Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Dr. Seuss Week (March 1-5)

Coming up next week March 1-5:

Monday March 1st: Cat in the Hat Day!   Wear your favorite hat to school.

Tuesday March 2nd: Green Egg & Clothes Day!   Wear something green.

Wednesday March 3rd: Wacky Wednesday!   Wear wacky clothes and hair. 

Thursday March 4th: One Fish, Two Fish Day!   Wear Red and Blue.

Friday March 5th: Fox in Socks Day!    Wear crazy socks.

Dr. Seuss's birthday is celebrated on March 2 and it celebrates both the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel and the National Education Association to endorse the importance of reading. A lesser-known fact about Dr. Seuss is that he created the word nerd.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Subzero temperatures are forecasted all week.

Subzero temperatures are forecasted all week.  Wind chill will be a factor too.  We cannot continue to have late starts each day.  Please make sure that students have appropriate clothing.  Please transport your child to school.  Doors will be open starting at 7:40am for students to enter to the gym.  We do not want students standing outside with these temperatures.  Please plan accordingly.

Also, please remember there are several important dates coming up.

Tuesday    Feb. 9        1:15 Early Out - Student led Parent Teacher Conferences 

Friday       Feb 12        No School - Teacher Comp Day

Monday    Feb 15        No School - Teacher Inservice

Tuesday    Feb 16        No School - Covid Day    

Friday       Feb 26        1:15 Early Out

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Parent Teacher Conferences

Dear Parents,

Tuesday, February 9 is our scheduled date for conferences.  For the spring conferences, we normally

have student-led conferences where students and parents come to the classroom and students lead the

discussion with you about their efforts and growth while teachers help direct conversation and answer

you may have.  We spend some time in class preparing for this event with students analyzing his or

her strengths and weaknesses as a learner, setting possible goals for the remainder of the school year,

and practicing sharing this information with you.  

As you know, this is not a normal year, and we will not be having in-person conferences at school. 

Our Covid-style conferences will have students bringing the conference home to you with teachers available

on Tuesday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. to answer any questions you might have by telephone or e-mail. 

Students will be working at school to prepare for this event.  Students will bring home the information

we have prepared to share with you on Monday the 8th.  School will be dismissed at 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

Thank you for your understanding and flexibility.


CIS Teaching Team

Friday, January 29, 2021

Cards Club Activity


Cards Club Activity today:  Being Active

We did 100 (+2) warm ups to represent each day we've been in school!

We learned that being active feels Great! improves our 
mood and is a great way to start the day!

Covid Vaccination Registration



We understand that some people may be nervous about the COVID vaccines – this is totally

reasonable. Fortunately, researchers have been working on vaccines for the coronavirus

family for years, so they did not have to start from scratch. 

How does the COVID vaccine work? 

Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines are a type of vaccine to protect against infectious diseases. To

trigger an immune response, many vaccines put a weakened or inactivated germ into our bodies. mRNA

vaccines teach our cells how to make a protein-or even a piece of a protein that triggers an immune

response inside our bodies. That immune response, which produces antibodies, protects us from

getting infected if the real virus enters our bodies. 

Why should I get vaccinated? 

Vaccines have been described as PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) on a molecular level. This

is the next phase in pandemic response. Vaccines show high efficacy – anywhere from 94-95% – and

are how we will get back to as close to normal life as possible. Stay informed on critical vaccine

developments and, when they become eligible, determine whether the COVID vaccine is right for

you, your family, and your loved ones. 

What are the common side effects of the vaccine? Common side effects are pain and swelling on

the arm where you got the shot, fever, chills, tiredness, and headache. These minor side effects are

simply your immune system responding to the vaccine. If you have had a severe reaction to previous

vaccines, you are encouraged to discuss it further with your healthcare provider. 

Common COVID vaccine myths debunked visit: https://tinyurl.com/y7oz6q6d 

Everyone has sacrificed so much this year to keep our loved ones and community safe. While we

know getting vaccinated isn’t always comfortable, you can play a big role to support your

community by keeping yourself and your family up-to-date on all vaccinations. 

Why is it important to still wear a mask and social distance even if I have received the vaccine? 

Stopping a pandemic requires using all the tools available. Vaccines work with your immune system,

so your body will be ready to fight the virus if you are 

exposed. Like masks and social distancing, other steps help reduce your chance of being exposed to

the virus or spreading it to others. Together, COVID vaccination and following 

recommendations to protect yourself and others will offer the best protection from COVID. 

If you’ve had COVID… 

You are still encouraged to get the vaccine once you no longer have symptoms and achieve recovery

status. It is estimated you have a 90-day natural immunity after infection, so you could delay getting

the vaccine within this timeframe if you so choose. 



Registration is 

now available 

for people 18 

and older. 

Current Target 

75 and older 

Sign up or help your family and neighbors sign up today!


Thursday, January 28, 2021

Students Celebrates 100 Days of School


Chadron Students Celebrated the 100th day of school today.  Honestly, we all celebrated this year.  Thanks for all the great "100 Things Ideas" to all the parents.

This year, the United Nations expect the number of centenarians to rise to approximately 573,000 worldwide. The U.S. has the highest absolute number of centenarians in the world with 97,000 living in the country. Japan comes second with 79,000 Japanese who are 100 years or older, according to World Atlas.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

No School for kids: Jan. 22, Feb. 16., & March 26th

The Nebraska Department of Education is allowing us to give some needed breaks due to CoVid.  We are planning no school for students January 22, February 16, and March 26.  January 22 is our big wrestling meet that normally happens at the College.  This year we cannot use the CSC gym because of CoVid.  We would like to go ahead and have the meet.  This would bring many to our school.  We will use both gyms.  February 16 will extend a break for students.  March 26 is the Quiz Bowl at the Middle School, so this helps with capacity.  

Once again these are non-student days.