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sawyerSawyer Sorrells is a 2nd grader at Cherokee elementary School. 

Sawyer is an all 'A' student, PEP/Gifted student, and student athlete. He has attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL for the past two years where he completed both the Space Exploration and Space Robotics sessions. Sawyer is also a camper at Camp Laney for Boys in Mentone, AL where he participates in archery, rifle, horseback riding, kayaking, rock climbing and excels in the Clay McKemie Ropes Challenge Course. He was awarded merit badges in all areas including sportsmanship. While in summer session, he helped his Apache team to win the coveted bombardi tournament by eliminating the final players from the Comanche team. This past summer, Sawyer participated in an archaeological dig at Ft. Frederica National Monument on St. Simon's Island here on the Georgia Coast. He assisted students from the University of Tennessee's archaeological program department to uncover pieces of pottery and hardware used in the 18th Century fort and town built by James Oglethorpe. He was sworn in by the Ft. Frederica National Park park ranger as a U.S. Jr. Archaeologist. Sawyer enjoys, science, playing in the mud, traveling, and Cedartown Bulldog football.


kelsi elrodKelsea Elrod is a 2018 graduate of Rockmart High School.

Kelsea is a undergraduate student at the University of West Georgia, where she has continued her passion for softball. During her senior year, she had six home runs and 47 RBI with a .729 slugging percentage, was part of a GHSA State Championship, was a four-time All-Area selection, was named All-State as a senior, and graduated as Salutatorian of her senior class. During her 1st game playing for the University of West Georgia Wolves, she went 3 for 3 and her 2nd at bat was a home run. In her 2nd game, she went 1 for 2 with a double! Way to go Kelsea!!

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Superintendent's Message


March is here and spring is just around the corner! To all our parents and guardians, thank you so much for your involvement in our schools’ activities and events throughout the entire school year. Thank you for being flexible and helping us to maintain consistency with schoolwork and attendance during the past few months of this year’s flu and viral season.

Throughout the remainder of the year, we once again invite everyone to participate in events occurring both during and after school.  We look forward to seeing everyone participate in our upcoming Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration, school productions, sporting events (baseball, golf, soccer, tennis, and track), and awards programs.  

Parental involvement is a key component to the educational success of a child, and we thank you for your presence, your dedication, and your continued support of your child’s educational journey.  Being a mother myself, I cannot stress enough the importance of spending quality time with your children. Believe me, the empty nest comes quickly!


Laurie Atkins, Superintendent

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