The Culver Community High School football team is getting a financial boost from the local community. A $500 donation was officially accepted during Monday’s school board meeting, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
Knox Middle School has a new assistant principal. Tyler Radtke was officially appointed to the position by the school board Tuesday.Continue reading
A Knox school administrator has been named the new assistant principal at Culver Community Middle/High School. The hiring of Josh Pugh was announced on the school’s Facebook page Monday. The job became open when the school board decided to separate the assistant principal position from the athletic director position last month.Continue reading
Students at Culver Community Middle/High School are using their technological skills to preserve the history of the school and local area.Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is overhauling its student discipline system. “We are working on a trauma-recognized discipline system that all our teachers are being trained on,” Superintendent Karen Shuman says, “in order to help offset any type of negative consequences for discipline in more of a proactive approach to discipline.”Continue reading
Culver Community Middle/High School’s new main entrance will be ready when students return from fall break next week. Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board Monday that Principal Brett Berndt and his staff are using the break to move into their new office area.
Construction work continues at Culver Community Middle/High School. Superintendent Karen Shuman says upgrades to the restrooms across from the high school gym are 50-percent complete. “We are hoping for an October 15th completion date of those restrooms,” she says.
Culver Community Middle School is working to achieve a “STEM school” designation. To help with that effort, school officials will soon be attending training sessions, with more coming up in January, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.
Culver Community Middle/High School’s new main entrance is just about done. “All glass is in,” Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board Monday. “All rooms are created. All plumbing is into the nurse’s station. All painting is completed. All furniture has been delivered. And all carpet has been replaced that needed replaced. So at this point, we are just waiting for trim to be finalized and cleaning of the whole zone to make it shine.”
Work on Culver Community Middle/High School’s secure entrance is moving along. As part of the project, a new main entrance is being built where the library was, while other areas are being reconfigured.
Upgrades to Culver Community Middle/High School will soon be able to move ahead. The school board voted Monday to use bond money to move the main entrance and office to where the school’s library currently is. Board member Mark Maes commented that the new arrangement would be a big upgrade, both for safety and aesthetics. Some of the bond money will also be used to remodel the restrooms across from the high school gym.
The Culver School Board continues to make arrangements for summer school classes. On Monday, board members approved the appointment of Mary James as the summer school teacher for Culver Community Middle/High School. They also gave permission for band director Jason Crittendon to offer a summer band program.
Culver Community Middle/High School is collecting items for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the month of September, students and staff are gathering non-perishable food, cleaning supplies, bathroom items, baby supplies, and pet supplies.
When sixth graders at the Culver Community Schools corporation return to class next week, they’ll head to the middle/high school, rather than the elementary school. The change was approved by the school board earlier this month.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation will not have to pay $2,100 in false alarm charges to the town. Various issues with a newly-installed fire alarm system at the middle/high school resulted in the fire department being called to the school seven times this fall. Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation plans to appeal the $2,100 false alarm penalty it got from the town. A new fire alarm system was installed at Culver Community Middle/High School this past summer, in part to eliminate the issue of false alarms. But since then, emergency responders have been called to the school seven times, due to false alarms. Continue reading
The replacement of the fire alarm system at Culver Community Middle/High School apparently hasn’t been successful in eliminating false alarms. Now the school corporation may owe the Town of Culver $2,100. Continue reading