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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. 

Looking for the Perfect Holiday Gift? holiday flyer

Get some GRIZZLY wear for your favorite Grizzly.  Place your order on- line here.  Hurry - Deadline is Friday, Nov. 30th.

Lady Grizzlies 8th Grade Player of the Week player of the week

We would like to recognize Reese Brauer as our 8th Grade Player of the Week.  Read more about this awesome young lady.  

Lady Grizzlies 7th Grade Player of the Week player of the week

We would like to recognize Camryn Deaton as our 7th Grade Girls Player of the Week.  Read more about this fantastic young lady.

Join us for the 2nd Annual Merry Marketplace snowflake

Join us on Nov 30th to shop at our Merry Marketplace as you come out to support our Grizzly Basketball and Cheer Teams.  The marketplace will be open from 4:00 - 8:00 in the cafeteria at CMS.

If you are intrested in being a vendor at this event see this Informational Flyer

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.

Lady Grizzlies 8th Grade Player of the Week yokley

We spotlight a player each week.  Meet Camryn Yokley - 8th Grade.  So happy she is a Grizzly!

Lady Grizzlies 7th Grade Player of the Week Cork

We spotlight a player for each week. Meet Lindsay Cork - 7th Grade. So glad she is a Grizzly!

Regional Technology Fair cyber

The Technology Fair is earlier this year.  The registration deadline is Nov. 15th.  See Mrs. Bennett (room 201)ASAP if you are intrested in competing.  Get more information here. The Regional fair will be held on Dec 15th at Woodstock Middle School.  

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.
 

Color Run Race Results color run

Fantistic race.  Thanks to our amazing PTA and all the volunteers.  See race results here.

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!

Congratulations to the 2018-19 Basketball Teams basketball

Come support your favorite Grizzlies on the basketball court this year.  

2018-19 Basketball Schedule

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