Clarke Community Schools – Closure Update: A Message From Superintendent Steve Seid

In the light of the mandatory closure of Clarke Community Schools, Mr. Seid, Clarke Community School District Superintendent, wanted to reach out to the public to provide a brief update on what the school is doing for the students and families affected by the shutdown. View the

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New Clarke Bus Barn Reaches Completion

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In April, the county voted on and passed a much-needed bond to help the Clarke Community School District make updates throughout the district. By the end of September, the first phase of the renovations and additions will be completed with the new Clarke Community Schools Bus Barn.

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New Clarke Schools App Brings Activities and Academics Together

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

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Clarke Schools Introduces New Staff Focused on Student Support

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Clarke Schools has been working hard to support their students and to provide them with the tools they need to be successful long after they have left the district. To that end, the school district has filled two positions that will focus on identifying and meeting students’

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Clarke County Hospital Supports Clarke Youth

As Clarke County Hospital reaches the end of its fiscal year, our organization likes to take a look back at the contributions we have made in the community we live and serve in. This past year has been really busy and we can’t say enough how exciting

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Clarke Community Schools Commits to Trauma Informed Instruction

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

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Clarke Elementary Wins HealthierUS School Challenge Award

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

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Osceola Businesses Support Clarke’s Industrial Technology Program

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With the cost of college on the rise and the saturation of many employment markets, Clarke Community Schools and local businesses have come together to help students discover and build career paths that provide better security as well as lower potential costs as they enter the workforce.

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

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

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Clarke Community Schools Takes Registration Online

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Can you believe we’re talking registration for school already? We just celebrated the 4th of July and poof, classes will be starting in just a few weeks. Well, ready or not, Clarke Community Schools has been doing some work behind the scenes to get ready for you.

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New Food & Clothing Pantry Assists Clarke Students in Need

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For some students, extensive course offerings, extra-curricular choices and pre-employment training opportunities just aren’t enough to reach school success. Outside circumstances that weigh on a student’s mind can have a detrimental effect on his or her education. Brad Lampe, the Instructional Coach for Clarke Schools, heard from

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Clarke Middle School Teacher Implements Active Learning Stools

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Ronda Wishon, a 7th and 8th grade teacher at Clarke Community Middle School, is using a new technique to help her students excel in her class – Active Learning Stools. Through a Community Action Fund grant from Clarke County Development Corporation, Mrs. Wishon was able to purchase

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8 Clarke School Teachers Prepare for China Trip

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Eight Clarke School teachers will travel to China this summer to collaborate with host teachers and exchange ideas in education. Shijiazhuang Foreign Education Group, a private school of about 12,000 students ranging from kindergarten through 12th grade, will welcome the teachers for 2 weeks in July 2017.

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Clarke Schools’ Career Academy Focuses on Student Preparedness & Future Success

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The Clarke Community School district plans to make its highly-anticipated Career Academy available to students at the beginning of the 2017 school year. The program will provide students with hands-on experience in careers of interest and will allow students to focus their areas of study toward a

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Clarke School Board Approves Technology and Upgrades

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On Monday night, June 13, the Clarke School Board approved a plan to provide Chromebooks for all students in grades 3 through 12, continuing the drive to bring more technology to all students and all classrooms in the district. The district technology committee began the work toward

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