Culvers Night – Tuesday, October 17th

Carver Elementary Culvers Night – Tuesday, October 17th It’s Carver Elementary Culvers Night this Tuesday, October 17th from 5:00-8:00 pm. Just let the server know you are from Carver Elementary when you place your order. Part of the proceeds from each order will be donated to our PTO. We are still in need of student and parent volunteers for the evening. Students in grades 3rd – 5th can volunteer to be servers and parents to assist with supervision. The sign-up link below will take you to the site. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080844a9a82daaf49-culvers... read more

Fall Book Fair

Carver’s Scholastic Book Fair will be held Thursday October 26th and Thursday November 2nd. Times will be 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm.  Please note there will be NO Book Fair on November 3rd. If you are interested in Volunteering at this fun event please contact Gwen Valiant at Valiantg@district112.org       read more

Our new-look elementary gradebooks/Parent Portal

If something looks different when you check grades in Parent Portal (aka Infinite Campus), it’s by design. As part of our focus on personalized learning, we modified Parent Portal to match a grading system that measures learning — the concepts a student knows and can apply. Too often in the past, traditional grades were goals to reach in order to stop learning. That’s not productive or a reflection of how people actually learn. Learning is a process — sometimes it comes quickly, sometimes it requires extra review and practice. And a final grade, especially at elementary, should reflect a year’s worth of learning. Here’s what’s different in Parent Portal: Subjects (math, reading, etc.) are organized by Power Standard and learning targets. Each subject has Power Standards and under each Power Standard are learning targets. Students show their teacher they have learned each target and once all targets are learned, we are confident the student can apply that Power Standard.... read more

Order Pictures online for Tuesday Sept 19, 2017

Paper order forms are only accepted on picture day, Tuesday, September 19th.    This year Lifetouch can not accept late paper order forms.   Parents have 2 weeks prior up to 48 hours after each picture day to complete their online order. Parents are able to order online now and have 48 hrs after Sept 19th to complete their online order. http://my.lifetouch.com/mylifetouch/pictureDayId/MI297023Y0 read more