Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Ten other Cobb schools made the list.
North Cobb is one of 11 Cobb County schools included in The Washington Post's list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. Out of 1,982 schools, North Cobb is No. 1,306. And it is the 72nd most challenging high school in Georgia, according to The Post. Walton High School had the highest ranking of any Cobb County school, coming in at No. 3 on the state list and No. 163 on the national list. The Post's ranking system calculates the number of advanced placement, international baccalaureate and advanced international certificate of education tests given at a school each year, and divides it by the number of seniors who graduated that year. A ratio of 1.000 means the school had as many tests as graduates. Other Cobb high schools that made …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Kimberly Westwood is the second Chick-fil-A restaurant team member in Acworth to be selected for the honor.
Acworth resident and Chick-fil-A team member Kimberly Westwood is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2013 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of supporting higher education. Westwood will receive the award from her franchised Operator Andy Duncan, at 6 p.m. April 8, at the Chick-fil-A restaurant located at 3295 Cobb Pkwy. The 25 winners are chosen annually from among the chain’s 1,600 Leadership Scholarship winners, all of whom are employed at Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country. The program was created by Cathy in 1973, marking 40 years of scholarship giving that to date has resulted in $30.7 million in $1,000 …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Other North Cobb students also earned top honors at the Georgia SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference.
A North Cobb High student will represent the state of Georgia this summer at the 49th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Daniel Kinslow earned a spot at nationals after winning the gold medal in the culinary arts division of the Georgia SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference, which was held March 21-23. Other North Cobb students also earned top honors at the regional conference. The national competition is scheduled for June 24-28. Related content
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The TOMS Campus Club at North Cobb High is promoting the One Day Without Shoes event on April 16.
Saturday, March 30
Since 2010, North Cobb High School students have participated in their own TOMS Campus Club, a national movement sparked by the TOMS shoe company. To understand the club means understanding the people who inspired the business. While traveling in Argentina in 2006, American Blake Mycoskie became friendly with a local village. Upon learning their children had no shoes to protect their feet, Mycoskie founded TOMS, pledging to match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of shoes to be donated to a child in need. The TOMS Campus Club at North Cobb is one of many similar student groups on high school and college campuses across the nation. They share with peers why providing shoes for children helps improve their health and safety, …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Lynne Parks will perform April 8.
A North Cobb High graduate next month will perform at New York City's Carnegie Hall. 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 music performance…
Monday, March 4, 2013
The boys and girls basketball teams were defeated in the semifinals.
North Cobb High School's state basketball title hopes were dashed Saturday after the Lady Warriors fell to North Gwinnett and the boys dropped a close semifinal matchup to Norcross. It was the first Final Four appearance for the boys, according to northcobbbasketball.com. Senior Lee Moore was the leading scorer of the night with 23 points. However, Norcross went to the foul line 33 times, which was too much for North Cobb to overcome in Saturday's 59-54 loss at Georgia Tech. The margin was wider in the Lady Warriors' first Final Four appearance since 1967. North Cobb ended the first quarter with a 14-12 lead before North Gwinnett went on a 19-9 run in the second quarter. The Lady Warriors never bounced back. The final score was 57-40. The …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The North Cobb High boys and girls basketball squads have one more test. If they pass tonight, they're in the state championship game.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Home court advantage couldn't help Tift County in Wednesday's games against the North Cobb boys and girls basketball teams.
If the North Cobb High girls and boys basketball teams take down one more opponent, both will be in next weekend's state championship game in Macon. Home court advantage couldn't help Tift County against either squad. The visiting Lady Warriors Wednesday routed Tift County 55-30 to advance to the Class AAAAAA semifinals of the Georgia High School Association State Basketball Tournament. And the North Cobb boys prevailed over Tift County 68-63. Next stop for both teams: Georgia Tech, the site of Saturday's Final Four. The Lady Warriors will play North Gwinnett at 7 p.m. The winner will face Langston Hughes or Norcross, who will tip-off at 4 p.m. The North Cobb boys will take on Norcross at 8:30 p.m. The top team will meet Hillgrove or …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Lady Warriors will hit the court at 6 p.m. Tip-off for the boys is at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Both teams will visit Tift County this Wednesday.
The North Cobb High girls and boys basketball teams are two games away from a state championship berth after weekend victories over the Rockdale County Lady Bulldogs and the Morrow Mustangs. The girls team on Saturday dominated Rockdale County at home 70-37 to advance to the Elite 8 of the Georgia High School Association State Basketball Tournament for the third year in a row. Once again, Kyrie Chandler was the leading scorer of the night with 17 points, according to northcobbbasketball.com. In a tight matchup against Morrow, the boys walked away with an 80-76 victory. Leading scorer Lee Moore put up 24 of those points for the Warriors, who will make their second consecutive Elite 8 appearance this week. Both teams will visit Tift County …