Chadron Intermediate School

450 Norfolk Avenue
Chadron, Nebraska 69337
(308) 432-0717
(308) 432-0715

Daily School Schedule

Regular Dismissal

7:50AM - 3:05PM

1:30 Dismissal

7:50AM - 1:15PM

Super MathematiciansCongratulations to

Super MathematiciansCongratulations to Chase O. and Kailee W.!  They have "rocketed" through their subtraction facts and made it to the Milky Way!

Parents Nebraska Loves

Parents,
Nebraska Loves Public Schools is a team of filmmakers on a mission to showcase positive stories from Nebraska’s public schools.  Nebraska Loves Public Schools is a campaign funded by the Sherwood Foundation.  The group was guided to Chadron Public School after they asked the Nebraska Department of Education to recommend some schools that do a good job with individualized learning.

Technology Survey

Parents,
Please take a few minutes to fill out the Chadron Public Schools Technology Survey.  The results of this survey will be used to envision future technology enhancements for our school district.  Your name will be entered into a drawing from some great prizes after the survey is completed however, you may choose to complete the survey anonymously.  
Thank you,

Paleontologist visits

Mrs. Hoffman's ClassroomWe have been studying rocks and fossils and last week we were lucky to have a visit from Barb Beasley, a paleontologist from the Forest Service, visit us and bring samples of fossils.  She talked to us about fossils and showed us samples of fossils found at Toadstool Park and other places.  She taught us about invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants that can be found in fossil form.  She showed us a model of a giant pig's skull that lived in this area millions of years ago.

Happy Valentine's Day!

Students & Parents
Thank You for all the Great Treats!
You are the BEST!!

Movie Stars?NDE directed

Movie Stars?NDE directed Ne Loves Public Schools to Chadron Public Schools.  This group is interested in doing a piece for NET TV about the individualization of learning for all ends of the spectrum:  HAL, Special Ed, ESL, and poverty.

An Evening of Building Relationships

An Evening of Building Relationships 

February 14th, 2014 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Free To the Public

Nationally recognized speaker

Patricia Dischler

Presents

Building Partnerships by Building Fences 

Skype to North


Mrs. Anderson's class started a PenPal project this year where they wrote letters to a group of students somewhere in the US.  They told their penpals about themselves, facts about Nebraska (without mentioning we were Nebraska), and then asking questions they wanted to know the answers to about their penpals.

NeSA Writing Celebration!

Mrs. Piercy's ClassroomFourth grade students took the Nebraska State Writing Test last week.  Much time was taken preparing for this test, and the students worked hard as they applied what they had learned on the actual test.  On Thursday, we had pop and popcorn to celebrate their hard work.  Everyone agreed that hard work, done well, feels good!

Chadron PreSchool

Winter Wonderland
This month we have been learning about winter, snow, and arctic animals
MATH ACTIVITIESWorking on counting, quantifying and recognizing numerals by placing the correct number of snowflakes on the playdough mats

Valentine's Day Parents Night Out


Teammates of Chadron
Cordially invites you to Valentine's Day Parents Night Out
Teammates will provide snacks and entertain the kids while parents enjoy a romantic night out!
Cost:     $5 per child ages 3years old - 4th grade

CIA Clubs

Clubs began on January 14th.  Students choose from a variety club choices.  They participate in a club for a six week session.  This year we are offering two six week sessions.  Choices this session were: skate club, geology, poetry, Lego machine club, robotics, card sharks and crestview crew.  Clubs seems to be very popular at CIA.  If you have an idea for a club you would like to lead next session, be sure to contact CISASP via e-mail.  [email protected].  Parent participation is appreciated.

Nebraska Fun Facts

  1. Nebraska was once called "The Great American Desert".
  2. In 1927, Edwin E. Perkins of Hastings invented the powered soft drink Kool-Aid.
  3. J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day in Nebraska City in 1872.
  4. The state nickname used to be the "Tree Planter's State", but was changed in 1945 to the "Cornhusker State".
  5. State insect is the honeybee.
  6. State motto: Equality before the law.
  7. The goldenrod was declared the state flower on April 4, 1895.

A New Face in the Crowd

Great teachers help create great students. In fact, research shows that an inspiring and informed teacher is the most important school-related factor influencing student achievement.  This semester we are please to have Miss Aileen Ramirez student teaching with us in the Physical Education Department.  Miss Ramirez is a native of Fresno California and is completing her K-12 Physical Education and Health degree at Chadron State College.

After several months

After several months of writing and editing, and currently in the process of external validation by nationally-recognized experts, the draft of the Nebraska Fine Arts Standards is now available for review by the general public.  The State Board of Education is seeking public comment on the draft throughJanuary 17, 2014.

Winter Benchmark Scores are in

DIBELS Results 3rd Grade2012-2013Beginning of the YearMiddle of the YearEnd of the YearOral Reading Fluency63%68.1%
Retell Score77%83.3%
Daze (Comprehension)53%84.5%
Composite Score68%73.2%

DIBELS Results 4th Grade
2012-2013Beginning of the YearMiddle of the YearEnd of the YearOral Reading Fluency51%60.9%
Retell Score74%68.1%
Daze (Comprehension)64%71%
Composite Score65%68.1%

Happy New Year!

We would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year from all of us at Chadron Intermediate School.  We will begin the second semester on January 7th at the regular time.  We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas Break and everyone comes back safe.  
We missed you!

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