Newsletter

September 17, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Families, 

We are 6 weeks through the school year. The quarter will end on Friday, October 8th. This means students have 3 weeks to raise grades for the first quarter before it ends and grades for the quarter are locked. Please work with students to get work completed and turned in properly. If you have questions, please reach out to the teachers, Mrs. Bryant, Ms. Myers, or Mr. Garstka. 

  1. College Go Week. Next week we will be celebration College Go! Week at CASB. We will be doing door decorating and a vision board with advisory classes, trivia in the mornings for donuts, and a Jeans Day if you wear college gear ON THURSDAY. THURSDAY ONLY will be a Jeans Day if your student wears college gear to school. We have other events scheduled for Seniors during the week as well.  
  2. E-Learning Day Next Friday. Friday, September 24 will be an E-Learning Day. No students will report to school. They need to work on assignments from ALL of their classes from home.  
  3. Fleece Jacket Orders. Mrs. Whitaker is selling Fleece CASB jackets again this year. These are CASB dress code approved and can be worn in the building – please reach out to Mrs. Whitaker with questions (jwhitaker@careeracademysb.comFlier for Fleece JacketsOrder Form. 
  4. CASB Shuttles. We will be down 1 bus next week. Students will still be shuttled from Success to Career and from Career to Success. We will also still be shuttling students to their internships and back to CASB if that is still needed. Morning shuttle from Success to Career will leave at 2 times now – students can start loading the bus at 6:50 and the FIRST shuttle from Success to Career will leave at 7:00. The bus will run to CASB and return to Success for the second round of shuttle students. Anyone that can be there on the early shuttle would be appreciated. The bus will not be at Success from 7 – 7:25ish. When the bus gets back, students can board the shuttle to Career to leave around 7:30. Afternoons we might need to have 3 shuttles – 4 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5 pm. We are hoping to shuttle everyone at 4 and 4:30 like normal, but please expect afternoon delays. 
  5. Friday Schedule for High School. I appreciate everyone adjusting and adapting to the new High School Schedule for Fridays. Next week, September 24 – will be an E-Learning Day. No students will report to the building. Assignments will be posted for ALL 10 class periods. Please see the link HERE to see the full semester schedule. Also, if you have a chance, please speak to your student about our second High School Seminar in the gym. Students were shown their Goal progress as we had set it last week. Juniors and Seniors are well on their way to earning their overall goals. We have dropped the number of students with F’s and risen the number of A’s. Freshmen and Sophomores – we simply need to buckle down and get more work done in class. Students were explained Mindplay and Math IXL expectations and hopefully can improve their overall scores moving forward.  
  6. Substitute Teachers. If you’re interested in being a substitute teacher, please reach out to the school and learn how you can sign up. 
  7. Spanish Classes! 

Spanish classes took a Semester Pre-Test and are relearning Spanish 1 content based on collected data for all three levels. 

 Spanish students so far have done the following: 

*created Introductory Google Slides about themselves in Spanish 

*collaborated to create individual class rules posters in Spanish 

*learned Parts of Speech in both English and Spanish 

*learned/reviewed Subject Pronouns
*learned Spanish-speaking countries and capitals 

*created FlipGrid video quizzes to sing songs to help them learn the Spanish alphabet, subject pronouns and Spanish-speaking countries and capitals 

*learned new Spanish vocabulary and practiced in Quizlet 

*played in-class games such as GimKit Live and Quizlet Live to help review Spanish terms 

 And many other fun and exciting Spanish-learning activities!  Spanish is a highly energetic, interactive, college preparatory course.  Please make sure to try not to miss class so you won’t miss out. 

  1. All Things Athletics:   

       

Fall Sports Eligibility 

All Athletes will need a new physical for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you go to the doctor, take the form with you!  The form can be printed here or picked up from the school. 

  

Academic Eligibility for Athletes 

High School Athletes must now be enrolled in and pass 7 classes or more to be eligible for athletics 

Middle School Athletes must pass 6 classes or more to be eligible for athletics 

  

Senior Night – Fall Sports 

Senior night for Cross Country & Volleyball will be Thursday 9/23 at Career Academy during the volleyball games.  Please come support your seniors!  Volleyball Seniors Alecxi Fry, Saniah Levy, & Kamari Moore.  Cross country Seniors Lucas Potter & William Roggow. 

 

Have a wonderful weekend!  

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers 

 September 10, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB families,

  1. CASB Shuttles. We will be down 1 bus over the next 2 weeks. Students will still be shuttled from Success to Career and from Career to Success. We will also still be shuttling students to their internships and back to CASB if that is still needed. Morning shuttle from Success to Career will leave at 2 times now – students can start loading the bus at 6:50 and the FIRST shuttle from Success to Career will leave at 7:00. The bus will run to CASB and return to Success for the second round of shuttle students. Anyone that can be there on the early shuttle would be appreciated. The bus will not be at Success from 7 – 7:25ish. When the bus gets back, students can board the shuttle to Career to leave around 7:30. Afternoons we might need to have 3 shuttles – 4 pm, 4:30 pm, and 5 pm. We are hoping to shuttle everyone at 4 and 4:30 like normal, but please expect afternoon delays.
  2. YMCA Programs. Please see the flyers for YMCA events. Reach out to Mrs. Whitaker with any questions.Academic SuccessY I Must DanceY I Must Dance (Spanish). Flag Football. 
  3. Fleece Jacket Orders. Mrs. Whitaker is selling Fleece CASB jackets again this year. These are CASB dress code approved and can be worn in the building – please reach out to Mrs. Whitaker with questions (jwhitaker@careeracademysb.comFlier for Fleece JacketsOrder Form.
  4. Friday Schedule for High School. I appreciate everyone adjusting and adapting to the new High School Schedule for Fridays. Next week, September 17 – we will operate with class periods 1 – 5.Please see the link HERE to see the full semester schedule. Also, if you have a chance, please speak to your student about our first High School Seminar in the gym. Students set goals today as a grade level to reduce our current number of failing grades. We will check in on this goal over the next 3 weeks and grade levels that achieve their goal will win a reward.
  5. Picture Retakes. Picture retakes will be Monday, October 4.
  6. Talent Search. Talent Search applications for Middle and High School are linked. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Whitaker at 574-299-9800 ext. 1136.
  7. High School Application
  8. Middle School Application
  9. Education First Travel Abroad Program

There are still available spots for our Summer 2022 trip to Costa Rica! Any student who is  currently in 8th through 12th grade can sign up to participate. Already enrolled? Get ready for  the adventure of a lifetime! Interested in having your student(s) join us? Here’s the link to  review our trip details, learn more about EF, and sign up risk-free:  https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2463868XY. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact the EF Traveler Support Team at 800-665-5364.

  1. All Things Athletics:

      Fall Sports Eligibility

All Athletes will need a new physical for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you go to the doctor, take the form with you!  The form can be printed here or picked up from the school.

Academic Eligibility for Athletes

High School Athletes must now be enrolled in and pass 7 classes or more to be eligible for athletics

Middle School Athletes must pass 6 classes or more to be eligible for athletics

Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball

The next practice is September 13th from 6:15-8:00 pm at SUCCESS ACADEMY.  Make sure your athlete has a physical turned in to participate.

Get your gear here https://careeracadbasketball.itemorder.com/sale

High School Girls Basketball

Off-season practices will be on Thursday’s from 4-5:15

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursday’s from 4-5:00

Baseball

Workouts for baseball are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 4-6.  Reach out to Coach Beasley for more details pbeasley@careeracademysb.com

Walk-In Sports Physicals

Physicians Immediate Care has multiple locations in our area and does walk-in physicals.  There is a coupon for $10 off that can be found here!

 

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

September 3, 2021 

Happy Labor Day Weekend, CASB Families!  

This is a reminder that we will not have school on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day. We also won’t have school on Tuesday, September 7 for a Staff Professional Development Day. Students WILL have E-Learning Assignments for Tuesday, September 7. Please make sure your student is working on their work and completing it before we return to school on Wednesday, September 8. 

1.       Tuesday September 7. No students in the building – ELearning Day for students, professional development for Staff 

a.       High School: Check for work in ALL 10 class periods. 

b.       Middle School: Check for work in ALL 8 class periods.  

2.       High School Only – Friday Change. A separate email was sent out to high school families about a high school schedule change. If you did not receive it or have questions about it, please email Mr. Garstka.  

3.       Picture Retakes. Picture retakes will be Monday, October 4. 

4.       Education First Travel Abroad Program 

There are still available spots for our Summer 2022 trip to Costa Rica! Any student who is  currently in 8th through 12th grade can sign up to participate. Already enrolled? Get ready for  the adventure of a lifetime! Interested in having your student(s) join us? Here’s the link to  review our trip details, learn more about EF, and sign up risk-free:  https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2463868XY. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact the  EF Traveler Support Team at 800-665-5364.  

5.       Upcoming Monthly Fundraiser 

Krispy Kreme: Donuts ($10 per dozen) and BOGO gift cards ($20)! See Ms. Garibay or any of our currently enrolled student travelers so you can help us raise funds for this sweet program! Our first monthly deadline for this fundraiser is Sept. 10th! Orders will be delivered the week after.  

6.       Student Council. The first student council meeting will after school from 4:00 – 4:30 next Wednesday, September 1st for high school and Friday, September 3rd for middle school. Student Council will be discussing elections.  

7.       Talent Search applications for Middle and High School are linked. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Whitaker at 574-299-9800 ext. 1136. 

a.       High School Application 

b.       Middle School Application 

8.       All Things Athletics:   

      Fall Sports Eligibility 

All Athletes will need a new physical for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you go to the doctor, take the form with you!  The form can be printed here or picked up from the school. 

  

Academic Eligibility for Athletes 

High School Athletes must now be enrolled in and pass 7 classes or more to be eligible for athletics 

Middle School Athletes must pass 6 classes or more to be eligible for athletics 

  

Cross Country MS & HS 

Cross country has a clothing store open through FanCloth that has choices for all.  Check it out!  https://fancloth.shop/EERWP 

  

Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball 

The next practice is September 8th from 6:15-8:00 pm at SUCCESS ACADEMY.  Make sure your athlete has a physical turned in to participate.   

Get your gear here https://careeracadbasketball.itemorder.com/sale 

  

E-Sports High School 

Sign ups are complete – thank you for all of the interest. 

  

High School Girls Basketball 

Off-season practices will be on Thursday’s from 4-5:15 

  

High School Boys Basketball 

Off-season practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursday’s from 4-5:00 starting September 9th. 

  

Baseball 

Workouts for baseball are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 4-6.  Reach out to Coach Beasley for more details pbeasley@careeracademysb.com 

  

Walk-In Sports Physicals 

Physicians Immediate Care has multiple locations in our area and does walk-in physicals.  There is a coupon for $10 off that can be found here! 

 

Ms. Myers and Mr. Garstka 

August 27, 2021

Happy Friday CASB Families!

We apologize for those who have not been receiving the parent newsletter. The sync between School Mint and PowerSchool was broken, but we think we have everyone added into the system and you should all be receiving the newsletter. For missed newsletters, you can always view them on our website, HERE.

 

  1. Covid Update. We’ve had 6 out of 700+ students test positive for Covid-19 this week. Due to the 6 positive cases and in accordance with CDC guidance, 45 students have been quarantined and will remain at home as a preventative measure.  All those families have been contacted by the nurse. Please encourage your student to follow the safety procedures administration has put in place. Hand washing, remaining socially distant when appropriate, wear masks, and self-screen before school each day is important.
  2. Instrumental Music Club. Any student interested in learning a string orchestra instrument (violin, viola, cello or bass) should join the Beginning Strings club held on Wednesdays after school!  Please email Mrs. Koehler at akoehler@careeracademysb.comwith any questions or visit www.casbmusic.com.
  3. Picture Retakes. Picture retakes will be October 4.
  4. Education First Travel Abroad Program

There are still available spots for our Summer 2022 trip to Costa Rica! Any student who is currently in 8th through 12th grade can sign up to participate. Already enrolled? Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Interested in having your student(s) join us? Here’s the link to review our trip details, learn more about EF, and sign up risk-free: https://www.eftours.com/tour-website/2463868XY. If you have questions, don’t hesitate to contact the EF Traveler Support Team at 800-665-5364.

  1. Upcoming Monthly Fundraiser

Krispy Kreme: Donuts ($10 per dozen) and BOGO gift cards ($20)! See Ms. Garibay or any of our currently enrolled student travelers so you can help us raise funds for this sweet program! Our first monthly deadline for this fundraiser is Sept. 10th! Orders will be delivered the week after.

  1. Student Council. The first student council meeting will after school from 4:00 – 4:30 next Wednesday, September 1stfor high school and Friday, September 3rd for middle school. Student Council will be discussing elections.
  2. Talent Search applications for Middle and High School are linked. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Whitaker at 574-299-9800 ext. 1136.
  3. High School Application
  4. Middle School Application
  5. Early Pick Ups. If you need to pick up a student early, please make sure you are doing so before 3:30 pm.
  6. In House Covid Testing. CASB has the ability to offer Covid tests for students. Mrs. St. Clair will take the lead on this. In order to be able to test students, the consent form must be filled out. Please see the consent form HERE. The only students we will initially test are those in 2 categories- Close Contacts return to school early on Day 8 or Vaccinated close contacts with symptoms.
  7. Vaccination Clinic. CASB will host a Covid-19 Vaccination clinic on September 16 and 17 from 9 am – 3 pm and the clinic will be back at the school 3 weeks later for the second dose. More information will follow.
  8. CASB Student Council. Student council call-out will be after school from 4-4:30 on Monday, August 23. Middle School will be from 4-4:30 on August 30.
  9. Attendance First Hour. As a reminder to parents, we start our school day at 8:00 am. Advisory is no longer the start of our school day. When students are late, they are missing valuable instruction. Please make the necessary adjustments to be on time.
  10. After School Pick Up. We’ve had staff members the last 3 days helping to direct between Middle School and High School Pick up. Attached is a picture of the pick-up lanes if you need assistance. You can view the picture HERE.
  11. All Things Athletics:

      Fall Sports Eligibility

All Athletes will need a new physical for the 2021-2022 school year.  If you go to the doctor, take the form with you!  The form can be printed here or picked up from the school.

 Academic Eligibility for Athletes

High School Athletes must now be enrolled in and pass 7 classes or more to be eligible for athletics

Middle School Athletes must pass 6 classes or more to be eligible for athletics

Cross Country MS & HS

Cross country has a clothing store open through FanCloth that has choices for all.  Check it out!  https://fancloth.shop/EERWP

Middle School Boys & Girls Basketball

The next practice is September 8th from 6:15-8:00 pm at SUCCESS ACADEMY.  Make sure your athlete has a physical turned in to participate.

Get your gear here https://careeracadbasketball.itemorder.com/sale

E-Sports High School

Call out meeting will be Monday, August 30th after school in Mr. Weber’s Classroom – room 115.

High School Girls Basketball

Off-season practices will be on Thursday’s from 4-5:15 starting September 2nd.

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be on Tuesdays and Thursday’s from 4-5:00 starting September 9th.

Baseball

Workouts for baseball are Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 4-6.  Reach out to Coach Beasley for more details pbeasley@careeracademysb.com

Walk-In Sports Physicals

Physicians Immediate Care has multiple locations in our area and does walk-in physicals.  There is a coupon for $10 off that can be found here!

 

Have a great weekend!!!

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers