School Start Time Parent Survey

Dear Parents,

The Warrick County School Corporation is asking for your input about starting the school day thirty minutes later and ending the school day thirty minutes later (the schools will not have a decrease in their instructional minutes). Research has shown that adolescents require 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep a day and this research asks for schools to look at delaying their start times. The belief is that delaying the start of the school day will help students academically and physically. The corporation is asking for your feedback on this issue. Please take a few minutes of your valuable time to give us your input on this issue. There is an open comments section at the end of the survey to let us know about any specific issues you may have with this proposal. Please click here for the survey.  The survey will close at midnight on May 6th, 2016.

Summer Camps

Looking for something to do this summer?  Check out our lists of summer camps!

Camps

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

Summer School

Held at BOONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL ONLY.
Classes will run from May 31 – July 12, 2016. (No classes will be held on Monday, July 4th)
COST:  $20.00
Deadline: May 23
See form to register and for more information about online classes.

Summer School Registration

Graduation Dates

Tecumseh High School – May 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Boonville High School – May 21, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Castle High School – May 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.
Warrick Education Center - May 24, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Snow Make-up Days

Friday, April 22, 2016 for February 12
Friday, May 13, 2016 for February 15

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2016 HONORS PROGRAM

Castle South's Honors Program is Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 p.m.  In order to qualify, students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above for quarters 1, 2, and 3.  This is not an accumulative GPA of 3.5+.  If your child did not receive an invitation and you feel it may be an error, please call the school office.

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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