Friday, 1/29 Varsity at Lometa starting @ 6pm. No JV games. 3 yrs old and up wear masks. No tickets needed.
Cherokee ISD Families - The link below is a survey for the 2021-2022 school week. Please complete one survey per family. Thank you!! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/82TLVLV
Important info about tonight's Jr High game in Lometa - Tickets are not needed BUT 3 year olds and up must wear a mask to be allowed in the Lometa gym.
This week's Basketball Schedule: Mon 1/25 - JrH vs. Lometa there at 6pm, wear masks, no tickets required; Tues 1/26 - Varsity vs. Richland Spr. here starting at 6pm, wear masks and no tickets required; Fri 1/29 - JVG, VG & VB vs. Lometa there starting at 5pm, wear masks and no tickets required.
Lifetouch Picture Day has been rescheduled to Monday, March 22, 2021. More information will be posted when the day gets closer. Thank you!
This Week's Basketball Schedule: Mon. 1/18 JrH vs. Richland Spr. 6pm here, no tickets needed, wear masks; Tues. 1/19 VG & VB vs. Lohn there at 6pm, limited tickets per player, wear masks; Thurs. 1/21 VG vs. Brookesmith 5:30pm here, no tickets needed, wear masks; Fri. 1/22 VG & VB vs. Rochelle there at 6pm, limited tickets per player, wear masks.
Friday, 1/15 Varsity Basketball Games: Girls- postponed. Date/time TBD Boys- 6pm home; no tickets required Wear masks/face coverings
Dear Cherokee ISD Community, In keeping with Cherokee ISD’s practices to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all families and staff that a visitor to our campus was lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. This visitor was on campus on Saturday, January 9, 2021, attending a basketball game. Symptoms started Monday, January 11, 2021. Due to privacy requirements, we will not be releasing the name of the individual or details that may identify him or her. Those that were in close contact have been notified on campus have been notified. We ask that you, as always, watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection: • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth; • Sore throat; • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline); • Diarrhea, vomiting, or muscle pain/aches; or • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever • Loss of taste and smell If you or any member of the CISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. Sincerely, Jennifer Bordner Superintendent, Cherokee ISD
Cherokee ISD will have regular start time at 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, 1/12/21
Due to the inclement weather Cherokee ISD will not have school on Monday, 1/11/21. With the possibility of a 10 am start on Tuesday. We will keep you posted. No Jr High basketball game Monday night.
Tonight’s Jr High game will be streamed on Lohn ISD’s Facebook page. We will also attempt to stream on Cherokee ISD Athletics FB page.
Basketball Games: Thurs. 1/7 Jr. High in Lohn starting at 6pm; Fri. 1/8 Varsity Girls at Richland Springs at 6 pm; Sat. 1/9 Varsity Girls vs. Rochelle at Home @ 11am Masks required to be worn at all locations. There will be tickets available for the home game on Sat.
Just a friendly reminder that Balfour will be on campus Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9am to take orders for Senior Class Rings, 2021 Graduates will order Cap & Gowns, invitations and other graduation items and any 9th-12th grade student who qualify can order Letterman Jackets.
Today's Varsity Girls basketball game vs. San Saba JV has been moved to 5:00 pm in San Saba.
Tuesday 1/5 - Varsity Basketball Game Changes: Girls vs. San Saba JV there at 4:00 pm Boys vs. Coleman there at 6:30 pm Girls vs. Rochelle has been moved to Sat. 1/9 home at 10 am
Cherokee ISD Mon. 1/4 - Staff Workday Tues. 1/5 - Students return to school on campus. Don't forget to bring all school issued chromebooks and chargers to school on Tuesday. We are looking forward to seeing all our students !! Just a reminder - If students or staff are experiencing any COVID like symptoms, please do not return to campus. Please notify the school and contact your physician for further guidance.
Wed. 12/30 - Varsity Girls basketball at Priddy @ 1:00pm; No boys game.
Balfour will be here when we return after the holidays! Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 9am for all 9th-12th grade students who qualify for a Letterman Jackets, Senior Class Ring Orders, and Senior cap & gown order, invitations, and everything else. Merry Christmas!
Today, Dec. 17th is the last day of remote learning for this semester. We know this has not been easy for students, parents or teachers!! Thank you for your patience and understanding!! Staff will be back on campus Monday, Jan 4th, and students return on Tuesday, Jan 5, 2021. Just a reminder that if staff or students are having COVID-like symptoms when school starts to please stay home. The less exposure we have the more likely we can stay face to face. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!! from Cherokee ISD
Now hiring - Social Studies Composite Teacher (9th-12th grades) Contact Jennifer Bordner at firstname.lastname@example.org or (325)622-4298 for an application.
12/09/2020 Dear Cherokee ISD Community, In keeping with Cherokee ISD’s practices to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all families and staff that a staff member is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. This staff member was last present on campus on Thursday, December 3, 2020. Symptoms started Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, we will not be releasing the name of the individual or details that may identify him or her. The local health department has been notified. After careful review, we have determined that the COVID positive staff member did not come in contact with students or staff during the infectious period. While we do not have reason to believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected individual have reason to be concerned, we ask that you, as always, watch for symptoms of COVID-19. If you or any member of the CISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Cherokee ISD email@example.com or call (325)622-4298. Sincerely, Jennifer Bordner Superintendent, Cherokee ISD
12/9/2020 Dear Cherokee ISD Community, In keeping with Cherokee ISD’s practices to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all families and staff that three students are lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. These students were last present on campus on Monday, December 7, 2020. Symptoms started Tuesday, December 8th and Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, we will not be releasing the names of the individuals or details that may identify him or her. The local health department has been notified. All parents/guardians of students that were in close contact have been notified. The District will remain in remote learning until the Christmas Break Thursday, December 17, 2020. All activities are cancelled. While we do not have reason to believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected individual have reason to be concerned, we ask that you, as always, watch for symptoms of COVID-19. If you or any member of the CISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (325)622-4298. Sincerely, Jennifer Bordner Superintendent, Cherokee ISD
Cherokee ISD will remain in remote learning through Thursday, Dec. 17th. All school activities are cancelled until further notice. Due to the number of positive cases and exposure we feel this is in the best interest of our students and staff.
12/3/20 Cherokee ISD Community, In keeping with Cherokee ISD’s practices to respond to COVID-19, we are notifying all families and staff that a staff member is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19. This staff member was last present on campus on November 30, 2020. Due to privacy requirements, we will not be releasing the name of the individual or details that may identify him or her. The local health department has been notified. After careful review, we have determined that the COVID positive staff member did not come in contact with students or staff during the infectious period. The District immediately disinfected areas heavily used by the staff member. While we do not have reason to believe that those who were not in close contact with the infected individual have reason to be concerned, we ask that you, as always, watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Any of the following symptoms indicate a possible COVID-19 infection: • Temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher when taken by mouth; • Sore throat; • New uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing (or, for students with a chronic allergic/asthmatic cough, a change in their cough from baseline); • Diarrhea, vomiting, or muscle pain/aches; or • New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever • Loss of taste and smell If you or any member of the CISD community begins experiencing any of these symptoms in a way that is not typical, we encourage you to contact your physician. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Cherokee ISD. Sincerely, Jennifer Bordner
Saturday, 12/5 - Cherokee Varsity Boys at Brady @ 10 am. Must purchase tickets through the link below: https://bradyisd.hometownticketing.com/embed/event/31?es=69oktqjpof3spltmnnlrotq1oo
Saturday, 12/5 - Varsity Boys Basketball game has been moved TO Brady at 10:00 am
Tonight's varsity basketball games against Priddy have been cancelled.
Richland Springs is having issues with link for Jr High game tonight. Mrs. Bordner is going to attempt to stream it. Go to Facebook page Cherokee ISD Athletics 2020-2021. If I can't get it to work I will stream through my personal page Jennifer McKneely Bordner.
This weeks Basketball Games: Monday - JrH at Richland Springs at 6pm (no visitors) Game Link will be send ASAP Tuesday -GAME CHANGE - Varsity Girls and Boys in Priddy @ 6pm (visitors allowed, wear face coverings and no tickets needed) Friday - JVG, VG and VB Games here vs. Rising Star starting at 5 pm (tickets needed for the games) Saturday - Varsity Boys vs. Brady here at 11 am (tickets needed)
Tonight's Jr High games vs. Rochelle will be live on the Rochelle ISD FB page. https://www.facebook.com/CHOOSEROCHELLE
JV and Varsity Girls Bball in Harper on Saturday. NO JV or Varsity Boys Bball game on Saturday.
Pep Rally at 2:10 on the Football Field Early Dismissal TODAY at 3:30 p.m. Indians vs. Calvert in Hamilton at 6:30 p.m.
REMINDER - Early dismissal on THURSDAY 11/19/20 at 3:30 p.m. 2:10 Pep Rally on the football field Indians vs Calvert in Hamilton at 6:30 p.m. Must purchase ticket online. https://hamilton-isd.ticketleap.com/football-6-man-1a-d2-playoff/
The Lady Indians play Santa Anna at home tonight at 6pm. All spectators must wear face coverings. We are out of tickets.
Thursday 11/19 - Early Dismissal for ALL students and staff at 3:30 pm Regional Playoff Game vs. Calvert in Hamilton at 6:30 pm
6 -Man 1A D2 Regional Football Playoff Game Cherokee Indians vs. Calvert Trojans Thursday, 11/19 in Hamilton at 6:30 pm We will be visitors; Come out and support our Indians!!! You may purchase tickets at the link below https://hamilton-isd.ticketleap.com/football-6-man-1a-d2-playoff/
Pep Rally time changed to 3:00 today on the football field. Send Off at 3:20ish. Indians vs. Brookesmith Mustangs in Zephyr at 6:30 pm tonight. No tickets required. Please wear face coverings and practice social distancing.
Below is a short survey about Remote Instruction that is to be completed before Monday 11/16/20. Please only complete one per family. Thank you!! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/P2S38HG
Thursday 11/12 - Come cheer on our Mighty Indians!! Pep Rally at 2:45 on the football field. Please wear your face coverings. Community Send Off at 3:20 from the school parking lot, out the exit and down to the fire hall. Bi-District Playoff Game - Indians take on the Brookesmith Mustangs, Thursday at 6:30 pm in Zephyr. No tickets required. Wear face coverings and practice social distancing. Adults $7 and Students $5
Attention - Parent Pick Up Line will be altered due to contruction this week. When entering the parking lot stay on the road to the left closest to the tennis courts. Staff will be helping direct traffic and loading students. Sorry for the incovenience.
Cherokee Indians Bi-District Football Game vs. Brookesmith Thurs. 11/12 at 6:30 pm in Zephyr No tickets required; Please wear masks/face shields and practice social distancing. Gate Fee: adult $7 & student $5
REMINDER : If your child is experiencing any of the below symptoms that is out of the ordinary, do not send your child to school. Your child must have a doctor's note to return to school. - Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit -Loss of taste or smell - Cough - Difficulty breathing - Shortness of breath - Fatigue - Headache - Chills - Sore throat - Congestion or runny nose - Shaking or exaggerated shivering - Significant muscle pain or ache - Diarrhea - Nausea or vomiting
No Football Game This Week High School Girls Basketball has started!!! Friday 11/6 Girls Basketball at Hamilton; Varsity 3:00 pm and JV 4:00 pm. Get your tickets at hamilton-isd.ticketleap.com Sat. 11/7 Girls Varsity Basketball at Cisco @ 1:00 pm Get your tickets at www.ciscoisd.net/282795_2 or go to ciscoisd.net, athletics, HomeTown Ticketing; ("Get Tickets" under the Girls High School vs. Sweetwater)
Just a REMINDER - All students, staff, parents and visitors entering the school building and office must wear a face covering. Parents and visitors may only visit the office. Visiting classrooms and other parts of the campus is not allowed at this time. Thank you for your help in keeping our students and staff healthy. We are doing our best to keep school in regular session. Thank you for your help!!
Thursday - Late start at 10:00 am. Please do not drop off students before 9:40 am. Breakfast will not served. Jr High Game will be in Rochelle tomorrow at 6:oo p.m. Tickets will be needed for the game. Varsity Game will be in Rochelle on Friday at 7:30 p.m. We are out of tickets for this game. The game will be live streamed on Rochelle ISD's Facebook page.
Clarification about yesterday's events - We had a possible COVID exposure we were addressing and in the meantime we had our water line and sewage line hit by subcontractors on campus. Update- We received a negative test result for the possible COVID exposure. For the other issue on campus - water line should be repaired today but sewage line will not be repaired until tomorrow (hopefully). Depending on progress today will determine if we have school tomorrow. There is a possibility that we will have a late start on Thursday at 10am. We will keep you posted. Another message will be sent out by 6:00 pm today. Jr High game will be played in Rochelle on Thursday (not here). Varsity game in Rochelle on Friday as planned. Will need tickets for the games. Thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to email email@example.com or call (325)622-4298.
We have a water line break and we will dismiss at 1:30 today. Sorry for the inconvenience. In an effort to keep our students and staff healthy we will go remote on Wednesday, 10/28. School will be closed. All students will complete assignments at home. We will use this time to sanitize our facilities and await test results. We have notified parents of students that may have come in contact. We will continue to keep you updated.
Next Week is Red Ribbon Week "Be Happy. Be Brave. Be Drug Free." Mon 10/26- REDy to live a Drug Free Life : Wear Red Tues 10/27- HATS off to being drug free: Wear your favorite hat Wed 10/28- I'm too BRIGHT for drugs: Wear Neon/Bright Clothes Thurs 10/29- Say BOO to Drugs: Halloween dress-up (no scary or gory custumes and no weapons)
Friendly Reminders: ~Don't forget to purchase your Lifetouch Pictures. Retakes are on 1/22/2021 for students & Senior Cap & Gown ~Balfour here 10/28 @ 9am to order Class Rings, Letterman Jackets, Graduation Invitations & Cap & Gowns ~PTC Meeting 11/2 @ 5pm on the blacktop ~Thanksgiving Holidays 11/23 - 11/27 Back to school 11/30
Friendly Reminders: ~Don't forget to purchase your Lifetouch Pictures. Retakes are on 1/22/2021 for students & Senior Cap & Gown ~Balfour here 10/28 @ 9am to order Class Rings, Letterman Jackets, Graduation Invitations & Cap & Gowns ~PTC Meeting 11/2 @ 5pm on the blacktop ~Thanksgiving Holidays 11/23 - 11/27 Back to school 11/30
Thursday, 10/22 - Jr High plays in Lohn at 6pm. Tickets are needed and limited to 75. Visitors may park along the fence if you have a handicap sign/tag. Friday, 10/23 Varsity game vs Lohn has been cancelled. Senior Night postponed.
Friday - Community Wide Send-off at 4:45 (Boys leaving at 5:00) from the school exit down to the Corner Cafe. Come out and cheer on our Mighty Indians as they travel to take on the Coyotes. Bring your noise makers!! Indians vs. Richland Springs there at 7:30 pm; we are out of tickets. You can catch the livestream at sansabaradio.com.
Thursday - Joint High School and Jr H Pep Rally on the football field at 4pm. Parents invited. Jr High vs. Richland Springs Thursday at 6 pm here. Tickets needed and must follow UIL protocol. Friday - Let's join together to cheer on our Fighting Indians. Community wide Indian Send-off on Hwy 16. Line up at 4:45 from the school exit down to the Corner Cafe. Varsity vs Richland Springs there at 7:30 pm; Please follow UIL protocol (wear masks and practice social distancing between family groups) We are out of tickets for Friday. If you have tickets and do not need them, please contact the school asap. 622-4298
Reminder - Early Release on Tuesday 10/13 at 3:00 pm District Cross Country Meet in Lometa (please note time change) Varsity start time is at 9:00 am Jr H start time is at 3:45 pm
We are completely out of tickets for tonight's Homecoming game.
Jr High Pep Rally today at 3 pm on the football field. Parents invited!! Please wear masks.
Tuesday, 10/13 Early Dismissal at 3 pm for all students and staff. District Cross Country Meet in Lometa 9 am - JV Girls, 9:30 JV Boys, 10:30 Varsity Girls, 11:00 Varsity Boys, 3:45 pm JH Girls and 4:15 JH Boys
This week's Jr High game will be in Lometa (not Mullin) at 6 p.m. No tickets required. Masks required. May want to take camping chairs. Friday Homecoming game vs Mullin here at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are required and may be reserved or picked up at the office starting Wednesday. Please continue to follow UIL protocol. Wear face coverings and practice social distancing when not in same family/household groups.
Everyone is invited to attend our monthly PTC Meeting on Monday, October 5th at 5pm on the blacktop. Bring a friend!!!
Parents/Guardians - please continue to screen your child/children for COVID-19 symptoms each morning before coming school. We will not continue temp checks for students at drop-off starting October 1st. We will continue to pass out masks and hand sanitizer at the gate and in the office as needed. If your child has a fever or symptoms that are out of the ordinary, please do not send him/her to school. Contact the office for further guidance (325)622-4298.
Thurs. 10/1 - Let's Blast the Bulldogs - Wear your Favorite 1980's styles and support the Indians as we "hit 'em with our best shot"!! Dress UP Days for HOMECOMING Week (10/5-10/9): Monday - PJ's vs. Formal Attire Tuesday- TV vs. Movies Wednesday- Nerds vs. Jocks Thursday - Surfers vs. Bikers Frdiay @ the Game - Blue vs. White
Jr H vs. Zephyr on Thurs. 10/1 at 6 pm here. No tickets required. Fri. 10/2 Indians vs. Zephyr Bulldogs, 7:30 pm there. No tickets required. Please continue to follow UIL protocol - masks/face coverings and practice social distancing between family groups. Thank you for your cooperation!! Tickets will be required at all District Jr H and Varsity games both home and away. Fans may reserve tickets starting Wednesdays of each week.
Just a reminder that there is no Jr High game tonight. High School will play Irion County(Mertzon) on Friday at 7:30 pm there. No tickets needed.
School Picture Day is Wednesday, Sept. 23rd at 9 am. We will be taking the following pictures: Individual, Class Group, JH & HS Football & Cheer, JH & HS Cross Country and Senior Cap & Gown pictures. Don't forget your uniforms!
Cherokee Indians Varsity Football will be playing Irion County (Mertzon) on Friday, Sept. 25th at 7:30 pm there. No tickets needed.
Next week's Jr High and Varsity Football Games vs. Cranfills Gap (9/24 & 9/25) have been cancelled.
Jr High plays in Gustine on Thursday 9/17 at 6 pm. Tickets and masks are required. You may pick up tickets at the school office or call (325)622-4298 to reserve them. Varsity plays Gustine on Friday 9/18 here at 7:30 pm. Tickets and masks are required. You may pick up tickets at the school office. We ran out of tickets last week. Please do not wait and expect to get in at either place without a ticket. We must follow the 50% capacity rule set by UIL. Thank you for helping us by abiding by the UIL protocol so our students may continue to participate in football and cheer!!
FAFSA Night Presented by ASU on October 1st at 5:30 pm, San Saba High School Cafeteria. Seniors and Parents are invited to attend and complete the 2020-2021 FAFSA application. Please bring Student's Social Security #, Student's Driver's License (if any), Parent's Federal Income Tax Return for 2019, Student's alien registration card (if not a US citizen) and FSA ID/Username and password for student and parent. You will need to request a FSA/ID Username and Password at www.FAFSA.ed.gov *Let Mrs. Randolph know by 9/23 if you plan to attend*
For the Jr High game tonight in Sidney, you may want to throw in your lawn/camping chairs. Ther is limited seating. Also we are out of tickets for tonight's game. If you have a spare ticket you are not going to use, please contact the school ASAP. (325)622-4298
Correction - Jr High game is on Thurs. 9/10/20
Thursday, 9/9/20 Jr High will have their first football game in Sidney at 6:00 p.m. You must have a ticket and wear a mask to enter the facility at Sidney. Tickets will be available in the office after 3:00 pm today. You will pay the entry fee at the gate. Pep Rally will be at 3:00 on Thursday for Jr High and Elementary Students. Parents may attend but will be screened and must wear a mask while in the building. Parents will also sit separate from students and be dismissed from the gym before releasing students back to class. Jr high players and cheerleaders will leave shortly after the pep rally to go to Sidney.
Tonight's game against Lometa will be played in Cherokee at 7:30 p.m. Lometa's field is covered in water and the rain is not letting up. We will not be passing out tickets but will be taking fee and spectator count at the gate. Please remember that we must follow UIL guidelines. Face coverings are required to be worn and practice social distancing. We want our students to be able to participate in extracurricular events so please help us by following the protocol.
Just a reminder that the UIL mitigation guidelines for extracurricular events state that face coverings must be worn by fans and spectators as described in the Executive Order GA-29. We must also practice social distancing between groups (members of the same household or persons who traveled together to the facility). I want to thank those that have been abiding by these guidelines. We have recently heard of another school that has been called on by UIL for not following the guidelines. We do not want to give UIL any reason to not allow CISD to have fans and spectators at our extracurricular events nor jeopardize our students’ season. Our students and the opposing teams have worked hard and deserve to be able to participate. Please help spread the word to family and friends that plan to attend these events.
Cherokee Indians will be playing in Lometa on Thursday, Sept. 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Masks are required. Seating will be limited to allow for social distancing. May want to bring lawn chairs. Tickets are not required.
***DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED*** School Picture Day is Wednesday, Sept. 23rd at 9 am. We will be taking the following pictures: Individual, Class Group, JH & HS Football & Cheer and Senior Cap & Gown pictures. Don't forget your uniforms!
September 1, 2020 - PTC Meeting Cherokee PTC strives to unify, motivate and inspire each student, teacher and parent. Everyone is invited to join in on Tuesday, September 1st at 5 pm on the blacktop around the picnic tables. Membership dues are $3 per person and $5 per family. Every parent, teacher, volunteer and community member can build upon our ideas and make each year a success.
Parents/guardians DO NOT send your child to school if he/she has any of the following in a way that is not normal. -Feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit -Loss of taste or smell -Cough -Difficulty breathing -Shortness of breath -Fatigue -Headache -Chills -Sore throat -Congestion or runny nose -Shaking or exaggerated shivering -Significant muscle pain or ache -Diarrhea -Nausea or vomiting Notify the school immediately for further guidance. (325)622-4298
In the 86th Legislature, HB 3884 required the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to create procedures for school districts to provide information relating to bacterial meningitis to students and parents. This requirement has been assigned to the Texas Education Agency (TEA). DSHS created a website with bacterial meningitis information aimed at students and parents. https://www.dshs.texas.gov/immunize/school/meningitis-information-for-students---parents/
The 2020 CISD school year has started off great!! Thank you staff, students and parents for helping making this possible. We know student pick up has been a tad congested/chaotic with the change in release procedures, increased enrollment, increased parent pick up, and construction. Please be patient as we work out the details.
2020 Football Guidelines for attending games has been posted. https://www.cherokeeisd.net/article/287792?org=cherokee-isd
Cherokee ISD Start Back to School Plan as been updated. Minor changes with the exception of student drop off. Students will have their temp checked before exiting the vehicles. We will have staff members directing traffic to help ease the flow as parents are entering and leaving the parking lot. https://5il.co/j663
Meet The Teacher Monday, Aug. 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Kinder- 2nd Grade - For All Students 3rd-5th Grade - For New Students ONLY Wear Masks (4th grade to Adults) Temp Check at the Cafeteria door before entering the Elementary Building or Classrooms
Cherokee ISD 2020-2021 Start Back to School Plan https://www.cherokeeisd.net/o/cherokee-isd/browse/152754
Staff Inservice starts Monday, August 3, 2020 at 8:00 am
Reminder - Registration for ALL students K-12 is Tuesday, July 28th, 4-7pm in the school cafeteria.
School Board Elections will be in November. Applications may be picked up in the school office, Mon-Thurs. 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Filing Deadline is August 17th.
Cherokee ISD Student Registration and Enrollment for ALL New & Returning Students (K-12) is planned for Tues. 7/28, 4-7pm in the cafeteria and on the blacktop; Parents/guardians must be present to complete all forms for enrollment. New students bring birth cert, social security card, shot records, transcript/report card from previous school. High School students may pick up schedules at this time. We will be practicing social distancing between family groups; age 10 and above please wear masks/face coverings. Cherokee ISD Return to School Plan will be posted on the website by 7/27 and available for pick up at registration as well. First Day of Instruction - Wednesday, August 12th 7:45 am- 4:26 pm
Cherokee ISD Office/Campus will be closed July 6th-10th. We will resume regular office hours Monday, 7/13 7:30 am-4:00 pm.
Attention Parents and Guardians: Please complete the survey below to help Cherokee ISD plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Complete one survey per household. Thank you!! Mrs. Bordner https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8F2Z5CV
Congratulations Mrs. Jennifer Bordner! Mrs. Bordner has been named the Lone Finalist for the Superintendent’s position for Cherokee ISD.
The Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program has now opened for registration. Copy and paste the following address into your browser for more information: https://hhs.texas.gov/services/health/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-information-texans/pandemic-ebt-p-ebt-due-covid-19
Pandemic-Electronic Benefits Transfer food benefits are for children who received SNAP food benefits for March 2020 and children who are certified for free or reduced-price school meals during the 2019-20 Texas school year. For more information, visit: hhs.texas.gov/PEBT
2020 Yearbooks are HERE! Please contact Ms. Spears for more information. Cost is $40
2020 Graduates! Be on the look out for a letter from us regarding the graduation ceremony May 29.
Graduation will be held at Indian Stadium, May 29, 2020, 8:00 pm. Please go to the 2019-2020 Graduation Information tab on the website for more information.
Topic: Cherokee ISD Regular Board Meeting Time: May 11, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/77173485644?pwd=RHUvUGJzZWxnVFE4QTVBZVQ5Y2hSQT09 Meeting ID: 771 7348 5644 Password: 8G5cjj
Hey EVERYONE! Here is a short video Mrs. Shannon put together for you. We miss you and love you all! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eKlzLnaYyFmBEsLPpRF43Y4TJNEpHYTC/view?usp=sharing
Per Governor Abbott's Executive Order, April 17, 2020, school buildings will not reopen the remainder of the 19-20 school year. Online learning will continue until the end of the school calendar year, May 21, 2020. As the district receives news, information will be sent out.
Cherokee ISD Regular Board Meeting Time: Apr 13, 2020 07:00 PM Central Time Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865104349?pwd=Tkh1ZUNGeVZQYjEzSGNRQVlSdDBJZz09 Meeting ID: 865 104 349 Password: 3XwBr2
#COVID19 vive en los pulmones de las personas con el virus, incluso si no tienen síntomas. Use una máscara, manténgase a 6 pies de distancia y lávese las manos.
#COVID19 lives in the lungs of people with the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. If you can’t stay home, wear a mask, stay 6 feet apart, and wash hands.
The Cherokee ISD campus will be closed through the remainder of the week (4/6-4/10). Unfortunately this will affect meal distribution for the remainder of the week. When Cherokee ISD resumes, we will post it here.
#COVID19 vive de gotas en los pulmones de las personas con el virus incluso si no tienen síntomas.Cuando las personas contagiadas respiran, el virus entra al aire.Si no puedes quedarte en casa #StayHome, use una bufanda/pañuelo, manténgase a 6 pies de distancia y lávese las manos
#COVID19 lives on droplets in the lungs of people with the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. When infected people breathe, the virus enters the air. If you can’t #StayHome, wear a mask/scarf/bandana, stay 6 feet apart, and wash your hands. #DontGoViral
Los síntomas comunes de #COVID19 son fiebre, tos seca y dificultad para respirar.Si tiene síntomas leves, llame a su médico y quedate en casa.Si desarrolla síntomas graves, como dificultad para respirar o presión en el pecho, busque atención médica de inmediato. #StayHome
Common symptoms of #COVID19 are fever, dry cough, & shortness of breath. If you have mild symptoms, call your doctor & #StayHome. If you develop serious symptoms, such as trouble breathing, pressure in the chest, or bluish lips or face, call your doctor & seek care immediately.
You can spread #COVID19 without knowing you have it. Whether you have symptoms or not, #StayHome. If you have to go out, wear a mask/bandana/scarf, regularly wash your hands, and stay 6 feet apart. We must stay #ApartTogether to slow coronavirus. https://tea.texas.gov/staywell
¿Sabías que lavarte las manos con agua y jabón elimina las moléculas del #Coronavirus? La ciencia muestra que funciona. https://bit.ly/2w7TGAJ
Did you know that washing your hands with soap & water eliminates #Coronavirus molecules? Science shows it works. https://bit.ly/2w7TGAJ
The Great 2020 Egg Hunt Thanks to Ms. Kuder for sharing this with us. Click on this link: https://5il.co/ekfv
The Cherokee ISD community must work together to fight COVID-19. Head to http://tea.texas.gov/staywell for vitally important public health guidance to stop the spread. If we stand apart as a community now, we will be together again soon.
As of 2:12 pm today, the Governor has issued an Executive Order, among other items, that schools will be closed at least until May 4, 2020.
Cherokee ISD Regular Board Meeting April 13, 2020, 4:30 pm via Zoom Topic: Cherokee ISD Regular Board Meeting Time: Apr 13, 2020 04:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865104349 Meeting ID: 865 104 349
Cherokee ISD Meal Service Expanded! The District will now be providing meals to all children 18 and younger. Children must live in the district boundaries but do not have to be enrolled. Please contact the office (325) 622-4298 to reserve your meals. Service is Mon-Fri, 9-10:30.
UIL games and contests will resume no earlier than Monday, May 4th. We will reevaluate the beginning dates for practices and rehearsals as we receive more information about schools resuming.
Per order of Governor Abbott, Cherokee ISD will go to Distance Learning through April 3, 2020. Online Instruction will continue during that time.
Governor Abbott Addresses the State Regarding the Corona Virus March 19, 2020 7:00 pm
The Cherokee ISD Distance Learning Program begins tomorrow. Please read the letter posted on the website under the "MENU" tab.
There has been an update posted to the website. Please read over it for more information regarding Cherokee ISD and Corona virus pandemic.
In light of recent changes within the area, Cherokee ISD will extend Spring Break until Wednesday, 3/18/20. At this time students will be expected to return 3/18/20. Changes will continue to be posted here and on the CISD Facebook page. Teachers will report for duty 3/16/20, at 9:00 am.
Cherokee ISD - Corona Virus Information Please visit the website and click on the "MENU" tab to view information regarding this issue.
TEA Updates on Influenza Virus and COVID19 https://www.cherokeeisd.net/o/cherokee-isd/page/district-wellness--5
PTC is awarding 2 - $500 Grants Teachers and Aides may participate, as long as it benefits the students in a classroom setting. Please submit your proposal to any PTC officer by March 31st. Winners will be announced at the Walk-A-Thon April 21st.
Come cheer on the Lady Indians at the District Play off Basketball Game against Eula on Friday, Feb. 21st at 6 pm at the Coleman High School Gym.
The state of Texas requires that schools exclude from attendance any students with a fever of 100° or higher. Students may not return to school until fever free for 24 hours without the use of fever suppressing medications. This means a student who is sent home from school with a fever may not return to school the following morning. Cherokee ISD is required by state law to follow this rule.
The ASVAB Career Exploration Program test is scheduled next Tuesday, 1/28/20, for 10th-12th grade students. This is a FREE career planning tool. For more info go to https://www.asvabprogram.com/.
Chairman Tommy Taylor Memorial Scholarship - Deadline 3/1/2020 - $2500 - Must be majoring in an energy related field of study. Must be enrolled as a full time (at least 12 hours) college student for the following Fall semester. Must demonstrate leadership abilities and involvement in student and community organizations. Click Here for online application: https://wfacf.academicworks.com/opportunities/606
Cheer sign-ups are underway. A mandatory parent meeting will be held Jan 28th at 6pm in the library. See Mrs. Berrio or Mrs. Beck with questions.
The Federal Report Cards are in for the district. You can click the link(s) below. Visit the school website or TEA for more information. https://tea.texas.gov/Finance_and_Grants/Grants/essa-program/Federal_Report_Card
Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships - Deadline 3/2/20. Must apply online. https://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/. Must be a member of a Texas Farm Bureau family. To become a member: https://my.texasfarmbureau.org. Click “Create Account" and "Don’t have a Membership".
TESA Vocational Grant - Deadline 3/27/20 For students planning to pursue a vocational/technical course within the State of Texas. Download application: https://texaselks.org/docs/scholarships/Voc%20Grant%20Application%202020.pdf. Applications also available from Mrs. Franco.
Cherokee Gymnasium Ground Breaking Ceremony Today, 12/16, 4:30 pm Community Invited
TESA Essay Contest Scholarship - Deadline 2/21/20. $1000.00, $800.00, and $500.00 awarded for the top three essays. Download application and essay topic here: https://texaselks.org/docs/scholarships/Essay%20Application%202020.pdf. Applications also available from Mrs. Franco.
TESA Teenager of the Year Scholarship - Deadline 2/21/20. Three scholarships $1000.00 to $2500.00 each. https://texaselks.org/docs/scholarships/Teenager%20of%20Year%20Application%202020.pdf Applications are also available from Mrs. Franco.
TESA Four-Year Scholarship - Deadline 2/21/20 Six scholarships to students from Texas. $5,000.00 per award. Must be seeking a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree. https://texaselks.org/docs/scholarships/TESA%20Scholarship%20Application%202020.pdf Copies also available from Mrs. Franco.
ACET Scholarship - Deadline 2/14/20. Twenty $1000 scholarships. The top scoring applicant in the state will also receive the Wade and Sandy Burroughs Scholarship in the amount of $500. Click the following link for details and application: https://www.acetx.org/scholarship
NAFEPA Scholarship – Application Deadline January 10, 2020. Four scholarships, each worth $2500. More details and application may be found here: https://1drv.ms/w/s!ApLnASUd4_FibibG2YBVXWR3J2M?e=0NFS17 https://1drv.ms/b/s!ApLnASUd4_Fib_8UCCXg7MHeuEE?e=agImnM
Capital Farm Credit Scholarship – Application Deadline 3/4/20. Ten $1,000 one-time scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a degree related to fields in agricultural or natural resources. This is a local scholarship open only to students in a 12 county territory that includes San Saba County. See Mrs. Franco for application.
ALL EXPENSES PAID TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C.! Government-in-Action Youth Tour Application Deadline 1/24/20, 5 pm. Three students will be selected. Must complete 10th grade by May 2020. Parents or guardians must be members of Central Texas Electric Co-op. https://ctec.coop/youth-tour
Central Texas Farm Credit Scholarship - Deadline 3/20/20 at 4:00 p.m. This is a local scholarship. Five (5) one-time scholarships in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded. Student must pursue an agricultural related degree. Applications are available at www.ranchmoney.com.
ADVi is a college advising chatbot who can answer your questions about attending public colleges and universities in Texas. ADVi, short for “adviser”, is free for Cherokee students to text or chat online 24/7/365. Just text "college" to 512-829-3687 or visit www.askADVi.org.
National FFA Scholarships - Application Deadline 1/15/20 Interested students must see Mr. Moore for application codes. Must be an active FFA member and must be enrolled in an Ag class. For more information: https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/
School will start at regular time this morning.
Cherokee ISD will keep everyone posted regarding possible changes to the school schedule due to weather. Please continue to watch the Cherokee website, Facebook page, phone app and school messenger.
Look in the "NEWS" section of the Cherokee ISD website to view ACT & SAT Test Dates for 2019-2020. Some students qualify to take the tests for FREE!
FOR SALE Cherokee ISD is selling the green house that is south of the school on Highway 16. Please contact Eldon Franco for more information: (325) 622-4298 firstname.lastname@example.org
College Scholarship Opportunities! Click "MENU" at the top of the Cherokee ISD website, then scroll down in the "PARENTS" column and click "Scholarship Information and Links". The direct link is: https://www.cherokeeisd.net/o/cherokee-isd/page/scholarship-information-and-links
Tuesday, 11/5/19, 6 pm Open House at the Frank Fickett Education Center in Marble Falls (806 Steve Hawkins Parkway). Learn how to go to college without leaving the Highland Lakes region. Receive info about academic programs at CTC & TTU, financial aid, etc. Refreshments served!
Football Schedule Change Cherokee JH and HS will be playing Panther Creek Friday, November 8, in Panther Creek. The Junior High game will start at 5:30 and the High School game will follow. We will dismiss school at 3:00 pm.
The Red Ribbon Week dress up day for Friday, 11/1/19, is “I Am Too BRIGHT To Use Drugs!” – Wear clothes that will glow in black light (bright white, neon, fluorescent). This will double for our blackout pep rally!
Reminder: No Junior High Football tonight.
The Red Ribbon Week dress up day for Thursday, 10/31/19, is “Be a JEAN-ius! Be Drug Free!” – Wear blue jeans or other denim clothing!
The Red Ribbon Week dress up day for Wednesday, 10/30/19, is “You WON’T SEE Me Doing Drugs!” – Wear camouflage clothing!
The Red Ribbon Week dress up day for Tuesday, 10/29/19, is “SEND A MESSAGE. STAY DRUG FREE.” – Wear clothing with words or phrases!
Cherokee School is celebrating Red Ribbon Week 10/28/19 - 11/1/19 - NEXT WEEK! Cherokee students and employees will be uniting and taking a visible stand against drugs. The dress up day for Monday is – “RED-y to Put a STOP to Drugs!” – Wear as much red as possible!
Team Dinner for Cherokee HS and JH Football, Cross Country and Cheer Athletes. See the website for more information!
PSAT is tomorrow morning, 10/16/19, for sophomores and juniors. If your student will be taking the test, the $17 payment (cash or check made payable to Cherokee ISD) is due first thing tomorrow morning. Juniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch will receive a fee waiver to take the test for free.
Open House is Tuesday 10/15, 5-6 pm, Jr.High Puppet Presentation 6:00 pm in the gym, High School and Jr.High Girls' Basketball Parent Meeting at 6:15 pm in Coach Bond's classroom and Scholastic Book Fair in the Library
Hello Cherokee Family. The Lord has blessed us with a great opportunity to play sports! We are honored to welcome your coaches, athletes, students and families to enjoy some football this Friday evening. Our Booster program has provided a BBQ trailer to nourish us with some fresh cooked food. We will be serving Specialty Beef Burgers, Portabella Mushroom Burgers, Mexican Street Corn & Hot Dogs. Looking forward to meeting your community and sharing some home cooking, good fun and football. Food service starts at 6:30 and game begins at 7:30. Rouse High School 1222 Raider Way, Leander, TX 78641 Have a blessed and healthy day. Leslie Cullers SCA Athletic Booster President
OPEN HOUSE - Tuesday, Oct. 15th 5-6pm Scholastic Book Fair is Oct. 14th -18th
Elks Lodge Most Valuable Student (MVS) Scholarship deadline is 11/5/19. Do not have to be related to a member of the Elks to qualify. Male and female students compete separately. More information & online application: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
PTC Meeting - Tuesday, October 1 @ 4 PM Cherokee ISD Cafeteria
Lifetouch will be at the school to take Individual, Class, Senior, Sports, and Staff pictures on Tuesday, Sept. 17th, 9:00 am in the school gym. Don't forget your uniforms.
NHS Meeting Tuesday, 9/17/19, 7:25 a.m. in Mrs. Spears' classroom. Officer elections and discussion of service projects.
Junior High Football Home Game Thursday, 9/12/19, 6:00 pm Lohn JH vs. Cherokee JH
Special School Board Meeting this Thursday, 8/29, beginning at 6:00 pm.
First Day of School - August 21, 2019 Send us your first day of school photos so we can post them to our website!
Yearbooks are in! Come by and get yours when you have time. If you have any questions contact Ms. Spears, email@example.com.
The Board meeting for Monday, August 12th, has been rescheduled for Monday, August 19th. It will be at 7:00 pm, in the Board Room.
Meet the Indians is set for August 15! Don’t miss it.
After a lengthy interview process, the Cherokee ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Waldrop Construction in Brownwood to build the new gym. As things move forward, we will be updating everyone on our progress. Stay tuned...
Cherokee ISD Board Meeting 7:00 pm - Board Room
Special Called Board Meetings July 9 and 10; 6:00 pm each night The Board will be interviewing prospective contractors for our upcoming gym project. Agendas are posted.
Cherokee Basketball Camp July 15th-18th 9am-11am: Kinder-5th grade 11am-1pm: 6th-9th grade Cherokee Football Camp July 29th-Aug 1st 9am-11am: Kinder-9th grade Cost: $25 per camp
The 2019-2020 CISD School Calendar has been updated. The bell times were incorrect on the initial one posted. Please refresh your calendars so you know the correct school times.
New summer schedules are posted under the 2019 Summer Schedule tab in the Menu section of the website.
The CISD Junior High School supply list has been posted. It is under the "Parent" tab in the Menu section of the website.
Corrected Repost: CISD Admin offices will be closed JUNE 27. CTEC will be doing electrical work on the building.
Parents will be receiving STAAR results in the mail in the next week or so. In the meantime parents may access their child’s STAAR results by going to TexasAssessment.gov. You will need to use the look-up feature to get your child’s access code if you do not have the code.
There will be a Special Called Board Meeting June 17, 2019, 3:00 pm, to open and accept proposals for the building of the new gymnasium. The meeting will be held in the Administrative Offices of Cherokee ISD.
If you have school-aged students in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text "FOOD" to 877877 and you'll receive a message with the closest location where they can get free summer meals. 💗 #NoKidHungry
If you received a request from TEA to complete a survey (that was given to you by the district), please take time to do that survey. The deadline is Friday, May 31. Thank you.
Check it out! The 2019 Summer Schedule for Cherokee HS and JH students is now available.
We will post CJH awards pictures very soon.
Awards Ceremony May 23, 2019, 9:00 am Indian Gym
CHS Graduation May 24, 2019, 8:00 pm Indian Stadium
CHS Athletics Banquet Monday, 5/20/19, Cherokee Baptist Church
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