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Kudos to the our amazing teachers for a great year! We appreciate you!

We need you! Two of our seven board members, Jen Hall Gillespie and Lori Vandenbrink have surpassed their term limits and are resigning from the board. We need to fill these two positions ASAP. In addition, we are looking for one person with a passion for education and non profit experience to lead our volunteer board as our new CEF President.

Are you new to the district? Over the past five years, CEF has granted over $250,000 to Cascade School District #228 teachers, supporting CSD kiddos. We need your help to continue this important work. Can you help?

Read Joining the CEF Board - cascadeedfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Joining-the-CEF-Board.pdf
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Thinking about takeout this week? 25% of take out sales at Munchen Haus today between 11am-6pm will benefit CEF.
#improvingourcommunitytogether #benevolentday #buylocal #helpinghands #boardmembersneeded
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Our letter drive has brought in $5,870 to date. A BIG thank you to those residents that have already supported us with a donation. Your contribution will be a tremendous help to the teachers and students as they head back to school via remote learning this fall.

If you haven't donated it's not too late. Every dollar makes a difference. cascadeedfoundation.org/donate/
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5 months ago  ·  

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Kudos to Cascade Medical Foundation and Upper Valley MEND for helping students have a Healthy Start to school! See below to pitch in.Cascade school district students are starting remotely. But when they return to the buildings, families need thermometers to do their daily health checks. We are partnering with Upper Valley MEND and Cascade School District #228 to get 1000 thermometers. The community can help too: connect.clickandpledge.com/w/Form/aaa1dfa2-bac4-4f22-a4ae-2f1af1de3cf2 ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago  ·  

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CSD Teachers, we’re here to support you however we can!

July 29, 2020

Dear Families,

Thank you for your patience as we continue to develop the reopening schools plan for the 2020-2021 school year. Over the summer, we have been planning to open schools in person following health precautions as previously explained. However, we have recently received a verbal directive from the Chelan Douglas Health District that the level of community spread of COVID-19 in the region is too high to be able to start schools in person. As you know, the health district has the authority to determine whether or not we can open schools during a health crisis.

The model of Continuous Learning that we use this fall will not be identical to what we did in the spring. Some changes include:

Teachers will have the opportunity to work from their classrooms
Daily attendance will be taken, so there will be daily contact with every child
Grading will occur as in a normal school year
We are starting a partnership with YMCA to offer child care
Small groups of up to five students may be able to come onsite (priority goes to students who need special services)
We are planning to open our libraries, probably by appointment
Consolidating learning management systems to Seesaw (grades K-2) and Canvas (grades 3-12)
Please see additional information under the tab called Continuous Learning 2.0.

In addition, the following are our draft stages of reopening, which loosely follow the Governor’s phases of reopening. These stages may be subject to change based on guidance from health authorities.

Stages of Reopening We will be starting school in stage 1. When the health district determines it is safe, we will start school in person at first with preK-grade 5 students at 50% capacity, meaning in small pods or cohorts.

Thank you for your support and partnership during this challenging time!

Dr. Tracey Beckendorf-Edou
Superintendent
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6 months ago  ·  

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We were pretty excited to pick up today’s mail. Thank you to everyone who has responded to our letter drive with a donation! ❤️ 🍎 ... See MoreSee Less

6 months ago  ·  

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Congratulations to the 2020 Cascade High School graduates and to the entire student body of Cascade School District #228 on a great year. Have a stellar summer! ... See MoreSee Less

7 months ago  ·  

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