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News for April, 2017

2016-17 School Year Trimester 2 Honor Rolls Announced

Congratulations to these students for making the 2016-17 school year Trimester 2 honor roll!

For Abraham Lincoln High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Kirn Middle School and Wilson Middle School:

  • Gold level represents a GPA of 3.80 or higher
  • Silver level represents a GPA of 3.5-3.79
  • Bronze level represents a GPA of 3.0-3.49

Congratulations to these students for making the 2016-17 school year Trimester 2 honor roll! For Abraham Lincoln High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Kirn Middle School and Wilson Middle School: Gold level represents a GPA of 3.80 or higher Silver level represents a GPA of 3.5-3.79 Bronze level represents a GPA of 3.0-3.49 Abraham Lincoln […]

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Dr. Vickie Murillo Named Next Superintendent of Schools

The Council Bluffs Community School District Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Dr. Vickie Murillo as the next Superintendent of Schools on April 11. Dr. Murillo will succeed current superintendent Dr. Martha Bruckner, who began in this role in July of 2007 and will retire on June 30, 2017.

Following an extensive process to seek input from community members, staff and parents, and a national search, the Board selected Murillo from among 57 candidates and five finalists considered for the position.

“Dr. Murillo will bring to our district the desired experience and skills that were identified in community focus groups and in nearly 600 online surveys completed, School Board President Troy Arthur said. “We are confident she can lead us toward the future, continuing to raise the bar for all students in the Council Bluffs Schools.”

Dr. Murillo is currently the Chief Academic and Accountability Officer at Kansas City (Missouri) Public Schools, a district with 14,500 students. In this role, she has supervision and budgetary responsibility for curriculum, instruction and professional development in the educational departments of: assessment, adult education and literacy, early learning, exceptional education, career and technical education, guidance and counseling, federal programs, language services, students in transition, early college academy, athletics, and grants. Prior to becoming the chief academic and accountability officer, Murillo worked at all levels in education, from teacher and instructional coach to principal at the elementary and secondary levels.

Dr. Murillo received her Doctorate of Education in Education Leadership from Baker University, her master’s degree at University of Missouri, Kansas City, and her Bachelor of Education degree at Evangel University.

 

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The Council Bluffs Community School District Board of Education voted unanimously to hire Dr. Vickie Murillo as the next Superintendent of Schools on April 11. Dr. Murillo will succeed current superintendent Dr. Martha Bruckner, who began in this role in July of 2007 and will retire on June 30, 2017. Following an extensive process to seek input […]

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Kindergarten Roundup for 2017-18 school year set for April 20

Parents, please bring your soon-to-be kindergartner to this exciting event to interact with other children as you learn more about the kindergarten experience. You are asked to bring your child’s birth certificate and current immunization record to enroll your child in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year at the event.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:30-5:15 p.m. or 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Please plan to attend at your home school. Parents interested in transfers to a different school within the district will be able to apply at the event. To inquire about your home school location, please call 712-328-6446.

Select one of the times to attend the orientation. Please arrive at the beginning of the time and plan to stay for the full session.

State law requires a child entering kindergarten to be 5 years of age by September 15 and students must have a current immunization record on file before starting school. Interpreter services are available upon request by contacting your school.

Parents, please bring your soon-to-be kindergartner to this exciting event to interact with other children as you learn more about the kindergarten experience. You are asked to bring your child’s birth certificate and current immunization record to enroll your child in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year at the event. Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:30-5:15 […]

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