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Vision Statement
Vision Statement
The Cherokee County School
System strives to provide all
students with multiple quality educational opportunities
designed to prepare them for
success in an ever-changing
Cherokee County Schools offers more than 3,900 students of Cherokee County extensive learning opportunities, including the traditional curriculum, vocational training, and technology. Furthermore, with the many athletic programs and extra curricular activities at each school, students are assured a well-rounded, quality education.
New Phone Numbers for Gaylesville and Sand Rock
Take note!
Two of our schools have new phone numbers:
Gaylesville School: 256-927-1738
Sand Rock School: 256-927-1735
2019 Spelling Bee Winners
2019 Spelling Bee Winners
A group of bright, young students from Cherokee County Schools gathered at Gaylesville School on Tuesday, February 5, to compete for the system title of Spelling Bee Champion. All participants were either the winner or first alternate of their respective school Bees. Students correctly spelled words such as cleanser, tithe, ambulance, carnivore, ventilate, and aquatic. Centre Middle School seventh grader Greenly Robbins and Spring Garden eighth grader Brendon White battled through the final rounds of competition before Robbins secured the win by correctly spelling the championship word, which was algebra. Robbins will advance to the state competition later this year.
The judges for the competition were Ms. Emma Lou Burt, Ms. Jo Carmon, and Ms. Dewandee Neyman, with Ms. Sarah Benefield serving as pronouncer. Congratulations to all of the students who participated! Also, we would like to extend a special thank you to the Spelling Bee Sponsors from each school: Pam Burgess, Cedar Bluff; Amie Davis, Centre Elementary; Anna Young, Centre Middle; Gina Roe, Gaylesville; Leslie Ann Rowland, Sand Rock; Heather Maddox, Spring Garden; and Jennifer Mackey, System Coordinator.
Cedar Bluff – Winner: Stormee Anderson, Alternate: Lexie Welsh
Centre Elementary – Winner: Adam Griffith, Alternate: Tyler Kane Stanford
Centre Middle – Winner: Greenley Robbins, Alternate: Na’im Dobbins
Gaylesville – Winner: Audrie Brown, Alternate: Mackenzie Cavin
Sand Rock – Winner: Wesley Childers, Alternate: Grayson Lane
Spring Garden – Winner: Brianna White, Alternate: Brendon White
2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration
2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration
Kindergarten is an exciting time for students and their families, as well as for our educators! We are so excited to welcome you to Kindergarten!

Kindergarten registration will be held at each school on the following dates:
Cedar Bluff - May 3 - 8:30-3:00 - Library
Centre Elementary - April 26 - 8:00-3:00 - Library
Gaylesville - May 8 - 8:00-5:00 - Counselor's Office
Sand Rock - April 25 - 8:00-3:00 - Elementary Library
Spring Garden - May 1 - 8:00-3:00 - Student Services Area

Children must be at least five years old by or on September 1, 2019. The following forms are required to complete the registration process:
-Proof of child's date of birth (ex: Birth Certificate)
-The child's original Alabama Immunization form
-Two proofs of residency (current utility bill showing address, driver's license, or rental/lease agreement)
-Photo ID of parent/guardian
-Copy of custody papers if applicable
-A copy of the child's Social Security Card is requested but not required
2019-2020 PreK Registration
Open enrollment for Cedar Bluff Pre-K, Centre Elementary Pre-K, Cherokee County CDC Pre-K, Gaylesville Pre-K, Sand Rock Pre-K and Spring Garden Pre-K will be January 15 -March 5, 2019. Children must be four years old by September 1, 2019. No five year olds will be accepted.
Registration forms must be completed online at
The random drawing for the 2019-2020 school year will be March 6:
Sand Rock School at 8:00 a.m.
Gaylesville School at 9:30 a.m.
Cedar Bluff School at 11 a.m.
Spring Garden School at 1:30 p.m.
Centre Elementary and CDC will be at the Board of Education Central Office at 3:00 p.m.