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 …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Senior Duncan Morgan is the only student in the Cherokee County School District to achieve a perfect score.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
An Etowah High School student has earned a perfect score on the ACT. Duncan Morgan, a senior at the school, earned a score of 36, the highest score a student can earn on the college entrance exam. Only about 700 of the 1.6 million high school seniors who take the ACT annually earn a perfect score, according to the testing company. The ACT exam, along with the SAT, one of the most common recognized measures of achievement for high school students. Duncan will be recognized by the Cherokee County School Board and Superintendent Dr. Frank Petruzielo at the Nov. 1 school board meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Historic Canton High School/School Board Auditorium. He also was recognized at the Oct. 18 board meeting for being named a …
Monday, September 17, 2012
These Cherokee County School District seniors are eligible to compete for 8,300 scholarships worth more than $32 million.
Eight Cherokee County area high school seniors were recently named 2013 National Merit semifinalists. The designation, which is based on performance on the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, allows the students to compete for about 8,300 scholarships worth more than $32 million. Cherokee's class of 2013 bested last year's graduating class, which had a total of seven semifinalists. Of that number, only three were enrolled in a school in Cherokee's district. The remaining four were in private school or homeschooled in Cherokee. All eight of this year's semifinalists are Cherokee County School District students. Creekview High's Victoria L. Cochran, Etowah High's Alyssa K. Baker, Ahila Manivannan and Duncan M. …