Fine Arts

Academy of Math, Science & Technology

Kennesaw Mountain High School

Fine Arts Concentration

There is collaboration between the Academy of Mathematics, Science, and Technology and the Fine Arts Department at Kennesaw Mountain High School. Students interested in academics and fine arts opportunities are encouraged to explore their passions. Students in the Academy may select a fine arts concentration and earn an additional diploma seal upon the fulfillment of necessary requirements:

Art Concentration

  • Enroll in a minimum of one art class per school year
  • After completing Comprehensive Art, follow a concentration in one specific area of art
  • Participate in one art competition per school year
  • Build a digital portfolio of a minimum of 8 works (2 per school year) in chosen concentration
  • Maintain 3.5 GPA in all art classes.

Band Concentration

  • Enroll in band fall and spring of Freshmen and Sophomore years
  • Enroll in band a minimum of one semester in junior and senior years*
  • Maintain 3.5 GPA band classes

Chorus Concentration

  • Enroll in chorus classes at least 4 semesters; ideally spring semester
  • Participate in concerts during semesters they are not enrolled in chorus
  • Participate in Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) each spring
  • Attend tutoring once a week with Ms. Jacobson during semesters not enrolled in chorus
  • Maintain 3.5 GPA in all chorus classes

Orchestra Concentration

  • Enroll in orchestra fall and spring of Freshmen and Sophomore years
  • Enroll in orchestra a minimum of one semester ┬ájunior and senior years*
  • Maintain 3.5 GPA orchestra classes

Theatre Concentration

  • Participate in a minimum of one theatre class each year: acting, technical theatre, or musical theatre
  • Involvement in auditioning, producing, and/or performing (onstage or backstage) in one show each school year
  • Assist with house managing or another technical element with shows in which they are not involved
  • Maintain 3.5 GPA in all theatre classes

*Necessary enrollment semester may vary based on emphasis