Category Archives: Blog

Being a Champion is Not Only About Winning


by Jim Swartzendruber, St. Charles Athletics: At a recent middle school wrestling meet John Franks (JJ) of St. Charles showed what sports are truly about. It was a very close to the end of the meet between New Lothrop, Millington, and St. Charles when JJ demonstrated what we all hope we can do in sports...
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Parent-Teacher Conferences


Thurston Middle School and St. Charles High School Parent Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, October 14 in the cafeteria from 3:30 – 6:30.    If you are unable to attend on Tuesday evening, you may contact your child’s teachers by phone or email found in the Read more

4th Grade Class Raises $2,000 to “Pay it Forward”


[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="250"] Kathy Bogar’s class chronicled its donation projects in a Pay It Forward book, shown here. Students pictured are (back, left to right) Autumn Trevillian, Zoe Pease, and Alex Suppes; and (front, left to right) Danny DeShone, Brady Huntoon, and Whitney Katch. (TCC Photo by Mandilee Loomis)[/caption] Mrs....
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Funding for Epi Pens


The Governor signed into law House Bill 4352 and 4253, which requires schools to have at minimum 2 Epi Pens on hand for student emergencies.  House Bill No. 4353 requires that our school district attempt to obtain funding or resources from private sources, or from another source other than this state, to fulfill the requirements...
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Alumni Basketball Game – December 28


The St. Charles Hall of Fame Alumni Basketball Games will be held in the St. Charles High School Gym December 28, 2013.  The teams will be divided into 3 divisions:  women (5:00 p.m.), men over 35 (6:30 p.m.) and men 35 and under (8:00 p.m.).  Rules:  Odd years vs even years.  Players must report 20 minutes...
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Skyward Family Access Account


Would you like to check your students grades, assignments and attendance?

You can, with the Skyward Family Access account that has already been set up for you.  All you need to do is call the office of the school that your student attends:  St. Charles Elementary - 865-9210, Anna M. Thurston Middle...
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Host Families for Exchange Students are NEEDED!


Dear Community Member: This year more than ever we are in great need of host families for several exchange students. Please help by volunteering or by passing this to someone that may have an interest in this wonderful experience. We are looking for volunteers who are interested in possibly hosting an exchange student for the 13/14 school year. We...
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