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CCSD School Reassignment Applications Accepted February 1-March 1 choices art

The window for school choice reassignments for 2020-21 within the Cherokee County School District is February 1-March 1. This includes applications for CCSD STEM and Fine Arts Academies.

Kindergarten Registration for 2020-21 Opens Monday, January 27 girls reading

The Cherokee County School District is opening online registration for 2020-21 kindergarten students and first graders new to CCSD on Monday, January 27.  The Registration Gateway allows parents to log in from home via CCSD’s website and get enrollment forms filled out online, rather than filling them out by hand while waiting at a school office.

Board Briefs: School Board Approves Appointment of New Chief Operating Officer D Murdock

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 approved the appointment of a longtime CCSD leader as its next Chief Operations Officer.

Dr. Debra Murdock, a past Georgia High School Principal of the Year who currently serves as an Executive Director in the Office of School Operations, will begin leading the division this spring.

CCSD Earns Positive Credit Ratings Benefitting Taxpayers CCSD logo

The Cherokee County School District earned positive credit ratings from the world’s top agencies, benefitting the community’s taxpayers.

Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s financial service companies this month reaffirmed CCSD’s Aa2 and Aa+ ratings, respectively, and awarded Stable outlooks to both, which places the District in an outstanding position for future growth. 
 

Dean Rusk Student Named County Spelling Champ spelling bee winners

Dean Rusk Middle School sixth-grader Riley O’Neill correctly spelled “piratical” and then “hurriedly” to claim the title as the county’s top speller at the 2020 Cherokee County School District Spelling Bee Thursday night at Cherokee High School.  Brayden McPhillips of Woodstock Middle School captured second, and Laura Hand of Creekland Middle School placed third. 

Meet a CCSD 2019 School Teacher of the Year: Kellie Henson of Ball Ground ES STEM Academy! toty ball ground es stem academy 2020 1 11 20

Our teachers are amazing, which is why we share the story of a school’s Teacher of the Year every week... please help us celebrate 2020 Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy Teacher of the Year Kellie Henson!

Read the latest CCSD Connections parent newsletter! CCSD Connections newsletter image January 2020

The January edition of the CCSD Connections monthly parent e-newsletter is now online here and includes updates on safety and security and other important information. Thanks to Credit Union of Georgia for its sponsorship! #CCSDfam

CCSD Georgia Lottery Pre-K Enrollment Begins in February RM Moore Pre-K 2

Open enrollment for the Cherokee County School District’s Georgia Lottery Pre-K Classes program begins in February!

Reminder: Use SafeSchools Alert to Report Safety Concerns Safe Schools

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Please watch this brief video to learn more about SafeSchools Alert - CCSD's system to report a school safety concern by text, email, phone call, online message or app to school police and administrators. Reminder: This system does not replace 911; please call 911 in an emergency. #SafeCherokee

 

 

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BGSA's Teacher of the Year

Ball Ground STEM Academy could not be more proud to announce our Runner-up and Teacher of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year!!BGSA Teacher of the Year and Runner Up


Congratulations to Ms. Jessica Nohner for being named the Runner-up and to Mrs. Kellie Henson for being named BGSA's TEACHER OF THE YEAR!!! Both of these ladies put their hearts and souls into the children and this profession! We know that Mrs. Henson will do an excellent job of representing our school as our Teacher of the Year!

Join PTA!

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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.  

Be a PTA Volunteer!

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PTA is always looking for volunteers to help out through the year.  Our goal is to form committees to help plan and coordinate upcoming events.  Complete the Volunteer Sign Up form, please check off which one(s), and we will be in contact with you.  Thank you for your support!  

 

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Join PTA!

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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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