Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements

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Congratulations to both the JV and Varsity baseball teams.  The JV beat Cass and the Varsity beat Osborne.

Congratulations Artist of the week in drawing, Bridget Guiterrez; Artist of the week in Painting, Peyton Harris, and Artist of the week in Visual Arts, Avery Cooper.

Attention all students.  Please sign –up for the blood drive on Friday March 23rd. The Red Cross is in desperate need of all blood types. Free food, t-shirt, cookies and drinks to all those that donate. Please help save lives and donate!!

Honor those whose lives have been touched by Cancer!Show your support with a SHS Student RFL shirt – $12. See Mrs. Greene  in Room 1203 to order yours.

Attention Seniors: If you have accepted a scholarship, other than HOPE or Zell Miller, we would like to honor you on May 7th, 2018 at the SHS Scholarship Night. Please come to Student Services to complete a scholarship form and return it to Ms. Fort by April 9th.
Graduation announcements have been delivered. If you have not picked yours up please come by student services to get them. Remember cap and gowns will be delivered on March 22nd.

If you were honored at the Superintendent’s Key Scholars, please come student services to pick your certificate.

National Spanish Honor Society members will offer tutoring for students taking Spanish classes.  Help will be available every Monday during all lunch periods at the table set up outside of the theater.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your Spanish teacher.

Peer facilitation forms are now available. Please go to room 2202, Mrs Helf’s office, and return them by March 23rd.  See Ms Holland or Mrs page with any questions.







































Pick up Graduation Announcements/Gowns

Category : Graduation | School News

Herff Jones will be delivering graduation announcements and gowns during lunch on Thursday, March 22ndOrders can be placed and payments can be made, www.highschool.herffjones.com.

National Walkout Day

Category : Announcements

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National Walkout Day at SHS Stadium (click to enlarge)

As part of the National Walkout Day, SHS students were allowed to participate in a student led demonstration in the school’s stadium.   Student government leaders made brief remarks, led a moment of silence,  and released balloons.


Literary Team Wins!

Category : Announcements | Honors

The Literary Team won the Area Championship at the Meet last Friday in Waleska!  Ten schools competed in several areas of contest.  The following students placed in their categories, with the 1st and 2nd place going on the State this coming weekend.

  • 1st Place Girls Solo- Corinne Wallick
  • 1st Place Boys Quartet- Jace Nichols, Patrick Fagan, Daniel Tye, Zane Durham
  • 2nd Place Boys Solo- Patrick Fagan
  • 2nd Place Girls Trio- Corinne Wallick, Maddie Bends, Kelsey Bryant
  • 1st Place Argumentative Essay- Ashley Adams
  • 1st Place International Extemporaneous Speaking- Max Frye
  • 3rd Place Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking- Nyla Crayton
  • 1st Place Dramatic Interpretation- Tori Turk
  • 3rd Place Humorous Interp- Sophia Clark
  • 4th Place Duo Interp- Blake Galloway, Tori Turk

Thank you to Mr. Parker, Ms, Dasher, and Ms. Mahar who coached and prepared the students in the non vocal areas.  We will be competing in seven categories at State this coming Saturday, March 17 in Warner Robins.

Sequoyah High School Speech and Debate Team

SHS Speech and Debate Team Varsity State Championship Competitors

The Sequoyah HS Speech and Debate team finished its 2018 season competing at state. The team qualified 19 students for the Varsity Speech and Debate State Championship Tournament held March 2nd- 3rd at Lassiter High School in Marietta, GA. Sequoyah Debate students included: Caleb Crayton, Nyla Crayton, Andrew Doerr, Patrick McKenzie, Jack Forbes, Jack Scrivner, Natasha Ambriz, Valerie Ambriz, Bailey Eison, Alyssa Kirby, Max Frye, and Elijah Moore competing in Public Forum and Lincoln Douglass debates. Sequoyah Speech students included: Rebekah Carnes (Humorous Interpretation and Duo), Maddie Doerr (Impromptu and Duo), Katie Brown (Program of Oral Interpretation), Ben Lowry (Extemporaneous Speaking), Kaitlyn Pulse (Dramatic Interpretation), Alina Wargacki (Original Oratory), and Scott Benefield (Humorous Interpretation).

Public Forum Debate students Caleb Crayton and Nyla Crayton won 2nd place overall in the state for Public Forum. In addition, Nyla Crayton was recognized as 8th speaker and Caleb Crayton was recognized as 2nd speaker in the state. Speech participant Scott Benefield earned 6th place in Humorous Interpretation. Finally, Rebekah Carnes was the state champion earning 1st place in Humorous Interpretation.

More than 50 students participated on the team this year, competing in tournaments throughout the state and at the national level at Glenbrooks in Chicago, Emory in Atlanta, and Harvard in Boston. Mr. Matt Bartula and Mrs. Katie Maher, Sequoyah High School teachers, are the coaches for the team.

“The Speech and Debate team offers our students the unique opportunity to thoughtfully consider and debate issues that are shaping our country and our world,” Principal Elliott Berman said. “The speaking and debating skills they develop here not only benefit them as they look forward to college and job interviews, they prepare them to be well informed vocal leaders of our community and country in the future.”

SHS Student Wins First Place

Category : Announcements

Victoria Hunter Wins The First Place In The Cherokee County Optimist Club Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Oratorical Contest

Victoria Hunter

On Thursday, March 8th Victoria Hunter, a Sequoyah High School student, delivered an outstanding speech that won her 1st Place in the Cherokee County Deaf and Hard of Hearing Oratorical Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club. Victoria will compete in a District Competition on April 28 in Rome, GA at Berry College where she has the chance to win a $2,500 college scholarship.

2018 Superintendent’s Key Scholar Program

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The students from SHS who were recognized as Key Scholars are listed below. As a Superintendent’s Key Scholar,  the student has met the preliminary SAT (PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) Nationally Representative Sample percentile of 90 or greater on Grade 11 test scores.

Recognition of this achievement includes: Letter from the Superintendent of Schools, CCSD Certificate of Achievement, recognition at the school’s honors program, reception and introduction to CCSD Board of Education and a letter jacket patch – “Key Scholar”.

Natasha Ambriz-Villela
James Argo
Brandon Arrue
Caleb Ayan
Ishmael Bahena
Jerod Bayly
Hannah Becker
Samuel Bishop
Anthony Bognar
Madelyn Bruce
Thomas Brumbeloe
Alaina Carroll
Sarah Coltrain
Nyla Crayton
Brae Davies
Victoria Ergle
Daniel Ergle
Ian Faulkner
John Forbes
Maximillian Frye
Shelby Geiger
Abrianna George
Mia Gonzalez
Laura Henderson
Madison Kovacs
Robert Lammens
Desmond Leake
Jacob Mason
Megan McElroy
Joshua Meyers
Elijah Moore
Timothy Muzik
Alana Neely
Sara New
Tatum Perry
Dylan Poulsen
Madison Reynolds
Brianna Saez
Marissa Schaaf
Emma Seeley
Emelia Sengstock
William Sikma
Grace Sinclair
Michael Skarbek
Isabella Swanson
Isabelle Torek
Stephanie Vogel
Ryan Wakefield
Therese Webb
Amelia Westmoreland

2018 Prom Info!

Prom: April 14, 2018
7:00 – 11:00 PM
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center
800 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA  30308

Tickets Prices and Time frames:
March 12 – 25  $70
March 26 – April 8  $75
April 9 – 11  $100

If your date does not currently attend SHS, you will need to fill out a date approval form.  The forms can be found in the front office or in SE116 or 2111.

Questions?  See Mrs. Nichols in 2112 or Mrs. Eubanks in SE116.

SHS Featured at National Choral Event This Week!

Josh Markham

Sequoyah High School Sequoyah Singers Women, led by teacher and director Josh Markham, were selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association’s Southern Region Conference in Louisville, Ky.

The Sequoyah Singers Women is the school’s most advanced choral ensemble featuring students selected for All-State Chorus and Reading Chorus and the Governor’s Honors Program in Voice. The group has earned superior ratings at evaluations, festivals, and state and national competitions and was selected to sing at the 2015 Georgia Music Educators Association Convention. Mr. Markham has led the school’s various choral groups to back-to-back State Championships, State Literary Meet runner-up finishes and featured performances at GMEA Conventions.


SAT Test Prep

Category : Testing

There is  free SAT prep material on the school system’s website that the College Board had the Khan Academy develop to help prepare students for the SAT.

The  Khan Academy SAT prep information and material that has been linked to the school district’s website site is located at the two below addresses.