CC School Board votes for cuts; bond referendum shelved

There will be no $27 million bond referendum in March to renovate Charles City High School. There will be cuts to the district’s music, business and at-risk programs. That is where the Charles City School District stands today, following the School Board’s vote 3-2 Monday night to support a package of staff cuts and other expenditure reductions to try to make up an anticipated operating budget deficit of $758,470 next school year. After that vote, the Board heard a report on the failed petition drive for the bond referendum. “We did not achieve our desired amount, required amount rather, so … Continue reading CC School Board votes for cuts; bond referendum shelved

Children can get free lunches from CC Schools this summer

Charles City Community Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service Program in June. Meals will be provided to all children without charge. Parents are encouraged to accompany younger children. An adult meal may be purchased for $3.50. No food is to be shared or carried out of the building. Meals will be provided, on a first come, first serve basis. Washington Elementary School, 1406 N. Grand Avenue June 10 – June 27, Monday – Thursday (No meals served on Friday) 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Summer menu download Continue reading Children can get free lunches from CC Schools this summer