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.
Five Cherokee County School District teachers have earned regional “bright ideas” grants from a local organization. Sawnee Electric Membership Foundation awards classroom grants annually to teachers in its service area using funds donated by customers through its Operation Round Up program.
Please see the letter from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower posted online here announcing his plan to retire, effective May 31, 2024.
Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Johnston Elementary School 2023 Volunteer of the Year: Johnston ES 2022-23 PTA Executive Board! #CCSDfam
In the principal’s words: “Our 2022-23 PTA Executive Board remained present and active within our school and entire community. They supported all stakeholders by organizing various events and activities throughout the year, many of which were open to the community. They were savvy in the utilization of their resources and business partners. In addition to their contributions through the PTA, each board member served as a Room Parent and supported their child’s specific classrooms by volunteering, coordinating classroom projects and events, decorating bulletin boards and donating supplies.”
Pictured: Principal Laura Akers, Stephanie Miller, Kelly Asay, Elizabeth Hicks, Rebecca Isaacs & Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower