Conversations about Iowa BIG in Charles City are beginning this week, and this is your opportunity for you and your student to get in on ground level.
We are scheduling meetings on Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15.
Iowa BIG is the first of its kind initiative-based high school based out of Cedar Rapids. We encourage you to DOWNLOAD THIS BACKGROUND INFORMATION on Iowa BIG and urge your student to attend some of the available meeting times Monday & Tuesday. Parents and community members are also invited to attend a meeting on Monday night.
For more information contact Josh Johnson or attend one of the meetings this week.
The following 2 video clips will give you a better understanding of Iowa BIG.
The Tyranny of the Curriculum
TED Talk from Iowa BIG Headmaster Shawn Cornally
Iowa BIG Information in Animation
Monday, December 14
9:02 - 9:50 A.M.
2nd Hour: Journalism and Charles City Students
9:54 - 10:42 A.M.
3rd Hour: English II and Charles City Students (Library)
4th Hour: English II, New Hampton, Osage, and Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Students (Library)
5th Hour: American Humanities and English II (Library)
6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
CCHS Forum: Iowa BIG Community and Parent Meeting at Charles City NIACC center.
Tuesday, December 15
Various meetings in the community