Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Rapid Grants were awarded to schools to show appreciation in their participation in the foundation's awareness and fundraising campaign.
The Cherokee County Educational Foundation today began its efforts to financially support the Cherokee County School District by issuing more than $4,700 in Rapid Grants to schools. The Rapid Grants were awarded to schools in appreciation of their outstanding participation in the Foundation’s initial awareness and fundraising campaign, For the Love of Education. Thirty-five district schools received the grants during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Historic Canton High School/School Board Auditorium. The grants were presented to the schools’ Principals by CCEF Board Members Janet Read, chair of the Cherokee County School Board, Mike Chapman, retired school board member. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank R. Petruzielo, an ex-officio member…
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Money raised will be donated to the Cherokee County School District and its schools for classroom innovation, helping students pay for credit recovery courses and funding for various initiatives.
The Cherokee County Educational Foundation has launched a campaign to bring dollars directly to the classroom. The For the Love of Education campaign wants Cherokee residents and businesses to make monetary contributions to the foundation, which was established late last year to support the Cherokee County School District and its teachers and students. Money raised by the organization will be distributed to the district and its schools through grants for classroom innovation, student scholarships for credit recovery classes and funding for initiatives such as the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Academies, the proposed Technical High School Academy and the Bring Your Learning Device (BYLD) program. "A high-quality …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The logo created by Beth Sisson will be used by the Cherokee County Educational Foundation.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Canton resident's creativity has captured the eye of the Cheorkee County Educational Foundation. Beth Sisson was name the winner of the organization's logo design contest, which it launched last month. Sisson's image includes a silhouette of an apple tree in black and dark red over the acronym CCEF and the words Cherokee County Educational Foundation. Sisson said her design was inspired by The Giving Tree, a classic children's book. "My mom was a teacher, and I remember how she would do so much that was above and beyond… and I know that teachers often do that out of their own pocket," she said. "It’s such a great idea to have a foundation to organize people who want to give to help teachers and their students." Sisson has two children …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The winner would receive a prize package, including one year's worth of Chick-Fil-A.
The Cherokee County Educational Foundation needs a new logo and it wants the public to help in its initiative. The foundation has announced a contest in which the public can submit a design to represent the foundation and its theme of Raising the Power of Education. The foundation, organized at the request of Cherokee County School Board vice chair Janet Read, advocates for Cherokee County School district teachers and staff by promoting teaching and learning and celebrating student achievement. The foundation will raise money and seek out resources to enhance the educational experiences in the school district. The deadline to enter the contest is Dec. 3. The winner will receive one year's worth of free food at Chick-Fil-A in Canton and a…
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Billy Peppers will join the board of the Cherokee County Educational Foundation
Woodstock Economic Services Director Billy Peppers has been named vice president of the Cherokee County Educational Foundation. The foundation, organized at the request of Cherokee County School Board vice chair Janet Read, advocates for Cherokee County School district teachers and staff "by promoting teaching and learning and celebrating achievements," according to a press release issued by the school district. The foundation will raise money and seek out resources to enhance the educational experiences in the school district. Other officers include: Attorney Billy Hasty Jr. of Ball Ground, president; retired educator Anne Coffman of Canton, secretary; school district parent Doug Barnes of Waleska, treasurer; community volunteer Peggy …