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Bascomb Elementary School Wins National Grant to I...

Bascomb Elementary School is home to a new playground sun shade thanks to a National grant!   The school’s PTA applied for and won an $8,000 2016 Shade Structure Program Grant from the American Academy of Dermatology… and was one of only 19 winners nationwide.   The school recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate

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Board Briefs: Board Hears Positive Report on CCSD...

                        The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, August 11, 2016, devoted its strategic work session to an update on the financial state of the Cherokee County School District, and the Board heard very good news. The School District has received a “clean opinion”

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CCSD Teacher Wins International Entrepreneurship E...

A Cherokee County School District teacher has won a top award from an international entrepreneurship education program!   Sequoyah High School marketing teacher Kari Palmer was honored at this summer’s 29th Annual International Entrepreneurship Institute with the Dr. Paul DeLargy Angel Award.   The award is the highest honor the Institute bestows and “recognizes the

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CCSD Announces 2016-17 High School Fall Athletics...

Love to watch a good game and cheer on the team? The Cherokee County School District 2016-17 High School Fall Athletics Events schedule now is available online here. Times and dates are subject to change due to inclement weather.

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CCSD Names 2016-17 Student Advisor, Student Delega...

The Cherokee County School District has named the 2016-17 Student Advisor and Student Delegates to the School Board.   The School Board has included a Student Advisor position on its board since 1999, and for the past six years, a Student Delegate from each high school also has been selected. These students serve for one

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Schools to Host Curriculum Night Events

CCSD’s Curriculum Night events provide parents with an overview of what their child will be learning during the 2016-17 school year. This event is orchestrated through each of the local schools/Innovation Zones, but the tentative scheduling is as follows: Elementary School: Fourth Week of School (Week of 8/22) Middle School: Fifth Week of School (Week of 8/29)

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CCSD's 2016 Varsity Football Season Kicks Off Aug....

Are you ready for some football? Here’s a complete listing of Cherokee County School District 2016 High School Varsity Football Games: CCSD 2016 Varsity Football Schedule . Mark your calendar so you can cheer on our outstanding student-athletes! Times and dates are subject to change due to inclement weather.

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Welcome Back! 2016-17 Message from Superintendent...

A message from Dr. Brian V. Hightower, Superintendent of Schools: Back-to-school is a time of new beginnings, from little ones walking into school for the first time to high school seniors quickly approaching graduation, as well as the new teachers and administrators, all eager to teach and inspire. It’s also a time of memories, as

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Back to School in Cherokee County

Check out First Day photos from around the county at: CCSD First Day Photos (link will be live if you click the headline)

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CCSD Students Continue to Exceed State Averages on...

Cherokee County School District students for the second consecutive year exceeded State averages on the 2016 Georgia Milestones End-of-Grade and End-of-Course tests, which are used to assess the mastery of Georgia Performance Standards. Milestones End-of-Grade (EOG) exams are administered every spring in Grades 3-8 in the subjects of English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social

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Link to the CCSD publication, Accolades.
Link to the CCSD Annual Report.
Link to the CCSD publication, Choices.
Link to the CCSD publication, Financial Facts.
Link to the CCSD publication, Legislative Program.