District News

  • AL and TJ Are Seeking Nominations for 2019 Hall of Fame Classes

    The Council Bluffs Community School District is proud to invite nominations for new members to their High School Hall of Fames at Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson.

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  • AL Senior recognized as State Finalist for Wendy’s High School Heisman

    Abraham Lincoln High School Senior Darby Thomas was announced as a state finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman on Thursday, November 1. Thomas is one of 20 students from across the state of Iowa to receive this recognition.

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  • American National Bank Opens Branch at Lewis & Clark

    American National Bank and the Council Bluffs Community School District are pleased to announce the opening of an elementary bank branch at Lewis & Clark Elementary School.

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  • District Promotes SpeakOutCB!

    The Council Bluffs Community School District wants students, parents and community members to be aware of SpeakOutCB!, a hotline to report safety concerns and good news, accomplishments, suggestions or ideas directly to school district officials...

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  • TradeWorks Academy Receives Certification

    The TradeWorks Academy will feature five trade areas including fabrication, mechanics, electrical, construction, and HVAC/Refrigeration...

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  • Community Approves Middle School Bond

    On September 17, the Pottawattamie County Board of Supervisors confirmed the results of the Special Election for the $37 million Middle School renovation project in the Council Bluffs Community School District. After almost a week and only receiving one of the 70 outstanding absentee ballots, the bond was approved by 60.96 percent.

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  • Survey for College View Elementary Attendance Area Residents

    If you are currently living in the College View Elementary attendance area, the Council Bluffs Community School District and College View Elementary School are interested to know if you have children in your household who are not yet of school age, or if you are new to the area and are planning on enrolling at College View Elementary

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  • Kava Named Volunteer of the Year

    Mr. Kava has generously shared his time and talents with the Council Bluffs Community School District since 2010. He is an annual presenter at the 8th Grade Career Fair, a technology department advisor for the Cybersecurity Committee, and an expert coach for the CyberPatriots teams at Kirn Middle School and Abraham Lincoln High School.

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  • Thomas Jefferson Coach Honored as a 2018 Brooks Inspiring Coach

    Just one day after the Thomas Jefferson High School boys and girls teams competed in the Iowa State Qualifying Meet at Gale Wickersham Stadium, assistant coach Nicole Vetter was honored for her work not only with the track teams but her dedication to the school district’s Special Olympics program.

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  • Council Bluffs Schools Unveils New Logo and Tagline

    The Council Bluffs Community School District unveiled a new logo and tagline during the Council Bluffs Board of Education Meeting on May 8th.

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  • Nelson Family Foundation Honors Three Council Bluffs Community School District Educators

    Three Council Bluffs Community School District educators have been presented the Nelson Family Foundation Excellence in Teaching Awards for 2018. They join dozens of other Council Bluffs educators who have been honored with this award since 2008, in honor of H.H. “Red” and Ruth H. Nelson.

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  • Claire Jones Honored As Finalist For U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award of Excellence

    Abraham Lincoln senior Claire Jones was honored as one of 25 finalists for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence on Tuesday.

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  • Thomas Jefferson Inducts Four Into 2018 Hall of Fame

    The Thomas Jefferson High School Hall of Fame committee announces its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees. All individuals will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame on Friday, April 13 at 9:30 a.m. during a ceremony at the school. Reception will be held prior to the ceremony in the school library.

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  • Abraham Lincoln Inducts Three Into Hall of Fame

    Abraham Lincoln High School recognized the achievements of the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees at the schools annual banquet and induction ceremony on Thursday. Honorees for 2018 include Jill Pechacek (Class of '86), Barry Cleaveland (Class of '71), and Zeph Telpner (Class of '50).

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  • Students Earn Second Trimester Honor Roll

    With two trimesters of the 2017-18 school year in the books, Council Bluffs Community Schools announces its second trimester honor roll. Congratulations to these students who made the honor roll!

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  • Junior Jackets Gear Up At Regional Championship

    The Junior Jackets sixth and eighth grade teams made up of Wilson Middle School students both qualified for the World Championship with their scores throughout the day on Saturday.

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  • Student Safety is Top Priority

    In light of this recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida, we want parents to know that the safety of our students and everyone in our buildings is a top priority. We are grateful for our partnerships with the Council Bluffs and Carter Lake Police Departments, the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department and with our school resource officers, who work closely with us to be diligent and in tune with individuals to help our students learn in a safe environment. We encourage students to tell an adult if they see something out of the ordinary on social media or in person. Students should not feel intimidated or embarrassed by sharing concerns. Parents are also encouraged to talk to your children as appropriate to let them know they can share their concerns with you as well. Please visit our page dedicated to Safety & Security, and contact a school administrator with any questions or concerns.

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  • Ronk Earns District’s Highest Honor

    On Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Richard Ronk, a head custodian, received the Council Bluffs Community School District’s Award of Excellence for his quick action that prevented the spread of a fire at Wilson Middle School.

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  • District Launches New Website

    The Council Bluffs Community Schools is proud to present a new website for our parents, students, staff members and community. We wanted to update our site to be more responsive and reflect our innovation and high quality education.

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  • Students Earn First Trimester Honor Roll

    The first trimester for the 2017-18 school year is complete! Congratulations to these students for making the honor roll!

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  • Dr. Murillo Releases Post 100-Day Plan

    In order to commemorate her first 100 days, Dr. Murillo released a Post 100-Day Plan based on the feedback she received.

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  • Two Council Bluffs Community School Students Receive Belin-Blank Awards

    Jocelyn Miller and Eleanor Preston, both students at Kirn Middle School earned Belin-Blank Awards over the weekend at a ceremony held on the University of Iowa campus.

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  • Thomas Jefferson Wrestling Coach Advances To Final 15

    Thomas Jefferson wrestling coach August Manz advances into the final public voting round of the U.S. Cellular’s “Most Valuable Coach” contest. After being selected by a panel of judges, August Manz was recognized as one of the “Top 50 Coaches” across the nation and moved into the first public voting round.

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