Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary Announcements

1.  Today is Monday, May 21, 2018.  It is Day 1.

Attention Parents/Guardians:  Wednesday, May 23rd and Wednesday, May 30th are now FULL days of school.  We will NOT have early outs on those two days.  The last day of school for students is Friday, June 1st at 3:20pm.

2.  Happy birthday to Drew! 

3.  Congratulations to our Special Olympians!  They brought back lots of 1st and 2nd place finishes!  Thank you for representing CGD Elementary – Chance, Joncarlo, Sydney and Julie!

4. Mrs. Thompson’s 5th grade class will be touring the middle school today.  Mrs. Cero’s class will tour on Tuesday and Mrs. Jensen’s class will tour on Wednesday.

5. Please remember to return all Library books to Mrs. Keeling – Congratulations to 1st grade for being the first class with all books returned.  5th grade came in 2nd place and 3rd grade right after.  Way to go students!!

6. NO HIZ KIDZ today!

7. If your child is looking for something to do over the summer to maintain their skills, they may continue working on their Lexia Core 5 program. Students have their usernames and passwords memorized. The first time they join the site they will need to enter their teacher’s email. Any time after that they will just need their username and password.

8.  Wild West Basketball Camp will be July 16-20.  It is open to all boys and girls going into grades 3-12.  Last year was a blast and we hope to see as many campers back as possible!  Registration forms will be sent home with the kids sometime this week.  Registration is due by June 1 for a discounted rate.  For more information, please email, or visit for a registration form.  

9.  4th and 5th grade students-  It’s not too late to register for the Fall 2018 5th/6th YSF Youth Football program. We had 15 players sign up at our registration.  For more information, contact coordinator Lynn Seaba at 515-603-9006.

10.  The Circus is coming to Belmond June 2nd and in honor of this, the Belmond Art Center is going to be displaying student artwork for a month. The only requirement is it is based off of the Circus. This could be drawings, paintings, Collage, Clay…exc. Please email or see Mrs. Downing for details if interested! Show off your artwork! 

11.  Lunch Menu for this week is:

Monday – Softshell Taco

Tuesday – Hamburger on a bun

Wednesday – Bacon Chicken Ranch Wrap

Thursday – Turkey Cheese Deli Sub

Friday – Pepperoni Pizza

Upcoming Events

*The last day of school will be on June 1st and this will be a full day of school.

*Wednesday, May 23rd - PrepK fishing at the lake - departing at 9:45 AM and returning at 12:15 PM

*Thursday, May 24th - 3rd Grade to Capitol and Hall of Pride - departing at 8:55 AM and returning at 3:00 PM

*Thursday, May 24th - Mrs. Kreitlow’s 4-year old preschool graduation - 9:00 AM

*Thursday, May 24th - Mrs. Carpenter’s 4-year old preschool graduation - 10:15 AM

*Friday, May 25th - Kindergarten to the Zoo - departing at 8:35 AM and returning at 3:00 PM

*Friday, May 25th - PrepKindergarten end of year Program - 9:30 AM

*Friday, May 25th - 3-year old Preschool end of year Program - 1:30 PM

*Tuesday, May 29th - 5th Grade to Iowa Cubs game to sing the National Anthem – parents check out the note that was sent home with ticket information if you want to join us


Great things happen at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Elementary!