District Accomplishments

COME TO CLINTON!

  The Clinton Community School District 
where every child learns
, where collaboration is expected, honored and valued, 
and that as a district, we move forward based on our results.

 It's ALWAYS a Great Day to be a River King and a River Queen!

2016-17 Clinton School District

All about our High School


All about our Middle School


All about our Elementary Schools


 Accomplishments:

* 2017 - We appreciate board members' service

* 2017 - Welding

* 2017 - Getting Wordy

* 2017 - Learning to Lead: Leo Club aims to serve

* 2017 - Students Snip Denim to Make Shoes

* 2017 - Students help Patients

* 2017 - Students Pen Letters to Trump

* 2017 - Students Spread Love

* 2017 - Clinton Plans a Royal Week

* 2017 - Scholarship - Man Imparts $1 Million

* 2017 - Clinton Schools Royalty Week 2017

* 2016 - Making the Right Moves

* 2016 - Pearl Harbor in the Classroom

* 2016 - CHS Students Collect Treats for Troops

* 2016 - School District Looks to Future

* 2016 - A Landmark Celebration

* 2016 - Schools celebrate David Johnson

* 2016 - Honors programs on display

* 2016 - District receives multiple $5K donations

* 2016 - Whittier Recognized Again

* 2016 - Scholarships help pave way for Grads

* 2016 - IPTV to Feature Queens

* 2016 - U.S. Senator Ernst visits Clinton High School

* 2016 - CHS Student Council Wins Award

* 2016 - Third Graders Plant Trees in Clinton

* 2016 - A Classic Restoration

* 2016 - Clinton District earns honor for being a PLC at Work

* 2016 - A Piece of Junk is a work of art

* 2016 - Summit aims to prepare students for world of work

* 2016 - Coding Club: Preparing for their future

* 2015 - Vets Honored at Clinton Middle School

* 2015 - Whittier Celebrates Blue Ribbon Status

* 2015 - The Legacy of CHS Junior Chris Foster Will Live On

* 2015 - Kudos to School District Students' Achievements

* 2015 - School's Success on Display

* 2015 - Clinton Trainer to receive award

* 2015 - CHS Volleyball pink out

* 2015 - CHS Students Show Their Support

* 2015 - Whittier Earns Top Honor as a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School

* 2015 - CHS Hires New Activities Director

* 2015 - Students Enter New Clinton Middle School

* 2015 - David Johnson, CHS grad, shines in NFL

* 2015 - District utilizing teacher leadership program

* 2015 - Whittier PTA delivers on playground equipment

* 2015 - A Race to the Top - CHS Valedictorian

* 2015 - CHS earns national honor again - One of the nation's top schools

* 2015 - Department of Education Director Brad Buck observes Clinton Schools

* 2015 - Sportmanship News

* 2015 - Graduation Rate

* 2015 - Lending Libraries

* 2015 - 2015 100 Great Nurses

* 2015 - Education Madness

* 2015 - Teachers Teaching Teachers

* 2015 -"EPA is pleased to recognize the Clinton Community School District as a Participant in the ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign," said ENERGY STAR Program Manager Steve Ryan. "By taking this simple pledge, we can make a substantial difference in the fight against climate change. ENERGY STAR’s power management tools offer a cost-effective way to save energy, money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions."  Click Here 

* 2015 - A Very Special Valentine's Gift

* 2015 - Senator Hart and Representative Wolfe to visit CHS

* 2015 - Basics of being a school board member - Editorial by Board Member Gregg Obren

* 2015 - Clinton Schools: A safe environment - Editorial by Board Member Eric Gettes

* 2015 - Thank you to Trees Forever - Editorial by Board Member Missey Sullivan-Pope

* 2015 - Stop by to see the new school - Editorial by Board Member Eric Gettes

* 2015 - Here comes the bus - Editorial by Board Member Gregg Obren

* 2015 - Get involved in Clinton Schools - Editorial by Board Member Jenny Green

* 2015 - Clinton Schools Royalty Week

* 2015 - Department of Education Site Visit

* 2015 - CHS NHS Induction

* 2015 - Tweeting Principals

* 2014 - New Middle School facility opens

* 2014 - CHS Technology and Collaboration

* 2014 - District of Distinction award evokes pride

* 2014 - Congrats on a plan seen through to the end

* 2014 - National Connected Superintendents Summit

* 2014 - Clinton Middle School plays for the first time in new Gym

* 2014 - District of Distinction

* 2014 - WQAD - New Clinton Middle School Offers Student Preview

* 2014 - RtI at Work at CHS

* 2014 - New Middle School - The Next Big Step for Clinton Education

* 2014 - CHS Girls Tennis Team takes 2nd in State

* 2014 - CHS Students Honored for Financial Literacy

* 2014 - CHS Graduation

* 2014 - Graduation Speakers

* 2014 - Convocation

* 2014 - Robinson Repeats as State Track Champion

* 2014 - Building Trades - "This is our House"

* 2014 - CCSD Retirement

* 2014 - Loebsack Kicks off education tour at CHS

* 2014 - Schools take center stage

* 2014 - Rep. Loebsack visiting CHS

* 2014 - CHS receives Bronze Medal as Best High Schools in the US by US News and World Report

* 2014-  Lt. Governor Learns about Innovation

* 2014 - Two CHS students, Cyrus Colah and Robert Robinson, are National Merit finalists

* 2014 - New mobile web application available

* 2013 - Innovation room at Clinton High School opens

* 2013 - CNA certification offered at CHS

* 2013 - State Semi-Finalist in Boys Baseball

* 2013 - State Champions in Girls Tennis

* 2012 - New CHS Fitness facility is opened

* 2012 - Expansion of concurrent classes at CHS to include fine arts

* 2012 - Wellness Action Plans developed for all students and staff in District

* 2011 - Breaking Barriers Award from the State of Iowa Board of Education for academic achievement

* 2010 - Breaking Barriers Award from the State of Iowa Board of Education for academic achievement

* 2010 - Air-conditioning was added to Bluff and Whittier elementary schools

* 2010 - Smoke Detector Project which provides smoke detectors for every student's home in district

* 2010 - Whole Class Inquiry (Community of Learners) expanded in 6-12 Science & Social Studies

* 2008 - During the school day the district provides and administers the ACT/COMPASS tests to all juniors in the
                            district

* began 2008 - Project Lead the Way Curriculum (engineering courses) added at Clinton High School

* began 2008 - District-wide implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports

* began 2008 - AP Vertical Teaming for all 6-12 teachers in the district

* 2007 - Jefferson and Eagle Heights Elementary Schools opened

* 2007 - Expansion of vocational strands at CHS to include college credit (Culinary Arts, Welding,
                Automotive Trades, Construction Trades, Health Careers, Child Development, and Family Living)

 

On-Going Accomplishments:

* Comprehensive RtI/MTSS programs offered at every school in the district

* 50% of all CHS freshmen are enrolled in one or more honor classes

* There are over one thousand enrollments in AP, PSEO, and Concurrent classes at CHS

* Academic Proficiencies in reading comprehension, mathematics, and science have risen steadily in the past
   five years

* All high school students in grades 10-12 are afforded the opportunity to visit college campuses during the
   school day under the guidance of our school counselors and teachers; school officials give guidance and time 
   to students in preparation of applications for post-secondary opportunities

* PTA & PTSA operate in every school in the district. The district also has a comprehensive City PTA that
   operates and is recognized as a state leader in Iowa

* Continued expansion of Honors, AP, concurrent, and PSEO course offerings at Clinton High School, there are
   currently (2012) over 45 different AP, concurrent, and PSEO course offerings

* Partnerships with Clinton Community College and Ashford University

* Comprehensive before and after-school programming offered at all elementary and middle schools

* 3 out-of-every 4 students in grades 7-12 participates in an extra-curricular or co-curricular activity

* The Clinton community has over 100 adult mentors who work with students in our schools

* Talented and Gifted activities are found at elementary, middle, and high school levels

* K-12 comprehensive and award winning fine arts programs which include the areas of: art, vocal music, band,
      orchestra, and drama