Walton High School Transition Activities 2017-2018

High School Transition Activities 2017-2018

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Dickerson Middle School

Parent Timeline

 

Transition Activities Date
The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Prospective Magnet Student Night

Cobb Civic Center

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

October 6

7:30 pm

Rising 9th Grade Parent Meeting at Walton

PARENTS ONLY

 October 9

6:30 pm

 Walton Counselors talk to

8th Grade students at Dickerson

STUDENTS ONLY

 October 18

9:15-10:10 am

Magnet School presentation offered to 8th grade

STUDENTS ONLY

October 18

12:30-1:15 p.m.

Pebblebrook Performing Arts presentation offered to interested students at Dickerson (DMS theater)

STUDENTS ONLY

November 29

1:00 pm

 

STEM Academy meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, November 2

6:30 pm

Pebblebrook Performing Arts Auditions

(DMS theater)

STUDENTS ONLY

January 16

1:00 pm

ISA (International Spanish Academy) meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, February 8

6:30 pm

Rising 9th Curriculum Night at Walton High School

PARENTS ONLY (Walton Theater)

 

Tuesday, February 27

A-L 6:00 pm

M-Z 7:00 pm

Registration materials given to students Friday, March 2

Throughout the day

Registration Forms Due Back to Dickerson Teachers

 

Friday, March 9

In homeroom

 

 

Walton Informational Session

If you were unable to attend the PARENT meeting at Walton High last night, information will be posted on their website today. Please go to www.waltonhigh.org and select “departments” and “school counseling” (http://donnadunham.wixsite.com/waltoncounseling) or you can email a Walton counselor if you need further details.

Please remember that students will attend an informational session during school on October 18th.

Also, if you are interested in learning more about STEM and ISA, please note the following dates:

STEM Academy meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, November 2

6:30 pm

ISA (International Spanish Academy) meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, February 8

6:30 pm

Performing Arts Magnet Prospective Student Night – October 6

The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts

Prospective Magnet Student Night

Friday, October 6, at 7:30PM

Cobb Civic Center – Jennie T. Anderson Theatre

548 S. Marietta Pkwy

Marietta, GA 30060

8th graders and their parents will be given free tickets to that evening’s ComPAny show.

Just show up between 6:30-7:00 to pick up tickets. No reservations are required.

The performance will be followed by a Q&A session and reception for 8th graders and their parents.

Jennie T. Anderson Theatre

Cobb Civic Center

548 South Marietta Pkwy.

Marietta, GA 30060

 

Important Dates for High School transition!

Please bookmark the following important dates:

Rising 9th Grade Parent Meeting at Walton

PARENTS ONLY

 October 9

6:30 pm

STEM Academy meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, November 2

6:30 pm

ISA (International Spanish Academy) meeting at Walton

PARENTS AND STUDENTS

Thursday, February 8

6:30 pm

Rising 9th Curriculum Night at Walton High School

PARENTS ONLY (Walton Theater)

 

Tuesday, February 27

A-L 6:00 pm

M-Z 7:00 pm

Magnet Open House Schedule

High School Magnet Programs’ Open Houses for current 8th graders:

October 5, 2017 at 6:30 PM – Campbell High School

October 6, 2017 at 7:30 PM – Pebblebrook High School @ Cobb County Civic Center Anderson Theatre

October 10, 2017 at 6:30 PM – Kennesaw Mountain High School

October 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM – South Cobb High School

October 24, 2017 at 6:30 PM – North Cobb High School

October 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm – Wheeler High School

 

Need more information?  Please email Dr. Kimberly Watkins, Dickerson 8th grade counselor @ [email protected]

 

Scholarships

I mentioned that there are some scholarships that middle school students can apply for now. I will post those here as I find them. Here are a few to get started:

Anthem Essay Contest: http://www.aynrand.org/contests

Dupont Challenge Science Essay: http://www.thechallenge.dupont.com

I Have A Dream Scholarship: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/i-have-a-dream-scholarship

Zombie Apocalype: https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship

Walton High School Rising 9th Grade Parent Information Meeting

Parents of rising 9th graders (Walton Class of 2022) are invited to attend Walton High School’s Rising 9th Grade Parent Information Presentation. Walton Administrators will hold one session for both feeder middle schools in the Walton High School Theater on Monday, October 9th at 6:30 pm.

The presentation will include a general overview of our academic program. Administrators will also preview Walton’s many academic and extra-curricular opportunities, including the Walton STEM Academy and International Spanish Academy.