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March 5th - 8th Media Center

CAL will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair March 5 - 8 in the library. Hours will be 8 am - 3 pm Monday & Wednesday;  8 am - 7 pm Tuesday & Thursday.  This fair's theme is  Paws for Books:  Come, Stay, Read a Great Tale!   The Fair will feature Pre-K - Middle School reading materials, plus a few extras such as cookbooks and adult . . .

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High School POPS Concert Date Change

Due to the previous and forecasted weather, the CAL H.S. POPS Concert has been postponed to Friday, March 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the CAL Gymnasium, with treats being served at 6:30. Please come join us for a night of great music making!!

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2018 Elevate Scholarship Program

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Application Deadline: March 2, 2018

Scholarship Description Manufacturing firms supply more than 208,858 jobs to Iowans. These well-paying careers require education and training beyond high school, but many don't require the often burdensome cost of a bachelor's degree. Recent studies have shown that two-year degree holders, especially in high demand manufacturing occupations, can earn salaries that surpass those of college graduates. Elevate Advanced . . .

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CAL Icon – Mr. Steve Lane   When you ask students at CAL about their favorite things at school, Mr. Lane will come up as an answer for preschool through senior students.  Mr. Lane works hard to build relationships with all the students and parents, and it shows off through the pride that the students and community have for their school. Mr. Lane has been in the education field for almost 31 . . .

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CAL Students Attend Meistersinger Vocal Festival

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CAL students: Nate Rapp, Luke Rapp, Brandi Pals, and Luke Rapp, were selected to attend Wartburg College's annual Meistersinger Honor Choir held on January 22st & 22nd, 2018.   Under the direction of world-renowned choral composer, and Cedar Falls, Ia. native, Shawn Kirchner, Dr. Lee Nelson, director of choral activities at Wartburg College, and Nicki Toliver, assistant director of choral activities at . . .

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CAL Students Attend Dorian Vocal Festival

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On January 14-15, 2018, four students from the CAL H.S. Choir participated in the 68th Annual Dorian Vocal Festival at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. The Dorian Vocal Festival is for outstanding junior and senior vocalists in high school. This is the largest honor choir in the United States and every year they have a record number of students participate, with over 1100 students from 8 different states. . . .

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Coming Down the Backstretch

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Coming Down the Backstretch! The CAL Community High School and Middle School Students have the first half of their last year at CAL behind them and are heading into the backstretch or second semester of the school year.   While this is quite a milestone for the students and staff of the district, as most have never experienced this much change in their education.  My observation to this point has been one of . . .

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2018 FAFSA Help Sessions

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  The  Free Application for Federal Student Aid  ( FAFSA ) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid. The FAFSA should not be confused with the CSS Profile, which is also required by some colleges. The CSS is a fee-based product of . . .

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Whole Grade Sharing Update

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Superintendent’s Message   Much of my focus this year has been on planning for whole grade sharing starting in the fall of 2018.  Like many districts in rural Iowa, this new venture has created a variety of thoughts and emotions throughout the communities and schools at CAL and Hampton-Dumont.  Looking back over the last eighteen months since these discussions started to take place, I can say that most would . . .

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Guerrero Job Shadows at Wartburg College

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One of the activities the HS TAG students are participating in is job shadows in their passion areas. CAL senior Brock Guerrero recently completed a job shadow in the area of broadcasting.  He visited Wartburg College and shadowed a communication arts class while they produced the final episode for the semester of a community news program.  The professor invited him to participate in the pre-show set-up, watch the taping, . . .

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It is the policy of the CAL Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Jen Koenen, Curriculum Director, 1441 Gull Ave., Latimer, Iowa, 50452, (641) 579-6087, koenenj@cal.k12.ia.us.

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Es la póliza del Distrito Escolar Comunitario de CAL de no discriminar basados en la raza, color, nacionalidad original, sexo, discapacidad, religión, credo, edad (para el empleo), estado civil (para programas), orientación sexual, identidad de género y el nivel socioeconómico (para programas) en sus programas educativos y sus prácticas de empleo. Existe un procedimiento de quejas para procesar las quejas de discriminación. Si usted tiene preguntas o una queja relacionada con esta póliza, por favor comuníquese con el Coordinador de Equidad del distrito, Jen Koenen, Directora de Curriculum, 1441 Gull Ave., Latimer, Iowa, 50452, (641) 579-6087, koenenj@cal.k12.ia.us.

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