School Announcements

  • Registration

    "Back to School" spelled in scrabble tiles

    We are almost ready to begin a new school year! All students planning to attend classes starting on August 23rd, need to register. 

    Registration is August 10-11 from 8:00 - 3:30. Returning students register online - computers are available at CHS if needed.
    New students need to register in person at CHS.

    All students will need to complete a school lunch form and ensure that they have current and updated immunization records on file with the school.

    If you have questions or concerns, please stop by the Cassia High School office at 1010 W 17th St. in Burley or call 208-878-6690.

     

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  • Sora Sweet Reads always available ebooks and audiobooksSora Sweet Reads Summer Reading Program

    The libraries in the Cassia County School District are gearing up for summer break. While summer presents an opportunity to relax and enjoy the sunshine, we want our students to continue to find ways to read while away from the classroom.

    We have an exciting reading service available through Sora, the student reading app, which provides free 24/7 access to eBooks and audiobooks. What better way to engage your student’s mind than through reading?

    Starting May 5 and running until August 20, 2021, the Sora Sweet Reads program will offer a collection of Juvenile and Young Adult titles that will be prominently displayed in Sora for quick and easy unlimited access. You can explore the title offerings and learn more about the program here.

    Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to get started with digital titles from our school district. Students can simply log in using their school Gmail address and password and instantly access tens of thousands of eBooks and audiobooks on virtually any device. Get started today here or download the free Sora app for Android or iOS.

    Our library name is Cassia County School District. Students should also add the IDEA by ICfL (The State of Idaho Library) and the LIBRI Systems, Inc. (The Burley, Rupert, and Jerome Public Libraries) Libraries to their app. The can also borrow books from these collections.

    Questions? Contact your school librarian or David Cole at coldavid@cassiaschools.org.


     

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  • Ebooks and Audiobooks for Everyone!

    All Cassia students, faculty, and staff now have free access to checkout and place holds on books and audiobooks from the Burley, Rupert, and Jerome Public Libraries through the Sora Reading App by adding the Libri Systems Library to your App.

    See this flyer for instructions.

    See your school librarian if you need help.


     

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  • When Should I Stay Home?

    The district leadership has created a graphic to help parents determine when they should consider keeping their children home and when they should consider having them return to school. Both English and Spanish versions of the charts are available for downloading below.


     

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  • Suicide Prevention Resources

    Law Enforcement

    Call 911 for an immediate emergency

    Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

    Contact the Hotline if you or someone you know is in crisis or emotional distress. The Hotline is available 24/7, TEXT support is available Monday through Friday from 3:00 PM to Midnight, but CHAT support is currently unavailable due to COVID-19.

    1-208-398-4357

    1-208-398-HELP

    Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    If you are thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. It is available to everyone, is free, and is confidential.

    1-800-273-8255

    1-800-273-TALK

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Talk to Someone Now

    Student CONNECT Program

    Connect is a resource to help address a broad range of personal difficulties that may be causing distress. This benefit is free to any Cassia student grades K-12.

    1-800-926-9619

    Cassia County School District: CONNECT Program


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  • Idaho Mastery Education

     

    Cassia High School is excited to announce our Mastery Education Program. Please click on the link below for more information about what is happening at our school. 

    Idaho Mastery Education Information

     


     

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  • New Student Enrollment

    All students must apply for admission to Cassia High School. In order to enroll, please complete the following steps:

    • Come by the school office to pick up a registration packet
    • Schedule an admission interview
      • All students must participate in an admission interview conducted by CHS faculty and staff.
      • Parents or guardians are welcome to accompany students to their interview.
      • Make sure to review the Student Handbook and Dress Code.
    • Receive admission decision
      • After the interview, students will either be accepted immediately, placed on a waitlist, or denied admission.
      • If students are placed on a waitlist, they may begin work on credit recovery and independent study courses until a new block starts or a place becomes available.
      • See the Block Calendar for start dates. 

    Students that reside outside of Cassia School District must complete an Out-of-District Transfer Request form. 

    Contact the principal Dr. Shumway, school secretary Mrs. Castillo, or school counselor Ms. Gochnour, with questions or for more information. 

     


     

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  • Idaho State Department of Education School Report Card

    State of Idaho Department of Education Logo The State Department of Education’s revamped K-12 Report Card is available online, providing a user-friendly way for parents, educators and others to access information about schools and districts throughout the state. Part of the state’s new accountability system, the new site provides information about multiple student performance indicators, offering context in addition to the data.

    You can access the report card online at https://idahoschools.org/schools/0990.

     


     

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Welcome

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    Welcome to Cassia High School! 

     

    Cassia High School is the Cassia County School District alternative school, serving approximately 135 students from all junior and senior high schools in our district. We are a school of awesome students and amazing staff!  

     

    Our school mission statement is:  NO EXCUSES! SUCCESS BEGINS HERE!  

     

    We take this mission statement to heart; promoting success in education, character, and life.  Some things we as a student body and staff are especially proud of include our advisory and character education program where we promote service in our school and our community.  Our students donate hundreds of hours each year to the community in service.  Please contact us if you know of a project that our school could possibly help with and we will do our best to see that it happens! 

     

    We are proud of our professional dress code.  Students wear khaki slacks and black school polo shirts.  We dress for success at CHS!

     

    If regular high school isn't working for you - we invite you to come and learn more about Cassia High School.  We are always looking for students who value their education, want an opportunity to earn it, and are willing to go to work. We will work hard to make it happen, will help you achieve your goals, and like to have a good time in the process. Every year we have an amazing graduation ceremony honoring our graduates who have realized the value of their education and the opportunities they have earned. We invite you to come and see what we have going on at CHS.

     

    We are the proud Cougars of Cassia High School!

     

    Todd Shumway, PhD

    Principal

    (208) 878-6690

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