Announcements week of Feb. 20, 2017

February 15, 2017

Events this week

Monday, February 20 – NO SCHOOL – Presidents’ Day

Wednesday, February 22 – ILT @ 3:45 p.m. in Room 1007

Save the date

Friday, March 3 – Talent Showcase – 7 p.m. in the Clark cafeteria

Varsity Rowing Team

Crew is now a varsity sport at Clark for the last year!  Compete against some of the best crews in the nation and meet college coaches at regattas for future scholarship opportunities.  Please see the Clark Crew Team flyer for all the exciting details!

LD/ADHD – The Journey from Stress to Success – Dr. Jerome Schultz – Thurs. Mar. 23, 7-9 pm, XU Cintas Center

For more information and to register go to the Journey from Stress to Success LD/ADHD seminar webpage.

Community Service (for students)

Student Volunteer Coordinator for Paddlefest

What: Paddlefest is America's Largest Paddling Trip! People rent or bring their own canoes/kayaks and join others to raise money for local charities.

Who: The event needs volunteers on the evening of Fri. Aug. 4 and the morning of Sat. Aug. 5 to help with parking and misc. tasks.

Call or text Donna Luggen at 513-503-5080 or email

All proceeds from this event benefit OAC the Outdoor Adventure Club that serves CPS schools to get kids outdoors, hiking, biking, kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, skating and more.

Paddlefest helps promote and protect the Ohio River and is led by Brewster Rhoades. 

Summer Camps at Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is currently accepting applications for volunteers age 14 - 18 to help with their Summer Camps.  Earn Service hours by working with kids while helping them create art.  This year, they are offering 10 weeks of Summer Camps (around 25 camps in all) which run from June 5 - August 11th. Work hours are 9am to 3pm daily Monday through Friday. Applicants may volunteer for one week or several, and each camp is usually assigned 2 volunteers.

To apply, students should download and complete the application form (it can be found on the website below) and return it to the Kennedy Heights Arts Center by April 14, 2017. All new applicants will go through a short interview, and if accepted, volunteers will be required to attend one orientation meeting in May at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center.

Talent Showcase – Fri. Mar. 3, 7 pm, Clark "Cafe"  

Admission is $2 presale, $4 at the door

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Starting on 2/13/17 through 2/24/17, Clark Montessori is participating in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients program, a service-learning program that gives students the unique experience of working together to help raise awareness and funds in honor of thousands of children and adults fighting against blood cancers.  Please consider donating by clicking on our donation page below or by check, cash or money order.  Thank you!


Games this week

High School Baseball starts next week. Monday is an optional work out day @10 am at Clark. Tryouts are Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 3:30 at Clark.

Junior High Baseball starts March 4.  The new coach is Geno McGowans.  If you have not already signed up, please do so at .

Girls Varsity Basketball: Saturday, 2/18, 1:30p @ Fairfield HS. If they win on 2/18, they will play on 2/21 @ 7:30p @ Fairfield.

Boys Varsity Basketball: Friday, 2/24, 5:30p @ Western Brown HS. If they win on 2/24, they will play on 2/28 @ 6p @ Western Brown.

Spring Sports

HS Softball: Tryouts on 2/21 @ Clark Turf: 2:45p-4:15p. Questions: Contact Michelle Stephenson:

HS Baseball: Tryouts on 2/21 @ Clark Gym & Turf: 3:30-5:15p. Questions: Contact Jon Breen:

HS & MS Lax: Tryouts on 2/21 @ Clark Turf: 2:45-4:15p. Questions: Contact Jesse Dunbar:

Interested in...

HS Track: Contact Nia Baucke:

MS Track: Erin Beamon:

Boys HS Tennis: Chris Bak:

Postsecondary Planning

Please check the Postsecondary Planning webpages for further informatio about student employment and college/career development opportunities.

2017 Ohio University Summer Jr. Executive Business Program for Students from Underrepresented Cultural Backgrounds

When:  July 8 - 15, 2017

Where:  Ohio University in Athens, Ohio

Who should apply:  High achieving juniors from disproportionately represented cultural backgrounds who want to major in business when they go to college and are ranked within the top 30% of their class. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher, and evidence of honors, AP or college level course work. 

What's included:  Room, board, meals and program fees will be covered. You will need to provide personal spending money and transportation to and from Athens.

How to apply:  Apply online at Deadline:  Friday, April 14, 2017

DAAP Summer Camps

Summer residential and day camps for high school and middle school students are offered in the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. For 2017 camp updates visit: Registration opens March 1. 

Jimmy Buffet Seacamp Scholarship

All details and application are on Clark’s website and paper applications can also be picked up in the Clark Post-Secondary Center on the 2nd floor. Postmark or email deadline is April 10.

The College of Wooster B-WISER Science Camp (Women in Science, Engineering and Research) – June 11-16 

The B-WISER Science Camp is designed for girls entering 8th grade in 2017. Fee including room and board is $475 but several scholarships are available for students who qualify for free and reduced lunch, reducing the cost to $100. The College of Wooster is about 200 miles from Cincinnati in northern Ohio. Application deadline is April 20, 2017. Application and additional information: