Families of Culver Elementary School’s pre-k students are getting some help, thanks to an anonymous donor. The school board Monday accepted a donation of over $500 to cover any unpaid preschool fees from last semester.Continue reading
Culver Elementary School will have a few new teachers when students return to class this week. The school board approved another round of hirings during a special session last week.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council considered adopting an amendment to the traffic and parking ordinance Tuesday night.Continue reading
Parking will be restricted by the Culver Elementary School on Lake Shore Drive to enhance safety.Continue reading
Culver Elementary School is getting a new outdoor classroom, and volunteers are being sought to help with the installation. The school recently got a $5,000 grant from the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education, according to a school press release. That money will be used to install an outdoor classroom, which will include covered seating, an art area, space for gardening and science projects, and bird watching tools.Continue reading
The Culver School Board got an update last week on the schools’ ISTEP scores and the steps being taken in response, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.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.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation is reporting some positive enrollment figures. Superintendent Karen Shuman shared the results of last Friday’s official count during Monday’s school board meeting. “We are up 24 students [over] last year, so we’re at 774, where last year, we were at 750,” she said. “So that is good.”
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.”
It’s now easier for underprivileged kids to attend Culver Elementary School’s new pre-K program. Principal Erin Proskey told the school board Monday that the program was officially designated a legally licensed exempt preschool by the state last week. Continue reading
A meet and greet and a sweet treat are in store for Culver Elementary School students and their parents this evening. Continue reading
Culver Elementary School is getting ready to welcome its first preschool students. “We are full-fledged still going forward,” Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board last week. “We have two sections of preschool in place. [Transportation Director] Paul [Widman] and I have worked out the transportation routes, so they’ll be attending the same number of hours as the regular students, and we’ll keep mapping that out as registration comes.”
Culver Elementary School recently got some landscaping upgrades, thanks to one of its regular tenants. Earlier this month, volunteers from Crossroads Church pulled weeds and laid down 70 bags of mulch, among other improvements, according to Principal Erin Proskey.
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.
The Culver School Board finalized elementary school book rental fees for the upcoming school year Monday. Fees will vary depending on grade level. Second grade will be the lowest at $84, while kindergarten will be highest at $123. Superintendent Karen Shuman said those amounts include book rental as well as other expenses throughout the course of the school year. Continue reading
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.
The Culver Community Schools Corporation has finalized the list of teachers for the upcoming school year. Three new elementary school teachers were officially hired during last week’s school board meeting.