Kindergarten Roundup

Parents of children who plan to attend Full-Day Kindergarten in the Warrick County Schools in the Fall of 2017, are encouraged to attend the "Kindergarten Round-Up" from 9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 6, 2017, in the school where their child will attend kindergarten.

Bring a copy of the child’s legal birth certificate, (not the hospital copy), immunizations, and social security number.

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Summer School

WCSC will be offering summer school classes online this year.  Students who wish to take a class must register online by March 24.  The registration form and list of classes can be found at
WCSC Summer School

School Bus Drivers needed

I would like to let everyone know of our severe shortage of school bus drivers.  We have been able to cover all of our routes up to this point; however we have had to double up some of our runs.

We are searching for interested parties in becoming school bus drivers.  We will provide the needed training required to become a driver at no charge to you other than the cost of the license itself, which is $30.00.

Starting pay for a sub bus driver is $63.80/day and after 14 consecutive days jumps to standard pay of $72.28/day.  This is for a typical morning and afternoon run consisting of 3-4 hours per day.

This is a great opportunity to learn a skill that can create you a supplemental income and still be off when the kids are not in school.  We will be scheduling classes soon.  All classes will start at 9:00 am at the Transportation Garage located at 3455 S. Yankeetown Rd.  It typically takes 4 weeks of training before you test in Vincennes.  You will test on the same vehicle you train in, making it less confusing for you.   There will be some additional training needed after passing the skills test, however that can be worked in around your required driving and observing hours behind the wheel.   Any questions feel free to give us a call.  Our number is 812-897-0495 and you may apply online for the sub-bus driver position.

Thanks for your consideration,

R. Guy Gentry
Manager of Transportation
ggentry@warrick.k12.in.us

Report card rewards

Check out rewards for good report cards offered by area businesses. Click here

WCSC recognized by IDOE as a School of Promising Practice

Warrick County School Corporation has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as a corporation of Promising Practice in the area of Inclusive Practices.  Warrick County School Corporation’s Promising Practice is one of 200 Education or wrap-around service programs to be recognized by the Department in honor of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration.

Director of Special Education, Tad Powless, commented, “We are grateful to be recognized as one of the Indiana Department of Education’s Promising Practices.  The recognition is for Inclusive Practices so the credit needs to go to ALL Warrick County School Corporation Staff.”

Identified programs, like Warrick County School Corporation, are student-centered and focus on positively impacting students through innovative programming and activities that provide a high-quality learning environment and experience.

Warrick County School Corporation’s Inclusive Practices Promising Practice will be shared with educators across the state of Indiana as an example of best practices that are having a positive impact on Hoosier students.

Additional information about the Promising Practices initiative can be found on the Department's website:  www.doe.in.gov/outreach/promising-practices

Immunizations

Reminder:  Student immunization records are required.  Parents should submit student immunization records to the school or contact the school nurse to confirm pending immunization appointments. 
Immunization Requirements

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2017 WALK FOR LITERACY

The 2017 Walk for Literacy will be held Saturday, April 8th.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Castle High School Track.  A school parade begins at 8:30 a.m., followed by the walk at 9:00 a.m.  Please visit www.warrickrotary.org for registration or pick up a form in the CSMS office.  Thank you for supporting the Warrick County School Corporation's Literacy Program.

INCOMING 6TH GRADE PARENT ORIENTATION

The incoming 6th Grade Parent Orientation is Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Gym at Castle South.  Please park in the back of the building and enter Entrance #3.  Students from Newburgh Elementary and Sharon Elementary will be visiting Castle South on April 6th and 7th, during school hours.

SPORTS PHYSICALS FOR THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR

All students intending to try out for a school sports team are required to have a physical on file with the school.  The physical must be dated on or after April 1, 2016 for the 2016-17 school year.  IHSAA physical forms are available on the school website and in the school office.  These forms must be filled out and returned to the school Athletic Director.  If the student does not have a current physical on file, they will not be permitted to try out for a school sport.  If you have any questions or would like to verify that your child has a school physical on file, please email Jennifer Herrenbruck-James, AD, at jherrenbruck@warrick.k12.in.us.

Castle South Earns an "A" Rating

Castle South Middle School Earns an "A" Rating!
 
We are pleased to announce that Castle South Middle School has earned the highest category placement in the Indiana Department of Education’s annual accountability of schools.  Castle South Middle School has earned the grade as an “A” school.

The “A-F” school grading category is part of the Indiana’s school accountability program known as P.L. 221. Individual schools in Indiana have been assigned a letter grade based on student performance on the ISTEP tests as well as improvement on those tests.
 
We want to thank all students, parents, staff, and community members that make Castle South Middle School a great school!!
 

CSMS Email Updates

If you would like to receive email updates from Castle South, simply send an email to castlesouth@warrick.k12.in.us and include your child's graduating year in the subject line.  Example:  Class of 2022 (6th Grade student 2015-16 school year).  If you would like to receive updates but do not have a child attending CSMS, send an email with "Friend of CSMS" in the subject line.

ATTENDANCE LINE

To report an absence, please call 490-7929.

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