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Upcoming Events

8th Grade STEM Q&A Night

Tuesday, March 8
5:00 pm
Walton STEM classrooms

Walton STEM Q & A Night has changed the time of the meeting to 5pm, on Tuesday, March 8th instead of 6:30pm to accommodate the parent meeting for rising 9th graders. We will have Walton students available in the atrium to direct families to the meeting location. Students are welcome to stay in the classroom to do a STEM activity while the parents attend the 6pm rising 9th grade meeting. Students will need to be picked no later than 7:30pm that night. Any parent attending the Q & A session is welcome to attend the 6pm general meeting regardless of last name. Click here for more information about the Walton STEM Academy. 

8th Grade Parent/Guardian Presentation

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
6:00 pm (last names A - L)
7:00 pm (last names M - Z)
Walton High School Theater

There will be two identical presentations which will include a general overview of our academic program. Administrators will also preview Walton’s many academic and extra-curricular opportunities. Department heads will be available to answer questions after the presentations.


For those unable to attend, the meeting will be posted on the Walton School Counseling website under Presentations.  

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How to Send Free AP Score Report

Every year that students take an AP Exam, they have the option to send one score report for free to the college, university, or scholarship organization of their choice. Score reports include both this year's and past AP Exam scores unless students choose to withhold or cancel a score. Ensure students activate their free AP score send by the June 20 deadline.

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Freshman Advisement Presentation

March 15 - March 31, 2022

PowerPoint presentation that was presented during Freshman Advisement.

8th Grade Articulation

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Welcome to Walton High School! We look forward to working with the incoming 9th graders (Class of 2026) as they begin their high school journey. Click here to view a presentation full of tips to ensure a smooth transition from 8th grade to 9th grade. 

10th Grade Parent Night

January 24, 2022

Destination College: Understanding the PSAT Score Report and How to Begin Planning for College. This recording also includes our guest speaker Mr. Alex Fay who is an expert in the field of admissions testing. Mr. Fay reviews the PSAT Score Report and what it means for your student. PSAT score reports were made available on the CollegeBoard website in early December. To get the most out of the presentation, please print your student's score report and have it available for the presentation.

10th Grade Classroom Instruction

December 2, 2021

This presentation was presented to all 10th grade students in their English classes. Topics discussed included Naviance, graduation requirements, grade promotion requirements, dual enrollment, and Bridge Law.

Class of 2026 Meeting Part 1

October 19, 2021

This presentation included a general overview of our academic program. Administrators will also preview Walton’s many academic and extra-curricular opportunities, including the Walton STEM Academy and International Spanish Academy.

Freshman Parent Meeting

Fall 2021

Dr. Mallanda presents important information to parents of 9th grade students. Topics include graduation requirements, high school credits, study skill suggestions, GPA, HOPE Scholarship, schedules, Naviance, and important dates.

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Senior Parent Night

August 24, 2021

Senior parents were invited to attend a virtual information session on the college admission process. Topics included making a college list, college deadlines and what do they mean, application do’s and don’ts, the logistics of the application process, and highly selective colleges.

Freshman Information

August 18, 2021

School counselors presented this session to all freshman classes during WEB. Information shared includes an introduction to the counseling department, Naviance, X2Vol, volunteer service hours, and tips for a successful 9th grade year.

Senior College Informational Session -
Part 2

August 12 & 13, 2021

School counselors presented the Senior College Informational Session in senior English classes. Part 2 of the presentation includes information about Naviance, how to request transcripts and teacher letters of recommendation, how to send test scores, scholarships, financial aid, volunteer service hours & X2Vol, and a demonstration on where to find all this information on the Walton High School counseling website.

Senior College Informational Session -
Part 1

August 12 & 13, 2021

School counselors presented the Senior College Informational Session in senior English classes. Part 1 of the presentation includes information about the college application process.

9th Grade Parent Meeting Orientation

July 29, 2021

Welcome to Walton High School to our 9th grade students and parents!

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Cobb County Dual Enrollment Summit

Cobb County Dual Enrollment Summit is on Thursday, September 1 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the Cobb County Civic Center. This event is for all students interested in learning more about dual enrollment and can meet with college representatives from KSU, GA State, GA Highlands, and Chattahoochee Tech.

Junior Advisement - Class 2024

Junior Advisement is a Cobb County program to help juniors and their families plan for senior year, ensure they will meet all Georgia high school graduation requirements, and start thinking about post-secondary options after graduation.  

Junior Advisement is a 3 step process which includes watching and reviewing the PowerPoint presentation, completing the required Bridge Bill survey in Naviance, and meeting individually with the school counselor to discuss graduation requirements and senior year classes. 

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PowerPoint Presentation

The PowerPoint will provide juniors and their families with further information about post-secondary planning for life after graduation. It also includes directions on how to complete the Bridge Bill survey in Naviance and how to sign up for the individual advisement appointment with the school counselor.

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Bridge Bill Survey

The Bridge Bill survey in Naviance is something that is required by the state. All juniors must complete this survey. The video of the PowerPoint will walk juniors through completing the Bridge Bill survey in Naviance.

Individual Junior Advisement Appointment with School Counselor

After completing Steps 1 and 2, please make a meeting with your individual school counselor for your Junior Advisement appointment.

Private School Parents/Guardians

Follow these 3 steps to enroll your rising 9th grade child at Walton

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Click here to complete online registration

Click here to download and complete additional forms and teacher recommendations

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Send completed forms to our registrar Melissa Schrenk at melissa.schrenk@cobbk12.org 

PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT/NMSQT is being given on Wednesday, October 12.


10th Grade - All 10th graders will take the PSAT. They are automatically registered for the PSAT, and the State of Georgia covers the fee.


9th & 11th Grades -  It is strongly recommended that 9th & 11th graders take the PSAT/NMSQT. Juniors taking the PSAT/NMSQT can qualify for scholarships, including National Merit Scholarship Program. All 9th & 11th graders must register and pay for the PSAT/NMSQT through MyPaymentsPlus. The cost is $18. Registration deadline is Monday, September 12. 

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Junior Advisement - Class of 2024

Junior Advisement is a Cobb County program to help juniors and their families plan for senior year, ensure they will meet all Georgia high school graduation requirements, and start thinking about post-secondary options after graduation. Junior Advisement is a 4-step process that includes attending a group presentation, submitting the required Bridge Bill survey, completing the Individual Graduation Plan (IGP), and checking out with any available school counselor.  

Calendar

Dates

Junior Advisement will be held during all lunch periods (3rd – 6th periods) on select dates from Tuesday, November 1 – Tuesday, November 15. While you can sign up for any session, if you want to hear a presentation by your child’s school counselor, click here to see a schedule of when the counselors will be presenting.

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Registration Link

The registration for junior advisement has closed. Please email betsy.alpert@cobbk12.org to book a time for junior advisement or reschedule your appointment. Students who do not register for a session will complete Junior Advisement without a parent/guardian at a later date.

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