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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. 

Announcements for November 16th

It’s that time of year again!  Stockings for Seniors is looking for donations for the senior citizens of Cherokee County.  Bring in any personal care items – shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush, or toothpaste.  NO TRAVEL SIZE PLEASE! Drop off locations include: Ms. Jordan’s room (1303), Ms. Sawicki’s room (2102), Ms. Modryznski’s room (2209) or the media center.

Announcements for November 16th

It’s that time of year again!  Stockings for Seniors is looking for donations for the senior citizens of Cherokee County.  Bring in any personal care items – shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush, or toothpaste.  NO TRAVEL SIZE PLEASE! Drop off locations include: Ms. Jordan’s room (1303), Ms. Sawicki’s room (2102), Ms. Modryznski’s room (2209) or the media center.

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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 Schools Earn High Marks for School Climate Four stars clip art

Cherokee County School District schools have earned high ratings for cultivating a positive school climate! 
 
The District earned a 4-star average on the 5-star scale in the Georgia Department of Education’s annual ratings, which measure how a community views the quality of its school’s culture and character; the highest possible rating is 5 stars.  The rating is based on a survey of students, parents and teachers; student discipline issue rates; and daily attendance.
 

Stockings for Seniors

Support local senior citizens in our own community by donating personal care items for them this holiday season.  

CCSD Class of 2018 Outscores State, Nation on SAT CCSD SAT Results 2018

Cherokee County School District’s Class of 2018 outscored the previous class, topped State and National averages and ranked second among metro Atlanta counties on the SAT, according to results released today by the College Board!
 
The CCSD Class of 2018 earned an average total score of 1122, an increase from last year’s 1121, on the curriculum-based, college entrance and placement exam – the most commonly recognized measure of achievement for high school students.  The score exceeds the National public school average by 73 points and the State by 68 points… and ranks CCSD as the ninth highest-performing school district statewide!

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Thanksgiving Break
November 19th -23rd

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CCSD Opens Transition Academy to Support Students with Disabilities Ribbon Cutting Celebration

The Transition Academy helps young adults with cognitive disabilities make a smooth transition into the community after they exit the school system.

CCSD Students Improve Performance on AP Exams 2018 AP Infographic

CCSD high school students improved their performance on College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams in 2018, with 74% of students scoring a 3 or higher, up from 71% in 2017 and again exceeding state and national averages. 

CCSD School Clinics Benefit from Northside Hospital Cherokee Support CCSD NHC Donation 10 17 18

Thanks to the support of partner Northside Hospital Cherokee, the Cherokee County School District received EpiPens at no cost for all of its schools!  The cost of the pens – auto-injectors that can be life-saving in cases of serious allergic reaction - was waived by manufacturer, Mylan, as part of its EpiPen4Schools program.  CCSD’s participation in the program was made possible by NHC Dr. Matthew Simmons, who wrote prescriptions for each school’s clinic. 

CCSD Class of 2018 Excels on ACT! CCSD ACT 2018 Results Graphic

More Cherokee County School District Class of 2018 students took the ACT exam than any previous class, while maintaining impressive averages and exceeding National and State averages!

Results released today show the Class of 2018 posted an excellent overall score of 23, while a record number took the challenging college entrance and placement examination: 1,809 students -- an 11-percent increase from the previous year.  The score ranks CCSD third among metro Atlanta counties and seventh in Georgia – out of 180 school districts!

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U.S. News awards River Ridge High School a Silver Medal

River Ridge High School is ranked #1773 in the National Rankings and earned a silver medal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. Read more about how we rank the Best High Schools.

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