Preschool

Preschool

10+%281%29 Hansen Elementary

Don't forget your winter gear!

Winter is finally here! Student's will continue to have outdoor recess unless the temperature or windchill dip below zero. When the snow flies, students will be required to wear snow pants and snow boots in order to play in the snow. Thank you for sending your child(ren) with the proper clothing to keep them warm and healthy this winter!

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10+%281%29 Hansen Elementary

Don't forget your winter gear!

Winter is finally here! Student's will continue to have outdoor recess unless the temperature or windchill dip below zero. When the snow flies, students will be required to wear snow pants and snow boots in order to play in the snow. Thank you for sending your child(ren) with the proper clothing to keep them warm and healthy this winter!

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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.  [...]

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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.  [...]

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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.

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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.

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Maya+and+melia North Cedar Elementary

6th Grade Students Perform at Opus

Maya Potter and Melia Stone were selected to perform with the Opus Honor Choir in Ames, Iowa on November 16, 2017.  Both students enjoyed their experience.  Maya appreciated meeting so many new, different people and Melia felt the opportunity reminded her to be herself, stay positive, and keep trying.  Great job!

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Maya+and+melia North Cedar Elementary

6th Grade Students Perform at Opus

Maya Potter and Melia Stone were selected to perform with the Opus Honor Choir in Ames, Iowa on November 16, 2017.  Both students enjoyed their experience.  Maya appreciated meeting so many new, different people and Melia felt the opportunity reminded her to be herself, stay positive, and keep trying.  Great job!

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First Lego League Competes

North Cedar's First Lego League team competed on Saturday, December 2nd.  They did so well, they are advancing to the state competition in January.  The Lego League contest consists of 4 components.  Students earn points for each component.The Robot Run is where the team runs their robot through a pre-designed course.Robot Design is when the team shows off their robot and its capabilities one on one with the judge.Project Design is when the team creates a project and presents it to the jud [...]

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Fll3 North Cedar Elementary

First Lego League Competes

North Cedar's First Lego League team competed on Saturday, December 2nd.  They did so well, they are advancing to the state competition in January.  The Lego League contest consists of 4 components.  Students earn points for each component.The Robot Run is where the team runs their robot through a pre-designed course.Robot Design is when the team shows off their robot and its capabilities one on one with the judge.Project Design is when the team creates a project and presents it to the jud [...]

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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 [...]

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Do+you+have+a+kindergarten+student Hansen Elementary

Incoming Kindergarten Students

If you or someone you know has an incoming kindergarten student for the 2018-2019 school year, we would appreciate you filling out the following form:https://goo.gl/forms/1QmNEzPv2J9W1xSE2Please feel free to share this link with family and friends who will havean incoming kindergarten student at Hansen next school year. This contact information will allow us to communicate with you about the registration process and anticipate your child in our kindergarten student numbers.

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Do+you+have+a+kindergarten+student Hansen Elementary

Incoming Kindergarten Students

If you or someone you know has an incoming kindergarten student for the 2018-2019 school year, we would appreciate you filling out the following form:https://goo.gl/forms/1QmNEzPv2J9W1xSE2Please feel free to share this link with family and friends who will havean incoming kindergarten student at Hansen next school year. This contact information will allow us to communicate with you about the registration process and anticipate your child in our kindergarten student numbers.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Book+fair+website+pic North Cedar Elementary

Scholastic Book Fair in the Library and Online

The North Cedar Elementary School Book Fair  will be held in the library on Tuesday, November 14th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, November 16th from 1:00-8:00 p.m.  Many great books and gifts will be available for purchase.  Cash, check, and credit are accepted.  Thank you for supporting the library!Use this link to access the online book fair:  http://www.scholastic.com/bf/northcedarschool

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Book+fair+website+pic North Cedar Elementary

Scholastic Book Fair in the Library and Online

The North Cedar Elementary School Book Fair  will be held in the library on Tuesday, November 14th from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, November 16th from 1:00-8:00 p.m.  Many great books and gifts will be available for purchase.  Cash, check, and credit are accepted.  Thank you for supporting the library!Use this link to access the online book fair:  http://www.scholastic.com/bf/northcedarschool

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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

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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

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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!

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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.  

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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.  

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Screen+shot+2017 09 01+at+9.45.51+am Southdale Elementary

Spirit Gear

The oldest child from each Southdale family should be coming home with an IMPACT Spirit order form today.  If it gets lost or another is needed, feel free to download from our website. Thanks,Mr. StrubSouthdale Elementary Order Form2 (2)

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Screen+shot+2017 09 01+at+9.45.51+am Southdale Elementary

Spirit Gear

The oldest child from each Southdale family should be coming home with an IMPACT Spirit order form today.  If it gets lost or another is needed, feel free to download from our website. Thanks,Mr. StrubSouthdale Elementary Order Form2 (2)

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Farm+to+school+%282%29 Hansen Elementary

Coin Drive

Hansen 6th Grade Ambassadors will lead a school-wide coin drive to collect money in areas affected by both recent hurricanes. Clean out your sofa cushions and your cars for spare change and see how much we can raise together to help others. Thank you for supporting others in a time of need!

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Hansen%2belementary Hansen Elementary

Hansen Recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

Cedar Falls Community School District’s Hansen Elementary is one of  279 public and 50 private schools across the country recognized today byU.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2016. The award is based on overall academic excellence and Hansen is recognized as an Exemplary High Performing School. The Iowa Department of Education nominates up to five schools per year from throughout the state for this prestigious award.The National Blue Ribbon S [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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School+registration Hansen Elementary

Registration Information!

Hansen Families: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 [...]

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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.  

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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.  

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Kindergarten+round+up+pic+for+web Southdale Elementary

Kindergarten Roundup for Incoming Kindergarteners CLICK HERE

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS IS NOW OPEN.If you have sent us the information below, you should have received an e-mail with a link for the online registration.If you did not receive an e-mail or you have questions, call or e-mail Chris.christina.christensen@cfschools.org 553-2903SAVE 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 [...]

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Kindergarten+round+up+pic+for+web Southdale Elementary

Kindergarten Roundup for Incoming Kindergarteners CLICK HERE

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR INCOMING KINDERGARTENERS IS NOW OPEN.If you have sent us the information below, you should have received an e-mail with a link for the online registration.If you did not receive an e-mail or you have questions, call or e-mail Chris.christina.christensen@cfschools.org 553-2903SAVE 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 [...]

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August+website+calendar North Cedar Elementary

August Calendar

8.18- Class Assignments are sent to families via email8.22 - Backpack Night 5:00-6:30 PM8.24 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.25 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.28 - Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM; 1:50 PM student dismissal8.29 - Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM; 1:50 PM student dismissal8.30 - 1:50 PM student dismissal8.31 - Begin regular dismissal time, 3:45 PM

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August+website+calendar North Cedar Elementary

August Calendar

8.18- Class Assignments are sent to families via email8.22 - Backpack Night 5:00-6:30 PM8.24 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.25 - Dismissal at 1:50 PM8.28 - Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM; 1:50 PM student dismissal8.29 - Input Conferences 2:15-6:15 PM; 1:50 PM student dismissal8.30 - 1:50 PM student dismissal8.31 - Begin regular dismissal time, 3:45 PM

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Orchard Hill Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Orchard Hill Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 North Cedar Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 North Cedar Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Lincoln Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Lincoln Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Hansen Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Preschool+registration+%281%29 Hansen Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Cedar Heights Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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Cedar Heights Elementary

Preschool Registration January 27 at Noon

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be Friday, January 27, beginning at Noon. Registrations will only be accepted online and the link will be posted on the district website.The Cedar Falls Schools Preschool Program is in its seventh year. This program is funded by the Statewide-Voluntary Preschool Grant and Head Start dollars. Children that live within the Cedar Falls Schools’ boundaries, and that will be age 4 by September 15 of that school year, are eligible to participate in [...]

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20161121 131822 Cedar Heights Elementary

Osmos in 1st grade

Cedar Heights 1st graders had an amazing time experiencing the Osmo. What's an Osmo you might be asking? Osmo is hands on—it's a set of iPad games played with real-world pieces. You set the ipad on a unique stand with a red plastic reflector that redirects the iPad's front-facing camera to the game pieces as your child interacts with them on a table or floor. The first graders had a great time manipulating the pieces to solve problems in order to fill their aquarium with fish. The Osmo is [...]

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Nc+stem+award North Cedar Elementary

North Cedar Elementary Named One of 10 New STEM BEST Partners

North Cedar Elementary Named One of 10 New STEM BEST Partners The Iowa Governor’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Advisory Council named North Cedar Elementary one of 10 new STEM BEST (Businesses Engaging Students and Teachers) Partners in Iowa. STEM BEST Partners go beyond the typical K-12 classroom environments and methods to provide students with more workplace experience while they are still in school. STEM BEST Partners are awarded based on how they carve a c [...]

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Drummers North Cedar Elementary

Drummers Visit 5th Grade

Several percussionists from the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra visited the 5th grade classes in November.  Students enjoyed the music and information the performers shared with them.  The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra reaches out to area classrooms in order to give students exposure to different types and styles of music.

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Mcteacher%27s+night North Cedar Elementary

McTeacher's Night a Success

The North Cedar teachers and staff were kind to help at McTeacher's night at the McDonalds on 1st Street on Thursday, November 3rd. The teachers made people's orders, and cooked it. North Cedar Elementary School got a check for $745 from when the teachers worked. We received the check at our assembly on Tuesday, November 22nd.  Thank you for supporting North Cedar at our McTeacher’s Night!  By Michael, Grade 6

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Mcteacher%27s+night North Cedar Elementary

McTeacher's Night a Success

The North Cedar teachers and staff were kind to help at McTeacher's night at the McDonalds on 1st Street on Thursday, November 3rd. The teachers made people's orders, and cooked it. North Cedar Elementary School got a check for $745 from when the teachers worked. We received the check at our assembly on Tuesday, November 22nd.  Thank you for supporting North Cedar at our McTeacher’s Night!  By Michael, Grade 6

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5th+grade+reading+assessment North Cedar Elementary

5th Grade Reading Workshop

Mrs. Spore’s 5th Grade students take a post-assessment of their first reading workshop session. They read the great book Home of the Brave to partner the first reading workshop session, learned how to write and THINK about their reading in a better way this unit.-by Shawn, 5th grade

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Book+fair Southdale Elementary

Book Fair Information CLICK HERE

For MORE Book Fair Information CLICK HEREThe Scholastic Book Fair is on its way.The Southdale Student Council sponsored Book Fair will be here from December 5 – December 9.   Students will have the opportunity to purchase books Monday - Friday 8:20 – 8:45 am (except on Monday) 11:20-12:30 pm 3:45 – 4:15 pm (except on Wednesday)A special time for families to view and select books will be on Thursday, December 8, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

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Book+fair Southdale Elementary

Book Fair Information CLICK HERE

For MORE Book Fair Information CLICK HEREThe Scholastic Book Fair is on its way.The Southdale Student Council sponsored Book Fair will be here from December 5 – December 9.   Students will have the opportunity to purchase books Monday - Friday 8:20 – 8:45 am (except on Monday) 11:20-12:30 pm 3:45 – 4:15 pm (except on Wednesday)A special time for families to view and select books will be on Thursday, December 8, from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

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November North Cedar Elementary

November Calendar

Look ahead to our November events and activities.NOVEMBER11/1   6:00 pm       TCYB Parent Meeting in Media Center                 6:45 pm PTA in Media Center11/2   Picture Re-Takes11/3    4:30 pm -7:00 pm McTeacher Night11/4   Noon Dismissal – No lunch served11/10            7:00 pm 5/6 Orchestra Concert at Lincoln             4:00 – 7:30 pm STEM Fest at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center11/15  Evening Conferences PK-611/17            Noon Dismissal – PK-6 conferences11/18   [...]

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Hansen+elementary Hansen Elementary

Hansen Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School

HANSEN ELEMENTARY RECOGNIZED AS NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLCedar Falls Community School District’s Hansen Elementary is one of  279 public and 50 private schools across the country recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2016. The award is based on overall academic excellence and Hansen is recognized as anExemplary High Performing School. The Iowa Department of Education nominates up to five schools per year from throughout the [...]

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Online+payment+image Southdale Elementary

Online Lunch payments are NOW ACTIVE

Make Meal Account Payments Online The option to make online payments into your Family Meal Account is now live and working! Instructions are below: Go to: https://cedar-falls.revtrak.net/tek9.asp 1. Click on Meal Account Payment to the left under Browse2. Enter the Deposit Amount3. Enter your Student ID number. If you do not know your Student ID number, this can be found on the Powerschool Parent Portal on the Balance Page, nex [...]

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Online+payment+image Southdale Elementary

Online Lunch payments are NOW ACTIVE

Make Meal Account Payments Online The option to make online payments into your Family Meal Account is now live and working! Instructions are below: Go to: https://cedar-falls.revtrak.net/tek9.asp 1. Click on Meal Account Payment to the left under Browse2. Enter the Deposit Amount3. Enter your Student ID number. If you do not know your Student ID number, this can be found on the Powerschool Parent Portal on the Balance Page, nex [...]

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Hansen+flag Hansen Elementary

Hansen Remembers 9/11

An amazing morning gathering at the flag to remember 9/11. It was incredible to hear 600 kids singing the National Anthem, reciting our Pledge of Allegiance, and honoring those who lost their lives with a moment of silence. So proud of our school community. #weremember #neverforget#USA #hansenpride

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Strub+pic Southdale Elementary

Mr. Strub - Associate Principal

My name is Mr. Strub and I'm the new Associate Principal at both Southdale and Cedar Heights Elementary.  I will be at Southdale Elementary every day of the week except for Tuesday, when I will be at Cedar Heights Elementary.  The past two years I was an administrator for the Gladbrook-Reinbeck School District as the Dean of Students the first year and Elementary Principal last year.  Prior to working at Gladbrook-Reinbeck, I was a classroom teacher and Athletic Director for the Janesville [...]

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Img 1067 Holmes Junior High

Free Summer Lunches for Kids & Teens

Holmes JHS, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley, Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare are offering free summer lunches to youths and their families.  Kids and their families are enjoying a good lunch and activities this summer at Holmes.  All are welcome, come check it out.  Dates: July 11th- August 11thMonday –ThursdayTimes: 11:45-12:15pm Meal Service12:20-1:00pm Youth ActivitiesWhere: Holmes Jr. High CafeteriaEnter in the back doors next to basketball court. No R [...]

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Img 1067 Holmes Junior High

Free Summer Lunches for Kids & Teens

Holmes JHS, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Cedar Valley, Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare are offering free summer lunches to youths and their families.  Kids and their families are enjoying a good lunch and activities this summer at Holmes.  All are welcome, come check it out.  Dates: July 11th- August 11thMonday –ThursdayTimes: 11:45-12:15pm Meal Service12:20-1:00pm Youth ActivitiesWhere: Holmes Jr. High CafeteriaEnter in the back doors next to basketball court. No R [...]

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Cf+summer+lunch Lincoln Elementary

Summer Lunch Opportunities

New program for Summer 2016Holmes Junior High School will be offering a free meal service to your students and families this summer.  No Registration will be required.  This service is available to all youth 18 and under and adult chaperones may eat too.  Please let students and their families know about this service so that the can benefit.  Free Summer Lunches for Kids and TeensDates:  July 11th - August 11thTimes:  11:45-12:15 pm Meal Service & 12:20-1:00 Youth ActivitiesLocation:  Holm [...]

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5 North Cedar Elementary

READ, READ, READ!

On the last day of school, our students made a pledge to READ over the summer.  They promised to read several times a week, even if it's only 10 minutes at a time.  We know that when students read over the summer and outside of school, students do better academically in school.  Not just small improvements; HUGE improvements!  Please remind your kids to read as much as possible this summer--magazines, newspapers, websites, books, comic books, etc.  It's all important in building your child [...]

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5 North Cedar Elementary

READ, READ, READ!

On the last day of school, our students made a pledge to READ over the summer.  They promised to read several times a week, even if it's only 10 minutes at a time.  We know that when students read over the summer and outside of school, students do better academically in school.  Not just small improvements; HUGE improvements!  Please remind your kids to read as much as possible this summer--magazines, newspapers, websites, books, comic books, etc.  It's all important in building your child [...]

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Upcoming+events Southdale Elementary

CLICK HERE for Upcoming Important Dates

Monday, April 3rdIMPACT Meeting @ 6:00pm (parent-teacher group)Wednesday, April 5thReading Club @ 2:00-3:00pmMonday, April 10thAll City Vocal Concert @ 7:00pm@ CFHSMonday, April 17thAll City Band Concert @ 6:00pm@ CFHSFriday, April 21stSouthdale Carnival5:30 – 8:00pmMonday, April 24thAll City Orchestra Concert @ 7:00pm@ CFHSTuesday, April 25thKindergarten Music Informance@5:30 – Mrs. Ferguson & Mrs. Broeren@6:30 – Mrs. Cero, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. WedgburyThursday, April 27th5th [...]

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Upcoming+events Southdale Elementary

CLICK HERE for Upcoming Important Dates

Monday, April 3rdIMPACT Meeting @ 6:00pm (parent-teacher group)Wednesday, April 5thReading Club @ 2:00-3:00pmMonday, April 10thAll City Vocal Concert @ 7:00pm@ CFHSMonday, April 17thAll City Band Concert @ 6:00pm@ CFHSFriday, April 21stSouthdale Carnival5:30 – 8:00pmMonday, April 24thAll City Orchestra Concert @ 7:00pm@ CFHSTuesday, April 25thKindergarten Music Informance@5:30 – Mrs. Ferguson & Mrs. Broeren@6:30 – Mrs. Cero, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. WedgburyThursday, April 27th5th [...]

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