Clarke Looks to School’s Community for Elementary Leadership Feedback

Clarke Community Schools is looking to their Elementary school community for input on the next Principal for the building. District administrators, teachers, elementary students and families have been asked for insights for what they’d like to see in the next Elementary School Principal.
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Funding Helps Clarke Facilitate Much-Needed HVAC Updates and More

Clarke Elementary, Middle, and High school buildings have seen a flurry of renovations over the past year. With the assistance of Federal ESSER grant funds, building HVAC systems and other projects have seen a considerable overhaul.
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Collaborative Building Efforts Support Students, Community Growth

In partnerships with the City of Osceola, SWCC, CCDC, local contractors and more, Students at Clarke Community School are participating in a renewed Building Trades program. With projects on campus as well an exciting new home just off Osceola’s historic square, the students are gaining real-life experience.
Check out the latest update for a fun video and more information about the program…

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Clarke Schools Food Pantry Sees Overwhelming Support, Updated Holiday Hours

The Holidays mean giving and helping those in need. The Clarke Schools Food Pantry has been recipients of overwhelming charity this season. With recent donations from local businesses and organizations as well as incredible support from the community, the pantry will be adding hours in the week before Christmas and hosting other opportunities for children and families to participate in.
Please take a minute to click through and read about their recent updates and how you can help the pantry’s more than 100 weekly families this holiday season and beyond…

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Osceola Chamber Main Street Taps Clarke Creativity for Mural Project

Osceola Chamber Main Street has been working hard with updates and beautification projects on Osceola’s Historic square. The latest venture OCMS is taking on is a mural design partnership with students from the Clarke National Art Honor Society for a 7′ x 12 mural to be posted at 100 S Fillmore.
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Through Veterans Day Honors, Clarke Strives to Build Leadership Skills

Friday, November 10th, the students at Clarke will be holding two special events focused on honoring Veterans for Veterans Day (November 11th). These events not only show the respect and support our military veterans deserve, but also instills the leadership skills the Clarke district is striving to teach their students al all levels.
Click through to read about Friday’s Veterans Day Honors and how they’ll be carried out by Clarke student leaders from elementary through high school…

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Local Support Pushes Clarke iJag Program to Success Beyond Expectations

iJag students at Clarke High School in Osceola, Iowa

The iJag program that was implemented in the Clarke Community School district just last year has seen some spectacular results. With the support from local businesses and organizations, the fledgling startup program more than doubled their student enrollment and saw some spectacular results for program participants as well as those supporting businesses!
Check out the latest feature on how the new iJag program is inspiring local students to envision (and effectively pursue) brighter and more rewarding futures…

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Clarke Schools Delay Start Date

In a special announcement made on August 18th, 2023, Clarke Community Schools’ Superintendent, Kurt DeVore, announced that the 2023-24 school-year start date for the district will be delayed.
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Clarke’s New Superintendent: Committed to Collaboration and Growth

As the new school year prepares to kick off, The Clarke Community School District will be under new leadership. Mr. DeVore, the new Clarke Superintendent, officially took the helm for the district in the first week of July and is already making big progress.

Being the first Clarke Superintendent to take up residence in the community in more than a decade, the signs of commitment and longevity have quickly been established.

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New HS Principal, Blazevich to Focus on Building Community, Increasing Successes

Clarke Community Schools welcomes new HS Principal, Mr. Joseph Blazevich to the administration team. With a 30+ year history of community leadership and educational excellence, Mr. Blazevich is looking forward to leading Clarke into the future.
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