The Culver School Board approved the 2019-2020 school calendar Monday. It calls for a first day of class on August 8, with the last day on May 28.Continue reading
A recent survey by the Culver Community Schools Corporation shows continuing support for the balanced calendar concept. “There were 190 responses about whether we should continue with the balanced calendar or go back to a traditional calendar,” Superintendent Karen Shuman says, “and the majority are supporting the balanced calendar.”Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is asking for input on next year’s school calendar. “There’s going to be a survey that’s going to go out next week,” Superintendent Karen Shuman says, “to make sure that we get community and parent input on our school calendar for the ’19-’20 school year.” She says school officials don’t have any specific changes in mind yet, but instead would like to make a decision based on the data received from the survey.
The Knox School Board Monday approved the corporation’s 2018-2019 school calendar. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart says there aren’t any major changes from this year. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is ready to apply for grant funding for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project, but it’s under some time constraints. Continue reading
The Knox Community School Corporation will once again observe a balanced calendar for the upcoming school year. Superintendent A.J. Gappa says classes for students will start Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 and end May 25, 2018. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is considering changes to its school calendar. Oregon-Davis is in its second year of using the balanced calendar, but now the corporation says it’s researching various options. A range of factors are being considered, including the Starke County 4-H fair, high-stakes testing, and the overall “academic and social growth of all Oregon-Davis students.” Continue reading
Students at Culver Community Schools who are struggling with certain classes are getting help this week. The spring intercession period is now underway at many schools in the area, including Culver Community Schools. Continue reading
Several North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School students will be heading to “boot camp” in a few weeks. That’s the theme for the first spring intersession, which will take place April 4-8. It’s a feature of the balanced school calendar designed to give students a chance to catch up on their studies. Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski School Board took some steps Monday to wrap up 2015 and get ready for the coming years. They approved the final fund transfers and claim payments to close out the 2015 budget and approved the school calendars for 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. Continue reading
Budget issues have forced the Culver School Board to consider removing the April intercession period from the school calendar. It’s a one-week period immediately following spring break in which students who are struggling with certain classes can work to improve their grades. Continue reading
Classes will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The last student day will be June 1. Commencement is scheduled for June 10.
The new calendar includes a number of extended vacation periods. The first occurs in October, fall break, from the 19th to the 23rd. A three-day Thanksgiving break is scheduled November 25-27.
The Board will consider the adoption of a balanced calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. The move would put Culver in line with other school corporations in Marshall County, including Plymouth and Triton.
The Culver Community School Corporation adopted the balanced calendar concept last night making it the third school in the area to do so. The school board unanimously approved the plan. Superintendent Dr. Vicki McGuire says a set calendar cannot be made until test dates are released, but the concept will be put in effect.
The Knox Community School Board will consider the adoption of a balanced calendar when they meet this evening. It still features 180 instructional days. School starts the first of August and ends the first of June. Students get longer fall and spring breaks which can be used for remediation or enrichment activities. Continue reading
The Culver School Board will be discussing the Balanced Calendar concept tonight. During the last meeting the board received balanced calendar survey responses from families, students and faculty members. A total of 780 responses were received with 75 percent of the surveys saying yes, they would like to see a balanced calendar implemented. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is the first in the area to adopt the balanced calendar concept. The school board voted 5-to-1 in favor of the plan, with board member Lee Nagai casting the lone no vote. Continue reading
The Culver Community School Corporation received balanced calendar survey responses from families, students and faculty members this week. A total of 780 responses were recieved with 75 percent of the surveys saying yes, they would like to see a balanced calendar implemented.
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board will discuss several items tonight when they meet in the central office at 7 p.m. CT.
The balanced calendar will be discussed. Superintendent Lynn Johnson has previously stated that the calendars need to be similar with Knox and Oregon-Davis to accommodate students in the JESSE and vocational cooperative programs. Corporations normally adopt school calendars by January and the school board could adopt a calendar tonight.