Come watch as the Blue team takes on the White team in this year's intersquad match-up.
Campbell High School
Friday, May 17, 2013
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
She is one of 1,000 winners of the prestigious scholarship, which is funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Out of 54,000 applicants nationwide, one Campbell High School student has been selected to receive the Gates Millennium Scholarship. Senior Queentela Benjamin is among the 1,000 winners of the prestigious scholarship, which is funded by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. "The program is known for its recipients' high graduation rates – a six-year rate of 86 percent (38 percent higher than the national graduation rates for all students) and comparable to the rates for students from high-income families," Gates Millennium Scholars Program spokeswoman Mary Williams said in a news release announcing the winners. The UNCF Gates Millennium Scholars Program is open to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Smyrna's Campbell High ranks in Newsweek's 2013 best 2,000 high schools.
Newsweek has ranked Campbell High School as the No. 1917 high school in the country. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools in the U.S., with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. You can see the details about Campbell's ranking, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in the interactive map above. Newsweek’s ranking highlights high schools across the nation that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. The survey scores were weighted and calculated using several criteria, including a new component this year to consider the percentage of students enrolled in AP, IB or Advance International Certificate courses. Here's a list of the criteria the …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon will be recognizing educators, volunteers and students from 13 Smyrna area schools Monday evening.
A group of teachers, students and volunteers from 13 Smyrna area schools will be honored tonight with Mayor's Education Awards. City of Smyrna Mayor Max Bacon and council members will hold an Education Awards Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. today at the City Hall, followed by the regular City Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. Outstanding students, staff members and volunteers from 12 Smyrna area schools in the Cobb County School District in addition to a public charter school, the International Academy of Smyrna, will be recognized for their academic achievement, dedication and volunteer service. Bacon created the Mayor's Education Award program in late 2005 to acknowledge the academic achievement, outstanding service and contributions of Smyrna …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
No. 1 Lassiter went out in the first round, but Harrison, North Cobb, Allatoona, Campbell and Pope advanced Wednesday.
The teams rated as the favorite in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA boys soccer tournament has been knocked off. No. 1 Lassiter, which had been undefeated and untied and had shut out 11 opponents, fell to South Gwinnett 2-1 at home Wednesday night. The Comets scored a goal with two minutes to play to register the upset. The Trojans, who were ranked third in a national high school poll, ended their season with a 16-1-0 record. Not far away in East Cobb, unranked Walton fell behind 2-0 to Central Gwinnett and could not recover, also losing by a 2-1 score. The Campbell boys had a far better outcome, rolling to an easy 5-2 win at home against Camden County. As the MDJ reports, the Spartans scored four goals in their first 10 …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A total of 13 girls teams and 18 boys teams from Cobb, Douglas and Paulding qualified for state tournaments.
The Georgia High School Association's state soccer playoffs are underway, and teams from Cobb, Douglas and Paulding make up a significant number of teams in the field. Teams from Cobb were ranked No. 1 in the latest Class AAAAAA polls -- the Lassiter boys and the Harrison girls -- but several others are considered contenders for state championships as well. Girls action got underway on Tuesday as Harrison, winners of 13 games in a row, was playing host to Valdosta. Other Class AAAAAA games on Tuesday included the following: Here's the full bracket. The Class AAAAA tournament also started Tuesday, with North Atlanta at Pope, Gainesville at No. 4 North Paulding and Heritage-Conyers at Allatoona. In Class AAAA, No. 9 Alexander is home against…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
One metro Atlanta school is near the top of the 2013 list.
U.S. News & World Report released its list of top public high schools this week, and Campbell High School in Smyrna earned a national ranking. Of the 2,290 nationally-ranked schools, Campbell came in at No. 1,639, which was enough for the magazine's silver medalist designation for top-performing schools. One metro Atlanta school was near the top of the list. Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology in Lawrenceville was the third best high school in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. That was the highest national ranking of any school in the state of Georgia. The magazine examined how well students at more than 21,000 schools performed on state assessments, comparing them with other schools in the same state …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Ten other Cobb schools also made the list.
Campbell High School is one of 11 Cobb County schools included in The Washington Post's list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. Campbell is the 44th 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 the list include:
The 2013 Jonquil City Jog 5K will be held this weekend in downtown Smyrna.
Lace up your shoes and get ready for the 2013 Jonquil City Jog 5K in downtown Smyrna this weekend. At the annual Peachtree Qualifier race this Saturday, April 27, you will get to run or walk for fun, prizes, and to support local schools. On-site registration will take place 7 a.m. at the Smyrna City Hall located at 2800 King Street, followed by the race at 8 a.m. To participate, you can click here to register now at Active.com through 6 p.m. this Thursday, April 25, or register in person at the Smyrna Community Center by noon on Friday, April 26. Proceeds from the race benefit the Campbell High School Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides financial and community support to Campbell High School students. Here are …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
They are among the 86 participants selected from the Cobb County School District.
Students from Campbell High School have been chosen for the Georgia Governor's Honors Program this summer. They are among the 86 students selected from the Cobb County School District. Three students from Marietta City Schools also were chosen as part of a group of 690 finalists statewide, out of more than 3,000 applicants. The Governor's Honors Program, which is administered by the Georgia Department of Education, is a summer residential instructional program designed to provide intellectually gifted and artistically talented high school students challenging and enriching educational opportunities not usually available during the regular school year. Activities are designed to provide each participant with opportunities to acquire the …