- 633 County Highway 22
- Cowden, IL 62422
- Shelby County
- Phone: (217) 783-2126
- Fax: (217) 783-2713
COWDEN-HERRICK SCHOOL NEWS RELEASE 2016
All students in grades K-12 are to complete final registration on either August 10th or August 11th. Registration on Wednesday, August 10th will be held at the Cowden-Herrick Elementary School in Herrick, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. On Thursday, August 11th registration will be held at the Cowden-Herrick Junior/Senior High School Cafeteria in Cowden, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Book rental fees are due at registration. Book rental fees are $40.00 plus $50.00 for workbooks for grades K-12. Sports fee is $25 per child, per sport or $50.00 cap per family, Driver Education school fee is $100.00. There will also be student accident insurance for those families that are interested. More information can be found on our website at cowden-herrick.k12.il.us. Lunch and breakfast prices: Lunch $3.00 per day and Breakfast $1.50 per day.
Physical examinations are required for all students upon entrance into kindergarten or first grade and upon entrance into sixth and ninth grades. Students new to the district must also present evidence of a complete physical examination when registering for their classes. Physical forms may be picked up at the school office. All student athletes going out for any sport must have their physicals before they can practice. Cindy Rich, FNP, will be giving physicals in the High School Library in Cowden on Friday, August 12th from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. $15 Cash or check for physical.
Dental exams are now required for students in K, 2nd, and 6th grades. Those forms are also available at the school office. The State of Illinois is now requiring all kindergarten students to have an eye exam by an Optometrist, those forms are also available in the school office.
Students in K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, and 8th grades, as well as all special education students, are required to have a vision and hearing test during the school year. These tests will be given by the Shelby County Health Department at the school and the fee for this service is $8.00. This fee may be paid at registration. (Make check to Cowden-Herrick C.U.S.D. 3A)
The 2015-2016 High School yearbooks are here. If you have already purchased your book, you may pick it up during registration. If you have not yet purchased your copy, a limited number of copies will be available for HS $40.00 each and JH $15.00. You can also pre-order the 2016-17 HS yearbook at $35.00 and JH for $15.00.
Shuttles leave at 7:30 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Breakfast will be from 7:40 to 7:55 am. Classes start at 8:00 am.