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Keep Up With What's Happening at School

Parents and supporters of CAL, now you can keep up with what'™s happening at our school anywhere, anytime, right from your smart phone with School Connect.  School Connect is a free mobile app that enables you to stay connected to your student'™s school and have school information sent directly to you, wherever and . . .

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Soccer Bulletin

April 21, 2014     To: CAL School Board, Media, Athletic Directors, Head Soccer Coaches, Players and Parents From: Scott Striegel - 6-12 Principal/Athletic Director CAL CSD Re: CAL - Home Soccer Games    . . . read more

Battle of the Books

Two teams of CAL students participated in the Battle of the Books competition at AEA 267 in Cedar Falls on April 15 and 16.  The students on the elementary team were Owynn McNutt, Kale Folkerts, Will Shatzer, Colin Hill, Andrew Bell and . . . read more

A Grade 5 Notable Event

Night of the Notables

The CAL 5th grade had their Annual Night of the Notables event.  Our 5th grade notable did a fantastic job at this annual performance.  They were portrayed as famous Americans from history.  First they shared their . . . read more

Order Your Yearbook Now!

Attention CAL Students, Parents, Community Members, Faculty & Staff,   The Yearbook Staff is working extremely hard to put together a great book full of memories from the school year. We only order a select few copies so to . . . read more

Shocking News!

Ben Franklin Visits CAL 5th Grade

Benjamin Franklin (AKA Dennis Carlson) time traveled to the CAL 5th grade.  Mr. Franklin conducted several scientific experiments with the 5th graders.  Using balloons he showed how static electricity travels in the air.  He . . . read more

Teachers Receive Grants for Classroom Projects

Mrs. DeBour, Mr. Harms, and Nole Erickson have received two grants from the Community Foundation of Franklin County, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.  The first grant that was approved in the amount of $4,000, . . . read more

CAL Students Attend Science Fair

On Friday, March 28, four CAL students attended the State Science and Technology Fair in Ames, IA.  They joined over 500 students in presenting their projects from last fall to a group of judges.  Kainan Braun presented a project . . . read more

ISU's Cy Visits CAL

On Monday, March 24th, Iowa State University's very own Cy the Cardinal paid a visit to mingle with the students.  HIs message was to inspire the students to work hard and do their very best. read more

CAL High School Recognized by US News & World Report Website

Best High Schools  in Iowa We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 92 Iowa schools made our rankings. View Rankings Iowa, which has one of the highest high school graduation rates in the nation, . . . read more

Study Table Starting at School

On Wednesday nights, starting February 5th, the school is providing an opportunity for the students to engage in a study table.  This will be a great opportunity for the students to work with teacher's on their school work, missing . . . read more

Summer Camp Survey

CAL Schools will again be offering a summer enrichment program.  Surveys were sent home with PK-7th grade students.  Please return those green slips ASAP so we can get a rough estimate of how many kids will attend.  Official . . . 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

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

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