The Culver Community Schools Corporation is working to clarify its policies when it comes to eLearning. A new eLearning policy was approved by the school board Monday, at the recommendation of Superintendent Karen Shuman.
The Culver School Board heard from the two top graduating seniors last week. Valedictorian Cody Rieckhoff and Salutatorian Jasmynne Fowler were each asked to share their experiences at Culver Schools with the board members.
The development of Culver’s Cavalier Sports Park cleared another procedural hurdle Monday. The Culver School Board approved a recreation easement agreement. “That is the park that is being developed out here through the Stellar Designation for the Town of Culver and Union Township,” School Superintendent Karen Shuman explained. “Both of them have put money toward developing that park. They just need our easement agreement to make those improvements.”
As students around Indiana take the ISTEP for the final time, school officials are looking ahead to the new ILEARN test.
The Culver School Board is gathering information about a potential operational referendum. During a study session Monday, board members learned about the referendum process from representatives from accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates and law firm Ice Miller.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is keeping an eye on a proposed housing development. A 71-acre development is planned for the area just west of the school corporation’s property, on the east side of State Road 17.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is starting to plan for summer school. The school board Monday approved a remediation program for third graders who didn’t pass the recent IREAD test, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.
A new substitute management system for staff members was recently implemented at Culver Community Schools.
Superintendent Karen Shuman told school board members Monday that the automated program has been in use for about two weeks with good results so far. Continue reading
The new design of many school buses is causing some concerns about safety. A feature that was installed to give drivers more warning that children are in the area and the bus is about to stop is not being heeded.
In the past, when a bus would stop the arm would come out and the red lights would flash in unison. Now buses feature flashing yellow lights while the driver is coming to a stop, and once they stop completely they hit a button to put out the arm and start the red lights. Continue reading
The report delivered by Superintendent Karen Shuman at the Culver School Board meeting Monday night contained some proposed programs for both older and younger students in the Culver community.
Shuman told the board about potential teen programs they are looking into with the assistance of a local group of community members. She said that with programs specifically targeted at teenagers, they are hoping to bridge the gap between Culver Community students, surrounding community schools’ students and students from Culver Academy. The potential program has been entitled ‘Teen Canteen’ and would provide certain activities for teen students to do on Friday and Saturday nights.
For younger community members, Shuman said the school corporation is looking into becoming an On-My-Way Pre-K school. Though they currently have some programs in place, they are looking to move those to their school corporation to help service parents more locally. Continue reading