Parent Information Meetings

Carver Elementary School will be holding Parent Information Meetings on Tuesday, April 25th and Monday, May 1st from 6:30-7:30 pm at Chaska High School in the Blue Forum.  Parents are welcome to pick an evening to join Principal June Johnson and staff to learn more about the program at our new school. Click here to save the date in your calendar read more

Dick Ungar named Chanhassen High School principal

Associate Superintendent Clint Christopher shared the following message with staff and Chanhassen families today: Dick Ungar has been named principal of Chanhassen High School. He has been serving as interim principal since December and he is the right person to continue to lead the school. Mr. Ungar builds strong relationships and his skills working with students, staff and families are well-suited for Chanhassen High School. Mr. Ungar earned the position through a competitive hiring process that included internal and external candidates. A group of parents, teachers and district administrators helped to assess and interview qualified candidates. We are confident in Dick’s ability to lead and to continue to build on the strong academics and exceptional opportunities for students that characterize high school in Eastern Carver County Schools. Mr. Ungar has been part of Eastern Carver County Schools since 1993, starting as a middle school art teacher. He earned a Master’s degree from... read more

Reception to honor retirees – May 10

Congratulations to the following staff who retire this year from Eastern Carver County Schools: Jim Bauck Ann Berne-Rannow  Diane Bourassa Laura Bros Ann Curtis Lori Domholt Helen Farrington Mary Frank Jan Kellner Sue Klingenberg Connie Liestman Dave Lundquist Jan Lundquist Michelle Mauren Marie Moran Ivy Paul Rita Redman Laura Scanlon Patricia Schlesinger Gail Simon-Kian Wendy Theis Janet Vestal Cynthia Yokiel Retirees will be honored at a FREE social reception and banquet on Wednesday, May 10, 4-5:30 pm, at Hazeltine National Golf Club. The Dinner & Program will be held immediately following the reception (5:30-7:30 pm). The cost of dinner is $28/each. Click HERE for more info. Event sponsored by Charter... read more

Record-high rate of kindergarten families choosing E. Carver Co. Schools

Two years since voters approved a referendum to build Carver Elementary and add classrooms at two schools to ease crowded classrooms, the district has enrolled 171 more students. The School Board heard the annual enrollment report at its work session April 10. District enrollment this fall in grades K-12 was 9,445. The fall of 2015 to fall 2016 saw the largest enrollment growth over one year since fall of 2012. What’s driving Eastern Carver County Schools enrollment is a combination of the district’s high-quality educational programs and housing growth. Examples of new and improved educational opportunities are as follows: In the past few years, the district has expanded preschool options. More than 90 percent of district preschoolers exceed or meet their math and literacy growth targets. Five years ago, the district opened La Academia, a two-way, dual-language Spanish immersion school. “Two-way, dual-language” is the preferred model to ensure elementary students become... read more

CHS Knowledge Bowl takes 3rd place of 950 teams in the state

Over 950 varsity level teams competed in Knowledge Bowl this season in Minnesota, and the Chaska High School team worked their way to the top to take home the 3rd place award in the state meet last week. Chaska’s Atef Ali, Will Koivumaki, Coby Oertel, William Saathoff, and Sean Zipse (all seniors) competed against the best of the best. Congratulations to the team for earning this excellent accomplishment! This is Chaska’s 22nd finish in the top 3 at the MN State Meet in the past 26 years. Coaches Chris Lenius, Jamie Crannell, Angie Lawrence, and Tracy Townsend are proud of the team for their dedication and hard... read more

#Stigma180 presents: Carver County Drug Abuse Awareness & Education

Tuesday, April 11, 6-8 pm Chanhassen High School Lecture Forum The Carver County Sheriff’s Office and a panel of experts from various disciplines present and answer questions regarding substance and drug use and abuse in our community. Specific discussion points will include: Narcan, national and local drug trends, signs of drug use and abuse, local drug issues, and prescription medication abuse and disposal. Questions and comments from the audience are encouraged. Led by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office. The event is free. View more events at www.ce4all.org. read more