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CCSD Message: Celebrating Our First Day Arnold Mill ES 3

The following message is from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower:

Today’s skies may be cloudy, but our schools were filled with sunshine.

As I visited schools across our community today, the smiles shone brightly among students and teachers and staff celebrating the first day of our new school year.

CCSD Honors 2022 School Nurse of the Year CCSD School Nurse of the Year 1 7 27 22

The Cherokee County School District celebrated school nurses today with the presentation of the annual CCSD School Nurse of the Year Awards!

The awards program, now in its second year, was developed with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a CCSD Partner.  As part of National School Nurse Appreciation Day and National Nurses Week in May, a top school nurse from each CCSD Innovation Zone (a high school and its feeder schools) was announced.  The Zone winners advanced to the CCSD School Nurse of the Year Award judging, with the winner selected by a panel of nursing professionals and retired educators. 

Meet the New Principal: Charley Ingham of Woodstock HS! meet the principal - Charley Ingham - Woodstock HS 7 25 22

Our Principals are dedicated leaders, and we’ll be introducing you this month to our school district’s new Principals.  Please help us celebrate Charley Ingham, who this school year will lead Woodstock High School!

Charley Ingham brings a triple crown record, as an award-winning teacher, coach and leader, to his new role as Woodstock High School’s Principal.

CCSD Continues to Exceed State Averages on Georgia Milestones georgia milestones

Cherokee County School District students for the seventh consecutive year exceeded State averages on the Georgia Milestones End-of-Grade and End-of-Course tests, with significant gains on most tests. 

The annual tests assess students’ mastery of Georgia Performance Standards, which set expectations for what lessons students will learn in each grade.  Teachers and administrators use the results to improve instructional best practices.

CCSD Newsletter: Back to School Info image CCSD Connections July 2022

It’s less than two weeks until the first day of school for CCSD on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022!  Please check out the July edition of the CCSD Connections newsletter at, which includes important back-to-school info and a message from the Superintendent about school safety and security.  Don’t forget to visit the Back-to-School Gateway at when it opens July 25 to update your child’s emergency contacts and provide other important information.  Thank you to this month's newsletter sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia!  #CCSDfam

CCSD Congratulates Winners of Bus Driver of the Year Awards CCSD School Bus Driver of the Year 1 7 15 22

The Cherokee County School District this week congratulated the winners of its new Bus Driver of the Year Awards!

The awards recognize one outstanding school bus driver from each Innovation Zone (high school and feeder middle and elementary schools) and one from CCSD’s team of Special Education drivers; from this pool of winners, one overall CCSD winner was selected.

CCSD Cybersecurity Students Earn Scholarships CCSD Cybersecurity Awards 7 12 22

Eight Cherokee County School District cybersecurity students earned scholarships through a national career skills competition, with four more receiving special honors.

The students earned the $500 scholarships and accolades from CyberStart America, a national organization established to provide high school students with free access to cybersecurity learning resources written and developed by industry professionals.  

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