Families- Exciting news for our 8th grade students! We have scheduled a field trip on Oct. 1st to Black Hawk College and Augustana College. While at Black Hawk college we will participate in the Manufacturing Day Event. At this event, multiple employers and educational institutions will demonstrate manufacturing technologies and processes to increase awareness of the possible career opportunities within the manufacturing industry. Students will have the opportunity to experience the technologies, hands-on, through interactive stations. After our morning at Black Hawk we will travel to Augustana College for a campus tour and an admissions presentation! Together In Education, Mr. Shaffer
Wednesday Dismissal time is 1:45 PM
Important Info for middle and high school families! Please follow this link so your child can be issued a school Chromebook. https://forms.gle/ygpxYo1DWr7BNjmbA if you have questions please call the middle or high school office. Mr. Shaffer and Mrs. Lane
5th Grade/ New Student Informational parent/student meeting will be Aug. 21 from 5-6 PM in the middle school gym. Load Locker Night will also be Aug. 21st from 6-7 PM. Day 1 for kids is Friday Aug. 23. School starts at 8 AM! -Mr. Shaffer
I know that the summer is going quick! The 1000 minute Homerun Reader's Reward is just around the corner; August 6th, is the Lumberking's Game. Please bring your completed Homerun Reader's Log on Back-to-School Night to CES. We will display this in the hallway!
Online registration is open as of 8 AM this morning for the 2019-2020 school year. If you need JMC parent portal information to complete registration, please call your attendance center or the admin building.
Summer STEM Club 6th-8th grade Begins June 10-14th, 9am-12pm Cost is $25.00 Contact Middle School office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dear Families, We have read 82,235 minutes, as of this past Monday. We are so close to our goal! We have today and tomorrow to get all of our Reading Minutes. Keep on going! This time also counts towards Home Run Readers!
Congrats to the Track and Field teams who had a great showing at the first day of state competition. Emmy Seeser jumped 16.5 for 10th place. Eric Campie qualified for the finals in 100, 200, 400 with the third fastest time in all three. Jordan Lawrence finished 10th in the 100.
TEAM CES YOU DID IT! Thank you for supporting our students' reading goal! Time is still rolling in and right now our students have read 102,535 minutes. They will have a picnic lunch outside on 5/6 (weather permitting) for reaching this goal. Rain day is on 5/9.
The Middle School track meet has been cancelled tonight, April 30th. They will still be having practice.
Dear Families, When you receive your newsletter today you will see we need about 30,000 more reading minutes in the next few days. Please read, read, read, to reach our goal! Remind the kids that they can have a picnic lunch at school once we reach this goal. Sincerely, Mrs. Dohse
No Middle School Game Club this Wednesday, April 17th. Game Club will resume next week.
The LumberKings are visiting CES tomorrow. They are reading to some classes. If your children have LumberKing or baseball related shirts please have them wear them tomorrow.
Dear Families, Let's read even more minutes in the month of April. When we reach our goal of 98,500+ minutes we will have a picnic lunch on 5/6 and a rain date of 5/9. Thank you for your support! Enjoy this beautiful day!!! Mrs. Dohse
Middle School 2018/2019 yearbook sales end tomorrow, April 5th.
At 8:15 AM the middle school and high school buildings were evacuated due to a natural gas smell. A burner was left on without a flame in the main kitchen at CMS. The fire department arrived and tested the air quality to ensure no further issues. Kids are back in the buildings at this time. Thanks- Mr. Shaffer and Mrs. Lane
Dear CES Families, Thank you for your support in reaching our reading goal! WE DID IT! We have over 112,000 minutes. Let's see if we can top this in the month of April. Go CES!!! Sincerely, Mrs. Dohse
Middle School Yearbooks are on sale until tomorrow, March 29th. Please get your orders in online or bring it to the Middle School Office. They are $15.00.
CES let's SYNERGIZE and earn our reading goal. We have four days and just about 10,000 minutes to go. Help support your team! We got this!!!
A reminder that we have a meeting scheduled in the little theatre at 6 PM on Thursday, 3/21/19. Please plan to enter through the HS main entrance. we will be discussing the following: HS course offerings, GPA, college entrance requirements, activities and eligibility, and Q/A. We are looking forward to the opportunity! Mr. Shaffer and Mrs. Lane
Children who will turn 4 on or before September 15th qualify for FREE preschool. We’d like to invite you to an informational meeting on Thursday, March 21st at 5:00 p.m. in the elementary school library. If you are able to attend, please contact us at 259-3016.
Hey Camanche - support one of our own. The HS is hosting a Dance Marathon with a 50/50 split going to Joey Decker and the other half UI Children's Hospital. Get a T Shirt Only available thru Tuesday March 5. Act NOW https://www.adcraftwebstore.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=5165
Middle School Basketball Game tonight, Feb 26th, will be at the High School Gym.
Congratulations to our 3 Sumdog math teams. They earned 1st, 2nd and 3rd place out of 67 teams. Earning top 10 scores out of 754 kids: Josie S. 1st, Bobby E 2nd, Olivia S 4th, Grace D 6th, Jayda C 7th, Olivia H 9th and Jenna D 10th. This is an excellent example of grit!
Camanche Indians fall to Regina to end their season. 69- 44 Very proud of your efforts. Thank you seniors. #IndianPride
Regina leads the Indians 40- 23 at half. #IndianPride #letsgo
Regina leads the Indians 19-13 after the 1st quarter. #letsgo #IndianPride
School is now Cancelled for today, Wednesday, February 20th.
Due to current weather conditions, there will be a two-hour late start with no early dismissal today, Wednesday, February 20th.
Camanche Indian Boys win it in OT 61- 60!! #IndianPride #WayToGo
End of regulation and it is tied at 51. Heading to OT
If you're not here you're missing an exciting game! End of three Indians 42 Bears 40. #indianPride
Halftime score Indians trail 27-23. #IndianPride #letsgo
Regular school days will now be held in Camanche Schools on March 8th, April 18th, and June 3rd to make up the school time lost to inclement weather.
Did you fill out the District wide Facility Planning survey? If not, please follow this link for more information: https://www.camanche.k12.ia.us/article/85410?org=camanchecsd Thanks- Mr. Shaffer
Congratulations Coach Garvey & Weber and to the bowling teams!! BOTH boys and girls placed 2nd at State! Boys were led by Austin Dau placing 2nd and Troy Edmunds 4th. The girls were led by Emily Hall placing 5th, Kendall Wright 7th, and McKenzie Kelly 9th. #IndianPride #WellDone
State Bowling start time is delayed to 11:30 tomorrow - Monday Feb. 18th. Good luck bowlers! #IndianPride #letsgo
Baylor Crigger finishes a great career finishing 3rd at state. Great way to end it Baylor - winning with a pin. #IndianPride #welldone
Eric Kincaid wraps up his season finishing 4th at State. Great start to a promising career. #IndianPride #welldone
Baylor Crigger with a 7-1 win!! He advances in the medal round. #IndianPride #letsgo
Great win by Eric Kindcaid. Pinned his guy in 5.08. Advances to wrestle for 3rd. #IndianPride #letsgo
Baylor Crigger with the win 11-9. On to tomorrow. #IndianPride #letsgo
Congrats to Eric Kinkaid for a 13-4 win! Next match is Saturday morning. #IndianPride #letsgo
Baylor with the big win. 15-0. Wrestles again tonight. #IndianPride
Eric Kincaid with an 11-3 win! Next round 845. #IndianPride #letsgo
Baylor Crigger loses in overtime. 4-2. #BattleBack #IndianPride
Eric Kinkaid loses 2-8 in the quarterfinals. He will wrestle in the consolation bracket later today. #IndianPride
Camanche boys over Wilton 78- 48 Next game is Tuesday at Davenport North. #IndianPride
Boys up 53-32 end of 3rd quarter. #IndianPride
Indian boys basketball leading Wilton 30-21 at half. #IndianPride #letsgo
Boys basketball leads Wilton 17-10 at the end of the first quarter. #letsgo #IndianPride
Congrats to Baylor Crigger who also won his first wrestling match!! Both Baylor and Eric wrestle tomorrow at 2:30. #IndianPride #welldone
Congrats to Eric Kincaid who won his first wrestling match at state!! #IndianPride #letsgo
Camanche Indian BOYS and GIRLS bowling are state bound! #IndianPride
Good luck to our bowlers, wrestlers, and basketball players today!! Come and support the Indians! #IndianPride
There will be a two-hour late start today, Wednesday, February 13th, with no early dismissal.
What a perfect day to get extra reading minutes!! Let's work hard to make our goal of at least 98,500 minutes. This is a short month so it will take extra effort. Stay safe and warm!
Due to the current and forecasted winter weather conditions, school is cancelled for Tuesday, February 12th.
The Bowling State Qualifying meet has been postponed until Thursday at 1:30 pm.
Basketball and Play practice has been cancelled for the Middle School tonight, Feb. 11th.
A big Shout Out to Kendall Wright, Skylar Jess, & Sarah Striley on being selected for the Dorian Honor Band. Skylar & Sarah have been selected to participate in the top very select band. A 1st in Camanche history. Kendall has been selected to participate in 1 of the 2 mass bands.
Middle School Basketball Game The game has been cancelled tonight Feb. 11th. Basketball and Play Practice will be decided at 1:30pm today.
Eric Campie wins with a pin for 3rd. No wrestle back. Great season! #IndianPride
Cade Everson won by a pin for 3rd. No wrestle back! Great season Cade! #IndianPride
Baylor Crigger with the pin to punch his ticket to State!! Well done! #IndianPride
Ben Vogel and Brennen Kramer finish up their seasons. Great effort gentlemen and great season. #IndianPride
Eric Kincaid advances to the State Tournament finishing 2nd. #IndianPride #welldone
Varsity boys fall to Pleasant Valley 50-51. Way to battle! #IndianPride
VBB Up by 2 to start the 3 4th quarter #IndianPride #letsgo
Varsity Boys Basketball are tied up with PV at 25 at half. #letsgo #IndianPride
Round 1 Results Ben Vogel Lost Eric Kincaid Won Brennen Kramer Lost Cade Everson Lost Baylor Crigger Won Eric Campie Lost Round 2 will start shortly then potential wrestlebacks.
Super busy day for the Indians! Get out and support our tribe. Six wrestlers compete to go to state at 12 pm in DeWitt. JV/V boys basketball vs PV at home 11 /12:15 pm. First round playoffs - Girls basketball faces Assumption at Assumption 7 pm. #GoodLuck #IndianPride #letsgo
Due to current and forecasted winter weather conditions, school is cancelled for today, Thursday, February 7th.
The Camanche Fine Arts Boosters are hosting a craft and vendor fair fundraiser. If you, or someone you know, is interested in becoming a vendor complete the form below. All vendor fees are a direct donation to the Fine Arts Boosters. https://goo.gl/forms/yQHLCTVssJG3R2cp2
Due to forecasted weather conditions, we will be dismissing school at 1:30 p.m. today (February 5th). Also there will be no afternoon preschool.
The Camanche Trap Team will hold an information/registration meeting on Thursday, February 7th, at 6 pm at the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center at Rock Creek. All kids interested in shooting this spring from 5th grade to 12th grade are encouraged to attend. For questions call Brad @ 563-357-0465
The girls had a big win over North Cedar 63-25. Thank you Seniors!! #IndianPride
The second meeting to gather public input regarding school district facility planning will be held in the H.S. theater today starting at 4:00 p.m. If you are not able to attend these meetings, please fill out the online survey.
Fun fact - the last time the Camanche wrestling team qualified for regionals was when Coach Carstensen was wrestling senior year. #IndianPride
It was a great day of speech! One-Act received three 1s, Choral Reading received a II and two Is for an overall 1, Readers Theater received three 1s, and the Ensemble Acting group received three 1s. #IndianPride
Way to go girls basletball! 34-31 win tonight! #IndianPride
Congratulations to Coach Brent Carstensen and the wrestling team for qualifying for regionals!! Regionals will be held Tuesday. Time and location TBD.
Congrats to the wrestlers who qualified to wrestle at districts. Ben 2nd Eric K. 2nd Brennan 2nd Cade 1st place Baylor 1st place Eric C. 1st place
Camanche Schools will have a two-hour late start today (February 1st) with no morning preschool.
The first Facilities Planning Meeting to gather public input is still going on as scheduled tonight at 6:00 in the high school theater. There are additional meetings on February 4th & 7th. Please look under the "news section" of our website for specific information.
Due to the continuing extreme winter weather conditions, school is cancelled for Thursday, January 31st.
Due to extreme winter weather conditions, school is cancelled for Tuesday, January 29th and Wednesday January 30th.
Due to current weather conditions, there will be a two-hour late start for school today (Monday, January 28th). Also, there will be no morning preschool.
Congrats Wrestler place winners! Bussa 106 - 4th Wruck 113 - 6th Vogel 120 - Conference Champ Kinkaid 126 - Conf Champ Kramer 132 - 3rd Nick Thoms 145 - 8th Everson 152 - 2nd Crigger 160 - Conf Champ Campie 170 - Conf Champ Waltz 182 - 3rd Sharp 195 - 6th
Semi Finals Bussa 106 - L Vogel 120 -W Kinkaid 126 -W Kramer 132 - L Everson 152 - W Crigger 160 -W Campie 170 -W Waltz 182 -L Consol. Wruck 113 -W Huling 138 -L Thoms 145 - L Sharp 195 - W Marquez 220 - Up Soon Quarrie 285 - Up Soon 5 Indians in the Finals Currently 2nd place
RVC Conf Bussa 106 - Won by Pin Wruck 113 - Lost Vogel 120 - Won by Pin Kinkaid 126 - Won by Pin Kramer 132 - Won by Pin Huling 138 - Lost Nick Thoms 145 - Lost Everson 152 - Won by Pin Crigger 160 - Won by Pin Campie 170 - Won TechFall Waltz 182 - Up Soon Sharp 195 - Up Soon
Great finish!! Boys basketball win over NE 60-50. Cam finishes with 32 points! #IndianPride
Boys in a battle with Northeast. Tied halftime at 29s.#letsgo
Congrats to the girls basketball team over Northeast!! Great work tonight! #IndianPride
CES Students...keep reading so we can earn our Book Buddy and Blanket. We have less than a week left to go...READ, READ, READ!! Stay safe and warm! We miss you kids!
As of 2:00 pm today, the Girls' and Boys' JV and V basketball games at Northeast are still scheduled to be played tonight. The scheduled start time for the JV games is 4:30 pm. The V girls will start at 6:00 pm with the V boys to follow.
Congrats to the 8th grade Lego League team on winning the Overall Core Values 2nd place trophy last weekend at Iowa State!
Due to extreme winter weather conditions, school is now cancelled for today (Friday, January 25th).
Due to the continuing winter weather conditions, school is now cancelled for today (Wednesday, January 23rd).
There will not be 7 am early bird classes tomorrow, Wednesday, January 23rd due to the late start.
Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, there will be a two-hour late start, with no early dismissal for school tomorrow (Wednesday, January 23rd).
Due to forecasted weather conditions, school is cancelled for today, Tuesday, January 22nd.
Congrats to the varsity boys basketball winning 72-43 over MidPrairie. #IndianPride
Congrats Cam Soenksen on joining the 1000 point club! #IndianPride #welldone
Congratulations to the girls varsity basketball team topping MidPrairie 48-38. Madi P accounted for 26 points. #IndianPride
One of the favorite MLK Jr. Quotes: "If you can’t fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
CES families please read extra time so we can earn bringing a stuffed reading buddy and a blanket to school on February 8th. Each classroom will have 1/2 hour of reading time for this reward. Thank you for helping us reach our reading goal!
The high school wrestling meet on Saturday in Clinton has been canceled.
Tonight's basketball games have been postponed. Hall of Fame Events will start at 7pm tonight at the Bowling Alley. Tomorrow's Hall of Fame events are on as planned. Stayed tuned for future make up time and date.
JV basketball games on Friday Jan 18th are canceled. Varsity girls game will start at 5 p.m. The varsity boys will follow. Hall of Fame introductions will be at halftime of the boys game. Come and support the Indians.
Camanche elementary students earned a hat day for tomorrow. They read over 100,000 minutes in the month of December. A HUGE thank you for supporting and cultivating the love of reading in OUR kids!
Camanche students and staff remember to wear red today in memory of Camanche graduate Eric Hosette and support of firefighters especially Adam Cain who is still recovering.
The Camanche Community School District will be wearing red on Wednesday, 1/9/19, in memory of Camanche Graduate Eric Hosette and to show our support for all local firefighters and their families. Each building office will be collecting donations that will be given to the Clinton Fire Department at the end of this week. We encourage all students and employees to wear red Wednesday and throughout the rest of the week. https://www.camanche.k12.ia.us/article/81450?org=camanchecsd Together in Education, Mr. Shaffer-Middle School Principal
JUST In from FB 6 Indians are in the finals at Polo Wrestling Tournament!! Camanche is in 1st going into placing rounds!!
Indians win over Anamosa 75-60! Way to go Indians!!
Indians leading Anamosa 64-45 at the end of 3! Finish it! #IndianPride
Indians leading the boys varsity 36-31. Keep up the work! #IndianPride
Way to battle Indians! Girls beat Anamosa 61-55! #IndianPride
End of regulation. Tied up at 52. #IndianPride #letsgo
All tied up at 35. End of third quarter. #letsgo #IndianPride
Indians lead 20- 19 over Anamosa at half. Great run girls! #IndianPride #letsgo
End of 1st quarter Anamosa girls ahead 12-5. #letsgo #IndianPride
Indian Wrestlers fall to DeWitt in some tough matches. #IndianPride
Indian Westlers win the first one over Fulton 64-18. #IndianPride
Middle School Concert night! 5/6th at 6 PM 7/8th at 7:15 PM
Congrats to the boys who won over Northeast 71- 48!! #IndianPride
Camanche Indians lead the boys at half 32-20. #IndianPride #letsgo
Camanche Indians win the girls game 45-25. #IndianPride
Update from CMS LEGO league today: 8th and 5th advancing to state!!! 7th Core Value Trophy! 6th Robot Design Award!
Camanche Middle School Student Council is sponsoring a PJ day tomorrow at CMS. $1 for PJ's, $1 for a Blanket, and $1 for one Stuffed Animal.
CES students earned their pajama party for this Friday, 12-7. Thank you parents, staff, and students for supporting this. We have well over 118,000 minutes! We will reveal our next reward this Friday.
Camanche Athletics Announces the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees https://www.camanche.k12.ia.us/article/77258
Today is Mid-term of Quarter 2. Please log into the parent or student portal and check current progress. Mid-term report cards will not be mailed home. Please remember that Quarter 2 will end on January 18, 2019. Together in Education, Mr. Shaffer
Tonight, November 28, from 6-8 PM, at Camanche Middle School, 1400 9th Street, Camanche, Iowa will hold the 5th installment of the Parent Education Series. This Session will focus on Anxiety and Depression in Teens, which will include recognizing the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in teens and how to help them cope. This session will also cover available community resources. All sessions are free and open to any parent or community member. We encourage all parents to attend these presentations! This session is approved for two Foster Parent Credit hours. For details or more information please call 563-241-4371 or visit: www.communitycommitted.com The Camanche School District, Central Clinton School District, Clinton Community School District, Riverbend School District, and St. Joseph School are partnering with the Camanche-DeWitt Coalition and the Gateway ImpACT Coalition to offer the 2018-2019 Parent Education Series.
Camanche Middle School is hosting the next Parent Education Series this Wednesday night November 28th from 6-8 PM. Please come and hear from speakers about Anxiety and Depression in Teens. This presentation will focus on recognizing the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression in teens and helping them to cope.
Due to weather conditions, school in Camanche is cancelled for tomorrow, Monday, November 26th.
Congrats to the following cross country runners for being selected for the All Area Team: First Team: Dylan Darsidan Honorable Mention: Dodson Melchiori, Jim Sbertoli, and Markee Low
Middle school activities are off to a great winter season.
ACT Aspire testing started today at CMS!
Way to go Camanche Elementary for reading 116,537 minutes in the month of October. You have earned your Beach Day on 11-9-18. I am so proud of the work that the families are putting into this. I have enjoyed listening to our students tell me about their favorite books!
7/8th b-ball starts tonight at home! Good luck ladies.
Indians lose in three in a great battle. Thank you seniors for an incredible journey. #IndianPride #BeProud
Indians lose a close first set against New Hampton 22-25. Let's go! #IndianPride
25-15. Indians take game two of three. #IndianPride #1more
GAME DAY! Come cheer on the Indians tonight as the volleyball team takes on Anamosa at 7pm. #IndianPride #letsgo
For grades 5-12, Quarter 1 ends this Friday, October 26, 2018.
Don't forget Red Ribbon Week started today at Camanche Elementary!! Monday, October 22 – Live like you’re dreaming! ~ Dress in your pajamas Tuesday, October 23 – Live life bully free! ~ Dress in BLUE to support being bully free Wednesday, October 24 – Live life on the wild side! ~ Crazy sock day Thursday, October 25 – Live a BRIGHT life! ~ Dress in bright colors Friday, October 26 – Live like your favorite character! ~ Dress like a children’s book character
CES Webstore Now OPEN! www.AdcraftWebstores.com/CamancheElementaryFall2018 Please visit our webstore and find some great new apparel!
Monthly school board meeting tonight
Please sign up for our new Camanche Community School District app to keep current with all of the amazing things going on in our school district! **Add our new Android and iOS mobile app by searching Camanche you will see a black and white Indian Head Logo. This is called Camanche Community School, please install that app. *****Please remember this new app/website is a work in progress.***** Website link will remain the same: www.camanche.k12.ia.us
Scholastic Book Fair in both Middle School and Elementary School Media Centers this Wednesday and Thursday 1:30 - 7:00 pm
Great homecoming win last night! Go Indians.
Awesome 1st day back with staff!
In-person registration is today from 1-7 PM in the high school media center.
Families- The one to one technology paperwork was not included in the registration packet sent home. If you plan to complete in-person registration please print both attachments so your child can receive their Chromebook on the 1st day of school. If you plan to complete online registration you will be signing the parent permission paper during that process. You will need to print the student signature page and have your child sign so they can receive their Chromebook on the 1st day of school. If you have any questions please call the middle school office at 563-259-3014. Have a great Camanche Days Weekend! -Mr. Shaffer
Freshman Orientation is tomorrow, August 2nd at 6:30 in the Little Theater.
Registration is one week from today! Have a safe Camanche Days Weekend.
We need 7th and 8th grade football coaches at Camanche Middle School! Please consider applying: http://teachiowa.gov
Registration is Aug 7th from 1-7pm in the high school library
Are you interested in joining the coaching staff of the middle school football or volleyball teams? If so, please follow this link to apply: http://teachiowa.gov/search.aspx?district=37494&AppliTrackPostingSearch=&title=&district=all&category=Athletics%2FActivities …
Stay tuned for news, updates, and a great year ahead!
Welcome to our new website!