Dine-n-Donate Night

In conjunction with the EIU Care Game and fund raiser, there will be a Dine-n-Donate night hosted at Dirty's Bar & Grill on Monday, January 27th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Make sure and to mention the Care Game or the Coles County competition that night and Dirty's Bar & Grill will donate a portion of sales back to the SBL Health Foundation on behalf of the Charleston Grade Schools. 


CBE Parent Information Session

Mrs. Holly will be hosting 1 hour Compentency Based Education (CBE) sessions at Carl Sandburg on February 6th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Media Center.  There will be a brief presentation and then time ask questions about CBE with some of the teachers and administrators involved in CBE this school year.  Please click here for more information about CBE and additional session dates in case you can't make February 6th.


2nd Quarter Perfect Attendance

Since we know how important good attendance is to students' learning, we are very excited to recognize our students with perfect attendance during the second quarter.   35 first graders, 26 second graders, and 27 third grades achieved perfect attendance during this time frame. Please click here to see their pictures!  Congratulations students!


Parent Survey

Our district values the input of our school community and we encourage all of our parents to make their voices heard by taking a survey called 5Essentials.  This is your opportunity to give feedback on your school.  We urge parents to participate in this short survey to help improve our school.  Parents can access the survey at our district's website today through February 14, 2020 or by clicking on this link:  2019-20 Illinois Parent Survey.  Thank you for helping to make a difference at Charleston CUSD #1.  


Important Dates

January 27th, 2020

Dirty's Bar & Grill
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mention the EIU CARE Game


January 31st, 2020

2 Hour Early Dismissal - 12:50 pm Dismissal for Carl Sandburg


February 6th, 2020

CBE Parent Information Session
Carl Sandburg Media Center
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm