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31 CCSD Schools Named to Georgia's SHAPE (Student...

Thirty one Cherokee County School District schools have been named to the Governor’s SHAPE (Student Health and Physical Education) Honor Roll! The recognition honors their commitment to the health and well-being of Georgia’s students through fitness and nutrition… an increase from 27 last school year! The Honor Roll program recognizes and rewards the schools, students

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CCSD Announces School-Level Teacher of the Year Wi...

Congratulations to the Cherokee County School District’s School Teachers of the Year winners! 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’s 2018 Teacher of the Year! The Districtwide competition

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Board Briefs: School Board Hears Plans for Relievi...

    The School Board on Thursday, September 14, 2017, heard plans for a public review of options to relieve overcrowding at Cherokee High School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said he and his senior staff have been closely monitoring Cherokee High School enrollment, which now tops 2,600 — and developing options to

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CCSD Celebrates School-Based Speech-Language Patho...

The Cherokee County School District is celebrating its School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists as part of the statewide appreciation week for these professionals. Sixty-five speech-language pathologists – or SLPs, as they also are known – are highly trained professionals responsible for evaluating and treating CCSD students who have difficulty with communication. Students who struggle with language also

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Five Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semi...

Five Cherokee County School District high school seniors today were named 2018 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists! They are: of Etowah HS, Joseph Young; of River Ridge HS, twin sisters, Claire and Irene Chen, and Simon Yang; of Woodstock, Preston Alsup. “Congratulations to these extraordinary students, their families and their teachers!” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian

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AT&T, Comcast Offer Cherokee County Families L...

As CCSD, and other school districts around the country, expands its use of a digital environment for curriculum content delivery, the need and preference by students to access these resources anytime and from anywhere is steadily increasing. These links outline lower-cost options available to Cherokee County families that face financial challenges in accessing the Internet

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CCSD Schools, Offices Re-opening Sept. 13, 2017

UPDATE 1:51 p.m. 9/10/17: Based upon Governor Deal’s declaration of an emergency and multiple weather briefings with Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency relative to impending heavy rains, strong wind and potential flooding and power loss from Hurricane Irma, the Superintendent of Schools is closing Cherokee County School District schools and offices and cancelling all district

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CCSD Class of 2017 Earns Record High Scores on ACT

The Cherokee County School District continues to excel at preparing students for college and career success! Scores released today show the Class of 2017 exceeded previous record high averages on the challenging ACT college entrance and placement examination. The students’ performance on the test also continues to top National and State averages! “Our mission is

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CCSD Statement on River Ridge High School 8/31/17...

Dear Parents, On behalf of the Superintendent, this message is to provide you with more information about a story currently circulating in the media and on social media regarding an incident at one of our high schools. In this regard, a River Ridge High School math teacher on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 erroneously told two

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Test of CCSD Emergency Notification System on Sept...

The Cherokee County School District tested its School Messenger emergency notification system on Sept. 1, 2017. As part of the test, we sent test messages to all CCSD parents and the emergency contacts they provided to their children’s schools, and all CCSD employees. Between 4:30 and 7 p.m. on Sept. 1, parents should have received

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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.