Career Academy Weekly Principal Newsletter 2021-22

May 13, 2022 

Happy Friday CASB Parents and Guardians,

We have a lot going on at CASB and only 8 days of school remaining! Please make sure your student is staying focused and getting all of their work turned in over these last couple of days.

  1. Building Level Clubs. There will NOT be any clubs meeting at Career Academy on May 23, 24, and 25, the last week of school. Please make arrangements to have students picked no later than 4:15 pm. We appreciate you making this change for us.
  2. DoubleGood Popcorn Fundraiser 

Help Spanish Club while also treating yourself this month! We’re hosting our Double Good Popcorn fundraiser; 50% of all sales will go towards covering the cost of supplies and bus rental fees for our upcoming travel abroad programs. The best part is that it’s virtual: there’s a wide variety of flavors to pick from and all products will be shipped directly to you, our wonderful supporters! The Pop-Up Store will open on May 16th at 5 pm and end on May 20th at 5 pm. Click on the link below to check it out before it starts: https://popup.doublegood.com/s/c93ese09

  1. Prom. High School prom will be tonight Friday, May 13! Have fun Prom goers.
  2. Start Up Moxie Event. If you are interested, please visit the Start Up Moxie event tonight Friday, May 13 at Howard Park. Student Booth Expo will be from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. We will have some Career Academy students presenting their business booths. You can see more information: HERE.
  3. Camp Evergreen Grief Camp. Please see the brochure, HERE.
  4. Boys and Girls Club Grades K – 11. Students can sign up to be a part of the Boys and Girls club for the summer. Link to sign up is here: https://www.bgcsjc.org/summer2022.html 
  5. Summer School. If you are interested in signing up your student for Summer School, please click the link HERE and sign them up. Even if you are not sure that you’ll 100% commit, please sign up. High School Summer School is for students in grades 8 – 11.
  6. All Things Athletics

Football with Osceola Eagles

Information for spring workouts can be found here.

​High School Boys Basketball

Open gyms will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at Career Academy from 4-6pm.  This is for anyone interested in playing boys basketball next year from current grades 8-12.

Free Gym Memberships through Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is offering free summer memberships to High Schoolers – click for more info https://www.planetfitness.com/summerpass/preregistration

Spring Sports Sectionals

Come out and support your spring athletes at their sectional games

Girls Track – Tuesday 5/17 @ Mishawaka High School

Boys Track – Thursday 5/19 @ Penn High School

Softball – Wednesday 5/25 @ Lacrosse High School

Baseball – Friday 5/26 or 5/27 @ South Central High School (date tbTBD soon)

Spring Sports Senior Recognition

Congratulations to our spring sport seniors!

Track – DeMarquis Jackson, Lucas Potter, and Will Roggow.

Baseball – Tristen Peugh & Byron Eberly

Softball – Kelsi King & Haley Saunders

Enjoy your weekend!

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

May 6, 2022

Happy Friday CASB Parents and Guardians,

It is hard to believe that we only have 13 school days left. 2 full weeks or school and then a 3 day week. Final exams for the high school will be that final week of school on Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25.

  1. Senior Balances. Please make sure you are getting your balance paid off in order to graduate. Reach out to the school and our accounting department if you have questions.
  2. ILEARN Biology. Any first time Biology student – either in 8th grade or in High School – will need to take the Biology ILEARN on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
  3. Prom. High School prom will be this Friday, May 13.
  4. Start Up Moxie Event. If you are interested, please visit the Start Up Moxie event on Friday, May 13 at Howard Park. Student Booth Expo will be from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. We will have some Career Academy students presenting their business booths. You can see more information: HEREHERE.
  5. Boys and Girls Club Grades K – 11. Students can sign up to be a part of the Boys and Girls club for the summer. Link to sign up is here:  https://www.bgcsjc.org/summer2022.html
  6. Summer School. If you are interested in signing up your student for Summer School, please click the link HERE and sign them up. Even if you are not sure that you’ll 100% commit, please sign up. High School Summer School is for students in grades 8 – 11.
  7. All Things Athletics

Grades 6-12 Girls Basketball

Anyone interested in playing girls basketball should be attending workouts.  Workouts are on Monday’s 4:00 – 4:30 and Wednesday nights from 6:45-7:45 at Career.  The girls basketball teams are also organizing summer ball opportunities for grades 6-12.  Please see the flyer attached if you are interested.

Football with Osceola Eagles

Information for spring workouts can be found here.

​High School Boys Basketball

Open gyms will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at Career Academy from 4-6pm.  This is for anyone interested in playing boys basketball next year from current grades 8-12.

Free Gym Memberships through Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness is offering free summer memberships to High Schoolers – click for more info https://www.planetfitness.com/summerpass/preregistration

8th Grader E-sports Night

Any 8th grader interested in esports next year should come to open gaming night in the computer lab on Wednesday, May 11 from 4-6 to meet some current players, check out the games, and find out more about the program. Coach Bernhard and Coach Elkington will be on hand to answer all your questions.

Have a great weekend!

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

April 14, 2022

Happy Thursday CASB parents/guardians,

We have quite a bit going on over these next couple of weeks with Middle School State testing, some high school field trips, and robotics competing in the World Competition in Houston, TX.

  1. ILEARN Testing Middle School. 

6th Grade Science – April 19 and 20

6 – 8 Math – April 26 and 27

6-8 ELA – May 3, 4, and 5

All students will need the following for testing:

  • 100% charged computer and power cord
  • Earbuds
  • Pencils (at least two)

We will begin testing at 8:15 am, so please make sure your students get to school on-time.

  1. Summer School. If you are interested in signing up your student for Summer School, please click the link HERE and sign them up. Even if you are not sure that you’ll 100% commit, please sign up. High School Summer School is for students in grades 8 – 11 and will run from June 6 – June 30.
  2. Good luck Robotics Team! Team 5484 will be competing in the State Championship this weekend.
  3. Afternoon Buses for April and May. Please be aware that we have athletics teams, robotics teams, and others that are using our 2 activity buses and 1 large yellow bus for their contests. We will be running the afternoon shuttle, but times for students will most likely be delayed on those days. Expected dates are below and we ask that you consider picking your student up at the school to avoid this delay. We apologize for the inconvenience; however, we appreciate our programs being able to travel and provide experiences for these students.
    1. April 16
    2. April 20
    3. April 21
    4. April 22
    5. April 26
    6. April 27
    7. April 29
    8. May 2

 

Enjoy your weekend!

April 1, 2022 

Happy Spring Break CASB Families!

We have started off the 4th quarter strong. In my 7 years at Career Academy, I have never seen as many people at Spring Conferences than I did on Thursday, March 31st. Ms. Myers, our teachers and staff, and I absolutely loved seeing everyone. Enjoy your spring break and we will see everyone back in the building on Monday, April 11th.

 

  1. Afternoon Buses for April and May. Please be aware that we have athletics teams, robotics team, and others that are using our 2 activity buses and 1 large yellow bus for their contests. We will be running the afternoon shuttle, but times for students will most likely be delayed on those days. Expected dates are below and we ask that you consider picking your student up at the school to avoid this delay. We apologize for the inconvenience; however, we appreciate our programs being able to travel and provide experiences for these students.
    1. April 11
    2. April 12
    3. April 14
    4. April 15
    5. April 16
    6. April 20
    7. April 21
    8. April 22
    9. April 26
    10. April 27
    11. April 29
    12. May 2
    13. May 6
  2. Senior Cap and Gown. Please reach out to Mrs. Solberg or Mr. Garstka if you have not received your cap and gown. We have them on site for pick up.
  3. Middle School Test Dates. Middle School will be taking the ILEARN exam starting after April 18. Please be on the lookout for more information.
  4. All Things AthleticsSpring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.Grades 3-5 Girls BasketballThe girls basketball coaches will be hosting a clinic for girls in grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade starting after spring break.  Coaches will talk to the girls at school on Wednesday April 13th.  The clinic will run from 9-10:30am on April 30th, May 7th, May 21st and cost $20.  Students will bring home the sign up form after spring break.Grades 6-12 Girls BasketballAnyone interested in playing girls basketball should attend the workouts as much as possible.  Workouts will start after spring break on Monday’s 4:00 – 4:30 and Wednesday nights from 6:45-7:45.Volleyball Coach SearchWe are in need of a middle school volleyball coach and a high school volleyball coach.  If you are anyone you know are interested please apply.  The postings can be found here.

Football with Osceola Eagles

Information for spring workouts can be found here.

 

Have a great break!

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

 

March 25, 2022

Happy Friday CASB Families,

Today is the last Friday in March! Next Thursday will be parent teacher conferences In Person at CASB from 4pm – 7pm. Next Friday will be virtual conferences for parents/guardians wanting to meet through Zoom. Please see more information below.

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences.
    1. In-Person Conferences will be Thursday, March 31st from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    2. Virtual Conferences will be April 1st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
      1. High School Virtual Conference Links. HERE.
      2. Middle School Virtual Conferences will be available soon.
  1. Last Chance. Sign Up for 3rd Quarter Replacement Grade School. CASB will be hosting 3rd quarter make-up school for High School students again. See the message below from Mr. Esper regarding what it is and how to sign up.
    1. Did you fall behind in quarter 3? Is there a class or 2 classes you need to correct in order to be able to get your semester credit?
    2. If any of these describe you, then 3rd Quarter Correction School may be for you! Classes will be assigned by 3/29 and you will be able to work at your own pace to complete them by 4/17 at midnight and can vary over a wide range of subjects. There are no required meetings, but an instructor is available via email and over zoom all Spring Break. If you are interested, please just fill out the survey HERE.
  1. Double Good Popcorn Fundraiser 

Help Spanish Club while also treating yourself this month! We’re hosting our Double Good Popcorn fundraiser; 50% of all sales will go towards covering the cost of supplies and bus rental fees for our upcoming travel abroad programs. The best part is that it’s virtual: there’s a wide variety of flavors to pick from and all products will be shipped directly to you, our wonderful supporters! The Pop-Up Store will open on March 22nd at 5 pm and end on March 26th at 5 pm. Click on the link below to check it out before it starts next week!

https://popup.doublegood.com/s/c93ese09

  1. Safe Schools Letter. See the Safe Schools Letter, HERE. Call line and Text line information. To make a report, students can call from any phone to 1-800-41-VOICE, ext. 359 (418-6423) to share the information. Students also have the option to text the number (614)-426-0240, then type: TIPS.
  2. Spring Break. Students will not report to the building April 1st (virtual conferences) through April 10th. We will begin classes again on April 11th.
  3. Robotics. Good luck to our robotics team competing the Tippecanoe District Event this weekend.
  4. All Things Athletics

Spring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.

Grades 3-5 Girls Basketball

A clinic is coming your way!  The girls basketball coaches will be hosting a clinic for girls in grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade starting after spring break.  Look back here for more information.

Track – All Grades (6-12)

Track season has started.  The last week to join is this week!  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

Have a great weekend.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

 

 

March 18, 2022

Happy Friday CASB families!!

  1. Congratulations to our CASB Robotics Team 5484. CASB’s robotics team competed in Albany, New York on Tuesday and Wednesday. The team won the event with 2 other alliance members. Congratulations to the team and good luck at your next competition. Press Release. 
  2. 3rd Quarter Correction School (Spring Break and Additional Weeks) – High School Only. CASB will be hosting 3rdquarter make-up school for High School students again. See the message below from Mr. Esper regarding what it is and how to sign up.
    1. Did you fall behind in quarter 3? Is there a class or 2 classes you need to correct in order to be able to get your semester credit?
    2. If any of these describe you, then 3rd Quarter Correction School may be for you! Classes will be assigned by 3/29 and you will be able to work at your own pace to complete them by 4/17 at midnight and can vary over a wide range of subjects. There are no required meetings, but an instructor is available via email and over zoom all Spring Break. If you are interested, please just fill out the survey HERE.
  3. Parent/Teacher Conference Change. Career Academy will be changing conference times for the upcoming conferences from April 1st.
    1. In-Person Conferences will be Thursday, March 31st from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    2. Virtual Conferences will be April 1st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.Please reach out with questions. We will send home more information as we get closer to the date.
  4. Senior Jostens Orders. ATTENTION SENIORS!  Jostens will be delivering caps and gowns and graduation products on Monday, March 28 during WIN.   A statement will be sent if you have a balance due.  Please pay online or call 1-800-JOSTENS to pay by debit or credit card 24-hours in advance.  Jostens will only accept cash or money order at delivery. CHECKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AS PAYMENT.
  5. Safe Schools Letter. See the Safe Schools Letter, HERE. Call line and Text line information. To make a report, students can call from any phone to 1-800-41-VOICE, ext. 359 (418-6423) to share the information. Students also have the option to text the number (614)-426-0240, then type: TIPS.  
  6. All Things AthleticsSpring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.High School Boys BasketballWe want to thank and honor Coach Pat King as he has decided to retire from his basketball coaching position.  Thank you Coach for helping us step up our level of play and our level of basketball at Career Academy.Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

March 10, 2022 

Reminder – Today is the last day of the 3rd quarter. Hopefully assignments have been turned in and grades are passing. Semester grades are the grades that count for credits at the High School, so if students were close, they can still pass the semester by passing the 4th quarter and the final exam.

  1. Tomorrow – Friday, March 11. This Friday, March 11 will be an E-Learning Day for students. Staff will be in the building for Professional Development.
    1. High School Student Classes. Friday March 11 will be classes 1 – 5.
    2. Middle School Student Classes. Friday March 11 be all 8 class periods.
  2. No School Monday, March 14. Per our school calendar, there will be no school on Monday. See everyone back in the building Tuesday, March 15.
  3. Parent/Teacher Conference Change. Career Academy will be changing conference times for the upcoming conferences from April 1st.
    1. In-Person Conferences will be Thursday, March 31st from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    2. Virtual Conferences will be April 1st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.Please reach out with questions. We will send home more information as we get closer to the date.
  4. Spanish Club Update. For Quarter 4, Spanish Club will be meeting on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 pm-5 pm. This club is open to any middle or high school student. I will also update the flyers and have those posted to replace the older ones on the bulletin walls throughout the school. Lastly, we will be fundraising again with Double Good Popcorn later this month; I will send you that information soon, too!
  5. State Funding. The funds have been received from the state for textbook assistance.  If your student was eligible, the payment was applied to their fee account in Power School.  The state does not pay the textbook fees in full. Please review the account and send a payment for the balance remaining.  We accept payments through My School Bucks, mail, over the phone, or you can pay at the front desk.
  6. All Things AthleticsSpring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.High School BaseballBaseball officially starts on March 15th.  Make sure to have your physical and paperwork completed.Track – All Grades (6-12)Track season has started.  Last call for more athletes!  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.comMr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

 

 

March 4, 2022 

Happy Friday CASB Families,

All Juniors at CASB took the SAT exam on Wednesday, March 2nd. Thank you to everyone, in person and virtual, that showed up for this first testing window! Juniors that took the SAT, this was your final state exam. Congratulations.

  1. Friday, March 11. This Friday, March 11 will be an E-Learning Day for students. Staff will be in the building for Professional Development.
  2. End of the Quarter March 10th. Please make sure students are working hard this weekend and this week, the last day of the quarter is Thursday. Friday’s Professional Day will be the first day of the 4th quarter.
  3. Basketball. Congratulations to the Boys Basketball team on a great season, it unfortunately came to an end on Wednesday night.
  4. All Things AthleticsSpring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.High School Girls BasketballCongratulations to Gabrielle Terrell & Adreania Hyde.  Gabby earned the Hoosier Plains Academic All-Conference Award for the winter season and Adreania was named to the Indiana Small School All-State team as an honorable mention.  Way to go ladies!High School BaseballBaseball officially starts on March 15th.  Make sure to have your physical and paperwork completed.High School SoftballSoftball season officially begins on Monday.  Make sure to be at practice with your physical and other paperwork completed.Track – All Grades (6-12)Track season has started.  We are still looking for more athletes, but you must start soon!  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

 

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

February 25, 2022 

Happy Friday CASB Families, 

  1. Letter from the Superintendent. In case you missed the letter from yesterday, please click HERE.
  2. Senior Event – “College Goal Sunday”. Please see more information HERE, the event will be held at IUSB this Sunday from 2 pm to 4 pm.
  3. Spanish Club Fundraiser. Help Spanish Club while also treating yourself! We’re hosting a Double Good Popcorn fundraiser; 50% of all sales will go towards covering the cost of supplies and bus rental fees for our upcoming student travel programs. The best part is that it’s virtual: there’s a wide variety of flavors to pick from and all products will be shipped directly to you, our wonderful supporters! The club’s Pop-Up Store will open on Feb. 22nd at 5 pm and end on Feb. 26th at 5 pm. Click on the link below to check it out before it starts next week! https://popup.doublegood.com/s/c93ese09
  4. Parent/Teacher Conference Change. Career Academy will be changing conference times for the upcoming conferences from April 1st.
    1. In-Person Conferences will be Thursday, March 31st from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
    2. Virtual Conferences will be April 1st from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.Please reach out with questions. We will send home more information as we get closer to the date.
  5. Robotics Season. Please see the information below regarding our Robotics Team.
    1. Our Robotics build season has come to an end. You can also see our robot reveal video tomorrow Saturday February 26th at 6 PM eastern time, on  twitch.tv/firstupdatesnow  where they show the robot reveal videos of tons of teams from around the world! We concluded build season and now are very excited for competitions to start! You can see a sneak peek of our robot running on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Team5484/
  6. All Things AthleticsSpring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.Boys Basketball SectionalThe sectional is at North Judson High School – 1 BlueJay Drive, North Judson, IN.  We play at 6:30EST/5:30CST vs. North Judson.  Come out and support our boys basketball team.  Tickets are $6!High School Girls BasketballCongratulations to Haley Saunders and Savannah Shepherd who celebrated their scholarships to Bethel University with a signing day on Friday.  Good luck ladies!High School BaseballBaseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.High School SoftballSoftball workouts have begun at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.Track – All Grades (6-12)Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school.  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.comHave a great weekend.Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

February 17, 2022

Happy Thursday CASB Families,

We wanted to get out this information early because we forgot to include it in last week’s newsletter. CASB will have an E-Learning Day on Friday, February 18. CASB will also be out of school on Monday, February 21. We will see everyone back in the school on Tuesday, February 22.

  1. E-Learning Friday, February 18. CASB will have E-Learning this Friday. High School students will work through work for class periods 1 – 5. Middle School students will have work for all 8 classes.
  2. IUSB Fine Arts Day will be Saturday, February 26th. Please see the flyer and information on how to sign up HERE.
  3. 8th Grade to Freshman Night Slideshow. Please view the Slideshow from the 8th Grade to Freshman Night HERE. We encourage students to take PE during summer school in order to open up their schedule a little more and allow either a 3rdpathway or an elective like Band, Art, etc.
    1. Pathway Flyers:
      1. Computer Science.
      2. Engineering
      3. Entrepreneurship
      4. Healthcare
      5. Precision Machining
      6. Welding Technology
  4. Juniors!! Mark your calendars!! Wednesday, March 2nd, every junior student will take the SAT. This is a State of Indiana requirement. Even students who are fully virtual will need to attend CASB that day to test. Please reach out with questions, a direct message to Juniors and families will be sent out soon.
  5. Office of the Social Worker – Mrs. Whitaker. Email Mrs. Whitaker – jwhitaker@careeracademysb.com with questions.

Cultivate Food partnership. Career Academy is partnering with Cultivate to assist our families with food insecurity.  United Way has given us access to their partnership with Door Dash who will pick up the food and deliver it to your home.  Please review the video below to learn more about Cultivate Culinary.  If you would like to participate, please sign the attached authorization form giving us permission to share your address with the United Way/Door Dash so they can deliver food to your home.  If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Whitaker at (574) 299-9800 Ext. 1136

https://wsbt.com/news/local/cultivate-receives-1-million-dollar-donation-to-fund-expansion

  1. Cultivate Information Release Form: HERE. Forms are also available in the front office.
  2. Female empowerment group information
    1. Female Empowerment Group Flyer
    2. Female Empowerment Group Sign up
  3. Girl Scouts at CASB information
    1. Flyer
    2. Girl Scouts in STEM
  1. All Things Athletics

Spring Athletics Eligibility – high school students must pass 7 credits in their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.  Middle school students must pass 6 of their 3rd quarter classes to be eligible for spring sports.

High School Baseball

Baseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.

High School Softball

Softball workouts have begun at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Track – All Grades (6-12)

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school.  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

Have a great weekend.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

February 4, 2022 

Happy Friday CASB Families,

We look forward to seeing everyone back next week. Hopefully the weather will cooperate, and we can see everyone back in the building on Monday.

  1. Valentine’s Day Band Fundraiser. Please see the PDF, HERE, to view our Valentine’s Day fundraiser for Band.
  2. Middle School JAM Session. Next JAM session is Thursday, February 10.
  3. 8th Grade Night. All 8th grade parents received a letter and all call from Ms. Myers regarding our 8th grade informational night. We hope everyone can attend.
  4. Senior Meetings. If you haven’t scheduled your meeting for your senior student, please email Mr. Garstka.
  5. Juniors!! Mark your calendars!! Wednesday, March 2nd, every junior student will take the SAT. This is a State of Indiana requirement. Even students who are fully virtual will need to attend CASB that day to test. Please reach out with questions, a direct message to Juniors and families will be sent out soon.  
  6. High School Friday Schedule. The link, HERE, will take you to the Block Friday Schedule for CASB high school students.
  7. All Things AthleticsCheerleaders Senior NightThe cheerleaders will be celebrating their Senior Night on Tuesday 2/8 at Success.  The ceremony will take place after the JV game at approximately 7:00.  Please come join us in honoring Sania Adams, Alexi Harris, Kyaris Hasan, Emily McClellan, Amani Murray, and Ariane UrayenezaHigh School Girls BasketballThe girls play their Sectional at Fairfield High School Friday night at 6:00pm.  Let’s have another great fan base like last week!High School BaseballBaseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.High School SoftballSoftball workouts have begun at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.Track – All Grades (6-12)Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school.  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.comMr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

January 28, 2022

Happy Friday CASB families,

  1. JUNIORS!! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Wednesday, March 2nd every Junior student will take the SAT. This is a State of Indiana requirement. All Junior students need to report to CASB by 8 am for breakfast and then for testing. Room assignments and information will follow.
  2. 8th Grade Parent/Guardian and Student Information Night. CASB faculty would like to speak to ALL 8th graders and their guardians on Thursday, February 10th at 5 pm. 8th grade students are welcomed to stay for Ms. Myer’s JAM session that night and parents can arrive prior to the event starting at 5pm. Dinner will be provided. Please mark your calendars, more information will come out next week.
  3. Dress Code Reminder. No hoodies are allowed to be worn when the school day begins. They need to remain in lockers. Airpods should not be used in the hallways. The school dress code is available below. HERE.
  4. All Things Athletics

 

High School Girls Basketball

Senior night will be held on 1/28.  The game begins at 7:00 @ Success Academy. Come support our seniors Sarah Clayborn, Haley Saunders, and Savannah Shepherd!

 

High School Baseball

Baseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.

High School Softball

Softball workouts have begun at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Track – All Grades (6-12)

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:30 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school.  Questions can be sent to josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

 

Enjoy your weekend!

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

January 21,2022

Happy Friday CASB Families,

1.       JAM sessions. Please see the Flyer from Ms. Myers regarding upcoming JAM sessions for Middle School students. JAM Flyer.

2.       Senior Meetings. If you haven’t scheduled your meeting for your Senior student, please email Mr. Garstka.

3.       Free 1:1 Tutoring for Students. Please see the information about free tutoring options for students.  

NEW FROM SCHOOLHOUSE.WORLD: Free Tutoring Now Includes 1:1 Math Support

Schoolhouse.world recently expanded its free, online tutoring to include 1:1 math homework support for middle and high school students. This peer tutoring is available through Zoom in 20-minute sessions from 8 to 10 p.m. ET on weekdays. This is in addition to free, small-group tutoring currently available in SAT reading, writing, and math, with a math focus on pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, and statistics. Support is also available for AP courses including AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Physics, and AP Computer Science. More information on free tutoring services through Schoolhouse.world is available here.

 

4.       High School Friday Schedule. The link, HERE, will take you to the Block Friday Schedule for CASB high school students.

5.       All Things Athletics:

6.      High School Girls Basketball

Senior night will be held on 1/28.  The game begins at 7:00 @ Success Academy. Come support our seniors Sarah Clayborn, Haley Saunders, and Savannah Shepherd!

High School Boys Basketball

On 1/27 the boys will be hosting a Coaches Vs. Cancer night.  The game is varsity only starting at 6:00.  Shirts will be sold for $10 and money collected to donate to the American Cancer Society.  If you would like to make a donation please reach out to Mrs. Druyos and look for more information on Facebook throughout the week.

1,000 Points!

Congratulations to Tyvon Henry who has become the second athlete in school history to pass the 1,000 point mark in a his high school basketball career.  Tyvon is on track to be our highest scoring player in school history and was honored this week for his accomplishment!

High School E-Sports

Our next eSports season starts soon! This season we are offering Super Smash Bros, Valorant, Rocket League, and Chess. Esports is open to high school students (both in-person and virtual). If you are interested in learning more (no commitment required) fill out the interest form here and plan on attending the virtual Kickoff Meeting (zoom link) on Jan 26 @ 5pm.

High School Baseball

Baseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.

High School Softball

Softball workouts have begun at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

Track – All Grades (6-12)

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:15 on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s after school.  The official track season begins for high school on 3/1 and middle school on 3/14.  Questions can be sent to gdruyos@careeracademysb.com or josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

January 14, 2022

Happy Friday CASB Families,

Just a reminder CASB will not have school on Monday, January 17. On Tuesday, January 18, CASB will not have students in the building and students will be required to do work for E-Learning. We will see students in the building again on Wednesday, January 19. Thank you.

  1. Parent/Guardian Survey.  CASB extends a survey every year to parents and guardians. Please fill out the survey using the link, HERE.
  2. JAM sessions. Please see the Flyer from Ms. Myers regarding upcoming JAM sessions for Middle School students. JAM Flyer.
  3. E-Learning Day Tuesday, January 18. CASB’s next E-Learning Day is Tuesday, January 18. Students will need to complete assignments from home. For High School, students will have work for all 10 of their class periods.
  4. Clubs. CASB has clubs Monday through Friday nights. Please see the attached PDF with clubs for the 3rd quarter. CLUBS.
  5. High School Friday Schedule. The link, HERE, will take you to the Block Friday Schedule for CASB high school students.
  6. Free 1:1 Tutoring for Students. Please see the information about free tutoring options for students.

NEW FROM SCHOOLHOUSE.WORLD: Free Tutoring Now Includes 1:1 Math Support

Schoolhouse.world recently expanded its free, online tutoring to include 1:1 math homework support for middle and high school students. This peer tutoring is available through Zoom in 20-minute sessions from 8 to 10 p.m. ET on weekdays. This is in addition to free, small-group tutoring currently available in SAT reading, writing, and math, with a math focus on pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus, and statistics. Support is also available for AP courses including AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP Physics, and AP Computer Science. More information on free tutoring services through Schoolhouse.world is available here.

 

  1. All Things Athletics:

High School Girls Basketball

Senior night will be held on 1/28.  The game begins at 7:00 Come support our seniors Sarah Clayborn, Haley Saunders, and Savannah Shepherd.

High School Baseball

Baseball workouts have started.  See Coach Beasley for more information.

High School Softball

Softball workouts begin at Success from 4:15-5:15 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.  The first workout is 1/24.

Track – All Grades

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track workouts have started and are currently from 4-5:15 on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s after school.  The official track season begins for high school on 3/1 and middle school on 3/14.  There will be a callout for track on Thursday 1/20 in the cafeteria after school!  Questions can be sent to gdruyos@careeracademysb.com or josh.marshall@casbaffiliates.com

 

Have a great weekend.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

December 17, 2021 

Happy Friday and beginning of Holiday break!!

Final exams are completed, and students will be home for the next 2 and a half weeks. We return to school on Wednesday, January 5th. We look forward to welcoming everyone back on that date.

  1. Students return to CASB on Wednesday, January 5th.  
  2. Bus Schedule on January 5. Please note that Wednesday, January 5, we will only have 1 bus running in the morning and afternoon. Morning run will happen from 6:50 – 7:10, bus will run to CASB and will return to Success around 7:30. All other students will get on the 7:30 bus to Career. Afternoon will be 4 and 4:30 runs with a mini bus running as many students as possible.  
  3. Winter School. If your student signed up for winter school, they must complete their work by midnight on January 9. No exceptions will be made for this deadline. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mr. Esper at aesper@careeracademysb.com.
  4. High School Robotics. Our CASB robotics team will have their kick-off event on Saturday, January 8th at 10:30 am. Good luck to the team!!
  5. All Things Athletics:

Middle School Girls Bsketball

Basketball will officially start on January 3rd.  Practice is from 6:30 – 8:00pm at Success.

You should have signed up to receive communication from the Band App with Coach Saunders.  If you are not signed up please see Mrs. Druyos immediately.

High School Baseball

The baseball team will be meeting after school at 4:00 on Thursday 1/7.  Please plan to meet with Coach Beasley for a few moments to receive off-season workout information.  Workouts will start the week of 1/10.

High School Softball

There will be a softball callout after winter break on Thursday January 6th at 4:00 outside the gym at Career.  Workouts will start the week of 1/10.

Track – All Grades

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track will start in March.

Popcorn Fundraiser

Help support our basketball teams by purchasing some popcorn over the holiday season.  The store closes on Friday:   https://popup.doublegood.com/s/wu1m268d

Home Games over Winter Break

Friday 12/17 – HS GBB (1 game) 6:00 @ Success

Monday 12/20 – MS BBB (2 games) 5:00 @ Success

Thursday 12/23 – HS BBB (3 games) 4:00 @ Success

Have an amazing break.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

December 10, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Families!

We are down to the final week of classes next week. Final Exams will be happening in all grade levels, so please make sure students are reviewing any material they might need to and preparing for finals. Final Exam schedule is below. Please make sure your students are here to complete their finals.

  1. Final Exams – High School:
    1. High School final exams will be on Wednesday, December 15 for periods 1-5 and Thursday, December 16 for periods 6 – 10. Missing final exams would result in having to take them after the 2-week break.
    2. Friday’s schedule on December 17 will be all 10 class periods.
  2. Final Exams – Middle School:
    1. Please refer to information from your grade level team lead. Middle School students will need to take the I-Ready mid-year assessment and exams as assigned.
  3. Winter School. CASB will be hosting winter school for High School students again. See the message below from Mr. Esper regarding what it is and how to sign up.
    1. Did you fall behind in quarter 1? Did things get away from you in quarter 2? Was this whole semester a mess for you in one of your classes? Or do you want to get ahead?
    2. If any of these describe you, then Winter School may be for you! Classes will be assigned by 12/15 and you will be able to work at your own pace to complete them by 1/6 and can vary over a wide range of subjects. There are no required meetings, but an instructor is available via email and over zoom all winter break. If you are interested, please just fill out the survey HERE.
  4. National Honor Society Ugly Sweater Day. NHS will be sponsoring an ugly sweater day with jeans day on Friday December 17th right before Winter Break.  All students are being asked to please donate a dollar to their winvisory teachers or Mr. Garstka by Thursday, December 16th, to participate.  Again, just as before, no holes or hoodies please.  Any late monetary donations may be bought directly to Mrs. Kytta or Mr. Garstka on Friday if needed.  Money raised will go towards supporting the NHS.  Thank you all for your support and time.  It is appreciated greatly!
  5. All Things Athletics:

Middle School Girls Bsketball

Basketball will officially start on January 3rd.  Practice is from 6:30 – 8:00pm at Success.

You should have signed up to receive communication from the Band App with Coach Saunders.  If you are not signed up please see Mrs. Druyos immediately.

High School Baseball

The baseball team will be meeting after school at 4:00 on Tuesday 12/14.  Please plan to meet with Coach Beasley for a few moments to receive off-season workout information.  Workouts will start shortly after winter break.

 

High School Softball

There will be a softball callout after winter break on Thursday January 6th at 4:00 outside the gym at Career.

Track – All Grades

Anyone interested in running track should be turning their physical into Mrs. Druyos.  Track will start in March.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

December 3, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Families!!

10 days left of school until Winter Recess. Please make sure students are getting work turned in and completing assignments for the end of the semester. Final’s week will be December 13 – 17, see more information below.

  1. Winter School. CASB will be hosting winter school for High School students again. See the message below from Mr. Esper regarding what it is and how to sign up.
    1. Did you fall behind in quarter 1? Did things get away from you in quarter 2? Was this whole semester a mess for you in one of your classes? Or do you want to get ahead?
    2. If any of these describe you, then Winter School may be for you! Classes will be assigned by 12/15 and you will be able to work at your own pace to complete them by 1/6 and can vary over a wide range of subjects. There are no required meetings, but an instructor is available via email and over zoom all winter break. If you are interested, please just fill out the survey HERE!
  1. Final Exams – High School:
    1. High School final exams will be on Wednesday, December 15 for periods 1-5 and Thursday, December 16 for periods 6 – 10. Please make sure your students are here for their final’s day. Missing final exams would result in having to take them after the 2-week break.
    2. Friday’s schedule on December 17 will be all 10 class periods.
  1. Final Exams – Middle School: More information from grade level team leaders or next week.
  2. Spanish Club Information. As our holiday season approaches, consider giving the gift of travel to your CASB student and yourself (parents can enroll for a separate fee as chaperones!). If you enroll before the end of 2021, you will be able to receive our $200 travel scholarship off the total trip total for the Spain and Portugal trip of Summer 2023!

Check out the program information here: www.eftours.com/2476246jj

 

Want to join us on an earlier trip? There are still spots available on our Costa Rica trip for Summer 2022! Check out the program information here: www.eftours.com/2463868xy

 

**Before you enroll on a trip, you must contact Kathy Garibay (kgaribay@careeracademysb.com)! **

 

 

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser: This is our monthly fundraiser. We are striving to raise funds for transportation to and from the airport as well as for student travelers to cover their individual trip fees. See Ms. Garibay or any student traveler for how to order by our Dec. 14th deadline!

 

1 Dozen Original Glazed Donuts: $11

Gift Cards: $20

 

  1. All Things Athletics:

High School E-sports

The E-sports team had a strong season.  The team competed in Overwatch, Chess, and Rocket League.  Students competed at home and in the computer lab as part of this team.  Final standings for the Fall Season were:

Overwatch – 69 (out of 286)

Rocket League – 190, 266, and 462 (out of 890)

Chess – 96 and 148 (out of 568)

The next season of E-sports will begin in early February.  Reach out to Coach Bernhard if you are interested in joining.

Middle School Girls Bsketball

You should have signed up to receive communication from the Band App with Coach Saunders.  If you are not signed up please see Mrs. Druyos immediately.

High School Baseball

The baseball team will be meeting after school at 4:00 on 12/14.  Please plan to meet with Coach Beasley for a few moments to off-season workout information.

 

Thank you and have a great weekend.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

November 19, 2021

Happy Friday CASB Families!

Reminder that we do not have school all of next week. Enjoy your Thanksgiving Break! See everyone back here on Monday, November 29th.

  1. Homecoming Dance. There will be a Homecoming Dance for High School Students Only. Saturday, November 20 from 6 – 10. Students can pay for a ticket ahead of time for $1 (Tickets bought day of will be $5). Students must show their student ID at the door to be admitted. This is a semi-formal event. Concessions will be available.
  2. ID’s. Students are required to wear ID’s at all times at CASB. Due to printer issues and ID issues, we did not have the ability to sell replacement ID’s. This has been corrected. Please make sure your student is following our student dress code regarding ID’s.
  3. 3 Weeks Left in the Semester. Please make sure your students are catching up on assignments over break. Check PowerSchool. We will have 2 weeks of regular class and our final exams will take place the 3rd week back. Any emails sent to teachers will most likely not be checked until we return on Monday, November 29.  

 

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

 

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

November 12, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Parents and Guardians,

5 school days and we will be on Thanksgiving break for the week of November 22 – 26. We have quite a few events leading up to the break.

 

  1. Thanksgiving Pie. This upcoming Thanksgiving, we would like to add to your celebration by giving each of our families at CASB & SASB a holiday pie.

Please complete the form https://bit.ly/3DcAjnh  and let us know if you are interested.

Interested families will be notified via email/text for pick up time and date which will be the week before Thanksgiving break.

  1. Homecoming Spirit Week. Please see the information for this HIGH SCHOOL ONLY Spirit week next week. Participation is completely voluntary. Students not participating will need to be in dress code, no hoodies are allowed at any point in time. Jeans can be worn if participating in the spirit week and ONLY if participating. Students wearing jeans and not participating in the day will be asked to change, sit in ISD, or go home. FLYER.
  2. Homecoming Dance. There will be a Homecoming Dance for High School Students Only. Saturday, November 20 from 6 – 10. Students can pay for a ticket ahead of time for $1 (Tickets bought day of will be $5). Students must show their student ID at the door to be admitted. This is a semi-formal event. Concessions will be available.
  3. ID’s. Students are required to wear ID’s at all times at CASB. Due to printer issues and ID issues, we did not have the ability to sell replacement ID’s. This has been corrected. Please make sure your student is following our student dress code regarding ID’s.
  4. Spanish Club Fundraiser. Please see the attached, HERE, for November’s Donut Fund Raiser.
  5. High School Friday Schedule. Next Friday, November 19 will be periods 1 – 5 at the High School.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

November 5, 2021

Happy Friday CASB Parents and Guardians,

  1. E-Learning Next Friday, November 12. On Friday, November 12, CASB will have an E-LEARNING Day and students will work from home. Middle School students will have assignments for all 8 class periods and High School students will have assignments for all 10 periods.
  2. Dress Code. Students have been pushing dress code in the building – trying to tuck hoods of hoodies in, wearing hoodies, wearing full zip jackets, etc. Please review the dress code for CASB HERE. If you have questions, let us know, but we will be having students change that are not in dress code.
  3. Spanish Club. Spanish Club will be having a fund raiser at Chipotle coming up on November 8. Please see the flyers attached.
    1. HERE.
    2. HERE (Spanish Version).
  4. All Things Athletics:

High School Volleyball

You can purchase volleyball gear at the following website https://careeracademyvolleyball.itemorder.com/

High School Boys Basketball

The start date is this Monday November 8th.  Physicals must be in by November 8th. 

Middle School Girls Basketball

There will be a callout for middle school girls basketball on Monday at the end of the day.  Listen to announcements for further details.

October 28, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Parents and Guardians,

We have 15 school days until Thanksgiving break. Please make sure your students are remaining to work hard and get work turned in for these last weeks prior to break!

  1. Senior Parents/Guardians. Jostens will be in the building on Friday, November 5th to collect order forms and collect deposits for Senior Orders. This will be done during lunch on Friday, November 5.  
  2. Dress Code. Students have been pushing dress code in the building – trying to tuck hoods of hoodies in, wearing hoodies, wearing full zip jackets, etc. Please review the dress code for CASB HERE. If you have questions, let us know, but we will be having students change that are not in dress code.  
  3. Upcoming Testing. We are through most of the testing windows from the State of Indiana. The only remaining test will be the ISTEP exam for all SENIOR ONLY students who did not pass their ISTEP last year. Those tests will take place the week of November 8 and November 15.
  4. All Things Athletics:

Fall Sports Hoosier Plains All Conference Award Winners

Academic All-Conference Award Winners

Be sure to congratulate Will Roggow, Anne Rooney, & Rocio Alvarez for earning Academic All-Conference Honors from the Hoosier Plains Conference

Volleyball All Conference Award

Rocio Alvarez has earned Honorable Mention All Conference honors from the Hoosier Plains Conference for volleyball this season.  Congratulations Rocio!

Basketball 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

High School Volleyball

You can purchase volleyball gear at the following website https://careeracademyvolleyball.itemorder.com/

High School Girls Basketball

You can purchase girls basketball gear through Sunday at the following website!  https://careeracademygirlsbasketball.itemorder.com/

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be increasing to Monday through Thursday in October.  Please look at the schedule in Eventlink or ask Coach King for a copy.  Physicals must be in by November 8th.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

October 21, 2021 

Special Thursday Edition of the Parent/Guardian Newsletter!

Happy Thursday,

Parent/Teacher conferences have concluded, and students and teachers have a well deserved day off tomorrow, Friday, October 22. Please enjoy our Fall Break and we will see everyone back at CASB on Monday, October 25, 2021.

  1. PSAT on Tuesday, October 26. All students – Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will take the PSAT on Tuesday. Seniors can come into the building and work with Mr. Turner on FAFSA if they would like assistance.
  2. Spanish Club. Anyone interested in joining Spanish club can meet in Mrs. Garibay’s room, room 118, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please see the flyer, here, for more information.
  3. Cafeteria A La Carte Menu. CASB’s cafeteria will be offering A La Carte items starting this week and moving into future weeks. Students can purchase these items after main service of food has been completed. We are operating on a “cash-less” system this school year. Students can bring cash to buy these items, but they will NOT receive any cash back. The money remaining will be added to their school account for future purchases. You’ll have access to see this account balance and also add money to your students balance through the MySchoolBucks website.
  4. Vision and Hearing Screening Letter. Please click HERE to see the vision/hearing screener letter from the nurse.
  5. 2nd Quarter Clubs. HERE.
  6. We are excited to partner with our friends at Reins of Life and to again sponsor Spooky Stable Cinema.  

This family movie night features a different movie every week in October staring this Friday October 1st and all families of Career and Success Academy can receive a discount for tickets purchased online by entering the promo code CLASSROOMSSC2021or just mention to the staff you are part of the CASB or SASB family for $5 off at the entry gate.

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.reinsoflife.org/spooky-stables-cinema or at the gate (cash only).

All Spooky Stables Cinema movies start at dusk and gates open at 6:45pm.

We look forward to seeing all of our CASB/SASB families at the Spooky Stable Cinema on Fridays!!

Reins of Life is located at:

55200 Quince Road

South Bend, IN 46619

  1. All Things Athletics:

      Basketball 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

High School Girls Basketball

High School Girls Basketball Team Store: get your gear now! Deadline to order is October 30. Reach out to Coach Barwick or Coach Brown with questions. https://careeracademygirlsbasketball.itemorder.com/

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be increasing to Monday through Thursday in October.  Please look at the schedule in Eventlink or ask Coach King for a copy.  Physicals must be in by November 8th.

High School Girls Lacrosse

  1. Click on this link to learn about a local lacrosse option for girls

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

October 15, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Families,

Parent Teacher Conferences and Fall Break will be next week. Please see information on conferences below and please enjoy your fall break next week.

 

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences Next Week: Thursday, October 21, 2021.  
  1. Cafeteria A La Carte Menu. CASB’s cafeteria will be offering A La Carte items starting this week and moving into future weeks. Students can purchase these items after main service of food has been completed. We are operating on a “cash-less” system this school year. Students can bring cash to buy these items, but they will NOT receive any cash back. The money remaining will be added to their school account for future purchases. You’ll have access to see this account balance and also add money to your students balance through the MySchoolBucks website.
  2. PSAT Date Change. CASB will host the PSAT on Tuesday, October 26. This is a change from October 13. Please mark your calendars. All Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will take the exam. We are asking that everyone please plan accordingly and get to school early. We will move students to classrooms and administer the exam as soon as we can get started.
  3. ASVAB Test. Tuesday, October 19, All Junior students will take the ASVAB exam.
  4. Vision and Hearing Screening Letter. Please click HERE to see the vision/hearing screener letter from the nurse.
  5. Butterfly Garden Ornaments. Please view the link and reach out to Mr. Bernhard (nbernhard@careeracademysb.com) if you are interested in donating to our Environmental Science Program.
  6. Free Tutoring. Any Indiana student has access to Free Tutoring and SAT help. Please see the link below for more information about this Indiana program. HERE.
  7. We are excited to partner with our friends at Reins of Life and to again sponsor Spooky Stable Cinema.  

This family movie night features a different movie every week in October staring this Friday October 1st and all families of Career and Success Academy can receive a discount for tickets purchased online by entering the promo code CLASSROOMSSC2021or just mention to the staff you are part of the CASB or SASB family for $5 off at the entry gate.

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.reinsoflife.org/spooky-stables-cinema or at the gate (cash only).

All Spooky Stables Cinema movies start at dusk and gates open at 6:45pm.

We look forward to seeing all of our CASB/SASB families at the Spooky Stable Cinema on Friday’s!!

Reins of Life is located at:

55200 Quince Road

South Bend, IN 46619

  1. All Things Athletics:

      Basketball 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

High School Volleyball

Our high school volleyball team finished out the season with the sectional game at Bremen High School on Thursday night.  The girls showed great improvement in technique and mental fortitude throughout the season!

High School Girls Basketball

The official season begins October 18th.  All players will need to have their paperwork and physical turned in by this date.  Practice is from 5-7 at Career

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be increasing to Monday through Thursday in October.  Please look at the schedule in Eventlink or ask Coach King for a copy.  Physicals must be in by November 8th.

High School Girls Lacrosse

Click on this link to learn about a local lacrosse option for girls.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. MyersOctober 8, 2021

Happy Friday and Last Day of the Quarter CASB Families!

Today was the last day of the 1st quarter. Monday will mark day 1 of the 2nd quarter. With this change, gradebooks in PowerSchool will look a little different. Quarter 1 grades will be finalized, Quarter 2 grades will be those grades that are changing throughout the quarter. Semester 1 grades will be an average of the 2 quarters and the final exam given in December. At the end of the semester in December, the grade for your student will be the semester grade for the course. Please reach out if you have any questions.

  1. Parent Teacher Conferences. CASB will be hosting Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, October 21. Students will have E-Learning Assignments that day for their classes – MS for periods 5 – 8, and HS periods 6 – 10.
    1. Format will look a little different than it has in past years. We will have both in person and virtual conferences.
  1. Virtual conferences will be from 10 AM – 2:30 PM
  2. In Person conferences will be from 3:30 PM – 7 PM

iii.      Staff will have lunch from 2:30 – 3:30

  1. PSAT Date Change. CASB will host the PSAT on Tuesday, October 26. This is a change from October 13. Please mark your calendars. All Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will take the exam. We are asking that everyone please plan accordingly and get to school early. We will move students to classrooms and administer the exam as soon as we can get started.
  2. ASVAB Test. Tuesday, October 19, All Junior students will take the ASVAB exam.
  3. Vision and Hearing Screening Letter. Please click HERE to see the vision/hearing screener letter from the nurse.
  4. Butterfly Garden Ornaments. Please view the link and reach out to Mr. Bernhard (nbernhard@careeracademysb.com) if you are interested in donating to our Environmental Science Program.
  5. Spanish Club Donut Fundraiser. Please see the flyer, HERE, for a donut fundraiser for Spanish club.
  6. Free Tutoring. Any Indiana student has access to Free Tutoring and SAT help. Please see the link below for more information about this Indiana program. HERE.
  7. We are excited to partner with our friends at Reins of Life and to again sponsor Spooky Stable Cinema.  

This family movie night features a different movie every week in October staring this Friday October 1st and all families of Career and Success Academy can receive a discount for tickets purchased online by entering the promo code CLASSROOMSSC2021or just mention to the staff you are part of the CASB or SASB family for $5 off at the entry gate.

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.reinsoflife.org/spooky-stables-cinema or at the gate (cash only).

All Spooky Stables Cinema movies start at dusk and gates open at 6:45pm.

We look forward to seeing all of our CASB/SASB families at the Spooky Stable Cinema on Friday’s!!

Reins of Life is located at:

55200 Quince Road

South Bend, IN 46619

  1. All Things Athletics:

     Basketball 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 HS

Good luck to our High school athltes who will participate in the sectional on 10/9 @ Erskine Golf Course.

Middle School Boys Basketball Tryouts

8th grade – 10/11 from 4-5:15 at Career Academy

6th & 7th grade – 10/12 from 4-5:15 at Career Academy

*You must have a physical and all paperwork turned in to the athletic office by this date.  You must also be present for tryouts!

High School Girls Basketball

The official season begins October 18th.  All players will need to have their paperwork and physical turned in by this date.

High School Boys Basketball

Off-season practices will be increasing to Monday through Thursday in October.  Please look at the schedule in Eventlink or ask Coach King for a copy.

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

October 1, 2021 

Happy Friday CASB Families!!!  

We are 1 week away from the end of the 1st quarter. Please make sure students are working on assignments and getting work done in their classes. Next Friday will be the end of the quarter and 1st quarter grades will be finalized. Staff will have time to finalize those grades, but student work is due by the end of the day on Friday, October 8. Thank you for helping to make sure students get work in this weekend and through the week next week.  

 

1.       Picture Re-Takes. Pictures retakes at CASB will be Monday, October 4. You can purchase picture packages ahead of time at the lifetouch website.  Go to the link: MyLifetouch – Lifetouch and use our School Code: EVTRSMTHS 

Students must be in dress code on Monday whether they are getting a picture retake or not. Students who are virtual are welcomed to come in between 8:30 and 11 to get their pictures taken.  

2.  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. 

3.  PSAT is approaching. All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 13. Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest the night before and is at school on time. We are requesting all seniors come to school that day to work on the FAFSA with Mr. Turner if they need help filling it out. 

a.  If your student would like to take a practice test, they can at: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10/practice/full-length-practice-tests   

4.  Friday, October 8th High School. High School will operate with periods 1 – 5. 

5.       We are excited to partner with our friends at Reins of Life and to again sponsor Spooky Stable Cinema.    

This family movie night features a different movie every week in October staring this Friday October 1st and all families of Career and Success Academy can receive a discount for tickets purchased online by entering the promo code CLASSROOMSSC2021 or just mention to the staff you are part of the CASB or SASB family for $5 off at the entry gate. 

Tickets can be purchased at https://www.reinsoflife.org/spooky-stables-cinema or at the gate (cash only).   

All Spooky Stables Cinema movies start at dusk and gates open at 6:45pm.   

We look forward to seeing all of our CASB/SASB families at the Spooky Stable Cinema on Friday’s!! 

Reins of Life is located at: 

55200 Quince Road 

South Bend, IN 46619 

6.       Vision and Hearing Screening Letter. Please click HERE to see the vision/hearing screener letter from the nurse.  

7.      Butterfly Garden Ornaments. Please view the link and reach out to Mr. Bernhard (nbernhard@careeracademysb.com) if you are interested in donating to our Environmental Science Program.  

8.      All Things Athletics:   

      Basketball 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 

Good luck to the high school cross country team as they participate in the first ever Hoosier Plains Conference Championship this evening.  High school athltes will also participate in the sectional on 10/9.   

 Middle School Boys Basketball Tryouts 

6th grade – 10/11 from 4-5:15 at Career Academy 

7th grade – 10/12 from 4-5:15 at Career Academy 

8th grade – 10/13 from 4-5:15 at Career Academy 

*You must have a physical and all paperwork turned in to the athletic office by this date.  You must also be present for the correct tryout! 

 High School Girls Basketball 

Off-season practices continue on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 4-5:15.  The official season begins October 18th.  All players will need to have their paperwork and physical turned in by this date. 

 High School Boys Basketball 

Off-season practices will be increasing to Monday through Thursday in October.  Please look at the schedule in Eventlink or ask Coach King for a copy. 

 

Happy Friday. 

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers 

September 24, 2021

Happy E-Learning Friday CASB Families,

Please make sure your CASB student is logging into their Canvas page and working on homework from their classes. We will see everyone back here at CASB on Monday.

  1. Middle School Drop Off. Please make sure on you are staying in one lane when dropping off students in the morning. Pull all the way down the sidewalk and drop off closest to the building.
  2. Friday, October 1 High School. High School will operate with periods 6 – 10
  3. Picture Re-Takes. Pictures retakes at CASB will be Monday, October 4. You can purchase picture packages ahead of time at the lifetouch website.  Go to the link: MyLifetouch – Lifetouch and use our School Code: EVTRSMTHS
  4. PSAT is approaching. All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 13. Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest the night before and is at school on time. We are requesting all seniors come to school that day to work on the FAFSA with Mr. Turner if they need help filling it out.
  5. High School Advisory Update. We encourage you to watch the following video regarding the negative impacts of social media. While there are several benefits of social media, it is important to recognize the potential negative impacts it can have on kids, as well.  We support our students each week in social and emotional learning during advisory, but your help at home is greatly appreciated and important.

https://youtu.be/7VpY0kbnCu4

  1. P-EBT Update

The deadline is approaching to sign up for Free/Reduced lunch to receive assistance with textbook fees. In addition to textbook assistance, qualifying for Free/Reduced lunch is a requirement for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT), which provides food assistance to families with students who would have received free or reduced lunch while attending school but are not in school due to COVID-19 restrictions. Families with eligible children will be issued a card with which they may purchase food. Keep your card!

The benefits are placed on a P-EBT card and mailed to the student’s address on file at the school.

Families are eligible if they:

  • Attend a school in Indiana; and
  • Are absent from school or are engaged in virtual programming due to any COVID related reason; and

Eligible to receive free or reduced lunch or breakfast for the 2021-22 school year.

For more information about the P-EBT program click here: https://bit.ly/3EKFJqF

To SIGN UP for Free/Reduced lunch/Textbook Assistance, please click here: https://www.myschoolapps.com/Home/PickDistrict

Be sure to click on Career Academy South Bend at the school district.

 

  1. School Nutrition Program UpdateWe would like to take a moment to thank all parents, students, and staff for your patience and understanding as we continue to work through challenging times. Food shortages are occurring nationwide. Our district is no exception as we experience unavailable items and product substitutions. These issues cause frequent menu changes and sometimes a reduced option menu. We will do our best to keep parents and students informed of menu changes.
  2. 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 was amazing last night!  Great crowd, great family support, and 5 very proud Seniors!  Congratulations to our Fall Sports Seniors Alecxi Fry, Saniah Levy, Kamari Moore, Lucas Potter & William Roggow.

IUSB Tutoring for Athletes

Tutors are available for all athletes from 4-5:00 in Mr. Roggow’s room after school on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s.  No appointment is necessary for after school tutoring.  Please take advantage!

Thanks,

Mr. Garstka and Ms. Myers

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