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Announcements for October 18th

Good luck to the volleyball team as they play in the 1st round of state tomorrow at 2pm at Apalachee.  We are so proud of you and believe you can do this!  Go compete and get that win!!

Announcements for October 17th

Congratulations to the varsity softball team on advancing to the Elite 8 in Columbus next week. Way to go ladies!

Students Invited to Thank Educators Through #thanksCCSD Project thanks CCSD icon

Can you remember a teacher or another school staff member from your childhood who made a positive difference in your life?  Did you ever thank them?

“We know our School District is a family of caring teachers, counselors, bus drivers, cafeteria staff and many more, all focused on doing their best to serve our students …  and a new districtwide initiative will now give students the opportunity to thank them!” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said.  “We’re excited to begin #thanksCCSD and honor those among us who go above and beyond.”

Learn More About CCSD's Blueprint Strategic Plan Blueprint 20-24 Five Priority Areas

Want to learn more about what's next for CCSD? 

The Cherokee County School Board recently approved CCSD Blueprint: a long-range plan for continued success.  This strategic plan will guide CCSD's work for the next five years.  You can learn more about Blueprint, and keep up with CCSD's progress in accomplishing the goals set by the plan, by visiting this new webpage.

Athletes and Volunteers Make a Great Team for Special Olympics Awareness Games athletes on field course

Hundreds of athletes and volunteers participated in the CCSD Special Olympics Awareness Games on Friday morning at River Ridge High School.  

CCSD Connections Newsletter for October Now Online Connections newsletter image October 2019

The October edition of the CCSD Connections parent e-newsletter now online here is filled with important information including an update on CCSD’s Digital Learning Day plan for inclement weather.  Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia. #CCSDfam

CCSD SAT Scores Rank Second in Metro Atlanta, Top 10 in Georgia SAT infographic

Additional data released this week by the Georgia Department of Education shows CCSD's Class of 2019 scored among the highest in the state on the SAT. 

CCSD Surprises Four CCSD Teacher of the Year Finalists! TOTY ACCENT 2

The Cherokee County School District today surprised four teachers with the news they are CCSD Teacher of the Year Finalists!

CCSD Class of 2019 Outscores State, Nation on SAT sat logo

Cherokee County School District’s Class of 2019 topped State and National averages on the SAT, according to results released today by the College Board!

Meet a CCSD 2019 School Teacher of the Year: Katie Freeman of River Ridge HS! River Ridge HS toty 2019

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 River Ridge High School 2019 Teacher of the Year Katie Freeman!
 

CCSD Building a Stronger Career Education Program! CCSD CTAE logo

The Cherokee County School District is building a stronger career education program to prepare students for more choices and opportunities after graduation!
 
Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, or CTAE, has long been rooted in CCSD high schools, with dozens of programs offered and refined over the years based on student interest and workforce needs.  
 
 

CCSD Graduation Rate Continues to Exceed State Averages graduation-caps

The Cherokee County School District’s graduation rate continues to exceed State averages with 87% of the Class of 2019 earning a diploma within four years of entering high school.

CCSD’s performance tops the State’s rate of 82% -- an all-time high since the State began using a new formula required by Federal law.  Georgia’s rate has increased by 12 percentage points since 2012, while CCSD has climbed nearly 15 points.

River Ridge Attendance Office

You can now access the attendance office directly. 

 

 

 

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