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Driver's Ed Sign up

It's that time of year again for Driver's Ed Sign up.  Here are some important pieces of information:  **Sign up starts January 18th. You may sign up at the High School front office or Middle School . . . read more

Speech Contest Weather information

Due to the weather the State speech contest will start at 10am instead of 8am. Please watch school website and calendar for any updates. Thank you! read more

Biology Dissections

The Biology class has had an eventful week. They started first of the week dissecting worms followed by learning about the internal anatomy of fish.  Students observed, the gills, swim bladder, and organs of the digestive and . . . read more

Notice Alternative Bus Routes

Dear Parent/Guardian,   As a district we pride ourselves on safely transporting students.  As inclement weather challenges the safety of our students and drivers the district may have to implement alternative bus routes as . . . read more

2019 Outstanding Service Award for Community Service- George Crawford

2019 OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT                          Mr. George Crawford . . . read more

2019 Outstanding Service Award for Community Service- John Herberg

2019 OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT             Mr. John Herzberg – Clarinda   The Iowa High School Athletic Directors . . . read more

Booster of the Year- Craig HIll

Each year the Clarinda Booster Club recognizes an individual or family that has made significant contributions to Clarinda High School Activities. Nominations are brought forward then voted on by the Clarinda Coaching Staff and Booster Club . . . read more

District Legislative Platform

The legislature will reconvene on Monday, January 14. During this legislative session, it is critical that the 2029 sunset on Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) be eliminated and at the very least, extended. SAVE is a one . . . read more

Respectful Communication

As we start the new year, this is a good time to review the communication process when a parent or community member has a question or concern. Following these four steps will help resolve issues respectfully: Please communicate . . . read more

Future Ready Facilities Planning

The district continues to review the condition and needs of our facilities to help with long term planning that will guide the district in its effort to provide a future ready learning experience for our students.   After . . . read more

Steps to a Safe & Secure Learning Environment

The safety of our students, staff, and guests is our greatest priority. In an ongoing effort to improve district safety and security, the school board has approved policy  502.8R3 Use Of Dogs To Search School Property  that permits . . . read more

2019-2020 Open Enrollment Applications Due March 1

Now is the time for families to complete and submit their open enrollment requests to attend Clarinda Community Schools during the 2019-2020 school year. Clarinda schools are staffed with talented educators who are focused and committed to . . . read more

Schoology Tips

Did you know you can sign up for notifications & parent email digests? Click the  technology tab  on the district website for great resources to help parents stay informed and connected with their child's education and . . . read more

Spanish class semester activities

Our Spanish class has had a busy first Semester learning all kinds of new things. They have done projects discovering the culture’s food, famous people and cards for Thanksgiving and Christmas to name a few. We have added some photos . . . read more

Band Members attend Outback Bowl

CHS students Kari Van Nostrand, Aiden Shatava, Anna DeGroot, Morgan Pruitt, Emma Harris and Lauren Tunnicliff performed at the Outback Bowl on January 1 in Tampa, Florida as part of a mass band with nearly 2000 students from across the . . . read more

Senior Photo Due

  It’s never too early to get your Senior photos turned in!     We are in need of Senior photos for the Yearbook Newspaper Slide Show – Senior photo & . . . read more

AIM Career Fair

SWI Agricultural, Industrial Trades & Manufacturing Careers Fair One hundred eighty students from Clarinda, Bedford, Shenandoah, Essex, Sidney, South Page, Red Oak, East Mills, Fremont Mills, Griswold and Stanton . . . read more

Cupcake Wars

Food and Nutrition enjoy having cupcake wars every semester. The theme this semester was Holiday decorating. Students break into groups and design and make their creations. Once they are done they take them around the High School and . . . read more

FCCLA Star Event

FCCLA has a star event they have students organize each year. This year Kylie, Hallee and Aziah are trying to spread the word to our community about suicide awareness. The student body and staff showed great support by wearing yellow and . . . read more

Mock Interviews

The first semester Sophomore Communication Classes participated in mock interviews in December. Students prepared for their interviews by updating their resumes and learning about and practicing interviewing techniques. Area business leaders . . . read more

Adopt A Family

Holiday Greetings from the 2018 Senior Government Class:   Senior Government students are underway with their Holiday Adopt- A-Family Project. The students are organizing a can drive during Cardinal Time, . . . read more

National Honor Society Induction

Clarinda High School held its 2018 National Honor Society Induction on Wednesday, December 12. Seventeen new members were inducted into the honor society.  Although academics is an integral part of NHS, it takes more than being on . . . read more

School Counselor Corner

School counselors are often asked how parents and staff can help students who have a difficult time managing anxiety, worry, and stress. One of the goals is to give students the tools they need to manage their emotional response in a . . . read more

School Closure Information

When is school closed or delayed due to inclement or severe weather? Safety is our primary concern when making the decision to close or delay the start of school due to inclement or severe weather. This process begins early and a . . . read more

School Safety and K9 Search Policy

The safety of our students, staff, and guests is our greatest concern. In an ongoing effort to improve increase district security, the school board has developed and is reviewing a policy to allow the use of a K9 to search district . . . read more

Technology in Instruction & Learning

Staff continues to integrate technology in instruction and student learning. Nearly all of our staff members have completed Apple Teacher Certification! To achieve Apple Teacher Certification, our staff used a range of world class resources . . . read more

Explore the Past- Old Yearbooks for Sale!

  We have cleaned out our yearbook inventory and came across several years we are offering for purchase. Listed below are the years we have available to anyone who may be missing theirs or would like to have as a keep sake. . . . read more

Order your 2018-2019 Clarinda High School Yearbook today!

Yearbooks are now on sale. If purchased by Oct. 26 th you will receive $5.00 off your order any ordered afterwards will be the price of $50.00. Please view captioned flier for pricing on personalization and extra items you may want to . . . read more

District Social Media

The district recognizes that social media is a valuable resource for communication.  Stay informed of district news and activities by liking us on Facebook at " Clarinda Community School District ," and following us on . . . read more

The Wild Card Newscast!

High school Multimedia Class students work with multiple types of media to create projects like soundtracks, podcasts, commercials and the school Wildcard Newscast about school happenings each week. Click on the links . . . read more

Downloading the school calendar

How to download the rschool today calendar App: Iphones: Go to your app store from your phone. Search r school today and download the baseball cap that says Activity Scheduler. Android: Go to play . . . read more

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