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Students Ranked Nationally for Career Skills! Sequoyah HS Hotrodders 1 12 11 18

A group of Sequoyah High School students is nationally ranked for its career skills!

The Sequoyah Hot Rodders team of Automotive Technology students placed seventh at the Hot Rodders of Tomorrow National Engine Challenge Competition in Las Vegas… outscoring teams from across the country!

CCSD Schools, Offices on 2-Hour Delay Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Due to forecasted icy road conditions, all CCSD schools and offices will operate on a 2-hour delay Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Buses will pick up 2 hours late; school will end on time. We will closely monitor conditions overnight to determine if further action is needed.  Updates will be shared on our website and social media, and by email to parents.  How do we decide? Learn more here (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/school-closure-decision-process). #SafeCherokee 

Meet a CCSD 2019 School Teacher of the Year: Leslie Kreiger of Bascomb Elementary School Bascomb ES 2019 toty

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 Bascomb Elementary School 2019 Teacher of the Year Leslie Kreiger!

When new kindergartners walk through the door of teacher Leslie Kreiger’s Bascomb Elementary School classroom, they find themselves eye-to-eye with her.  

Connections Newsletter: Update Your Inclement Weather Early Dismissal Info by 12/7! inclement dismissal update 18

The latest issue of our CCSD Connections parent newsletter is online now! Read up on all the latest CCSD news including important info about inclement weather: Friday, Dec. 7, is the last day to update your inclement weather early dismissal transportation plan using our online system! #CCSDfam

CCSD School Named a Georgia Title I Distinguished School! title I distinguished school logo

A Cherokee County School District elementary school has been named a Georgia Title I Distinguished School!
R.M. Moore Elementary School STEM Academy has achieved the elite 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.

Boston ES Named National Beta School of Distinction!   Boston ES Beta 12 3 18

Boston Elementary School has been named a 2018-19 National Beta School of Distinction!  

This award recognizes schools with Beta or Junior Beta Clubs that are growing and showing outstanding academic achievement, exemplary character, demonstrated leadership and service to others.

Meet a CCSD School Teacher of the Year: Lisa Nations of Ball Ground ES STEM Academy Ball Ground ES STEM Academy TOTY 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 Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy 2019 Teacher of the Year Lisa Nations!

Lisa Nations is a rock for Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy and her community.

Woodstock HS Students Win Statewide Economics Challenge! Woodstock HS Financial Champions 11 29 18

Woodstock High School students are economics state champions!  

A team of four seniors won first-place statewide in the Georgia Council of Economic Education’s Georgia Personal Finance Challenge.  They now head to the national competition in May!  

Canton Rotary Club Donates $5,000 to Hasty ES Fine Arts Academy rotary club partnership with hasty es fine arts academy 11 28 18

Hasty Elementary School Fine Arts Academy celebrated its new partnership with the Rotary Club of Canton on Tuesday -- and accepted a generous donation to help its special needs students! Club members visited the school for lunch and a tour of its accessibility lab, which provides sensory learning opportunities for special needs students. The Club’s $5,000 donation presented on Tuesday will fund additional equipment for the lab, which was created by teacher Amy Jones.

Georgia First Lady Visits Two CCSD Elementary Schools Georgia First Lady Visit to CCSD 11 28 18

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited two Cherokee County School District elementary schools this week to read to students.  During her visits to Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy and Oak Grove Elementary School Fine Arts Academy, Mrs. Deal read stories about achieving dreams and spoke to students about their own career aspirations.  She encouraged students to work hard and continue reading every day! #CCSDfam

Woodstock HS Navy Junior ROTC Team Headed to Area Championship! Woodstock HS Navy JROTC Brain Brawl 11 28 18

Congrats to the Woodstock High School Navy Junior ROTC Academic Team on winning the North Cobb Area 12 Brain Brawl, qualifying them for the Area Championship in March! Team members are, from left to right, Ansley Reed-Triola, Anna Fournaris, Ben Ziemecki, Harrison Provost, Noah Myers and Sebastian Escamilla. Their coach is teacher Lt. Mark Fagan. #CCSDfam

CCSD Middle and High Schools to Dismiss Early Dec. 21 school bus clip art

Cherokee County School District middle and high schools will have an early release day on Dec. 21, as students begin their winter holiday break.

On Friday, Dec. 21, all CCSD high schools and middle schools will dismiss on a half-day schedule, with buses departing early.  Elementary school dismissal is not affected and will remain 2:15 p.m.  Preschool program dismissal also is not affected.  The After School Program will not be offered at CCSD elementary schools.

Meet a CCSD School Teacher of the Year: Bonnie Smith of Avery Elementary School! Avery ES TOTY 2019

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 Avery Elementary School 2019 Teacher of the Year Bonnie Smith!

A special U.S. flag hangs in the main hallway of Avery Elementary School that symbolizes the impact of its Teacher of the Year, Bonnie Smith.

Meet a CCSD School Teacher of the Year: Brooke McMullen of Arnold Mill Elementary School! Arnold Mill ES TOTY 2019

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 Arnold Mill Elementary School 2019 Teacher of the Year Brooke McMullen!

Teacher Brooke McMullen’s second-graders master more than State academic performance standards during their year in her Arnold Mill Elementary School classroom.

CCSD Teacher of the Year Drives Off in Style! teacher car delivery

Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Canton delivered a new Jeep Rubicon to CCSD Teacher of the Year Dana Townsend at Mill Creek MS on Friday just before Thanksgiving break.  As the district winner, Ms. Townsend received a free one-year lease on any vehicle at the dealership. 

Board Briefs: CCSD School Board Approves Legislative Partnership Priorities for 2019 Lawmaker Session Villa Participants

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, approved its annual Legislative Partnership Program outlining requests for the local Legislative Delegation’s consideration during the upcoming session, and local control topped the list. 

CCSD Focused on Further Improving Suicide Prevention Training CCSD School Training 2 11 9 18

The Cherokee County School District is focused on further improving suicide prevention training for its staff and offering more support to students in need.

This important issue long has been a part of professional development for staff, but CCSD is increasing its training and programs in response to the national rise in teen suicide rates, as well as the tragic deaths of students, teachers and parents in the community.

CCSD Adds App to Further Expand System for Reporting Safety Concerns SafeSchools Alert App Poster

Reporting safety concerns to the Cherokee County School District now is easier than ever with the roll-out of a new smartphone app!
The School District in August launched the new SafeSchools Alert system, which allows students, parents, school staff and everyone in the community to report safety concerns to CCSD School Police and administrators by text, email, online message or phone call, with the option to do so anonymously.  To further increase accessibility, the system now includes a new smartphone app, which can be downloaded at no cost.  

CCSD Drama Students Win Honors at Region One Act Play Contest! CCSD Region One Act Play 11 6 18

Cherokee County School District drama students shone at Regional One Act Play Contest competitions!

In Region 6-6A, Sequoyah High School hosted Regions and earned second place overall, with River Ridge High School placing fifth and Creekview High School competing.  

In Region 4-7A, Cherokee High School hosted the competition and placed second, followed by Etowah High School in third and Woodstock High School in fourth place.  

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