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  • Julie's Clothes for Kids Book Drive

    New Books Needed

    Books to be distributed in conjunction with JULIE'S CLOTHES FOR KIDS--in memory of Julie Breshears--providing school clothes and educational resources for children in need.

    Books should be appropriate for students grades K thru 8

    Drop-off books by May 15th to:

    • Young Buick GMC
    • Young Chrysler Jeep Dodge
    • Young Power Sports

    THANK YOU!

    The Mini-Cassia Event will take place on August 13, 2021 and is brought to you by Young Caring For Our Young, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization

    Click HERE for more information.


     

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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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  • IACRAO 2021 Higher Education Tours

    The Idaho Associatgion of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers will present the 2021 Spring Tours via Zoom Presentations during the week of February 22-26.


    Each session lasts 30 minutes and will include every College and University in the state of Idaho. A schedule of presentation times--during mornings, afternoons, and evenings--is available by following this link to the Spring Higher Education Tour 2021 Webpage.


     

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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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  • Mini-Cassia Food Pantry & Distribution Sites

    Here is a list of food pantry and food distribution sites in the Mini-Cassia area that are partnered with The Idaho Foodbank.


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  • Free Online Reading Materials

    The closure of our school libraries has made it difficult for students to access enough books, specifically fiction. The District Librarian has created a blog to provide information on free online reading materials.

    Access the blog here: https://www.cassiaschools.org/Page/6638


     

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  • Emergency School Closure Food Plan

    The district is providing free meals for children 18 and under. Please follow this link for more information.


     

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  • Talking to Children About COVID-19

    A Resource for Parents from the National Association of School Psychologists and the National Association of School Nurses.

    Read the Parent Resource Here


     

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  • The Right Way to Wash Your Hands

    Frequent hand-washing can keep you from getting sick from viral and bacterial infections, including the coronavirus. Following these simple tips will help you eliminate germs.

    Watch The Video

     


     

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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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