The Bulldog Bulletin

News From Crown Point Community School Corporation

July 2023

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Welcome Back! The first day of school is August 16th.

Registration will be completed using PowerSchool. This new student information system replaces RDS. If you have questions, please reach out to your child's school.

Parents of returning students will receive an access code and specific instructions for completing registration on Friday, July 21st.

Online registration for returning students will open at 9 a.m. on the following days based on the beginning letter of the registering parent’s last name.

  • Tuesday, July 25: A – G only
  • Wednesday, July 26: H – P (along with A-G)
  • Thursday, July 27: Q – Z (along with A-P)
Bulldog Buddies preschool families should watch your mailbox for a letter with specific instructions to complete registration for preschool. Please contact if you have any questions.
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Because of recent legislative changes, families will not be charged fees for textbooks, Chromebooks, and other classroom materials for the 2023-2024 school year. You will be charged course/supply fees if your student is enrolled in Dual Credit or preschool, is taking an AP exam, or has lost/damaged materials.

Supplies for middle and high school students vary by grade and by course. Students will receive more information about any course specific supplies the first week of school. Please come prepared with basic items such as paper, pens/pencils, and folders.

Supplies for elementary students are paid for by the district. However, CPCSC requests that elementary students also have the following:

  • Backpack (no wheels, please)
  • Pencil case
  • Chromebook case cover (strongly recommended, dimensions are 12x9 inches)
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Reusable water bottle
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  • Bus routes will be posted the afternoon of Monday, August 14. If you are moving, you must complete registration/address changes before August 10 to have transportation on the first day of school.

Food Service

  • Don't forget to complete your application for Free/Reduced Lunch. Applications are available at the link above.
  • Menus will be posted on our website the shortly before school begins.
  • Money for student meals can be added to MyMealTime. Lunch prices for CPHS students will be $3.00. Elementary and middle school lunch prices are the same.


  • CPCSC offers a before/after school child care program at each elementary. You must sign up for this program if you wish to use it.
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CPCSC has open positions available in the following areas:
  • Food service
  • Paraprofessional
  • Preschool Instructor
  • Custodial/maintenance
  • Childcare
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Super Things - Egg Drop at Taft Middle School
Super Things - Sports Day at Jerry Ross Elementary
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In November 2020, the Board of School Trustees unanimously voted to proceed with capital improvement projects that benefit all CPCSC students. The projects will touch every CPCSC building and provide an upgraded learning environment for all of our students.

You can find a building-by-building description of the projects, progress information, and photos/videos on our website.

Crown Point residents will not see an increase in tax rates because of these projects. It is NOT financed by a referendum. The corporation’s existing debt begins to “fall off” over the next three years, allowing the project to be financed via new bonds.

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Mark your calendar for Community Tour Night at the new Taft Middle School! On September 21 from 4-6 pm, CPCSC will offer community members and non-Taft families a chance to see the new building on guided tours. More information will be available in August.

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