Academics

Academics

42274289 2513569425321695 3649436150952624128 n Lincoln Elementary

Join Us for Kale Day on Friday, September 28th!

We have enjoyed a serving from our Farm To School team in all grades this fall. On Friday, September 28th, we will enjoy our annual Kale Day. We will use kale from our gardens as well as from local growers. Our 6th grade students will prepare the kale using the kitchen at First United Methodist Church which we will serve to each grade level in the afternoon. We would appreciate any volunteer help during both the preparation and serving times. If you can help, please email Mr. Bryant at ral [...]

Read Full Post
42274289 2513569425321695 3649436150952624128 n Lincoln Elementary

Join Us for Kale Day on Friday, September 28th!

We have enjoyed a serving from our Farm To School team in all grades this fall. On Friday, September 28th, we will enjoy our annual Kale Day. We will use kale from our gardens as well as from local growers. Our 6th grade students will prepare the kale using the kitchen at First United Methodist Church which we will serve to each grade level in the afternoon. We would appreciate any volunteer help during both the preparation and serving times. If you can help, please email Mr. Bryant at ral [...]

Read Full Post
Muffins with mom Lincoln Elementary

Join Us For Muffins For Moms on Friday, September 28th!

Please join us for Muffins for Moms on Friday, September 28th beginning at 8 AM in our Cafeteria! Our goal is to invite our students to enjoy a quick treat with their Mom (or any family member who is able to join us) before school. In addition, on Friday, October 5th we will invite our students to enjoy Donuts with Dad! See you next Friday!

Read Full Post
Muffins with mom Lincoln Elementary

Join Us For Muffins For Moms on Friday, September 28th!

Please join us for Muffins for Moms on Friday, September 28th beginning at 8 AM in our Cafeteria! Our goal is to invite our students to enjoy a quick treat with their Mom (or any family member who is able to join us) before school. In addition, on Friday, October 5th we will invite our students to enjoy Donuts with Dad! See you next Friday!

Read Full Post
Lincoln+picture+day+2018 09 21 Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln School Pictures Are on Friday, September 21st!

Lincoln Families - this is a friendly reminder that we have school pictures on Friday, September 21st. Students will travel with their teacher before lunch to get their pictures taken. Here is a link to order pictures online. In addition, we have additional envelopes in our office if you need one. Last, we are seeking two volunteers to help our students and staff. We would appreciate help between 9:00 and approximately 11:00 AM. If you are able to help, please email ralph.bryant@cfschools. [...]

Read Full Post
Lincoln+picture+day+2018 09 21 Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln School Pictures Are on Friday, September 21st!

Lincoln Families - this is a friendly reminder that we have school pictures on Friday, September 21st. Students will travel with their teacher before lunch to get their pictures taken. Here is a link to order pictures online. In addition, we have additional envelopes in our office if you need one. Last, we are seeking two volunteers to help our students and staff. We would appreciate help between 9:00 and approximately 11:00 AM. If you are able to help, please email ralph.bryant@cfschools. [...]

Read Full Post
Unitypoint health imagine the amazing back+to+school facebook 2 Lincoln Elementary

Imagine The Amazing Opportunity!

Please consider voting for Lincoln School between September 17th and 30th to give us an opportunity to win money to support health and wellness at our school! The details are below. The website to vote is: unitypoint.org/imaginetheamazing Thank you!Imagine the Amazing with UnityPoint Health. Education is an essential part of living well and being well, and schools are at the heart of our communities. That's why we're launching a back-to-school contest to bring big dreams to life.The winnin [...]

Read Full Post
Unitypoint health imagine the amazing back+to+school facebook 2 Lincoln Elementary

Imagine The Amazing Opportunity!

Please consider voting for Lincoln School between September 17th and 30th to give us an opportunity to win money to support health and wellness at our school! The details are below. The website to vote is: unitypoint.org/imaginetheamazing Thank you!Imagine the Amazing with UnityPoint Health. Education is an essential part of living well and being well, and schools are at the heart of our communities. That's why we're launching a back-to-school contest to bring big dreams to life.The winnin [...]

Read Full Post
Class+of+19 Cedar Falls High School

Class of 2019 Important Information

Seniors!  Please fill out the Senior Start Survey before the deadline of Friday, Sept. 14.  This is located on Schoology.Top 10 Important DatesSenior Information BookletSenior Parent PresentationASVAB Sign Up   The ASVAB will be offered December 13 at 9:00 a.m. in the library. It will take about 90 minutes and you will need your Google Chromebook. ASVAB stands for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Students interested in the military should take the ASVAB. It is also worthwhil [...]

Read Full Post
Img 8804 North Cedar Elementary

Be PROactive instead of Reactive!

Mrs. Cline's 2nd grade students are pictured here working on their proactive skills.  All classes have been practicing ways to be proactive in the classroom, on the playground, on the bus, and anywhere they may be during their school day. Teachers have focused on specific proactive skills each day so far this school year.  

Read Full Post
Safety+week North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Promotes Safety

During the week of September 17th, North Cedar students will review school safety procedures.  Bus safety, weather safety, and building safety drills will be practiced throughout the week.  Kindergarten students will also attend Safety City.  Be safe, everyone!

Read Full Post
Img 1034 Lincoln Elementary

PALS Meeting on Monday, September 10th at 7 PM!

PALS Meeting on Monday, September 10th! PALS stands for Parents And Lincoln School and is our parent organization. All families are welcome to attend our meeting in our Media Center beginning at 7 PM. Our mission statement is “Building Community Through Communication, Education and Service.” We will learn about the start of our school year, review our bylaws, connect activities to our mission statement and discuss our Fall fundraiser. We will see you there with a friend!

Read Full Post
Img 1034 Lincoln Elementary

PALS Meeting on Monday, September 10th at 7 PM!

PALS Meeting on Monday, September 10th! PALS stands for Parents And Lincoln School and is our parent organization. All families are welcome to attend our meeting in our Media Center beginning at 7 PM. Our mission statement is “Building Community Through Communication, Education and Service.” We will learn about the start of our school year, review our bylaws, connect activities to our mission statement and discuss our Fall fundraiser. We will see you there with a friend!

Read Full Post
Kindergarten+%281%29 Hansen Elementary

Picture Retakes

Kindergarten registration forms can be found at the following link: http://www.cfschools.org/parents/registrationhttps://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzINhOXX0QPwTVBQUlotTDNsS183ZEM2NkpDSVdrY0tVU3Nr/view?usp=sharingCompleted forms can be returned to the Hansen Elementary office. We look forward to welcoming your kindergarten student to Hansen in the fall!

Read Full Post
Locker Cedar Falls High School

Student Locker Information

Student locker information was emailed to the student gmail account on Tuesday, Aug. 21.  Please check your student email for this information.  If you don't find it there, please also check your SPAM folder.  This information is not found on your student PowerSchool account.  There are yellow signs posted in several places in the hallways that show the location of lockers.  You will need to contact the main office for any further details.

Read Full Post
Scheduler logo Cedar Heights Elementary

Conference Scheduler for Input Conferences Open August 20-24

Input Conferences will be Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28 2:15-6:00 p.m.The Conference Scheduler for input conferences will be open August 20-24Here are the instructions for accessing our online conference scheduler:Go to:  https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/Choose your student’s school from the drop down list and click “GO” Enter the school password (chtigers)Enter your student’s “Student ID”.  If you do not know their Student ID, use the LOOKUP STUDENT I [...]

Read Full Post
Chromebook Cedar Falls High School

Sophomores! Chromebooks are HERE!

Sophomores will be able to pick up their Chromebooks tomorrow evening (Tuesday, Aug. 21) between 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Please enter through the South side Horseshoe entrance on 11th Street (see attached map).  Chromebooks will be available in the Media Center-Rm 151.  For those that have not completed registration, you may do so at this time in the Main Office.Main Floor - Horseshoe Ent.pdf

Read Full Post
Chromebook Cedar Falls High School

Sophomores! Chromebooks are HERE!

Sophomores will be able to pick up their Chromebooks tomorrow evening (Tuesday, Aug. 21) between 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Please enter through the South side Horseshoe entrance on 11th Street (see attached map).  Chromebooks will be available in the Media Center-Rm 151.  For those that have not completed registration, you may do so at this time in the Main Office.Main Floor - Horseshoe Ent.pdf

Read Full Post
Scheduler logo%5b1%5d Aldrich Elementary

Online Input Conference Scheduler

To give greater flexibility in scheduling parent/teacher conferences, Aldrich Elementary has now made conference schedules available via the internet. Starting today and running until midnight, Friday, August 24, K-6 parents will have the opportunity to schedule a convenient input conference time. If you do not make an appointment,  teachers will pick a time for you. The school welcomes you to come in and use one of our computers if you do not have internet access at home or work. Alternat [...]

Read Full Post
Back+to+school+info+ +for+oh+blog Orchard Hill Elementary

Back to School - What you need to know

Orchard Hill Families - Here is the important information we want you to know! We will email homeroom assignments during the afternoon on Friday, August 17th. We send them one grade level at a time, so please be patient if you have multiple children at Orchard.Note these important dates!8-21 - Backpack Night, 5-6:30 PM8-23 - First Day of School! 1:50 PM Dismissal8-24 - 1:50 PM Dismissal8-27 - 1:50 PM student dismissal, Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM8-28 -  1:50 PM student dismissal, Input [...]

Read Full Post
Online+scheduler+image Southdale Elementary

Online Input Conference Scheduler CLICK HERE

The Online Input Conference Scheduler is open for the Fall Conferences. The scheduler goes LIVE at midnight on Friday, August 18.Go to:  https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/index.cfm From the Online Scheduler Home PageChoose your student’s school from the drop down list and click “GO” Enter the school password = southdaleEnter your student’s “Student ID”.  If you do not know their Student ID, use the LOOKUP STUDENT ID button to acce [...]

Read Full Post
Online+scheduler+image Southdale Elementary

Online Input Conference Scheduler CLICK HERE

The Online Input Conference Scheduler is open for the Fall Conferences. The scheduler goes LIVE at midnight on Friday, August 18.Go to:  https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/index.cfm From the Online Scheduler Home PageChoose your student’s school from the drop down list and click “GO” Enter the school password = southdaleEnter your student’s “Student ID”.  If you do not know their Student ID, use the LOOKUP STUDENT ID button to acce [...]

Read Full Post
Schedule+corrections Cedar Falls High School

Schedule Correction Day - August 15

● Schedule adjustments can be made August 15 from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. OR during the first three (3) days of school.● The Schedule Correction Request Form must be filled out with parent signature and phone number. Please see guidelines on 2nd page of this PDF.● Second-semester adjustments will be made by Dec. 21st. No changes will be made at the beginning of 2 nd semester.

Read Full Post
Schedule+corrections Cedar Falls High School

Schedule Correction Day - August 15

● Schedule adjustments can be made August 15 from 8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. OR during the first three (3) days of school.● The Schedule Correction Request Form must be filled out with parent signature and phone number. Please see guidelines on 2nd page of this PDF.● Second-semester adjustments will be made by Dec. 21st. No changes will be made at the beginning of 2 nd semester.

Read Full Post
Lincoln4 Lincoln Elementary

Beginning Of The Year Reminders 2018-2019

Lincoln Families - We wanted to share a few beginning of the year updates with you. We will send homeroom assignments to our families via email during the afternoon on Friday, August 17th. We send them one grade level at a time, so please be patient if you have multiple children at Lincoln.A few important dates to begin the year for your planning:8.21 - Backpack Night 4:30-6:00 PM8.23 - First Day of School! 1:50 Dismissal8.24 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.27 - 1:50 PM student dismissal, Input Co [...]

Read Full Post
Lincoln4 Lincoln Elementary

Beginning Of The Year Reminders 2018-2019

Lincoln Families - We wanted to share a few beginning of the year updates with you. We will send homeroom assignments to our families via email during the afternoon on Friday, August 17th. We send them one grade level at a time, so please be patient if you have multiple children at Lincoln.A few important dates to begin the year for your planning:8.21 - Backpack Night 4:30-6:00 PM8.23 - First Day of School! 1:50 Dismissal8.24 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.27 - 1:50 PM student dismissal, Input Co [...]

Read Full Post
Sh mark green Lincoln Elementary

Help Us Earn Money For Lincoln Through Shoparoo!

This year we are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are earning money every year through Shoparoo and it’s a great opportunity for us to really make a difference this year!Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yes, it’s that simple. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of [...]

Read Full Post
Sh mark green Lincoln Elementary

Help Us Earn Money For Lincoln Through Shoparoo!

This year we are excited to be partnering with a fun, free, and truly easy fundraiser called Shoparoo! Schools nationwide are earning money every year through Shoparoo and it’s a great opportunity for us to really make a difference this year!Shoparoo is school fundraising made easy: the free app turns pictures of your everyday shopping receipts into cash donations and sweepstakes entries for our school! Yes, it’s that simple. All you have to do is shop as you normally do, snap pictures of [...]

Read Full Post
1st+day+18 19 Peet Junior High

August 23

Thursday, August 23 will be an 'A Day'.Buses will run a normal Tuesday-Friday pick-up schedule for all 7th and new 8th and 9th grade students.  It will run a second schedule, the Monday 90-minute late start schedule, for all 8th and 9th grade returning students.Students with high school classes, you will attend those classes on Thursday, August 23.School will dismiss at the normal dismissal time of 3:00pm.Friday, August 24 will be a 'B Day'. Classes will be held as normal.

Read Full Post
1st+day+18 19 Peet Junior High

August 23

Thursday, August 23 will be an 'A Day'.Buses will run a normal Tuesday-Friday pick-up schedule for all 7th and new 8th and 9th grade students.  It will run a second schedule, the Monday 90-minute late start schedule, for all 8th and 9th grade returning students.Students with high school classes, you will attend those classes on Thursday, August 23.School will dismiss at the normal dismissal time of 3:00pm.Friday, August 24 will be a 'B Day'. Classes will be held as normal.

Read Full Post
Ss lincoln elementary school in cedar falls ia monterey is red velour hearthside velour Lincoln Elementary

Registration Reminder for 2018-2019

Hello Lincoln Families! We hope you are enjoying summer! I have pasted registration information below. Our district sent this same information on Tuesday, July 3rd. This is a friendly reminder to take a few moments to register your students for the school year. If you need help, support information is provided below and you may come to Lincoln for assistance on Tuesday, July 31st from 8:15 AM -12:30 PM and 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM. We are also available to help on Wednesday, August 1st from 8:15 [...]

Read Full Post
Ss lincoln elementary school in cedar falls ia monterey is red velour hearthside velour Lincoln Elementary

Registration Reminder for 2018-2019

Hello Lincoln Families! We hope you are enjoying summer! I have pasted registration information below. Our district sent this same information on Tuesday, July 3rd. This is a friendly reminder to take a few moments to register your students for the school year. If you need help, support information is provided below and you may come to Lincoln for assistance on Tuesday, July 31st from 8:15 AM -12:30 PM and 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM. We are also available to help on Wednesday, August 1st from 8:15 [...]

Read Full Post
Gardening tips6 Lincoln Elementary

A Gardening Opportunity For 7th Graders!

7th graders - Did you know Holmes Jr. High has a garden? Join UNI students at the Holmes Jr. High Tiger Pride Garden Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. for planting, watering, and weeding fresh produce for the Holmes salad bar. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring a water bottle. If you have questions, please contact: tigerpridegarden@gmail.com Also, please check out the Tiger Pride Garden Facebook page. 

Read Full Post
Gardening tips6 Lincoln Elementary

A Gardening Opportunity For 7th Graders!

7th graders - Did you know Holmes Jr. High has a garden? Join UNI students at the Holmes Jr. High Tiger Pride Garden Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. for planting, watering, and weeding fresh produce for the Holmes salad bar. Please wear closed toe shoes and bring a water bottle. If you have questions, please contact: tigerpridegarden@gmail.com Also, please check out the Tiger Pride Garden Facebook page. 

Read Full Post
Back to school+night+18 Peet Junior High

Tuesday, August 21

“BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT”:  Parents& Students, you are cordially invited to attend Peet Junior High’s “Back to School Night”, Tuesday, August 21 from 6:00 – 7:30pm. This will be an open-house style event (drop-in).  Students will be able to pick up their schedules, ID cards, and chromebooks.  Locker information will be printed on student schedules, and students will have an opportunity to organize their lockers. Teachers will be available in their rooms for students and parents, and [...]

Read Full Post
Summer+reading+clipart Cedar Heights Elementary

Summer Reading Opportunities for Families

Summer vacation is coming up fast, and along with the promise of fun and sun comes the warning of the dreaded "summer slide."  How do we fight students losing important academic ground during the less structured days of summer?  Easy as ABC!  In order to help keep their brains in shape, experts agree that reading is the best weapon in the fight against the summer slide.  Just 20 minutes of reading a day can help students have a better start to the next school year.  The best part is, there [...]

Read Full Post
12473 Lincoln Elementary

Aldrich Parent Organization Planning Meeting 2018-05-24

Incoming Aldrich Families,If you are interested in helping start up our Parent Organization, please come to an organizational meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 PM.  It will be held in the Cedar Falls High School Auditorium.  The meeting will be no longer than an hour as we set our goals for partnering families with our school.  All future announcements, including this one, will be posted on our Aldrich Elementary website - http://www.cfschools.org/schools/aldrich.If you have [...]

Read Full Post
12473 Lincoln Elementary

Aldrich Parent Organization Planning Meeting 2018-05-24

Incoming Aldrich Families,If you are interested in helping start up our Parent Organization, please come to an organizational meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 24th at 6:30 PM.  It will be held in the Cedar Falls High School Auditorium.  The meeting will be no longer than an hour as we set our goals for partnering families with our school.  All future announcements, including this one, will be posted on our Aldrich Elementary website - http://www.cfschools.org/schools/aldrich.If you have [...]

Read Full Post
Img 4371 Lincoln Elementary

Thanks To Pack 179 For Replacing Our Garden Beds!

Thanks to Pack 179 for replacing our garden beds! They spent Saturday morning working at Lincoln to replace 1/2 of our garden beds. We use our gardens to support our fall Farm To School servings. We are hopeful that we will also be able to use produce for the salad bar offered during our lunches. We would like to thank PALS for funding this work and will look forward to replacing the remaining three in the near future!

Read Full Post
Img 4371 Lincoln Elementary

Thanks To Pack 179 For Replacing Our Garden Beds!

Thanks to Pack 179 for replacing our garden beds! They spent Saturday morning working at Lincoln to replace 1/2 of our garden beds. We use our gardens to support our fall Farm To School servings. We are hopeful that we will also be able to use produce for the salad bar offered during our lunches. We would like to thank PALS for funding this work and will look forward to replacing the remaining three in the near future!

Read Full Post
32866350 1005753392909758 567639370513776640 o Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Your Collaboration And Support Of Our School PALS!

We held our final event of the year on Friday with Family Game Night! We would like to thank PALS for their support of our students, families and staff. They have sponsored Popsicles on the Playground, the Holiday Bazaar, Winterfest and our Game Night. In addition, they supported our students through our new playground, new garden beds and grants supporting learning. We thank them for their support and look forward to working together towards our new mission statement in 2018-2019 and beyo [...]

Read Full Post
32866350 1005753392909758 567639370513776640 o Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Your Collaboration And Support Of Our School PALS!

We held our final event of the year on Friday with Family Game Night! We would like to thank PALS for their support of our students, families and staff. They have sponsored Popsicles on the Playground, the Holiday Bazaar, Winterfest and our Game Night. In addition, they supported our students through our new playground, new garden beds and grants supporting learning. We thank them for their support and look forward to working together towards our new mission statement in 2018-2019 and beyo [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0159 Holmes Junior High

National Spanish Exam Results

Congratulations to Spanish students from Holmes Junior High School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. Students from Holmes earned a total of two gold, two silver and five honorable mention awards. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0159 Holmes Junior High

National Spanish Exam Results

Congratulations to Spanish students from Holmes Junior High School who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examinations. Students from Holmes earned a total of two gold, two silver and five honorable mention awards. “Attaining a medal or honorable mention for any student on the National Spanish Examinations is very prestigious,” said Kevin Cessna-Buscemi, National Director of the Exams, “because the exams are the largest of their [...]

Read Full Post
Zaugg+family+resize Holmes Junior High

Abbi Zaugg - Doodle 4 Google Winner

Representatives from Google recently attended a ceremony at Holmes to announce that eighth grader Abbi Zaugg is one of the 53 state and territory winners in its annual Doodle 4 Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the Google logo, inspired by the theme “What Inspires Me" with her doodle, “Galaxy of Music.” On her entry, Abbi said, “I love music and art. They inspire me and help me to express myself. I think the neat thing is that we are j [...]

Read Full Post
Img 1233 Lincoln Elementary

Thanks For The Visit To Our Kindergarten Classes Cedar Falls Police!

We would like to thank the Cedar Falls Police for visiting our Kindergarten classes this week! Each year they come to read and give a book to our Kindergarten students. We enjoyed the chance to hear and take home a copy of Officer Buckle And Gloria. Thank you for the time and your donation of books!

Read Full Post
Img 1233 Lincoln Elementary

Thanks For The Visit To Our Kindergarten Classes Cedar Falls Police!

We would like to thank the Cedar Falls Police for visiting our Kindergarten classes this week! Each year they come to read and give a book to our Kindergarten students. We enjoyed the chance to hear and take home a copy of Officer Buckle And Gloria. Thank you for the time and your donation of books!

Read Full Post
Engineer+day Peet Junior High

"Introduce a Girl to Engineering" Day

15 of Peet's 7th grade girls attended John Deere's "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" Day. It was a fun day learning about engineering with activities beginning with a scavenger hunt, building and racing a mini robot, designing a marshmallow catapult, and ended with a contest to build the best working roller coaster with straws.

Read Full Post
Img 1211 Lincoln Elementary

All City Band Was Brilliant!

All City Band was brilliant! We enjoyed hearing the debut performance of our 5th grade students as well as the growth demonstrated by our 6th grade band students last night! We thank our families for their support of practice at home as well as helping our students arrive at early morning practice. Last, thanks to Mrs. Byersdorfer for leading our Northside Band including students from North Cedar, Hansen and Lincoln!

Read Full Post
Img 1211 Lincoln Elementary

All City Band Was Brilliant!

All City Band was brilliant! We enjoyed hearing the debut performance of our 5th grade students as well as the growth demonstrated by our 6th grade band students last night! We thank our families for their support of practice at home as well as helping our students arrive at early morning practice. Last, thanks to Mrs. Byersdorfer for leading our Northside Band including students from North Cedar, Hansen and Lincoln!

Read Full Post
Img 1169 Lincoln Elementary

All City Vocal Was Magnificent!

All City Vocal was magnificent! Our 5th and 6th grade singers sounded amazing and were able to share their hard work to prepare during the year! We especially enjoyed the ending song where all vocal voices from our district combined on Battle Hym Of The Republic. A huge thanks to our families for supporting our singers and especially the Music staff in our district!

Read Full Post
Img 1169 Lincoln Elementary

All City Vocal Was Magnificent!

All City Vocal was magnificent! Our 5th and 6th grade singers sounded amazing and were able to share their hard work to prepare during the year! We especially enjoyed the ending song where all vocal voices from our district combined on Battle Hym Of The Republic. A huge thanks to our families for supporting our singers and especially the Music staff in our district!

Read Full Post
Img 0100 Lincoln Elementary

Farm To School Is Coming! Can You Help?

The Lincoln Wellness Committee is looking for parent volunteers to volunteer one hour of time for the Farm to School snack program. Each grade level will receive a snack on April 13th and April 20th. Please use the link below to sign up! The sign-up time is the time you need to be ready to start prep. You will receive more directions when you arrive. After prepping the snack you will go into the classroom you signed up for and pass out the snack. UNI Health Promotion students will teach st [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0100 Lincoln Elementary

Farm To School Is Coming! Can You Help?

The Lincoln Wellness Committee is looking for parent volunteers to volunteer one hour of time for the Farm to School snack program. Each grade level will receive a snack on April 13th and April 20th. Please use the link below to sign up! The sign-up time is the time you need to be ready to start prep. You will receive more directions when you arrive. After prepping the snack you will go into the classroom you signed up for and pass out the snack. UNI Health Promotion students will teach st [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0475 Lincoln Elementary

First United Methodist, Filling our Bucket One Book at a Time

When it comes to Partners in Education, Lincoln Elementary is blessed!  Not only is First United Methodist Church our neighbor, but they also share their time, talents, and resources with us!  We have had the opportunity to have Reading Buddies from the church on a daily basis with multiple classrooms for many years.  The faithful volunteers have developed relationships with our students, mentored them, listened to them read and have read to them, igniting the student's passion for reading [...]

Read Full Post
6th+to+7th+student+parent+meeting Peet Junior High

6th to 7th Student/Parent Meeting

We will have a 6th grade to 7th grade transition meeting for 6th grade students and parents on Tuesday, April 10th from 7:00-8:00pm at Peet Junior High.  You will start in the front gym with a quick welcome by Mr. Boevers then students and parents will be able to tour PJH and visit with the teachers.We hope to see all 6th grade families on Tuesday, April 10th.6th to 7th Student/Parent Orientation PPT

Read Full Post
2018+grad+announcement Cedar Falls High School

Senior Graduation Announcements

Graduation announcements ordered earlier this year were distributed the week before Spring Break.  Seniors can still order formal graduation announcements and senior products at www.highschool.herffjones.com until April 1st without penalty.  Additional graduation announcements may be purchased through the main office.  They will be sold for $1.50 each on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.  Please inquire at the reception desk for those additional announcements.  Any furt [...]

Read Full Post
2018+grad+announcement Cedar Falls High School

Senior Graduation Announcements

Graduation announcements ordered earlier this year were distributed the week before Spring Break.  Seniors can still order formal graduation announcements and senior products at www.highschool.herffjones.com until April 1st without penalty.  Additional graduation announcements may be purchased through the main office.  They will be sold for $1.50 each on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.  Please inquire at the reception desk for those additional announcements.  Any furt [...]

Read Full Post
Kindergarten%2bparent%2bmeetings%2b2018 Lincoln Elementary

Please Join Us For Kindergarten Roundup on Tuesday, March 20th!

Calling all Kinders for the 2018-2019 school year! Please join us if you will have a Kindergarten student who will attend Lincoln next year for Kinder Roundup on Tuesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM in the Lincoln Cafeteria. We will give families a chance to complete paperwork and learn about Kindergarten. If you are not able to attend and have an incoming Kinder, please contact our office at 319.553.2950 or email Amy Kuehner at amy.kuehner@cfschools.org. We are looking forward to seeing you! Pl [...]

Read Full Post
Kindergarten%2bparent%2bmeetings%2b2018 Lincoln Elementary

Please Join Us For Kindergarten Roundup on Tuesday, March 20th!

Calling all Kinders for the 2018-2019 school year! Please join us if you will have a Kindergarten student who will attend Lincoln next year for Kinder Roundup on Tuesday, March 20th at 6:30 PM in the Lincoln Cafeteria. We will give families a chance to complete paperwork and learn about Kindergarten. If you are not able to attend and have an incoming Kinder, please contact our office at 319.553.2950 or email Amy Kuehner at amy.kuehner@cfschools.org. We are looking forward to seeing you! Pl [...]

Read Full Post
Spring+conferences+2018 Peet Junior High

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences - CLICK HERE

March 2018Parents and Guardians:                    You are invited to attend Parent‑Teacher Conferences on March 27 & March 29.The schedule for conferences is as follows:TUESDAY, MARCH 27 – 3:30-7:30 PMTHURSDAY, MARCH 29 – 3:30-7:30 PMThere will be NO classes for students on Friday, March 30.Report cards will be distributed in the Front Entrance Hallway. Teachers will be located in the new gym.Please limit conference time to not more than FIVE MINUTES with each teacher.Note the schedu [...]

Read Full Post
Spring+conferences+2018 Peet Junior High

Spring Parent-Teacher Conferences - CLICK HERE

March 2018Parents and Guardians:                    You are invited to attend Parent‑Teacher Conferences on March 27 & March 29.The schedule for conferences is as follows:TUESDAY, MARCH 27 – 3:30-7:30 PMTHURSDAY, MARCH 29 – 3:30-7:30 PMThere will be NO classes for students on Friday, March 30.Report cards will be distributed in the Front Entrance Hallway. Teachers will be located in the new gym.Please limit conference time to not more than FIVE MINUTES with each teacher.Note the schedu [...]

Read Full Post
28795835 2163313513680623 4059322430375132484 n Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Supports The UNI Dance Marathon!

This weekend Lincoln Elementary, Cedar Falls High School, Southdale Elementary, and many other schools in the area were honored at the UNI Dance Marathon for holding our own mini dance marathons. Together we all raised $24,399.40 for the Iowa Children’s Hospital! Thank you for helping our students support this cause Mrs. Kowalski!

Read Full Post
28795835 2163313513680623 4059322430375132484 n Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Supports The UNI Dance Marathon!

This weekend Lincoln Elementary, Cedar Falls High School, Southdale Elementary, and many other schools in the area were honored at the UNI Dance Marathon for holding our own mini dance marathons. Together we all raised $24,399.40 for the Iowa Children’s Hospital! Thank you for helping our students support this cause Mrs. Kowalski!

Read Full Post
Black+history+month+assembly Peet Junior High

Black History Month Assembly

All School Assembly CelebratingBlack History Month 2018Assembly Presenters:Mayor Quentin Hart is the first African American elected to the office of Mayor for the City of Waterloo, Iowa. Preceding the election, Mr. Hart was the Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs for Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa, providing leadership for multicultural initiatives and promoting awareness and appreciation for diversity on campus and the community. In the eight years preceding his mayor [...]

Read Full Post
Cabaret+2018 Peet Junior High

Cabaret 2018

This last weekend, over 600 people came out to see the great talent showcased in the Peet JH Cabaret Variety Show. With over 120 students involved in the performance and production, this continues to be a highlight for those involved. The show included vocal features, jazz bands, vocal ensembles, magic, dancing, and a whole lot of laughs. Congratulations to all involved in putting on a great show!

Read Full Post
Cedar+falls+lincoln+elementary 01 Lincoln Elementary

Please Sign Up For Spring Conferences!

Lincoln Families - We are looking forward to meeting with you for Spring Conferences on March 6th and 8th. The parent window to schedule conferences is open Tuesday, February 20th-Sunday, March 4th. Please see the parent instructions for step by step directions for scheduling.Step-By-Step Parent/Guardian Instructions     1. Visit the Canyon Creek’s website https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/2. From the Online Scheduler Home Page:a. Choose your student’s school from [...]

Read Full Post
Cedar+falls+lincoln+elementary 01 Lincoln Elementary

Please Sign Up For Spring Conferences!

Lincoln Families - We are looking forward to meeting with you for Spring Conferences on March 6th and 8th. The parent window to schedule conferences is open Tuesday, February 20th-Sunday, March 4th. Please see the parent instructions for step by step directions for scheduling.Step-By-Step Parent/Guardian Instructions     1. Visit the Canyon Creek’s website https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/2. From the Online Scheduler Home Page:a. Choose your student’s school from [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0721 Lincoln Elementary

Students Dress As Teachers, Teachers Dress As Students Day Was A Success!

We celebrated the excellent work and support of our students and families today with Students Dress As Teachers, Teachers Dress As Students Day!  We are very pleased as we think back on the success of Winterfest! Thanks to our students and families for helping to make it an amazing day! Please enjoy a few of the great pictures!

Read Full Post
Img 0721 Lincoln Elementary

Students Dress As Teachers, Teachers Dress As Students Day Was A Success!

We celebrated the excellent work and support of our students and families today with Students Dress As Teachers, Teachers Dress As Students Day!  We are very pleased as we think back on the success of Winterfest! Thanks to our students and families for helping to make it an amazing day! Please enjoy a few of the great pictures!

Read Full Post
Kdg.+registration Southdale Elementary

18-19 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for all 2018-2019 Southdale kindergarten students will take place on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:30-8:00pm at Southdale Elementary. Those parents who have filled out the Incoming Kindergarten Google Form should be receiving registration material in the mail sometime this week. If you haven't filled out the form and we don't have your address, please visit (http://production-dh9vrgpz7n.elasticbeanstalk.com/…/registr…) to print and complete the appropriate material. P [...]

Read Full Post
Kdg.+registration Southdale Elementary

18-19 Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration for all 2018-2019 Southdale kindergarten students will take place on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:30-8:00pm at Southdale Elementary. Those parents who have filled out the Incoming Kindergarten Google Form should be receiving registration material in the mail sometime this week. If you haven't filled out the form and we don't have your address, please visit (http://production-dh9vrgpz7n.elasticbeanstalk.com/…/registr…) to print and complete the appropriate material. P [...]

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2018 02 19+at+9.25.37+am Southdale Elementary

Spring Conferences

Calling All Parents/GuardiansSpring conferences will be Tuesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 8. You can now schedule your student’s conference time using this address.https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/index.cfm

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2018 02 19+at+9.25.37+am Southdale Elementary

Spring Conferences

Calling All Parents/GuardiansSpring conferences will be Tuesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 8. You can now schedule your student’s conference time using this address.https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/index.cfm

Read Full Post
Hallway+2 North Cedar Elementary

Art Teachers Brighten our Hallways

Thank you to the district elementary art teachers for adding some color to our dark hallways!  Due to construction, many of our windows and doorways have been covered over with temporary walls, darkening our hallways.  We appreciate these bright murals and doodles adding joy to our wintery days !

Read Full Post
Img 2541 North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Concert "Season"

The 5th and 6th grade students presented a construction-themed concert to parents and guests at Lincoln Elementary School on Thursday, January 25th.  Due to construction at North Cedar the concerts for this school year will be held at Lincoln Elementary.  The next concert is by the 3rd and 4th grade students on Thursday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m. Hope to see you there!

Read Full Post
Img 0497 Lincoln Elementary

Dance Marathon Was Amazing!

Every year Lincoln students and staff support the Dance Marathon by holding a mini-marathon during the school day. We sell hearts to raise money to benefit the Children's Hospital in Iowa City. The donations are made to the UNI Dance Marathon and finally to the Children's Hospital. This opportunity to dance pairs our younger and older students in a win-win opportunity where we support a cause and have fun! A huge thanks to Mrs. Kowalski, Mrs. Droe, Mrs. Jacobsen and many UNI volunteers who [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0497 Lincoln Elementary

Dance Marathon Was Amazing!

Every year Lincoln students and staff support the Dance Marathon by holding a mini-marathon during the school day. We sell hearts to raise money to benefit the Children's Hospital in Iowa City. The donations are made to the UNI Dance Marathon and finally to the Children's Hospital. This opportunity to dance pairs our younger and older students in a win-win opportunity where we support a cause and have fun! A huge thanks to Mrs. Kowalski, Mrs. Droe, Mrs. Jacobsen and many UNI volunteers who [...]

Read Full Post
Semester+1+honor+roll+17 18 Peet Junior High

Honor Roll List - CLICK HERE

Click below to view the list of Honor Roll students for semester 1 of the 2017-18 school year.7th grade: 176 out of 206 = 85%4.0 = 298th grade: 195 out of 222 = 88%4.0 = 379th grade: 141 out of 179 = 79%4.0 = 37Total: 512 out of 607 = 84%4.0 = 103 totalPeet Jr. High Honor Roll 17-18 Sem 1.pdf

Read Full Post
Semester+1+honor+roll+17 18 Peet Junior High

Honor Roll List - CLICK HERE

Click below to view the list of Honor Roll students for semester 1 of the 2017-18 school year.7th grade: 176 out of 206 = 85%4.0 = 298th grade: 195 out of 222 = 88%4.0 = 379th grade: 141 out of 179 = 79%4.0 = 37Total: 512 out of 607 = 84%4.0 = 103 totalPeet Jr. High Honor Roll 17-18 Sem 1.pdf

Read Full Post
Gold+star Peet Junior High

Nominate your teacher!

The nominations for the 2018 Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching are now open! Do you have a teacher who has made an impact in your life?  Someone who has gone above and beyond as an educator? If so, send in a nomination! Your favorite teacher could be honored at a flashy award ceremony and win $1,000 for their hard work! Nominations are due by midnight on February 20th, so submit yours online or in the library, Counseling Office or front office today!!

Read Full Post
8 9+parent+meeting Peet Junior High

8th to 9th Grade Parent Meeting

An informational meeting for parents/guardians of current 8th grade Peet students will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm in the Peet Junior High Cafeteria.  This meeting will include information about your students' for year high school plan, school transcript, course choices, registration and graduation requirements.We hope to see you all next Tuesday, January 23!Sincerely,Theresa Kenser and Rebecca LinsPeet School Counselors319-553-27658th to 9th grade parent presentation [...]

Read Full Post
8 9+parent+meeting Peet Junior High

8th to 9th Grade Parent Meeting

An informational meeting for parents/guardians of current 8th grade Peet students will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm in the Peet Junior High Cafeteria.  This meeting will include information about your students' for year high school plan, school transcript, course choices, registration and graduation requirements.We hope to see you all next Tuesday, January 23!Sincerely,Theresa Kenser and Rebecca LinsPeet School Counselors319-553-27658th to 9th grade parent presentation [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0355 Lincoln Elementary

Our 3rd Graders Can Dance!

Our 3rd Grade students and families warmed up our Gym on Folk Dance Night! Each year, our 3rd Grade students learn and perform many folk dances for their concert. The twist for this performance is that we get to include the audience! We are proud of their work! Thank you to Mrs. Droe for her work to prepare and lead the fun. We would also like to thank Mr. Droe for taking such great pictures! Please enjoy a few videos of the fun here: https://goo.gl/mni72x

Read Full Post
Img 0355 Lincoln Elementary

Our 3rd Graders Can Dance!

Our 3rd Grade students and families warmed up our Gym on Folk Dance Night! Each year, our 3rd Grade students learn and perform many folk dances for their concert. The twist for this performance is that we get to include the audience! We are proud of their work! Thank you to Mrs. Droe for her work to prepare and lead the fun. We would also like to thank Mr. Droe for taking such great pictures! Please enjoy a few videos of the fun here: https://goo.gl/mni72x

Read Full Post
Preschool+registration Cedar Heights Elementary

2018-19 Preschool Registration set for January 26

Registration for preschool students in the 2018-19 school year is scheduled for January 26.  The registration link opens at noon that day.  If you hav ea child that will be 4 years old prior to September 15, he/she is eligible for the program.  Our preschool programs are in high demand, so we encourage you to visit the link below to learn more about the program and registration before January 26.Preschool Registration Information

Read Full Post
Kindergarten+registration+information Cedar Heights Elementary

Information Needed for Incoming Kindergarteners!

We are getting ready for Kindergarten registration!  If you have a child that will be 5 years old before September 15, we ask that you share your child's contact information with us.  Knowing how many students may be joining us in the fall helps us to ensure that we have the necessary personnel to begin our year.  Students will be bringing home a registration form this week, but if you would like you can complete the form using the link below.  If you know of someone that has a student ent [...]

Read Full Post
Traffic+updates North Cedar Elementary

Click HERE for Construction Related Traffic Information

All car traffic will be directed down Green Avenue and then onto Fern.  Buses will remain on the North side of the building.  We are asking that parents park along the West lane (opposite the building) of Fern if they need to/wish to exit their vehicle to pick up their child.  Please call the North Cedar Elementary Office if you have any questions.

Read Full Post
En logo orange Lincoln Elementary

Celebration Of Learning Thursday And Friday!

Lincoln Families - we will celebrate the hard work of our students on Thursday or Friday by enjoying Despicable Me 3 in our cafeteria on Thursday or Friday!Our schedule will be: - Thursday, 12.21 from 2:00-3:30 - Kinder, 1st, 5th and 6th - Friday, 12.22 from 9:00-10:30 - 2nd, 3rd and 4thStudents are welcome to bring a small blanket to sit on, we have asked for them not to bring snacks. Our 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade leaders will be supporting our Kinder, 1st and 2nd graders during this ce [...]

Read Full Post
En logo orange Lincoln Elementary

Celebration Of Learning Thursday And Friday!

Lincoln Families - we will celebrate the hard work of our students on Thursday or Friday by enjoying Despicable Me 3 in our cafeteria on Thursday or Friday!Our schedule will be: - Thursday, 12.21 from 2:00-3:30 - Kinder, 1st, 5th and 6th - Friday, 12.22 from 9:00-10:30 - 2nd, 3rd and 4thStudents are welcome to bring a small blanket to sit on, we have asked for them not to bring snacks. Our 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade leaders will be supporting our Kinder, 1st and 2nd graders during this ce [...]

Read Full Post
Orchestra+ambassadors Peet Junior High

Visit to the Western Home

The Peet Orchestra Ambassadors to a trip to Western Home to perform for the residents on Thursday, December 14 during their lunch time. Sixteen students participated in five small ensembles and brought a lot of joy to the residents there!

Read Full Post
Img 2744 Lincoln Elementary

Our 5th and 6th Grade Choir Delivered A Brilliant Performance!

Our 5th and 6th Grade Chorus students had the opportunity to perform at First United Methodist Church on Thursday. We are thankful for the close partnership we share with our neighbors and were pleased to be able to offer the voices of our Chorus. Thanks to both our students and Mrs. Droe for their work to prepare and deliver this brilliant performance!

Read Full Post
Img 2744 Lincoln Elementary

Our 5th and 6th Grade Choir Delivered A Brilliant Performance!

Our 5th and 6th Grade Chorus students had the opportunity to perform at First United Methodist Church on Thursday. We are thankful for the close partnership we share with our neighbors and were pleased to be able to offer the voices of our Chorus. Thanks to both our students and Mrs. Droe for their work to prepare and deliver this brilliant performance!

Read Full Post
Img 0266 Lincoln Elementary

Our 6th Grade Band Sounded Amazing!

Our 6th Northside Band sounded amazing during their concert at Hansen on Thursday night! Students from Hansen, North Cedar and Lincoln treated the audience to six songs demonstrating their learning and the amazing amount of growth since beginning band a little over a year ago! Thanks to Mrs. Byersdorfer for leading our musicians!

Read Full Post
Img 0266 Lincoln Elementary

Our 6th Grade Band Sounded Amazing!

Our 6th Northside Band sounded amazing during their concert at Hansen on Thursday night! Students from Hansen, North Cedar and Lincoln treated the audience to six songs demonstrating their learning and the amazing amount of growth since beginning band a little over a year ago! Thanks to Mrs. Byersdorfer for leading our musicians!

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2017 12 11+at+11.08.43+am Southdale Elementary

18-19 Aldrich Incoming Kindergartners

Parents/Guardians of Aldrich 18-19 incoming kindergartners: Please click on the link below and fill out the needed information.  With the opening of a new elementary, we are trying to get a better idea of how many kindergarten sections we will have at Aldrich next school year.  We will be sending out additional kindergarten information regarding round-up sometime after the Holiday Break. Please share this with anyone you know who may have a kindergartner at Aldrich next school year.  Thank [...]

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2017 12 11+at+11.08.43+am Southdale Elementary

18-19 Aldrich Incoming Kindergartners

Parents/Guardians of Aldrich 18-19 incoming kindergartners: Please click on the link below and fill out the needed information.  With the opening of a new elementary, we are trying to get a better idea of how many kindergarten sections we will have at Aldrich next school year.  We will be sending out additional kindergarten information regarding round-up sometime after the Holiday Break. Please share this with anyone you know who may have a kindergartner at Aldrich next school year.  Thank [...]

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2017 12 11+at+10.56.42+am Southdale Elementary

Southdale 18-19 Incoming Kindergartners

Parents/Guardians of Southdale 18-19 incoming kindergartners: Please click on the link below and fill out the needed information.  With the opening of a new elementary, we are trying to get a better idea of how many kindergarten sections we will have at Southdale next school year.  We will be sending out additional kindergarten information regarding round-up sometime after the Holiday Break. Please share this with anyone you know who may have a kindergartner at Southdale next school year.  [...]

Read Full Post
Screen+shot+2017 12 11+at+10.56.42+am Southdale Elementary

Southdale 18-19 Incoming Kindergartners

Parents/Guardians of Southdale 18-19 incoming kindergartners: Please click on the link below and fill out the needed information.  With the opening of a new elementary, we are trying to get a better idea of how many kindergarten sections we will have at Southdale next school year.  We will be sending out additional kindergarten information regarding round-up sometime after the Holiday Break. Please share this with anyone you know who may have a kindergartner at Southdale next school year.  [...]

Read Full Post
24852097 915659725252459 8338878476423412601 n Lincoln Elementary

Order Your Specially Designed T-Shirt by December 14th!

We are excited to offer a student designed t-shirt for order! This fall we held a design contest and had many amazing entries. We narrowed our group down to 5 and with student help, we chose a winner! Congrats to Gabe on his winning design! These shirts can be purchased through Thursday, December 14th through this link. Happy shopping!

Read Full Post
24852097 915659725252459 8338878476423412601 n Lincoln Elementary

Order Your Specially Designed T-Shirt by December 14th!

We are excited to offer a student designed t-shirt for order! This fall we held a design contest and had many amazing entries. We narrowed our group down to 5 and with student help, we chose a winner! Congrats to Gabe on his winning design! These shirts can be purchased through Thursday, December 14th through this link. Happy shopping!

Read Full Post
Img 9564 1 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For The Blanket Donations!

We are thankful for the support of our students, families and local community!  Starting with 288 yards of solid colored fleece, students and families who are members of the  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created 70 blankets and cards to go along with the blankets. These blankets were donated to both Lincoln and Southdale Elementary Schools to provide to students. This work is part of their "Light the World" campaign during the month of December focused on helping others [...]

Read Full Post
Img 9564 1 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For The Blanket Donations!

We are thankful for the support of our students, families and local community!  Starting with 288 yards of solid colored fleece, students and families who are members of the  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints created 70 blankets and cards to go along with the blankets. These blankets were donated to both Lincoln and Southdale Elementary Schools to provide to students. This work is part of their "Light the World" campaign during the month of December focused on helping others [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Do You Know A Kinder Who Will Start School in 2018-2019?

We need your help getting a list of all our 2018-2019 incoming kindergarten students. If you have a student who will be a kindergartner next year (2018-2019), please fill out this Google Form. Please feel free to share this post with family and friends who will have an incoming kindergarten student at Lincoln next school year. If you know of a student who will be a kindergartner at our new elementary, Aldrich, please have them call the business office at (319) 553-2423. Thanks for being pr [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Do You Know A Kinder Who Will Start School in 2018-2019?

We need your help getting a list of all our 2018-2019 incoming kindergarten students. If you have a student who will be a kindergartner next year (2018-2019), please fill out this Google Form. Please feel free to share this post with family and friends who will have an incoming kindergarten student at Lincoln next school year. If you know of a student who will be a kindergartner at our new elementary, Aldrich, please have them call the business office at (319) 553-2423. Thanks for being pr [...]

Read Full Post
Thank+you+volunteers North Cedar Elementary

Thank You Volunteers

1st Grade students were treated to an extra dose of literacy when volunteers visited their classrooms in November.  Penelope Pilgrim and Mr. Focht shared stories, songs, and activities with students. The students are grateful for the time these volunteers took to enhance their literary experiences.

Read Full Post
Thank+you+volunteers North Cedar Elementary

Thank You Volunteers

1st Grade students were treated to an extra dose of literacy when volunteers visited their classrooms in November.  Penelope Pilgrim and Mr. Focht shared stories, songs, and activities with students. The students are grateful for the time these volunteers took to enhance their literary experiences.

Read Full Post
Jpeg Lincoln Elementary

Please Join Us For Lincoln's Holiday Bazaar On Saturday, December 9th!

Lincoln Families - please spread the word! We are hosting our first Vendor Fair on Saturday, December 10th! This opportunity will include many opportunities to finish holiday shopping! We will also be showing Polar Express in our Cafeteria for Lincoln students while you shop. This is a win-win! Complete your shopping while your children enjoy the movie! 

Read Full Post
Jpeg Lincoln Elementary

Please Join Us For Lincoln's Holiday Bazaar On Saturday, December 9th!

Lincoln Families - please spread the word! We are hosting our first Vendor Fair on Saturday, December 10th! This opportunity will include many opportunities to finish holiday shopping! We will also be showing Polar Express in our Cafeteria for Lincoln students while you shop. This is a win-win! Complete your shopping while your children enjoy the movie! 

Read Full Post
5th+gr+na+projects North Cedar Elementary

5th Grade Native American Projects

Native American History Is American HistoryThe Fifth Grade Native American Projects Tradition Lives OnProject-Based LearningDriving Question:  How Did Where a Native American Tribe Lives Determine or Influence Its:Shelter?   Food?   Clothing?   Diet?   ... ?     When you walk down the East Wing hallway, be prepared to time travel through our Native American history.  Step into a tepee made of buffalo skin and meet a Cheyenne family…  Sleep with an Iroquoian tribe -- all 50 of them!-- in a [...]

Read Full Post
5th+gr+na+projects North Cedar Elementary

5th Grade Native American Projects

Native American History Is American HistoryThe Fifth Grade Native American Projects Tradition Lives OnProject-Based LearningDriving Question:  How Did Where a Native American Tribe Lives Determine or Influence Its:Shelter?   Food?   Clothing?   Diet?   ... ?     When you walk down the East Wing hallway, be prepared to time travel through our Native American history.  Step into a tepee made of buffalo skin and meet a Cheyenne family…  Sleep with an Iroquoian tribe -- all 50 of them!-- in a [...]

Read Full Post
Img 2648 Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations OPUS Students!

We are proud of our OPUS participants! They enjoyed the day in Ames performing with many of the best voices in our state at Iowa State University. We would also like to congratulate every student who tried out as we know you learned and improved through the process. Last, thanks to Mrs. Droe for her continued support of our vocalists! As you can see from the pictures, they had an awesome trip!

Read Full Post
Img 2648 Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations OPUS Students!

We are proud of our OPUS participants! They enjoyed the day in Ames performing with many of the best voices in our state at Iowa State University. We would also like to congratulate every student who tried out as we know you learned and improved through the process. Last, thanks to Mrs. Droe for her continued support of our vocalists! As you can see from the pictures, they had an awesome trip!

Read Full Post
Img 0028 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You Cedar Falls Schools Foundation!

We are thankful for the support provided by the Cedar Falls Schools Foundation! We had two groups submit Teacher Excellence Grants that were funded to support our students! The first grant was written by Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Linck, who won the Carol Brenden Award to support Shared Reading instruction through big and little books. In addition, Mrs. Droe was awarded a grant to support tinikiling in Music. Congrats to both groups!

Read Full Post
Img 0028 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You Cedar Falls Schools Foundation!

We are thankful for the support provided by the Cedar Falls Schools Foundation! We had two groups submit Teacher Excellence Grants that were funded to support our students! The first grant was written by Mrs. Klein and Mrs. Linck, who won the Carol Brenden Award to support Shared Reading instruction through big and little books. In addition, Mrs. Droe was awarded a grant to support tinikiling in Music. Congrats to both groups!

Read Full Post
Iowas+bravest+webpage North Cedar Elementary

Serving Those Who Serve

Mrs. Spore’s fifth grade class has been working on a Service Project where we wrote Christmas (yes, I said Christmas!) cards and letters that will be sent to our local Iowa Army National Guard soldiers who are being deployed very soon to Kuwait.  These cards and letters will be tucked into 150ish Holiday Appreciation Boxes filled with donated items from the community.  North Cedar’s contribution (kindergarten through sixth grade helped) will be the cards and letters which, if you could see [...]

Read Full Post
Michelle droe 2017 headshot Lincoln Elementary

News Coverage Of Our Grammy Nominee!

Mrs. Droe's Grammy nomination continues to garner well deserved attention!  We are pleased to have her supporting our students at Lincoln! Please take the time to enjoy these stories that showcase her talents and gifts! The great news is that her passion gets to be shared daily at Lincoln! Please enjoy this coverage!Link to Talk Of Iowa radio interviewBeyond The Books story from CBS2/Fox 28 featuring many of our students!

Read Full Post
Michelle droe 2017 headshot Lincoln Elementary

News Coverage Of Our Grammy Nominee!

Mrs. Droe's Grammy nomination continues to garner well deserved attention!  We are pleased to have her supporting our students at Lincoln! Please take the time to enjoy these stories that showcase her talents and gifts! The great news is that her passion gets to be shared daily at Lincoln! Please enjoy this coverage!Link to Talk Of Iowa radio interviewBeyond The Books story from CBS2/Fox 28 featuring many of our students!

Read Full Post
Vets+day+assembly Peet Junior High

More Info -- RSVP Here!

Peet Community -On Friday, November 10, we will have a special assembly honoring and recognizing our nation's veterans. The assembly is scheduled from 9:30 - 10:10 at Peet Junior High and will highlight the service of our veterans through music and a multi-media presentation. We welcome veterans from throughout our community and as a part of our school. A reception for veterans in attendance will follow the assembly. If you are a veteran and would like to participate and be recognized for [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln (Not So) Live!

We have a tradition of helping students broadcast events at our building. Mrs. Droe started this tradition and it has slowly evolved. To accommodate schedules, we moved to producing a news program that could be viewed at a convenient time for classes (which explains the Lincoln (Not So) Live title...) and became a student leadership role. Last year, Mr. Sprau and Mr. Rhoads collaborated and this work continues to gain popularity and student involvement. This is a student run news pro [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln (Not So) Live!

We have a tradition of helping students broadcast events at our building. Mrs. Droe started this tradition and it has slowly evolved. To accommodate schedules, we moved to producing a news program that could be viewed at a convenient time for classes (which explains the Lincoln (Not So) Live title...) and became a student leadership role. Last year, Mr. Sprau and Mr. Rhoads collaborated and this work continues to gain popularity and student involvement. This is a student run news pro [...]

Read Full Post
Fall+pt+conferences Peet Junior High

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Click Here

Parents and Guardians:You are invited to attend Parent‑Teacher Conferences on October 30 & November 2.The schedule for conferences is as follows:MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 – 3:30-7:30 PMTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 – 3:30-7:30 PMThere will be NO classes for students on Friday, November 3.Report cards will be distributed in the Front Entrance Hallway.  Teachers will be located in the new gym.Please limit conference time to not more than FIVE minutes with each teacher.Note the schedule listed below [...]

Read Full Post
Red+ribbon+wk+website North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Leaders are Drug Free!

Red Ribbon Week was observed at North Cedar October 23-27.  Students participated in dress-up days all week to remember to be drug free.  Monday - Absolutely, Pawsitively Drug Free! - Students wore red and blackTuesday - Put drugs to sleep! - Students wore pajamasWednesday - Show you care with your crazy hair! - Students styled their hair with a crazy hairdoThursday - Turn your back on drugs! - Students wore their clothes backwardsFriday - Put a cap on drugs! - Students wore their favorite hat

Read Full Post
Parent teacher conference 6 Lincoln Elementary

Directions To Sign Up For Fall Conferences - November 14th and 16th

Lincoln Families - We are looking forward to meeting with you for Fall Conferences on November 14th and 16th. The parent window to schedule conferences is open October 23rd-November 3rd. Please see the parent instructions for step by step directions for scheduling. Step-By-Step Parent/Guardian Instructions    1. Visit the Canyon Creek’s website https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/2. From the Online Scheduler Home Page:a. Choose your student’s school from the drop do [...]

Read Full Post
Parent teacher conference 6 Lincoln Elementary

Directions To Sign Up For Fall Conferences - November 14th and 16th

Lincoln Families - We are looking forward to meeting with you for Fall Conferences on November 14th and 16th. The parent window to schedule conferences is open October 23rd-November 3rd. Please see the parent instructions for step by step directions for scheduling. Step-By-Step Parent/Guardian Instructions    1. Visit the Canyon Creek’s website https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/2. From the Online Scheduler Home Page:a. Choose your student’s school from the drop do [...]

Read Full Post
Download Lincoln Elementary

Box Tops For Lincoln!

Thank you for saving and sending Box Tops to our building last week! We were able to collect 3,767 Box Tops! This means we raised $376.70 for Lincoln! Here are the top classes from each grade level:Kindergarten:Knock - 1111st Grade:Hess - 2032nd Grade: Mounce - 3703nd Grade:Meyer - 3524th Grade:Schmidt - 3555th Grade:Graf - 1626th Grade:Anderson - 250Please keep saving Box Tops, we accept them all year!

Read Full Post
Thankyouforreading Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Reading!

Thank you for your support! In just 2 weeks our school read 110,423 minutes and raised approximately $5,000 dollars for our school to use for family social events, books, classroom supplies, and so much more! Our online Read-a-Thon Fundraiser has ended, and this is a reminder if your child riased money they earn RAT bucks to spend in the prize store. This store is only open until Sunday, October 22nd. We are unable to order prizes after that time.Our Top 3 Reading Classes: Mrs. Steff [...]

Read Full Post
Thankyouforreading Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Reading!

Thank you for your support! In just 2 weeks our school read 110,423 minutes and raised approximately $5,000 dollars for our school to use for family social events, books, classroom supplies, and so much more! Our online Read-a-Thon Fundraiser has ended, and this is a reminder if your child riased money they earn RAT bucks to spend in the prize store. This store is only open until Sunday, October 22nd. We are unable to order prizes after that time.Our Top 3 Reading Classes: Mrs. Steff [...]

Read Full Post
Folk+dance+night+1 Lincoln Elementary

Mrs. Droe Is A Grammy Nominee!

Mrs. Droe is a Grammy nominee! Last Spring, a Lincoln family nominated her consideration in the 2018 Music Educator Grammy Nominee. Mrs. Droe completed the application process and has made the list of semifinalists from across our country. She has made the final 25! Regardless of the outcome, we know she is amazing! Thank you for your work with all of our students Mrs. Droe, we are lucky you are part of our staff and the community at Lincoln!https://www.cbsnews.com/news/semifinalists-for-t [...]

Read Full Post
Folk+dance+night+1 Lincoln Elementary

Mrs. Droe Is A Grammy Nominee!

Mrs. Droe is a Grammy nominee! Last Spring, a Lincoln family nominated her consideration in the 2018 Music Educator Grammy Nominee. Mrs. Droe completed the application process and has made the list of semifinalists from across our country. She has made the final 25! Regardless of the outcome, we know she is amazing! Thank you for your work with all of our students Mrs. Droe, we are lucky you are part of our staff and the community at Lincoln!https://www.cbsnews.com/news/semifinalists-for-t [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0105 North Cedar Elementary

Marking the Miles in Mile Club

Mile Club is off to a great start! This club is for 3rd-6th grade students who wish to run during lunch recess. The totals are in for the month of September and it appears that 4th Grade Peters' class is in the lead with 110 miles! The North Cedar School total is at 270 miles!Our current "Top Runner" for the month of September is Triven Frey. Congratulations, Triven! Students can earn mile club tokens when they turn in their cards. Remember, exercise helps to build strong minds and bodies!

Read Full Post
Img 0215 Lincoln Elementary

Our Collective Resume

During our professional development time on Friday, September 15th, we spent time recognizing the talents of our amazing staff! We asked each of our teams to answer several questions about their backgrounds and talents. These included the total years of experience, endorsements, buildings served and talents. Please enjoy each of these pictures outlining the talents and experience that serve our students each day!

Read Full Post
Img 0215 Lincoln Elementary

Our Collective Resume

During our professional development time on Friday, September 15th, we spent time recognizing the talents of our amazing staff! We asked each of our teams to answer several questions about their backgrounds and talents. These included the total years of experience, endorsements, buildings served and talents. Please enjoy each of these pictures outlining the talents and experience that serve our students each day!

Read Full Post
Webstore+flier+1%3a2+sheet Lincoln Elementary

Get Your Cedar Falls Tigers Apparel!

Get Your Cedar Falls Tigers Apparel!Lincoln PALS is holding an apparel sale this week.  Attached is an order form if you would prefer to send in a check or cash.  This year we also have opened a webstore with Xpressions to allow you to order apparel online.  To access the webstore go to yourxpressions.com and go to the "stores" dropdown menu.  Select Lincoln Elementary School and the webstore will come up and you can order and pay there.  (one note, sales tax will be charged on orders at t [...]

Read Full Post
Webstore+flier+1%3a2+sheet Lincoln Elementary

Get Your Cedar Falls Tigers Apparel!

Get Your Cedar Falls Tigers Apparel!Lincoln PALS is holding an apparel sale this week.  Attached is an order form if you would prefer to send in a check or cash.  This year we also have opened a webstore with Xpressions to allow you to order apparel online.  To access the webstore go to yourxpressions.com and go to the "stores" dropdown menu.  Select Lincoln Elementary School and the webstore will come up and you can order and pay there.  (one note, sales tax will be charged on orders at t [...]

Read Full Post
Dscn1204 North Cedar Elementary

Families join us for Literacy Night

Many of our students and their families visited North Cedar for Literacy Night on Tuesday, September 19th.  The students met with their classroom teachers to complete student-friendly activities focused on growth mindset, while parents listened to a reading and growth mindset presentation by our reading teachers.  A book swap, a "nest" themed artwork activity, and snacks were enjoyed by all.  

Read Full Post
Dscn1204 North Cedar Elementary

Families join us for Literacy Night

Many of our students and their families visited North Cedar for Literacy Night on Tuesday, September 19th.  The students met with their classroom teachers to complete student-friendly activities focused on growth mindset, while parents listened to a reading and growth mindset presentation by our reading teachers.  A book swap, a "nest" themed artwork activity, and snacks were enjoyed by all.  

Read Full Post
Img 0254 Lincoln Elementary

Student Leaders Help To Determine Our Leadership Roles!

Student leaders representing each 4th, 5th and 6th grade class at Lincoln met this afternoon to begin work on the leadership roles available for our students this school year. We are excited to build our list and begin the application process. We know that student involvement equals connection to school. We are excited to use the suggestions from this group!

Read Full Post
Img 0254 Lincoln Elementary

Student Leaders Help To Determine Our Leadership Roles!

Student leaders representing each 4th, 5th and 6th grade class at Lincoln met this afternoon to begin work on the leadership roles available for our students this school year. We are excited to build our list and begin the application process. We know that student involvement equals connection to school. We are excited to use the suggestions from this group!

Read Full Post
Fun+fair Cedar Heights Elementary

Spirit Wear for Sale!

New to Cedar Heights and your kids don't have anything to wear on spirit day?  Have your kids all outgrown their old spirit wear?  Are you just ready for a change?  The Cedar Heights PTU (Parents and Teachers United) is selling spirit wear this fall!  Below is a sample of the order form, and a link to download and print the order form at home.  Spirit wear orders are due September 25. Cedar Heights Spirit Wear Order Form.pdf

Read Full Post
Image Lincoln Elementary

Mark Your Calendars! Walk To School Day Is Wednesday, October 4th!

Walk to School Day When:  Wednesday, October 4th Meet at one of the locations below to walk with your Lincoln friends and families.  UNI athletes and Waterloo Blackhawk athletes are going to lead us on our way to safe walking. Meeting Locations: ·        Corner of Bluff Street and 7th Street ·        Clay Street Park - corner of Clay Street and 16th Street ·        Sartori Park – corner of college and 4th St [...]

Read Full Post
Image Lincoln Elementary

Mark Your Calendars! Walk To School Day Is Wednesday, October 4th!

Walk to School Day When:  Wednesday, October 4th Meet at one of the locations below to walk with your Lincoln friends and families.  UNI athletes and Waterloo Blackhawk athletes are going to lead us on our way to safe walking. Meeting Locations: ·        Corner of Bluff Street and 7th Street ·        Clay Street Park - corner of Clay Street and 16th Street ·        Sartori Park – corner of college and 4th St [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0197 Lincoln Elementary

Popsicles On The Playground!

Thank you Lincoln PALS for hosting Popsicles on the Playground for our Kindergarten students and families on Tuesday night! We are making new friends and getting to know about how to become involved at Lincoln. This is a reminder that PALS (Parents and Lincoln School) meets the second Tuesday of every month in our Media Center at 7 PM. All are welcome!

Read Full Post
Img 0197 Lincoln Elementary

Popsicles On The Playground!

Thank you Lincoln PALS for hosting Popsicles on the Playground for our Kindergarten students and families on Tuesday night! We are making new friends and getting to know about how to become involved at Lincoln. This is a reminder that PALS (Parents and Lincoln School) meets the second Tuesday of every month in our Media Center at 7 PM. All are welcome!

Read Full Post
Fun+fair Cedar Heights Elementary

Welcome New Staff!

We have several new faces walking the halls of Cedar Heights this year, and we are excited to have them on board.  We would like to take an opportunity to introduce our families to our new staff.Mrs. Miranda Jones is our new preschool teacher.Mrs. Jasmine Ebling is our new first grade teacher.Mrs. Lynn Gerbig is our new sixth grade teacher.Ms. Lisa Cox is a new paraeducator.We also have two new paraeducators we do not have photos for yet.  We would like to welcome Ms. Kelby Baack and Mrs. [...]

Read Full Post
Nest+2 North Cedar Elementary

Students Attend "Nest" Dedication

On Thursday, August 31, North Cedar Elementary students and staff took a nature walk through the North Cedar Natural Resource Project.  Their destination was a large, heavy, steel nest.  Students and staff attended the dedication ceremony of “Nest”, a steel sculpture created by artist Tommy Riefe.  Kristina Mehmen of the Cedar Falls Public Art Committee introduced Riefe to the students.  Riefe explained his inspiration for “Nest” was from walking the same path the students had just [...]

Read Full Post
Mr+bryant+reading Lincoln Elementary

KINDergarten

We are off and learning in KINDergarten!  Mrs. Clausen, Ms. Knock, Mrs. Linck and Mrs. Klein's classes all have toured the building looking for Pete the Cat, (Mrs. Nelson said we just missed him!) and we had a special visitor this week, Mr. Bryant!  The kids even got to show off their rhyming skills as he read the book, Late for School.   So much learning is taking place that we are going home pretty tired each day!  However, we are excited to get to the longer days and more learning!  We [...]

Read Full Post
Mr+bryant+reading Lincoln Elementary

KINDergarten

We are off and learning in KINDergarten!  Mrs. Clausen, Ms. Knock, Mrs. Linck and Mrs. Klein's classes all have toured the building looking for Pete the Cat, (Mrs. Nelson said we just missed him!) and we had a special visitor this week, Mr. Bryant!  The kids even got to show off their rhyming skills as he read the book, Late for School.   So much learning is taking place that we are going home pretty tired each day!  However, we are excited to get to the longer days and more learning!  We [...]

Read Full Post
School+pics+17 18 Peet Junior High

School Pictures

School pictures will be taken on Thursday, August 31 (B day) and Friday, September 1 (A day) during PE classes.  All students, regardless of picture purchase, will be photographed free for school records and the memory book.  Picture order forms will be distributed to students the first week of school. You may also purchase pictures online at www.mylifetouch.com .Enter picture ID code: GM457068Q0, enter student first and last name and grade level. If ordering, payment for pictures [...]

Read Full Post
School+pics+17 18 Peet Junior High

School Pictures

School pictures will be taken on Thursday, August 31 (B day) and Friday, September 1 (A day) during PE classes.  All students, regardless of picture purchase, will be photographed free for school records and the memory book.  Picture order forms will be distributed to students the first week of school. You may also purchase pictures online at www.mylifetouch.com .Enter picture ID code: GM457068Q0, enter student first and last name and grade level. If ordering, payment for pictures [...]

Read Full Post
Join+patt Peet Junior High

Join PATT

Click HERE to sign-up to volunteer for the 2017-18 School Year.PATT Meetings for the 2017-18 School Year:Tuesday, September 19 - 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Peet Media CenterTuesday, December 12 - 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Peet Media CenterTuesday, April 10 - 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Peet Media Center

Read Full Post
Safety+city North Cedar Elementary

Kindergarten to Safety City September 19th

North Cedar Kindergarten students will attend Safety City  September 19, 2017, at the Target Distribution Center. Safety City has been in existence for more than two decades and the purpose is to teach kindergarten children important safety habits: CFU personnel discuss dangerous wires & power cords Cedar Falls paramedics demonstrate emergency medical services CF Fire Dept. reviews routine fire safety & prevention CF Police Dept. demonstrates bicycle & pedestrian safety An Iowa Northern Ra [...]

Read Full Post
20664763 857222457762853 4046239534722622620 n Lincoln Elementary

Our New Playground Is Ready!

Our new playground is ready! With the help of many hands over the summer, we have completed this addition for our students. Our most sincere thanks for the support given with time, tools, expertise and food! Our students will benefit from this addition daily and are lucky to have a supportive community making this possible. Our students and staff thank you for your help!

Read Full Post
20664763 857222457762853 4046239534722622620 n Lincoln Elementary

Our New Playground Is Ready!

Our new playground is ready! With the help of many hands over the summer, we have completed this addition for our students. Our most sincere thanks for the support given with time, tools, expertise and food! Our students will benefit from this addition daily and are lucky to have a supportive community making this possible. Our students and staff thank you for your help!

Read Full Post
32289740681 0fb9aa1bdb k Hansen Elementary

Hansen Wins Breaking Barriers Award

Five Iowa schools were honored by the State Board of Education for their work to raise achievement among groups of students who traditionally face challenges in the classroom. The Breaking Barriers to Teaching and Learning Award was created by the State Board of Education. Each year, the award recognizes successful efforts to eliminate achievement gaps.This year’s award-winners were recognized for having the highest proficiency rates statewide in math and reading among a specific sub [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3996 Lincoln Elementary

Can You Help Us Finish The Playground on Thursday, August 10th at 4 PM?

Lincoln Families - we are ready to put up our final piece of equipment to complete our playground work this summer! We would love your help on Thursday, August 10th beginning at 4 PM. We will be putting up the Aquarius, the climbing net, and will need many hands to help out. We would appreciate able volunteers, ladders and tools such as drills and socket sets. We will watch the weather and reschedule for another date if needed. Let's hope for good weather and the opportunity to complete th [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3996 Lincoln Elementary

Can You Help Us Finish The Playground on Thursday, August 10th at 4 PM?

Lincoln Families - we are ready to put up our final piece of equipment to complete our playground work this summer! We would love your help on Thursday, August 10th beginning at 4 PM. We will be putting up the Aquarius, the climbing net, and will need many hands to help out. We would appreciate able volunteers, ladders and tools such as drills and socket sets. We will watch the weather and reschedule for another date if needed. Let's hope for good weather and the opportunity to complete th [...]

Read Full Post
Img 4025 Lincoln Elementary

Summer Learning Opportunities For Staff!

Summer is a time to rest and relax as well as learn! Just as we encourage our students and families, our staff have attended many learning opportunities during the summer to enrich both our students and themselves as professionals. This summer Lincoln was able to send a group of staff to the Professional Learning Communities Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This learning opportunity, supported by the Cedar Falls Schools Foundation and our district, allowed these staff to learn from exp [...]

Read Full Post
Img 4025 Lincoln Elementary

Summer Learning Opportunities For Staff!

Summer is a time to rest and relax as well as learn! Just as we encourage our students and families, our staff have attended many learning opportunities during the summer to enrich both our students and themselves as professionals. This summer Lincoln was able to send a group of staff to the Professional Learning Communities Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This learning opportunity, supported by the Cedar Falls Schools Foundation and our district, allowed these staff to learn from exp [...]

Read Full Post
Back+to+school+night+2017 Peet Junior High

Back-to-School Night

We will hold a Back-to-School Night for all Peet families on Tuesday, August 22nd from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Peet Junior High.  The following will be distributed on this night: School IDChromebookLocker information Student schedules **to students who have completed online registration and paid fees  Students will also be able to meet teachers and staff, get to know the building and put school supplies in their school lockers prior to the first day of school. Iowa Sports Supply will also [...]

Read Full Post
Meningococcal Peet Junior High

Required Vaccine - 7th Grade

For the 2017-2018 school year, and all future school years, all student entering, advancing, or transferring into 7th grade and born after September 15, 2004, will need proof of one dose of meningococcal  conjugate vaccine, unless the student has a Certificate of Immunization Exemption.Each current student affected by the new law and have not yet met the requirement will be notified direct.You may contact school nurse, Kerri Clausman, at kerri.clausman@cfschools.org, medical provider, o [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Registration And Beginning Of The Year Information

Lincoln Families - We are excited to begin a new school year filled with learning! Our registration procedures have changed this year and we will utilize online registration. A few reminders about how to register online:Available now through August 23, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Cedar Falls Schools Administration Building, 1002 W. 1st Street. Assistance is also available by phone at 319-553-2644. Every family of a current student will need to have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account as well as a [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

Registration And Beginning Of The Year Information

Lincoln Families - We are excited to begin a new school year filled with learning! Our registration procedures have changed this year and we will utilize online registration. A few reminders about how to register online:Available now through August 23, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Cedar Falls Schools Administration Building, 1002 W. 1st Street. Assistance is also available by phone at 319-553-2644. Every family of a current student will need to have a PowerSchool Parent Portal account as well as a [...]

Read Full Post
Begin+year+info Peet Junior High

Important Information!

Begin Year Parent InfoOnline Registration: Our district has introduced online registration through InfoSnap, a feature of PowerSchool, which allows you to register using the online system. Online registration is currently open for returning students (any student who attended a school in the Cedar Falls Community School District during the 2016-17 school year) in the PowerSchool Parent Portal account and will be available through the first day of school. You can register your student [...]

Read Full Post
Begin+year+info Peet Junior High

Important Information!

Begin Year Parent InfoOnline Registration: Our district has introduced online registration through InfoSnap, a feature of PowerSchool, which allows you to register using the online system. Online registration is currently open for returning students (any student who attended a school in the Cedar Falls Community School District during the 2016-17 school year) in the PowerSchool Parent Portal account and will be available through the first day of school. You can register your student [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0018 Southdale Elementary

Summer Break and 17-18 Info

Southdale students and families:I hope this message finds you all having a safe and fun summer break.  Before you know it, it will be August 24, and the start of another amazing school year. We have some new teachers as well as teachers moving to different positions, that will make up our awesome staff for the 17-18 school year.  Below is a list of the new teachers and those moving into a new position this year.  Feel free to reach out to our new staff and welcome them to the Southdale fam [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0018 Southdale Elementary

Summer Break and 17-18 Info

Southdale students and families:I hope this message finds you all having a safe and fun summer break.  Before you know it, it will be August 24, and the start of another amazing school year. We have some new teachers as well as teachers moving to different positions, that will make up our awesome staff for the 17-18 school year.  Below is a list of the new teachers and those moving into a new position this year.  Feel free to reach out to our new staff and welcome them to the Southdale fam [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3996 Lincoln Elementary

We Are Almost There! Playground Progress!

We continue to make progress towards our finished playground addition! The wood chips arrived and were installed today. Families are welcome to visit the playground with one small request for help. Our last piece of equipment will be installed once a missing part arrives. It is a large climbing net called the Aquarius. If you visit our playground before that time, you will notice five buried cones. Please make sure these stay buried to allow us to find the needed anchors when needed. We wo [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3996 Lincoln Elementary

We Are Almost There! Playground Progress!

We continue to make progress towards our finished playground addition! The wood chips arrived and were installed today. Families are welcome to visit the playground with one small request for help. Our last piece of equipment will be installed once a missing part arrives. It is a large climbing net called the Aquarius. If you visit our playground before that time, you will notice five buried cones. Please make sure these stay buried to allow us to find the needed anchors when needed. We wo [...]

Read Full Post
Back+to+school Cedar Heights Elementary

School Supply List for 2017-18 School Year

It is that time of year!  School supplies are starting to appear on store shelves, much to the chagrin of students and to the delight of parents.  While we still have more than a month before we are back at it, we wanted to provide our families with the supply list for the upcoming school year.  You can download and print the list from here, or you can find a list at Target (in both Cedar Falls and Waterloo), Walmart (in both Cedar Falls and Waterloo), Staples, CVS, and Walgreens (only Ced [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

2017-2018 Online Registration Information Reminder!

The 2017-2018 school year is quickly approaching! This year the district is introducing on-line registration (InfoSnap), a feature of PowerSchool, which allows you to register your student(s) online for the upcoming school year. All students are required to be registered using this feature. Online registration is open in your PowerSchool Parent Portal account and is currently available through the first day of school, Thursday, August 24. You can register your student(s) at any point durin [...]

Read Full Post
811asu125a Lincoln Elementary

2017-2018 Online Registration Information Reminder!

The 2017-2018 school year is quickly approaching! This year the district is introducing on-line registration (InfoSnap), a feature of PowerSchool, which allows you to register your student(s) online for the upcoming school year. All students are required to be registered using this feature. Online registration is open in your PowerSchool Parent Portal account and is currently available through the first day of school, Thursday, August 24. You can register your student(s) at any point durin [...]

Read Full Post
19146217 824577967693969 5263621154209558214 n Lincoln Elementary

We Are Getting Closer To Enjoying Our New Equipment!

One step closer to enjoying our new playground equipment! This afternoon we were greeted by many volunteers with shovels and wheelbarrows in hand, ready to secure our equipment by filling the holes with concrete. We made it just a few minutes before the rains! Our next step is to have the excavated area filled with rock and then mulch. Once complete, we will assemble our last and largest piece of equipment, the Aquarius! We will ask for help when we are ready for this last stage. We cannot [...]

Read Full Post
19146217 824577967693969 5263621154209558214 n Lincoln Elementary

We Are Getting Closer To Enjoying Our New Equipment!

One step closer to enjoying our new playground equipment! This afternoon we were greeted by many volunteers with shovels and wheelbarrows in hand, ready to secure our equipment by filling the holes with concrete. We made it just a few minutes before the rains! Our next step is to have the excavated area filled with rock and then mulch. Once complete, we will assemble our last and largest piece of equipment, the Aquarius! We will ask for help when we are ready for this last stage. We cannot [...]

Read Full Post
19092982 821697981315301 239436898614344848 o Lincoln Elementary

We Need Your Help on Thursday, June 15th at 3 PM!

We need your help! With the help of many hands last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we have placed most of our new playground equipment! We appreciated all of the help and food or water donations, especially in the heat! This hard work will really benefit our students next year! We have two more steps to complete this work. First, on Thursday, June 15th, we will need to place concrete to secure our equipment. We plan to start at 3 PM. We would appreciate as many hands as possible to help us l [...]

Read Full Post
19092982 821697981315301 239436898614344848 o Lincoln Elementary

We Need Your Help on Thursday, June 15th at 3 PM!

We need your help! With the help of many hands last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we have placed most of our new playground equipment! We appreciated all of the help and food or water donations, especially in the heat! This hard work will really benefit our students next year! We have two more steps to complete this work. First, on Thursday, June 15th, we will need to place concrete to secure our equipment. We plan to start at 3 PM. We would appreciate as many hands as possible to help us l [...]

Read Full Post
Transcript information Cedar Falls High School

2017 Transcript Information

If you did not pick up your diploma after the ceremony, you may do so in the main office at Cedar Falls High School between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.REMINDER: Student accounts for graduated seniors will be disabled July 17th.  Please remember to save any files from your Google Drive that you are wanting to keep prior to that time.Final CFHS Transcripts and Hawkeye/UNI TranscriptsSeniors advised the CFHS School Counselors where to send their  FINAL TRANSCRIPT during the senior [...]

Read Full Post
Transcript information Cedar Falls High School

2017 Transcript Information

If you did not pick up your diploma after the ceremony, you may do so in the main office at Cedar Falls High School between the hours of 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.REMINDER: Student accounts for graduated seniors will be disabled July 17th.  Please remember to save any files from your Google Drive that you are wanting to keep prior to that time.Final CFHS Transcripts and Hawkeye/UNI TranscriptsSeniors advised the CFHS School Counselors where to send their  FINAL TRANSCRIPT during the senior [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3652 Lincoln Elementary

Coming Soon: More Playground Equipment!

Saturday is a big day! We will be installing new playground equipment Saturday morning at Lincoln! The site preparation began today to allow us to be ready! We would like to thank our students and families for helping us to raise the dollars needed to make this happen. We would appreciate all of the help we can get on Saturday morning and you can sign up to assist here!

Read Full Post
Img 3652 Lincoln Elementary

Coming Soon: More Playground Equipment!

Saturday is a big day! We will be installing new playground equipment Saturday morning at Lincoln! The site preparation began today to allow us to be ready! We would like to thank our students and families for helping us to raise the dollars needed to make this happen. We would appreciate all of the help we can get on Saturday morning and you can sign up to assist here!

Read Full Post
File 006%281%29 Lincoln Elementary

We Had An Amazing Field Day!

We enjoyed an amazing Field Day on Tuesday! Our students and staff enjoyed the opportunity to be active and were led by our 6th grade students in many fun and exciting games! We had perfect weather to support the fun! Thanks Mrs. Kowalski and our many parent volunteers for helping! More pictures will be available on our Facebook page!

Read Full Post
File 006%281%29 Lincoln Elementary

We Had An Amazing Field Day!

We enjoyed an amazing Field Day on Tuesday! Our students and staff enjoyed the opportunity to be active and were led by our 6th grade students in many fun and exciting games! We had perfect weather to support the fun! Thanks Mrs. Kowalski and our many parent volunteers for helping! More pictures will be available on our Facebook page!

Read Full Post
Lincoln+bike+rodeo Lincoln Elementary

Join Us For Our Bike Rodeo!

Please join us for our first Bike Rodeo on Friday, May 19th beginning at 4:15 PM! We are looking forward to helping our students learn to stop, signal and look, navigating cones, crossing intersections, riding trails and promoting bicycle safety. Students should bring their own bike and helmet and must be accompanied by an adult as participation waivers will be required. Our activities are geared towards Kindergarten through 4th grade students. We will watch the weather closely and if it i [...]

Read Full Post
Lincoln+bike+rodeo Lincoln Elementary

Join Us For Our Bike Rodeo!

Please join us for our first Bike Rodeo on Friday, May 19th beginning at 4:15 PM! We are looking forward to helping our students learn to stop, signal and look, navigating cones, crossing intersections, riding trails and promoting bicycle safety. Students should bring their own bike and helmet and must be accompanied by an adult as participation waivers will be required. Our activities are geared towards Kindergarten through 4th grade students. We will watch the weather closely and if it i [...]

Read Full Post
Lincoln+playground+picture Lincoln Elementary

Pocket Change For The Playground!

Next week we will continue to raise funds for our playground installation with Pocket Change For The Playground. Our goal is to have our students donate pocket change to help with the costs of this project. Each classroom will have a collection bucket with totals being posted on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The top class will earn a picnic lunch! Our school goal is to raise $1000, which we will celebrate with a pajama day!

Read Full Post
Img 3415 Lincoln Elementary

Awesome Performance Northside Band!

We enjoyed an awesome performance by the Northside 5th and 6th grade bands last night! Students from North Cedar, Hansen and Lincoln performed for a packed house! These students practice before school two mornings a week and are led by Mrs. Byersdorfer. We appreciate her work to help them prepare! In addition, a huge thanks to our families for their support with practice and early morning rehearsals!

Read Full Post
Img 3415 Lincoln Elementary

Awesome Performance Northside Band!

We enjoyed an awesome performance by the Northside 5th and 6th grade bands last night! Students from North Cedar, Hansen and Lincoln performed for a packed house! These students practice before school two mornings a week and are led by Mrs. Byersdorfer. We appreciate her work to help them prepare! In addition, a huge thanks to our families for their support with practice and early morning rehearsals!

Read Full Post
Exam+schedule Cedar Falls High School

Semester Exam Schedule

Cedar Falls High School – 17-18 Second Semester Exam ScheduleOnly in cases of emergency will students be allowed to take their exam at a time other than the designated time.  Approval for a change of time must be given by the Principal’s office prior to the start of the exam week (May 29, 2018).  All students should plan to attend the hours listed below.Please note that Monday, June 4 will begin at 7:55 a.m.

Read Full Post
Exam+schedule Cedar Falls High School

Semester Exam Schedule

Cedar Falls High School – 17-18 Second Semester Exam ScheduleOnly in cases of emergency will students be allowed to take their exam at a time other than the designated time.  Approval for a change of time must be given by the Principal’s office prior to the start of the exam week (May 29, 2018).  All students should plan to attend the hours listed below.Please note that Monday, June 4 will begin at 7:55 a.m.

Read Full Post
Muffins+with+mom+pic Southdale Elementary

Muffins for Moms

 Southdale is hosting a "Muffins for Moms" morning on Thursday, May 4th,from 8:00-8:30 in the school cafeteria.  The "Muffins for Moms" event is designed to bring mothers, grandmothers, aunts, or other important adults to the school with their student to enjoy a short time of conversation over muffins and juice.  

Read Full Post
D+%26+g+summer+reading+poster North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Summer Reading Opportunity

North Cedar and Cedar Heights Elementary will have a shared summer library opportunity for our families this summer.  Visit the Cedar Heights library for book checkout, book exchange, games, read alouds, and family time from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the following summer Tuesdays:  June, 6, 13, 20, July 11, 25, August 1, 8, and 15.  North Cedar students may ride the bus to and from Cedar Heights Elementary.  The bus will leave North Cedar at 6:00 p.m. and return by 8:00 p.m.  Thanks goes to the fa [...]

Read Full Post
D+%26+g+summer+reading+poster North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Summer Reading Opportunity

North Cedar and Cedar Heights Elementary will have a shared summer library opportunity for our families this summer.  Visit the Cedar Heights library for book checkout, book exchange, games, read alouds, and family time from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on the following summer Tuesdays:  June, 6, 13, 20, July 11, 25, August 1, 8, and 15.  North Cedar students may ride the bus to and from Cedar Heights Elementary.  The bus will leave North Cedar at 6:00 p.m. and return by 8:00 p.m.  Thanks goes to the fa [...]

Read Full Post
Pennies+for+patients+pic Southdale Elementary

Pennies for Patients CLICK HERE

Pennies for Patients: Kids making BIG change by collecting SMALL changeSouthdale students will be participating in the Pennies for Patients Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This is a philanthropy program that gives students an opportunity to aid thousands of children and adults in the fight against blood cancers like leukemia.  On Monday, May 1 each student will be bringing home a collection box for spare change.  This will provide an easy way to carry change back to s [...]

Read Full Post
Pennies+for+patients+pic Southdale Elementary

Pennies for Patients CLICK HERE

Pennies for Patients: Kids making BIG change by collecting SMALL changeSouthdale students will be participating in the Pennies for Patients Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This is a philanthropy program that gives students an opportunity to aid thousands of children and adults in the fight against blood cancers like leukemia.  On Monday, May 1 each student will be bringing home a collection box for spare change.  This will provide an easy way to carry change back to s [...]

Read Full Post
Gold+star+teacher+sarah+carlson Peet Junior High

Gold Star Teacher Award - Congratulations Mrs. Carlson!

We are pleased to announce that we have a Gold Star Teacher among us at Peet! Congratulations to Sarah Carlson, US History teacher at Peet Junior High! Mrs. Carlson was suprised with the award in her classroom with her students, husband, Peet staff and administrators, and KWWL! Gold Star teachers are honored through nomination, and we are pleased to have had many deserving nominations at our school. Mrs. Carlson will be honored on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7 PM at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Perform [...]

Read Full Post
18th+annual+mayors%e2%80%99+top+teen+award Peet Junior High

18th Annual Mayor's Top Teen Award - Hunter Peterson

The 18th Annual Mayors’ Top Teen Awards and Mother Moon Service Scholarships were presented by the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. The awards program, which recognizes outstanding youth volunteers in the Cedar Valley, included an evening reception for teens, their parents and friends. Award criteria included demonstrating excellence in volunteerism in the Cedar Valley and a setting a good example as a role model for others. Teens ages 13-18 [...]

Read Full Post
17991530 1425105544176806 8410843755848201956 o Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations Mrs. Glaser! You Are a Gold Star Teacher!

We are pleased to announce that we have another Gold Star Teacher at Lincoln! We would like to congratulate Mrs. Tessi Glaser, one of our Kindergarten teachers! We had an amazing and heartfelt surprise in her classroom with many guests including her students, husband, mentor, district personnel and KWWL. Gold Star teachers are honored through nomination and we are pleased to also share that we had many desrving nominations at our school. Mrs. Glaser will be honored on Tuesday, May 23rd at [...]

Read Full Post
17991530 1425105544176806 8410843755848201956 o Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations Mrs. Glaser! You Are a Gold Star Teacher!

We are pleased to announce that we have another Gold Star Teacher at Lincoln! We would like to congratulate Mrs. Tessi Glaser, one of our Kindergarten teachers! We had an amazing and heartfelt surprise in her classroom with many guests including her students, husband, mentor, district personnel and KWWL. Gold Star teachers are honored through nomination and we are pleased to also share that we had many desrving nominations at our school. Mrs. Glaser will be honored on Tuesday, May 23rd at [...]

Read Full Post
Back+to+school+project+pic Southdale Elementary

Need assistance with supplies? CLICK HERE

Do you need assistance with school supplies for classes this fall?The BACK TO SCHOOL PROJECT is here to help.Our mission is to provide new school supplies to families in the Cedar Valley  who need assistance, so that students will have the proper supplies to start  school in the fall.  Applications are required for students to receive supplies.Applications will be taken at the Waterloo Community Schools headquarters.  School supplies will be available for students in Kindergarten t [...]

Read Full Post
Back+to+school+project+pic Southdale Elementary

Need assistance with supplies? CLICK HERE

Do you need assistance with school supplies for classes this fall?The BACK TO SCHOOL PROJECT is here to help.Our mission is to provide new school supplies to families in the Cedar Valley  who need assistance, so that students will have the proper supplies to start  school in the fall.  Applications are required for students to receive supplies.Applications will be taken at the Waterloo Community Schools headquarters.  School supplies will be available for students in Kindergarten t [...]

Read Full Post
Img 2474 Lincoln Elementary

All City Vocal Was Amazing!

We were treated to an amazing performance by vocalists from all of our schools tonight at Cedar Falls High School! This performance highlights the work of all of our vocal music staff from elementary, middle and high school. Their final number brings together all of their voices and it sounded amazing! Thanks to all of our music teachers for their work to help prepare our students!

Read Full Post
Img 2474 Lincoln Elementary

All City Vocal Was Amazing!

We were treated to an amazing performance by vocalists from all of our schools tonight at Cedar Falls High School! This performance highlights the work of all of our vocal music staff from elementary, middle and high school. Their final number brings together all of their voices and it sounded amazing! Thanks to all of our music teachers for their work to help prepare our students!

Read Full Post
Img 3286 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Attending Muffins With Moms!

Thank you for attending Muffins With Moms this morning! We had a huge crowd! We are very proud of the work our students did to plan the activity. They considered our need to have greeters and servers to help make the experience positive for all. We also thank our Lincoln Not So Live crew and the musicians who shared their talents with our group this morning. We will look forward to Donuts With Dads on Monday, April 17th at 8 AM!

Read Full Post
Img 3286 Lincoln Elementary

Thank You For Attending Muffins With Moms!

Thank you for attending Muffins With Moms this morning! We had a huge crowd! We are very proud of the work our students did to plan the activity. They considered our need to have greeters and servers to help make the experience positive for all. We also thank our Lincoln Not So Live crew and the musicians who shared their talents with our group this morning. We will look forward to Donuts With Dads on Monday, April 17th at 8 AM!

Read Full Post
Kindergarten+visit+day+pic Southdale Elementary

Incoming Kindergarten Visit Day

SAVE THE DATEIncoming Kindergarten Visit Day Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 9-11:00 amCheck-in - 9am - Please walk your child into the Cafeteria area.Please do not arrive before 9:00 am.After signing student(s) in, parents will leave.Check-out - 11am - Please pick up your child in the Cafeteria area.Online Registration MUST be completed BEFORE May 17thin order for your child to attend the visit day.If you did not receive an e-mail about online registration or you have questions, call or e-mail [...]

Read Full Post
Kindergarten+visit+day+pic Southdale Elementary

Incoming Kindergarten Visit Day

SAVE THE DATEIncoming Kindergarten Visit Day Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 9-11:00 amCheck-in - 9am - Please walk your child into the Cafeteria area.Please do not arrive before 9:00 am.After signing student(s) in, parents will leave.Check-out - 11am - Please pick up your child in the Cafeteria area.Online Registration MUST be completed BEFORE May 17thin order for your child to attend the visit day.If you did not receive an e-mail about online registration or you have questions, call or e-mail [...]

Read Full Post
9th+manufacturing Peet Junior High

3 dimensional sculptures

9th grade manufacturing students learn how make 3 dimensional sculptures out of various metals.  Zach Wells makes a catfish, Jackson Barth makes a wrestler, Ryan Dunlop makes an archer and Cayden Foust forges a flower. 

Read Full Post
Collage Peet Junior High

Student Led Google Expeditions

Students led each other on Google Expeditions after learning about GooglePlex.  They coupled what the expedition had to offer with research they did on their own.   Some students did tours of careers like a pilot or a YouTube engineer, while others took tours of college campuses! 

Read Full Post
Periodic+table+unit Peet Junior High

Science 9

9th Grade Physical Science is starting their Periodic Table unit. As an intro, they organized student's favorite foods into periodic tables to discuss how the real periodic table is organized.   They learned that trying to organize 118 elements must have been more challenging and that most of the students favorite foods are junk foods!  

Read Full Post
Lincoln+muffins+and+donuts Lincoln Elementary

Muffins With Mom and Donuts With Dad

We would like you to attend Muffins With Mom or Donuts With Dad! These events will happen in the Lincoln Cafeteria on Monday, April 10th and the 17th, respectively. Students who are accompanied with their Mom or Dad may join us in our cafeteria beginning at 8 AM. Students and parents who are able to attend will be treated by our students to some music, a recent episode of Lincoln (Not So) Live and hospitality by our students. Please join us!

Read Full Post
Lincoln+muffins+and+donuts Lincoln Elementary

Muffins With Mom and Donuts With Dad

We would like you to attend Muffins With Mom or Donuts With Dad! These events will happen in the Lincoln Cafeteria on Monday, April 10th and the 17th, respectively. Students who are accompanied with their Mom or Dad may join us in our cafeteria beginning at 8 AM. Students and parents who are able to attend will be treated by our students to some music, a recent episode of Lincoln (Not So) Live and hospitality by our students. Please join us!

Read Full Post
Img 3222 Lincoln Elementary

Kinders Rock!

We have enjoyed some amazing performances this year by all of our students. Our Kinder concert tonight was incredible! They were highly entertaining and the pictures do not quite capture the quality of their performance! We thank our families and staff for their support, especially Mrs. Droe for helping prepare this group for such a high quality show!

Read Full Post
Img 3222 Lincoln Elementary

Kinders Rock!

We have enjoyed some amazing performances this year by all of our students. Our Kinder concert tonight was incredible! They were highly entertaining and the pictures do not quite capture the quality of their performance! We thank our families and staff for their support, especially Mrs. Droe for helping prepare this group for such a high quality show!

Read Full Post
20170321 201029 Lincoln Elementary

School Supplies Made Easy!

The moment some have been waiting for! Our School Link is now up and ready to take your orders! Just follow the link, select the grade, enter your child's name (this is how we will make sure they are at their desk on backpack night)! You can choose to add optional items than click add to cart! IF you have more than 1 student in the upper right hand corner select continue shopping and add another student box the same as above! Than when you're done, click checkout, enter your billing inform [...]

Read Full Post
Are+you+ready Cedar Falls High School

ACT Test Prep Seminar Registration (Deadline: Friday, March 10)

Seminar Dates:Tuesday, March 21st, 2017              6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 23rd, 2017            6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Tuesday, March 28th, 2017              6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Monday, April 3rd, 2017                  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.On April 8, 2017 many area high school students will take the ACT examination, preparing for the college and university application process the upcoming year.The ACT examination is the primary measuring tool used by Midwestern universities and co [...]

Read Full Post
Are+you+ready Cedar Falls High School

ACT Test Prep Seminar Registration (Deadline: Friday, March 10)

Seminar Dates:Tuesday, March 21st, 2017              6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 23rd, 2017            6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Tuesday, March 28th, 2017              6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Monday, April 3rd, 2017                  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.On April 8, 2017 many area high school students will take the ACT examination, preparing for the college and university application process the upcoming year.The ACT examination is the primary measuring tool used by Midwestern universities and co [...]

Read Full Post
Visit+the+hill Peet Junior High

Visit the Hill

Visit the Hill is an annual advocacy experience for those who assist students in the college admission process at both the postsecondary and secondary levels. Students, from both levels, attend this event as an excellent learning opportunity in how government works.During Visit the Hill, participants are provided the necessary training and information to help lobby for issues critical to the interests of students transitioning from high school to college. After lunch with other attendees a [...]

Read Full Post
Parent teacher conferences chalk+spring+2017 Cedar Falls High School

Parent-Teacher Spring Conferences

Spring conferences at Cedar Falls High School have been changed from Tuesday, March 28 to Monday, March 27. The schedule for conferences is as follows:Monday, March 27                  3:30 – 7:30 p.m.Thursday, March 30                3:30 – 7:30 p.m.Junior High conferences are still on Tuesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 30 from 3:30-7:00 p.m.No school on Friday, March 31.Counselors will distribute grades in the gymnasium.   Please limit conference time to no more than five minutes.  [...]

Read Full Post
Parent teacher conferences chalk+spring+2017 Cedar Falls High School

Parent-Teacher Spring Conferences

Spring conferences at Cedar Falls High School have been changed from Tuesday, March 28 to Monday, March 27. The schedule for conferences is as follows:Monday, March 27                  3:30 – 7:30 p.m.Thursday, March 30                3:30 – 7:30 p.m.Junior High conferences are still on Tuesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 30 from 3:30-7:00 p.m.No school on Friday, March 31.Counselors will distribute grades in the gymnasium.   Please limit conference time to no more than five minutes.  [...]

Read Full Post
Parent+teacher+conferences Cedar Heights Elementary

Parent-Teacher Conferences March 7 & 9

Parent-Teacher Conferences are this week!Conferences will be held at Cedar Heights on Tuesday, March 7 from 4:00-8:00 p.m., and on Thursday, March 9 from 1:00-8:00 p.m.If you were unable to schedule a conference using the online scheduler, please contact Ingrid or Mariela in the main office at 319-553-2863 to schedule your child's conference.The book fair will be going on during conferences.Just a reminder: Monday will be a regular school dayTuesday will be a regular school day, with confe [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3131 Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Donates To The UNI Dance Marathon!

Lincoln students and staff have a heart for giving! Each year, we hold a mini dance marathon to support Iowa Children's Hospitals and Clinics. This year, we had three students step forward to help us raise funds to donate. In addition to selling hearts around Valentine's Day for $1 each, we asked students to donate .25 cents for each book they read this fall. This supported our building goal of reading and putting first things first. Our students were able to donate $344 dollars to the UNI [...]

Read Full Post
Img 3131 Lincoln Elementary

Lincoln Donates To The UNI Dance Marathon!

Lincoln students and staff have a heart for giving! Each year, we hold a mini dance marathon to support Iowa Children's Hospitals and Clinics. This year, we had three students step forward to help us raise funds to donate. In addition to selling hearts around Valentine's Day for $1 each, we asked students to donate .25 cents for each book they read this fall. This supported our building goal of reading and putting first things first. Our students were able to donate $344 dollars to the UNI [...]

Read Full Post
Kindergarten banner Lincoln Elementary

WELCOME TO LINCOLN!

We would like to invite you to our INCOMING KINDERGARTEN PARENT’S MEETING AND ONLINE REGISTRATION!PARENT MEETINGWHEN:   Tuesday, March 21, 2017                5:45-6:30 Online Registration Assistance available if needed in the library                6:15-6:30 Check in                6:30-7:30 Parent MeetingWHERE:     Lincoln CafeteriaWHO:        Parents of children who will be 5 years old by September 15, 2017 (Parents only please!)ONLINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION!This year registration for [...]

Read Full Post
Kindergarten banner Lincoln Elementary

WELCOME TO LINCOLN!

We would like to invite you to our INCOMING KINDERGARTEN PARENT’S MEETING AND ONLINE REGISTRATION!PARENT MEETINGWHEN:   Tuesday, March 21, 2017                5:45-6:30 Online Registration Assistance available if needed in the library                6:15-6:30 Check in                6:30-7:30 Parent MeetingWHERE:     Lincoln CafeteriaWHO:        Parents of children who will be 5 years old by September 15, 2017 (Parents only please!)ONLINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION!This year registration for [...]

Read Full Post
Photo+1 Lincoln Elementary

The Birthday Blessings Have Been Delivered To Kaden's Closet!

Our Birthday Blessings project from Mrs. Becker's 5th grade class made an important delivery to Kaden's Closet in Waterloo this week! Using both donated items and money received from a Project Jack pay it forward grant, the students were able to deliver 50 birthday boxes for foster children. Please enjoy this KWWL feature on their work as well as the pictures of their work. In addition to the academic learning opportunities, this group of students gained valuable experience in helping othe [...]

Read Full Post
Gymnastics+17 Lincoln Elementary

5th and 6th Grade Gymnastics Leaders

Congratulations Fifth and Sixth Grade!!!!  You are true leaders in our school.  The fifth and sixth grade classes stepped up and taught kindergarten, first and second graders how to perform lots of different gymnastics skills. We have great role models here at Lincoln!  Keep up the good work!During the month of February Lincoln students were asked to focus on their flexibility, balance, coordination, strength, and speed.  The Cedar Falls School District is lucky to have a wide variety of [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0004 Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations To Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. North!

We have many amazing educators at Lincoln and in Cedar Falls! On Monday, two members of our Special Education team at Lincoln were honored with Awesome Awards! Mrs. Mitchell was honored for her solution-focused attitude and supporting students through collaboration that allows them to be included in their classrooms. Mrs. North was honored for her flexibility and willingness to do what's best for kids at all times, including moving into a smaller room and managing a student learning with g [...]

Read Full Post
Img 0004 Lincoln Elementary

Congratulations To Mrs. Mitchell and Mrs. North!

We have many amazing educators at Lincoln and in Cedar Falls! On Monday, two members of our Special Education team at Lincoln were honored with Awesome Awards! Mrs. Mitchell was honored for her solution-focused attitude and supporting students through collaboration that allows them to be included in their classrooms. Mrs. North was honored for her flexibility and willingness to do what's best for kids at all times, including moving into a smaller room and managing a student learning with g [...]

Read Full Post
Book+fair+pic Southdale Elementary

Book Fair CLICK HERE

                                                                                          Click HERE for more information and to volunteer.

Read Full Post
Book+fair+pic Southdale Elementary

Book Fair CLICK HERE

                                                                                          Click HERE for more information and to volunteer.

Read Full Post
March+madness+%234+%283%29 Peet Junior High

March Madness

MARCH MADNESS 2017: Thursday, March 2 - 5:30-8:00pm Peet Jr HighFAMILY FUN EVENT: March Madness 2017Silent Auction in the front lobbyFree-Throw Contest in the back gymTrivia Contest in the libraryNEW: Book Fair in the libraryNEW: Dodgeball Tournament in the front gym!!!Student who participate in an event, will get 1 raffle prize per event participated in, to enter into a drawing to win one of 3 AWESOME prizes!Participation Raffle Prize #1: 2 free 60 minutes passes to Sky Zone in Cedar Rapi [...]

Read Full Post
Math+counts Peet Junior High

Math Counts

On February 10th, eleven students from Peet went to the Regional MathCounts Competition at Hawkeye.  The Peet Team placed 4th out of over 15 schools and Cory Roth and Alexandra Somodi individually earned spots in the top 10 out of over 100 students.  In the final countdown round, the top ten students compete head to head to decide who will advance to the state competition.  Cory finished second overall and Alexandra finished 6th.  Both, Cory and Alexandra will advance to the State MathCoun [...]

Read Full Post