Students Paint Mural at La Academia

Working with Greta McLain, of GoodSpace Mural Studio, La Academia students helped design and create a bright, lively mural for their school. The students started by sharing their visions for themselves, their school and the community. With these stories and visions, the artist-in-residence made a plan, and with guidance, the students designed and painted sections of the mural using traditional patterns found in Latin American art. The artwork that now lives on the walls of the front entrance of the school is a beautiful symbol of community and collaboration and warmly welcomes students, staff, and visitors to La Academia.... read more

Kindergarten Parent Preview Nights

Registration for 2018-19 kindergarten opens Nov. 14 at eccs.mn/kindergarten. Children who will be five-years-old on Sept. 1, 2018 can enroll in kindergarten with Eastern Carver County Schools. Our personalized learning provides the right fit for all kindergarteners. Parents of soon-to-be kindergarten students can attend a Parent Preview meeting at one of the locations listed below (to find your neighborhood school, visit eccs.mn/attendance): Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:00 pm at Chanhassen Elementary, Clover Ridge Elementary, Carver Elementary or La Academia Thursday, Nov. 16, 6:00 pm at Bluff Creek Elementary, East Union Elementary, Jonathan Elementary or Victoria Elementary Parent Preview Nights are informational meetings for parents/guardians. Children will be invited to a special kindergarten preview in May. Parents can attend any location – the same information will be presented at each... read more

High School Parent Preview Night Nov. 9

Join us for High School Parent Preview Night Chaska High School Parent Preview Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. 545 Pioneer Trail, Chaska • Blue Forum OR Chanhassen High School Parent Preview Thursday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m. 2200 Lyman Boulevard, Chanhassen • Forum Find the school boundary for your home at eccs.mn/attendance Any high school can give your student a diploma, but not every high school will teach your student to succeed in life after graduation. At Chaska and Chanhassen high schools, your student is not just a number – the small sizes of our schools put more students in the spotlight. “Exceptional, personalized learning” means your student will experience courses, lessons and projects that develop 21st century skills and prepare him/her for future careers. The result is life-long learners who are ready for the road ahead. Meet our staff, tour the school and get answers to any questions you have. Learn how our high school program connects your son or daughter to... read more

Alexander Hamilton exhibit at Chaska Middle School East

The critically acclaimed musical, “Hamilton” captured the imaginations of Americans, young and old. Now, Chaska Middle School East is offering students and parents a chance to learn more about the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and his contributions during the American Revolution and beyond. Chaska Middle School East will host The Gilder Lehrman: Institute of American History exhibit entitled “Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary” in the media center. We are fortunate to be chosen as one of the few locations to host this national exhibition. The exhibit features reproductions of photos, letters, maps, notes, and more from the Gilder Lehrman Collection and the Library of the New-York Historical Society. It is expected that over 1200 students will take this opportunity to experience a part of American history and learn about the statesman and visionary, Alexander Hamilton, whose life shaped the America we live in today.... read more