High school students can earn credit for courses or gain recovery credit for classes they did not pass during the regular school year, and eighth-graders have the opportunity to recover coursework in order to advance to ninth grade, according to Cherokee school officials.
Registration for Cherokee County School District summer school and coursework recovery for Polaris Evening Program is at Woodstock High School on May 30, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
The Polaris Evening Program for high-schoolers is located at Woodstock High School and classes are available for initial credit or credit recovery. Courses are offered based on sufficient demand and all summer school classes must be attended to earn credit.
Polaris will also offer rising ninth-graders the chance to take a half unit of Physical Education and/or Health to count for high school credit at either the Woodstock or Cherokee High School location.
Classes will be June 3 through June 21, and start at either 8 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. The cost is $200 for each class/half credit and cash or a money order payment is required at registration. Students can earn a maximum of one academic credit (two courses).
Each high school offers classes, except for Etowah High School, whose students will attend Woodstock High School.
Registration is at each school, May 6-22, and a $200 cash or money order payment for each class/half credit is required at registration.
Eighth-grade students who failed core courses can attend the bridge program for the opportunity to advance to ninth grade. High schools will offer classes for feeder middle schools with the exception of Cherokee High School, whose students will attend Teasley Middle School. The program is available for students who would not be promoted to ninth grade without successfully completing one or two core course.