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90 minute early dismissal, Wednesday March 28, 2018!
  • Healthy Schools - Healthy Students Project

    Van Allen Elementary participating in the Iowa Department of Education’s Healthy Schools – Healthy Students Project        

    Van Allen Elementary is creating a school environment that supports healthy behaviors and aims to empower students through nutrition education, school meals, and engagement of staff, parents, and the community through a project with the Iowa Department of Education.

    Click here to see the PRESS RELEASE




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  • High School Spring Play


    CHS Drama Department to Present “The Matchmakers” April 6th and 7th

    The CHS Drama Department will present “The Matchmakers” by Don Zolidis on Friday, April 6th and Saturday April 7th at 7:00 PM at Johnson Auditorium.

    A modern romantic comedy, “The Matchmakers” follows Bree, played by Megan Schultz, as she struggles to find love amid the turmoil of her parent’s, played by Stephen Sundquist and Abby Adams, recent divorce. As she helps her Renaissance Fair actor dad get back on his feet, she falls for Gabe, (played by Will Exline), the son of her mom’s new fiancee (played by Jesse Watkins). What follows is a whirlwind of missed opportunities, second chances, and even a wedding, with plenty of laughs along the way.

    Tickets for the performance are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Tickets are available from any cast member or through the CHS office.  For more information please call the CHS office at 641-774-5066.

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    Preschool Open House 2018

    Is your child 4 or going to be 4 by September 15, 2018?  If so, Chariton Preschool has openings for the 2018-2019 school year!!

    Click for details on our OPEN HOUSE!

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    Homecoming 2018

    Homecoming 2018 will be October 5, 2018 vs Saydel.

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    Preschool Celebrates 100th Day of School

    Chariton Preschool Classes celebrated the 100th day of school  -  See photos!

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    2018-2019 School Calendar

    During the February 12, 2018 School Board meeting, the Board of Directors adopted the 2018-2019 school calendar.  A link to the 2018-2019 calendar is attached to this article.  We are still waiting for the 2018-2019 football schedule.  Once we have that, we will be able to schedule Homecoming. 

    2018-2019 School Calendar


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    Inclement Weather Notification


    The district will announce delays, cancellations, and early dismissals because of weather by using our emergency calling system - INFINITE CAMPUS.  You can sign up to receive a call, text, or email.  The sign up is done through the parent portal on Infinite Campus.  If you are needing an account to get your portal access set up, please contact your child's building secretary.  They can help you.

    We also make weather related announcements on Des Moines TV stations 5, 8 & 13, WHO radio, and KIIC radio. 

    The district will also post school cancellations on our face book page (Chariton Community School District) and the district website (www.chariton.k12.ia.us)

    In the event of school cancellations, missed days will be made up at the end of the school year.

    Sign up for Emergency Notification through your Infinite Campus Parent Portal. If you need access to the portal, contact your child’s school. Information is also available at www.chariton.k12.ia.us.

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    Use the following link to sign up for email newsletters, updates, and important reminders from the Chariton Community School District via email.


    You can opt IN or opt OUT at any time!  If you have any questions, please call our office 641-774-5967.

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    Infinite Campus Mobile Portal for Parents

    Infinite Campus (CCSD Student Information System) is now available to all parents and students as a mobile app.  Parents and students can now access their Campus Portal information on Android and iOS devices using the Campus Mobile Portal app. 

    Follow the MOBILE APP DIRECTIONS to download the app today!  If you have any questions, or need assistance, please contact your building administrator.

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