Cougar Communicator

Clark Middle School

August 27th - September 3rd

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Coffee Talk with District Leaders at 8:00am @ Lebanon Trail HS.

Wednesday, August 29

7th and 8th Grade Volleyball Games vs. Scoggins @ Clark MS. First games begin at 5:30pm.

Orchestra Spirit Night at Chick-fil-A on Preston and Hwy 121 from 6:00-8:00pm. Mention Clark Orchestra.

Thursday, August 30

Meet the Teacher Night 5:00-6:30pm.

Friday, August 31

Monday, September 3

No School- Labor Day

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Tardy Gate

Tardy Gate will start being utilized on Tuesday, September 4th. Students who still need help with lockers and getting to classes on time should ask for help. After three tardies, there will be consequences for each additional tardy. Parents/Guardians will get an automated email each time their child is tardy to class and it will include the consequence as well.

Dress Code

Parents, please go over the dress code with your children and please make sure they are in compliance each day. When in doubt, it is probably best not to wear it. Please see the Dress Code here.

Principals' Corner

Welcome to a great new school year!

Parents, please slow down as you drive on and off campus. We have several students who walk to school and several who ride their bikes. The flow of traffic is often heavy in the first few weeks of school, so please be a patient and courteous driver.

Please be attentive to our amazing crossing guards! They work hard to keep all of our students safe!

If your student rides their bike, please remind them to walk their bikes on campus and to cross only at crosswalks.

Students may only enter through the front doors and through the side doors on the east side off the building (on the track side). Please do not drive in the bus lane. Please see the traffic flow map here.

Once students get their identification cards, they will be required to wear them each day. This ensures that all students on our campus should be on our campus. We will also utilize these cards for our PRIDE incentive this year. More information will come when the cards come in.

Mrs. Duffey

Technology information

Here is information on how to use Remind.

How to access your child's grade level website.

Home Access Center

The district will be sending out Home Access Center usernames and passwords on September 6th.

You will have access to HAC on September 7th.

Nurse's News

Please see the following for information on When to Keep your Child Home from School.

Destination Imagination

Calling all Clark problem-solvers and their families! We will be forming our Destination Imagination crews soon. We would love for students to get involved. Our Destination Imagination teams choose a challenge, create and execute a solution, and present their results at competition. They learn to work as a team and make great friendships along the way. Parent involvement is key to a team's success, so please consider this great opportunity to work with your child in a powerful and engaging way this year. If you are interested, please reach out to Ms. Maricle via email - She looks forward to hearing from you!
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New Book Drop!

Andrew Smith, a former 8th grader at Hunt Middle School and a Life Scout in Boy Scout Troop 77 decided to make a huge difference in the lives of hundreds of students across fourteen middle schools in our district. Andrew saw a need for a book drop at his campus outside of the library. So he took on the challenge of raising money to purchase and construct the mobile book drops for his Eagle Scout Project. We are thrilled to have one for Clark and will be letting all of the students know about our new remote collection location. Please take a look when you are in the building. It will be located in the front of the building and will catch your attention.

New to FISD GT Testing

If your student is new to Frisco ISD and you would like them tested for the Gifted and Talented Program, please contact Kariah Gonzales at by August 30th at 3:00pm.