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Meet a CCSD 2019 Volunteer of the Year: Alyssa Cheek of Sixes ES! voty sixes es 11 19 19

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight one here every week... congratulations to Sixes Elementary School 2019 Volunteer of the Year Alyssa Cheek!

CCSD Announces Child Find Efforts Child find logo

The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, who are suspected of having or have a diagnosed disability or developmental delay, in order to provide free appropriate Special Education services.  The Cherokee County School District serves children from age 3 to 21 years old.

Got Canvas? Canvas parent

Canvas is a Learning Management System for all students in the Cherokee County School District. A learning management system, (LMS), is a software-based platform that provides an engaging framework and interactive tools to facilitate blended and personalized learning both inside and outside the classroom. 

Click here for the following information which will guide you step-by-step to understand how to: 

• Access the Canvas LMS platform
• Create a Parent/Observer account and link to your child(ren)
• Understand system features for the Parent/Observer role
• Navigate the Canvas LMS platform and tools
• Reflect and provide feedback on the Canvas LMS platform 

Click here for Canvas Parent App instructions. 

Thank You, CCSD School Psychologists! SPAW 2019 Poster

It's National School Psychology Awareness Week! We greatly appreciate all that our CCSD school psychologists do to help our students succeed. #CCSDfam

CCSD Schools Score High for School Climate four stars image

Cherokee County School District schools continue to score high among their community members for fostering a positive school climate and culture!

The District earned a four-star average on the five-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 five stars.  The rating is based on a survey of students, parents and teachers; student discipline issue rates; and daily attendance.

CCSD Performance Improves and Continues to Exceed State Accountability Scores Elem writing

The Cherokee County School District’s performance has improved, and, for the seventh consecutive year, has exceeded the State’s average College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) accountability system score.

The scores, released today by the Georgia Department of Education, annually calculate student academic achievement and progress.  The School District’s 2018-19 CCRPI average is 83, an increase from 79 the previous year, and exceeding the State average of 76.  Scores at all three levels of CCSD schools also improved from the previous year and surpassed State performance: 86 elementary (77 Georgia); 80 middle (72); 82 high (77). 

We Appreciate Our CCSD School Bus Drivers! bus driver breakfast

October 21-25 is National School Bus Safety Week, and this is also the time we honor our school bus drivers and thank them for the great job they do keeping children safe on the ride to and from school.  Thanks to sponsors Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the Chick-fil-A restaurants in Cherokee County, CCSD drivers were treated to breakfast on Tuesday and given Chick-fil-A gift cards and a bag of treats.  CCSD schools also held special events or provided tokens of thanks for their drivers. 

Sixes Elementary's 1st Quarter Flight Mission Assembly was out of this world!

Sixes Elementary School began a new tradition this year with the first quarter Flight Mission Assembly. With the help of the Woodstock High School cheerleaders, students were thrilled to enter the gymnasium to celebrate their accomplishments this first nine weeks of school. The school safety patrol, student ambassadors, and students with perfect attendance were all recognized.

Photo of Flight of the Mission students with WHS cheerleaders

In addition, each flight mission had a "Star of the Crew." These were students who demonstrated STAR behavior and exhibited the positive behavior outlined by the Sixes PBIS system. To learn more about it, click here. One student from the "crew" was selected as the "Star of the Mission," and one student of the "mission" was selected as the "Star of the Galaxy." It was a great day for the students and teachers at Sixes Elementary School! 

Student selected as Star of the Galaxy with her family and principal


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