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CFL Survey Parent Information Letter

We are excited to announce that the Iowa Department of Education has included Conditions for Learning as part of the plan under the new federal education law, Every Student Succeeds Act.  All Iowa public school districts will use the . . . read more

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Mrs. Schaefer

  CAL Icon – Mrs. Mardy Schaefer   When you ask students to describe Mrs. Mardy Schaefer you will get answers of she always pushed me to do my best, she believed in me, she made me want to accomplish more, . . . read more

News From Mr. Lane

District Administrator

A Frantic Finish and Next Year Plans With about six weeks left in the school year, it seems we are scrambling to get everything accomplished to wrap up the final year at CAL for our current Middle School and High School . . . read more

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Mrs. Wiarda

When you ask students and staff to name one of their favorite teachers or teachers they admire, Mrs. Collette Wiarda will come up as an answer time after time.  After being in the educational field for 43 years, 42 of which were at CAL, . . . read more

Information About Open Enrollment

A Note About Open-enrollment Parents and students in the state of Iowa have had the option to choose the school they attend through the open-enrollment process for many years. The deadline to make this decision for the next school year . . . read more

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Mr. Lane

CAL Icon – Mr. Steve Lane   When you ask students at CAL about their favorite things at school, Mr. Lane will come up as an answer for preschool through senior students.  Mr. Lane works hard to build . . . read more

CAL Students Attend Meistersinger Vocal Festival

CAL students: Nate Rapp, Luke Rapp, Brandi Pals, and Luke Rapp, were selected to attend Wartburg College's annual Meistersinger Honor Choir held on January 22st & 22nd, 2018.   Under the direction of world-renowned . . . read more

Coming Down the Backstretch

Coming Down the Backstretch! The CAL Community High School and Middle School Students have the first half of their last year at CAL behind them and are heading into the backstretch or second semester of the school year.  . . . read more

Guerrero Job Shadows at Wartburg College

One of the activities the HS TAG students are participating in is job shadows in their passion areas. CAL senior Brock Guerrero recently completed a job shadow in the area of broadcasting.  He visited Wartburg College and shadowed a . . . read more

Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination 2017-2018

Annual Notice of Nondiscrimination The CAL Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:                           . . . read more

Meistersinger Honor Choir

CAL students:  Nate Rapp, Caralyn Schulz, and Luke Rapp were selected to attend Wartburg College's annual Meistersinger Honor Choir held on January 22nd & 23rd, 2017.   Under the direction of world-renowned . . . read more

CAL Community School Participates in Pennies for Patients Fundraiser

Attention to ALL parents, grandparents, and friends of CAL Community School! The High School Student Council is holding our annual Pennies for Patients Fundraiser where we challenge the students to collect and bring in loose change . . . read more

Motivational Speaker Praises Students

Motivational speaker, Brenda Clark Hamilton, visited CAL last Fall and spoke with our 6-12 grade students. She did a large group presentation, as well as small group work with each grade level that focused on building character and . . . read more

TV School Closings Websites

Click on one of the links below to check on school closings. KCCI School Closings WHO School Closings WOI TV (We Are Iowa ) School Closings read more

CAL Men attend "Real Men Sing" Vocal Festival

"Real Men Sing" Choir Festival featuring  Vocal Point Oct. 17, 2015   Hosted by the Wartburg Ritterchor and directed by Dr. Lee Nelson, this festival is unlike any other in Iowa. Over 700 male . . . read more

Dept. of Ed Offers Parent Website

(From the Iowa Dept. of Education Website) Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck has launched  IowaCore.gov , a new website created to increase public understanding of the Iowa Core standards and to help educators put . . . read more

SchoolWay and Weather Announcements

We are a weather aware school and use SchoolWay as one way to notify our community of weather related announcements. If you have not had a chance to download the free app from the app store, do it today! You will receive instant push . . . read more

How to Get School Connect Notifications Without a Smart Phone

To set things up to receive School Connect messages from teacher(s) and the school, follow the procedure below (It's not hard, I know you can do it!) 1. Go to  http://www.schoolconnectservices.com/ and click on the web app icon in . . . read more

Two New Email Distribution Lists Added

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CAL CSD now has two new email distribution sections in addition to the Daily Announcements and the CAL-O-Gram that you can subscribe to.  The two new sections are called, CAL Notifications and Month Ahead.  We will be using these . . . read more

Wondering if CAL has School Due to Bad Weather?

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Inclement Weather Delays or Closings   The Following Radio and TV Stations will broadcast CAL school delays and closing information.  Any time we cancel or delay school, it will also include St. Paul’s School and . . . read more

Iowa School Alerts Web Site

School Alerts is a free, easy-to-use program that is simply the result of finding an answer to a common problem: When school needs to be closed, how do we easily notify everyone who needs to know? When schools need to dismiss . . . read more

Social Networking Sites: A Parent's Guide

"It's 10 p.m.  Do you know where your children are?" Remember that phrase from your own childhood?  It's still a valid question, but now, it comes with a twist:  "Do you know where your kids are - and who they're talking . . . read more

Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens

You've probably learned a long list of important safety and privacy lessons already:  Look both ways before crossing the street; buckle up; hide your diary where your nosy brother can't find it; don't talk to strangers. The Federal . . . read more

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