Forty-two of CCSD’s 50 summer graduates recently participated in a commencement ceremony at Etowah High School with School Board Members Vice Chair Mike Chapman and Patsy Jordan.
More than 1,300 students participated in CCSD Summer School opportunities in June for academic help and credit recovery, to prepare for high school, or to take extra high school classes.
The high school credit recovery program culminated with a graduation ceremony at Etowah HS on Friday, with 50 students earning their high school diploma! A record 42 students walked across the stage at the ceremony and received their diplomas from School Board Members Vice Chair Mike Chapman and Patsy Jordan.
More than 400 select elementary school students attended summer programs, which were held at five sites, to increase their academic achievement. Teasley MS hosted a summer program for 75 middle school students to prepare them for next school year.
All six CCSD high schools hosted “summer bridge” programs for more than 150 rising freshmen to assist in the transition from middle school to high school, which concluded with a field trip to Chattahoochee Technical College’s Acworth campus.
Each high school also offered online credit recovery for students, and Cherokee HS and Etowah HS hosted regular classes for students to earn initial credit, including health and PE for rising freshmen.
Creekview High School rising freshmen Toby Kennedy and Jesus Adrian Duarte-Armas participate in a math class as part of the school’s ‘summer bridge’ program.
Woodstock High School rising freshmen Michael Jensen, Drew Hawkins and Caleb Bracewell work on a project during the school’s ‘summer bridge’ program.
Bo Ogunmuko, a Creekview High School rising freshman, learns about Junior ROTC by trying out its obstacle course during the ‘summer bridge’ program.
Creekview High School rising freshman Trevor Priest builds a model during a technical writing exercise as part of the ‘summer bridge’ program.