Universal Breakfast in the Classroom

July 21st, 2016

The new school year will bring “Universal Breakfast in the Classroom” to pilot sites Centre Middle School and Gaylesville School. The program, a partnership between the school administration, faculty and child nutrition program, will provide each student a daily breakfast meal in their classroom at no cost, regardless of eligibility status. Initial research shows that students who participate in the program are less likely to be absent, visit the school nurse less frequently, and have fewer discipline issues. Consumption of a balanced breakfast is also linked with improved academic performance.
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2016-2017 School Registration

July 18th, 2016

Students who are new to the Cherokee County School System are required to enroll with their parents or legal guardian. Admission to public schools shall be considered on an individual basis based on the application of the
parent/legal guardian of the child to the local board of education at the beginning of each school year, under such rules and regulations as the board may prescribe. To enroll in a Cherokee County School, the following items must be presented to the school principal or his/her designee:

  1. Immunization Records
  2. Social security card or temporary identification number assigned by district office. If you elect not to provide a SSN, a temporary identification number will be generated and utilized instead. Your child’s SSN is being requested for use in conjunction with enrollment in school as provided in Ala. Admin. Code 290-3-1-.02(2)(b)(2). It will be used as a means of identification in the statewide student management system.
  3. Domestic or foreign birth certificate in order to verify age. If a valid birth certificate is not presented, an alternate form of documentation such as religious, hospital or physician’s certificate, adoption record, previously verified school record or other alternative form of documentation may be used to verify age.
  4. Proof of Residence (two utility bills in legal custodial/guardian name)
  5. Previous School Records (report card, disciplinary status, etc.)
  6. Evidence of Parenthood or Legal Guardianship

    Cedar Bluff
    July 27, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM – New Student Registration

    August 8, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Grades K-6 Meet Your Teacher
    August 8, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Grades 9-12 Lockers/Parking Permits/Schedules
    August 8, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Grades 7-8 Lockers/Schedules

    Lockers: $10
    Parking: $10

    Centre Elementary
    August 1, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM – New Student Registration
    August 8, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Meet Your Teacher Night

    Centre Middle
    August 1-3, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – New Student Registration
    August 9, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Locker Rentals

    August 9 – 5th Grade Survivor Camp (Choose one session):
      Session 1 – 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
      Session 2 – 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

    Cherokee County High
    August 2, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM, Grade 12
    August 2, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Grade 11
    August 3, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM, Grade 10
    August 3, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM, Grade 9

    Senior Fee: $75
    Donation with Locker: $20
    Parking: $15
    Class T-shirt: $10
    Yearbook: $45

    July 28, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM – New Student Registration

    August 8th, 4:00 – 6:00 – Meet your teacher night

    Sand Rock
    July 25-27, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM – New Student Registration

    August 4, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM – Grades 7-12 (New and returning)
    August 4, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Grades K-6 Meet your teacher night
    Parking: $20
    Spirit T-Shirt: $10, $12 XXL

    Spring Garden
    August 3, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM – New Student Registration
    August 3, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Grades 11-12 Lockers/Parking permits
    August 3, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Grades 9-10 Lockers/Parking permits
    August 3, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Grades 7-8 Locker Rentals (Must have locker partners)

    August 8, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Back to School Bash & Open House
    August 8, 6:00 PM – PK-5 Parent Meetings
    August 8, 6:45 PM – 6-12 Parent Meetings

    Please contact the local school for any questions or additional information.

Career and Technology Center Sealed Bid Sale

July 5th, 2016

The Cherokee County Career and Technology Center has declared some items surplus and are to be sold to the public by sealed bid. Most items would be great to be used in a home shop or garage. Items included are metal desks, file cabinets, metal storage cabinets, large wooden tables, and ceramic molds. Other items are also available. You may come by the Career and Technology Center, located just off the bypass between 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Bids will be opened on July 26. The funds received from the sale of these items will go back into the school’s general fund to support students.