Principal’s Blog

An interesting read

Thanks for a great opening day – the energy and enthusiasm was inspiring! I thought you might enjoy seeing this article – the title certainly ties into one of the points of our Compass. Lifelong learners exhibit traits such as effective written and oral communication skills, creativity and the ability to access and analyze information, asserts Harvard education specialist Tony Wagner. Development of such skills plays an important role in future workforce development, he says.   KQED.org

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Welcome Back!

Dear CCS Families, We’re excited to get the new school year going! Teachers returned to school on Monday, August 17 to begin getting ready for the return of students on Wednesday, August 26 (grades 1-8). Kindergarten starts on Monday, August 31. Back to School Night is Thursday, September 3, 5:30-7:30 pm. We have several new staff joining our CCS community. Jennifer Kendzior will be the new PE/Outdoor Ed Coordinator. She taught previously at the Carbondale and…

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Have a Great Summer Break!

Have a Great Summer Break!

“Aaah, summer — that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” — Darell Hammond. Plus read, write, and do math….