Coeur d‘Alene Public Schools


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  • Now Seeking Zone 4 Trustee

    Our Board of Trustees declared a vacancy for the Zone 4 trustee position at Monday’s board meeting, upon accepting the resignation of Trustee Dave Eubanks. This summer the board will appoint a person to serve the remainder of the current term through December 2021.

    The Board of Trustees asks any eligible community member interested in applying for the open trustee position to submit an application by Friday, July 27, at 3 p.m. to the Clerk of the Board, Lynn Towne, at 1400 N. Northwood Center Ct., Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814.

    Board member eligibility requires the candidate be a registered voter in the school district with residency in the zone that he or she represents. The Zone 4 trustee represents residents in the southwest portion of the school district. A map and legal description of the zone can be found on the district website. A map and legal description of the zone can be found on the district website. Find out how you can apply now —


    #CdaReads Summer K-3 Literacy Program

    June 18 - August 8 on Mondays & Wednesdays from 10 AM – 12 Noon - Location varies

    These are free events for any K-3 student in our district

    This community-wide reading celebration supports the elements of good reading instruction throughout the summer months. As simple as it sounds, reading books can reverse the summer slide in literacy skills. Our K-3rd-grade readers are invited to 2 hours of summer excitement and adventure every Monday and Wednesday with #CdAReads! Kids will enjoy music, games, and fun with friends and reading mentors. Each kid will receive a free #CdAReads t-shirt, and receive THREE free books and lunch at each visit.

    Read more about this program — 


    Free Summer Meals for Kids

    June 13th through August 17th 

    Any child age 1 through 18 can eat breakfast and lunch for free Monday through Friday between June 13 and August 17 at one of the four schools below. Breakfast will be served from 8 am - 9 am and lunch from 11 am - 12:30 pm. Adults can eat, too, for just $2.50 at breakfast and $3.75 at lunch.

    • Borah Elementary, 632 E. Borah Ave., CdA
    • Ramsey Magnet School of Science, 1351 W. Kathleen, CdA
    • Northwest Expedition Academy (NExA), 9650 N. Government Way, Hayden
    • Lakes Middle School, 930 N. 15th Street, CdA

    Read more about the Free Summer Meals program — 


Back-to-School Info:

  • Online Verification Dates

    This summer, between July 16 through August 24, parents of returning student are strongly encouraged to complete the online verification process. This process reduces paperwork and provides teachers with the most current contact information available for your student and helps school administrators plan classroom assignments for the upcoming school year.

    Instructions are available. Please note the verification link will not appear in Skyward until July 15. 

    New Students

    Find dates for new student registration dates, student registration requirements and more on our New Student page.

    School Supply Lists *

    * Coeur d'Alene High School does not use a school supply list


    Thanks to Tools2School and other local businesses and non-profit donations, backpacks, and school supplies will again be available this year for those in need. To request supplies, contact the front office or counselor at your school sometime between August 27 and the first day of school, September 4. 

    Immunization Reminders

    Back-to-School Immunization Clinics

    Panhandle Health District offers FREE, walk-in Immunization Clinics for students at its office, 8500 N. Atlas Road, in Hayden. No appointment necessary; bring immunization record and insurance card if insured. During summer, back-to-school clinics will be held on the dates below. For more info, visit

      Thursdays from 5-7 p.m. on Aug. 16, 23 & 30 and Sept. 6 & 13.

    Vaccinations While You Shop

    Did you know that if you are shopping at a superstore retailer, you may be able to get your child’s vaccinations at the walk-up Pharmacy Counter with no appointment! Ages and availability vary by store — see the pharmacist for details.

    A Full Set of School Vaccinations Includes:

    • (5) Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)
    • (2) Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
    • (4) Polio
    • (3) Hepatitis B
    • (2) Varicella (Chickenpox)
    • (2) Hepatitis A
    • (1) Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) – after 6th Grade
    • (1) Meningococcal – after 6th Grade

    Back to School Tip — from your school nurse

    Help your student stay hydrated! Add a WATER BOTTLE to your 2018-19 school shopping list.

    Open House Events


    Atlas:  8/29 from 5:30-6:30pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Borah:  8/29 from 4-6 pm [Back-to-School Extravaganza: Meet & Greet Open House]
    Bryan: 8/29 from 4-6 pm [Meet & Greet]
    Dalton: 8/29 from 4-5:30 pm [Family Spaghetti Dinner/Meet & Greet Open House
    Fernan: 8/29 from 4-5:30pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Hayden Meadows: 8/29 from 4-6 pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Northwest Expedition: 8/29 from 4-5:30 pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Ramsey: 8/29 from 4-5:30 pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Skyway: 8/29 from 4-5:30 pm [Meet & Greet Open House]
    Sorensen: 8/29 from 4-5:30pm [Meet & Greet]
    Winton: 8/29 from 4-5:30pm [Meet & Greet]


    Canfield 6th Gr. Parents: 8/28 from 4:30-6:30 pm [Open House for Parents]
    Canfield 6th Gr. Students: 8/29 from 12 noon-2 pm [Student Orientation]
    Canfield 7 & 8 Gr. Parents: 8/29 from 4:30-6:30 pm [Open House for Parents]
    Lakes 7 & 8 Gr. Families: 8/28 from 3:30-6:30 pm [Open House & Back to School BBQ]
    Lakes 6 Gr. Families: 8/29 from 3:30-6:30 pm [Orientation, Open House & Back to School BBQ]
    Woodland 6th Gr.: 8/29 from 4:30-6:30 pm [6th Grade Orientation]
    Woodland 7 & 8 Gr.: 8/28 from 5-6:30 pm [7 & 8 Open House]


    Coeur d'Alene 9th Gr. & New Students: 8/28 from 4:30-6 pm [Freshman/New Student Orientation/BBQ]
    Coeur d'Alene ALL: 8/28 from 6-7:30 pm [Open House]
    Lake City ALL: 8/29 from 4-6:30 pm [Open House/Reception & Cake]
    Lake City 9th Gr. & New Students: 8/29 5-6pm [Orientation-Gymnasium]
    Venture ALL: 8/28 12 noon-6 pm [Open House/BBQ/Registration/Orientation]


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