Scales Mound School PARCC Testing Schedule

Week of Monday, May 11

Grade 3
Tuesday – Mathematics 8:30-9:45
Wednesday – English/Language Arts 8:30-9:45
Thursday – Mathematics 8:30-9:45

Grade 4
Tuesday - Mathematics 9:00-10:15
Wednesday – English/Language Arts 9:00-10:15
Thursday – Mathematics 9:00-10:15

Grade 5
Monday – Mathematics 11:45-1:30
Tuesday – English/Language Arts 8:30-9:45
Wednesday – Mathematics 11:45-1:30

Junior High
Monday – English/Language Arts 9:15-11:00
Tuesday – Mathematics 9:15-11:00
Wednesday – English/Language Arts 9:15-11:00
Thursday – Mathematics 9:15-11:00

High School
Monday - English 9 10:15-11:45
Tuesday - Algebra I 10:15-11:45
Wednesday - English 9 10:15-11:45
Thursday – Algebra I 10:15-11:45


The April School Board Meeting
has been reschedule to
April 28th at 6:30 pm.

                                              Items for Sale

The Scales Mound School District is accepting sealed bids for the following items:
5 ft x 30" non folding tables
36" x 30" computer desks with no drawers
32" older model television with hangers
Diaper changing table

Bids are due in the school office on or before 3:00 p.m. on Friday May 29th. All bids amounts will be considered.


Scales Mound Has a New Foundation

There is a new foundation in Scales Mound. The purpose of the Scales Mound Community Foundation is to provide, accept, and disburse contributions, gifts, and bequests from individuals, groups, and businesses to support Scales Mound School District students, the Scales Mound School, and the town of Scales Mound.


The Foundation recently held an organizational meeting when bylaws were adopted and officers were elected.  Bill Wubben was elected Chairman, Leslie Lange was named Vice Chairman, Melisa Hammer will serve as Secretary, and Ed Konar as Treasurer. Other members are Keri Werner and David Winter.
David Winter stated,” "We hope the Scales Mound Community Foundation provides an avenue for those who wish to enhance our students’ education and/or improve the community we live in."
Click below to view Foundation Board picture.

Left to Right: Leslie Lange, Keri Werner, David
Winter, Bill Wubben, Ed Konar, and Melissa Hammer.
Brittany Davis Signs with Northern Iowa

Brittany Davis signs a letter of intent to run track with the University of Northern Iowa.

B Davis
Seated Left to Right: Jim Davis, Brittany Davis,
Lori Davis
Standing Left to Right: Coach Tom Henders, Matt
Davis, Meghan Davis, and Coach Paul Raley.

   IHSA CPR Video Training

State law requires the Illinois HIgh School Association to post a hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators training video on its website. The law also requires the District to notify staff members and parents/guardians about the video. You are encouraged to view the video, which will take less than 15 minutes of your time, at IHSA Sports Medicine CPR Training

2015- 2016 School Calendar
Please click the link
15 16 School Calendar.pdf

School Report Cards

2014 Results

The annual School Report Cards have been reformatted by the Illinois State Board of Education. The 2014 Scales Mound School Report Cards can be accessed at 
Illinois Report Card



Scales Mound CUSD #211 is a Pre K-12 grade public school district 70 square miles in area, all of which is located in northern Jo Daviess County. The District is positioned approximately 25 miles east of Dubuque, Iowa and 80 miles southwest of Madison, Wisconsin. The areas making up the School District include the Village of Scales Mound, Apple Canyon Lake and the Galena  Territory. Our enrollment is less than 300 students with an elementary class size average of less than 15 students per section and a pupil to teacher ratio of approximately 13 to 1. All Scales Mound Student are housed under a single school building. The district owns nor lease any other facilities. The District offers a rich curriculum and a number of co-curricular opportunities. Scales Mound students have traditionally scored well on the Illinois Standards Achievement Test and the Iowa Test of Basic Skills. _______________________________________________________________

Costa Rica Travelers to Host Taco Dinner

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, May 16th, 2015, the Scales Mound Costa Rica Travelers will host a taco dinner (taco bar, Spanish rice, and dessert) at the Galena Elk's Lodge (123 N. Main St., Galena, IL). Dinner will be served from 5:00 to 7:30pm. This night will also include live entertainment provided by: The Campfire Kings with Dave Pingel and The New Kid Riley! While enjoying dinner and entertainment, be sure to bid on your favorite silent auction item. All items were either created or donated by the Costa Rica Travelers. Tickets can be purchased from Costa Rica Travelers or at the door on the night of the event. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children 5-10 years old, and children 4 and under are free.                                                                                                             Our community has done a great job promoting and attending these events! We are asking for your help again! We would like this fundraiser to be the biggest one of the year. Please invite friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, and anyone else you can think of!  This night will be filled with fun and great food. 

See you on May 16th! 

Señor Ernst and Mrs. Kelly

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