Jeffrey Clark School

August 2022 - Clark Updates

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Student Nametags

This year, students in first and second grade will receive colored nametags to ensure a safe arrival on the first day of school, September 6, 2022.


Nametags will be available for pickup from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM beginning on August 23, 2022.

Beginner Welcome Programs

Beginner Basics & Bus Ride - 8/31/22

Join us on August 31st for one of four Beginner Basics Information Sessions. Sessions will be limited to one adult per student.


Classroom Connection - 9/2/22

On September 2, 2022, your child will have the opportunity to meet his or her teacher and interact with classmates.

Preschool Welcome Program

Preschool Orientation - 9/2/22

On September 2, 2022, your child will have the opportunity to tour the building, meet his or her teacher, and interact with classmates.

Student Health History

Please submit your child's health history and parental permission updates to our school nurse, Mrs. Christine Calhoun.


Updated vaccination records and physical forms are also due to Mrs. Calhoun prior to school's start for new, incoming Preschool and Beginner students. Please contact her with any questions at calhounc@eastgreenwich.k12.nj.us.

First Day of School

We look forward to seeing our students on the first day of school - Tuesday, September 6.


The first day of school is a full day. School begins at 8:40 AM. Students may begin entering the building at 8:25 AM. Preschool times are listed below.


On the first day of school, our Beginner students will proceed to the gym or cafeteria where they will be met by school staff to assist them in locating their homeroom teacher or aide and classroom. Staff will guide and assist students in becoming familiar with arrival procedures and routines as they begin the year.

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Teacher Assignments

Homeroom teacher assignments and student schedules will be available in the parent portal on August 29th. If you need assistance with your parent portal login, please contact the school’s main office.


When you log-in to the portal, you will be asked to confirm your contact information and read some important documents before accessing your child's homeroom information. If you need assistance with your parent portal login, please contact the school’s main office at 856-423-0613.


As a reminder, the 2022-2023 portal is not open yet. If your student is new to the district this year, the portal will not work until it opens. Please call the main office with any questions or concerns.

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Beginner, First Grade, and Second Grade Arrival

Bus

  • All buses will unload students using the Bus Lane. Students will exit and proceed directly to his or her classroom. Only buses will be permitted to use the bus lane.

  • All students will proceed to the gym door entrance.

  • First and second-grade students will report directly to their homerooms.

  • Beginner students will meet their teachers in the gym.


Parent Drop-Off

  • Students will exit in the lane by our entry door.

  • Parents and guardians are requested to enter the parking lot from Quaker Road when dropping off students in the morning beginning at 8:25 AM.

  • Students must exit from the passenger side of the car.

  • First and second-grade students will report directly to their homerooms.

  • Beginner students will meet their aides in the cafeteria.


Non-Transport Students

  • Students must exit from the passenger side of the car.
  • First and second-grade students will report directly to their homerooms.
  • Beginner students will meet their aides in the cafeteria.

Beyond the Bell

  • Guardians should park behind Jeffrey Clark School for Beyond the Bell entry and exit.

  • First and second-grade students will report directly to their homerooms at 8:25 AM.

  • Beginner students will meet their aides in the cafeteria at 8:25 AM.


An Arrival Map is below for review.
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Beginner, First Grade, and Second Grade Dismissal

Bus

  • Bus students will be dismissed from their homerooms according to their bus number.

  • Students will line up by bus number in our gym prior to bus entry.

  • Students will walk up the bus lanes and safely board the bus.


Non-Transport Pick-Up

  • Please meet your child at the designated exterior door (Clark Entry Door).

  • Please see the attached map for visual reference.

  • Please have your ID ready for our teaching staff.


Parent Pick-Up

  • If you plan to pick your child up from school, please meet your child at the designated exterior door. (Library Door)

  • Please see the attached map for visual reference.

  • Please have your ID ready for our teaching staff.


Beyond the Bell

  • Beyond the Bell students will report to the cafeteria at dismissal.

  • Beyond the Bell students will be picked up through our cafeteria entrance.

  • Beyond the Bell students will be supervised and escorted to the cafeteria at dismissal.


Parents who plan to make alternative dismissal plans for a child scheduled to ride the bus home must complete a Change of Dismissal Form to ensure we have a record of your child’s dismissal plan.


A Dismissal Map is below for review.

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LUNCH/CAFETERIA SERVICES PRICES 2022-2023

Student Lunch $3.50

Adult Lunch $4.00

Milk $.60

Lunch and Recess Rotations

Students will eat together with grade-level peers each day at lunch. Students will also enjoy recess with grade-level peers.


Grade levels will play and eat in two sessions, 24 minutes each. Four or five classes will eat together or play together and then rotate to the cafeteria or playground to eat or play.

Special Areas

Special area rotation schedules for the 2022-2023 school year include Art, Library, Music, Physical Education (2 times weekly), and Spanish during the Day 1 to Day 5 rotation.


Homeroom teachers will provide a detailed schedule in September.

Welcome

In 2022-2023, Mrs. Loggia will work alongside our Jeffrey Clark staff, students, and families. We also welcome Ms. Emily Humphreys (Special Education teacher), Ms. Amanda Hojnowski (Ms. Slevenski’s Long-Term substitute), Dr. Adam Lee (Physical Therapist), Ms. Kendal Norman (Mrs. Lee’s Long-Term substitute), and Ms. Rachael O’Loughlin (CST/Curriculum Secretary). Mrs. Caroline Capasso moves to our second-grade team, Mrs. Jillyn Payne moves to first grade, Mrs. Katherine Matteo moves to our Resource Room, Mrs. Alison Gentile moves to second-grade Basic Skills teacher, Mrs. Jenna Gentile moves to second grade, and Mrs. Erica Kilgus moves to Preschool, and Mrs. Alice Meeks to our STEAM program.

School Calendar

Please click here to view the 2022-2023 East Greenwich Township School Calendar. The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Daily Dismissal Form

Please complete our Daily Dismissal form by Thursday, September 1, 2022.

School Supplies

School Supplies are listed by grade level here:

Jeffrey Clark Supply Lists

Summer Work Packets

Summer assignments can be found here: Summer Work Packets.


These assignments are optional, as they are designed to help students maintain important skills that will be used during the 2022-2023 school year.