Latest News from Switzerland County School Corporation

Apr

17

2014

Switzerland County High School Graduation Rates Increase

“There is some encouraging information in this release,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.  “While the overall graduation rate is largely the same as it was in 2012, when you dig into the data it becomes clear that more of our students are graduating without a waiver and passing their end of course assessments.  This is a crucial step in ensuring that our…

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School Resources & Information

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Switzerland County School Corporation, in cooperation with students, parents, and the community, shall be to provide for all eligible persons a legal and cost-effective educational opportunity presented in modern, comfortable, and safe facilities by a professionally trained and developed staff utilizing state-of-the-art educational technology.

Coping with School Shootings

Children respond to trauma in many different ways. Some have reactions very soon after the event; others may do fine for weeks or months, and then begin to show troubling behavior. Knowing the signs that common at different ages can help parents and teachers recognize problems and respond appropriately. Switzerland County School Corporation is dedicated to help students through those troubling times. Listed below are some resources that may be valuable as an aid to help students and parents cope with School Shootings.

Links & Resources

School Bullying Resources

Corporation Anti-Bullying Policy

Switzerland County School Corporation is committed to protecting its students, employees, and applicants for admission from bullying, harassment, or discrimination for any reason and of any type.  We believe that all students and employees are entitled to a safe, equitable, and harassment-free school experience. In addition to policy, Switzerland County School Corporation has provided below resources for students, parents and teachers to help combat School Bullying.  

Resource and Links

Online Tools

My School Bucks

My School Bucks is an online application that allows parents to manage their child’s lunch room activities.  Parents can view balances,make deposits, as well as view all daily lunch expenditures.

School Insurance

Switzerland County School Corporation insurance is provided by Anthem BlueCross BlueShield and The Southeastern Indiana School Insurance Consortium

Insurance Plans

Skyward Family Access

Skyward is Switzerland County School Corporation’s electronic gateway for student information.  Parents are able to view student progress including attendances and grades as well as update emergency contact information. For more information on access please contact your student’s school.

Forms

Immunization Information

When a child enters Switzerland County Schools for the first time or any subsequent time at any level, his/her parents or guardians must show that the child has been immunized by filing a physicians statement that includes a schedule of the immunizations, or file a parental objection to immunization based on religious grounds. No child shall be permitted to attend school beyond the first date of his/her enrollment without furnishing a written statement of immunization unless:
  1. The school gives the parent/guardian a waiver not to exceed twenty (20) days.
  2. The local health department or a physician determines the student’s immunization schedule has been delayed due to extreme circumstances and the required immunizations will not be completed before the students first day of school. In this case the parent/ guardian shall furnish a written statement and a time schedule approved by a physician or the local health department for the completion of the immunizations.

Immunization Schedules

Indiana Department of Health: School Immunization Requirements

Path to Educational Success

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Knowledge

Apply Academic Knowledge

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Communicate

Communicate effectively, both oral and written form

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Solve Problems

Think critically and be creative problem solvers

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Technology

Use and apply technology

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Respect

Respect and work cooperatively with others

Success