Clark Newsroom

Posted 08/13/2019 06:45PM
On Monday, August 19, all school offices and district offices will be open from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. The offices will be closed in the morning due to an all district staff welcome event.
Posted 08/07/2019 11:19AM
Dear Carolyn Clark Families: Welcome back! I'm sure a wonderful summer was had by all. We are about to embark on a new school year of Deeper Learning, where our mission is to inspire and empower a community of lifelong learners engaged in rigorous and relevant learning experiences, while being challenged to reach ones own full potential... (CLICK ON HEADLINE FOR MORE)
Posted 06/10/2019 04:52PM
Congratulations to our newly elected Student Council Officers for the 2019-2020 school year! Great to see so many students wanting to make a positive difference at our school. President: Zachary S. Vice-President: Jazlyn N. Secretary: Lincoln V. Publicity: Zeenia P. Rallies: Srikari T. Spirit: Sanaya P.
Posted 06/07/2019 09:14AM
Have you noticed the fence art up at the bus loop? BE KIND is not just a catch phrase here, it's something we need to strive for as a school community. Thank you to a group of dedicated parents who donated this sign in our school colors. It was a fun project to help put together. There will be a similar one put up on the fence down by the service gate.
Posted 06/05/2019 01:45PM
Our picnic table umbrellas came at just the right time with the weather getting warmer. They give the students much needed shade from the sun out there on the black top. Thank you to all who participated in the cookie dough fundraiser earlier this year, as this allowed us to purchase our new umbrellas and the kids look so happy out there sitting under them!
Posted 06/05/2019 11:25AM
Office Opens August 14 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (until August 20)
Posted 05/23/2019 04:38PM
Dear Carolyn Clark Community, We are third graders from Carolyn Clark Elementary School and the third grade classes completed a project that we hope increases awareness about hunger. We want to do this because in the USA some kids do not have enough food. One out of three children are at risk of hunger. According to an article that we read, some kids have to split little amounts of food. If kids are hungry, they will not have energy and can't concentrate at school the next day. You can help us by donating food or money to the Second Harvest Food Bank. Second Harvest Food Bank provided 55,270,088 meals in 2018. So if you donate just one dollar, it will for sure count too! You can also volunteer at the food bank. You have to be 14 years old and with a parent, or if you're 16 you can do it alone. We hope you learned about hunger and how you can help. Click on the headline for more... Sincerely, Jessica and Shaanvi
Posted 03/15/2019 08:03AM
If you child is absent from school for any reason, please call in your child's absence to our 24 hour attendance line at 408-223-4590. Once you have called in, please disregard the automated attendance call out if you receive one. Please also listen to the message or "missed call" before calling the school. Thank you.
Posted 03/08/2019 09:57AM
Let's work together to ensure the safety of our students. Click on the headline for our procedures.
Posted 02/26/2019 11:15AM
As an alternative to sweet treats in the classroom, the school would like to encourage items like books and pencils for celebrations. Non-food rewards and incentives should be used as the first choice to encourage positive behavior.
Posted 02/16/2019 01:55PM
Calendars for 2019-2020 & 2020-2021 academic years are now available.
Posted 02/15/2019 10:49AM
Click on the headline for our 2019-2020 school calendar.
Posted 02/14/2019 03:12PM
2019-2020 Registration packets for new students are now available in the school office between 8am-3pm. You must present one proof of residence in the Carolyn Clark School attendance area to receive the packet. When you pick up the packet, you will be given an appointment time to return the packet with all required documents.
Posted 01/25/2019 07:52AM
Parents of 6th graders - you will need to provide documentation that your child had a Tdap (whooping cough) booster shot given on or after 7 years old. Our goal is to have ALL 6th grade students provide this documentation before the end of May. If you haven't done so already, check your child's immunization record or call your physician to find out when they last had a Tdap vaccination. Once the shot is completed, bring in the immunization record to the school office so we can document that the requirement has been completed. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL SUMMER TO COMPLETE THIS REQUIREMENT.
Posted 10/19/2018 09:20AM
Every Wednesday is Walk n' Roll to School Day for students. Carolyn Clark families are encouraged to walk to school each Wednesday to promote daily physical activity, reduce traffic congestion around Carolyn Clark, and learn critical skills that enhances pedestrian safety. Each student that walks to school will receive a raffle ticket for a drawing each Wednesday for a STAR card. STAR cards can be redeemed at our Student Store for various prizes.
Posted 10/05/2018 02:41PM
Think about things your child really enjoys and finds rewarding or motivating. What are a few of your child's favorite activities?
Posted 10/05/2018 02:40PM
Create a behavior matrix that establishes expected behaviors for essential routines at home. Click the headline to learn more about how to implement your own matrix at home.
Posted 10/05/2018 02:27PM
Well, you will have to do it for a while to establish the routine. But over time you might find that you have to change it up to keep it fresh, or add new expectations for changing situations for example, learning to play an instrument, or adding a pet to the family. Should kids just behave because they're earning a sticker? Of course not! A point or sticker is just a token. The real payoff is the positive interaction.
Posted 09/28/2018 12:23PM
School zones are put in place to ensure the safety of children in and around schools. While class is in session, drivers are responsible for maintaining safety and awareness on the streets surrounding schools. All children should be able to walk to and from class without fear of being hit by passing vehicles.
Posted 09/26/2018 11:15AM
Box tops are great for schools as our school receives 10 cents for each qualified box top. Each box top must show it's expiration date and not be expired, and there is a 4 letter code on the top right-hand corner that must be seen. Send your box tops into Office and earn money for our school.
Posted 09/20/2018 09:47AM
Please don't forget to use AmazonSmile when you shop at Amazon. Every time you shop @ AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a donation to Carolyn Clark PTA. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/72-1587938
Posted 09/13/2018 10:40AM
Reminder that school starts at 8:15 am which means the students need to be in their line when the bell rings to be considered on time. The Forum doors will close promptly at 8:15 am forcing all late students to go through the office to get a tardy slip. Multiple tardy notices may result in a district generated truancy letter. Please make sure your student arrives to school prior to the 8:15 am morning bell to avoid the risk of being tardy. Being late can start a child's day off on the wrong foot. Not only does a student who is consistently late to school establish bad punctuality habits, their tardiness also disrupts the learning of other students in their classes and they often miss out on important opening announcements and academic activities.
Posted 09/13/2018 09:47AM
This time of year can be exhausting for our children... following expectations all day long and being challenged with new learning curriculum and experiences. Your home routines can play a big part in setting our students up for success! Staying true to routines and home can be a relied upon foundation for children to recharge, rest, and be ready for the daily rigors of school. Click on the headline to read more..
Posted 09/13/2018 09:15AM
Recommendations: • Contact the classroom teacher First! Most concerns can be resolved by the school personnel who are closest to the issue. Our staff members are professional educators who want to hear your concerns and have an opportunity to address. Contact the teacher by phone, email, or schedule a conference. Click on the headline for more...

Carolyn A. Clark Elementary School

  • 3701 Rue Mirassou
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  • San Jose, CA 95148
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  • Phone: 408-223-4560
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  • Fax: 408-223-4567
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