CCSD Announces Dates for 2017-18 Curriculum Nights

CCSD Announces Dates for 2017-18 Curriculum Nights

It’s Curriculum Night time!

CCSD Curriculum Night programs provide parents with an overview of what their child will be learning during the 2017-18 school year.

These event are coordinated through each of the local schools/Innovation Zones, but the tentative scheduling is as follows:

Elementary School: Fourth Week of School (Week of 8/21)

Middle School: Fifth Week of School (Week of 8/28)

High School: Sixth Week of School (Week of 9/5)

“Additional Use”: Seventh Week of School (Week of 9/11)

Elementary Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Arnold Mill ES August 21 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:30 p.m.
August 22 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Avery ES August 23 Kindergarten, 2nd, 4th 6:30 p.m.
August 24 1st, 3rd, 5th 6:30 p.m.
Ball Ground ES August 24 All grade levels 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Bascomb ES August 21 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 21 5th 7:00-8:00 p.m.
August 22 1st 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 22 4th 7:00-8:00 p.m.
August 24 Kindergarten 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Boston ES August 21 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 22 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 24 Kindergarten, 3rd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Canton ES August 24 PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 5:00-6:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Carmel ES August 22 All grade levels 5:30-6:00 p.m. or 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Clark Creek ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Clayton ES August 24 All grade levels 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Free Home ES August 22 All grade levels 5:00-5:45 p.m. or 6:30-7:15 p.m.
Hasty ES August 24 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 5:00-6:30 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Hickory Flat ES August 15 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:30-7:30 p.m.
August 17 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Holly Springs ES August 15 All grade levels 5:00-5:45 p.m. or 6:00-6:45 p.m.
Indian Knoll ES July 26 Kindergarten 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 15 1st, 4th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
August 17 2nd, 3rd, 5th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Johnston ES August 21 All grade levels 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Knox ES July 27 Kindergarten 6:00 p.m.
August 15 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00 p.m.
August 17 1st, 2nd 6:00 p.m.
Liberty ES August 15 1st 5:30 p.m.
August 17 Kindergarten 5:30 p.m.
August 22 2nd 5:30 p.m.
August 22 4th 7:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd 5:30 p.m.
August 24 5th 7:00 p.m.
Little River ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Macedonia ES August 23 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 5:30-6:15 p.m. or 6:15-7:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 5:30-6:15 p.m. or 6:15-7:00 p.m.
Mountain Road ES August 15 All grade levels 5:00-5:45 p.m. or 6:15-7:00 p.m.

 

Oak Grove ES August 21 Kindergarten (Academic

Parent Teacher Team)

6:00-7:30 p.m.
August 21 2nd 6:00 p.m.
August 22 1st (Academic Parent

Teacher Team)

4th (Academic Parent

Teacher Team)

6:00-7:30 p.m.
August 24 3rd (Academic Parent

Teacher Team)

6:00-7:30 p.m.
August 24 5th 6:00 p.m.
R.M. Moore ES August 24 All grade levels 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Sixes ES August 21 Kindergarten, 2nd, 4th 5:30-7:30 p.m.
August 22 1st, 3rd, 5th 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Woodstock ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-8:00 p.m.
August 24 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Middle Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Creekland MS August 29 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Dean Rusk MS August 22 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
E.T. Booth MS August 29 6th 6:30 p.m.
August 31 7th, 8th 6:30 p.m.
Freedom MS August 29 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Mill Creek MS August 28 6th 5:30-6:30 p.m.
August 29 7th, 8th 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Teasley MS August 29 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Woodstock MS August 31 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
High Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Cherokee HS September 5 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Creekview HS September 5 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Etowah HS September 5 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
River Ridge HS September 11 All grade levels 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sequoyah HS August 29 P.T.A.

All grade levels

6:45 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Woodstock HS September 5 All grade levels 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Educational Centers Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
ACE Academy August 24 All grade levels 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Johnston Preschool August 22 Preschool 6:00-7:00 p.m.
L.R. Tippens

Education Center

Sept. 7 All grade levels 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Oak Grove

Preschool

August 21 Preschool 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Polaris Evening

Program

September 6 All grade levels 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Ralph Bunche

Center

August 24 Preschool 6:00-7:00 p.m.

 


CCSD Students Continue to Excel on Georgia Milestones!

Category : CCSD

Cherokee County School District students again exceeded State averages on the Georgia Milestones End-of-Grade and End-of-Course tests, which measure mastery of Georgia Performance Standards.  CCSD students have exceeded State averages every year since Milestones began three years ago!

Students in Grades 3-8 take Milestones End-of-Grade (EOG) exams every spring in select core subjects; high school students in specific courses take Milestones End-of-Course (EOC) exams (eighth-graders enrolled in the classes for high school credit also take these exams). Parents will receive scores for their children in August.

Results show the percentages of students classified as Beginning, Developing, Proficient or Distinguished Learners; these percentages also include English Language Learners and students who receive Special Education services. Although differing groups of students affect year-to-year change within a grade level, CCSD’s performance improved overall.

Continued exceptional performance on Milestones across grades and subjects shows that our teachers are successfully instructing students in mastering knowledge crucial to career and college readiness. I am so proud of the effort by everyone within our organization in collaboration with our students, their families and our community partners and volunteers to make important achievements like this possible.

New initiatives including the Instructional Framework standards for how teachers design instruction and assess student learning, the Professional Learning Communities groups for teacher collaboration and this coming school year’s introduction of new English Language Arts instructional resources – the first update in more than a decade – show our commitment to even greater success for every child.

For third-grade, the percentage of CCSD students achieving Developing to Distinguished scores was: 88% for Math (80% Georgia) and 79% for English Language Arts (as compared to 70% for Georgia).

For fifth-grade, the percentage of CCSD students achieving Developing to Distinguished scores was: 85% for Math (75% Georgia), 82% for English Language Arts (74% Georgia), 78% for Science (69% Georgia) and 83% for Social Studies (73% Georgia).

For eighth-grade, the percentage of CCSD students achieving Developing to Distinguished scores was: 83% for Math (79% Georgia), 87% for English Language Arts (80% Georgia), 66% for Science (58% Georgia) and 83% for Social Studies (75% Georgia) — these totals do not include eighth-graders in high school credit classes with EOC exams.

The mean scaled scores ranked CCSD in the top 15% of school districts in Georgia for reading across all grades, with middle schoolers in the top 10%, and placed CCSD in the top 10% for elementary school math.

For high school credit courses, the percentage of CCSD students achieving Developing to Distinguished scores was: 91% for 9th Grade Literature and Composition (84% Georgia), 91% for American Literature and Composition (82% for Georgia), 83% for Algebra (70% Georgia), 87% for Geometry (75% Georgia), 82% for Biology (70% Georgia), 80% for Physical Science (67% Georgia), 84% for U.S. History (76% Georgia) and 88% for Economics (72%).  The mean scaled scores for the tests ranked CCSD in the top 15% of school districts in Georgia, with the majority of assessments ranking in the top 10 percent.

As part of our focus on continuous improvement in teaching and learning, District and school leaders will analyze these scores in reviewing instructional strategies and School Improvement Plans. Milestones scores also contribute to the calculation of CCSD’s College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores.


Schools to Host Curriculum Night Events

Category : CCSD

CCSD’s Curriculum Night events provide parents with an overview of what their child will be learning during the 2016-17 school year.

This event is orchestrated through each of the local schools/Innovation Zones, but the tentative scheduling is as follows:

Elementary School: Fourth Week of School (Week of 8/22)

Middle School: Fifth Week of School (Week of 8/29)

High School: Sixth Week of School (Week of 9/6)

Additional Use: Seventh Week of School (Week of 9/12)

 

Elementary Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Arnold Mill ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Avery ES August 23 Kindergarten, 2nd, 4th 6:30 p.m.
  August 24 1st, 3rd, 5th 6:30 p.m.
Ball Ground ES August 25 All grade levels 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Bascomb ES August 22 2nd 6:00 p.m.
  August 22 5th 7:00 p.m.
  August 23 1st 6:00 p.m.
  August 23 4th 7:00 p.m.
  August 25 Kindergarten 6:00 p.m.
  August 25 3rd 7:00 p.m.
Boston ES August 22 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 2nd, 3rd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 25 Kindergarten, 1st 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Canton ES August 18 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00 p.m.
  August 23 Kindergarten 5:30 p.m.
  August 23 1st 6:45 p.m.
  August 25 2nd 5:30 p.m.
Carmel ES August 23 All grade levels 5:00-5:45 p.m.

6:30-7:15 p.m.

Clark Creek ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Clayton ES August 23 All grade levels 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Free Home ES August 25 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Hasty ES August 25 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Hickory Flat ES August 23 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:30 p.m.
  August 25 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:30 p.m.
Holly Springs ES August 25 All grade levels 5:00-5:45 p.m.

5:45-6:30 p.m.

6:30-7:15 p.m.

Indian Knoll ES July 26 Kindergarten 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 22 1st, 3rd, 4th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 2nd 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Johnston ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Knox ES July 27 Kindergarten 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 16 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00 p.m.
  August 18 1st, 2nd 6:00 p.m.
Liberty ES August 16 1st 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 18 Kindergarten 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 23 2nd 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 23 3rd 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  August 25 4th 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 25 AIM 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  August 25 5th 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Little River ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-7:00 p.m.

 

Macedonia ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 5:45 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 5:45 p.m.
Mountain Road ES August 23 All grade levels 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Oak Grove ES August 22 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00 p.m.
  August 23 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00 p.m.
R.M. Moore ES August 25 All grade levels 6:00 p.m.
Sixes ES August 22 Kindergarten 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 22 2nd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 22 4th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  August 23 1st 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  August 23 3rd 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  August 23 5th 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Woodstock ES August 23 Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  August 25 3rd, 4th, 5th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Middle Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Creekland MS August 16 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Dean Rusk MS August 30 All grade levels 6:15-8:30 p.m.
E.T. Booth MS August 30 6th 6:30 p.m.
  September 1 7th, 8th 6:30 p.m.
Freedom MS August 30 All grade levels 6:00 p.m.
Mill Creek MS August 29 6th 6:30 p.m.
  August 30 7th 6:30 p.m.
  September 1 8th 6:30 p.m.
Teasley MS August 29 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Woodstock MS August 30 6th, 7th, 8th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
High Schools Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
Cherokee HS September 6 All grade levels 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Creekview HS September 6 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Etowah HS September 6 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
River Ridge HS September 12 All grade levels 6:30 p.m.
Sequoyah HS September 6 All grade levels 7:00 p.m.
Woodstock HS September 6 All grade levels 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Educational Centers Date(s) Grade Level(s) Time(s)
ACE Academy August 23 All grade levels 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Johnston Preschool August 23 Preschool 6:00-7:00 p.m.
L.R. Tippens Education Center September 8 All grade levels 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Oak Grove Preschool August 23 Preschool 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Polaris Evening Program September 7 All grade levels 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Ralph Bunche Center August 22 Preschool 6:00-7:00 p.m.