Carroll Community School District
ISU vs. Creighton Volleyball Spring Game
Thursday, April 17th Carroll High School will be hosting a volleyball scimmage between Iowa State and Creighton. This is FREE admission. Doors open at 5:30 and the game starts at 6:30. Come support two great college teams!
The Family Resource Center to Host Parent/Caregiver Seminar
The Family Resource Center of Carroll is hosting a Parent /Caregiver seminar titled P.R.I.C.E. beginning on April 21, 2014, at 6:00 pm. To read more about the seminar click here to download a flyer outlinng the programs and other dates.
Kick for a Cause
Carroll High Girls Soccer is raising awareness for Anti-Bullying and are selling shirts to commerate their match with Kuemper on April 28th. Net proceeds from the sale will help fund the Buddy Bench at Fairview Elementary. Order forms are available here.
CCSD Superintendent Blog
Click here to read the blog of Carroll Community School Superintendent Rob Cordes. Mr. Cordes will periodically update district stakeholders on the exciting events happening in the district. Last updated 4/9/2014.
Please complete the short online Transportation Form by clicking here for each student that will need transportation for 2014 - 2015 school year. You are encouraged to complete the form even if your child will not ride the bus everyday. If you are in doubt on whether to complete this form, PLEASE complete it. This information is what the district will use to set bus routes for the 2014 - 2015 school year.
ISU Extension to Hold Summer STEM Camps
Grades 1 - 3
This summer the ISU Extension is offering 4 different hands-on, FUN, camps for youth having completed 1st - 3rd grades that all revolve around the new Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Initiative in Iowa. Cost for each camp is $15 per participant and the registration deadline is May 15 for all camps. Please read each description carefully!! Registrations are on a first come, first served basis and we must have your payment and registration in hand to hold your spot. Click here for a registration form.
Grades 4 - 7
This summer the ISU Extension is offering 5 different hands-on, FUN, day camps for youth having completed 4th -7th grades that all revolve around the new Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Initiative in Iowa. Cost for each camp is $20 per participant and the registration deadline is May 15 for all camps. Please read each description carefully!! Registrations are on a first come, first served basis and we must have your payment and registration in hand to hold your spot. Click here for registration form.
CHS Service Day
Carroll High School is preparing for the first annual community service day which will be held on April 30th, 2014. This project is in response to a student-initiated problem solution project in English 10. CHS is currently looking for meaningful projects in the community that present opportunities to student groups to give back and engage them in community service work. Chosen projects will be completed on the morning of April 30th. If you have a meaningful project, we hope that you will consider submitting your project at the Carroll Schools District webpage found at www.carroll.k12.ia.us. If you have a project idea, you can also call the high school at 712-792-8010 and talk to Jeannie about the details of your request.
Please have projects submitted no later than the Wednesday, the 23rd of April.
2014 - 2015 Preschool Registration Now Available
Preschool registration is now open for parents to register their child(ren) for the voluntary free four year old preschool. Click here to begin the online registration process. Online applications are due February 1, 2014. February 2, 2014, this online application process will no longer accept registrations. After February 2, 2014, parents/guardians will need to register at Fairview Elementary, 525 East 18th Street, Carroll, Iowa 51401.
Online applications are DUE February 1, 2014. February 2, 2014, this online application process will no longer accept registrations. After February 2, 2014, parents/guardians will need to register at Fairview Elementary, 525 East 18th Street, Carroll, Iowa 51401.
How to Enroll in the Carroll Community School District
Information Pertaining to the Chromebook Rollout
CCSD has gone 1:1 with Samsung Chromebooks for grades 6-12 for the 2013-2014 school year.
Below is important information for parents and student pertaining to the Chromebook initiative. Please read carefully.
District patrons can keep up on various construction projects happening in the district by visiting this website. Pictures will be periodically updated.
Infinite Campus - Parent Portal Update
The Carroll Community School District will now begin rolling out parent portal accounts for Infinite Campus. Please access our Parent/Student Portal Resource page HERE and print off the Parent Portal Application & Agreement Form. After the form is completed and returned to your child's attendance center, you will receive your activation code via the e-mail address you provide. Hard copies of this form are also available at all building offices. You only need to sign up once, no matter how many children you have in the district. Thank you for your patience and support throughout our student information system conversion.
CCSD Board of Education Website
This link will lead you to the CCSD Board of Education website. You will find the agendas, board policies, financial information, and other important documents regarding board business.
Message from the Superintendent
Improving student achievement through continuous school improvement is the key component of Carroll Community School District's Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP).
Professional development is the key to continuous school improvement. Carroll Community School District serves approximately 1700 students in grades K – 12. CCSD has two elementary buildings, one middle school, one high school, and one alternative high school building. In addition, the district operates a 4-year old preschool for about 175 youngsters in two different sites throughout the community.
Parents/Guardians are hereby notified that the deadline for filing an open enrollment application for the 2014-2015 school year is March 1, 2014. If the student will be entering school for the first time as a kindergarten student, the deadline is September 1, 2014.
Open Enrollment applications must be submitted to the resident and receiving districts. Students that open enroll in grades 9 through 12, shall not be eligible to participate in varsity contests and competitions during the first 90 school days of transfer. Please contact the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union at (515) 288-9741 or the Iowa High School Athletic Association at (515) 432-2011 for questions regarding eligibility.
Transportation Assistance – Parents are responsible for transporting children open enrolled to another district. This applies to all students including those with and IEP. If the need for transportation as a related service is stated in the IEP, as a general rule the parent is responsible for this obligation under open enrollment. If a child open enrolls to a district that is contiguous (borders) to the home district, and the parents’ income meets economic eligibility requirements, the family may receive a stipend for transportation or be provided transportation by the district. Income verification must be provided to the resident district.
You may find more information by going to the Dept. of Education website at www.iowa.gov/educate.
You may call Carroll Community School, 712-792-8001, for assistance.
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