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Back to School Nights/Open Houses
Cedar Heights Elementary:  Tuesday, August 22 5-6:30 p.m.  
Hansen Elementary: Wednesday, August 23, 4:30-6 p.m.
Lincoln Elementary: Tuesday,  August 22, 5 -6:30 p.m.
North Cedar Elementary: Tuesday,  August 22,  5-6:30 p.m.
Orchard Hill Elementary: Tuesday,  August 22,   5-6 p.m.
POWWER BBQ 5-6:30 p.m.
Southdale Elementary: Wednesday,  August 23,  4:30-6 p.m.

Holmes Junior High: Wednesday, August 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
Peet Junior High:  Tuesday, August 22, 6-7:30 p.m. 

Cedar Falls High School:  Wednesday, August 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
All incoming Sophomores & new Juniors & Seniors - you are invited to come for games, snacks, and meet your classmates! Students should enter the gymnasium entrance as everyone will be in the gymnasium to begin the evening. Students should also have access to their schedule so they can participate in the mock schedule as they find all their classrooms. Each student's schedule was provided in paper form during registration or they can access their schedule through PowerSchool. Arrive by 6:30 p.m. to begin the tour of the building. Activities and snacks until 8 in the gym.
First Day/Week Schedule
Elementary First Week of School
Thursday, August 24 -  Dismissal at 1:50 p.m.
Friday, August 25 - Dismissal at 1:50 p.m.
Monday, August 28  - Dismissal at 1:50 p.m. (Input conferences 2:15-6:15 p.m.)
Tuesday, August 29  - Dismissal at 1:50 p.m. (Input conferences 2:15-6:15 p.m.)
Wednesday, August 30  - Dismissal at 1:50 p.m.

Regular schedule begins Thursday, August 31, dismissal at 3:45 p.m.
M, T, Th, F dismissal at 3:45 p.m.
W dismissal at 1:50 p.m.

Peet Junior High
First Day 7:45-9:30 a.m. - all 7th graders and 8th and 9th new students
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. all students, students will be allowed in the hallway at 9:15 a.m.

Holmes Junior High
First Day 7:45-9:30 a.m. - all 7th graders and 8th and 9th new students
9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. all students, students will be allowed in the hallway at 9:15 a.m.

Cedar Falls High School
First day all sophomores and new students should arrive to the high school by 7:55 a.m. for 90 minutes of high school orientation. We will begin in the high school auditorium.  Students will review their schedule and pathway to their classrooms, learn about power hour, review access to all things technology, and hear many tips for experiencing success at the high school.
For all other students first period will begin at 9:25 a.m.
Bus Route Information
Bus route information is now posted  here.
  • There is now more information about each food, including photos, nutritional facts and descriptions.
  • A FREE app for iPhone and Android, School Lunch by Nutrislice.
  • A mobile website: /mobile.
  • And you can still print a PDF of the menu by visiting the menus website above.
Incoming 7th & 12th Graders!
Reminder that incoming 7th and 12th graders who do not have a new state-required  meningitis  vaccination, or waiver, will not be able to start classes.  If you still need to have your child vaccinated, contact your family doctor.
Annual Notices
State and Federal regulations, as well as some district policies, require the district to annually post certain notifications to the public. Many of these notifications are distributed several ways, including by email and posted to the District website.

Staying Connected on Social Media
2017-2018 School Calendar
Printable PDF here.
Join the Tiger Athletic Booster Club!


Board Brief

Watch the August 14 meeting.

The next Cedar Falls Schools Board of Education meeting will be August 28, 5:30 p.m. at Cedar Falls City Hall and will be shown on Cedar Falls Channel 15.  Agendas, documents and materials for all board of education meetings can be found on the Cedar Falls Schools website . Watch previous meetings on the District's YouTube Channel.

Meetings will be available live at This format works best with Internet Explorer.
Interested in knowing when events are?

Open Positions
For more information please call 319-553-2443.
Cedar Falls Community School District
1002 W. First Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613