CCA District-Wide News & Updates

10-15-2020

CLIPPER TIP LINE

CCA is committed to providing a safe environment in which students can learn and thrive. The school district is using the Clipper Tip Line as a way of ensuring that all concerns are addressed. Students, families, staff, and community members are encouraged to use Tip Line to report any safety concern to school and/or District administration. Tip Line can also be used to share positive comments.

While Tip Line provides notifications to district staff when a report is made, please CALL 9-1-1 if you are witnessing an immediate threat or incident that requires emergency action.

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CCA VS MARION IN FIRST ROUND FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

WHEN: 10-16-20

WHERE: TIFFIN
TIME: 7:00 PM

TICKETS: $6.00 and no season passes allowed

LIVESTREAM: Mediacom https://mc22.net/


First Round Football Playoff Ticket Information:

Varsity football players, cheerleaders and coaches will receive the same number of tickets as they did in regular season play. Freshmen/Sophomores will receive one ticket per player. The high school seniors will once again have the opportunity to attend the game and they received a separate communication from the high school admin. Any additional tickets will be distributed through a lottery style system. Community will be notified by email Thursday if they will receive tickets through the lottery system.

Anyone eligible to purchase tickets in the lottery system will follow these instructions:

∙ one order per family

∙ 4 tickets maximum to purchase

∙ Must pay $6.00 per ticket and no CCA activity passes allowed

∙ Your group must check-in together and pay at the stadium gate

∙ Your group must sit together according to our COVID guidelines


Go Clippers!!

SOUTH SLOPE COOPERATIVE RECEIVES A HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND GRANT

On October 13, members from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), South Slope Cooperative, and state and local officials, the USDA announced the $5.4 million investment in high-speed broadband for the Oxford area and serving CCA families.

This investment is part of the $550 million the Trump administration allocated to the second round of the ReConnect Program. South Slope Cooperative was successful in applying for the funds and will use the $5.4 million to deploy a fiber-to-the-premises network to connect 1,984 people, 147 farms, 763 rural households and 26 businesses to high-speed broadband internet in and around Oxford.

OCTOBER 14 IS LOCAL FOOD DAY

October 14 was Iowa Local Food Day and CCA schools celebrated by serving local ingredients in the menus.


The lunch menus included an Iowa staple - BBQ pulled pork sandwich, cherry tomatoes from a local farm, Flint Ridge Farm in Kalona, IA and nutritious cookies made by Dick and Jane Baking with farmers market imprints on each cookie. Fresh apples from Buffalo Ridge Orchard in Central City, IA were also available. The breakfast menu included a farm to school favorite yogurt item made at Country View Dairy in Hawkeye, Iowa.


All of these local foods are able to be purchased from the Food Hub located in Iowa City as part of the Field to Family organization.

NATIONWIDE FREE SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAMS EXTENDED

On October 9, the USDA Food and Nutrition Services extended twelve COVID-19 Nationwide Waivers through June 30, 2021. These waiver extensions are expected to facilitate streamlined access to nutritious meals and snacks, while minimizing potential exposure to COVID-19, for the duration of the school year.

The waiver extension for the Summer Food Service Program will allow CCA to continue with FREE meals through the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

CLEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY CONSTRUCTION WINDS DOWN

The Clear Creek Elementary construction will be completed this month. The construction project was part of a bond referendum voters in the CCA district passed in 2017. The project included a new gym, kitchen renovations, along with security, and safety renovations to the front entry.

CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION PROGRAM

Although preventable, lead poisoning remains a significant health concern for young children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is no safe level of lead in a child's blood.

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It's Important to Test Your Child for Lead
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CCA DIGITAL BACKPACK

Online flyers for district events, fundraisers, and community events.

CCA CORONAVIRUS RELIEF DONATIONS

A link for community donations to the district to support approved PPE, commercial cleaning supplies and other Coronavirus related expenses for all buildings.

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Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of the Clear Creek Amana Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact Lori Robertson, 1486 Hwy 6 NW, Oxford, IA 52322.

319-828-4510 or lorirobertson@ccaschools.org