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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


Clinton Happenings – Week of May 22

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Clinton Families,

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

THIS WEEK:

May 22 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 25.
May 23 Matting/Labeling Party, 3-5pm. Ms. Tischio needs parents to help prepare the art work and bulletin boards for the Art & Music Festival She will have all materials set up in the Art room to begin matting and labeling. Parents are welcome to stay and work in the Art room (there will be a quick demo on matting/labeling) or they may pick up a class folder and work from home. If you are taking a class set “to go”, it must be returned by Thursday, May 26th. For more information, please contact Ms. Tischio (ctischio@somsd.k12.nj.us)
May 24 Annual Rainbow Photo Day, Please make sure your child is wearing a shirt in the following colors: 5th Grade – red; 4th Grade – orange; 3rd Grade – yello; 2nd Grade – green; 1st Grade – blue; Kindergarten – purple.
May 24 Special Ed PTO Meeting, 7:30pm, 3rd Floor Conference Room, BOE Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.
May 24 General PTA Meeting: Parenting Workshop, “Managing Frustration and Anxiety in Children and Teens” with Jed Baker, PhD, 7:30 – 9:30pm, Clinton Auditorium. Please RSVP to andreabeck999@yahoo.com if you plan to attend (headcount needed for copies). For more information, please see the attached flyer.
May 18 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 22. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
May 27 NO SCHOOL – Emergency Closing Make-up Day

NEXT 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. Show your Clinton pride by marching in the Maplewood Memorial Day parade alongside your classmates and the Clinton Float! Children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. The float is people-powered, so we’re hoping for lots of volunteers to help us pull it along the parade route! We will assemble in the parking lot across from Gleason’s Cleaners on West Parker Ave at 8:30 am. Please email Paul Gaykowski (pta@thebridgesofcentralpark.com) to help build and decorate our float and coordinate it’s pre and post parade movements!
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 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 3 Clinton School Pride Day. Wear your Clinton red.

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 22, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of May 15

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Clinton Families,

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

THIS WEEK:

May 15 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 18.
May 16 Security Forum, 7:30 – 9:00pm, Board of Education Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. Join the South Orange Maplewood Board of Education and Administration, the Township of Maplewood and the Village of South Orange to discuss a comprehensive update on security in our school district. For more information click here.
May 18 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.
May 18 5th Grade Congratulations Orders Due, Last day to submit ads to congratulate your graduating 5th grader in the Clinton Yearbook. Click here for the order form.
May 18 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library.
May 18 Parenting Center’s ADD/ADHD Support Group, 7:30pm, The Parenting Center, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.
May 19 A Taste of Clinton: 14th Annual International Dinner, 6pm, Clinton School. The Garden State Folk Dancers will perform at 6pm, followed by a delicious buffet dinner representing various countries and cultures – all prepared by Clinton families! Click here for more information and the reservation form.

NEXT WEEK:

May 22 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 25.
May 24 Annual Rainbow Photo Day, Please make sure your child is wearing a shirt in the following colors: 5th Grade – red; 4th Grade – orange; 3rd Grade – yello; 2nd Grade – green; 1st Grade – blue; Kindergarten – purple.
May 24 Special Ed PTO Meeting, 7:30pm, 3rd Floor Conference Room, BOE Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.
May 24 General PTA Meeting: Parenting Workshop, “Managing Frustration and Anxiety in Children and Teens” with Jed Baker, PhD, 7:30 – 9:30pm, Clinton Auditorium. Please RSVP to andreabeck999@yahoo.com if you plan to attend (headcount needed for copies). For more information, please see the attached flyer.
May 27 NO SCHOOL – Emergency Closing Make-up Day

Posted May 17, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of May 8

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Clinton Families,

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

THIS WEEK:

May 8 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 11.

May 9 SEPAC Meeting, 7:00pm. Montrose Early Childhood Center, 356 Clark St, South Orange. For more info, click here.

May 9 Helping Your Teen Manage the Academic and Social Pressures of School, 7pm, SOMS Library. Presented by the Parenting Center and SOMS. For more information, click here.

May 11 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 8. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

May 12 Board of Education Organizational Meeting + Restructuring, 7:30pm, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information about the Board of Education, please click here.

NEXT WEEK:

May 15 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 18.

May 18 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.

May 18 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library.

May 18 Parenting Center’s ADD/ADHD Support Group, 7:30pm, The Parenting Center, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.

May 19 A Taste of Clinton: 14th Annual International Dinner, 6pm, Clinton School. The Garden State Folk Dancers will perform at 6pm, followed by a delicious buffet dinner representing various countries and cultures – all prepared by Clinton families! Click here for more information and the reservation form.

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 8, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of May 1

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Clinton Families,

Here’s a look at what’s going on around Clinton school and the district.

THIS WEEK:

May 1 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 4.
May 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week, Check with your class parents to find out how your class is celebrating!
May 2 Teacher Preview Luncheon, Clinton Book Fair. Volunteers needed! Share your culinary talent by bringing your favorite main dish, dessert or drink! Details and sign up here.
May 2 Public Hearing/Action to Levy 2016-17 School Tax, 7pm, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information about the Board of Education, please click here.
May 3 Mexico Beyond Mariachi, 8:30 – 9:15am (K-2), 9:30 – 10:15am (3-5), Our final cultural arts assembly of the year showcases the vast cultural expression of our neighbor to the south, Mexico. For more information about the program, please see the study guide here.
May 3 Parenting Center’s Adoptive Parents Group Meeting, 7:30-9:00pm, Board of Education Building, 525 Academy St, Maplewood. Share resources, strategies, stories and info with other adoptive parents. For more information about the Parenting Center, click here.
May 3-4 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 2:00-4:00pm, Clinton Gym.
May 4 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 1. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
May 5-6 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 8:15-10:00am and 2:00-4:00pm, Clinton Gym.
May 7 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 10:00am-2:00pm, Clinton Gym.

NEXT WEEK:

May 8 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 11.
May 9 Book Fair Break Down, 8:00 – 10:00am. Join us in the gym to help break down the Clinton Book Fair. The more hands we have, the more quickly we get done. To sign up, click here.
May 9 SEPAC Meeting, 7:30 pm, Montrose Early Childhood Center,356 Clark Street, South Orange, NJ. For more info, click here.
May 9 Helping Your Teen Manage the Academic and Social Pressures of School, 7pm, SOMS Library. Presented by the Parenting Center and SOMS. For more information, click here.
May 11 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 8. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
May 12 Board of Education Organizational Meeting + Restructuring, 7:30pm, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information about the Board of Education, please click here.

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. School Pride day is Friday May 6th. Get your order in early!

Posted May 1, 2016 by PTA


Clinton Happenings – Week of April 24

Clinton Families,

Here’s a look at what’s going on around school and the district.

THIS WEEK:

Apr 24 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, April 27.
Apr 25-26 4th Grade PARCC Assessment Testing
Apr 25-29 3rd Grade PARCC Assessment Testing
Apr 26 Special Ed PTO Meeting – Transitioning from Adolescence to Adult Life, 7:00 – 9:00pm, Columbia High School Library. For more information, please click here.
Apr 27 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, April 24. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
Apr 29 Book Fair Set-up, 10:00-12:00pm, Clinton Gym. Volunteers needed to help set up the Clinton Book Fair. Sign up here.
Apr 30 Maker Madness, 10:00-4:00pm, Columbia High School Cafeteria. A free maker fair hosted by the Achieve Foundation. For more information please visit www.achievemakermadness.org. Maker Madness is looking for volunteers – no technical skills required! Please see the sign up genius for roles and timeslots:
http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b4ea4aa2aa13-maker

NEXT WEEK:

May 1 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, May 4.
May 2 Teacher Preview Luncheon, Clinton Book Fair. Volunteers needed! Share your culinary talent by bringing your favorite main dish, dessert or drink! Details and sign up here.
May 3 Parenting Center’s Adoptive Parents Group Meeting, 7:30-9:00pm, Board of Education Building, 525 Academy St, Maplewood. Share resources, strategies, stories and info with other adoptive parents. For more information click here.
May 3-4 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 2:00-4:00pm, Clinton Gym.
May 4 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, May 1. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
May 5-6 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 8:15-10:00am and 2:00-4:00pm, Clinton Gym.
May 7 Book Fair Open for Shopping, 10:00am-4:00pm, Clinton Gym.

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. School Pride day is Friday May 6th. Get your order in early!

Posted April 25, 2016 by PTA


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