Get the April cafeteria menus at your fingertips with the Cairo-Durham CSD mobile app! The app also provides easy access to school news and events. It’s free! Just search “Cairo-Durham CSD” wherever you get your apps. Watch this video for a quick tutorial on using our new app: https://youtu.be/wjG_q5ck96I
Today is therapy dog Mac’s first day at CDE. SRO Deputy Espel and Mac attended a week long training and are ready to help everyone at school. Welcome to CDE Mac!
Congratulations to students on receiving positive referrals for Love of Learning and Humor. Keep living #positivityinaction
Ms. Rice's third-graders are learning about fractions! They worked on finding equivalent fractions using multiplication and division strategies, and stacked ice cream scoops on top of their cones to show equivalent fractions. Fractions never looked so sweet!
The info night for our Universal Pre-Kindergarten program is Tuesday, April 5th at 5:30 p.m. To be eligible for pre-k, children must be four years old by Dec. 1, 2022. Get registration packets from the CDE main office.
School is in session on Monday, 3/28, despite a shading error in the printed calendar.
Thank you to Callum for playing his tin whistle for CDE and filling the halls with the sounds of Ireland. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
There’s evidence that the leprechaun has visited CDE!! Keep your eyes open
Here are some examples of student responses as they study and learn during women’s history month
On March 15 & 16, we will be distributing COVID-19 home test kits for any families that want them: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, from 4-6 p.m. at CDE (drive thru pick-up in the parent pickup/bus loop by the multipurpose room doors) Tuesday, March 15th AND Wednesday, March 16th from 7-8 p.m. at CDMS/HS (test kits will be available for pick up following the Music in Our Schools band and chorus concerts)
This week students learned about social intelligence. No matter the age, our students showed they can recognize emotions in others and support each other. #positivityinaction
There is no student attendance next Friday, March 18th due to a superintendent's conference day.
Ms. Flubacher’s fifth graders dissected owl pellets when they were learning about energy and ecosystems. They were able to discover what owls eat, then establish the energy flow and create a food pyramid based on what they discovered. They determined that owls were at the top of the pyramid, then the mouse (because of the mouse bones found in the pellets), then insects/bugs, and then plants at the bottom.
What’s your favorite word? One of CDEs favorite words is “grateful” after the Cairo Rotary Club donated dozens of brand new dictionaries to third grade classes. Student were so excited to receive their own dictionaries to take home!
The Cairo-Durham high school drama club came to CDE and performed the play Joseph and the technicolor dream coat for our 5th graders. It was an amazing show!
Fifth-graders in Mrs. Fitzgerald's class are stretching their legs and practicing their math skills with the many "Math Task" cards in the hallway.
Before break, student Naylor was recognized by the custodial staff for all his helpful efforts to keep our school clean and organized. Naylor lends a helping hand every day and takes pride in our school, so he was given his own official Cairo-Durham badge! #positivityInAction
School is back in session on Monday, 2/28. We hope you had a restful and enjoyable break!
In honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, student council has organized a Dr. Seuss themed spirit week beginning this Monday 2/28. Click this link for more information. https://5il.co/16akv
PLANNED INTERNET OUTAGE: Our internet and phone service will be temporarily disconnected starting this Friday, 2/18 (after dismissal) for the purpose of relocating our servers. This is a necessary step in the capital project. Service should be restored by the middle of next week (winter recess).