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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. 

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.
 

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.

Rent our Ball Ground Boulder!

**New to our School this year**

The Ball Ground STEM Academy Boulder brought to you by the BGSA PTA.  Why?  Because Ball Ground ROCKS! 

The Boulder is a creative and fun way to spread school spirit, celebrate a student's birthday, thank a teacher or staff member, or cheer on our local sports teams. The best part is that 100% of funds raised will go right back to our students and school!  Payment, in the form of cash or check, must be received within 48 hours of reservation.  You may send payment in with your child or drop it off in the front office.

Detailed instructions can be found on the sign up genius.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0c4faaa723a4fa7-ball1

This is a PTA sponsored activity.  Please direct any and all questions to BallgroundPTA@gmail.com

 

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Thank you for your interest in joining PTA! Becoming a member does not obligate you to volunteer but it does show your support for our school! Our goal is 100% membership, which means one membership for each student enrolled at Ball Ground. Anyone can join PTA - grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends and neighbors!

Ready to join?  Fill out the membership form and send in to your child's teacher.  

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