend an Informational Registration Meeting on May 6th, 2019 from 6:30-8:30 PM. Registration packets and location will be shared with interested families soon.  

CATS Board Of Directors:
(Michel Kish, Jeanne Longo, Jennifer Murray, Charlotte Kollin, Inger Fields) 
FFA Alumni/Booster Scholarship
Due March 27, 2019
To qualify for an FFA Alumni/ Booster Scholarship, you must be a Cambridge High School Senior, an active member of CHS FFA, a Pathway Completer, earned a Chapter Degree, and pursuing a college degree (any institute of higher education).

Applications  must be turned in by March 27, 2019, to Ms. Nerswick or Ms. White.   No late applications will be accepted.  Please submit your application in a sealed envelope labeled "FFA Booster Scholarship Application." 

Scholarship application
2019 Cambridge Athletic Association Scholarships
Due March 29, 2019
The Cambridge Athletic Association ("CAA") is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual College Scholarship program for the Class of 2019.  This year the CAA will again offer two $1,000 scholarships  (one male and one female).  These scholarships are made possible by the generous contributions of CAA Members and Sponsors and are designed to recognize outstanding CHS senior student-athletes who have demonstrated exceptional achievement and character on the playing field, in the classroom and in the school and/or community.  The scholarship winners will be recognized at Honors Night on April 22, 2019.   




Student ID Policy
School Safety and Security Plan
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As part of our safety and security plan, we are implementing a policy such that all students must wear an ID at all times. IDs should be worn around the neck and visible. By requiring all staff, students, and visitors have some identification on them at all times; we can better ensure that the people in our building, should be in our building. We ask that all parents and guardians help us in this safety measure by ensuring that your student has his/her ID on them each day.

If your student has not received his/her ID, please have them see Ms. Leathers in the Front Office. 
Please note that if a student loses his/her ID, it will cost $5 to replace the ID and if a student loses their ID and lanyard, it will cost $10 to replace all items.

  

Cambridge High School

 

Mission, Vision and Belief Statements

 

Our Mission  

Cambridge High School...educating, challenging and inspiring

all students to reach their full potential and achieve college and career readiness.
 

Our Vision  

Cambridge High School...providing the best educational experience

for each student within and beyond the classroom.

 

Our Beliefs  

The Cambridge High School community believes that our students will achieve their full potential when we:

  • cultivate high expectations, mutual respect and encouragement,
  • embrace individualism and diversity,
  • provide a framework for student mentoring and support,
  • encourage extracurricular participation in academics, arts, athletics and service opportunities,
  • foster a collaborative community effort,
  • maintain a challenging, diverse and relevant curriculum,
  • integrate and optimize technology,
  • celebrate individual and school accomplishments and progress,
  • ensure that students feel safe and respected,
  • connect with people, programs and experiences within and beyond the classroom
 
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