Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary Announcements

1.  Today is Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  It is Day 4. 

2.  Student Community Speakers Action Team will meet Thursday at 8 AM in Mrs. Kakacek’s office.

3. 5th graders will have DARE today with Mr. TerHark.

4.  School will dismiss at 2:00 PM today for Staff Development.

5. Spring Pictures will be taken on Friday, February 28
th.  Please return your background choice on the slip sent home last week or a default background will be selected for you.

6.  It’s that time of the year to start thinking about the Golden Apple Excellence in Education Award.  Certified, full-time preschool through 12th grade teachers who have completed one full year within the C-G-D district are eligible, including guidance counselors, media and technology specialists and all special area teachers.  Prior recipients become eligible again after five years.  Parents, colleagues, students and community members can nominate.  If you wish to nominate an outstanding teacher to receive the Golden Apple Excellence in Education Award, visit and click the Golden Apple link to fill out an online application.  The Golden Apple steering committee will be accepting nominations from February 1, 2020 through April 1, 2020.

7.  SHINE Girls will meet on the following Thursday’s: 
March 5
th and 19th, April 2nd and 16th, and the last meeting will be held on May 7th.

8.  The Iowa Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be in the following communities on these dates:

Belmond - Trinity Lutheran Church - 304 3rd Avenue - 2:30pm - 4:30pm - February 25th; March 24th; April 28th; May 26th; June 23rd; August 25th and September 22nd.

Eagle Grove  - Grace Evangelical Free Church - 1200 South Commercial - 4:30pm - 6:00pm - April 7th; July 7th and October 6th.

Webster City - St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Center - 1000 Des Moines St. - 4:00pm - 5:30pm - April 21st.

Webster City - St. Paul's Lutheran Church - 1005 Beach Street - 4:00pm - 6:00pm - March 17th.

9.  First Lutheran Church will giving away shoes, backpacks, purses, belts on March 14th (Saturday) 8am - Noon. Everyone is welcome!

10.  Lunch Menu

Wednesday, Feb. 26th:  cheese pizza sticks, marinara sauce, corn, Garbanzo beans and orange wedges.

Thursday, Feb. 27th:  super nachos, cheese/lettuce, diced tomatoes/salsa, refried beans and pineapple tidbits.

Friday, Feb. 28th:  pizza crunchers, green beans, cauliflower florets and diced pears.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 27th – 5th Grade Honor Choir in Algona – concert at 7 PM

Friday, February 28th – Spring Picture Day

CGD Elementary Mission Statement -  I will recognize, respect, and celebrate the leader within myself.  I will recognize, respect, and celebrate the leader within all of us.  CGD is a school where leaders are made.