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Cherokee County Educational Foundation to Award $4...

The Cherokee County Educational Foundation is significantly increasing funding for its fourth annual round of IMPACT Grants to encourage and support innovative and creative ideas in teaching and learning in the Cherokee County School District! Due to continuously increasing public support, CCEF has allotted $45,000 for the fourth round of grant awards… an increase from

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CCSD Celebrating Read for the Record Day on Thursd...

The Cherokee County School District is joining in the celebration of Read for the Record Day, a national event to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood education and literacy, on Thursday, Oct. 27. Each year, Jumpstart ( selects one children’s book it encourages classes and families nationwide to read together in an effort

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CCSD Educator Wins Georgia Education Technology In...

A Cherokee County School District educator has won a 2016 Georgia Education Technology Innovation Grant from the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium! Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy media specialist Madeline Hall is one of only four winners to earn the $2,500 grant. The grant will benefit the SMArTE (science, math, art, technology, and engineering) Space

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CCSD Celebrates Second Annual Bus Driver Appreciat...

The Cherokee County School District Transportation Department on Wednesday celebrated its second annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week breakfast. The School District’s 496 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. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Community Development Officer

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Message from the Superintendent: Show a Bus Driver...

Show a Bus Driver That You Appreciate Them By Dr. Brian V. Hightower, Superintendent of Schools Every parent has those days when he or she feels like a bus driver. Maybe your SUV is loaded up with your kids and a couple of their friends after school.  Or you’re carrying half the team in your

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School Board Recognizes Creekland MS, CCSD Staff f...

The Cherokee County School Board at its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, recognized Creekland Middle School and Cherokee County School District staff for saving a student’s life. Creekland Middle School sixth-grader Caden Cherry was participating in physical education class on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 when he experienced cardiac arrest and lost consciousness. Creekland MS

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CCSD Schools Named Finalists in Technology Associa...

Two Cherokee County School District schools have been named finalists for the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) and TAG Education Collaborative’s 2016 STEM Education Awards! Canton Elementary School STEM Academy is a finalist for the Elementary School Award, and Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy is a finalist for the STEM Certified School Outreach Award!

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Special Olympics Awareness Games Held Oct. 7

Hundreds of athletes, volunteers and CCSD staff celebrated the Special Olympics Awareness Games on Friday, Oct. 7, at River Ridge HS in Woodstock.  Overcast skies and moderate temperatures kept the day comfortable for the teams, which came from every CCSD school. PTAs staffed activity booths in “Olympic Town” where the athletes could engage in more

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Two CCSD Educators Named Apple Teachers by Apple,...

Woodstock Elementary School teacher Kristen Brooks and Cherokee County School District Technology Network Analyst Carol Dickerson are CCSD’s first employees to be named Apple Teachers by Apple, Inc.! Apple Teachers are recognized for their understanding of how to use Apple Products for teaching and learning.  They have proven knowledge of using iPad, Mac, and built-in

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CCSD to Host Parent Input Meetings on "Instruction...

The Cherokee County School District is currently developing a comprehensive, consistent and systemic “Instructional Frameworks” plan for teaching and learning that is focused on establishing consistent, research-based expectations for teaching and learning, identifying the most effective instructional and assessment strategies to increase student achievement, as well as to support and sustain teacher effectiveness in the

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