Here are a few reminders as you prepare for the 2019-20 school year: 1. Get your school supplies! Click on your school for a school supply list: Bluff Creek Elementary Chanhassen Elementary Carver Elementary Clover Ridge Elementary East Union Elementary Jonathan Elementary La Academia/Kinder Academy Victoria Elementary Chaska Middle School East Chaska Middle School West Pioneer Ridge Middle School 2. Check portal for your bus information. Final bus schedules will be posted on August 26 on Campus Portal under the reports tab. Click here for information about our transportation department. Also, download MyStop, an app with your bus’s GPS location and ETA, updated every 1-2 minutes. 3. Sync your school’s calendar with your personal calendar. Watch this how-to to subscribe to our calendars or print the 2019-20 school calendar. 4. Enable text messaging from the district. Parents/guardians must configure this option in Campus Portal and we have outlined the instructions. 5. New for the... Continue reading Back-to-School Reminders & What’s New This Year
On July 22nd, members of the Eastern Carver County School District community gathered for a community conversation on the district’s work on diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of that evening, the superintendent’s cabinet answered questions from those in attendance. Time constraints prevented answering all the questions in real-time; linked here are answers to all submitted questions from the... Continue reading Community Conversation Submitted Questions
All kindergarten through 5th grade students will be invited to meet their teacher and complete a brief learning assessment during a Connect & Assess meeting on August 27 or 28. Parents/guardians will be able to schedule an appointment(s) for your child(ren) using an online scheduling system beginning August 7. Instructions on how to make an appointment online will be emailed to parents/guardians and posted on your school’s website on August 6. These Connect & Assess meetings will take place on August 27 and 28, and will replace the regular “back-to-school night” activity. Daytime and limited evening appointments will be available. To learn more about Connect & Assess, visit... Continue reading Elementary Connect & Assess days coming soon!
Join Superintendent Clint Christopher and other district leadership at Carver Elementary School for continued conversation about the work being done within Eastern Carver County Schools to create school environments where every child feels welcome, safe, and included. District updates on equity, diversity, and inclusion work will be provided, and attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Keith Brooks, our new Director of Equity and Inclusion. Join us to learn about the work, ask questions, and talk about what this means for our community. Parents, students, and community members are welcome to attend. Monday, July 22nd 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Carver Elementary School, 1717 Ironwood Drive,... Continue reading July 22: A Community Conversation on Equity and Eastern Carver County Schools
Eastern Carver County School Board Approves November Referendum Three questions on the ballot at the November 5 election At their Monday, June 24 meeting, the Eastern Carver County School Board unanimously approved putting a referendum before voters with a three-question ballot on November 5, 2019. The three questions address enrollment growth and funding needs necessary to provide the educational experience each student needs and deserves. Question 1: An operating levy increase to help bridge our budget gap, continue the strong academic preparation of our students, prevent cuts to programs and services, maintain class sizes and manage growing enrollment. Question 2: A bond request to build a new elementary school on district-owned land in Chaska, address deferred maintenance needs across the district and build a larger bus garage on a new site. Question 2 can pass only if Question 1 is approved. Question 3: A no-tax increase renewal of our existing security and technology levy,... Continue reading Eastern Carver County School Board Approves November Referendum