The Chant

A variety of military-based decorations across NC; from left to right, clockwise: a military wreath of flowers, a board showcasing the names and ranks of servicemen related to NC staff, a folded flag and plaque honoring those who gave up their lives in the service of the nation, and a row of flags planted in front of the school. This Veterans Day, NJROTC members presented their colors for all to see, carrying on this decades long tradition.

Veterans Day

November 11, 2019

The Cobb County Elementary Honor Chorus students represent their schools through their shining potential at the North Cobb’s Performing Art Center. Baker representatives (left to right) Elise Gallant, Kiersten Mobley, Carrington Dobbs, and Zoë Zavala play in recess before heading to the PAC to attend the Honor Band performance. “It was so cool to see all of the kids perform, they brought an awesome energy to the North Cobb stage,” said Kiana Hawley.

Honor chorus

November 7, 2019

Students participated in a Townhall meeting, put together by the Polticlub, which held a Q&A with Cobb Commission School Board Member Randy Scamihorn, Georgia General Assembly Commissioner Keli Gambrill, Representatives Ginny Ehrhart and Ed Setzier and Field Representative William Anderson. Students received the opportunity to ask questions they made for the panelists.

Townhall meeting

November 1, 2019

After taking a three-month maternity leave to care for her infant daughter, Mrs. Lindsay Theaker returned this Wednesday to NC. Her present and former students welcomed her back into the classroom with hugs and excitement for the year to come. “I’m so excited Mrs. Theaker is back. She’s such an amazing teacher and I’m glad all of the sophomores finally get to meet her,” said junior Jaime Deutchman.

Welcome back Ms. Theaker

October 30, 2019

The NC band performed their fall concert in the PAC on Tuesday, October 29. All the band classes combined and performed together for this annual concert.

Band concert

October 29, 2019

A local NC student diligently takes an English test, carrying on the school’s tradition of academic excellence. Recently, the 2019 College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) came out for NC. Overall, a 4.8% increase from the score last year presented itself, rising from 79.8 to 84.6. The school also saw notable gains in all 5 of the platform’s components: more specifically, AP Course Completion grew by 6.2%, Literacy scores rose up 4.1%, and Pathway Completion increased by 5.1%.

NC tests increase

October 28, 2019

Seniors enjoyed doughnuts for breakfast treated to them by NC. As students entered the cafeteria, they encountered long tables filled with orange juice, apple juice, Krispy Kreme donuts, granola bars, and fruit. “I thought it was a nice touch [the breakfast] for them to give us free food in our last year here. I really appreciate this school and everything they have done for me as a student,” said senior Anthony Miranda.

Celebrating the seniors

October 25, 2019

The NC Standing Ovation hosts their One Act show, Digging Up the Boys. One can find the $5 tickets available at the door of the PAC at 7pm today. Dig up some of the boys and enjoy NC’s talented cast and crew while they reenact a short drama by Laura Lundren Smith.

Digging Up the Boys

October 24, 2019

NC's The Chant sells Boo Grams to celebrate the Halloween season and to raise money for the newspaper. Boo Grams will sell during lunch up until October 30 and on Halloween, the newspaper staff will give them out during third block.

Boo grams for sale

October 23, 2019

Students in Ms. Julie Hopp’s anatomy class dissected a sheep’s kidney. The students hope to find and learn about the different parts of the kidney as they study the urinary system. “We do everything on paper in this class and the students are always surprised by seeing an actual organ. It is important for the students to get the hands on experience,” Hopp said.

Kidney dissection

October 21, 2019

The award-winning voice of North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia.
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