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3/8/2021

Do you want to get notified on the latest district news? Want to look up your child's lunch menu on your phone or tablet? Sign up for the district app! Easy to use with all the latest news right at your fingertips!

Boone CSD App and New Website Now Available!

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Boone Community School District now has an App as well as a new website! Check out the video here to learn more information about the app, how to download it, what it offers, and how to allow push notifications to be alerted in real time from the district!

The district website and all of the contents are still located at boonecsd.org

Boone CSD's App Launch Video

Celebrate National Breakfast Week!

National Breakfast Week is March 8th-12th. It's a great time to try school breakfast! Don't miss out!
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Online Kindergarten and Preschoolers build reading forts to celebrate Read Across America Week!

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Page BEP students making green eggs and ham

Ms. Streeter’s and Mrs. Reimers’s classes participated in a digital author’s visit from Doreen Cronin, author of Click Clack Moo: Cows that Type and many other children’s books. 📚 🐄 🦆 Thanks, Ericson Public Library for inviting some of our students to join!

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Congratulations to our students who received Kid of Character certificates

Franklin students had the privilege of getting to watch a live performance of En Casa Con Sonia and her band! Courtesy of the Des Moines Performing Arts virtual concert! Students learned some Spanish songs and learned about their culture.
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Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day at the Middle School

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Families and students of Boone Middle School!

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The Kids Heart Challenge is almost to an end .. and we are SO close to our goal!!! We still have time!!

Thousands of students in Iowa have signed on to take the FREE Challenge at their school to either: 1) Choose Water; 2) Be Kind; or 3) Move More! So far we have 215 5th and 6th graders taking the challenge!

Remember, funds raised through our program help the American Heart Association fund lifesaving heart health research and life-changing education! The American Heart Association also funds local research right here in our area at the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, and Des Moines University! Again, this is optional to raise funds, but you can earn Thank You gifts from the AHA and as a school we can earn gift certificates for PE equipment!

Boone Middle School students can take the Challenge at: http://www2.heart.org/goto/BooneMS or go to www.heart.org/khc and search for Boone Middle School. DEADLINE IS Thursday, MARCH 11! Thank you!

FFA District Results

Results from our District level FFA competitions from Saturday. 2 CDEs placed 1st in our FFA District (40 schools) and qualified for State!


1st Place Gold: Chapter Website - Joe Zehr


1st Place Gold: Chapter Program - ShyAnn Brogden, Bria Schwind, Megan Stern


Additional CDEs that qualified and competed at Districts:


Conduct of Meetings - Silver Rating (Josalyn Elmquist, Trent Overtuf, Abby Shaver, Robin Wingate, Colby Naeve, Nathan Lynch, Wyatt Sharp)


Ag Issues - 4th Place Silver Rating (Ryan Franzenburg, Rylin Pritchett, Emily Ely, Cidney Tidgren, Carson Eshelman, Hailey Beckett)

Students at the High School presenting to our Career and Technical Advisory Council about our student career associations.

Future's Staff members Lori Shirley and Kim Kitterman helping those in the community in need by stocking up Blessing Box!

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Individual Speech District Contest

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Seniors and Parents

Don't forget about THE LAST DOLLAR Scholarship. This is a state-funded program for Iowans who:

  • Are recent high school graduates enrolling in an eligible program full-time OR recent high school graduates who are enrolling in an eligible program part-time and are employed in an approved work-based learning program OR adult learners (20 and older) starting an eligible program at least part-time
  • Have applied for all other available aid
  • Plan to earn a credential for a high-demand job

This program, as the name implies, is intended to cover any remaining gap between federal and state grants/scholarships and tuition and qualified fees. Credentials include postsecondary certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Click this link for more information.

You can still find our scholarship page both on the new app and the new website under Boone high school- "parents and students". You can also follow the link below.

The Active scholarship list is the first sheet, showing just the scholarship title, with a link to the application, and the deadline. At the bottom, you can tab to sheet 2. This sheet contains information about each scholarship. It describes the scholarship including eligibility criteria. If you have questions, you can talk with Lisa Jacobson in the Counseling Center or email cjacobson@Boone.k12.ia.us. Start applying and Good Luck!!

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Driver's education class

Interested in signing up for Driver's Ed? With enough interest there will be a class held during spring break right here in Boone. Space is extremely limited so if it is something you are interested in please get signed up ASAP!

The last class of the school year for Driver’s Ed starts on March 29th. The classes that are offered during the school year this year have the flexibility to work at your own pace online. We anticipate this class filling up as well so encourage you to sign up early. If you have questions please reach out to Mr. Bruck at dbruck@boone.k12.ia.us
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Teacher Request Form

The deadline for teacher request forms is April 1st. Please know the district policy discourages parents from requesting a specific classroom teacher and instead asks about the strengths and areas of need for the student.

Boone Hope Foundation

A Message from The Boone Hope Foundation Board: Our organization is dedicated to supporting students, staff, and families within our school district community! We provide assistance in emergency type situations relating to shelter, food, clothing, medical, and transportation. If you or someone you know is in need of our assistance, feel free to reach out via our website (https://www.boonehope.org), Facebook page, or you can also reach out to any Hope Foundation Board Member personally.

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High School Activities

Breakfast - March 2021

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Lunch - March 2021

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