Welcome Class of 2021!
Details concerning finals etc. will be coming in April.
We are planning a senior event on April 17th. Details are coming.
Graduation is Saturday May 29th at 1 pm at Woodstock First Baptist Church. Student arrival time is 11:30 am (more details to come). Information concerning tickets distribution will be released with senior information in May.
Mandatory Graduation Practice at Woodstock First Baptist is Friday, May 28th at 11:30 am
Save the date: Friday May 21st (distribution of senior honor cords, items) Details to follow
Please see the attachment below for important information regarding guidelines for graduation practice and ceremony:
All Debts must be cleared by May 19th
Class Meeting Information:
Personalized Graduation Signs:
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Cap and Gown Orders
If you purchased a cap/gown and were unable to pick it up on distribution day, it is in the 500-hall office on main. Please stop by the main office between 8:30 am-3:30 pm or contact Mrs. Ard's office.
If you have not purchased a cap/gown please do so now at https://www.herffatlanta.com/ Gowns purchased now will be mailed to your home address. You must purchase our gown to participate in the ceremony.
Cap and gown orders will be delivered to Cherokee High School on Monday March 8th. For on campus face to face learners, distribution will occur during your English class. For dual enrolled and digital learning students, pick up will be in bus lanes from 4:15-5:15 pm on March 8th. Herff Jones has requested that we follow social distancing protocol. All balances will need to be paid in full. If you owe a balance, you can pay the balance on that day. Only you will be allowed to receive your items and you must show ID.
Upcoming Cady Studio Dates:
Attention Seniors and Senior Parents: You can now Schedule your Senior Portrait Sessions through Cady Studios and take advantage of a limited time promotion! Purchase your session in June to receive one free scene. Don’t delay! Login here www.cady.com/schedule
The International Skills Diploma Seal (ISDS) is awarded to graduating high school students who complete an international education curriculum and engage in extracurricular activities and experiences that foster the achievement of global competencies. It is a signal to employers and higher education institutions that a student is prepared to participate in the global economy.
To be awarded the International Skills Diploma Seal, students need to complete:
Coursework in the following areas (8 credits total)
- World Languages (at least three credits in the same world language and/or ESOL)
- International Focus (at least four credits in courses determined to have an international focus, such as international economics, world/non—U.S. history, world geography, etc.)
- At least four extracurricular activities and experiences with global themes and/or in global contexts (e.g. exchange programs, international and language clubs, travel abroad)
- Twenty hours of community service involving a global/cross-cultural public service project
- Capstone presentation on the knowledge gained in the courses and activities listed above
** See Ms. Ard in the 500 hall office by the END of 1st semester if you qualify.
The Georgia Seal of Biliteracy was established in 2016 to recognize high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages in addition to English.
In order to qualify for the Georgia Seal of Biliteracy, a high school graduate shall meet the following criteria:
Completion of all English language arts requirements for graduation with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above in those classes; and
Proficiency in one or more languages other than English, demonstrated by passing a foreign language advanced placement examination with a score of 4 or higher or an international baccalaureate examination with a score of 5 or higher; provided, however, that for languages in which an advanced placement examination is not available, the Department of Education may provide a listing of equivalent summative examinations that local school systems may use in place of such an advanced placement examination.
Senior Checklist: What do I need to do?