CCA Backpack: Elementary Schools

CCA Backpack items relating to the Elementary schools.

  • Summer Classes through Upper Iowa for Elementary

    Date:  July
    Where:  Iowa City Locations

    Upper Iowa University is offering summer reading and writing skills classes in Iowa City for pre-K and older.

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  • RUN CRANDIC Cheer Party Zone

    Date:  April 29, 2018
    Time:  8:00 AM to 10:30 AM

    The City of North Liberty invites everyone to an official RUN CRANDIC marathon and half marathon cheer zone on the lawn of the North Liberty Community Center from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 29. Pom-poms, horns and noisemakers and free Dunkin Donuts and Capanna coffee will be provided.
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  • UICCU Give & Grow For Schools

    Date: April 1 - April 30, 2018

    The Clear Creek Amana Schools Foundation is fortunate to be included in the University of Iowa Community Credit Union's Give & Grow Schools Initiative during the month of April!

    How can you help?

    During April, UICCU members (new or existing) will again have the opportunity to make a donation (minimum $25 up to $500 per household) to the Clear Creek Amana School Foundation through UICCU’s Give&Grow Schools Initiative. Member gifts will be deducted from respective checking or savings accounts and UICCU will match that amount.  UICCU will match member donations up to $15,000 for the Clear Creek Amana School Foundation. 

    Not a UICCU member? 

    UICCU members can make a donation by going to www.uiccugiveandgrow.org April 1-30, 2018. They will be directed to select Johnson County, then Clear Creek Amana Foundation.
    university of iowa community credit union give and grow logo
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  • Iowa State Fair Spelling Bee 2018

    Date:  August 10, 2018
    Entry Deadline: June 1, 2018
    Where: Iowa State Fair, Des Moines

    Entries are limited so submit your forms as soon as possible. 

    Please see the rules and registration forms for all details. 

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  • North Bend Elementary Playground Installation

    Date:  April 26, 27, 28, 2018
    Where: North Bend Elementary

    The NBE PTG is pleased to announce that the fundraising for this phase of playground improvements for handicap-accessible and inclusive equipment is complete, but we have one last step to bring this phase to completion, and that is to install the equipment. This will be done on April 26, 27, and 28. If you can volunteer some time, please do so, we need the help. Please sign up to help here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050f4daaa623a64-playground. Please bring your labeled shovel, rake, utility knife, hammer, wheelbarrow, etc. Don't forget some safety glasses and sunscreen as well. Thank you.

  • North Bend Elementary All Sports Day

    Date:  May 11, 2018
    RSVP Date:  May 4, 2018
    Where:  North Bend Elementary

    2nd and 3rd Grade will be in the morning. Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea9a923abfd0-2nd3rd 

    Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st Grade will be in the afternoon. Sign up to volunteer here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea9a923abfd0-north

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  • Active Minds Summer Program

    Date:  June 18, 2018
    Where: North Bend Elementary

    Active Minds is a summer program designed for students who love to move. We infuse literacy, grammar and math challenges into our movement activities. 

    You can sign up for a full session or an individual day. Cost is $40 per student per week or $10 per student per day. 
    June 18-21 
    July 10-13 

    All proceeds go to fund North Bend Elementary Physical Education projects and equipment. 

    If you have any questions, please contact jaredcarder@ccaschools.org

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  • 4th & 5th Grade Track and Field Day

    Date:  May 4, 2018 (rain date is May 7)
    Where:  CCA High School Trace, Tiffin

    Please click the link below if you are able to volunteer. This event is not possible without volunteers! 
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea9a923abfd0-cca4th 

    There will be more information to come, but if you have any questions in the meantime please contact the PE teacher in your building. 

    Amana: paigesears@ccaschools.org 
    Clear Creek: paigesears@ccaschools.org 
    North Bend: jaredcarder@ccaschools.org 
    Tiffin: ericglanz@ccaschools.org 

    Thank you! 
    Elementary PE Team
    poster for 4th & 5th grade track day

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  • Oxford Public Library April 2018 Calendar of Events

    Date:  April 14, 2018
    Time:  2:00 to 4:00 PM
    Where:  Oxford Public Library

    Story time and activity: Oxford Public Library 
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  • A Community Conversation: Mental Health Suicide Awareness & Prevention

    Date:  April 20, 2018
    Time:  6:30 - 8:00 PM
    Where:  Prairie High School Study Hall Room

    Local expert panelists lead an honest, vital conversation for parents and teens. The goal of this Town Hall is to provide a safe environment where students and parents can gain a deeper understanding of the causes, warning signs and coping strategies regarding teen depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation.
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  • Show Choir camp 5th-8th grade

    Date:  May 12, 2018
    RSVP Date: May 10, 2018
    Where:  CCA High School Performing Arts Center

    SHOW CHOIR CAMP FOR 5TH-8TH GRADE 
    SATURDAY MAY 12, 2018 @ 9:00-noon 
    CCA High School Auditorium 
    You will learn a song with choreography and perform for parents at 11:45am. We will divide into 2 groups: 5-6 and 7-8.

    This is FREE camp!

    Make sure you wear comfortable clothes, shoes, and bring a water bottle. Snacks will be provided. 
    Send an email of student’s name and grade to tracywilliams@ccaschools.org 
    Sign up date deadline on May 10.
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  • Kites for Kids Festival - North Liberty

    Date:  April 21, 2018
    Where: ICCSD North Central Junior High School, 180 East Forevergreen Road, North Liberty

    Kites for Kids Festival is a fun and free event organized by the Johnson County Community Partnerships for Protecting Children and Prevent Child Abuse Johnson County, with assistance from Johnson County Social Services, Public Health, and the City of North Liberty. North Liberty Mayor Terry Donahue proclaimed April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month in North Liberty. In recognition, we will be handing out free kites and participants will fly them to acknowledge all of the children in Johnson County who have been impacted by child abuse. Free face painting, mobile museum, a text message giveaway, treats, and beverages will also be available.
    2018 kites for kids north liberty cca version

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  • Springmier April Calendar

    Date:  April, 2018
    Where: Springmier Community Library

    Various events taking place in the month of April at the Library.
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  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

    Date:  April 15, 2018
    Where:  Springmier Community Library

    Families are invited to join Springmier Community Library Tiffin, Ia. The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years and provide their children essential early literacy skills. 
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  • University of Iowa Women in Science & Engineering Mother/Daughter STEM Event

    Date:  May 12, 2018
    RSVP Date: April 30, 2018
    Where: Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa, 2301 Oakdale Blvd, Coralville, IA 52241

    Join the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Outreach Program as we host a fun morning of STEAM activities for 1st - 3rd grade daughters and their mothers (guardians, aunts, or grandmas, etc.). The event will be held from 9:00 a.m. - noon on Saturday morning, May 12th, at the Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa in Coralville. Registration is limited.
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  • Playtime Poppy presents Pippi Longstocking at Washington High School

    Date:  April 19, 20 and 21
    Where:  Washington High School, 2205 Forest Drive SE, Cedar Rapids

    On the outskirts of town stands a ramshackle house. It may not seem like much ’til you peek through the railings…then, there’s a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and a freckle faced, red-pigtailed, whirlwind of a girl in mismatched stockings presiding over all! This is the domain of — ready? — Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking. Join us for Pippi's fabulous adventures as she finds her place in the world. 

    On the outskirts of town stands a ramshackle house. It may not seem like much ’til you peek through the railings…then, there’s a horse on the porch, a monkey in the kitchen and a freckle faced, red-pigtailed, whirlwind of a girl in mismatched stockings presiding over all! This is the domain of — ready? — Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking. Join us for Pippi's fabulous adventures as she finds her place in the world. 

    Performances: 
    Thursday, April 19 at 5:00pm 
    Friday, April 20 at 5:00pm* 
    Friday, April 20 at 7:30pm 
    Saturday, April 21 at 11:00am* 
    Saturday, April 21 at 2:00pm 
    * ASL interpretation 

    Tickets: 
    $4 (ages 1-99) or 
    Poppy Punch Pass ($35 for 10 punches - each a $4 value). 
    Poppy Punch Passes may be purchased on our website or at the box office. 
    Tickets are available 45 minutes prior to the performance. 
    Auditorium doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. 
    Playtime Poppy performances are typically one hour in length. 

    For more information: 
    playtimepoppy@playtimepoppy.org 
    www.playtimepoppy.org 
    https://www.facebook.com/
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    Playtime Poppy Presents Pippi Longstocking
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  • Kites for Kids Festival - Tiffin

    Date:  April 21, 2018
    Time:  12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Where:  Tiffin City Park

    Johnson County invites you to attend the free and fun kite festival in remembrance of children lost due to the effects of child abuse, those currently affected by child abuse, and prevent future child abuse in our county.
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  • CCA Presents Beauty & The Beast

    Date:  April 19, 20 & 21, 2018
    Where:  CCA Performing Arts Center

    The CCA High School Drama Department presents "Beauty & The Beast". 
    You won't want to miss this magical production that will take place at the Clear Creek Amana Performing Arts Center. Activity passes are welcome otherwise it is $10 for adults and $5 for students. 
    Thursday, April 19 at 7:00 PM
    Friday, April 20 at 7:00 PM
    Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
    Beauty & The Beast Poster

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  • 2018 Ponseti Kids for a Cause Triathlon

    Date: June 2, 2018
    Where:  University Athletic Club, Melrose Avenue, Iowa City

    We are a non-profit organization, our mission is to help free the world of clubfoot deformity by manufacturing and globally distributing a high quality, affordable foot abduction brace for children born with clubfoot. We strive to make sure every child is treated regardless of their social or economic background. 
    This event is open to all children (4-14) and of all abilities. We will make accommodations so that no child is turned away! All money raised with be donated to Clubfoot Solutions.
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  • 4-H on Wheels

    Date:  May 14, 2018
    Where:  Tiffin, Oxford and North Liberty

    "Hands on" action packed fun, science, games, snacks art and outdoor learning for 1-5 graders in the 2017-18 year 
    4-H on Wheels is open to all youth; no previous 4-H experience is necessary.
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The mission of the Clear Creek Amana Community School District is to prepare students to be productive, responsible,
community members by providing an environment that inspires quality life-long learning.