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September Employee of the Month - Angela Barnes teachers

We are so proud of our Indian Knoll Employee of the Month, Angela Barnes. 

CCSD Graduation Rate Continues to Exceed State Averages graduation-caps

The Cherokee County School District’s graduation rate continues to exceed State averages with 87% of the Class of 2019 earning a diploma within four years of entering high school.

CCSD’s performance tops the State’s rate of 82% -- an all-time high since the State began using a new formula required by Federal law.  Georgia’s rate has increased by 12 percentage points since 2012, while CCSD has climbed nearly 15 points.

CCSD School Nutrition Scores a Three-peat with Another State Platinum Award 2019 Golden Radish Logo

The Cherokee County School District School Nutrition program has scored a three-peat with its third consecutive Platinum-level Georgia Golden Radish Award!

CCSD’s program, which serves 5 million meals each year in school cafeterias, again earned the top award from Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Public Health and Education, and Georgia Organics.

September's CCSD Connections Parent E-Newsletter Now Online CCSD Connections September 2019 image snip

The September edition of the CCSD Connections parent e-newsletter is now online at https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/newsletter, and is filled with important news & updates. Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia! #CCSDfam

Congratulations to CCSD's 2020 School Teachers of the Year! toty statuette

Congratulations to CCSD's School Teachers of the Year!

At the start of every school year, each CCSD school is asked to select its own Teacher of the Year.  These school-level winners now are eligible for the honor of Cherokee County School District 2020 Teacher of the Year! 

Scholastic Book Fair book fair logo

Our next Scholastic Book Fair will be held in the media center from September 6 through 13!  The theme is “Arctic Adventure: Snow Much to Read!” 


Here are our hours of operation.

Friday, September 6: 7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.  

Monday, September 9: 7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.  

Tuesday, September 10: 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

Wednesday, September 11: 8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. 

Thursday, September 12: 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. 

Friday, September 13: 7:15 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. 

September 1 – 14: online ordering 

CCSD Transportation Department Recertified for National Blue Seal of Excellence!  ASE logo 2019

The CCSD Transportation Department has earned recertification of its prestigious National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Blue Seal of Excellence!

CCSD in 2015 became one of the first school systems in the State to obtain this level of certification, and just learned that this important seal of approval has been extended again based on a close review of its staff’s knowledge and practices.

Step It Up Fundraiser step it up

Step It Up Fundraiser packets were sent home with students on Tuesday, August 27th. To view this packet of information, click below. 

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August Employee of the Month - Mrs. Snelson teachers

IKES August Employee of the month is Chrissy Snelson!! We are so proud of her and all she does!! #Fabulousfirebirds

Board Briefs: School Board Approves New Strategic Plan Based on Community Input Blueprint 20-24 Five Priority Areas

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 approved Blueprint, a new long-range plan for the Cherokee County School District’s continued success, developed based on community input. 

The creation of the new five-year strategic plan, which is posted here, evolved over six months of meetings with students, families, teachers, support staff, business and community partners to determine what matters most to them and how CCSD could better serve them.

Meet Our Amazing IKES Administration teachers

IKES has an amazing administration! Learn more by reading their bios


Interested in joining PTA and signing up to paint the rock? Click HERE!

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