Clinton Happenings: Week of February 28

Posted February 29th, 2016 by PTA

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Clinton Families,

As you plan your week, here’s a look at what’s happening around school and the district.

THIS WEEK:

Feb 28 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, March 2
Feb 29 Cat in the Hat Day – Wear stripes!
Feb 29 Clinton Show Tech Rehearsal, 2:35 – 5:30pm. The crew and following groups will meet in the Auditorium to rehearse: Kindergarten, Nevada, Texas, New York, Tennessee, Indiana, New Jersey, and California. Please reach out to your director for more information, and an estimate of when your group will be finished with rehearsal.
Mar 1 Fox in Socks Day – Wear your craziest socks!
Mar 1 Clinton Show Tech Rehearsal, 2:35 – 5:30pm. The crew and following groups will meet in the Auditorium to rehearse: Florida, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Hawaii, Michigan and Transitions. Please reach out to your director for more information, and an estimate of when your group will be finished with rehearsal.
Mar 2 Green Eggs and Ham Day – Wear green clothes!
Mar 2 Clinton Show Tech Rehearsal, 2:35 – 5:30pm. Entire cast and crew will report to the auditorium for a full run-through of the show. Please reach out to your director for more information, and an estimate of when your group will be finished with rehearsal.
Mar 2 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, February 28th. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.
Mar 2 BOE Budget Workshop, 7:30pm. The Board of Education will meet for a Budget Workshop to discuss the 2016-2017 school budget in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ. No action will be taken.
Mar 3 Oh the Places You’ll Go Day – Bring a picture or drawing that shows a place you want to go!
Mar 3 Clinton Show Dress Rehersal, 2:35 – 5:00pm. Entire cast and crew will report to the auditorium for a full run-through of the show. Please reach out to your director for more information, and an estimate of when your group will be finished with rehearsal.
Mar 3 Welcome to Middle School, 7:30pm, Tuscan School. An opportunity for 5th grade parents to preview Middle School.
Mar 4 Clinton School Pride & One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Day. Wear your Clinton red!
Mar 4 Clinton School Show, 7pm. Clinton Auditorium.
Mar 5 Clinton School Show, 11 am and 3pm. Clinton Auditorium.

NEXT WEEK:

Mar 6 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, March 9.
Mar 7 Community Forum on Budget, 7pm. The Board of Education will hold a Community Forum in the District Meeting Room, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ to discuss the 2016-17 preliminary budget.
Mar 8 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.
Mar 9 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, March 6. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

Courier February 2016 Issue Now Online

Posted February 19th, 2016 by PTA

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Read up on Principal Bodnar’s vision for Clinton School and successful February events like the Tricky Tray and Celebrity Reading! Click image to start reading.

Clinton Happenings: Week of February 14

Posted February 17th, 2016 by PTA

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As you plan your week, here’s a look at what’s happening around school and the district.

THIS WEEK:

Feb 14 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 17

Feb 15 Presidents Day: SCHOOL CLOSED

Feb 16 Always Changing: A Lesson in Puberty, 7:30pm, Jefferson School. Judy LoBianco, Supervisor of Physical Education/Health, K-12 is pleased to host an evening on puberty for parents/guardians of fourth and fifth grade students. Parents are welcome to bring their children to this event. Details are available here.

Feb 16 Special Board of Education Meeting, 7:30pm, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information about the Board of Education, please click here.

Feb 17 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, February 14th. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

Feb 17 ADD/ADHD Support Group, 7:30pm, The Parenting Center, Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.

Feb 17 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library

NEXT WEEK:

Feb 21 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 24

Feb 22 Board of Education Meeting, 7:30 pm. Board Administration Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information about the Board of Education, please click here.

Feb 23 Special Ed PTO Meeting, 7:30pm, 3rd Floor Conference Room, BOE Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, please click here.

Feb 24-26 Parent/Teacher Conferences: HALF DAY OF SCHOOL

Clinton Happenings: Week of February 7

Posted February 9th, 2016 by PTA

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THIS WEEK:

Feb 7 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 10th.

Feb 9 Community Forum Strategic Planning Process, 1:00-2:00pm, BOE Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, click here.

Feb 10 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, February 7th. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

Feb 10 Reframe Your Child’s Anxious Thoughts, 7:30-8:45pm, Jefferson School. The Jefferson PTA is inviting Clinton families to participate in this Parenting Workshop with four expert panelists: Amy Cox-Martins, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker / Therapist; Jeff Melman LCSW, Clinical Social Worker / Therapist; Dr. Elena Jefferies, PhD.; and Nina Lerner, LCSW, Clinical Social Worker / Therapist. Participants will gain an understanding of the different types of anxiety that develop in children, and learn skills to help both child and self. Please RSVP to Andrea Beck (andreabeck999@yahoo.com) if you plan to attend.

Feb 10 Community Forum Strategic Planning Process, 7:30-8:30pm, BOE Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. For more information, click here.

Feb 12 Winter Recess: SCHOOL CLOSED

Feb 12-14 SOMA Film Festival at SOPAC (showings throughout the weekend). Don’t miss the inaugural festival! Clinton Parents get a 10% discount with the code “Somafilm”. A few 4th and 5th graders produced a short stop motion movie thanking this year’s sponsor that will play at the open of each day. Details and ticketing information is available at http://www.sopacnow.org/soma-film-festival/.

NEXT WEEK:

Feb 14 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 17

Feb 15 Presidents Day: SCHOOL CLOSED

Feb 16 Always Changing: A Lesson in Puberty, 7:30pm, Jefferson School. Judy LoBianco, Supervisor of Physical Education/Health, K-12 is pleased to host an evening on puberty for parents/guardians of fourth and fifth grade students. Parents are welcome to bring their children to this event. Details are available here.

Feb 17 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, February 14th. Questions? Email Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com.

Feb 17 ADD/ADHD Support Group, 7:30pm, The Parenting Center, Board Administration building, 525 Academy Street in Maplewood. For more information, please click here.

Feb 17 Executive PTA Board Meeting, 7:15pm, Clinton Library

Accontecimientos – Semana de Enero 31

Posted February 1st, 2016 by PTA

ESTA SEMANA:

Enero 31 Ordenes de Compra Farmingo. Visite www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta y haga su orden hasta medianoche para que su compra sea entregada este Miercoles, 3 de Febrero.

Febrero 1 Programa de Anuncios para Clinton Show. No olvide la oportunidad de colocar anuncios y publicidad en un espacio del programa de Clinton School Show!. Para colocar su anuncio llene la forma en this google form; remita un cheque según la tarifa (puede ser pagado a Clinton PTA e incluya su número de teléfono en el cheque); y envíelo a “Clinton Show – Programa de Anuncios”. Envie su pago hoy!

Febrero 1 – 4 Registro Anticipado Pre-Escolar. Para mayor información. Haga click aqui.

Febrero 2 – 4 Subasta de Canastas. Venta de Tickets! Esta es la oportunidad para que su niño gane una fabulosa Canasta Red Ticket Kid Basket! El Comité de Subasta colocará las canastas en el hall principal desde las 2.40 pm. Los alumnos podrán comprar los tickets por $ 2 cada uno o 6 por $10 (en el evento cada ticket estará $5 o 5 por $20). Este año los temas son Arts & Crafts, Star Wars, Board Games, Night at the Movies, Nerf and the Awesome Custom Red BMX Bike from Team East BMX. Su niño también podrá firmar o garabatear en la silla de Adirondack que se sorteará el viernes por la noche. Los tickets para el sorteo para ingreso a la Piscina y Restaurant de Maplewood también estarán disponibles en estos días ($15 cada uno o 2 por $ 25).

Febrero 2 Centro de Padres Adoptivos. Reunión, 7.30 – 9.00 pm, Edificio del Directorio de Educación, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. Share resources, strategies, stories and info with adoptive parents in South Orange and Maplewood. Para mas informacion haga click aqui.

Febrero 3 Entrega de Ordenes Farmigo , 2:15-3:15 pm, Clinton School. Todos las ordenes se recibirán hasta el domingo, 31 de enero. Preguntas? Escribir a Clinton’s Farmigo coordinator, Verna Jackson at vejackson23@gmail.com

Febrero 5 Clinton School Dia de Oración – Use su camiseta roja de Clinton!

Febrero 5 Clinton Auction & Tricky Tray, 7-11pm, Seton Hall University. Para mas información y reservas de tickets, haga click aqui!

SIGUIENTE SEMANA:

Febrero 7 Ordenes de Compra para Farmigo. Visite www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta y haga su orden hasta medianoche para que su compra sea entregada el Miércoles 10 de Febrero.

Febrero 10 Entrega de Ordenes Farmigo, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Todas las ordenes se recibirán hasta el domingo, 7 de Febrero.

Febrero 12 Receso de Invierno: Escuela Cerrada

AUCTION & TRICKY TRAY NEWS:

Se requiere Voluntarios para la recolección de fondos de Clinton, Subasta y Sorteos “Tricky Tray”. El tiempo requerido es una hora a fin de que puedan disfrutar de la noche!. Registrese aqui!

Si aún no tiene su proforma de reserve y desea asistir a la subasta, por favor contacte a clintonauction@gmail.com.

Ayúdenos a Impulsar Vinos! Recibio una botella de vino y aún no lo ha probado? Puede donarlo al Impulso de Vinos. Si usted tiene una botella de vinos ara donar (valor mínimo $ 10), por favor contacte a clintonauction@gmail.com.

EN MARZO SE VIENE:

Marzo 2 “Manejo de Frustración y Ansiedad en Niños y Adolescentes” con Jed Baler, PhD, 5:45-8:45pm, Millburn Public Library. Para mas información y compra de tickets, por favor, pulse aqui. Este evento suele llenarse rápidamente.

Clinton Happenings: Week of January 31st

Posted February 1st, 2016 by PTA

Clinton Families,

As you plan your week, here’s a look at what’s happening around school and the district.

THIS WEEK:

Jan 31 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 3rd.
Feb 1 Program Ads Due for the Clinton Show. Don’t miss the chance to place an advertisement in the keepsake program for the Clinton School Show! To place an ad, fill out this google form; write a check in the proper amount (made payable to Clinton PTA and include phone number on check); and send in addressed to “Clinton Show – Program Ads.” Submit your payment today!
Feb 1-4 Early Pre-School Registration. For more information, click here.
Feb 2-4 Kids’ Red Auction Baskets Tickets for Sale! This is your kids’ chance to win one of our fabulous Red Ticket Kid Baskets! The Auction Committee will display the baskets in the main hall from 2:30-4pm. Clinton students can purchase tickets for $2 each or 6 for $10 (at the event, red tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20). This year’s kids’ themes are Arts & Crafts, Star Wars, Board Games, Night at the Movies, Nerf and the Awesome Custom Red BMX Bike from Team East BMX. Your kids will also be able to sign and/or doodle on the Adirondack Chair that will be auctioned off Friday night. Raffle tickets for the Maplewood Pool Membership and Restaurant Raffle will also be available during those times ($15 each or 2 for $25).
Feb 2 Parenting Center’s Adoptive Parents Group Meeting, 7:30-9:00pm, Board of Education Building, 525 Academy Street, Maplewood. Share resources, strategies, stories and info with adoptive parents in South Orange and Maplewood. For more information click here.
Feb 3 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, January 31st.
Feb 5 Clinton School Pride Day – Wear your Clinton red!
Feb 5 Clinton Auction & Tricky Tray, 7-11pm, Seton Hall University. For more information and to reserve tickets, click here!

NEXT WEEK:

Feb 7 Farmigo Orders Due. Visit www.farmigo.com/clintonelementarypta and place your order by midnight for delivery on Wednesday, February 10th.
Feb 10 Farmigo Pick Up, 2:15-3:15pm, Clinton School. Pick up for all orders placed by Sunday, February 7th.
Feb 12 Winter Recess: SCHOOL CLOSED

AUCTION & TRICKY TRAY NEWS:

Volunteers are still needed to work for Clinton’s biggest fundraiser, the Auction and Tricky Tray. Shifts are short (only an hour) so you have plenty of time to enjoy the evening! Sign up here!
If you have NOT turned in a reservation form, and would still like to attend the Auction, please contact clintonauction@gmail.com.
Help make the Wine Pull a success! Were you gifted a bottle of wine that was just not your taste? Then donate it to our Wine Pull. If you have a bottle of wine to donate (minimum value $10), please contact clintonauction@gmail.com.

COMING UP IN MARCH:

Mar 2 “Managing Frustration and Anxiety in Children and Teens” with Jed Baler, PhD, 5:45-8:45pm, Millburn Public Library. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here. This event appears to be selling out quickly.