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FRED Event
Jan. 19
A FRED (Fathers Reading
Every Day) Event: Run and
Read will be held Monday,
Jan. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
at the Cuyuna Range
Elementary School (CRES)
main gym.
The evening will consist
of free play in the gym followed by group games, book
reading and a featured story.
Each family will take home a
copy of the featured book for
the evening. This fun evening
is intended for biological
fathers, step-dads, grandpas,
uncles, family friends, mentors or any other man
involved in the life of a
kindergarten through second
grade child.
This FRED event is free,
required. Registration deadline is Jan. 13.
This FRED Program is
sponsored by the CrosbyIronton
Education Department.
Deerwood Lakes
Lions offer
C-I choirs Christmas concert held
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
School Rules!
—Brenda Booth photo
‘Rejoice with Exceeding Great Joy’,
‘Hallelujah!’ from the Messiah and
‘Silent Night’ were performed by the
A Cappella Choir during the holiday
concert by the 7th and 8th grade
students at Crosby-Ironton on
—Brenda Booth photo
SOLOISTS during ‘Silent Night’ were Abby
Gindorff, Mkaila Meyer and Pagon LaQuier.
—Brenda Booth photo
danced to ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’
during their holiday concert on
The Deerwood Lakes
Lions Club will be offering a
$500 non-traditional scholarship for students pre-registered for spring semester
Applicants must be at
least 23 years of age and
reside in either Crow Wing or
Aitkin counties.
Scholarships are determined by the applicants academic record, involvement in
the community and probable
success in their chosen field
and the demonstrated need of
financial assistance.
Contact Carol Malek at
820-3329 for an application.
The deadline is Dec. 20.
Ranger Care
Cuyuna Range Elementary School
—Brenda Booth photo
C-I Community Education
offers a childcare program
during the school year at
Cuyuna Range Elementary
School (CRES) for children
who are enrolled in grades K
through 6. The Ranger Care
program will be available
beginning Monday, Jan. 5,
2015 and ending Tuesday,
June 2, 2015, from 6:30 a.m.
to 8 a.m. (availability of
morning hours subject to
change based on enrollment)
and from 3 to 6 p.m. on
school days (Monday through
Ranger Care registration
information is located on the
THE CONCERT CHOIR sang ‘Shout for Joy’ during Sunday’s concert.
No school dates
There will be no school on
the following dates for staff
or students.
—Monday, Dec. 22
through Sunday, Jan. 4
(Christmas break).
(President's Day).
—Wednesday, Apr. 1
through Monday, Apr. 6
(Spring break).
Donate your old
band instruments
Do you have an old band
instrument sitting in the back
of your closet? CrosbyIronton High School and
CRES are looking for donations of band instruments.
The school is looking for
band instrument donations
that can be given to students
who could otherwise not
afford to participate in band.
Helpful donations would
include: flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, trombones, baritones and even
tubas! If you are interested in
donating an instrument,
please contact Jennie Planer
at 545-8800 ext. 6853 or
[email protected]
Ironton students
members of Wind
Ensemble at BSU
—Brenda Booth photo
School Vocal Department performed
on Sunday in the Mayberry
Auditorum. The concert was directed by Daniel Olson with piano
accompanist Bryan ‘BJ’ Johnson.
The 7th and 8th grade combined
chorus performed ‘Throw Open Your
Needed for
Community Ed
Crosby-Ironton Community Education is seeking
individuals interested in
teaching classes on numerous
subjects. If you have a talent
to share, contact Dale Sova at
545-8822 or e-mail dsova@
The purpose of Community Education is to link educational needs with educational resources to serve the
local community. Help Community Ed plan the types of
classes, trips, programs and
services you would like
offered in your community.
Three dozen Bemidji
State University students are
members of this year’s Wind
Ensemble, a performing
group open to all BSU students.
Cameron Trott is a sophomore majoring in music education. Cassidy Trott is a
sophomore majoring in
C-I High School has
—Brenda Booth photo
THE 7TH AND 8TH GRADE gentle- ‘The First Noel/Pachelbel’s Canon’
men performed ‘Lift Up Your Voice’, and ‘The Drum Carol’.
Collect labels
and milk caps
for education
Campbell’s Soup labels,
Box Tops for Education are
more valuable than you think!
These and other labels and
product UPCs are collected by
area schools to be redeemed
for education equipment and
the entire community can
These items can be
dropped off at Cuyuna Range
Elementary School or the
Crosby-Ironton Courier. In
addition, a full list of products
eligible for the program is
available at the school office.
—Brenda Booth photo
Chorus performed ‘The First
Snowfall’, ‘Carol of the Bells’ and
Use the
drop box
atFor Courier
the convenience of our
readers and customers, a drop
box slot is located in the exterior front wall of the CrosbyIronton Courier of-fice, just
left of the front door. The
Courier office is located at 12
East Main Street in downtown
Crosby, across from Unity
If you leave news items,
ads, payments, photos, etc., at
the Courier after hours, please
use this drop slot and not the
newspaper tube to the right of
the door. The drop slot ensures
that your messages are secure
and that we receive them in
good condition.
Sunday’s concert.
computerized system for payment of school meals. Every
student is assigned a fourdigit personal account identification number that should
never be shared with other
The system is based on
family accounts, so parents
may write one check that will
cover purchases for all students at both the high school
and CRES. Deposits by check
must be made before the
school day begins. Payments
will not be accepted during
the lunch shifts. Under no circumstances may students
charge lunch. The food service department strives to provide quality meals to the C-I
students. The menus are stateplanned and adapted to our
local needs. Students and visiting parents are encouraged
to take advantage of the meals
In compliance with Public
Law 95.166, pop, water ices,
chewing gum and certain candies cannot be sold during
school lunch shifts.
Crosby-Ironton School District
Web site under breaking news.
The registration information
can also be obtained at CRES
or CIHS Offices.
For more information
please contact Community
Education at 545-8822 or email: [email protected].
Kidz Klub at HCC
Hallett Center of Crosby
is offering Kidz Klub over
Christmas Break. Similar to
the popular summer Kidz
Kamp, the Hallett Center of
Crosby will be offering half
day programming for children in kindergarten through
fifth grade from 8:30 a.m. to
noon on Dec. 22, 23, 26, 29,
30 and Jan. 2.
Kidz Klub will feature
crafts, games, swimming and
other activities.
Advanced Registration is
encouraged. The cost is $10
per day per child for members
and $12 per day per child for
Using school
district facilities
School District’s faciltities
are available for public
use—for example, events,
meetings, activities, and
fund-raisers. Facility use
fees may apply.
Cancellation of your
event when using school
facilities must be made 48
hours in advance of the
event or you will be liable
for rental fees. Contracts for
rent of facilities will be canceled due to bad weather,
and all activities will be canceled on emergency closing
days with no additional
charges assessed to reschedule. The school district
reserves the right to cancel
reservations, and the district
is not responsible for
mechanical or electrical failure.
To schedule an event
using school facilities, contact the C-I Community
Education office at 711
Poplar Street, Crosby, MN
56441, call 545-8820, or
visit www.
Be at bus stop!
C-I Transportation asks
parents and students to be
sure all kids riding the bus to
school be at their bus stops
five minutes early in order to
keep the buses on schedule.
Pledge of Allegiance policy at C-I
The Pledge of Allegiance
will be recited on the first
school day of each week at the
start of third hour (10:24 a.m.).
Anyone who does not wish
to participate in reciting the
Pledge of Allegiance for any
personal reason may elect not to
do so. Students must respect
other person's right to make that
choice. (Minn. §121A.11).
Early childhood
family education
at CRES Fridays
Volunteer your
time at CRES
Friday mornings at CRES
from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Early
Childhood Family Education
provides a class where you can
craft, free play, meet, enjoy
music, snack and play in the
gym. It is a great time for parents to participate in activities
with their children. The children love sharing the school
experience with mon, dad,
grandpa, grandma or any other
inportant adult in their lives.
Cuyuna Range Elemen-tary
School is seeking parents and
community members interested
in volunteering in various areas
Volunteer opportunities exist in
many classrooms, especially in
the younger grades. Whether
you have an hour a week or an
hour a year to give, you can
have a positive influence on a
student and your help is appreciated. To find out more about
volunteer opportunities at
CRES, call 545-8803.
Junior High
Dance Schedule
Clip and save this schedule of dances lined up
at Crosby-Ironton Junior High School! All
dances listed are held in the Commons Area and
are for grades seven through nine unless otherwise specified.
Tuesday, Dec. 16
* Holiday Dance
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 19
Winter Dance
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 17
* Valentine’s Dance
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17
St. Patrick’s Dance
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Monday, April 20
Last Jr. High Dance
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Monday, May 18
7-12 Year End Dance 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Reward Dance if PBIS Goal is met!)