Hooch Happenings

January 14, 2022

Todd's Tidbits

Hooch Community,

We did not start the Spring semester off like most of us would have wanted, but students have adjusted very well to the transition back to face-2-face learning!! Covid mitigations continue to be communicated from the district on a weekly basis and updates for next week (Jan. 18-Jan. 21) are as follows:


  • Masks are required in all Fulton County Schools buildings through 1/21.
  • Non-essential gatherings of staff and students are paused. To the extent possible, staff should utilize TEAMS. The 1/19 secondary coaches meeting is cancelled.
  • Non-essential travel remains paused.
  • Food service will be managed by principals with the cafeteria managers to maximize physical distancing and staggered timing.
  • While we encourage principals to strategically use approved chaperones and volunteers, non-essential visitors remain limited.


Starting Tuesday, January 18, 2022, the following will be in place:

  • Essential academic field trips are permitted. 1/18
  • Third party facility rentals can resume. 1/18
  • Clubs (k-12), extramural activities (k-12), and middle school athletics can resume. 1/18
  • In- and out-of-season athletic and performing arts practices and competitions will continue with participant screening and indoor capacity limitations raised to 30% beginning Tuesday, 1/18.


Dr. Mike Todd

Principal

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DOES IT REALLY MATTER IF MY CHILD MISSES A FEW EXTRA DAYS EACH YEAR?

The answer is YES!! School attendance habits often carry over from Elementary to Middle to High School. The more days from school a student is absent, the harder it is for them to catch up with class work and homework. This can become very stressful for students and interfere with not only learning, but their motivation to attend school daily.

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Class of 2022 Graduation

We are pleased to announce our tentative plans for graduation to be held at Gas South Arena (formerly Infinite Energy Center) on May 19th at 7:30pm.

Counseling Corner

The Counseling Office has a lot planned for the Spring 2022 term. We hope you will join us virtually for the events that are pertinent to you and your student(s). Mark your calendars! In addition to these dates, we will be helping students with the registration process for next school year - more info to come about that later.


1/25/2022 - 9th & 10th Grade Information Presentation posted on the Counseling website at https://www.fultonschools.org/domain/5407 by 4pm. Topics will include: typical 10th & 11th grade schedules, graduation requirements, as well as a brief overview of GPA’s, Dual Enrollment, and HOPE/Zell Miller Scholarships and Grants.

1/26/2022 - Counseling Seminar #1 GPA's Explained at 5:00pm (Teams Link: https://bit.ly/SeminarJan26)


2/1/2022 – Dual Enrollment Presentation and directions posted online at http://ChattahoocheeDE.weebly.com


Thank you,
Chattahoochee High School Counseling Office

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PTSA Membership

If you joined the PTSA at a membership level that earned you Chattahoochee swag, please be on the lookout for information about how to pick up your items.

Athletics

Winter Season Sports:

Boys Basketball – 10-7 overall record, 3-3 in region play.

Girls Basketball – 6-11 overall record, 1-5 in region play.

Swim & Dive – Chattahoochee Swim & Dive is in the process of finishing up our regular season with our final meet on Saturday, Jan 22nd vs Alpharetta & Centennial. We have 8 swimmers that have made GHSA State qualifying times and will swim at the State Championships on Feb. 4th and 5th at GA Tech. All relay cuts have been made and will be swum by our State Qualifiers.

Wrestling – 3-2 overall record, 2-2 in region play.


Spring Season Sports:

Gymnastics – Season began January 6th. Please contact Coach Wiley if you have any questions

Boys Soccer – Season began January 6th. Please contact Coach Meenan if you have any questions.

Girls Soccer – Season began January 6th. Please contact Coach Sinco if you have any questions.

Track & Field – Season began January 10th. Please contact Coach Radford or Coach Reeder with any questions.

Boys Lacrosse – Season is slated to begin January 17th. Please contact Coach Stalcup if you have any questions.

Girls Lacrosse - Season is slated to begin January 17th. Please contact Coach Reinoso if you have any questions.

Baseball – Season is slated to begin January 17th. Please contact Coach Lemons if you have any questions.

Golf – Season is slated to begin February 7th. Please contact Coach Crockett if you have any questions.

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Administrators and Department Chairs

Jonathan Adel - ELA and Fine Arts
David White; ELA; Whitedp@fultonschools.org

Lori Buonamici; Fine Arts; BuonamiciL@fultonschools.org


Garin Berry - Math, PE, World Language, and TAG
Beth Smith; Math; Smithec@fultonschools.org

J.J. Hicks; PE; Hicksj@fultonschools.org

Nadia Ali; World Language; Aliahmady@fultonschools.org

Amanda Wile; TAG; Wile@fultonschools.org


Gwen Harris - Science and CTAE

Matt Mihordea; Science; Mihordea@fultonschools.org

Kylie Dayton; CTAE; Daytonk@fultonschools.org


Ingrid Parham - Social Studies and IRR
Tim Reeder; Social Studies; Reedert@fultonschools.org

Jeanne Dongieux; IRR; Dongieux@fultonschools.org

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