All of the Burley elementary school libraries are hosting a joint donation drive to raise money for books for their libraries. Please help them raise the money they need to meet the changing needs of their libraries. Cash donations can be made at each of the school or by following this link.
Thank you for your support!
Four students from Raft River & Declo High Schools received scholarships while at the recent Hispanic Youth Summit at Boise State. They are:
Idaho Science and Aerospace Scholars (ISAS) program needs Idaho high school juniors. Application will close November 13, 2017. ISAS is an interactive, online experience highlighted by a seven-day residential summer academy at Boise State University and NASA Ames Research Center. Students will explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts, with an emphasis on space exploration, during their online experience with Idaho Digital Learning. Students who are selected to come to Boise State University and NASA Ames Research Center will continue their STEM studies with hands-on team activities while mentored by STEM professionals and Master teachers. ISAS is a great opportunity for Idaho high school juniors. It’s out of this world.
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Declo High School Auditorium
November 6-9, 7:00p
A play by Pat Cook, produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Company
The Declo Girls and Burley Boys Soccer Teams have qualified for the State Tournament. The Lady Hornets play at Vallivue HS in Caldwell on October 19th at 2:00p. The Bobcat Boys play at Brothers Park in Caldwell on October 19th at 11:00a. More information can be found at the IHSAA Website.
The Idaho State Department of Education is now accepting Holiday Card Contest submissions from Idaho students in grades K-6.
Winning entries from each grade level will be published on the State Department of Education website, and one drawing will be selected for use as the department’s official holiday card. The young artist who submits the winning design will receive cards for personal use. For a look at past winners and contest guidelines, go to https://www.sde.idaho.gov/events/card-contest/.
The deadline for submitting artwork is Monday, Nov. 13. Entries should be mailed to Idaho State Department of Education, Holiday Card Contest, attn.: Jo Ann Bujarski, P.O. Box 83720 Boise 83720-0027.
Drawings should be on 8.5 x 11-inch paper in a landscape format and must be labeled on the back with the student’s name, grade, district, school, school district and teacher’s name. Students are encouraged to completely fill the page but keep the design simple, using as many colors as they want. Students may use watercolors, colored paper, magic markers, crayons or a combination of those items.
Fill out ONE APPLICATION for all of Idaho's Colleges and Universities! Apply Idaho
Believe it! Idaho is making is easier for you to apply and it's FREE! Don't put off those decisions. This process just got 100% easier and you can do it from home. If you have specific questions, visit with the school counselor. Take that Next Step!
Support the BHS wresters and have fun while you do! The wresters are sponsoring a Zombie fun run to be held October 27, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Skaggs Event Center. Prizes will be given for the best costume.
Register with Zatelle @ 942 Overland Avenue. Pre-registration cost is $20 if paid by October 23rd. Registration on the day of the event up until 5:30 p.m. is $25. A shirt is included. Contact Coach Harris @ 208-908-1598 or Zatelle @ 208-260-0927 for more information.
The Burley Bobcat Band has earned first place in the last two US Bands marching band competitions held in Caldwell and Kuna. October 7th at Kuna they earned high score in their division and swept all caption headings. Congratulations to the Color Guard for high score overall (among all divisions) at both events!
Come watch them!
Performances begin promptly and are on a 12 minute schedule. Be sure to leave time for parking and walking to the venue. There will be an admission fee.
Many of the Elementary and Junior Libraries in our district will be hosting Scholastic Book Fairs in the upcoming weeks. Please visit your school and purchase books. A portion of the sales help your school librarians add popular books to their collections.
You can preview the Scholastic Book Fair flyer AND watch preview videos for a few of the books here.
You can preview the Scholastic Book Fair, create wishlists, and purchase books using the Scholastic Book Fair app available here.
You can purchase books online through your schools' webpage and selecting their Scholastic Book Fair link or select the school below. Scholastic Book Fair dates by school:
Burley Junior High: 10/22-11/4 Online 10/27-11/3 In School
Declo Elementary: 10/21-11/3 Online 10/26-11/5 In School
Declo Junior High: 10/22-11/4 Online 10/27-11/3 In School
Dworshak Elementary: 10/22-11/4 Online 10/27-11/6 In School
Mtn View Elementary: 10/25-11/7 Online 10/30-11/3 In School
Oakley Elementary: 10/19-11/1 Online 10/24-11/3 In School
Raft River Elementary: 10/22-11/4 Online 10/27-11/2 In School
White Pine Elementary: 10/25-11/7 Online 10/30-11/3 In School
Cassia School District Psychologist Gary "Bear" Posyluzny was recognized by the Idaho School Psychologists Association as the 2017 School Psychologist of the Year at a recent event at the Grove Hotel in Boise. Congratulations Gary!
As the school district works to increase it's technology devices to a one-to-one ratio, a need has developed for additional technicians to prepare the hundreds of new Chromebooks for student use. To fill this need, students in the Information Technology class have been assisting district computer technicians Kim Razee and Debbie Sansom to get these computers ready.
This is great information when visiting with your child's teacher. Use it to start conversations on what they are doing to improve scores, help students that don't have this average number and maintain momentum to increase overall achievement. Parents are a critical part of student success. Have the data you need to support your interest in helping your child succeed!
Sam Byrd, the director of Centro De Comunidad Y Justica, will be discussing issues surrounding our English Learner and Migrant Students. This will be held on Friday, September 29th from 6-8pm at the District Central Office.
Click here for more information.
On Sept 19th and 20th, students in the Cassia Regional Technical Centers' EMT and CNA programs spent time in the BJHS Health classes providing hands-on CPR training as well as teaching students how to use the AED devices that are now found in most of the buildings in the district.
We know you can't get to every School Board meeting but we want you to feel like you still have access to the information they will be discussing.
Board Docs are the Best! You can see the agenda material, past minutes, policies and everything the Board sees. Check it out. You can also access this on our School App.
Download the App if you don't have it already!
Mrs. Jaysa Fillmore, AG Science Teacher at Cassia High School, was given the title and award at the Back to School meeting for teachers the week of Aug 21st. We congratulate her on a job well done!
Accessing our website and connecting to our schools just got a WHOLE LOT EASIER. We have a NEW APP! Search for "Cassia School District" or "CSD 151" and start the download!
If you are interested in knowing just about anything that's a reportable item about our district and particular school, you will love this! Loaded with charts and graphs and percentages you can see where your school fairs when it comes to test scores, proficiency and demographics. It's a super interesting read. It's about 100 pages long, BUT, you should still check it out. The title page will tell where to look for the school(s) you are interested in. Really, it's a great document. CLICK THE TITLE and off you go!