New to Kindergarten? Learn about the GKIDS Readiness Check!

New to Kindergarten? Learn about the GKIDS Readiness Check!

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 home.  The site includes Spanish translation and closed captioning.  

The website may be accessed using the following links: or (a shorter version)  



Category : CCSD Announcements

The Cherokee County School District this summer will launch Canvas: an online learning management system for students, parents and teachers.

This new system offers teachers and students greater opportunities for teaching and learning, and parents can access more information about their child’s courses, assignments, calendars and academic progress. Through Canvas, parents also can message teachers and easily reset their own password.

More more information and directions on how to set up a Canvas Parent Account please click on the link below.

Canvas information

Canvas Support Tools


# Play in Canton Day 2017

Category : CCSD Announcements

Come to the Etowah River Park for a fun-filled family time. Please click on the flyer for more information.


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration will be open to all Kindergarten and First grade students entering school for the first time.

Kindergarten Registration will take place on:

Thursday, March 23, 2017  from 3:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Friday, March 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Please see the attachment for important documentation.

Press Release and Flyer-ENGLISH

Press Release and Flyer-SPANISH

School Improvement Plan

The Carmel School Improvement Plan has been approved by the Cherokee County Board of Education.

The documents can be accessed at the links below.

Carmel ES Consolidated SIP 2016-17

Carmel Executive Summary 2016-17


Substitutes Needed!

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Category : CCSD Announcements

CCSD is recruiting new substitute teachers, and increasing pay for substitutes.

Please see for more information.