Career Resource Center Class of 2019 Senior Walk

Who: Graduating seniors who attended Clover Ridge Elementary School What: Celebration of your graduation at the CRC Class of 2019 Senior Walk. Seniors you are invited to wear your cap and gown and let the current Clover Ridge Elementary students cheer you on and high five you as you walk through the halls of CRE celebrating you educational accomplishments. During this event you will have the chance to be an important community role model for all the young CRE students giving them hope, inspiring them to follow in your footsteps and getting them excited about their future as a Chaska Hawk or Chanhassen Storm High School Student. When: Thursday, June 6 – 1:00pm Where: Clover Ridge Elementary School RSVP: Please sign up to attend this event with Mrs. H in the CRC or by email by Friday, May 31 so we know how many seniors to expect.   *Meet at the CRE front doors at 12:45pm *Make sure you bring your cap and... Continue reading Career Resource Center Class of 2019 Senior Walk

Summer Meal Program

Eastern Carver Co. Schools’ summer food service program was created to ensure that children could continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation, when they do not have access to school breakfast or lunch. The summer food service program is free to all children ages 1-18 and will be provided at Clover Ridge Elementary for six weeks this summer. Summer Meal Program Location: Clover Ridge Elementary (114000 Hundertmark Rd, Chaska) Dates: Monday through Thursdays, June 24 – August 1 (no food July 4) Times: Breakfast: 8:45-9:00 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Children, ages 1-18, eat free / adults pay $2.30 for breakfast & $4.05 for hot lunch Meals must be eaten on site at Clover Ridge Elementary. For more information, contact the Nutrition Services Dept. at... Continue reading Summer Meal Program

Clover Ridge Elementary School Students Receive Awards

Students from Clover Ridge Elementary School participating in The Stock Market Game™ (SMG) were recently recognized for taking 4th place in the Elementary Division of the special Minnesota SMG Allianz Challenge Session. This team was taught by Emily Stoddart and Elizabeth Johnson. The 2nd place team of students included Mackenzie Geiger, Clara Lund, Emerson Maass, and Cate Stoddart, The SMG is an interactive learning program for students in grades 4-12 and is managed in Minnesota by BestPrep, a local non-profit. Students work in teams to invest a virtual $100,000 over a 14-week period, competing with other Minnesota students for the highest-valued... Continue reading Clover Ridge Elementary School Students Receive Awards

Reminder: Save the Date for Connect & Assess!

This fall, all Kindergarten through 5th grade students will be invited to meet their new teacher and complete a brief learning assessment during a 30-minute Connect & Assess meeting on August 27 or 28. Families will find out the name of your child’s teacher in early August. At that time, you will also receive information about how to schedule the Connect & Assess appointment for your child(ren) using an online scheduling system. Instructions on how to make an appointment online will be emailed to parents and posted on your school’s website in early August. These Connect & Assess meetings will take place on August 27 and 28, and will replace the regular “back-to-school night” activity. Daytime and limited evening appointments will be available. What is Connect & Assess? Students and their parents/guardians will have the opportunity to connect one-on-one with their child’s teacher and meet other school staff. This begins a positive school-home relationship. Teachers... Continue reading Reminder: Save the Date for Connect & Assess!

PRMS science teacher, Nina Kirkman, named Teacher of the Year

Nina Kirkman was named the 2019 Teacher of the Year at the District 112 Foundation Excellence in Education Awards Banquet on April 28. Kirkman is a 7th grade science teacher at Pioneer Ridge Middle School. Although she’s a science teacher, she incorporates music, poetry, and other forms of learning to help bring the subject alive for her students. Kirkman also helps build a stronger school community through implementation and facilitation of the Where Everybody Belongs (WEB) program. This middle school transition program where 8th graders serve as mentors and work with 6th graders to help them feel comfortable in their new school environment. Her colleagues have identified her as a district-wide leader, helping other teachers while keeping a “kid lens” on curriculum writing and development. Her passion for science is infectious, and her students praise her ability to connect with them both in and out of the classroom, helping them achieve more than they think is possible. Read more... Continue reading PRMS science teacher, Nina Kirkman, named Teacher of the Year