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          The CCS School Board End of Year luncheon for all CCS employees will be on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 12:00 in the cafeteria.    See you there!       The Cherokee Central School Board will meet in regular session on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 4:45 in the CCS Board Conference Room.
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Academic Fact Sheet

Academic Fact Sheet

General Information
 
  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accredits all three schools.
  • Teachers follow the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
  • The school system follows the NC Testing program for grades K-8, End of Course, and Career Technical Education courses.
  • Teachers implement a Balanced Literacy approach to the teaching of English Language Arts, Pre-K-12
  • Teachers utilize manipulatives and real world applications for math instruction, Pre-K-12.
  • Twenty-first Century Skills are taught and modeled in all areas.
  • Writing Across the Curriculum is integrated across all curriculum areas.
  • Exceptional Student Services
  • Gifted and Talented (Horizons) Services
  • Music Programs
  • Sacred Path for students and staff
  • Faculty is 100% highly qualified (HQ).
 
Elementary School
 
  • Teachers implement the K-2 assessment in the primary grades.
  • Healthy Living curriculum
  • Super Saturday and Super Science Saturday opportunities
  • Science Fair
  • Morning and after school reading enrichment and skill building opportunities
 
Cultural Program
 
  • Immersion program, Pre-K-8
  • Cherokee culture is integrated in all curriculum areas.
  • Developed Cherokee Language and History standards
  • Traditional student singers and dancers and traditional staff singers
  • Night of Cherokee
  • Culture Heritage week
  • Honoring our Grandparents and Honoring our Elders
 
Middle School
 
  • Single-gender instruction
  • Gear Up
  • NASA school
  • Collaboration with the Great Smoky Mountains National Parks Rangers
  • Robotics
  • Burroughs Welcome CSI Summer Institute
  • Beta Club-1st place in state competition; 3rd nationally
  • Study Island web-based instruction
High School
 
  • Curriculum Guides developed for End of Course (EOC) disciplines.
  • Students complete Graduation Projects.
  • Students complete NC's Future Core Requirements for Graduation.
  • Students engage in Project-Based learning
  • Technology used as a tool to enhance learning in all curriculum areas
  • Financial Literacy
  • Literacy Courses
  • Mini-Courses
  • Gear Up
  • Online, Dual enrollment, college courses, and NCVPS options available