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News

There's nothing we enjoy more than sharing the good news about our wonderful students and staff members. And we have a lot of great things to share! Visit our News page to learn about student and faculty awards and accomplishments, past happenings, upcoming events, and so much more. 

Graduation Rates

Good news for Harrison! The Georgia Department of Education has just released the graduation rates, and Harrison is at the top of the district with 95.56%. We are second only to Lassiter High School. You may see some variations of the percentages for schools, but please know that 95.56% is what has been published by the Georgia Department of Education for Harrison. This rate is awesome and is a testament to our culture which has been created by every member of our faculty and staff. Please see our graduation rate summary for additional details. Thank you for your commitment to our Hoyas!

Governor’s Honors Program

The 2018–2019 governor's honors program timeline is now available. All students interested in the governor’s honor program should contact a member of the department in their intended area of study.

NJROTC Drill Team

The NJROTC drill team placed first overall at the recent drill competition at Henry County High School in McDonough, Georgia. Way to go, team!

NJROTC Drill Team with trophies
Important Dates

The counseling department would like you to be aware of some important dates throughout this school year. Please see the important dates parent flyer for a listing of those dates and a description of each event. You can also check out the Counseling page for more information. Thank you!

PSAT Coming Soon

Have you signed up for the PSAT? Juniors, if you have not signed up for the PSAT, please visit MyPaymentPlus or bring your payment in no later than Friday, October 5 to the Freshman Academy office. There is a $20 fee; we accept cash or check made to Harrison High School. The first three junior advisements that register for the PSAT will receive a free Chick-fil-A biscuit! Those who preregister will take the PSAT, others will take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test (ASVAB) on October 10; all juniors will test on this day. The PSAT, which aligns with the redesigned SAT, serves as an excellent way for students to review and practice for the SAT. 

What are the benefits of taking the PSAT?

The PSAT results give students access to resources through a free College Board account with an 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. The score report also provides a performance summary for each section. The free College Board account also provides the following resources: a personalized SAT study through the online score report, AP Potential feedback, and a personality profile that suggests majors and careers. Additionally, juniors who take the test qualify for the National Merit Scholarship. Please see our PSAT flyer for more information.

Financial Aid Night

Need help with the FAFSA? Join us at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 5 at the North Cobb High School Performing Arts Center. Come and learn about FAFSA and resources available to pay for college. Parents of juniors and seniors are welcome to attend. For complete details and information, please see our financial aid night flyer.

SPLOST IV Project

For details about Harrison’s Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) project, please visit the Cobb County School District website. A SPLOST is an optional one percent county sales tax that is approved by voters in Cobb County. The Cobb County School District SPLOST department is responsible for all aspects of planning, implementation, and completion of all SPLOST projects and activities. Harrison’s SPLOST project includes a new gym and performing arts center. Construction began at the end of May 2018 with a scheduled completion date of June 2019. Harrison’s SPLOST project will also include the replacement of exterior doors, hardware, and in some instances the surrounding windows/frames attached to the doors. Other details for Harrison’s SPLOST project are located on our SPLOST IV page. We will update the Harrison community on this project with occasional messages in the weekly e-blast to parents. Thank you for your patience during the Cobb County School District’s SPLOST construction. We are looking forward to the improvements to our campus for our students, staff, and community at large.

SAT and ACT Registration

Have you registered for the ACT or SAT? Check out our links below for test information. Good luck to all of our testing students!


Student Parking Message

Students, please make sure that you park in the assigned spot or area indicated on the parking decal that was issued to you.

We understand that parking during this period of construction is far from ideal, and unfortunately has created hardships both in the school and within our community. We greatly appreciate your patience, flexibility, and understanding as we move through this transition together. As a reminder, students that did not receive a spot have been placed on a wait list, and will be notified if spaces become available throughout the semester. In the meantime, we strongly encourage carpooling or riding the bus to help reduce the heavy volume of traffic on campus.