Clinton students perform play for packed house.
Monday, March 25, 2013
Monday, November 12, 2012
Tonight at Clinton School, the renowned author discussed the qualities that make children resilient. Free and open to the public, no reservations necessary.
From the SOMSD: An evening with Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012 Clinton Elementary School 27 Berkshire Road Maplewood, NJ 7:30 pm In How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self- control. He introduces us to researchers and educators who, for the first time, are using the tools of science to peel back the mysteries of character. Through their stories—and the stories of the children they are trying to help—Tough provides new insights regarding how best to steer an…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Power has been restored; students will have full day Thursday and Friday.
The following was sent by SOMSD: Hello Clinton community, I am delighted to share the good news that power has finally been restored to Clinton School! I want to thank you all for your resiliency and flexibility today as we got back to teaching and learning. Our teachers, staff, and students demonstrated their dedication to each other as they worked hard to get back to normal!! I send a special thank you to our friends and colleagues at Jefferson and Seth Boyden who hosted our Clinton kids, teachers, and staff. Students and staff should report to Clinton at the normal arrival time tomorrow, Thursday November 8, 2012. For safety reasons as we continue to clean up from the storm, if you are walking, please walk your child all the way …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Clinton Elementary celebrated Earth Day on Friday, April 20, with a parade of children wearing hats made of recycled materials.
Clinton Elementary School celebrated Earth Day on Friday with a variety of earth-friendly activities. The Earth Day Hat Parade was back again this year, and students in kindergarten through second grade marched outside the school modeling their amazing hat creations, all completely made out of recycled materials. Third grade students are busy working on inventions to protect the environment and fourth and fifth grade students created original Earth Day poems that are being entered in the New Jersey 2012 Recycling Poetry Contest.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Three local elementary schools showcased young talent on Saturday. Upload your photos and videos here!
Saturday was a busy day for local parents of future stars of song and stage, as three elementary schools — Clinton, Tuscan and Seth Boyen — hosted plays and variety shows. Here, we have some video and pictures of the Seth Boyden Variety Show (and this is only from Act I!). Upload your photos and videos here to share your child's/children's highlights from this spectacular Saturday of South Orange and Maplewood showstoppers!