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Cherokee County School Board Earns State Recogniti...

The Cherokee County School Board has earned state recognition for its outstanding governance and leadership! The Georgia School Boards Association has awarded the Cherokee County School Board its 2018 Quality School Board designation.  The statewide recognition program celebrates school boards that consistently model best practices and meet specific high standards of excellence. “We know our

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Board Briefs: School Board Approves Budget, Superi...

The School Board on Thursday, June 21, 2018, approved the Annual Budget for 2018-19, which continues class-size reductions, increases safety and security spending and keeps the tax rate steady, and renewed the Superintendent of Schools’ contract through June 2021. The budget recommended by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower grows the day-to-day operating budget

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Etowah HS Earns National Recognition for Raising S...

Etowah High School has earned national recognition for its successful efforts to raise student achievement! The school, led by Principal Robert Horn, has earned the Model Professional Learning Community at Work honor from Solution Tree, one of only 200 schools and districts in the nation – and the only school in Georgia — to do

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CCSD School Nutrition Wins State Award!

The Cherokee County School District’s School Nutrition program has won a State “Best Practice” Award! The program, which is led by Director Tina Farmer, has been named a Georgia USDA Best Practice Award winner in the category of Farm to School Programs for the second consecutive year. “We are committed to providing students with meals

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Seven CCSD Students Selected for Model Atlanta Reg...

Seven Cherokee County School District high school students have been selected for a prestigious regional leadership program! The seven CCSD students are participants in the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Model Atlanta Regional Commission (MARC), a six-month program that educates students on regional issues and challenges and gives them the opportunity to develop ideas for improving metro

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Clark Creek ES STEM Academy Wins State Award for S...

A Cherokee County School District elementary school has won a top State award for supporting students! Clark Creek Elementary School STEM Academy has earned the 2018 SSTAGE (Student Support Team Association for Georgia Educators) Star Award for Promising Practices at the elementary school level.  This award recognizes outstanding efforts to teach students who need additional

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CCSD Teachers Serve as 2018 Advanced Placement (AP...

Seventeen Cherokee County School District teachers recently were selected to serve as 2018 Advanced Placement (AP) Readers! Each June, top AP teachers and college faculty members from around the world meet to evaluate and score the free-response sections of the College Board’s AP Exams, which high-performing high school students take to earn college credit.  During

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CCSD Student Wins Regional Art Contest!

A Cherokee County School District student has won a regional art contest! Sequoyah High School rising senior Franky Carroll is the District 1 regional winner for the 24th Annual Georgia Farm Bureau High School Art Contest.  She won $100 for placing first in the District, which includes 15 counties in northwest Georgia.  The statewide contest

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CCSD School Counselors Learn About Career Options...

Cherokee County School District school counselors recently learned more about career options for students through a collaboration with local businesses and industries. The Summer Externship program gave the counselors the opportunity earlier this month to visit employers including Arrow Exterminators, Astra Group Construction, Killian Automotive, Northside Hospital Cherokee (Batson Cook Construction), R&D Mechanical Services, Roytech

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Indian Knoll ES Media Specialist Wins State Honor...

UPDATE 6/11/2018: CCSD Media Specialist of the Year Jennifer Lewis has been 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.  This is the second year in a row that the state winner is a Cherokee County School

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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.