Principal's Corner

Welcome to Alexander 2016-2017

Welcome to Alexander High School, where our mission is to provide a quality education for all students in a safe, supportive environment designed to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Alexander High School is one of three schools in the state to offer the distinguished AP Capstone Diploma program. This program has a two-course sequence: AP Seminar and AP Research and complements the rigor of AP courses and exams. School year 15-16 marked our inaugural graduating class for our Capstone Program, which granted them admission to some of the most prestigious, nationally ranked universities in the country. The concerted efforts of our teachers and staff, our students, parents and community leaders have helped to make our school successful in its endeavor to provide challenging academic programs.

At AHS, all students can capture the spectrum of the high school experience. In the upcoming school year, we will unveil the Liberal Arts Magnet Program, which includes in-depth studies in math, science, social studies, English/language arts, and fine arts. Our unique assets include courses in Agriculture, Auto-Technology, and Information Technology. It is our belief that students flourish in educational environments where they have the opportunity to examine ideas critically, and read, write, and speak effectively which allow students to meet the demands of the 21st century. Our liberal arts curriculum, extracurricular activities, dual enrollment opportunities and distinguished AP program help students thrive and compete on a national scale.

Alexander is proud to broadcast that over 150 scholar athletes were awarded Varsity letters having earned a 3.5 GPA or better. Our Girls Track and Field team won the region this spring. Assistant Soccer Coach, Jeff Railey, was honored in 2016 by receiving the Positive Athlete Georgia State Boys Coach of the Year Award. Additionally, Mrs. Karen Thornton will represent AHS as our 2016-17 Teacher of the Year. The JROTC Exhibition Drill Team ranks 1st in the state while Colby Davis, Morgan Blacksmith, James Stanley, and Moses Dotson will participate in the Georgia Allstate Choir.

As we salute the school year 2016-17, we dedicate ourselves to the pursuit of excellence. Please feel free to visit our campus.  My administrative team includes Mr. Rob Alford, Assistant Principal, 9th Grade Academy and Assessment; Mr. Stephen Beatty, Assistant Principal, Curriculum and Instruction; Mrs. Kenja Parks, Assistant Principal, Teacher Accountability; and Mr. Chris Small, Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Safety and Facilities. Our main office phone number is 770.651.6000.