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CCSD Appreciates Its Bus Drivers! bus driver appreciation

CCSD recognized its school bus drivers on Tuesday morning with a drive-through breakfast and gifts.  CCSD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Hightower visited with drivers at two bus maintenance facilities, passing out Chick-fil-A biscuits and goody bags from sponsors. 

Homecoming Court

Varsity Football Cambridge vs Sequoyah Monday, October 26th at 7pm

The homecoming court will be presented at the game on Monday night, we will celebrate our Homecoming Court at Halftime.

Purchase Football Tickets Online Tickets

Due to Covid protocols at Cambridge HS the game this Friday 10/23 has been moved to Monday, 10/26 with a 7pm start time.

Remaining Tickets for next Monday’s game against Cambridge will go on sale Thursday, October 22nd at 6pm. Approx. 100 tickets will be available for Monday’s game.

The game scheduled for Friday 10/30 at Chattahoochee has been changed to Saturday, 10/31 with a 3pm start time.

To purchase go to: https://gofan.co/app/school/GA5291

Board Business Briefs: School Board Hears of Potential State Funding Concerns BOE Meeting Oct. 15 2020 (1)

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday heard an update on potential State funding concerns for next school year.
 
During its pre-meeting work session, School Board members began the planning work for its annual Legislative Partnership Priorities, a list of top issues it would like to see addressed by Cherokee County’s State legislators during the General Assembly Session.  The report typically is shared by the School Board with the Delegation at a meeting in early December prior to the legislative session’s start in January.

CCSD Class of 2020 Tops Nation, State on ACT CCSD 2020 ACT infographic

The Cherokee County School District Class of 2020 earned average ACT scores that topped National and State results and continued to rank among Georgia’s top 10 county school systems!

10/5/2020 CCSD Message: School Operations Update CCSD_Identity_horizontal_CMYK

On behalf of the Superintendent, please be advised of several important decisions in regard to CCSD school operations:

  • HYBRID MODEL: The three high schools currently operating on a hybrid model – Creekview, Etowah and Woodstock High Schools – all will resume traditional in-person instruction (five days a week) beginning Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020 (Monday, Oct. 12, is a scheduled school holiday for all students/professional development day for teachers and staff).  This decision does not affect students currently enrolled in Digital Learning. 
Meet a CCSD 2020 School Teacher of the Year: Tiffany Weck of Sequoyah HS! toty SHS 10 3 2020

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 Sequoyah High School Teacher of the Year Tiffany Weck!

CCSD Students Creating Prosthetic Limbs for Those in Need Sequoyah HS e-Nable Project 1 10 1 2020

Sequoyah High School senior Daniel McCrobie has always liked engineering and figuring out how parts work together.

Through his school’s FIRST Robotics team formed last year, Daniel has figured out how he can be a part of life-changing work: making prosthetic limbs for those in need.  

The team recently formed an e-Nable chapter, joining the international online collective of “Digital Humanitarian” volunteers dedicated to using shared designs and 3D printers to craft free and low-cost prosthetic limbs for adults and children.

Read the October CCSD Connections parent newsletter! image - CCSD Connections parent newsletter Oct 2020

The October 2020 edition of the CCSD Connections monthly parent e-newsletter is now online at https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/newsletter and contains important information including updates on school operations for this month.  Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia, a CCSD Partner! #CCSDfam #CCSDunited

School and Community Leaders Celebrate Opening of Mountain Ed's Cherokee Site ribbon cutting

School and community leaders celebrated the official opening of Mountain Education Charter High School's Cherokee County location Wednesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony led by the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce.  Mountain Ed's Cherokee satellite, located in the Etowah East building on the Etowah HS campus, currently has 144 students enrolled in the alternative evening program. 

Additional SAT Data Shows CCSD's Average Score Is in the Top 10% in Georgia sat w state ranks

Additional information about the Class of 2020’s SAT results was recently released by the Georgia Department of Education.  CCSD’s average score of 1100 ranks 3rd among Metro Atlanta counties and places the district 12th overall in the state, out of 180 school districts (top 10%).  When compared to school districts that test at least 500 students, CCSD is 4th overall.  All six CCSD high schools fell in the top 20% of high schools statewide when comparing average composite scores. 

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