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  • Eagle Eye 2018-10-10

    Posted by Matt Loveland on 10/10/2018

    Clark School Annual Fund Drive

    Update: We are almost 50% of the way to our goal!!!! We have raised $3,400 of our $7,000 goal. It's not too late to help us reach our goal!

    Do you love Clark? Then help FUND our PTO with your tax deductible donation. This is our yearly fundraiser, you will not be asked to sell wrapping paper, pizza or other items. All you need to do is go to the Clark Online BidPal Donation Site and follow a few simple steps. No donation is too big or too small and anyone can donate, just send them the link. Also, don't forget to check with your employer about matching donations.

    If you prefer to make a donation by check, please see the PTO Donation form for more information.

    Thank you for continuing to make our Clark Community GREAT!

    Clark Yard Signs

    Hey Parents, we still see some Clark yard signs as we are driving around! Did you know that every sign returns saves the PTO $9.50 since it allows us to re-use the signs next year? Please continue to return yard signs that were handed out this summer. You can return them to the office or in carpool. Thank you!

    Landscaping this Saturday

    The Landscaping Committee will be working to make Clark beautiful this Saturday from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Bring the kids and work with others as we perform necessary tasks around Clark to keep our school looking great. Show up anytime after 9:00am and stay as long as you can, any help is appreciated.

    Early Release on October 17th

    Coming up on Wednesday, Oct. 17th Clark will be dismissing school early, at 11:45am. Adventure Club is providing extended care, but you must register and pay an additional fee. All details and registration forms can be found on the Adventure Club Release Day Forms website.

    Trunk or Treat

    Save the date for Trunk or Treat! Friday, October 26th from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Clark Elementary parking lot. We need your trunks to make this event fun! If you'd like to provide a trunk please contact Lora Anzalone- lcounsell@hotmail.com or Lindsey Dreste- lindseyd331@gmail.com

    5th Grade Fundraiser - PIES!

    The 5th grade class is asking the Clark Community for support of our 1st fundraiser. We are selling 12 varieties of pies from Freddie's Market that will be available for pick-up just in time for Thanksgiving!! We are taking orders now through November 1. Pies are $20 each (checks payable to Clark PTO). You may pick up your pies at Freddie's Market (side door) between 3:00 & 7:00 pm on Thursday, November 15. The pies will be frozen & unbaked, labeled with baking instructions. Please see our flyer for more details.

    Trivia Night & Auction Committees 2019-2020

    Clark Trivia Night needs your help! We are seeking people who would like to chair the Trivia Night and Auction committees for the 2019-2020 school year. Let’s keep the momentum going! If you are interested please contact Stephanie Seiffertt-seiffertt.steph@gmail.com or Lindsey Dreste- lindseyd331@gmail.com

    Clark Read Right and Run

    Clark will one again participate in GO! St. Louis Read, Right and Run program culminating on April 6th 2019. Clark’s Read Right and Run team will have monthly rallies where we run, complete a good deed and listen to a story. Our first rally will be Friday, October 19th after school until 4:15. You will pick your child up at the gym doors. We plan to meet on Fridays- 11/9, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8. Parents are expected to help out at least one rally. We hope to have some other opportunities for students to run throughout the year. Looking forward to running with everyone. Check your child's envelope for more information or contact Kimen Brinkley spiotkk@yahoo.com. Registration is required at https://register.chronotrack.com/r/44138

    Read, Right and Run Parent Letter

    Student Registration Steps

    Clark Equity Cooperative (CEC) meeting - Monday October 15

    The CEC will be meeting Monday October 15 at 7p at Llywelyn’s. The CEC is a parent-led group that believes growing ourselves and our community is a necessary step towards ensuring all Clark students and families have what they need to feel valued and be an integral part of our school community. This meeting will involve planning for the year and general discussion. If you have any questions please contact the equity group at Clarkequity2017@gmail.com. Everyone is welcome!

    Dr. Kira Banks discusses Raising Equity

    As parents, we ensure our kids have tools to succeed in school and sports. What about providing them with tools they need to see the humanity of others, and to transform systemic oppression into an infrastructure for equity? Join the discussion with Dr. Kira Banks, an associate professor of psychology, whose YouTube series and online workshops focus on what it takes to prepare kids to be the change we want to see in the world. For more details, check out the Webster Groves Equity Bridge flyer.

    When: November 8th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

    Where: Steger Sixth Grade Center

    Run for Webster

    On your Mark.. Get set....GO!! Registration is now open for the Annual Ivory Crockett Run for Webster. This is a SUPER FUN event for the whole family! You won't want to miss this 5k and 1 mile fun run on October 20, 2018. The run begins at 8:30 am at WGHS. Sign up the whole family and enjoy a morning together. A Pancake Breakfast at WGHS is also provided with your registration. And as a bonus, the school with the highest amount of participation wins the Ivory Crockett Trophy! Registration and Volunteer information can be found in the Run For Webster Flyer and at the Run for Webster website.

    Webster Punt, Pass, Kick Challenge

    The annual Webster Groves Punt, Pass and Kick Challenge is coming up on October 13th. See the Webster PPK Challenge 2018 flyer for all the details.

    Library Gift Book Club

    Thank you for donating! Books were recently donated to our library on behalf of the following students for their birthdays.

    • Brady Gibson
    • Emma Zarky
    • Justus Templeton
    • Macklind Mazzuca
    • Milo Crawford
    • Vero Bommarito

     

    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: Library Gift Book Club

    If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Crawford at jzcrawford.2008@gmail.com

    Mark Your Calendars

    Be sure to checkout the Clark PTO calendar for upcoming events.

    • Oct 12 - Chess Club
    • Oct 13 - Landscaping
    • Oct 13 - WGSD Punt, Pass, Kick Challenge
    • Oct 15 - Clark Equity Cooperation
    • Oct 17 - Early Dismissal Day (11:45am)
    • Oct 19 - Chess Club
    • Oct 19 - Read, Right and Run
    • Oct 20 - Run for Webster
    • Oct 24 - Picture Re-Take Day
    • Oct 25 - 3rd Grade Concert
    • Oct 26 - Chess Club
    • Oct 26 - Trunk or Treat

     

    Have an announcement for the Eagle Eye?

    If you have an announcement that needs to be included in the Eagle Eye, visit the new Clark PTO website and click on the Eagle Eye Submission button.

    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 new email address: pto.clark.eagles@gmail.com

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