Wednesday, April 24, 2013
134 juniors in Cherokee County earned the prestigious recognition due to their exceptionally high PSAT scores.
Cherokee County juniors who scored in the 90th percentile or above on their PSATs were recently named Superintendent’s Key Scholars by the Cherokee County School District. The program is a district-wide initiative that begins in elementary school and recognizes students who exceed the averages on standardized tests such as the ITBS. “Our Key Scholars represent the top 10% of all students in the Nation who took the PSAT exam in October, and that’s a major accomplishment for which each of them and their families should be very proud,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Petruzielo said in a school district release. “As academic leaders, these outstanding students have the potential to continue distinguishing themselves as high school …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Both high schools, along with Woodstock and Etowah High, were named to the list compiled by the Washington Post.
Four Cherokee County high schools are receiving national accolades for their academic performances. Creekview High School, Etowah High School, Sequoyah High School andWoodstock High School have been named to the list of top U.S. high schools published by The Washington Post. The America's Most Challenging High Schools list ranks schools based on factors including the percentage of graduating seniors who take Advanced Placement (AP) tests. Only nine percent of the roughly 22,000 public high schools were named to the 2013 list. Among Georgia high schools, Creekview ranked 79, Etowah came in at 98, Sequoyah pulled a 105 and Woodstock ranked 113. "This news is further evidence of the outstanding efforts being made by our students, parents …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Although the small caliber handgun had no ammunition, authorities are taking the situation seriously.
A Creekview High School student was arrested for bringing a handgun onto school grounds Monday, according to authorities. In a letter that was sent home with Creekview students Tuesday (and is attached to this article), Principal Dr. Adrian Thomason said that the incident, "reinforces the need for school staff, students and parents to work together in reminding everyone that all types of weapons are explicitly prohibited at school under School Board Policy and Georgia law." According to Thomason's letter, authorities were unaware of the handgun being on campus until notified by a parent Monday evening. Authorities investigated the claim, and have since determined that a student did have a "small caliber weapon" on school property during …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Creekview students who enter the drawing at Las Palmas in Canton might win a model rocket kit!
Creekview High School's Aeronautics Team is hosting Aeronautics Night at Las Palmas on Cumming Highway on Thursday evening. Fifteen percent of your bill will be donated to the team, and Creekview students that attend the fundraiser can enter a drawing to win a free model rocket kit. The event will last from 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. If you have any more questions about the event, contact club leader Todd Sharrock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Winning at Georgia Southwestern State's event qualifies them for the state tournament.
Saturday, February 2
Creekview High School students won the team competition in their division at the Georgia Southwestern State University annual math tournament. High school students from all over Georgia squared off Friday, Jan. 25 at Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) to put their math skills to the test, according to a release from ReadMedia. The School of Computing and Mathematics at GSW held its 39th annual mathematics tournament. Sponsored by the AT&T Foundation, the competition is a qualifier for the state math tournament. Teams from 45 high schools competed in the written and ciphering problem-solving portions. In all, 422 students competed in the event. Winners were recognized in six Georgia High School Association (GHSA) divisions and two …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Matthew Tamanini allegedly had inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16-year-old Creekview student.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Matthew Tamanini allegedly carried out an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16-year-old Creekview student.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Matthew Tamanini is alleged to have carried out an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 16-year-old Creekview student.
A Creekview High School drama and English teacher has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault following allegations that he conducted a sexual relationship with a student. Matthew Tamanini, 31, of Canton, allegedly had the affair with the 16-year-old student over a four month period, according to the Cherokee Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office believes at least two sexual assaults occurred on the Creekview campus itself. These assaults on campus caused the Sheriff's Office to charge Tamanini with two counts of sexual assault against a person in custody. According to the Cherokee County School District, Creekview High School Principal Adrian Thomas was notified of the relationship on Tuesday and alerted the district'…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The senior at Creekview High will have 52 college credit hours by the time she graduates in May in her dual enrollment.
Thursday, January 10
A Cherokee County high school senior has been named Kennesaw State University’s Outstanding Dual Enrollment Honors Student for 2012-2013. Emily Solon, a senior at Creekview High School, began taking classes at Kennesaw State during her junior year. She has a 3.9 GPA and is on track to earn 52 college credit hours by the time she graduates from Creekview in May. The award will be presented during a ceremony in April. Solon has been accepted into Georgia Tech, where she will pursue a degree in biomedical engineering. She is an environmental science and pre-calculus supplemental instruction leader at Kennesaw State and also also has been a tutor in the school’s math lab. Outside of school, she works part-time at Walgreens. Solon enjoys …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The special education teacher was arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with a Creekview student.