Clarke Kicks off New Year with Refreshed Vision

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Dr. Al Dykens, Clarke Community School district’s new Superintendent, has a vision. As he prepares for his first year with the district, he has been spending much of his time working with Clarke team members, students, and community members to create a culture of pride in Clarke

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Clarke Elementary Students See Ag Advantages in the Classroom and Beyond

Clarke Elementary Ag Club

Clarke Alumna, Tara Norman, always cherished her life on the farm. The rewards of hard work in tending animals and growing sustainable produce showed her a life many students don’t get to see these days. So when she returned to Clarke to teach at the elementary she

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Clarke Students Tour & Take In The Impact of Osceola Manufacturing

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October is National Manufacturer’s Month and high school students from Osceola, Iowa’s Clarke Community School district spent some time learning how their community is supported through local manufacturers. Companies like Miller Products, makers of pins and fasteners as well as international provider of CNC and Swiss CNC

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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 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 Superintendent to Speak at Education Conference in China

Steve Seid, Clarke Community Schools Superintendent

Clarke Community Schools Superintendent Steve Seid has been invited to speak at a global education conference in Shijiazhuang, China in October. Steve Seid, Superintendent of Clarke Schools, and Carol Seid, the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for the West Des Moines School District, have both been invited to

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Support The Village And Get A Shirt!

Osceola’s early childhood center, The Village, needs YOUR help! The staff at The Village work tirelessly to ensure your children get the very best start in life, providing fun and educational opportunities, nutritious snacks and meals, and a safe environment to learn and play with others. Help them continue

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Clarke Schools and Clarke County State Bank Invest in Student Achievement

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In 2012, Clarke Elementary School adopted a school-wide leadership development initiative for students and staff members. The initiative, called The Leader in Me, is based on the book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey. It uses the 7 Habits process as a foundational

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Clarke Students in Touch with Tech

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Clarke Community Schools is leaps and bounds ahead of many other Iowa school districts with the polished integration of technology into curriculum from elementary through high school. Since 2012, the school has incorporated several new technologies into the classroom to aid students’ learning. Clarke students in grades

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