Cedar Bluff School was recognized for being selected as an Alabama Bicentennial School of Excellence during Tuesday’s meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Education. The announcement was made by Governor Kay Ivey last Tuesday at the Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH), where Governor Ivey was joined by superintendents, principals, and teachers from the selected schools, along with legislators and other dignitaries from across the state. Each school also received a $5,000 Governor’s Award grant to support its continued commitment to student-led community engagement.
In other business, the board held a second FY20 Budget Hearing. Following some brief discussion with Chief Financial Officer Robin Cunningham the board unanimously approved the FY20 Budget as presented. The board also approved the new Capital Plan.
2020 Graduation Dates were approved and released, those include:
- Cedar Bluff High School – 2:00 p.m. at Gadsden State Cherokee Arena
- Gaylesville High School – 3:30 p.m. at Gaylesville Campus
- Spring Garden High School – 5:00 p.m. at the Gadsden State Cherokee Arena
- Sand Rock High School – 6:30 p.m. at Sand Rock Campus
- Cherokee County High School – 8:00 p.m. at the Gadsden State Cherokee Arena
All ceremonies will take place on Thursday May 21, 2020.
The board also approved out-of-state travel for Brittany Hill and the Cedar Bluff FFa students to attend the National Convention in Indianapolis at no cost to the board.