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The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

a.) Approve the school strategic plan and updates
b.) Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
c.) Interface with the school's Title I Committee (where applicable)
d.) Manage the Request for Flexibility process
e.) Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
f.) Provide annual feedback on principal performance.



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AHS Governance Council Elections:  Spring 2019!

Alpharetta High School will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council. We will be electing 2 parent/guardian positions and 1 teacher position in our spring election. Our School Governance Council has a leadership role in the governance of the school. The Council works with the principal in setting the long-term vision and strategy for the school. They are responsible for approving the school's strategic plan and budget recommendations, as well as designing innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.

Elections for the parent/guardian and teacher positions on the School Governance Council will be held March 11th – March 18th. Parents and teachers will receive an e-mail with a voting link. Parents no longer need Home Access codes! Please click HERE to read the candidates' statements.


1_SGC elections school website language.pdf



2016 RFF Summary for 11-9-16 Mtg-Rev_11-1-16.pdf

2016_2017_AHS RFFs_ALL_FINAL_rev_11-1-16.pdf


Alpharetta HS RFF for Late Start.pdf

2019 RFF Public Comment


Charter System FAQ


Strategic Plan

Alpharetta HS Strategic Plan 2022.pdf

AHS_Strategic Plan Narrative_Final_October.pdf



Approved RFF Documents

Alpharetta HS RFF Approval Letter_2016.doc.pdf

RFF1_English Language Arts 9 10 Course - Grading Policy Waiver.pdf

RFF2_Off Campus Privilege Incentive for Students.pdf

RFF3_Blended Learning Course - 2days week.pdf

RFF5_Student Full Release Days for Professional Development.pdf

Alpharetta High School Theory of Knowledge Proposal.pdf


Competency Based ELA.pdf

Blended Learning.pdf

Virtual Study Skills Course.pdf

Off Campus.pdf

Personal Fitness Course Alternatives





Governance Council Resources​

School Governance Council Handbook v3 0 Final.pdf

SGC Guidance Documents.pdf



2018-19 Alpharetta High School SGC Members

 NameEmailPosition/TermTerm Expires
Shannon Kersey kersey@fultonschools.org Principal - Ongoingn/a
Marc Fribush, Chairman  FribushM@fultonschools.org 2-yr Elected ParentJune 30, 2019
Susan Schulz, Parliamentarian Schulzs@fultonschools.org2-yr Community MemberJune 30, 2019
Shari Schwalbe, Vice-Chair  schwalbe@fultonschools.org 2-yr Elected ParentJune 30, 2020
Ken White White10@fultonschools.org2-yr Elected ParentJune 30, 2019
Mike Scheifflee Scheifflee@fultonschools.org2-yr Apppointed StaffJune 30, 2019
Allison Kornegay Kornegay@fultonschools.org 2-yr Elected TeacherJune 30, 2020
Flanny Boyles      boylesf@fultonschools.org 2-yr Appointed StaffJune 30, 2020
 Penni JohnsonJohnsonP5@fultonschools.org 2-yr Elected TeacherJune 30, 2019
Shoba Govindarajangovindarajan@fultonschools.org 2-year Community Member June 30, 2020
​Robbie Ruppel​​Student RepresentativeJuly 2018-May 2019
Manoj Niverthi​​Student Representative​​July 2018-May 2019


2018-2019 Budget Committee:  Allison Kornegay (Chair), Shannon Kersey, Flanny Boyles, Marc Fribush, Tanoni Houston, Ken White


2018-2019 Outreach & Communication Committee:  Shari Swalbe (Chair), Shoba Govindarajan, Penni Johnson, Allison Kornegay, Mike Scheifflee, Susan Schulz, Robbie Ruppel, Manoj Niverthi


We welcome your comments!

Please follow this link to submit a general comment or question to the School Governance Council.

​Meeting Dates

  • Request for Flexibility Public Comment Meeting: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 6:00pm - Media Center
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 7:30 AM - Room 1240
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 7:30 AM - Room 1240
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