Dolphin Weekly

2.21.20

Upcoming Events...

  • 2/24/20-2/28/20- 7th Grade Yosemite Trip!
  • 3/2/20- Dolphin Awards at Flag Salute
  • 3/9/20-3/13/20- Conference Week/minimum day 1:30 Release all week
  • 3/20/20- Lincoln's Day- No School
  • 3/26/20- Science Night 6 PM
  • 3/27/20- Family Dance @ Clifford 6PM (NEON THEME!)
  • 3/30-4/3 5th Grade Outdoor Education Trip
  • 4/17/20- Middle School Dance @ Clifford
  • 6/2/20- 8th Grade Great America Trip
  • 6/4/20- 8th Grade Graduation at Canada College @ 6 PM
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8th Grade Panoramic Picture Class of 2020

Attention 8th graders!!! The 8th grade panoramic picture is on February 28 at 8:30 on the upper field! You are encouraged to wear your Clifford class of 2020 Sweatshirt!
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7TH GRADE LEAVES FOR OUTDOOR EDUCATION TO YOSEMITE ON MONDAY 2/24!

Yosemite Logistics


*Bus Arrival 8:30 am please arrive at 8:30. Meet in front of bike racks with all luggage (sleeping bag, pillow)


*Bus will depart promptly at 9:15am from Clifford


*Cell phones will be allowed will the following rules:

-Students must turn in phones after dinner each night

-Students may not use phones during the “School day” unless it’s to photograph

-Please do not text or call your child we will call you :0)


*Lunch on Monday


-please bring a bag lunch or Money to purchase food in Oakdale


*Arrival to Yosemite will be approximately 3pm

*Weather will be spring like during the day ranging from 46-56 degrees and below freezing at night. It looks dry all week.

*Follow us on Instagram @teamterrito4

*On Friday we will depart Yosemite at 11am and arrive home at approx. 4pm. I will have Mr. Noyes send an all call when we are getting close to home.

*There is a Naturebridge store to purchase shirts/sweatshirts check the website for information

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Star Vista Counseling Services

Star Vista Services


Star Vista provides on-site counseling services for Clifford students. This is possible through an RCSD grant from Sequoia Healthcare District.


Below are additional Star Vista resources, available to the community:


Peer-to-Peer Teen Chat

onyourmind.net

Monday - Thursday, 4:30-9:30 pm

Great resource for teens and youth to receive support


Star Vista 24/7 Suicide Crisis Hotline

(650) 579-0350

Open for anyone to call and receive support for themselves or for others


Star Vista Website
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Clifford Family Dance 3/27/20 @ 6:00

Let's Glow CRAZY Help Sign-up


We need your help making this a fun event for all. Please sign up for any task(s) Thank you!


Sign Up to help for the Family Dance

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Upcoming Testing

  • ELPAC (English Language Proficiency Assessment for California, K-8): February 4- March 24
  • Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessment (K-2): February 3 - 26
  • STAR Reading Assessment (3-8): February 18 - 28
  • CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) - April 27 - May 22
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Join in a practical discussion on how to help kids learn to manage their executive functioning skills at school

Planning, managing time, staying focused, controlling emotions, problem solving, and getting tasks done are known as Executive Functioning skills. Trouble with executive functioning skills is common in kids who think and learn differently, and for those who have incurred trauma in their lives.


Join in a practical discussion on how to help kids learn to manage their executive functioning skills at school. This event is brought to us through SEPTAR, the Special Education PTA of Redwood City. Liz Latham, an Inclusion Specialist with RCSD, will share tips and strategies that can help students stay organized and focused at school and with school work.


Date: Thursday, February 27th

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Location: Redwood City School District Board Room

Address: 750 Bradford Street, Redwood City, CA 94063


RSVP by Wednesday, February 26th. Childcare and Spanish translation available by RSVP

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Can You Join RCSD's Pool of Substitutes?

RCSD is calling on our supportive parent community to join our pools of substitute teachers and substitute instructional assistants. Flexible schedules are available and training will be provided. Please contact Gricelda Santamaria at 650-423-2220.

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Please Respond to LCAP Survey

Redwood City School District (RCSD) invites you to provide your input and help the school district prioritize the actions and services for highest needs students in the upcoming 2020-21 school year.


Please participate in the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) survey here. The LCAP describes RCSD’s vision, mission, and activities to arrive to the organization’s goals.

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Last Day to Register for GATE Testing is March 8

RCSD offers a Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) pull out program for 4th, 5th & 6th graders located at Clifford and Hoover Schools. If you would like your child in current grades 3rd, 4th, & 5th tested for GATE this Spring, you can read more information about the GATE program on the Parent Information website. Parents must complete a permission form for their students to be tested.

Clifford School

Principal: Jude Noyes

Vice Principal: Tiffany Parrish

Office Manager: Mayra Guerra

Office Assistant: Maria Stockton