The Clearfield News for March 2013
“Home of the Cougars”
TOGETHER WE CAN!
Clearfield Elementary School provides an environment that focuses on positive I.D.E.A.S through Instruction, Differentiation, Encouragement, Assessment, and Support in order to achieve Proficiency in the Kentucky Program of Studies.
We would like to welcome our ESS tutor, Brooke Ratliff.
Welcome to our new cook Paula Prater.
Thank you to all of our families who assisted with Valentine parties.
Thank you to all of our families who attended the Dr. Seuss Literacy Night and Title I Parent Involvement Policy/Compact meeting. We had a wonderful turn out!
Thanks to all of our parents who have helped with the Academic Team competition.
Cougar Paw Parties
As students demonstrate expected behaviors in common areas, their home room can earn a Cougar Paw. When 20 paws are earned, the class earns a party. Below is the number of parties each class has earned.
Keeton--3 Clark-- 1 Cooper—2 Napier--3 Spencer—2 DeHarte--1
Perkins--2 Manner--4 Greenhill—2 Callis--2 Kidd--3 Purnell—3
The PTC would like to thank everyone who ordered Valentine candy bars and plush animals. After spring break the PTC will be taking Little Caesar’s Pizza orders. Volunteers are needed on Fridays to help sell Fun Friday snacks from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Congratulations to Mrs. Kidd’s class. They won the Box Tops trophy for the month of February. Her class collected 340 Box Tops.
Congratulations to our Academic Team members who placed in the scrimmage and at the district competition:
Srimmage Results: 1st place written composition Emma Stamper, 2nd place written composition Braden Baldridge,
1st place science Zach Barnett, 2nd place science Jose Munoz, 3rd place science Jordan Cassidy, 3rd place language arts Danielle Smith, 3rd place arts/humanities Brianna Wallace, 2nd place math Nicholas Eastham,
3rd place math James Nelson, 2nd place social studies Gabe Perkins, 3rd place social studies Heather Fannin
District Results: 3rd place overall, 3rd place Quick Recall, Hume Sportsmanship Award,
All of these students will have the opportunity to compete at Regions.
5th place math James Nelson, 4th place science Zach Barnett, 2nd place science Jose Munoz,
5th place language arts Danielle Smith, 5th place social studies Evan Barker, 3rd place social studies Heather Fannin,
5th place arts and humanities Brianna Wallace, 5th place written composition Hanna Sargent
4th place written composition Braden Baldridge
Our teachers have met to review the Program Review evidence for all four areas. They then determined the rating on the scoring rubric for each of the four areas and determined rationale.
Arts and Humanities: 3rd, 4th and 5th Lexington Children’s Theater play “The Tallest Tale Ever Told”, Flashmob dance for Dr. Seuss week
Practical Living/Career Studies: Coach Pyles(Coach Stokes student teacher) has been teaching yoga and pilates in P.E. classes., Veggie and Fruit grant lessons are still being taught., State wide earthquake drill for safety.
Primary Program: Math and reading diagnostic tests, RTI meetings, grade level team meetings, 2nd and 3rd grade teachers had job embedded 95% Group reading training, teachers had IXL math software training, Human Growth and Development classes from MSU did activities with K and 1st classes.
Writing: Spelling Bee competition—Rayven Jones and Romeo Perez, Literacy Night and daily activities for Read Across America Week, STLP video commercial for Read Across America
For the 6th month of school 117 students had perfect attendance. Our school percentage was 92.99%. The only grade to meet the 95% goal was 5th grade. For the 7th month of school 60 students had perfect attendance. Our school percentage was 91.07%. We really need to work hard at getting our attendance back up to 95%.
Students of the Week-- Student of the week pictures can be ordered from the office for $1.00.
February 4: Aaron Terrell, Kevin Hill, Cayden Basham, Nicholas McDuffie, Blake Martin, Billie Hurst,
Tony Salyers, Donovan Blevins, Danielle Smith, Brooklyn Caldwell, James Nelson, Gage Wilder
February 11: Austin Noble, Rebecca Pence, Allen Barker, Jaiden Henson, Jesse Wallace, Gabriel Portsmouth,
R.J. Mynhier, Autumn Bowman, Emily Elam, Samantha Marx, Nicholas Carreon, Kylie Breeze
February 18: Andrew Wilson, Zoey Dailey, Taylor Allen, Kiyona Sexton, Kelsey Lewis, Kellie Tackett, James Nolen,
Abby Easter, Jacob Smith, Angel Partaka, Wyatt LaSourd, Riley White
February 25: Devin Stevens, Rebecca Pence, Aiden Doyle, Nicholas Dillon, Aleya Fyffe, LaLonna Conn, Samantha Barker, Mackenzie Stewart, Carson Wilson, Lincoln Stamper, Autumn Frye
March 5 PTC meeting 4:00 p.m. in the library
7 P.D. Committee meeting at 3:05 p.m.
8 3rd nine week report cards go home
9 5th grade Honors Choir—Students should be at Baird Music Hall at 8:30 a.m.
10 Clocks spring forward one hour
12 SBDM Council meeting at 3:45 p.m.
School Board meeting at 5:30 p.m.
18-22 Spring Break
26 ELL Family meeting at the Public Library at 6:30 p.m.
April 2 PTC meeting 4:00 p.m. in the library
4 Spring pictures and class pictures
8 8th month of school ends
9 SBDM Council meeting at 3:45 p.m.
9th month of school begins
11 4th nine week mid-terms go home
16 School Board meeting at 5:30 p.m.
20 Last day to turn in Box Tops
25-May 3 K-PREP State testing for 3rd-5th grades
30 ELL Family meeting at the Public Library at 6:30 p.m.
May 6 9th month of school ends
6-10 Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
7 PTC meeting 4:00 p.m. in the library
10th month of school begins
14 SBDM Council meeting at 3:45 p.m.
21 School Board meeting at 5:30 p.m.
25 CES Bingo Fundraiser 5:00-10:00 p.m.
June 11 SBDM Council meeting
July 9 SBDM Council meeting