Back to School 2019-2020 for Cass County

The 2019-2020 school year begins on the following days for Cass County students:

LOGANSPORT – Wednesday, August 7, 2019
PIONEER  – Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019
LEWIS CASS  – Friday, August 9, 2019
CASTON – Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019

Use the following links to find more detailed information for each school corporation:

Logansport
Lewis Cass
Pioneer
Caston

REGISTRATION INFO*

PIONEER SCHOOLS:

Online Registration will be open Monday, July 29 at 8 a.m.

LEWIS CASS SCHOOLS:

Online registration for Lewis Cass is now open via the PowerSchool Parent portal.  Other important registration dates are below:

Lewis Cass Registration will be as follows for the 19-20 SY:

  • July 15th – Online open for all currently enrolled parents starting at 8 a.m.
  • July 29th – Kindergarten/Preschool and new student registration
    • Elementary Library
  • July 30 – 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for all schools
  • July 31 – 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for all schools
  • August 1  – 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for all schools

If you are a new student registering, you will have to set up your account here.  After set up you will need to call the respective school(s) to get your username/password.  Please bring your students birth certificate and shot records along with other important legal document and information from the previous school.  New High School students need to call 574-626-2511 to schedule a new student registration appointment and please bring your previous school’s transcript.

High School Parents (9-12), please read the new drug testing policy that is included in the HS handbook when you register.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call Lewis Cass Schools at 574-626-2511.

LOGANSPORT SCHOOLS – (Columbia Elementary, Fairview Elementary, Franklin Elementary, Landis Elementary, Columbia 6th Grade Academy, Logansport Jr. High School, Logansport High School)

Tuesday, July 16 – Online Registration Opens. Find more info here.

July 22 – 25: Buildings are open for parents to register 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with Tuesday being the late night, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Monday, July 29 – Online registration for returning students closes to the public at the end-of-day. Parents must come into the buildings to register returning students after this date.

Find info on new start and end times for the school day for Logansport schools here.

CASTON SCHOOLS
The 2019-20 school year begins for all students K-12 attending Caston Schools on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Classes for K-5 students begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 3:17 p.m. Classes for 7-12 students begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:20 p.m.

TRANSPORTATION: All Caston school corporation buses will run on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. If parents have a question regarding bus transportation they should contact their driver or Mr. Lowe, Transportation Director, for assistance.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Students enrolling in kindergarten must be five (5) years old and students enrolling in the first grade must be six (6) years old on or before August 1, 2019.

CASTON BOOK RENTAL FEES: K – 2nd Grade ($120.00), Grades 3 – 5 ($135.00) and Grades 6 – 12 ($130.00 – some courses may require additional fees which will vary depending on classes taken.) Musical Instrument Rental is $25.00 (per sem.) for grades 6 – 12. Fee statements for all students previously enrolled will be sent to the home. Rental fees can be paid as follows:
Online through Harmony with a credit or debit card.
By check sent to the attention of Mrs. Marcia Tucker, Extra-curricular Treasurer.
Payment can be made at the school bookstore during registration times as follows:

REGISTRATION/ENROLLMENT TIME FOR CASTON STUDENTS K-12

Monday, August 5 12:00 Noon – 6:30 PM
Tuesday, August 6 (9:00 AM – 11:30 AM) -OR – (12:30 PM – 3:00 PM)

CAFETERIA: Both lunch & breakfast will be served beginning Tuesday, August 13th.
Breakfast for all students in grades K-12 = $2.25
Lunch for elementary students in grades K-5 = $2.50
Lunch for Jr.-Sr. high school students in grades 6-12 = $2.65
Adult/Staff breakfast = ($3.00) & lunch = ($3.50).

OPENING OF SCHOOL SCHEDULE FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR:

MONDAY, August 5, 2019 Caston 6th Grade Parent/Student Orientation at 6:30 PM
WEDNESDAY, August 7, 2019 First Day for Logansport School Corporation (Century Career Center
MONDAY, August 12, 2019 Caston Elementary “BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT” – 6:00 TO 7:00 PM
TUESDAY, August 13, 2019 Caston Students First Day of School

CASTON SIXTH GRADE PARENT-STUDENT ORIENTATION – This will be held on Monday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Information will be provided to parents and students that will ease the transition to the Jr/Sr High School and make for a smoother first few days of school. Parents and students are highly encouraged to attend if at all possible. The program is expected to last approximately 1 hour.

CASTON ELEMENTARY BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT – This annual program will be held Monday, August 12th, from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. All parents and students (Grades K-5) are invited to attend that evening to meet their child’s teacher, locate their child’s classroom, and place their child’s school supplies in their classroom for the first day of school.

CHANGE IN VISITOR/GUEST CHECK-IN PROCEDURE – As a county-wide initiative with all other schools serving Cass County, Caston will be implementing a new procedure for checking all guests into the building effective this school year (2019-2020). In order to better protect our students, visitors and staff, all visitors will be required to show a valid, government-issued photo ID. Thank you for your cooperation.

*Compiled from info provided. Please check with the school your child will attend for the most up-to-date info.