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CCSD High School Graduation Rate Continues to Climb
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Congratulations to CCSD's 2019 National Merit Semi-Finalists
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CCSD Leaders Honored for PE & Health Advocacy
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Four CCSD Students Named to State Superintendent's Advisory Council
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CCSD School Nutrition Wins Top Honors for Fresh & Healthy Meals
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CCSD High School Graduation Rate Continues to Climb 2018 Graduation Rate

The Cherokee County School District’s graduation rate has reached a new high, with 87.4% of the Class of 2018 earning a diploma within four years of entering high school.

Board Briefs: School Board Supports Parents, Employees on Keeping School Calendar CCSD logo

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, voiced their support of parents and employees, who overwhelmingly voted in a recent survey to keep the current school calendar – and local control of it.  

In response to widespread media coverage of the formation of a Senate Study Committee to mandate a school start date after Labor Day for all Georgia public schools, the CCSD Office of Communications over the past week conducted a brief survey of parents, employees and the School Board’s Student Delegates.  The survey resulted in 8,305 responses from parents and 2,674 responses from employees.

CCSD Leaders Earn Top Honors for PE & Health Advocacy! GAHPERD State award winners 2018

Two Cherokee County School District leaders have earned top awards from a statewide organization in recognition of their advocacy for physical education and health programs!

Five CCSD High School Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists! CCSD 2019 National Merit Semi Finalists

Five Cherokee County School District high school seniors today were named 2019 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists in the prestigious annual competition!

They are: of Cherokee HS, Anne Greer; of Creekview HS, Noah Tetpon; of Etowah HS, Kieran Black; of River Ridge HS, Mia McMahill; and of Sequoyah HS, Natasha Ambriz-Villela.  Less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors are named semi-finalists. 

Four CCSD Students Named to State School Superintendent's Student Advisory Council! State Superintendent Student Advisory Council 2018

Four Cherokee County School District students have been named to the State School Superintendent’s 2018-19 Student Advisory Council!

Woodstock HS junior Zakwan Khan, Creekland MS eighth-graders Sean Czerner and Brayden Fuentes, and E.T. Booth MS eighth-grader Ila Prabhuram are among the 120 students statewide selected to serve on the board of middle and high school students.  This is the second consecutive year Brayden has been chosen to serve. 

CCSD School Nutrition Wins Top Award for Fresh and Healthy Meals! CCSD School Nutrition 2018 Golden Radish Award

The Cherokee County School District for the second consecutive year has earned Georgia’s top honor for preparing and serving fresh, healthy meals to students!

CCSD’s School Nutrition program, which serves 5 million meals each year in school cafeterias, earned the Golden Radish Award at the Platinum Level from the Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Public Health, Education and Georgia Organics.

Celebrating Smiles & Partnerships at the Ralph Bunche Center Smiles Rock Garden at Ralph Bunche Center

The Ralph Bunche Center in Canton, a CCSD Preschool Center, celebrated an exceptional school partner this week.

The Christian Egner Foundation, named for a student who passed away, raises funds to benefit the Center and other programs in the community that serve special needs children. The Foundation on Thursday celebrated its Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, and the preschool hosted the ceremony at its playground. The ceremony included special singing by students and guests.

CCSD Announces School-Level Teacher of the Year Winners toty script apple

Congratulations to the Cherokee County School District’s School Teachers of the Year winners!

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 2019 Teacher of the Year!  

Twenty-seven CCSD Schools Named to Georgia SHAPE Honor Roll georgia SHAPE logo

Twenty-seven Cherokee County School District schools have been named to the Governor’s SHAPE (Student Health and Physical Education) Honor Roll! 

The recognition honors the commitment of schools to the health and well-being of students through fitness and nutrition.  The PE and Health teachers who made these awards possible will be recognized by the Cherokee County School Board and Superintendent of Schools at the Board’s Sept. 13 meeting.  Schools also receive prizes of banners and sports equipment from the SHAPE program based on the medal level they achieved.

TOTY Times Two: Husband and Wife Garner Teacher of the Year Honors Nick and Lauren Garcia Surprised as Teachers of the Year

The Cherokee County School District is celebrating a special pair of school Teachers of the Year!

Cherokee County School Board Members Visit CCSD Schools!

Cherokee County School Board Members visited schools throughout CCSD over the past week to see students already hard at work learning! We hope you enjoy this brief slideshow of photos from their visits.  #CCSDfam

Teasley MS Teacher Earns State Recognition for Math Instruction! STROUGO Dr Iona

A Teasley Middle School teacher has earned State recognition for excellence in teaching mathematics!

Dr. Iona Strougo is a 2018 State-level finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching!  The National awards program recognizes outstanding teaching and leadership in the two subject areas.

Friday Night Lights! CCSD Football Schedule Set football clip art

Friday Night Lights time is nearly here!  Scrimmages kick off next week, with the regular season beginning Aug. 17.  Check out the full CCSD schedule for high school varsity football games below. Let's go, #CCSDfam! 

CCSD Graduating Senior Wins Prestigious National Merit Scholarship! Joseph Young

A Cherokee County School District graduating senior has earned the prestigious National Merit Scholarship!

Etowah High School senior Joseph Young is one of only 2,500 students in the nation — of the 1.6 Million students who took the 2016 PSAT exam — to be awarded the $2,500 scholarship by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Sequoyah HS Student Earns International Award!

A Sequoyah High School student has won an international award for her marketing skills!

Hanna Palmer earned the Award of Excellence for Apparel & Accessories Marketing at the 2018 DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta.  The Conference was the pinnacle of competition for the student marketing association, where more than 19,000 students from around the world vied for international honors.

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