The Cherokee County School District has announced early release times later this month for high school and middle school students the last week of school. CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOLS

Cherokee sets early releases for last week of school

As the academic year comes to a close, Cherokee County high schools and middle schools will have early release days, affecting traffic in the neighborhoods surrounding the schools.

Cherokee high school students can leave campus early after final exams, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, and continuing through the last day of school, Wednesday, May 29, the district said. High school buses will depart on their usual afternoon schedules except on May 29.

May 29, all high schools and middle schools will dismiss on a half-day schedule, with buses departing early.

Early releases will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the ACE Academy, followed at noon by Cherokee High School, Creekland Middle School, Creekview High School, Etowah High School, River Ridge High School, Sequoyah High School, Teasley Middle School and Woodstock High School; and at 12:45 p.m. by Dean Rusk Middle School, E.T. Booth Middle School, Freedom Middle School, Mill Creek Middle School, and Woodstock Middle School.

Elementary school dismissal will remain 2:15 p.m. on May 29.

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