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Katie Groves receives IACTE Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award

CIS fourth grade teacher recognized in Springfield

Katie Groves, a second year fourth grade teacher at Carterville Intermediate School, was recently presented the Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award.  Ms. Groves was nominated . . . read more

Lisa Stanton named ISCA Elementary Counselor of the Year

Recognized in Springfield at annual ISCA Conference

Lisa Stanton, counselor at Tri-C Elementary School, was recently named the Illinois School Counselor Association (ISCA) Elementary Counselor of the Year.  Mrs. Stanton was presented with the recognition on April 10, 2015 during the . . . read more

CHS Earns U.S. News and World Report "2014 Best High Schools in America" Designation

2nd consecutive year to earn the recognition

For a second consecutive year, Carterville CUSD #5 was notified that Carterville High School earned recognition from U.S. News and World Report for being one of the best high schools in the country.  U.S. News teamed up with the . . . read more

CHS makes 2014 Advanced Placement Honor Roll

One of 547 schools in U.S. and Canada to earn the recognition

The College Board announced the 5th Annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll — a list of 547 districts across the U.S. and Canada being honored for increasing access to AP® course work while simultaneously maintaining or . . . read more

CIS Team Presents at Statewide Conference

MTSS session attended by over 100 educators

A team of four Carterville Intermediate staff presented at the ISTAC Fall Leadership Conference in Chicago on September 8 th .  CIS was designated as an “exemplar” school in the implementation of a Multi-Tiered System of . . . read more

Board retreat focuses on district finances

On January 11, 2014, the Carterville School Board conducted a retreat to focus primarily on the district’s finances. The state’s lack of reasonable funding continues to put pressure on finances and support for programs. The Board . . . read more

CHS makes Chicago Sun-Times 2013 Top 50 High Schools in Illinois

For the third consecutive year, Carterville High School earned the Chicago Sun Times "Top 50 High Schools in Illinois" designation. Carterville High School ranked 35th our of 677 high schools. CHS was also the only high school south of . . . read more

Carterville CUSD #5 earns Bright Star A+ Award

One of 60 districts recognized in Illinois

Carterville CUSD #5 was recently announced as a recipient of the 2013 SchoolSearch TM Bright Star TM  A+ Award.  The award is given to districts who demonstrate the highest student performance. SchoolSearch TM honors sixty (60) . . . read more

2013-2014 school year off to good start

District also sees significant enrollment increase

Carterville CUSD #5 got off to a good start to the 2013-2014 school year.  The opening of the new Carterville Junior High School was a highlight.  Additionally, different grade configurations at Tri-C Elementary School . . . read more

Board approves intent to issue $1,000,000 in working cash bonds

Will also refinance bonds to maintain current tax rate

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, August 15, the Carterville School Board approved a resolution of intent to issue $1,000,000 of working cash bonds.  The bond proceeds will be used to provide a level of financial stability . . . read more

Board places FY 14 budget on display

Projected deficit of over $1.2 million in major operating funds

The Fiscal Year 2014 budget was placed on display at the Carterville CUSD #5 Board meeting held on Thursday, August 15, 2013.  The primary reason for the deficit is the state of Illinois prorating General State Aid (GSA) at 88.7%. . . . read more

CHS Earns U.S. News and World Report “2013 Best High School Schools in America” Designation

One of just over 4,800 high schools recognized

Carterville CUSD #5 was recently notified that Carterville High School earned recognition from U.S. News and World Report for being one of the best high schools in the country.  U.S. News teamed up with the Washington D.C. based . . . read more

Carterville CUSD #5 Board seats new members

Board also elects officers for 2 year terms

At its meeting held on Monday, April 29, 2013 the Carterville School Board seated new board members and elected officers.  Based on the results from the April 9, 2013 election the following seats were filled:   David . . . read more

CHS recognizes academic achievement at annual Honors Night

Carterville High School hosted its 38 th Annual Honors Night on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in the Timothy C. Bleyer Auditorium. As one of the highest ranked academic high schools in Illinois, the awards program included a significant number of . . . read more

CHS wins IHSA sectional scholastic bowl tournament

Will compete in state tournament on March 15

The Carterville High School Scholastic Bowl team handily won the IHSA Class A Sectional Tournament held at Carterville High School on Saturday, March 9.  In the their first match, CHS defeated Nashville High School 300-100.  In the . . . read more

Carterville School Improvement Plans presented

Initiatives to improve student achievement highlighted

Each year Carterville CUSD #5 staff goes through the process of evaluating student achievement data from national, state and local assessments to target areas for improvement. The Tri-C, CIS and CHS administrators presented each of the . . . read more

CUSD #5 enrollment projections updated

Enrollment increases expected to continue

According to updated projections, student enrollment in Carterville CUSD #5 continues to show steady growth. The Carterville CUSD #5 School Board reviewed the projections at its December 20, 2012 board meeting.  The district makes an . . . read more

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