The Taylor Road Messenger

Monday, February 27, 2017

Mark Your Calendar!

February 28: Band Pre-LGPE Concert (7:00 PM)

March 2: All-State Band and Orchestra

March 2: 8th Graders Visit CHS (9:00 AM)

March 7: Jr. Beta Induction Ceremony (6:30 PM)

March 10: Teacher Work Day

March 13: No School for Students

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Congratulations to the TRMS Academic Bowl Team!

The Taylor Road Academic Bowl Team beat 41 teams, including River Trail and Webb Bridge, to take second place in the GATA State Tournament on Saturday, February 25th. The students have practiced and worked hard to get this far, and we are so proud of them.

*Students pictured left to right - Erin Suh, Jerome Perera, Rahul Komatineni, Jason Luo, Dhruv Anand, Ben Crawford, and Devrim Abaci.

Save the Date for Alice in Wonderland, JR!

Save the Date! This year’s school musical is Alice in Wonderland, JR. The shows will be Thursday, March 23 – 7:00pm, Friday, March 24 – 7:00pm, and Saturday, March 25 2:00pm. All shows are held in the Chattahoochee High School Theater. Tickets may be purchased from a cast or crew member for $8 during the pre-sale week (March 13-17). Tickets will also be available at the door or during lunch the week of the musical for $10. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Alexia Massey, 7th grade counselor, joined Governor Nathan Deal for GSCA Day at the Capitol as part of School Counseling Week. We appreciate Ms. Massey, Ms. Sabula, and Mr. Johnson!

School Governance Council Elections Begin March 22nd

It is SGC elections season. Elections will take place March 22nd-28th for parent/guardian representatives and teacher representatives. Each candidate has prepared a statement introducing him/herself and explaining why s/he wants to serve on the Council. As you prepare to cast your vote, please visit our school website at to learn more about the candidates so that you can make an informed decision about your Council representatives. Hard copies of the candidate statements are available in the main office for your viewing as well. Each parent will receive an email with a unique link allowing you to vote in this year’s election. Please make sure the school has your correct email address on file.

Attention Rising 9th Grade Students and Parents!

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PTSA Student Ambassador Program

Chattahoochee is gearing up to take applications to the PTSA Student Ambassador Program for the 2017-2018 school year. The ambassadors are selected by the PTSA and commit to assisting the PTSA with programming throughout the year. Two of the main programs that the ambassadors assist with are the Welcome Night for New Families to CHS and the area in the fall and the Student Career Fair in the spring. Click the following for details and the application. Applications will be accepted until March 31st.

PTSA Student Ambassador Application

CHS PTSA Volunteers Needed!

If you’ve never been involved or are looking for a way to serve at Hooch next school year, PTSA is a super way!

With your student entering into high school, now is a great time to serve by “shadowing” a current position. By “shadowing” this is a great opportunity to “get your feet wet “& aid in the transition for the following school year. We at Hooch have a few members rolling off their chairperson positions at the end of the 2017-18 school year and would love for you to serve.

A few areas to serve in are Communications, Membership, Legislative, Honor Roll recognition & Staff Appreciation. There are many more opportunities to get involved, see the attached form. We cannot offer the programs/ activities to our students without your help. I would encourage you to get involved and have a voice in yours student’s future whatever that capacity might be.

CHS PTA Volunteer Form

Any questions or if you’re needing more detail please contact Suzie Stagmeier at

Best Regards,

Suzie Stagmeier

CHS PTSA President

Save the Date! 2nd Annual Blue & Gold Golf Classic

Save the Date!

2nd Annual Blue & Gold Golf Classic

June 5th, 2017

Laurel Springs Golf Club

The Chattahoochee Gridiron Club is proud to present the 2nd Annual Blue & Gold Classic. Proceeds from the outing will be used to defray costs of Cougar Athletics and other Organizational fees. The outing will be held at Laurel Springs Golf Club, a Jack Nicklaus designed course.

The event will be a Scramble format featuring a men and women’s long drive, and closest to the pin competition. There will be prizes for the top 3 low-net foursomes too. All golfers will receive a continental breakfast, lunch, 2 Drinks and a Commemorative Golf Shirt. Raffle prizes will also be available that day. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to play in this premier event!

72 Players and 12 Sponsors helped raise over $7,500 at the 2016 Golf Classic & 4 Different Chattahoochee Programs Benefited!

It’s easy to get the proceeds of your golf, donated to your favorite Chattahoochee Program! If you are interested in sponsorship or raffle opportunities, please contact Joe Massaroni. 470-235-9176

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We are now accepting applications for the 2017 CEO of My Life Summer Experiences at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

We are seeking students who are motivated and interested in designing their futures, exploring their talents, skills and interest, using them to create value and discover opportunities for themselves. Youth looking to have an impact in the Global Innovation Economy and in some cases even before they enter college.

This is not just an opportunity for students interested in entrepreneurship, but for any motivated student who is looking to start up their future now and begin gaining real world experience while discovering their true passion. Our summer experience is fun, engaging and exciting for all involved. And of course held at one of the top universities in the nation, giving students early exposure to the college experience encouraging an interest in higher education.

Our students learn how to both build a start up business by taking an idea from ideation to market as well as the necessary 21st Century Skills required for them to be successful ,competitive and stand out on any career path they choose. Ultimately our goal is to see personal growth each summer from every student participant.

Through attending our summer experience each year students gain exclusive access to opportunities that are normally not offered to Middle and High School students. Students will gain experience each session to put on their college applications and resumes, already giving them an unmatched competitive advantage over their peers. Our students have the opportunity to launch actual Start Up Companies and obtain Innovationships with leading local and global enterprises.

Georgia Tech Atlanta Campus Sessions:
Imagine Me Academy: Rising 3rd through 5th Graders
Remaining Session Open: June 12th-16th; 9am-3pm; $450 per wk
Start Up Innovation Academy: Rising 6th through 12th Graders
Remaining Sessions Open:
1. June 5-16 (closing soon)
2, June 19-30 (limited spaces remaining)
3. July 10-21 (day program available only.Overnight Session Full)
Georgia Tech Savannah Campus Sessions:
Start Up Innovation Academy: Rising 6th through 12th Graders
Remaining Sessions Open:

1. June 19-30
2. June 10-21
Application Deadline: we accept applications on a rolling basis
Time: 9am-3pm (Before & After Care Available)
Tuition: Check The Website For Your Location

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact us.
The CML Admissions Team 404.369.3120

NYC Fashion Summer Camps for High School Students

Banson NYC is excited to offer 2 NYC Fashion Summer Camps for high school students in 2017. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider’s perspective. Students will stay at the LIM College dorms on the Upper East Side. All rooms have double or triple occupancy (based upon availability), have 24 hour security, hall RA’s, private bathrooms, flat screen TVs, free local and long distance phone service, a microwave, fridge and freezer as well as access to a 24 hour gym in the building. Our camps run from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Friday so check in will be between 12:00 – 3:00 pm on Sunday and check out will be at 10:00 am on Saturday. We accept applications on a first come, first served basis. Tuition includes the following;

  • 6 Nights in LIM College Residence Hall

  • Visits to Key Players in the Industry

  • Attend Interesting Fashion-Related Seminars and Lectures

  • Participate in an Educational Shopping Trip

  • Visit a Well-Known NYC Museum to See a Current Fashion Exhibit

  • Attend an Information Session at a NYC Fashion College

  • Meet with Educational Consultants from Admissions 1 to Learn about Navigating the College Admissions Process

  • Take an Essay Writing Workshop to Prepare for College Applications

  • Group Dinners on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nights

  • Manicure / Pedicure Treatment on Thursday Night

  • MetroCard for Duration of the Camp

  • Enjoy the Excitement of NYC!

    The cost is $1975.00 per student or $1785.00 per student if you register with a friend.

    Session A: June 18, 2017 – June 24, 2017

    Session B: July 9, 2017 – July 15, 2017

    For More Information: Contact Banson NYC at or (917) 328-1469.

Did your child forget something from home?

Please see the clipboard located near the front desk for new item drop-off procedures.

TRMS Device Behavior Matrix

At the following link, you will find the TRMS Device Behavior Matrix. The behavior matrix explains classroom expectations in reference to the use of students’ new Dell Latitude 3150 laptops. It also lists the consequences for students who do not adhere to these expectations. Please review the document and discuss these expectations with your child. TRMS Device Behavior Matrix


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