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Congratulations to All Our 2022 Graduates
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Seven CCSD Seniors Named National Merit Finalists
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Board Business Briefs: School Board Approves Budget, Safety Improvements CCSD_Identity_horizontal_CMYK

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday night approved the budget for next school year, which calls for a tax rate reduction, increased investment in school safety and pay raises for teachers and support staff.

The 1.5 mills decrease in the tax rate, which was unanimously approved, is the first reduction proposed since 2014 and was prompted by the rise in property values.  While most homeowners will see an increase in their tax bill due to their property value rising, the increase will be less due to the School Board’s action.   

Six CCSD Class of 2022 Graduates Earn $1,000 ABM Scholarships CCSD 2022 ABM Scholars 6 16 22

Six Cherokee County School District Class of 2022 graduates have earned scholarships from ABM Industry Groups LLC!

The company, which provides custodial services for CCSD schools, each year awards a $1,000 scholarship to one graduating senior from each of CCSD’s traditional high schools.  The six winners are selected by a scholarship committee of retired CCSD educators and ABM representatives based on a student’s involvement in school and community activities and service; personal essays; and references.

Join the #CCSDfam as a School Nutrition Coordinator! Job ad school nutrition coordinator 6 15 22

The Cherokee County School District is seeking a professional with experience in nutrition, dietetics and/or food service to serve as a School Nutrition Coordinator.  This leadership position supports the department’s operations, including training programs and promotions.  It offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, a great work calendar and schedule, opportunities for professional development and career advancement, and a wonderful work environment and team!  Join the #CCSDfam & apply now by clicking Jobs@CCSD at  For more information, please call 770.721.8419 or email

Meet a CCSD 2022 Support Staff Employee of the Year: Cindy Brown of Sequoyah High School! SHS SSOTY 22

We greatly value the outstanding support staff in our schools and central office divisions, which is why we recognize them here.  Please join us in congratulating the 2022 Support Staff Employee of the Year for Sequoyah High School: Cindy Brown! #CCSDfam

CCSD Students Place in Statewide Architecture Competition CCSD 2022 State Architecture Winners 6 2 22

Cherokee County School District students placed in the statewide architecture career skills competition!

Three Sequoyah High School students in the Career Pathway for pre-architecture won honors in Georgia’s American Institute of Architects High School Design Competition, which is considered the top competition in the state for high school architecture students.

CCSD Congratulates Career and Technical Competition Winners CCSD 2022 Georgia Career Technical Winners 6 2 22

Six Cherokee County School District students placed at Georgia’s Career and Technical Instruction Competition!

The competition offers students the opportunity to demonstrate skills from their chosen Career Pathway, with presentations judged by skilled professionals from that career field.

Congratulations to CCSD's Retiring Educators! CCSD 2022 Retiring Teachers and Staff 6 1 22

The Cherokee County School District is celebrating its retiring educators and support staff!

The majority of the retirees noted below are ending their careers this week; some retired earlier in the year based on their retirement eligibility date.

Two CCSD Class of 2022 Graduates Win National Merit College Awarded Scholarships CCSD 2022 National Merit College Award Scholarship Winners 6 1 22

Two Cherokee County School District Class of 2022 graduates have earned National Merit college-awarded scholarships!

Sequoyah High School Class of 2022 graduate Riley Hartman earned a National Merit University of Georgia Scholarship, and Creekview High School Class of 2022 graduate Benjamin “Ben” Webster V earned a National Merit University of Alabama Scholarship. 

CCSD To-Go Meal Orders Due 8 a.m. Thursday for Monday Pick Up SummerFeedingProgram

We are pleased to offer to-go meal service at no charge during summer break for any child age 0-18 in Cherokee County.
Meal pick up will be from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays at Cherokee High School’s North Campus (930 Marietta Hwy, Canton, GA 30114; North Campus is to the right of the main campus) and Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy (3219 Hunt Road, Acworth, GA 30102).

CCSD Class of 2022 Graduates Headed to U.S. Service Academies, Military Service CCSD 2022 US Military Service Academies 5 31 22

Sixty members of Cherokee County School District’s Class of 2022 have committed to military service, including six selected for prestigious U.S. Service Academies!

“Thank you to each of these students for making the important decision to serve our country,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said.  “We’re proud of you and grateful to you and your families, and I know our entire community appreciates your service.”

CCSD Recognizes Two Outstanding Educators with Superintendent's Game Changer Awards! OGES GC 1

Superintendent Dr. Brian V. Hightower recently recognized two extraordinary educators for their instructional excellence! 


Valedictorians and Salutatorians Honored, Along with Chosen Teachers Vals and Sals

The Cherokee County School District and School Board celebrated the Class of 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians at its 22nd  Annual Scholar Recognition Banquet.

Superintendent's Message to the Class of 2022 GRAD SHOT 2022 (5)

Dear Class of 2022, 

Every day, we write another page in the story of our lives.  

This week marks the start of a new chapter for you, as you graduate from high school and begin your next adventure.

5/25/2022 CCSD Message from the Superintendent uvalde

Dear CCSD Families,
Our hearts are with Uvalde. 
And just as after Sandy Hook and Parkland, we know that this tragedy not only has filled you with the same heartbreak, but also with anger and worry. 

CCSD Summer Feeding Program Kicks off June 6, Donations Needed SummerFeedingProgram

UPDATE 5/23/22: Great news! The USDA waiver has been extended for July so the weekly to-go bag model will continue in July. #CCSDfam #CCSDserves

The CCSD School Nutrition Summer Feeding program will kick off June 6, and community donations are requested to make it a success.

“We care about our students’ well-being all the time, and we know that providing meals over summer break is a hardship for some families,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said.  “We’re so fortunate to have a dedicated School Nutrition team, an outstanding partner in MUST Ministries and a supportive community working together to feed our students over the summer.”  

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