We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here – congratulations to Ball Ground ES STEM Academy 2023 Partner of the Year: Foundation Financial.
Does your business or organization partner with a CCSD school? Visit our School Partnerships webpage (https://www.cherokeek12.net/partners) to learn more! #CCSDPartnersInAction #CCSDfam
In the principal’s words: Mr. Duane Jones and his Foundation Financial team made it their mission to support our school through increasing focus on attendance with positive incentives. Since working with Foundation Financial, Ball Ground ES STEM Academy’s attendance has improved! Their continued dedication and support have made lasting gains, not only attendance, but also in positive school culture. Their willingness to use their gifts and time are true examples of dedication and compassion, which is making Ball Ground ES STEM Academy, Cherokee County and the world a better place.”
The Express Gateway offers parents the ability to update most basic contact information for their child (including updates that will be used by ParentSquare) without having to contact the school or fill out more paper forms. The information that can be updated is listed below.
The Cherokee County School Board at its regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023 heard an update on its search for the next superintendent of schools. The school board earlier this month voted to contract with the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) for its support services to aid in the search. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower on Sept. 1 announced his plans to retire at the end of this school year.
Please check out the September edition of the CCSD Connections newsletter online here for the latest CCSD news, announcements and upcoming events. Learn more about CCSD School Nutrition’s fifth annual Parent Recipe Contest – entries are due Sept. 14. Thanks to this month's newsletter sponsor, Credit Union of Georgia, a CCSD Partner! #CCSDfam
The Cherokee County School District continues to earn top state honors for serving fresh nutritious meals to students! CCSD’s School Nutrition program, which serves 5 million meals annually, won the Golden Radish Award from the Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Division.