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Precision Ag Days

Mrs. Barnes & FFA

September 18, 2018

On Tuesday, September 4th sever FFA members attended Precision Ag and Animal Science Days at the NW ISU Research Farm. Students heard from speakers in every sector of agriculture. The students enjoyed lunch provided by the . . . read more

2018 September Rotary Student of the Month

September 14, 2018

Cherokee Rotary Student of the Month ALEXA TIMMERMAN Alexa was nominated for this recognition by WHS staff members.  Alexa participates in marching band, jazz band, concert band, concert choir, Vocal Kees, cross . . . read more

Field trip to Soil Pit

September 14, 2018

Intro to Ag, Plant Science and FFA Soil Judging teams visited the NW IA Research Farm today to evaluate a soil pit. Intro to Ag students were determining soil texture of the different horizons with the help of plant science students. FFA . . . read more

Voters Said "Yes"

It is a win win for the Cherokee School District and Cherokee Regional Medical Center. The district looks forward as to what the future of a new elementary addition to the middle school along with some much needed improvements to the . . . read more

Feed the Hungry

July 30, 2018

Thank you 7th Graders and Collin Johnson for raising funds that went to Feed The Hungry.   This message is from  Stefan Radelich President of Feed the Hungry:   . . . read more

CMS Band

On April 28, the Cherokee Middle School 7/8 band performed at the Adventureland Festival of Bands in Des Moines.  The CMS band was selected as the Class 2A Best in Center Award winner.  read more

May is School Board Recognition Month

The Facts Regarding School Board

School Board Members Board members are locally elected, non-salaried public officials entrusted with the task of providing the direction for the education of students across Iowa. The board of education is a uniquely American institution, . . . read more

Sports Physicals

2018-2019 Sport Physical Info: * * * * * *Well Child Exam * * * * * * Please call NOW to schedule your child for his/her 7th-12th grade sport physical. Slots are filling up fast, don't wait to make your . . . read more

It's All Business

April 26, 2018

The Introduction to Business Class has been learning about human relations in a business. Carly Husman, the HR Manager/Compliance Officer for North Star Community Credit Union explained the hiring process, writing and reviewing policies . . . read more

8th grade Play

CMS 8th Grade Theatre Troupe proudly presents, The Redemption of Gertie Green Friday, April 27th . . . read more

WHS Art Show

April 25, 2018

WHS FINE ARTS NIGHT: MAY 1 ART SHOW OPENS TO PUBLIC : 4-9 pm ( in the WHS gym) CONCERT: 7:00 pm ( WHS auditorium)   read more

Kee Con event for May 12th

April 11, 2018

Mark your calendars and attend this evening of entertainment! read more

Art Show

April 9, 2018

TK-8 Art Show April 16, 17,  18 4-7 pm At WIT read more

Tomahawk Court

March 29, 2018

Congratulations to the T'Hawk Court... McKayla Benson, Katrina Carlson, Addisyn Jensen, Madelyn Herrera, Emily Schlenger Cale Pingel, Kylar Booher, Tyler Richardson, Layne Reinhart, Collin Lundy read more

Special Olympics

March 15, 2018

On Saturday March 10th the Special Olympics Mid-Winter Tournament was held in Iowa City, which is considered the state competition. This competition consisted of several events such as cheerleading and 3 on 3 basketball which are the events . . . read more

Sleezer Signs to Morningside Track

March 7, 2018

The Morningside Mustangs have gained another Brave.   Senior, Bri Sleezer, signed her letter of intent to run at Morningside for the Mustangs.  Sleezer has been a 4 year varsity runner, and has so far qualified the last 3 . . . read more

Book Fair

February 28, 2018

Join us for the Scholastic Book Fair!! The Book Fair will be at the Roosevelt Library from March 6th  through the 15th.  It will be open from 8:00 to 4:00 with extended hours during Parent-Teacher Conferences. The . . . read more

Special Olympics

February 15, 2018

Cherokee Special Olympics competed in a 3 on 3 basketball area competition at West Harrison high school on February 3.  They brought two teams from the middle school and high school to compete.  Both teams played hard and showed . . . read more

Gerdes signs to Ellsworth Basketball Team

February 9, 2018

Senior Skylar Gerdes signed her letter of intent to Ellsworth Community College on February 7th.  Gerdes has had a wonderful career as a WHS Brave in her studies and on the court.  She plans to study Ag business and play . . . read more

WHS Culinary students to Event on oils.

February 7, 2018

WHS culinary students were able to participate in a culinary event about oils.  This was sponsored by the Iowa Soy Council & the Iowa Restaurant Association at WIT in Sioux City.  They were able to taste oils, . . . read more

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recipient - Arika Hammond

February 6, 2018

It all started with a $5 donation to an organization of Arika's choice, a class project that has since become an important part of Arika's life.  Puppy Jake Foundation, an organization dedicated to providing . . . read more

Soup Supper

February 2, 2018

WHS Commons | January 30, 2018

Come hungry and enjoy a delicious bowl of soup and yummy cinnamon roll, then find your favorite seat for watching the Cherokee Braves basketball in action against Western Christian.   Friday, February 2nd, from 4:30 to 7:00 . . . read more

Teachers Gearing up for the New Year

Professional Development Day

January 2, 2018

1/3/2018 Today the Cherokee Community School District teachers are gearing up for the start of the 2nd 1/2 of the school year.  Today was a Professional Development day for the teachers to get back in the groove.  We started . . . read more

Employment Opportunity


December 21, 2017

Do you have interest in working with children? The Roosevelt Elementary has a paraprofessional position vacancy. Duties included in this assignment are: supervision and assisting of students, 1-1 small group, bus monitor, and other . . . read more

Holiday Memories

Student Stories

Mrs. Ehrig's class wrote a story of their favorite holiday memory. She selected four for your reading. Click on the icon and title to read.     -"Mom"-   - "A Dreamy . . . read more

Iowa School Report Card


The Iowa School Report Card was released today by the Department of Education and Cherokee CSD has many reasons to celebrate! A link to the Iowa School Report Card is:  Iowa School Report Card 2017 - RES, CMS, WHS 2.pdf read more

"Oh What Fun...."

Decorated for Christmas

The Home Room teachers along with their students entered a contest to see who could be the most creative in decorating their doors. Which one is your favorite? Central Office got creative and decorated with books and the lounge got . . . read more

School Bus Driver


December 11, 2017

Do you have your CDL? The Cherokee District is looking for substitute drivers to fill in on daily routes and activity trips when needed. If you are interested in becoming a substitute driver. Please fill out the following form, return it . . . read more

A Brave signs to Morningside Softball Team


Lindsay Williams, daughter of Todd and Lynn Rochelle Williams, Cherokee, signed her letter of intent to continue her softball career at Morningside College in Sioux City. Lindsay has been a 4 year starter thus far in her successful career for . . . read more

Science Field Trip

October 25, 2017

Students spend the day catching butterflies, exploring and searching for wild flowers, and learning about solar energy from Paul Mugge.  read more

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