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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.

CCSD Students Named to State School Superintendent's Student Advisory Council state superintendent student advisory council 2019-20

Seven Cherokee County School District students have been named to the State School Superintendent’s 2019-20 Student Advisory Council!

They are: Etowah HS ninth-grader Ila Prabhuram, who also was selected to serve last school year; E.T. Booth MS eighth-graders Madeline May and Anvita Rautray; Teasley MS eighth-grader Nick Whyte; Woodstock HS seniors Laney Broussard and Ella Elbeck; and Woodstock MS seventh-grader Marisol Borrero.

8th Grade Panoramic Picture Day

Smile Panoramic Pic Day

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

8th Grade Panoramic Picture Day

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CCSD School Nutrition Scores a Three-peat with Another State Platinum Award 2019 Golden Radish Logo

The Cherokee County School District School Nutrition program has scored a three-peat with its third consecutive Platinum-level Georgia Golden Radish Award!

CCSD’s program, which serves 5 million meals each year in school cafeterias, again earned the top award from Georgia’s Departments of Agriculture, Public Health and Education, and Georgia Organics.

Panorama Survey Link

Panorama SurveyAs part of Cherokee County School District’s, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) initiative, all middle and high school students are taking this Panorama Survey. The survey results will help WMS determine the SEL needs of our students, so we can better serve them.

https://surveys.panoramaed.com/cherokeecounty/login

Meet a CCSD School Police Officer: Andy Farmer of Woodstock MS! meet the police officer Andy Farmer 9 10 19

The Cherokee County School District’s School Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting our students and staff every day.  We’re thankful for their service, and every week, you’ll get to know one of them better through a Q&A posted here. #CCSDfam #SafeCherokee

September's CCSD Connections Parent E-Newsletter Now Online CCSD Connections September 2019 image snip

The September edition of the CCSD Connections parent e-newsletter is now online at https://www.cherokeek12.net/Content2/newsletter, and is filled with important news & updates. Thanks to this month's sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia! #CCSDfam

Congratulations to CCSD's 2020 School Teachers of the Year! toty statuette

Congratulations to CCSD's School Teachers of the Year!

At the start of every school year, each CCSD school is asked to select its own Teacher of the Year.  These school-level winners now are eligible for the honor of Cherokee County School District 2020 Teacher of the Year! 

Please Share Our New Job Listing: Facility Maintenance Director job ad - fac maint dir 2019

Please share our new job listing for CCSD Director of Facility Maintenance! This leadership position offers a competitive compensation package with outstanding benefits (including State Health Benefit Plan & Teachers Retirement System), a great work calendar and schedule, and a wonderful work environment and team.

Enter CCSD's First-Ever Parent Recipe Contest! CCSD recipe contest squash 2019

What's cooking, #CCSDfam?  

If you're a CCSD parent who loves to cook, please enter our first-ever CCSD School Nutrition Parent Recipe Contest... you could win a $100 Kroger gift card and see your side-dish recipe featured on CCSD school lunch menus in October!  

CCSD Transportation Department Recertified for National Blue Seal of Excellence!  ASE logo 2019

The CCSD Transportation Department has earned recertification of its prestigious National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Blue Seal of Excellence!

CCSD in 2015 became one of the first school systems in the State to obtain this level of certification, and just learned that this important seal of approval has been extended again based on a close review of its staff’s knowledge and practices.

Board Briefs: School Board Approves New Strategic Plan Based on Community Input Blueprint 20-24 Five Priority Areas

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 approved Blueprint, a new long-range plan for the Cherokee County School District’s continued success, developed based on community input. 

The creation of the new five-year strategic plan, which is posted here, evolved over six months of meetings with students, families, teachers, support staff, business and community partners to determine what matters most to them and how CCSD could better serve them.

Rainbows at WMS

Click here for more information about Rainbows at WMSRainbows at WMS

 

Middle school students often need a chance to express their feelings, positive and negative, to their peers and caring adults.  Yet, too often they are unsure of themselves and afraid to take the risk. 

CCSD Announces Anti-Vaping Student PSA Video Contest  image CCSD Anti-Vaping Student PSA Contest 2019

The Cherokee County School District is sponsoring a video contest with a $500 prize to seek students’ help in raising awareness of the dangers of vaping.

CCSD students in grades 6-12 are invited to create and enter by Oct. 1, 2019 a short public service announcement-style video that educates students about the health dangers of vaping.  Entries will be judged for message, quality and creativity.  One winner will receive $500 sponsored by the Service League of Cherokee County.

 

6th Grade Parent Orientation

Parent Orientation 6th Grade

Are you a 6th Grade Parent?

Do you have questions?

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Congratulations to Jayne Woodyard

Congratulations to Woodstock Middle School's Support Staff Employee of the Year, Jayne Woodyard.  WMS appreciates Jayne so much for all she does for everyone!  She definitely goes above and beyond!  Thank you, Jayne, for all you do!  

2018-2019 Support Staff of the Year

Student Needs Assessments

During the next couple of weeks, yoNeeds Assessmentur students will be completing during school, with our wonderful school counselors, the following Needs Assessment Links.  

If you have any questions, please feel free to email any of the counselors:

8th Grade:  Mr. Rod Metcalf

7th Grade:  Dr. Jessica Bailey

6th Grade:  Mrs. Jennifer Farlow

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