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CCSD Lead Nurse Named Georgia's School Nurse Admin...

A Cherokee County School District nurse has been named the top school nurse leader in the state! Gwen Chambers, who serves as CCSD’s senior lead nurse overseeing its school nurse program, is the Georgia Association of School Nurses’ 2017 Georgia School Nurse Administrative of the Year. She now is a nominee for the National Association

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Board Briefs: Cherokee County School Board Approve...

The School Board on Thursday, June 15, 2017, unanimously approved the Superintendent’s Recommended 2017-18 Annual Budget, which funds improvements in teaching and learning and safety and security without a millage rate increase. The budget invests $382 Million into day-to-day operations, with 71% of that total in classroom instruction, including the continuing effort to decrease class

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CCSD to Host National Advanced School Resource Off...

The Cherokee County School District School Police Department next week will host a national training program for officers from across the state! In cooperation with the Georgia Association of Secondary School Law Enforcement Executives (GASSLEE), CCSD will host the National Association of School Resource Officers’ (NASRO) Advanced School Resource Officer Course from Monday, June 19,

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Sequoyah HS Class of 2017 Graduate Headed to West...

A Sequoyah High School Class of 2017 graduate is headed to West Point! Andy Whittle, who graduated with honors, has been appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. An Eagle Scout, Andy participated in the school’s Air Force JROTC including serving as Group Commander and Drill Team Commander his senior year and as

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CCSD High School Class of 2017 Graduate Wins Natio...

A Cherokee County School District Class of 2017 graduate has won a 2017 National Merit Scholarship! Katie Bates, who graduated last month from Sequoyah HS, has won a National Merit University of Georgia Scholarship! She plans to study biochemistry at UGA in the fall. Less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors are named

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CCSD Media Specialist of the Year Named Georgia Li...

UPDATE 6/12/17: CCSD Media Specialist of the Year Anne Nechvatal of Cherokee HS today was named the Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year!  The surprise presentation was made today at the Georgia Library Media Association’s Summer Institute in Peachtree City. UPDATE 5/8/17: CCSD Media Specialist of the Year Anne Nechvatal of Cherokee HS has

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Johnston ES Wins National Healthy School Award

Johnston Elementary School has been named to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s 2017 list of America’s Healthiest Schools! The school won a Bronze Award from the national organization for making changes that promote healthier eating and physical activity for students and staff. Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program is an evidence-based national initiative to create

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Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame Honors Outstan...

The Cherokee County Sports Hall of Fame as part of its recent annual banquet recognized a male and a female Outstanding High School Senior Athlete from each of the Cherokee County School District’s high schools. The students are, from left to right, front row: Emily Snyder, Creekview; Mallory Gilmer, Etowah; Brianna Collender, River Ridge; Breanna Roper,

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CCSD Publishes Annual Financial Facts Report

The Cherokee County School District has published its annual Financial Facts report, which provides highlights and snapshots from the proposed Annual Budget. The report is posted online here and provides financial additional information to the community in advance of the School Board’s public hearings and budget adoption.

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Two CCSD Schools Win Top Media Center Awards

Two Cherokee County School District schools have won top State awards for their media center programs! Indian Knoll Elementary School is the winner of the 2017 Exemplary Media Program Award for elementary schools, and E.T. Booth Middle School is the winner of the 2017 Exceptional Media Program Award for middle schools presented by the Georgia

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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.