The Cherokee Community School Driver's Education sign-up is in progress now. All students must have a valid driver's permit and meet the qualifications. Students must be signed up and have the fee paid by May 7 in order to reserve a spot in the 2010 program. The fee is $225 for Cherokee students and $250 for out-of-district students. The program starts May 24 at 4 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Parents are invited and encouraged to join the class at 5:15 a.m. for a presentation by the Driver's License Supervisor. The state of Iowa requires 30 classroom hours and six behind-the-wheel hours. All classes are mandatory. Classroom instruction will be at Washington High School from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Class dates are:June 2,4,7,9,11, 14, 16, 18, 21, and 23.