Sun, September 24, 2017

It is with great pleasure that I announce that Clark Mills School has been certified as a 2017 Future Ready School. This award signifies that we are successfully

preparing our students for success in college, career, and citizenship in the digital age. 


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WELCOME TO THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR AT

Clark Mills SCHOOL!

Click HERE for the revised School Calendar

To register your child for Rosetta Stone, please review the letter from Dr. Santora below on our website.

Click HERE for important Back to School Documents and Letters

Click HERE for information about First Grade Orientation on September 6,2017

Click HERE for information about New Student Orientation on August 30,2017 (Grades 2-5 only)

Click HERE for information about Passage Point, our visitor management system.

Click HERE for information about Title 1

Clark Mills Back to School Night is September 19, 2017. Click HERE for information.

Click HERE for the Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Only complete the Free and Reduced Lunch Application if you are applying for eligibility. You can chose to print this out, complete the form, and send it in to school with your child to give to his/her teacher; OR you can complete it electronically and email to melissaweinberg@mersnj.us

Click HERE for the Annual Integrated Pest Management Notice and Policy


Important Dates to Remember
August 30th: New Student Orientation(Grades 2-5)
September 6th: First Grade Orientation 8:00AM
September 7th: First day of school (Buses may be running late)
September 11th: Wear red, white and blue in honor of Patriot's Day
September 19th: Clark Mills School Back to School Night(See Schedule)
September 19th: August Birthday Bash
September 20th: September Birthday Bash
September 21st & 22nd: School Closed - Observance of Rosh Hashanah
September 26th: PTO Meeting/Title I/Integrated Pest Management Meeting 7:00PM
September 27th: Student of the Month Recognition

October 9th: School Closed- Staff PD Day


Report Card Timelines and Parent Handbooks

**Revised for 17-18**

                                                                           

One manner in which parents/guardians are notified about a child's academic progress is through a standards based reporting method.  

Listed below are parent handbooks for grades K-5 which provide detailed information about this report card.  Sample report cards are provided within each handbook. Please click on the links below.

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Students in grades 1-5 are assessed on a trimester schedule.

Paper copies of report cards for students in grades 1-5 are not sent home. Parents/guardians access their child's report card via the Parent Portal. 

Trimester terms are as follows:

Term 1

Term 1 Midpoint - Monday, October 23, 2017

Term 1 Ends - Monday, December 11, 2017

Parent Portal opens for families to view report card information - Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Term 2

Term 2 Midpoint - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Term 2 Ends - Thursday, March 15, 2018

Parent Portal opens for families to view report card information - Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Term 3

Term 3 Midpoint - Friday, May 4, 2018

Term 3 Ends - Last Day of School

Parent Portal opens for families to view report card information - Last Day of School


Parent Portal INFORMATION

If you have difficulty accessing the Parent Portal, please contact the following email address:

PSportalhelp@mersnj.us

For information about creating a Parent Portal account, please visit the school webpage at www.mers.k12.nj.us/cm.

For parents with an existing Parent Portal account, please visit the school webpage at www.mers.k12.nj.us/cm.


ROSETTA STONE LANGUAGE SELECTION

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADES 3-5

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Students in third through fifth grade use the Rosetta Stone program to meet their New Jersey World Language requirement. Rosetta Stone is accessible through any web-enabled device.

At the beginning of every school year, you are given the opportunity to choose a language for your child to study. Please click on the link below to review the list of possible languages and make your selection.

https://goo.gl/forms/AO900qsfoVo5bj5x1

This form must be completed by Friday, September 8, 2017‚Äč. If you do not complete the form, your child will automatically be registered for Spanish. If you have more than one child in grades three through five, you must complete a form for each child.

If your child is in grades three through five, you can change the language from the previous year. However, if you change the language, their progress reports from the previous year will no longer be accessible after Friday, September 8, 2017.

If your child is enrolled in our district’s English as Second Language program, you should select American English as your child’s Rosetta Stone program. 


Band/Orchestra Sign-ups


If your fourth and fifth grader is interested in playing an instrument, please click on the link below. 

Clark Mills Band and Orchestra Registration 

Registration is due by September 15, 2017

Minecraft Club - 4th and 5th graders

Registration: All Google forms must be submitted by September 29th

Minecraft Club will meet on Thursdays at 2:30 in Mrs. Cavanagh’s Room #42 and pick up will be at 3:10 in the “side parking lot.”  

The club is broken up into four 8 week sessions.  Each child that signs up will be assigned a session (ROUND). You will receive the dates of your session (ROUND) as soon as the schedule is made.

Parents/Guardians, please complete this application for your child (click HERE).


    Congratulations, Mrs. Reid, Clark Mills

            Teacher of the Year for the 16-17 school year!                                            

Congratulations, Mrs.Camporeale, Clark Mills

         Support Staff of the Year for the 16-17 school year! 


PASSAGE POINT REGISTRATION AND LOGIN

Passage Point: Visitor Registration & Login

Please use the link below to register your visit.

http://passagepoint.mers.k12.nj.us:2080/pp/wi1

If you have not yet registered for use of the program, please refer to the directions by clicking HERE.