Ice Cream Social is coming up on Friday September 23rd, 6-8 PM at Clara Barton Playground

Come join the fun and celebrate the return to school with the Clara Barton PTSA sponsored ice cream social! This is a free event open to all Bobcat families. No RSVP needed, just show up! Does it get any more lowkey than that? It’s a great chance to reconnect with friends and meet new ones. If you’d like to volunteer for this event or any others, please register to be a LWSD volunteer and then sign up!

Start of the School Year Events: 2022-23

  • 9/1- Find out teachers 4pm
  • 9/2- Meet and Greet 11-12 at Clara Barton (see Principal Barker’s email)
  • 9/6- First Day of School
  • 9/6- PTSA Welcome Back to School Coffee
  • 9/7- Full Day Wednesday
  • 9/9- First Full Day of Kindergarten
  • 9/9- Tears and Cheers Kindergarten Coffee Event
  • Bobcats’ Fun Run Needs You!

    The Bobcats Fun Run event is back on Friday, May 20. Rain or shine, all Bobcats will be encouraged to participate by running or walking laps on the school grounds for 20 minutes and to secure family, friend and neighbour sponsorship support for their participation. Go, Bobcats!

    The success of this all-school event requires volunteers like you! Watch for more information on all the different ways you can help support this GRR-8 event. Also, if you have connections with organizations that may be interested in joining as a sponsor with donations or swag, please contact the Fun Run Co-Chairs. Contact us if you can help and THANK YOU for your support.

    Kristina Spooner and Ingrid Haugaard, Fun Run Co-Chairs

    Virtual Math Night

    Clara Barton PTSA and Mathnasium present, a virtual MATH NIGHT for all students. Crunch some numbers and sharpen your skills with fun, interactive games! This FREE event will be held on two Fridays 22nd and 29th of April in breakout rooms via Zoom.

    Schedule:

    K-2nd Grade – April 22nd 5:00-5:45 PM,  April 29th 5:00-5:45 PM

    3rd-5th Grade – April 22nd 6:00-6:45 PM, April 29th 6:00-6:45 PM

    Register for Math Night by April 18th.

    Neha Khandelwal, PTSA Family Events VP

    Earth Day CBE Campus Cleanup

    In celebration of Earth Day, help us beautify our community by picking up litter on the Clara Barton campus. Join us after school on Wednesday, April 20th, from 2:30-3:15 pm. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Please dress for the weather. Parent chaperones also needed!

    Please sign up by Friday, April 15th.

    Cami Miller, PTSA Volunteers VP

    Science comedy event, The Pirate Show! for Clara Barton families

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    In partnership with Clara Barton Elementary PTSA, virtual Pirate School is in session. This madcap, slap-dash pirate training academy allows youngsters and adults to discover their ‘inner-swashbuckler.’

    Pirate School: The SCIENCE of Pirates! excites and motivates students with piratical fun. Concepts addressed will include:

    Atmospheric pressure, wind, currents, sailboat aerodynamics (Science)
    Simple machines (Engineering)
    Navigation (Math)
    Flight of a cannonball (Technology)

    Kids are encouraged to attend dressed in costume.

    More information for this virtual live event is available here at https://clarabartonptsa.org/pirate/

    Say “thank you!” during Clara Barton Educator Appreciation Week

    Say “thank you!” during Clara Barton Educator Appreciation Week

    In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Day, join Clara Barton PTSA in celebrating educators. The Clara Barton Educator Appreciation Week kicks off Monday with suggestions to appreciate all teachers and staff.

    Monday, May 3: Be Your Teacher’s Biggest Fan! Wear your teacher’s favorite color. Click below for a list of Staff Favorites.
    Tuesday, May 4: Thanks A Latte for All You Do! PTSA will host a coffee espresso bar and treats for our amazing teachers and staff.
    Wednesday, May 5: More Caffeine to Espresso Our Thanks! PTSA will host Starbucks coffee, tea and treats to continue our appreciation on asynchronous day.
    Thursday, May 6: Express Your Appreciation with THANK-YOU Notes! Write a note or an e-mail to teachers and staff to let them know how great they really are. Click below for templates and email addresses.
    Friday, May: Thanks Are in The Cards! Send a teacher or staff a gift card. Click below for Staff Favorites.
    Please join us for any or all days, or to celebrate educators in any way you prefer.

    https://clarabartonptsa.org/programs-events/teacher-appreciation-week/

    Questions? Contact PTSA Educator Appreciation Week Chair at masami.amit@gmail.com.

    May for Math virtual math event

    May for Math

    Crunch numbers and sharpen math skills with fun, interactive games at this virtual math night event presented by Clara Barton PTSA in partnership with Mathnasium.

    May for Math breaks students into groups of 8 for a 45-minute session to participate in hands-on math activities.

    Registration is FREE to Clara Barton Elementary students. For more information, visit May for Math

    The Virtual Zaniac Show comedy event for CBE families

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    Join us this Friday for The Virtual Zaniac Show, a family-friendly action comedy event.
    Friday, April 23
    6:00 – 7:00 PM
    Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84595666184

    This event is sponsored by the PTSA and all Clara Barton families are invited.

    Have fun! We hope to “see” you there.

    Jay Lippe
    VP of Fundraising
    Clara Barton Elementary PTSA