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Board Briefs: School Board Hears First Report on 2...

The School Board on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, heard its first report on anticipated revenue for the 2018-19 budget, including expectations that the State will continue withholding $4 Million as an “austerity budget cut” as recommended by Gov. Deal and further increase costs to school districts for providing employees with mandated health and retirement benefits.

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Most CCSD 1/19/18 Evening, Weekend Activities to T...

On behalf of the Superintendent, due to improved road conditions, most extra-curricular events scheduled for this evening and this weekend will take place as planned including: middle school basketball games; Cherokee HS and Sequoyah HS basketball games; the high school wrestling tournament; and the River Ridge HS performance of “The Crucible.” The CCSD Technology Fair

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CCSD Schools Closed Friday, Jan. 19; 12-Month Empl...

After communications with emergency management, roads/bridges and law enforcement officials and due to continued icy/hazardous conditions on secondary roads and at multiple school campuses in various areas of the County, Cherokee County School District is closed Friday, January 19, 2018. All 12-month (235 and 247 day) employees should report to their worksite location at 10:00

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CCSD Monitoring Road Conditions; Decision About 1/...

On behalf of the Superintendent, please be advised that a decision on whether to close Cherokee County School District schools and offices for Friday, January 19, 2018 is pending and may not be made until 5 a.m. We take the decision to close very seriously and will make the decision as soon as possible. Our

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CCSD Schools Closed Thursday, January 18; School B...

Due to the NWS Special Weather Statement warning of extremely hazardous driving conditions and the extension of the wind chill advisory, the Cherokee County School District is closed on Thursday, January 18, for both students and staff. The Cherokee County Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday evening at 5:30 PM instead of

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Schools Closed Wednesday, January 17

Based upon the National Weather Service’s forecast for additional snow accumulation resulting in icy roads, prolonged sub-zero temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills tonight and tomorrow morning, Cherokee County School District is closed Wednesday, January 17.  

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Evening Activities for Tuesday, January 16 Are Can...

On behalf of the Superintendent, in anticipation of predicted inclement weather, all CCSD evening and extracurricular activities are cancelled for Tuesday, January 16. Elementary ASP will remain open; however, parents are encouraged to pickup their student(s) prior to 5:00 PM.  

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CCSD School Nutrition Seeking Partners for Summer...

The CCSD School Nutrition Program is seeking potential new partners for its annual Summer Feeding Program! Local nonprofit organizations, churches, summer camps and other groups that serve Cherokee County children in need are invited to attend the meeting at 2 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the School Nutrition Office to learn more. Please see the

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Instructional Lead Strategists Give Support and Fe...

Cherokee County School District launched multiple new initiatives this year to increase student achievement, and district leaders knew that teachers would need additional support as they integrated these new programs into their daily classroom activities.  To help teachers meet the challenge, CCSD created a new position called an Instructional Lead Strategist (ILS) at each elementary

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CCSD Students Advance to Regional Social Studies F...

The Cherokee County School District’s Social Studies Fair saw impressive participation, with 22 first-place winners advancing to the 2018 Northwest Regional Social Studies Fair in March! Through the annual event, students explore social studies in the areas of Sociology/Psychology, History, Anthropology, Economics, Geography and Political Science and complete a research project. Ninety-five projects qualified at

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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.