🏫 September 19-23, 2022 🏫
On Sunday, 9/11, members of the Clinton High School Chamber Singers sang the National Anthem at the 9/11 Memorial Service at Clinton CSD and read all of the names of the deceased from flight 93. Thanks to Mrs. Wratten for creating this opportunity for students and for sharing this photo.
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PSAT Registration Info
ATTN: Sophomores and Juniors:
In preparation for college and career readiness, we are offering college bound Juniors and interested Sophomores the opportunity to take the PSAT exam. The Preliminary SAT (PSAT) is a standardized college readiness exam that assesses evidence based reading, writing, and math skills. Early administration of the PSAT will enable students to practice taking a formalized college entrance exam and an opportunity to receive a customized score report to help them further develop their skills. Additionally, the PSAT will provide students an opportunity to meet the requirements to compete in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The PSAT will be held during school hours on Wednesday, October 12. To cover the cost of the exam and the customized score report, students must pay $18.00 to the Counseling Office by Friday, September 30, 2022 (check made payable to CCS District Treasurer). Cash, in the exact amount, will also be accepted. If this fee is a financial burden, please contact the Counseling Office.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
Jackie Snizek, School Counselor, Last Names A-K
Kelly Zegarelli, School Counselor, Last Names L-Z
Who should register? Juniors and interested sophomores planning to apply to 4 year colleges.
Practice in a formal setting for the SAT
Customized online score report with projected SAT score ranges, state percentiles, and categorized skill report.
Interactive study plan that links PSAT score information with Khan Academy.
Opportunity to meet requirements to compete in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Cost: $18 cash (exact amount) or check made payable to CCS District Treasurer
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2022 in the Counseling Office
Testing Accommodations Students with an IEP or 504 can submit a request to College Board for testing accommodations. Please see your counselor to see if you have been approved for testing accommodations.
Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 07:45 AM
Thanks for organizing another great spirit week @ccs_stu_co!
Some of this Week's Sports Highlights
Clinton XC Hosted their Home Meet on Wednesday and Finished Strong!
Not Pictured: Wynnin Davignon '25 (4th place)
Current records: Boys' team is 3-0, Girls' team is 1-1
The Warrior Cheerleading team is busily preparing for Homecoming- we can't wait to see what they have in store! Thanks to Coach Smith for this photo!
Mental Health Matters
Helping Youth Build Confidence
- Be their cheerleader. Young people need a lot of validation and reassurance as they learn to feel secure in themselves. Name their successes, be excited for them (even if they roll their eyes in the moment), and keep letting them know that they matter to you.
- Notice triggers. What causes the young person you care about to shut down or turn inwards? Is there a pattern or common factor you can identify when they struggle with insecurity? Finding the root of their feelings can guide you to a clearer starting point on how best to support them.
- Guide them in establishing goals and strategies to achieve them. Feeling accomplished goes a long way in building self-confidence. Help them figure out what matters to them – what do they want to achieve? Support them in making an action plan and sticking to it.
Source: Mental Health America
Be mindful of your own self-talk.
Even if it doesn’t always seem like it, kids listen and pick up on the negative ways their parents talk about their own bodies, intelligence, and self in general. If it would hurt you to know your child is thinking the same thing about themselves, don’t say it in front of them (and work on it for yourself, too!).
Help set them up for social success.
You might feel helpless when it comes to their relationships with peers at school, but that’s not the only place to meet people their age. Don’t shame them for not having friends at school. Find other opportunities to connect them with peers – do you have coworkers with children their age? Are there neighborhood kids? What about local events, clubs, or classes?
Mental Health Resources
- Teen Line
- This nonprofit national teen hotline is staffed by trained teen volunteers and offers help via call, email, or text.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- 988 or 1-800-273-8255
- Offers help via call, text, or chat.
Disaster Distress Helpline
- Disaster Distress Helpline
- 1-800-985-5990 for phone support or text TalkWithUs to 66746
- A national hotline for crisis counseling sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
Positivity Project Character Strength of the Week: Curiosity
This week our school community will be focusing on the character strength of Curiosity. Curiosity means you like exploration and discovery. You ask lots of questions because you want to learn more about anything and everything.
Curiosity is a crucial component of one’s character. Our innate urge for discovery and exploration is a key element of our human desire for wisdom and knowledge. It’s what keeps us intrigued in the plotlines of movies and books. It’s what pushes us to try new activities or travel to different places. All individuals experience curiosity but differ in their willingness to experience it -- behaviorally, intellectually, and emotionally.
Individuals with the character strength of curiosity are more likely to ask questions and try new things. Curiosity, then, is a form of courage. Asking questions exposes the fact that we don’t know and trying a new activity means we might fail. But, it’s only through asking questions and exploring new opportunities that we learn and grow.
Events this Week:
- Last day to add or drop courses (Counseling office)
- Bonfire at dusk (Softball field)
- 3:00 CCS Hall of Distinction Induction Ceremony (Theater)
- 7:00-10:00 Homecoming Dance (Atrium)
For the full calendar of athletic events, please click here.