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  • Eagle Eye 2019-12-11

    Posted by Clark PTO Communications Team on 12/11/2019

    Trivia/Auction Spotlight!

    Auction Drawing Winners!!

    Mrs. Pribish drew winners for our first auction drawing - Choose Your Table Location! The winners are Brennan Wells and Jimmy Mundloch!

    For those who have purchased tickets by December 20th, our next drawing will be for two FREE event tickets (Clark PTO will refund your ticket purchase). Don't miss out!

    https://one.bidpal.net/clarkauction2020/ticketing

    2020 Clark Auction & Trivia Night
    Saturday, February 8, 2020
    6:30-11:00pm

    Auction Donations

    Clark Families - WE NEED YOUR AUCTION DONATIONS! We know we have some craftspeople out there - please consider donating items for the auction. If you have smaller items, we will have baskets to incorporate them into.

    Also, we need those $5 to $10 gift cards and scratch-off lottery tickets for our raffle prizes!

    Please reach out to Allison Loveland or Erin Merli with any questions or to schedule a pick-up/drop-off time.

    8 Ways to Contribute to the Clark Auction

    Clark Sign-Up Parties

    Sign-Up Party Flyer

    Trivia/Auction Spotlight!

    Clark Night @ FroYo - Thursday 12/12

    Stop by FroYo in old Webster at 237 W. Lockwood Ave for some delicious frozen yogurt with all the toppings you can imagine. FroYo will donate 15% of ALL SALES between 6:00-9:00pm so be sure to spread the word to friends and family. Clark Night at FroYo will be after every concert night this school year.

    After School Enrichment - General Volunteers

    The After School Enrichment (ASE) Committee is seeking general volunteers for the four Wednesdays in February from 3:10-4:15pm. These volunteers will serve as an extra set of hands to those teaching classes. Childcare is available for younger siblings, and kiddos of volunteers will receive priority sign-up for ASE classes! You do not have to sign up for all four weeks! Please see the ASE Sign-Up Genius Link to choose your volunteer date/time.

    Class sign-up for students will be in January.

    Clark Science Fair Registration is Open!

    If you are interested in participating in the Clark Science Fair this year, please fill out this application and return to Mrs. Weatherby by January 10. You may also visit the St. Louis Science Fair site for more information on creating a science fair project.

    You can contact Mrs. Weatherby if you have any questions.

    Art Studio Donations

    Hi Clark Families! The Art room is always looking for awesome materials to use in the Sculpture Studio. If you have any of these items at home, please feel free to send them down to the Art room:

    • Cardboard tubes (paper towel, toilet paper rolls)
    • Corks
    • Clean plastic containers with lid
    • Cut cardboard
    • Boxes (shoe box size or smaller)
    • Foil
    • Felt

    The Clark students and I appreciate it! Thank you!
    Mrs. Boyer, Art Teacher

    Library Gift Book Club

    Thank you for donating! Books were recently donated to our library on behalf of the following student(s):

    • Isabelle Parton
    • Rachel Crick
    • Allison Maher
    • Luke Loveland

    The Clark PTO sponsors a Library Gift Book Club that allows you to donate a book to our library in celebration of a birthday or other special event in your child's life. During the month of your child's birthday you will receive an email with a link to an online order form. Feel to order a book anytime by using this link:December Book List. If you have any questions, please contact Katie Heitgerd

    Fruit and Veggie Challenge Week! 12/9/19 - We did it!!

    We did it!! On Monday and Tuesday combined, the students and staff at Clark at 867 servings of fruit and vegetables! Everyone was really enthusiastic about it, and it was fun to see people get excited about eating fruits and veggies. We earned a school-wide hat day that will be this Friday, December 13! Avery Elementary and Meramac Elementary also both reached over 800 servings yesterday! Great job everyone! Keep eating!

    Clark Elementary has been challenged by Meramac Elementary School in Clayton to eat 800 servings of fruit and vegetables next week! If we achieve this goal, the students will earn a hat day! See the letter from Nurse Meagan about this week. You can start finding some in-season recipes using this free app from the University of Missouri Extension: Seasonal and Simple app. Happy eating!

    February Food, Fun, and Fitness Event

    District families and the community are invited to the Food, Fun, and Fitness event sponsored by the District Wellness Committee on Saturday February 1, 2020 at Steger Sixth grade center from 10:00am-1:00pm. During this free event, scouts will be able to earn first aid badges and there will be many activities around being safe and active. Webster Groves and Rock Hill fire trucks will be on site as well as many resource tables from local businesses. More details to come in January. Save the date!

    Summer Exploration Experience

    The Summer Exploration Experience is WGSD’s summer program offered tuition free to all district students who will be entering 1st through 6th grade during the 2020-21 school year. More details in the SEE Flyer. Registration is expected to open at the end of January.

    Voices with Vision All-Star Choir Auditions

    Des Reichold will be hosting V.W.V. Auditions again on January 9th. V.W.V. is an all-star choir of 3rd-8th graders that last performed at our district get together at the high school in August. More details including registration link are in the Voices with Vision flyer.

    WG Gifted & Talented Nomination - Deadline is December 16th

    Gifted Program Deadline Approaching

    Student nominations for both the Academic and Fine Arts Gifted programs are due December 16, 2019. Anyone may nominate a student. The district has four universal screenings of students in grades 4th, 6th, 8th (this year) and 2nd grade (beginning the fall of 2020). The district allows one* parent nomination during a child’s tenure in the WGSD. Additional information about the WGSD Gifted Programs may be found online. *To honor the prior policy that allowed two parent nominations for a student, and if a student was nominated by a parent prior to the 2019-2020 school year, a second parent/guardian nomination will be accepted until the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

    The Academic Gifted Program services students in 2nd - 12th grade. Students turning in forms by the deadline will be evaluated for academic program services this school year. Nominations received after 12/16/19 for the academic program will be accepted but students will only be evaluated for services this school year if time allows.

    The Gifted Fine Arts Program services students in 3rd - 8th grade. Screening for the Gifted Fine Arts program is held once a year in the winter. This year, the Gifted Arts Evaluation dates are February 27 and 28, 2020 during the school day with transportation provided to the Service Center. Therefore, second grade students interested in the program for third grade must be nominated in second grade. Please note that Gifted Fine Arts nominations will only be accepted by the Dec. 16th deadline.

    Forms for both programs may be obtained from the gifted specialist at your child’s school, or online through the district website. You may also nominate online, using these direct links: Academic Gifted nomination and Gifted Fine Arts nomination.

    Feel free to contact the gifted specialist at your child’s school or Dr. Washington if you have any questions.

    Mark Your Calendars

    Be sure to check out the Clark PTO calendar for upcoming events.

    • Dec 12 - Soaring Singers Concert
    • Dec 12 - Clark Night @ FroYo
    • Dec 13 - Chess Club
    • Dec 20 - Class Winter Parties
    • Dec 23 - Jan 3 - Winter Recess - No School
    • Jan 5 - Ice Skating Party

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    Clark PTO Communications Team

    If you have any questions for the Clark PTO Communications Team, please send an email to the Clark PTO Communications Team email address: Clark PTO Communications Mailbox

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