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Community Partners Join Together to Open Food Pantry at Oak Grove ES Fine Arts Academy ribbon cutting

Oak Grove ES Fine Arts Academy officially opened its school-based food pantry Monday with a ribbon cutting and reception with partners and volunteers.  The food pantry is a  partnership with MUST Ministries, which has opened more than three dozen school-based food pantries in Cobb and Cherokee counties.

Meet a CCSD School Police Officer: Brian Stevenson of Creekview HS! meet officer Brian Stevenson CVHS 12 10 19

The Cherokee County School District’s School Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our students and staff every day. We’re thankful for their service, and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #SafeCherokee
 

Meet a CCSD 2019 Volunteer of the Year: Teddye Holloway of Tippens EC! voty Tippens 12 10 19

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week... congratulations to Tippens Education Center 2019 Volunteer of the Year Teddye Holloway!

 

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Mollie Guy of Holly Springs ES STEM Academy! MTT (Holly Springs ES) Guy 12 9 19

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s outstanding teachers… and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam

Learn More About a Student Delegate: Madison Johns of Etowah HS! delegateEHS19

Every school year, each CCSD high school selects one Student Delegate to the School Board to represent the student voice. One Delegate is named the Student Advisor and sits with the Board at its meetings. We’ll introduce you to them all this year! #CCSDfam

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Teacher of the Year: Wesley Marshall of ACE Academy! toty ACE Academy 12 7 19

Our teachers are amazing, which is why we share the story of a school’s Teacher of the Year every week... please help us celebrate 2020 ACE Academy Teacher of the Year Wesley Marshall!

Senior Bowl Celebrates One Last Night on the Gridiron senior bowl

More than 200 senior football players, cheerleaders, marching band members and JROTC cadets had one last night under the lights as CCSD high schools came together at Etowah High School stadium for the 6th Annual Cherokee County School District Senior Bowl.

CCSD Connections Parent Newsletter for December Now Online CCSD connections image Dec 2019

The December edition of the CCSD Connections monthly parent e-newsletter is now online here. Thanks to Credit Union of Georgia for its sponsorship! #CCSDfam

Meet a 2019 CCSD Support Staff Employee of the Year: Stephanie Greene of Macedonia ES! ssoty Macedonia ES 12 5 19

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here every week. Please join us in thanking and congratulating Macedonia Elementary School Support Staff Employee of the Year Stephanie Greene!

Meet a CCSD 2019 Partner of the Year: Keller Williams Realty Partners - The Jenny and Penny Team for Bascomb ES! poty Bascomb ES 12 4 19

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Bascomb Elementary School 2019 Partner of the Year Keller Williams Realty Partners - The Jenny and Penny Team!

Meet a CCSD School Police Officer: Joseph Cordero of Freedom MS! meet the officer Cordero 12 3 19

The Cherokee County School District’s School Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our students and staff every day. We’re thankful for their service, and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #SafeCherokee
 

Meet a CCSD 2019 Volunteer of the Year: David Harrison of Teasley MS! 58854406-6D97-482F-A312-E4648C9D8C01.png

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week... congratulations to Teasley Middle School 2019 Volunteer of the Year David Harrison!

CCSD School Named a Georgia Title I Distinguished School! distinguished title i school clark creek 12 2 19

A Cherokee County School District elementary school has been named a Georgia Title I Distinguished School!
                    
Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy achieved the prestigious recognition awarded only to the top 5% of Title I schools in the State based on its students’ academic success and progress last school year.  Title I schools are those that serve higher populations of students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Gale Connelly of Woodstock MS! MTT (Woodstock MS) Connelly 12 2 19

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s outstanding teachers… and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam

CCSD Student Named to GSBA Youth Advisory Council! GSBA Youth Advisory Council - Callahan Pace 12 2 19

A Cherokee County School District student has been named to a prestigious public education advisory group!

Creekview High School sophomore Callahan Pace is one of only eight high school students from across the state selected to serve on the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) Youth Advisory Council.

Congratulations to CCSD Anti-Vaping Student PSA Video Contest Winners! anti-vaping psa video screenshot

CCSD this fall held its first-ever student video PSA contest to raise awareness about the dangers of vaping.

Board Briefs: School Board Hears Update on Social and Emotional Learning Initiative CCSD Anti-Vaping Student Video PSA Contest Winners 11 22 19

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 heard an update on CCSD’s Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) initiative, including projects underway to increase counseling services and create a “parent university” program for providing parents more information to help their children’s safety and well-being.

Inaugural Flag Football Season Culminates in County Championship Tonight flag football

Cherokee and Sequoyah play tonight for the county championship as CCSD's inaugural season of Girls High School Flag Football draws to a close. 

New Car Delivered to Teacher of the Year! family with car

Hasty ES Fine Arts Academy PE teacher  Barry Dalton was surrounded by excited first graders today when his new car was delivered, his prize for being selected as the CCSD Teacher of the Year for the county.  Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram offers the CCSD Teacher of the Year a free one-year lease on the vehicle of their choosing from the Canton dealership.  Manager David Booth was on hand to present the keys to Coach Dalton, who selected a silver Jeep Gladiator truck as his ride for the next 12 months.  

Meet a CCSD 2019 Partner of the Year: New Victoria Baptist Church for Boston ES! poty Boston ES 11 20 19

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Boston Elementary School 2019 Partner of the Year New Victoria Baptist Church!

Meet a CCSD School Police Officer: William Pauley of Sequoyah HS! meet the officer Pauley SHS 11 19 19

The Cherokee County School District’s School Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our students and staff every day. We’re thankful for their service, and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #SafeCherokee
 

Meet a CCSD 2019 Volunteer of the Year: Alyssa Cheek of Sixes ES! voty sixes es 11 19 19

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week... congratulations to Sixes Elementary School 2019 Volunteer of the Year Alyssa Cheek!

CCSD Announces Child Find Efforts Child find logo

The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, who are suspected of having or have a diagnosed disability or developmental delay, in order to provide free appropriate Special Education services.  The Cherokee County School District serves children from age 3 to 21 years old.

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Lisa Soranno of Mill Creek MS! mtt mill creek ms 11 18 19

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s outstanding teachers… and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam

CCSD Earns Top Awards for Communications and Community Engagement 2019 CCSD Grad Jump

The Cherokee County School District won top awards for communications and community engagement including two “Best in State” top honors!

The Georgia School Public Relations Association’s Annual Publications, Photography & Electronic Media Contest recognizes outstanding work by public schools, school systems, post-secondary institutions, and educational agencies and associations.  The winners were announced at the Association’s Annual Conference in October; CCSD earned the highest total number of awards presented with 17 Gold Awards – including two “Best in State” honors -- and four Silver Awards.

Meet a 2019 CCSD Support Staff Employee of the Year: Thania Molina of Mill Creek MS! ssoty mill creek ms 11 14 19

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here every week. Please join us in thanking and congratulating Mill Creek Middle School 2019 Support Staff Employee of the Year Thania Molina!

Thank You, CCSD School Psychologists! SPAW 2019 Poster

It's National School Psychology Awareness Week! We greatly appreciate all that our CCSD school psychologists do to help our students succeed. #CCSDfam

Meet a CCSD School Police Officer: Sgt. Chris Mendel of Etowah HS! meet officer Mendel EHS 11 12 19

The Cherokee County School District’s School Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our students and staff every day. We’re thankful for their service, and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #SafeCherokee
 

Meet a CCSD 2019 Volunteer of the Year: Woodstock HS Band Dads for Woodstock HS! voty WHS 11 12 19

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week... congratulations to Woodstock High School 2019 Volunteer of the Year: Woodstock High School Band Dads!

River Ridge HS Senior Earns Perfect ACT Score! perfect ACT Callie Goins 11 12 19

A Cherokee County School District senior has earned a perfect score on the ACT!

River Ridge High School senior Callie Goins achieved the top composite score of 36 on the challenging college entrance and placement test.  Of the 1.8 Million students who take the ACT each year, less than one-half of 1 percent accomplish this feat.

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Alyse Chester of Oak Grove ES Fine Arts Academy! MTT (Oak Grove ES) Chester 11 11 19

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s outstanding teachers… and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam

Congratulations to CCSD Teacher of the Year Barry Dalton! A9BBE6CF-66F9-4237-B79F-437F9ED499BB.jpeg

The Cherokee County School District rolled out the red carpet and shone the spotlight on superstar educators tonight at the 2020 Legacy Makers: CCSD Teachers of the Year Celebration.

Befitting the event’s Oscars-inspired theme, with the opening of an envelope … Barry Dalton of Hasty Elementary School Fine Arts Academy was surprised with the news he is the CCSD Teacher of the Year! 

CCSD Leader Named 2020 Georgia Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year! MONTI Katherine

UPDATE 11/11/19: She won!!! Congratulations to E.T. Booth Middle School Assistant Principal Kathie Monti, who today was named Georgia’s Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year! #CCSDfam

A Cherokee County School District leader has been named a finalist for the statewide title of 2020 Georgia Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year!

E.T. Booth Middle School Assistant Principal Kathie Monti is one of two leaders announced as finalists for the award presented by the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals.  The award, which is open to middle school assistant principals statewide, recognizes “outstanding school leaders who have succeeded in providing high-quality learning opportunities for students.”  

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