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.
A Cherokee County School District teacher has earned the top state award for school physical education programs! The Free Home Elementary School program, led by teacher Coach Keith Furstenberg, has earned the Award of Excellence in Physical Education presented by the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
Volunteers make a positive difference in our schools, which is why we spotlight them here ... congratulations to Free Home Elementary School 2023 Volunteer of the Year: Nadia Hernandez! #CCSDfam
In the principal’s words: “Ms. Nadia Hernandez is an active member of the Free Home PTA. She assists the school staff and our PTA as a liaison to the Hispanic families in our Free Home community. She serves as a classroom mom, school volunteer, media center volunteer and is a willing volunteer and supporter of our school and PTA events. She is a bridge builder who makes a point of bringing other Hispanic families to the school for volunteer opportunities to support our Rockets. She is loyal. She is a leader.”
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