Cass High School

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Cass High School
Cass High School.jpg
Location
1000 Colonel Way
White, Georgia 30184

USA
Coordinates 34°12′23″N 84°49′09″W / 34.20636°N 84.819138°W / 34.20636; -84.819138[1]
Information
Type Public
Motto Educating, Encouraging & Enpowering
School district Bartow County School District
Principal Michael Nelson[2]
Faculty 86.6 (on FTE basis)[3]
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1,383[3] (2008)
Student to teacher ratio 16.0[3]
Color(s)         
Athletics conference GHSA Region 7-AAAA[4]
Sports Football, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, softball, swimming, cross Country, wrestling, track, tennis, and golf
Mascot Colonel
Team name Cass Colonels
Website

Cass High School is a four-year public high school located in Cartersville, Georgia, United States. They educate students grades 9-12. The current principal is Michael Nelson,[2] a Cass High School graduate. Cass High School is one of five high schools in Bartow County.

Athletics[edit]

Cass High School offers a variety of sports, including Football, men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, softball, swimming, cross Country, wrestling, track, tennis, and golf.

Football[edit]

The Cass Colonels football team is led by Rick Casko. In 2004, Casko led the Colonels to the state playoffs for the 1st time in 21 years, the second time in the school history. In 2006, the Colonels returned to the playoffs behind Richard Samuel, former running back and current linebacker for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Wrestling[edit]

The Cass Colonels wrestling team is led by D.L. Koontz. In 2006, under former Head Coach Jason Faklaris, the Varsity Wrestling team took 1st place in the GHSAA Class AAA Dual Wrestling Championships. This was the first time the school won a state wrestling championship. The team, again under Faklaris, took 1st place in the GHSAA Class AAA Traditional Wrestling Championships in 2008.

Administration[edit]

  • Michael Nelson - Principal
  • Charles Wilson - Associate Principal
  • Dr. Nicky Moore - Asst. Principal
  • Tammy Selman - Asst. Principal
  • Dr. Chris Bruton - Lead Guidance
  • Rick Casko - Athletic Director

Clubs and organizations[edit]

Academic Team
Anchor Club
Art Club
Beta Club
CASCON
Choir
Cinema Club
Concert band
Flipside "Colonels for Christ"
FBLA
FCA
FCCLA
FFA
Health Occupations Students of America
Honor Ambassadors
Interact
International Thespian Society
JROTC
Literary Team
Marching Band
Mentoring Club
Musical Theater
National Honor Society
One Act Play
Prom Committee
S.A.D.D.
Science Olympiad
Show Choir
SkillsUSA
Spanish Honor Society
Student Council
Symphonic Band
Trumpet
VICA
Voice: A Literary Magazine
Y-Club

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Retrieved 2010-05-30. 
  2. ^ a b Michael Nelson's profile on the Cass High School web page. Cass High School. Retrieved on 2008-10-16.
  3. ^ a b c "Cass High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  4. ^ 2006-2008 Region Alignment. Georgia High School Association. Retrieved on 2008-10-16.

Coordinates: 34°11′31″N 84°49′11″W / 34.19193°N 84.81972°W / 34.19193; -84.81972