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Board Meeting Date Change

The October Regular Session Board meeting has been moved from October 17 to October 10.  This meeting will still be held at Central Office at 5:00 p.m.

Family Newsletter

Click the link below to view the current Primary Prowler newsletter

https://www.smore.com/xf7bc

Be sure to check back monthly for the newest editions.

Cat Tracks Newsletter

The latest edition of the Cat Tracks newsletter is now available.  As a reminder, this is an online only publication and is not available for print at our offices.  

Click the link below to view the newsletter for information on Open House, Orientations and more!!

https://www.smore.com/0164z

Board Names New Leader

The Central Noble Board of Trustees, along with a nine-member interview team, have selected Mr. Robby Morgan as the new Superintendent of Central Noble Community School Corporation.

Mr. Morgan earned an EdS in School Administration from Indiana State University and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Indiana University.  His undergraduate work was done at Trine University.  He began his teaching career for West Noble Community School Corporation at Ligonier Elementary where he taught 4th Grade for 9 years.  Mr. Morgan spent 3 years as a TOSA/Assistant Principal for Goshen Community Schools and one year as a Middle School Assistant Principal for Prairie Heights Middle School.  Most recently he has served as the Principal at Central Noble Primary School for the past 6 years.

Mr. Morgan stated "I am excited to get a chance to serve the students and entire Central Noble community in a new leadership role.  I look forward to building upon and improving the great things Mr. Gaff brought to the Corporation and couldn't be happier to work with the amazing Central Noble staff members that care so much for the students at CN."

"We are very excited to have Mr. Morgan as the next Superintendent.  He will continue to build on the great things we have going at Central Noble.  With his leadership and the great staff we have, Central Noble Schools will continue to be the excellent school it is," stated Eric Custer, Board President.

The Central Noble Board of Trustees are looking to approve the finalized contract at their June regular session meeting.

COVID Quarantine & Contact Tracing Update

Superintendent Gaff announces lifting COVID restrictions throughout CN Schools.

Effective immediately, Central Noble Schools will no longer be contact tracing or quarantining students due to COVID exposures.  Students who test positive for COVID will be isolated at home for 5 days and will be allowed to return to school on day 6 if symptoms have improved and the student is fever free for 24 hours.  All other COVID-specific control measures within the school buidling will be discontinued.  If it is the desire of the parent, students will be allowed to wear a mask within the school setting.  These changes will help to keep students in the classroom and allow district staff to provide the necessary supports.

We will continue to ask parents to monitor student health PRIOR to students returning to the school environment each day.  As was the practice prior to COVID, students who are ill shoudl remain home until fever free for 24 hours.  Parents are encouraged to contact the school office when their child is at home with an illness.

I am thankful to be at this point in the pandemic.  The last 2 years has been difficult for families, students, staff and the community.  The evolving situation and support of the school community has helped us reach this stage.  The diligent efforts of the parents, nurses, administrators, teachers and support staff have made this transition possible.

The Indiana Department of Health and the CDC have continued to revise the guidelines to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic.  The updated research and medical data has allowed the requirements to evolve over the last 2 years.  Recent data has shown that many of the previous mitigation strategies are no longer necessary.  At this time, the negative impacts on students greatly outweights the benefits of the strategies.  We will continue to work collaboratively with the Noble County Department of Health and the Indiana Department of Health to monitor this ever-changing situation.  If you have questions about the changes outlines above, please contact the building or district administration.

Thank you for your continued support of Central Noble Community Schools.

Troy Gaff
Superintendent

Meal Packs to be Distributed for eLearning Day

CN Food Service will be providing a breakfast and lunch for any students who would like it for the Thursday, September 16 scheduled eLearning day.  Meals will be distributed at the end of the school day on September 15th as follows:
 
*Jr/Sr High at either Door 1 or the Cafeteria as students dismiss for the day
*CN Primary & Elementary will be delivered to the students classrooms at the end of the day
 
Breakfast: Cream Cheese Bagel, Apple & Milk
Lunch: Uncrustable, Fruit, Vegetable & Milk

While not required, if you could fill out the link below to help the Cafeteria's better plan for the meal distribution: https://forms.gle/hwQvRBGSQWULbF9h6
 

Water Testings Results

Annual water sample results are posted on the bulletin board between the front doors at door 1. Results from the annual testing fell within the acceptable range for all categories. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Tim Hollis at 1-260-636-2175.

Quarantine Update

Quarantine Update 9-2-2021


Thank you for a great start to the school year. It is essential that the school corporation and the community continue to work together to address the ever-changing needs of our students. Throughout the COVID pandemic, Central Noble has worked hard to continue to address the academic, physical and social needs of the students. Throughout the process we have continually looked to improve the quality and effectiveness of everything we do. The support of parents and the community has been critical in this process. Your continued support will help us progress toward the end of this pandemic.

Through the diligent efforts of the nursing staff, administrators, teachers, and support staff, we have been able to provide inperson instruction to our students. While quarantines are difficult for parents and families, they have helped to reduce the spread of COVID within the school environment. To maintain a mask optional environment, contact tracing and quarantines are mandated at this time. Please be reminded that this is not something that the school staff wants to do. Please treat the staff with respect and allow them to work with you to get the students back into the school setting as quickly as possible.

Central Noble continues to evaluate the guidance and recommendation of the state and local health department to determine if changes in current protocol need to be implemented. In a recent memo from the Indiana State Department of Health, Dr. Box authorized the use of clinically administered rapid antigen tests (BINAXNow) to determine quarantine and return to school. This change now allows families 3 options for early return. Early return is not an option for students with a COVID positive patient in their household.

**Day 8 Return (Rapid Test) – This option is available for students who are asymptomatic and do not live in the same household as a COVID positive patient. The BINAXNow antigen test must be administered on day 7 or after in a clinical setting such as a testing site, pharmacy, doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. Home tests may not be used.

**Day 8 Return (PCR) – This option is available for all quarantined students that do not have a COVID Positive patient in the same household. The PCR test must be administered on day 5 or after. All symptomatic students will be required to receive a negative PCR test to return early.

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Welcome Back to School

We are looking forward to students and families returning to the building next week.  Staff has been working hard to create a learning environment that is designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the students and the community.  We have implemented many curricular and facility changes to help enhance the educational experiences of the students.  Class lists and schedules for students can be accessed through the PowerSchool portal.  If you are unable to access the parent portal in PowerSchool, please contact the office staff at your child’s school. 

As we return next week, we will be mask optional for staff and students while in the building.  Due to a federal mandate on public transportation, masks are required on the school bus.  The administration and school board will continue to monitor state and local levels, while evaluating guidance from the CDC, the State Department of Health and the Noble County Department of Health to help inform decision making as we begin the school year.  Central Noble will be contact tracing school exposures and quarantining students who are deemed close contacts.  Quarantine requirements will be similar to last school year.  The biggest change is that vaccinated staff and students (proof required) will not be required to quarantine.   Please be reminded that the department of health mandates quarantines.  If you receive a phone call about quarantines form the nursing or administrative staff, please remember that they are not doing it because they want to, they are doing it because they have to in order to keep kids healthy and in school.  If you would like additional information about the current status of the pandemic, quarantine requirements, vaccines, or symptoms of COVID-19, please go to the Indiana State Department of Health web site at the link below.

https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2400.htm

If your child is ill, please keep them home.  It is important to keep school exposures to a minimum in order to continue in-person instruction.  If you have a question about whether or not your child should attend school, please keep them home and contact the school office during regular business hours.  Your support through this process appreciated.

Open houses are scheduled for Monday (JSHS - 4:30 to 6:30) and Tuesday (CN Elem and CN Primary – 4:30 to 6:30).  Please plan to make a visit to your child’s school.  Student devices will be distributed to students on the first day of school.  If you wish to purchase insurance on the device, you will be able to do so at the open house.  For families that are unable to attend the open house, there will be insurance paperwork sent home with students on Wednesday.  The insurance paperwork and payment will due back to the school by Friday, August 20.  If families need to make payment arrangements, please contact the school office.

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CN Moves to Messaging/Alerting System

We are proud to announce our transition to SwiftK12 for our new Messaging/Alerting system to families!!

SwiftK12 allows parents/guardians to control their own messaging preferences within their Powerschool Parent Portal.  Parents now have a tab within their account to manage their preferences and make changes real-time.  There is no longer a need to call into the school to update a phone number or email address or to be removed from text messaging and wait 24 hours for the change to take effect.  

This also encourages our families to utilized their Powerschool Parent Portal for more than just registration each year.  The portal contains vital information throughout the school and will eventually be the only way to access report cards for all grade levels.  Families can also view class schedules/teacher assignements, fees due and much more!!

The document below is a quick tutorial on how to manage messaging preferences.  We encourage you to take a look today!

We're excited about this transition and hope that it increases the lines of communication with our families!

pdf SwiftK12 Messaging Tutorial

Open House & Orientation Dates

6th Grade Bootcamp
Friday, August 6
8:30-11:30am
Lunch Served at 11am
Students should enter at Door 16 (Auditorium)
This is a student only event

New to CN Jr/Sr High Student Orientation
For any student grade 7-12 who is new to Central Noble
Friday, August 6
10-11:30am
Lunch Served at 11am
Students should enter at Door 16 (Auditorium)
This is a student only event

Jr/Sr High Open House
Parents/Guardians welcome to attend with Students
Monday, August 9
4:30-6:30pm
Grades 6-8 please enter at Door 1
Grades 9-12 please enter at Door 14
*CN Tees will be available for purchase at the Guidance Office hallway

CN Primary & CN Elementary
Parents/Guardians welcome to attend with Students
Tuesday, August 10
4:30-6:30pm
*CN Tees will be available for purchase in the hallway near the main offices

Board Approves Wage Increases

At the July 20, 2021, the Central Noble School Board of Trustees approved the increase to base wages of Classified Instructional Staff and Substitutes.

Instructional & Media Assistant Staff will now have a starting wage for $12.00/hour, with a $.50 incentive for the Special Education classroom assignments.  In addition, the rate for substitute teachers was increased to $95/day and substitute instructional aides was increased to $11/hour. 

Additionally, the following starting wage increases were noted:
Clerical Assistants $12.25/hour
Clerical Asst./Building Treasurer $13.50/hour
Extra-Curricular Treasurer $15.00/hour

Anyone interested in applying can view current openings and download applications at: http://www.centralnoble.k12.in.us/cncsc/employment/employment-information

Central Noble Community School Corporation offers:
*Corporation Paid Contributions to Perf/TRF
*Corporation Paid Life Insurance Coverage
*Health Insurance start at $167/month
*Access to Free Employee Wellness Clinic
*Generous Leave Time Package
*Family Friendly Corporation & Staff

Cat Tracks Newsletter Released

The 2021-2022 edition of the Cat Tracks newsletter is now live and viewable!!  The newsletter can be found by hovering over Info Center in the menu bar then selecting Cat Tracks Newsletter OR by clicking the link below.

All CN Families are encouraged to read through the newsletter for vital information pertaining to the school year.  You'll find notes from Superintendent Gaff on re-opening, information on our new messaging system and calendar, supply lists and tech agreements and so much more!!  Most importantly, it's your hub for open house and orientation schedules (note that those dates are also on the upcoming events schedule at the top of the homepage).

The newsletter is available throughout the school year and most of the information can also be found in other pages throughout the Central Noble website.

If you have any questions, you can reach out to the Central Office at 260-636-2175 for guidance on who to speak with.

We can't wait to have you back!

The Cat Tracks newsletter is now available! Check out the link below for vital information for the new school year like our reopening, new messaging system, open houses and more!!

Registration Deadline Approaching

Online Registration for the 2021-2022 school year closes on Wednesday, July 21.  Parents/Guardians should log into their parent portal via www.centralnoble.powerschool.com/public ASAP to complete the student registration.  Please note that registration is NOT available via the app.

We encourage families to write down and keep their portal information handy.  The portal is used not only for registration, but for accessing grades, lunch and textbook balances and more thorughout the school year.  Coming soon, families will also be able to manage their messaging preferences.

If assistance is needed in completing the registration, two open lab dates are available at the Central Office Board Room.  Please view details on how the lab works, by clicking Registration under the Info Center tab.

July 19th from 1-6pm
July 21st from 730am-1230pm

If any additional assistance is needed in accessing your account, please call the Central Office at 260-636-2175 and ask for Registration Help OR email registration@centralnoble.k12.in.us.

We look forward to seeing you in August!

2021-22 Supplies Lists Now Available

Supplies Lists for all grade levels are now available to begin your back to school shopping!!

Follows the links below to be taken to the document center for the printable PDF of each school's list:

CN Primary: http://www.centralnoble.k12.in.us/handouts-forms-flyers/wolf-lake-documents

CN Elementary: http://www.centralnoble.k12.in.us/handouts-forms-flyers/albion-elementary-documents

CN Jr/Sr High: http://www.centralnoble.k12.in.us/handouts-forms-flyers/central-noble-jr-sr-high-school-documents

Graduation 2021 goes Live

Central Noble Class of 2021 Graduation will be held Friday, June 4 at the Main Gym will be available for viewing by the public.  Click the link below to follow along and celebrate the class of 2021.

https://youtu.be/l5xeTfF31cs

CN Foodservice Offering Summer Meals

CN Foodservice is happy to announce it will again be offering it's summer meal program beginning June 2.  

Distribution will be at Door 1 of the Jr/Sr High each date from 1-330pm.

The first date is Wednesday, June 2 and then every Tuesday of the week (starting June 8) through July 27, where families will receive a 5 day meal pack per child.

Families are encourage to fill out the Google Form (link below) for planning purposes.

Any questions regarding the program can be sent to:

Zac Denney, FoodService Director
260-636-2175 ext. 7051
denneyz@centralnoble.k12.in.us 

https://forms.gle/5vy8e8XJwj6WUh3fA

2021-2022 Registration is Open!!

The registration window for the 2021-2022 School year is now Open!

Students may be registered via Powerschool from now through July 21. Open Labs will be offered twice in July to accommodate those who need assistance or may not have internet access.  Class lists, bus routes and other vital information is prepared from registration so completing it on time is crucial!

Follow the link below for further details:
http://www.centralnoble.k12.in.us/info-center/registration

Kindergarten Roundup Dates Announced

The age requirement for new K students is age 5 by August 1.  Please direct any questions about Round up to the Central Noble Primary office at 260-635-2432.


Kindergarten Round Up 2021
Central Noble Primary School
1283 S. Main St., Wolf Lake

Wednesday, April 21 5-7pm
Thursday, April 22 9-11am

Please bring the following for all students:
*Legal Birth Certificate
*Social Security Number
*Immunization Records
*Proof of Residency

Supply Lists Available

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Central Noble Community Schools has released student supply lists for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please select from the list below to review, download, or print.

  pdf Central Noble Primary Supply List
  pdf Central Noble Elementary Supply List
  pdf Central Noble Jr/Sr HS Supply List

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Central Noble encourages acceptance, tolerance, and respect for all students. When you feel hurt or bullied, visit our CN Cares Hotline page.

Corporation Office

  • 260-636-2175
  • 260-636-7918

Jr/Sr High

  • 260-636-2117
  • 260-636-2461

Elementary

  • 260-636-7538
  • 260-636-7740

Primary

  • 260-635-2432
  • 260-635-2372

Central Noble encourages acceptance, tolerance, and respect for all students. When you feel hurt or bullied, visit our CN Cares Hotline page.