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’s high schools, for the 14th consecutive year, have earned the state’s top honors for outstanding Advanced Placement (AP) programs and performance, with CCSD earning a record number of awards.
Four Cherokee County School District students are advancing to the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair! Middle and high school students recently competed at the Northwest Georgia Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Georgia Highlands College. Four CCSD students placed and earned the opportunity to advance to the state event at the University of Georgia in April.
All seven Cherokee County School District 2024 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists have advanced as Finalists! They are: of Creekview HS, Peter Greenwell, Laura Hand and Kinley Sikes; of River Ridge HS, Rylan Radziewicz; of Sequoyah HS, Livana Lekas and Valor Lekas; and of Woodstock HS, Xavier Olsen.
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.