Students and families of Selle Valley Carden School have begun the process of planning our 2016 spring School on the Road Trip...

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What Parents Say

The Carden Method

The Carden Method is a vital educational philosophy with proven teaching techniques applied to a curriculum concerned with the development of the whole child. Using a highly individualized approach, Carden meets each learner’s particular needs. Children receive the sound, well-rounded education they need to realize their full potential in life. Carden believes that life is a joy, and so should be learning. This attitude promotes a life-long love of learning among Carden students...

Upcoming Events

We’re getting quite an assortment of gear. If you missed us tonight, we’ll be entering items in the morning also... you can drop in to browse and buy tomorrow 4-7pm
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We’ve already got some nice items arriving. If you need ski gear or equipment you should defiantly come look. Likewise, if your wanting to get rid of any of your gear, bring it over and we’ll try selling it for you❄️🎿⛷🏂 ... See MoreSee Less

SVCS ski and gear swap

November 9, 2017, 4:00pm

Pull your winter gear out, try it on for size and get rid of the too small while collecting the just right. Bring it on over to our first ever ski and gear swap. Open to the public. We are giving our school families and community full of active growing children an opportunity to buy and sell winter gear and ski and board equipment. There will be lots of adult gear as well. Stop in and check it out. No Credit Cards accepted. Cash and Checks only.

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13 Lasagnas prepared by the 2/3rd grade class ready to go! ... See MoreSee Less

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We will have more lasagnas ready for tomorrow... we’re here from 7:30am until 5pm tomorrow. Thank you to EVERYONE who has come by to purchase or order one. ... See MoreSee Less

Anyone want a lasagna for dinner? We’ve got plenty! Made fresh today by the 4th and 5th graders. $15. All proceeds go to fund our culinary arts program.

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Our Experienced Teachers

Stacy Rief

I am a native of Sandpoint, the oldest of four children and was raised on the ranch which SVCS is located. I feel very fortunate to give to the students some of what I enjoyed as a child...

Melissa Peck

I spent my childhood playing and working hard on the very ranch that SVCS sits on. I grew up exploring the outdoors, always looking for a new adventure, and could only imagine what our next discovery would be...

Angie Cates

I was born and raised in the Selle Valley, on the Wood V-X Ranch, where I grew up loving the outdoors. Being raised on a ranch and in a large family has been a huge blessing in my life and has taught me many life lessons that couldn't have been learned otherwise...