Congratulations to the 200+ students who have been accepted into the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Campbell High School! This year was another record-breaking application process, and the Admissions Committee took great care in selecting fantastic candidates who will contribute to our legacy of high achievement. Our faculty and staff look forward to working with you over the next four years in Cobb County’s only International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
In an effort to assist their decision making for next year, we will host an Open House for Accepted Students on SUNDAY, March 4th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the Livingston Auditorium at Campbell High School. Due to incomplete construction, we had to change the original date of our Open House, but we hope a Sunday afternoon with less traffic or conflicts will enable as many of you to attend as possible!
Teachers, current students, IB alumni, and parents will be available to share their personal experiences and to answer questions that you might have concerning Campbell IB. We hope that you will plan to attend this special event on Sunday, March 4th in order to get all the information you need about our school and program. If you aren’t able to attend, please reach out to schedule a visit to the school on another day!
Due to construction on our campus, all parking for the event will be in the stadium parking lot off of Fleming Street. The easiest access point is from Atlanta Road; turn onto Fleming Street and proceed straight until you arrive in the football stadium parking lot. Belmont Blvd is another access point if the Atlanta Rd/Fleming St intersection gets backed up. From the roundabout, go past Smyrna Elementary on your right to intersect with Fleming St. Turn right again and proceed to the stadium lot.
If you have questions, want to make an appointment with the IB Coordinator, or need more information, please contact me:
678-842-6850 ext 057
For students who applied to attend CHS IB next year, the admissions decisions will be posted in the application portal (magnet.cobbk12.org) on Friday, February 16th after 4:30 PM. Please log into the portal to see the results.
For current 8th graders seeking admission to CHS IB, the online application system will be available on October 1, 2017 at the following address: https://magnet.cobbk12.org. The application system cannot be accessed until October 1st.
Students should complete and submit their online application for the CHS IB magnet program. All instructions are listed in the portal. Students will need to have a valid email address that you check frequently because all instructions and communications will be done via email. Remember that you will be submitting names and email addresses for the four teacher recommendations, and you should check to be sure you enter that information correctly so they get the notice from the application system. Teachers will receive the notice about recommendations once you submit the application, and they have until mid-January to submit their references.
Private/home school students are able to complete the online application as well. In addition to the application, we will need you to submit an official academic transcript from 7th and 8th grade that includes all grades and standardized test scores. This information should be obtained by the student/parents and submitted to CHS IB c/o Mr. Penick in January so that we have all the information to make informed admissions decisions in February. If you are applying to more than one magnet program, you only need to send ONE copy of the transcript to one program–we can all see the same data so there is no need to duplicate it for multiple programs. In addition to sending the transcript, private/home school students will also take a PSAT on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Wheeler High School. By completing the magnet program application, a student is automatically registered for the PSAT, so there is no need to register or do anything else. This admissions exam is only used for the magnet application process. If you have questions, please email Mr. Penick.
All applications must be submitted by the end of the day on December 1, 2017; anything entered into the portal after 11:59 PM on Dec 1st cannot be accepted. Please be sure to click the SUBMIT button on the last page to be sure your information is entered completely. Email Dan Penick, the IB Program Coordinator, or call CHS IB at 678-842-6856 if you have any questions or problems with the application.
The Open House for all students and families interested in the IB Diploma Program will be held on THURSDAY, October 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Livingston Auditorium at Campbell High School. If you were unable to attend the Open House event, please contact the IB Coordinator, Dan Penick, to make alternate arrangements for a visit to the school.
Interested students and families can also access the IB Information and Support page on Facebook to ask questions about the program, Campbell High School, and the application process. Our current students, parents, and faculty members are happy to respond to your inquiries about the IB Program, the application process, magnet school choices, and Campbell High School.
Since 1998, the Model Atlanta Regional Commission (MARC) youth leadership program brings together 50 high school students representing the 10-county Atlanta region (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties and the city of Atlanta). If you are interested in applying, please visit MARC Program.
Advisement appointments are now available for current 9th (rising 10th) and current 10th (rising 11th) grade students/parents. Appointments are in March. Please the links below to find a day/time that works for both student and parent(s). Keep in mind that parent attendance is optional, but we always encourage parents to attend if possible. Morning appointments are typically with Mr. Penick, and afternoon appointments may meet with Mr. Jones (IB Academic Advisor).
The Leadership Cobb Alumni Association (LCAA) sponsors Cobb Youth Leadership (CYL), a leadership program for rising high school juniors that focuses on developing leadership skills through interactive participation. This program was created in 1989 to provide students a unique opportunity to learn about their community as well as meet and interact with students from other high schools.
Students attending public or private high schools or home-school students in Cobb County must complete and submit applications for CYL in the spring of their sophomore year. Applications are reviewed by the CYL Steering Committee and approximately 50 students are chosen for the class. Students participate in the program during their junior year of high school.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 Cobb Youth Leadership class! All submissions must be made by Friday, April 13.
Visit Cobb Youth Leadership for read more and apply.
Happy New Year! We hope everyone is rested from the holidays and snow days and that this semester is off to a fantastic start!
Casino Night/Silent Auction Recap
We had a packed house on January 20th for our first Casino Night and Silent Auction! Thank you to all who attended the event, as well as to everyone who participated in the Silent Auction. This event raised an additional $11,000 for the CHS IB Booster Club! A huge thank you to Retrograde for providing great music throughout the evening, and to Opa Greek Taverna for catering our event with delicious food. We also want to thank all of the businesses and individuals who contributed items to the Silent Auction.
CHS IB Booster Club Update
I am thrilled to announce that we have not only reached, but exceeded, our fundraising goal! To date, our gross income is over $88,000! What an impressive amount to have raised in our first year! So…what are we doing with this money?.
- The laptop cart for the 900 Hall has been paid for and ordered. It should be delivered to the school soon.
- We are starting to discuss plans to renovate the IB lab. Our goal is to have all decisions made and products ordered before the end of the school year, so renovation can take place over the summer.
- We are in the process of determining what project(s) we will fund for CHS Beautification. We plan to have this decided by the end of the school year.
- There are ongoing “operating costs” for the IB program and Booster Club, so a small portion of our fundraising will always be used for those expenses.
Again, thank you all for your support since our inception. We could not have exceeded our goal without your donations, volunteer hours, and words of support. They all have been instrumental in our success.
The CHS IB Booster Club
Rising Seniors and parents have the opportunity to meet with Mr. Penick (AM) or Mr. Jones (PM) to review the academic transcript, review the four-year plan, discuss graduation requirements, review SAT/ACT plans, and preview the senior year (scheduling, college plans, etc.)
Parent attendance is optional, but we always encourage attendance for those who are able. Please select the date/time that works best for you and your student. If your student will be attending the conference without you, please be sure he/she knows when it will take place.
NOTE: Freshman advisement will be scheduled from March 5-13, and Sophomore Advisement from March 15-23. Sign-Ups for those will be posted soon.