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College View Newsletter 12-19-2014

  CV Newsletter 12-19-14 (1)  

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Student Council Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

On Friday, December 12th, College View’s Student Council held a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital.  Students were asked to bring in 50 cents in exchange for free time to play with technology or a toy brought from home. We were surprised by visitors from the Children’s Hospital, and were invited to check out the equipment in their ambulance!16771_642494629193102_229830985096315834_n 1502574_642494622526436_5413753046247540991_n 1654155_780046662048570_1302251779965450953_n 1969158_780046458715257_4307795632093359485_n 10246383_642494709193094_64014626842042950_n 10373673_642494705859761_4554852868236224498_n 10404193_642494495859782_7176297552096757665_n 10407957_780046622048574_1531166561611652086_n 10439477_780046585381911_7519478699543104568_n 10540813_642494702526428_6410490388344752888_n 10610904_642494502526448_8653195771391306292_n 10696382_642494779193087_216993734208474863_n 10805668_780046342048602_7148489348791793763_n 10846082_642494625859769_1437682482823499918_n 10846479_642494772526421_6251063449857227467_n 10848023_642494492526449_6166386343667998192_n 10868237_642494812526417_3766494289184579193_n

On Friday, December 12th, College View’s Student Council held a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital.  Students were asked to bring in 50 cents in exchange for free time to play with technology or a toy brought from home. We were surprised by visitors from the Children’s Hospital, and were invited to check out the equipment […]

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Cash for Students with your Hy Vee receipts

College View will be collecting Hy Vee receipts until December 31, 2015. Bring in your receipts, and College View receives $1 for every $200 in receipts collected through a program called Cash for Students. This is a great opportunity to support the students at College View!

College View will be collecting Hy Vee receipts until December 31, 2015. Bring in your receipts, and College View receives $1 for every $200 in receipts collected through a program called Cash for Students. This is a great opportunity to support the students at College View!

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College View Vendor Fair

On Friday, November 14th, come and help the College View PTO raise money for our school! We will have a variety of vendors including: a Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Arbonne, Miche, Norwex, Lia Sofia, Advocare, It Works, Scentsy, Origami Owl, African art, Chloe & Isabel, Card Cubbies & More! Get your Christmas shopping done in one place while raising money for College View PTO.

On Friday, November 14th, come and help the College View PTO raise money for our school! We will have a variety of vendors including: a Thirty-One, Pampered Chef, Arbonne, Miche, Norwex, Lia Sofia, Advocare, It Works, Scentsy, Origami Owl, African art, Chloe & Isabel, Card Cubbies & More! Get your Christmas shopping done in one […]

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Summer Learning Programs Available

The Council Bluffs Community School District, the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Council Bluffs are pleased to have joined together to bring you the publication, at the bottom of the page, of Summer Learning Programs in the area for 2014. Our hope is that parents will use this as a resource to access programs for their children. This guide lists 34 of the area programs, sponsored by the following organizations:

Bluffs Arts Council
Kids & Company
Boys & GirlsClub of Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs Parks & Recreation
Council Bluffs Public Library
Council Bluffs YMCA
Epworth United Methodist Church
Iowa Western Community College
Lauritzen Gardens
Joslyn Art Museum
Oakland United Methodist Church
Pottawattamie County Conservation
Sanders ATA Martial Arts
Studio 88 Notes
University of Nebraska at Omaha
West Pottawattamie County Iowa State University Extension
and Outreach

Please note there are many other valuable programs offered to children each summer. The programs listed in the following publication are the programs shared in response to an outreach effort. Our hope is to make this publication annually available for families and to include many additional opportunities.

According to the National Summer Learning Association publication, “Doesn’t Every Child Deserve a Memorable Summer?,” numerous studies show that summer learning opportunities improve academic outcomes for youth. Early and sustained summer learning opportunities lead to higher graduation rates and better preparation for college. Summer programs have also been shown to positively affect children’s
self-esteem, confidence, and motivation. High-quality summer programs keep students engaged in learning, teach them new skills, and encourage them to develop previously unseen talents. They allow children to form relationships with caring adults, help them stay fit and active, and foster creativity and innovation.

Here’s to a fun and enriching summer!

Click on each link to view/download different parts of the Summer Learning Programs publication.

Summer Learning Program: Bluffs Arts Council, Boys and Girls Clubs, Community Education Foundation, CB Parks & Recreation, CB Public Library

Summer Learning Program: CB YMCA, Epworth United Methodist Church, IWCC, Lauritzen Gardens, Oakland United Methodist Church, Pottawattamie County Conservation

Summer Learning Program: Pottawattamie County Conservation, Sanders ATA Martial Arts

Summer Learning Program: Sanders ATA Martial Arts, Studio 88 Notes, University of Nebraska at Omaha, West Pottawattamie County Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

The Council Bluffs Community School District, the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Council Bluffs are pleased to have joined together to bring you the publication, at the bottom of the page, of Summer Learning Programs in the area for 2014. Our hope is that parents will use this as a resource to access programs for […]

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Family Wellness Fair is Approaching!

The Live Well Council Bluffs Family Wellness Fair is coming up on April 26th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson High School. The event is free and open to the public! There will be all sorts of activities focusing on fun and fitness, healthy eating, workshops, and health screenings! Click the flyer for more details.

Family Wellness Fair

The Live Well Council Bluffs Family Wellness Fair is coming up on April 26th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson High School. The event is free and open to the public! There will be all sorts of activities focusing on fun and fitness, healthy eating, workshops, and health screenings! Click the flyer […]

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No School on Wednesday, February 5th Due to Winter Weather

There will be no school on Wednesday, February 5th, due to the winter weather. This snow day will be made up on Thursday, March 6th. Please be safe and stay warm

There will be no school on Wednesday, February 5th, due to the winter weather. This snow day will be made up on Thursday, March 6th. Please be safe and stay warm

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No School Monday, January 20, 2014 ~ Student Vacation Day

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Nominate an Educator for the Nelson Excellence in Teaching Award

Nelson Award LogoThe H. H. “Red” and Ruth H. Nelson Family Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes those individuals who go above and beyond to demonstrate leadership and vision in our schools.

Nominations for these awards will be accepted through February 21, 2014. Making a nomination is a fantastic way to give a teacher the recognition he/she deserves. Five teachers will each receive a $5,000 check, a specially designed trophy and public recognition. You may nominate your favorite teacher online only by Clicking Here.

Nominees must have a minimum of two years experience as a certified teacher or counselor in the Council Bluffs Community School District (K-12). Nominations will be accepted from students (current and former), parents, fellow teachers, school administrators and the general public. Individuals cannot nominate themselves.

The H. H. “Red” and Ruth H. Nelson Family Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award Program is administered by The Omaha Community Foundation. Neither the Nelson Family nor administrators from either of the eligible school districts are involved in the process. Judges are independently selected by The Omaha Community Foundation and neither the Nelson Family nor school district administrators are aware of their identity. Recipients of the Nelson’s Excellence in Teaching Award Program are at the sole discretion of the judges.

Past Council Bluffs recipients include: 

2008
Joan VonTersch-Crampton, Roosevelt Elementary
Albert Hudek, Ed.D., Thomas Jefferson High School
Mary Reid, Lewis & Clark Elementary

2009
Christy Boldt, Longfellow, Pusey, and Washington Elementary Schools
Terry Hanzlik, Abraham Lincoln High School
Barbara Schmid, Longfellow Elementary School
JoAnn Tews, Walnut Grove Elementary School

2010
Jane Burgett, Carter Lake Elementary
Deb Goodman, Thomas Jefferson High School
Jim Misner, Kirn Middle School

2011
Kristy Courter, Abraham Lincoln High School
Karla Hughes, Thomas Jefferson High School
Terry McNeal, Edison Elementary

2012
Deb Carlson, Hoover Elementary
Deb Masker, Kirn Middle School
Diane Storey, Thomas Jefferson High School

2013
Kay Durfey, Kanesville Alternative Learning Center
Sandy Leaders, Thomas Jefferson High School
Dirk Waller, Abraham Lincoln High School

The H. H. “Red” and Ruth H. Nelson Family Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes those individuals who go above and beyond to demonstrate leadership and vision in our schools. Nominations for these awards will be accepted through February 21, 2014. Making a nomination is a fantastic way to give a teacher the recognition he/she […]

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No School on Monday, January 6th

There will be no school on Monday, January 6th, due to the forecasted extremely cold temperatures. The Kids & Company program will be open at Bloomer and Franklin for students already enrolled. Stay safe and warm!

There will be no school on Monday, January 6th, due to the forecasted extremely cold temperatures. The Kids & Company program will be open at Bloomer and Franklin for students already enrolled. Stay safe and warm!

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