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Seniors:   This will be a very busy year for you.  I hope you will look at this web page for information on colleges and scholarship opportunities.   If you are planning to attend Iowa Central Community College, please check the number of scholarship opportunities.  Please go to  www.iowacentral.edu Students and families can get free help filling out the Free Application for Federal . . .

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Ag & FFA Programs

Dear Parents & Students, With the late resignation of our Ag teacher we are scrambling to find options to keep our program running. Although we are searching for a full time instructor, Ag teachers are in very short supply early in the summer and almost impossible to find this close to the start of the school year. But I want to assure you that the School Board and Administration are fully committed to maintaining our Ag . . .

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CR-B to Participate in Three Schools, One Book Project

This school year Coon Rapids-Bayard School District will be embarking on an all-school reading adventure called Three Schools, One Book .  Every family with a PreK-6 th grade student will have the opportunity to get the book- Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan – and will read it together at home over the months of September and October. This program will be run in conjunction with the Audubon and . . .

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Superintendent's Newsletter

Welcome back to another school year at Coon Rapids – Bayard.  The staff is busy putting the finishing touches on summer projects and teachers are setting up their classrooms in anticipation of the first day of school. There will be several new faces at CR-B this year including mine as I will be working as the new, shared Superintendent between the Audubon School District and Coon Rapids – Bayard.  Although the . . .

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2016-2017 Athletic Passes

“If you can't be an athlete, be an athletic supporter!” Principal McGee, from the movie Grease (1978)   It’s no secret that having the stands filled with Crusader fans makes an athlete’s experience much more enjoyable. And hey, your presence may even help the Crusaders win a few more games. That’s why the CR-B Athletic Department makes yearly and seasonal passes . . .

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CR-B Has Gone Nut Free!

Oh, nuts! They sure can cause you trouble if you're allergic to them — and a growing number of kids these days are. What kind of nuts are we talking about? Peanuts, for one. And nuts that grow on trees, like almonds, walnuts, pecans, and cashews. So, the Coon Rapids-Bayard CSD has gone “nut free.” The district wants to reduce the possibility of students with severe allergies being exposed to their . . .

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