The Saydel Community School District has an excellent tradition of fostering positive relationships with students, parents and staff. Our daily focus is to meet the unique learning needs of each and every student. We are a district of approximately 1,300 students and provide a small school learning environment for our students. We keep our focus on three non-negotiable goals:
- Student Achievement
- Enhancing Culture, Image and Relationships
- Maximizing the Use of Resources
We are a TAP school and believe improving instruction and providing a viable and rigorous education for all students is paramount. TAP, The System for Teacher and Student Advancement is a rigorous professional development model that is implemented daily and weekly through class instruction and teacher leadership meetings. Our instructional model allows us to have two Master Teachers and five Mentor Teachers per building to support our career teachers. Saydel Community School District is an excellent 3A school district conveniently located in the north Des Moines Metro area.
School Board Meeting Changes
April - Board Work Session - moved from April 27 to May 4 @ 6:00
May -Regular Board Meeting - moved from May 11 to May 12 @ 6:00 - due to conflicts with scheduled student events.
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Incoming Kindergarten Parent/Guardian Orientation
When: Thursday, April 30, 2015; 6:00-7:00PM
Where: Cornell Elementary Library
Information will be provided for incoming kindergarten parents and guardians regarding the 2015-2016 school year. Kindergarten teachers will be available after the presentation to answer individual questions. This event is for parents or guardians only; students will have the opportunity to visit classrooms at Supply Night in the fall.
Cornell Survivor Island Field Day K-3
Who: K-3 Grade Students
When: May 8th *Rain Date: May 11*
Where: Cornell Elementary
Why: To celebrate the end of a successful school year
Parents are invited to join in on the fun! Please remember to wear sunscreen and bring a water bottle if needed!
K-1: Approx. 9:10-10:30 a.m. (meet in gym)
2-3: Approx. 1:15-2:45 (meet in gym)
Cornell 4th Grade Field Day
Who: All 4th grade students
When: May 15TH approx. 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. *Rain Date: May 18*
Where: Saydel High School Track
Why: To celebrate a successful school year and have fun
Parents are invited to the event! Please pack a sack lunch with your child and a water bottle. Students and teachers will have a picnic after the events! Also, please apply sunscreen if needed!
Last Day of School
Due to one lost day of school because of inclement weather, the last day of school with students will be May 26th, the last day for staff will be May 27th.
Fuel Up for Summer Fun
- Open to all children and teens 1-18
- No registration or identification is required
Dates-Monday, June 1 - Friday, August 7
8:00 am - 9:00am Breakfast
11:00 am - 12 noon Lunch
Location-Cornell Elementary - 5817 NE 3rd Street, Des Moines
Contact-Amy A'Hearn 515-264-0866 or email@example.com
Adults may eat. Breakfast $2.10, Lunch $3.65
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