🌟 Calling all Houghton High and Middle School Parents! 🌟 Mark your calendars for April 18th from 5:30-7:30 p.m., because we've got an event you won't want to miss! Join us at Houghton High School for a Parent Cafe Night dedicated to discussing the joys and challenges of parenting teens. We've got you covered with FREE childcare and dinner if you register in advance. Come and enjoy the conversation! REGISTER HERE 👉: https://forms.gle/hyYe3tCu8VT19uHf8
8 days ago, David Sim
As we celebrate Easter, let's remember the joy and renewal this season brings. We want to share our appreciation for our communities, staff, and families. May your Easter baskets be full of hope, joy, and chocolate (!!). Stay safe, stay joyful, and let the spirit of Easter fill your hearts and homes. 🏡💖
17 days ago, David Sim
🌼🕶️ Spring Break Mode: Activated! 🕶️🌼
19 days ago, David Sim
Hello? Spring? Houghton and Keweenaw schools are closed today, Thursday, March 28th.
19 days ago, David Sim
Houghton and Keweenaw schools are closed today, Tuesday, March 25th.
21 days ago, David Sim
Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw schools are closed today, Monday, March 25th.
22 days ago, David Sim
As part of March Reading Month, SLACK students visited area schools and read Curious George Visits the Dentist to second grade students. Students then received a tooth care kits with toothbrush, toothpaste and floss. Thank you to these terrific students for sharing their time and thank you to Copper Shores and the NMU Center for Rural Health for providing funding for the kits! (Pictures are from the visit to L'Anse.)
29 days ago, David Sim
Slack Students Reading in L'Anse 1
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Slack Students Reading in L'Anse 4
SNOW CAN'T STOP US! The CCISD CTE Construction Trades team broke ground on the new home build project Monday morning in Houghton. We'll be providing plenty of updates as progress continues, but the next stage will be a have a little less action as Bay Electric and UPPCO work to help deliver power to the site. Then, we move some dirt. #CTE #Construction
29 days ago, David Sim
CTE New House Build Groundbreaking
🎉 Big thanks to Jolene & Cliff Van Den Elzen for supporting our students' craftsmanship! Their winning bid on the student-built sauna showcases the power of community and education. Celebrating the success of our Baraga County CTE Construction Technology program and the hard work of L'Anse & Baraga HS students. Here's to more projects that make a difference! #CommunitySupport #CTE #CopperCountryISD 🛠️💧
about 1 month ago, David Sim
Donut Day for CTE Students
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The latest episode of The Copper Cast is live! In Episode 9, we celebrate the launch of the new CCISD website and feature Literacy Month in an interview with Kristen Kariainen. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/0chzx2Fv3Fg?feature=shared.
about 1 month ago, David Sim
Welcome to the Copper Country ISD's new website! Find all you need for student learning, educator success, and community engagement here. Dive into our resources, get inspired, and connect with us. Happy exploring!
about 1 month ago, David Sim
🚘 Thank you to Michigan Tech University's Husky Motors for the donation of a 2015 and a 2016 Dodge Caravan to the Copper Country ISD Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center.  CTE Automotive Technology program students and their instructors will inspect, diagnose, and repair the vehicles to make them road-worthy once again. Pictured from left to right with the two donated Caravans are Mitch Helminen, CTE Autotech Teaching Assistant; Mitch Apriesnig of Husky Motors; David Narhi, CTE Autotech Instructor.
about 1 month ago, David Sim
Michigan Tech Auto Donation
Episode #8 of The Copper Cast is out NOW! We focus on the Q+A session held with local legislators earlier this week. Hear from State Sen. Ed McBroom and State Rep. Greg Markkanen. Listen to the new episode on your favorite podcast feed or on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/Mhbve44i5BI.
about 2 months ago, David Sim
The Copper Country Intermediate School District's Parent Advisory Committee is calling for nominations to honor exceptional individuals in special education! If you know someone in the Baraga, Houghton, or Keweenaw County area who excels in supporting children with disabilities, this is a great way to highlight their dedication and hard work. Nominate using this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSccXnN0CuyfW0N9in5gSDT8maI3nIZJU979jC2dUHXR0W8Bfw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0m7iNcZ0qr4nXGhr69CTFVaNr4zurEe43etJFhRlc_oSVJQR5udB3qIkc The deadline for nominations is March 11th. Let's celebrate those making a real impact in special education. This is your chance to say "thank you" to those who go above and beyond every day. Nominate your hero today for a memorable awards banquet filled with joy and appreciation. Your Nomination Matters! ✨ #Education #SpecialEducation
about 2 months ago, David Sim
Parent Advisory Committee Nomination Form
🍎 Thank You to Our Educators! 🍎 Friday's Professional Development Day was a resounding success, thanks to the dedication and enthusiasm of educators across the Copper Country Intermediate School District. Your commitment to continuous learning and improvement is tremendous. A huge thank you to all participants, speakers, and event coordinators, for making it a day of learning, growth, and connection. Your dedication to excellence in education makes all the difference.
about 2 months ago, David Sim
Autism Speakers at CCISD PD Day
Autism Speakers at CCISD PD Day
CCISD Superintendent Jim Rautiola at CCISD PD Day
MDE Speaker at CCISD PD Day
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As we celebrate CTE month, we are proud to share an interview with CCISD CTE Director Corey Soumis from this weekend's Copper Country Today podcast. Listen ot the conversation here: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/copper-country-today/episodes/February-11--2024---Career-and-Technical-Education-e2fj30s.
2 months ago, David Sim
We were thrilled to welcome Computer Science Consultant Cheryl Wilson from the Michigan Department of Education earlier this week at the Computer Science Strategic Planning Workshop. The workshop utilized the Strategic CSforAll Resource & Implementation Planning Tool (SCRIPT) to guide district teams on computer science education implementation. REMC1 and the Western UP MiSTEM Network have been assisting our local schools with CS integration since 2019 and started utilizing SCRIPT in the 2021-22 school year.
2 months ago, David Sim
CS Script Teacher Workshop
CS Script Teacher Workshop
CS Script Teacher Workshop
The latest episode of The Copper Cast is live! Check out Episode 7, all about the importance of Career Technical Education Programs. Just search and subscribe to the The Copper Cast on your favorite podcast platform or listen on YouTube at: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXNbHJl0x5juIHjkPJVeJvnXSoo4ICSaw&feature=shared
2 months ago, David Sim
The Copper Cast Logo
The District-Wide In-Service is almost here. If you are planning on attending, please visit this page: https://sites.google.com/copperisd.org/ccisd-february-in-service and register your courses by February 9th in WisdomWhere. We look forward to having everyone join us!
3 months ago, David Sim
Good morning from CCISD!
3 months ago, Copper Country ISD
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