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Thursday, Oct. 27th 5-8 PM Franklin Co. Convention Center

I magine life with little or no college debit.  Learn how manufacturing needs engineers, business managers, accountants and bookkeepers, designers, drafters, production workers and logistics, administrative assistants, IT experts, . . . read more

Help Us Win $500 from SchoolWay

Deadline Oct. 26th

Jostens is promoting a SchoolWay by Jostens Back to School Sweepstakes.   We are eligible to participate in this sweepstakes.   If we gain 30 new subscribers between  Oct 5-26 , our school will be . . . read more

Tarde Española


MARTES, 1 DE NOVIEMBRE / TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST     “Tarde Española” DIA DE LOS MUERTOS  4 de la tarde / 4:00 pm          CAL School  Estimadas . . . read more

Shannon Latham Highlighted on FarmHer on RFD-TV

Along with CAL Students Grades 1st - 3rd

On September 21st, CAL students in grades 1st through 3rd were invited to attend Enchanted Acres for various learning activities.  Enchanted Acres is managed by Shannon Latham and her parents also help with the activites.  The . . . read more

CAL Students Exceed State Average in ACT Scores

Did you know that last years averaged scores of CAL students who took the ACT scored above the state average in Reading and Science?     State Average in Reading - 22.7  CAL 23.0     State Average in Science . . . read more

Visiting Teacher, Mrs. Arzoz, Highlighted on DE Website

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The Visiting Teachers from Spain (VTS) program is an innovative approach to meeting the educational needs of Iowa’s children while providing enriching cultural experiences during their academic journey. The program began in the mid . . . read more

CAL Community School Participates in Pennies for Patients Fundraiser

Attention to ALL parents, grandparents, and friends of CAL Community School! The High School Student Council is holding our annual Pennies for Patients Fundraiser where we challenge the students to collect and bring in loose change . . . read more

Motivational Speaker Praises Students

Motivational speaker, Brenda Clark Hamilton, visited CAL last Fall and spoke with our 6-12 grade students. She did a large group presentation, as well as small group work with each grade level that focused on building character and . . . read more

TV School Closings Websites

Click on one of the links below to check on school closings. KCCI School Closings WHO School Closings WOI TV (We Are Iowa ) School Closings read more

CAL Men attend "Real Men Sing" Vocal Festival

"Real Men Sing" Choir Festival featuring  Vocal Point Oct. 17, 2015   Hosted by the Wartburg Ritterchor and directed by Dr. Lee Nelson, this festival is unlike any other in Iowa. Over 700 male . . . read more

Dept. of Ed Offers Parent Website

(From the Iowa Dept. of Education Website) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck has launched  IowaCore.gov , a new website created to increase public understanding of the Iowa Core standards and to help educators put . . . read more

SchoolWay and Weather Announcements

We are a weather aware school and use SchoolWay as one way to notify our community of weather related announcements. If you have not had a chance to download the free app from the app store, do it today! You will receive instant push . . . read more

How to Get School Connect Notifications Without a Smart Phone

To set things up to receive School Connect messages from teacher(s) and the school, follow the procedure below (It's not hard, I know you can do it!) 1. Go to  http://www.schoolconnectservices.com/ and click on the web app icon in . . . read more

Two New Email Distribution Lists Added

Subscribe through the school web site.

CAL CSD now has two new email distribution sections in addition to the Daily Announcements and the CAL-O-Gram that you can subscribe to.  The two new sections are called, CAL Notifications and Month Ahead.  We will be using these . . . read more

Wondering if CAL has School Due to Bad Weather?

Tune in to these stations.

Inclement Weather Delays or Closings   The Following Radio and TV Stations will broadcast CAL school delays and closing information.  Any time we cancel or delay school, it will also include St. Paul’s School and . . . read more

Iowa School Alerts Web Site

School Alerts is a free, easy-to-use program that is simply the result of finding an answer to a common problem: When school needs to be closed, how do we easily notify everyone who needs to know? When schools need to dismiss . . . read more

Social Networking Sites: A Parent's Guide

"It's 10 p.m.  Do you know where your children are?" Remember that phrase from your own childhood?  It's still a valid question, but now, it comes with a twist:  "Do you know where your kids are - and who they're talking . . . read more

Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens

You've probably learned a long list of important safety and privacy lessons already:  Look both ways before crossing the street; buckle up; hide your diary where your nosy brother can't find it; don't talk to strangers. The Federal . . . read more

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CAL Community School District1441 Gull Ave.Latimer, IA  50452

Phone: 641-579-6087Fax: 641-579-6408

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