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 email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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