2015 Kindergarten Registration

March 23rd, 2015

School kindergarten registration schedules have been set. The following documents are needed for registration:

  • Birth certificate
  • Alabama Immunization Record (blue card)
  • Two proofs of Residency
  • Parental identification
  • Custody papers (if applicable)

Registration Locations and Dates

Cedar Bluff   April 21   8:00AM – 3:00PM   School Library
Centre Elementary   April 10   8:00AM – 3:00PM   School Library
Gaylesville   April 8   8:00AM – 5:00PM   School Library
Sand Rock   April 7   8:30AM – 3:30PM   High School Library
Spring Garden   April 9   8:00AM – 4:00PM   School Library

For additional information, please contact the local school.

2015-16 Draft School Calendar

March 12th, 2015

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The Cherokee County Board of Education 2015-16 draft school calendar is available for review. Please submit any questions or comments to the principal of the local school.

You may download a copy of the *DRAFT* calendar in PDF format here.

2015-16 Pre-K Registration

March 9th, 2015

Open enrollment for Early Learning Center Pre-K, Gaylesville Pre-K, and Spring Garden Pre-K will be April 1-30, 2015. Children must be four years old by September 1, 2015. No five year olds will be accepted.

Registration forms may be picked up at each Pre-K site and at the Board of Education Central Office from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. during the month of April. Registration forms must be turned in either at the Pre-K sites or the Board of Education Central Office.

The random drawing for the 2015-2016 school year will be May 12 at Gaylesville School at 9:00 a.m., Cherokee County Career and Technology Center at 11:00 a.m. and Spring Garden School at 2:00 p.m.

Alabama High School Graduation Exam – Spring Administration

March 5th, 2015

The Spring administration of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam will be held at Gadsden State Community College – Centre Campus, during the week of March 16-20, 2015. If you wish to sign up to take any part of the exam, you must contact your school’s counselor at least one week prior to your testing date. You must have completed all required credits toward graduation in order to be eligible to take the exam. Your eligibility will be checked at the time you sign up. Only students who sign up will be admitted into testing. Students who were first time 9th graders during the 2009-10 school-year or earlier are still required to pass the Alabama High School Graduation Exam to receive an Alabama High School Diploma.

Exam Schedule

The exam will be given at Gadsden State Community College – Centre Campus, and the exam will start at 8:00 AM each day.

Monday, March 16 – Social Studies
Tuesday, March 17 – Math
Wednesday, March 18 – Reading
Thursday, March 19 – Language
Friday, March 20 – Biology

Please be advised that electronic devices such as cell phones, cameras, mp3 players, or any other communication device, are strictly prohibited in the testing room during the exam. Students are asked to bring at least two #2 pencils on test day. No mechanical pencils please. Students are also asked to bring one form of appropriate identification to present when signing in. A driver’s license will suffice. Students should arrive at least 20 minutes prior to start time.