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Board Business Briefs: School Board Approves Employee Bonuses, Hears Salary Increase Plan Board Business Briefs 11 18 22

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 approved mid-year bonuses for teachers and support staff and heard plans to increase salaries for next school year.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower proposed the one-time supplemental payments of $1,000 for eligible full-time employees and $500 permanent part-time employees, which will be issued in this month’s paychecks, to show appreciation for their continued service.

Two CCSD Leaders Named Region Athletic Directors of the Year! CCSD Region Athletic Directors of the Year 11 17 22

Two Cherokee County School District leaders have been named Region Athletic Directors of the Year! 

Jeremy Adams, the athletic director and an assistant principal for Cherokee High School, was selected as the Region 5-7A Athletic Director of the Year, and David Dyer, the athletic director and an assistant principal for River Ridge High School, was named Region 6-6A Athletic Director of the Year.  

Holly Springs Optimist Club Presents Annual High School Awards group photo of winners

The Holly Springs Optimist Club recently honored eight CCSD students, along with an outstanding teacher and a paraprofessional at its annual High School Awards breakfast, which recognizes outstanding special needs students and their supportive teachers and staff.  

Meet a CCSD 2022 Volunteer of the Year: Jessi Kessock of River Ridge HS! RRHS VOTY 22

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to River Ridge High School 2022 Volunteer of the Year: Jessi Kessock! #CCSDfam

Dec. 6 Will Be Digital Learning Day for All CCSD Students CCSD_Identity_horizontal_CMYK

On behalf of the Superintendent of Schools, please be advised that Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, the date of the General Election Runoff, will be a Digital Learning Day for all CCSD students.  

CCSD Announces Fifth Annual Support Staff Employees of the Year Awards CCSD Support Staff of the Year school and division winners 11 4 22

The Cherokee County School District next month will celebrate outstanding service at its fifth annual Support Staff Employees of the Year Awards!

The recognition ceremony on December 8 will honor one Support Staff Employee of the Year from each of CCSD’s schools, centers and central office divisions.  Each honoree is congratulated by the Superintendent of Schools and School Board members and receives a plaque and gifts of appreciation before an audience of honorees and their families, Principals and CCSD leaders.

CCSD Pathway Profiles: Nutrition and Food Science FOOD SCI WHS 2022

The Cherokee County School District offers 38 Career Pathway high school programs, which provide students with a wide selection of job exploration and preparation electives.  Through CCSD Pathway Profiles, we’ll regularly share highlights with you from one of these programs.  This week’s profile focuses on Nutrition and Food Science, which is available at all CCSD high schools …

CCSD Connections Parent Newsletter November Edition Now Online image CCSD Connections parent newsletter November 2022

Please check out the November edition of the CCSD Connections newsletter at https://bit.ly/CCSDconnections for the latest CCSD news including announcements and upcoming events.  Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia, a CCSD Partner.  #CCSDfam
 

CCSD Class of 2022 ACT Scores Top Nation, State ACT infographic 2022

The Cherokee County School District Class of 2022 ACT scores topped national and state averages!

The class scored an outstanding 22.2 average, topping Georgia’s 21.6 and the Nation’s 19.8 averages on the competitive college entrance and placement examination.  The scores ranked CCSD in the top 10% in the State.  

CCSD Pathway Profiles: Healthcare Science - Therapeutic Services and Patient Care Healthcare Occupations CHS 2022 (14)

The Cherokee County School District offers 38 Career Pathway high school programs, which provide students with a wide selection of job exploration and preparation electives.  Through CCSD Pathway Profiles, we’ll regularly share highlights with you from one of these programs.  This week’s profile focuses on Healthcare Science - Therapeutic Services and Patient Care, which is offered at Cherokee HS and Sequoyah HS during the school day and after school at River Ridge HS through a dual enrollment program with Chattahoochee Technical College.  Beginning this spring, the program also will be offered after school at Creekview HS through dual enrollment with Chattahoochee Tech.  It is one of five different Healthcare Science Career Pathway programs available in CCSD schools … 

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