Summer Meal Program

Eastern Carver Co. Schools’ summer food service program was created to ensure that children could continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation, when they do not have access to school breakfast or lunch. The summer food service program is free to all children ages 1-18 and will be provided at Clover Ridge Elementary for six weeks this summer. Summer Meal Program Location: Clover Ridge Elementary (114000 Hundertmark Rd, Chaska) Dates: Monday through Thursdays, June 24 – August 1 (no food July 4) Times: Breakfast: 8:45-9:00 a.m. / Lunch: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Children, ages 1-18, eat free / adults pay $2.30 for breakfast & $4.05 for hot lunch Meals must be eaten on site at Clover Ridge Elementary. For more information, contact the Nutrition Services Dept. at... Continue reading Summer Meal Program

Free Heart Screening Clinic

Free Heart Screening Clinic – Student Capstone Project As part of her Capstone project, a Chanhassen High School senior has organized a free heart screening clinic at Chanhassen High School on Saturday, May 18, 9 am – 4 pm. It’s free, easy, painless, and takes less than one hour. Prevent sudden cardiac arrest in teens by getting your heart checked. Evaluations screen for unknown electrical abnormalities and structural defects. ANYONE ages 14-18 can... Continue reading Free Heart Screening Clinic

Donations welcome to district Angel Fund

E. Carver Co. Schools’ Nutrition Services department maintains an Angel Fund that is by funded by donations. The Angel Fund is used to assist families in our district that need assistance paying for meals for their children. School administrators help identify how to best allocate the funds that will make a positive difference in the lives of our students and their families. Donations come from individuals, businesses and charitable foundations. Many families donate the balance left in a student’s account when they graduate or leave the district. Every bit helps! Donations can be sent to the Nutrition Services department, Attn: Julie Eklund, 11 Peavey Rd, Chaska, MN 55318. Questions? Contact Julie Eklund in Nutrition Services at EklundJ@district112.org, or call... Continue reading Donations welcome to district Angel Fund

FAQ on District Growth and Funding Needs

To address continued enrollment growth, budget pressures and student academic needs, Eastern Carver County Schools has been working hard to ensure it has the spaces, funding and tools it needs to continue to provide exceptional, personalized learning to its students. This work has included a Facilities Task Force, ongoing budget analysis, School Board work sessions, input sessions and community surveys to help identify priority projects and the funding needed. This work will continue over the next several months, with a request for local funding support on the November 2019 ballot. Learn more about this work and the district’s growth and funding needs on this comprehensive website, which includes a list of Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions, please send them to 112feedback@district112.org. We are projected to grow by more than 1,400 students in five years, with nearly two-thirds of those students at the elementary level. If state funding had kept pace with... Continue reading FAQ on District Growth and Funding Needs

Chanhassen High School Student Named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar

Shea Kerry, a senior at Chanhassen High School has been recognized as one of the country’s most outstanding high school leaders by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and has been awarded a $20,000 college scholarship. Shea is one of 150 high school seniors were selected from an initial pool of 95,715 applications from across the country based on their academic excellence, leadership, and service demonstrated in school and community activities as part of a 3-stage selection process. See the full list of those... Continue reading Chanhassen High School Student Named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar

Will students need to make up time due to the school closures?

The short answer is no. After yesterday’s cancellation, all of our schools still meet the statutory minimums for instructional minutes. We are monitoring our current status by calculating days and minutes given the weather related cancellations/adjustments to schedules. Statute requires independent school districts to schedule at least 165 instructional days; we are fortunate to have a calendar with 173 student contact days as well as more instructional minutes than required. The decision to make up lost instructional time would be made by the school board, which sets the school calendar and has the authority to make changes. We will notify families should any days be added to the school... Continue reading Will students need to make up time due to the school closures?