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Sign Up Now: CCSD 2021 Job Fair a Virtual Event on March 6 CCSD 2021 Job Fair Instructions

Sign up now! The Cherokee County School District’s annual Job Fair will be a virtual event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 6. The event will focus on hiring teachers, bus drivers, school nurses, School Nutrition workers and more for the 2021-22 school year. Visit http://bit.ly/CCSDjobfair21 to sign up to participate. #CCSDfam

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Dr. Kyle K. Shugart of Sixes ES! MTT Sixes ES (Shugart) 3 1 21

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s dedicated teachers … and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Join the #CCSDfam as a School Bus Driver! CCSD job ad bus driver 3 1 21

The Cherokee County School District is seeking school bus drivers for next school year!  These positions offer excellent benefits (full-time benefits for part-time work, with at least four hours of pay per day guaranteed), a great work calendar and schedule, and a wonderful work environment and team.

Meet the Student Delegate: Simran Patel of River Ridge HS! RRHS delegate 2020-21

Every school year, each CCSD high school selects one Student Delegate to the School Board to represent the student voice. One Delegate is named the Student Advisor and sits with the Board at its meetings. We’ll introduce you to them all this year! #CCSDfam! #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Cheryl Holcomb from the Office of Human Resources! OHR SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for the Office of Human Resources: Cheryl Holcomb! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Jeff Stokes of Creekview HS! CVHS VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Creekview High School 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Jeff Stokes! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

E.T. Booth MS Educator Wins CCSD Media Specialist of the Year Award CCSD MSOTY 1 2 26 21

E.T. Booth Middle School media specialist Amanda Graves doesn’t wait for students to visit her library.

She dons a biker vest and peddles a custom tricycle down the school’s halls to deliver books to them as the “Book Biker.”  She stocks a vending machine inside the school with books, instead of snacks, to feed their hunger for knowledge.  She fills a Little Free Lending Library on the school’s campus with books they can borrow at any hour.  She surprises them by appearing in costume – an inflatable T. Rex among the most memorable – to remind them of books’ power to spark imagination and joy.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Knox Bridge Dental Care of Freedom MS! FMS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Freedom Middle School 2020 Partner of the Year: Knox Bridge Dental Care!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Alesia Register of Woodstock HS! WHS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here.  Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Woodstock High School: Alesia Register! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD Student Headed to National Competition for History Essay CCSD History Essay Winner 2 24 21

A Cherokee County School District student’s history essay is headed to National competition!

Creekland Middle School sixth-grader Abbie Rickert won the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s American History Essay Contest at both the Hightower Trail Chapter, Northwest Georgia District level and the State level.  The annual essay contest is for fifth- through eighth-grade students and has a different theme each year.  This year, the essay theme was “The Boston Massacre,” commemorating the 250th anniversary of this event.

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Jennifer Severson of Indian Knoll ES! IKES 2020 SSOTY

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here.  Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Indian Knoll Elementary School: Jennifer Severson! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Charlie Thomas of Liberty ES! LES VOTY

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Liberty Elementary School 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Charlie Thomas! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD Students Continue to Top National, State Averages on AP Exams CCSD 2021 AP Exams infographic

Cherokee County School District’s high schools, for the 11th consecutive year, have earned top honors for outstanding Advanced Placement (AP) programs and performance that continues to exceed National and State averages!

All of CCSD’s high schools today were named Georgia 2021 AP Honor Schools for exceptional student performance and participation on AP exams, which offer students more challenging coursework and the opportunity to earn college credit.  Overall, CCSD students who took the exam earned passing scores of 3 or higher on 72% of the 4,640 tests administered last school year, as compared to 61% for Georgia and 59% nationwide.  In looking specifically at the Class of 2020, including those who did not take AP courses or exams, 32% of all CCSD graduates scored at least a 3 or higher on one exam or more, as compared to 23% for Georgia and 24% nationwide.   

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A Cherokee County School District student has won a statewide science poster contest!

River Ridge High School senior Riley Herrick earned top honors in the Georgia Association of Conservation Districts' competition to promote conservation education.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: ACME Property Group of Mountain Road ES! MRES POTY

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Mountain Road Elementary School 2020 Partner of the Year: ACME Property Group!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Sixes ES Earns Digital Citizenship Certification 2020 Common Sense Recognition Badge

Sixes Elementary School has earned national certification for digital citizenship!

The school has been honored as a Common Sense Certified School for Digital Citizenship by Common Sense Education.  The national nonprofit assists educators in teaching students how to understand and safely use technology and develop successful digital skills and habits.

CCSD Educators Honored by the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers CCSD STEM Scholars Awards 2 23 21

The Cherokee County School District recently hosted a ceremony honoring three teachers with awards from the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers.

The statewide STEM education organization earlier this school year named E.T. Booth MS teacher Daniele Deneka and Teasley MS teacher Scott Reece as 2021 STEM Scholars and last year named Clark Creek ES STEM Academy teacher Karen Garland a 2020 STEM Scholar.  The awards recognize teaching excellence and outstanding commitment to instilling appreciation for science and math in elementary and middle school students.  As its traditional award events were cancelled, the organization scheduled a special presentation event to be held at CCSD’s administrative offices.

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Nancy Glozier of Tippens EC! TEC SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Tippens Education Center: Nancy Glozier! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Rachel LaChine of Sequoyah HS MTT Sequoyah HS (LaChine) 2 22 21

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s dedicated teachers … and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #CCSDunited
 

Join the #CCSDfam as a School Nurse! job ad school nurses 2 22 21

The Cherokee County School District is seeking RNs or LPNs to join its team of School Nurses.  These positions offer excellent benefits, a great work calendar and schedule, and a wonderful work environment and team.  Details are posted at http://bit.ly/CCSDnurses21  Join the #CCSDfam & apply now by clicking Jobs@CCSD at www.CherokeeK12.net  Sign up today for the CCSD Virtual Job Fair on March 6 to learn more and talk with a CCSD School Nurse!  Info at https://bit.ly/CCSDjobs21  

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Buffalo's, Canton of Hickory Flat ES! HFES POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Hickory Flat Elementary School 2020 Partner of the Year: Buffalo's, Canton!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Lori Karnes of Mill Creek MS! MCMS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Mill Creek Middle School: Lori Karnes! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Jennifer Carpenter of Woodstock MS! WMS VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Woodstock Middle School 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Jennifer Carpenter! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Matiak Foundation of Etowah HS! EHS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Etowah High School 2020 Partner of the Year: Matiak Foundation!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Terry Cornelison from the Office of Support Services! SS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for the Office of Support Services: Terry Cornelison! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Teri Potts of Cherokee HS! CHS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Cherokee High School: Teri Potts! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Sarah Reed of Holly Springs ES STEM Academy! HSES VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Holly Springs ES STEM Academy 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Sarah Reed! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Canton Optimist Club of Free Home ES! FHES POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Free Home Elementary School 2020 Partner of the Year: Canton Optimist Club!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Rebecca Warren of Creekland MS! CMS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Creekland Middle School: Rebecca Warren! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Chick-fil-A, Towne Lake of Woodstock MS! WMS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Woodstock Middle School 2020 Partner of the Year: Chick-fil-A, Towne Lake!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Kim Bishop of Ball Ground ES STEM Academy! BGES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Ball Ground ES STEM Academy: Kim Bishop! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Staci Powell of Carmel ES! Carmel VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Carmel ES 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Staci Powell! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD Board Business Briefs: New School Leader Appointments CCSD new leaders 2 12 21

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, approved several appointments for CCSD school leadership roles for next school year.

As part of the monthly personnel report, the School Board accepted the retirements of many longtime educators throughout CCSD including Bascomb Elementary School Principal Kathleen Chandler.  

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Rotary Club of Canton of Hasty ES Fine Arts Academy! HES POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Hasty ES Fine Arts Academy 2020 Partner of the Year: Rotary Club of Canton!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Angie Morgan of Sixes ES! SES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here.  Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Sixes ES: Angie Morgan! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD High School Seniors Advance to be Named National Merit Finalists CCSD 2021 National Merit Finalists 2 11 21

All five of the Cherokee County School District’s 2021 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists have advanced to be named Finalists!

They are: of Cherokee HS, Dylan Iovino; of Creekview HS, Nathan Davis; of Etowah HS, Ben Willett; of River Ridge HS, Nicholas Audinet; and of Sequoyah HS, Jeremy Jeong.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Renee Johnson of Teasley MS! TMS VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Teasley MS 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Renee Johnson! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD Surprises District's Teacher of the Year Finalists toty finalists

Four Cherokee County School District teachers learned today that they will advance as finalists for the CCSD Teacher of the Year award!  Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower visited their classrooms to make the surprise announcement that they are the top four teachers of all CCSD schools’ and centers’ Teachers of the Year.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Alma Coffee of Boston ES! BES POTY

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Boston ES 2020 Partner of the Year: Alma Coffee!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Dawn Mueller of Woodstock ES! WES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Woodstock ES: Dawn Mueller! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet the CCSD Teacher: Alicia Thrower of Avery ES! MTT Avery ES (Thrower) 2 8 21

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s dedicated teachers … and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: LGE Community Credit Union of River Ridge HS! RRHS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to River Ridge HS 2020 Partner of the Year: LGE Community Credit Union!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Danielle Ross from the Office of Safety and Security! OS&S SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for the Office of Safety and Security: Danielle Ross! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Chanda Schwab of Mountain Road ES! MRES VOTY

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Mountain Road ES 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Chanda Schwab! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet the Student Delegate: Brinn Dameron of Creekview HS! Creekview HS Student Delegate Profile 2020-21

Every school year, each CCSD high school selects one Student Delegate to the School Board to represent the student voice. One Delegate is named the Student Advisor and sits with the Board at its meetings. We’ll introduce you to them all this year! #CCSDfam#CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: The Premier Group of E.T. Booth MS! ETBMS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to E.T. Booth MS 2020 Partner of the Year: The Premier Group!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Kayce Davidson of R.M. Moore ES STEM Academy! RMMES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for R.M. Moore ES STEM Academy: Kayce Davidson! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Ellie Babb of Avery ES! AES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Avery ES: Ellie Babb! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Natalia Jones of Little River ES! LRES VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Little River ES 2020 Volunteer of the Year: Natalia Jones! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Get Ready to Learn! Kindergarten Registration Opens February 8 kindergarten student

Get ready to learn! The Cherokee County School District is opening online registration for 2021-22 kindergarten students, as well as first graders new to CCSD, on Monday, February 8.  

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant, Macedonia of Macedonia ES! MES POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Macedonia ES 2020 Partner of the Year: Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant, Macedonia!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

CCSD Connections Newsletter for February 2021 Now Online CCSD Connections Feb 21 image

The February 2021 edition of the CCSD Connections monthly parent e-newsletter is now online at https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/newsletter and includes a message from the Superintendent.  Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Seven CCSD Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Candidates CCSD 2021 US Presidential Scholars Candidates

Seven Cherokee County School District Class of 2021 seniors have been named candidates for a prestigious national honor.

As candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, they are among the 4,000 best and brightest of the more than 3 million graduating seniors in the nation’s Class of 2021 and now have the opportunity to advance in the academic competition.

Application Window for CCSD Pre-K Lottery Open Feb. 8-March 12 Georgia Pre K logo

The application window for CCSD's Pre-K program lottery begins Monday, Feb. 8, and continues through March 12.

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Nancy Partin of Clark Creek ES STEM Academy! CCES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Clark Creek ES STEM Academy: Nancy Partin! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Liane Moler of E.T. Booth MS! MTT ET Booth MS (Moler) 2 1 21

We’re proud of our CCSD family’s dedicated teachers … and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

CCSD Announces Winners of Student Mask Usage PSA Contest Elementary School First Place - Keiko Bruno

The Cherokee County School District today surprised the winners of its poster and video contests to seek students’ help in encouraging mask usage among their classmates.

CCSD students in grades 6-12 were invited to create and enter a short public service announcement-style video that educates students about the benefits of mask usage by students at school, and students in grades K-12 were invited to design and enter a poster promoting the same message.  The winning videos and posters will be used in CCSD schools and on CCSD websites and social media to promote student mask usage.

CCSD Earns Three Best in State Awards for School Communications CCSD_Identity_stacked_CMYK

The Cherokee County School District earned top awards for communications and community engagement including three “Best in State” top honors!

The Georgia School Public Relations Association’s Annual Publications, Photography & Electronic Media Contest recognizes outstanding work by public schools, school systems, post-secondary institutions, and educational agencies and associations.  The winners were announced by the Association last week; CCSD earned the highest total number of awards presented, with 15 Gold Awards and three “Best in State” awards among its numerous honors.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Horace Mann Insurance, The Holman Agency of Mill Creek MS! MCMS POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here -- congratulations to Mill Creek MS 2020 Partner of the Year: Horace Mann Insurance, The Holman Agency!

Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content/ccsd-school-partnerships) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Joanne Waver of Johnston ES! JES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here. Please join us in thanking the 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Johnston Elementary School: Joanne Waver! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

School Reassignment Request Window Opens February 1 school choice

The window for school choice reassignments  for 2021-22 within the Cherokee County School District is February 1-March 1. This includes applications for CCSD STEM and Fine Arts Academies. 

CCSD Offers Virtual Program for Parents of Special Education Students CCSD Special Education Parent University - Virtual event 9-12 March 1

The Cherokee County School District's Special Education department will offer a virtual program for parents of Special Education students.

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