March 20, 2019


Any student leaving during the day due to a doctor appointment, dental appointment or illness MUST have a parent call by 9:00am and check out in the office before leaving. Failure to check out of the building or report back into the building properly from an appointment or coming in late will result in an unexcused absence.

The Genesis VNA is offering the meningococcal (MenACWY) vaccines to all 11th graders who qualify. This vaccine is required prior to school in the fall under Iowa law for all students entering the 12th grade unless a valid exemption is provided. The vaccine is at no cost and a clinic will be scheduled in the spring and administered at the school on May 7th. Vaccine information will be mailed to your home. Please fill out the paperwork and consent form and return them to the High School no later than March 27th.

Physical Screenings – Screenings for all Camanche student-athletes currently in grades 6-12 will be held on Thurs., April 4, 2019 from 5pm – 7pm at Rock Valley Physical Therapy, 1427 S. Washington Blvd. Cost is $10 per person. Current 6th grade students will be free! Students must pick up a physical form from Mrs. Weber in the Activities Office at the High School or Ms. Dobson in the Middle School office. “Page 1” must be completed and signed by a parent/guardian BEFORE reporting for the physical. NO PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE, NO PHYSICAL PERFORMED. Please contact Mrs. Weber at 563-259-3010 or kweber@camanchecsd.org if you have any questions.

The 2019 Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) – The Youth Hunter Education Challenge is an advanced hunter education program designed to build and further develop skills taught in basic hunter education courses. For more information about the program, please visit: http://yhec.nra.org. Participants must be 18 years old or younger and have completed a State Hunter Education Course. Parent or guardian permission is required. No prior experience needed, but participants must be able to safety handle and shoulder firearms.

Date of event: June 1, 2019

Location: Rock Creek Marina and Campground in Camanche, IA

The challenge is conducted under simulated hunting conditions to provide the best practical environment for reinforcing and testing a young hunter’s skill. This event will feature:

Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Hunter Responsibility Exam, Hunter Safety Trail, Orienteering and Wildlife Identification.

Contact:  For information, questions or to volunteer Loren Zaruba - (563) 357-4866


Visit - www.iowadnr.gov/yhec

LAST CALL – High School 2019 yearbooks are on sale from Mrs. Sheppard or any yearbook staff for $55.00. The deadline to order one is Fri., April 19.

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE: March 18 – March 24, 2019

March 21 – G/B Track (V) – Conference Meet at University of Dubuque Indoor Track – 4:30pm

March 23 – G/B Track (V) – Meet at University of Dubuque Indoor Track – 11:00am

Breakfast/Lunch Prices:

Student Breakfast - $1.70; Adult Breakfast - $1.95

High School Lunch - $2.60

High School 2nd Lunch - $3.70

Adult Lunch - $3.70

Milk - $.30

All students – Please check your lunch account balance if you are unsure of your account status. Absolutely NO MEALS or ALA CARTE items may be purchased if you have a negative balance. All lunch deposits must be turned into the office by 9:45 am. We are no longer able to accept cash for ala carte items during the serving lunch hours.

Activity Passes – Student = $30.00; Adult = $60.00; Family = $125.00. There will be a $2.00 replacement fee charged for lost passes.

Student ID/Lunch Cards – There will be a $2.00 fee charged for lost cards and a $1.00 for lost lanyards.

Parking Permits/Tags – ALL students driving to school MUST have a parking tag hanging on the rearview mirror facing out. The parking lot will be checked and violators will face consequences. The cost of a parking tag is $5.00 and may be purchased in the office with a completed parking permit form from Mrs. Walters.

Reminder to all students – Please do not leave books or chromebooks sitting in the Freshman hallway as they are likely to be damaged or stolen. Any books/chromebooks found in this hallway will be taken to the office.

The Junior class still has garbage bags for sale. The cost is $15.00 per box of 100 bags. Please contact a Junior or call the High School at 563-259-3008 to order. Quantities are limited so don’t delay!