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Nominate an April Soaring Eagle!
Would you like to recognize a teacher or staff member whose impact on a student had you finding sunshine on a cloudy day this month? Nominate them for the Soaring Eagle Award! The April submission deadline is April 30th.
Submit your nomination below! Questions? Contact Diane Lundin at [email protected].
Submit Your Nomination
Congratulations to March Soaring Eagle, Mrs. Jessica Leith!
Staff Appreciation Week is Next Week!
Help the PTA celebrate our teachers next week! We need help Tuesday and Thursday with fun activities to celebrate our teachers, including:
* Welcome Greeters Tuesday Morning
* Ice Cream Scoopers Tuesday Afternoon
* Food/Snack Donations for Thursday Morning
If you're able to help with anything, please sign up via the link below!
Sign Up Now!
Will You Be Moving This Summer?
As part of the counseling program at Clermont Elementary, we have small group counseling on the topic of moving. The groups meet one time per week for 3 weeks. Meetings are during the school day and last for thirty minutes.
Please complete this form if you would like your child to participate.
If you have any questions or concerns or are unable to electronically fill out the form, please contact your child’s counselor at one of the email addresses below.
Please complete form no later than May 17th.
Our classroom lessons during March and April were focused on the following topics:
Kindergarten- Reviewing conflict resolution strategies and exploring different careers.
1st grade- Acknowledging and being respectful of differences in others. Understanding growth mindset and persevering through difficult tasks.
2nd grade- Exploring, sharing and celebrating different parts of our identity, including culture, family background, interests and talents.
3rd grade- Identifying strengths and interests and connecting them to specific career clusters. Learning about test taking strategies to use before and during testing. Please see grade level newsletter for specific test-taking strategies.
4th grade- Learning and practicing the problem solving steps. Learning test taking strategies to use before and during testing. Please see grade level newsletter for specific testing taking strategies.
5th grade- Understanding your digital footprint and practicing tech etiquette. Learning test taking strategies to use before and during testing. Please see grade level newsletter for specific testing taking strategies.
6th grade- Understanding your digital footprint and practicing tech etiquette. Managing changing social circles as students make the transition to middle school.
If you or your child would like to make an appointment with the school counselor, please email us OR submit this referral form or email us and we will contact you. Mrs. Treger ([email protected]) & Ms. Monahan ([email protected])
Spring Picture Day
Spring Picture Day will be on Wednesday, May 4th. Pictures can be pre-ordered at mylifetouch.com. Picture Day ID: EVTT6CPXM
Note: Although the order forms mention class pictures, please disregard this. Clermont will not be doing class pictures this year, only individual portraits will be taken on May 4th. (The PTA has taken playground pictures of the classes for use in the yearbook)
Save the Date: PTA End of Year Celebration
The PTA will host an end-of-year celebration at the Clermont playground on Tuesday, June 7 from 5-7 p.m. We will have some free sweet treats available and some other fun surprises, so bring the family down to celebrate the end of an amazing year!
Miss Mac Award Nominations
Though Clermont is filled with exceptional teachers and staff, an award was established in 2008 to recognize one employee who has gone above and beyond for our students. The Miss Mac Award is named in memory of Clermont kindergarten instructional assistant Ashley McIntosh. The award recognizes a Clermont staff member who exemplifies the values Miss McIntosh brought to her teaching.
All Clermont teachers and staff who have not won the Miss Mac Award in the last 7 years are eligible for this award. The deadline for nominations is Monday, May 23rd. The award will be presented at the final Clermont Elementary staff meeting of the school year.
Click Here to Nominate! Nominate for Miss Mac Award
For more information about the Miss Mac Award, visit the PTA website at https://clermontpta.membershiptoolkit.com/miss-mac-award
Questions? Contact Diane Lundin at [email protected]
Spring SOL Testing
Spring Standards of Learning (SOL) testing for grades 3-6 will take place during the month of May. Specific grade level testing dates are below. Please ensure that your children get a good night’s sleep, eat a healthy breakfast, and show up to school on-time prior to testing. Also, we request that you avoid appointments or unnecessary absences on your children's testing dates whenever possible.
More Information about SOLs can be found at the following link: https://www.fcps.edu/student-tests-and-assessments/student-assessment-details/sol-assessments
May 3: SOL - 6th Grade Reading
May 4: SOL - 4th Grade Reading
May 4: Spring Picture Day
May 5: SOL - 5th Grade Reading
May 6: SOL - 5th Grade Reading
May 9: SOL - 3rd Grade Reading
May 10: SOL - 3rd Grade Reading
May 11: SOL - 5th Grade Science
May 11: PTA Meeting at 7:00 pm
May 12: SOL - 4th Grade Math
May 13: SOL - 4th Grade Math
May 16: SOL - 6th Grade Math
May 17: SOL - 3rd Grade Math
May 18: SOL - 3rd Grade Math
May 19: SOL - 5th Grade Math
May 20: SOL - 5th Grade Math
May 23-27: SOL Make-Up Testing
May 30: Memorial Day - No School
June 3: Decades Day - (Dress like any decade, past or future!)
June 7: PTA End of Year Celebration (5-7 pm)
June 10: Last Day of School/Two Hour Early Release - Dismissal at 1:50 pm
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