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CCSD Message: Digital Learning for ES Extended CCSD_Identity_stacked_CMYK

On behalf of the Superintendent, Digital Learning will be extended as a learning choice for the second semester (Jan. 5 – May 28, 2021) for all elementary school students and Special Education preschool and PreK students currently enrolled in the program.  Parents of students currently enrolled in Digital Learning for these grades will receive a separate email later today with a link to the online declaration form that is due by 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.  
 
 

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Daniela McBride of Liberty ES! Liberty SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here each week. Please join us in congratulating the Support Staff Employee of the Year for Liberty Elementary School: Daniela McBride! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: MCMS PTSA Executive Board Members of Mill Creek MS! MCMS VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week ... congratulations to Mill Creek MS 2020 Volunteers of the Year: Mill Creek MS PTSA Executive Board Members! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: The Premier Group of Sixes ES! Sixes POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Sixes ES 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

Board Business Briefs: School Board Approves Legislative Priorities, Extends Superintendent's Contract

The Cherokee County School Board during its meeting Thursday approved extending Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower’s contract through June 2024 and adopted its annual Legislative Partnership Priorities.

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Cory Steinberg from the Office of Curriculum & Instruction! C&I SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here each week. Please join us in congratulating the Support Staff Employee of the Year for the Office of Curriculum & Instruction: Cory Steinberg! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Teddye Holloway of Tippens Education Center! TEC VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week ... congratulations to Tippens Education Center 2020 Volunteer of the Year Teddye Holloway! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Thank You CCSD Educational Support Professionals!

Today is National Educational Support Professionals Day... thank you to all CCSD employees who support our teachers and students by keeping our schools safe, healthy and operating smoothly. #CCSDfam #CCSDunited #EducationalSupportProfessionalsDay

 

 

Thanksgiving Comes Early for Two CCSD Families CCSD Kidney Donation 1 11 17 2020

The season of Thanksgiving began early this year for two Cherokee County School District families, who now are forever linked through the gift of life.

Sixes Elementary School Special Education teacher Jeannie Cordaro is recovering from a successful surgery last week to donate a kidney to Trey Powell, the husband of Dean Rusk Middle School seventh-grade teacher Leslie Powell.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: EF2 Realty Team with Keller Williams Realty Partners of Clark Creek ES STEM Academy! Clark Creek 2020 POTY

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Clark Creek ES STEM Academy 2020 Partner of the Year: EF2 Realty Team with Keller Williams Realty Partners! 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 Message: COVID-19 Status and Rumors CCSD_Identity_horizontal_CMYK

On behalf of the Superintendent, this message is to update you to the fact that the number of COVID-19 cases in both Cherokee County and across the country is on the rise, and what happens outside of our schools impacts what happens inside our schools and our ability to keep schools open.  

CCSD Students Test New Minecraft World Little River ES Minecraft 4 11 16 2020

Little River Elementary School fourth-graders in teacher Samantha Westerlind’s class had the amazing opportunity to beta test the Minecraft: Education Edition lesson for the Hour of Code 2020, “A Tale of Two Villages.”  In this lesson, students learn how to use basic coding concepts to bring two villages together, while applying essential 21st century skills like problem solving and critical thinking.  

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Ansleigh Gregory of Freedom MS! MTT FMS (Gregory) 11 15 2020

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 the Student Delegate: Analise Black of Etowah HS! EHS Student 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 School Teacher of the Year: Jefferson Doyle of Woodstock MS! WMS Teacher of the Year 2020

Our teachers are amazing, which is why we share the story of a school’s Teacher of the Year every week ... please help us celebrate 2020 Woodstock Middle School Teacher of the Year Jefferson Doyle!

CCSD Message: Temporary Closure of River Ridge HS CCSD_Identity_stacked_CMYK

On behalf of the Superintendent, this is to advise you that that we are, effective immediately, temporarily closing in-person learning at River Ridge High School.  The school will reopen for in-person classes on Monday, Nov. 30.

River Ridge HS in-person students will learn from home from Monday, Nov. 16, through Friday, Nov. 20, with classwork provided through the Canvas learning management system in a manner similar to that which was utilized during the spring school closures.  Teachers and staff will report to the campus next week and will be available online during regular school hours.  The building will be thoroughly sanitized over this weekend in advance of staff returning.  The closure has no effect on River Ridge HS students already enrolled in Digital Learning.  

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Yesica Cruz of Teasley MS! TMS SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here each week. Please join us in congratulating Teasley MS 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year Yesica Cruz! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Join the #CCSDfam as an HR Certification Specialist job ad HR Certification Specialist 2020

CCSD is seeking a Human Resources Certification Specialist!  The job description, including required qualifications and duties & responsibilities, is at: https://bit.ly/CCSDHRcert  To apply: Click Jobs@CCCSD at www.CherokeeK12.net.  For more information, please contact CCSD Recruitment Coordinator Lindsay Bowley at Lindsay.Bowley@cherokeek12.net and 770.704.4256. #CCSDfam

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Tessa Craig of Creekland MS! CMS VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week ... congratulations to Creekland MS 2020 Volunteer of the Year Tessa Craig! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Seats Open for Students at CCSD Head Start Preschool PreK openings 9 9 2020

The Cherokee County School District has in-person openings in Head Start preschool classes.

Students who are 3 or 4 years old (as of Sept. 1, 2020) and meet family income eligibility requirements are eligible for the open seats at Johnson Preschool Center in Woodstock and Ralph Bunche Preschool Center in Canton.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Cherokee Theatre Company of Carmel ES! Carmel POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Carmel ES 2020 Partner of the Year: Cherokee Theatre Company!

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 Graduation Rate Hits New High! CCSD Grad Rate 2020

The Cherokee County School District’s graduation rate has hit a new high, topping 90% for the first time in recent years with 90.3% of the Class of 2020 earning a diploma within four years of entering high school.  

The CCSD graduation rate is an increase from 86.9% achieved by the Class of 2019, according to a new report from the Georgia Department of Education released today.  All six CCSD high schools reported higher grad rates for the Class of 2020, with Creekview HS reporting the top rate of 96.2%.

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Alyx Buckner of River Ridge HS! MTT RRHS (Buckner) 11 9 2020

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 Bus Driver! CCSD school bus driver ad 11 9 2020

Please share this information … we’re seeking more school bus drivers to join our CCSD family!  To apply: Click Jobs@CCCSD at www.CherokeeK12.net.  For more information, please contact CCSD Recruitment Coordinator Lindsay Bowley at Lindsay.Bowley@cherokeek12.net and 770.704.4256. #CCSDfam

 

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Teacher of the Year: Isobel Mason of Woodstock HS! WHS toty 11 7 20

Our teachers are amazing, which is why we share the story of a school’s Teacher of the Year every week ... please help us celebrate 2020 Woodstock High School Teacher of the Year Isobel Mason!

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Kim Moody of Holly Springs ES STEM Academy! HSES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here each week. Please join us in congratulating Holly Springs ES STEM Academy 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year Kim Moody! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet CCSD 2020 School Volunteers of the Year: Woodstock ES PTA Executive Board Members of Woodstock ES! WES VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week ... congratulations to Woodstock ES 2020 Volunteers of the Year: Woodstock ES PTA Executive Board Members! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Keller Williams Realty Partner Penny + Co of Bascomb ES Bascomb POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Bascomb ES 2020 Partner of the Year: Keller Williams Realty Partner Penny + Co!

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

Creekview HS FFA Receives National Recognition Creekview HS FFA 11 3 2020

The Creekview High School FFA Chapter during the National FFA annual conference received official recognition as a Top 10 National Model of Excellence chapter!  

The Chapter was named a finalist for the honor earlier this fall in recognition of its exemplary efforts in growing leaders, building communities, and strengthening agriculture, with the overall top chapter in the Nation named during the convention that recently was held virtually.  

CCSD Announces Annual Child Find Efforts CCSD heart logo cmyk

What is Child Find?
The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, who are suspected of having or have a diagnosed disability or developmental delay, in order to provide free appropriate Special Education services.  The Cherokee County School District serves children from three years through 21 years of age.

Meet a CCSD Teacher: Jodie Mercer of Bascomb ES! MTT Bascomb ES (Mercer) 11 2 2020

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

Read the CCSD Connections parent newsletter for November CCSD Connections November 2020 image

The November 2020 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.

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Teacher of the Year: Dillon Scott of Woodstock ES! toty woodstock es 10 31 2020

Our teachers are amazing, which is why we share the story of a school’s Teacher of the Year every week ... please help us celebrate 2020 Woodstock Elementary School Teacher of the Year Dillon Scott!

Meet a CCSD 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Vicki Wheeler of Free Home ES! FHES SSOTY 2020

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize one here each week. Please join us in congratulating Free Home ES 2020 Support Staff Employee of the Year Vicki Wheeler! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Volunteer of the Year: Michael Burton of Boston ES! Boston VOTY 2020

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week ... congratulations to Boston ES 2020 Volunteer of the Year Michael Burton! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

Meet a CCSD 2020 School Partner of the Year: Credit Union of Georgia of Johnston Preschool Center JPC POTY 2020

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week -- congratulations to Johnston Preschool Center 2020 Partner of the Year: Credit Union of Georgia!

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 Teacher: Jenn Straw of Carmel ES! MTT Carmel ES (Straw)

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 Schools Earn $10K in "Bright Ideas" Grants CCSD Amicalola Grants 10 26 20

Cherokee County School District schools have earned more than $10,000 in this fall’s Bright Ideas Grants!

The competitive Bright Ideas Grants are awarded by Amicalola EMC to the most innovative ideas from schools in their service area.  Fifteen CCSD projects won a total of $10,841 in this season’s cycle of funding, which was presented to recipients this month.

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