Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.
We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.
Welcome to John Cline Elementary School
Rick Varney, Principal
Susan Nelson, Administrative Assistant
101 Claiborne Drive, Decorah, Iowa 52101
(563) 387-4059 - Fax
John Cline Elementary Information:
A month calendar is sent with every child at the beginning of each month. Please review the monthly calendar for everyday events and also in case events have been rescheduled.
Fall 2013 Schedule
August5 & 6 2013 EarlyChildhood – 8th Gr. Registration at Middle School
* NOTE HOURS: Aug. 5 from 10:00 - 6:00 and Aug. 6 from 8:00 - 4:00
Watch Decorah Newspaper for fees and details
August14, 15, 16, 19, 2013 Teacher Workshop Days
August15, 2013 JC– “Meet the Teacher” – 4:30–6:30
August19, 2013 ECSE & PreK “Meet the Teacher” –3:30-5:30
August20, 2013 First Day of School
September2, 2013 NO SCHOOL – LABOR DAY
September18, 2013 2 Hr.Early Dismissal - Prof. Dev.
September19, 2013 John Cline & West Side Picture Day
October 9, 2013 2Hr. Early Dismissal
October18, 2013 End1st Qtr - 2 Hr. Early Dismissal
October23, 2013 2 Hr. Early
November 5 & 7, 2013 Parent / Teacher Conferences
November8, 2013 No School (Comp. Day)
November13, 2013 2 Hr.Early Dismissal - Prof. Dev.
November28 & 29, 2013 No School, Thanksgiving
December11, 2013 2 Hr. Early Dismissal – Prof. Dev.
December23-31, 2013 No School – Winter Break