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Trivia Night!

Please join us on November 3rd for PTA Trivia. Trivia is from 6:30 – 7:30 and we will have prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Hot Dogs, Drinks and Chips are available for purchase. Please bring new, unopened socks or underwear or gently used, clean clothing to donate as your team entry fee –

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Carmel Spirit Nights

Want to enjoy a dinner out and support Carmel? Make note of these dates and join us! October: Stevie B’s Pizza – October 5th Chick Fil A – October 19th November Chick Fil A – November 16 Stevie B’s – November 30 December Chick Fil A – December 21 January Chick Fil A – January

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Information about the Balanced Literacy Frameworks

It is a very exciting time for teaching and learning in Cherokee County School District. The Division of Curriculum and Instruction has created an Office Mix to provide specific examples about balanced literacy in the classroom for parents to see.

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Carmel Philanthropic Fundraising Opportunities

The Carmel ES Relay for Life Team would love for you all to join our philanthropic efforts this year.  We have chosen to support four main charitable organizations (CURE Childhood Cancer, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, and Relay for Life). The Carmel ES Relay for Life Team has a lot of exciting

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2017- 2018 Carmel Elementary School Teacher of The...

Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Heidi Sansone! We are thrilled to announce that Mrs. Heidi Sansone has been selected by her peers as the 2017 – 2018 Carmel Elementary School Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Sansone shared the following regarding her nomination. I am honored and humbled to represent Carmel Elementary School

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2017 - 2018 Curriculum Night Information

Carmel’s 2017 Curriculum Night will be held on August 22nd, 2017. Regular Classroom Teachers (Homeroom) will host parents in 2 sessions, at 5:30 and 6:30. EIP and Specials Teachers will host parents at 6:00. We look forward to sharing this time with you all.

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Learning Begins on Day One at Carmel

Our first day of the 2017 – 2018 school year started with lots of learning. We are looking forward to an amazing year ahead!

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New to Kindergarten? Learn about the GKIDS Readine...

The GA Department of Education is pleased and excited to announce the launch of a parent resource website for the GKIDS Readiness Check! The site will serve as a resource for parents to learn more about kindergarten readiness, the skills assessed on the GKIDS Readiness Check, and activities to help support their child’s development at

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Meet Dr. H!

Dr. Michele Harcarik was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She attended Broward County Schools and then started her college career at the University of Central Florida. After graduating with a degree in Hospitality Management, she went on to become a flight attendant and spent two years traveling the globe. At this point, she decided to

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Change to School Meals Pre-Payment System

The Cherokee County School District has changed its school meal pre-payment account system for the 2017-18 school year. Existing funds in students’ My Payments Plus accounts from last school year have been transferred over to the new K12 Payment Center; students will be able to use these funds when school begins August 1. Parents must

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