Clark Middle School PTSO

April 2013

SBDM Parent Elections

In Kentucky, each school has a School-Based Decision-Making (SBDM) Council composed of the principal, elected teachers, and elected parents who make many of the most important decisions about how their school will work. Serving on the council is a wonderful way to learn about our school, work closely with teachers, and help make Clark Middle even more successful than it is now.

The parent members of the council are elected by the parents, they receive training and serve one-year terms. It's now time to choose our parent members for 2013-2014. Nomination forms and fact sheets will be sent home with every 5th, 6th and 7th grader the week of April 8. Deadline to return nomination forms is April 17. The election will be held on April 24. If you would like more information, contact us at or call Jan Beum at 749-7361.

Spring Fling Dance

The PTSO is sponsoring the Spring Fling Dance to be held on Friday, April 26 from 6:00 -9:00 PM. The dress code is semi-formal/formal. Tickets will be $10 and will be offered presale as well as at the door. We will be sending an outreach for volunteers soon.

PTSO Committee Nominations

At our April 22nd PTSO meeting we will be accepting nominations for our PTSO Board for the 2013-2014 school year. If you, or someone you know is interested in running for president, vice-president, secretary or treasurer, please attend the meeting on the 22nd or notify us at

The Clark Middle School PTSO is a very active community committed to supporting parents, teachers and students alike to create the richest learning environment for our kids that we can. Plus, we have a lot of fun in the process! If you would like more information on the PTSO or specific information on any of the positions up for election, please direct your questions to the above e-mail address or call 744-0427 and leave a message for the PTSO and a current officer will contact you back directly.

DQ Family Night

April's DQ Family Night will be on Tuesday, April 30 from 5:00-8:00 PM. Please note time change. This will be the last one of this school year, so don't miss the opportunity to support your PTSO!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Clark Middle will be celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week April 29-May 3. Please e-mail us any ideas or suggestions you may have for how we can best honor the wonderful staff at our school. Watch your inbox this month for more details!

Coming in May...

May 7-13: K-Prep Assessments

May 10: Dance sponsored by PTSO for all incoming 6th graders, WEB Leaders and CMS students

Next PTSO Meeting: Monday, April 22 at 5:00 PM, Library

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