Cambridge High School

March 15, 2023

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Congratulations SkillsUSA State Winners!

The Cambridge SkillsUSA chapter sent over 100 students to compete in various competitions last weekend at the State SkillsUSA Conference. Our chapter received the Largest Chapter Award with over 300 members. For the tenth year in a row, Cambridge has a state officer, Ava Smith, who was selected as a Georgia State Officer for SkillsUSA. Amongst the many Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals won, Cambridge will send 26 students to the National SkillsUSA competition this summer to compete in eight competitions.

See a list of all the winners from the State Convention. Congratulations!

Upcoming Calendar Reminders

School Board Appreciation Week - March 13 - 17

Update: Senior Class Meeting - March 16 - during B2

Prom - March 18 at 8:00 pm - Metropolitan Club

BRIDGE to Community Meeting - March 21, at 6:00 pm.

The Bridge Ensemble presents Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - on March 16-17 at 7:00 pm, March 23-24 at 7:00 pm, and March 25 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm.

Student Appreciation Week - March 27 - 31

School Governance Meeting - March 27 - 4:00 pm

Family Night (no academics) - March 29

Spring Break - April 3 - 7

Update: Senior and Senior Parent Meeting - April 13 - 6:00 pm, Cambridge Theater

BRIDGE to Community Parent Meeting

Join Ms. Agans for the next BRIDGE to Community meeting on March 21, 2023, at 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the Cambridge Theater. This month, Ms. Agans will discuss the following:

  • School Governance Elections
  • Centegix
  • Failure and Attendance data
  • Student Celebration Week and VIP Awards
  • Testing Schedule for April and May

There will also be an opportunity to ask questions in an open forum.

2023-2024 Rising 11th Grade Immunization Requirements

For the 2023-2024 school year, all 11th-grade students must have an updated GA 3231 immunization certificate on file to remain active at Cambridge High School. Effective July 1, 2021, children 16 years of age and older, who are entering the 11th grade (including new entrants), must have received one booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4) unless their initial dose was administered on or after their 16th birthday.

GA 3231 immunization forms can be emailed to or left at Bridge West. View more information on the rising 11th-grade requirement.

Dual Enrollment - Hard Deadline

March 31, 2023,* is the hard deadline, with no exceptions, for Summer and Fall Dual Enrollment terms. Use the Dual Enrollment Checklist to ensure you complete all the steps (1-6) before the deadline. Visit the Dual Enrollment page at > Academics > Dual Enrollment to view a presentation detailing the enrollment steps and download the contract and checklist.

* Students applying to Georgia State University must submit all required documents to their Cambridge counselor and GSU by March 24, 2023, to register early for classes.

Have questions? Students are encouraged to attend one of the two remaining Dual Enrollment help sessions held each Thursday in room 2.428. The sessions are available at the beginning of both lunch periods. Students can ask questions and receive assistance on the process and courses. The final help session is on March 23.

For questions, please contact your counselor. For college-specific questions, please contact the college.

Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Fulton Virtual Course Registration

Students approved to take Fulton Virtual Courses in the Fall of 2023 and/or Spring of 2024 can register through Fulton Virtual (Vector). Visit the Fulton Virtual registration for instructions on registration and essential information about Fulton Virtual courses and expectations.

Students must have completed the "Cambridge Contract for Online Classes" as part of the 2023-2024 Course Verification process. Counselors will review the contract, and approval status will be emailed (from Sydney Johnson) to the student email addresses noted on the contract. If approved, students can proceed with the FVS course registration process. For questions, please contact your counselor.

Summer Learning

For Summer Learning 2023, students who have previously failed a course and/or failed an EOC-tested course can retake the course for free through Face-to-Face Summer Learning or Fulton Virtual. Students may take up to two credits at no cost. Students who choose to accelerate through Fulton Virtual during the summer will require tuition.

For more information on Summer Learning opportunities, criteria, and upcoming links to registration, visit Fulton Schools / Extended Learning.

Registration dates:

March 1 - May 25, 2023

Late Registration dates:

Face-to-Face: May 30 and June 2, 2023, at the summer learning site

Fulton Virtual School: May 31 - June 6, 2023, online

Fulton Virtual School:

May 31 - July 12, 2023 session

Students can expect to spend three hours per day for each semester course taken in the summer term and must meet completion benchmarks to remain enrolled in the class.

33% completion by June 14

50% completion by June 21

66% completion by June 28

Registration is completed through Classlink using a student's ID and password—view instructions for requesting a Virtual Summer Learning class. Once the course is requested, our counseling staff will review and approve the request (two-week turnaround). If approved, parents and students will be notified via email to return to the Fulton Virtual portal to pay for the course, if applicable.

Face-to-Face session:

June 5 - July 10, 2023

Hours: 8:20 am - 12:20 pm

Cambridge students will attend at Innovation Academy

View the Summer Learning site for information on:

  • Available courses and criteria
  • Testing schedules
  • Transportation

Declaration Window Closes March 24

Parent Webinar: Keeping Children Safe Online

Mark your calendars for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 21, to learn valuable tips for keeping your children safe while using the internet. FCS media specialists and district leaders will share information on how students are taught responsible digital citizenship while a GBI special agent gives a broader picture of internet safety and ways parents can safeguard their children.

FCS Chief Information Officer Dr. Emily Bell will moderate the forum and Q&A. Two sessions will be offered for your convenience -- join during your lunch hour or hop online after dinner!

Visit Learning Opportunities for Parents for more information about the webinars. Links will go live one hour before the presentations start. Presentations also will be recorded and posted afterward to the website.

Grading Policy Survey

Fulton County Schools has partnered with TNTP, an independent non-profit organization, to learn more about implementing the district’s new grading policy. As a part of this project, TNTP is surveying principals, teachers, parents, and caregivers about their experiences with this policy. This survey should take no more than five minutes to complete, and your answers will provide the district with valuable information that can help improve the implementation of the grading policy going forward.

Participation in this survey is voluntary. You can choose not to answer certain questions or stop participating in the survey at anytime. Your responses to the survey questions will remain confidential. The data collected through this survey will be included in a written report, but you will not be identified by name or school. The survey closes on March 20, 2023.

Grading Policy Survey

Cambridge Prom

Tickets are now on sale through OSP. For guest information and a link to tickets, visit Cambridge Prom.

Guest forms are due March 15. Ticket sales close on March 16!

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Summer Enrichment Dual Enrollment

For more information Summer Enrichment Dual Enrollment, including eligibility, approved college courses, and participating colleges. Students must apply to the participating college and complete the Fulton County Schools Dual Enrollment contract by the March 31 deadline.

For more information

Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) offers a unique opportunity for sophomores and juniors from North Fulton high schools who wish to develop leadership skills, identify and address community issues and interact with local leaders. ELP is built around class days with specific topics to be addressed, such as healthcare, government, professional development, financial literacy, mock interviews, strength building, public safety, and much more!

The deadline to apply is April 1, 2023. Students will need a recommendation letter to apply. To apply for Emerging Leaders.

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Daily Student Announcements

In the coming weeks and months, activities such as course registration, senior events, and graduation will increase the need for our students to be informed. Encourage your student to view their daily student announcements - Cambridge Headlines, delivered each morning to their FCS email and posted to Information on activities, deadlines, resources, Senior Information, and "to-do's" are included daily.

Additional Programs

For more information on Leadership Programs and Summer College or Work Programs, visit > Activities > Leadership, College, and Work programs

College Application Fee Waivers

In partnership with the University System of Georgia, the Technical College System of Georgia, and private colleges and universities, Georgia Finance Commission are offering Georgia high school seniors application fee waivers during March. Check out the colleges participating and the link below.

Apply to College Initiative

Apply to the University of North Georgia Free

Students can apply to the University of North Georgia for free during March. Apply through GaFutures and use the waiver code: ungadissions.

UNG Application

College Visits

New Virtual College Visits at Cambridge have been added. Juniors and Seniors can sign up to hear from admissions representatives from their favorite colleges and universities through Naviance.

University of Kentucky - Thursday, March 16 at 9:15 am

Senior and Senior Parent/Guardian Meeting - Rescheduled

We have rescheduled the March 15 Senior and Senior Parent/Guardian meeting to Thursday, April 13, at 6:00 pm, in the Cambridge Theater. The session will cover the following:

  • Commencement Exercises - May 23 at 7:30 pm - Ameris Bank Amphitheater
  • Dress and arrival to graduation
  • Ticket distribution - 12 per senior
  • Mandatory graduation rehearsal - May 18 at 4:00 pm - Cambridge Theater
  • Senior exit requirements and check out
  • Senior activities

For more information on Senior Activities, visit Seniors and Graduation.

Fine Arts Diploma Seal Applicants

Fine Arts Diploma Seal Applicants, students should check their student emails for invitations to their FADS documentation folders. It will be a OneDrive shared folder invitation from Mrs. Hudson. Qualified students will need to attend an informational meeting during B2 on March 16, in room 1502.

Senior Slide Show

The PTSA is collecting photos for the senior slide show. If you would like to include photos, please email them to Include the names of the senior students pictured. Seniors only, please (or seniors with siblings). Images should be school appropriate. There is a maximum of 2-3 photos per submission. Please know there is no guarantee all submitted photos will be used. The PTSA would like to have at least one of every senior represented.

Thank you, Cambridge PTSA, for coordinating the Senior Slideshow.

Graduation Package Order - Late Orders

If you have not ordered your senior's Graduation Package, please do so as soon as possible. Late orders will be accepted until April 1. The Graduation Package is $175, which includes an expedited fee of $25 and an online transaction fee of $5. To order:

  1. Go to 3rd Ascent
  2. Select "Cambridge"
  3. Click on the "Sr. Class Payments / Cap & Gown Package" link
  4. Choose which Cap & Gown Package you would like to order. For more information on packages, see the 3rd Ascent Flyer below.

Graduation Announcements

To receive your graduation announcement before Spring Break, order them by March 15 through 3rd Ascent. Orders print and ship within 7-10 days.

For more information

Job Opportunities for Graduates

There are over 40 highway contractors actively hiring high school graduates statewide. To learn more, connect with the employers directly.

Georgia Road Jobs

HOPE and Zell Miller Scholarship GPA Availability

Seniors can now view their updated HOPE GPA through www.GAfutures by logging in and selecting HOPE Progress Report. Seniors who do not yet have an account can create one through www.GAfutures. To view HOPE Scholarship academic eligibility, visit www.GAfutures/HOPE & Zell Miller Scholarships.

Seniors must apply for the HOPE or Zell Miller Scholarships by completing the FAFSA and/or filling out the Georgia Student Finance Application (GSFAPP). For more information, visit www.GAfutures/College Money Matters.

New Scholarship Opportunities

Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures $5,000 Scholarship

The Flavorful Futures Scholarship is open to high school seniors pursuing higher education and using their passion to add flavor in their communities and beyond. Select one of the designated focus pillars, or create your own. Tell us how the pillar reflects your passion and how a scholarship can help you achieve your goals for the future.

The pillars are:

  1. Sustainability Initiatives
  2. Diversity and Inclusion
  3. Community Involvement
  4. Other – Tell us your unique passion and how it will drive your Flavorful Future.

For more information, eligibility, and to apply

Grace Woodruff Scholarship - $1,000

The Purpose of the Grace Woodruff Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to deserving high school graduating seniors intending to pursue a course of study at either a two-year or four-year educational institution.

The Grace Woodruff Scholarship Fund will award $1,000 to three girls in each state: South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. NOTE: Scholarship funds will be awarded to the student upon evidence of registration in an accredited higher educational institution.

For more information, eligibility, and a link to the application, visit Scholarships.

Sally Fitzgerald Scholarship

The NFC PTA is offering scholarship opportunities to students in North Fulton County, who are members of the Cambridge PTSA, are planning on enrolling in a post-secondary course of study (certification program, technical college, or university), and are active in our community and extracurricular programs.

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 24. For more information, visit the Sally Fitzgerald Scholarship.

Additional Scholarships can be found on our website's College and Career page.

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