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January 14, 2022

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The Bridge

The Bridge S10 E13 (1-14-22)

Calendar Reminders!

Monday, January 17, 2022 - Holiday, school is closed

Monday, January 24, 2022 - Early Release Day, students released at 1:30 pm


Mask Up Bears!

Please remember that masks are required in all FCS schools and buildings and you must have a mask on when entering our school. This includes all after or before school activities and sporting events.

Class Meetings: 9th, 10th, and 12th Grade - Next Week!

9th Grade - Thursday, January 20

10th Grade - Wednesday, January 19

12th Grade - Friday, January 21

All meetings are during B2


Have not joined your class Teams?

12th: dz7ogyf
11th: t02idi3
10th: 0us6k7q
9th: n16is9w

Yearbook Deadlines

Senior ads must be purchased by January 21, 2022, and submitted by February 15, 2022. Please visit the Cambridge Yearbook Website for further information.


The purchase price of the yearbook will increase to $90.00 on February 1, 2022. Please visit the Cambridge Yearbook Website to order your yearbook.

Tickets Now on Sale

Coming up in Cambridge Sports!

Tonight:

Girls JV Basketball at Riverwood at 4:30 pm

Girls Varsity Basketball at Riverwood at 6:00 pm

Boys 9th Grade Basketball at Home against Riverwood at 6:00 pm

Boys JV Basketball at Home against Riverwood at 4:30 pm

Boys Varsity Basketball at Riverwood at 7:30 pm


Saturday:

Girls JV Basketball at Pope at 12:30 pm

Boys 9th Grade Basketball at Pope at 10:00 am

Boys JV Basketball at Pope at 11:15 am


Check out all athletics at www.cambridgebears.com.

Boys Lacrosse Tryouts

Cambridge HS Lacrosse Tryouts begin Tuesday, Jan 18-20 at the CHS Stadium. Arrive by 3:40 pm for check-in, sessions will be 4:00-6:30 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

High Museum of Art's Teen Team

This is a link to apply to be a member of the High Museum of Art’s Teen Team. They pick 15 students (must be a rising junior or senior in 2022-2023) who wish to engage with art, culture, and history; develop workplace and team-building skills; and learn about a range of professional options and career paths. The Teen Team gets behind the scenes access to the museum, hosts Teen Nights and other public events/programming. There is a summer commitment, and the program runs year-long. Great opportunity for a student who wishes to pursue art and community outreach.

HBCU Battle of the Bands

HBCU Culture Homecoming Fest & Battle of The Bands is the most authentic HBCU Experience. The battle for ATL will feature five of the most entertaining Show-style bands: Alabama State, Benedict College, Fort Valley State, South Carolina State & Alabama A&M. Your ticket will include:

• Admission to the Battle of The Bands (Doors Open at 4pm and Show Starts at 5pm)

• Admission to the Fan Fest (10am -4pm; Includes: Live Performances, High School Bands, Drumlines, DJ, Food Trucks, Vendors, College & Career Fair)


For more information

Lost and Found!

Bears - missing something? All unclaimed lost and found items from the first semester can be found on the table outside the attendance office. Please come and claim your gear before the end of the month. On January 31, all unclaimed items will be donated to charity.


Going forward - we will clean out the Lost and Found and the end of each month. Please check the lost and found cabinet in the cafe if you have misplaced an item.

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Course Corrections - Deadline Extended

Schedule Correction Request Form due date has been extended to 4:00 PM on Friday, January 14, 2022. Please submit the completed form to the Counseling Office or to your counselor via email before the deadline. Counselors will change the schedule in the order of submission upon approval.

New! Virtual College Visits

Juniors & Seniors

Virtual college visits are still taking place this month! Feel free to sign up via Naviance to meet with a college admissions representative for any of the upcoming sessions:


Xavier University (Ohio) - Tuesday, January 18 @ 9:00 am - updated time

University of North Georgia - Wednesday, January 19 @ 9:15 am


If you have questions, please contact Ms. Thimsen in the Counseling office or email thimsenk@fultonschools.org.

Student and Parent Handbook (Revisions)

The Cambridge Student and Parent Handbook was created over the summer of 2021 to provide clear communication and expectations for all students and families. Questions and clarity were requested during the first semester on a few of these items:
  • Drop/Add Policy
  • Parking infractions
  • Leaving campus
  • Pre-approved Absences
  • Checking students out


Student and Parent Handbook and Addendum (1.3.22)


If you have any questions, please contact your student's administrator. Administrators are assigned by the student's last name.

Seniors - Updates from the Counseling Department

Read the latest information from Counseling on:


  • FAFSA and HOPE Scholarship applications process - seniors need to apply today if they have not already
  • Mid-Year Transcripts for schools that you have applied to that require them.
  • Scholarship opportunities


Read more...

PTSA Senior Scholarships

The CHS PTSA will be awarding four, $500 scholarships to 2022 graduates, including two scholarships awarded on behalf of the Class of 2020 Endowment Fund. The CHS PTSA scholarship is designed to recognize CHS seniors who have demonstrated exceptional character through school and community involvement, including leadership and achievement in areas such as academics, the arts, athletics, employment, and service to the community.


To be eligible, you must be a full-time student attending CHS, have a student membership in the CHS PTSA, have demonstrated excellence in behavior and discipline during your high school career. For more information and to apply.

EF Tours: Austria, Germany & Switzerland

Cambridge students are invited to join EF Tours for a once-in-a-lifetime educational experience in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland during the summer of 2023! Students, along with at least one parent, who are interested are encouraged to attend a virtual information session on Thursday, January 20, 2022, from 7:00 until 8:00 pm. During this meeting, details will be discussed, including the itinerary, dates, and cost of the trip - including a risk-free enrollment period and payment options will be discussed.


Please see below for more information and register to attend the virtual information session and qualify for $100 off the tour price. Register to attend by January 19. Select "no, but send information if you cannot attend." If you have questions, please contact Mr. Meyer at meyerc2@fultonschools.org, or students can stop by room 1.409.


EF Tours Information

Text 4Help

Students experiencing anxiety or stress can receive assistance by anonymously texting BEARS to Text4Help hotline: 1-844-201-9946. Certified mental health professionals will respond to inquires within three to five minutes. The conversation is completely free, anonymous, and confidential.


if you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225, call 911.

#BeThe Bridge - Teacher and Staff Recognition

#BeTheBridge with GENEROUS praise to a teacher or staff member who has made a difference in your life. Complete the form below, and we will RESPECTFULLY recognize their hard work and support!


#BeTheBridge

Cambridge Spiritwear

Cambridge t-shirts are available while supplies last! Cambridge blue and navy. Short sleeves are only $10! Long sleeve for only $15. Order through OSP, and students can bring the paid receipt to the front office to pick up the shirt.


To order