Thursday, August 17, 2017

High School Magnet Programs




COBB HIGH SCHOOL 
MAGNET PROGRAMS


Campbell High School International Baccalaureate Program provides an internationally recognized, challenging curriculum, resulting in broad and deep preparation for university studies. Classroom study in the core areas is extended by critical examination of theories of knowledge, participation in community service, and completion of an original research project. In addition to the high school diploma, students are awarded an IB diploma after successfully completing international exams in the six subject areas.

Contact: Dan Penick, Coordinator, 5265 Ward Street, Smyrna, Georgia 30080. Phone: 678.842.6856



Kennesaw Mountain High School Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology, nationally recognized for curricular innovation, features a broad-based, accelerated curriculum. This Georgia STEM Certified Program offers post-AP opportunities in mathematics, physical sciences and life sciences, which include extensive laboratory experiences. Also offered is a full array of engineering technology courses. Students complete a senior research project and field experience with a local professional practice, industry, or institution of higher learning.

Contact: Kelly Ingle, Director, 1898 Kennesaw Due West Road, Kennesaw, GA., 30152. Phone: 678-331-3954



North Cobb School for International Studies has as its primary goal to provide an advanced educational experience for students emphasizing the development of global perspectives on politics, culture and science. Additionally, students in the School for International Studies will acquire leadership skills through extracurricular activities, service learning and a culminating senior project and presentation. Emphasis is placed on participation in Advanced Placement courses, international travel, and cultural exchanges.

Contact: David Stephenson, 3400 Highway 293 North, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Phone: 770.975.6685 ext. 301



Pebblebrook High School Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts serves students with exceptional talent in the arts. Its goal is to develop and nurture talented young artists for successful careers in the performing arts through extensive training programs and classes in acting, dance, technical theatre, and vocal music while maintaining high academic achievement. Applicants’ attendance, academic record, behavior, and talent potential are considerations for admittance to the Center.

Contact: Frank Timmerman, Director, 991 Old Alabama Road, Mableton, Georgia 30126. Phone 770.819.2521



South Cobb High School Academy of Research and Medical Sciences focuses on opportunities in medical sciences and scientific research. Students will have their courses tailored to infuse both scientific research and medical sciences into the magnet curriculum. The medical science portion of the program utilizes the on-site medical lab/clinic and intern with a health professional of their choosing. The research portion of the magnet program culminates in a research project and internship with a local business or institution of higher education.

Contact: Dr. Andrew Kutschr, Coordinator, 1920 Clay Road, Austell, Georgia 30106. Phone 770.819.2611, x. 283.



Wheeler High School Center for Advanced Studies in Science, Mathematics, and Technology is a Georgia STEM certified and nationally recognized program with accelerated and rigorous classes in multiple academic areas. The curriculum presently includes 26 AP and 7 Post AP courses. In addition to the focus on advanced Math and Science classes, areas of emphasis in engineering and medical biotechnology are offered. Students culminate their studies with a senior internship and research experience with universities, local practices, and industry partners.

Contact: Dr. Cheryl Cooks, Coordinator, 375 Holt Road, Marietta, Georgia 30068. Phone 770.578.3286.