Posts Tagged 'Student Achievement'

Hillgrove Shines at Lassiter Competition

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The 2013 Hillgrove High School Marching Band took five captions in Class AAAA, three overall awards and were named Grand Champions for the 10th annual Lassiter Marching Band Showcase on Friday, October 11th at “The Frank” on the Lassiter campus.

1381839_10151681638156074_191227396_nHillgrove captured a superior rating in addition to the near sweep of their class captions, besting in Music Effect, Visual Effect, General Effect, Drum Major and ...

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Hillgrove students heading to GHP

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Congratulations to the following students for being selected to attend Georgia’s Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) this summer:

They are among the 86 students selected from the Cobb County School District to attend this four-week intensive program. 690 finalists were selected statewide, out of more than 3,000 applicants.  Of the schools in West Cobb, Hillgrove had the highest number of instrumentalists selected to attend.

Administered by the Georgia Department of Education, GHP is a summer residential instructional program designed to provide intellectually gifted and ...

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Three Hillgrove musicians gain national elite status

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Three Hillgrove musicians gain national elite status

By Chip Bush
September 21, 2012

POWDER SPRINGS – The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has selected three seniors from Hillgrove High School to join the ranks of the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.

Brothers Michael and Dennis Korwek (clarinet, mellophone) and Sam May (trumpet) will join over 120 band and colorguard members from across the country to play in the halftime show during the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Nearly 1,100 students were ...

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