Enrollment Increase Prompts Culver Elementary School to Add Pre-K, First Grade Sections

The Culver Community Schools Corporation is seeing some positive indicators when it comes to enrollment. “I can tell you right now, we just added a third section of pre-K a week ago, and it’s already full,” Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board during Monday’s work session on the corporation’s referendum money.

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Culver School Board Gets Breakdown of Referendum Fund Spending

Last year’s Culver school referendum is helping to fund teacher raises, LED lighting installation, and some new academic programs. Last November, voters agreed to let the school district raise property taxes by up to 17 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for an eight-year period. A breakdown of how that money is being used so far, as well as some future plans, was presented during a school board work session Monday.

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Culver School Board Fills Open Positions, Adds Girls Golf Team

The Culver School Board is gearing up for the start of the next school year. Superintendent Karen Shuman says board members recently took action to fill some open positions, “A new math teacher, a replacement of retired John Browder, and also replacing a special education position for our elementary and hiring a school psychologist and a speech pathologist that we’re doing through a contract.”

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Culver School Board Approves Summer School Classes, Recognizes Retiring Math Teacher

The Culver Community Schools Corporation is putting plans together for summer school. A list of courses and teachers was approved by the school board last week, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. “We’ll be offering a recovery program at the high school level, along with band and agricultural classes at the high school level, and then doing an IREAD program at the elementary,” she explains.

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