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1000 Shakespeare Ave.
Stratford, Iowa 50249
Telephone:515-838-2208
FAX: 515-838-1938


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  • Calling ALL FArmers! Nominate Stratford Community School District for an “America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education”, a grant program funded by the Monsanto FundHow does a farmer nominate a public school?The nomination process is simple. Eligible farmers can fill out a short nomination form at GrowRuralEducation.com or by calling 1-877-267-3332. A printed copy of the nomination form and rules are available on this website or by calling the number. Completed forms can be mailed to America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, 914 Spruce Street, St Louis, MO 63102. Mailed farmers nominations must be post marked by April 15, 2012. The nomination period runs Jan 6, 2012 through April 15, 2012. 
    Posted Mar 19, 2012, 1:13 PM by Lisa Schaa
  • Spring Break! Spring break begins Thursday, April 5th at 1:45. THERE IS NO SCHOOL GOOD FRIDAY AND THE FOLLOWING WEEK April 9-13.
    Posted Mar 19, 2012, 12:30 PM by Lisa Schaa
  • WE need YOUR Help! Stratford Community School District needs your help to secure funding to implement Project Based Learning with science, technology, and engineering themesWe need you to get out in your communities and ask your local farmers to nominate Stratford Community School District for the opportunity to compete for either a grant of $10,000 or $25,000 through Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education.Grants will be awarded based on merit, need and community support. The more farmers to nominate our school district, the more it demonstrates community support and strengthens our application. Visit GrowRuralEducation.com for more information.http://www.americasfarmers.com/growruraleducation/
    Posted Feb 24, 2012, 11:48 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • No School Monday, Feb.27th Staff Development for teachers, no school for students.
    Posted Feb 24, 2012, 6:09 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • WE HAVE IMMEDIATE OPENINGS IN THE ELC! 1) Stratford Early Learning Center Director (full time)- early childhood experience requiredSend cover letter & resume2) Stratford Early Learning Center Associates (part time)- early childhood experience preferredContact office for application1000 Shakespeare Ave515-838-2208EOE/AA
    Posted Feb 13, 2012, 6:59 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • Memories of Martha The deadline for submitting memories of Martha is February 1st.
    Posted Jan 12, 2012, 11:58 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • Martha   At Stratford Elementary School, in this very busy season of giving thanks and spending time with family and friends, we are remembering our dear friend and colleague Martha Simonson. It’s hard to believe that just last year, Martha was with us doing all the things she does best- scheduling the holiday dinner, helping behind the scenes at the holiday concert, and getting her 5th and 6thgrade students all geared up and ready to run mini society and be entrepreneurs extraordinaire. And it’s just as hard to believe that it has almost been a year since we lost Martha. We want to remember all the things we can about Martha because she was a special person ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2011, 6:18 PM by Lisa Schaa
  • Holiday Break Holiday break begins Thursday December 22nd at 1:45! No school until Tuesday, January 3rd! See you then!
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 7:25 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • Books For Taylor Schaa! Don't forget to bring a book or two that you'd like to donate to Taylor Schaa's "after school club" with kids in Togo West Africa! 
    Posted Dec 15, 2011, 7:23 AM by Lisa Schaa
  • Milk Jugs Note from Ms. White Milk Jugs! Ms. White wants all to know that they no longer need milk jugs in the pre-school! Thanks to all who donated!
    Posted Dec 1, 2011, 11:39 AM by Lisa Schaa
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