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School Meal Costs Will Return to 2019-20 Prices-- Families Who Qualify for Free or Reduced Price Meals Must Complete An Application
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First Day of the 2022-23 School Year is Monday, August 1
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Congratulations to All Our 2022 Graduates
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CCSD Congratulates Class of 2022 Valedictorians, Salutatorians!

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The Cherokee County School District’s 2022-23 school year will begin on Monday, Aug. 1.  

For students who are new to CCSD, parents may register them online this summer using our New Student Gateway; parents still will need to present copies of legally required documents in person to complete enrollment.  For information, visit  

CCSD Class of 2022 Graduate Named Gatorade Player of the Year Gatorade Player of the Year - Will Sumner 6 29 22

A Cherokee County School District Class of 2022 graduate has been named a Gatorade Player of the Year!

Will Sumner, who graduated last month from Woodstock High School and is headed to the University of Georgia in the fall, today was named the 2021-22 Gatorade Georgia Boys Track & Field Player of the Year.  He is the school’s first Gatorade Georgia Boys Track & Field Player of the Year and now advances to Gatorade’s national competition.

CCSD School Earns National Award for Charitable Spirit CCSD WHS Spirit of St Jude Award 6 23 22

A Cherokee County School District school has been honored with a national award for its charitable spirit!

Woodstock High School has earned the Spirit of St. Jude Award from Varsity Brands in recognition of its support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which is a major recipient of company’s philanthropy.  Varsity Brands is made up of BSN Sports, Varsity Spirit and Herff Jones, which provide schools with athletic, spirit and special events products.

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.

CCSD Employees, Volunteers Honored by Georgia PTA CCSD Georgia PTA Award Winners 6 14 22

Cherokee County School District employees and volunteers have been honored by the PTA with state awards!

The Georgia PTA at its annual convention, which was held last weekend in Columbus, recognized outstanding PTA volunteers and school district employees from across the state, with several top honors presented to Cherokee County winners.

Meet a CCSD 2022 Volunteer of the Year: Jim Kivikoski of Woodstock High School! WHS VOTY 22

Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Woodstock High School 2022 Volunteer of the Year: Jim Kivikoski! #CCSDfam

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

UPDATE 6/28/22: Please be advised that we will not have meal pick-up on Monday, July 4, due to the holiday. The next pick up will be on Monday, July 11. If you need food assistance next week, First Baptist Church of Woodstock, a CCSD Partner, will distribute food boxes to families from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, through Thursday, July 7, in the Building B basement. For more information, please call the church’s food pantry at 770.926.4428.

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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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