March begins peak teacher hiring season for school districts, and the Cherokee County School District calls upon a special team to aid in its recruiting success: current teachers. The CCSD Recruitment Ambassador team is made up of outstanding educators from across the school district selected for their excellence in teaching and knowledge of the district and its opportunities for teachers.
The Cherokee County School District celebrated outstanding school volunteers and business and community partners at the annual CCSD Partner of the Year and Volunteer of the Year Recognition Ceremony. The ceremony on Thursday evening in the school board auditorium honored a Partner of the Year and a Volunteer of the Year for each individual school and center. The evening included the surprise announcement of the CCSD Partner of the Year and Volunteer of the Year selected from that pool of honorees.
Cherokee County School District middle school students won at their first regional rowing competition powered by a national grant program to bring the sport to schools! CCSD middle schools this school year added rowing to their programs thanks to a Concept2, Inc. Erg Ed grant, valued at $45,000, awarded by the George Pocock Rowing Foundation through a competitive application process.
Cherokee County School District students are advancing to the regional level of the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition! The annual writing contest is open to students in grades kindergarten through 12 and provides an opportunity for schools to encourage writing in a variety of genres.
Sixty-one Cherokee County School District student artists are advancing to the state level of the annual PTA Reflections fine arts contest! The national competition offers students in all grades and of all abilities the opportunity to create original works of art in the categories of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts 2D and 3D.
The Cherokee County School Board at its regular meeting tonight, Feb. 15, 2024, voted to officially hire Dr. Mary Elizabeth Davis as the county’s next Superintendent of Schools.
Dr. Davis currently serves as Superintendent of Schools for Henry County. You can learn more about her extensive experience as an educator and leader online here. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower last fall announced he planned to retire this spring after nearly 40 years in education, including eight years in his current role.