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CCSD Teacher of the Year Drives Off in Style! teacher car delivery

Shottenkirk Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Canton delivered a new Jeep Rubicon to CCSD Teacher of the Year Dana Townsend at Mill Creek MS on Friday just before Thanksgiving break.  As the district winner, Ms. Townsend received a free one-year lease on any vehicle at the dealership. 

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. 

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.

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.
 

Nurse Betty Named State Award Finalist Nurse Betty

Two Cherokee County School District nurses are statewide award finalists!

CCSD Lead Nurse Gwen Chambers and Arnold Mill Elementary School Nurse Betty Miller are finalists for the March of Dimes 2018 Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards, which honor excellence in patient care, compassion, and service.

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.

Ms. Dittus' class wins 1st Annual Coat Drive! PTA Member with coats

The results are in.....the winners are Mrs. Dittus' 1st grade class, with 42 coats!!!
Mrs. Gentry's class wasn't far behind with 40 coats collected. 

Don't forget about the new bus tracking system, VersaTran! Bus

This has replaced remind texts from the Principal announcing late arrivals, so make sure you sign up for it. Click on the link for more informaiton.

Teacher of the Year Mrs. McMullen and family

Congrats to Arnold Mill Elementary's new teacher of the year, Mrs. Brooke McMullen!

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