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6th Grader's Reading Day

Mrs. McAlister's 6th grade Language Arts sections started the year out working on descriptive writing. After they worked on their descriptive writing skills, they each wrote their own picture book. They used details to create their own picture books and then added pictures to complete the book. The 6th graders were able to share their stories with Mrs. Heisterkamp and Mrs Mohr's first grades, Mrs. Esdohr's kindergarten, and . . .

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CR-B receives POET Never Satisfied Grant

At the end of the last school year, CR-B teacher Josh Atwell applied for the POET Never Satisfied Grant. This grant is to help offset the cost of new curriculum being instilled at our school. Coon Rapids' plant manager, Ryan Filloon informed the school of the awarded $2500 in early September and came to see how POET's grant is benefiting our Students. On behalf of the students and staff at CR-B we want to say thank you to . . .

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High School Choir Members Attend All Men Sing

Four Crusaders went to the Southwest Iowa Choral Director Association's All Men Sing Festival in Atlantic, IA on Wednesday, September 18th. Sophomores Easton Hays and Gabe Obert and freshman Raiden Doty and Lucas Shirbroun were apart of a 360+ ensemble of 7-12 grade men. They were under the direction of Mr. Luke Lovegood, the Director of Vocal Music from Iowa Western Community College. They practiced and performed three . . .

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2019-20 Yearbook...Buy Now & Save

Best Price Deals End October 25th

  Best price of $45 until October 25th for the 2019-20 Crusader yearbook.  Add personalization to your yearbook & get  4 FREE icons  for an additional $6.00 This promotion ends 10/25/2019. After  10/25/2019  price for a yearbook will be $50.   HOW TO ORDER:   Order online at jostensyearbooks.com Order forms . . .

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Current Highlights

New Parking Policy

No parking along south side of school

There is now a new parking policy that is in effect for the south side of the school building along North Street. That area is now marked as "NO PARKING, Drop-off and Pick-up Only". This means you may pull in to drop off or pick up your student(s), but you can not leave your vehicle unattended. This is to help stop some of the congestion that happens in that area at the beginning . . . read more

NOTICE: Healthy Kids Act & District Food Policy

In accordance with our local district policy and the Iowa Healthy Kids Act, the Coon Rapids-Bayard School District will no longer allow outside treats or snacks to be brought in to the classroom. This enforcement supports our wellness policy, and prioritizes the safety and health of all of our students, staff and visitors here at CR-B. We kindly ask that you adhere to our . . . read more

2019-2020 School Board Agendas

July 8, 2019 August 12 September 9 October 14 November 11 December 9 January 13 2020 February 10  March 9 April 13 May 11 June 8 read more

2019-2020 School Board Minutes

July 8, 2019 August 12 September 9 October 14 November 11 December 9 January 13 2020 February 10  March 9 April 13 May 11 June 8 read more

Employment Opportunities

The Coon Rapids-Bayard CSD has the following positions available: Substitute Teachers Assistant High School Volleyball Assistant Girl's Basketball JH Football Bus Drivers Position are open until filled. Download the district job application here . Send a letter of application, resume, credentials and three references to: Larry Frakes, . . . read more