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CES Newsletter - October 1, 2020
CES Newsletter - October 1, 2020
Jessica Witt
Thursday, October 01, 2020

Camanche Elementary Newsletter


October 1, 2020


            We will be participating in the Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities vaccine program for elementary students K-5. Genesis VNA provides this community service to us. The program provides a free flu shot to any student that has parent consent. The clinic will be here at school on Monday, October 12th. Please see the attached information sheet.  An ONLINE CONSENT FORM will need to be completed for your student to participate in the program. The online form can be found at:


            We’d like to thank John Deere for donating over $1200 to purchase materials for the FIRST Lego League Discover program!  Camanche Elementary School was the first school in the nation that John Deere chose to fund for this program.


            In an effort to keep everyone healthy, our conferences will be held via Zoom. Your teacher will be sending home a conference invite. Each conference time slot is for 15 minutes and will be arranged between you and the classroom teacher. Conferences will be on Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th. The conferences will be held from 2:30 PM-7:30 PM. 


Your child's teacher will send you a Zoom link to join conferences. Please use your child's name as your user name to be admitted into the conference. You will remain in the waiting room until it is your conference time. 


Specials' teachers will also be available at this time. If you would like to arrange a meeting with a specials' teacher please send them a message in Dojo or email them. They will arrange a meeting time and share their Zoom link with you. 


If you have any technical difficulties when you try to join please Dojo your teacher during the conference so they can help you.  If you have any questions please let me know.



            Lifetouch will be at both CES for PK - 2nd grade students, and CMS for 3rd – 4th grade students, on Thursday, October 1st to take our fall pictures. If you place your order online at, there is no need to return the order form to school. To pay by cash or check, please complete the order form and return to school before or on picture day. Late orders cannot be accepted. We will NOT have change available on picture day, please remember to include exact change for your cash orders.

            100% online students that wish to have their picture taken can visit CES between 8:00-9:00 a.m. on October 1st or visit CMS between 11:00-12:00 p.m. on October 6th.


            We have a slight change to the morning drop off for added safety.  If you want to walk your child to the gate please pull forward towards the corner and walk your child back. Please do not park on the opposite side and walk your child across the street.  Thank you for helping to keep all of our families safe!


October 7th & 8th                   Parent/Teacher Conferences REGULAR DISMISSAL both days @ 2:30

October 9th                            NO SCHOOL

October 12th                            Genesis Flu-Free Quad Cities Vaccine Program

Yours in education,

Aimee Dohse – Principal