Press Release March 23, 2020

Coon Rapids-Bayard School District has been continuing to develop and plan during the Covid-19 Pandemic.   CR-B will not be providing ongoing educational instruction during the shutdown, as there are too many issues with equity.  Examples of this would include internet access, language comprehension, lack of devices, and face-to-face support.  Instead, teachers will be sharing educational resources and learning . . .

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Learning Opportunities / Resources during School Closure

Coon Rapids-Bayard will not be providing ongoing instruction during the shutdown, as there are too many issues with equity - internet access, language comprehension, and face-to-face support. However, teachers will be sharing educational resources and learning opportunities with students. These are NOT required. Our approach is not intended to replicate or replace learning as it would occur in the classroom, but rather to continue to . . .

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Lunches during school closure

UPDATED 3/26/2020 Parents: Starting Monday March 30th CR-B will provide Grab and Go lunches on two pick up days. Lunches will be available Monday and Thursday at two locations: Coon Rapids at the school and in Bayard at the Community Center from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.  On Mondays, families will get 3 meals per child and on Thursdays, families will get 2 meals per child.

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School Closure due to COVID-19

Staff, Students, and Parents, We will be closing school for the next four weeks following the governors recommendations this evening. We understand this is an incredible measure to take but don’t really have any choice but to follow recommendations. Announcements concerning meals, e-learning, and other services will follow in the next couple of days when we get more guidance from the state. In the meantime, please stay home . . .

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Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word is a campaign to raise awareness of the hurtful effects of the R-word and encourage people to pledge not to use it. The use of the R-word is hurtful and demeaning to people with intellectual disabilities.   Eighth grade students connected with a group of second grade students this morning for practice using the . . .

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Additional College Credit Opportunities Available Through Consortium

  Additional college credit opportunities are going to be offered to students in the Coon Rapids-Bayard, Exira-EHK, IKM-Manning and Audubon school districts! These courses are scheduled to begin with the 2020-2021 school year.  The courses are mostly general education courses that are highly transferrable and include the areas of English, psychology, math, science, as well as agriculture and CNA. These classes will be . . .

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Scholarship Opportunities

Complete Updated List of 2020 Scholarships  Check out the link above or the document below for a complete list of Scholarships Available to CR-B Students. Copies of this document can be found in Mrs. Steven's office. Please see Mrs. Stevens for more information! 

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Current Highlights

Elementary Newsletters

4th Quarter Newsletter 3rd Quarter Newsletter 2nd Quarter Newsletter 1st Quarter Newsletter  read more

COVID-19 Informational Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians and Staff, We understand that the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is causing much anxiety in our community, state and world. The situation is ever changing and we want you to know what we are doing to keep our students and communities safe. We are following the CDC, Iowa . . . read more

What to tell kids about COVID-19

What to tell kids about COVID-19 read more

February GEM Winner

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Diane Andersen

Diane Andersen is the winner of the GEM Award 5-12 Staff Member of the month of February. She is currently our district liaison officer. Diane has a heart of gold. She is willing to help in any situation that may arise. She is truly . . . read more

Online Payments Through Infinite Campus Now Available!

Online payments through Infinite Campus is now available!   Infinite Campus allows payments to be made through Campus Portal.  Parents/guardians now have a single account where you can make payments, check grades, find homework and more.  Use our online . . . 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 March 23 Special Board Meeting   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 JH Football Bus Drivers Kitchen Help PE Teacher High School Science Teacher Position are open until filled. Download the district job application here . Send a letter of application, resume, credentials and three . . . read more