Urgent Route Driver Shortage Signals Call on Community for Help

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Already short on bus route drivers, Clarke Community Schools is looking to district family members and the community for help. With last school year’s shortage of qualified drivers rolling into the 2018/19 school year, staff and administrators worked diligently to cover or combine yellow bus routes to

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Don't Miss Clarke FAMILY NIGHT Tuesday, November 13th

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Since the start of the 2018-19 school year, Clarke School District has been hosting Family Nights for Clarke Students and their families. On the second Tuesday of each month organizers work to provide an evening where families can come together at the school to join in community,

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Come Cheer on Clarke Football at Homecoming on Their New Home Field

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It’s homecoming week for Clarke Community Schools and everyone is invited to cheer on the Indians this Friday as they face Saydel on the new home field. Check out some of the latest images of the new turf and where the Homecoming Game will be held this

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New Clarke Schools App Brings Activities and Academics Together

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In a world always on the go, Clarke Schools is streamlining communications for the Clarke students, parents, teachers, and the community. Today, we use smartphones for nearly everything. Studies have shown this “on-the-go” society rarely sit down to get their news and updates from a desktop computer

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CCDC Provides Over $480,000 in Grant Windfall for Local Organizations

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Local organizations throughout Osceola and Clarke County look to the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) for grants and other assistance to make improvements that will benefit the communities they serve. These grants make a tremendous difference in Osceola and throughout the county in a variety of ways.

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Clarke Elementary Students Participate in Girls on the Run

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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 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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Our Top 5 of 2017 – Life in Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa

THE TOP 5 Features of 2017: ClarkeCountyLife.com had a busy and exciting 2017 helping to spread inspirational stories and important news about living in Clarke County, Osceola, and Southern Iowa. Since the official launch in July 2015, ClarkeCountyLife has had the honor to tell the rest of

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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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