Cherokee High School (Georgia)

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Cherokee High School
Cherokee High School (Georgia).JPG
Address
930 Marietta Hwy.
Canton, Georgia 30114-2608
United States
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1956
School district Cherokee County School District
Principal C-2 West
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 1,767
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Red and white         
Mascot Warrior (Squat)
Newspaper Chieftain
Yearbook Sequoyah
Website

Cherokee High School is one of eight public high schools of the Cherokee County School District in Cherokee County, Georgia, United States. It is located in Canton. Established in 1956, it replaced Canton High School, the county's first high school.

There are eight high schools in the Cherokee County School District: Etowah High School, Sequoyah High School, Woodstock High School, Creekview High School, River Ridge High School, Crossroads HS/MS, and Polaris Evening School.

As of 2014, CHS has a 28% minority enrollment. It has a 84% proficiency rating in English and 31% in Mathematics. Its college readiness index is 27.6. [1]

Sports[edit]

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Basketball cheerleading
  • Color guard
  • Cross country
  • Football (2008 Region 5-AAAAA)
  • Football and competition cheerleading
  • Golf (2012 Ladies Region 5-AAAAA Runner-Up)
  • Marching band
  • Soccer
  • Softball – fast pitch
  • Softball – slow pitch
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track (2015 Region 5AAAAAA Champions)
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • Academic Bowl Team
  • Air Force JROTC
  • Alpha
  • Art Club
  • BETA
  • Blades of Grass
  • Book club
  • Cherokee Players
  • Chieftain
  • CHS Club
  • Color Guard
  • Competition Dance Team
  • Drill Team / Honor Guard
  • Dungeons and Dragons Club
  • Environmental Action
  • Explorer Club
  • Fantasy Football Club
  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
  • FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
  • FCCLA (Family, Career, Community Leaders of America)
  • FFA (Future Farmers of America)
  • First Priority
  • Forensics (Speech & Debate)
  • French Club
  • Friends Club
  • Future Educators of America
  • GA Teen Institute
  • Gamma
  • Gay-Straight Alliance
  • Kayak Club
  • Latin
  • Literary Team
  • Marching Band of Warriors
  • Mayors Youth Design Team
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Model United Nations Team
  • Mountain Bike Club
  • National Art Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • National Technology Career Honor Society
  • Red Cross Club
  • Science Olympiad
  • Senior Society
  • SkillsUSA
  • Spanish Club
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Speech & Debate Team
  • Student Council
  • Video / Technology
  • VOCA (Vocational Opportunity Clubs of America)
  • Warrior Wishes
  • Winterguard
  • Yearbook

Principals[edit]

  • Hal W. Clements: 1956–1958
  • Jim H. Jordan: 1958–1966
  • Edwin Casey: 1966–1990
  • Rick Ingram: 1990–1995
  • Susan Padgett-Harrison: 1996–1999
  • William Sebring: 1999–2006
  • Pam Biser: 2006–2010
  • Debra Murdock: 2010–2015
  • Todd Miller: 2015-present

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°13′59″N 84°30′00″W / 34.23309°N 84.50002°W / 34.23309; -84.50002