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.
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.
The Cherokee County School District this week surprised four teachers with the news they are finalists for the 2024 CCSD Teacher of the Year award! They are: Crystal Bennett, Ball Ground Elementary School STEM Academy, fifth-grade math, science and social studies teacher; Shannah Dean, Etowah High School, visual arts teacher; Stephanie Hopersberger, fifth-grade math, science and social studies teacher, Liberty Elementary School; and Anna Marie Zincone, Freedom Middle School, Family and Consumer Science (FACS) and eighth-grade science teacher.
Congratulations to the Cherokee County School District’s 2024 School Teachers of the Year winners! Every school year, every CCSD school’s teachers and staff are asked to select a Teacher of the Year for their school. These school-level winners now are eligible for the honor of Cherokee County School District 2024 Teacher of the Year.