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Last Issue of the Courier!

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Fresh off the presses! Read the June 2016 issue of the Clinton Courier with this year’s final letter from Principal Bodnar and PTA President Andrea Beck. It was a good year and action-packed. Have a great summer!!!

Posted June 21, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of June 12

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Clinton Families,

Here’s a look about what’s happening around Clinton and the district.

THIS WEEK:

June 12 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, June 15. This is the last Farmigo order for Clinton for this school year – don’t forget to stock up!
June 13 Last Day for Monday Enrichment Classes.
June 13 Pollock & Friends Concert to Benefit the Vanessa Pollock Music Initiative, 7:00pm, The Woodland, Maplewood. For more information and to reserve tickets, click here.
June 14 Fourth Grade Picnic, 1:30 – 2:35pm, Clinton School. Please contact your class parents or teacher for more details.
June 15 Second Grade Picnic, 8:30-11:30am, Clinton School. Please contact your class parents or teacher for more details.
June 15 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, June 12. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
June 16 End-of-Year Picnic and Spring Fair, 4:30-7:30pm, Clinton Front Lawn. Come join us for the last gathering of the school year! We will have fire truck-themed inflatables, a visit from a fire engine and ambulance, henna face and body painters, cotton candy, and jazz music from CHS grads. The event is free of charge! There will be ice cream, drinks, hot dogs, pasta and pizza available for purchase. For more information, click here.
June 17 Kindergarten Picnic, 12:30pm, Clinton School. Please reach out to your class parents or teacher for more details.

NEXT WEEK:

June 20 HALF DAY OF SCHOOL
June 20 First Grade Picnic, Clinton School. Please reach out to your class parents or teacher for more details.
June 20 Third Grade Picnic, 10 – 11:30am, Clinton School. Please reach out to your class parents or teacher for more details.
June 21 HALF DAY OF SCHOOL – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

Thanks to all Clinton families for your support of the Clinton PTA throughout this school year. A PTA is only as strong as its members, and at Clinton we have the absolute best members! Wishing you all a wonderful summer. See you next Fall!

Posted June 12, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of June 5

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Clinton Families,

Here’s a look about what’s happening around Clinton and the district.

THIS WEEK:

June 5 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on June 8th.
June 7 Field Trips for All Grades. Don’t forget that every class is scheduled to take an outing. Please check with your teacher if you have any questions about what is required in terms of lunch or clothing for the trip.
June 8 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, June 1. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
June 8 Last Day for Wednesday Enrichment Classes.
June 8 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library.
June 9 Clinton Field Day and Rainbow Photo. Ms. Freede and Mr. Lehman have fun-filled day of activities planned! Volunteers are needed to help out with the field day activities. Sign up here. We will also be taking the rainbow photo that day, so please have your child wear a shirt in the following color:
5th grade – red
4th grade – orange
3rd grade – yellow
2nd grade – green
1st grade – blue
K – purple
June 9 Last Day for Thursday Enrichment Classes.
June 10 Achieve Honor Your Teacher and Staff Deadline. The Achieve Foundation will print your kids’ personal words of thanks on playful cards and deliver them to schools on June 17. Teacher and staff tributes give back to the schools, because every dollar you contribute will go toward next year’s Achieve Teacher Grants, for which any educator can apply in the fall. Two easy ways to order: click here to download a form, print one for each card and send with a check for your total donation (a minimum of $5 per tribute) made out to Achieve Foundation, PO Box 1084, Maplewood, NJ 07040, OR Order Online (minimum $10/tribute).
June 10 Clinton Kindergarten Orientation, 9:00 – 11:00am, Clinton School.

NEXT WEEK:

June 12 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wed., June 15. This is the last Farmigo order for Clinton for this school year – don’t forget to stock up!
June 13 Last Day for Monday Enrichment Classes.
June 13 Pollock & Friends Concert to Benefit the Vanessa Pollock Music Initiative, 7:00pm, The Woodland, Maplewood. For more information and to reserve tickets, click here.
June 15 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, June 12. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
June 16 End-of-Year Picnic and Spring Fair, 4:30-7:30pm, Clinton Front Lawn. Come join us for the last gathering of the school year! We will have fire truck-themed inflatables, a visit from a fire engine and ambulance, henna face and body painters, cotton candy, and jazz music from CHS grads. The event is free of charge! There will be ice cream, drinks, hot dogs, pasta and pizza available for purchase. For more information, click here.

Posted June 6, 2016 by PTA


Clinton End of Year Picnic

Join us for Clinton’s End of Year Picnic. For more details see the flyer here.

Posted June 2, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of May 29th

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Clinton Families,

Here’s a look about what’s happening around Clinton and the district.

THIS WEEK:

May 29 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wed., June 1.

May 30 Memorial Day Parade Canceled due to weather forecast.

May 30 & 31 NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day

June 1 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 15. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

June 1 & 2 Strength for their Journey with T. J. Whitaker, 7:30-9:00pm, District Meeting Room, BOE Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. This workshop will focus on how to talk with children about issues related to race & their experiences in our classrooms, on our playgrounds and in our larger community. For more information, please click here.

June 1 Middle School Q&A, 7 – 8:30pm, Clinton Cafeteria. Please join current 6th grade students and Principal Lynn Irby for an informal meeting about South Orange Middle School. Sponsored by the SOMS HSA.

June 2 Clinton Art & Music Festival, 6:15pm. Concert begins at 7:00pm. Clinton’s halls are transformed into an art gallery featuring the work of our students. Please come browse the artwork, and then join us in the auditorium for the spring concert.

June 2 Use this Summer to Teach Critical Social Skills! – Jed Baker, PhD, 5:45-8:45pm. Millburn Library, 200 Glen Ave, Millburn. Students with social communication issues and those on the autism spectrum often present with difficulty interacting socially. Using simple evidence based methods, this workshop details: (1) strategies to motivate students to learn, (2) ways to teach social skills, (3) how to generalize skills into the natural setting and (4) increase acceptance from peers. Tickets can be purchased for $30 via Eventbrite at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/use-this-summer-to-teach-critical-social-skills-jed-baker-phd-tickets-24996192284

June 3 Clinton School Pride Day. Wear your Clinton red.

NEXT WEEK:

June 5 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wed., June 8.

June 8 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, June 1. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

June 8 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library.

June 9 Clinton Field Day. Ms. Freede and Mr. Lehman have fun-filled day of activities planned! Have your child wear a shirt in the following color:

5th grade – red

4th grade – orange

3rd grade – yellow

2nd grade – green

1st grade – blue

K – purple

June 10 Clinton Kindergarten Orientation, 9:00 – 11:00am, Clinton School.

ORDER YOUR CLINTON GEAR! April showers bring May flowers and growth spurts! Need new Clinton gear? Contact Eileen at clintonfundraising@gmail.com to place an order for t-shirts, sweatshirts, PJ pants and car magnets. Get your order in early!

Posted May 29, 2016 by PTA


Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation is scheduled for the morning of June 10th. Letters to parents with all the details will be mailed next week.

Posted May 22, 2016 by PTA


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