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"Generous" Donation Allows Reinhardt To Create Scholarship Endowment

The James M. Boring Jr. and Syble E. Boring Scholarship Endowment will help students according to financial needs.
Petruzielo: Next Two Years

Petruzielo: Next Two Years "Will Be My Last" As Superintendent

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday voted to extend the superintendent's contract through Aug. 20, 2016.
Cherokee School District Rolls Out New Parent Communication System

Cherokee School District Rolls Out New Parent Communication System

SchoolMessenger allows the system to send district-level emergency and non-emergency messages to parents by email, text and phone calls.
Cherokee First Day of School

Cherokee First Day of School "Smooth and Successful"

Over 39,000 students returned to classes on Monday, which was the first day of the new school year for the Cherokee County School District.
How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Clark Creek STEM Educator Wins Innovation in Teaching Competition

Clark Creek STEM Educator Wins Innovation in Teaching Competition

Jennifer McIntosh is one of 8 winners in the fourth round of the initiative, which is part of the state's participation in Race To The Top.
Cuban Religious Scholars To Visit Reinhardt University

Cuban Religious Scholars To Visit Reinhardt University

Reinhardt will host the Reverends Luis Carlos Marrero Chasbar and Daylins Rufin Pardo next week.
Cherokee School District Enrollment Could Surpass 40,000

Cherokee School District Enrollment Could Surpass 40,000

The Cherokee County School District has released its First Day Facts for the 2014-15 school year, which starts Monday, Aug. 4.
Cherokee Teachers Prepare For First Day of School

Cherokee Teachers Prepare For First Day of School

Students in the Cherokee County School District head back to school on Monday, Aug. 4
23 Cherokee Schools in 'SHAPE'

23 Cherokee Schools in 'SHAPE'

The schools were named to the SHAPE Honor Roll, which recognizes their commitment to health and well-being through fitness and nutrition.
Etowah To Continue Mandarin Chinese Classes

Etowah To Continue Mandarin Chinese Classes

For the second year, Etowah High School will offer the classes through a U.S. Department of State-sponsored program.
Golf Classic Raises Funds For Cherokee Schools, Teachers

Golf Classic Raises Funds For Cherokee Schools, Teachers

The Cherokee County Educational Foundation will hold its second annual Golf Classic on Sept. 30 at Woodmont Golf & Country Club.
Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
New Cherokee Assistant Principals Prepare For School Year

New Cherokee Assistant Principals Prepare For School Year

These assistant principals will greet Cherokee County School District students when classes begin on Monday, Aug. 4.
Cherokee Students Outperform State On EOCT

Cherokee Students Outperform State On EOCT

Cherokee high schools all showed improvement on Georgia End Of Course Tests, including across-the-board rising Coordinate Algebra scores.
Grant Funds New Sidewalks, Bike Racks at Cherokee Schools

Grant Funds New Sidewalks, Bike Racks at Cherokee Schools

The Cherokee County School District received a Safe Routes To School grant to build sidewalks and bike racks at several schools.
Cherokee BOE Approves 2015 Budget With Tax Decrease

Cherokee BOE Approves 2015 Budget With Tax Decrease

School Board Attorney Tom Roach also informed the board he received a check for $3,600 from former member Kelly Trim to cover her ethics fine.
Cherokee School Buses Undergo Annual Inspection

Cherokee School Buses Undergo Annual Inspection

More than 400 regular route, special education services and substitute buses were checked in preparation for the 2014-15 school year.
Woodstock Teacher Brushes Up On Tech Skills

Woodstock Teacher Brushes Up On Tech Skills

Kristen Brooks recently attended the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2014 Conference.
New Cherokee Principals Ready To Tackle School Year

New Cherokee Principals Ready To Tackle School Year

Whitney Nolan is the new principal of Hickory Flat Elementary School; and Paula Crumbley is the new principal of Carmel Elementary School.