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AHS PTSA Coffee Talk 9-2-22 - Shared screen with speaker view
TJ Butler
09:06
Good morning!☺️
Christian Barnes
09:30
Good morning and Welcome!
Leah Kurtz
09:39
Introduction PTSA meeting - for all information on PTSA, you can visit ptsaahs.com
TJ Butler
09:49
I'm not sure if my audio is working. Is anyone speaking yet?
Christian Barnes
10:00
Yes.
Leah Kurtz
10:02
Yes, please check your audio
Somer Smith
10:12
Yes
TJ Butler
10:20
ok - thanks!
Leah Kurtz
10:41
If you go down to the bottom of the screen next to the microphone, there should be a little arrow that will allow you to check audio.
Leah Kurtz
10:57
Still lots of time to join PTSA at https://www.ptsaahs.com/
TJ Butler
11:33
Got it Leah! Thanks for responding.
Leah Kurtz
11:43
:)
Leah Kurtz
12:54
Homecoming Spirit Week - These days will also be available on Allatoona social media - we will share this weekend and on through next week.
Leah Kurtz
13:32
https://www.facebook.com/allatoonahs
Leah Kurtz
13:34
https://twitter.com/allatoona_hs
Leah Kurtz
13:40
https://www.instagram.com/allatoonahighschool
TJ Butler
14:51
We are new to AHS and joined the PTSA. Looking forward to the tailgate but not sure about how to get a membership card
Leah Kurtz
15:55
PTSA will have a record of your membership and should send you your digital card. But you can contact them via email at buccaneerptsa@gmail.com
Leah Kurtz
19:40
Our first graduating class will be here tonight for the game vs Cartersville at 7:30 PM
Leah Kurtz
19:49
9th football was on campus vs Cherokee last night
Leah Kurtz
19:56
Softball had Senior Night last night.
Leah Kurtz
20:20
Band has been preparing for The Conquest in September.
Leah Kurtz
20:43
If you need info on clubs and organizations, please see https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/page/602/clubs-and-organizations
Leah Kurtz
21:08
https://www.facebook.com/allatoonahs
Leah Kurtz
21:14
https://twitter.com/allatoona_hs
Leah Kurtz
21:20
https://www.instagram.com/allatoonahighschool
Leah Kurtz
22:57
Info from Mr. Christian Barnes - AP testing, Safety & Security, 99% of staff is trained on Centegix (security badge alert system), A-C discipline
Leah Kurtz
24:13
FALL AP classes will begin registering for AP exams soon... Students will sign up for AP Classroom, then decide yes, no, or undecided for taking AP exam, THEN pay through MyPaymentsPlus (should post to be able to pay by mid-September)
Leah Kurtz
24:28
Don't worry - we will overcommunicate. We always do. :)
Leah Kurtz
24:49
Fall students - NOVEMBER 8th is deadline to pay for Fall student exams
Leah Kurtz
25:33
$97 exam fee... After November 8th, additional fee of $40. Plus, every student must pay one time fee of $15.
Leah Kurtz
26:46
Fire drills take place monthly; severe weather drills take place multiple times per year; code red drills take place multiple times per year. When we do code red drills, we WILL notify you at the beginning of the drill so that you KNOW it is a DRILL.
Leah Kurtz
28:29
Dr. Jason Faklaris - if you have a 9th grader who is taking Algebra I or Biology; if you have an 11th grader who is taking American Lit or U.S. History... They will be taking EOCs at the end of this semester.
Leah Kurtz
28:54
Some parking places are still available. Parking info is here - https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/page/57881/parking-information
Leah Kurtz
30:08
Parking for next semester - we will send out info last two weeks of this semester.
Leah Kurtz
31:55
Pickup/drop-off parking in the afternoons - Car rider line in front of school works its way back to 92. Or you can park in stadium lot and text your student.
Leah Kurtz
32:24
During events, larger volume. We do guided parking during football.
L Newson
32:51
In the future will the school offer driver training courses for students in the summer or during breaks?
Leah Kurtz
34:12
Parking on campus during football games is a $5 donation to band.
Leah Kurtz
34:24
Student Buc Pass gets in free!
TJ Butler
35:12
We paid for Buc passes but not sure how to get them.
Leah Kurtz
35:41
Buc Passes can be picked up by your student in Keith Hansen's classroom (#1113) any time during the day. :)
Leah Kurtz
37:49
Driver training courses info is available here - https://mariettacommunityschool.ce.eleyo.com/driversed
Leah Kurtz
38:32
Mr. Christopher Murray - working on PSAT currently - ALL 10th graders will take this. 9th and 11th graders can also take this if they register and pay $18. Info available here - https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/_ci/p/72835
Leah Kurtz
40:11
Mrs. Carrie O'Connor - scheduling and grades. First 6 weeks grades come to a close next Friday. This means that the grades will be posted in Synergy/ParentVue.
Leah Kurtz
41:53
Homecoming Dance - Saturday, 9/10 - tickets are $30 per person. Buc Pass is free. ALL students MUST do a behavior contract though - Buc Pass holders fill out at HELM desk in cafeteria.
Leah Kurtz
42:21
Synergy got upgrade over the Summer.
Leah Kurtz
43:23
If things look a little off, please let teachers know. This is a learning process for everyone.
Leah Kurtz
45:45
Kristi Turner - Counseling Department Co-Chair
Leah Kurtz
45:58
https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/page/8766/counseling
Leah Kurtz
46:25
Senior Parent Meeting took place on Tuesday, 8/30 - slides are available on https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/page/29239/12th-grade-information
Leah Kurtz
46:34
Senior Meetings are in progress.
Leah Kurtz
46:57
Junior Meetings will begin in October.
Leah Kurtz
47:08
9th and 10th Grade Parent Night will be on September 20th.
TJ Butler
47:42
I need to drop off for a work meeting. This was a very informative. Thank you!
Leah Kurtz
47:51
Have a great day - #GoBucs
Heidi Smith
48:09
Will the final exam exemption for attendance return this year?
Leah Kurtz
48:21
We cannot do a final exam exemption this year.
Heidi Smith
48:50
Thank you!
Heidi Smith
51:11
What day will the tickets be delivered? I missed it.
Bethany Walter
51:12
Will that helm desk be available next week to take care of these things?
Ann Robinson
51:38
Will there be any activities (eg games) other than dancing at homecoming?
Vinson Butler
57:43
What is the dress code for homecoming?
Susan Rees
58:03
In addition to dress code - mask OK?
Susan Rees
59:52
Thanks!
L Newson
01:00:06
Thanks so much!
Christian Barnes
01:00:09
Thanks everyone.
Heidi Smith
01:00:15
Thanks so much!!
Christian Barnes
01:01:15
See you all soon...