Monday, September 23- School Wide Spirit Week!
Monday- Sports Day
Tuesday- Cartoon Day
Wednesday- Wear all Black Day
Thursday- Wear your clothes inside out
Friday- Twin Day
Tuesday, September 24 - School Site Council (SSC) Meeting in Room 16 @ 3:00 P.M.
Picture Day/Re Takes/Class Pictures- September 27th
Friday, September 27th - 8:30 AM -9:30 AM- Donuts with Deputies- Room 16 (for all interested families to attend. Will be a monthly event!
Monday, September 30- 5:30-6:30 ELAC Meeting in room 16 (translation provided)
Thursday, October 3- Super Minimum Day, students released at 11:45 A.M.
Clifford School 2019-2020 Events Schedule
9/27- 8:30 AM -9:30 AM- Donuts with Deputies- Room 16
10/3, 2/6, 6/5 Super Minimum Days all classes end at 11:45
10/14- No school
10/21-10/25 Scholastic Book Fair
10/21-10/25 Reading Challenge Fundraiser
11/9 Clifford PTO Auction (more info to come)
11/11 No School Veterans Day
11/13/19 End of 1st Trimester
11/19/19 Coffee with the Superintendent @ 8:30 room 16
11/25 & 11/26 Parent/Teacher Conferences (No School for Students)
11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Week No School
12/6 Winter Family Night
12/20-1/7- Winter Break No School (Students return on 1/8/20)
1/20/20- No School, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
2/7/20-2/9/20 Clifford School Play
2/24/20-2/28/20- 7th Grade Yosemite Trip!
3/20/20- Lincoln's Day- No School
3/27/20- Family Dance
4/6-4/10- Spring Break- No School
Coffee & Conversation with the Superintendent 11/19/19
Clifford School Site Council
Donuts & Coffee with the Deputies at Clifford! 9/27 @ 8:30 in room 16!
Clifford ELAC Meeting
We will have our first ELAC meeting of the year on 9/30/19 at 5:30 PM in room 16
The purpose of the ELAC Committee is to advise the principal and school staff on programs and services for English learners and the SSC on the development of the Single School Plan for Student Achievement.
Project Cornerstone Read a Book - Change a Life
Project Cornerstone’s Asset Building Champions (ABCs) are caring adults who read books, lead discussions and facilitate activities with students in class. Through the messages of select stories, we help build a school-wide language for handling social-emotional and relationship matters and empower students to make good choices. ABC readers connect with students and make a difference in their lives all year long. To learn more, please visit www.projectcornerstone.org.
We are recruiting caring adult volunteers who would like to engage with students once a month in class. Become an ABC volunteer (reader/docent) for Clifford School! Training for this role, called ABC Assets 101, may be in-person or online.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Shabnam Moon at email@example.com.
Common Sense Media- For Parents
As a parent, I am always surprised at the things my children know by perusing sites online. Trying to keep my children away from sites like Pinterest and Youtube is hard enough, and then there are popular social networks like Instagram and Snapchat!
If your child has a phone and/or uses social media accounts, please have frank conversations with them about what they may be posting or viewing online-- as parents, it might be awkward to have this conversation (and your child might resist talking to you about this) but is very important that they are aware of what content might be inappropriate, if they are to see it. They also must know that they can share their concerns about inappropriate content with a trusted adult.
For tips on how to speak to your child about safe internet use, please look at the website https://www.commonsensemedia.org/. And thanks for speaking with your kids about this-- We are in this together!
SEPTAR - Back to School Meet and Greet
Announcement from the Community
Clifford PTO is proud to Endorse Measure H!
Measure H will be on the November ballot. Measure H is a parcel tax that will potentially bring $3.4 million annually into Redwood City for the next 12 years. For measure H to pass, it will take 66% of the voters to approve. We need your help to make this happen for our kids and teachers.
Like: Please like our Facebook page. The RWC Yes-on-H Facebook page here: Redwood City Yes on H
Endorse: Please formally endorse the campaign! You can endorse using YES! I endorse Measure H for better Redwood City schools!
Yard Sign: Please use the link below to sign up for a yard sign. Yes! I'll Display a Yes on H Lawn Sign
Volunteer: This is an immediate need! Calling and Walking: Please use this link to sign up for phone banking and precinct walks. This measure will not pass unless we put in the Volunteer time. Redwood City Community for Better Schools - Yes on H: Yes on Measure H Volunteer Sign Up
Send the above links to your contacts through email, Facebook, and text.
Donate: Please donate *any* amount helps. Donate now using this link. Yes on H Donation Form
For more information, please visit the website.
Measure H for Redwood City Schools - Yes on H!
Spirit Week at Clifford!
Message from the Principal
Happy Friday Dolphin Families,
It has been a busy and productive week here at Clifford. I enjoyed meeting many new families at our PTO meeting last night. There was a lot of great food and great conversation. Our PTO works so hard and I am honored to have such a dynamic and creative PTO for our teachers and students.
The students are the heart of our work at Clifford. Thank you to parents, staff, and community members for your partnerships.
I will be sending out information about the possibility of advanced math at Clifford for 20-21 next week. I am currently working with our teachers and the district math leadership to begin planning for this possibility. Stay tuned...
Student Learning at Home
We have several online learning apps that students use at school, which may also be used at home. Here is some information on how to use the learning apps at home.
You child has a google login and password and is able to log in to their student Clever account at home. Here is the step-by-step way to log in at home. If your child doesn't remember how to log in, please ask their teacher for their sign on information. Practicing at home is a great way for them to work on their reading and math skills! Thank you!
Student home login guide
This year, our school district is using Clever as an easy way for your child to access all the learning applications they use at school. They can access some of the resources they use at school in one location, using a single username and password.
I'd love for you to help us increase education engagement at home by helping your child access their online learning applications.
How can I help my child log in?
Scroll down and click on the District Link to the Clever Student Learning Portal
Log in using either your child’s Clever Badge (QR Code) or their school issued Google Account.
Student Google username hint: firstname.lastname@example.org (first letter of first name and first 4 letters of last name)
Student password hint: 55555500 (eight digits)
Need some help? Contact your teacher if you have any questions or problems logging in at home.