Carl Harrison High School

Welcome to Harrison High School: Home of the Hoyas

Mission: One Team, One Goal: Student Success!

Vision: Helping Our Youth Achieve Success

Welcome to the Carl J. Harrison High School, home of the Hoyas! We're a Georgia School of Excellence, serving high school students in Kennesaw, Georgia. We strive to live up to our reputation for excellence in our rigorous academic curriculum, our many extracurricular activities, and our outstanding athletics teams. We invite you to browse the pages of this site and learn about our exceptional programs, our dedicated administration and faculty, and the many other things our high school has to offer. Please view our school strategic plan to learn more. Check out our school's mission and vision. We know you’ll be impressed.

PSAT Announcement

Juniors, if you have not signed up for the PSAT, please bring your payment in by Friday, October 6 to the Freshman Academy office. There is a $15 fee. Those who preregister will take the PSAT. Others will take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) on October 11; all juniors will test on this day. We will accept cash or check made to Harrison High School for $15. The first three junior advisements who register for the PSAT will receive a free Chick-fil-A biscuit!

The PSAT, which is aligned to the redesigned SAT, serves as an excellent way for students to preview and practice for the SAT. What are the benefits of taking the PSAT? We invite you to view this document with information on the reasons you should sign up for this testing.

Juniors qualify for the National Merit Scholarship by taking this test. The PSAT results give students access to resources through a free College Board account online score report. Students can use the online score report to look beyond the numbers for insight into strengths and weakness by question context area and level of difficulty. This report also provides a performance summary for each section. This free College Board account also provides the following resources: a personalized SAT study through the online score report, AP potential feedback, a personality profile that suggests majors and careers to explore, and a college/major/career search on the BigFuture website.

Do you want to practice for the PSAT? We invite you to check out these sample test questions on the College Board website.

Please visit the Khan Academy website to find free practice exercises, instructional videos, online SAT practice exams, and personalized dashboard practice questions!

We encourage you to view this web page on the College Board website to learn how you can link your College Board account with Khan Academy.

Announcements

  • Governor's Honors Program

    Harrison is currently looking for candidates for the 2018 Governor’s Honors Program. Interested students should consult the Harrison GHP website for details about this incredible program!

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  • PSAT Live

    Want to practice for the PSAT? Live PSAT lessons (covering all topics from the PSAT) begin on Saturday, September 23.

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  • Auditions For The Baccalaureate/Commencement Performances

    Anyone with an interest in auditioning to perform at baccalaureate and commencement in May 2018 should complete the online application.

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  • Miracle Club

    Are you interested in joining the Harrison/UGA Miracle Club?

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  • Electronic Report Cards Are Here!

    We are distributing progress reports in homeroom on Friday, Sept. 15. We are excited to tell you about a new feature available this school year.

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  • Hurricane Relief

    Cobb County School District has organized a mass collection effort to help the countless people affected by the recent devastation from hurricanes. 

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  • Attention, Seniors!

    Seniors who want to have their formal headshot in the yearbook must have Prestige Portraits (Lifetouch Studios) take their picture by September 30.

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  • Extended Tutoring Program

    Harrison High School is offering an extended tutoring program to assist students in the areas of writing, math, and reading. 

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  • Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!

    Our staff is once again committed to our mission and vision for our 27th year of Hoya Pride!

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  • Harrison AP Scores

    We maintain that our students are among the best in the country, and our 2017 Advanced Placement data from the spring confirms it!

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For additional announcements, please visit our News page.