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We are a 1 to 1 Initiative School
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DRMS Food Drive for MUST Ministries: October 15- November 9
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Thanksgiving Break: November 19-23
Savannah, Georgia
8th Grade Savannah Field Trip: March 26-28
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New Student Gateway for Registering New CCSD Students Online
 

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CCSD School Clinics Benefit from Northside Hospital Cherokee Support CCSD NHC Donation 10 17 18

Thanks to the support of partner Northside Hospital Cherokee, the Cherokee County School District received EpiPens at no cost for all of its schools!  The cost of the pens – auto-injectors that can be life-saving in cases of serious allergic reaction - was waived by manufacturer, Mylan, as part of its EpiPen4Schools program.  CCSD’s participation in the program was made possible by NHC Dr. Matthew Simmons, who wrote prescriptions for each school’s clinic. 

CCSD Class of 2018 Excels on ACT! CCSD ACT 2018 Results Graphic

More Cherokee County School District Class of 2018 students took the ACT exam than any previous class, while maintaining impressive averages and exceeding National and State averages!

Results released today show the Class of 2018 posted an excellent overall score of 23, while a record number took the challenging college entrance and placement examination: 1,809 students -- an 11-percent increase from the previous year.  The score ranks CCSD third among metro Atlanta counties and seventh in Georgia – out of 180 school districts!

CCSD Hosting PTA Program on Drug Addiction & Prevention Oct. 24 Sheriff Frank Reynolds

The Cherokee County School District next week will host a PTA-sponsored program for parents on drug addiction and prevention with guest speakers including Cherokee Sheriff Frank Reynolds.

Talent Show Auditions

Talent show auditions

Red Ribbon Week: October 24-31

Red Ribbon Week

Dean Rusk Middle will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 24th-October 31st. 

Our theme this year will be “Around the World,” “Life is a Journey, Travel Drug-Free.”

Encourage your children to showcase their commitment to staying drug-free by sharing where their drug-free journey has taken them by posting their “Drug-Free Selfie” on our DRMS Red Ribbon Week Padlet.

DRMS will be having a contest to see who has traveled the furthest in 2018.

 

 

DRMS Basketball

Link for all things about Basketball

http://deanruskbasketball.weebly.com/

November Basketball Games

December Basketball Games

January Basketball Games

February Basketball Games

School Kiosk Annoucements

School Kiosk

Word of the Week

Optimist Club Meeting

Red Ribbon Week

Talent show audtions

 

Food Drive

 

Talent show

Congratulations Cheer Squad

 

Agendas for sale in school store

Savannah Field Trip

reading club

Open Lab at 8:15

 

Menchies for Sale on Wednesdays

School Store

Talent Show

Talent Show

DRMS PE Department Receives Gold Recoginiton For Georgia Shape Award

Congratulations to DRMS PE Coaches and Wellness Committee for the Gold Recognition of the GA Shape Award. The GA Shape Award recognizes elementary, middle and high schools for their dedication to creating a healthy school environment and a culture of wellness for staff, students and community.  Congrats DRMS!!   

8th Grade Trip to Savannah

8th Grade Savannah Field Trip Dates – March 26th – 28th

 

Cost:

Student - $410

Chaperone - $450

 

Payment Due Dates

Deposit Due – Friday, September 28th ($150)

2nd Payment – Friday, November 16th ($150)

Final Payment – Thursday, December 20th ($110)

 

(Total Payment can be made at any time)

 

Student Forms:

All students need to have a completed permission form and medical form to attend the trip.

 

Chaperones:

If you would like to be a Chaperone on the 8th Grade field trip, please contact Mr. Colvin and pay the deposit to hold your spot ($150).

You also must complete and submit the Volunteer application to the front office. 

 

Any questions, please contact Mr. Colvin, david.colvin@cherokeek12.net or Mrs. West, robyn.west@cherokeek12.net

Savannah Trip Flyer

Field Trip Permission Form

Volunteer/Mentor Application

Field Trip Deposit Reminder

Yearbook Information

 

Link for Ordering Yearbook

 

August 2018-December 2018

Plain $40/Personalized $45

January 2019-February 2019

Plain $45/Personalized $50

March 2019

Plain $50/Personalized $55

On Distribution Day (May 2019)

$65 plain only

Club Information

How do I know if my student’s club or activity is meeting?

Check the Student Activities Page. We try to list how sponsors communicate meetings, practices and rehearsals with parents. If nothing is listed, you may contact the sponsor by email.

1.1 Initiative

Dean Rusk is a 1 to 1 Initiative School

Guidlines for Use of CCSD Issued Devices

Laptop Orientation

Why do we have a 1.1 Initiative? Please view this presentation to learn more.

Menchie's Wednesday

Wednesday’s is Menchie’s Day at Dean Rusk.  Students can buy a Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt during their lunch period for $3.00.

Starts Wednesday August 8

Dean Rusk MS Kicks Off Breakfast Program with Special Guests Breakfast Kickoff Crew

Dean Rusk MS held a breakfast kickoff with the Atlanta Community Food Bank on Friday September 28th from 8:15 - 9 am while students arrived for school.  

Express Gateway Now Open for Updating Student Information express gateway logo

Express Gateway update portal, the online system for parents to change address, phone, email or important information for students, is now available. 

Cherokee Sheriff's Office Seeking More School Crossing Guards! Sheriff Office Crossing Guard Ad 10 11 18

The Cherokee Sheriff's Office is seeking more dedicated crossing guards to protect our students and keep traffic moving safely around our schools! #SafeCherokee

CCSD's "Kickin' It With Kale" for Farm to School Month! Jaxsen Waldrop and Kale

CCSD is participating in Georgia’s Farm to School month celebration with special menu items including a Kickin’ it with Kale salad on Wednesday!  

The fresh kale, cranberry and apple salad will be available throughout CCSD cafeterias as a side choice at lunch on Wednesday, with students encouraged to try kale, a vegetable that may be new to them. 

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