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  • Eagle Eye 2023-02-14

    Posted by Jessica Wroughton on 2/14/2024

    Eagle Eye 2-14-24

     

    Reminders from Clark!

    Clark + American Heart Association: Clark Elementary School is partnering with the American Heart Association. Join our online team by clicking this link, download the Kids Heart Challenge app or scan the QR code in the flyer below. The challenge runs Feb 1-23, and donations are due Feb 23. Online donations only. Questions? Contact Mr. Morrison.

    American Heart Association Challenge

    Calendar Reminders: Please note, Parent Square is your most reliable source for information. Please reach out to Ms. Maura Floretta with any scheduling questions via: floretta.maura@wgmail.org.

    • Wed 2/7, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm • CL PTO Meeting (Speaker Series: Neurodiversity. See details below.)
    • Thurs 2/8 • 3rd Grade Concert at 6:30pm and 4th Grade Concert at 7pm
    • Mon 2/12 • Late Start, K - 5: 9:05 am
    • Fri 2/16 - Mon 2/19 • No School, Teacher Records/President's Day
    • Mon 2/26 • Late Start, K - 5: 9:05 am

    Art Room Supplies The Art Room is always looking for donations to supply the Sculpture/Collage and Fiber Arts Studios. Click here for a list of items to donate.

    Girls on the Run! We had an incredible inaugural season here at Clark in the fall for GOTR!!! Girls on the Run is so much more than a running club for girls. Consider it more of a social-emotional skills learning and confidence and friendship building program! There is running and a 5K thrown in to work towards mastering a skill and promoting physical health! We would love to have your 3-5th grade girl join our team! Practice begins Monday March 4!

    See the attached flyer for registration information. Concerned about price? No girl gets turned away! Reach out to Coach Meagan Lozano at lozano.meagan@wgmail.org and we can direct you to our program coordinator for financial assistance information! 

    Girls on the Run Spring 2024

    Interested in helping coach the spring session of Girls on the Run? Contact Nurse Meagan at lozano.meagan@wgmail.org and see the attached flyer!

    What's for Lunch: Follow this link for the February lunch menu. Looking for the online version? Download the Nutrislice or Parent Square apps to keep this info close at hand! Click here to view the breakfast and lunch menu for Clark School on Nutrislice.

    February Lunch Menu

    Clark Auction & Trivia Night

    You can find all the details for the Annual Clark Auction & Trivia Night here on our website. This link includes information about tickets, donations, sponsorships, party sign-ups, and Frequently Asked Questions. Don't forget to follow the Clark PTO Facebook page for real-time information. We'll still share any new news, right here in the Eagle Eye.
     
    Get Your Tickets! A few tables remain, please follow this link to Bidpal to purchase tickets. Each person at your table will need their own registration. You'll also need to register a credit/debit card to participate in the auction. Questions? Contact Angie Crull via angiecrull@gmail.com.
     
    Donations: We need your help to make the biggest fundraiser of the year a success! Below is a list of things we could use to fill auction baskets, raffles and much more. We’ll take any of your new items! Questions? Feel free to reach out to Lindsey Dreste via lindseyd331@gmail.com.
     
    Auction Donations Needed

    PTO News:

    Rising Together: Save the Date for “Rising Together: Family Work for Racial Equity." Join the WGSD PTO equity committees on Monday, Feb. 12, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Givens Elementary School Auditorium for “Rising Together: Family Work for Racial Equity.”
     
    Childcare will be provided in the Givens cafeteria. If you plan to use childcare, please let us know in advance by filling out the form at bit.ly/RisingTogetherChildcare. Questions? Contact WGSDRisingTogether@gmail.com.
     
    Rising Together

    Final Highway Cleanup: The Clark Equity Cooperative (CEC) would like to invite you to help with a highway cleanup at our adopted location [Berry Road & Highway 44 East Bound ON RAMP.] We'll gather from 2-3 pm on Sunday, April 7.

    Consider walking or parking in the neighborhood right behind the highway (Armin Street.) We will provide bags and vests, but we suggest volunteers bring gloves. Please note that MoDOT only permits children 10 and older to participate. No need to RSVP! Please join us; together, can do more to make the world a better place! Questions? Please reach out to Nicole Post or Jocelyn Meyer.

    Eagle Eye Trivia Winner: Congratulations to Carrie Stoll who was the first to answer last week's Eagle Eye trivia question correctly. We hope you enjoy your coffee on us! Clark School, opened in 1948, was named for teacher Anna M. Clark, who taught in the district for 30 years.

    📸 Photos Please: Every student at Clark receives a FREE Clark School Yearbook, so get us those school event photos! We want to include as many memories and students as possible. Submit your photos to Yearbook Committee Chair, Emily Powley, at goclarkyearbook@gmail.com and make sure to note the event, for example, "Winter Parties" or "Clark Ice Skating Party," in the subject line. Text easier? Send them to Emily at (858) 220-0510.

    Webster Community Activities for K-5:

    Webster Groves Baseball Softball League: Sign-ups are open now for Pre-K through grade 8. Field Practices start April 1, games are April 27 - June 30, 2024. Find all the information you need at this link. Registration closes Thursday, February 15.
     
    Have a second grader? Contact fellow Clark parent, Jeff Heitgerd via Jeff.Heitgerd@claconnect.com who is coaching the second grade softball team. They are still looking for players as are other teams.
     
    Always Register for the grade the player is currently in right now. If you have questions regarding WGBSL sign up for leagues or team info, please contact Jerry at pinkids@earthlink.net. For any technical difficulties with Registration or Family File or e-mail: Contact support@sportspilot.com or call: 214-472-3410, ext 111.
     
    WGBSL
     
    Share Community Activities: Know of a great activity with sign-ups open or coming up for grades K-5th? Submit and share the info for the Eagle Eye: Eagle Eye Submission form 
     

    Stay Connected to Everything Happening at Clark

    The Clark PTO strives to inform parents of all that is happening at Clark. Our PTO Facebook page, PTO website and Eagle Eye newsletter are the main channels of communication. Please notify the front office if you do not have a phone or computer with which to check these outlets.

    There are many ways information is shared about Clark and the Clark PTO. If you haven't been receiving communications, it might be a good time to review your Parent Square settings to ensure you get all the important information going forward. We put together this Clark Eagles - Stay Connected flyer to help ensure you know what's happening at Clark.

    Have an announcement for the Eagle Eye?

    If you have an announcement that needs to be included in the Eagle Eye, please complete and submit the Eagle Eye Submission form by 10:00 pm on the Saturday prior to the week's posting.

    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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