Academic Pentathlon, 2nd Place State Competition
Cheatham’s Academic Pentathlon team took 2nd Place at the 2016 state competition. Several students also received individual awards in their divisions. Academic Pentathlon is a scholastic competition consisting of five events surrounding this year’s theme, India.
Excellence in Education
Ms. Sandy Life won the Excellence in Education award for Cheatham for the 2015-2016 school year. Ms. Life’s students consistently show tremendous growth throughout the year in a variety of metrics that are used. This is accomplished through a variety of strategies she uses in the classroom that are engaging, high interest and project based. In addition to the amazing work she does in the classroom, Ms. Life serves a variety of other roles on campus including a mentor for new teachers, an AVID site team member, a PBIS site team member and multiple district committees. Ms. Life is fully committed to the students of Cheatham and is very worthy of this honor.
Fuel Up to Play 60
Cheatham has received a grant that provides breakfast to every student. Fuel Up to Play 60 is a school nutrition and physical activity program launched by the National Dairy Council and the NFL, with collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage students to lead healthier lives.