Welcome to Sand Rock School

Our Mission Statement: Sand Rock School seeks to provide a quality education for all students that will equip the learner with knowledge and skills necessary for lifelong learning, future employment, and participation in society.

Home of the Wildcats!
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October 2021

10/25, FAFSA Night For Seniors 5:30 - 7:00 pm

10/25-29, Red Ribbon Week

10/26, PSAT (Juniors Who Signed Up) in Library Computer Lab

10/26-27, Volleyball State Tournament SR vs. G.W. Long @ B'ham CrossPlex @ 9:00 am

10/27, Family Market (Free Groceries) 1:30 - 3:00 pm (New Gym)

10/28, ABC Board Speaking @ 8:30 am (10th-12th Grade) & 9:45 am (7th-9th Grade) in Old Gym

10/28, XC 1/2A Sectional Meet (Huntsville) @ 10:30 am

10/29, Football Varsity vs. Cedar Bluff (Away) @ 7:00 pm

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If you need information:

Our phone number is (256) 927-1735 & below are the primary extensions:

High School Main Office: 920 Grades 3 - 6 Office: 922 Grades K - 2 Office: 914 High School Counselor: 916 K - 6 Counselor: 918

School Pictures
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November 3rd - Santa Pictures

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Prom tickets are on sale now through February 7th.

Place: The Coal & Iron Building

500 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL

Date: April 9, 2022

Cost: $60 Each (Includes Venue, Food, Shirt & Glass)

Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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October 18th - 22nd

Thank you to all the teachers who helped us kickoff our campaign!

Alabama College Application Week
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Cross Country Team - County Championship
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XC Top 10 Boys
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Congratulations to the Top 10 Boys for the County Championship.

XC Top 10 Girls
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Congratulations to the top 10 girls for the County Championship.

XC Wildcat Classic @ White Plains
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Seniors - Samatha Carr & Harlie Williams

XC Wildcat Classic @ White Plains
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Boys Placed 2nd

XC Wildcat Classic @ White Plains
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Girls Placed 3rd

XC Team County Championship
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Yearbooks $45.00

Senior Yearbook Ad Prices Below:

1/4 of a Page in the Yearbook - $40 w/1 picture

1/2 of a Page in the Yearbook - $65 w/3 pictures

Full Page in the Yearbook - $125 w/ 6 pictures

3 Picture Options:

1. You can email pictures to dnorris@cherokeek12.org

2. Send a Flash Drive with pictures.

3. Send actual pictures and we will scan and return.

CCS 2021-22 Back to School Guidance

1. Cherokee County Schools expects all students to return to in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year.

2. Masking is required for all individuals while indoors. Students at least 3 feet apart in the classroom will not have to quarantine IF BOTH students are wearing masks properly.

3. Masking is required for passengers and drivers on school buses.

4. Vaccinations are encouraged for faculty, staff, and students who are eligible. Vaccinated individuals identified as a close contact will not have to quarantine as long as they are not showing symptoms.

5. Proper social distancing of six feet should be maintained whenever possible. ADPH considers an individual a close contact if they are within six feet of a positive COVID person for at least 15 minutes.

6. Individuals who are COVID positive must quarantine per ADPH guidelines.

7. All students and staff who have symptoms of COVID should remain at home and consult their health care providers.

8. At this time, there are no restrictions on attendance at extracurricular activities.

9. Please recognize and remember that COVID remains a threat outside of the school setting. Vaccinations, face coverings, social distancing, and proper hygiene are the best tools to combat this pandemic in all areas of our society.

10. Cherokee County Schools may modify this guidance as warranted by conditions or further guidance from the State Department of Education, ADPH, and/or the CDC.

October Star Students
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12th Grade - Tru Graham

11th Grade - Nathaniel Haygood (Not Pictured)

10th Grade - Benjamin Bruce

9th Grade - Bryant Yoder

8th Grade - Macey Pruitt

7th Grade - Abigail King

C/O 2022 Information
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Remind Messages: Sign up for senior Remind messages by texting @srsco2022 to 81010.

FAFSA Night: Oct. 25th (Parents and/or students attend to complete their Financial Aid. (FAFSA opens Oct. 1, 2021)

Senior Fees: Payable to Mrs. Smith

$75 Includes Diploma & Cap/Gown

(Due by 1/31/22)

Graduation Events:

Senior Walk - TBA

Baccalaureate: Sunday, May 22, 2022

Graduation Practice: TBA

Graduation: May 27, 2022 @ 7:00 PM

Youth Leadership
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Cherokee County Youth Leadership kicked off their year with a 'get acquainted day' at the Cherokee Co Chamber of Commerce offices. Students are pictured with local musician and speaker Chad Steed.

Mrs. Burt
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Congratulations to our Wildcat Spirit Award Winner - Mrs. Lisa Burt!

Mrs. Burt is our High School P.E. Teacher and Varsity Cheer Coach.

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CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE MEALS TO THOSE 18 AND UNDER AT NO COST FOR 2021-22 SY

Cherokee County Schools will be using a waiver granted by the USDA to provide breakfast and lunch meals at no cost to those 18 and under for the 2021-2022 school year. If you think you qualify for free or reduced meal benefits and have not submitted your online or paper meal application, please do so as soon as possible so that the proper eligibility status will be on file should the waiver not be extended and so that our percentages of free and reduced students are accurate. Throughout the pandemic, P-EBT cards have been sent out to households receiving free and reduced meals from DHR and you must have a current application on file to qualify for future benefits, so get those paper or online applications in!

Water
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Parents, (Especially 3-6 Grade & HS)

Please remember to send your child with a refillable water bottle each day to school. We are currently out of extra bottled waters.

We are waiting for water dispensers to be installed.

Donations for water are accepted and appreciated.

Thanks for your help!