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Clarke Elementary Students Participate in Girls on the Run

Clarke Elementary Girls on the Run

Forty Clarke Elementary girls participated in the Girls on the Run 5k program on May 24 in Des Moines. Girls on the Run is an extracurricular program coached by Clarke Elementary teachers and parents that teaches girls life skills through interactive lessons and running games. Meeting twice

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Clarke Students to be Featured in 2018 Iowa High School Theater Awards Showcase

Clarke Community High School theater department will participate in the 2018 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, in honor of the school’s achievements for its November production of Disney’s, The Little Mermaid. Produced by Des Moines Performing Arts as the culmination

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Clarke Schools Looks To Community For Much Needed Bus Drivers

Clarke Community School District is experiencing a shortage of bus drivers. While the end of the school year is near, the transportation department and the school board are looking to get the application process started to fill much needed driving positions. With over 21 driver positions, including

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What Are the Next Steps for Clarke After the Bond Vote?

On April 3rd, the citizens of Clarke County were encouraged to get out the vote for two options concerning Clarke Community Schools. The PPEL levy vote, which needs renewal every 10 years was approved again this year. PPEL funds are focused on the school district’s transportation-related equipment,

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CCSB Supports “Leader In Me” Program for Clarke County’s Future

Clarke County State Bank, through the John T. Vucurevich Foundation, continues to support Clarke Elementary School as an official school in “The Leader in Me” program. Since 2012, CCSB has been a strong contributor to the program providing the base funding for its launch with foundation grants

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Osceola’s Clarke Elementary Students Show Off Leadership and Confidence

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Over 100 parents, business and community leaders, and others from around south-central Iowa filtered into the Clarke Community Schools Elementary gymnasium Friday morning. Waiting for them was an excited group of students prepared to give a presentation for their fourth annual Leader in Me Day. As the

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Clarity On Clarke Community Schools April 3rd Bond Vote

On April 3rd, the Clarke Community School District is asking the community to vote for a proposed bond that will finance much needed updates and additions to the Clarke Elementary, Middle, and High School buildings, including a new bus barn and improvements for traffic, congestion, and student

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Clarke Community Schools Commits to Trauma Informed Instruction

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Over the past decade, schools across the country have seen a significant increase in the need for trauma training in the classroom. And with recent cuts in Medicaid and mental health programs, the trend for more mental health support within the schools continues to grow. Disruptions, whether

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Clarke Elementary Wins HealthierUS School Challenge Award

Clarke Elementary students took part in a couple of great events Wednesday, celebrating the progress the school and its students have made toward better health. The Clarke Elementary Parent-Teacher Community Organization held its 3rd Annual “Indian Walk” on Wednesday. Students walked through a light drizzle from the elementary

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Clarke Community Schools Educator Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

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Adriana Reyna, a parent liaison and native tutor at Clarke Elementary School has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators and school district employees

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