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 Elementary School Finalizing Preparations for Pre-K Program

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.”

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Culver School Board Reverses Administrative Cut, Delays Naming Permanent Superintendent

Culver Community School CorporationThe Culver Community Schools Corporation has changed its plans for administrative cuts, due to some recent resignations. Last December, the school corporation recommended cutting two administrative positions, as well as some teaching jobs, as a cost-saving measure. The school board moved ahead with that process earlier this year, voting not to renew the contract of Assistant Principal/Title 1 Director Julie Berndt. Continue reading