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Avery ES Wins First Annual 'Golden Shovel' Award f...

Avery ES was selected as the first winner of the Cherokee Farm to School committee’s “Golden Shovel” award for its “Project Learning Garden,” implemented by second-grade teacher Lori Hohl. Karen Garland, who runs the K-5 Science Discovery Lab at Clark Creek ES STEM Academy, came to present the award on behalf of the Farm to

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Board Briefs: School Board Hears Update on Cheroke...

The School Board on Thursday, October 19, 2017, heard an update on meetings gathering community feedback on potential overcrowding mitigation plans for Cherokee High School. While the campus doesn’t meet CCSD’s definition of “critically overcrowded” due to solutions already implemented, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said he’s committed to asking for the School

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CCSD Celebrates Third Annual Bus Driver Appreciati...

Watch a video from the celebration here! The Cherokee County School District Transportation Department on Tuesday celebrated its third annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week breakfast. The School District’s 500 bus drivers, monitors, specialists, technicians and administrators were treated to breakfast provided by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at CCSD’s bus shops in Holly Springs and Woodstock.

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CCSD School Named Finalist for Top Statewide STEM...

A Cherokee County School District school has been named a finalist for a top statewide STEM education award! The Technology Association of Georgia and the TAG Education Collaborative have selected Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy as a finalist for its 2017 Georgia STEM Education Awards. The Georgia STEM Education Awards recognize schools, programs, and

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CCSD Schedules 2nd Round of Attendance Area Focus...

A second round of Attendance Area Focus Group meetings to review possible solutions to Cherokee High School overcrowding has been scheduled to provide information responsive to audience questions. The public meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, and Thursday, Oct. 26, at Cherokee HS. Miss the first round of meetings? Here’s

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CCSD High Schools, Theatre Group Raise Curtain on...

Cherokee County School District high schools and its Academy Street Theatre Group program are ready to raise the curtain on fall shows! Academy Street Theatre Group CCSD’s K-12 theatre program “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” 7 p.m. November 16, 17 at Cherokee High School (LOCATION CHANGE!) Tickets: $5 Cherokee High School “Proof” 7 p.m., October

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CCSD Announces Annual Child Find Efforts

What is Child Find? The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, who are suspected of having or have a diagnosed disability or developmental delay, in order to provide free appropriate Special Education services. The Cherokee County School District serves children from 3 years through 21 years of age.

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CCSD Lead Nurse Named a Statewide Award Finalist!

A Cherokee County School District nurse is a statewide award finalist! CCSD Lead Nurse Jami Stefano is a finalist for the March of Dimes 2017 Georgia Nurse of the Year Awards, which recognize exceptional patient care, compassion, and service. Hundreds of nurses are nominated in 15 categories ranging from Advanced Practice to NICU to Public

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CCSD Launches Inaugural Parent Academy Program

The Cherokee County School District this week launched its inaugural parent academy program. Developed by the Georgia School Boards Association, VILLA (Volunteer Instructional Leadership Learning Academy) offers parents the opportunity to learn more about the public schools in their community. On Tuesday, Oct. 9, CCSD became the first school district in the state to pilot

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CCSD Teacher Wins State Career Education Grant

A Cherokee County School District teacher has won a State career education grant valued at $2,000! Freedom Middle School Careers teacher Amanda Whitmire has been selected for the Learning Blade Middle School Grant Program: a partnership between Thinking Media/Learning Blade and The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement. She is one of only 54 recipients selected

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