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Clark Middle School

December 3rd- December 9th

Monday, December 3

  • Honor Band and Concert Band Fall Clinic 3:40-6:30pm Band Hall and Cafeteria.

Tuesday, December 4

  • Student Council General Meeting 7:55am in Room 709 (Beckett).
  • One Act Play Auditions 3:45-5:00pm in the Cafeteria.

Wednesday, December 5

  • All Pro Dad Meeting 7:45am Library. ‘Generosity’ is the topic of discussion.

Thursday, December 6

  • NJHS Meeting 7:55am in Room 803 (Malphrus).
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Basketball Games vs. Pioneer @ Pioneer MS. First Game begins at 5:30pm.
  • 7th & 8th Grade Boys Basketball Games vs. Pioneer @ Clark MS. First Game begins at 5:30pm.

Friday, December 7

  • Spelling Bee 3:45pm in the Library. Only open to contestants.

7th Grade Field Trip to the Sixth Floor Museum

We are excited to announce our upcoming 7th grade field trip to the Sixth Floor Museum on Tuesday, February 12 (Mrs.Sear’s students) and Wednesday, February 13 (Ms. Coldiron’s students).

All students have received a permission slip this past week and need to return it by Monday, December 17 to their history teacher. There is also a fee of $11.00 to cover transportation costs, museum admission, and a special Conflicting Evidence program that needs to be paid through starting Monday, November 12- Monday, December 17. Attached is a copy of the letter/permission slip. Please contact Mrs. Binegar at if you have any questions.

See the field trip permission slip here.

Lunch and Learn

Clark PTA would like to invite you to our first meeting of our new "Lunch and Learn" series. Feel free to join your child for lunch and then have dessert while listening to an important presentation on a topic of interest.

PTA Lunch and Learn - "Surviving Middle School Stress"

Date: December 20, 2018

Time: 12:45 – 1:15 p.m.

Location: Clark Library

Nearly half of middle school students in FISD report having some symptoms of anxiety. So, what is everyone worried about? From test anxiety to relationships, problems surround us, but how do we cope? Join FISD Student Assistance Coordinators, Andrea Erwin and Ann Nickel, in exploring middle school stress and ways to cope.

LTHS Black Light Painting Night

If you missed the deadline to sign up for LTHS’s Black Light Painting Night, you are in luck, we have a few seats still available! This will be on a first come, first served basis. We will start taking unregistered students as early as 4:45pm on Friday, Dec 7th. Arrive at the Auditorium Entrance of LTHS with $30 CASH or Check made out to LTHS and we will take as many students as we can from 4:45-5:00pm until all spots are full. Remember this does not guaranteed you a spot.

Clark Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations to Ms. Conklin for being named Clark's Teacher of the Year! Ms. Conklin works tirelessly to find new methods and techniques to engage students and promote learning. She is always available for guidance and instruction for both students and fellow teachers. Ms. Conklin is a true blessing to have here at Clark!

FEF Grant Winners!

Congratulations to our Frisco Education Fund Grant winners Ms. Howard, Ms. Coldiron, and Ms. Sears. Our Clark Texas History students will get to visit the Alamo using augmented reality! See the article here.

Nurse's News

Scoliosis Screening

7th grade girls scoliosis screening will be conducted on Tuesday December 11th, through their PE class. Please see the letter here.

If you do not want your student screened, please see the FISD religious affidavit.