Steve Seid
January 18 school will be dismissed 2 hours early.
1 day ago, Steve Seid
Jill Kiger
Peewee Cheer practice for Friday has been postponed to Monday same time. The performance will be at Tuesday's game instead of Monday.
2 days ago, Jill Kiger
Steve Seid
January 15 school is delayed 2 hours. No morning preschool. Buses on hard surface only
5 days ago, Steve Seid
Steve Seid
Tuesday, January 15 buses will run on hard surface only.
5 days ago, Steve Seid
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Girls on the Run registration opens Jan. 15th for 3rd-6th grade girls interested in joining the program this year. The link is www.dmymca.org/girlsontherun. Email rjohnson@clarke.k12.ia.us with any questions.
7 days ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
Due to the weather archery practice Friday January 11 has been cancelled. Archery Tournament Saturday January 12 has been cancelled as well.
8 days ago, Clarke Community Schools
Randy Bolton
Due to weather, no elem/ms/hs archery practice tonight and NO meet on Saturday.
8 days ago, Randy Bolton
Stacey Manternach
Remember tomorrow night is the Coaches VS Cancer event as Clarke plays Knoxville! We will be serving a free will dinner, and have a raffle and silent auction planned during the night. JV begins at 5:00 PM.
9 days ago, Stacey Manternach
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: Be advised that rehearsals for concerts will be at the following times. 1/29, First Grade, 9-10:30 2/5, Second Grade, 9-10:30 3/26, Third Grade, 1-2:30 4/9, Fourth Grade, 9-10:30 4/23, 5+6 Band/Vocal, 1-2:30 Performance times are at 7:00.
11 days ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Bowling apparel available for order! Orders and money are due January 16th to the HS office.
11 days ago, Clarke Community Schools
Jean Bahls
Join us Tuesday, January 8 (TOMORROW) at the Elementary School for Science FUN Family Night! FREE dinner at 5:30, Science rotations begin at 6:00. Open to all Clarke District Families! Hope to see you there!
12 days ago, Jean Bahls
Tanya Hardy
Fifth Grade Band Concert has been moved to the Elementary on January 15th at 7:00 pm.
12 days ago, Tanya Hardy
Becca Kedley
Join us Tuesday, January 8 at the Elementary School for Science FUN Family Night! FREE dinner at 5:30, Science rotations begin at 6:00. Open to all Clarke District Families! Hope to see you there!
15 days ago, Becca Kedley
Stacey Manternach
Hey Clarke Fans! Reminder that t-shirt order forms for this year's Coaches VS Cancer game are due Friday for next week's Friday night game against Knoxville. If you haven't seen the design, it is attached. Thank you for supporting your local Relay for Life! Any questions about ordering, or about the event, contact Stacey Manternach.
17 days ago, Stacey Manternach
Clarke Community Schools
K-12: classes resume Thursday, January 3rd.
18 days ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
In Ms. Schade's ELL classes, we read How the Grinch Stole Christmas and did a science experiment with baking soda and vinegar to "grow the Grinch's heart."
29 days ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke K-12: School will be let out 2 hours early on Friday, December 21st. There will be no school Monday, December 24th through Wednesday, January 2nd due to winter break. Classes will resume Thursday, January 3rd.
about 1 month ago, Clarke Community Schools
Lakyn Mathews
The fifth grade Christmas stories will be in the newspaper this Thursday, December 20th. The students are so excited to share their Christmas stories with the community!
about 1 month ago, Lakyn Mathews
Lakyn Mathews
The fifth grade Flag Essay assembly! We are so proud of all the fifth graders for participating in this contest. Congrats to Abbie on receiving 1st place. We wish her the best of luck as she competes within the state of Iowa.
about 1 month ago, Lakyn Mathews
Lakyn Mathews
Fifth graders are presenting their Voki characters this week!
about 1 month ago, Lakyn Mathews
Molly Fitzpatrick
If your child loves math, or you’re looking for a way to have enhance learning with family game night, TAG students have been loving The 24 Game! They must manipulate integers to equal a number on the card. It is challenging and engaging!
about 1 month ago, Molly Fitzpatrick
Clarke Community Schools
Did you miss the live streams of Bus Drivers Breakfast or the Cooks & Custodians Tea? You can view them here! Breakfast: https://youtu.be/8R8mBkt9J-8 Tea: https://youtu.be/mWlg7bbT7tU
about 1 month ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Join elementary student leaders via livestream as they present the Cooks and Custodians Tea this afternoon at approximately 1:45. https://youtu.be/4rPyUVGtJUY
about 1 month ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary student leaders put on bus drivers appreciation breakfast. Livestream begins soon! https://youtu.be/Lh7TURUdf-o from 8:30 to 9:00
about 1 month ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
December's Family Night is 5:30 on Tuesday the 11th @ the elementary school. FREE dinner and a presentation from Living History Farms! Open to all Clarke families!
about 1 month ago, Clarke Community Schools
Chanell Gay
6th graders enjoyed live debates in writing class on whether Issra should attend "Riverside Middle School" or Westlake Academy" using their opinions and text evidence.
about 1 month ago, Chanell Gay
Chanell Gay
6th graders enjoyed live debates in writing class on whether Issra should attend "Riverside Middle School" or Westlake Academy" using their opinions and text evidence.
about 1 month ago, Chanell Gay
Caitlin Crook
This week is Computer Science Education Week! Fourth grade students in 4D participated in Hour of Code, creating their own animated story using Scratch 3.0.
about 1 month ago, Caitlin Crook
Becca Kedley
Please join us Tuesday, December 11 at the Elementary School for our next Clarke Family Night! Free dinner at 5:30 and Living History Farms will be doing rotations and crafts about the Ioway Indians at 6:00! Enter through entrance 5. Open to all Clarke families!
about 1 month ago, Becca Kedley
Stacia Watkins
Mr. Ray's Spanish III and IV students did an excellent job of reading Spanish story books to our students! Go team Clarke!
about 1 month ago, Stacia Watkins
Randy Bolton
December 4th Concert Reminders: Kindergarten concert at HS Auditorium 6:30. 6th grade band concert starting shortly after 7:00 in the Elementary cafeteria.
about 1 month ago, Randy Bolton
Tanya Hardy
6th Grade Band Concert Tonight 7:00 pm.-Elementary Cafeteria
about 1 month ago, Tanya Hardy
Chanell Gay
6th graders: please remember to work on your D.A.R.E. essays. Your 5 paragraph essay is due: Dec. 10 in order for you to attend D.A.R.E. graduation. Use page 23 in your book for the requirements.
about 1 month ago, Chanell Gay
Steve Seid
Friday November 30th buses will be on hard surfaces only.
about 1 month ago, Steve Seid
Steve Seid
Buses will pick up students on all open country roads.
about 1 month ago, Steve Seid
Steve Seid
Clarke Schools will have regular school hours Tuesday, November 27th. Buses will be on hard surfaces only.
about 1 month ago, Steve Seid
Steve Seid
Clarke Community Schools will be closed Monday November 26, 2018.
about 1 month ago, Steve Seid
Jean Bahls
Clarke Elementary student leaders checking in our friends and supporters for Leadership Day. Join us today from 9-11 am at the elementary.
2 months ago, Jean Bahls
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke K-12: There will be no school Wednesday, November 21 through Friday, November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Classes will resume Monday, November 26th.
2 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Chanell Gay
6th graders learning about D.A.R.E. from Officer Rumley
2 months ago, Chanell Gay
Chanell Gay
6th graders learning about D.A.R.E. from Officer Rumley
2 months ago, Chanell Gay
Becca Kedley
Please come to the Elementary Leadership Day on November 20 at 9:00! Come see all the great things happening in our school! No RSVP required and everyone is invited!
2 months ago, Becca Kedley
Kimberly Adams
In 2nd grade Technology class we are learning how to type! We are using the program Keyboarding Without Tears!
2 months ago, Kimberly Adams
Jean Bahls
Join us tomorrow, November 14th, from 5:30-7:00 pm in the MS/HS library for the School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) meeting. We will prioritize action steps to meet previously set goals.
2 months ago, Jean Bahls
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Learning about making good choices with Officer Dinkla
2 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Jean Bahls
Winners of Hormel/Osceola Foods “Why I honor the Flag” essay contest. Moyra Hicks, Amy Morales, and Madelyn Sweeney. Congratulations!!
2 months ago, Jean Bahls
Jean Bahls
Celebrating and honoring our Veterans at Clarke Elementary.
2 months ago, Jean Bahls
Clarke Community Schools
Come and visit OZ when the HS Drama and Music Departments present The Wizard of Oz this Friday @ Saturday @ 7:30. Reserved seats $7, General admission $5.
2 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Chanell Gay
Our 6D students decorated our door to honor the veterans. We are excited to honor them this Friday at 2:00 pm at our assembly in the new gym.
2 months ago, Chanell Gay
Jean Bahls
Join us Tuesday, November 13th from 5:30-7 pm at Clarke HS for a free Thanksgiving feast. Open to Clarke school district families. We will be offering a free family photo and a take home fun activity. We look forward to seeing you there!
2 months ago, Jean Bahls
Stacey Manternach
Reminder elementary families! Our Veterans Day assembly will be this Friday, November 9th at 2:00. ALL veterans are welcome to attend! We will have tours and refreshments starting at 1:30.
2 months ago, Stacey Manternach
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
2 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: Please join us for a PTCO Meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. in the Library.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Molly Fitzpatrick
It was game day in 6th grade TAG, but with a special twist. All games were designed and built by the students! Their games ranged from electronically coded adventure games and creative puzzles to board games and new sports. Students were innovative and inspired!
3 months ago, Molly Fitzpatrick
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: Please remember to pick up your student’s fundraiser items TODAY, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: Please remember to pick up your student’s fundraiser items on Monday, November 5, from 3 – 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Please disregard the message about PTCO tonight. It was sent in error. Thank you.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Chanell Gay
6th graders: remember to get your flag essay typed up and submitted via Google docs by October 30. It must be at least 300 words and include 5 paragraphs minimum. Keep up the good work!!
3 months ago, Chanell Gay
Chanell Gay
6th Graders working on new essay, "Why I Honor the American Flag". 300 words minimum. Due: Tuesday, October 30th typed. *1st Place: $50 Visa gift card, award certificate, and will be featured in print. *2nd and 3rd Place: each get a $25 Visa gift card & award certificate.
3 months ago, Chanell Gay
Lakyn Mathews
Fifth graders practicing correlative conjunctions using Quizlet Live.
3 months ago, Lakyn Mathews
Clarke Community Schools
K-12 Reminder: There is no school on Friday, October 26th.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Is your child missing a jacket?
3 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Student voice is necessary to the learning process
3 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
K-12: School will dismiss one hour early tomorrow (Thursday) for parent-teacher conferences (3-8pm)
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Becca Kedley
Check out the Book Fair in the Old Gym at the Elementary School during conferences today and Thursday! Don't forget to check out the art show while you're there!
3 months ago, Becca Kedley
Mrs. Myers
4th Graders are doing Dye Dispersion Experiments this week to learn about Energy!
3 months ago, Mrs. Myers
Mrs. Myers
1B scientists observed the Sun using our special Solar glasses! Ask them all about it!
3 months ago, Mrs. Myers
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke K-12 conferences are Tuesday & Thursday (October 23 & 25) from 3-8 pm. School will dismiss one hour early both days.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke K-12 conferences are Tuesday & Thursday (October 23 & 25) from 3-8 pm. School will dismiss one hour early both days.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Calie Dukes
Third grade students are working in team to create all the graphs about their Favorite candy, subject, animals, or colors. Each team asked others in the class which was their favorite.
3 months ago, Calie Dukes
Clarke Community Schools
Parents of 4C or 4E students: get connected with your child’s science classroom with the Seesaw app. Handouts have been sent home with the instructions. If you didn’t receive one, please contact Mrs. Myers.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Alena Phillips
Check out 2A’s pumpkin book reports!
3 months ago, Alena Phillips
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Archery Club first practice will be Tuesday, October 16th from 7-8:30 pm on the middle school stage. Enter through the middle school gyms doors on the West side of the building.
3 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Myers
4th Grade Scientists are studying Energy! Ask them how these work!
3 months ago, Mrs. Myers
Caitlin Crook
4D put their knowledge about electricity to the test! They designed schematics and wired a circuit to power a light bulb today!
3 months ago, Caitlin Crook
Molly Fitzpatrick
Battling and trading! The 3rd-6th grade Pokémon Club enjoyed their first club of the year! The club sponsors still have a lot to learn about...everything Pokémon! But we all had fun!
3 months ago, Molly Fitzpatrick
Molly Fitzpatrick
What is your mindset today? Each week, the Elementary TAG students take a few minutes to work on our mindset, and start our week on the right note!
3 months ago, Molly Fitzpatrick
Calie Dukes
3B is so excited to receive their first book from their sponsors. We want to say thank you to our sponsors for donating a book!!! #readingiscool
3 months ago, Calie Dukes
Jean Bahls
Clarke Family Night with Blank Park Zoo. Kids even got a chance to pet a real, live snake!!
3 months ago, Jean Bahls
Mrs. Myers
Elementary Science pets are settled into their new homes!
3 months ago, Mrs. Myers
Chanell Gay
Lots of 6th grade writing going on in 6D!!
3 months ago, Chanell Gay
Robin Freed
2B is exploring our new science kit “Bubble Bonanza”!
3 months ago, Robin Freed
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Analyzing data and learning new instructional routines
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Alena Phillips
Second graders in 2A begin our day with yoga! Check out Cosmic Kids on YouTube!
4 months ago, Alena Phillips
Molly Fitzpatrick
Second grade TAG students learning about the power of air!
4 months ago, Molly Fitzpatrick
Stacey Manternach
5th grade science students have been studying the physical properties of matter, including this week's property, DENSITY! Have a 5th grader? Ask them how they learned about density this week!
4 months ago, Stacey Manternach
Beth Comer
First grade learning a new math game and using our flexible seating options.
4 months ago, Beth Comer
Calie Dukes
Third graders learning how to focus on the green dot while trying to hold a pose and not get distracted.
4 months ago, Calie Dukes
Calie Dukes
This week Third Graders are learning about all different kinds of graphs; tally charts, bar graphs, picture graphs, and line plots. Here they are learning about bar graphs with Lucky Charms!
4 months ago, Calie Dukes
Beth Comer
A first grade class used google Earth today in our social studies lesson to learn about our community and others around the world.
4 months ago, Beth Comer
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Elementary teachers share leadership portfolios...sharing greatness
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
NEW Infinite Campus apps for parents and students now available through the Apple and Google stores or through the CLARKE APP!
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Becca Kedley
Want to watch the Q and U wedding? Enjoy! https://youtu.be/a5k2Lg3Rn88
4 months ago, Becca Kedley
Becca Kedley
It's not too late to sign up to donate blood! We have a few openings still or you can walk-in! Be a Hero!! https://www.lifeservebloodcenter.org/
4 months ago, Becca Kedley
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Be a hero blood drive today at the elementary.
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Jean Bahls
KDG is celebrating the wedding of the letters Q and U. Together always!
4 months ago, Jean Bahls
Becca Kedley
In support of our BE A HERO Blood Drive, the elementary students and staff are encouraged to dress like a HERO on Monday, October 1.
4 months ago, Becca Kedley
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Elementary fundraiser kickoff...help support PTCO who pays for our fieldtrips.
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
What: Clarke Archery Club Registration Who: Clarke Students in 5th-12th When: registration closes Oct. 5th Pick up forms in elem, MS or HS office $25 registration fee ?s email or call Mr Beener @ MS
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Clarke K-12 Picture day is Wednesday, September 26th!
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Jean Bahls
Teachers learning to play games to help build relationships in the classroom!
4 months ago, Jean Bahls
Clarke Community Schools
ELEMENTARY: The Clarke apparel order forms are due Wednesday, September 26th. Forms and payment can be turned into the elementary office. Thank you for supporting Clarke FCCLA as we raise money to send students to leadership conferences!"
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Family tailgate party Friday, Sept. 21 @ MS entrance from 5:30-6:45. Clarke families only. Free food and fun!
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
#teacherleaders share about upcoming conferences and STAT team
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Twin day fun
4 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
Archery Club: Parent/Adult volunteer coaches needed for practices and league shoots. Possible Basic Archery Instructor class (8 hrs) dates are Nov. 3, 10, 17. Email jbeener@clarke.k12.ia.us ASAP if interested with the class date you prefer.
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Pam Sereg
Mrs. Crook’s fourth graders working hard on reading
4 months ago, Pam Sereg
Pam Sereg
Ms. Dukes third graders working on the Engineering Design Process.
4 months ago, Pam Sereg
Clarke Community Schools
Homecoming t-shirts for sale next week in the choir room before and after school, as well as 7:30-8 at the elementary on Tuesday, on Boom Night and at the game Friday night. $5. YS-YL, S-4X sizes while supplies last. Junior class fundraiser for Prom! Thanks to all our sponsors!
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Beth Comer
Some first grade classes walked to the square to see what’s in our community. This kicked off our social studies unit about community!
4 months ago, Beth Comer
Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Myers and her students release a butterfly that emerged from its chrysalis during science class today.
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: PTCO meeting time has changed to 5:00 tonight. Thank you.
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Clarke Community Schools
Elementary: PTCO meeting time has changed to 5:00 on Monday. Thank you.
4 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
All elementary students will have direct instruction in bus expectations. #clarkeway
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Elementary: Check out your students leadership portfolio that comes home tonight. There is a parent letter that describes how we use them. Today students learned ways they will use them.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Please send a picture of you and your family sharpening the saw. Students may draw a picture or even write about it if you prefer not to send a photo. These will be posted in the hall by the cafeteria.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Is your child missing something? Check lost & found.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Check out these important dates on the back of the lunch menu.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Community Schools
​The phones are not currently working at the elementary. Thank you for your patience as the problem is being resolved.
5 months ago, Clarke Community Schools
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke staff write personal mission statements
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Elementary builds community
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Clarke Elementary new teachers learn how we deliver Leader in Me focus lessons each month.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Elementary school supply drop off is August 22 from 4-6.
5 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Creating inquiry lessons
6 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
First day of school is August 23. Be sure to turn in your immunizations before you come!
6 months ago, Mrs. Kiger, Elementary Principal
Jill Kiger
School supply drop off will be August 22 from 4-6! Can't wait to see you! Come meet our new staff including social worker, Allison Hemesath & special education director, Aimee Rhode.
6 months ago, Jill Kiger