It’s time to order your yearbook! Please order and PERSONALIZE your Clover Ridge Elementary School Yearbook  A few important facts: * Your personalized yearbook only costs $17.00. * You may pay online with credit card or check * You receive 2 free pages you can customize just for your student! * If you already have a online TreeRing account, please login and use the same account from previous years. * Be sure to select your student’s grade and teacher for ease of yearbook distribution * In partnership with Trees for the Future, TreeRing plants a tree in honor of Clover Ridge for each yearbook purchased.  So far, 1300 trees have been planted in Clover Ridge’s honor! If you are unable to place your order online, we will be available at Clover Ridge on Feb. 21 from 3 – 7 PM (during conferences) to take your order. Submit Photos! Please help make the CRE Yearbook amazing!  Please submit any photos that you’ve taken at school or during field trips.  Either email... Continue reading Yearbooks!

Pioneer Trail road closure expected to last several weeks

The district has received confirmation from the City of Chaska that the Pioneer Trail road closure between Hwy 41 and Village Rd. is anticipated to last several weeks as City and County staff complete the necessary repairs. Our understanding is that there are more extensive repairs required on and beneath Pioneer Trail. The road is closed both ways between Village Road & Hwy 41. Jonathan Elementary is accessible from Village Road. Parents and students are encouraged to find alternate routes while this major road is closed. Watch for updated information about the road construction on the City of Chaska... Continue reading Pioneer Trail road closure expected to last several weeks

Looking for a way to recognize an outstanding teacher in our district?

The District 112 Foundation Excellence in Education Awards Program (Teacher of the Year) celebrates innovative teachers in pursuit of the best possible public education for students in our district. Each year, we recognize these professionals by awarding them grants to support continued innovation in the classroom. Parents, staff, and community members are invited to share your nomination by March 1 for this year’s Excellence in Education Award. Read more and complete the simple online application... Continue reading Looking for a way to recognize an outstanding teacher in our district?

Apply For School Meal Benefits

Eastern Carver County Schools Parents/Guardians: We recognize that economic situations change throughout the year for families in our community. At this time of year with the new semester, we want to remind all Eastern Carver County Schools families that free and reduced price meals are available for students who qualify. Parents/guardians may apply for meal benefits at any point throughout the year, and as often as their financial situation or household size changes. This includes temporary situations like changes in seasonal work. For more information about the Application for Educational Benefits, or to access a paper or online application, please visit our Nutrition Services webpage. If you have additional questions, please contact Julie Eklund, Nutrition Services Specialist, at 952-556-6152 or... Continue reading Apply For School Meal Benefits

Attendance is Important!

School attendance is an essential component of success for our students!  We hope that the information below provides rationale as to why consistent attendance is so important.  Now I want to clarify that we do not promote perfect attendance and we know that not only should students stay home if they are ill, but we also realize that families have emergencies as well as family opportunities that are very important. We are focusing on students and families that are habitually late, fail to call in absences or decide to stay home from school when a student is not ill or unable to attend school. Here are some important reasons why students need to attend school regularly: School success: By attending class regularly, your child is more likely to keep up with the daily lessons and assignments, and take quizzes and tests on time. Achievement: students who attend school regularly are more likely to pass reading and math assessments than students who don’t attend school regularly.... Continue reading Attendance is Important!