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Jump Start Kindergarteners receive school supplies

This summer one hundred and twenty incoming kindergarten students participated in Crook County School District’s Jump Start program.  The program was held at both Crooked River Elementary and Barnes Butte Elementary schools.  During this two week summer program, students learned routines, became familiar with their schools, and developed relationships with classmates and school staff.  Transportation […]

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The Crook County High School girls’ basketball team is the top 4A academic basketball team in Oregon

The Crook County High School girls’ basketball team is the top 4A academic basketball team in Oregon with a GPA of 3.76. These young ladies work hard to keep their grades up while taking advanced high school and college level courses. They are involved in not only basketball but many play 2 or 3 sports.   […]

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Taco Tuesday featuring local donated beef

The Crook County Stock Growers Association “Ranchers Feeding Kids” program has donated over 2,000 lbs of beef to our School Lunch Program over the past two years. We have been able to serve over 8,000 meals using this excellent locally grown beef.  Thank you, CC Stock Growers for helping to feed our kids!

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8th grade students help senior citizens connect with their families and friends digitally

Crook County Middle School TECH (Teen Elder Computer Help) program was created when the 8th grade AVID Elective students partnered with the Central Oregon Council on Aging after receiving a grant from the Prineville Facebook Data Center.  The purpose of the program is to help seniors connect with their families and friends digitally.  The students make […]

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Superheroes are starting to emerge at Barnes Butte Elementary

K-2 students have been asked to build a safe community and become a respectful, responsible and safe member of that community.  As community members and superheroes themselves, students will be faced with some difficult challenges along the way, but using perseverance and brain power our superheroes should prevail! Photo: Mrs. Bartolotti and her 2nd grade […]

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A brand new year!

High fives, hugs and lots of smiles greeted these youngsters as they made their way to the first day of school.  Pictured here is Principal Cheri Rasmussen welcoming students to the newly renovated Crook River Elementary.

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CCSD Insurance Open Enrollment – Aug. 15 thru Sept. 9

CCSD INSURANCE OPEN ENROLLMENT August 15 – September 9 CCSD Insurance Assistance will be available for those who need it Thursday, August 25th 12:00 – 3:00 at the CCHS downstairs computer lab All employees will be required to log in and complete their enrollment selection                

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Making new friends at Kindergarten Jumpstart

Students in Mrs. Wagner’s class are learning how to sit in their own space, practice routines and of course create rules for the classroom.  The first rule, which was created by a student on the first day of the program was, “Don’t take off your clothes!”  Well, let’s hope no one does! Thank you Oregon […]

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CCSD Summer Hours

JUNE 7, 2016 SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE ANNUAL SUMMER SCHEDULE   The school district administration office (471 NE Ochoco Plaza Dr.) will move to normal Summer work hours beginning June 13.  The office will be open to the public Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. The week of July 4-8 the office will […]

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Barnes Butte Elementary students learn about tropical rain forests

The 3rd grade students at Barnes Butte Elementary have been learning about tropical rain forests by taking a canoe trip through Roberto’s Rain forest (a simulation of a canoe trip down a river to explore a tropical rain forest). They have learned about the different layers in the rain forest and which plants, insects, birds […]

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